child health services
Summary: Organized services to provide health care for children.
Publications333 found, 100 shown here
- Achieving child survival goals: potential contribution of community health workersAndy Haines
Director s office, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Lancet 369:2121-31. 2007..The introduction of large-scale programmes for community health workers requires evaluation to document the impact on child survival and cost effectiveness and to elucidate factors associated with success and sustainability...
- Effect on maternal and child health services in Rwanda of payment to primary health-care providers for performance: an impact evaluationPaulin Basinga
National University of Rwanda School of Public Health, Kigali, Rwanda
Lancet 377:1421-8. 2011..We assessed the effect of performance-based payment of health-care providers (payment for performance; P4P) on use and quality of child and maternal care services in health-care facilities in Rwanda...
- Effect of community-based behaviour change management on neonatal mortality in Shivgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trialVishwajeet Kumar
International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Lancet 372:1151-62. 2008..We developed an intervention of behaviour change management, with a focus on prevention of hypothermia, aimed at modifying practices and reducing neonatal mortality...
- Mind the gap: equity and trends in coverage of maternal, newborn, and child health services in 54 Countdown countriesJ Ties Boerma
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 371:1259-67. 2008..We have assessed equity and trends in coverage rates of a key set of interventions through a summary index, to provide overall insight into past performance and progress perspectives...
- Applying an equity lens to child health and mortality: more of the same is not enoughCesar G Victora
Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
Lancet 362:233-41. 2003..Equity must be a priority in the design of child survival interventions and delivery strategies, and mechanisms to ensure accountability at national and international levels must be developed...
- Effect of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy on childhood mortality and nutrition in a rural area in Bangladesh: a cluster randomised trialShams E Arifeen
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lancet 374:393-403. 2009..We assessed the effect of IMCI on health and nutrition of children younger than 5 years in Bangladesh...
- Reproductive health, and child health and nutrition in India: meeting the challengeVinod Kumar Paul
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Lancet 377:332-49. 2011..This agenda needs political commitment of the highest order and the development of a people's movement...
- Quality of hospital care for seriously ill children in less-developed countriesT Nolan
Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Murdock Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Australia
Lancet 357:106-10. 2001..Possible targets for improvement include initial triage, emergency care, assessment, inpatient treatment, and monitoring. Priority targets for individual hospitals may be determined by assessing each hospital...
- Determinants of male involvement in maternal and child health services in sub-Saharan Africa: a reviewJohn Ditekemena
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Reprod Health 9:32. 2012..This study aims to identify determinants of male partners' involvement in MCH activities, focusing specifically on HIV prevention of maternal to child transmission (PMTCT) in sub-Saharan Africa...
- Assessment of inpatient paediatric care in first referral level hospitals in 13 districts in KenyaMike English
KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, PO Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
Lancet 363:1948-53. 2004..The district hospital is considered essential for delivering basic, cost-effective health care to children in resource poor countries. We aimed to investigate the performance of these facilities in Kenya...
- Neonatal survival: a call for actionJose Martines
Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 365:1189-97. 2005..International donors and leaders of developing countries should be held accountable for meeting their commitments and increasing resources...
- Delivery of paediatric care at the first-referral level in KenyaMike English
KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, PO Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
Lancet 364:1622-9. 2004..The capacity of the district hospital in Kenya needs strengthening by comprehensive policies that address real needs if current or new interventions and services at this level of care are to enhance child survival...
- Does home visiting improve parenting and the quality of the home environment? A systematic review and meta analysisD Kendrick
Division of General Practice, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
Arch Dis Child 82:443-51. 2000..To evaluate the effectiveness of home visiting programmes on parenting and quality of the home environment...
- The multi-country evaluation of the integrated management of childhood illness strategy: lessons for the evaluation of public health interventionsJennifer Bryce
Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development of the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Am J Public Health 94:406-15. 2004..We describe how these questions were answered, the challenges encountered in implementing the evaluation, and the 5 study designs. The methodological insights gained can improve future evaluations of public health programs...
- Caregiver health literacy and the use of child health servicesLee M Sanders
Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1601 NW 12th Ave, Suite 4063, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Pediatrics 119:e86-92. 2007..The purpose of this work was to assess the association between caregiver health literacy and the use and cost of child health services.
- [Internal consistency and reliability of Primary Care Assessment Tool (PCATool-Brasil) for child health services]Erno Harzheim
Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brasil
Cad Saude Publica 22:1649-59. 2006..These results showed that the PCATool-Brasil has adequate validity and reliability and could be used as a national instrument to evaluate primary health care after its application to other population settings in the country...
- Implementing reproductive and child health services in rural Maharashtra, India: a pragmatic approachAlka Barua
Foundation for Research in Health Systems FRHS, Ahmedabad, India
Reprod Health Matters 11:140-9. 2003The Government of India has been providing limited maternal and child health services through its Family Welfare programme, but this system is characterised by weaknesses that include inefficient work schedules; non-availability of ..
