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Health Care Provision and Health Systems in the Immediate Phase of Mass Population Migration: Field Experience in Sri lanka

Provision of an optimum health care services determine the survival during disasters. Especially when the community had being on migration for a considerable time ,poor quality water, poor sanitation reduced food supplies and overcrowding may aggravate the health issues and demands for the health system to function on it’s full stretch.

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Ethical Issues in Pandemic Preparedness

Many of the conferences, meetings, and workshops convened in anticipation of a pandemic have focused on the specific strategies that can be used in fighting such a pandemic. The contributors to this abstract take a different tack and consider the creation of ethical guidelines for governments, health-care systems, and clinicians to be used in planning […]

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GHF2006 – LS02 – Access to Safe Healthcare

Session Outline Lunch Session LS02, Friday, September 1 2006, 12:30-13:45 Chair(s): Didier Pittet, Switzerland, Liam Donaldson, UK Patient Safety: A Global Challenge Liam Donaldson, Chair of the WHO World Alliance for Patient Safety, Chief Medical Officer for England, UK  The role of the Informed and Involved Patient in Access to Safe Healthcare: The Power of Partnerships Susan […]

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GHF2006 – PL04 – A Critical View on the Role of Hospitals in Increasing Access to Health

Hospitals have always played a pivotal role in the global healthcare system. They have power, authority and professional competences in both the rich and poor worlds. But what if we all begin to re-think the mission of hospital care and re-design the way we deliver it in order to increase access to health?

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