All Blog Posts Tagged 'health' (46)

International Journal for Equity in Health - Mental health among men who have sex with men in Cambodia: Implications for integration of mental health services within HIV programmes



Hello to all members !

Poor mental health contributes to poor HIV prevention, treatment and care outcomes. This paper documents factors associated with psychological distress among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Cambodia and discusses potential ways in which routine mental health management could be…

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Added by HealthSpace.Asia on April 4, 2016 at 9:05am — No Comments

Myanmar/Burma - Breaking Barriers: Advocating Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Myanmar/Burma Country Study



This study, focusing mainly on Eastern and Western Myanmar, offers an overview and analysis of government policies and services that were implemented from 2011 to 2015, and identifies key gaps, challenges and opportunities for SRHR advocacy in the country.



The study recommends that legal reform, especially on gender-based violence and youth… Continue

Added by HealthSpace.Asia on February 25, 2016 at 10:43am — No Comments

Certificate in Global Health Pharmacy at Management and Science University, Malaysia

Hello to all members. A Certificate in Global Health Pharmacy is being offered on 7th to 9th April 2016. 

For more details please, click on the image, and contact erwinfaller1007@gmail.com Register now!…

Mang thai, Sinh đẻ và Sức Khoẻ Sinh sản (“Pregnancy, Childbirth and Reproductive Health”)

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Added by HealthSpace.Asia on February 23, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

FREE "Global Health Case Studies from a Biosocial Perspective" HARVARD ONLINE COURSE

Hello to all members! This course starts on February 23, 2016



This introductory global health course aims to frame global health's collection of problems and actions within a particular biosocial perspective. It develops a toolkit of interdisciplinary analytical approaches and uses them to examine historical and contemporary global health initiatives with careful attention to a critical…

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Added by HealthSpace.Asia on January 22, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

NHRC's 'Western Region Public Hearing on Right to Healthcare' at Mumbai concludes today (07.1.2016)

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Below is an interesting read concerning the intersection of health and human rights in India. 

 

A two day Western Region Public Hearing on Right to Health Care was organized in Mumbai on 6-7 January, 2016 by the National Human Rights Commission in collaboration with Jan Swasthya Abhiyan, a network of civil society organizations working on health issues. The States of Maharashtra, Gujarat and…

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Added by Jahn Jaramillo on January 19, 2016 at 10:16am — No Comments

Paper entitled "Health of men, women, and children in post-trafficking services in Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam: an observational cross-sectional study" has been published in The Lancet.

Dr Ligia Kiss, PhDcorrespondenceemail, Nicola S Pocock, MSc, Varaporn Naisanguansri, Soksreymom Suos, MA, Brett Dickson, BA, Doan Thuy, MA, Jobst Koehler, Kittiphan Sirisup, Nisakorn Pongrungsee, Van Anh Nguyen, MA, Rosilyne Borland, MA, Poonam Dhavan, MPH, Cathy Zimmerman, PhD authored the paper entitled "Health of men, women, and children in post-trafficking services in Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam: an observational cross-sectional study", which has been published in The Lancet, Volume…

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Added by Gig Pornpatsorn Seastrand on February 20, 2015 at 11:28am — 1 Comment

HSA updates from the 6th GMS Public Health Conference

The 6th International Conference on Public Health Among the Greater Mekong Sub-regional Countries starts today in Khon Kaen, Thailand. The theme of this year is Health Service System in a Borderless Community.

We will regularly update this blog from Khon Kaen so please come back to follow what is going on there. If you are in Khon Kaen please stop by at the HSA…

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Added by HealthSpace.Asia on November 6, 2014 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

HSR 2014 : Pre-Session 30-Sep-2014 : Policy-relevant systematic reviews to strengthen people-centred health systems

Policy-relevant systematic reviews to strengthen people-centred health systems

L Sandy Oliver

www.ioe.ac.uk/ssru…

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Added by Nok Rungruangrong on October 8, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Contextual influences on the role of evidence in health policy development: Insights from India and Nigeria