- Incidence of acute respiratory infections in children 2 months to 5 years of age in periurban communities in Karachi, PakistanShaikh Qamaruddin Nizami
Department of Pediatrics, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
J Pak Med Assoc 56:163-7. 2006..To measure the incidence of acute respiratory infections and burden of respiratory pathogens in children aged two months to five years...
- Preventive care for children in the United States: quality and barriersPaul J Chung
Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 27:491-515. 2006..In summary, childhood preventive care quality is mixed, with large disparities among populations. Recent research has identified barriers that might be overcome through practice and policy interventions...
- Overview of the content of health supervision for young children: reports from parents and pediatriciansLynn M Olson
Department of Practice and Research, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, USA
Pediatrics 113:1907-16. 2004..To describe the content of anticipatory guidance provided to parents of infants and toddlers and to identify primary areas of unmet need as reported by both parents and pediatricians...
- Quality of hospital care for sick newborns and severely malnourished children in Kenya: a two-year descriptive study in 8 hospitalsDavid Gathara
KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
BMC Health Serv Res 11:307. 2011....
- Reduction in child mortality in Niger: a Countdown to 2015 country case studyAgbessi Amouzou
Institute for International Programs, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Lancet 380:1169-78. 2012..Countdown therefore invited Niger to do an in-depth analysis of their child survival programme between 1998 and 2009...
- Mental health care services for children with special health care needs and their family members: prevalence and correlates of unmet needsMichael L Ganz
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 117:2138-48. 2006..To estimate the prevalence and correlates of unmet needs for mental health care services for children with special health care needs and their families...
- Effectiveness of home based early intervention on children's BMI at age 2: randomised controlled trialLi Ming Wen
School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
BMJ 344:e3732. 2012..To assess the effectiveness of a home based early intervention on children's body mass index (BMI) at age 2...
- Comparing modelled to measured mortality reductions: applying the Lives Saved Tool to evaluation data from the Accelerated Child Survival Programme in West AfricaElizabeth Hazel
Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Int J Epidemiol 39:i32-9. 2010....
- Community-based interventions for improving perinatal and neonatal health outcomes in developing countries: a review of the evidenceZulfiqar A Bhutta
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
Pediatrics 115:519-617. 2005..A comprehensive review of the evidence base for impact of interventions on neonatal health and survival in developing-country communities has not been reported...
- Assessing the utilization of maternal and child health care among married adolescent women: evidence from IndiaLucky Singh
International Institute for Population Sciences IIPS, Deonar, Mumbai, India
J Biosoc Sci 44:1-26. 2012..Moreover, there should be substantial financial assistance for the provision of delivery and child care for married women below the age of 19 years...
- Quality of care for maternal and newborn health: the neglected agendaN R van den Broek
Maternal and Newborn Health Unit, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
BJOG 116:18-21. 2009..Two promising approaches are maternal and perinatal death reviews and criterion-based audit. These and other quality improvement tools have a crucial role to play in the implementation of effective maternal and newborn care...
- An internet-based interactive telemonitoring system for improving childhood asthma outcomes in TaiwanRen Long Jan
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
Telemed J E Health 13:257-68. 2007..The Internet-based asthma telemonitoring program increases selfmanagement skills, improves asthma outcomes, and appears to be an effective and well-accepted technology for the care of children with asthma and their caregivers...
- Community health worker performance in the management of multiple childhood illnesses: Siaya District, Kenya, 1997-2001J M Kelly
Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
Am J Public Health 91:1617-24. 2001..To characterize community health worker (CHW) performance using an algorithm for managing common childhood illnesses in Siaya District, Kenya, we conducted CHW evaluations in 1998, 1999, and 2001...
- Strategies for improving the quality of health care in maternal and child health in low- and middle-income countries: an overview of systematic reviewsFernando Althabe
Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:42-60. 2008..This requires a governance structure that clearly assigns responsibility for quality-improvement activities, priority setting, selection and design of interventions, and evaluation...
- Out-of-pocket payments for under-five health care in rural southern TanzaniaFatuma Manzi
Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, P O Box 78373, Ifakara, Tanzania
Health Policy Plan 20:i85-i93. 2005..Increasing access to IMCI-based care would not only improve inequities in financial contributions, but also in health, an important consideration for its own sake...
- The Accelerated Child Survival and Development programme in west Africa: a retrospective evaluationJennifer Bryce
Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Lancet 375:572-82. 2010..We undertook a retrospective evaluation of the programme in Benin, Ghana, and Mali...
- Rich-poor gap in utilization of reproductive and child health services in India, 1992-2005S K Mohanty
International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India
J Biosoc Sci 41:381-98. 2009This paper examines the trends in utilization of five indicators of reproductive and child health services, namely, childhood immunization, medical assistance at delivery, antenatal care, contraceptive use and unmet need for ..
