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GHF2014 – PS32 – Local Food for All or How to Create Sustainability through Local Mobilization

14:00 15:30 PS32 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Local Food for All or How to Create Sustainability through Local Mobilization MODERATOR: Dr. Claire Somerville Visiting Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Programmes, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Mrs. Pam Warhurst Founder and Chair, Incredible Edible Tordmorden, United Kingdom Mr. Basile Barbey Projact Manager, […]

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GHF2014 – LS02 – Evidence Informed Decision Making in Achieving UHC: the Role of Macro HTA

12:15 13:45 LS02 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 LUNCH SESSION Evidence Informed Decision Making in Achieving UHC: the Role of Macro HTA SPEAKERS: Dr. Nick Drager Honorary Professor, Senior Fellow, Global Health Programme, The Graduate Institute, Geneva Mr. Adrian Griffin Vice President, HTA Policy, Johnson & Johnson Dr. Franz Pichler Director, Global Public Policy, […]

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GHF2014 – PL05 – Integrating Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability

08:45 10:15 PL05 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 INTEGRATING HEALTH, WELLBEING AND SUSTAINABILITY MODERATOR: Dr. Carlos Dora Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland PANEL: H.E. Ambassador Michael Gerber  Ambassador and Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development Post-2015, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Switzerland Mrs. Pam Warhurst  Founder and […]

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GHF2014 – PS27 – Health as an Indicator of Sustainable Development: How Health Can Contribute to and Benefit from Sustainable Policies

10:45 12:15 PS27 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Health as an Indicator of Sustainable Development: How Health Can Contribute to and Benefit from Sustainable Policies MODERATORS: Dr. Carlos Dora Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Prof. Ilona Kickbush Director, Global Health Programme, The Graduate Institute of International and Development […]

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GHF2014 – PL01 – Integrated Care, Empowered People

08:45 10:15 PL01 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 INTEGRATED CARE, EMPOWERED PEOPLE MODERATOR: Dr. Nick Goodwin PhD, Chief Executive Officer, International Foundation for Integrated Care, United Kingdom PANEL: Mrs. Alice Njoroge Managing Director, Eastern Deanery AIDS & Relief Program, Kenya Dr. Joachim Stumberg Associate Professor of General Practice, Department of General Practice, The Newcastle […]

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The ESTHER European Alliance: a decade of hospital partnerships assessed

To evaluate a decade of activities, better define the current environment and its future, the ESTHER European Alliance, an initiative based on hospital/institutional partnerships with low resources countries, requested an external, qualitative assessment. Results showed that added value of these partnerships and of the EEA were well perceived. EEA seems in line with the current […]

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Strengthening the competencies and skills of nurses in mental health: Experiences from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The mental health reform in BH was launched in 1996 focusing on community-based care and so far made significant progress through the development of a large network of community mental health centers. In the centers operate multidisciplinary teams, within which nurses are the largest and least skilled professional categories, with the highest fluctuation rate within […]

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Impact of Voucher Scheme: Delivery Care Services in Rural Bangladesh.

This paper examined the impact of the intervention of demand-side financing scheme on utilization of services as well as out-of-pocket expenses incurred by women for availing delivery care services. A quasi-experimental research design was conducted for this study. Findings reveal that there was a significant (p<0.0001) increase in the utilization of delivery care at public […]

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HIV Risk Perception among Injecting Drug Users in Egypt.

Egypt has low HIV prevalence (below 0∙02 %) among the general population mostly attributed to conservative culture. In 2010, transmission through injecting drug use represented around 5∙1% of reported cases and the 2010 second round biological/behavioral surveillance survey (Bio-BSS) conducted in some governorates revealed concentrated epidemic among male injecting drug users.The aim of the current […]

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Introducing Kangaroo Care in an urban district hospital of Bonassama – Cameroon.

In sub-Saharan Africa neonatal mortality in LBWI (<2500g) is one of the highest worldwide. Kangaroo Care (KC) is an alternative to incubators recommended by the WHO. However, most published reports originate from central reference hospitals. In low-resource countries, a large proportion of LBWI remain at district level such that KC at this level seems an […]

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