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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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 […]
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 […]
Surgical services provide important preventive and life-saving strategies. Contrary to prevailing opinion, essential surgical procedures can be provided in district hospitals at a cost per DALY equivalent to other well-accepted preventive procedures.
Better access to healthcare is a global challenge. Increased amounts of funds are allocated nationally and internationally to improve access. Therefore, understanding access at local levels helps to focus the policies and strategies.
A qualitative survey interviewed 540 from different ranks in health professions and education level from three hospitals-Psychiatric Hospital (n=289); General Hospital (n=125), Chinese-Western Combination Hospital (n=126).
Nursing care quality is an important indicator for the safety of patients. Working overtime will increase the physical and psychical stress of the nursing staff, decrease the satisfactory degree of their nursing careers, and reduce their wills of retaining their posts.
In a significant shift from the Euro-Western model of compartmentalized surgical education, the National Board of Examinations – the MoH’s apex body for post graduate medical education – has developed a 3 year Rural Surgery course. The syllabus emphasizes basic surgical skills and management of traumas and emergencies;
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.
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.