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Abstract and Sessions by Thematic Tracks (work in progress)
- GHF2006 – PS03 – Most Neglected Diseases on Alternative Approaches to New Drug Development: Two R&D Initiatives
- GHF2006 – PS11 – Public-Private Partnerships: Beneficial or Undermining? on From Basic Research to Drug Delivery: When are PPPS Needed?
- Mako on Children’s Health in Ecologically Polluted Regions: Georgia
- DR: Sohair Abdulla on Adherence to the Diabetics and Hypertensive Treatment Guidelines for Health Workers in Health Facilities: Ibadan, Nigeria
- Hein39 on Affordable Diabetes Care: Cambodia
Humanitarian crisis Archive
The Sphere Project Handbook: Standards for Humanitarian Response Address Growing Problem of Chronic DiseasesPosted on 09/01/2012 | No CommentsThe Sphere Handbook 2011 edition addresses the impact of demographic changes on the management of non-communicable chronic diseases in emergencies. With the unprecedented growth in the number of older people worldwide - from 7% of people over 60 worldwide in 2004 to 11% in 2011 - the demographic and epidemiological profile of disaster-affected populations has also changed significantly, prompting full revision of the wording on non-communicable diseases in the Sphere Handbook 2011 edition which is now the first set of standards to include guidance on management of chronic diseases during disasters.