Genomes and Genes
community health services
Summary: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Publications223 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...
- 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...
- 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..With responsible implementation, ART is a key component of a comprehensive response to the epidemic in those communities most affected by HIV...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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)...
- 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....
- 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....
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Implementing community-based perinatal care: results from a pilot study in rural PakistanZulfiqar A Bhutta
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Bull World Health Organ 86:452-9. 2008..This pilot study investigated the feasibility of delivering a package of community-based interventions for improving perinatal care using lady health workers (LHWs) and traditional birth attendants (Dais) in rural Pakistan...
- How do patients use antimalarial drugs? A review of the evidenceShunmay Yeung
Wellcome Trust Mahidol University Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Rajvithi Rd, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
Trop Med Int Health 10:121-38. 2005..Research in this area would benefit from of standardization of methodologies and the application of pharmacokinetic modelling...
- Home-based management of fever in rural Uganda: community perceptions and provider opinionsXavier Nsabagasani
Uganda Programme for Human and Holistic Development UPHOLD, Nakawa House Box 40070, Kampala Uganda
Malar J 6:11. 2007..In this study, community perceptions, health worker and drug provider opinions about the community based distribution of HOMAPAK and its effect on the use of other antimalarials were assessed...
- 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....
- 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...
- From lifestyle to social determinants: new directions for community health promotion research and practiceNicholas Freudenberg
Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 East 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A47. 2007
- The extent of community and public support available to families caring for orphans in MalawiRachel Kidman
Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
AIDS Care 21:439-47. 2009..Malawi is poised to drastically expand safety nets to orphans and their families, and these findings provide an important foundation for this process...
- The African American Wellness Village in Portland, OreCorliss McKeever
African American Health Coalition, Inc, 2800 N Vancouver Ave, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97227, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A104. 2006....
- Charting the future of community health promotion: recommendations from the National Expert Panel on Community Health PromotionAmanda M Navarro
Public Health Division, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Atlanta, GA, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A68. 2007..They illustrate the steps needed to broaden the traditional scope of public health and to advance a new vision for improving community health and wellness...
- Diffusing a research-based physical activity promotion program for seniors into diverse communities: CHAMPS IIIAnita L Stewart
Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A51. 2006....
- Virtual community health promotionRichard Crespo
Marshall University School of Medicine, Family and Community Health, 1600 Medical Center Drive, Huntington, WV 25701, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A75. 2007
- 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...
- Reducing unhealthy weight gain in children through community capacity-building: results of a quasi-experimental intervention program, Be Active Eat WellA M Sanigorski
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1060-7. 2008..Be Active Eat Well (BAEW) was a multifaceted community capacity-building program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for children (aged 4-12 years) in the Australian town of Colac...
- Tobacco cessation services through community health workers for Spanish-speaking populationsZuzanne Martinez-Bristow
Center for Border Health Research, El Paso, TX, USA
Am J Public Health 96:211-3. 2006..8; Treatment Specialist, mean = 4.7; Déjate de ese Vicio, mean = 4.6). The results suggest that promotores understood the concepts and methodologies presented...
- Hypertension improvement project: randomized trial of quality improvement for physicians and lifestyle modification for patientsLaura P Svetkey
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Hypertension 54:1226-33. 2009..Differences between treatment groups did not persist at 18 months. Combined physician and patient interventions lowers blood pressure; future research should focus on enhancing effectiveness and sustainability of these interventions...
- Community-based interventions for improving perinatal and neonatal health outcomes in developing countries: a review of the evidenceZulfiqar A Bhutta
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
Pediatrics 115:519-617. 2005..A comprehensive review of the evidence base for impact of interventions on neonatal health and survival in developing-country communities has not been reported...
- Empowering women to obtain high quality care: evidence from an evaluation of Mexico's conditional cash transfer programmeSarah L Barber
Institute of Business and Economic Research, F502 Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1922, USA
Health Policy Plan 24:18-25. 2009..Quality is measured by maternal reports of prenatal care procedures received that correspond with clinical guidelines...
- Medical and support service utilization in a medical program targeting marginalized HIV-infected individualsChinazo O Cunningham
Medicine and Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:981-90. 2008..We developed a program that delivers HIV medical care and support services to marginalized people, and evaluated the association between support and medical services utilization...
- Tai Chi: moving for better balance -- development of a community-based falls prevention programFuzhong Li
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
J Phys Act Health 5:445-55. 2008..This study was designed to develop an evidence- and community based falls prevention program -- Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance...
- Message design strategies to raise public awareness of social determinants of health and population health disparitiesJeff Niederdeppe
Department of Communication, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 4203, USA
Milbank Q 86:481-513. 2008..Raising public awareness of the importance of social determinants of health (SDH) and health disparities presents formidable communication challenges...
