Kissito Healthcare has designed an unique collaborative model, the Collaborative Patient Care Pathway Model (CPCP) which aims to deliver quality patient-centered care, greater continuity of care and improved patient outcomes at a reduced cost in the United States of America.
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?
Type 2 diabetes is one of the most health concerns in worldwide. Many studies revealed that distress can significantly affect diabetes-related health outcomes, especially patients’ self-management.
Trauma has become a leading course of hospital admissions in Sri Lanka. An effective pre hospital Emergency Medical System was essential to reduce morbidity, mortality and secondary injuries.
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 […]
Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997) and more recently United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002) shared with the conference team some of the main challenges at hand when it comes to access to health for all: accountability, financing, the brain drain and the responsibility of those who have the means […]
Health reform is badly needed in many countries in the developing world in order to stop the burden of catastrophic healthcare costs remaining on the shoulders of individual families. We talked to Dr. Frenk, Minister of Health for Mexico, where an important healthcare system reform was launched in 2003.