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  1. ncbi Dental hygiene care in the Commonwealth of Independent States
    V Korovelkova
    Fones School of Dental Hygiene, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
    J Dent Hyg 71:195-201. 1997
  2. ncbi Drinking in the Commonwealth of Independent States--evidence from eight countries
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 100:1647-68. 2005
  3. ncbi Intermittent hypoxia research in the former soviet union and the commonwealth of independent States: history and review of the concept and selected applications
    Tatiana V Serebrovskaya
    Department of Hypoxic States, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Kiev, Ukraine
    High Alt Med Biol 3:205-21. 2002
  4. 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
  5. pmc Moving East: how the transnational tobacco industry gained entry to the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union-part II: an overview of priorities and tactics used to establish a manufacturing presence
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 13:151-60. 2004
  6. ncbi Ethical aspects in clinical trials in the CIS, in particular the setting up of ethical committees
    Olga Kubar
    Pasteur Institute, Saint Petersburg, Russia
    J Int Bioethique 16:81-7, 172-3. 2005
  7. ncbi [A first record of microsporidia in the ixodid tick Ixodes ricinus L. (Ixodidae) in the territory of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Republic Moldova]
    Iu S Tokarev
    Parazitologiia 38:552-6. 2004
  8. ncbi Implementation of an emergency and disaster medical response training network in the Commonwealth of Independent States
    Gregory R Ciottone
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of International Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, One Deaconess Road, W CC 2, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:221-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Obesity in women from developing countries
    R Martorell
    Department of International Health, The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:247-52. 2000
  10. ncbi Dengue and other emerging flaviviruses
    T Solomon
    Department of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L9 7LJ, UK
    J Infect 42:104-15. 2001

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  1. ncbi Dental hygiene care in the Commonwealth of Independent States
    V Korovelkova
    Fones School of Dental Hygiene, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
    J Dent Hyg 71:195-201. 1997
    ..the performance of dental hygiene services and the perception of preventive oral health care in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), formerly known as the USSR...
  2. ncbi Drinking in the Commonwealth of Independent States--evidence from eight countries
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 100:1647-68. 2005
    To describe the frequency of alcohol consumption and beverage preferences in eight countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
  3. ncbi Intermittent hypoxia research in the former soviet union and the commonwealth of independent States: history and review of the concept and selected applications
    Tatiana V Serebrovskaya
    Department of Hypoxic States, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Kiev, Ukraine
    High Alt Med Biol 3:205-21. 2002
    ..to summarize the basic research in the field of intermittent hypoxia in the Soviet Union and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) that scientists in other Western countries may not be familiar with, since Soviet scientists ..
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Moving East: how the transnational tobacco industry gained entry to the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union-part II: an overview of priorities and tactics used to establish a manufacturing presence
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 13:151-60. 2004
    ..To explore how British American Tobacco (BAT), having established cigarette imports, responded to the opportunities for investment in cigarette manufacturing in the former Soviet Union (FSU)...
  6. ncbi Ethical aspects in clinical trials in the CIS, in particular the setting up of ethical committees
    Olga Kubar
    Pasteur Institute, Saint Petersburg, Russia
    J Int Bioethique 16:81-7, 172-3. 2005
    ..This is the main purpose of the Forum for Ethics Committees in the Commonwealth of Independent States (FECCIS) whose establishment and activities are focused on the integration of the CIS into the world ..
  7. ncbi [A first record of microsporidia in the ixodid tick Ixodes ricinus L. (Ixodidae) in the territory of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Republic Moldova]
    Iu S Tokarev
    Parazitologiia 38:552-6. 2004
    ..Low intensity of infection probably is caused by that fact that ticks were collected in spring period and were unfed...
  8. ncbi Implementation of an emergency and disaster medical response training network in the Commonwealth of Independent States
    Gregory R Ciottone
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of International Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, One Deaconess Road, W CC 2, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:221-9. 2005
    ..program involving over 60 healthcare and educational institutions in the United States and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The core curriculum was based on U.S...
