Genomes and Genes
community health services
Summary: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Publications273 found, 100 shown here
- Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trialAbdullah 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...
- Diffusion theory and knowledge dissemination, utilization, and integration in public healthLawrence 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...
- Recommended community strategies and measurements to prevent obesity in the United StatesLaura 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....
- What do community-based dengue control programmes achieve? A systematic review of published evaluationsC 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...
- Project Accept (HPTN 043): a community-based intervention to reduce HIV incidence in populations at risk for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and ThailandGertrude 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...
- Dengue vector-control services: how do they work? A systematic literature review and country case studiesOlaf 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...
- What fosters or prevents interprofessional teamworking in primary and community care? A literature reviewAndreas 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...
- Understanding enrolment in community health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: a population-based case-control study in rural Burkina FasoManuela 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...
- The feasibility of community-based health insurance in Burkina FasoHengjin 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....
- Implementation and effectiveness of a community-based health promotion program for older adultsJ I Wallace
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M301-6. 1998....
- Economic implications of hip fracture: health service use, institutional care and cost in CanadaM 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...
- Community involvement in dengue vector control: cluster randomised trialV 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...
- 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....
- Equitable utilisation of Indian community based health insurance scheme among its rural membership: cluster randomised controlled trialM 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...
- Community action for preventing HIV in Cambodia: evaluation of a 3-year projectHeng 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...
- An electronic linkage system for health behavior counseling effect on delivery of the 5A'sAlex 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...
- PEARLS depression treatment for individuals with epilepsy: a randomized controlled trialPaul 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...
- The Pacific Obesity Prevention in Communities project: project overview and methodsB A Swinburn
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Obes Rev 12:3-11. 2011....
- Can lay health workers increase the uptake of childhood immunisation? Systematic review and typologyClaire 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...
- Mobile phone tools for field-based health care workers in low-income countriesBrian Derenzi
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Mt Sinai J Med 78:406-18. 2011....
- Comparing modelled predictions of neonatal mortality impacts using LiST with observed results of community-based intervention trials in South AsiaIngrid 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...
- Systematic review of effect of community-level interventions to reduce maternal mortalityElaine 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...
- Outcomes after two years of providing antiretroviral treatment in Khayelitsha, South AfricaDavid 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....
- Interventions to improve the management of diabetes in primary care, outpatient, and community settings: a systematic reviewC 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...
- Assessing the quality of service of village malaria workers to strengthen community-based malaria control in CambodiaJunko 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...
- The value of interrupted time-series experiments for community intervention researchA 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...
- Conditional cash transfers for improving uptake of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic reviewMylene 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...
- Community-based intervention packages for reducing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality and improving neonatal outcomesZohra 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....
- Community-based physical activity interventionPatricia 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
- Cost and cost-effectiveness of community-based care for tuberculosis in Cape Town, South AfricaE 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...
- Met and unmet needs of schizophrenia patients in a Spanish sampleS 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...
- The effect of community-based reproductive health communication interventions on contraceptive use among young married couples in Bihar, IndiaElkan 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...
- Community programs for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a systematic reviewMary 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...
- The impact of social franchising on the use of reproductive health and family planning services at public commune health stations in VietnamAnh 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)...
- Community pulmonary rehabilitation after hospitalisation for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: randomised controlled studyWilliam 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)...
- Achieving sustainability of community-based dengue control in Santiago de CubaMaria 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...
- Glycaemic levels triggering intensification of therapy in type 2 diabetes in the community: the Fremantle Diabetes StudyTimothy 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...
- Improving primary care for patients with chronic illnessThomas 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...
- HIV prevention among sex workers in IndiaIshika 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...
- Street and network sampling in evaluation studies of HIV risk-reduction interventionsSalaam 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...
- Community support is associated with better antiretroviral treatment outcomes in a resource-limited rural district in MalawiR 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...
- Smoking cessation knowledge, attitudes, and practice among community health providers in ChinaKathleen 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...
- Reducing unhealthy weight gain in Fijian adolescents: results of the Healthy Youth Healthy Communities studyP 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...
- Home-based life saving skills in Matlab, Bangladesh: a process evaluation of a community-based maternal child health programmeMichelle 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...
