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The Determinants of Urban Healthy Equity

The social distribution of health in an urbanised world. The global movement towards urban living has brought a number of social, economic and health benefits. Urbanisation has benefited many local ec...
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equity Guidelines Health Care implementation Meseret Desta Haileyesus quality improvement Systems Innovations Technology
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UCSF Global Health Delivery Training

Manisha Singh - June 25, 2014
Based on what many of the experts in this group have said in this forum, University of California at San Francisco along with PIH are putting on a 4 day bootcamp in Global Health Delivery from October...
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developing global health leaders events Guidelines implementation Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Publications and Announcements Systems Innovations Technology
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The use of unconventional community-based venues to deliver health services

Isabelle Celentano - June 24, 2014
I recently started a discussion in the Population Health community regarding initiatives that utilize community-based venues, such as barber shops, to deliver health services. I'm interested in hearin...
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implementation Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement
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"If you don’t use it, it doesn’t work.

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - March 17, 2014
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study on the results of implementing a surgical checklist in Ontario hospitals per a government mandate (http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/N...
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implementation Publications and Announcements Systems Innovations
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Creating database for cervical cancer patients in urban setting, low-resource country

Charlotte Gamble - Jan. 30, 2014
Hi everyone, I am looking for the best resources/literature that can be used to help create a patient database for cervical cancer patients seen at an outpatient GYN clinic in an urban setting in a ...
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cervical cancer Cervical Cancer screening computer technology databases implementation loss to follow-up low-resource settings Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Systems Innovations Technology
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Online medical community webinar plus a look at a new platform from Best Doctors

James Cuoco - Jan. 21, 2014
Best Doctors wanted to invite everyone to our very first webinar of 2014, “A Physician’s Guide to Online Medical Communities”. We are bringing together a great panel of physicians to discuss how onlin...
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First Aid materials in Swahili?

Marwa Saleh - Dec. 22, 2013
Dear All, I'm looking for basic first aid educational materials (guide/teaching books, pamphlets etc.) in Swahili. Please let me know if you know of any available content, or organization that may ...
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Guidelines implementation Systems Innovations
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Reminder: Mobile Technology to Better Manage Health Commodities: Small Grant Opportunity in India and Nepal

Rowena Luk - Dec. 9, 2013
Hi Everyone, With only 2 weeks left until the deadline on December 23rd, this is a friendly reminder for interested groups to apply to our small grants opportunity to try out mobile technology for ...
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events implementation Logistics Payment Innovations supply chain management Systems Innovations Technology
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[CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS] TTWUD Mental Health Challenge

Cameron Stocks - Sept. 26, 2013
Do you have an innovative idea or project from a low-income setting? Could it be applied to mental health in high-income countries? TTWUD.org are running a challenge to showcase your ideas. The ...
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community mental health care implementation mental health Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Publications and Announcements Systems Innovations
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Atul Gawande's latest article

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - July 22, 2013
Highly suggest we discuss this as a community. Gawande highlights innovation from BRAC in discussion why some innovations spread quickly and others take time to reach full scale adoptions. Gawande's w...
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Expert Panel: Principles and Challenges in Health Innovation

Marie Connelly - July 11, 2013
We all know that innovators in health care face a unique set of challenges - from misaligned incentives to regulatory hurdles and truly life-or-death scenarios, the stakes are high. And with millions ...
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Innovations for Remote and Rural America?

Marie Connelly - May 31, 2013
I've been seeing a lot lately about the challenges faced by health care providers in remote and rural parts of the country. This recent piece in the New York Times about health care on the Alaskan fro...
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implementation Rural settings Systems Innovations Technology
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Stimulating a Primary Care Renaissance

How do stimulate the incentives to sustain and scale innovation in primary care? Here is a recent article in Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/davechase/2012/09/27/solving-healthcare-requires-pr...
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implementation Patient Centered Innovations Systems Innovations
TB Infection Control

Criteria for installation of upperroom UVGI systems in ambulatory TB treament locations

Susan Adolph - July 20, 2012
Hello all, I would like to open a discussion on what criteria to use before deciding to install upper room UVGI in ambulatory TB treatment settings. Previously we were considering to install in ...
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Administrative Controls Engineering Controls implementation Upper Room UVGI Application
TB Infection Control

How to provide respirators for visitors to TB facilities?

Susan Adolph - June 30, 2012
Hello All, I was hoping some of you can share your experiences in providing N95 respirators (or FFP2) to family members visiting TB ward or hospitals. Despite trying to switch to a community based...
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Administrative Controls implementation Personal Respiratory Protection respirators visitors
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Process management

Maria May - March 6, 2011
Dear Elena, I wanted to say thanks for posting this resource--I'm working with several NGOs in the US and Bangladesh on documentation and have been asked several times for advice on real-time (unsupp...
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documentation implementation Monitoring & Evaluation process reporting
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Avahan - The India AIDS Initiative: The Business of HIV Prevention at Scale

Bobby Shady - May 14, 2010
Avahan - The India AIDS Initiative: The Business of HIV Prevention at Scale Shady Bobby Avahan - The India AIDS Initiative: The Business of HIV Prevention at Scale...
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Avahan Community engagement Developing targeted interventions implementation India Monitoring & Evaluation Scale Scaling up & managing at scale Strategy
TB Infection Control

Upcoming Discussion about TB Infection Control Programs and Health Systems

Amy Madore - May 1, 2009
Dear TB Infection Control Members, Next Monday, May 4, a new discussion will be posted in the community regarding the various challenges of implementing TB infection control programs in resource-li...
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ATE Health systems HSAN implementation
TB Infection Control

Tuberculosis Control: Financial Evaluation for the 2001-2005 period in low and lower middle-income countries (Economic Annex to the Global Plan to Stop TB)

Sophie Beauvais - April 28, 2008
Tuberculosis Control: Financial Evaluation for the 2001-2005 period in low and lower middle-income countries (Economic Annex to the Global Plan to Stop TB) Beauvais Sophie ...
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dots financial evaluation General Resources Haiti implementation