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  1. pmc Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: rationale and design of the HAPIEE study
    Anne Peasey
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:255. 2006
  2. ncbi Health reform in central and eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London, UK
    Lancet 374:1186-95. 2009
  3. ncbi Comparing alcohol consumption in central and eastern Europe to other European countries
    Svetlana Popova
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Heath, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:465-73. 2007
  4. ncbi Prenatal alcohol exposure and neurodevelopmental disorders in children adopted from eastern Europe
    Magnus Landgren
    Department of Pediatrics, Developmental Neurology, Mariestad, Skaraborg Hospital, Skovde, Sweden
    Pediatrics 125:e1178-85. 2010
  5. ncbi Obesity in Eastern Europe: an overview of its health and economic implications
    Cécile Knai
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Keppel Street, Room LG19, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Econ Hum Biol 5:392-408. 2007
  6. ncbi Evolution of an integron carrying blaVIM-2 in Eastern Europe: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program
    Timothy R Walsh
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TD, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:116-9. 2003
  7. ncbi Protective effect of fish consumption on colorectal cancer risk. Hospital-based case-control study in Eastern Europe
    Wieslaw Jedrychowski
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
    Ann Nutr Metab 53:295-302. 2008
  8. ncbi Occupational exposure and laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer risk in central and eastern Europe
    Oxana Shangina
    Cancer Research Centre, Moscow, Russia
    Am J Epidemiol 164:367-75. 2006
  9. ncbi Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus strains of exceptional diversity in eastern Europe support the definition of new genetic subtypes
    T Stadejek
    National Veterinary Research Institute, al Partyzantow 57, 24 100 Puławy, Poland
    J Gen Virol 87:1835-41. 2006
  10. pmc Two new mechanisms of macrolide resistance in clinical strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae from Eastern Europe and North America
    A Tait-Kamradt
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Pfizer Global Research and Development, Groton, Connecticut 06340, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:3395-401. 2000

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  1. pmc Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: rationale and design of the HAPIEE study
    Anne Peasey
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:255. 2006
    Over the last five decades, a wide gap in mortality opened between western and eastern Europe; this gap increased further after the dramatic fluctuations in mortality in the former Soviet Union (FSU) in the 1990s...
  2. ncbi Health reform in central and eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London, UK
    Lancet 374:1186-95. 2009
    ..Of crucial importance is that lessons are learnt from experiences of countries to enable development of health systems that meet present and future health needs of populations...
  3. ncbi Comparing alcohol consumption in central and eastern Europe to other European countries
    Svetlana Popova
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Heath, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:465-73. 2007
    ..beverage preference, and patterns of drinking among adults (people 15 years and older) in central and eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia) and ..
  4. ncbi Prenatal alcohol exposure and neurodevelopmental disorders in children adopted from eastern Europe
    Magnus Landgren
    Department of Pediatrics, Developmental Neurology, Mariestad, Skaraborg Hospital, Skovde, Sweden
    Pediatrics 125:e1178-85. 2010
    The purposes of this investigation were to determine the frequencies of and associations between different neurodevelopmental disorders and to study the potential lasting effects of alcohol on children adopted from eastern Europe.
  5. ncbi Obesity in Eastern Europe: an overview of its health and economic implications
    Cécile Knai
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Keppel Street, Room LG19, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Econ Hum Biol 5:392-408. 2007
    ..To assess the evolution and patterns of obesity in countries of the WHO European Region with a particular focus on the Eastern European countries, and to discuss the health and economic implications of obesity for those countries...
  6. ncbi Evolution of an integron carrying blaVIM-2 in Eastern Europe: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program
    Timothy R Walsh
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TD, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:116-9. 2003
    ..This appears to be the first report of a metallo-beta-lactamase gene arising from a pathogenic strain in Eastern Europe.
  7. ncbi Protective effect of fish consumption on colorectal cancer risk. Hospital-based case-control study in Eastern Europe
    Wieslaw Jedrychowski
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
    Ann Nutr Metab 53:295-302. 2008
    ..Current epidemiologic studies investigating the effect of fish intake on colorectal cancer (CRC) risk are scarce. Therefore, the aim of this study was to elucidate the relationship between fish consumption and CRC risk...
  8. ncbi Occupational exposure and laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer risk in central and eastern Europe
    Oxana Shangina
    Cancer Research Centre, Moscow, Russia
    Am J Epidemiol 164:367-75. 2006
    ..These data indicate that occupational exposure to coal dust may play a role in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer. Other possible relations need further evaluation...
  9. ncbi Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus strains of exceptional diversity in eastern Europe support the definition of new genetic subtypes
    T Stadejek
    National Veterinary Research Institute, al Partyzantow 57, 24 100 Puławy, Poland
    J Gen Virol 87:1835-41. 2006
    ..The new Belarusian sequences have relevance for vaccine and diagnostic-antigen design and show that sequence analysis of PRRSV from more eastern parts of Europe may offer further insights into the emergence and evolution of PRRSV...
  10. pmc Two new mechanisms of macrolide resistance in clinical strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae from Eastern Europe and North America
    A Tait-Kamradt
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Pfizer Global Research and Development, Groton, Connecticut 06340, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:3395-401. 2000
    ..The strains had been isolated from patients in Eastern Europe and North America from 1992 to 1998...
  11. ncbi The newest epidemic: a review of HIV/AIDS in Central and Eastern Europe
    Jeffrey A Kelly
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 14:361-71. 2003
    HIV/AIDS has emerged as a grave public health threat in Central and Eastern Europe and in the Central Asian republics over the past five years...
  12. ncbi High cumulative risk of lung cancer death among smokers and nonsmokers in Central and Eastern Europe
    Paul Brennan
    Group of Genetic Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1233-41. 2006
    ..This substantial reduction in risk among former smokers confirms that lung cancer mortality in Central Europe over the next three decades will be determined by the extent to which current smokers can successfully quit smoking...