- The cost of Child Health Days: a case study of Ethiopia's Enhanced Outreach Strategy (EOS)John L Fiedler
Social Sectors Development Strategies, Boston, MA, USA
Health Policy Plan 23:222-33. 2008..twice-annual campaign-style events designed to increase the coverage of vitamin A and one or more other child health services. Although more than two dozen countries have had a CHD, little has been published about them...
- Impact of a community-based integrated management of childhood illnesses (IMCI) programme in Gegharkunik, ArmeniaMichael E Thompson
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 28223 0001, USA
Health Policy Plan 24:101-7. 2009....
- Trends in use of referral hospital services for care of sick newborns in a community-based intervention in Tangail District, BangladeshSanwarul Bari
ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
J Health Popul Nutr 24:519-29. 2006....
- Saving the lives of South Africa's mothers, babies, and children: can the health system deliver?Mickey Chopra
Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
Lancet 374:835-46. 2009..The costs are affordable and the key gap is leadership and effective implementation at every level of the health system, including national and local accountability for service provision...
- Effect of an IMCI intervention on quality of care across four districts in Cape Town, South AfricaM Chopra
School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
Arch Dis Child 90:397-401. 2005..To measure the change in quality of care provided to sick children as a result of the routine implementation of the IMCI intervention...
- Child health: reaching the poorAdam Wagstaff
Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
Am J Public Health 94:726-36. 2004..We end with lessons learned: the need for better evidence, but most of all for a new approach to improving the health of all children that is evidence based, broad, and multifaceted...
- Is home-based diagnosis and treatment of neonatal sepsis feasible and effective? Seven years of intervention in the Gadchiroli field trial (1996 to 2003)Abhay T Bang
Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health, Gadchiroli, India
J Perinatol 25:S62-71. 2005..To further evaluate our earlier findings on the feasibility and effectiveness of home-based management of neonatal sepsis by analysing 7 years data (1996 to 2003) from the field trial in Gadchiroli, India...
- Universal HIV testing of infants at immunization clinics: an acceptable and feasible approach for early infant diagnosis in high HIV prevalence settingsNigel Rollins
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
AIDS 23:1851-7. 2009..To determine the acceptability and feasibility of universal HIV testing of 6-week-old infants attending immunization clinics to achieve early diagnosis of HIV and referral for HIV treatment and care services...
- Effect of multiple interventions on community health workers' adherence to clinical guidelines in Siaya district, KenyaSamantha Y Rowe
Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 4th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:188-202. 2007..Despite these limitations, however, our results raise questions about the effectiveness, in the setting of Siaya district, of several interventions commonly used to improve the quality of care given by CHWs...
- Disparities in adolescent health and health care: does socioeconomic status matter?Paul W Newacheck
Institute for Health Policy Studies and the Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco 94118, USA
Health Serv Res 38:1235-52. 2003..National household survey...
- Culturally competent systems of care for children's mental health: advances and challengesAndres J Pumariega
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, East Tennessee State University, 204 McWherter Hall, Box 70567, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
Community Ment Health J 41:539-55. 2005..This paper reviews the current knowledge about the mental health of culturally diverse youth in the United States, and provides guidance on approaches to address the disparities they face...
- Gender differences in perception and care-seeking for illness of newborns in rural Uttar Pradesh, IndiaJeffrey R Willis
International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 27:62-71. 2009..These results suggest that, during the neonatal period, care-seeking for girls is neglected compared to boys, laying a foundation for programmes and further research to address gender differences in neonatal health in India...
- Perceived improvement in integrated management of childhood illness implementation through use of mobile technology: qualitative evidence from a pilot study in TanzaniaMarc Mitchell
Department of Global Health and Populations, Harvard School of Public Health, and D Tree International, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Health Commun 17:118-27. 2012..Further investigation into this technology is warranted...
- Factors associated with child mental health service use in the communityF C Verhulst
Sophia Children s Hospital, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 36:901-9. 1997..To determine the association of parent, family, and child factors with mental health services need and utilization...
- Use of health services by remote dwelling Aboriginal infants in tropical northern Australia: a retrospective cohort studySarah J Bar-Zeev
Centre for Rural Health, Northern Rivers, School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
BMC Pediatr 12:19. 2012..This study describes health service utilisation patterns at the primary and referral level by remote dwelling Aboriginal infants from northern Australia...
- Sex and socioeconomic differentials in child health in rural Bangladesh: findings from a baseline survey for evaluating Integrated Management of Childhood IllnessShams El Arifeen
ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
J Health Popul Nutr 26:22-35. 2008....
- Containing acute childhood illness within family life: a substantive grounded theorySarah J Neill
The University of Northampton, UK
J Child Health Care 14:327-44. 2010..Their concern with the latter indicates doctors' role as moral agents for parents' behaviour, directing the containment of acute childhood illness...
