child health services

Summary

Summary: Organized services to provide health care for children.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Achieving child survival goals: potential contribution of community health workers
    Andy Haines
    Director s office, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 369:2121-31. 2007
  2. ncbi Effect on maternal and child health services in Rwanda of payment to primary health-care providers for performance: an impact evaluation
    Paulin Basinga
    National University of Rwanda School of Public Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    Lancet 377:1421-8. 2011
  3. ncbi Effect of community-based behaviour change management on neonatal mortality in Shivgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Vishwajeet 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
  4. ncbi Mind the gap: equity and trends in coverage of maternal, newborn, and child health services in 54 Countdown countries
    J Ties Boerma
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:1259-67. 2008
  5. ncbi Applying an equity lens to child health and mortality: more of the same is not enough
    Cesar G Victora
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Lancet 362:233-41. 2003
  6. ncbi Effect of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy on childhood mortality and nutrition in a rural area in Bangladesh: a cluster randomised trial
    Shams E Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 374:393-403. 2009
  7. pmc Reproductive health, and child health and nutrition in India: meeting the challenge
    Vinod Kumar Paul
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Lancet 377:332-49. 2011
  8. ncbi Quality of hospital care for seriously ill children in less-developed countries
    T Nolan
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Murdock Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Lancet 357:106-10. 2001
  9. pmc Determinants of male involvement in maternal and child health services in sub-Saharan Africa: a review
    John Ditekemena
    Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
    Reprod Health 9:32. 2012
  10. ncbi Assessment of inpatient paediatric care in first referral level hospitals in 13 districts in Kenya
    Mike English
    KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, PO Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
    Lancet 363:1948-53. 2004

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  1. ncbi Achieving child survival goals: potential contribution of community health workers
    Andy 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...
  2. ncbi Effect on maternal and child health services in Rwanda of payment to primary health-care providers for performance: an impact evaluation
    Paulin 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...
  3. ncbi Effect of community-based behaviour change management on neonatal mortality in Shivgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Vishwajeet 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...
  4. ncbi Mind the gap: equity and trends in coverage of maternal, newborn, and child health services in 54 Countdown countries
    J 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...
  5. ncbi Applying an equity lens to child health and mortality: more of the same is not enough
    Cesar 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...
  6. ncbi Effect of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy on childhood mortality and nutrition in a rural area in Bangladesh: a cluster randomised trial
    Shams 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...
  7. pmc Reproductive health, and child health and nutrition in India: meeting the challenge
    Vinod 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...
  8. ncbi Quality of hospital care for seriously ill children in less-developed countries
    T 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...
  9. pmc Determinants of male involvement in maternal and child health services in sub-Saharan Africa: a review
    John 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...
  10. ncbi Assessment of inpatient paediatric care in first referral level hospitals in 13 districts in Kenya
    Mike 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...
  11. ncbi Neonatal survival: a call for action
    Jose 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...
  12. ncbi Delivery of paediatric care at the first-referral level in Kenya
    Mike 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...
  13. pmc Does home visiting improve parenting and the quality of the home environment? A systematic review and meta analysis
    D 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...
  14. pmc The multi-country evaluation of the integrated management of childhood illness strategy: lessons for the evaluation of public health interventions
    Jennifer 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...
  15. ncbi Caregiver health literacy and the use of child health services
    Lee 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.
  16. ncbi [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...
  17. ncbi Implementing reproductive and child health services in rural Maharashtra, India: a pragmatic approach
    Alka Barua
    Foundation for Research in Health Systems FRHS, Ahmedabad, India
    Reprod Health Matters 11:140-9. 2003
    The 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 ..
  18. ncbi Incidence of acute respiratory infections in children 2 months to 5 years of age in periurban communities in Karachi, Pakistan
    Shaikh 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...
  19. ncbi Preventive care for children in the United States: quality and barriers
    Paul 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...
  20. ncbi Overview of the content of health supervision for young children: reports from parents and pediatricians
    Lynn 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...
