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    Deconstructing design thinking as a tool for the implementation of a population health initiative

    Design thinking is a sound and viable tool to use as part of an implementation strategy for engaging with health system stakeholders and successfully translating evidence-based practices and new innovations into routine practice, thereby addressing an important knowledge—practice gap and, more broadly, contributing to the strategic repertoire available to implementation science.

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    Advancing artificial intelligence in health maturity

    Artificial Intelligence in health care offers a way to transform health systems from being reactive to being proactive, predictive, and even preventive. The Novartis Foundation and PATH launched the tool in six countries in 2021 and 2022: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Philippines, Uruguay, and Vietnam. This white paper shares an overview of the experience these countries had in conducting the self-assessment.

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    Practice Change Needed for the Identification of Pediatric Hypertension in Marginalized Populations: An Example From South Africa
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    A new whole-of-city strategy for addressing cardiovascular population health
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    Fostering cardiovascular health at work – case study from Senegal

    A case study on fostering cardiovascular health at work from Senegal

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    Hypertension among South African children

    Hypertension among South African children in disadvantaged areas and associations with physical activity, fitness, and cardiovascular risk markers: A cross-sectional study about Hypertension among South African children in disadvantaged areas

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    Pursuing AI maturity in health

    This case study describes how, when faced with an emerging crisis, government officials convened diverse partners to swiftly develop and deploy life-saving AI solutions. The process they undertook provides lessons for developing AI solutions for challenges beyond COVID-19. This initiative operationalized the recommendations from the 2020 Roadmap to AI Maturity from the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development.

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    The Promise of Digital Health: Addressing Non-communicable Diseases to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage in LMICs - Infographic

    Digital health solutions promise to change the way healthcare is provided, driving progress toward universal health coverage and transforming outcomes for patients with NCDs.

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    Reimagining Global Health through Artificial Intelligence: A Roadmap to AI Maturity - Infographic

    This infographic addresses global challenges and details the potential of Artificial Intelligence, the top 5 use cases for AI in health, and the roadmap for AI maturity in health.

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    Leprosy Post-exposure Prophylaxis with Single-dose Rifampicin (LPEP): An International Feasibility Programme

    LPEP explored the feasibility of combining three key interventions against leprosy: tracing contacts newly diagnosed patients with leprosy; screening the traced contacts for leprosy; and administering SDR to eligible contacts.

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    Association Between Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Clustered Cardiovascular Risk in South African Children from Disadvantaged Communities: Results from a Cross-sectional Study

    Physical inactivity (PIA) is a growing global health problem and evidence suggests that PIA is a key driver for hypertension, cardiovascular and chronic diseases.

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    Evaluating the Feasibility of Reactive Targeted Parasite Elimination vs. Reactive Case Detection, With and Without Reactive Vector Control, As a Community Level Intervention in Response to Confirmed, Passively Identified Index Cases in Zambezi Region

    As a result of successful malaria control efforts, Namibia, like many countries in southern Africa, is aiming for elimination by 2020.