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  • 2017
  • China is one of the "high burden countries" of tuberculosis (TB), there were 889,000 new TB cases in 2017 according to the estimates of the World Health Organization (WHO). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Methods
  • In this study we examined interactions with health providers for MH services, and the effect of FP information provision during these interactions on the postpartum use of modern contraceptive methods. (harvard.edu)
  • FGDs
  • This included a review on published literature and health policy documents, 15 focus group discussions (FGDs) and 30 in-depth interviews (IDIs) with four types of key actors from three cities in China. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Poor geographical access to immunisation facilities was reported in this urban setting by FGDs, KIIs and survey respondents (24%, 95% CI 21-27). (biomedcentral.com)
  • antenatal care
  • Output-based voucher schemes - in which women pay a small fee for a voucher that entitles them to free, high-quality antenatal care, delivery services, and family planning - have been implemented to help poor, urban women access otherwise expensive services. (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • Results: The study found that FP information provision as part of antenatal care in the third trimester, delivery and the postpartum period have a positive association with postpartum modern contraceptive use in urban Uttar Pradesh. (harvard.edu)
  • clinics
  • Rural migrants utilized more low-cost private clinics, but had less knowledge about sources of condoms than urban migrants. (cambridge.org)
  • There was consensus that training of nurses and improved health systems at the local clinics were needed if successful down-referral was to take place. (springer.com)
  • iCCM was perceived to facilitate timely treatment access and improve child health in peri-urban settings, often supplanting private clinics and traditional healers as first point of care. (springer.com)
  • Data regarding dermatology workforce and their geographic distribution were collected from the Taiwan Medical Association, Taiwan Dermatological Association, and Department of Household Registration, Ministry of the Interior, while data on the locations and opening hours of dermatologic clinics were sourced from the National Health Insurance Administration. (rrh.org.au)
  • Among the 444 office-based dermatologic clinics in Taiwan, the overwhelming majority were located in urban (77.5%) and suburban (20.9%) areas, with two-thirds of towns in Taiwan (67.1%, n =247) having no dermatologic clinics at all. (rrh.org.au)
  • On average, the clinics provided 14.9 service sessions per week (standard deviation 3.04). (rrh.org.au)
  • Altogether, only 57.1% of the rural clinics were open during any of Saturday evening, Sunday daytime and Sunday evening, while the corresponding percentage was 75.9% for urban areas. (rrh.org.au)
  • public
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in Afghanistan, but experience in implementing effective strategies to prevent and control TB in urban areas and conflict zones is limited. (msh.org)
  • Kate oversees AcademyHealth's public and population health portfolio, which focuses on bridging the gap betwee. (academyhealth.org)
  • Migrants were more likely to utilize private rather than public services for general health care and delivery care. (cambridge.org)
  • Further reform of the registered residence system and urban public financing system is recommended. (cambridge.org)
  • Shifting the HIV/AIDS case management services from CDCs to CHSCs is a new approach to cope with the rising number of PLWHA in China, but it should be implemented alongside with other efforts and resources such as increasing public funding, planned team building, professional training, coordination with other sectors and education on privacy protection as well as non-discrimination to make this approach more effective and sustainable. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Reforming Public Service Delivery. (cirworld.com)
  • Mosadeghrad A. M (2014) Factors influencing healthcare service quality Iran: School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. (cirworld.com)
  • In China, patients are more likely to seek medical service in the public hospital, including suspected and confirmed TB patients. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This Health Center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254B and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). (boriken.org)
  • There is little evidence to support the implementation of iCCM as an appropriate public health strategy in non-rural contexts or to identify any differences in implementation strategies that might be required. (springer.com)
  • Consumers reported waiting for 3-6 hours before receipt of services although this was more common at public facilities. (biomedcentral.com)
  • There were intermittent availability of vaccines and transport for immunisation services at both private and public facilities. (biomedcentral.com)
  • PHSSR is a field of study that examines the organization, financing, and delivery of public health services within communities, and the impact of these services on public health. (academyhealth.org)
  • With health sector reforms including the introduction of the user fee policy and the establishment of a private health system, pregnant women now have more options for ANC even though ANC services are mostly available at primary level public health facilities. (springer.com)
  • Skin diseases are common public health problems and cause a significant burden. (rrh.org.au)