- Indigenous child health research: a critical analysis of Australian studiesNaomi Priest
Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 33:55-63. 2009....
- Pathways into and through mental health services for children and adolescentsElizabeth M Z Farmer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke Universtiy School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:60-6. 2003....
- Improving newborn preventive services at the birth hospitalization: a collaborative, hospital-based quality-improvement projectCharles E Mercier
Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Pediatrics 120:481-8. 2007..The goal was to test the effectiveness of a statewide, collaborative, hospital-based quality-improvement project targeting preventive services delivered to healthy newborns during the birth hospitalization...
- Global initiatives for improving hospital care for children: state of the art and future prospectsHarry Campbell
Public Health Sciences, Institute of Genomics and Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine and Vet Medicine University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, United Kingdom
Pediatrics 121:e984-92. 2008..The challenges remain to bring these and other strategies to scale and to support research into their use, impact, and sustainability in different environments...
- National implementation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI): policy constraints and strategiesHaitham M Ahmed
Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Health Policy 96:128-33. 2010..This article reviews the literature for evidence of IMCI health impacts, common implementation constraints, and policy strategies for health system strengthening and successful implementation...
- Inequities among the very poor: health care for children in rural southern TanzaniaJoanna Armstrong Schellenberg
Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
Lancet 361:561-6. 2003..We sought evidence of inequities in health care by sex and socioeconomic status for young children living in a poor rural area of southern Tanzania...
- Parental concerns about their child's emotions and behaviour and referral to specialist services: general population surveyTamsin Ford
King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF
BMJ 331:1435-6. 2005
- Care seeking in Sri Lanka: one possible explanation for low childhood mortalityM W Amarasiri de Silva
Department of Sociology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Soc Sci Med 53:1363-72. 2001....
- Leveraging progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV for improved maternal, neonatal, and child health servicesMargaret L McNairy
ICAP, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:S83-6. 2011....
- Paying for obesity: a changing landscapeLisa A Simpson
Child Policy Research Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Pediatrics 123:S301-7. 2009..Coverage for obesity related services is highly variable. Despite this, health plans, purchasers, and states have mounted numerous recent initiatives...
- Preventive care utilization among children with and without special health care needs: associations with unmet needJeanne Van Cleave
Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, Mass, USA
Ambul Pediatr 8:305-11. 2008..To compare attendance at preventive medical and dental visits for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and children without special health care needs, and associations between attending visits and unmet need...
- Maternal, neonatal, and child health in southeast Asia: towards greater regional collaborationCecilia S Acuin
Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, University of the Philippines, National Institutes of Health, Ermita, Manila, Philippines
Lancet 377:516-25. 2011....
- Pediatric weight management programs in Canada: where, what and how?Geoff D C Ball
Dept of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e58-61. 2011....
- The "Child Health Evidence Week" and GRADE grid may aid transparency in the deliberative process of guideline developmentNewton Opiyo
KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, PO Box 43640, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
J Clin Epidemiol 65:962-9. 2012..To explore the evidence translation process during a 1-week national guideline development workshop ("Child Health Evidence Week") in Kenya...
- An ethnographic study of implementation of evidence-based treatments in child mental health: first stepsLawrence A Palinkas
School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
Psychiatr Serv 59:738-46. 2008..The experiences of clinicians in regard to initial and long-term intention to use evidence-based treatments were examined in order to better understand factors involved in implementation of innovative treatments...
- Children with medical complexity: an emerging population for clinical and research initiativesEyal Cohen
Division of Pediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
Pediatrics 127:529-38. 2011..Finally, we suggest a research agenda that uses a uniform definition to accurately describe the population and to evaluate outcomes from the perspectives of the child, the family, and the broader health care system...
- Quality of health care and its effects in the utilisation of maternal and child health services in KenyaM O Audo
Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
East Afr Med J 82:547-53. 2005To assess the quality of care provided by the Kisumu Municipal health facilities, with special reference to Maternal and Child health services (MCH).
- Measuring provider attitudes toward evidence-based practice: consideration of organizational context and individual differencesGregory A Aarons
Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, 3020 Children s Way, MC 5033, San Diego, CA 92123 4282, USA
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:255-71, viii. 2005..Attitudes toward adoption of EBP are discussed in regard to provider individual differences and the context of mental health services. Finally, potential applications of attitude research to adoption of EBP are discussed...
- Social capital: a key factor in child health inequalitiesT Waterston
Dept of Community Paediatrics, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arch Dis Child 89:456-9. 2004..Reducing inequalities in health is an important component of UK health policy...
- Measuring the quality of preventive and developmental services for young children: national estimates and patterns of clinicians' performanceChristina Bethell
Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 2901, USA
Pediatrics 113:1973-83. 2004....
- The Pediatric Alliance for Coordinated Care: evaluation of a medical home modelJudith S Palfrey
Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 113:1507-16. 2004....
