Tag: Knowledge

Engaging Health Systems by Improving Access to Health Information   

GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Sanskriti Sasikumar Artwork by Charles Isabirye for Partnerships in Health Information. Retrieved from: http://www.phiinafrica.org/ Knowledge empowers individuals to make informed choices. However, in our search for the perfect solution to improve global health, we rarely speak...

Ireland’s HPRA Stands to Engage Scientists of All Ages

Global Health Writes Citizen Journalist: Richeal Nic An Ri Here in an energetic atmosphere and a full house of eager students, exhibitors and teachers from all over Ireland—yes, it is the BT 2015 Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS)! Now in its prime 51st year of exhibition,...

Partnerships in HIV: Embracing Change and Getting Back to Basics

IFGH Conference 2014 Partnerships in Emergency Responses, HIV AIDS & Inclusive Health Key Correspondent: Anna McCormick As the global health community is scrambling to test experimental drugs, train staff and set up emergency response teams in the wake of Ebola, many have been reminded of the similar challenges...

Cultural Exchange: The ‘one-way’ street of Global Health

IFGH Conference 2014 Emerging Voices-Early Perspectives Key Correspondent: Michael Johnson What can we learn about healthcare from the Global South? With many of our resourced hospitals, high-end technologies, and long established healthcare systems, this question may leave some perplexed. However, it would appear that...

IFGH 2012: Why Some Women Die and Others Survive Maternal Complications: Findings from the Qualitative Assessment of Bangladesh Maternal Mortality Survey (BMMS), 2010

by globalhealth on Jan 29, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
A nationwide survey shows an impressive reduction in maternal mortality in Bangladesh, declining from 322 to 194 in 9 years, with hemorrhage and eclampsia the leading causes of death. Little is known about the circumstances that prevent or encourage women with complications to use emergency obstetric...

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...

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