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  • 1978
  • Although Bangladesh signed the Declaration of Alma-Ata in 1978, which called for the implementation of a primary health care approach as the key to achieving 'health for all', little has been done to make this approach a significant part of the national health care policy, says Gonoshasthya's founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury. (who.int)
  • Part A Primary health care evolves from the economic, cultural, social, and political conditions of a country, and it is described as an essential part of health care that is universally provided to individuals in a community at the country's and community's expense (World Health Organisation [WHO], 1978). (bartleby.com)
  • 1 It acknowledges the importance of the Alma-Ata declaration of 1978, which called for integrated primary health care as a way to deal with major health problems in communities and for access to care as part of a comprehensive national health system. (bmj.com)
  • 2017
  • The new series, published in July 2017, is a comprehensive review that describes all of the findings that assess the effectiveness of CBPHC in defined geographic populations for maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH). (jhsph.edu)
  • clinician
  • 2011: Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to medical oncology as a clinician, researcher, administrator and mentor, and to the community through leadership roles with cancer control organisations 2008: Received the Cancer Achievement Award from the Medical Oncology Group of Australia which is awarded a scientist, clinician or health care professional that has made an outstanding contribution to the control of cancer in Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • In 2001, he became the first Cancer Council SA Professor of Cancer Care at the University of Adelaide where he is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • inequalities
  • Boosting current efforts to tackle inequalities by rolling out programmes that target disadvantaged groups, providing cultural appropriateness training to doctors and nurses, limiting further increases in co-payments and ensuring that healthcare is accessible to people in the north and south of the country. (oecd.org)
  • The Alma-Ata Conference mobilized a "Primary Health Care movement" of professionals and institutions, governments and civil society organizations, researchers and grassroots organizations that undertook to tackle the "politically, socially and economically unacceptable" health inequalities in all countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • self-reliance
  • Primary health care is the indispensable care based on the real - world, systematically sound, socially adequate technique and technology which made unanimously available to the families and every individuals in the community through their fully involvement where the community is capable to afford at a cost to uphold at every phase of their growth in the essence of self-reliance and self-government. (bartleby.com)
  • Governments, businesses and organizations in other sectors are equally important in promoting the health and self-reliance of communities. (von.ca)
  • chronic disease
  • Pressure on the health care system will continue to rise as medical professionals who emigrated from Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union reach retirement age, young doctors choose to specialise, the elderly population grows, and the rate of chronic disease rises. (oecd.org)
  • sustainable
  • One of the major findings from this comprehensive review focuses on the implications for the health-related sustainable development goals (SDGs). (jhsph.edu)
  • psychiatric
  • Schwenk TL, Coyne JC, Fechner-Bates S. Differences between detected and undetected patients in primary care and depressed psychiatric patients. (publish.csiro.au)
  • This approach is important because approximately half of all patients in primary care present with psychiatric comorbidities, and 60% of psychiatric illness is treated in primary care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Goldberg psychiatric tests include various tests used to assess mental health in general or as screening tools for specific mental disorders e.g. depression or bipolar disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • formal
  • One example of a successful, national, community-based health care program is in Ethiopia, where over the past 15 years marked improvements have been achieved through the deployment of 40,000 salaried community health workers with one year of formal training (health extension workers) and three million volunteer community health workers (called the Health Development Army). (jhsph.edu)
  • organization
  • This is an abridged version of an article published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization in February 2008. (who.int)
  • The organization has been operating the Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI), Community Based School Health Insurance (CBSHI), and Community Based Laborers' Health Insurance (CBLHI) which are the pioneer projects of the organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that consults with experts to develop health care standards based on best practices. (von.ca)
  • acute
  • As we learn more and more about the contributing factors to the development and maintenance of these medical problems, there is growing evidence that the PCBH model affords us the opportunity for early identification and behavioral/medical intervention that can prevent some acute problems from becoming chronic health care problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • John Muney is a physician, and president of AMG Medical Group in New York, a direct-care practice that charges between $79 and $129 a month per patient and also accepts insurance. (cnbc.com)
  • The first boutique medical practice was started in 1996 by Howard Maron and Scott Hall, who offered care to wealthy customers willing to pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars a month. (cnbc.com)
  • otherwise uninsured patients pay out of pocket for care outside the direct practice. (cnbc.com)
  • Correspondence to: Bruce Arroll, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand. (publish.csiro.au)
  • Primary care psychologists are co-located with primary care providers and usually share the same physical space in practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • While government-run hospitals offer low-cost medical care, they are often inaccessible, crowded, understaffed and lacking medicines, he says. (who.int)
  • Health/ medical program in Nepal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Direct primary care (DPC), a low-cost alternative to conventional health care, works much like this and is sometimes described as the middle-class version of "concierge" or "boutique" medical practices started in the 1990s to cater to the wealthy. (cnbc.com)
  • Direct primary care medical homes are the only non-insurance-based entities allowed to compete in these exchanges. (cnbc.com)