- Satisfaction with health care for young childrenNeal Halfon
Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
Pediatrics 113:1965-72. 2004....
- The TOTS community intervention to prevent overweight in American Indian toddlers beginning at birth: a feasibility and efficacy studyNjeri Karanja
Center for Health Research, Kaiser, Permanente Northwest 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
J Community Health 35:667-75. 2010..75, P = 0.016). Family, plus community-wide interventions to increase breastfeeding and curtail sugar-sweetened beverages attenuate BMI rise in AI/AN toddlers more than community-wide interventions alone...
- The impact of a complex care clinic in a children's hospitalE Cohen
Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Child Care Health Dev 36:574-82. 2010....
- Impact of implementation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness on improvement of health system in ChinaYanfeng Zhang
Department of Integrated Early Childhood Development, Capital Institute of Paediatrics, Beijing, China
J Paediatr Child Health 43:681-5. 2007..To explore the impact of implementation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) strategy on the Chinese health system...
- Comprehensive primary care for children with special health care needs in rural areasJanet E Farmer
Department of Health Psychology, University of Missouri Health Sciences Center, Columbia, Missouri, USA
Pediatrics 116:649-56. 2005..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and impact of a medical home demonstration project in a more rural part of the country...
- Identification and management of psychosocial problems among toddlers by preventive child health care professionalsMariska Klein Velderman
Prevention and Healthcare, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
Eur J Public Health 20:332-8. 2010..Also, associations of psychosocial problems with socio-demographic factors, and (mental) health history of the toddlers were studied...
- Vitamin A deficiency and child mortality in MozambiqueVictor M Aguayo
UNICEF Regional Office for West and Central Africa, Dakar Yoff, Senegal
Public Health Nutr 8:29-31. 2005..In areas where vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is prevalent, vitamin A repletion reduces child mortality by 23% on average...
- Improving preventive service delivery through office systemsW C Bordley
Children s Primary Care Research Group, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
Pediatrics 108:E41. 2001..The study was part of a larger community-wide intervention study reported in a preceding study...
- Continuity of care for children with complex chronic health conditions: parents' perspectivesAnton R Miller
Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 9:242. 2009....
- Management of acute respiratory infections by community health volunteers: experience of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)Abdullahel Hadi
Research and Evaluation Division, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bull World Health Organ 81:183-9. 2003..To assess the role of management practices for acute respiratory infections (ARIs) in improving the competency of community health volunteers in diagnosing and treating acute respiratory infections among children...
- Effectiveness and cost of facility-based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in TanzaniaJoanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg
Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
Lancet 364:1583-94. 2004..We assessed the effectiveness of facility-based IMCI in rural Tanzania...
- Achieving family and provider partnerships for children with special health care needsDiana Denboba
Division of Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18A 18 Rockville, MD 20857, USA
Pediatrics 118:1607-15. 2006..Our objective was to assess the extent to which families of children with special health care needs feel as though they are treated as partners in decision-making by their doctors...
- The organizational context of children's mental health servicesCharles Glisson
Children s Mental Health Services Research Center, The University of Tennessee, 128 Henson Hall, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 3332, USA
Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 5:233-53. 2002....
- Effects of fully-established Sure Start Local Programmes on 3-year-old children and their families living in England: a quasi-experimental observational studyEdward Melhuish
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK
Lancet 372:1641-7. 2008..We therefore investigated whether SSLPs affect the wellbeing of 3-year-old children and their families...
- Household decision-making on child health care in developing countries: the case of NepalSubhash Pokhrel
Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Health Policy Plan 19:218-33. 2004..The relevance of this hypothesis to explaining the typical South Asian characteristic of differential child mortality rates is discussed...
- Breast-feeding and infant illness: a dose-response relationship?J Raisler
Nurse Midwifery Program, University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109 0482, USA
Am J Public Health 89:25-30. 1999..The purpose of this study was to determine whether breast-feeding has a dose-related protective effect against illness and whether it confers special health benefits to poor infants...
- The potential for errors in children with special health care needsA Sacchetti
Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
Acad Emerg Med 7:1330-3. 2000..Coupled with the use of medical identification jewelry and an electronic transmission system, an EIF has the potential to eliminate management errors in the care of these patients...
- Does passive smoking increase the frequency of health service contacts in children with asthma?I K Crombie
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
Thorax 56:9-12. 2001..The effects of passive smoking using salivary cotinine levels to measure exposure were investigated...
- Evidence-based practice in child and adolescent mental health servicesK Hoagwood
National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
Psychiatr Serv 52:1179-89. 2001....
- Longitudinal analysis of community health workers' adherence to treatment guidelines, Siaya, Kenya, 1997-2002S Y Rowe
Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Trop Med Int Health 12:651-63. 2007..To investigate community health workers' (CHW) adherence over time to guidelines for treating ill children and to assess the effect of refresher training on adherence...
