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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
The Gait and Balance of Patients with Diabetes Can Be Improved: A Randomised Controlled Trial in SwitzerlandPosted on 12/01/2012 | No CommentsThis randomised controlled trial evaluates the effect of a specific training programme on gait and balance of diabetic patients. A group of 71 diabetic patients was recruited and randomly assigned to an intervention (n=35) or a control group (n=36).
Posted on 09/12/2011 | No CommentsGonoshasthaya Kendra (GK), "In Bangla, Gono means People, Shasthaya means Health and Kendra stands for Center" is the founding organization of the People's Health Movement and a recognized world leader in Primary Health Care (PHC) delivery. GK has initiated a model program involving delivering physiotherapy as part of PHC to the population of 1.5 million covered by its PHC programs, most of whom in rural areas, starting in 2001.
Steep Ramp Test: An Efficient Tool to Develop a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program in the Absence of a Cardio Pulmonary Exercise TestPosted on 21/11/2011 | No CommentsThe Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) is a gold standard for the prescription of exercise in a pulmonary rehabilitation program for COPD patients. However, this test is expensive and time consuming. This study aims at assessing the Steep Ramp Test, an alternative low cost tool to evaluate exercise intensity in the absence of CPET.