  9. ncbi Obesity in women from developing countries
    R Martorell
    Department of International Health, The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:247-52. 2000
    ..A third objective was to investigate how national incomes shape the relationship between obesity and eduction or residence...
  10. ncbi Dengue and other emerging flaviviruses
    T Solomon
    Department of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L9 7LJ, UK
    J Infect 42:104-15. 2001
    ..Tick-borne encephalitis virus occurs across large parts of Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent states. The tick-borne haemorrhagic flaviviruses, Omsk haemorrhagic fever and Kyasanur Forrest disease are ..
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi Infant mortality decline in Armenia: Why with uneven rates?
    Mihran Hakobyan
    UNICEF Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
    Econ Hum Biol 8:134-7. 2010
    ..that efforts to reduce infant mortality in Armenia, and probably in the rest of this region of Commonwealth of Independent States, must involve policies and strategies that target infants' survival in at-risk populations, living ..
  13. pmc Development assistance for health in central and eastern European Region
    Marc Suhrcke
    WHO European Office for Investment for Health and Development, Venice, Italy
    Bull World Health Organ 83:920-7. 2005
    We aimed to quantify development assistance for health to countries of central and eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE-CIS).
  14. ncbi The welfare costs of HIV/AIDS in eastern Europe: an empirical assessment using the economic value-of-life approach
    Julia Fimpel
    Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau, Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Health Econ 11:305-22. 2010
    ..diverge sharply between countries-with central Europe far less affected than major countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltics-the epidemic is likely to spread to all countries unless a coherent strategy of ..
  15. ncbi Declining population immunity to mumps among Israeli military recruits
    Michael Huerta
    Army Health Branch, Israel Defense Force Medical Corps, Military Post 02149, Israel
    Vaccine 24:6300-3. 2006
    ..on mumps have not been available in Israel since 1987, and the effects of mass immigration from the Commonwealth of Independent States during the 1990s have not been investigated...
  16. ncbi Child nutrition in countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States: time to redirect strategies?
    Adriano Cattaneo
    Unit for Health Services Research and International Health, Institute for Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria 65 1, Trieste, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 11:1209-19. 2008
    Countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States made little progress in child nutrition and mortality between 1990 and 2005...
  17. ncbi [Population and family studies of CAG repeats in the IT-15 gene]
    O V Malysheva
    Ott Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, St Petersburg, 199034 Russia
    Genetika 37:402-6. 2001
    ..CAG allele distribution in Huntington's disease (HD) patients in five different populations from the Commonwealth of Independent States. A total of 21 normal alleles with the sizes ranging from 9 to 32 triplet repeat units were revealed...
  18. ncbi Timeliness of vaccination and its effects on fraction of vaccinated population
    Manas K Akmatov
    Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Vaccine 26:3805-11. 2008
    ..of this study was to assess the extent of the delay in vaccinations in four countries belonging to Commonwealth of Independent States and to assess how the timeliness of vaccination affects the vaccination coverage...
  19. ncbi [Molecular epidemiology of the ECHO 30 virus in Russia and CIS countries]
    A N Lukashev
    Vopr Virusol 49:12-6. 2004
    ..Five strains isolated in 2002 in Russia (Kalmykia) belong to Group 3; and Group 4 has 4 strains isolated in 2002 in Moldova and Russia (Magadan). A frequently changing EV30 subtype was simultaneously detected in extensive territories...
  20. ncbi Asbestos and mesothelioma: worldwide trends
    Laurie Kazan-Allen
    International Ban Asbestos Secretariat, P O Box 93, Stanmore, Great Britain HA7 4GR, UK
    Lung Cancer 49:S3-8. 2005
    ..to developing countries; consumption of white asbestos is increasing in Asia, Latin America and the Commonwealth of Independent States. In most of the countries, there is little, if any, control on hazardous asbestos exposures from ..