- A community intervention reduces BMI z-score in children: Shape Up Somerville first year resultsChristina D Economos
New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 150 Harrison Avenue, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1325-36. 2007..The objective was to test the hypothesis that a community-based environmental change intervention could prevent weight gain in young children (7.6 +/- 1.0 years)...
- Implementation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy in Peru and its association with health indicators: an ecological analysisLuis Huicho
Batallón Libres de Trujillo 227, Surco, LI 33 Lima, Peru
Health Policy Plan 20:i32-i41. 2005..Nevertheless, even districts with high levels of training coverage failed to show an impact. Further national effectiveness studies of IMCI and other child interventions are warranted as these interventions are scaled up...
- Effects of Sure Start local programmes on children and families: early findings from a quasi-experimental, cross sectional studyJay Belsky
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1B 3RA
BMJ 332:1476. 2006..To evaluate the effects of Sure Start local programmes (SSLPs) on children and their families. To assess whether variations in the effectiveness of SSLPs are due to differences in implementation...
- Public health interventions for addressing childhood overweight: analysis of the business caseEric A Finkelstein
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
Am J Public Health 98:411-5. 2008..They should not be based on the potential for short-term financial savings...
- From health surveillance to health promotion: the changing focus in preventive children's servicesM Blair
Imperial College London, Harrow, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:730-5. 2006
- The City Initiative for Newborn HealthArmida Fernandez
Society for Nutrition Education and Health Action, Mumbai
PLoS Med 3:e339. 2006
- Primary care services promoting optimal child development from birth to age 3 years: review of the literatureM Regalado
Department of Pediatrics, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:1311-22. 2001..To examine the evidence base for primary health care services promoting the optimal development of typically developing children aged birth to 3 years...
- Building bridges to evidence-based practice: the MacArthur Foundation Child System and Treatment Enhancement Projects (Child STEPs)Sonja K Schoenwald
Family Services Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Ste MC 406, P O Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 35:66-72. 2008..The main goal is to identify leverage points for, and barriers to, the adoption and implementation of evidence-based practices for children...
- Eliminating mother-to-child HIV transmission will require major improvements in maternal and child health servicesPierre M Barker
Institute for Healthcare Improvement IHI, Cambridge, MA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1489-97. 2012..We modeled how access to maternal and child health services and the effective delivery of interventions would affect efforts to eliminate HIV transmission during ..
- Testing Context Effects on Treatment of Drug-Using YouthSonja Schoenwald; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- WRAPAROUND FIDELITY ASSESSMENT SYSTEMEric Bruns; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Parenting Effects of Healthy Steps: Utilization & ExpecCynthia Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will inform policy and practice regarding whether or not a parenting intervention, highly targeted to child development and behavior when children are 0-3, has effects when children are 5 years of age. ..
- The Health and Social Context of Infant Death: Reflections from South AfricaCynthia Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2008..It also will provide client-based information that will enable the development of targeted interventions and policies to address these factors and improve service systems and community resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Parent Initiated Prevention ProgramDimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2005..3) To improve parental perceptions of the quality of care provided.H3: Compared to controls, PIPP parents will report higher scores on selected Consumer Assessment of Health Plans (CAHPS) items. ..
- Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management SystemDimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009..Children in AsthmaNet families will be more likely to report using written care plans. Aim 4: to decrease the number of symptom days for children with asthma H4. Children in AsthmaNet families will experience fewer symptom days. ..
- Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Family ImpactKAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS IN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2004..The research project will include agencies serving adolescents (ages 12-18) representing those most commonly used by youth with co-morbid disorders. ..
- Concept Mapping of Readiness for Evidence-Based PracticeGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2005..Develop a theoretical model of readiness for EBPs that can be tested in subsequent studies; 5. Develop a preliminary measure of organizational readiness for EBP for use in subsequent studies. ..
- TRANSPORTABILITY OF NEW TREATMENTS: MST AS A TEST CASESonja Schoenwald; Fiscal Year: 2003..Test a mediation model of treatment effectiveness in which the impact of intra- and extra-organizational factors and individual clinician variables on outcomes is mediated by clinician adherence. ..
- Outcomes of the Wraparound Service ModelEric Bruns; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Child & Family Disaster Research Training & EducationBetty Pfefferbaum; Fiscal Year: 2008..6) To design a modular, multidisciplinary research-training curriculum on child and family disaster mental health incorporating modern principles of public mental health and a scientifically informed developmental psychopathology model. ..
- DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATIONRichard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
- A Randomized Trial of the STAR Program for Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderDavid Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2009..Findings from the proposed study would provide timely and critical evidence regarding the implementation and effectiveness of one promising practice, with direct relevance to translation of findings into practice and policy. ..
- NLAAS II: Unraveling Differences for Clinical ServicesMargarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- PARTICIPATION OF CHILDREN WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIESMary Law; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Quality Improvement of School Mental Health ServicesSheryl Kataoka; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Family-centered functional therapy for cerebral palsyMary Law; Fiscal Year: 2007..We hypothesize that the FCFT approach will significantly improve activity and participation outcomes while leading to no significant decreases in body function and structure outcomes. ..
