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.
The RAFT-network provides telemedicine in African Francophone countries. The main challenge adressed is the de-isolation of care professionals working in remote areas of developing countries. The core activity of RAFT is the webcasting of interactive courses targeted to physicians and other care professionals.
Welcome to the fourth edition of the Geneva Health Forum (GHF), a key event for those wishing to hear the voice and insights of the global health frontlines. We are introducing many new features to ensure that views from the frontlines are well represented at the Geneva Health Forum. It is with great pleasure that […]