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Suggestion for Policy in Telemedicine

Yudha Saputra - Oct. 17, 2016
Dear Colleagues, Indonesia, as a developing country's, going to create it's first Telemedicine Guideline under the role of Indonesia Government. The finalization of the draft will be printed befor...
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developing countries LMiCs policy telemedicine
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Seeking Malaria/Communicable diseases intervention program opportunities

Dr. Osita Okonkwo - April 2, 2016
Hi, I am a public health physician and experienced program manager with 10+ experience in public health programming in resource poor setting. I have competencies in program development, advocacy, stra...
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communicable disease developing countries Developing targeted interventions Diagnostics & Treatment funding malaria Operations & Logistics policy prevention program managers technical capacity Vector Control Volunteer & Work Opportunities
Health IT

Personal Health Records examples in resource limited settings

Naomi Muinga - March 9, 2016
Are there any examples of personal health records(PHR) implemented or being tested for resource limited settings? Is there a place for PHRs at the moment? It would be interesting to read of these e...
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developing countries electronic health record health care in low resource settings Medical Records Personal Health Records
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too

Christine Ngaruiya - July 20, 2015
Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too http://www.epijournal.com/articles/220/the-eps-role-in-facing-the-non-communicable-dis...
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developing countries Emergency medicine NCD noncommunicable disease
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too

Christine Ngaruiya - July 20, 2015
Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too http://www.epijournal.com/articles/220/the-eps-role-in-facing-the-non-communicable-dis...
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developing countries Emergency Department Emergency medicine NCD noncommunicable disease
Health IT

Is patient-centric healthcare approach more applicable to developed countries than to developing and poor countries?

Richard Pankomera - March 4, 2015
In developed countries, there is an advocacy for health care services to be patient-centric in which the patient takes ownership of his own health. Information Technology has played a role as an enab...
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developing countries Electronic health Mobile Devices mobile Health Networking OpenMRS patient-centered care Patient-centric
Health IT

request for projects - WHO eHealth projects database

Jo Wood - Nov. 19, 2014
Hi there I am new to this community and have enjoyed reading through some of the discussions. I am currently working with the WHO & ITU on a project to find and showcase 120 eHealth projects. T...
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database developing countries digital health eHealth global health ICT local NGO mhealth Networking project management projects telehealth who
Health IT

Improved Diagnostics in The Developing World

Aric Weinberg - June 4, 2014
Hi all! I am a community outreach consultant working in Israel to promote the development of new medicines and medical devices that improve and protect health around the world. Currently I am r...
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african health ministers appropriate medical devices cancer Cervical Cancer screening developing countries developing global health leaders developing world mobile applications Mobile Devices mobile Health point of care Software
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

Healthcare Quality Improvement Models in Developing Countries

Juliet Laverley - April 3, 2014
What quality improvement models exist in developing countries at the Ministry of Health level. Healthcare Quality Improvement Models in Developing Countries Juliet Laverley Isabelle Celentano Lisa Hir...
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developing countries Quality Assurance quality models
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Improving Patient Retention for Chronic Care in Underdeveloped Areas

Sameer Kushwaha - Feb. 27, 2014
Hi everyone, Since this past summer, I have been investigating ways that we can improve the follow-up rates of patients with chronic eye diseases that can cause rapid and irreversible vision loss (...
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chronic disease developing countries follow-up Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Effect of Reducing Indoor Air Pollution on Women’s Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function: The RESPIRE Randomized Trial, Guatemala

Yue Guan - March 4, 2011
Effect of Reducing Indoor Air Pollution on Women’s Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function: The RESPIRE Randomized Trial, Guatemala Guan Yue
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biomass bronchitis carbon monoxide chronic chronic obstructive Chronic Respiratory Diseases developing countries Publications & Research pulmonary disease smoke spirometry wood
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Condom Promotion for AIDS Prevention in the Developing World: Is it Working?

Bobby Shady - May 11, 2010
Condom Promotion for AIDS Prevention in the Developing World: Is it Working? Shady Bobby Male Condoms for Prevention of HIV/AIDS in the Developing World 1 ...
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AIDS Condoms developing countries Developing targeted interventions HIV prevention Sexual transmission transmission
Health IT

Description of Evaluations of Telemedicine

Joaquin Blaya, PhD - Oct. 21, 2009
Description of Evaluations of Telemedicine Blaya, PhD Joaquin AMIA Palm Project Telemedicine Telemedicine applications had by far the largest number of evaluatio...
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developing countries evaluations telemedicine
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Cost-effectiveness of adherence interventions in resource-poor countries?

Hannah Mogul-Adlin - June 29, 2009
Hi everyone, I'm wondering if anyone knows of any studies that discuss the cost effectiveness of various adherence interventions in resource-poor settings. There seem to be many from the US and other...
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Adherence cost-effectiveness developing countries interventions Monitoring & Measurement quanitative resource-limited settings resource-poor settings
TB Infection Control

High Containment Laboratory Design and Construction (Part 2)

Edward Nardell, MD - Aug. 29, 2008
High Containment Laboratory Design and Construction (Part 2) Nardell, MD Edward Microsoft PowerPoint - Harvardzack7-21l 1 High-containment Laboratory Design & Const...
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2008 Harvard Engineering Methods Course containment design developing countries Engineering Controls Harvard Airborne IC Course Infrastructure Training