community health services

Summary

Summary: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.

Top Publications

  1. doi Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
  2. ncbi Diffusion theory and knowledge dissemination, utilization, and integration in public health
    Lawrence W Green
    Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0981, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:151-74. 2009
  3. ncbi Recommended community strategies and measurements to prevent obesity in the United States
    Laura Kettel Khan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 58:1-26. 2009
  4. ncbi What do community-based dengue control programmes achieve? A systematic review of published evaluations
    C Heintze
    Institute for General Practice and Family Medicine Charité, Universitätsmedizin Campus Charité Mitte, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:317-25. 2007
  5. pmc Project Accept (HPTN 043): a community-based intervention to reduce HIV incidence in populations at risk for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand
    Gertrude Khumalo-Sakutukwa
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:422-31. 2008
  6. ncbi Dengue vector-control services: how do they work? A systematic literature review and country case studies
    Olaf Horstick
    Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:379-86. 2010
  7. ncbi What fosters or prevents interprofessional teamworking in primary and community care? A literature review
    Andreas Xyrichis
    King s College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:140-53. 2008
  8. pmc Understanding enrolment in community health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: a population-based case-control study in rural Burkina Faso
    Manuela De Allegri
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Bull World Health Organ 84:852-8. 2006
  9. ncbi The feasibility of community-based health insurance in Burkina Faso
    Hengjin Dong
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Health Policy 69:45-53. 2004
  10. ncbi Implementation and effectiveness of a community-based health promotion program for older adults
    J I Wallace
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M301-6. 1998

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Publications273 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
    ..Therefore the project for advancing the health of newborns and mothers (Projahnmo) implemented a community-based intervention package through government and non-government organisation infrastructures to reduce neonatal mortality...
  2. ncbi Diffusion theory and knowledge dissemination, utilization, and integration in public health
    Lawrence W Green
    Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0981, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:151-74. 2009
    ..Finally, we suggest ways to blend diffusion with other theory and evidence in guiding a more decentralized approach to dissemination and implementation in public health, including changes in the ways we produce the science itself...
  3. ncbi Recommended community strategies and measurements to prevent obesity in the United States
    Laura Kettel Khan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 58:1-26. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi What do community-based dengue control programmes achieve? A systematic review of published evaluations
    C Heintze
    Institute for General Practice and Family Medicine Charité, Universitätsmedizin Campus Charité Mitte, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:317-25. 2007
    ..Evidence that community-based dengue control programmes alone and in combination with other control activities can enhance the effectiveness of dengue control programmes is weak...
  5. pmc Project Accept (HPTN 043): a community-based intervention to reduce HIV incidence in populations at risk for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand
    Gertrude Khumalo-Sakutukwa
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:422-31. 2008
    ..Changing community norms to increase awareness of HIV status and reduce HIV-related stigma has the potential to reduce the incidence of HIV-1 infection in the developing world...
  6. ncbi Dengue vector-control services: how do they work? A systematic literature review and country case studies
    Olaf Horstick
    Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:379-86. 2010
    ..The analysis underlined the need for: operational standards; evidence-based selection/delivery of combinations of interventions; development/application of monitoring and evaluation tools; needs-driven capacity building...
  7. ncbi What fosters or prevents interprofessional teamworking in primary and community care? A literature review
    Andreas Xyrichis
    King s College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:140-53. 2008
    ..Although it is becoming widely accepted that no single discipline can provide complete care for patients with a long-term condition, in practice, interprofessional working is not always achieved...
  8. pmc Understanding enrolment in community health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: a population-based case-control study in rural Burkina Faso
    Manuela De Allegri
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Bull World Health Organ 84:852-8. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with decision to enrol in a community health insurance (CHI) scheme...
  9. ncbi The feasibility of community-based health insurance in Burkina Faso
    Hengjin Dong
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Health Policy 69:45-53. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi Implementation and effectiveness of a community-based health promotion program for older adults
    J I Wallace
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M301-6. 1998
    ....
  11. ncbi Economic implications of hip fracture: health service use, institutional care and cost in Canada
    M E Wiktorowicz
    Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Political Science, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 12:271-8. 2001
    ..Annual economic implications of hip fracture in Canada are $650 million and are expected to rise to $2.4 billion by 2041...
  12. pmc Community involvement in dengue vector control: cluster randomised trial
    V Vanlerberghe
    Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Public Health Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMJ 338:b1959. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an integrated community based environmental management strategy to control Aedes aegypti, the vector of dengue, compared with a routine strategy...
  13. ncbi Community health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: what operational difficulties hamper its successful development?
    Manuela De Allegri
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 14:586-96. 2009
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  14. pmc Equitable utilisation of Indian community based health insurance scheme among its rural membership: cluster randomised controlled trial
    M Kent Ranson
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 334:1309. 2007
    ..To evaluate alternative strategies for improving the uptake of benefits of a community based health insurance scheme by its poorest members...