- Faithfully fit forever: a holistic exercise and wellness program for faith communitiesJames A White
MeritCare Health System
J Holist Nurs 24:127-31. 2006..The program includes 30 to 40 minutes of exercise, health education time, and devotional time promoting spiritual and emotional health...
- A survey of local health promotion initiatives for older people in WalesMaggie Hendry
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, North Wales Clinical School, Wrexham, UK
BMC Public Health 8:217. 2008..The aim of this study was to describe the extent, content and regional variation of existing health promotion initiatives for older people in Wales, provided by statutory, voluntary and private sector agencies...
- Implementation of Comprehensive National Cancer Control Program in Iran: an experience in a developing countryS M Mousavi
Ann Oncol 19:398-400. 2008
- Using service-learning to develop health promotion and research skills in nursing studentsDeanna L Reising
Indiana University School of Nursing Bloomington, USA
Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh 5:Article29. 2008..Student outcome data was also collected and showed students perceived they had increases in the following skill sets: health promotion, assessment, civic engagement, and research...
- Planning and evaluating community oral health programsScott L Tomar
Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL 32610 3628, USA
Dent Clin North Am 52:403-21, vii. 2008..Such approaches help ensure that stakeholders agree on the purpose of the program, work toward its success, and contribute toward its continuous improvement...
- Exploring the links between components of coordinated community responses and their impact on contact with intimate partner violence servicesJoanne Klevens
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Violence Against Women 14:346-58. 2008..This article establishes the impact of each of the 10 CCRs on women's past-year exposure to IPV and contact with IPV services and explores the associations between specific CCR components and contact with IPV services...
- Design and national dissemination of the StrongWomen Community Strength Training ProgramRebecca A Seguin
John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 150 Harrison Ave, Room 227, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A25. 2008..DISSEMINATION: Program dissemination began in May 2003 with a three-part approach: recruiting leaders and forming key partnerships, soliciting participant interest and supporting implementation, and promoting growth and sustainability...
- The Campaign to End Fistula: what have we learned? Findings of facility and community needs assessmentsA Velez
UNFPA, New York, NY 10017, USA
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S143-50. 2007....
- Promoting older peoples' participation in activity, whose responsibility? A case study of the response of health, local government and voluntary organizationsC Goodman
Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
J Interprof Care 21:515-28. 2007....
- The family wellness warriors initiativeKatherine Gottlieb
Southcentral Foundation, USA
Alaska Med 49:16-21. 2007..quot; SCF has drastically changed the healthcare system from a slow bureaucratic system to a customer-responsive, customer-owned and customer-driven healthcare system...
- Health facilitation in primary care seen from practice and educationKaren Thomson
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
Br J Nurs 16:1156-60. 2007..Across the Borough some professionals became more aware of specific health issues in their local population...
- The Food Stamp Program: history, nutrition education, and impactPatti S Landers
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:1945-51. 2007....
- Background--the origins of the care system assessment demonstration projectRichard Conviser
HRSA s HI AIDS Bureau, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:8-15. 2007....
- Key elements for church-based health promotion programs: outcome-based literature reviewJane Peterson
College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Public Health Nurs 19:401-11. 2002..CBHPP have effectively promoted health behaviors within certain communities. To promote health and wellness in light of our diverse society and health needs, health promotion professionals and churches can be dynamic partners...
- A project to reduce the burden of diabetes in the African-American Community: Project DIRECTM M Engelgau
Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 90:605-13. 1998..Because diabetes exacts a disproportionate toll among African Americans, the findings from this project should aid in developing strategies to lessen the burden of this disorder, particularly among minority populations...
- Multiple intervention research programs in community healthNancy Edwards
School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Room 1118, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 36:40-54. 2004....
- Serving older adults with health promotionDavid Haber
Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology, Muncie, Indiana, USA
Am J Health Promot 18:suppl 1-5. 2004
- Breastfeeding: barriers and breakthroughsChristine Carson
RCM Midwives 7:192. 2004
- A program to improve access to health care among Mexican immigrants in rural ColoradoMaria de Jesus Diaz-Perez
Salud Family Health Centers, Fort Lupton, CO 80621, USA
J Rural Health 20:258-64. 2004..Mexican immigrants tend to be poor, uninsured, monolingual Spanish speakers without adequate access to appropriate medical care. As a further barrier, many are also undocumented...
