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GHF2014 – PS22 – Monitoring ProgressTowards Universal Health Coverage at Country and Global Levels: A Framework

16:00 17:30 PS22 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA Monitoring Progress Towards Universal Health Coverage at Country and Global Levels: A Framework MODERATOR: Dr. David B. Evans Director, Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Mrs. Ceri Averill Health Policy Advisor, Oxfam, United Kingdom Prof. Irene Akua Agyepong Health Systems Global Board […]

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GHF2014 – PS18 – Improving Health Information Systems for Better Decision Making

10:45 12:15 PS18 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Improving Health Information Systems for Better Decision Making MODERATOR: Mr. Hazim Timimi Data Manager, Tuberculosis Monitoring and Evaluation, World Health OrganizationSwitzerland SPEAKERS: Best Practices for Building an Integrated National Health Information System: Rwanda Dr. Caricia Catalani Senior Researcher, Innovative Support to Emergency, Disease, & Disaster (InSTEDD) […]

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GHF2014 – PS17 – Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Health Challenge. What Are the Integrated Solutions?

10:45 12:15 PS17 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 4 Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Health Challenge. What Are the Integrated Solutions? MODERATOR: Prof. Didier Pittet Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Benedetta Allegranzi Service Delivery and safety department, WHO, Switzerland Dr. Dominique Monnet Senior Expert & Head […]

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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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Dr. Jakob Zinsstag

Jakob Zinsstag graduated with a doctorate in veterinary medicine (Dr. med. vet.) on Salmonella diagnosis at the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Berne in 1986. After his studies he worked in rural practice and as post doctoral fellow on trypanosomiasis research at the Swiss Tropical Institute. From 1990 to end of 1993 he led […]

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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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Cataloguing New York City Legislation Relevant to Chronic Disease Prevention, 2002-2013.

The overall aim of this project is to systematically detail the timing and substance of health-relevant New York City (NYC) policies and initiatives from 2002-2013. This is the initial phase of research proposing to evaluate the effectiveness of these efforts in reducing chronic disease morbidity and mortality rates. Local governments around the United States have […]

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