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  • programmes
  • The inSCALE project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is specifically focused on demonstrating that coverage, quality and impact of government-led integrated community case management programmes can be extended once innovative solutions are found to increase motivation and retention of community health workers. (malariaconsortium.org)
  • For both neurocysticercosis and epilepsy, there is a dilemma about whether limited public resources would better be spent on general economic development, which would be expected to have a broad impact on the health and welfare of communities, or on specific programmes to help individual affected people with neurocysticercosis and epilepsy. (bmj.com)
  • Implementation
  • Recognition of the CHW program and their training in the national health planning and financing facilitates the implementation and sustainability of the program. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The Carter Center partners with Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing as well as other health science education, monitoring and evaluation, and implementation science experts to provide in-country technical assistance. (cartercenter.org)
  • systematic
  • Although different members of the health care team and community can contribute to this process, it is important for health care providers and their practice settings to have the resources and a systematic referral process to ensure that patients with type 2 diabetes receive both DSME and DSMS in a consistent manner. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • women's
  • Dr. Newton's other areas of interest include studying the intersection of women's health and chronic disease, especially diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (wcea.education)
  • What they do is visit people in their homes where they advise on women's reproductive health, make sure that diabetes patients are taking their medication and check up on elderly or disabled people. (york.ac.uk)
  • Interviews are already underway with women's social movement groups in Minas Gerais, including trade union representatives and rural workers, to understand the health needs of women and the impact of ill health on their families. (york.ac.uk)
  • Aims
  • This study aims to clarify the level of job satisfaction of Chinese community health workers between a metropolitan (Shenyang) and a small city (Benxi) in Liaoning province and explore its associated factors. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The Center's Public Health Training Initiative aims to increase quality health care in rural areas to meet the health needs of mothers and children. (cartercenter.org)
  • As the Fourth Global Symposium for Health Systems Research in Vancouver aims to understand how to build resilient and responsive health systems, there is no doubt that the voice of community health workers should be central to that discussion. (csih.org)
  • needs
  • This is more manifested for health needs because community members themselves are the first responders during any emergency. (who.int)
  • Advocacy
  • Advocacy is required to effect a transfer of resources out of clinical care into the community. (blogspot.ie)
  • In the social dimension, AHWs' sense of connection and belonging to community was reflected in the importance placed on AHWs' cultural brokerage and advocacy functions. (deepdyve.com)
  • ministries of health
  • The Carter Center seeks to replicate in other countries the success of its Ethiopian Public Health Training Initiative (EPHTI), which partnered with universities and ministries of health and education to train frontline health professionals and educators to address major public health problems. (cartercenter.org)
  • The Carter Center provides technical assistance to advisory councils directed by federal and state ministries of health responsible for guiding and overseeing the project. (cartercenter.org)
  • endemic
  • However, many studies from Latin America have shown that infection of the brain by the larvae of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium is an important cause of epileptic seizures in endemic communities. (bmj.com)
  • retention
  • While key professional factors relating to difficulties of recruitment and retention of rural primary care doctors are widely identified, less attention has been given to the role of community and place aspects on supply. (rrh.org.au)
  • This evidence is important in understanding the role of place characteristics and rural population dynamics in the recruitment and retention of rural doctors. (rrh.org.au)
  • Symptoms
  • She is currently participating in a multisite network of investigators, MsFLASH Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health. (wcea.education)
  • public health
  • Preterm births are an important public health concern worldwide due to the resultant morbidities. (cehjournal.org)
  • frontline public health workers who are trusted members of and/or have an unusually close understanding of the community served. (nwrpca.org)
  • Funding can come from private foundations, national public programs like HRSA, CMS, the CDC, or from local public health departments. (nwrpca.org)
  • The public health prioritisation of chronic disorders such as epilepsy remains a challenge for policy and practice in developing countries. (bmj.com)
  • What is the Public Health Training Initiative? (cartercenter.org)
  • clinical care
  • In Guinea, the ETP&SS program works to implement the Ministry of Health's national plan for survivors to mitigate the risk of resurgence of the Ebola virus, support clinical care, and reduce stigma and other barriers for survivors to access needed health care. (advancingpartners.org)
  • important
  • In order achieve this, it would be important to obtain the workers' viewpoint on their job-description, the problems they face and the levels of stress they encounter. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • members
  • As members of their communities, they are best placed to advise and support parents and extended families in reducing the risk of ROP and visual loss. (cehjournal.org)
  • Community health workers are members of communities where they provide preventive, promotional and rehabilitation care to other members. (cehjournal.org)
  • To obtain more accurate information, the Department of National Defence (DND) asked Statistics Canada to undertake a comprehensive survey of the mental health status of CF members. (gc.ca)
  • This study was designed to determine the level of need, not to investigate the causes of ill-mental health in CF members. (gc.ca)
  • The role of DND, once the CF Supplement schedule, budget and design details were approved, consisted only of providing Statistics Canada with access to CF members. (gc.ca)
  • The survey will also allow the CF to assess the mental health of its members against the general Canadian population. (gc.ca)
  • systems
  • Hospitalization for diarrhea can pose a significant burden to health systems and households. (harvard.edu)
  • According to the statement, "strong health systems are better able to absorb the impact of emergencies. (malariaconsortium.org)
  • history in health systems. (deepdyve.com)
  • Dr. Newton has held two faculty appointments at the University of Washington since 1999, as affiliate associate professor in epidemiology, biobehavioral nursing, and health systems. (wcea.education)
  • She is the co-chair of the Health Systems Global Thematic Working Group on Community Health Workers. (csih.org)
  • This blog is part of the series: "Resilient and Responsive Health Systems for a Changing World" by the Canadian Society for International Health and Health Systems Global , to share the central issues explored at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, 14-18 November 2016. (csih.org)
  • programs
  • Therefore a lack of consistent funding means that some CHW programs are unstable, and the program cannot create a solid foundation of trust and communication in the community . (nwrpca.org)
  • Training and continuous professional development are seen as paths towards career progression for all health workers but too few programs adequately focus on this. (csih.org)
  • Kate Hawkins is the communications manager of the REACHOUT Consortium--a research program working in 6 countries to analyse close-to-community health programs. (csih.org)
  • access
  • This bi-national study of Australia and the USA, two developed nations with similar geographic and rural access profiles, investigates the extent to which variations in community amenity indicators are associated with spatial variations in the supply of rural primary care doctors. (rrh.org.au)
  • Community health workers have the potential to enhance primary care access and benefit patients - but remain a largely untapped resource. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Nationally
  • Background: Nationally, health in Rwanda has been improving since 2000, with considerable improvement since 2005. (harvard.edu)
  • vulnerable
  • They know their local communities, they know who the vulnerable people are and they know how to work with them. (york.ac.uk)
  • In Sierra Leone, integrating Clinical Training Officers and Referral Coordinators within the existing health structures of service delivery and management has strengthened their mandate and benefited other categories of vulnerable groups. (advancingpartners.org)
  • structures
  • Although we often know the identities of the architects or chief engineers of renowned structures, the workers' names are rarely mentioned in the written accounts or archival materials associated with such landmarks. (counterpunch.org)