Conference Abstracts

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

by globalhealth on Jan 31, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
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...

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

by globalhealth on Jan 31, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
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...

IFGH 2012: WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel- Implications for Ireland

by globalhealth on Jan 31, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
Ireland, because of its disproportionate reliance on passively and actively recruited non-EU trained nurses and doctors, has ethical responsibilities both to its foreign health workers and their countries. In the long-run, it will be Ireland's success or not in developing and retaining its domestic health workforce that...

IFGH 2012: Supporting & Strengthening MNCH Services Using Mobile Phones: a Research Protocol

Posted by Irish Forum for Global Health | Conference Abstracts Authors:Vallières F.1, McAuliffe E.2, Conteh M.3, Walker P.4 Author Affiliations:INDIGO1, Centre for Global Health TCD1, 2, World Vision Ireland3, World Vision UK4 Option 2– Lessons from the field; project and programme evaluations; and...

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