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.
DocumentlockDigital Health / InfographicDigital 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.
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).
DocumentlockHealth System Strengthening / PublicationEvaluation of a Community-based Hypertension Improvement Program (ComHIP) in Ghana
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.