Because public health has traditionally focused on prevention and primary care, emergency and surgical care has often been conceptualized as peripheral, costlier services that only well-developed and well-funded health systems are able to offer.
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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.
There is a demand for both increased numbers and nurses for higher responsibility in the Eritrean health care system. The demand for coverage is addressed by increasing class sizes, and that of higher level of responsibility by training specialized nurses with strong basic sciences base.
PMTCT, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission, is a combination of ante- and intrapartal antiretroviral drugs and general measures of precaution taken during and following childbirth so as to minimize the risk of vertical transmission of the HIV virus from an HIV infected mother to her child.
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 […]
Primary health care is a basic human right, as stated in the Alma Ata declaration. This reserves the right of every human being to get access to a healthy living and the availability of a standard health care system.
While dream to live long is the legitimate right of every citizen, the social and economic implications and humanitarian issues of a growing population of elderly are causing serious concern and require immediate attention from the government and social organizations.
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 […]
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?
Hospitals are an essential part of our healthcare system. In hospitals we see the progress of medical science. But how content can we be with the current status of our hospitals? What are the main issues in hospital care in most developed countries? Wherever we measure, we see a huge variation in the way care […]