Tag Archives | Care system

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 – PS17 – Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Health Challenge. What Are the Integrated Solutions?

10:45 12:15 PS17 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 4 Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Health Challenge. What Are the Integrated Solutions? MODERATOR: Prof. Didier Pittet Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Benedetta Allegranzi Service Delivery and safety department, WHO, Switzerland Dr. Dominique Monnet Senior Expert & Head […]

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GHF2014 – PS04 – Integrating Traditional and Alternative Medicine into Health Systems

10:45 12:15 PS04 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 18 Integrating Traditional and Alternative Medicine into Health Systems MODERATORS: Dr. Edward Kelley Director, Department of Service Delivery and Safety, World Health Organization, Switzerland Dr. Bertrand Graz Geneva University, ISG, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Making Heath Care Affordable to Poorest Communities Through Acupuncture: India Mr. Walter Fischer Founder and […]

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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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Learning from evidence: Advice-seeking behaviour among Primary Health Care physicians in Pakistan.

Access to information is critical for creating and maintaining high performing Primary Health Care (PHC) systems. Among multiple sources of information, advice-seeking from humans posses a significant importance for the physicians in their clinical settings because they are looking for readily available answers to their questions. We used Tuberculosis and measles as a lens for […]

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Eldercare in Cameroon: attendance of a proximity hospital in Yaoundé.

Cameroon is entering the demographic transition era as elsewhere in Subsaharan Africa with more old personns in terms of proportion in general population. But, our hospitals are not prepared for elderly care in terms of attendance, since there are no baseline data. This study examined the attendance of a proximity district urban hospital, and gives […]

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Integration of snakebite management in rural Nepal: Challenges and solutions

Snakebite envenoming is one of the most neglected public health problems in poor rural communities living in sub-tropical and tropical regions. In Nepal, proper management of snakebite envenoming relies on rapid access to a health facility where trained staff is able to administer antivenom and provide ventilatory support. Here, we report on an integrated care […]

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Maternal Health Workforce  in Vietnamese Health Communes

Maternal Health Workforce Management in Vietnamese Health Communes

As part of a study into the governance of health workforce in Vietnam, this study examined the impact of staff qualifications, training opportunities and other factors on reported ability to perform Essential Obstetric Care services (EOCs) in two provinces. While qualifications and training were the most important factors, national and district policies such as which […]

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Growth in the number of medical schools in India.

Mapping the rapid expansion of India’s medical education sector: planning for the future.

India is in the midst of rapid expansion in the medical education particularly in private sector. We tracked the growth medical schools over the last 7 decades in the context of geographic distribution across the country. The number of medical schools rose from 23 in 1947 to 355 in 2012. The poor performing provinces with […]

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