• Published Date: October 2015
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In May 2014, a team of health care providers from Prikro health district took part as one of 11 health teams that started a Leadership Development Program Plus (LDP+)—a participatory program to develop leadership and management capacity in the health sector.

  • Published Date: September 2015
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Heeding the proverb, “Knowledge, like a garden, cannot be harvested if it is not cultivated,” when the leaders of Guinea’s National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) learned that nearly 60% of all primary curative care consultations in the capital city of Conakry were at private health facilities, they knew they needed to enrich their knowledge.

The 70th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly opened in New York City on Tuesday, September 15, and there are plenty of exciting upcoming events over the next two weeks before, during, and after the summit to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from September 25-27.

This Wednesday, August 12, is International Youth Day; the date designated by the United Nations to recognize the influence young people have on society and to raise awareness of youth issues. Currently, there are over 1.8 billion young people in the world that are not only patients, clients, and beneficiaries, but providers and leaders who can contribute to a healthier future for all.

The first ECOWAS Forum on Good Practices in Health was launched with a pre-Forum workshop on July 28, 2015, that introduced tools and approaches that public health practitioners can use to systematically scale up effective practices.

  • Published Date: July 2015
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When HIV treatment lapses, opportunistic infections and illnesses can arise, posing a real threat to patients' health. Tuberculosis (TB) is one such infection and the fifth most common cause of death in Côte d’Ivoire. While all health facilities treating HIV and AIDS patients in Côte d’Ivoire should also regularly screen for TB, this is often not the case due to a lack of resources.

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