In the PPP model, the skills, assets, risks, and rewards of delivering a service or facility are shared between public agencies and private sector entities through a contractual agreement.
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Chronic diseases have emerged as a major public health threat globally and for the developing countries. There is a need for comprehensive nationally representative chronic disease surveillance system in many South East Asian countries.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is working in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis Centre (NTC) to address bottlenecks to tuberculosis (TB) screening and diagnosis in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) through active case finding strategies.
To examine a case study in Geneva – the Lime Tree, a community participating project – to examine how equity and empowerment improve health outcomes using an analytical framework called CHOICE (Capacity building, Human Rights, Organizational Sustainability, Institutional Accountability, Contribution, Enabling environment).
It’s in 1963, when Rwandan government implemented his first University; National University of Rwanda with many faculties, including Faculty of Medicine, since that time faculty of medicine was producing only undergraduates (6 years generalist Medical Doctors).
Type 2 diabetes is one of the most health concerns in worldwide. Many studies revealed that distress can significantly affect diabetes-related health outcomes, especially patients’ self-management.
Depression in the elderly is an important public health concern worldwide. It is a silent disorder that afflicts many of the elderly population. This study assesses the use of a simple, easily administered screening instrument, The Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form 15, to detect depression among Filipino elderly in Rizal, Philippines.
The RAFT-network provides telemedicine in African Francophone countries. The main challenge adressed is the de-isolation of care professionals working in remote areas of developing countries. The core activity of RAFT is the webcasting of interactive courses targeted to physicians and other care professionals.
Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997) and more recently United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002) shared with the conference team some of the main challenges at hand when it comes to access to health for all: accountability, financing, the brain drain and the responsibility of those who have the means […]