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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Gun violence

Thomas Bauer - Oct. 5, 2016
Gun violence is a leading cause of premature death in the U.S. Nearly 30,000 people die each year due to gun violence and nearly 60,000 are injured. The issue of gun violence is complex and mult...
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CHWs Global population health Gun violence Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings Safety Urban Settings
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

The Story of Ebola: new film for communities at risk

deborah van dyke - July 8, 2015
Dear all, Global Health Media Project is pleased to announce the release of our latest public health animation. The Story of Ebola--produced in collaboration with the International Federation of R...
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communications ebola Ebola Community Care Centers education film PPE Safety treatment
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Subduing the Ebola Virus.

As the Ebola viral disease epidemic is being conquered in West Africa, the greatest challenge is how to prevent the re-occurrence of the disease in West Africa or else where in the world. In veiw of ...
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data education infection control Safety vaccines
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Virus-based malaria vaccine shows promise in early trial

Sungano Mharakurwa - June 1, 2015
Please see abstract below and accompanying link. After at least 90 years of hard work and unfulfilled anticipation for a malaria vaccine, could this be finally it? Is there really light at the end of...
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efficacy malaria protection Safety vaccine Vector Control
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

ProMED list for information on outbreaks

Sudip Bhandari - April 2, 2015
I thought this would be an interesting resource for members here to know about and follow. ProMED is a moderated list serve that collects and distributes data on outbreaks. Link is attached below. The...
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data education infection control Safety treatment
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

please could someone bookmark 60 minute audio of kim and farmer 9 december

chris macrae - Dec. 24, 2014
Among the 1000 listeners to this most interesting Q&A I have ever been privileged to hear, how do we share the webcast with this not up at 8pm us east coast time thanks to all who have turned savin...
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education events infection control Safety
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

Senate Hearing on Patient Safety

Thomas Tsai - July 23, 2014
In case you missed it, the Senate HELP Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging held a hearing last week on patient safety. The testimony features patient safety experts and a lively Q&A from Senator...
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aca evidence policy Research Safety
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

Residency Outpatient Handovers

William Martinez - July 1, 2014
It is that time of year. In many places across the US, new interns will start tomorrow. In primary care specialties, many of these interns will inherit a panel of patients from a graduating resident ...
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evidence medical education Most-at-risk populations quality of care Research Safety transitions in care
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Linking experience with practice challenges

Elizabeth Glaser - June 11, 2014
Sorry that I have quiet lately; a close family member has been quite ill and I have been interacting with the health system as family member and have been actively working as this relative's health ad...
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appropriate care Clinical Guidelines & Protocols Education & Curricula Human Rights quality of care Safety
Health IT

PANEL DISCUSSION: Global perspective on using IT to measure and improve quality and safety

Andrew Kanter, MD MPH - Sept. 26, 2010
Medinfo 2010 was held in Cape Town, South Africa from September 12-15, 2010. It was very well attended with representation from many countries, particularly from Africa. It was an excellent opportunit...
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Conferences & Meetings health care in low resource settings health information technology Health Systems Strengthening & Service Quality Monitoring & Evaluation Safety
TB Infection Control

Predictive value of the user seal check in determining half-face respirator fit

Predictive value of the user seal check in determining half-face respirator fit Jensen, PhD, PE, CIH Paul A.
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Aerosols Articles Disease transmission infection control Occupational Patient-to-professional Respiratory protective devices Safety Severe acute respiratory syndrome