Inshuti Mu Buzima (IMB), PIH’s sister organization in Rwanda, has made tremendous progress over the years. On the occasion of IMB’s 10th anniversary, we asked five leaders to reflect on the changes. Their memories and insights are below. Anatole Manzi Director of Mentorship, Enhanced Supervision for Health Care and Quality Improvement It was May 2005 when I heard about Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (IMB). I was finishing my bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology, but I already had an advanced diploma in general nursing
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Dr. Samira Asma, Chief, Global NCD Program, CDC Over the past 18 years, I’ve worked with Ministries of Health and other partners in 180 countries to advance CDC’s overarching global health goals and accelerate strategies for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries. NCDs and injuries are responsible for millions of premature deaths, especially in low- and middle-income counties (LMICs). As public health practitioners, we have an important opportunity to work collaboratively to accelerate and scale up implementation of proven prevention and treatment strategies and measure their impact.
Background The number of dementia patients will increase over the next decades.
Background: Namibia’s HIV prevalence is 13.3 %.
Background: Attempted or non-fatal self-poisoning is common in Sri Lanka.
Background: Psychological distress is the major comorbidity among tuberculosis (TB) patients.
Publication date: December 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 147 Author(s): Ingrid Borren, Kristian Tambs, Kristin Gustavson, Helga Ask, Bo Engdahl, Jon Martin Sundet Background Some previous studies indicate that parental hearing loss may have negative consequences in the parent–child relationship.
Background: It is possible that some people who quit smoking experience improved mental health after cessation and therefore remain abstinent, whereas other people who quit may experience worse mental health after cessation and therefore be more likely to relapse to smoking.
Background: According to the EU-MIDIS report on discrimination, Roma are the most discriminated against group in Europe.
Background: Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has endured decades of conflict resulting in widespread experiences of conflict related trauma and destruction to health and social infrastructure.