  21. ncbi Diphtheria
    C R Vitek
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 304:71-94. 2006
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  22. ncbi ["And the suffering is also borne by the following generations"--an international literature study on the nursing care for Jewish patients]
    Andrea Zielke-Nadkarni
    Fachhochschule Münster
    Pflege 17:319-28. 2004
    Jewish refugees from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are a constantly growing minority about whose care needs little is known in the scientific literature...
  23. ncbi [Ethnographic study on the care requirements of Jewish migrants in Germany]
    Andrea Zielke-Nadkarni
    Pflege 17:329-38. 2004
    Jewish refugees from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are a constantly growing minority in Germany about whose care needs little is known in the scientific literature...
  24. ncbi Universal salt iodization in the Central and Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) Region during the decade 2000-09: experiences, achievements, and lessons learned
    Frits van der Haar
    Global Public Nutrition Services LLC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 32:S175-294. 2011
    By 2000, the global track record on universal salt iodization (USI) indicated 26% access to adequately iodized salt in the Central and Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/ CIS) Region.
  25. ncbi [Elucidation of the taxonomic status of industrial strains of thermophilic lactic acid bacteria by sequencing of 16S rRNA genes]
    S G Botina
    Mikrobiologiia 74:520-5. 2005
    ..lactic acid bacteria used as starters for manufacturing sour milk products on the territory of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) has been performed...
  26. pmc FDJS03 isolates causing an outbreak of aseptic meningitis in China that evolved from a distinct Echovirus 30 lineage imported from countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States
    Ya Nan Zhao
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4142-8. 2006
    ..isolates were closely related to a distinct lineage of E30 which circulated in countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States during 1999 and 2000...
  27. ncbi How high is infant mortality in central and eastern Europe and the commonwealth of independent states?
    Nadezhda Aleshina
    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    Popul Stud (Camb) 59:39-54. 2005
    ..examines the measurement of infant mortality in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)...
  28. ncbi Does social capital determine health? Evidence from eight transition countries
    B d'Hombres
    Joint Research Centre, Econometrics and Applied Statistics Unit, European Commission, Italy
    Health Econ 19:56-74. 2010
    ..by investigating the impact of social capital on self-reported health for eight countries from the Commonwealth of Independent States. We rely on three indicators of social capital at the individual level (trust, participation in ..
  29. ncbi Health reform: the human resource challenges for Central Asian Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries
    Barbara Parfitt
    Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Collegian 16:35-40. 2009
    ..This approach is beginning to make a difference to the morbidity and mortality of the populations but still has a long way to go before its full benefits are realised...
  30. ncbi Determinants of smoking in eight countries of the former Soviet Union: results from the living conditions, lifestyles and health study
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 99:1577-85. 2004
    ..Such data are urgently needed given the absence of accurate comparative data in the region and the recent changes experienced...
  31. pmc Epidemiology of HIV among injecting and non-injecting drug users: current trends and implications for interventions
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:99-106. 2010
    Injecting drug use is a major driver of HIV infections in Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, North Africa, the Middle East, and many parts of Asia and North America...
  32. ncbi Epidemiologic links between drug use and HIV epidemics: an international perspective
    Chris Beyrer
    Department of Epidemiology, The Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S10-6. 2010
    ..epidemiology of heroin and its associations with HIV outbreaks among IDUs in Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, and the drug use and IDUs outbreaks now emerging in Africa...
  33. pmc Predicting AH1N1 2009 influenza epidemic in Southeast Europe
    Mladen Smoljanovic
    University of Split School of Medicine, Vukovarska 46, Split, Croatia
    Croat Med J 52:115-25. 2011
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  34. ncbi The Soviet legacy in diagnosis and treatment: Implications for population health
    Boika Rechel
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Public Health Policy 32:293-304. 2011
    This article reviews diagnosis and treatment in the Commonwealth of Independent States in three clinical areas: tuberculosis, substance misuse, and neurological disorders in children...