  • citation needed] It is part of the Lahey Health medical group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many patients present with mental health care needs whose symptomology may overlap with medical disorders and which may exacerbate, complicate, or masquerade as physical symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The behavioral health provider works as part of the medical team to meet the wide range of needs with which patients present. (wikipedia.org)
  • Olver also supports cancer care in India through his association with the Christian Medical College Hospital in Vellore, through the Australian Friends of Vellore group. (wikipedia.org)
  • behavioral
  • Because anthropological methods are more suited to the skills of health promoters and yield valuable behavioral data, it is suggested that anthropologists encourage the use of these alternatives to questionnaires. (repec.org)
  • report
  • According to the Ramanow report, (2002) Canadian's appear to support primary health care change (Romanow, 2002). (bartleby.com)
  • The Department will also work with the States and Territories to develop a new national mental health plan, informed by the final report of the Review. (health.gov.au)
  • The third report, Quality of Health Care in Denmark, will be published early in 2013. (oecd.org)
  • The report of the meeting summarizes the challenges, good practices and ways forward so that communities capacities for emergency preparedness and response are built through the primary health care approach. (who.int)
  • Indigenous
  • Although there has been a marked reduction in smoking, the National Healthcare Agreement target to halve adult Indigenous smoking rates by 2018 (from 44.8 per cent to 22.4 per cent) will require an accelerated reduction in smoking rates. (health.gov.au)
  • In 2014-15, Outcome 5 was the responsibility of Indigenous and Rural Health Division and Primary and Mental Health Care Division. (health.gov.au)
  • While in Adelaide he initiated a number of programs to improve cancer care in rural and remote areas and for Indigenous people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indicators
  • These are usually based on questionnaires administered to a relatively large sample of the population and elicit information on demography, living conditions, health status, sanitary facilities and socio-economic attributes of the population, in addition to providing baseline data on the indicators of program success. (repec.org)
  • Early in the project a survey of demographic characteristics and health indicators may be appropriate. (repec.org)
  • better
  • By eliminating an insurance company, we offer both lower costs and better care," he says. (cnbc.com)
  • However, major surveys of living conditions and health problems are better delayed until the program is in operation and such surveys can be used as mechanisms for community participation, motivation and education. (repec.org)
  • There is a need to examine the various barriers as well as opportunities in order to make health systems work better for women, which has been a special concern for several decades now, by using a gender equality and health equity perspective. (who.int)
  • In resource-constrained settings, the mothers and children that do obtain care at health facilities tend to be those who are better-off and live closer to the facility. (jhsph.edu)
  • providers
  • This would involve breaking down many of the barriers that too often exist between health care providers. (bartleby.com)
  • Some analysts believe, however, that allowing direct-care providers to compete with insurers will dilute DPC's original success-and pose as an even greater challenge to uninsured Americans. (cnbc.com)
  • Come 2014, when most people in the U.S will be required to buy health insurance under the health-care reform law, these DPC providers can participate in state-based "exchanges," in which individuals and small businesses can shop for health care. (cnbc.com)
  • It's also about extending the reach of health care providers into communities. (von.ca)
  • Accreditation Canada has been helping providers improve health care quality and safety for more than 55 years. (von.ca)
  • volunteers
  • strengthening capacity of community health workers including volunteers as well as linking sub-national level government and nongovernmental organizations is critical for an effective response in an emergency and support early recovery. (who.int)
  • collaborative
  • Collaborative Care: This model uses databases or what are known as registries to track and monitor patients with certain conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • depression
  • Evidence for the effectiveness of drug treatment for depression in primary care settings remains limited, with little information on newer antidepressant classes. (publish.csiro.au)
  • Antidepressants versus placebo for depression in primary care. (publish.csiro.au)
  • Typical examples in primary care include diabetes and depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • It should not be confused with the 9-question patient health questionnaire (PHQ-9) developed by Spitzer also to quantify the risk for depression.Personal Health Questionnaire is sometimes abbreviated as PHQ-G to differentiate it from PHQ-9. (wikipedia.org)
  • community-based primary heal
  • Dr. Henry Perry , senior scientist in the Health Systems Program , and his colleagues recently published a major new series of articles published in the Journal of Global Health on the evidence of the effectiveness of community-based primary health care (CBPHC). (jhsph.edu)
  • Community-based primary health care has been growing slowly in importance over the last 50 years, and while rigorous evidence of its effectiveness has increased substantially in recent years, international organizations have been slow to invest in capacity-building for successful CBPHC programs. (jhsph.edu)
  • Department
  • The Department will work in partnership with the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector to commence work on actions identified in the Implementation Plan. (health.gov.au)
  • In addition to Dr. Perry, 150 other students, researchers and experts were involved in this project, including Department of International Health faculty Drs. Robert Black, Mary Carol Jennings, Meike Schleiff and Emma Sacks. (jhsph.edu)
  • Most of the students involved were from the Department of International Health. (jhsph.edu)
  • Neil Stuart McKay, Chief Operating Officer, Department of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • national
  • The Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023 will be released in 2015-16. (health.gov.au)
  • patients
  • But at the Gonoshasthya`s hospital in Savar, patients are treated by female health workers. (who.int)
  • This model is estimated to serve as many as 100,000 patients, according to the Direct Primary Care Coalition . (cnbc.com)
  • approach
  • We embrace this approach at VON Canada, knowing that it helps a community to take ownership for the health and wellness of its people. (von.ca)
  • The primary health care approach has seen significant gains in health were applied even when adverse economic and political conditions prevail. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary care psychologists may retain the traditional session length of specialty care or may adhere to a brief, consultative approach that is solution-focused. (wikipedia.org)