About Duncan Smith-Rohrberg Maru
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Website: http://www.nyayahealth.org/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: Nepal About: Nyaya Health's mission is two-fold: 1. To develop healthcare capacity and the provision of free community-based healthcare in rural Nepal; and 2. To establish and disseminate a scaleable model of healthcare delivery in regions affected by poverty, isolation, war, and neglect. Nyaya’s health care development activities are based in the district of Achham, Nepal, and are centered at the Bayalpata Hospital. * Nyaya Health Website: http://www.nyayahealth.org for more information about our organization * Nyaya Health Wiki: http://wiki.nyayahealth.org with details about our clinical protocols, operations, management and financing activities * Nyaya Health Blog: http://blog.nyayahealth.org where staff and volunteers post personal accounts of Nyaya’s work.
Thank you all for your comments. I do think we need to fully revamp our core process and outcomes measures. over the course of the month, we aim to get those revised and back for public scrutiny. Also, in discussing the project with Gita Mody (PGY5 resident at BWH), she ...
We would love some discussion and feedback about a surgical implementation science protocol we just published on BMJ Open: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/early/2011/08/03/bmjopen-2011-000166.full.pdf?sid=73efd916-e3bf-425e-a7b7-a276c00b005a This research will evaluate our implementation of surgical services at our rural district hospital in remote western Nepal. As you all are acutely aware, surgical care is a severely neglected ...
It sounds as if your team requires two big functionalities: 1) better email communication; 2) file-sharing. Both of these should be very easy-to-use and accessible over low BW. They should be accessible offline given unstable internet connections. Regarding the ability of staff to use them, admittedly no software exists that ...
Duncan Smith-Rohrberg Maru replied to "Mortality Review Programs in Resource-Poor Areas" in the [ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention community.
Hi Moses, Thank you for your comments. The program is part of a general vision of creating a more responsive health system. The idea is that by reflecting on deaths-- in some ways the ultimate arbiter of epidemiological and clinical truth-- we can improve how we operate as a team. ...
Duncan Smith-Rohrberg Maru started a discussion "Mortality Review Programs in Resource-Poor Areas". in the [ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention community.
Our organization, Nyaya Health, has recently started a mortality review program in which we review all deaths that occur at our hospital in rural Nepal and identifying systems-level changes to prevent future deaths. See our recent blog post on the subject: http://blog.nyayahealth.org/2009/10/29/mortalityreview/ By assessing the root causes of deaths, we ...
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