Tag Archives | Hypertension

GHF2014 – PS28 – Patient-Centric Technology: Innovation for Health

10:45 12:15 PS28 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 15 Patient-Centric Technology: Innovation for Health MODERATOR: Mr. Hani Eskandar ICT Applications Coordinator, ICT Applications and Cybersecurity Division,  Telecommunication Development Bureau of ITU, Switzerland SPEAKERS (tentative): Dr. Oliver Harrison Senior Vice President, Healthways International; Consultant to WHO on mHealth for tackling Non-Communicable Diseases, Switzerland Mr. Andrés Martin […]

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Prof. Dilrabo Kadirova

Prof. Dilrabo Kadirova Prof. Dilrabo Kadirova is the Head of the Family Medicine Department No.1 of the Tajik State Medical University (TSMU) named after Abu Ali ibn Sino, MD, Professor. She has over 25 years of teaching experience. Prof. Kadirova received her candidate of science and doctorate degrees studying at the Medical University in Moscow. […]

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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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GHF2014 – PS03 – Primary Health Care Reforms and Family Medicine

10:45 12:15 PS03 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 15 Primary Health Care Reforms and Family Medicine MODERATOR: Prof. Jan De Maeseneer Head of the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care of Ghent University, Belgium SPEAKERS: Identifying and Addressing Structural Quality Gaps in Primary Health Care in Tanzania Dr. Dominick Mboya Research Scientist, Research […]

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Causes, determinants, andtrends in maternal mortality among Palestine refugees during 2000-2010

Despite the hardship socioeconomic status, the patern of Maternal mortality among palestine refugee population is similar to that among stable midle income countries, A shift was observed during the last decade from causes related to poor obstetric care such as hemorrage and infection to thromboemblic diseases.

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Analysis of Medicine Entitlement Programs for NCDs in the Philippines.

In response to rising non-communicable disease prevalence and access to medicines challenges for the worst-off, the national government has launched three medicines access programs. Data were collected from informant interviews, site visits, document reviews. These were analyzed by creating first a chronology of events. Then using a health policy framework, strategies and actions used along […]

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Making heathcare affordable to poorest communities through acupuncture: India

Barefoot Acupuncturists is a non-profit organisation registered in Belgium and founded by acupuncturist Walter Fischer in 2009. We run acupuncture clinics in slums of Mumbai and villages in Tamil Nadu (south of India), and also train local acupuncturists in order to encourage autonomy. Our services have been developed to give the poorest communities access to […]

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Barriers for Care and Medicines in Diabetes and Hypertension: A pilot study in Lima-Peru.

The aim of this study is to pilot test the implementation, for the first time in Peru, of World Health Organization manual to identify barriers to access to medicines and care in patients with non-communicable diseases (NCD). As part of an active stakeholder engagement in the process, this study aims to promote a policy response. […]

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Social media in health information and communication: a content analysis of Facebook groups related to hypertension.

Studies on the utilisation of social media sites for health related information and communication are still limited. We conducted a content analysis of the Facebook groups related to hypertension by searching Facebook (www.facebook.com). We identified 187 hypertension-related Facebook groups containing a total of 8,966 members. Majority of the groups were formed to create awareness regarding […]

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An Integrated Approach to Management of Diabetes and Hypertension in Western Kenya

This pilot project seeks to establish whether the provision of intensive, self and peer management trainings to patients combined with the integration of income generating incentives leads to enhanced diabetes and hypertension control for resource-constrained patients in rural western Kenya. Patients are placed into peer support groups where they receive group care and are trained […]

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