- Using MEPS Data to Inform Public-Plan ConsumerismMatthew Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007..Findings will have immediate relevance for implementation of the HOA projects and other consumerism efforts. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Access to Care: Children with Special Health Care NeedsAlex Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Phase II is the development of an access-to-care survey instrument and limited-scope primary data collection to further examines factors impacting access to care for CSHCN. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAST TRACK INTERVENTIONEDWARD FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., special education); (4) collection and processing of administrative data (e.g., on welfare receipt); (5) development and estimation of statistical models used to predict future social costs. ..
- Economic Analysis of the Impact of Food AdvertisementsJohn Cawley; Fiscal Year: 2007..Together these data allow us to calculate a precise measure of the advertisements to which each youth was exposed. This will allow us to better estimate how food advertising impacts youth consumption. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated TelehealthKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2006..Direct and indirect costs will be assessed. Study B will assess integration in primary care, for example by measuring impact on continuity of care, adherence to well-child visit schedules and immunization rates. ..
- Child, Family, and Community Influences on Oral HealthPaul Newacheck; Fiscal Year: 2006..Multilevel and survey sampling modeling methods will be used in the empirical analysis. ..
- School Wide Prevention of Risk Factors for Drug AbuseTed Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Plainning malaria training in Zambia Thomas Eisele; Fiscal Year: 2009..Tailoring a sustainable program using appropriate technology and a framework of collaboration in support of PMI activities will greatly increase the likelihood of controlling, and perhaps eventually eliminating, malaria in Zambia. ..
- Disparities in Child & Family Health Care ExpendituresPaul Newacheck; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- BEAT OSTEOPOROSIS: NOURISH & EXERCISE SKELETONS (BONE)Christina Economos; Fiscal Year: 2003..Results from this study will provide an appropriate model for national replication and sustainability of a program to beat osteoporosis by nourishing and exercising skeletons early in life. ..
- Partners in Care for ChildrenBonnie Zima; Fiscal Year: 2006..b. to identify child, provider and system characteristics that are associated with clinical processes, appropriateness of care and outcomes. ..
- Quality of Life in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseJames Perrin; Fiscal Year: 2004..It will help to clarify the life domains that are affected by IBD and will inform interventions to improve QoL for children with IBD. ..
- Effectiveness of Farm Safety Day Camps for ChildrenDebra McCallum; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Evaluation of Telemedicine for Children with Special Healthcare NeedsKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2009..Moreover, by integrating clinicians from the medical home, we promote another cardinal attribute of quality, continuity of care. ..
- SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT: EFFECT ON SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAMBradley Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Trends in Use of Eye Care Services for ChildrenMichael Ganz; Fiscal Year: 2005..We will use data from the 1996 through the 2000 Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys (MEPS), supplemented with information from the 1995 though the 1999 National Health Interview Surveys (NHIS), to pursue these goals. ..
- Impact on DNA-Based Paternity Testing on FamiliesDavid Bishai; Fiscal Year: 2004..If better fathers are more likely to test positive in a paternity test then one may entertain skepticism that the test results actually change parental behavior. ..
- Re-Engineering Hospital Care for ChildrenKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OVERCROWDING AND QUALITY OF ACUTE ASTHMA CARE FOR CHILDRENMarion Sills; Fiscal Year: 2008..Because the study centers on a priority population-children-it also [unreadable] addresses the AHRQ mission of assessing the quality of care for vulnerable populations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Practices to Improve Skills of Home VisitorsAnne Duggan; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Metabolic Consequences of Low & High Carbohydrate DietsNjeri Karanja; Fiscal Year: 2008..The primary outcome is a change in weight between the beginning of the study and the end of 30 months of follow-up. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Molecular Genetic Study of Autism and Related Phenotypes in Extended PedigreesJoseph Piven; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- ARMS: A Web-Based Attendance Reward and Monitoring SystemMary Jo Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Communication, Perspectives, & Child Asthma DisparitiesTracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2005..This information is critical to the design of effective, culturally tailored interventions to eliminate disparities in health care for childhood asthma and other chronic diseases. ..
- Strategies to Reduce Hlth Inequities for America IndiansTerri Lipman; Fiscal Year: 2005..of the summit include; dissemination of the proceedings and articles in the American Journal of Nursing and Journal of Transcultural Nursing and posting on the Indian Health Services and School of Nursing web sites ..
- Neurobiology and genetics of Autism & Related ConditionsFred Volkmar; Fiscal Year: 2006..This program project builds on the network of existing collaborations and makes use of important resources at each site. ..
