Online Program

Strengthening health systems in developing settings

Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session will discuss the importance of creating strong health care systems and strengthening existing ones in resource poor settings . The barriers to strengthen systems will be identified and strategies on how to overcome these barriers will be discussed by the presenters. The economic advantages to the low and mid income countries of having strong infra structure for health care systems will be highlighted.
Session Objectives: Discuss why strong health care systems are crucial in low and mid income countries. Discuss the role of strengthening health systems to support and improve health services delivery.

Health systems strengthening through responding to ebola virus disease: Staff, stuff, space and systems   
Joia S. Mukherjee, MD, MPH, Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, Sara Stulac, MD, MPH, Corrado Cancedda, MD, Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN, Kerry Dierberg, Anany Prosper, MD, MPH, Bailor Barrie, MD, Yusuf Dibba, Andrew Sesay, Dan Kelly, John Welch, CRNA, MSN, Katie Barron, Elizabeth Barrera and Louise C Ivers, MD MPH
Current State of Pharmacovigilance in African Countries   
Danya Qato, PharmD, MPH, PhD, Souad Skalli, PhD, Rachida Soulaymani Bencheikh, PhD and Mariam Squalli, PharmD

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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