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African Health Leaders : Making Change and Claiming the Future / edited by Francis Omaswa and Nigel Crisp.

Other author/creatorOmaswa, Francis, editor.
Other author/creatorCrisp, Nigel, editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Copyright Notice ©2014
Descriptionxxvi, 349 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents Overview / Francis Omaswa and Nigel Crisp -- Health leadership in Africa / Francis Omaswa -- The greatest challenges / Francis Omaswa and Nigel Crisp -- Pioneering work on HIV/AIDS in Uganda / Peter Mugyenyi -- Mobilizing the community against maternal death : the Malawi community champion model / Chisale Mhango -- Epidemiology and health policy in Africa / Luis Sambo -- All the resources of the community / Francis Omaswa and Nigel Crisp -- Community health, community workers, and community governance / Miriam Khamadi Were -- The development of community directed treatment for tackling river blindness / Uche Amazigo -- Politics, economics, and society / Bience Gawanas -- Making the best use of all the talents / Francis Omaswa and Nigel Crisp -- Tecnicos de cirurgia : assistant medical officers trained for surgery in Mozambique / Pascoal Mocumbi -- All the skills of the health team / Hannah Faal -- The evolution of professional education and health systems in sub-Saharan Africa / Gottlieb Monekosso -- Indigenous knowledge systems / Catherine A. Odora-Hoppers -- Health for the whole population : leaving no-one behind / Francis Omaswa and Nigel Crisp -- Twenty years of improving access to healthcare in Rwanda / Agnes Binagwaho -- HIV/AIDS and national health insurance in South Africa / Nigel Crisp -- Coverage of the poor : innovative health financing in Ghana / Frank Nyonator -- Health for the whole population / Patrick Kadama and Peter Eriki -- The future / Francis Omaswa and Nigel Crisp -- The future : view from a minister / Miatta Kargbo -- The future : younger and future leaders / Nigel Crisp with contributions from John Paul Bagala, Clarisse Bombi, Susana Edjang, Ndwapi Ndwapi, Kelechi Ohiri, and Nana Twum-Danso -- The future : vision and challenges / Francis Omaswa and Nigel Crisp -- Appendix: Africans on the world stage.
Abstract This volume demonstrates how, over three generations, African health leaders are creating a distinctive vision of health in Africa. It is written by Africans, who have themselves led improvements in their own countries, who discuss the innovation and leadership that has been involved in tackling everything from HIV to neglected tropical diseases.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LanguageText in English.
LCCN 2014938493

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