- Evaluation of community level interventions to address social and structural determinants of health: a cluster randomised controlled trialMartin 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...
- Community based health insurance in developing countriesManuela De Allegri
BMJ 334:1282-3. 2007
- Community readiness for local smoke-free policy changeNancy 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...
- Clinical outcomes and CD4 cell response in children receiving antiretroviral therapy at primary health care facilities in ZambiaCarolyn Bolton-Moore
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka
JAMA 298:1888-99. 2007....
- Is community-based health insurance an equitable strategy for paying for healthcare? Experiences from southeast NigeriaObinna 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...
- Community-based distribution of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy improved coverage but reduced antenatal attendance in southern MalawiK 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...
- Geographic inequities in provision and utilization of malaria treatment services in southeast Nigeria: diagnosis, providers and drugsObinna 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...
- Outcome results for the Ma'alahi Youth Project, a Tongan community-based obesity prevention programme for adolescentsK F Fotu
Ministry of Health, Nuku alofa, Tonga
Obes Rev 12:41-50. 2011....
- Improving the prevention and management of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries: a priority for primary health careRobert 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...
- Cash component of conditional cash transfer program is associated with higher body mass index and blood pressure in adultsLia 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...
- 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 programAlireza 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...
- A promotores de salud intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in a high-risk Hispanic border population, 2005-2008HECTOR 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...
- Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Enteritidis in England: costs to patients, their families, and primary and community health services of the NHSA 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...
- Understanding factors that influence success of home- and community-based services in keeping older adults in community settingsYa Mei Chen
University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
J Aging Health 22:267-91. 2010....
- Monitoring the South African National Antiretroviral Treatment Programme, 2003-2007: the IeDEA Southern Africa collaborationMorna Cornell
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town
S Afr Med J 99:653-60. 2009....
- 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 AfricaVera 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...
- Community-directed interventions strategy enhances efficient and effective integration of health care delivery and development activities in rural disadvantaged communities of UgandaM 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...
- A community empowerment strategy embedded in a routine dengue vector control programme: a cluster randomised controlled trialMarta 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...
- Impact evaluation of India's 'Yeshasvini' community-based health insurance programmeAradhna 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...
- 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 clinicsA 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...
- Rapid HIV testing in transgender communities by community-based organizations in three citiesJeffrey 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....
- Community-based care and risk of nursing home placementLucy 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...
- Primary health care: making Alma-Ata a realityJohn 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...
- Household surveillance of severe neonatal illness by community health workers in Mirzapur, Bangladesh: coverage and compliance with referralGary 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...
- Healthcare-seeking behaviour for common infectious disease-related illnesses in rural Kenya: a community-based house-to-house surveyDeron 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...
- Towards health equity through an adult health check for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: an important Australian initiative that sets an international precedentNaomi R Mayers
Med J Aust 181:531-2. 2004
- Integrated services for frail elders (SIPA): a trial of a model for CanadaFrancois 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...
- Low enrollment in Ugandan Community Health Insurance schemes: underlying causes and policy implicationsRobert 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...
- The impact of a reproductive health franchise on client satisfaction in rural NepalSohail 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...
- A district-based audit of the causes and circumstances of maternal deaths in South Kalimantan, IndonesiaGunawan 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...
- Increasing diabetes self-management education in community settings. A systematic reviewSusan 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...
- Cost effectiveness of Aedes aegypti control programmes: participatory versus verticalA 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)...
- Towards active community participation in dengue vector control: results from action research in Santiago de Cuba, CubaM 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...
- Evaluating the impact of integrated health and social care teams on older people living in the communityLouise Brown
Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, Bath, UK
Health Soc Care Community 11:85-94. 2003....
- An educational program to increase cervical and breast cancer screening in Hispanic women: a Southwest Oncology Group studyLisa 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...
- A randomized trial assessing the efficacy of peer counseling on exclusive breastfeeding in a predominantly Latina low-income communityAlex 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...
- Congruencies in increased mortality rates, years of potential life lost, and causes of death among public mental health clients in eight statesCraig W Colton
Colton and Associates, 475 West 2400 South, Bountiful, UT 84010, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A42. 2006....