  • CHWs
  • The model of volunteer community health workers (CHWs) is a common approach to serving the poor communities in developing countries. (beds.ac.uk)
  • BRAC, a large NGO in Bangladesh, is a pioneer in this area, has been using female CHWs as core workers in its community-based health programs since 1977. (beds.ac.uk)
  • So, BRAC has engaged a large number of volunteer community health workers (CHWs) popularly known as Shasthya Shebikas . (beds.ac.uk)
  • These CHWs are the core of BRAC's community-based health interventions, going from door to door and serving as the first point of contact between community members and BRAC health services. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Currently, about 80,000 CHWs work throughout the country, in both rural and urban areas. (beds.ac.uk)
  • In the iCCM model, trained community health workers (CHWs) are typically equipped to assess and treat the leading infectious causes of child mortality (malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea) in children under 5 years of age [ 2 ], advise on basic newborn care, and identify and refer those in need of immediate care to a health facility. (springer.com)
  • interventions
  • It will also appeal to those interested in responsive communities and critical approaches to therapeutic interventions in mental health work, psychology, psychotherapy and counselling. (routledge.com)
  • Understanding the relationship between rural-urban and other determinants will help policy makers to target interventions appropriately: to specific demographic, provincial, community, or rural categories. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Workers
  • The book will be of interest to policy-makers, mental health and social care professionals, health visitors, general practitioners, nurses and midwives , as well as to trainees in these professions including trainee clinical psychologists, social workers or psychoanalytic and systemic psychotherapists. (routledge.com)
  • Community health workers, known as Village Health Teams (VHTs) in Uganda, have been shown to be effective in hard-to-reach, underserved areas, but there is little evidence to support iCCM as an appropriate strategy in non-rural contexts. (springer.com)
  • This coupled with reports of few health workers providing immunisation services led to long queues and long waiting times at facilities. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 70 per cent of health-care workers surveyed were assaulted in the past year. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Coordinator
  • Youth experiencing homelessness are more likely to have physical and mental health issues because of the challenges of life on the street, so Urban Peak Colorado Springs employs a full-time healthcare coordinator to support youth access to medical and mental healthcare. (urbanpeak.org)
  • In the classes, facilitated by either the Health Services Coordinator or an outside presenter, clients learn about a variety of health related topics. (urbanpeak.org)
  • This resource is adapted from "Writing Articles for Peer-review Publication: A Quick Reference Guide," an AcademyHealth publication developed in 2013 with support from the Commonwealth Fund and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. (academyhealth.org)
  • areas
  • China has enhanced health care services for PLWHA in many rural areas with high HIV prevalence supported by the "Four Frees and One Care" program since 2004, which was particularly known as free voluntary counseling and testing and free ART drugs to AIDS patients who were rural residents or lived in urban areas without health insurance. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Addressing the needs of urban areas is critical for achievement of maternal health goals," said John Townsend, vice president of the Reproductive Health Program at the Population Council . (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • While we have evidence that health services, on average, may be better in urban areas than in rural areas, this often masks wide disparity within the population," said de Bernis. (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • When it comes to family planning, total fertility rates are lower in cities , but "the unmet need…is still extremely important in urban areas," explained de Bernis. (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • After adjusting for other factors those living in the most urban areas were more likely to have seen a specialist physician. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Canadian policy makers have long struggled with how best to provide timely and appropriate access to high quality health care to all Canadians especially those who live in the rural areas of the country. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Implementation in peri-urban areas should consider tailored community engagement strategies, adapted selection criteria, and assessment of population density to ensure sufficient coverage. (springer.com)
  • emphasizing that even in urban areas with great physical access, there are hard to reach people. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 0.001), while urban and rural areas had no significant difference in open ratios on these three sections. (rrh.org.au)
  • In Taiwan, dermatologists are unevenly geographically distributed, with most practising in urban areas. (rrh.org.au)
  • sustainability
  • Those challenges included lack of specific policy and stable financial support for CHSCs, inadequate manpower, relatively low capacity for health service delivery, lack of coordination among sectors, PLWHA's fear for discrimination and privacy disclosure in local communities, which may compromise the effectiveness and sustainability of those services. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Uganda