- Patient-Centered Culturally Sensitive Care ModelCAROLYN TUCKER; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Sleep and Nocturnal Asthma in YouthGail Kieckhefer; Fiscal Year: 2006..The information gained is critical to practicing health care providers who are working to quell rising ast morbidity particularly in ethnic minority children living in poverty. ..
- Religious Organizations and HIV/AIDS Prevention and CareVictor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2009..The recommendations resulting from the project will be disseminated for possible applications in various parts of Mozambique. ..
- ALCOHOL EFFECT ON HUMAN LACTATION AND INFANT BEHAVIORJULIE MENNELLA; Fiscal Year: 2007..AIM 3: To explore the role of early experiences with ethanol in mothers' milk and the emotional context of such experiences, on the recognition of, and preference for, the sensory properties of ethanol ..
- The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research CenterAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Application Not Provided ..
- ADOLESCENT AMERICAN INDIAN MULTISECTOR HELP INQUIRYArlene Stiffman; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Postpartum Depression in a Pediatric ClinicLinda Chaudron; Fiscal Year: 2006..The candidate and this research project will lead to the creation of such a model. ..
- PLAY! Parents Lead Active YouthLeigh Small; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development AwardRuey Kang Chang; Fiscal Year: 2006..The principal investigator will take advanced courses to enhance knowledge and skills needed for patient-oriented research and work with the mentors to conduct the proposed project during the award period. ..
- A Family Intervention to Prevent Child MaltreatmentElizabeth A Stormshak; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMENNoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Health outcomes and improved phenotypic characterization of cleft lip and palateGEORGE WEHBY; Fiscal Year: 2009..The study results are highly relevant for identifying health care needs, improving care practices and developing strategies to prevent cleft lip and palate and/or reduce its associated adverse effects. ..
- Problem Solving for Caregivers of Children with Mental Health ProblemsJANIS ELAINE GERKENSMEYER; Fiscal Year: 2010..By improving these caregivers'wellbeing, they will be better able to take care of both themselves and their child with mental health problems, thereby being more able to be productive members of society. ..
- FIBROBLAST CD 90 EXPRESSION IN FIBROGENIC SKIN DISORDERSJames Hagood; Fiscal Year: 2002..Establishing the role of fibroblast Thy-1/CD90 expression in human fibrogenic skin diseases is likely to unlock mechanisms of fibroblast activation and lead to more effective treatments for fibrotic disorders in skin and other tissues. ..
- NEIGHBORHOOD & HEALTH CARE EFFECTS IN CHILDHOOD ASTHMAMarielena Lara; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Literacy and Child Prevention InjuryAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cross Design Synthesis: Combining Evidence About Antidepressants and SuicidalityKelly J Kelleher; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will also develop accessible and user friendly statistical software programs to implement the methodology that we develop. ..
- A SCHOOL PROGRAM TO ENHANCE BONE HEALTH IN GIRLSDeanna Hoelscher; Fiscal Year: 2002..Secondary hypotheses at the school level are: intervention schools will offer (1) more calcium-containing foods; and (2) more opportunities for weight-bearing activities than control schools. ..
- The Spatio-Temporal Diffusion of Psychotropic Medication to Rural ChildrenKelly Kelleher; Fiscal Year: 2008..The research will also deepen the understanding of rurality with respect to availability, access, need, and use of mental health services. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Theory-Based Intervention to Change Physician BehaviorPeter Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006..NY Office of Mental Health has agreed to delay the statewide rollout of the CPG until summer, 2003. This application constitutes a time-critical opportunity for carrying out the proposed research. ..
- How Much and Why Does Class Size Matter?Ashlesha Datar; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Resilience in Siblings of Children with Mental DisordersRYAN KILMER; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- WAR, FORCED MIGRATION, AND HIV/AIDS RISKS IN ANGOLAVictor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005..To achieve these objectives survey and qualitative data will be collected in two peri-urban municipalities of Luanda--one populated mainly by IDPs and another populated mainly by non-IDPs. ..
- Domestic Violence and Child AggressionERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMODavid Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] Data Sources. Group Health automated data bases. [unreadable] Analyses. Descriptive, bivariate, regression, and time series analyses will be performed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Trial of Automated Risk Appraisal for AdolescentsKelly Kelleher; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral HealthDavid Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006..In Aim 2 mixed-effect multilevel models will be used to estimate the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage on perceived oral health controlling for individual-level characteristics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Linking Mother and Child Access to Dental CareDavid Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2005..Aim 4 analyses of children will determine whether mothers' loss of dental insurance results in fewer children dental utilization. ..
- Effects of inflammation on developing gliaMichael Bell; Fiscal Year: 2007..Mentorship in neuroscience as well as the resources of the Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Center will support these well-defined training objectives. ..
- Multi-modal physician intervention to detect amblyopiaWendy Marsh Tootle; Fiscal Year: 2009..This research forges a critical link between the truly phenomenal body of amblyopia research fostered by the NEI and the health care offered to American children. ..