- Reductions in costly healthcare service utilization: findings from the Care Advocate ProgramGeorge 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...
- Capacity building is not an event but a process: lesson from health sector decentralization of NepalG 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...
- WATCH IT: a community based programme for obese children and adolescentsM 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...
- Examining the evidence of under-five mortality reduction in a community-based programme in Gaza, MozambiqueAnbrasi 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...
- Implementation of rapid HIV testing programs in community and outreach settings: perspectives from staff at eight community-based organizations in seven U.S. citiesHollie 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...
- Celebremos la Salud: a community-based intervention for Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women living in a rural areaSilvia 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...
- How place matters: unpacking technology and power in health and social careB 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...
- The electronic patient record in community health services--paradoxes and adjustments in clinical workAud 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...
- Community interventions for cardiovascular diseaseDonna 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...
- Economic analysis of a community-based falls prevention programJ 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...
- The Dutch Heart Health Community Intervention 'Hartslag Limburg': effects on smoking behaviourGaby 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...
- A six-month profile of community case coordinated older adultsCecily Bierlein
Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 38:32-50. 2006The 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 ..
- The efficacy of a multidisciplinary falls prevention clinic with an extended step-down community programPan 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...
- 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...
- Determinants of acceptance of a community-based program for the prevention of falls and fractures among the elderlyE 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...
- Cost-effectiveness of a community anti-smoking campaign targeted at a high risk group in LondonWarren 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...
- Community health workers: who they are and what they doM 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...
- Scaling-up HIV treatment programmes in resource-limited settings: the rural Haiti experienceSerena P Koenig
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS 18:S21-5. 2004....
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- Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among LatinosSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- C-CAPRELA: Cervical Cancer Prevention for LatinasSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008..developing effective interventions to reduce those disparities, and facilitating intervention delivery." [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HIV Among Rural Latino Gay Men and MSM in the SoutheastSCOTT 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]..
- Using CBPR to Reduce HIV Risk Among Immigrant Latino MSMScott D Rhodes; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- CBPR and the Internet: Increasing HIV Testing Through Chat Room-Based PromotionSCOTT 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. ..
- Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among LatinosSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Rapid Responses to Problem Drinking on College CampusesSCOTT 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. ..
- EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMENNoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMENNoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 1999....
- School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage AsthmaNoreen 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. ..
- School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage AsthmaNoreen 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. ..
- School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage AsthmaNoreen 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. ..
- EFFECT OF SELF-REGULATORY EDUCATION ON WOMEN WITH ASTHMANoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage AsthmaNoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007
- School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage AsthmaNoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2005
- A Partnership to Enhance Research Related to the Management of Chronic DiseaseNoreen 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. ..
- EFFECT OF SELF-REGULATORY EDUCATION ON WOMEN WITH ASTHMANoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Asthma Outcomes through Cultural Competence Training for PhysiciansNoreen 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. ..
- Oral Health Disparities Among Elders With and Without Cognitive ImpairmentBei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Parenting Effects of Healthy Steps: Utilization & ExpecCynthia 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. ..
- The Health and Social Context of Infant Death: Reflections from South AfricaCynthia 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]..
- A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME ChurchesSara 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]..
- Expansion of Rural Health Care Research Infrastructure through the ECHO ModelSanjeev 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 ..
- Parenting Effects of Healthy Steps: Utilization & ExpecCynthia 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. ..
- Primary Care-Community Partnerships to Prevent DiabetesRonald 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. ..
- The Health and Social Context of Infant Death: Reflections from South AfricaCynthia 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]..
- A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME ChurchesSara 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]..
- Oral Health Disparities Among Elders With and Without Cognitive ImpairmentBei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME ChurchesSara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2010..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's ..
- A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME ChurchesSara 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. ..
- Project ECHO Extension for Community Healthcare OutcomesSanjeev Arora; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Translating the DPP into the Community: The YMCA modelRonald 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. ..
- Partnership to Promote Physical Activity/Healthy EatingSara 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]..
- Translating the DPP into the Community: The YMCA modelRonald 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. ..
- A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME ChurchesSara 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. ..
- Social Support, Depression, and Oral Health in Later LifeBei 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. ..
- Parenting Effects of Healthy Steps: Utilization & ExpecCynthia 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. ..
