Online Program

Poster Session 9: Strengthening Health Sytems in Developing Countries

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
This session will highlight posters which will discuss the importance of capacity building , data integration and sharing and also highlight importance of capacity building as tools to strengthen health care systems
Session Objectives: Discuss the importance of strengthening health care systems as this is vital to improve health status of communities

Board 1
Feasibility of using cell phones to improve treatment adherence among HIV positive women in India – a pilot study   
Mona Duggal, MD,MHS, Prabha S. Chandra, MD, Mohini Ranganathan, MD, Veena Satyanarayana, PHD and Nancy R. Reynolds, R.N, Ph.D., F.A.A.N
Board 2
Comprehensive capacity-building in a post-conflict country: The liberian experience   
Saye Baawo, MD, Rose Macauley, MD, MPH and Theo Lippeveld, MD, MPH
Board 4
Rewarding results: Performance based contracting in Liberia   
Deirdre Rogers, MS and Bal Ram Bhui, MPH, MA, MBA
Board 5
Performance-based financing to improve supply chain practices and increase medicine availability at the community level: Lessons from Rwanda   
Alexis Heaton, Megan Noel, Catherine Mugeni, Patrick Nganji, Yasmin Chandani, Sarah Andersson, B Phar , MPH and Savitha Subramanian, Dr. PH
Board 6
Botswana's integration of data quality assurance into standard operating procedures: Adaption of the routine data quality assessment tool   
Suzanne Cloutier, MSPH, Sergio Lins, BS, Amanda Makulec, MPH, David Boone, PhD, Ernest Fetogang, Rosinah Dialwa and Tom Achoki, MD MPH DTM&H
Board 7
Improving primary health care (PHC) services in Jordan – using collaboratives to achieve large-scale accreditation of PHC centers   
Maram Karkatli, CPHQ, MSc, BSN, Johan de Koning, PhD, Donna Bjerregaard, MSW and Joyce Lyons, EdD, RN
Board 9
Applying mhealth to improve supportive supervision of a large scale maternal and newborn health program in Ethiopia   
Ali Mehryar Karim, PhD, Nebiyu Getachew, MA and Wuleta Betemariam, MA, MPH
Board 10
Sustainable interventions to strengthen an integrated health system: Evaluation of best practices in Azerbaijan   
Annette Bongiovanni, MPA, BS in Nursing and Rachel Jean-Baptiste, PhD, MPH

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