  21. pmc Quality of hospital care for sick newborns and severely malnourished children in Kenya: a two-year descriptive study in 8 hospitals
    David Gathara
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:307. 2011
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  22. ncbi Reduction in child mortality in Niger: a Countdown to 2015 country case study
    Agbessi 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...
  23. ncbi Mental health care services for children with special health care needs and their family members: prevalence and correlates of unmet needs
    Michael 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...
  24. pmc Effectiveness of home based early intervention on children's BMI at age 2: randomised controlled trial
    Li 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...
  25. pmc Comparing modelled to measured mortality reductions: applying the Lives Saved Tool to evaluation data from the Accelerated Child Survival Programme in West Africa
    Elizabeth Hazel
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i32-9. 2010
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  26. ncbi Community-based interventions for improving perinatal and neonatal health outcomes in developing countries: a review of the evidence
    Zulfiqar 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...
  27. ncbi Assessing the utilization of maternal and child health care among married adolescent women: evidence from India
    Lucky 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...
  28. ncbi Quality of care for maternal and newborn health: the neglected agenda
    N 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...
  29. ncbi An internet-based interactive telemonitoring system for improving childhood asthma outcomes in Taiwan
    Ren 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...
  30. pmc Community health worker performance in the management of multiple childhood illnesses: Siaya District, Kenya, 1997-2001
    J 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...
  31. ncbi Strategies for improving the quality of health care in maternal and child health in low- and middle-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews
    Fernando 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...
  32. ncbi Out-of-pocket payments for under-five health care in rural southern Tanzania
    Fatuma 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...
  33. ncbi The Accelerated Child Survival and Development programme in west Africa: a retrospective evaluation
    Jennifer 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...
  34. ncbi Rich-poor gap in utilization of reproductive and child health services in India, 1992-2005
    S K Mohanty
    International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India
    J Biosoc Sci 41:381-98. 2009
    This 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 ..
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. ncbi Impact of a community-based integrated management of childhood illnesses (IMCI) programme in Gegharkunik, Armenia
    Michael E Thompson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 28223 0001, USA
    Health Policy Plan 24:101-7. 2009
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  37. pmc Trends in use of referral hospital services for care of sick newborns in a community-based intervention in Tangail District, Bangladesh
    Sanwarul Bari
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:519-29. 2006
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  38. ncbi 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...
  39. pmc Effect of an IMCI intervention on quality of care across four districts in Cape Town, South Africa
    M 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...
  40. pmc Child health: reaching the poor
    Adam 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...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. ncbi Universal HIV testing of infants at immunization clinics: an acceptable and feasible approach for early infant diagnosis in high HIV prevalence settings
    Nigel 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...
  43. ncbi Effect of multiple interventions on community health workers' adherence to clinical guidelines in Siaya district, Kenya
    Samantha 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...
  44. pmc 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...
  45. ncbi Culturally competent systems of care for children's mental health: advances and challenges
    Andres 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...
  46. pmc Gender differences in perception and care-seeking for illness of newborns in rural Uttar Pradesh, India
    Jeffrey 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...
  47. ncbi Perceived improvement in integrated management of childhood illness implementation through use of mobile technology: qualitative evidence from a pilot study in Tanzania
    Marc 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...
  48. ncbi Factors associated with child mental health service use in the community
    F 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...
  49. pmc Use of health services by remote dwelling Aboriginal infants in tropical northern Australia: a retrospective cohort study
    Sarah 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...
  50. pmc Sex and socioeconomic differentials in child health in rural Bangladesh: findings from a baseline survey for evaluating Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
    Shams El Arifeen
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 26:22-35. 2008
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  51. ncbi Containing acute childhood illness within family life: a substantive grounded theory
    Sarah 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...
  52. ncbi Indigenous child health research: a critical analysis of Australian studies
    Naomi Priest
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:55-63. 2009
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  53. ncbi Pathways into and through mental health services for children and adolescents
    Elizabeth 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
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  54. ncbi Improving newborn preventive services at the birth hospitalization: a collaborative, hospital-based quality-improvement project
    Charles 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...
