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Global Health Diagnostics

Under-testing for TB in the Indian private health sector

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 1, 2018
Please see this new paper in PLoS Medicine, based on our large, two-city study on quality of TB care delivered by private sector providers in India. The study used standardized (simulated) patients to...
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India private health sector testing tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

New study on variations in quality of tuberculosis care in urban India

Madhukar Pai - Sept. 27, 2018
Please see this new paper in PLoS Medicine, based on our large, two-city study on quality of TB care delivered by private sector providers in India. The study used standardized (simulated) patients to...
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India private health sector Publications & Research quality of care
Global Health Diagnostics

Availability of essential diagnostics in primary care in India

Madhukar Pai - Sept. 26, 2018
Please see the attached study, a pilot study in 3 districts/states in India, on availability of essential tests at the level of primary care. We used the WHO Essential Dx List as the benchmark to c...
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Essential diagnostics list essential tests India
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

CHAI India is looking for a Research Associate, Tuberculosis

Madhukar Pai - Aug. 20, 2018
Please see attached job description. For more details, kindly directly contact: Harkesh Dabas hdabas@clintonHealthAccess.org CHAI India is looking for a Research Associate, Tuberculosis Madhuk...
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India job opportunity tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Documentary: Two Countries, Two Choices: India, South Africa and the Struggle against Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Madhukar Pai - July 27, 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ypId_HhDec&feature=youtu.be Please watch and share, Thanks Madhu Documentary: Two Countries, Two Choices: India, South Africa and the Struggle against Multi-D...
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India MDR-TB South Africa youtube video
Global Health Diagnostics

India bans Antibody Detecting Rapid Diagnostic Tests for routine diagnosis of malaria

Madhukar Pai - April 4, 2018
Please see this Indian government order on malaria antibody detection rapid tests. Would like to hear from our malaria colleagues on whether this is a good strategy. Do other countries allow the us...
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India malaria RDTs
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

New York Times op-ed: What Killed Half a Million Indians?

Madhukar Pai - June 21, 2017
This is a must read article in NYT! URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/21/opinion/india-tuberculosis.html?ref=opinion PDF attached. Best Madhu New York Times op-ed: What Killed Half a Mi...
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drug resistant tuberculosis India
TB Infection Control

2017 AIC Course

Dilip Patil - June 20, 2017
I have enrolled for 2017 AIC Course (31st July to 11 August) and looking forward to interact with the experts in the field. Barbara especially has been very prompt and pro-active in communication, T...
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AIC certification Engineering Controls Harvard Airborne IC Course India infection control Technical Consultants Training
Health IT

Integrated MSc+PhD @ PHFI- Indian Institute of Public Health- Hyderabad

Dr. Suresh Munuswamy - March 21, 2016
Integrated MSc+PhD @ PHFI- Indian Institute of Public Health- Hyderabad: The program running since 2013, is jointly administered by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)/ Indian Institute of Public...
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health informatics India IT Training msc Networking PhD
TB Infection Control

Seeking experts on India, strategy and global health (TB) - deadline today

Trond Undheim - Dec. 3, 2015
Yegii, the insight network, has open consulting challenges for part-time work in virtual teams. Urgently seeking 2-3 experts on strategies to mobilize multinationals towards a TB-free India. If you a...
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entrepreneurs global health policy India industry multinationals ppp private public partnership TB-free India Technical Consultants
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Save the Date: MSF/TAG Symposium at TB Union Conference, Cape Town - Ending TB in India: Why civil society should dream and act BIG?, 4 December, 17:15-18:30 hrs

Michelle French - Nov. 6, 2015
Ending TB in India: Why civil society should dream and act BIG? 4 December, 17:15-18:30 hrs 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Cape Town, South Africa India contributes more than a qua...
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Advocacy Advocacy & Education Conferences DR-TB India linkage with civilian sector The Union
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

GBD launches state-level (subnational) estimates exercise in India

Kiran Kumbhar - Oct. 26, 2015
An article in a news analysis website describes how the subnational GBD results will be beneficial to both healthcare personnel and the civil society; and how the GBD findings are as much about politi...
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Global Burden of Disease India Politics
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Learning Tour March 2015 Calcutta India

Erin Das - Feb. 3, 2015
I am re-posting this from the HIV Community, sorry if you have already read this. ________________________________________________________________ My name is Erin Das and I am currently working fo...
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Education & Curricula HIV/AIDS India Monitoring and Evaluation Nutrition WASH
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

What's stopping devices like EyeGo and Slit Imager from being widely adopted in the U.S. today?

Austin Walters - Nov. 19, 2014
Could Low Cost Cameras from India Disrupt the $5B U.S. Ophthalmoscopy Market? This is a discussion centered around some of our research in the latest post at globalhealth.care: http://www.globalhealth...
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disrupting healthcare fundus cameras India ophthalmology Patient Centered Innovations Systems Innovations Technology
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Experience with telehealth to increase follow-up rates?

Andrea Ippolito - April 24, 2014
Greetings! I am doing a project with a plastic surgeon in Varanasi, India on how to improve follow-up rates with his patients that underwent cleft palate surgery. Traditionally, he has seen poor foll...
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India telehealth
Health IT

Experience with telehealth to increase follow-up rates?

Andrea Ippolito - April 24, 2014
Greetings! I am doing a project with a plastic surgeon in Varanasi, India on how to improve follow-up rates with his patients that underwent cleft palate surgery. Traditionally, he has seen poor foll...
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India telehealth
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Studies supporting improved follow-up rates post surgery using telehealth or mobile health?

Andrea Ippolito - April 24, 2014
Greetings! I am doing a project with a plastic surgeon in Varanasi, India on how to improve follow-up rates with his patients that underwent cleft palate surgery. Traditionally, he has seen poor foll...
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improve follow-up rates India telehealth
HIV Treatment & Prevention

HIV Prevention India Case Studies

John Nicholson - April 9, 2013
Two new India Case Studies are now available on the AIDSTAR-One website. 1) Community-Based Initiatives for HIV Program Management among Most-at-Risk Populations (http://j.mp/10JL3AH) Both NGO an...
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Adherence and Retention ART hiv testing HIV testing and counseling India MSM
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Case Study: Micro-planning in Andhra Pradesh

John Nicholson - March 5, 2013
In Andhra Pradesh, India, the Samastha Project utilized an innovative community-based micro-planning process to train HIV peer outreach workers. This training has helped peer outreach workers to creat...
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India micro-planning peer led outreach people living with HIV
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Integrating HIV Care: Improving Programs, Improving the Lives of People Living with HIV

Daniel C - Aug. 16, 2012
"It is a blisteringly hot day in the city of Sangli in Maharashtra, a southern state in India. A group of women and men living with HIV have come together at the Aamhich Aamache Drop-In Center (DIC) t...
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Care India Integration Integration and linkages to care stigma