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Training African Doctors in Surgery for HIV Prevention: The ‘Operation AB’ Model and its Successful Pilot Testing in Swaziland

‘Operation AB’ -launched in October 2007- is an international partnership aimed at significantly scaling up MC in Swaziland through capacity building and training. The project brings together The Jerusalem AIDS Project, a veteran non-profit NGO, based in Israel, The Hadassah Medical Organization, The Government of Swaziland and FLAS.

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Noma: Niger-Switzerland Collaboration for an Aetiological Research Project

Microbiological studies conducted on the aetiology of noma have failed to identify a putative pathogen, mainly because of field and technical difficulties. To obtain a description of the oral flora of noma and control children, it was indispensable to have: a local team able to recognize the diseased population, provide explanations to parents, and include […]

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ICT and International Hospital Cooperation

As regard to quick evolution of health systems and problems arisen from difficulties to insure equal access to healthcare and supplies for populations, which is a real challenge for health managers and politics everywhere, ICT may represent an interesting tool for improving health access and country planning, regulation and competences maintaining.

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Health Care Provision and Health Systems in the Immediate Phase of Mass Population Migration: Field Experience in Sri lanka

Provision of an optimum health care services determine the survival during disasters. Especially when the community had being on migration for a considerable time ,poor quality water, poor sanitation reduced food supplies and overcrowding may aggravate the health issues and demands for the health system to function on it’s full stretch.

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Baseline Compliance of a Cohort of Healthcare Workers with Universal Precautions

Globalization, mass population migration war are considered to be the main causative factors for the spread of infections like HIV and Hepatitis B in previously disease free regions. Health care workers in emergency surgical units (ESHCW) are considered as a high risk category of acquiring these infections by infectious blood and body fluids.

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