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…Continue
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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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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…Continue
Added by sudarat lijutipoom on October 9, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Interested in contributing to an ongoing country-wide Health Promotion capacity mapping process in Thailand?
You can, if you:
a) are doing health or Health Promotion related work in Thailand at any level (national, regional, community) or have similar experience in the past, or,
b) have a public health / Health Promotion qualification and involved in policy-making, academia & research or practice, in Thailand,…
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 :)…Continue
Added by Jeremy Lim on March 25, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Wasamon Sabaiwan on December 17, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Financial burden of household out-of pocket health expenditure in Viet Nam: findings from the National Living Standard Survey 2002-2010
Hoang Van Minh (Department of Health Economics & Center for Health System Research, Hanoi Medical University, Ha Noi, Viet Nam), Nguyen Thi Kim Phuong (WHO, Ha Noi, Viet Nam), Priyanka Saksena (WHO, Geneva, Switzerland), Chris D James (WHO, Manila, The Philippines), Ke Xu (WHO, Manila, The Philippines)
This paper aims…Continue
Added by Nguyen Thanh Thuy on December 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Nowadays, Asia Pacific countries are in different stage of economic development as well as its health status. Some countries are still fighting with high maternal mortality rate while other countries have succeeded in declining it. Condition of health system also varies in Asia Pacific countries. For some countries, especially low middle income country, outreach of adequate basic health are still become the challenges while for other countries resources allocation and public private…Continue
One of these days I found an old book published by WHO in the year 1977 titled Global Strategy Health for All by 2000. As I kept reading the book, there were a lot of questions I could not answer. This is 2012 and I don’t feel like anything closer to health for all.
From 1977 to 2012, if we talk…Continue
Added by Shela Putri Sundawa on November 9, 2012 at 5:26pm — No Comments
Nowadays, NCDs issue is disccused everywhere. Even UN who conventionally not dealing with health issue put it in th eir 66th General Assembly Agenda. Thus, put NCD being mainly issued talked about by international figures, national leaders, private sector, civil society and many more. Yet, there is often misleading…Continue
Added by Shela Putri Sundawa on November 9, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Find out how the first Telegeriatric Nursing Training in the Philippines went!
Added by Mary Rose Rontal on October 30, 2012 at 9:12am — No Comments
A training-workshop on Telegeriatric nursing for Metro Manila health professionals will be conducted for the benefit of home-bound senior citizens and physically impaired adults, on 15th-17th of October 2012. This is a joint project of ACCESS Health International, Ayala Foundation, Inc., Home Health Care, ClickMedix and Asian Institute of Management-Zuellig Center for Asian Business Transformation.…Continue
During the last decade, various demand-side health financing schemes targeting the poor and the informal sector have been piloted by the Ministry of Health and development partners in Cambodia and in the Lao PDR.
How to combine the different schemes within a broader social health protection or universal coverage arrangement is a topical issue in many developing countries.
Integrating financing schemes improves efficiencies by reducing fragmentation.However, there are risks…
Added by Caitlin Grover on September 20, 2012 at 7:50am — No Comments
The Health Policy and Health Finance Hub has published a working paper on the institutional and operational barriers to strengthening universal health coverage in Laos.
The Lao PDR is committed to achieving a form of universal health coverage by 2020. A key step towards universal coverage is integration of the existing social health protection schemes.
The purpose of this integration is to address fragmentation and…Continue
Added by Caitlin Grover on September 20, 2012 at 7:46am — No Comments
What in the world is U-health?
Find out more! http://silverevolution.wordpress.com/2012/09/13/u-health-in-korea/
Added by Adrian Levitsky on September 14, 2012 at 1:28pm — No Comments
21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion 2013
Call for Abstracts: Present - 20 December 2012
We look forward to receiving submissions relating to research, policy and practice on the Conference theme, Best Investments for Health, including:
• Intersectoral Policies, Strategies and Ac tions Conducive to Sustainable Health Investment
• Multisectoral and Multi-stakeholders Partnership and Collaboration for Health Promotion
Added by Cheevita C. on September 10, 2012 at 12:14am — No Comments
Are there new ideas on how to counter the risks of polypharmacy?
New medical devices on the line such as Proteus Digital Health -- A patch device that analyzes bodily health after taking a pill -- provide ground-breaking fields in medicine. Find out more!…
Added by Adrian Levitsky on August 31, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Call for Papers
Annals of Operations Research
Special Volume: Policy Analytics
The Annals of Operations Research seeks submissions for a special volume on Policy Analytics.…Continue
The US Supreme Court recently upheld key elements of the Obama Administration’s healthcare reforms, promising improved access to health care for 43 million citizens.
My colleague Peter Annear has written a media release to highlight the significance of this decision.
While the verdict was delivered in an increasingly hostile political environment, with November’s…Continue