  13. ncbi Establishing a standard for patient-completed instrument adaptations in Eastern Europe: experience with the Nottingham Health Profile in Hungary
    Kornelia Lovas
    Semmelweis University Budapest, Institute of Pharmacy Administration, Hogyes E u 7 9, Budapest H 1092, Hungary
    Health Policy 63:49-61. 2003
    ..Clinical trials now commonly include patients from Eastern Europe and require the use of patient-completed instruments...
  14. ncbi Clinical trials in Russia and Eastern Europe: recruitment and quality
    P Platonov
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 41:277-80. 2003
    To review the current situation of clinical trials in Russia and Eastern Europe.
  15. ncbi Prevalence of tobacco use among students aged 13-15 years in the South-Eastern Europe health network
    Djordje Stojiljkovic
    Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Am J Health Behav 32:438-45. 2008
    To examine adolescent tobacco use among members of the South-Eastern Europe (SEE) Health Network using data from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS).
  16. ncbi Interplay between self and community: a role for health psychology in Eastern Europe's public health
    Bettina F Piko
    University of Szeged, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
    J Health Psychol 9:111-20. 2004
    ..phenomenon that since the 1970s, there has been a growing difference in health status between populations in Eastern Europe and those in western countries. This phenomenon has been found to relate to unhealthy lifestyles...
  17. ncbi Socio-cultural stress in modern societies and the myth of anxiety in Eastern Europe
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Szeged, Hungary
    Adm Policy Ment Health 29:275-80. 2002
  18. ncbi Lower incidence rates but thicker melanomas in Eastern Europe before 1992: a comparison with Western Europe
    E de Vries
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 40:1045-52. 2004
    ..Regression analysis and general linear modelling were used to analyse the data. Melanomas in Eastern Europe were on average 1.4 mm thicker (P<0.05) than in Western Europe and appeared more often on the trunk...
  19. ncbi New priorities for health sector reform in Central and Eastern Europe
    S Oreskovic
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 39:225-33. 1998
    ..well as governmental policy, ownership, production, financing, and reimbursement of health care in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)...
  20. ncbi Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder diagnosis, co-morbidities, treatment patterns, and quality of life in a pediatric population in central and eastern Europe and Asia
    Ferenc Martenyi
    1 Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, Indiana
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:363-76. 2009
    ..and quality of life (QOL) of patients aged 6-17 years with ADHD symptoms from eastern Asia and central and eastern Europe. Here, we present baseline data for the 1068 enrolled and eligible patients in the study (median age 8 years, ..
  21. ncbi Human herpesvirus 8 seroprevalence among internationally adopted children coming from Eastern Europe
    Enza Viviano
    Department of Science for Health Promotion, Hygiene Section, University of Palermo, Italy
    New Microbiol 32:11-5. 2009
    ..were assessed testing serum samples of 120 internationally adopted children (aged 1-15 years) coming from Eastern Europe. Determinations of IgG antibodies against both latent and lytic HHV-8 antigens were performed by indirect ..
  22. pmc Diversity of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype A and CRF03_AB protease in Eastern Europe: selection of the V77I variant and its rapid spread in injecting drug user populations
    Nikita I Roudinskii
    Laboratory of T Lymphotropic Viruses, D I Ivanovsky Institute of Virology, 16 Gamaleya Street, Moscow 123098, Russia
    J Virol 78:11276-87. 2004
    ..The continued molecular epidemiological and virological monitoring of HIV-1 worldwide thus remains of great importance...
  23. ncbi Strategic orientation of public health in transition: an overview of South Eastern Europe
    Vesna Bjegovic
    School of Medicine, Center School of Public Health, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Public Health Policy 28:94-101. 2007
    ..For the transition, countries in South Eastern Europe, particularly Serbia, provide support to essential public health reforms in four areas: strategic management, ..
  24. ncbi Testing the Finno-Ugrian suicide hypothesis: replication and refinement with regional suicide data from eastern Europe
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 104:985-94. 2007
    ..5%, respectively). These results are consistent with the Finno-Ugrian Suicide Hypothesis. Study limitations and directions for further research are discussed...
  25. ncbi Are the health Millennium Development Goals appropriate for Eastern Europe and Central Asia?
    Bernd Rechel
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy 73:339-51. 2005
    ..Millennium Development Goals do not appropriately address the challenges faced by the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia...
  26. ncbi Problems to control TB in eastern Europe and consequences in low incidence countries
    G B Migliori
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Pneumology Department, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, via Roncaccio 16, 21049, Tradate, Varese, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:285-90. 2002
    ..The aim of the present paper is to discuss the main determinants of the deteriorated TB control in Eastern Europe, the main consequences of this situation for Western European Countries, and the possible solutions...
  27. ncbi Tick-borne encephalitis incidence in Central and Eastern Europe: consequences of political transition
    Sarah E Randolph
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Microbes Infect 10:209-16. 2008
    The variable, often dramatic, upsurge in tick-borne encephalitis in Central and Eastern Europe can best be understood as the result of a multi-factorial system of causes, including abiotic and biotic environmental changes, and human ..
  28. ncbi Seasonality of suicide in eastern Europe: a comment on "Evidence for lack of change in seasonality of & suicide from Timis County, Romania"
    David Lester
    Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona 08240 0195, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 96:421-2. 2003
    ..The seasonality of suicide in Hungary declined from the 1980s to the 1990s, contradicting the recent conclusion of Voracek, et al...
  29. ncbi Oral healthcare in transition in Eastern Europe
    E Widstrom
    The National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Br Dent J 190:580-4. 2001
    ..Many countries seem to have adopted a Bismarckian model for the provision of oral healthcare based on a sickness insurance system...
  30. ncbi Dietary habits and nutritional status in adolescents in Central and Eastern Europe
    J Parizkova
    3rd Department of Internal Medicine, 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, U Nemocnice 1, Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:S36-40. 2000
    The overall situation as regards dietary intake and nutritional status in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe has varied considerably during previous decades; however, after the political, social and economic changes during the ..
