Library Information Dissemination - June 2017

Building Communication Capacity to Counter Infectious Disease Threats: Proceedings of a Workshop (2017) // Bats are global reservoir for deadly coronaviruses

  1. Safer Women, Safer World
  2. Validation of maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination in Equatorial Guinea, 2016
  3. Validation de l’élimination du tétanos maternel et néonatal en Guinée équatoriale, 2016
  4. My decade leading the WHO: dirty fights and steps toward universal coverage [Get full text from AFRO Library]
  5. Achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Kenya through Innovative Financing [Get e-copy from AFRO Library]
  6. Social accountability in primary health care in West and Central Africa: exploring the role of health facility committees
  7. Improving primary health care facility performance in Ghana: efficiency analysis and fiscal space implication
  8. Developing a standardized healthcare cost data warehouse
  9. What Could U.S. Budget Cuts Mean for Global Health?
  10. Investing UK Aid in a Global Skills Partnership: Better Health at Home and Abroad
  11. Financing national non-communicable disease responses
  12. Pilot Testing and Implementation of a mHealth tool for Non-communicable Diseases in a Humanitarian Setting
  13. Effectiveness of a physical activity program on cardiovascular disease risk in adult primary health-care users: the “Pas-a-Pas” community intervention trial
  14. Improving access to cancer care: A first analysis of pharmaceutical company actions in low and middle-income countries
  15. Occupational therapy and physiotherapy education and workforce in Anglophone sub-Saharan Africa countries
  16. Trends of improved water and sanitation coverage around the globe between 1990 and 2010: inequality among countries and performance of official development assistance
  17. Burden of trachoma in five counties of Eastern Equatoria state, South Sudan: Results from population-based surveys
  18. Barriers to initiating tuberculosis treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review focused on children and youth
  19. Bats are global reservoir for deadly coronaviruses
  20. Building Communication Capacity to Counter Infectious Disease Threats: Proceedings of a Workshop (2017) [Get e-copy from AFRO Library]
  21. WHO toolkit for the care and support of people affected by complications associated with Zika virus
  22. WHO’s Adoption of Snakebite Envenoming as Top-level Neglected Tropical Disease 

Access to safe blood in low-income and middle-income countries: lessons from India

  2. Gravitating towards universal health coverage in the new WHO era
  3. How ICTs are accelerating the SDGs
  4. Access to safe blood in low-income and middle-income countries: lessons from India
  5. New global surgical and anaesthesia indicators in the World Development Indicators dataset
  6. Neonatal mortality in East Africa and West Africa: a geographic analysis of district-level demographic and health survey data
  7. Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used as insects repellents in six malaria endemic localities of Cameroon
  8. Investment in antimalarial drug development is bearing fruit
  9. The US President’s Malaria Initiative and under-5 child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: A difference-in-differences analysis
  10. Trends in Prevalence of Advanced HIV Disease at Antiretroviral Therapy Enrollment — 10 Countries, 2004–2015
  11. Miracle’ hepatitis C drugs costing £30 000 per patient ‘may have no clinical effect’
  12. Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years


Financial Times Health: Access to Healthcare -Special Report

  1. Financial Times Health: Access to Healthcare -Special Report
  2. The economic transition of health in Africa: a call for progressive pragmatism to shape the future of health financing
  3. Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage: Applying Principles to Difficult Cases
  4. Health Financing Policy Papers Series (WHO/EURO)
  5. A letter to Oxfam: Reframing the questions around private-sector health care
  6. Where Does WHO Get Its Economic Advice?
  7. Health Insurance and Children in Low- and Middle-income Countries: A Review
  8. Health system governance to support scale up of mental health care in Ethiopia: a qualitative study
  9. Out-of-pocket expenditures for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in general and specialised cardiac hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional cohort study
  10. Everyday resilience in district health systems: emerging insights from the front lines in Kenya and South Africa
  11. Gendered negotiations for research participation in community-based studies: implications for health research policy and practice
  12. Current and future availability of and need for human resources for sexual, reproductive, maternal and newborn health in 41 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa
  13. Specialty preferences among medical students in Botswana
  14. Urgent needs in fostering neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) laboratory capacity in WHO Western Pacific Region: results from the external quality assessment on NTDs diagnosis in 2012–2015
  15. The International Health Regulations (IHR) – 10 years of global public health security
  16. Le Règlement sanitaire international (RSI) – 10 ans de sécurité sanitaire mondiale
  17. Measures Taken to Prevent Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Puerto Rico, 2016
  18. Health care workers indicate ill preparedness for Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in Ashanti Region of Ghana
  19. Asymptomatic infection and unrecognised Ebola virus disease in Ebola-affected households in Sierra Leone: a cross-sectional study using a new non-invasive assay for antibodies to Ebola virus
  20. From Grand Bargain to beneficiary: an analysis of funding flows through the humanitarian system
  21. Health in Humanitarian Crises -Series from the Lancet journals
  22. Levels and Trends in Child Malnutrition


 One Health for a changing world: zoonoses, ecosystems and human well-being’ compiled and edited by Andrew Cunningham, Ian Scoones and James Wood ...