Tolib Mirzoev, Associate Professor, International Health Policy and Systems, University ofLeeds, United Kingdom

Contextual influences on the role of evidence in health policy development: Insights from India and Nigeria…

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Added by Nok Rungruangrong on October 8, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

Highlights from “Capacity development of human resources for health”

Date: Thursday 2 October

Venue: Cape Town International Convention Center

 

Moderator: Tolib Mirzoev, Associate Professor, International Health Policy and Systems,

University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Panelist:

• Alayne Adams, Senior Social Scientist, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease

Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Bangladesh

Developing a problem-solving reflex: Training a health workforce for…

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Added by FERRY EFENDI on October 4, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments

Social protection and health coverage in Asia - a new report from ILO

Not sure if you have seen this report but the UNDG Asia-Pacific Social Protection Issues Brief has interesting contents and useful stats on…

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Added by Piya Hanvoravongchai on July 3, 2014 at 10:02am — No Comments

Building a New World: An Ecosystemic Approach for Global Change & Development Design

“Nowadays, problems are fragmented and reduced by public policies, academic formats, market-place interests and mass media headlines; new paradigms of growth, power, wealth, work and freedom must be embedded into the cultural, social, political and economic institutions to counteract the asymmetries of power…

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Added by André Francisco Pilon on January 17, 2014 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Millennium Development Goals: What's next after 2015? What's the role of UHC in the post-MDG agenda?

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are approaching its target date at the end of 2015. The UN website tracks down the progress and reports the achievements and the gaps of each country to fulfill these goals. In HealthSpace.Asia previously, there was a report  of how Asian regional…

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Added by Piya Hanvoravongchai on November 10, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Welcome New Members registered from the 5th GMS Conference, Yangon, Myanmar

Thank you HSA new members who registered during 5th International Conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-Regional Countries in Yangon. We are excited to have you on this social platform which is aimed for health professionals for sharing knowledge and we look forward for your participation.



We encourage you to learn more about Our Healthspace.Asia and getting to know members. Now take a…

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Added by HealthSpace.Asia on October 16, 2013 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Presentations from the 5th International Conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-Regional Countries, Yangon, Myanmar 2013

I was about to share my experiences in attending the 5th GMS conference during September 28-29, 2013. It was honored to be accepted for oral presentation for my Health promotion topic.I would like to share my abstract and presentation to anyone who are interested in this topic.

Strengthening and Evaluating Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention at the Community Level in Thailand: A Comparative…

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Added by sudarat lijutipoom on October 9, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Asha Jyoti- Light of Hope!

Sharing this as I thought it would be useful to those working in health screening to know of the work being done in north India. I visited over the weekend and was very impressed by the energy and passion of the team, as well as the structure of the collaboration between Philips Healthcare, RAD-AID and PGIMER Chandigarh. Guess the Clinton Global Initiative was impressed too since it recognized the effort at last year's meeting :)…

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Added by Jeremy Lim on March 25, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Paper entitled "Who Should Pay for Global Health , and How Much?",has been published in the PLOS Medicine

Richard Coker, Head of CDPRGLSHTM, and his colleagues have published the paper entitled "Who Should Pay for Global Health, and How Much?", which has been published in the PLOS…

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Added by Gig Pornpatsorn Seastrand on February 22, 2013 at 12:02pm — 1 Comment

Paper entitled "An analysis of health system resources in relation to pandemic response capacity in the Greater Mekong Subregion" has been published in the IJHG

14 December 2012: The paper entitled "An analysis of health system resources in relation to pandemic response capacity in the Greater Mekong Subregion" resulting from the work of the AsiaFluCap project (http://www.cdprg.org/asiaflucap.php) has been published in the  International Journal of…

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Added by Wasamon Sabaiwan on December 17, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Live as a liver with a living liver!

Just how important is your liver?



If your body was a mobile phone, your liver would be the SIM card

- Businessweek





Why is this organ called a liver? Because it lets you live. Live as a liver.



Find out more:…

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Added by Adrian Levitsky on December 7, 2012 at 4:51pm — No Comments

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