  55. pmc Global initiatives for improving hospital care for children: state of the art and future prospects
    Harry 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...
  56. ncbi National implementation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI): policy constraints and strategies
    Haitham 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...
  57. ncbi Inequities among the very poor: health care for children in rural southern Tanzania
    Joanna 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...
  58. pmc Parental concerns about their child's emotions and behaviour and referral to specialist services: general population survey
    Tamsin Ford
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 331:1435-6. 2005
  59. ncbi Care seeking in Sri Lanka: one possible explanation for low childhood mortality
    M W Amarasiri de Silva
    Department of Sociology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Soc Sci Med 53:1363-72. 2001
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  60. ncbi Leveraging progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV for improved maternal, neonatal, and child health services
    Margaret 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
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  61. ncbi Paying for obesity: a changing landscape
    Lisa 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...
  62. ncbi Preventive care utilization among children with and without special health care needs: associations with unmet need
    Jeanne 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...
  63. ncbi Maternal, neonatal, and child health in southeast Asia: towards greater regional collaboration
    Cecilia S Acuin
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, University of the Philippines, National Institutes of Health, Ermita, Manila, Philippines
    Lancet 377:516-25. 2011
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  64. ncbi 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
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  65. pmc The "Child Health Evidence Week" and GRADE grid may aid transparency in the deliberative process of guideline development
    Newton 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...
  66. ncbi An ethnographic study of implementation of evidence-based treatments in child mental health: first steps
    Lawrence 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...
  67. pmc Children with medical complexity: an emerging population for clinical and research initiatives
    Eyal 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...
  68. ncbi Quality of health care and its effects in the utilisation of maternal and child health services in Kenya
    M O Audo
    Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 82:547-53. 2005
    To assess the quality of care provided by the Kisumu Municipal health facilities, with special reference to Maternal and Child health services (MCH).
  69. pmc Measuring provider attitudes toward evidence-based practice: consideration of organizational context and individual differences
    Gregory 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...
  70. pmc Social capital: a key factor in child health inequalities
    T 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...
  71. ncbi Measuring the quality of preventive and developmental services for young children: national estimates and patterns of clinicians' performance
    Christina Bethell
    Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 2901, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1973-83. 2004
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  72. ncbi The Pediatric Alliance for Coordinated Care: evaluation of a medical home model
    Judith S Palfrey
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1507-16. 2004
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  73. ncbi Satisfaction with health care for young children
    Neal Halfon
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1965-72. 2004
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  74. pmc The TOTS community intervention to prevent overweight in American Indian toddlers beginning at birth: a feasibility and efficacy study
    Njeri 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...
  75. ncbi The impact of a complex care clinic in a children's hospital
    E Cohen
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Child Care Health Dev 36:574-82. 2010
    ....
  76. ncbi Impact of implementation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness on improvement of health system in China
    Yanfeng 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...
  77. ncbi Comprehensive primary care for children with special health care needs in rural areas
    Janet 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...
  78. ncbi Identification and management of psychosocial problems among toddlers by preventive child health care professionals
    Mariska 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...
  79. ncbi Vitamin A deficiency and child mortality in Mozambique
    Victor 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...
  80. ncbi Improving preventive service delivery through office systems
    W 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...
  81. pmc Continuity of care for children with complex chronic health conditions: parents' perspectives
    Anton R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:242. 2009
    ....
  82. pmc 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...
  83. ncbi Effectiveness and cost of facility-based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in Tanzania
    Joanna 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...
  84. ncbi Achieving family and provider partnerships for children with special health care needs
    Diana 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...
  85. ncbi The organizational context of children's mental health services
    Charles 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
    ....
  86. ncbi Effects of fully-established Sure Start Local Programmes on 3-year-old children and their families living in England: a quasi-experimental observational study
    Edward 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...
  87. ncbi Household decision-making on child health care in developing countries: the case of Nepal
    Subhash 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...
  88. pmc 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...
