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GHF2008 – PS34 – New Approaches to Field-based Malaria Treatment

Session Outline Parallel session PS34, Wednesday, May 28 2008, 14:00-15:30, Room 17 Chair(s): Christian Lengeler, Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland  Feasibility and Acceptability of Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy for the Home Management of Malaria at Four African Sites Ikeoluwapo Ajayi, Malaria Research Laboratories, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Reaching the Un-Reached in the […]

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GHF2008 – PS35 – Clinical Research on Infectious Diseases

Session Outline Parallel session PS35, Wednesday, May 28 2008, 11:00-12:30, Room 16 Chair(s): Marcel Tanner, Director, Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland Clinical Research on Infectious Diseases: Tuberculosis Michael Grobusch, Professor, Division of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, NHLS and University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa  Establishing a Malaria Clinical Research Site in Africa: Experiences from Bagamoyo, Tanzania Salim Abdulla, […]

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GHF2008 – PS30 – Neglected Disease: Improving Patient Access to New Diagnostics

Session Outline Parallel session PS30, Tuesday, May 27 2008, 16:00-17:30, Room 15 Chair(s): François Chappuis, Lecturer, Division of International and Humanitarian Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland Obstacles to Using Eflornithine on a Large Scale: Measures to Facilitate the Role of Each Stakeholder in the Field of DRC PNLTHA Constantin […]

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GHF2010 – PS34 – HIV/AIDS Programmes: Access, Care & Funding

Session Outline Parallel session PS34, Monday, April 19 2010, 16:00-17:30, Room 4 Chair(s): Alexandra Calmy, Scientific Chief Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS Unit, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland, Gorik Ooms, Researcher, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium Effects of Global Health Initiatives Funding for HIV on South African Health Systems […]

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GHF2010 – PS29 – Partnering Globally for Safer Care

Session Outline Parallel session PS29, Monday, April 19 2010, 16:00-17:30, Room 2 Chair(s): Didier Pittet, Director Infection Control Programme, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva; External Lead, Global Patient Safety Challenge, World Health Organization, Switzerland Summary: Patient safety is critical for effective health systems in both developed and developing countries, as no country has yet solved the […]

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Teenager to Teenager – Improving Knowledge, Community Empowerment and Condom Use for STI’s/HIV/AIDS Prevention: Pakistan

Training of adolescent as peer educators is recommended. Ours being an Islamic society, such information should be given to youth in a way that does not challenge local norms and values. Problem-based learning and participatory education for improving knowledge and condom use and community-based interventions should be considered for STIs/HIV/AIDS prevention.

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