  • This study aimed to inform future iCCM implementation by exploring caregiver and VHT member perceptions of the value and effectiveness of iCCM in peri-urban settings in Uganda. (springer.com)
  • Tuberculosis
  • It is important to explore the hospitalization rates of tuberculosis patients and the potential factors that are associated with admission rates and inpatient service expenditures. (biomedcentral.com)
  • delivery
  • These women were asked a series of questions about their last delivery, including interactions with health providers during pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum period, if they received FP information during these interactions, and their contraceptive use during the postpartum period. (harvard.edu)
  • Mutare city is experiencing poor service provisions and serious health service delivery challenges. (cirworld.com)
  • Recommendations were made regarding the possible adjustment to existing health strategies and policies used in Zimbabwe, for the improvement of the health service delivery system of the city of Mutare. (cirworld.com)
  • Improving the Service Delivery: A Case Study of a Local Authority in Malaysia. (cirworld.com)
  • 2010). Strategies to Improve Rural Service Delivery. (cirworld.com)
  • Depending on health system resources and organisation, iCCM may be a useful transitional service delivery approach. (springer.com)
  • In the second goal of its 2011-2015 strategy [ 21 ], GAVI Alliance and other development partners are committed to making health systems in developing countries more effective in the delivery of vaccines. (biomedcentral.com)
  • examines
  • To better meet women's emergency contraceptive needs and to contribute to the limited knowledge base regarding this method in Africa, this study examines data from a sample of EC users drawn from a large, representative household survey that included sexually experienced women in urban Kenya and Nigeria. (msh.org)
  • respects
  • The Health InfoNet respects such culturally sensitive issues, but, for technical reasons, it has not been possible to provide materials in a way that prevents access by a person of the other gender. (edu.au)
  • In some respects, [the urban poor] are doing better than rural communities, but in other ways they are behind," said Kyobtungi. (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • population
  • This is a cross-sectional study of the population of the 10 provinces of Canada using data from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS 2.1). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Villages were purposively selected, spanning a range of peri-urban settlements experiencing rapid population change. (springer.com)
  • program
  • One of the cornerstones of our health care program is our weekly Healthy Living class. (urbanpeak.org)
  • Layland B , Holden B , Evans K , Bailey S . ICEE/AHMRC NSW Aboriginal Eye and Visioncare Program , Rural and Remote Health 4 (online) , 2004 , no.247. (wiley.com)
  • The East Harlem Council for Human Services, Inc. operates the following fully bilingual Programs, serving more than 12,000 individuals each year without regard for an individual's ability to pay for services: Boriken Neighborhood Health Center, Boriken School Health Program, WIC Program, Bilingual Head Start Program, Senior Nutrition Program and Boriken Community Outreach Site. (boriken.org)
  • impacts
  • Shortages and maldistribution of dermatology services have negative impacts on the quality of care for patients with skin problems. (rrh.org.au)
  • The supply of dermatology services may have long-term impacts on the quality of care in the future. (rrh.org.au)
  • coverage
  • 2012). Equity in financing and use of healthcare in South Africa, Ghana and Tanzania: Implications for Paths to Universal Health Coverage. (cirworld.com)
  • however
  • however, the treatment success rate remains higher in private health facilities. (msh.org)
  • However, health providers often miss these opportunities. (harvard.edu)
  • However, this will require a concentrated effort both to enhance the capacity of health providers and encourage supportive supervision. (harvard.edu)
  • However, with an additional investment of US$ 121 yearly per CHW BRAC could save another US$ 60 invested for an ad-hoc CHW plus forgone services in the community. (beds.ac.uk)
  • However, patients favour a centralized service for the following reasons: less stigma, patients established relationship with the centralized clinic, and availability of ancillary services. (springer.com)
  • background
  • The book explores the relationship between professionals and the community context, which provides the background to the lives of individual service users and the families they serve, and how this relationship is integral to the development of a responsive service. (routledge.com)
  • Background: Maternal health (MH) services provide an invaluable opportunity to inform and educate women about family planning (FP). (harvard.edu)
  • among
  • Bivariate and multivariate analyses reveal greater knowledge of EC among these urban women than was reported in other nationally representative surveys. (msh.org)
  • Among which of 25 urban health topics identified by the BCHC is HSR most commonly conducted? (academyhealth.org)
  • Among the rural categories there was a gradient with the most rural being least likely to have had a flu shot, use specialist physicians services, or have a regular medical doctor. (biomedcentral.com)