Health System Financing Workshop: bottlenecks and solutions

As part of the National Health Financing Policy formulation exercise, a workshop was held on Wednesday 14th of Jan, 2015 at the Grand Holiday Villa Hotel to discuss the bottlenecks identified by the Health System Financing Review and suggest solutions to overcome these bottlenecks. The workshop was facilitated and organized by the PHI and WHO, with presentations given by Dr Abdallah Sidahmed and Dr Mutaz Ahmed Mustafa from PHI.

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Preliminary Results Dissemination

The preliminary results for the latest, and possibly last, National TB Prevalence Survey were disseminated on Thursday afternoon in the FMOH Great Hall, in the presence of the program coordinators, representatives from the WHO, UNDP and others, as well as the Japan Institute of Epidemiology. The survey was conducted in 18 states on 114 clusters with 800 people per cluster. The first states to be surveyed were Kassala and Khartoum in February 2013 and data collection ended a year later in March 2014.

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Dr. Igbal Bashir

December Highlight: Dr. Igbal Bashir

Dr Igbal Bashir Abukarig was the General Director of the Public Health Instutute from November 2011 until December 2013. She played a majaor role in the overall development of the Institute's mission and image both nationally and internationally. She was a key person in several important projects such as the National TB Survey and was the national consultant for the Malaria Indicator Survey.

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Malaria Programme Review Sudan

Malaria Program Review

The Public Health Institute coordinated and managed the Malaria Programme-performance Review in conjunction with the National Malaria Control Program, as part of a two-step program development process. The objectives of the review were to review the malaria epidemiology in Sudan, review the policy and programming framework as well as the current service delivery systems and their performance and challenges, assess the progress towards achievement of targets, and define the next steps for improving programme performance.

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Ebola

Ebola: Updates, research, recommendations and risk communication

The current Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest in history. To date, there have been 13,703 cases with 4,920 deaths, the vast majority of which have been in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leon. Twenty cases have been detected in Nigeria, and one case in Senegal, Mali and Spain. Four people have died in the United States.

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PHI conducted several secondary analyses from the second Sudan Household Health Survey 2010. Neonatal mortality in Sudan was studied by Amal O Bashir, Ghada H Ibrahim, Igbal A Bashier and Ishag...

PHI conducted a comprehensive review of the financing of the health system as part of the combined efforts of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to...

Dr Shahd Osman (MBBS, IFME, MS.EPID) blogs about interprofessional education for the e-platform "Transformative Education for health professionals" which presents the WHO guidelines on "...

Dr Osama Ahmed Hassan, Dept. of Epidemiology and Diseases Control, PHI, with Clas Ahlm, Rosemary Sang and Magnus Evander, published their study on Rift Valley Fever comparing 2 major outbreaks...

Dr. Eiman MI Hag (BDS, MPH, MD), Research Dept. at PHI, along with Drs. Muna H Mustafa, and Abdelmoneim Mukhtar, published their study titled: "Lifestyle patterns and the awareness of the risks of...