The global phenomena of massive migration of health professionals and the advent of e-Health solutions are evidence of the fact that significant trends in health are no longer regional.
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 […]
Plenary V addressed the current challenges and conditions for effective capacity building in the health workforce as well as medical research to improve health and give access to health care in developing countries.
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?
The symposium on “Research and Access to Health: Ethical Concerns” has highlighted the fact that strong laws are a powerful tool to protect participants in experimental clinical trials.
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 […]
The fifth largest nation in the world does not have sufficient access to health. Indeed if migrants were seen as a country, they would represent a significant nation in terms of population. How can we explain that so many people do not have access to health care?
In order to answer this controversial and challenging question, the three speakers explained some of the benefits but also the drawbacks of PPP’s, each one focusing on particular issues. What conditions lead to efficient PPP’s? Should we reject PPP’s all together?
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 […]
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 […]