IFGH International Conference 2014 Abstracts, Presentations and Recordings.

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Conference Abstracts

IFGH International Conference 2014 Abstracts, Presentations and Recordings.

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On the 5th and 6th of November the IFGH held the 2014 IFGH International Conference in partnership with Concern around the theme of ‘Partnerships for Health’. The conference was well attended and provoked some interesting thoughts regarding the value of partnerships as well as how to recognise a partnership that is not performing effectively. For […]

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Partnerships for Health Conference-Call for Abstracts

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Remember, Friday, 13th of June is the early deadline for submission of abstracts to the IFGH Partnerships for Health conference! Partnerships have become a cornerstone of the development process but how do they serve to facilitate health related development goals? Is partnership always a viable solution or can some partnerships create more problems than solutions? What […]

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IFGH 2012: Human Resource for Health (HRH) Database Linkage and Harmonisation in Uganda

To determine the geographical and skill mix distribution of qualified health workers in Uganda; identify the current efforts to improve the quality of available information on staff distribution; determine the level of integration of existing data on staff distribution; and identify the successes and challenges of producing high quality information on staff distribution.

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IFGH 2012: Reflexive Governance “Putting the Public” Back into Public Health and Health Rights or Health Professionals and Patients

What theories of governance inform our understanding of the public roles of health professionals and patients in the ‘liquid’ global context of complex, mixed health systems undergoing reforms? The paper makes the case for a thicker and more concrete approach to public health and health rights, that has at its centre information and education geared […]

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IFGH 2012: An Exploration of the Hospital and Ward Factors Associated with High Levels of Overseas-Trained Nurses in General Hospitals in Ireland: Using Irish RN4CAST Study Results

To explore hospital factors that account for the variation in rates of non-EU qualified nurses in general hospitals in Ireland. Working hypotheses were that: large, teaching, urban hospitals would have higher levels of non-EU qualified nurses, given their higher turnover rates; hospitals with more negative work environments would have higher levels of non-EU qualified nurses […]

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