  31. ncbi The pharmaceutical industry and oncology in central and eastern Europe
    M Ben-Am
    Novartis Pharma AG Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 10:15-7. 1999
    ..exist for patients, investigators and the pharmaceutical industry in oncology drug development in Central and Eastern Europe. Novel therapeutics may be offered for investigational use in selected centres capable of adherence to Good ..
  32. ncbi Place, social exchange and health: proposed sociological framework
    J Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 51:1283-93. 2000
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  33. ncbi Childhood socioeconomic circumstances and adult height and leg length in central and eastern Europe
    E Webb
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:351-7. 2008
    ..This study will determine whether similar associations are observable in settings with different social histories, and will assess whether adult leg length is more strongly associated than adult height...
  34. ncbi Socio-economic factors in the differential upsurge of tick-borne encephalitis in Central and Eastern Europe
    Dana Sumilo
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Rev Med Virol 18:81-95. 2008
    ..533 and 0.716, respectively)...
  35. ncbi Dietary risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract in central and eastern Europe
    A Sapkota
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1161-70. 2008
    ..We investigated the relationship between diet and UADT cancers in these high risk areas...
  36. ncbi Trends in the epidemiology of bacterial sexually transmitted infections in eastern Europe, 1995-2005
    A Uuskula
    Department of Public Health, University of Tartu, Ravila 19, Tartu 50411, Estonia
    Sex Transm Infect 86:6-14. 2010
    ..This article reviews trends in the epidemiology of the major bacterial STI in eastern European countries, their key determinants, as well as challenges and opportunities for enhancing STI control in the region...
  37. ncbi Perspectives of family medicine in Central and Eastern Europe
    Bohumil Seifert
    Department of General Practice, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Albertov 7, 120 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic
    Fam Pract 25:113-8. 2008
    In the last decade of the 20th century, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have experienced rapid changes in health policies. This process was largely supported by international grants...
  38. ncbi HIV infection associated with drug injecting in the newly independent states, eastern Europe: the social and economic context of epidemics
    T Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, University of London, UK
    Addiction 94:1323-36. 1999
    ..We review recent trends in HIV associated with injecting drug use (IDU) in the Newly Independent States (NIS) in eastern Europe, including Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan in central Asia...
  39. pmc Transition and the HIV risk environment
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    BMJ 331:220-3. 2005
  40. ncbi Respiratory symptoms, bronchitis and asthma in children of Central and Eastern Europe
    G S Leonardi
    Environmental Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Eur Respir J 20:890-8. 2002
    ..the respiratory health of schoolchildren using a standardised questionnaire in six countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), allowing comparisons within this region and with other European countries...
  41. ncbi Testicular cancer mortality in Eastern Europe
    Fabio Levi
    Int J Cancer 105:574. 2003
  42. pmc Chlamydia trachomatis infections in eastern Europe: legal aspects, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment
    M Domeika
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 78:115-9. 2002
    Knowledge concerning genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in eastern Europe is scarce...
  43. ncbi Pathways to psychiatric care in Eastern Europe
    Richard Gater
    University of Manchester and Lancashire Care NHS Trust, Preston, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 186:529-35. 2005
    There has been almost no research into mental health services in Eastern Europe. A pathways study is a quick and useful starting point, requiring few resources.
  44. ncbi Access and coverage of needle and syringe programmes (NSP) in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia
    Carmen Aceijas
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour CRDHB, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Department of Public Health and Policy, London, UK
    Addiction 102:1244-50. 2007
    To estimate access, activity and coverage of needle and syringe programmes (NSP) in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
  45. ncbi Highlights of the epidemiology of renal replacement therapy in Central and Eastern Europe
    Boleslaw Rutkowski
    Department of Nephrology, Transplantology and Internal Medicine, Medical University, Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:4-10. 2006
    In the past 15 years, dramatic political and economic changes have occurred in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) which also had a positive impact on the availability of renal replacement therapy...
  46. ncbi Closing the gap: cancer in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
    Witold Zatonski
    Division of Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Centre, Marie Sklodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Centre, 5, Roentgen Str, 02 781 Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Cancer 44:1425-37. 2008
    ..In the coming decade it seems likely to be the leading cause of death among young and middle-aged adult men...
  47. ncbi Barriers to the development of palliative care in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
    Thomas Lynch
    International Observatory on End of Life Care, Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:305-15. 2009
    During the years of communist rule in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), there were few significant palliative care developments...
  48. ncbi Hepatitis C virus infection in Eastern Europe
    N V Naoumov
    Institute of Hepatology, University College London, England
    J Hepatol 31:84-7. 1999
    This analysis aims to summarise the available information on the incidence, prevalence and characteristics of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in countries in Eastern Europe.
  49. ncbi Agreement in patient-physician communication in primary care: a study from Central and Eastern Europe
    E Zebiene
    Department of Internal Medicine, General Practice and Oncology, Vilnius University, Lithuania
    Patient Educ Couns 73:246-50. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the patient-physician agreement on communication during primary care consultations and consider possible discrepancies...
  50. ncbi General practice east of Eden: an overview of general practice in Eastern Europe
    Igor Svab
    Croat Med J 45:537-42. 2004
    ..To review the status of family medicine in Eastern European countries, specifically the position of the discipline within the health care system, its academic status, and expected trends in the development of the discipline...
  51. ncbi Prevalence of HBV genotypes in Central and Eastern Europe
    Katja Deterding
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    J Med Virol 80:1707-11. 2008
    ..In conclusion, HBV genotype A versus D showed significantly different distribution patterns in Central and Eastern Europe which deserves consideration for national guidelines and treatment decisions.
  52. ncbi The rabies situation in Eastern Europe
    O Matouch
    State Veterinary Institute, Praha, Czech Republic
    Dev Biol (Basel) 131:27-35. 2008
    An overview of the rabies situation in the 19 countries of Central and Eastern Europe covering more than 2.5 million km2 is presented...
