Network for Education in International Health
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Child overweight and obesity are associated with reduced executive cognitive performance and brain alterations: a magnetic resonance imaging study in Mexican Children
Overweight and obesity in childhood is associated with negative physical and psychological effects. The purpose of this study was a neurobiopsychological approach to examine the association between...
The Interagency Emergency Health Kit and its Relevance to Non-Communicable Diseases: A Review of the Literature
The need for standardized drug donations in emergencies is an issue that has long been called upon and sought by relief organization. Before the 1980s and not until an emergency health kit was first...
Essential information needed for a comprehensive prison health assessment
This thesis provides an analysis of prison health systems and gives a prospective methodology for prison health assessments. The thesis draws attention to the fact that prison populations worldwide...
Perception of climate impact on public health by health workers: a case study in Abuja, Nigeria
Nigeria is located within the tropics with an average temperature of about 27oc and precipitation of 11.5mm. It frequently experiences direct and indirect climate change extreme events such as...
Investigating the Health Information System Implementation Process in Senegal: Challenges & Opportunities
This thesis describes the Senegalese National Health Information System and lays out its implementation process. The main objectives of the research are: to investigate and analyse the specific...
Association of adult stature with diabetes and high blood pressure in middle-aged Mexican women
Evidence from industrialized countries, suggests that stature may be inversely associated with cardiometabolic risk factors and disease in women. However, etiology and applicability of this...
Perception of Gynecologists about using the Levonorgestrel releasing Intrauterine System for treatment of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding in women in Punjab province, Pakistan
DUB is a common health problem in women and also one of the main reasons for hysterectomy. Excessive use of hysterectomy for DUB patients has been controversial for many years, although LNG IUS is...
Provision of essential surgery in SubSaharan Africa through task shifting: Evidence and controversies behind current practice
Surgical conditions are important contributors to the disease burden in resource-constrained settings. There are enormous unmet needs for essential operations such as caesarean section, appendectomy...
The Impact of International Migration on the Health of People who Stayed Behind in the Republic of Moldova - A Literature Review
Nearly one fifth of the people who permanently live in Moldova had at least one household member who went abroad for working in 2010 (Ganta 2012). Therefore, people of all age groups are affected by...
Rapid Needs Assessment of HIV Combination Prevention in Selected Sites along the Kenya and Tanzania Border
The goal of the study centres on providing evidence for developing HIV combination prevention interventions that provide both male and female friendly packages, targeting key populations in selected...
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