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  • Cover of Africa's Orphaned Generations it takes more than a village to raise a child (REPSSI)
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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: 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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    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.

  • IMCI computerized adaptation and training tool (ICATT) early adaptation and training experience
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    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.

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    Achieving 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.

  • Cover image of paper regarding Community vs. facility-based DOT in Tanzania
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    Community 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).

  • Evaluation of a community-based hypertension improvement program (ComHIP) in Ghana: data from a baseline survey
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    Evaluation 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.