  15. ncbi Community action for preventing HIV in Cambodia: evaluation of a 3-year project
    Heng Sopheab
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Dermatology and STD, 170 Preah Sihanouk Blvd, Boeung Keng Korng I Quarter, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Health Policy Plan 23:277-87. 2008
    ..The project is likely to have powerful long-term effects through strengthening of capacity and establishment of systems for the national programme...
  16. ncbi An electronic linkage system for health behavior counseling effect on delivery of the 5A's
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S350-8. 2008
    ..A system that could increase referrals through an efficient collaborative partnership between community programs and clinicians could have major public health implications; such was the subject of this feasibility evaluation...
  17. doi PEARLS depression treatment for individuals with epilepsy: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Ciechanowski
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:225-31. 2010
    ..The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to determine the effectiveness of PEARLS, a home-based program for managing depression in adult individuals with epilepsy and clinically significant acute and chronic depression...
  18. doi The Pacific Obesity Prevention in Communities project: project overview and methods
    B A Swinburn
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:3-11. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi Can lay health workers increase the uptake of childhood immunisation? Systematic review and typology
    Claire Glenton
    SINTEF Health Research, Department of Global Health and Research, Norway
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1044-53. 2011
    ..However, little is known about the effectiveness of these interventions. The objective of this review was to assess the effects of LHW interventions on childhood immunisation uptake...
  20. doi Mobile phone tools for field-based health care workers in low-income countries
    Brian Derenzi
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 78:406-18. 2011
    ....
  21. pmc Comparing modelled predictions of neonatal mortality impacts using LiST with observed results of community-based intervention trials in South Asia
    Ingrid K Friberg
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i11-20. 2010
    ..The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is designed to facilitate programmatic prioritization by modelling mortality reductions related to increasing coverage of specific interventions which may be combined into packages...
  22. pmc Systematic review of effect of community-level interventions to reduce maternal mortality
    Elaine Kidney
    Dept of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:2. 2009
    ..The objective was to provide a systematic review of the effectiveness of community-level interventions to reduce maternal mortality...
  23. ncbi Outcomes after two years of providing antiretroviral treatment in Khayelitsha, South Africa
    David Coetzee
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    AIDS 18:887-95. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi Interventions to improve the management of diabetes in primary care, outpatient, and community settings: a systematic review
    C M Renders
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of General Practice, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 24:1821-33. 2001
    ..To review the effectiveness of interventions targeted at health care professionals and/or the structure of care in order to improve the management of diabetes in primary care, outpatient, and community settings...
  25. pmc Assessing the quality of service of village malaria workers to strengthen community-based malaria control in Cambodia
    Junko Yasuoka
    Department of Community and Global Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Malar J 9:109. 2010
    ..This study sought to examine the nature and quality of the VMWs' services...
  26. ncbi The value of interrupted time-series experiments for community intervention research
    A Biglan
    Center for Community Interventions on Childrearing, Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
    Prev Sci 1:31-49. 2000
    ..Examples are given of the use of multiple baseline designs in evaluating community interventions and policy changes...
  27. ncbi Conditional cash transfers for improving uptake of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Mylene Lagarde
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Policy Unit, London, England
    JAMA 298:1900-10. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of these strategies in different contexts has not previously been the subject of a systematic review...
  28. ncbi Community-based intervention packages for reducing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality and improving neonatal outcomes
    Zohra S Lassi
    Division of Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi, Pakistan, 74800
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD007754. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi Community-based physical activity intervention
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:455-62. 2003
  30. ncbi Cost and cost-effectiveness of community-based care for tuberculosis in Cape Town, South Africa
    E Sinanovic
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Observatory, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:S56-62. 2003
    ..Guguletu and Nyanga areas of Cape Town, South Africa...
  31. ncbi Met and unmet needs of schizophrenia patients in a Spanish sample
    S Ochoa
    Unitat de Formació i Investigació, Sant Joan de Déu SMM, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Schizophr Bull 29:201-10. 2003
    ..In a multiple regression model, needs were weakly associated with the clinical variables and quality of life. Needs assessment is complementary to clinical evaluation in schizophrenia...
  32. doi The effect of community-based reproductive health communication interventions on contraceptive use among young married couples in Bihar, India
    Elkan E Daniel
    Pathfinder International India, New Delhi, India
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 34:189-97. 2008
    ..The PRACHAR Project, an ongoing intervention in Bihar, seeks to increase contraceptive use for delaying and spacing births through communication interventions...
  33. doi Community programs for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review
    Mary Pennant
    Unit of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 172:501-16. 2010
    ..65%. Community programs for CVD prevention appear to have generally achieved favorable changes in overall CVD risk and, with adaptation to current circumstances, deserve continued consideration as possible approaches to preventing CVD...
  34. pmc The impact of social franchising on the use of reproductive health and family planning services at public commune health stations in Vietnam
    Anh D Ngo
    Vietnam Evidence for Health Policy Project, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Health Strategy and Policy Institute, 138 Giang Vo Str, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:54. 2010
    ..This study evaluates behavioral outcomes associated with a new approach - the Government Social Franchise (GSF) model - developed to improve RHFP service quality and capacity in Vietnam's commune health stations (CHSs)...
