A research group affiliated with Jin Ling University conducted an ongoing socio-economic survey project in this modest county, Dingxian. Survey reports showed that there were 400,000 inhabitants. Chen organised a local health survey of a sample population of about 45,000 persons.
After the WHO called for ‘Health for all by the year 2000’ in 1976, the Alma Ata conference in 1978 took place at the height of the Cold War, and the situation was shaped by, among other influences, the discussion of social and economic human rights, the unsuccessful malaria eradication programs as well as the […]
The objective of this paper is to examine the relationship between the quality of medical training and rate of migration to the United States and the United Kingdom among Indian physicians who were graduates of Indian medical colleges over the period 1955-2002.
The report proposes actions in three areas. Together this will help reduce the factors that ‘push’ health workers from their home countries and ‘pull’ them to certain developed countries. First, a better balance must be found domestically between the need for health workers and supply of health workers.
The objective of this paper is to identify the issues related to brain drain and offer potential remedies to minimize effects of brain drain. Brain drain is occurring in Sub-Saharan African nations and this is contributing to the further depletion of their healthcare systems.
Session Outline Sunday, May 25 2008, 17:30-19:00, Room 2 Welcome adresses: Chair(s): Louis Loutan, President of the Organizing Committee, Geneva Health Forum, Switzerland & Brigitte Pittet-Cuenod, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland Prof. Louis Loutan, President of the Organizing Committee, Geneva Health Forum, Switzerland Mr. Bernard Gruson, Director General, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland Prof. […]
Session Outline Parallel session PS13, Tuesday, April 20 20120, 14:00-15:30, Room 3 Chair(s): Ole Olesen, Scientific Officer for Neglected Infectious Diseases, Directorate for Health Research, European Commission, Belgium Implications of Global Health Strategies on Neglected Tropical Diseases: Perspective from the Field Abiy Tamrat, Medical Director, Médecins sans frontières, Switzerland Obstacles to the Reintegration of Sleeping Sickness Control […]
The paper examines how certain forms of violence against women are portrayed in selected Nigerian video films and novels. It discusses how Nigerian dramatists and novelists present or misrepresent gender related violence in their works.
India has a prolific generic industry with hundreds of generic equivalents, but with medicines known by their trade name and brand loyalty affecting the market. Several public sector departments provide health care to citizens.