Tag Archives | Malaria

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. Flora Lucas Kessy

Dr. Flora Lucas Kessy Senior Lecturer in Development Studies, Mzumbe University, Dar es Salaam Campus College, Tanzania Flora Lucas Kessy, a Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at Mzumbe University, Morogoro Tanzania holds a PhD in Agricultural and Consumer Economics with a major in Family and Consumer Economics and a minor in Women and Gender in […]

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Dr. Nicholas Banatvala

Dr. Nick Banatvala Senior Adviser to the Assistant Director General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, Switzerland. Dr. Nick Banatvala is currently Senior Adviser to the Assistant Director General (Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health) at WHO in Geneva. Current responsibilities include leading development of a global coordination mechanism for the prevention and control […]

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GHF2014 – PS04 – Integrating Traditional and Alternative Medicine into Health Systems

10:45 12:15 PS04 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 18 Integrating Traditional and Alternative Medicine into Health Systems MODERATORS: Dr. Edward Kelley Director, Department of Service Delivery and Safety, World Health Organization, Switzerland Dr. Bertrand Graz Geneva University, ISG, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Making Heath Care Affordable to Poorest Communities Through Acupuncture: India Mr. Walter Fischer Founder and […]

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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 Rifat Atun

Dr Rifat Atun is Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University, where he is the Director of Global Health Systems Cluster at Harvard University’s School of Public Health. In 2006-13, Dr Atun was Professor of International Health Management and Head of the Health Management Group at Imperial College London. He is an Honorary Professor […]

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Performance of Community Health Workers in Community Case Management: Uganda

Integrated community case management is key child survival strategy in resource poor settings. There is paucity of data on performance of community health workers in this strategy and how this performance can be measured. We report on a study that evaluated the performance of community health workers using case vignettes. Overall community health workers perform […]

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Risk Factors and Practices contributing to Newborn Sepsis in Buyende District, Uganda.

This was a facility based cross sectional study in Kidera sub-county, Buyende district, Uganda.It aimed at identifying potential risk factors and describing practices contributing to newborn sepsis in Buyende district in order to make recommendations that will influence behaviour change at community level. 174 newborns participated. 21.8% were laboratory confirmed to have sepsis. The main […]

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Modelling potential distribution of current and future malaria in Tanzania: An Ecological Niche framework

Malaria is endemic in most parts of Tanzania and remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality both in rural and urban areas. Ecological niche modelling (ENM) has been considered a useful tool to assess the potential geographical distribution of various species. The application of such tool is very limited in predicting the potential distribution […]

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