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Vasectomy as a proxy: extrapolating health system lessons to male circumcision as an HIV prevention strategy in Papua New Guinea

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC Health Services Research, Vol 12, Iss 1, p 299 (2012)

Abstract: Abstract Background Male circumcision (MC) has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV acquisition among heterosexual men, with WHO recommending MC as an essential component of comprehensive HIV prevention programs in high prevalence settings since 2007. ...

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More than just a cut: a qualitative study of penile practices and their relationship to masculinity, sexuality and contagion and their implications for HIV prevention in Papua New Guinea

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC International Health and Human Rights, Vol 12, Iss 1, p 10 (2012)

Abstract: Abstract Background Male circumcision (MC) has been shown to reduce vaginal transmission of HIV to men. While community acceptability is important in a countries preparedness to introduce MC, it is equally important to map contemporary MC and other pen...

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An examination of pharmaceutical systems in severely disrupted countries

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC International Health and Human Rights, Vol 12, Iss 1, p 34 (2012)

Abstract: Abstract This research assesses informal markets that dominate pharmaceutical systems in severely disrupted countries and identifies areas for further investigation. Findings are based on recent academic papers, policy and grey literature, and field st...

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Health systems frameworks in their political context: framing divergent agendas

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC Public Health, Vol 12, Iss 1, p 774 (2012)

Abstract: Abstract Background Despite the mounting attention for health systems and health systems theories, there is a persisting lack of consensus on their conceptualisation and strengthening. This paper contributes to structuring the debate, presenting landma...

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Road traffic related mortality in Vietnam: Evidence for policy from a national sample mortality surveillance system

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC Public Health, Vol 12, Iss 1, p 561 (2012)

Abstract: Abstract Background Road traffic injuries (RTIs) are among the leading causes of mortality in Vietnam. However, mortality data collection systems in Vietnam in general and for RTIs in particular, remain inconsistent and incomplete. Underlying distribut...

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Development cooperation for health: reviewing a dynamic concept in a complex global aid environment

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Globalization and Health, Vol 8, Iss 1, p 5 (2012)

Abstract: Abstract The 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, held in Busan, South Korea in November 2011 again promised an opportunity for a "new consensus on development cooperation" to emerge. This paper reviews the recent evolution of the concept of coor...

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The Health Systems Funding Platform: Is this where we thought we were going?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Globalization and Health, Vol 7, Iss 1, p 16 (2011)

Abstract: Abstract Background In March 2009, the Task Force for Innovative International Financing for Health Systems recommended "a health systems funding platform for the Global Fund, GAVI Alliance, the World Bank and others to coordinate, mobilize, streamline...

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The development of Tobacco Harm Prevention Law in Vietnam: stakeholder tensions over tobacco control legislation in a state owned industry

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, Vol 6, Iss 1, p 24 (2011)

Abstract: Abstract Background Building on its National Tobacco Control Policy initiated in 2000, Vietnam is currently considering introducing a comprehensive law to strengthen the implementation of tobacco control policy. This study analyses the positions of key...

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The use of reproductive healthcare at commune health stations in a changing health system in Vietnam

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC Health Services Research, Vol 11, Iss 1, p 237 (2011)

Abstract: Abstract Background With health sector reform in Vietnam moving towards greater pluralism, commune health stations (CHSs) have been subject to growing competition from private health services and increasing numbers of patients bypassing CHSs for higher...

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Paris on the Mekong: using the aid effectiveness agenda to support human resources for health in the Lao People's Democratic Republic

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Human Resources for Health, Vol 7, Iss 1, p 16 (2009)

Abstract: Abstract Background This study examines the potential of aid effectiveness to positively influence human resources for health in developing countries, based on research carried out in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). Efforts to make aid ...

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