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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Replying to interest for "Looking for health professionals in Kenya, Nigeria & Botswana"

Enya Seguin - April 14, 2019
Hi all, it seems that I am unable to reply in the thread. So hopefully you all see this! To apply on YAPILI as an African adviser (health professional), please join us here: https://app.yapili.com...
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Health IT

Join YAPILI

Enya Seguin - April 11, 2019
In a previous post regarding this topic, we received lots of message from nurses, midwives and doctors in African countries. With this success, we proceeded to onboard many of them onto our mHealth so...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Looking for health professionals in Kenya, Nigeria & Botswana

Enya Seguin - April 11, 2019
In a previous post regarding this topic, we received lots of message from nurses, midwives and doctors in African countries. With this success, we proceeded to onboard many of them only our mHealth so...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Laboratory medicine in Africa since 2008: then, now, and the future

Madhukar Pai - Aug. 22, 2018
Please see this interesting article on the lab medicine landscape in Africa and how it changed because of the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Best Madhu Laboratory medicine in Africa since 2008...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

UCSF School of Nursing /Partners in Health Job: Midwifery Mentor, Malawi

Sharon Rose - May 25, 2018
The Global Action in Nursing (GAIN) project is a 12-month opportunity based in Neno district, Malawi. The purpose of the mentorship is to work closely with Malawian nurse colleagues to improve outcome...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Can we do Clinical trial for new MDR-TB in Africa? What are ways to step forward.

Akshaya Bhagavathula - July 11, 2017
Dear GHD members, Greetings, I am Dr. Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, working as Asst.prof of clinical pharmacy at University of Gondar, Ethiopia from past 5 years. Being health professional, my...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Public Private Partnerships to Accelerate Dx Use

Catharina Boehme - March 25, 2017
In addition to the new expanded list of countries with access to negotiated MGIT prices and the WHO's recommendation of the new Xpert Ultra cartridge, a new partnership to accelerate innovations betwe...
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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Dialogue on the state of health worker/ medical training & career development in Uganda

Daisy Winner - Feb. 22, 2017
On February 23, a variety of stakeholders will meet to discuss the current state of health worker training, medical education, and career development in Uganda. Partners from Makerere University, Univ...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance - Promoting Best Antimicrobial Practices in Uganda

Daisy Winner - Nov. 20, 2016
On November 21st and 22nd in Mbale, Uganda various stakeholders will come together at The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance. The conference will bring together leaders in laborator...
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HIV Treatment & Prevention

The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance - Promoting Best Antimicrobial Practices in Uganda

Daisy Winner - Nov. 20, 2016
On November 21st and 22nd in Mbale, Uganda various stakeholders will come together at The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance. The conference will bring together leaders in laborator...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

PIVOT seeking next Country Director

PIVOT Works, Inc. - Jan. 25, 2016
The Country Director is expected to couple visionary leadership and disciplined management with strong representation skills to ensure strategic implementation of PIVOT’s programs in Madagascar. Based...
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Health IT

Smart Health Card Project requires your votes and comments

Amal Bholah - Aug. 16, 2015
Hello, I am Dr. Bholah Amal from Mauritius working in the Intensive Care Unit and student in Global eHealth MSc from the University of Edinburgh. I have prototyped a Smart Health Card reader using ...
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Health IT

The future of medicine

Jossy Onwude, MD - May 1, 2015
Hello all, am Jossy Onwude and currently a medical intern in the Philippines and would be done by March 2016. But am not your regular doctor as am more interested in the use of technology in the field...
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[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Reconstructive surgery in Cameroon

Ross Blagg - May 31, 2014
I had a man contact me from Cameroon looking for assistance with a burn injury he sustained when he was younger. He is going to try and e-mail me some pictures. Does anyone know of a clinic in Cameroo...
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[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Focus on Africa: Diabetes, CVD and Health Promotion in Africa published by Elsevier Inc.

Jared Owuor - Nov. 22, 2013
Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases (ISSN: 0033-0620) is published bimonthly by Elsevier Inc. Focusing on Africa, here is a link to current publications on Diabetes, CVD and Health Promotion. http...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Volunteer Midwives needed for Africa

Lorna Owens - Nov. 12, 2013
Footprints Foundation is committed to reducing Maternal and Infant Mortality in Low resource countries. We do so through a group of very dedicated Volunteers. If you feel you might like to join us,ple...
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Health IT

Job Opening: Technology Manager - Technology Community Manager

Carly Backman - July 11, 2013
Technology Manager - Technology Community Manager Background Information VillageReach improves access to healthcare for the most underserved communities around the world by creating innovation...
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[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Optimizing the Response of HIV/​AIDS Prevention in Africa (ORPHEA) + Recent articles

Amy Scheffler - Feb. 13, 2013
Hi everyone, A former professor of mine, Dr. Richard Wamai, is doing some work on HIV/AIDS with colleagues at Brown University and the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) that may ...
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HIV Treatment & Prevention

Optimizing the Response of HIV/​AIDS Prevention in Africa (ORPHEA) + Recent articles

Amy Scheffler - Feb. 13, 2013
Hi everyone, A former professor of mine, Dr. Richard Wamai, is doing some work on HIV/AIDS with colleagues at Brown University and the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) that may ...
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Adherence africa behavior change Developing targeted interventions economic incentives HIV treatment Mexico optimizing response
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Puberty is hard enough by itself...

Daniel C - July 19, 2012
As children living with HIV mature, they must also transition toward HIV self-management and adult clinical care. This technical brief--Transitioning of Care and Other Services for Adolescents Livi...
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