Scaling up

Spread Collaborative for Tuberculosis Management in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Date improvement activities began: March, 2011 Date of end of collaborative: July, 2012 Aims/objectives: The collaborative sought to improve the quality and coverage of Tuberculosis (TB) control activities in Cochabamba, Bolivia, based on...

Effectively Linking Communities and Facilities in Assam, India

Problem: The state of Assam is located in the northeastern corner of India and has a population of 31 million people, of which 87% reside in rural areas. This state is home to countless vulnerable children, many of whom are born with...

Improving Pharmaceutical Service in the Primary Healthcare Sector Through the Training of Pharmacist Assistants

Problem: South Africa (SA) has 5.63 million people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), 0.4 – 0.59million estimated TB cases reported per annum (according to the SA National Strategic plan 2012) 1 and 800 HIV related deaths per day. In order to...

Retaining doctors in deep rural areas in South Africa through “marriage counsellors” who work to negotiate the relationships between management and doctors.

Problem: Retention of doctors in rural areas is a global issue most frequently linked to the professional and personal isolation that results in the majority of qualifying medical professionals to migrate to urban healthcare facilities...

IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEPATITIS PREVENTION AND CARE IN SINDH PAKISTAN

Problem: PROBLEM: National Picture Pakistan is a country of 170 million people where Viral Hepatitis has emerged as a significant public health problem. Various small research studies suggested that Viral Hepatitis in Pakistan has been on...

TASK SHIFTING for Rapid Scale up of Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Problem: Treatment and counseling of HIV positives were limited to doctors and nurses respectively in Ethiopia. In addition, the entire HIV/AIDS intervention package was only limited to prevention until 2005. As a result, twenty five years...