Because of the shortage of health professionals, particularly in specialty areas, Rwanda initiated the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program.
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Read original article: Erratum to: A rapid evidence review on the effectiveness of institutional health partnerships
Zimbabwe is the largest tobacco producer in Africa.
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Despite the worthy intentions of international health partnerships between high-income countries and countries with developing economies, the tangible benefits are rarely evaluated, limiting the assessment of …
Many health service delivery models are adapting health services to meet rising demand and evolving health burdens in low- and middle-income countries.
Contemporary interest in in short-term experiences in global health (STEGH) has led to important questions of ethics, responsibility, and potential harms to receiving communities.
Background: International health partnerships are one approach to capacity building in health systems.
Background: Institutional Health Partnerships are long-term, institution to institution partnerships between high income and low and middle income countries which seek to build capacity and strengthen health institutions in order to improve health service delivery and outcomes.
Background: There is a global need to expand palliative care services to reach the increasing number requiring end of life care.
Background: Two themes consistently emerge from the broad range of academics, policymakers and opinion leaders who have proposed changes to the World Health Organization (WHO): that reform efforts are too slow, and that they do too little to strengthen WHO’s capacity to facilitate cross-sectoral collaboration.
Background: Against the backdrop of systemic inefficiency in the public health care system and the theoretical claims that markets result in performance and efficiency improvement, developing countries’ governments have been rapidly commercializing health care delivery.
Background: Country-of-origin of a product can negatively influence its rating, particularly if the product is from a low-income country.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are rapidly becoming priorities in developing countries.