Healthcare in Low-resource Settings

Healthcare in Low-resource Settings is an open access, peer-reviewed journal which aims to publish high quality, outcome-based research conducted in or applicable to low-resource settings. Potential topics of interest are also: comparison of different medical procedures in terms of their effects on the healthcare resources; education of health professionals in rural areas; strategies to formulate effective health policies in those areas, and guidelines targeted specifically to them; advances in healthcare resource management.

Healthcare in Low-resource Settings publishes editorials, research articles, reviews (narrative, systematic and meta-analysis), case reports, debate articles, short reports, letters to the Editor, and study protocols. The Journal also publishes thematic issues focusing on a single topic within the scope of the journal. Contextually relevant announcements, book reviews and abstracts from scientific meetings may also be hosted. Every article published in the Journal will be peer-reviewed by experts in the field and decided on by members of the editorial board.

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New Editor-in-Chief appointed


PAGEPress is proud to announce that Dr. Abiola Fasina, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare in Low-resource Settings.

We are confident that Dr. Fasina, as the new Editor-in-Chief, will be able to promote and develop Healthcare in Low-resource Settings, making it an important point of reference for researchers in the field.

The staff of Healthcare in Low-resource Settings would like to renew its thanks to the previous Editor-in-Chief Dr. Norman D. Goldstuck for his leadership, wishing him all the best for his future research and scientific work.

Dr. Abiola Fasina graduated with a degree in medicine from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York in 2006. She then completed a four year residency in Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital with a resident subspecialty track in global health. During her residency, she worked in Liberia at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital providing emergency care services. She also designed a training program for nurses for the care of patients who experienced gender based violence as part of the hospital’s capacity building during a transitional period for Doctors Without Borders in Liberia.

After graduation, she worked as an attending physician in emergency medicine. She completed training in tropical medicine through the University of Alabama and the Gorgas Institue in Lima, Peru in 2012. Most recently, in June 2016, she completed a masters in health policy from the University of Pennsylvania as well as a global point of care ultrasound (POCUS) fellowship focused on program development and diagnostic capacity strengthening in resource-limited settings. Dr. Fasina recently worked with the Ministry of Health of Zanizbar to complete a needs assessment on diagnostic imaging capacity in 2015. That data will serve as the basis for a planned new national POCUS training program.

Her most recent appointment is as a research physican with the US military HIV research program (MHRP). She is currently working on collaborative projects around health system strengthening for emerging infecions and biosurveillance in West Africa.

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Vol 4, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents

Original Articles
Saurabh R. Shrivastava, Prateek S. Shrivastava, Jegadeesh Ramasamy
DOI: 10.4081/hls.2016.5755

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