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    Improving governance for health district development in Cameroon: executive summary

    The poor governance in Cameroonian health districts stems from a lack of clear and consistent operating procedures for district governing bodies and health services, power imbalance between district managers and community representatives, and insufficient knowledge of the existing legal and regulatory fr...

    Rol de la atención primaria de salud en el abordaje integrado para el manejo de las enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles: opciones de políticas de salud en el contexto del sistema de salud del Paraguay

    El informe ejecutivo presenta el problema: El alcance de los programas verticales y la atención especializada de las enfermedades crónicas es inequitativa, y no llega efectivamente hasta el nivel local, especialmente a territorios rurales distantes y pobres en Paraguay. Recomienda las siguientes opcion...

    Policy brief on improving access to artemisinin-based combination therapies for malaria in Central African Republic

    In the Central African Republic (CAR) malaria is a major public health problem and hampers socioeconomic development. It accounts for 40 percent of complaints and 10 percent of deaths in health facilities (15;17). Pregnant women, who make up 4 percent of the population, and children under 5 years of age,...

    Policy brief on improving access to artemisinin-based combination therapies for malaria in Cameroon

    Malaria is the major cause of illness in Cameroon, responsible for 40 percent of medical consultations. For this reason, the Head of State along with his African Union peers in April 2000 and 2006 undertook to achieve universal access to malaria control interventions, including effective treatment (10;12...

    Policy brief on improving access to artemisinin-based combination therapies for malaria control in Ethiopia

    Malaria in Ethiopia is one of the leading causes of death (21.8 percent), consultation in outpatient departments (17.8 percent) and hospital admissions (14.1 percent) (2;14). To overcome this problem, the Malaria Control Program (Federal Ministry of Health) has designed a communitybased malaria treatment...

    Policy brief on improving access to artemisinin-based combination therapies for malaria in Mozambique

    Malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Mozambique. Approximately 6 million cases are reported each year. Malaria accounts for approximately 40 percent of all outpatient visits and 60 percent of pediatric hospital admissions. It is the leading cause of death among children admitted to pedi...

    Forum Délibératif sur: Maintenir la présence des personnels soignants dans les formations sanitaires rurales enclavées au Cameroun

    Dans le cadre du projet SURE, le Centre pour le Développement des Bonnes Pratiques en Santé et la Direction des Ressources Humaines du Ministère de la Santé Publique ont organisé un forum délibératif le 31 janvier 2012 à l’Hôtel Mérina de Yaoundé sur le thème « Maintenir la présence des p...

    EVIPNet Africa’s first series of policy briefs to support evidence-informed policymaking

    EVIPNet (Evidence-Informed Policy Network) Africa—a network of World Health Organization (WHO)-sponsored knowledge-translation (KT) platforms in seven sub-Saharan African countries—was launched at a meeting in Brazzaville, Congo, in March 2006 (1;2). EVIPNet Africa can trace its origins to resolution...

    Reporte de diálogo deliberativo síntese de evidências nº 01/2011: Prevenção e controle da dengue no espaço urbano

    Todos os participantes do Diálogo concordaram que o problema da dengue no espaço urbano merece atenção especial, visto que é um dos principais problemas de saúde pública do mundo e desta forma o seu manejo deve envolver as três opções colocadas em discussão por meio desta síntese. Opção 1: ...

    Policy dialogue on task shifting for health workers in maternal and child healthcare: report

    This dialogue to discuss the policy brief which outlines health policy options using the current research evidence is a fulfillment of one of UNHRO?s responsibilities of supporting evidence-based policy decisions. It was noted that there is an acute shortage of human resources for health in Africa and Ug...