Online Program

Strengthening health systems in developing settings 1

Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session will highlight the various measures and strategies to strengthen health care systems and the need to have clear cut policies to do make this a sustainable effort which will help to improve the health status of various communities.
Session Objectives: Identify the importance of strengthening health care systems and their role in helping to help improve the health of communities. Identify the challenges and barriers to improve the existing health care systems .

Building a sustainable, community-based model of depression care into a government-run health care system: A case study of 11 major health care facilities in rural Haiti   
Shin Daimyo, MPH, Jean-Gregory Jerome, MD MPH, Eddy Eustache, Gertruna Hilaire, Kate Boyd, MPH, Tatiana Therosme, Reginald Fils-Aime, MD, Handy Petit-Homme, Lamartine Dessalines, Rupi Legha, MD, Giuseppe Raviola, MD, MPH, Annie Michaelis, PhD, Kendall West, Christine Tebaldi, MS, RN, NP, Gary Belkin, MD, PhD, MPH, David Grelotti, MD, Stephani Zakutansky, Seiya Fukuda, Jenny Utech, Jessica McNavich, Emily Dally, MPH, Mel Rico, Vernet Etienne, Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN, Kathryn Oas, Beatrice Romela and Helena Verdeli, PhD
Characterization of medical personnel and infrastructure available in pharmacy in-store clinics in Mexico   
Veronika Wirtz, MSc, PhD, Sandra Diaz, MPH, Alvaro Javier Idrovo, MD MSP MSc PhD, Federico Bonilla, Bonifacia Matías Juan and Anahi Dreser, MD, MSc, PhD candidate

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

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