In the PPP model, the skills, assets, risks, and rewards of delivering a service or facility are shared between public agencies and private sector entities through a contractual agreement.
The Family-Managed Health Monitoring (FMHM) Scheme addresses prevailing community problems: delay in seeking care from a health professional, poor compliance to preventive health practices, and inadequate information provided by patients for effective and efficient case management.
Chronic diseases have emerged as a major public health threat globally and for the developing countries. There is a need for comprehensive nationally representative chronic disease surveillance system in many South East Asian countries.
To examine a case study in Geneva – the Lime Tree, a community participating project – to examine how equity and empowerment improve health outcomes using an analytical framework called CHOICE (Capacity building, Human Rights, Organizational Sustainability, Institutional Accountability, Contribution, Enabling environment).
Rwanda is an African under developed country with 10.412.820 population. Maternal and infant mortality rates are still high. Infant mortality: 50/1000 -2010, Maternal mortality: 383/100,000 -2009 Rwanda has a ratio of 1 medical doctor per 18.000 people, only 20% work in the rural areas where the majority of the Rwandan population lives.
To address chronic conditions effectively, investments need to be made in training nurses with additional and new skills. This is even more relevant in the rural low-income setting where trained workforce has a high turnover due to economic migration.
Face to the burden of non-communicable chronic diseases efficient and feasible actions devoted to prevention and education are urgently needed.The development project of the learning nests aims to allow the implementation of preventive and educative actions for adults with high risk of cardiovascular diseases. The action is based on complete sets of educational material for […]
The Chronic Disease Prevention Research Center in Sousse, Tunisia is implementing a school based intervention to prevent tobacco use among schoolchildren. Through a quasi-experimental study including a control and an intervention group, the project trains school leaders in mobilizing the entire school community around the goal of fostering a healthy school culture. This intervention is […]
For the management of Type 1 diabetes guidelines exist and therefore international standards for care are defined. Yet people in most countries face challenges in managing their diabetes. Do guidelines meet the needs of people with Type 1 diabetes?
Depression in the elderly is an important public health concern worldwide. It is a silent disorder that afflicts many of the elderly population. This study assesses the use of a simple, easily administered screening instrument, The Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form 15, to detect depression among Filipino elderly in Rizal, Philippines.