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Achieving the policy objectives of the pre and post 2015 development agendas in addressing health: Kenyas vision 2030 approach
The world leaders outlined fundamental values in the millennium declaration which they perceived as important for international relations (UN 2000). Kenya adopted the millennium declaration and set...
Childhood overweight and obesity interventions in Asia: A review
Effective interventions are undeniably required to halt and reverse the rising trend in the number of overweight and obese children, globally and in Asia. A research gap existed on “what has been...
Local production of WHO-recommended alcohol-based handrubs: feasibility, advantages, barriers and costs
Reduction of health care-associated infections (HAI) in low- and middle income countries is hampered by inadequate supply of soap and water and the unavailability or high cost of alcohol-based...
The impact of globalization on health care delivery
an analysis of health worker migration from Southern Africa

Southern Africa accounts for up to 33 % of the global disease burden but relies on only 2.8 % of the worlds health workforce. At the same time, the number of migrant health workers increased by more...
Improving access to quality health care for the poor: An analysis of different targeting mechanisms in Kenyas health sector
To achieve universal health coverage, the Government of Kenya (GoK) intends to implement social health protection schemes, which will include the subsidy of the poorest of society. Within this...
Evaluation of a children´s palliative care outreach programme for Burkitt Lymphoma patients in a rural area in the Northwest Region of Cameroon: Does it meet their needs?
Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma (BL) is the most common childhood cancer in tropical Africa. Survival rates in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are below 40% due to a lack of resources. Palliative care (PC) is the...
A Critical Analysis of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Policies in the Health Sector in the Philippines and Indonesia
Both the Philippines and Indonesia are prone to emergencies and disasters. This study focused on the DRRM policies in the health sector in both countries to critically analyze the policies in use.
Current salt reduction policies across gradients of 2 inequality-adjusted human development in the WHO 3 European Region: minding the gaps
This study is to assess current salt reduction policies in countries of the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region against the backdrop of varying levels of human development adjusted for...
Knowledge and Dispensing Practices of Anti-malarial Drugs in Myanmar
The occurrence of artemisinin resistance in Greater Mekong Sub-region countries including Myanmar is a great problem in connection with the malaria situation in the world. Irrational use of...
Infant Feeding Decisions And Breast Feeding Practices Of First Time Mothers’ In The Philippines: A Qualitative Study
This study used a qualitative approach through semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions to explore; a) the current knowledge about early infant feeding practices among first time...
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