  53. pmc Prenatal syphilis infection is a possible cause of preterm delivery among immigrant women from eastern Europe
    E Tridapalli
    Department of Preventive Paediatrics and Neonatology St Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Sex Transm Infect 83:102-5. 2007
    ..to evaluate the prevalence of maternal syphilis at delivery and neonatal syphilis infection in an Italian urban area, in connection with the increased flow of immigration...
  54. ncbi HIV/hepatitis coinfection in eastern Europe and new pan-European approaches to hepatitis prevention and management
    Jeffrey V Lazarus
    Sexually Transmitted Infections HIV AIDS Programme, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Int J Drug Policy 18:426-32. 2007
    ..HIV/hepatitis coinfection in Europe; WHO European clinical protocols on the management of people coinfected with HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B or C (HBV or HCV); stakeholder recommendations for better HCV services...
  55. ncbi Hepatitis A shifting epidemiology in Poland and Eastern Europe
    J Cianciara
    Institute of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Medical Academy of Warsaw, Wolska 37 str, 01 201, Warsaw, Poland
    Vaccine 18:S68-70. 2000
    ..g. healthcare and childcare personnel and those living in 'closed communities') are needed to deal with HAV infections in Eastern Europe.
  56. pmc Recent declines in reported syphilis rates in eastern Europe and central Asia: are the epidemics over?
    G Riedner
    WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Infect 76:363-5. 2000
    ..We examine these trends against a background of ongoing changes in service delivery, care seeking behaviour, and case finding practices...
  57. ncbi Periodontal treatment needs in Central and Eastern Europe
    I Gera
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Int Acad Periodontol 2:120-8. 2000
    The aim of the present review is to evaluate the periodontal conditions and treatment needs in Central and Eastern Europe and to compare these data to the epidemiological data from the industrialised and developing countries...
  58. ncbi HIV in central and eastern Europe
    Francoise F Hamers
    EuroHIV, Department of Infectious Diseases, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 94415 Cedex, Saint Maurice, France
    Lancet 361:1035-44. 2003
    ..In view of the current levels of HIV prevalence, eastern Europe will soon be confronted with a major AIDS epidemic...
  59. ncbi Iron deficiency in international adoptees from Eastern Europe
    Anita J Fuglestad
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Child Development, International Adoption Program, Center for Neurobehavioral Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Pediatr 153:272-7. 2008
    ..To assess iron deficiency (ID) in international adoptees after adoption...
  60. pmc The gender gap in heart disease: lessons from Eastern Europe
    Gerdi Weidner
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, 900 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:768-70. 2003
    ..CHD) or the rapid increase in CHD mortality among middle-aged men in many of the newly independent states of Eastern Europe. However, Eastern European men score higher on stress-related psychosocial factors than men living in the West...
  61. ncbi Health behaviour, risk awareness and emotional well-being in students from Eastern Europe and Western Europe
    A Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:1621-30. 2001
    Life expectancy and other indices of health have deteriorated markedly in the former socialist countries of Eastern Europe over recent decades...
  62. ncbi Anaplasma phagocytophilum: an emerging tick-borne pathogen in Hungary and Central Eastern Europe
    T Sréter
    Department of Wildlife Diseases and Parasitology, Central Veterinary Institute, H 1149 Budapest, Tábornok u 2, Hungary
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 98:401-5. 2004
    ..phagocytophilum has been reported in Hungary. A summary of the information available from Central Eastern Europe on the prevalence of A...
  63. pmc Societal characteristics and health in the former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union: a multilevel analysis
    Martin Bobak
    UCL International Insitute for Society and Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:990-6. 2007
    ....
  64. ncbi Health policy-making in central and eastern Europe: lessons from the inaction on injuries?
    M McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy Plan 15:263-9. 2000
    ..of disease due to injuries has elicited virtually no public health response in the countries of central and eastern Europe, even though injuries have long been a much greater problem in the east of Europe than in the west, with ..
  65. pmc Smoking increases among teenagers in eastern Europe
    Phyllida Brown
    BMJ 324:442. 2002
  66. ncbi Rapid declines in coronary heart disease mortality in Eastern Europe are associated with increased consumption of oils rich in alpha-linolenic acid
    Witold Zatonski
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Division, The Maria Sklodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, 5 Roentgen Street, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:3-10. 2008
    ..There are two major vegetable oils consumed in Eastern Europe (rapeseed and sunflower) that differ greatly in their content of n-3 fatty acids, specifically alpha-linolenic ..
  67. ncbi Seasonality of suicide in Eastern Europe: a rejoinder to Lester and Moksony
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychology, Division of Research Methods and Differential Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5 3, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 99:17-8. 2004
    ..2002) that seasonality of suicide remains high in Eastern Europe. A new hypothesis regarding the co-occurrence of high incidence and strong seasonality of suicide is presented.
  68. ncbi Physical and neurodevelopmental evaluation of children adopted from Eastern Europe
    Monique Robert
    Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 16:e432-40. 2009
    Children adopted from Eastern Europe are at risk of prenatal alcohol exposure, consequently at risk of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)...
  69. ncbi Occupation and risk of lung cancer in Central and Eastern Europe: the IARC multi-center case-control study
    Alicja Bardin-Mikolajczak
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention, Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, ul Roentgena 5, Warsaw, 02 781, Poland
    Cancer Causes Control 18:645-54. 2007
    We sought to evaluate the role of occupation and industry in lung carcinogenesis in six countries in Central and Eastern Europe.
  70. ncbi The status of antimicrobial resistance of Helicobacter pylori in eastern Europe
    L Boyanova
    Department of Microbiology, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Clin Microbiol Infect 8:388-96. 2002
    To evaluate the primary, secondary and combined resistance to five antimicrobial agents of 2340 Helicobacter pylori isolates from 19 centers in 10 countries in eastern Europe.
