Online Program

International health programs and policy I

Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The presentations in this session will discuss the importance of combined community based strategies to improve health care in low socio economic settings.The WHO and its guidelines for strengthening surgical capacities will also be highlighted , including the importance of investing in infra stucture and human resources and other programs
Session Objectives: Discuss community based strategies which have improved the health status of communities globally. List the importnce of having health policies which promote and improve health care of low socio economic populations.
Paul Freeman, DR PH MBBS MHP MPH

Combined community and health system strategies to increase institutional deliveries: An emerging practice in Mozambique   
Alicia Mehl, MSc, Maria Teresa Vitorino, MPH, Adalgisa Viola, MD and Claire Cole, MPH
Investment banking and global surgery   
John Meara, MD, DMD, MBA
Health and human security in the region of the americas: Translating conceptualization to action through guideline development   
Carlos Santos-Burgoa, MD, MPH, PhD, Kirsten Brownstein, MPH and Luiz Galvao, MD, MPH

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Medical Care, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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