As the US health care system continues to expand access to care and provide greater emphasis on prevention, population and community health approaches become increasingly important. Join health care providers, researchers, policy advocates, community health workers, and others in discussing a range of population health topics, including care delivery in remote or rural settings, new payment models to support population health, patient-centered medical homes, the role of community health workers, and more.

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Can my patient understand the education I have provided ?

Beatrice Mwagomba replied

Thanks alot Thomas for sharing the tool. Dr Beatrice Lydia Matanje Mwagomba (MSc, MBBS); PHD fellow; Comorbidity of NCDs & Alcohol Use Disorders in Malawi: Validation of the AUDIT; Joint Program in Global Health Implementation; College of Medicine, Malawi & University of St Andrews, Scotland read more

Updated: 18 Jan, 2017
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Tuberculosis Among Migrants - Expert Panel Discussion has begun

by Thomas Bauer

Migrants and internally displaced people are at high risk for tuberculosis infection and disease. They encounter multiple TB risk factors along their migration—at origin, during transit, and once arrived at their destination. Forced displacement is an especially concerning situation, with malnutrition, overcrowding in camps, and disruption of healthcare services a ... read more

Updated: 17 Jan, 2017
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CHWs and primary care worlwide

Emmanuel Benyeogor replied

Hi, There's a thematic discussion on Community Health Worker (CHW) that started today January 16 and would end February 24. To join go to www.HIFA.org/joinhifa Kindly join and relay your question there. Regards, read more

Updated: 16 Jan, 2017
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 3

Tuberculosis Among Migrants

Prem Sigdel replied

Tuberculosis is a common health problem in Nepal too, will love to read about it. Thanks read more

Updated: 14 Jan, 2017
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