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GHF2006 – PS15 – Disease Control Programmes: Undermining Comprehensive Care?

Session Outline Parallel session PS15, Friday, September 1 2006, 11:00-12:30 Chair(s): Malcolm Segall, UK, Monique Van Dormael, Belgium Consequences of International Funding for Universal Access to Health: The Case of Tanzania Bergis Schmidt Ehry, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit, GTZ, Tanzania  Integrated Service Delivery and Increased Immunization Outputs: The Case of Uganda Sam Zaramba, Director General of Health Services […]

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GHF2006 – PL04 – A Critical View on the Role of Hospitals in Increasing Access to Health

Hospitals have always played a pivotal role in the global healthcare system. They have power, authority and professional competences in both the rich and poor worlds. But what if we all begin to re-think the mission of hospital care and re-design the way we deliver it in order to increase access to health?

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GHF2006 – PS13 – Access to Health at a Time of Pandemics

A flu pandemic is inevitable, scientists say. Yet we are the first humans ever to have had fore-knowledge of a pandemic, which gives us a unique opportunity to act to address the crisis before it occurs. Sustained political attention and collaboration between the public and private sector hold our greatest hope of effectively managing this […]

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GHF2006 – PS10 – Hospital and Academic Networks

Session Outline Parallel session PS10, Thursday, August 31 2006, 11:00-12:30 Chair(s): Peter Suter, Switzerland, Peter Saladin, Switzerland Social Accountability of Medical Schools in a Globalized World Kendall Ho, Continuing Professional Development & Knowledge Translation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada  Troped Network: Bringing Together European Institutions for Higher Education in International Health  Jean-Pierre Gervasoni, Unit for Cardiovascular Disease and […]

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GHF2006 – PS09 – Community in Action for Health

Session Outline Parallel session PS09, Thursday, August 31 2006, 11:00-12:30 Chair(s): Nicolaus Lorenz, Switzerland, Beat Stoll, Switzerland Peer Education: Strategies of Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections; The Case of Nylon Health District in Douala, Cameroon  Alphonse Um Boock, Regional Representative for Africa, Association aide aux lépreux, Emmaus, Switzerland  Innovative Grassroots-level Initiative to Address the Challenges of Social Determinants […]

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