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Reply to Uptodate access

Elissa Dakers - Dec. 12, 2016
Please note: UpToDate donations are still active in Cameroon. Please direct questions regarding individual applications to utdgrant@globalhealthdelivery.org. Elissa Dakers
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Reply to Uptodate access

Elissa Dakers - Dec. 12, 2016
Many thanks to all who have voiced their concerns. GHDonline is working with UpToDate to improve the approval time for new and renewal applications. We will certainly share your concerns with UpToDate...
[ARCHIVED] Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care

What do language barriers cost? An exploratory study among asylum seekers in Switzerland

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 14, 2016
What do language barriers cost? An exploratory study among asylum seekers in Switzerland Dakers Elissa
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Reply to [ARCHIVED] Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 14, 2016
In preparation for this week's discussion, I wanted to share some resources that might be of interest. We encourage you to share additional resources on this important topic across the discussion thre...
[ARCHIVED] Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care

Challenges in Healthcare in Multi-Ethnic Societies: Communication as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 14, 2016
Challenges in Healthcare in Multi-Ethnic Societies: Communication as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity Dakers Elissa
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Bridging the language barrier gap in the health of multicultural societies: report of a proposed mobile phone-based intervention using Ghana as an example

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 14, 2016
Bridging the language barrier gap in the health of multicultural societies: report of a proposed mobile phone-based intervention using Ghana as an example Dakers Elissa
[ARCHIVED] Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care

Use of Communication Technologies to Cost-Effectively Increase the Availability of Interpretation Services in Healthcare Settings

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 14, 2016
Use of Communication Technologies to Cost-Effectively Increase the Availability of Interpretation Services in Healthcare Settings Dakers Elissa
[ARCHIVED] Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care

Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care: Costs and Benefits of Interpreter Services

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 14, 2016
Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care: Costs and Benefits of Interpreter Services Dakers Elissa
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Expert Panel on Opioids - Access to Opioids in LMIC Discussion Thread

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 7, 2016
Expert Panel on Opioids - Access to Opioids in LMIC Discussion Thread Dakers Elissa
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Reply to Tackling cancer in low- and middle-income countries

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 7, 2016
Thank you for contributing to this discussion! As you may be aware, GHDonline is currently hosting an Expert Panel on opioids. I encourage you to join a discussion thread on access to opioids for pain...
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Reply to Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: Implications for Care Delivery

Elissa Dakers - Nov. 4, 2016
Thank you for your replies! We are excited to cover these topics and more next week, so I hope you'll join us then to contribute your comments. https://www.ghdonline.org/opioid-epidemic/ Elissa Da...
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Global Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 29, 2016
Global Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project Dakers Elissa
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Global Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project (PAHO presentation)

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 29, 2016
Global Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project (PAHO presentation) Dakers Elissa
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Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project in Barbados

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 29, 2016
Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project in Barbados Dakers Elissa
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Reply to Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project in Barbados

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 29, 2016
Abbi, I am glad you find this topic helpful! While I am not involved in this project in Barbados, I thought it was a wonderful example to highlight. I have included a few resources below that I hope a...
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project in Barbados

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 29, 2016
--In honor of World Heart Day, please take a moment to learn about how Barbados has tackled cardiovascular disease!-- In Barbados, the prevalence of hypertension among their population over 65 is a...
Keywords:
Cardiovascular Diseases Hypertension
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Improved Blood Pressure Control to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Morbidity and Mortality: The Standardized Hypertension Treatment and Prevention Project

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 29, 2016
Improved Blood Pressure Control to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Morbidity and Mortality: The Standardized Hypertension Treatment and Prevention Project Dakers Elissa
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STANDARDIZED HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT: Reducing Cardiovascular Disease (CDC fact sheet)

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 29, 2016
STANDARDIZED HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT: Reducing Cardiovascular Disease (CDC fact sheet) Dakers Elissa
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Cancer in poor countries: Too big to tackle?

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 26, 2016
Cancer in poor countries: Too big to tackle? Dakers Elissa
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Tackling cancer in low- and middle-income countries

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 26, 2016
According to the WHO, cancers figure among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with approximately 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer related deaths in 2012. The burden is...
Keywords:
cancer Emergence of NCDs