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GHF 2014 – LS01 – Integrated Solutions or What Does Health System Strenghtening Mean in Fragile Settings?

12:15 13:45 LS01 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 LUNCH SESSION Integrated Solutions or What Does Health System Strenghtening Mean in Fragile Settings? MODERATOR: Dr. Anne-Claude Cavin Conflict Prevention Advisor, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Marina Madeo Senior Advisor for SDC Regional Office Horn of Africa Ms. Bernadette Peterhans Deputy Head […]

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Dr. Anne Golaz

Dr. Anne Golaz Lecturer and Researcher at CERAH, Switzerland She obtained her Medical Doctor degree and Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Geneva, and a MPH at the University of Washington. She’s Board Certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine. She has over 20 years of field experience in humanitarian work and graduate […]

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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 – 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 – 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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Case Management in Mental Health Settings in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Within scope of the Mental Health Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) the Case Management in Mental Health was introduced across the country with aim to improve the quality of provided care focusing on improving access to a range of complementary health, social, educational and other public services for service users with severe mental health […]

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Strengthening the competencies and skills of nurses in mental health: Experiences from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The mental health reform in BH was launched in 1996 focusing on community-based care and so far made significant progress through the development of a large network of community mental health centers. In the centers operate multidisciplinary teams, within which nurses are the largest and least skilled professional categories, with the highest fluctuation rate within […]

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Integrating neuro-psychiatric disorders at the level of primary health care centres: Guinea

Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders make a substantial contribution to the global burden of disease. According to the World Health Report 2000 neuropsychiatric disorders (a component of mental health) are the second cause of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), behind the infectious and parasitic diseases. Under the theme “Stop exclusion, Dare to care”, the year […]

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Relations and Communication of the Centres for Mental Health with Other Relevant Stakeholders in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Within scope of the Mental Health Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) two BIH agencies for safety and quality improvement and accreditation in health care, AKAZ and ASKVA conducted series of training seminars in order to improve the importance, role and visibility of the Centres for Mental Health (CMH) in the health systems, as well […]

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Decentralized nurse training in rural Zambia – triplicating the output of trained nurses.

The SolidarMed pilot project decentralized practical nurse training in rural Zambia started in 2012 with St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Mpanshya. The project aims at providing nurses for rural districts of Zambia by triplicating the annual student intake, and by delivering quality theoretical and decentralised practical training meeting quality standards. It is a pilot […]

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