  71. pmc Exploring barriers to 'respondent driven sampling' in sex worker and drug-injecting sex worker populations in Eastern Europe
    Milena Simic
    The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Urban Health 83:i6-15. 2006
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for recruitment and the use of monetary and non-monetary incentives in future RDS studies of SW populations in Eastern Europe.
  72. pmc Eye healthcare services in eastern Europe: Part 2. Vitreoretinal surgical services
    I Kocur
    Charles University Eye Clinic, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:851-3. 2002
    ..To describe vitreoretinal surgical services in 1998 in 12 eastern European countries and to identify ways for their further improvement...
  73. ncbi Nutrition transition and dietary energy availability in Eastern Europe after the collapse of communism
    Stanley J Ulijaszek
    Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, 51 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PF, UK
    Econ Hum Biol 5:359-69. 2007
    ..of the late 1980s and early 1990s there was a rapid increase in overweight and obesity in many countries of Eastern Europe. This article describes changing availability of dietary energy from major dietary components since the ..
  74. ncbi The public health function in central and eastern Europe
    T M Knight
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Park House, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    Public Health 117:98-105. 2003
    ..The information gathered and presented here suggests that the countries of central and eastern Europe included in this survey have much in common with current EU member states, in that public health is held to be ..
  75. ncbi The European health divide: a matter of financial or social capital?
    Per Carlson
    University College of South Stockholm, S 14189 Huddinge, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 59:1985-92. 2004
    ..to investigate whether in 1995-97 differences in self-rated health persisted between countries in central and eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and western Europe...
  76. pmc The contribution of leading diseases and risk factors to excess losses of healthy life in Eastern Europe: burden of disease study
    John W Powles
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:116. 2005
    ..The East/West gradient in health across Europe has been described often, but not using metrics as comprehensive and comparable as those of the Global Burden of Disease 2000 and Comparative Risk Assessment studies...
  77. ncbi The social determinants of the decline of life expectancy in Russia and eastern Europe: a lifestyle explanation
    W C Cockerham
    Department of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 3350, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 38:117-30. 1997
    ....
  78. ncbi Diets lower in folic acid and carotenoids are associated with the coronary disease epidemic in Central and Eastern Europe
    Sonja L Connor
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1793-9. 2004
    To test our hypothesis that lower intakes of previously identified cardioprotective nutrients would be associated with the coronary epidemic in Central and Eastern Europe.
  79. ncbi Alcohol and suicide in eastern Europe
    Jonas Landberg
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:361-73. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper was to estimate how suicide rates in seven eastern European countries are affected by changes in population drinking and to put the results into a comparative perspective...
  80. ncbi HIV prevention nongovernmental organizations in Central and Eastern Europe: programs, resources and challenges
    Y A Amirkhanian
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Cent Eur J Public Health 12:12-8. 2004
    HIV incidence is rising more rapidly in some areas of Central and Eastern Europe than anywhere else in the world...
  81. ncbi Perforated peptic ulcer: is there a difference between Eastern Europe and Germany? Copernicus Study Group and Acute Abdominal Pain Study Group
    T Sillakivi
    Department of Surgery, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 385:344-9. 2000
    ..Ulcer surgery and the epidemiology of peptic ulcer perforation have changed considerably in recent decades...
  82. pmc Maternity advice survey: sleeping position in Eastern Europe. MAS Study Group for WHO EURO region
    E A Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Arch Dis Child 83:304-6. 2000
    To identify hospitals in Eastern Europe promoting front infant sleeping position.
  83. ncbi The planning of cervical cancer screening programmes in eastern Europe: is viral testing a suitable alternative to smear testing?
    C Sherlaw-Johnson
    Clinical Operational Research Unit, University College London, UK
    Health Care Manag Sci 3:323-9. 2000
    ..we demonstrate the use of mathematical modelling to evaluate the effects of setting up screening programmes in Eastern Europe with HPV DNA testing as the primary screening tool and compare it with conventional smear testing...
  84. ncbi Developing schools of public health in countries of Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
    Theodore H Tulchinsky
    Department of Social Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, P O B 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Public Health Rev 30:179-200. 2002
    Countries of Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States are facing a combination of difficulties in health including high rates of mortality from preventable diseases, and pressures for reform of their health care systems...
  85. ncbi Analysing patterns of religious participation in post-communist Eastern Europe
    A Need
    Department of Sociology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sociol 52:229-48. 2001
    ..It is not at all clear, however, whether the post-communist societies of Eastern Europe have followed this pattern...
  86. ncbi [Periodontal treatment needs in Central and Eastern Europe]
    Istvan Gera
    Semmelweis Egyetem Fogorvostudományi Kar, Parodontologiai Klinika, Budapest
    Fogorv Sz 97:179-89. 2004
    ..However calculus formation and bleeding on probing were very frequent findings both in Western and Eastern Europe. In the age group 35-44 the average prevalence of "score 4 sextant" in Western and Eastern Europe ..
  87. ncbi Factors affecting the compliance of the antenatal hepatitis B screening programme in Italy
    Tommaso Stroffolini
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 21:1246-9. 2003
    ..9% (CI 95%: 4.1-8.1) in those born in Asia, Africa, central and south America, and eastern Europe. Results of multiple logistic regression analysis indicate that birth in foreign countries (OR 2.0; CI 95%: 1...
  88. ncbi The influence of economic development on the association between education and the risk of acute myocardial infarction and stroke
    Choon Lan Chang
    Cardiovascular Studies Unit, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London W2 1PG, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:741-7. 2002
    ..2,478 cases of AMI or stroke and 6,819 controls among women aged 19-49, from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. Compared to those with high educational attainment, stroke risk was reduced among less educated women in ..
  89. pmc Health Research Profile to assess the capacity of low and middle income countries for equity-oriented research
    P Tugwell
    Centre for Global Health, Institute for Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:151. 2006
    ..This project was designed to assess low and middle income country capacity and commitment for equity-oriented research...
