national health programs

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Summary: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.

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  1. ncbi A case-control study to estimate the impact of the Icelandic population-based mammography screening program on breast cancer death
    R Gabe
    Cancer Research UK, Centre for Epidemiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, London, UK and Icelandic Cancer Society Krabbameinsfélag Islands, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Radiol 48:948-55. 2007
  2. pmc A balanced scorecard for health services in Afghanistan
    David H Peters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 85:146-51. 2007
  3. ncbi Health care provision for illegal migrants: may health policy make a difference?
    A M Torres-Cantero
    Department of Health and Social Sciences, Medical School, Murcia University, Murcia, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 17:483-5. 2007
  4. ncbi Prevalence and incidence of schizophrenia among national health insurance enrollees in Taiwan, 1996-2001
    I Chia Chien
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:611-8. 2004
  5. ncbi The political environment of HIV: lessons from a comparison of Uganda and South Africa
    Justin O Parkhurst
    Health Policy Unit, Health Systems Development Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:1913-24. 2004
  6. ncbi A 10-year experience with universal health insurance in Taiwan: measuring changes in health and health disparity
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Ann Intern Med 148:258-67. 2008
  7. ncbi Equity aspects of the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana: Who is enrolling, who is not and why?
    Caroline Jehu-Appiah
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 72:157-65. 2011
  8. ncbi Inequalities in participation in an organized national colorectal cancer screening programme: results from the first 2.6 million invitations in England
    Christian von Wagner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, Greater London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:712-8. 2011
  9. pmc Schistosomiasis and neglected tropical diseases: towards integrated and sustainable control and a word of caution
    J Utzinger
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitology 136:1859-74. 2009
  10. ncbi The cost of renal dialysis in a UK setting--a multicentre study
    Keshwar Baboolal
    Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1982-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi A case-control study to estimate the impact of the Icelandic population-based mammography screening program on breast cancer death
    R Gabe
    Cancer Research UK, Centre for Epidemiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, London, UK and Icelandic Cancer Society Krabbameinsfélag Islands, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Radiol 48:948-55. 2007
    ..The Icelandic breast cancer screening program, initiated November 1987 in Reykjavik and covering the whole country from December 1989, comprises biennial invitation to mammography for women aged 40-69 years old...
  2. pmc A balanced scorecard for health services in Afghanistan
    David H Peters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 85:146-51. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Health care provision for illegal migrants: may health policy make a difference?
    A M Torres-Cantero
    Department of Health and Social Sciences, Medical School, Murcia University, Murcia, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 17:483-5. 2007
    ..We did not find differences in the utilization of health services when ill between legal and illegal migrants. However, a significantly lower utilization of health services was associated with less education (RP = 0.4; 95% CI: 0.2-0.9)...
  4. ncbi Prevalence and incidence of schizophrenia among national health insurance enrollees in Taiwan, 1996-2001
    I Chia Chien
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:611-8. 2004
    ..Most persons with schizophrenia had received treatment in Taiwan after the NHI program was implemented. Future studies should focus on outcome and cost evaluation...
  5. ncbi The political environment of HIV: lessons from a comparison of Uganda and South Africa
    Justin O Parkhurst
    Health Policy Unit, Health Systems Development Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:1913-24. 2004
    ..These elements are relatively static features of the socio-political environments, so lessons can be drawn for current HIV/AIDS policy, both in these two countries and for a wider audience addressing the epidemic...
  6. ncbi A 10-year experience with universal health insurance in Taiwan: measuring changes in health and health disparity
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Ann Intern Med 148:258-67. 2008
    ..Coverage expanded from 57% of the population (before the introduction of national health insurance) to 98%...
  7. ncbi Equity aspects of the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana: Who is enrolling, who is not and why?
    Caroline Jehu-Appiah
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 72:157-65. 2011
    ..Policy makers need to recognize that extending enrollment will require recognition of all these complex factors in their design of interventions to stimulate enrollment...
  8. ncbi Inequalities in participation in an organized national colorectal cancer screening programme: results from the first 2.6 million invitations in England
    Christian von Wagner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, Greater London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:712-8. 2011
    ..Design Cross-sectional analysis of colorectal cancer screening uptake data...
