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Dr. Yousef Shahin

Dr. Yousef Shahin Chief Disease Prevention and Control, Health Department, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Jordan. After graduating in Medicine and General Surgery at Zaprozyha Medical University in the Former USSR in 1985, he joined Jordan University of Science and Technology where he completed Master degree […]

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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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The perception of Family Medicine by Medical Student and Clinical Teaching Staff: Tajikistan

The Tajik government is committed to promoting a family medicine model for Tajikistan. However, recent trends show that family medicine remains an unpopular choice among medical students. The study explores in a cross-sectional survey the perception of students as well as teaching staff on family medicine. Results show that several steps can be taken by […]

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Facing Logistics of Cataract Surgery: The Moka Hospital Experience in Mauritius

We have set two major objectives for our missions in Mauritius concerning cataract surgery: 1 – The training of the surgical staff towards modern cataract operation techniques, i.e. phakoemulsification, is mandatory. We have emphasised progression in the organisation of the operating theatre and a move towards a specialisation of the operating theatre nursing staff.

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University Research for Developing Minimally Invasive Surgery Can Provide Treatment Where It Was Once Not Available

In 1998, the craniofacial centre in Sweden began to perform spring mediated cranioplasty where only the prematurely fused suture was removed and a stainless steel spring was placed at the craniectomy site. The spring provided lateral distraction which provided brain growth and skull shape normalization.

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