Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Healthcare Access

Regional Overviews

Edited by Umar Bacha

University of Management and Technology


Urška Rozman

University of Maribor

Sonja Šostar Turk

University of Maribor

Healthcare Access - Regional Overviews is a compilation of ten chapters consisting of case studies, research works, reviews, and expert opinions providing insight on the previous and current developments in the field of hygiene and infection control with practices to prevent or minimize the spread of infectious diseases. The book also addresses the status and healthcare access of the most neglected segments in less developed countries. All chapters are written by global researchers are edited by experts in the field. The information presented in this work can be replicated at different levels to accelerate timely and quality healthcare services.

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Healthcare AccessRegional OverviewsEdited by Umar Bacha

Published: May 27th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77867

ISBN: 978-1-83880-132-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-131-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-772-6

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

3892 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

5 Dimensions Citations


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1. Making Universal Health Coverage Effective in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Blueprint for Health Sector Reforms

By Peter O. Otieno and Gershim Asiki


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2. Access to Maternal Healthcare Services under the National Health Insurance Policy in the Upper West Region, Ghana

By Ibrahim Abu Abdulai and Abdul-Moomin Adams


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3. Comparative Assessment of Hygiene Behaviour Change and Cost-Effectiveness of Community Health Clubs in Rwanda and Zimbabwe

By Juliet Anne Virginia Waterkeyn, Regis Matimati, Andrew Muringaniza, Agrippa Chigono, Amans Ntakarutimana, Joseph Katabarwa, Zachary Bigirimana, Julia Pantoglou, Anthony Waterkeyn and Sandy Cairncross


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4. Hygiene Technologies, Water, and Health in the Hellenic World

By Stavros Yannopoulos and Asimina Kaiafa-Saropoulou


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5. Contamination of Emergency Medical Vehicles and Risk of Infection to Paramedic First Responders and Patients by Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Risk Evaluation and Recommendations from Ambulance Case Studies

By Andrew W. Taylor-Robinson


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6. Medical Management of Chronic Plaque Psoriasis in the Modern Age

By Teodora-Larisa Timis, Daniela-Rodica Mitrea and Ioan-Alexandru Florian


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7. Diagnostic Evaluation of Tuberculosis: Existing Challenges and Merits of Recent Advances

By Muhammad Danasabe Isah and Muhammad Aliyu Makusidi


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8. Loss to Follow-Up (LTFU) during Tuberculosis Treatment

By Kyaw San Lin


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9. An Update on Cholera Studies in Mozambique

By Edgar Manuel Cambaza, Edson Mongo, Elda Anapakala, Robina Nhambire, Jacinto Singo and Edsone Machava


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10. Exploring Mental Health Treatment and Prevention among Homeless Older Adults

By Ramona Bullock-Johnson and Karen Bullock


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