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    Retrospective Active Case Finding in Cambodia: An Innovative Approach to Leprosy Control in a Low-endemic Country

    The article concludes that the RACF approach with mobile teams in Cambodia was found to be feasible and effective in detecting new leprosy patients among the contacts of previously registered patients.

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    Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Workplace Settings in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are a growing crisis in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The workplace is recognized internationally as a crucial arena for tackling these health issues but is often marginalized at national level.

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    Multidrug Therapy for Leprosy: A Game Changer on the Path to Elimination

    Leprosy is present in more than 100 countries, where it remains a major cause of peripheral neuropathy and disability. The article concludes that a global leprosy coalition is needed to achieve zero transmission.

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    Towards Integration of Leprosy Post-exposure Prophylaxis into National Programme Routines: Report from the Third Annual Meeting of the LPEP Programme

    The article underlines that the Leprosy Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (LPEP) programme is designed to establish evidence of the feasibility and impact of tracing contacts of recently diagnosed leprosy patients.

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    Innovative Tools and Approaches to End the Transmission of Mycobacterium Leprae

    The drive to interrupt M leprae transmission and finally eliminate leprosy is entering a crucial stage. Sustainability, perseverance, and constant innovation will be crucial to the success of a programme to halt transmission of M leprae.

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    Assessing Healthcare Professional Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices on Hypertension Management. Announcing a New World Hypertension League Resource

    To assist hypertension control programs the World Hypertension League has developed a resource to assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices on hypertension management.

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    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: 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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    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: 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: 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.