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GHF 2014 – LS01 – Integrated Solutions or What Does Health System Strenghtening Mean in Fragile Settings?

12:15 13:45 LS01 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 LUNCH SESSION Integrated Solutions or What Does Health System Strenghtening Mean in Fragile Settings? MODERATOR: Dr. Anne-Claude Cavin Conflict Prevention Advisor, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Marina Madeo Senior Advisor for SDC Regional Office Horn of Africa Ms. Bernadette Peterhans Deputy Head […]

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Dr. Anne Golaz

Dr. Anne Golaz Lecturer and Researcher at CERAH, Switzerland She obtained her Medical Doctor degree and Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Geneva, and a MPH at the University of Washington. She’s Board Certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine. She has over 20 years of field experience in humanitarian work and graduate […]

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Dr. Doris Schopper

Dr. Doris Schopper Professor at the medical faculty of the University of Geneva and director of CERAH, Switzerland She obtained a medical degree at the University of Geneva (1978), trained as a specialist in Internal Medicine (1986) and completed a Doctor in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health (1992). Between 1982 and […]

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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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GHF2014 – PS14 – Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Humanitarian Interventions

16:00 17:30 PS14 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 18 Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Humanitarian Interventions MODERATOR: Dr. Doris Schopper Professor at the medical faculty of the University of Geneva and director of CERAH, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Anne Golaz Lecturer and researcher at CERAH, Switzerland Ms. Wilma Doedens Technical Adviser on Reproductive Health […]

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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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Child Refugee - Internally Displaced Person (IDP) in camp without access to healthcare

Improving Global Health by Leveraging Corporate Value Chains.

NAYA JEEVAN collaborates with MNCs such as UNILEVER to cascade its “global health plan for the marginalized” up and down their Corporate Value Chain (CVCs), enrolling low-income stakeholders (suppliers, distributors, micro-retailers, informal domestic workers such as maids, drivers, etc) in a market-based retail incentive/loyalty program that can potentially serve the needs of 660 million lives […]

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SolidarMed support to Zambia’s Medical Licentiate Training Programme.

The Medical Licentiate Training Programme (MLTP) is one response, adapted to Zambia’s requirements and circumstances, to the severe shortage of doctors. The MLTP provides training in internal medicine, paediatrics and child health, obstetrics and gynaecology and surgery. It enables Clinical Officers (COs) to upgrade their skills so that they can perform the role of doctors […]

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mAmbulance: An innovative intervention to reduce maternal deaths in rural Uganda

Achieving the fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG5) by reducing maternal deaths remains a significant challenge in Uganda. Uganda has a high Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) of 438/100,000 live births with the life-risk of 1 in 27 women dying in pregnancy. One of the many underlying factors that contribute to high MMR in the country is […]

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Predictors of Unintentional Poisoning among Children under 5 years of age in Karachi. A Matched Case Control study.

Poisoning is one of the main causes of unintentional injury among children. It is the fourth leading cause of morbidity and mortality after road traffic accident, burns and drowning. Majority of these poisoning occur among preschool children under 5 years of age. There is a scarcity of evidence based analytical literature in this area of […]

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