Child Health Services

Model for Service Delivery for Developmental Disorders in Low-Income Countries.

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Dec 02, 2015

As in many low-income countries, the treatment gap for developmental disorders in rural Pakistan is near 100%. We integrated social, technological, and business innovations to develop and pilot a potentially sustainable service for children with developmental disorders in 1 rural area.

Community-based surveillance to monitor trends in unaccompanied and separated children in eastern DRC.

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Dec 21, 2015

Children who are separated from their families and usual caregivers in emergencies face a multitude of risks. The humanitarian community lacks methods to systematically capture changes in the frequency and nature of such separations over time.

A telehealth nursing intervention reduces hospitalizations in children with complex health conditions.

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Sep 01, 2009

The U Special Kids Program (USK) at the University of Minnesota provides care coordination and case management services by telephone to children with special health-care needs. We measured the effect of the USK programme on hospital resource utilization using a retrospective record review.

Preventing or accelerating emergency care for children with complex healthcare needs.

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Dec 24, 2007

OBJECTIVE: A subgroup of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) have chronic and complex medical conditions and frequently attend the emergency department (ED).

mHealth for midwives: a call to action.

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Feb 04, 2013

The use of mobile phones has grown exponentially in the last decade including in some of the most remote and low-resource regions of the world.