  35. pmc Community pulmonary rehabilitation after hospitalisation for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: randomised controlled study
    William D C Man
    Respiratory Muscle Laboratory, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College Hospital, London SE5 9PJ
    BMJ 329:1209. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of an early community based pulmonary rehabilitation programme after hospitalisation for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  36. ncbi Achieving sustainability of community-based dengue control in Santiago de Cuba
    Maria E Toledo Romani
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Cuba
    Soc Sci Med 64:976-88. 2007
    ..It is concluded that, in contrast to intensified routine control activities, a community-based intervention approach promises to be sustainable...
  37. ncbi Glycaemic levels triggering intensification of therapy in type 2 diabetes in the community: the Fremantle Diabetes Study
    Timothy M E Davis
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Fremantle, WA
    Med J Aust 184:325-8. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of the management of type 2 diabetes in an urban Australian setting...
  38. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
    ..Case studies are provided describing how components of the chronic care model have been implemented in the primary care practices of 4 health care organizations...
  39. pmc HIV prevention among sex workers in India
    Ishika Basu
    STD HIV Intervention Programme, Calcutta, India
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:845-52. 2004
    ..This study supports the efficacy of the Sonagachi model intervention in increasing condom use and maintaining low HIV prevalence among sex workers...
  40. ncbi Street and network sampling in evaluation studies of HIV risk-reduction interventions
    Salaam Semaan
    National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop E 02, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Rev 4:213-23. 2002
    ..Continued efforts are needed to improve the sampling strategies used in evaluation studies of HIV risk-reduction interventions...
  41. ncbi Community support is associated with better antiretroviral treatment outcomes in a resource-limited rural district in Malawi
    R Zachariah
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Medical Department Operational Research, Brussels Operational Center, 68 Rue de Gasperich, L 1617, Luxembourg, Belgium
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:79-84. 2007
    ..The community might be an unrecognized and largely 'unexploited resource' that could play an important contributory role in countries desperately trying to scale up ART with limited resources...
  42. ncbi Smoking cessation knowledge, attitudes, and practice among community health providers in China
    Kathleen Klink
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Fam Med 43:198-200. 2011
    ..Many have not received training on how to advise patients to quit, and half lack knowledge about nicotine replacement. These findings suggest that surveyed providers need more training in tobacco cessation services...
  43. doi Reducing unhealthy weight gain in Fijian adolescents: results of the Healthy Youth Healthy Communities study
    P Kremer
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:29-40. 2011
    ..Additional 'top-down' or other innovative approaches may be needed to reduce adolescent obesity in the Pacific...
  44. doi Home-based life saving skills in Matlab, Bangladesh: a process evaluation of a community-based maternal child health programme
    Michelle Dynes
    Midwifery 27:15-22. 2011
    ..to conduct and describe results from a process evaluation of home-based life saving skills (HBLSS) one year post-implementation...
  45. pmc Evaluation of community level interventions to address social and structural determinants of health: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Martin Wall
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:207. 2009
    ..The interventions focus on healthy eating, healthy physical activity and mental health and wellbeing and are designed and executed with community participation complementing existing facilities and services...
  46. pmc Community based health insurance in developing countries
    Manuela De Allegri
    BMJ 334:1282-3. 2007
  47. doi Community readiness for local smoke-free policy change
    Nancy L York
    University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Nursing, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 453018, Las Vegas, NV 89154 3018, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:112-20. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to use the Community Readiness Model to examine local smoke-free policy development...
  48. ncbi Clinical outcomes and CD4 cell response in children receiving antiretroviral therapy at primary health care facilities in Zambia
    Carolyn Bolton-Moore
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka
    JAMA 298:1888-99. 2007
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  49. ncbi Is community-based health insurance an equitable strategy for paying for healthcare? Experiences from southeast Nigeria
    Obinna Onwujekwe
    Department of Health Administration and Management, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu, Nigeria
    Health Policy 92:96-102. 2009
    ..To determine how equitable enrolment and utilization of community-based health insurance is in two communities with varying levels of success in implementing the scheme...
  50. ncbi Community-based distribution of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy improved coverage but reduced antenatal attendance in southern Malawi
    K P Msyamboza
    Malaria Alert Centre, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Trop Med Int Health 14:183-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of a 2-year programme for community-based delivery of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) on intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy coverage, antenatal clinic attendance and pregnancy outcome...
  51. doi Geographic inequities in provision and utilization of malaria treatment services in southeast Nigeria: diagnosis, providers and drugs
    Obinna Onwujekwe
    Department of Health Administration and Management, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria
    Health Policy 94:144-9. 2010
    ..To examine the levels of geographic inequities in households' choice of providers, mode of diagnosis and drugs for the treatment of malaria...
  52. doi Outcome results for the Ma'alahi Youth Project, a Tongan community-based obesity prevention programme for adolescents
    K F Fotu
    Ministry of Health, Nuku alofa, Tonga
    Obes Rev 12:41-50. 2011
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  53. doi Improving the prevention and management of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries: a priority for primary health care
    Robert Beaglehole
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 372:940-9. 2008
    ..Research on scaling-up should be embedded in large-scale delivery programmes for chronic diseases with a strong emphasis on assessment...
