Articles tagged with: healthcare

Apr24

MEET THE SECRETARIAT STAFF | Kathreen Daria, Project Coordinator

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 Written by // Kathreen Daria Series // Meet the Secretariat Staff Tags // healthcare, public health, young people

When I was a college freshman, I was among the 45% of 15-29 year old students with a stated desire to work in healthcare. Like many of these young people, I didn’t initially realize that a career in health could be outside a hospital setting–but soon discovered another exciting and important avenue in public health.

Jun28

Looking ahead: The role of healthcare providers in the success of MPTs

Thursday, 28 June 2018 Written by // IMPT Secretariat Staff Tags // experience, gatekeepers, healthcare, patients, prevention, providers, survey

As a healthcare provider, your perspective matters in the movement to advance the field of multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs). Physicians, nurses, community health workers, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers are critical “gatekeepers” of health products and information with their clients and in their communities, and thus they have a big impact on their patients’ health behaviors and outcomes. Fostering a trustworthy healthcare environment has been linked to increased comfort levels and better patient health, as well as increased medication adherence.  You will be on the frontlines of ensuring the success of MPTs once they hit the market – giving patients access to such products and helping them with correct and consistent use.

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