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The Evolution of GSM Technologies into 5G and the Imminent Emergence of Transformative Telemedicine Applications: A Review

Nixon Ochieng Amuomo
2020 East African Journal of Information Technology  
Telemedicine is the delivery of health care services over a distance by health care providers using electronic technologies for the diagnosis, information exchange, treatment and disease prevention, injuries  ...  According to a telemedicine study by World Health Organization, 114 countries, that is, (59%) of member states, revealed that teleradiology has the highest rate of established service provision globally  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Many thanks to my computer science student (Blair Tsuma) for co-developing the malaria mobile application software.  ... 
doi:10.37284/eajit.2.1.131 fatcat:tu7ekegzmvdn7fuiy3pkwflyi4

The roads to Universal Health Coverage: Manifest destiny or Sisyphean pursuit?

Olusoji Adeyi, Mickey Chopra, Allyala Nandakumar
2021 Journal of Global Health  
most comprehensive agreement ever reached on global health -a vision for Universal Health Coverage by 2030" [2] .  ...  T his is the age of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).  ...  greater health benefits than just a focus upon health care. • The positive takeaway from the country examples is that they are experimenting with different approaches both on the financing and service  ... 
doi:10.7189/jogh.11.03096 pmid:34912544 pmcid:PMC8645188 fatcat:zgiiw52iovcofau5fae3rx22ge

Monitoring Frameworks for Universal Health Coverage: What About High-Income Countries?

Nicole Bergen, Arne Ruckert, Ronald Labonté
2019 International Journal of Health Policy and Management  
Implementing universal health coverage (UHC) is widely perceived to be central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and is a work program priority of the World Health Organization (WHO  ...  As a first step, this short communication presents preliminary findings from a literature review and document analysis on how various countries monitor their own progress towards achieving UHC.  ...  Acknowledgements The research was funded through a research contract (#201833637) with the WHO but the findings exclusively represent the views of the authors and do not in any way reflect the views of  ... 
doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2019.21 pmid:31441275 pmcid:PMC6706973 fatcat:z4sn3zhmh5avrgfg2rsizamt7q

Proceedings of the first African Health Forum: effective partnerships and intersectoral collaborations are critical for attainment of Universal Health Coverage in Africa

Martin Okechukwu C. Ota, Doris Gatwiri Kirigia, Emil Asamoah-Odei, Pamela Suzanne Drameh-Avognon, Olushayo Olu, Mwelecele Ntuli Malecela, Joseph Waogodo Cabore, Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti
2018 BMC Proceedings  
Universal Health Coverage (UHC)is central to the health Sustainable Development Goals(SDG).  ...  Working towards UHC is a powerful mechanism for achieving the right to health and promoting human development which is a priority area of focus for the World Health Organization WHO.  ...  The publication cost of this article was funded by the African Regional Office of the World Health Organization.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12919-018-0104-2 pmid:29997696 pmcid:PMC6031170 fatcat:yylqhhwlznhpzke4mxg5mllevy

Community participation and private sector engagement are fundamental to achieving universal health coverage and health security in Africa: reflections from the second Africa health forum

Olushayo Olu, Pamela Drameh-Avognon, Emil Asamoah-Odei, Francis Kasolo, Thomas Valdez, Grace Kabaniha, Humphrey Karamagi, Suvajee Good, Helena O'Malley, Zabulon Yoti, Nirina Razakazoa, Etienne Minkoulou (+5 others)
2019 BMC Proceedings  
The Forum participants agreed that the role of community engagement and participation in the attainment of Universal Health Coverage, health security and ultimately the Sustainable Development Goals cannot  ...  Technological innovations will be a key driver of the attainment of these goals; hence, there is need to harness the comparative advantages that they offer.  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the support provided by AFRO and the Government of Cabo Verde in the organization of the second Forum.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12919-019-0170-0 pmid:31737089 pmcid:PMC6849158 fatcat:lmo6wjqdvrbc7fkuqor5cvi6be

Design and development of viral hepatitis and HIV infection control program in the general, Greek Roma and migrant populations (HPROLIPSIS): The protocol of three cross-sectional health examination surveys in Greece (Preprint)

Giota Touloumi, Argiro Karakosta, Vana Sypsa, Ioanna Petraki, Olga Anagnostou, Agis Terzidis, Niki Maria Voudouri, Magda Gavana, Apostolos Vantarakis, George Rachiotis, Maria Kantzanou, Theofilos Rosenberg (+4 others)
2019 JMIR Research Protocols  
Although infectious diseases are globally on the decline, they remain a major global public health problem.  ...  Among them, the hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV infection are of primary interest.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The principal authors of this report are Ties Boerma, Colin Mathers, Carla AbouZahr, Somnath Chatterji, Daniel Hogan and Gretchen Stevens, assisted by Wahyu Retno Mahanani, Jessica Ho,  ... 
doi:10.2196/13578 pmid:32004142 pmcid:PMC7055811 fatcat:qex2cq25jzgu7bvbmt2u3nwtlm

