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Integrating HIV Commodity Supply Chains to Prevent Mother to Child Transmission Scale Up in Nigeria.

Reduction in the rate of mother to child transmission of HIV in Nigeria depends on availability of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and HIV test kits in sufficient quantities at service delivery points. The challenge of multiple storage and distribution channels for HIV commodities, late submission of reports, coupled with low commodity delivery coverage of rural clinics […]

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Integrating artistic programs in diabetes education and self management in Madagascar.

The Malagasy perception of diabetes is negative. Patient with diabetes often do not accept their treatment and their family members reject them. Heath caregivers need to be closer to patients and to promote a good collaboration with them. Our Diabetic Association has organized up to 12 painting workshops from 2010 to 2013 with 141 patients. […]

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Inclusive decision-making and community empowerment for health and well-being: The Health Promotion and System Strengthening Project in Tanzania

This presentation aims to show how participatory techniques can be effectively embedded within government health and community development structures to successfully support community action for health and well-being and at the same time contribute to broader positive social change and equitable access to health services. By using participatory techniques and at the same time mainstreaming […]

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Improving governance and local level planning through community mobilisation: lessons learnt from Bangladesh

Poor governance in the health sector is negatively influencing service delivery mechanism in Bangladesh, which in turn results in low utilization of public facilities. Though the principle of strengthening effectiveness and accountability of service provision through ‘participation’ has been introduced in the recently created Community Clinics and the associated Community Groups (CG) in rural Bangladesh, […]

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Child Refugee - Internally Displaced Person (IDP) in camp without access to healthcare

Improving Global Health by Leveraging Corporate Value Chains.

NAYA JEEVAN collaborates with MNCs such as UNILEVER to cascade its “global health plan for the marginalized” up and down their Corporate Value Chain (CVCs), enrolling low-income stakeholders (suppliers, distributors, micro-retailers, informal domestic workers such as maids, drivers, etc) in a market-based retail incentive/loyalty program that can potentially serve the needs of 660 million lives […]

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Improving Elderly Autonomy Through Serious Gaming and Social Networking.

In fifteen years, the number of octogenarians will have increased by 80%. With the ageing of the population, chronic diseases are expected to double by 2050. Healthcare systems may collapse under the weight of the demand. In this context, the MobilityMotivator project aims to provide elderly people with a tool to help them ageing well […]

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Barriers for Care and Medicines in Diabetes and Hypertension: A pilot study in Lima-Peru.

The aim of this study is to pilot test the implementation, for the first time in Peru, of World Health Organization manual to identify barriers to access to medicines and care in patients with non-communicable diseases (NCD). As part of an active stakeholder engagement in the process, this study aims to promote a policy response. […]

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GRIP’s Pentagonal Framework for a Global Change in Antibiotic Resistance.

Antibiotic resistance has become a critical health issue on a global scale, with much of the problem resulting from inappropriate use of antibiotics in primary care. To change this practice, the Global Respiratory Infection Partnership (GRIP) has formulated a pentagonal (5 P) framework for the non-antibiotic management of upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) to promote […]

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Provider Initiative Approach to Enhance Family Planning Uptake in Women of Reproductive Age in Rural Communities in Osun State, Nigeria.

Despite decades of progress in improving the delivery and availability of family planning services, high levels of unmet need for family planning still exist in many countries. This suggests that novel approaches are needed to extend access to family planning services to women and couples who desire to limit or space their childbearing but are […]

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Decentralized nurse training in rural Zambia – triplicating the output of trained nurses.

The SolidarMed pilot project decentralized practical nurse training in rural Zambia started in 2012 with St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Mpanshya. The project aims at providing nurses for rural districts of Zambia by triplicating the annual student intake, and by delivering quality theoretical and decentralised practical training meeting quality standards. It is a pilot […]

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