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Session 3: Georgios Lyratzopoulos

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Georgios Lyratzopoulos: “The contribution of health services research to global NCD control: Case studies from Uganda and Egypt”

Georgios Lyratzopoulos: “The contribution of health services research to global NCD control: Case studies from Uganda and Egypt”

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  • 1. The contribution of health services research to global NCD control: Case studies from Uganda and Egypt Dr Georgios Lyratzopoulos M.D, FFPH, FRCP, MPH, DTM&H Clinical Senior Research Associate NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • 2. Why health care matters
    • Primary prevention does not always work
    • Health care increasingly preventive
      • Vaccination (not only for infection)
      • Screening (not only for cancer)
      • Community based management of chronic disease
  • 3. Risk factor control (smoking, obesity, alcohol, infection, environmental) { { Cancer control: Reducing mortality Primary prevention / ↓ incidence (40% max) Improving survival (60%)
  • 4. { Cancer control: Reducing mortality Improving survival Early treatment Early diagnosis
  • 5. Globally, health services are dominated / characterised by:
    • Hospital services (not primary care)
    • Specialist doctors (not GPs & nurses)
    • Lack of systematic improvement efforts
      • No quality measurement / indicators
      • No quality assurance
      • No performance management
  • 6. Introducing the case studies
    • Case study 1: Helping to develop a quality culture in Egypt’s primary care system (Dr Ahmed Aboulghate)
    • Case study 2: Helping to understand how to reduce mortality from cervical cancer in northern Uganda (Dr Amos Mwaka)
  • 7.