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    Health System Strengthening / Publication
    Towards Improved Health Service Quality in Tanzania: An Approach to Strengthen Routine Supportive Supervision

    Effective supportive supervision of healthcare services is crucial for improving and maintaining quality of healthcare. However, this can be challenging in an environment with chronic shortage of qualified human resources for health.

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    Digital Health / Publication
    Digital Health: A Call for Government Leadership and Cooperation between ICT and Health

    Digital health, sometimes called electronic health or eHealth, is the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for health purposes.

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    Inside the Black Box: Administration of the Tanzanian Community Health Fund and Its Interaction with Other Health Financing Mechanisms

    Many low- and middle-income countries have been struggling to implement sustainable health financing strategies. The basis to address these challenges lies in the in-depth understanding of the context-specific and often complex designs.

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    Malaria / Publication
    Evaluating the Effectiveness and Feasibility of Reactive Focal Mass Drug Administration vs. Reactive Case Detection, With and Without Reactive Vector Control, As a Community Level Intervention in Response to Confirmed, Passively Identified Malaria Cases

    Reactive case detection (RACD), testing and treating individuals around passively detected cases is a strategy commonly used to reduce or interrupt malaria transmission.

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    Digital Health / Publication
    Digital Health: A Call for Government Leadership and Cooperation between ICT and Health – French – Executive Summary

    Digital health, sometimes called electronic health or eHealth, is the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for health purposes.

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    Digital Health / Publication
    Digital Health: A Call for Government Leadership and Cooperation between ICT and Health – Spanish – Executive Summary

    Digital health, sometimes called electronic health or eHealth, is the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for health purposes.

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    Digital Health / Publication
    Digital Health: A Call for Government Leadership and Cooperation between ICT and Health – Executive Summary

    Digital health, sometimes called electronic health or eHealth, is the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for health purposes.

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    Health System Strengthening / Publication
    Evaluation of a Community-based Hypertension Improvement Program (ComHIP) in Ghana: Data from a Baseline Survey

    Ghana faces an increasing burden of non-communicable disease. The article concludes that the low hypertension treatment and control rates may suggest that such programs are not necessarily impactful on the health of the population.

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    Strengthening Routine Supportive Supervision of Primary Healthcare in Tanzania through an Innovative Approach Using an Electronic Tool

    Effective supportive supervision of healthcare services is crucial for improving and maintaining quality of healthcare.

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    Leprosy / Publication
    Role of Contact Tracing and Prevention Strategies in the Interruption of Leprosy Transmission

    The global prevalence of leprosy has declined from 5.2 million in the 1980 s to 200,000 today. The article outlines how contact tracing and chemoprophylaxis programmes can be implemented to interrupt leprosy transmission.

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    Digital Health / Publication
    ICATT Survey – Five Years After the Launch

    The paper entails country experiences, lessons learned and recommendations for implementing a computerized adaption and training tool to improve digital health systems.

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    Leprosy / Publication
    Time to Define Leprosy Elimination As Zero Leprosy Transmission?

    The article details an endorsement of the “zero transmission” strategy and strong hopes that it would hasten the realisation of a leprosy-free world.