  54. pmc Cash component of conditional cash transfer program is associated with higher body mass index and blood pressure in adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Nutr 138:2250-7. 2008
    ..Oportunidades has been portrayed as a model for CCT programs worldwide, but the results reported here support the notion that the cash component of Oportunidades may be negatively associated with some adult health outcomes...
  55. pmc The impact of a 6-year comprehensive community trial on the awareness, treatment and control rates of hypertension in Iran: experiences from the Isfahan healthy heart program
    Alireza Khosravi
    Cardiology Department, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:61. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate the changes over time in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control rate of hypertension in intervention and reference areas of a comprehensive community trial with reference area...
  56. pmc A promotores de salud intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in a high-risk Hispanic border population, 2005-2008
    HECTOR G BALCAZAR
    University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, 1100 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A28. 2010
    ..The objective of Project HEART (Health Education Awareness Research Team) was to promote behavior changes to decrease CVD risk factors in a high-risk Hispanic border population...
  57. doi Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Enteritidis in England: costs to patients, their families, and primary and community health services of the NHS
    A C Santos
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 139:742-53. 2011
    ..5 million. Work-time lost and caring activities are cost categories that are not frequently investigated within the infectious intestinal disease literature, although they represent an important societal cost...
  58. doi Understanding factors that influence success of home- and community-based services in keeping older adults in community settings
    Ya Mei Chen
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Aging Health 22:267-91. 2010
    ....
  59. pmc Monitoring the South African National Antiretroviral Treatment Programme, 2003-2007: the IeDEA Southern Africa collaboration
    Morna Cornell
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 99:653-60. 2009
    ....
  60. ncbi Between HIV diagnosis and initiation of antiretroviral therapy: assessing the effectiveness of care for people living with HIV in the public primary care service in Cape Town, South Africa
    Vera Scott
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Western Cape, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1384-91. 2011
    ..To assess the quality of pre-antiretroviral therapy (ART) care in Cape Town and its continuity with HIV counselling and testing (HCT) and ART...
  61. ncbi Community-directed interventions strategy enhances efficient and effective integration of health care delivery and development activities in rural disadvantaged communities of Uganda
    M N Katabarwa
    The Carter Center, Atlanta GA 30306, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 10:312-21. 2005
    ..6%. The study showed that the majority of those who dropped out had not been selected by their community members. Therefore, CDI strategy promoted integration of health and development activities with a high potential for sustainability...
  62. ncbi A community empowerment strategy embedded in a routine dengue vector control programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Marta Castro
    Epidemiology Division, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Autopista Novia del Mediodia, Km 6, La Lisa, AP 601, Marianao 13, Havana City, Cuba
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:315-21. 2012
    ..Over the intervention period, the BI remained 53% (95% CI 22-92%) lower in these clusters than in the control clusters. The empowerment strategy increased community involvement and added effectiveness to routine A. aegypti control...
  63. doi Impact evaluation of India's 'Yeshasvini' community-based health insurance programme
    Aradhna Aggarwal
    Department of Business Economics, South Campus, University of Delhi, Delhi 110021, India
    Health Econ 19:5-35. 2010
    ..The article demonstrates that community insurance presents a workable model for providing high-end services in resource-poor settings through an emphasis on accountability and local management...
  64. doi Community HIV testing for men who have sex with men: results of a pilot project and comparison of service users with those testing in genitourinary medicine clinics
    A C Bailey
    Department of Sexual Health and HIV, BSUH NHS Trust, Royal Sussex County Hospital, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:145-7. 2009
    ..This difference was independent of age and HIV testing history. There was no difference in rates of recent infection between the two. We conclude that community HIV testing is feasible and reaches the target group of high risk MSM...
  65. pmc Rapid HIV testing in transgender communities by community-based organizations in three cities
    Jeffrey D Schulden
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:101-14. 2008
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  66. ncbi Community-based care and risk of nursing home placement
    Lucy Rose Fischer
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Med Care 41:1407-16. 2003
    ..To test the substitution hypothesis, that community-based care reduces the probability of institutional placement for at-risk elderly...
  67. doi Primary health care: making Alma-Ata a reality
    John Walley
    Nuffield Centre for Health and Development, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Lancet 372:1001-7. 2008
    ..Progress should be measured and accountability assured. We prioritise research questions and suggest actions and measures for stakeholders both locally and globally, which are required to revitalise primary health care...
  68. pmc Household surveillance of severe neonatal illness by community health workers in Mirzapur, Bangladesh: coverage and compliance with referral
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 25:112-24. 2010
    ..Effective and scalable community-based strategies are needed for identification and management of serious neonatal illness...
  69. pmc Healthcare-seeking behaviour for common infectious disease-related illnesses in rural Kenya: a community-based house-to-house survey
    Deron C Burton
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:61-70. 2011
    ..Seeking healthcare at health facilities and hospitals varied by syndrome, severity of illness, and characteristics of the patient...
