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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...
Predicted implications of using percentage weight gain as single discharge criterion in management of acute malnutrition in rural southern Ethiopia
Community--‐based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM)uses mid--‐upper arm circumference (MUAC) to screen and admit children with non--‐edematous acute malnutrition. A weight...
Evaluation of a childrenīs 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...
Identification of important factors for development of procurement and supply management plans for health projects financed by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and managed by the United Nations Development Programme
Globalization is changing the national and international health landscapes. The health initiatives emerged in the last decades brought to light pressing challenges connected with health systems...
A Cross Sectional Study to evaluate and compare the Quality Indicators of Care of Type 2 Diabetic patients from two different clinics at the University Hospital Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico in 2012
In Mexico Diabetes is the leading cause of mortality, it is a serious problem of public health and causes a high economic burden for the society, diabetes, is the leading cause of amputations...
Prevalence and risk factors of malaria among children in southern highland Rwanda
Increased control has produced remarkable reductions of malaria in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa, including Rwanda. In the southern highlands, near the district capital of Butare (altitude, 1,768...
Post kala azar dermal leishmaniasis in east Africa
Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) is a cutaneous manifestation of leishmaniasis mainly presenting after apparently successful treatment of the visceral form of the disease. The condition is...
Limitations of the Millennium Development Goals: a literature review
With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) showing uneven progress, this review identifies possible limitations arising from the MDG framework itself rather than extrinsic issues. Method: A...
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...
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.

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