  1. Phil. Trans. R. Soc.: Theme issue ‘One Health for a changing world: zoonoses, ecosystems and human well-being’ compiled and edited by Andrew Cunningham, Ian Scoones and James Wood
  2. One Health for a changing world: new perspectives from Africa
  3. Facility-based surveillance for emerging infectious diseases; diagnostic practices in rural West African hospital settings: observations from Ghana
  4. Local disease–ecosystem–livelihood dynamics: reflections from comparative case studies in Africa (and more articles)
  5. Ebola virus disease contact tracing activities, lessons learned and best practices during the Duport Road outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia, November 2015
  6. Global Burden of Disease
  7. Estimates of global, regional, and national morbidity, mortality, and aetiologies of diarrhoeal diseases: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
  8. Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (and more articles)
  9. Quantifying the global contribution of alcohol consumption to cardiomyopathy
  10. Design and preliminary analysis of a vaginal inserter for speculum-free cervical cancer screening
  11. Integrating PMTCT Into Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Related Services: Experiences From the Global Plan Priority Countries
  12. Mortality among twins and singletons in sub-Saharan Africa between 1995 and 2014: a pooled analysis of data from 90 Demographic and Health Surveys in 30 countries
  13. Twin–singleton early-life survival in sub-Saharan Africa
  14. Impact of HIV Drug Resistance on HIV/AIDS-Associated Mortality, New Infections, and Antiretroviral Therapy Program Costs in Sub–Saharan Africa
  15. Reaching the global target to reduce stunting: an investment framework
  16. The cost structure of routine infant immunization services: a systematic analysis of six countries
  17. Clinical Infectious Diseases Special Issue – Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH): Foundational Basis for the Primary Etiology Results
  18. Women leaders in global health
  19. WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
  20. WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children
  21. Health systems research in fragile and conflict affected states: a qualitative study of associated challenges
  22. From favours to entitlements: community voice and action and health service quality in Zambia
  23. Global Economic Prospects, June 2017 : A Fragile Recovery
  24. Germany's 'Marshall Plan with Africa'
  25. The Future of Work


Lancet – “Dear Tedros”

  1. Lancet – “Dear Tedros” [Get full text from AFRO Library]
  2. Global Health Governance Special Issue: Reform of the World Health Organization
  3. Global Health Governance programme: Public-Private Partnerships: Global Health Panaceas?
  4. Focus on Global Health Diplomacy
  5. From Panic and Neglect to Investing in Health Security: Financing Pandemic Preparedness at a National Level
  6. Diagnostic preparedness for infectious disease outbreaks
  7. Beating Back Ebola
  8. Zika virus and the need for pharmaceutical preparedness
  9. Mental health, stigma, and Neglected Tropical Diseases
  10. The Challenge of Making Africa Smoke-Free
  11. Cancer Care in Low-Resource Areas: Cancer Treatment, Palliative Care, and Survivorship Care
  12. Prostate cancer trial stuns researchers: 'It's a once in a career feeling'
  13. Community perceptions of barriers to stroke recovery and prevention in greater Kampala, Uganda: Implications for policy and practice
  14. Impact of HIV Drug Resistance on HIV/AIDS-Associated Mortality, New Infections, and Antiretroviral Therapy Program Costs in Sub–Saharan Africa
  15. Global investment targets for malaria control and elimination between 2016 and 2030
  16. Do anti-malarials in Africa meet quality standards? The market penetration of non quality-assured artemisinin combination therapy in eight African countries
  17. Population implications of the use of bedaquiline in people with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: are fears of resistance justified?
  18. Healthy systems for universal health coverage – a joint vision for healthy lives
  19. How do performance-based financing programmes measure quality of care? A descriptive analysis of 68 quality checklists from 28 low- and middle-income countries
  20. WHO Bulletin - Organizing health-care services to meet older people’s needs
  21. A Public Hospital Struggles to Lead Ghana Healthcare [Get full text from AFRO Library]
  22. In Nigeria, a Hospital Group Attracts Global Partnerships [Get full text from AFRO Library]
  23. Retrospective review of Surgical Availability and Readiness in 8 African countries
  24. Integrating the social sciences into health policy and systems research – easier said than done?
  25. Taxation and the Sustainable Development Goals: do good things come to those who tax more?
  26. Financing for Development: Progress and Prospects, 2017