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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.

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    Digital Health / Publication
    Embedding 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.

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    Corporate Responsibility / Publication
    Africa’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.

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    Leprosy / Publication
    A 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.

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    Malaria / Publication
    Child 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.

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    Corporate Responsibility / Publication
    VOICES of Hope and Change

    Stories from across Africa, celebrating ten years of social, psychological and emotional support for children, their families and communities.

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    Health System Strengthening / Publication
    Improving 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.

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    Corporate Responsibility / Publication
    The Novartis Commitment to Women’s and Children’s Health

    The publication details the contribution of Novartis to achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals.

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

    Digital health, which is the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to provide health services, can advance the goal of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare services worldwide.

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    Health System Strengthening / Publication
    Improving 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.

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    Digital Health / Publication
    IMCI 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.