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GHF2014 – PL04 – Data and the Knowledge Economy: What is there for Global Health?

17:45 19:15 PL04 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 DATA AND THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY: WHAT IS THERE FOR GLOBAL HEALTH? MODERATOR: Dr. Carmelo Bisognano  Head of Strategy, Inartis Foundation, Switzerland TENTATIVE PANEL: Prof. Angela Brand  Professor of Social Medicine & Public Health Genomics Institute for Public Health Genomics (IPHG), Cluster of Genetics & Cell Biology […]

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GHF2014 – PL03 – Global Health Governance: Integrating Competing World Views

14:00 15:30 PL03 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 GLOBAL HEALTH GOVERNANCE: INTEGRATING COMPETING WORLD VIEWS MODERATOR: Dr. Sunoor Verma Executive Director, Geneva Health Forum, Switzerland TENTATIVE PANEL: Prof. Ilona Kickbush Director, Global Health Programme, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland Prof. Ronald Labonté Professor, Canada Research Chair, Globalization/Health Equity, Faculty of […]

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GHF2014 – PS30 – Debate Motion: “This house believes reverse innovation in health is a distinct category of innovation that holds the key to creating effective future health solutions.”

10:45 12:15 PS30 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 Debate Motion: “This house believes reverse innovation in health is a distinct category of innovation that holds the key to creating effective future health solutions.” MODERATOR: Dr. Greg Martin Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Globalization and Health, Ireland FOR THE MOTION: Dr. Shams B. Syed Program Manager, African […]

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GHF2014 – PS25 – Raising Awareness and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: the Proof is in the Pudding

16:00 17:30 PS25 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Raising Awareness and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: the Proof is in the Pudding MODERATOR: Dr. Sunoor Verma Executive Director, Geneva Health Forum, Switzerland SPEAKERS: FitNation/SémioFormation: Signs of Bikes for Public Health Mr. Rick Bell Executive Director, American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, Center for Architecture, United […]

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GHF2014 – PS13 – Integrated Approaches to HIV Management

16:00 17:30 PS13 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 15 Integrated Approaches to HIV Management MODERATOR: Dr. Alexandra Calmy, Head, Unit of HIV/AIDS, Division of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Integrating HIV Commodity Supply Chains for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission Scale Up in Nigeria Ms. Chioma Nwuba, Logistics Advisor, HIV/AIDS Program Management, […]

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GHF2014 – PS02 – Integrated Management of Childhood Illness: Where Do We Stand?

10:45 12:15 PS02 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses: Where Do We Stand? MODERATOR: Dr. Lulu Muhe, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MCA), World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Performance of Community Health Workers in Community Case Management: Uganda Dr. Agnes Nanyonjo, Research Officer-Public Health, Malaria Consortium Uganda […]

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Dr. Sunoor Verma

Dr. Sunoor Verma is the Executive Director Geneva Health Forum.As a senior development expert, Sunoor Verma has worked in emergency, conflict and post-conflict situations. He has led the establishment of complex partnerships and coalitions by negotiating strategic agreements and their implementation plans. He has set up programs across sectors, including, Education, Health, Protection, Injuries, Sanitation, […]

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Administrative Integration of HIV Monitoring And Evaluation: A Case Study From South Africa.

With increasing global focus on integration of vertical programmes within health systems, methods are needed to analyse whether general health service (horizontal) managers at district level exercise administrative authority over disease programmes (administrative integration). This study adapts “decision space” analysis to measure administrative integration of HIV programme monitoring and evaluation (M&E). The study shows that […]

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Institutional Complexity as a Challenge for a Coherent HIV Control Policy: Brussels.

The Brussels Region is an example for the challenges to implement global principles in the fight against HIV/AIDS locally. This is due to divided legal competencies between the Federal and the Federate (Communities, Regions) level resulting a complex legal and administrative structure and multiple coordination processes between governments. Growing Federal government commitment led to the […]

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Identifying and addressing structural quality gaps in primary health care in Tanzania

The abstract presents the findings from assessments using an electronic Tool to Improve Quality of Health Care (e-TIQH) within regular supportive supervision of primary health care facilities in Tanzania. The e-TIQH uses a comprehensive approach in assessing the quality of primary healthcare provision at facility level, disseminating the results, and using the results for evidence-based […]

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