showcases

11
Oct

Managing Utility Costs in a Health Care Facility

With recent changes in health care funding, every organization is looking for ways to slash operating costs and manage energy usage, especially in today’s competitive market. Pinpointing methods to control energy costs has been a priority for facility managers for years, and energy management has been a concern since the energy crisis of the late

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7
Oct

Patient safety in developing and transitional countries

Studies from a variety of developed countries show that about one in ten patients are harmed while receiving hospital care. The consequences are devastated lives and billions of dollars unnecessarily spent on prolonged hospitalization, loss of income, disability and litigation. However, very little is known about the actual harm that occurs to patients in developing

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7
Oct

Delivering high quality, low cost care at scale

Africa’s accelerated growth has infused government, civil and private sectors with renewed vibrancy and confidence. As its economic momentum increases, governments are investing more to deliver the improved healthcare that citizens demand as well as to protect and accelerate their human capital investment. And while each African country will follow a unique path to healthcare

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5
Oct

Geographic Information Systems

Today, businesses and professionals around the globe in the public and private health sector are using the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to modify current policies of intervention and potentiate the scope of the health care industry. The GIS tool enables the development and implementation of new and innovative ways to support adequate integration of data

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24
Ago

Belize Secondary School Reform

During the last decade, the Government of Belize strongly committed to increase the  level of financing of the education sector. Between 2000 and 2009, investments in the sector jumped from 5.6 percent of GDP to over 6.2 percent of GDP with secondary school accounting for over 40 percent of the education budget, the highest in

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21
Ago

Kazakhstan HIV/AIDS/STIs and TB

Kazakhstan bears one of the greatest burdens of TB and HIV/AIDS in the Central Asian region (CAR). Distinguished by its large territory and relatively high level of annual per capita income (US $1,200), Kazakhstan has an HIV/AIDS prevalence higher than its four neighboring countries combined. Since the first case was registered in 1987, the number

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