  89. ncbi The potential for errors in children with special health care needs
    A 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...
  90. pmc 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...
  91. ncbi Evidence-based practice in child and adolescent mental health services
    K Hoagwood
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1179-89. 2001
    ....
  92. ncbi Longitudinal analysis of community health workers' adherence to treatment guidelines, Siaya, Kenya, 1997-2002
    S 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...
  93. ncbi A community intervention reduces BMI z-score in children: Shape Up Somerville first year results
    Christina 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)...
  94. ncbi Implementation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy in Peru and its association with health indicators: an ecological analysis
    Luis 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...
  95. pmc Effects of Sure Start local programmes on children and families: early findings from a quasi-experimental, cross sectional study
    Jay 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...
  96. pmc Public health interventions for addressing childhood overweight: analysis of the business case
    Eric 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...
  97. pmc From health surveillance to health promotion: the changing focus in preventive children's services
    M Blair
    Imperial College London, Harrow, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:730-5. 2006
  98. pmc The City Initiative for Newborn Health
    Armida Fernandez
    Society for Nutrition Education and Health Action, Mumbai
    PLoS Med 3:e339. 2006
  99. ncbi Primary care services promoting optimal child development from birth to age 3 years: review of the literature
    M 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...
  100. ncbi 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...
  101. ncbi Eliminating mother-to-child HIV transmission will require major improvements in maternal and child health services
    Pierre 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 ..

Research Grants75

  1. Testing Context Effects on Treatment of Drug-Using Youth
    Sonja Schoenwald; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. WRAPAROUND FIDELITY ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
    Eric Bruns; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Parenting Effects of Healthy Steps: Utilization & Expec
    Cynthia 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. ..
  4. The Health and Social Context of Infant Death: Reflections from South Africa
    Cynthia 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]..
  5. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri 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. ..
  6. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri 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. ..
  7. Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Family Impact
    KAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  8. ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS IN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
    GREGORY 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. ..
  9. Concept Mapping of Readiness for Evidence-Based Practice
    GREGORY 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. ..
  10. TRANSPORTABILITY OF NEW TREATMENTS: MST AS A TEST CASE
    Sonja 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. ..
  11. Outcomes of the Wraparound Service Model
    Eric Bruns; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Child & Family Disaster Research Training & Education
    Betty 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. ..
  13. DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATION
    Richard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
  14. A Randomized Trial of the STAR Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    David 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. ..
  15. NLAAS II: Unraveling Differences for Clinical Services
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  16. PARTICIPATION OF CHILDREN WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES
    Mary Law; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  17. Quality Improvement of School Mental Health Services
    Sheryl Kataoka; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Family-centered functional therapy for cerebral palsy
    Mary 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. ..
  19. Using MEPS Data to Inform Public-Plan Consumerism
    Matthew Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will have immediate relevance for implementation of the HOA projects and other consumerism efforts. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Access to Care: Children with Special Health Care Needs
    Alex 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]..
  21. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAST TRACK INTERVENTION
    EDWARD 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. ..
  22. Economic Analysis of the Impact of Food Advertisements
    John 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]..
  23. Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated Telehealth
    Kenneth 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. ..
  24. Child, Family, and Community Influences on Oral Health
    Paul Newacheck; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Multilevel and survey sampling modeling methods will be used in the empirical analysis. ..
  25. School Wide Prevention of Risk Factors for Drug Abuse
    Ted Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  26. 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. ..
  27. Disparities in Child & Family Health Care Expenditures
    Paul Newacheck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. 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. ..
  29. Partners in Care for Children
    Bonnie Zima; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..b. to identify child, provider and system characteristics that are associated with clinical processes, appropriateness of care and outcomes. ..
  30. Quality of Life in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    James 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. ..
  31. Effectiveness of Farm Safety Day Camps for Children
    Debra McCallum; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  32. Evaluation of Telemedicine for Children with Special Healthcare Needs
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, by integrating clinicians from the medical home, we promote another cardinal attribute of quality, continuity of care. ..
