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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Poor access to care and the impact on outcomes and government policy

Thomas Bauer - April 17, 2017
A Gordon Baird; in his article entitled “ Poor access to care: rural health deprivation?” states Mortality rates in the United Kingdom “for road traffic accidents, asthma, and cancer are worse in rur...
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at risk populations global health policy Government Policy Local governments Most-at-risk populations Population-Based Methods quality of care rural areas rural health rural healthcare Rural settings
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

The Trump Budget Proposal and Population Health

Thomas Bauer - March 20, 2017
The blue print of the first USA President Trumps budget has raised concerns on many fronts. According to the attached article "The proposed budget would “cripple” science and technology “through s...
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CHWs Diffusion of Innovations global health global health policy Healthcare Policy Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings Urban Settings
Health IT

Input requested to WHO Guideline: Prioritization of Questions on digital interventions for RMNCAH

Garrett Mehl - Sept. 20, 2016
Dear Colleagues, This is an invitation to contribute your voice into the development of World Health Organization Guidelines on the use of digital tools for reproductive, maternal, child, and adol...
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Conferences & Meetings digital health eHealth evidence global health policy Lab Systems mhealth Mobile Devices policy Software world health organization
HIV Treatment & Prevention

New! Interactive HIV Testing & Treatment Country Policy Database

Lauren Alexanderson - Feb. 9, 2016
The AIDSFree Guidance Database brings together national HIV testing and treatment guidance from many priority countries around the world. Use this interactive database to prepare guideline revisions f...
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Adherence and Retention Antiretroviral treatment (ART) research Clinical Guidelines country context global health policy HIV hiv testing HIV testing and counseling HIV treatment Home-based HIV Testing and Counseling mobile testing Mother-to-child Transmission pmtct PreP treatment as prevention
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

Special Issue - Language and Communication Issues in Healthcare

Allison Squires - Jan. 27, 2016
The International Journal of Nursing Studies is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue on Language and Communication Issues in Healthcare, guest edited by Allison Squires, PhD, RN, FAA...
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global health policy global health research language barriers
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya?

Eric Obscherning - Dec. 31, 2015
Dear Friends, Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya? We have an opportunity to #MultiplyChange but need your support. There are massive gaps in who has access to treatments in Kenya...
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Access to essential medicines Access to Medicines cancer cancer care Depression developing global health leaders Diabetes Emerging Leaders Epilepsy Essential Medicines Global Drug Policy global health policy health and human rights Heart Disease Kenya leadership Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Are you interested in joining World Obesity Federation's Scientific & Technical Advisory Network?

Hannah Brinsden - Aug. 5, 2014
Dear YP-CDN The World Obesity Federation is looking to recruit a small number of young professionals to join our Policy & Prevention Scientific & Technical Advisory Network (P&P STAN). The role of ...
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food environment global health policy Nutrition Obesity physical activity prevention
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

HRH Global Resource Center Launches Health Worker Policy Advocacy Collection

Rebecca Rhodes - March 15, 2012
The HRH Global Resource Center (GRC) is pleased to announce the launch of its Policy Advocacy Collection on health workforce issues. This important and often under-recognized area is a key component t...
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Databases & Publications global health policy health workers
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Measuring the Progress on Maternal and Child Mortality: Data, alternative methods, and findings; May 24, 2010 in Washington DC

Maggie Sullivan - May 14, 2010
9:30-11am: KKF Policy Forum The Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a policy forum to look at the progress in reaching MDGs 4 and 5, and the evolving U.S. role in improving maternal and child health i...
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global health policy maternal child health Meetings & Conferences