In this cross-sectional qualitative study, authors assess existing monitoring and evaluation tools developed for HIV care in Ethiopia and analyze how these tools might be adapted to support NCD services in the country.
This paper introduces the Decade of Action for Global Road Safety and the UN Road Safety Collaboration, and describes the process of developing appropriate indicators for monitoring and evaluation and data collection process, discusses challenges and gaps in data, and ends with the 2010 baseline estimates for future time series comparisons.
On April 14-17, 2016, NCD Synergies hosted a Kenya Ministry of Health delegation to present on their partnership around target setting and metrics for NCDIs in Kenya. The visit culminated with a presentation at the Unite for Sight: Global Health Innovation Conference at Yale University.
This study, in partnership with the WHO and ministries of health in eight low- and middle-income countries, investigates the capacity of primary care (PC) facilities to implement basic interventions for the prevention and management of NCDs, with an emphasis on gaps in human resources, availability of medicines, data systems, and financing.
This article, based on PIH's experiences at Butaro District Hospital in rural Rwanda, reviews cancer pathology services in rural Rwanda and provides an model for establishing anatomic pathology capacity to support cancer diagnosis in resource-limited settings.
On May 29, 2015, the Kenya Ministry of Health and NCD Synergies gathered nearly 50 stakeholders for a meeting on improved target setting and metrics for NCDs and injuries in Kenya. The meeting featured presentations and panels (audio included) from diverse perspectives, and ended by convening a working group.
This article presents findings from the USAID-AMPATH partnership to develop infrastructure to meet the growing need for diabetes care in rural Kenya, including efforts to provide hemoglobin A1C testing and point-of-care glucose testing supplies, as well as ensure reliable stocks of insulin for patients in low-resource settings.
This volume produced by the Breast Health Global Initiative and affiliated researchers, provides BHGI 2010 Consensus statements, and supplemental research on early detection, diagnosis and treatment, and health system resources.
This paper, by the Breast Health Global Initiative, provides a summary of the consensus analysis of breast cancer control issues and implementation strategies for low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). Authors discuss approaches to common health system challenges, including data collection, program infrastructure (access to equipment and medicines, human resources for health), and national policy.