DocumentlockLeprosy / PublicationTime 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.
DocumentlockDigital Health / PublicationEmbedding Systematic Quality Assessments in Supportive Supervision at Primary Healthcare Level: Application of an Electronic Tool to Improve Quality of Healthcare in Tanzania
The objective of this study is to describe a quality assessment methodology using an electronic digital health format that can be embedded in supervision activities and conducted by council health staff.
DocumentlockCorporate Responsibility / PublicationAfrica’s Orphaned Generations: It Takes more than a Village to Raise a Child
The paper discusses if REPSSI has really made a difference on population health, having been in existence for the past ten years.
DocumentlockLeprosy / PublicationA Strategy to Halt Leprosy Transmission
Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae. Governments of countries with leprosy must commit, politically and financially, to a transmission-lowering strategy.
DocumentlockMalaria / PublicationChild Mortality Patterns in Rural Tanzania: An Observational Study on the Impact of Malaria Control Interventions
Between 1997 and 2009, a number of key malaria control interventions were implemented in the Kilombero and Ulanga Districts in south central Tanzania to increase insecticide-treated nets (ITN) coverage.
DocumentlockCorporate Responsibility / PublicationVOICES of Hope and Change
Stories from across Africa, celebrating ten years of social, psychological and emotional support for children, their families and communities.
DocumentlockHealth System Strengthening / PublicationImproving Access to Primary Healthcare in Mali
The core of Novartis Foundation activities in Mali is the Initiative Accès.
The decision to launch this initiative recalls the established history between the Novartis Foundation and the Malian government.
DocumentlockCorporate Responsibility / PublicationThe Novartis Commitment to Women’s and Children’s Health
The publication details the contribution of Novartis to achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals.
DocumentlockHealth System Strengthening / PublicationImproving Access Through Mutual Health Organisations: The Case of Mali
The main goals of the MHO in Mali are to improve access & financial protection for the insured and mobilize resources for health services.
DocumentlockDigital Health / PublicationIMCI Computerized Adaption and Training Tool (ICATT)
The implementation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) strategy launched by the WHO and UNICEF in the mid 1990s’ has improved health workers performance and quality of service with the help of digital health technology.
DocumentlockCorporate Responsibility / PublicationAchieving the UN Millennium Development Goals
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are the most broadly supported, comprehensive, yet specific development goals ever set by the global community.
DocumentlockPopulation Health / PublicationCommunity vs. Facility-based Directly Observed Treatment for Tuberculosis in Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Region
The article shows that treatment success rates were higher in patients who opted for community DOT than in patients who chose facility-based DOT (all cases).