  70. ncbi Towards health equity through an adult health check for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: an important Australian initiative that sets an international precedent
    Naomi R Mayers
    Med J Aust 181:531-2. 2004
  71. ncbi Integrated services for frail elders (SIPA): a trial of a model for Canada
    Francois Beland
    Université de Montréal McGill University Research Group on Integrated Services for Older Persons, Canada
    Can J Aging 25:5-42. 2006
    ..These results were obtained without an increase in the overall costs of health and social services, without reducing the quality of care, and without increasing the burden on elderly persons and their relatives...
  72. pmc Low enrollment in Ugandan Community Health Insurance schemes: underlying causes and policy implications
    Robert Basaza
    Ministry of Health Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:105. 2007
    ..Moreover, most of these schemes were created some 10 years ago but since then, only one or two new schemes have been launched. The dynamic of CHI has apparently come to a halt...
  73. ncbi The impact of a reproductive health franchise on client satisfaction in rural Nepal
    Sohail Agha
    Department of International Health and Development, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Health Policy Plan 22:320-8. 2007
    ..The study shows that franchising reproductive health services increases a provider's interest in delivering better quality services in rural areas of a developing country...
  74. pmc A district-based audit of the causes and circumstances of maternal deaths in South Kalimantan, Indonesia
    Gunawan Supratikto
    MotherCare John Snow, Inc, Indonesia
    Bull World Health Organ 80:228-34. 2002
    ..It may also be necessary to recognize that village midwives are not solely responsible for maternal deaths...
  75. ncbi Increasing diabetes self-management education in community settings. A systematic review
    Susan L Norris
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:39-66. 2002
    ..Evidence is also insufficient to assess the effectiveness of educating coworkers and school personnel about diabetes...
  76. ncbi Cost effectiveness of Aedes aegypti control programmes: participatory versus vertical
    A Baly
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, Department of Epidemiology, Autopista Novia del Mediodia Km 6 1 2, La Lisa, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:578-86. 2007
    ..The community-based approach was more cost effective from a health system perspective (US$964 vs. US$1406 per focus) as well as from society perspective (US$1508 vs. US$1767 per focus)...
  77. ncbi Towards active community participation in dengue vector control: results from action research in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
    M E Toledo
    Department of Epidemiology, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kouri, Autopista Novia del Mediodia Km 6 1 2 La Lisa, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:56-63. 2007
    ..35% in the house index. Local task forces, in which the interests of householders as well as vector control workers are directly represented, can lead to effective government-community partnerships that resolve problems of mutual concern...
  78. ncbi Evaluating the impact of integrated health and social care teams on older people living in the community
    Louise Brown
    Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 11:85-94. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi An educational program to increase cervical and breast cancer screening in Hispanic women: a Southwest Oncology Group study
    Lisa K Hansen
    Columbia River CCOP, Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, 1015 NW 22nd Avenue, W 003, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:47-53. 2005
    ..Hispanic female cancer survivors can be trained as promotoras. Screening information conveyed by a promotora can successfully prompt Hispanic women to obtain mammography and Papanicolaou smears...
  80. ncbi A randomized trial assessing the efficacy of peer counseling on exclusive breastfeeding in a predominantly Latina low-income community
    Alex K Anderson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:836-41. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of peer counseling to promote exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) among low-income inner-city women in Hartford, Conn...
  81. pmc Congruencies in increased mortality rates, years of potential life lost, and causes of death among public mental health clients in eight states
    Craig W Colton
    Colton and Associates, 475 West 2400 South, Bountiful, UT 84010, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A42. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi Reductions in costly healthcare service utilization: findings from the Care Advocate Program
    George R Shannon
    Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Center of Excellence, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1102-7. 2006
    ..To determine whether a telephone care-management intervention for high-risk Medicare health maintenance organization (HMO) health plan enrollees can reduce costly medical service utilization...
  83. ncbi Capacity building is not an event but a process: lesson from health sector decentralization of Nepal
    G Gurung
    Save the Children, Nepal Family Health Program, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Nepal Med Coll J 11:205-6. 2009
    ..It was not thought as a process. A concept of complete package of capacity building should have been developed where training component would be only an element of overall capacity building...
  84. pmc WATCH IT: a community based programme for obese children and adolescents
    M Rudolf
    University of Leeds and East Leeds PCT, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:736-9. 2006
    ..The WATCH IT programme was developed to address the needs of obese children from disadvantaged communities in Leeds and has been running since January 2004. Results of the pilot phase, prior to a randomised controlled trial, are presented...
  85. ncbi Examining the evidence of under-five mortality reduction in a community-based programme in Gaza, Mozambique
    Anbrasi Edward
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:814-22. 2007
    ..3%). These findings suggest that effective community-based partnerships that support the delivery of health services can contribute to mortality reductions...
  86. pmc Implementation of rapid HIV testing programs in community and outreach settings: perspectives from staff at eight community-based organizations in seven U.S. cities
    Hollie A Clark
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:86-93. 2008
    ..S. cities, and to identify operational challenges...
