Category Archive for "Health Systems Strengthening"

Prevention of Addiction and Mental Health in Adolescents in Georgia (PAMAd)

The  42-month duration project “Prevention of Addiction and Mental Health in Adolescents in Georgia (PAMAd)” aims to improve the health and wellbeing of adolescents and young people affected by substance use and common mental health disorders through effective service provision.

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Building Institutional Capacity for HPSR and Delivery Science- CIF is Europe region HUB

The evidence-informed decision making in health still remains a major challenge. To strengthen institutional capacity in different countries around the globe the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) launched the new program to strengthen the capacity of local teaching/research and policy institutions in six low- and middle- income countries in each WHO region.

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Embedding Rapid Reviews in Health Systems Decision-Making (ERA)

Curatio International Foundation has been implementing a project – an introduction of REM evaluations in health policy development – initiated by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) since July 2018.

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Webinar: Integrating gender into health system strengthening in conflict and crisis-affected settings; what’s in our toolkit?

Webinar describes how the process of focusing on gender has unfolded in different settings and share a range of tools that interested researchers, policymakers, and practitioners could use and adapt to stimulate progress towards gender equity.

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Closing Project: Tuberculosis Community Systems Strengthening in Georgia

The Curatio International Foundation has fulfilled a Tuberculosis Community Systems Strengthening (TBCSS) Project in Georgia, funded by the Stop TB partnership in the frame of Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) round 7 program. The goal for the project was to strengthen community response that is integrated and part of a comprehensive response to TB in Georgia.

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Primary Health Care Systems: Georgia case study

Curatio International Foundation publishes Georgia case study of primary health care system (PRIMASYS). The PRIMASYS case study covers key aspects of primary health care system, including policy development and implementation, financing, integration of primary health care into comprehensive health systems, scope, quality and coverage of care, governance and organization, and monitoring and evaluation of system performance.

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Empowering civil society for engagement in and monitoring the decision making in health sector in Georgia

The project aims to strengthen CSOs working on Health Systems to participate in the decision-making process, to assume watchdog functions, monitor enforcement of policies and advocate for better health for all. The project is funded by Open Society Foundation through proactive cooperation with Open Society Georgian Foundation.

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Population Size Estimation of People who Inject Drugs in Georgia 2016-2017

This study estimated the size of People Who Inject Drugs using different estimation methods to provide the most plausible estimates. The study was carried out in conjunction with the Bio Behavioral Surveillance Survey among injecting drug users.

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HIV risk and prevention behaviors among People Who Inject Drugs in seven cities of Georgia, 2017

Current study represents the latest 7th wave of Bio-Behavioral Surveillance Surveys among People Who Inject Drugs. Objective of the study was to measure prevalence of HIV and Hepatitis C among PWID, provide measurements of key  risk behaviors and generate evidence for advocacy and policy-making.

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Conference paper: The Study of Barriers and Facilitators to Adherence to Treatment among Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Georgia to Inform Policy Decision

The study outlines different health system factors as long as some social and economic elements influencing the adherence behavior to TB treatment among MDR-TB patients in Georgia. The study concludes that factors are closely interlinked and self-reinforcing.

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