IHSA

Medical quality and Patient-centered care
Organiser(s): Michaƫl Neuman

Excerpt:
The notion of global health is now extremely important in the humanitarian sector. With the recognition of the global interconnected nature of individuals, the emergence of international donors, and funding programmes aimed at eradicating particular diseases, humanitarian organisations have become stakeholders in the development of a global agenda. The COVID19 pandemic, as with the threat that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa posed to the rest of the world in 2014-15, has reinforced this narrative of connected health, requiring global and concerted approaches. However, humanitarian actors, especially those involved in medical care, cannot limit themselves to this perspective. It is also at the level of the individual, the patient, that the therapeutic approach is defined, and therefore so ..
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