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GHF2006 – PL01 – Access to Health: Where Do We Stand?

The Forum began with a welcome address by Dr. Louis Loutan representing the Organizing Committee. Dr. Loutan acknowledged the presence of over 800 participants from 80 countries encompassing Switzerland, Europe and the rest of the world and emphasized the objective of the Forum “to foster debate on access to health through the exchange of experiences, […]

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GHF2008 – PS19 – Physicians in Global Health

Session Outline Parallel session PS19, Tuesday, May 27 2008, 11:00-12:30, Room 18 Chair(s): Jean-Michel Gaspoz, Head of Department, Community Medicine and Primary Care, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland, Charles Boelen, International Consultant in Health Systems and Personnel, Former Coordinator of the WHO Programme, Human Resources for Health, France Physician Leadership for Health Otmar Kloiber, CEO, The World […]

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Obstacles in Relation to the Health Workforce: Accessibility of Services in Fragile States and Conflict Zones

Approximately 14% of the world’s population live in fragile states were governments are either unable or unwilling in delivering services to the majority of its population resulting in instability and insecurity in such countries; alongside additional fears of the wide spread global economical crunch and food crises manipulating more countries in becoming fragile states.

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GHF2008 – PL02 – Primary Healthcare Revisited in a Multistakeholder Landscape

Session Outline Plenary session PL02, Monday, May 26 2008, 14:00-15:30, Room 2 Chair(s): Bruno Gryseels, Director, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium & John Martin, Adviser, Office of the Director General, WHO, Switzerland The Role of Public Services Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya, Vice President of the Republic of Uganda Communities and Social Movements: Key Players in Realizing the Right to […]

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GHF2008 – PS23 – Patient-centred Health Systems: Good Wishes and Harsh Realities

Session Outline Parallel session PS23, Monday, May 26 2008, 11:00-12:30, Room 16 Chair(s): Arnaud Perrier, Head, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland, Johanna Sommer, Lecturer, Division of Primary Care, Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland Patient-Centred Healthcare: From Policy to Practice Jeremiah Mwangi, Senior Policy Officer, International Alliance of […]

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