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- DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2012Bangladesh has made substantial progress since the 1970s in expanding the coverage of maternal healthcare services, yet maternal mortality remains high, as available but limited data suggest.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2009This document outlines a comprehensive strategy for how to improve mental health policy and service development. It shows that lack of political support, inadequate management, overburdened health services and, at times, resistance from policy-makers and health workers, have hampered the development of coherent mental health systems.DocumentmHealth Alliance, 2012New tools and simple, affordable innovations to better detect people suffering from tuberculosis (TB) are needed, and making health services available to the people most vulnerable to contracting it is deeply required. This paper argues that mobile phones can bring about such positive change.DocumentVoluntary Service Overseas, 2011A clear, concise 2 page publication to introduce the research and advocacy programme designed to provide evidence for governments on how best to change policy and implementation to address health worker shortages. A clear summary of aims is supported by short summaries of research done in Uganda, Cambodia and Malawi.Document
The health workforce crisis in Bangladesh: shortage, inappropriate skill-mix and inequitable distributionBRAC Education Programme, 2012Bangladesh is suffering from a severe HRH crisis–in terms of a shortage of qualified providers, an inappropriate skills-mix and inequity in distribution–which requires immediate attention from policy makers.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2011Tuberculosis (TB) is the main cause of death in people living with HIV. This report is a call that TB should not be a death sentence for a two million people living with HIV and expected to die of TB between 2011 and 2015. The report highlights the following related facts and drawn findings:Document
WHO recommended collaborative TB/HIV activities: evaluation of implementation and performance in a rural district hospital in CameroonNational Centre for Biotechnology Information, USA, 2011In response to the need of integrating tuberculosis (TB)/HIV activities, the WHO in 2004 mapped out a number of key activities to be implemented by countries to ensure effective collaboration between TB and HIV programmes.Document
Timing and uptake of ART during treatment for active tuberculosis in HIV co-infected adults in MalawiIngenta, 2011Malawian policy to invite patients co-infected with tuberculosis (TB) and HIV to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) 2 months after initiating TB treatment changed recently; the new policy shortened the period to 2 weeks instead of 2 months.DocumentEnvirnomental Health, 2011Means to monitor the occurrence of cancer in developing countries are still very limited, and prevention planning relies largely on estimates. The present paper summarises some of the priorities in cancer prevention in developing countries and the underlying evidence base, and addresses some of the challenges. The author draws these conclusions:DocumentBioMed Central, 2011Statistics indicate that more than half of the women with sexually transmitted infections in Nepal sought sexual health services. This study explores female sex workers (FSWs) use of sexual health services in Nepal and the factors associated with their use and non-use of services.