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Free Healthcare in One of the Poorest Nations

After assuming office in 2007, Ernest Bai Koroma faced a country in distress. Just five years prior Sierra Leone had concluded a fierce 11-year civil war leaving the nation in shambles. 175 more words

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A Review of Family Planning Outcomes in Integrated Health Programs and Research Recommendations

Research on the integration of health services is abundant and has been undertaken to investigate the many assumptions related to service integration: namely, that integrated services are cost-effective, efficient, and lead to improved health outcomes. 129 more words


The 2017 Marathon County Health Rankings Are In…

Written by Joan M. Theurer

Much like a doctor uses specific tools to check the health of a patient, the Marathon County Health Department uses specific tools to check the health of the… 935 more words


Gimme the pills...I want value for my money!

“Don’t tell me to look after myself doc, just give me the pills! I want some value for money!”

Some months ago I interviewed an NHS GP for a monthly newsletter that I write called… 592 more words


Adjusting the Adjustment

Measuring the quality of care and improving it over time is a fundamental obligation of healthcare providers. Increasingly, quality is also tied to reimbursement and is reported publicly. 744 more words

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Why women need access to contraception: beyond health - PART TWO

Kim’s Story:

In 1976, Kim Tuyen, aged 18, left her home in the town of Vinh Long in war ravaged Vietnam to live on a farm in the country. 738 more words

Advocacy Group Pushes For Changes In U.S. Food Assistance Program

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez

As policymakers and health officials sound the alarm on the nation’s obesity epidemic, a team of researchers want to improve health outcomes among the most vulnerable Americans by overhauling the federal food assistance program. 1,077 more words