- Feasibility of a Partnered Approach to Prevent DiabetesRonald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME ChurchesSara 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. ..
- Computerized Risk Assessment in an Employee PopulationDeborah 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 ..
- Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless ParoleesAdeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- The Safety Net, Medicaid, and Child Health OutcomesAnthony 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. ..
- 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. ..
- Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless ParoleesAdeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- DIFFUSION OF STATE RISK/PROTECTIVE FOCUSED PREVENTIONJ 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. ..
- SINGLE VISIT CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION PROGRAMAlberto Manetta; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTEDAdeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTEDAdeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in FloridaScott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2007..Effectiveness of the interventions will be measured through population-based surveys and utilization of the hotline and clinics. ..
- TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTEDAdeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 1999....
- Primary Care-Community Partnerships to Prevent DiabetesRonald 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. ..
- Community-Based Approach to Designing an AIDS Program for HIV+ Mothers in IndiaAdeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2008..These findings will lead to future funding to actually develop and test a newly designed program. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in FloridaScott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2006..Effectiveness of the interventions will be measured through population-based surveys and utilization of the hotline and clinics. ..
- DOT and Prevention for HIV(+) Persons Leaving PrisonJennifer 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. ..
- Computer Adapted Standardized Patient Instrument for MI Skills AssessmentJOHN 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. ..
- NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in ChinaMARY 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. ..
- Neighborhood Alcohol & HIV Prevention in South African TownshipsMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2009..Positive results could lead to large scale implementation in South Africa. ..
- Family-to-Family: Psychoeducation to Improve Children's Outcomes in HIV+ FamiliesMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2006..HIV+ parent's and family caregivers' health mental health, parenting skills, and family bonds are intermediate outcomes. ..
- Prospective Study of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in AdolescentsRenee 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. ..
- Substance Use and the Consolidation of Adult RolesJ 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. ..
- RE-AIM Evaluation of Tailored Smoking Harm ReductionRussell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- HEALTH RELATED INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIVMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOODMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2000....
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in AdolescentsRenee 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. ..
- Science-based Prevention: Testing Communities That CareJ Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- GRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR PLAS, ADOLESCENTS AND GUARDIANSMARY 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. ..
- DIFFUSION OF STATE RISK/PROTECTIVE FOCUSED PREVENTIONJ 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. ..
- BRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR DIABETES DIETARY SELF-MANAGEMENTRussell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 1999....
- INTERVENTIONS FOR SUBSTANCE USING YOUTH LIVING WITH HIVMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2000....
- STATE LONG TERM CARE POLICIES AND ELDERLY WELL-BEINGNaoko Muramatsu; Fiscal Year: 2003..Part I and Part II will proceed simultaneously to inform each other throughout the four-year study period. ..
- IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOODMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Substance Use and the Consolidation of Adult RolesJ 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. ..
- Society for Prevention Research Annual MeetingsJ Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- SUBSTANCE USE AND TRANSITIONS TO ADULT ROLESJ 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). ..
- Science-based Prevention: Testing Communities That CareJ Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- DISCRIMINATION, HEALTH CARE ATTITUDES AND HIV TREATMENTLaura Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Clinical Trials Network: Long Island Regional NodeEdward Nunes; Fiscal Year: 2008..We will also continue to encourage and seek outside funding for studies conducted on the CTN platform. ..
- COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL TREATMENTS--PATHOLOGICAL GAMBLINGNancy 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? ..
- VOUCHERS VS PRIZES--CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENTNancy 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. ..
- Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR SiteMona 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. ..
- NRSA Postdoctoral Training Program in HIV PreventionSteven Pinkerton; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- NRSA Postdoctoral Training Program in HIV PreventionSteven Pinkerton; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- IMPROVING EVERYDAY MEMORY IN AT RISK ELDERLYGraham 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. ..
- Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home QualityDavid 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. ..
- Assessing the Development of Drug Markets Using Bayesian Space-Time ModelsPaul 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. ..
- Behavioral/Support Intervention for Diet and Exercise Among Underserved WomenPatricia Sharpe; Fiscal Year: 2009..To enhance community acceptability of the research, the control group will be offered the intervention after all measures are completed. ..