Afghanistan

The ALMANACH Project: Preliminary Results and potentiality from Afghanistan

Author(s): 
Bernasconi | 
A | 
Crabbé | 
F | 
Rossi | 
R | 
Qani | 
I | 
Raab | 
M | 
Du Mortier | 
S
Publication Date: 
May 14, 2018
ALMANACH (ALgorithms for the MANagement of Acute CHildhood illnesses) is an electronic version of IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) running on tablets.

mHealth Field Guide for Newborn Health

This guide explains how mHealth serves newborn health through referral and tracking of mothers and infants, decision support for CHWs, CHW supervision, scheduling and tracking postpartum and postnatal visits, and teaching and counseling for mothers and families. Case studies are provided from Afghanistan, India, Malawi and Indonesia. Links to resources for planning, implementation, and evaluation are included along with lessons learned across the case studies.
Keisling, K
http://www.coregroup.org/storage/documents/mhealth/mHealth_Guide_for_Newborn_Health_online.pdf
January 2014

Microfluidic CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocyte counters for point-of-care HIV diagnostics using whole blood.

Publication Date: 
Dec 05, 2013

Roughly 33 million people worldwide are infected with HIV; disease burden is highest in resource-limited settings. One important diagnostic in HIV disease management is the absolute count of lymphocytes expressing the CD4(+) and CD8(+) receptors.

Developing a trauma registry in a forward deployed military hospital: Preliminary report.

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Publication Date: 
Aug 18, 2006

BACKGROUND: The 325th Field Surgical Team (FST), a US Army trauma surgical group, was deployed to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Unlike civilian trauma centers, complete trauma registries are lacking from the FST care model.