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COVID-19 CRISIS: A CALL FOR COMPASSION FOR FRONT-LINE HEALTH AND CARE WORKERS

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Health | Comments Off on COVID-19 CRISIS: A CALL FOR COMPASSION FOR FRONT-LINE HEALTH AND CARE WORKERS

COVID-19 CRISIS: A CALL FOR COMPASSION FOR FRONT-LINE HEALTH AND CARE WORKERS

Who is taking care of our carers? How will our health workers take care of us when they are breaking down? This blog by Dr. David Okello calls for compassion: Click here for details

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Global Scramble for Health Workers:

Posted by on Feb 19, 2021 in Health | Comments Off on Global Scramble for Health Workers:

Global Scramble for Health Workers:

The COVID -19 pandemic has once again exposed the global health workforce (HWF) crisis that is characterized by wide spread shortages, mal-distribution and poor working conditions. Read full blog: 

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E-Learning for COVID-19

Posted by on Feb 19, 2021 in Health | Comments Off on E-Learning for COVID-19

Here is a submission on how to continue training health professionals during the COVID -19 imposed lockdown. Click here>>

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Health workers for COVID-19:

Posted by on Feb 19, 2021 in Health | Comments Off on Health workers for COVID-19:

Our job is to ensure access to a skilled, supported and motivated health work public health worker for every person in every village everywhere” Dr. J W Lee, former WHO Director General. “Health Workers for All and All for Health Workers” was the slogan of the First Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in 2008.” These two quotations are still relevant for our frontline health workers in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Read more:

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Call for Indicators on People Participation In Health Promotion For Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Posted by on May 7, 2019 in Health | Comments Off on Call for Indicators on People Participation In Health Promotion For Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Call for Indicators on People Participation In Health Promotion For Universal Health Coverage (UHC) This posting coincides with the 40th Anniversary of the 1978 Alma Ata Declaration on Health for All. Please read and comment. Let us start by drawing attention to the fact that among the current SDG indicators on UHC, there is no indicator that explicitly monitors household and community participation and action for health. Yet we know that the demand side of UHC is critical for supporting health promotion, wellbeing and building societies that enable healthy lifestyles, and for influencing...

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