A household survey is presently being carried out in the framework of the “Health Promotion and System Strengthening” (HPSS) project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and implemented by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute.
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This study measures impoverishment impact of out-of-pocket-payments for chronic illnesses in rural Bangladesh. We used the data from the baseline survey on about 4,000 households of Microinsurance and Vulnerability project of the Institute of Microfinance.
The objective of this study is to determine how the basic health insurance scheme influences depression in Northwest China.Participants were selected from 32 communities in two northwestern Chinese cities through a three-stage random sampling.
Rapid appraisal of health systems is underway to evaluate diabetes care in five post soviet countries. Relatively quick and effective methodology enables to identify core problems in chronic disease management and define policy options to address them.
This study aims at evaluating the impact of community health service reform implemented in Bao’an District, Shenzhen City on hypertension management. This study utilized electronic records, formed a retrospective cohort study with control.
Social Health Insurance (SHI) is a form of financing & managing health care based on risk pooling. Social Health Insurance (SHI) is seen as one of the health financing approaches with strong potential to share risks across population groups and time.
We compared the in-hospital outcome of patients admitted for an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) to a tertiary referral hospital in Eastern Nepal, before (2008) and after (2011) the availability of an invasive cardiology program. In 2008, 153 patients were admitted with ACS.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are getting increased attention and interest around the world. This is because of the global appreciation of the grave and unparalleled socio-economic impact, morbidity, disability and premature deaths that occur from NCDs.
As the world’s largest and most rapidly developing country, China is suffering the burden of cancer. Recently Chinese government has imitated large number of national programs on cancer prevention and control.
The HIV prevalence for Nigeria is 3.6% in a country with an estimated population of 150 million people. Nigeria has among the worstPMTCT rates of HIV (4.1%) in the world with a high national TFR of 5.7. Most PHC facilities that provide health services in rural areas did not previously possess the capacity to provide […]