  35. pmc Health service utilization in the former soviet union: evidence from eight countries
    Dina Balabanova
    Health Serv Res 39:1927-50. 2004
    ..The underlying principle of universality remains, but coexists with new funding and delivery systems and growing out-of-pocket payments...
  36. pmc Progress towards the achievement of MDG4 in the Commonwealth of Independent States: uncertain data, clear priorities
    Adriano Cattaneo
    Health Services Research, Epidemiology and International Health, Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria 65 1, Trieste, Italy
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:5. 2010
    ABSTRACT: Data on under five mortality in the twelve countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States show important fluctuations over time due to variations in quality of data, definitions of neonatal deaths and methods of mortality ..
  37. ncbi The British approach to child and adolescent psychiatry: a course for Russian postgraduates
    R Nicol
    Greenwood Institute of Child Health, Leicester, England
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 5:212-5. 1996
    ..The course also offered practical demonstrations with Russian families. The response was favourable but assessment of how much the course added to knowledge was difficult...
  38. ncbi Quality of hospital care for children in Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova, and Russia: systematic observational assessment
    Trevor Duke
    Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    Lancet 367:919-25. 2006
    Major concerns about the quality of basic hospital care for children have been raised in developing countries, but no formal assessment applying international standards has been done in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
  39. ncbi The contemporary anthropogenic chromium cycle
    Jeremiah Johnson
    Program in Environmental Engineering, Yale University, and School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7060-9. 2006
    ..are close to this figure; (2) the majority of mining occurs in Africa (2400 Gg Cr/yr) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (1090 Gg Cr/yr), while the major end-users are Asia, Europe, and North America at 1150, 1140, and ..
  40. ncbi [Protease and reverse transcriptase genetic polymorphism in HIV type 1 subtype A variants predominating in cis countries]
    A L Sukhanova
    Mol Biol (Mosk) 39:1063-71. 2005
    ..Evolutional relationships between all four HIV-1 variants, as well as potential impact of the gene pol polymorphism on HIV-1 replicative fitness and drug resistance development are discussed...
  41. ncbi Forging the anthropogenic iron cycle
    Tao Wang
    Center for Industrial Ecology, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:5120-9. 2007
    ..world regions in iron production and use; Oceania, Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and the Commonwealth of Independent States present a highly production-biased iron cycle; (3) purchased scrap contributes a quarter of the ..
  42. ncbi The micronucleus assay in exfoliated human cells: a mini-review of papers from the CIS
    A K Nersesyan
    Institute of Cancer Research, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna A 1090, Austria
    Tsitol Genet 41:56-66. 2007
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  43. ncbi Facts and indicators on palliative care development in 52 countries of the WHO European region: results of an EAPC Task Force
    Carlos Centeno
    European Association for Palliative Care EAPC Task Force on the Development of Palliative Care in Europe, Milan and Palliative Medicine Unit, Clinica Universitaria, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Palliat Med 21:463-71. 2007
    ..per one million inhabitants are: Western Europe - UK (15); Central and Eastern Europe - Poland (9); Commonwealth of Independent States - Armenia (8)...
  44. ncbi Alcohol and other drug related deaths among young people in CIS countries: proximal and distal causes and implications for policy
    Gerry Redmond
    Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 20:38-47. 2009
    ..g. Russia) to very low in others (e.g. Armenia). This divergence among Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries increased considerably over the 1990s...
  45. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA variation in Jordanians and their genetic relationship to other Middle East populations
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Ann Hum Biol 35:212-31. 2008
    ..Although some mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) studies have been carried out in this region, they have not included the Jordan area. This paper deals with the mtDNA composition of two Jordan populations...
