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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
New roles and responsibilities of health personnel Archive
Factors Influencing Patient Contact Time at Public Health Clinics in Developing Countries: Evidence from BangladeshPosted on 06/01/2012 | No CommentsQuality of health care services is an issue of widespread concern in both developed and developing countries. Medical practitioners and researchers alike are seeking answers to questions such as how to measure such quality, what factors affect quality of care, and what types of changes can leverage the greatest improvements in quality.
Posted on 14/12/2011 | No CommentsIn 2010, NHS Newham in the United Kingdom, implemented a pilot for Point-of-care (PoCT) testing for HIV pharmacies situated in the East London borough of Newham. The aim has been to increase the availability of services for HIV testing beyond traditional clinical care settings. This paper outlines the practical experience of implementing Point-of-Care testing for HIV in pharmacies.
Posted on 14/12/2011 | No CommentsIranian CHWs have had significant contribution to rural health, equitable access and community engagement. This study, by using qualitative methodology, investigated CHWs perceptions about their roles and responsibilities, training, support system and the existing enablers and barriers which strengthen or weaken their contribution to the implementation of comprehensive primary health care.
Posted on 12/12/2011 | No CommentsThe 1MC programme was introduced in Malaysia to address access to healthcare services by the urban poor. These are clinics managed by non-doctors, mobilised from within the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. The programme was first launched early 2011.
Partnering Strategically with Faith Based Organisations: The Case of Moravian Diploma Nursing School in Mbozi, TanzaniaPosted on 21/11/2011 | No CommentsTo address chronic conditions effectively, investments need to be made in training nurses with additional and new skills. This is even more relevant in the rural low-income setting where trained workforce has a high turnover due to economic migration.
Posted on 21/11/2011 | No CommentsEven in countries with easy access to medication, patients with epilepsy continue to suffer from psycho-social difficulties often underestimated by health caregivers. This project describes a new educational programme for patients with epilepsy at Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland that aims to explore patient's knowledge, perceptions and beliefs of their illness.