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GHF2014 – PS34 – Malaria Integration in the Post-MDG Agenda

14:00 15:30 PS34 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA Malaria Integration in the Post-MDG Agenda MODERATOR: Dr. Susanna Hausmann Muela Senior Health Advisor, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Roset Bahmanyar Global Programme Head, Malaria and Leprocy, Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, Switzerland Dr. Silvia Ferazzi Technical Officer, Roll Back Malaria Partnership, […]

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Dr. Steven van de Vijver

Dr. Steven van de Vijver Senior Research Officer, African Population and Health Research Center, Kenya During his studies he worked in Ethiopia, India, Australia and the United States and published articles on this in various magazines. After specializing as a tropical doctor he worked for Doctors without Borders in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There […]

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GHF2014 – PL02 – Integrated Health Systems in a Pluralistic and Fast Changing Environment

08:45 10:15 PL02 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 INTEGRATED HEALTH SYSTEMS IN A PLURALISTIC AND FAST CHANGING ENVIRONMENT MODERATOR: Prof. Don de Savigny Head, Health Systems Interventions Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland PANEL: Prof. Recep Akdağ Former Minister of Health of Turkey between 2002 and 2013, Turkey […]

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GHF2014 – PS21 – Political Analysis of Global Health Policy Making: A Recipe

16:00 17:30 PS21 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 WORKSHOP Political Analysis of Global Health Policy Making: A Recipe MODERATOR: Prof. Ronald Labonté Professor and Canada Research Chair, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Canada SPEAKERS: An Exploration of How Health is Positioned in Canadian Foreign Policy Prof. Ronald Labonté Professor and Canada Research […]

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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 – PS06 – Integrated Management of NCDs at the Primary Health Care Level : a World View

14:00 15:30 PS06 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA Integrated Management of NCDs at the Primary Health Care Level: a World View MODERATOR: Dr. Nicholas Banatvala Senior Adviser to the Assistant Director General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: An Integrated Approach to Management of Diabetes and Hypertension in Western Kenya […]

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Exploring Primary Care: System Dynamics in USA and Romania.

Policy-makers are better able to identify and implement effective health system strengthening (HSS) efforts when they have an accurate understanding of the dynamic, emergent behavior of the system they are attempting to strengthen. Achieving such an understanding is difficult. Yet, without it, decisions can easily result in unintended consequences or policy resistance. This paper describes […]

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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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The Woodrow Wilson School's Center for Health and Wellbeing - Princeton University

Princeton’s University Global Health Program: Research and teaching at the nexus of science, policy and social science

Princeton University’s Global Health Research and Teaching Program is anchored in the philosophy that complex problems demand a comprehensive and integrated approach, in which players from a range of academic and technical areas collaborate to analyze global health problems and explore innovative solutions. Princeton’s Global Health Program generates the scholarship fundamental to health improvements at […]

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