  87. pmc Celebremos la Salud: a community-based intervention for Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women living in a rural area
    Silvia Tejeda
    Program for Cancer Control and Population Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Community Health 34:47-55. 2009
    ..Increasing mammography screening rates among women living in a rural area may require improved access to health care and reaching women with lower education levels and lack of health insurance...
  88. ncbi How place matters: unpacking technology and power in health and social care
    B Poland
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 13:170-80. 2005
    ..Several fruitful avenues for place-sensitive research of health and social care practice (and its effects) are suggested...
  89. ncbi The electronic patient record in community health services--paradoxes and adjustments in clinical work
    Aud Obstfelder
    Norwegian Centre of Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:626-31. 2006
    ..explores the consequences of the introduction of an electronic patient record (EPR) system to support community health services in a Norwegian municipality...
  90. ncbi Community interventions for cardiovascular disease
    Donna R Parker
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Prim Care 32:865-81. 2005
    ..7) Disseminate the results to ensure that the benefits from the community program reach all communities. 8) For national implementation, the intervention program should work closely with national policy makers throughout the project...
  91. ncbi Economic analysis of a community-based falls prevention program
    J Beard
    Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, Southern Cross University, PO Box 3074, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia
    Public Health 120:742-51. 2006
    ..Hospital separations were monitored in the intervention region, a control region and for the state of New South Wales as a whole. Changing admission patterns over the intervention period were used to assess the impact of the program...
  92. ncbi The Dutch Heart Health Community Intervention 'Hartslag Limburg': effects on smoking behaviour
    Gaby Ronda
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 14:191-3. 2004
    ..At baseline, a cohort research population of 1,200 smokers was recruited in the intervention region and in a control region. Data was gathered by means of short structured telephone interviews...
  93. ncbi A six-month profile of community case coordinated older adults
    Cecily Bierlein
    Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:32-50. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to assess the needs of older case coordinated clients receiving community health services, by examining changes in cognitive status, physical and mental health status, social support, risk for ..
  94. doi The efficacy of a multidisciplinary falls prevention clinic with an extended step-down community program
    Pan Ching Sze
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1329-34. 2008
    ..To investigate the efficacy of a falls prevention clinic and a community step-down program in reducing the number of falls among community-dwelling elderly at high risk of fall...
  95. doi Are primary care-based sexually transmitted infection services in the UK delivering public health benefit?
    A C Bailey
    HPA South East, 7th Floor Holborn Gate, 330 High Holborn, London WG1V 7PP
    Int J STD AIDS 21:39-45. 2010
    ..If the primary care STI services are to deliver public health benefit, improved outcome measures and data collection are required...
  96. ncbi Determinants of acceptance of a community-based program for the prevention of falls and fractures among the elderly
    E R Larsen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Randers Central Hospital, Randers, Denmark
    Prev Med 33:115-9. 2001
    ..Low-energy fractures among the elderly may be prevented by measures aimed at reducing the risk of falling or increasing the strength of the skeleton. Acceptance of these interventions in the target population is necessary for their success...
  97. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of a community anti-smoking campaign targeted at a high risk group in London
    Warren Stevens
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Promot Int 17:43-50. 2002
    ..The estimated cost-effectiveness of this intervention was 105 pound (range 33-391 pound) per life year gained. Campaigns targeted at groups with high smoking prevalence may be more cost-effective than general population campaigns...
  98. ncbi Community health workers: who they are and what they do
    M B Love
    Department of Health Education at San Francisco State University, CA 94132, USA
    Health Educ Behav 24:510-22. 1997
    ..A total of 44% earn an annual salary of $20,00 to $25,000; 30% make more than $25,001. AIDS and maternal and child health are the two major content foci of CHW work...
  99. ncbi Scaling-up HIV treatment programmes in resource-limited settings: the rural Haiti experience
    Serena P Koenig
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS 18:S21-5. 2004
    ....

Research Grants192 found, 100 shown here

  1. Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among Latinos
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. C-CAPRELA: Cervical Cancer Prevention for Latinas
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..developing effective interventions to reduce those disparities, and facilitating intervention delivery." [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. HIV Among Rural Latino Gay Men and MSM in the Southeast
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Study findings also will help shape new multilevel intervention approaches and strategies to reduce the disproportionate HIV/AIDS disease burden of Latino men. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Using CBPR to Reduce HIV Risk Among Immigrant Latino MSM
    Scott D Rhodes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. CBPR and the Internet: Increasing HIV Testing Through Chat Room-Based Promotion
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study, which was designed by an existing community-university partnership committed to HIV prevention and care, will explore whether a chat room-based intervention can increase HIV testing rates among online MSM. ..
  6. Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among Latinos
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Rapid Responses to Problem Drinking on College Campuses
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Although the environmental intervention should be more than one year, the minimum time would be one academic year with a one year follow up. A pilot study with a historically black college or university is also proposed. ..
  8. EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMEN
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  9. EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMEN
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  10. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  11. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  12. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  13. EFFECT OF SELF-REGULATORY EDUCATION ON WOMEN WITH ASTHMA
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  15. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  16. A Partnership to Enhance Research Related to the Management of Chronic Disease
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This participatory research will identify the common patient management challenges and how research and interventions can be made more accessible, informative, and helpful to patients among 1500 people managing the target conditions. ..