  46. ncbi Molecular studies on intraspecific differentiation of Paramecium dodecaurelia, with description of new stands of the species (Protozoa, Ciliophora)
    Ewa Przybos
    Department of Experimental Zoology, Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sławkowska 17, 31 016 Krakow, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 56:249-62. 2008
    ..dodecaurelia strains depicted intraspecific polymorphism within the species, revealed as distinct differences between strains from the USA in comparison with strains from different regions of the Palearctic...
  47. pmc Prevalence of smoking in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union: results from the living conditions, lifestyles and health study
    Anna Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    Am J Public Health 94:2177-87. 2004
    ..We sought to provide comparative data on smoking habits in countries of the former Soviet Union...
  48. ncbi HIV and AIDS in the Former Soviet Bloc
    Mark G Field
    Davis Center of Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:117-20. 2004
  49. ncbi Transferring management technology: healthcare quality improvement education in central and eastern Europe
    P A Cholewka
    Teachers College, Columbia University USA
    J Healthc Qual 19:29-33. 1997
    ..Most of the observations and recommendations presented in this article are derived from the author's experiences in conducting healthcare management improvement projects in Bulgaria in 1993 and in Lithuania since 1991...
  50. ncbi The physician manager in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
    R G Farmer
    U S Agency for International Development, Washington, DC
    Physician Exec 20:30-3. 1994
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  51. ncbi The health care crisis in Russia
    E Swett
    Amador Home Health Agency, Jackson, CA
    Caring 11:46-8. 1992
    ..As a US delegation of home care professionals saw on a visit a year ago, the whole system is in a state of crisis...
  52. ncbi Control of hepatitis B in central and eastern Europe (CEE) and the Newly Independent States (NIS): recommendations of the October 1996 meeting in Siófok, Hungary
    A Meheus
    Viral Hepatitis Prevention Board, Antwerp, Belgium
    Vaccine 16:S99-103. 1998
    ....
  53. ncbi Molecular genetics of mucopolysaccharidosis type I: mutation analysis among the patients of the former Soviet Union
    E Y Voskoboeva
    Research Centre for Medical Genetics, Moskvorechie 1, Moscow, Russia
    Mol Genet Metab 65:174-80. 1998
    ..Our data suggest a closer relationship between the FSU and Scandinavian populations than with Western and Central European populations...
  54. pmc Bridging the gap in mental health approaches between east and west: the psychosocial consequences of radiation exposure
    I I Yevelson
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Environ Health Perspect 105:1551-6. 1997
    ..It is hoped that these new approaches will receive worldwide recognition and prove useful for other mental health professionals working with persons affected by the accident at Chernobyl...
  55. pmc IS6110 fingerprinting of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated in Germany during 1995
    S Niemann
    Forschungszentrum Borstel, National Reference Center for Mycobacteria, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 35:3015-20. 1997
    ..tuberculosis strains were presumably carried over from the former Soviet Union to Germany by immigrants...
  56. ncbi [Short course for primary physicians care]
    I Eshet
    Family Medicine Dept, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa
    Harefuah 129:389-92, 447. 1995
    ....
  57. pmc The first year of hyperinflation in the former Soviet Union: nutritional deprivation among elderly pensioners, 1992
    D Rush
    Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Am J Public Health 86:361-7. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS. The results of these surveys suggest that many elderly pensioners were experiencing severe nutritional deprivation in the latter half of 1992...
  58. pmc The current state of health care in the former Soviet Union: implications for health care policy and reform
    D A Barr
    Stanford Center for Organizations Research, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94301, USA
    Am J Public Health 86:307-12. 1996
    ..Russian health care reform leaders can learn from the health care successes in the West and avoid repeating our mistakes...
  59. ncbi Identification of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtypes and their distribution in the Commonwealth of Independent States (Former Soviet Union) by serologic V3 peptide-binding assays and V3 sequence analysis
    R Cheingsong Popov
    Department of Genito Urinary Medicine and Communicable Diseases, St Mary s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 168:292-7. 1993
    ..have been used to predict divergent human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) strains from the Commonwealth of Independent States (former Soviet Union) that have been subsequently confirmed by sequencing of the V3 region...
