Volume 9 Supplement 10

The 2014 CAHRD (Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Delivery) Consultation


Edited by SB Squire

Publication costs for this supplement were funded by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that they have no competing interests.

CAHRD Consultation 2014.

Liverpool, UK

12-13 June 2014

  1. Proceedings

    Improving access to effective care for people with chronic respiratory symptoms in low and middle income countries

    Chronic respiratory symptoms are amongst the most common complaints among low and middle-income country (LMICs) populations and they are expected to remain common over the 10 to 20 year horizon. The underlying...

    Kevin Mortimer, Luis Cuevas, Bertie Squire, Rachael Thomson and Rachel Tolhurst

    BMC Proceedings 2015 9(Suppl 10):S3

    Published on: 18 December 2015

  2. Proceedings

    Catastrophic care-seeking costs as an indicator for lung health

    Costs incurred during care-seeking for chronic respiratory disease are a major problem with severe consequences for socio-economic status and health outcomes. Most of the published evidence to date relates to ...

    SB Squire, Rachael Thomson, Ireen Namakhoma, Asma El Sony, Afranio Kritski and Jason Madan

    BMC Proceedings 2015 9(Suppl 10):S4

    Published on: 18 December 2015

  3. Proceedings

    Fit for purpose: do we have the right tools to sustain NTD elimination?

    Priorities for NTD control programmes will shift over the next 10-20 years as the elimination phase reaches the ‘end game’ for some NTDs, and the recognition that the control of other NTDs is much more problem...

    Lisa J Reimer, Emily R Adams, Mark JI Paine, Hilary Ranson, Marlize Coleman, Edward K Thomsen, Eleanor E MacPherson, T Deirdre Hollingsworth, Louise A Kelly-Hope, Moses J Bockarie, Louise Ford, Robert A Harrison, J Russell Stothard, Mark J Taylor, Nicholas Hamon and Stephen J Torr

    BMC Proceedings 2015 9(Suppl 10):S5

    Published on: 18 December 2015

  4. Proceedings

    Infectious disease and health systems modelling for local decision making to control neglected tropical diseases

    Most neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have complex life cycles and are challenging to control. The “2020 goals” of control and elimination as a public health programme for a number of NTDs are the subject of...

    T Deirdre Hollingsworth, Ivor Langley, D James Nokes, Eleanor E Macpherson, Gerry McGivern, Emily R Adams, Moses J Bockarie, Kevin Mortimer, Lisa J Reimer, Bertie Squire, Stephen J Torr and Graham F Medley

    BMC Proceedings 2015 9(Suppl 10):S6

    Published on: 18 December 2015

  5. Proceedings

    Mass Drug Administration and beyond: how can we strengthen health systems to deliver complex interventions to eliminate neglected tropical diseases?

    Achieving the 2020 goals for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) requires scale-up of Mass Drug Administration (MDA) which will require long-term commitment of national and global financing partners, strengthen...

    Eleanor E Macpherson, Emily R Adams, Moses J Bockarie, T Deirdre Hollingsworth, Louise A Kelly-Hope, Mike Lehane, Vanja Kovacic, Robert A Harrison, Mark JI Paine, Lisa J Reimer and Stephen J Torr

    BMC Proceedings 2015 9(Suppl 10):S7

    Published on: 18 December 2015

  6. Proceedings

    Close to community health providers post 2015: Realising their role in responsive health systems and addressing gendered social determinants of health

    Universal health coverage is gaining momentum and is likely to form a core part of the post Millennium Development Goal (MDG) agenda and be linked to social determinants of health, including gender;

    Sally Theobald, Eleanor MacPherson, Rosalind McCollum and Rachel Tolhurst

    BMC Proceedings 2015 9(Suppl 10):S8

    Published on: 18 December 2015