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  • Cover image of the paper that focuses on primary care physicians in Mongolia
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    Hypertension, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Primary Care Physicians in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    The paper examines the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of primary care doctors in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia using a recently developed World Hypertension League survey.

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    Looking at the Bigger Picture: How the Wider Health Financing Context Affects the Implementation of the Tanzanian Community Health Funds

    The article shows the importance of considering council-specific CHF regarding the implementation of Tanzanian Community Health Funds and optimizing the country’s primary healthcare system.

  • Cover of Could cities be the answer to the world healthcare woes - World Economic Forum-submission
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    Could Cities Be the Answer to the World’s Healthcare Woes?

    According to the World Bank’s recent report, over half of the world’s population is unable to access basic health services. This is a stark reminder of the persistent healthcare inequity that exists across the globe.

  • Cover of 2018 - CorNTD - Innovations in Leprosy Prophylaxis - Current Evidence and Upcoming Trials
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    Innovations in Leprosy Prophylaxis: Current Evidence and Upcoming Trials

    Contacts of leprosy patients have an elevated risk of developing leprosy themselves. A number of innovative approaches to improve the efficacy of chemo- and immunoprophylaxis are being explored.

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    Better Hearts Better Cities: A Multisector Approach to Improve Cardiovascular Health in Low-income Urban Communities

    The Novartis Foundation recognizes that hypertension is a key risk factor for cardiovascular diseases that can be treated effectively.

  • Cover image of the article that focuses on an innovative approach to leprosy control
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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.

  • Cover of 2017 - ECTMIH Towards improved health service quality in Tanzania
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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.