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The third Meeting on the Right to Health and Healthcare Systems is a joint effort of the Supreme Court of Justice and the Ministry of Health of Brazil in cooperation with the World Bank Institute, the Pan-American Health Organization and the Inter-American Court on Human Rights.

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STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • WBI brought experiences from the First Global Symposium on the Right to Health to the World Bank.
  • Dr. Jaime Bayona speaks about his experiences working in Peru with Partners in Health.
  • The case of Partners in Health in Peru illustrates the holistic approach to the treatment of tuberculosis. 
     
(c) World Bank, Lab specialist testing for viruses
  • WBI brought experiences from the First Global Symposium on the Right to Health to the World Bank.
  • Dr. Jaime Bayona speaks about his experiences working in Peru with Partners in Health.
  • The case of Partners in Health in Peru illustrates the holistic approach to the treatment of tuberculosis. 
     
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Slum health awareness program

Iam working in india in NCR delhi for the slum dwellers of Ghazipur which manages 1/3 solid waste of delhi. the community of about 500 slum HHs is there, your experiences seems interesting do you have some idea about making para extension worker from a poor slum community??

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Reproductive Health: From Advocacy to Action

Teaser: 

Over the last two decades, important changes have occurred in the policy and program environment for work on population and reproductive health. These changes embody renewed international commitments to human rights and gender equity as well as recognition of changing economic, demographic and epidemiological conditions in countries. The goal of the course is to equip participants with the specific knowledge and tools needed in their work on reproductive health in countries where health system strengthening (HSS), budget support for health programs and poverty-reduction strategies are being implemented.

Event type: 
E-learning
E-Institute Event Type: 
Health Systems Policy Reform
Start date: 
Wed, 04/17/2013
End Date: 
Wed, 05/29/2013
Thumbnail: 
WBI topic: 
Health Systems
WBI Approaches: 
Health Systems
Path: 
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/reproductive-health-advocacy-action-1366171200-1369800000
Merged Fields: 
1861
Weight: 
None

Basics of Health Economics

Teaser: 

Health economics play an important role in making health systems more effective, efficient, and equitable. This e-Learning course provides the foundations for participants to better understand health economics and its potential contribution to decision making in the health sector.

Event type: 
E-learning
E-Institute Event Type: 
Health Systems Policy Reform
Start date: 
Wed, 03/27/2013
End Date: 
Tue, 04/30/2013
Thumbnail: 
WBI topic: 
Health Systems
WBI Approaches: 
Health Systems
Path: 
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/basics-health-economics-1364356800-1367294400
Merged Fields: 
1850
Weight: 
None

Results Based Financing in Health

Teaser: 

Results Based Financing approaches can help to strengthen core health systems, making them more accountable and delivering greater value for money, by shifting the focus from inputs to results. However, countries and development agencies are faced with insufficient RBF-implementation capacity. This course will help to bridge that capacity gap.

Event type: 
E-learning
E-Institute Event Type: 
Organization and Delivery of Health Services
Start date: 
Wed, 12/31/1969
End Date: 
Wed, 12/31/1969
Thumbnail: 
WBI topic: 
Health Systems
WBI Approaches: 
Health Systems
Path: 
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/results-based-financing-health--
Merged Fields: 
1857
Weight: 
None

Strengthening the Essential Public Health Functions – Part II

Teaser: 

Poor health reduces income and productivity, and undermines efforts to reduce poverty. This E-Learning course develops competencies in the assessment and performance of the 11 ‘Essential Public Health Functions’, as defined by PAHO, CDC, and CLAISS, that capture the role of national health authorities in public health. The course is offered in three separate parts of which this is the second.

Event type: 
E-learning
E-Institute Event Type: 
Organization and Delivery of Health Services
Start date: 
Wed, 11/21/2012
End Date: 
Tue, 12/18/2012
Thumbnail: 
WBI topic: 
Health Systems
WBI Approaches: 
Health Systems
Path: 
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/strengthening-essential-public-health-functions-%E2%80%93-part-ii-1353474000-1355806800
Merged Fields: 
1854
Weight: 
None

Strengthening the Essential Public Health Functions – Part III

Teaser: 

Poor health reduces income and productivity, and undermines efforts to reduce poverty. This E-Learning course develops competencies in the assessment and performance of the 11 ‘Essential Public Health Functions’, as defined by PAHO, CDC, and CLAISS, that capture the role of national health authorities in public health. The course is offered in three separate parts of which this is the third.

Event type: 
E-learning
E-Institute Event Type: 
Organization and Delivery of Health Services
Start date: 
Wed, 01/23/2013
End Date: 
Tue, 02/19/2013
Thumbnail: 
WBI topic: 
Health Systems
WBI Approaches: 
Health Systems
Path: 
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/strengthening-essential-public-health-functions-%E2%80%93-part-iii-1358917200-1361250000
Merged Fields: 
1855
Weight: 
None

Basics of Health Economics

Teaser: 

Health economics play an important role in making health systems more effective, efficient, and equitable. This e-Learning course provides the foundations for participants to better understand health economics and its potential contribution to decision making in the health sector.

Event type: 
E-learning
E-Institute Event Type: 
Health Systems Policy Reform
Start date: 
Wed, 01/16/2013
End Date: 
Tue, 02/19/2013
Thumbnail: 
WBI topic: 
Health Systems
WBI Approaches: 
Health Systems
Path: 
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/basics-health-economics-1358312400-1361250000
Merged Fields: 
1849
Weight: 
None

Health Systems Management

Teaser: 

How to manage a public organization and its staff? How to manage your financial resources? What should I do with my IT system? Health managers of subnational health sectors around the world are faced daily with these and other types of managerial questions. Come and discuss management applied to health care systems with experts.

Event type: 
E-learning
E-Institute Event Type: 
Organization and Delivery of Health Services
Start date: 
Wed, 02/06/2013
End Date: 
Tue, 03/19/2013
Thumbnail: 
WBI topic: 
Health Systems
WBI Approaches: 
Health Systems
Path: 
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/health-systems-management-1360126800-1363665600
Merged Fields: 
1852
Weight: 
None

Basics of Health Economics

Teaser: 

Health economics play an important role in making health systems more effective, efficient, and equitable. This e-Learning course provides the foundations for participants to better understand health economics and its potential contribution to decision making in the health sector.

Event type: 
E-learning
E-Institute Event Type: 
Health Systems Policy Reform
Start date: 
Wed, 03/27/2013
End Date: 
Wed, 05/01/2013
Thumbnail: 
WBI topic: 
Health Systems
WBI Approaches: 
Health Systems
Path: 
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/basics-health-economics-1364356800-1367380800
Merged Fields: 
1850
Weight: 
None