Tag: health services

Is the desire for Innovation substituting the need for Evidence?

GETHealth: A Global Education & Health Technology Summit 2014 Dublin Key Correspondent: Bianca van Bavel ‘We are living in an unprecedented time for technology and innovation ’, was a statement heard several times over the two day GETHealth Summit in Dublin, November 13th and 14th.  And in true visionary...

IFGH 2012: Changing Incentives for Health Workers Through a Voucher Scheme for Maternal Health Services

Posted by Irish Forum for Global Health | Conference Abstracts   Authors:Ekirapa- Kiracho E.1, Kiwanuka SN.1, Brugha R.2, Sengooba F.1, Thomas S.3 Author Affiliations:1Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda, 2Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland,3Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Option...

IFGH 2012: Health Care Delivery, Access and Utilisation in Emerging Communities and Slums of Urban South West, Nigeria

by globalhealth on Jan 29, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
The study aims to examine the nature of health care in emerging communities and slums of urban south west, Nigeria. The specific objectives will include; to explore the social processes by which health care services emerge and evolve in emerging communities and urban slums of south west Nigeria; to examine access to...

IFGH 2012: Effectiveness and Sustainability of an Integrated Care Group Model in Delivering Community Health Services

by globalhealth on Jan 29, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
Community-based behaviour change communication (BCC) is key to improving household health practices. The Care Group model is an effective method of delivering BCC, resulting in improved health behaviours. The traditional Care Group model requires significant external support, traditionally provided by paid NGO...

IFGH 2012: Innovative Participatory Health Education ‘IPHE’ : an Approach to Capacity Strengthening for Researchers and Policy Makers

by globalhealth on Jan 29, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
We designed and conducted an Innovative Participatory Health Education Project 'IPHE'. In which 12 Masters Student researchers worked together with 2 employees of local NGOs, 10 local women, and 10 local theatrical band members in Renk County in South Sudan to identify the important maternal health issues in their...

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