  60. ncbi The prevalence of oral health problems in participants of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona
    D Soler Badia
    Department of Dental Public Health, London Hospital Medical College, UK
    Int Dent J 44:44-8. 1994
    ..Recommendations are made for the conduct of future dental care facilities at Olympic Games and the collection of data...
  61. ncbi Cs-137 content in the mushrooms of radioactive contaminated zones of the European part of the CIS
    O B Tsvetnova
    Radioecology Laboratory, Soil Science Faculty, Moscow State University, Russia
    Sci Total Environ 155:25-9. 1994
    ..The highest concentrations of Cs-137 were observed in Paxillus involutus and Xerocomus badius. These species are suggested as bioindicators of radioactive contamination...
  62. ncbi Past and present contraceptive behavior of new Soviet immigrant women in Israel
    J Cwikel
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Public Health Rev 22:39-46. 1994
    ..past and current use of contraceptives among a purposive sample of 117 new immigrant women from the Commonwealth of Independent States (former Soviet Union)...
  63. ncbi [Chronic diseases in immigrants from Russia (CIS) at a primary care clinic and their sociodemographic characteristics]
    L Ben Noun
    Dept of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba
    Harefuah 127:441-5, 504-5. 1994
    ..year (1990-1991) after their immigration to Israel ("aliyah") from 14 republics of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS, formerly the Soviet Union). Most of the olim were between 1-19 years of age...
  64. ncbi Recent developments in psychiatric nurse education in the countries of central and eastern Europe
    M Welch
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 32:366-72. 1995
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  65. ncbi Health insurance as a catalyst to change in former communist countries?
    T Ensor
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, UK
    Health Policy 43:203-18. 1998
    ..Yet establishing an attractive but contained benefits package has been popular with the population and offers a potentially useful approach for inducing more fundamental reform...
  66. ncbi [Diphtheria and infections caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae in 1997]
    O Patey
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHI, Villeneuve Saint Georges, France
    Rev Med Interne 20:39-49. 1999
    ..This center collects most of the strains isolated in France, clinical data and assesses the toxigenicity of bacteria, allowing strict epidemiological survey...
  67. pmc Moving East: how the transnational tobacco industry gained entry to the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union-part I: establishing cigarette imports
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 13:143-50. 2004
    ..To identify British American Tobacco's (BAT) reasons for targeting the former Soviet Union following its collapse in 1991 and the initial strategies BAT used to enter the region...
  68. pmc Tobacco and transition: an overview of industry investments, impact and influence in the former Soviet Union
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 13:136-42. 2004
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  69. ncbi Nursing in the NIS/CEE region. Its changing face
    Sharon M Weinstein
    Reflect Nurs Leadersh 29:16-9, 44. 2003
  70. ncbi [The 9th Conference of Surgeons-Hepatologists of Russia and CIS (St Petersburg, May 16-17, 2002)]
    V F Ozerov
    Vestn Khir Im I I Grek 161:107-9. 2002
  71. ncbi The Research Forum for MPH students
    Rosa Gofin
    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 30:239-45. 2002
    ..Students from Countries of Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States have the opportunity to apply to the Soros Foundation Open Society Institute (OSI) for projects on ..
  72. ncbi Curriculum development for schools of public health
    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 30:119-30. 2002
  73. pmc Facing a diphtheria outbreak
    Kevin C Pottie
    Family Medicine Centre, University of Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 167:57. 2002
  74. ncbi Overweight and obesity in preschool children from developing countries
    R Martorell
    Department of International Health, The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:959-67. 2000
    ....
  75. ncbi Social change and HIV in the former USSR: the making of a new epidemic
    L Atlani
    National Centre for Scientific Research, Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire d Ethnologie et de Sociologie Comparative UMR 7535 Paris X Nanterre University, France
    Soc Sci Med 50:1547-56. 2000
    ..Concerns are raised about the appropriateness and the scope of government and non-governmental approaches to the exploding HIV and STD epidemics...
