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Dr. Dominick Mboya

Dr. Dominick Mboya Dominick Mboya has over 25 years experience as medical practice and teaching, currently employed as a research scientist at Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania, responsible for coordinating Health System Quality Improvement initiatives implemented by Ifakara Health Institute through Initiative to Strengthen Affordability and Quality of Health Care (ISAQH). The initiative is funded […]

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GHF2014 – PS05 – Health Services Integration and Disease Control Programmes

10:45 12:15 PS05 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Health Services Integration and Disease Control Programmes MODERATOR: Marianne Pirard, MD Educational Coordinator of the Public Health department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium SPEAKERS: Amina Essolbi, MD, MPH, Senior lecturer Ecole Nationale de Santé Publique, Rabat, Morocco Basile Keugoung, MD, MPH, PhD student, Ministry of […]

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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 – PS16 – Unpacking Health Systems Through System Thinking

10:45 12:15 PS16 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 Unpacking Health Systems Through System Thinking MODERATOR: Dr. Taghreed Adam, MD, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (HSR), Health Systems and Innovation (HIS), World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Evaluating Systems-Thinking for District Managers : Ghana Ms. Aku Kwamie, Researcher, Health Policy, Planning and Management, University […]

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Recep Akdag

Recep Akdag Minister of Health of Turkey 2002 – 2013 Recep Akdag was born in Erzurum, Turkey in 1960. As a pediatrician, he has been holding a professor title from the Ataturk University School of Medicine since 1999. During his career as a medical specialist and academician, he had been involved in a number of […]

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Case Management in Mental Health Settings in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Within scope of the Mental Health Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) the Case Management in Mental Health was introduced across the country with aim to improve the quality of provided care focusing on improving access to a range of complementary health, social, educational and other public services for service users with severe mental health […]

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How well do we know the “users” of health interventions? The example of (non-)enrolment in voluntary community-based health insurance schemes in Mali.

For health interventions to be successful, not only the health system needs to be considered, but also the patients understood. However, often in health research these are reduced to their socio-economic status. The present empirical study, focusing on the reasons for (non-) enrolment in voluntary health insurance schemes in rural Mali, expands the analysis of […]

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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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The Effectiveness of Holistic Care Unit by Using Rate of Patients Revisiting Emergency Department within 3 Days in Taiwan

Owing to the convenience of health insurance, the numbers of community hospitals declined in past 20 years in Taiwan. Many patients directly visited medical center for aids and waited for admission through the gate of emergency department. Overcrowding situations to affect the quality of care at Emergency Department is an important issue in Taiwan medical […]

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Equity and Local Government: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil has established a nationwide health system (SUS) aimed at ensuring universal access and it has made enormous progress towards this goal over the past two decades. However, a number of studies have shown that certain vulnerable groups often do not have effective access to the services they need. The study analyzes the evolution of […]

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