  90. ncbi Tardive Dyskinesia: analysis of outpatients with schizophrenia from Africa and the Middle East, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and Latin America
    Siegfried Kasper
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Schizophr Res 81:139-43. 2006
    ..This study provides new data in a non-Western population with a unique regional geography comparison...
  91. ncbi [Prevalence of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV and latent tuberculosis infection and syphilis in a population of immigrant children at high social risk]
    Gonzalo Oliván-Gonzalvo
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:250. 2004
  92. pmc The International Adoption Project: population-based surveillance of Minnesota parents who adopted children internationally
    Wendy L Hellerstedt
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:162-71. 2008
    ..To conduct the first population-based surveillance in the United States of parents who adopted children from countries outside of the United States...
  93. ncbi [Evaluation of the immune status against poliomyelitis in a group of young immigrants]
    M L Tanzi
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Volturno 39, 43100 Parma
    Ann Ig 14:197-204. 2002
    ....
  94. ncbi Prevalence of HBV-genotypes in immigrants affected by HBV-related chronic active hepatitis
    Emilio Palumbo
    Clinic of Infectious Diseases, University of Foggia, Italy
    Arq Gastroenterol 44:54-7. 2007
    ..The genetic heterogeneity of the HBV genome has been established and eight genotypes can be classified according to the criterion of >8% differences in the complete nucleotide sequence of the viral genome...
  95. ncbi Sexual precocity after immigration from developing countries to Belgium: evidence of previous exposure to organochlorine pesticides
    M Krstevska-Konstantinova
    Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Laboratory of Toxicology, , C.H.U. Sart Tilman, , Belgium
    Hum Reprod 16:1020-6. 2001
    ..1 ng/ml). A possible relationship between transient exposure to endocrine disrupters and sexual precocity is suggested, and deserves further studies in immigrant children with non-advanced puberty...
  96. ncbi Risk of intestinal helminth and protozoan infection in a refugee population
    Parveen K Garg
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:386-91. 2005
    ..0 [2.3-27.7]) and Africa (OR: 5.9 [1.6-21.6]) when compared with refugees from Eastern Europe and the Middle East...
  97. ncbi Eighteen years of research on AIDS: contribution of and collaborations between different world regions
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:1199-205. 2006
    ..However, 40% of articles from Africa and 58% from Eastern Europe were produced in cooperation with Western Europe...
  98. ncbi Can cardiovascular risk factors explain the association between education and cardiovascular disease in young women?
    Choon Lan Chang
    Cardiovascular Studies Unit, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London W2 1PG, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:749-55. 2002
    ..2,478 cases of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or stroke and 6,819 age-matched controls from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America...
  99. pmc Health selection among new immigrants
    Ilana Redstone Akresh
    University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2058-64. 2008
    ....
  100. ncbi [Tuberculosis infection and disease in immigrant children]
    Raffaella Giacchino
    U O Malattie Infettive, I R C C S Giannina Gaslini, Genova, U O Infettivologia Pediatrica, A O Santobono Pausilipon, Napoli, Italy
    Infez Med 11:86-92. 2003
    ..The patients came from: South America (44%) (especially from Ecuador), from Africa (20%), from Eastern Europe (19%), (especially from Middle East and North Africa), from Far East (17%)...
  101. ncbi Prevalence of depressive symptoms in university students from Germany, Denmark, Poland and Bulgaria
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:105-12. 2008
    ..This difference was thought to be linked to political and economic instabilities resulting from political changes in the early 1990s. We investigated whether these differences persist 15 years later...

Research Grants62

  1. A unique approach to identify markers for congenital syphilis and neurosyphilis
    Nikhat Parveen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in the Western countries but they remain a problem in underdeveloped countries of Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Congenital syphilis is devastating and can result in stillbirths, abortions, low birth weights or premature ..
  2. A novel allele influencing HIV infection among injection drug users
    Xiao Fang Yu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..HIV infection in injection drug users (IDUs) also represents a growing problem in southeast Asia and eastern Europe: In China, IDUs account for more than 50% of HIV-1 infections...
  3. E-Education in Research Ethics: Central and Eastern Europe
    MARTIN STROSBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..graduate level online/onsite advanced certificate program to build research ethics capacity in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)...
  4. Vaccines for the Treatment of Opiate Addiction
    Kim D Janda; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Undeniably HIV prevalence related to intravenous drug use has risen dramatically in Eastern Europe, Asia, Iran, North Africa, and in Latin America...
  5. Dopamine Exacerbates NeuroAIDS by Activation of Macrophage Dopaminergic System
    PETER JESSE GASKILL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Abstract: In regions of the world such as Eastern Europe and South-East Asia, the HIV pandemic is being driven by the spread of HIV within drug-abusing populations...
  6. Research Training: Socio-Economics of Mental Health Service Delivery in SE Europe
    Richard M Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..post-doctoral economists, psychiatrists, sociologists, clinicians, and mental health professionals from South Eastern Europe (SEE) in the latest research methods and issues regarding the economic and social factors that influence or ..
  7. XVII International Poxvirus, Asfivirus and Indorviurs Symposium
    Bertram L Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, the recent emergence of an asfivirus in Eastern Europe and the recognition of iridoviruses as central players in fish and amphibian mortalities world-wide, make this ..
  8. Understanding spatial heterogeneity of drug resistant tuberculosis
    Helen E Jenkins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Datasets from two of the most concerning regions of the world with regard to DR-TB, Eastern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, will be used...
  9. HIV and Drug Use in Georgian Women
    Hendree E Jones; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Eastern Europe is an emerging epicenter of injection drug use and HIV infection, among women...
  10. Using Computer Simulation to Enhance Retention of Motivational Interviewing Skill
    DALE EDWARD OLSEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..addition, the simulation training system will be marketed to similar medical training functions in Western and Eastern Europe, Canada and Latin America...
