Session Outline Parallel session PS30, Tuesday, May 27 2008, 16:00-17:30, Room 15 Chair(s): François Chappuis, Lecturer, Division of International and Humanitarian Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland Obstacles to Using Eflornithine on a Large Scale: Measures to Facilitate the Role of Each Stakeholder in the Field of DRC PNLTHA Constantin […]
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The Health Sector of Liberia is being reformed following fifteen years of civil conflict. A National Health Policy and Plan was formulated in 2007 to address critical health issues. The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) traditionally has supported Liberia in immunization system and injection safety.
Antibiotic resistance has emerged as one of the most important global threats to public health. The global need for new antibiotics must be understood from two perspectives; first human rights and solidarity. The second antibiotic resistance cannot be addressed in isolation.
There is a growing realization that public health may be affected by trade and the rules set out in international trade agreements. Trade can affect health both positively and negatively.
The High-Level Dialogue convened in 2009 in Venice by WHO acknowledged ‘that the impact of GHIs on health outcomes and health systems, though variable, has been positive on balance and has helped to draw attention to deficiencies in health systems’.
The global response to the 2009 / 2010 H1N1 influenza pandemic is the most comprehensive ever achieved, demonstrating that international organizations, national governments, scientists and manufacturers can work together quickly and effectively to protect populations around the world.
Session Outline Parallel session PS35, Monday, April 19 2010, 11:00-12:30, Room 2 Chair: Tessa Richards, Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal (BMJ), United Kingdom H1N1 Preparedness and Response: Early Lessons Learned Sandra Jack-Mounier, Lecturer, Department of Public Health and Policy, Communicable Diseases Policy Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom Global Response to Pandemics: […]
Health for All by 2000, the objective launched in 1978 by the World Health Organization at Alma Ata, was based on a strategy of accessible, comprehensive and responsive primary health care. Several countries have delivered proof of principle of this concept, be it that strong political will, sufficient resources and contextual flexibility are required.