- Targeting community-dwelling urinary incontinence sufferers: a multi-disciplinary community based model for conservative continence servicesWinsome St John
Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
Contemp Nurse 17:211-22. 2004..Our experiences suggest that those suffering urinary incontinence and living in the community are an underserved group and that continence services should be community focussed, multi-disciplinary, generalist in nature...
- The relation of FIMR programs and other perinatal systems initiatives with maternal and child health activities in the communityDonna M Strobino
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Women s and Children s Health Policy Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street Room E4151, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Matern Child Health J 8:239-49. 2004....
- Evaluation of a training program to prepare community health representatives to promote breast and cervix cancer screening among native american womenWesley O Petersen
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Cancer Educ 19:237-43. 2004..focus of training? and (2) Does training empower CHRs and, indirectly, their facilities to educate about breast and cervix cancer, promote screening, and teach breast self-exam skills to American Indian and Alaska Native women?..
- Promoting health for transgender women: Transgender Resources and Neighborhood Space (TRANS) program in San FranciscoTooru Nemoto
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery St, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
Am J Public Health 95:382-4. 2005..Evaluation findings indicate that this community-tailored intervention may be an effective way to reach transgender women and reduce sexual risk behaviors, depression, and perceived barriers to substance abuse treatment...
- Family carers' experiences of out-of-hours community palliative care: a qualitative studyNigel King
Primary Care Research Group, School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:76-83. 2004..The findings underline the importance of primary care practitioners taking an anticipatory approach to community palliative care...
- Impact of a community-based comprehensive primary healthcare programme on infant and child mortality in BoliviaHenry B Perry
Future Generations, Franklin, WV 26807, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 21:383-95. 2003....
- How do we know if we are making a difference with our program or community initiative?Vincent T Francisco
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Section, Center for Pediatric Research, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:367-70. 2003..Finally, relevant resources to help you pursue these issues are provided...
- Supporting community-based prevention and health promotion initiatives: developing effective technical assistance systemsRoger E Mitchell
Department of Psychology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695 7801, USA
Health Educ Behav 29:620-39. 2002....
- The effectiveness of health promotion education programs for community elderlyLian-Hua Huang
School of Nursing, National Taiwan University
J Nurs Res 10:261-70. 2002..The results could be used as a reference in future health promotion education in the community...
- Challenges in evaluating rural health programsJoyce Beaulieu
University of Kentucky, Center for Health Services Management and Research, Lexington 40536 0003, USA
J Rural Health 18:281-5. 2002..Through training and site visits, this model is one approach to addressing the challenges of evaluating rural health promotion programs...
- Effectiveness of a community leaders' programme to promote healthy lifestyles in Tokyo, JapanS Yajima
Health Promotion/International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Health Promot Int 16:235-43. 2001..In conclusion, this community participation approach, employing a committee style, was effective in improving health-related behaviour and in promoting health literacy while overcoming socio-economic variation...
- Respite care and Caring Communitites, IncJudy A Rollins
Pediatric Nursing, Pitman, NJ 08071-0056, USA
Pediatr Nurs 29:80. 2003
- Hearts for Life: a community program on heart health promotionRhonda Kirk-Gardner
Lakehead University, School of Nursing, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1
Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:5-10. 2003..This educational program on cardiovascular disease improved knowledge and reduced risk behaviours in healthy adults over a short time period...
- Woman to Woman: Community Health Information ProjectJeffrey T Huber
Texas Woman s University, 1130 John Freeman Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 91:404-10. 2003..Evaluative findings indicate that academic and community-based organizations can collaborate effectively to increase women's access to electronic health information...
- Writing community-centered evaluation reportsBrenda M Joly
Health Promot Pract 4:93-7. 2003..Specific prerequisites and principles are provided. In addition, several tips for increasing the use of the results are highlighted...
- Unmet needs in groups of traditionally underserved individuals with HIV/AIDS: empirical modelsL A Melchior
Measurement Group, 5811A Uplander Way, Culver City, CA 90230, USA
Home Health Care Serv Q 19:29-51. 2001..Patients who were homeless or in precarious housing also were vulnerable. Results are discussed in terms of designing and evaluating innovative service models to close these service gaps...
- Assessment of competencies in physicians-in-training through the delivery of a community-based health curriculum using distance learningAndrea T Bortot
Joint Primary Care Fellowship, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Med Teach 26:615-20. 2004..This paper describes the background, process and statistical results of their work...
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- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among LatinosSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Expansion of Rural Health Care Research Infrastructure through the ECHO ModelSanjeev Arora; Fiscal Year: 2007..Research 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 ..
- 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. ..
- 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 ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- Oral Health Disparities Among Elders With and Without Cognitive ImpairmentBei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- Project ECHO Extension for Community Healthcare OutcomesSanjeev Arora; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Feasibility of a Partnered Approach to Prevent DiabetesRonald Ackermann; 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. ..
