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Defining ‘Integrated Care’ and ‘Accessibility’ from an Ambulatory Health Care Provider Perspective.

Defining the key elements of primary care and developing tools to assess these key elements in ‘real world’ practice settings, play an important role in the efforts to promote primary care. ‘Integration’ and ‘Accessibility’ are two such key elements of primary care. Since, ambulatory health care providers play a pivotal role in the provision and […]

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Strengthening rehabilitation care for psychiatric inpatients in Iraq

Al Rashad hospital is the only psychiatric hospital in Iraq. It is supported by the International Commitee of the Red Cross. The University Hospitals of Geneva assisted in strengthening occupational workshops and develop rehabilitation therapy. An assesment of nurses’ knowledge, attitudes and practices was carried. Psychiatric nurses were trained on occupational and rehabilitation therapy using […]

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The Effectiveness of Holistic Care Unit by Using Rate of Patients Revisiting Emergency Department within 3 Days in Taiwan

Owing to the convenience of health insurance, the numbers of community hospitals declined in past 20 years in Taiwan. Many patients directly visited medical center for aids and waited for admission through the gate of emergency department. Overcrowding situations to affect the quality of care at Emergency Department is an important issue in Taiwan medical […]

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Improving Home-Based Use of Coartem for Malaria Management in Children Under Five Years of Age

Malaria is the largest cause of health service attendance, hospital admissions and child deaths in Nigeria. Resistances of plasmodium falciparum to chloroquine and sulphadoxine plus pyrimetamine have led to adoption of policy to use Coartem as the first-line drug of treatment.

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Cultural Competences Help to Improve Healthcare among Indigenous Populations

Every three minutes, a neonatal death occurs in Latin America. The poorer urban and rural populations are the most affected and within them, in Guatemala, the indigenous population has also the lowest levels of access to basic infrastructure and insufficient coverage to essential maternal and neonatal health services.

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