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GHF2014 – PS35 – Social Media and Global Health: The “How to” and “What for”

14:00 15:30 PS35 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 Social Media and Global Health: The “How to” and “What for” SPEAKERS: Dr. Greg Martin Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Globalization and Health, Ireland Mr. Sebastian Majewski Senior Communications Officer, Gates Foundation, United States OUTLINE: This session will comprise two presentations followed by questions and discussion about the […]

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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 – PS27 – Health as an Indicator of Sustainable Development: How Health Can Contribute to and Benefit from Sustainable Policies

10:45 12:15 PS27 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Health as an Indicator of Sustainable Development: How Health Can Contribute to and Benefit from Sustainable Policies MODERATORS: Dr. Carlos Dora Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Prof. Ilona Kickbush Director, Global Health Programme, The Graduate Institute of International and Development […]

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GHF2014 – PS07 – Improving Maternal and Child Health Services

14:00 15:30 PS07 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Improving Maternal and Child Health Services MODERATOR: Dr. Anayda Portela, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MCA), World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Maternal Health Workforce Management in Vietnamese Health Communes Mrs. Thi Hoai Thu Nguyen, PhD student, Faculty of Health Management, Hanoi School of […]

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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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Dr. Greg Martin

Dr. Greg Martin is a South African doctor with a masters in public health and an MBA degree. Dr Martin’s involvement in global health has spanned a wide rang of subject matter including maternal and child health, cancer prevention, access to medicine and the treatment and care of people living with HIV, amongst others. He […]

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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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The Impact of the Family Health Team (FHT) model on UNRWA PHC clinics: a success story in a resource-limited refugee setting.

The Family Health Team (FHT) approach brought substantive changes to the PHC services provided by UNRWA to Palestine refugees.It improved staff satisfaction and positive working environment for satff with fair distribution of workload. The relationship with the community and clients become stronger. The quality of care and the utilization of resources also improved

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Maternal Health Workforce Management in Vietnamese Health Communes

As part of a study into the governance of health workforce in Vietnam, this study examined the impact of staff qualifications, training opportunities and other factors on reported ability to perform Essential Obstetric Care services (EOCs) in two provinces. While qualifications and training were the most important factors, national and district policies such as which […]

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Provider Initiative Approach to Enhance Family Planning Uptake in Women of Reproductive Age in Rural Communities in Osun State, Nigeria.

Despite decades of progress in improving the delivery and availability of family planning services, high levels of unmet need for family planning still exist in many countries. This suggests that novel approaches are needed to extend access to family planning services to women and couples who desire to limit or space their childbearing but are […]

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