  76. ncbi Issues in renal nutrition for persons from the former Soviet Union
    I Gorodetskaya
    Dialysis Unit, UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Ren Nutr 10:98-102. 2000
    ..This report highlights the dietary practices of this immigrant community and the need for ethnicity-specific renal nutrition recommendations in modern dialysis practice...
  77. ncbi Implications of the diphtheria epidemic in the Former Soviet Union for immunization programs
    A Galazka
    National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    J Infect Dis 181:S244-8. 2000
    ..g., in treatment of wounds or in school-based immunization programs]). Efforts should be undertaken to monitor diphtheria immunity in different groups by conducting age-specific serologic studies...
  78. ncbi Epidemic diphtheria in the Newly Independent States of the Former Soviet Union: implications for diphtheria control in the United States
    A Golaz
    Child Vaccine Preventable Disease Branch, Epidemiology and Surveillance Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:S237-43. 2000
    ..Although the risk of resurgence of diphtheria in the United States is low, public health authorities must ensure that the capacity to recognize, diagnose, and control diphtheria is maintained...
  79. ncbi The changing epidemiology of diphtheria in the vaccine era
    A Galazka
    National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    J Infect Dis 181:S2-9. 2000
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  80. ncbi Action research on the legal and policy framework for reproductive rights in eastern and central Europe
    C Schlitt
    International Program, Center for Reproductive Law and Policy, New York, New York, USA
    Med Law 18:243-53. 1999
    ..CRLP is just now beginning its work in Central and Eastern Europe, the fourth of the seven regions to receive concentrated attention from the project...
  81. ncbi Legal and ethical perspectives on delivery of reproductive and sexual health services in the countries of eastern Europe and the CIS (countries with economies in transition, Europe)
    H Belhadj el Ghouayel
    UNFPA, New York, NY, USA
    Med Law 18:181-92. 1999
    ..It closes by identifying some suggestions for positive change and some resources for reproductive health advocacy in these countries...
  82. pmc Occupational cancer in the European part of the Commonwealth of Independent States
    M A Bulbulyan
    Institute of Carcinogenesis, Blokhin Cancer Research Centre, Moscow, Russian Federation
    Environ Health Perspect 107:283-8. 1999
    Precise information on the number of workers currently exposed to carcinogens in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is lacking...
  83. ncbi Life expectancy in Central and Eastern European countries and newly independent states of the former Soviet Union: changes by gender
    J Reamy
    Xavier University, Department of Health Services Administration, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207 7331, USA
    Croat Med J 40:237-43. 1999
    ..Methods. Data from the WHO Health for All European Data Base were used to determine changes in life expectancy and selected economic factors for CEE and NIS countries...
  84. ncbi Economic aspects of health
    S P Ermakov
    Nauchno proizvodstvennoye obyedinenie NPO Soyuzemedinform, Moscow, Russian Federation
    World Health Stat Q 45:50-60. 1992
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Research Grants5

  1. BIOETHICS FOR THE COMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES
    Boris Yudin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Bioethics for the Commonwealth of Independent States (BCIS) - overall goal of the project is to develop and to expand existing in CIS level of training opportunities and capacities in bioethics with special attention to ethics of ..
  2. GENERATIONAL EFFECTS OF MALNUTRITION
    Reynaldo Martorell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They conclude that the results of the proposed analyses will fill key scientific gaps and inform policies and programs aimed at improving the health of future generations in the United States and throughout the world. ..
  3. Early Nutrition, Human Capital and Economic Productivity
    Reynaldo Martorell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The three participating institutions have a successful history of previous collaboration in complex field studies and other research. ..
  4. Reduce Transmission Risks & Improve HCV Treatment Access
    Steffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  5. Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in Tijuana
    Steffanie A Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2010
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