  17. EFFECT OF SELF-REGULATORY EDUCATION ON WOMEN WITH ASTHMA
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Improving Asthma Outcomes through Cultural Competence Training for Physicians
    Noreen M Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Data will be collected through survey of physicians and telephone interviews with the child's parent/caretaker. Medical records of physicians will be reviewed to verify parent's reports of health care use. ..
  19. Oral Health Disparities Among Elders With and Without Cognitive Impairment
    Bei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Parenting Effects of Healthy Steps: Utilization & Expec
    Cynthia Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will inform policy and practice regarding whether or not a parenting intervention, highly targeted to child development and behavior when children are 0-3, has effects when children are 5 years of age. ..
  21. The Health and Social Context of Infant Death: Reflections from South Africa
    Cynthia Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It also will provide client-based information that will enable the development of targeted interventions and policies to address these factors and improve service systems and community resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME Churches
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's social, cultural, and policy influences make this project innovative. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Expansion of Rural Health Care Research Infrastructure through the ECHO Model
    Sanjeev Arora; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Arm on Diabetes, PI Kathleen Colleran, MD Research Arm on Pediatric Overweight, PI Keri Bolton Oetzel, PhD, MPH, LPC Research Arm on Buprenorphine, PI Miriam Komaromy, MD Research Arm on Medical Ethics, PI Anne Simpson, MD, CMD ..
  24. Parenting Effects of Healthy Steps: Utilization & Expec
    Cynthia Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study will inform policy and practice regarding whether or not a parenting intervention, highly targeted to child development and behavior when children are 0-3, has effects when children are 5 years of age. ..
  25. Primary Care-Community Partnerships to Prevent Diabetes
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Should our study find this partnered intervention strategy to be effective and sustainable, the results will be pivotal to the timely and efficient dissemination of this approach as a nationwide diabetes prevention model. ..
  26. The Health and Social Context of Infant Death: Reflections from South Africa
    Cynthia Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It also will provide client-based information that will enable the development of targeted interventions and policies to address these factors and improve service systems and community resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME Churches
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's social, cultural, and policy influences make this project innovative. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Oral Health Disparities Among Elders With and Without Cognitive Impairment
    Bei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME Churches
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's ..
  30. A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME Churches
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's social, cultural, and policy influences make this project innovative. ..
  31. Project ECHO Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes
    Sanjeev Arora; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  32. Translating the DPP into the Community: The YMCA model
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In combination, these data will enable us to design and conduct a larger, future 3-year trial focusing on the effectiveness and sustainability of community DPP translation in multiple YMCA settings. ..
  33. Partnership to Promote Physical Activity/Healthy Eating
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's social, cultural, and policy influences make this project innovative. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Translating the DPP into the Community: The YMCA model
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In combination, these data will enable us to design and conduct a larger, future 3-year trial focusing on the effectiveness and sustainability of community DPP translation in multiple YMCA settings. ..
  35. A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME Churches
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's social, cultural, and policy influences make this project innovative. ..
  36. Social Support, Depression, and Oral Health in Later Life
    Bei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..S. makes geriatric oral health an increasingly important public health issue that this study will address. This study will lead to the development of effective prevention and intervention strategies. ..
  37. Parenting Effects of Healthy Steps: Utilization & Expec
    Cynthia Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will inform policy and practice regarding whether or not a parenting intervention, highly targeted to child development and behavior when children are 0-3, has effects when children are 5 years of age. ..
  38. Feasibility of a Partnered Approach to Prevent Diabetes
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  39. A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME Churches
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's social, cultural, and policy influences make this project innovative. ..
  40. Computerized Risk Assessment in an Employee Population
    Deborah Helitzer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..6: Identification and evaluation of public health informatics and communication strategies and tools to improve health decisions, health alerting, health literacy, or health assessment among employees and employers ..
  41. Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless Parolees
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  42. The Safety Net, Medicaid, and Child Health Outcomes
    Anthony Losasso; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A final area of study will examine how the relationship between the health care safety net and children's health outcomes differs by race and ethnicity. ..
  43. Filipino Early Childhood Development--Longitudinal Anal*
    JERE BEHRMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..3) To strengthen the analytical capacity of OPS through collaborative analytical research that integrates health, nutrition, demographic and economic concerns, in addition to collaborative data collection. ..
  44. Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless Parolees
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  45. DIFFUSION OF STATE RISK/PROTECTIVE FOCUSED PREVENTION
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Outcomes will be measured at the state and community levels using archival indicators of risk and substance abuse-related outcomes and data from school surveys of risk, protection, and substance use. ..
  46. SINGLE VISIT CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Alberto Manetta; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  47. TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTED
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  48. TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTED
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  49. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Effectiveness of the interventions will be measured through population-based surveys and utilization of the hotline and clinics. ..
  50. TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTED
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  51. Primary Care-Community Partnerships to Prevent Diabetes
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Should our study find this partnered intervention strategy to be effective and sustainable, the results will be pivotal to the timely and efficient dissemination of this approach as a nationwide diabetes prevention model. ..