- Using CBPR to Reduce HIV Risk Among Immigrant Latino MSMScott D Rhodes; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Neighborhood Alcohol & HIV Prevention in South African TownshipsMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2009..Positive results could lead to large scale implementation in South Africa. ..
- 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. ..
- Family-to-Family: Psychoeducation to Improve Children's Outcomes in HIV+ FamiliesMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2006..The primary outcomes are school-age children's social, behavioral and mental health status. HIV+ parent's and family caregivers' health mental health, parenting skills, and family bonds are intermediate outcomes. ..
- Society for Prevention Research Annual MeetingsJ Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- RE-AIM Evaluation of Tailored Smoking Harm ReductionRussell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- 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. ..
- IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOODMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- BRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR DIABETES DIETARY SELF-MANAGEMENTRussell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 1999....
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- 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). ..
- 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. ..
- PREMIER Maintenance Trial(MAINTENANCE)Laura Svetkey; Fiscal Year: 2007..The purpose of this proposal is to develop and test two such interventions, which, if effective, should complement ongoing efforts to stem the obesity epidemic and ultimately prevent obesity-related CVD. ..
- Training in Behavioral & Preventive MedicineRena Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007..We believe the strengths of our faculty, funded research opportunities, and training record make us uniquely qualified to offer this training program in behavior change and CVD. (End of Abstract) ..
- Drug Abuse Treatment Development and Research MentoringEdward Nunes; Fiscal Year: 2007..The ultimate goals are to improve the treatment of drug dependent patients through clinical research and to help foster the next generation of clinician-researchers. ..
- 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. ..
- Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments/Pathological GamblingNancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2007..Patient characteristics that may be associated with outcomes will be evaluated, and a cost-effectiveness evaluation of the interventions also will be conducted. ..
- PRIDE: Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet & ExerciseRena Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007..If effective in womenwith incontinence, the methods and strategies of this innovative motivationally-focusedmaintenance intervention can beexamined n other obese populations. ..
- NRSA Postdoctoral Training Program in HIV PreventionSteven Pinkerton; Fiscal Year: 2007..We believe that this combination of close mentorship by experienced HIV prevention researchers and multiple opportunities for "hands on" research experiences is essential to train fellows to become productive independent investigators. ..
- NRSA Postdoctoral Training Program in HIV PreventionSteven Pinkerton; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Epdemiology of Non-Medical Prescription Anagesic UseLi Tzy Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007..Such findings will be vital to policy makers in predicting the potential burden of NMPAU-related problems. ..
- Training Therapists to Administer Contingency ManagementNancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2007..Both short-term and long-term efficacy, as well as cost-effectiveness, will be evaluated when CM is administered by community-based therapists. ..
- Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing Acute-Phase HIV TransmissionSteven Pinkerton; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will inform scientific and policy discussions on the importance of interventions to reduce acute-phase transmission. ..
- Population-Based Assessment of Cancer Trial Generalizability in the ElderlyElizabeth Lamont; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Epdemiology of Non-Medical Prescription Anagesic UseLi Tzy Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009..Such findings will be vital to policy makers in predicting the potential burden of NMPAU-related problems. ..
- Gender informed HIV intervention development for urban African American youthM Margaret Dolcini; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed study will contribute to theoretical and intervention development for this vulnerable population. ..
- Directly Administered HIV Therapy in Methadone ClinicsGREGORY LUCAS; Fiscal Year: 2009..Our research team has an established history of collaboration in this area, and brings together a wealth of research expertise in HIV treatment outcomes, substance abuse, and behavioral aspects of adherence. ..
- Drug Use, Housing Access, Stability and HIV Risk among Low-Income Urban ResidentsJulia B Dickson Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- EVALUATION OF TREATMENT ADVOCACY IN INVOLVING PATIENTS IN HIV CARELaura Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2007..S., as well as policy efforts ultimately aimed at improving the health of people with HIV. ..
- DISCRIMINATION, HEALTH CARE ATTITUDES AND HIV TREATMENTLaura Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Drug Policy, Incarceration, Community Re-entry, and Race Disparities in HIV/AIDSKim Blankenship; Fiscal Year: 2009..It will suggest potential structural interventions for addressing the movement between prison/jail and the community, including drug policy reforms, with the potential to reduce race disparities in HIV/AIDS. ..
- 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. ..
- Brief Therapies for Problem Gambling Substance AbusersNancy M Petry; Fiscal Year: 2010..Results from this study will provide important information regarding the efficacy of brief interventions for reducing gambling and related problems in substance abusers. ..