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Geneva Health Forum 2014 – Conclusions of Day 2

Highlights of the Day For integration of health to become a reality the following are needed: Enlightened politicians Multiple sectors and actors involved in health (but being careful of any conflicts of interest) Adequate funding and resources and appropriate use of these Research and production of knowledge Lessons of the Day How does the global […]

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GHF2014 – PL05 – Integrating Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability

08:45 10:15 PL05 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 INTEGRATING HEALTH, WELLBEING AND SUSTAINABILITY MODERATOR: Dr. Carlos Dora Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland PANEL: H.E. Ambassador Michael Gerber  Ambassador and Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development Post-2015, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Switzerland Mrs. Pam Warhurst  Founder and […]

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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 – 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 – PS20 – Harnessing ICTs to Improve Tuberculosis Control

10:45 12:15 PS20 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 16 Harnessing ICTs to Improve Tuberculosis Control MODERATOR: Dr. Lucicia Ditiu Executive Secretary, Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Communications Platform for Tuberculosos to Supplement Mainstream Media: India Ms. Barathi Ghanashyam Founder Editor, Journalists against TB, India mTB by Front Line Workers in a Tribal […]

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Ilona Kickbush

Ilona Kickbush Director of the Global Health Programme at IHEID Ilona Kickbusch is the Director of the Global Health Programme at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. She advises organisations, government agencies and the private sector on policies and strategies to promote health at the national, European and international level. She has […]

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Learning from evidence: Advice-seeking behaviour among Primary Health Care physicians in Pakistan.

Access to information is critical for creating and maintaining high performing Primary Health Care (PHC) systems. Among multiple sources of information, advice-seeking from humans posses a significant importance for the physicians in their clinical settings because they are looking for readily available answers to their questions. We used Tuberculosis and measles as a lens for […]

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Dual practice in Uganda: the evolution and management of a complex phenomenon.

Dual practice is widespread in developing countries, yet it is seldom accounted for in health workforce policies. A systems lens guided the development of a qualitative research design to describe how dual practice evolved and how it is currently managed in urban Uganda. We found that dual practice is deeply embedded in the Ugandan health […]

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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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Gap between Individual Perception and Expectations and Services Quality in Health Centres of Tehran, Iran.

Services quality is the determining factor of an organization success in a competitive environment. Evaluation of services is an essential step in health programs improvement. The aim of this study was to Survey Gap between Individual’s Perception and Expectations Related with presented services quality in health Centers of Tehran, Iran by usage of SERVQUAL. This […]

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