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|Public Health Genomics and International Wealth Creation
E. William Ebomoyi.
In 2003, the secrets of the human genome were cracked open, creating a flurry of anticipation (and more than a little commercial buzz) about the role that genetic modification would play in years to come. This burgeoning field stands poised to redefine old paradigms and reshape industries such as...
Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations
Mohamud Sheikh, Aziza Mahamoud, Mowafa Househ.
The rise of globalized business has created a world village wherein ideas and industry transcend national boundaries. Unfortunately, the resulting increase in travel has accelerated the transmission of diseases, generating a surge in worldwide epidemics and increasing the necessity of innovative...
The Role of Primary Health Care in Prevention, Early Detection, and Control of Cancer
Salwa Bahkali, Mowafa Househ, Amin Bawazir, Mohamed Khalifa, Mohamud Sheikh.
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, and the incidence is growing. Recent evidence shows a reduced risk of dying from cancer. For years Primary Health Care (PHC) has played a vital role in promoting health, but little has been done in emphasizing its role in reducing the incidence of...
Community Development and Faith-Based Organizations: Lessons for Global Health
This chapter is a reflection of analyses, experiences and research on the opportunities and challenges of working with faith-based organisations (FBO's) in the context of global health. The purpose of this chapter is to demonstrate the important role that FBO's have with state and non-state...
The Role and Use of Telemedicine by Physicians in Developing Countries: A Case Report from Saudi Arabia
Dana Alajmi, Mohamed Khalifa, Amr Jamal, Nasria Zakaria, Suleiman Alomran, Ashraf El-Metwally, Majed Al-Salamah, Mowafa Househ.
As technological advance leaps into the developing world, telemedicine is expected to significantly grow in many developing countries. It is important to investigate the awareness, preferences, requirements, perceptions and attitudes of physicians in Saudi Arabia towards the use of telemedicine...
Information Systems in Healthcare with a Special Focus on Developing Countries
Ahed Abugabah, Osama Afarraj, Louis Sansogni.
Information Systems offer tremendous opportunities to improve healthcare services. Thus far, they have a proven track record as a way to improve the quality of services, and work processes effectiveness. However, Health Information Systems can be inappropriately specified, having functional errors...