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GHF2014 – PS33 – Global Health Education: What are the Priorities for the Global Health Curriculum?

14:00 15:30 PS33 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Global Health Education: What are the Priorities for the Global Health Curriculum? MODERATOR: Prof. André-Jacques Neusy Chief executive officer, Training for Health Equity Network , Belgium SPEAKERS: Ms. Kristina Graff Director of Global Health Programs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, United […]

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Dr. Marie-Claude Bottineau

Dr. Marie-Claude Bottineau Pediatrician, Neonatology, Pediatrics Intensive Care, MSF CH, Geneva, Switzerland Dr. Bottineau is a French Pediatrician with a DESS in Neonatology, a competency in Pediatrics Intensive Care and a Master Degree in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She did the first part of her carrier working in General and University Hospitals in France […]

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Dr. David Beran

Dr. David Beran Researcher and Lecturer, Division of Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland David is a Swiss national who grew up in Geneva. He holds a BSc in Management with an Emphasis in Marketing. Following his first degree, he worked for a leading Swiss Biotech Company in both Health Policy and Government […]

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GHF2014 – PS12 – Integrating Neonatal Care in Low Income Countries: the Big Place of the Very Small Babies

16:00 17:30 PS12 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Integrating Neonatal Care in Low Income Countries: the Big Place of the Very Small Babies MODERATOR: Dr. Marie-Claude Bottineau MD, MPH & TM 
Pediatrician, Neonatology, Pediatrics Intensive Care, MSF CH, Geneva, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Anne Pittet, Pediatrician, Hôpital de l’Enfance à Lausanne and MSF CH, Geneva, […]

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GHF2014 – PS10 – Empowering Diabetic Patients: Healthcare is not enough

14:00 15:30 PS10 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Empowering Diabetic Patients: Healthcare is not enough MODERATOR: Dr. Gregoire Lagger Division of therapeutic patient education for chronic diseases, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Utilizing Nurses as Diabetic Educators: Sri Lankan Experience Dr. Manuj Weerasinghe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Community Medicine, University of […]

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GHF2014 – PS07 – Improving Maternal and Child Health Services

14:00 15:30 PS07 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Improving Maternal and Child Health Services MODERATOR: Dr. Anayda Portela, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MCA), World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Maternal Health Workforce Management in Vietnamese Health Communes Mrs. Thi Hoai Thu Nguyen, PhD student, Faculty of Health Management, Hanoi School of […]

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GHF2014 – PS02 – Integrated Management of Childhood Illness: Where Do We Stand?

10:45 12:15 PS02 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses: Where Do We Stand? MODERATOR: Dr. Lulu Muhe, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MCA), World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Performance of Community Health Workers in Community Case Management: Uganda Dr. Agnes Nanyonjo, Research Officer-Public Health, Malaria Consortium Uganda […]

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Immunization status of young people attending a youth clinic in Geneva, Switzerland

This study aims to describe immunization status at first visit in a collective of young people coming to an academic youth clinic. Results confirm our hypothesis that many young immigrants have had adequate childhood vaccination especially for tetanus but missing Hepatitis B and HPV. Collaboration of nurses between nurses in youth clinic and school health […]

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Variation in Dietary Intake and Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia in Indian women: Findings from the National Family Health Survey.

Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia is responsible for upwards of 20% of maternal morbidity and mortality in developing countries. We examine the relationship between food intake and symptoms of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia among Indian women aged 15-49 (n=39,657) for the most recent live birth in the five years preceding the National Family Health Survey-3 (2005-06). Daily consumption of milk, […]

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Towards  The Elimination Of  New Paediatric  HIV  Infections

Towards The Elimination Of New Pediatric HIV Infections.

In 2009,UNAIDS called for the virtual elimination of Mother to Child Transmission and in 2011,the Global Plan started and it covers all low and middle-income countries, but focuses on the 22 countries with the highest estimated numbers of pregnant women living with HIV.The data used were obtainedfrom 2012 progress reports submitted by countries to UNAIDS […]

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