  52. Community-Based Approach to Designing an AIDS Program for HIV+ Mothers in India
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These findings will lead to future funding to actually develop and test a newly designed program. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Effectiveness of the interventions will be measured through population-based surveys and utilization of the hotline and clinics. ..
  54. DOT and Prevention for HIV(+) Persons Leaving Prison
    Jennifer Mitty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Acceptability and feasibility of the intervention will be evaluated, as well as efficacy of the intervention on plasma viral load suppression and self-reported HIV-risk behaviors during the first 6 months post release. ..
  55. Computer Adapted Standardized Patient Instrument for MI Skills Assessment
    JOHN BAER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project will develop a computer-based MI skills assessment instrument, which will be useful to MI trainers, training programs, treatment agencies, and researchers. ..
  56. NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in China
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will initiate the intervention in the control markets from 12/06-12/07. We will participate in publishing cross-site papers throughout the next three years. ..
  57. Neighborhood Alcohol & HIV Prevention in South African Townships
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Positive results could lead to large scale implementation in South Africa. ..
  58. Family-to-Family: Psychoeducation to Improve Children's Outcomes in HIV+ Families
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..HIV+ parent's and family caregivers' health mental health, parenting skills, and family bonds are intermediate outcomes. ..
  59. Prospective Study of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Adolescents
    Renee Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this investigation may assist physicians in identifying adolescents at high risk for CFS and allow them to initiate preventative measures. ..
  60. Substance Use and the Consolidation of Adult Roles
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study will provide important information of use to those designing preventive and treatment interventions for substance abuse and dependence. ..
  61. RE-AIM Evaluation of Tailored Smoking Harm Reduction
    Russell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. HEALTH RELATED INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  64. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Adolescents
    Renee Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results from this investigation may assist physicians in identifying adolescents at high risk for CFS and allow them to initiate preventative measures. ..
  65. Science-based Prevention: Testing Communities That Care
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  66. GRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR PLAS, ADOLESCENTS AND GUARDIANS
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..These results are likely to have implications for millions of AIDS orphans internationally and for the 550,000 adolescents bereaved annually by parental death. ..
  67. DIFFUSION OF STATE RISK/PROTECTIVE FOCUSED PREVENTION
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Outcomes will be measured at the state and community levels using archival indicators of risk and substance abuse-related outcomes and data from school surveys of risk, protection, and substance use. ..
  68. BRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR DIABETES DIETARY SELF-MANAGEMENT
    Russell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  69. INTERVENTIONS FOR SUBSTANCE USING YOUTH LIVING WITH HIV
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  70. STATE LONG TERM CARE POLICIES AND ELDERLY WELL-BEING
    Naoko Muramatsu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Part I and Part II will proceed simultaneously to inform each other throughout the four-year study period. ..
  71. IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  72. Substance Use and the Consolidation of Adult Roles
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will provide important information of use to those designing preventive and treatment interventions for substance abuse and dependence. ..
  73. Society for Prevention Research Annual Meetings
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  74. SUBSTANCE USE AND TRANSITIONS TO ADULT ROLES
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Previous measurement was guided by the investigators' social development model, which organizes empirical findings of risk and protective factors into a casual theory (Catalano & Hawkins, in press). ..
  75. Science-based Prevention: Testing Communities That Care
    J Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  76. DISCRIMINATION, HEALTH CARE ATTITUDES AND HIV TREATMENT
    Laura Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  77. Clinical Trials Network: Long Island Regional Node
    Edward Nunes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will also continue to encourage and seek outside funding for studies conducted on the CTN platform. ..
  78. COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL TREATMENTS--PATHOLOGICAL GAMBLING
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..reducing these costs? Are certain patient characteristics associated with better outcomes in some of the treatment conditions? Are the treatments effective in diverse populations that include women and minority gamblers? ..
  79. VOUCHERS VS PRIZES--CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Together these studies will determine an efficacious and relatively simple CM treatment strategy, as well as test its effectiveness when delivered and managed by non-research staff. ..
  80. Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR Site
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..
  81. NRSA Postdoctoral Training Program in HIV Prevention
    Steven Pinkerton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  82. NRSA Postdoctoral Training Program in HIV Prevention
    Steven Pinkerton; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  83. IMPROVING EVERYDAY MEMORY IN AT RISK ELDERLY
    Graham J McDougall; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data collections will occur over 27 months on five occasions with face-to-face interviews. Data analysis will include descriptive statistics, correlations, 2X5 MANOVA and hierarchical regressions. ..
  84. Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home Quality
    David Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
  85. Assessing the Development of Drug Markets Using Bayesian Space-Time Models
    Paul Gruenewald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Greater understanding of the broader sociodemographic conditions that enable the development of drug markets will enable the formulation of effective state-wide drug prevention strategies. ..
  86. Behavioral/Support Intervention for Diet and Exercise Among Underserved Women
    Patricia Sharpe; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To enhance community acceptability of the research, the control group will be offered the intervention after all measures are completed. ..