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Health financing reform in Kenya - assessing the social health insurance proposal.
Kenya has had a history of health financing policy changes since its independence in 1963. Recently, significant preparatory work was done on a new Social Health Insurance Law that, if accepted,Expand
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Health Workforce Brain Drain: From Denouncing the Challenge to Solving the Problem
Giorgio Cometto and colleagues discuss the study by Tankwanchi and colleagues on physician migration to the United States from sub-Saharan Africa and the steps that the US, other destinationExpand
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Social determinants of health: practical solutions to deal with a well-recognized issue.
  • R. Krech
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
  • 1 October 2011
The call on governments to address the major challenge of health inequities which are determined by the social conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, is not new. TheExpand
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Tissue microarrays: a new approach for quality control in immunohistochemistry
Aims: To improve the interpretation of immunohistochemistry (IHC) staining results the use of a tissue microarray technique was established in a routine setting. Methods: A tissue microarray wasExpand
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Implications of the adelaide statement on health in all policies.
Data presented at the United Nations Summit in September in New York has revealed that many countries are unlikely to achieve all the health targets of the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.1 TheExpand
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Action on social determinants of health is essential to tackle noncommunicable diseases.
  • K. Rasanathan, R. Krech
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
  • 1 October 2011
Noncommunicable diseases cannot be effectively addressed without action on social determinants of health. Without addressing social inequalities and the conditions in which people are born, grow,Expand
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Human resources for universal health coverage: from evidence to policy and action.
The seminal role of human resources for health (HRH) in the attainment of health-related goals has long been recognized and was recently reaffirmed by the United Nations General As-sembly, whichExpand
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Banking for health: the role of financial sector actors in investing in global health
The world faces multiple health financing challenges as the global health burden evolves. Countries have set an ambitious health policy agenda for the next 15 years with prioritisation of universalExpand
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Public health agencies and cash transfer programmes: Making the case for greater involvement.
This report examines the case for greater involvement by public health agencies in cash transfer schemes a form of welfare assistance. It seeks to identify opportunities obstacles and actions thatExpand
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