  33. SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT: EFFECT ON SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Bradley Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  34. Trends in Use of Eye Care Services for Children
    Michael 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. ..
  35. Impact on DNA-Based Paternity Testing on Families
    David 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. ..
  36. Re-Engineering Hospital Care for Children
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  37. EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OVERCROWDING AND QUALITY OF ACUTE ASTHMA CARE FOR CHILDREN
    Marion 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]..
  38. Practices to Improve Skills of Home Visitors
    Anne Duggan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. Metabolic Consequences of Low & High Carbohydrate Diets
    Njeri 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]..
  40. A Molecular Genetic Study of Autism and Related Phenotypes in Extended Pedigrees
    Joseph Piven; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. ARMS: A Web-Based Attendance Reward and Monitoring System
    Mary Jo Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Communication, Perspectives, & Child Asthma Disparities
    Tracy 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. ..
  43. Strategies to Reduce Hlth Inequities for America Indians
    Terri 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 ..
  44. Neurobiology and genetics of Autism & Related Conditions
    Fred Volkmar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This program project builds on the network of existing collaborations and makes use of important resources at each site. ..
  45. Patient-Centered Culturally Sensitive Care Model
    CAROLYN TUCKER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Sleep and Nocturnal Asthma in Youth
    Gail 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. ..
  47. Religious Organizations and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The recommendations resulting from the project will be disseminated for possible applications in various parts of Mozambique. ..
  48. ALCOHOL EFFECT ON HUMAN LACTATION AND INFANT BEHAVIOR
    JULIE 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 ..
  49. The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research Center
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Application Not Provided ..
  50. ADOLESCENT AMERICAN INDIAN MULTISECTOR HELP INQUIRY
    Arlene Stiffman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Postpartum Depression in a Pediatric Clinic
    Linda Chaudron; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The candidate and this research project will lead to the creation of such a model. ..
  52. PLAY! Parents Lead Active Youth
    Leigh Small; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award
    Ruey 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. ..
  54. A Family Intervention to Prevent Child Maltreatment
    Elizabeth A Stormshak; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  55. EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMEN
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  56. Health outcomes and improved phenotypic characterization of cleft lip and palate
    GEORGE 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. ..
  57. Problem Solving for Caregivers of Children with Mental Health Problems
    JANIS 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. ..
  58. FIBROBLAST CD 90 EXPRESSION IN FIBROGENIC SKIN DISORDERS
    James 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. ..
  59. NEIGHBORHOOD & HEALTH CARE EFFECTS IN CHILDHOOD ASTHMA
    Marielena Lara; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Health Literacy and Child Prevention Injury
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Cross Design Synthesis: Combining Evidence About Antidepressants and Suicidality
    Kelly J Kelleher; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will also develop accessible and user friendly statistical software programs to implement the methodology that we develop. ..
  62. A SCHOOL PROGRAM TO ENHANCE BONE HEALTH IN GIRLS
    Deanna 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. ..
  63. The Spatio-Temporal Diffusion of Psychotropic Medication to Rural Children
    Kelly 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]..
  64. A Theory-Based Intervention to Change Physician Behavior
    Peter 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. ..
  65. How Much and Why Does Class Size Matter?
    Ashlesha Datar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  66. Resilience in Siblings of Children with Mental Disorders
    RYAN KILMER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. WAR, FORCED MIGRATION, AND HIV/AIDS RISKS IN ANGOLA
    Victor 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. ..
  68. Domestic Violence and Child Aggression
    ERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  69. Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMO
    David 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]..
  70. Trial of Automated Risk Appraisal for Adolescents
    Kelly Kelleher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  71. Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral Health
    David 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]..
  72. Linking Mother and Child Access to Dental Care
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Aim 4 analyses of children will determine whether mothers' loss of dental insurance results in fewer children dental utilization. ..
  73. Effects of inflammation on developing glia
    Michael 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. ..
  74. Multi-modal physician intervention to detect amblyopia
    Wendy 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. ..