  11. Linking Russian Narcology &HIV Care to Enhance Treatment, Retention, &Outcomes
    Jeffrey H Samet; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Russia and Eastern Europe have one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world, with transmission risk primarily from injection drug use...
  12. New York State International Training and Research Program
    Jack A DeHovitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..its current AITRP by continuing to focus on the rapidly expanding injection drug use mediated HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia...
  13. International Collaborative Trauma and Injury Research and Training Program
    Thomas M Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Despite the fact that death rates due to injuries in southern and eastern Europe are 60% higher than in western Europe, injury prevention and control programs remain very limited due to lack of ..
  14. Minority Health and Health Disparties International Research and Training (MHIRT)
    LAURENCE JULIUS FUORTES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These countries in Central/Eastern Europe present excellent opportunities to learn about issues related to health disparities populations...
  15. Social Network Intervention to Engage Out-of-Care PLH Into Treatment
    Jeffrey A Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..UNAIDS data show that the proportion of PLH in Eastern Europe outside of medical care is higher than in Subsaharan Africa, and two-thirds of PLH receiving HAART do not ..
  16. Iowa Non-communicable Chronic Diseases Research Training Program in Romania
    LAURENCE JULIUS FUORTES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Romania is a relatively large country with a population of 22 million in Central/Eastern Europe, "the worst afflicted by non-communicable chronic diseases" ofthe six WHO regions...
  17. Integrated Programs & Curricula for Global Health Education
    Daniel Tisch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..number of exchange and support programs with Departments and Ministries of Health in developing countries of Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas via existing contacts within the Case community...
  18. Fostering an AIDS Research and Training Center Infrastructure in Russia
    Yuri A Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Eastern Europe's rapidly-escalating HIV epidemic has been driven by widescale cultural, social, and economic transformations following the sudden collapse of the former Soviet Union...
  19. MULTIDISCIPLINARY ALCOHOLISM RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM
    Kirk J Brower; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..research training program for the improvement of substance abuse research infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe. UMARC research is focused in 6 areas: developmental psychopathology and genetics, neuroimaging and ..
  20. Rural Environmental Health in Central/Eastern Europe
    Thomas Cook; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..the occupational and environmental health issues that specifically impact rural populations of Central and Eastern Europe. B...
  21. Incorporating Immigrants and Minorities into Late 19th Century Cities
    John Logan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of German and Irish immigrants, and the nation was on the verge of the next great wave of population movements - of blacks from South to North, of immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe, and Chinese and other groups from East Asia.
  22. Building Capacity for Tobacco Research in Romania
    KRISTIE L FOLEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..enhance the capacity of Hungarian scientists as leaders in tobacco control research in Central and Eastern Europe. Scientists from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of T[unreadable]rgu Mure_, Romania, Davidson College, ..
  23. Global Health Fellows and Scholars Research Training
    Lee W Riley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at 10 locations abroad, including Central and South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, East Asia, and Eastern Europe, where the Consortium mentors have been conducting research for more than 3 years...
  24. CENTER FOR AIDS INTERVENTION RESEARCH CORE SUPPORT
    Jeffrey A Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..conduct of HIV primary and secondary prevention interventions in vulnerable populations in the United States, Eastern Europe and other regions of the world;have advanced our scientific knowledge of how to transfer research-based ..
  25. Enhancing Health Outcomes Among HIV+ Substance Abusers
    FREDERICK LEWIS ALTICE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..I am fortunate to now be collaborating with colleagues in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia...
  26. The Role of Dead Space Syringes in HIV Epidemics Amount IDU's - Drug Abuse Aspect
    William A Zule; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In recent years, cities in Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, India, China, and other parts of Asia have experienced rapid increases in HIV ..
  27. Emergence and adaption of West Nile virus in New York
    Laura Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..provided by the applicant): West Nile virus (WNV) has emerged in recent years in temperate regions of Europe, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and North America, where it presents a threat to human, equine and avian health...
  28. HOST RESPONSE TO HELICOBACTER PYLORI INFECTION
    Pelayo Correa; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..display higher risk, especially African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans and immigrants from Russia and Eastern Europe. This application addresses the question of different outcomes of H...
  29. Multidisciplinary approaches to emerging global health issues
    HALA AZZAM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..UMB) has many international research programs in Africa, the Middle-East, South Asia, Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Latin America dispersed through all of its 6 schools (Medicine, Law, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy and Social ..
  30. Pre-Clinical Evaluation of Antimalarial Natural Products from Carica papaya L.
    Shuren Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and South America, Africa, Asia (including the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East), Eastern Europe, and the South Pacific may be at risk for this potentially deadly disease...
  31. HIV Prevention Within High-Risk Social Networks
    Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The most rapidly rising HIV infection rates in the world are in Eastern Europe. Bulgaria and Hungary are countries at still-early points in which are likely to become sharp HIV growth curves...
  32. HIV PREVENTION TRIAL UNIT (HPTU)
    Irving Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..geographical and research interests in HIV prevention in the eastern US (ongoing joint studies) and Eastern Europe (AIDS International Training and Research Programs in Russia [Yale/MCW/SPSU] and Eastern Europe [SUNY-DMC])...
  33. Hepatitis C in Central Europe
    Laura Krekulova; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Hepatitis C is a major emerging infectious disease problem in Central and Eastern Europe, especially among young adults who engage in injection drug use (IDU) practice...
  34. AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN CENTRAL EUROPE
    James Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..production practices and their relationship to public health and the environment in rural areas of Central and Eastern Europe; [b] to identify and prioritize research needs at the interface of agriculture, occupational, and ..
  35. FOURTEENTH TRANSPLANTATION SOCIETY CONGRESS
    Oscar Salvatierra; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Participants will be from the USA, Canada, Western and Eastern Europe, Japan, China, Korea, Australia, Africa, Israel, Mexico and South America...
  36. CYTOMETRIC CD4 COUNTING - A MINIMALIST APPROACH
    Howard Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of the millions of HIV-infected adults and children in resource-poor countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and South America...
