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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
Health IT

Device security as part of consideration of health IT acceptance/use?

Charlene Ronquillo - June 18, 2015
I am looking at testing the stability of a technology use predictive model and will likely incorporate some additional constructs, in order for the model to better reflect the realities of using mHeal...
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health care in low resource settings health information technology LMIC Mobile Devices mobile Health modeling technology acceptance
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Pioglitazone in low resource areas

Sandeep Saluja - June 6, 2015
The glitazones were at the centre stage of controversy sometime back.Pioglitazone was withdrawn in India and then came back.Despite all controversies,it is a relatively inexpensive and effective drug....
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Diabetes health care in low resource settings pioglitazone
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Repurposing Drugs for Cancer Treatment in Very Remote and Low Resource Areas

Sandeep Saluja - June 5, 2015
Friends, May I please take the liberty of seeking your esteemed views on a question which has been engaging my mind as a clinician for quite some time? I have volunteered to work in very remote and l...
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cancer Drug Repositioning Drug repurposing health care in low resource settings Remote areas
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa: what we know now

Ziad Khatib - Oct. 3, 2011
Non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa: what we know now Khatib Ziad dyr050 885..901 NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES Non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Afric...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes health care in low resource settings middle income countries NCDs Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

References inline with the PIH guide

Ziad Khatib - Oct. 1, 2011
Dear NCD community, I would like to share additional references inline with the PIH Guide and to emphasize its importance. 1) A systematic review by Dalal and colleagues, on NCDs in sub-Saharan ...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes health care in low resource settings middle income countries NCDs Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention Tobacco Control
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
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Global Health Nurse-Author Joe Niemczura to speak in Boston on June 29th

Maggie Sullivan - June 14, 2010
Nurse and author, Joe Niemczura, will be speaking to graduate nursing students at UMass-Boston regarding the challenges of health care in Nepal. Mr. Niemczura, who also teaches nursing at the Universi...
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health care in low resource settings Meetings & Conferences Nepal Work & Volunteer Abroad