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Dr. Koku Awoonor-Williams is a health systems and policy analyst. He has almost 3 decades of experience in senior health management in Ghana including 16 years as District Medical Officer/Med...Read More
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Raising cancer awareness through an automated telephone system: early lessons from the Uganda Cancer Institute
Date of Publication: July 18, 2020
We have all heard the adage “Knowledge is power”. In healthcare knowledge can mean the difference between life and death or suffering. Knowledge of health related issues, such as signs and symptoms of ill health, causes and preventive measures, or where to get proper care when one is ill, empowers people to seek appropriate care in time, follow or adhere to treatments, and to take actions that reduce disease risks.Health literacy is the term used to describe the ability to obtain, process and understand healthcare information, and use it to ma...Likes: 0 Dislikes: 0 Number of Reads: 431 Comments: 0 Export to PDF 124 Read More
Date of Publication: May 26, 2020
The International Conference on Primary Health Care and Health Systems in Africa meeting in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, from 28 to 30 April 2008, reaffirmed the need to strengthen health systems to achieve better health outcomes. The World Health Assembly Resolution has also asserted that integration of public health care systems is essential for achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) as well as Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
Ghana, like most developing countries will most likely find it difficult to achieve all the health targets of the SDGs by t...Likes: 1 Dislikes: 0 Number of Reads: 615 Comments: 0 Export to PDF 155 Read More
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