  37. Rapid Assessment of Drug Law & Policy in the FSU & CEE
    Zita Lazzarini; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..to respond to legal structural barriers to HIV prevention among injection drug users (IDUs) in Central and Eastern Europe. The RPAR builds on the World Health Organization's rapid assessment and response process, by integrating ..
  38. SUPPORT OF XIIITH TRANSPLANTATION SOCIETY CONGRESS
    Anthony Monaco; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Participants will be from the USA, Canada, West Europe, Japan, China, Korea, Australia, Eastern Europe, Africa, Israel, Mexico and South America...
  39. Analysis of Somatic Mutations in Cancer of the Kidney
    WAYNE VEDECKIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..study of environmental and genetic risk factors for kidney cancers at six centers across Central and Eastern Europe. Funded intramurally by NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics and IARC, the CEHS used an extensive ..
  40. Project Export Center of Excellence at UNI
    MICHELE DEVLIN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..processing companies are actively recruiting thousands of refugees and immigrants from Latin America, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, and Africa to come to Iowa to settle and work...
  41. TWELFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF ISEE
    John Vena; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..stronger and effective ISEE Chapters in Latin America, the Caribbean, Central America, Africa and Central and Eastern Europe. The theme of the conference reflects the goal to address the needs articulated by areas of the world fraught ..
  42. EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND ALCOHOL ON SYPATHETIC ACTIVITY
    VIREND SOMER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Cardiovascular and all-cause morbidity and mortality from tobacco are especially high in Eastern Europe, where tobacco-related death rates are still increasing...
  43. XIth International Symposium on Amyloidosis
    Martha Skinner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Symposium brings together populations of investigators from Western and Eastern Europe, Japan, and the USA...
  44. UAB-NDRI-SUBSTANCE ABUSE ICOHRTA IN UKRAINE
    Nalini Sathiakumar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..center was done with four key factors in mind: (1) Pirogov is one of the premier medical schools in all of eastern Europe; (2) Fully one-quarter of Pirogov?s medical students come from outside the Ukraine, making it an international ..
  45. INTERNET HIV PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER + WORLD NGOS
    Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Following a pilot phase, 80 NGOs in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Latin American will be enrolled in the trial...
  46. 2009 Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin
    Walter Holleran; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..effort to recruit speakers and attendees from around the world for the 2009 meeting, particularly from Eastern Europe, Asia, and Former Soviet Union countries...
  47. MOTIVATION IN BULGARIA AND THE US: A STUDY OF CHANGE
    EDWARD DECI; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..satisfactions, and managerial styles during the period of cultural transition that is currently in process in Eastern Europe. Of interest will be: (1) mean-level changes in these variables over time; (2) differences in the patterns of ..
  48. 9th International Neurotoxicology Assoc (INA9) Meeting
    Michael Aschner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Dresden is an outstanding locale for this meeting due to its proximity to the former socialist Eastern Europe nations providing an opportunity for scientists from those countries to interact with North American and ..
  49. International Congress of Neuroendocrinology (ICN 2006)
    TONY PLANT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) To provide targeted support to enable investigators from less privileged parts of the world (Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Asia) to travel to Pittsburgh to participate fully in ICN 2006...
  50. TRIAL OF PHYSICIAN ADVICE IN POLISH PRIMARY CARE SITES
    Michael Fleming; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..needed to support implementation of brief intervention treatment in the new health care system of Poland and eastern Europe. Alcohol use is an enormous health and social problem in Poland...
  51. CONFERENCE: MOLECULAR & CELLULAR TUBERCULOSIS RESEARCH
    Gilla Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION: Tuberculosis is of epidemic proportions in vast areas of Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and South and Central America. In 1997 there were 3 million deaths due to tuberculosis...
  52. Ethnicity & Socioemotional Functioning in Later Life
    Carol Magai; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..US-born African Americans, African Caribbeans, US-born European Americans, and Immigrant Europeans from Eastern Europe. In the present application we propose two waves of follow-up data with two major objectives...
  53. 2007 BARRIER FUNCTION OF MAMMALIAN SKIN GRC
    Walter Holleran; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..is being made to recruit speakers and attendees from around the world for the 2007 meeting, particularly from Eastern Europe, Asia, and the FSU (Former Soviet Union)...
  54. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..in a resource-poor country and improve our basic understanding of opiate IDU addiction and its treatment in Eastern Europe. This research is innovative in that it will integrate new motivational and behavioral interventions with ..
  55. 2003 Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin Gordon Meeting
    Gerald Kasting; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..is being made to recruit speakers and attendees from around the world for the 2003 meeting, particularly from Eastern Europe, Asia, and the FSU (Former Soviet Union)...
  56. 2005 GRC on Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin
    Gerald Kasting; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..is being made to recruit speakers and attendees from around the world for the 2005 meeting, particularly from Eastern Europe, Asia, and the FSU (Former Soviet Union)...
  57. Gordon Conference--Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin
    Christopher Cullander; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..is being made to recruit speakers and attendees from around the world for the 2001 meeting, particularly from Eastern Europe, Asia, and the FSU (Former Soviet Union)...
  58. Murine Model for HIV-1 Replication
    NATHANIEL LANDAU; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to 8,000 infections per year, and internationally accounts for 70 percent of new transmissions in parts of Eastern Europe. Development of a small animal model for AIDS will have multiple applications including the testing of anti-..
  59. HEALTH RELATED INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV
    Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial (Russia)
    ANTON SOMLAI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Screening for STDs using home sampling in Estonia
    Anneli Uuskula; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will allow us to identify STD infected individuals, and to develop selective screening criteria to be used in general population studies and screening programs in Estonia. ..
  62. HIV Risk Reduction Predictors in Russian Social Networks
    Yuri Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..An NIMH-supported randomized trial, now underway in Eastern Europe, is evaluating the outcomes of an HIV prevention intervention that recruits high-risk social networks in ..