healthcare system

8th World Congress on Healthcare Management System

Amman, Jordan,

On behalf of the organising committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to join the 8th World Congress on Healthcare Management System during April 6-8, 2021 in Amman, Jordan.

A Review of the Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Prevention Systems in Kenya

Citation
Jaguga, F., Kwobah, E. A review of the public sector substance use disorder treatment and prevention systems in Kenya. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 15, 47 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-020-00291-5
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Researchers predict that harm from substance use and rates of substance use disorders in sub-Saharan Africa will increase significantly in the next 30 years.

In order to have a well-functioning health system that works in harmony, the World Health Organization (WHO)describes the need for the following features:

30th TheMHS Conference

Perth, Australia,

The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference is Australasia’s leading and most diverse mental health conference. It is held in a different city around Australia and New Zealand each year and attracts approximately 1,000 delegates annually.

The theme for the 2020 Conference is ‘Balancing the System’.

Treat Addiction Like Cancer

Likewise cancer, addiction is a complex disease that requires being addressed by an integral, balanced and multidisciplinary approach. Currently, within the healthcare systems, there are available treatment options for cancer that are evidence-based while for addiction have essentially developed outside the public sector, into a loosely organized care network composed mainly of non-integrated facilities or units that are run by private individuals or community-type organizations.

Avoidable Emergency Department Visits: A Starting Point

Citation
Renee Y. Hsia, Matthew Niedzwiecki; Avoidable emergency department visits: a starting point, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, https://doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzx081
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Abstract

Objective

To better characterize and understand the nature of a very conservative definition of ‘avoidable’ emergency department (ED) visits in the United States to provide policy-makers insight into what interventions can target non-urgent ED visits.

Design/setting