Bringing health care to a contested corner of India
- Making a difference. Hill, Barry // Practice Nurse;12/12/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p36
The article presents information about MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res (MSF), a group of doctors, nurses, surgeons and other healthcare professionals and non-medical staff. The name MSF literally means doctors without borders, and reflects their belief that even the poorest and most neglected...
- Poor access to care: rural health deprivation? Baird, A. Gordon; Wright, Nat // British Journal of General Practice;Aug2006, Vol. 56 Issue 529, p567
The author focuses on the access of rural patients to health care. Poverty, deprivation, social isolation, drug and alcohol abuse are all qualities of rural practice but are associated by poor access to secondary and tertiary care. Rural and distant patients are less likely to have the chance to...
- Auditing rural health: only the beginning. Armstrong, Fiona // Australian Nursing Journal;Feb2008, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p25
In this article, the author offers her views on the plans of the Australian government to audit the rural and remote health workforce, examine the reasons for workforce shortages, and investigate a range of options for attracting and retaining health professionals in rural areas. She points out...
- Canadian doctor is new president of MSF International. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/17/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 13, pE609
An interview with MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res (MSF) International president Joanne Liu is presented. The Canadian doctor explains her motivation for working with MSF. She discusses the emerging challenges facing the organization. She also describes the influence of her telemedicine experience...
- Availability of services in rural areas. Buske, Lynda // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/18/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 8, p1193
Presents statistical data of the availability of medical services in rural areas of Canada. Unexpected low rate of competency in performing cesarean sections; Other rates of ability to perform procedures such as tonsillectomies, hysterectomies, and chemotherapy; Other conclusions.
- Managing Health without Doctors: A Case of Mobile Health Units (MHU). Nayak, Amar K. J. R. // Managing without Doctors: A Case of Mobile Health Units (MHU);2006, p1
The article focuses on the development of Mobile Health Units (MHU) in Orissa, India. It notes the difficulty of the residents to access medical services and the increasing cases of diseases which prompts the government the need to provide such services to regions. It indicates the benefits that...
- Haiti hiatus. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE577
The article discusses the improvement on the health care system in Haiti after the earthquake in January 2010, wherein the organization MÃ©decins San FrontiÃ¨res (MSF) emphasizes that the range of medical care are greater and nearer to the people.
- Rural Health in California- The Big Picture. // Rural Health Advocate;Winter2010, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p3
The article focuses on the highlights of the California Legislative Rural Caucus Informational Hearing titled "Rural Health in California--The Big Picture." The event was attended by more than ninety participants and five Rural Caucus Legislators such as Connie Conway, Bill Monning and Anna...
- AN INTERVIEW WITH MÃ‰DECINS SANS FRONTIÃˆRES. Seo, Ha-Neul; Pettigrew, Luisa // British Journal of General Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 61 Issue 592, p691
The article points out that an interview with MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res (MSF) would be of interest particularly to general practitioner (GP) trainees and GPs. considering to work overseas.