Measuring Sexual Behavior Stigma to Inform Effective HIV Prevention and Treatment Programs for Key Populations

Shauna Stahlman, James R Hargreaves, Laurel Sprague, Anne L Stangl, Stefan D Baral
2017 JMIR Public Health and Surveillance  
The aim of this study was to propose an agenda for the goals and approaches of a sexual behavior stigma surveillance effort for key populations, with a focus on collecting surveillance data from 4 groups  ...  : (1) members of key population groups themselves (regardless of HIV status), (2) people living with HIV (PLHIV) who are also members of key populations, (3) members of nonkey populations, and (4) health  ...  Expanding HIV-sensitive universal health coverage and social protection in all settings UHC is both a target and an organizing framework for the Sustainable Development Goal on health. 96 Human resources  ... 
doi:10.2196/publichealth.7334 pmid:28446420 pmcid:PMC5425775 fatcat:b7velcrhpbeszkjwsacpzlehk4

Too old to app? A cross-sectional study on intention to use medical applications among elderly in The Netherlands (Preprint)

Marjan Askari, Nicky Sabine Klaver, Thimon Johannes van Gestel, Joris van de Klundert
2020 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
The increasing health service demand driven by the aging of the global population calls for the development of modes of health service delivery which are less human resource intensive. eHealth in general  ...  While evidence shows mobile medical applications might be effective in improving elderly care, self-management, self-efficacy, health-related behavior and medication adherence, little is known about the  ...  INCREASING FOCUS ON UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE AND AGING As part of the post-Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations (UN), universal health coverage has become a focus for the post-2015 Sustainable  ... 
doi:10.2196/18080 pmid:32624465 fatcat:kztpgv7xibd3zdhahocni7pzta

Pyrosequencing: a rapid and effective sequencing method to diagnose drug-resistant tuberculosis

Aishwarya Govindaswamy, Dhananjayan Sakthi, Rekha Pai, Lakshmanan Jeyaseelan, Joy Sarojini Michael
2018 Journal of Medical Microbiology  
Can all these countries achieve the 2030 goals of reducing incidence rate by 80% and TB deaths by 90% ? For some the goal appears achievable.  ...  , new prophylaxis Average -17%/year Average -10%/year -5%/year 2025 2030 2035 50 75 100 Even by accelerating current tools and practices, universalizing health coverage and social  ... 
doi:10.1099/jmm.0.000669 pmid:30028665 fatcat:a2tuzqhwongkboyskvxt2twsie

A Critical Comparative Study On The National Accreditation Standards For Hospitals Of India, Australia, Denmark And South Africa

Dr. Zuber Mujeeb Shaikh
2021 Zenodo  
A Critical Comparative Study On The National Accreditation Standards For Hospitals Of India, Australia, Denmark And South Africa: D.Litt thesis Part-1  ...  South Africa has adopted a universal health coverage (UHC) approach to health care in its constitution and recognises the health inequalities present in the country.  ...  In this scenario, the concept of universal health coverage becomes imperative and core to the health development and needs of the people.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5151605 fatcat:feje66575jarldm5ukkbeo36pe

Towards Practice-oriented Higher Education for Sustainable Rural Development in Western Kenya

Dietmar Wikarski, Catherine Aurah, Emmanuel Ebinga Osore, Gladys Mengich, Gershom Mutua, Alice Ndiema, Felister Nyaera Nkangi, Vitalis Ogemah, Patrick Okoth, Jasper Ondulo, Francis Orata Omoto, Mary Wambui Mwangi (+8 others)
The contributions give an impression of what has been achieved in recent years on the way to a more practice-oriented higher education in the participating departments of MMUST and what is still to be  ...  At the end of this once again difficult year 2021, we look back on a successful cooperation between the Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences (THB) and the Masinde Muliro University of Science and  ...  Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology will play a central role in leading local research both on-station and on-farm.  ... 
doi:10.25933/opus4-2742 fatcat:wy5j2ns6j5dezbqwihoq2ws3i4

Increasing Access to Eye Care using Mobile Phone-based Interventions. The development, validation and implementation of Peek to optimise human resources and lower barriers to access for those most in need

HK Rono
Methods: This thesis comprises: (1) a three-year retrospective review of utilisation of hospital eye care services; (2) a cluster randomized trial (C-RCT) to determine the effectiveness of using of the  ...  Aim: To develop and evaluate a demonstration model of community volunteers and teachers using a novel mobile phone-based technology (Peek) in communities and schools, respectively, to identify and refer  ...  London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine sponsors the study.  ... 
doi:10.17037/pubs.04657717 fatcat:3o4lbxaddjekhjobpfiasgqtji