Session Outline Parallel session PS10, Tuesday, May 27 2008, 11:00-12:30, Room 3 Chair(s): George Pariyo, Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Health Policy Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda Fiscal Space for Health Expenditure in Mozambique: Blocking Effectiveness of International Funds through Budget Support Gorik Ooms, Analysis and Advocacy Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières, […]
Alma Ata became known as an ideal declaration for primary healthcare. The means to developing this vision corresponds to the available funding as well as health economics in general. Critical issues include equitable allocation of health funding and developing a solid program of primary healthcare.
Session Outline Parallel session PS06, Tuesday, May 27 2008, 11:00-12:30, Room 3 Chair(s): Bruno Gryseels, Director, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium Primary Health Care: What Can We Learn from History? Elisabeth Fee, Chief, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, USA Reducing Inequities in Health: PHC in the Modern Era John […]
Session Outline Plenary session PL01, Monday, May 26 2008, 9:00-10:30, Room 2 Chair(s): Louis Loutan, President of the Organizing Committee, Geneva Health Forum, Switzerland & Maria Neira, Director, Public Health and Environment, WHO, Switzerland Global Transitions: Chronic Diseases and Ageing – Challenges to Health Systems Andy Haines, Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Emerging Poles […]
Session Outline Parallel session PS25, Tuesday, April 20 2010, 16:00-17:30, Room 2 Chair(s): Yves Etienne, Head, Assistance Divisions, International Committee of the Red Cross, Switzerland, Davide Mosca, Director, Migration Health Department, International Organization for Migration, Switzerland Ethics in the Delivery of Humanitarian Health Assistance: Learning from the Narratives of Health Workers Lisa Schwartz, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, […]
Community participation has become a key component of both primary healthcare programmes and development programmes seeking to empower communities.
In Nigeria, the uptake of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) services for HIV positive women remains notably low despite significant advances in HIV/AIDS care and treatment.