Network for Education in International Health
Publications and Theses
Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Basel
11 - 20
A critical appraisal looking at traditional birth attendants: their potential impact on the health of mothers and newborns in developing countries and the policy on traditional birth attendants
The thesis is going to evaluate the exclusion process of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) from international policies and the evidence of existing research on impact of training TBAs on maternal...
Mainstreaming HIV and AIDS : experiences of a learning process on HIV and AIDS within Germaan Red Cross : the infulence of a HIV competence programme on attitudes ans priority setting among key staff in development and relief work
The global epidemic of HIV and AIDS in nowadays a widely accepted reality, as is the growing understanding of the two- way relationship between AIDS and development....
Health needs of undocumented migrants and main barriers to health care: a qualitative study of undocumented migrants' health coverage in the Zurich area
The objective of the present study was to assess the health situation and needs of undocumented migrants in the Zurich area and to define recommendations for the improvement of health care of the...
Quantitative analysis of medical morbidity and mortality at Saint Camille Rural District Hospital, Nanoro, Burkina Faso
The objectives of this study is to determine mortality and morbidity in the inpatient population of the adult and paediatric medical ward at the Rural District Hospital and to identify...
SMS for the control of communicable and non-communicable diseases in developing countries : a systematic review
The last decade has seen an unprecedented growth of mobile phones in the developing world, thus linking millions of previously unconnected people. The ubiquity and popularity of Short Message...
Health seeking behaviour of “Gypsy and Traveller” women in South Finistère, France : an assessment focusing on maternal health prevention
In France with its 60 million inhabitants about 400 000 people mostly of French citizenship are “Gypsies”, “Travellers”. Only few studies have been conducted on the situation of Travellers and often...
Task shifting to non-physician clinicians for integrated management of hypertension and diabetes in rural Cameroon : a programme assessment at two years
This study is to examine the effectiveness of integrating care for arterial hypertension and diabetes type 2 by task shifting to non-physician clinician (NPC) facilities in eight rural health...
Access to primary healthcare among Burmese migrants in London : cross-sectional descriptive study
In the recent decade, the migrant population in the UK increased dramatically and policy regarding free access to health care by migrants had been restricted in 2004 April by the National Health...
Community based health insurance and health equity fund a comparative analysis of approaches to reach universal health coverage for the poor and the informal sector in Cambodia with focus on Kampot, Oddar Meanchey and Banteay Meanchey provinces
This study is to achieve universal access to health care is the aim of many low income countries. Ensuring access to needed health services for all requires the development of pre-payment and risk...
Rational use of medicines: Comparison of medicine use practices in a primary health care facility with pharmaceutical support and facilities without pharmaceutical support in urban Madagascar. A medicine use indicator study
The objective of the thesis was to investigate and compare the medicine use practices in this dispensary and three similar health facilities in mahajanga which don't have pharmaceutical support using...
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