  9. pmc Schistosomiasis and neglected tropical diseases: towards integrated and sustainable control and a word of caution
    J Utzinger
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitology 136:1859-74. 2009
    ..Consequently, besides the environment, the prevailing demographic, health and social systems contexts need to be considered...
  10. ncbi The cost of renal dialysis in a UK setting--a multicentre study
    Keshwar Baboolal
    Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1982-9. 2008
    ..We have therefore estimated the cost of different dialysis modalities in the Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust and six other hospitals in the UK...
  11. pmc Patterns of ambulatory care utilization in Taiwan
    Tzeng Ji Chen
    Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:54. 2006
    ..We used the insurance claims of a representative cohort to quantify the patterns of ambulatory care visits, especially the doctor-shopping phenomenon, in Taiwan...
  12. ncbi Protecting households from catastrophic health spending
    Ke Xu
    Department of Health Systems Financing, Health Systems and Services, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:972-83. 2007
    ..Prepayment mechanisms protect people from financial catastrophe, but there is no strong evidence that social health insurance systems offer better or worse protection than tax-based systems do...
  13. ncbi Identification of poor households for premium exemptions in Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme: empirical analysis of three strategies
    Genevieve Cecilia Aryeetey
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1544-52. 2010
    ..The primary motivation was to inform implementation of the National Health Insurance policy of premium exemptions for the poorest households...
  14. pmc The impact of universal National Health Insurance on population health: the experience of Taiwan
    Yue Chune Lee
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:225. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the introduction of National Health Insurance (NHI) in Taiwan in 1995 was associated with a change in deaths from causes amenable to health care...
  15. ncbi Taiwan's new national health insurance program: genesis and experience so far
    Tsung Mei Cheng
    International Forum, Princeton University s International Center, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:61-76. 2003
    ..This paper describes the achievements of this policy initiative so far, along with the growing pains it has encountered, and seeks to extract lessons from the experience for health policymakers in other countries...
  16. ncbi Cancer control activities in the Republic of Korea
    Keun Young Yoo
    National Cancer Center, 111 Jungbalsan ro, Ilsandong gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi do 410 769, Republic of Korea
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:327-33. 2008
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  17. ncbi The four hour target to reduce Emergency Department 'waiting time': a systematic review of clinical outcomes
    Peter Jones
    Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Emerg Med Australas 22:391-8. 2010
    ..Countries seeking to emulate the UK experience should proceed with caution...
  18. ncbi Accuracy of diabetes diagnosis in health insurance claims data in Taiwan
    Cheng Ching Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Medical University Municipal Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 104:157-63. 2005
    ..There are limited data from Taiwan about the accuracy of National Health Insurance (NHI) claims data. This study assessed the accuracy of NHI claims data for diabetes and its associated factors...
  19. ncbi The New Cooperative Medical Scheme in rural China: does more coverage mean more service and better health?
    Xiaoyan Lei
    China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Health Econ 18:S25-46. 2009
    ..Our study indicates that despite the wide expansion of coverage, the impact of the NCMS is still limited...
  20. ncbi Disparities between persons with and without disabilities in their participation rates in mass screening
    Jong Hyock Park
    Division of Cancer Policy and Management, National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Eur J Public Health 19:85-90. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the number of persons with and without disabilities who participated in the National Health Insurance (NHI) chronic disease mass screening programs in South Korea...
  21. ncbi Household perceptions and their implications for enrollment in the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana
    Caroline Jehu-Appiah
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, PO Box 9101, 6500HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Policy Plan 27:222-33. 2012
    ..In addition, it explores the association of these perceptions with household decisions to voluntarily enroll and remain in insurance schemes...
  22. ncbi Who participates in the gastric cancer screening and on-time rescreening in the National Cancer Screening Program? A population-based study in Korea
    Myung Il Hahm
    Department of Health Administration and Management, College of Medical Science, Soonchunhyang University, Choongchungnam do, Korea
    Cancer Sci 102:2241-7. 2011
    ..The results from this study showed that the UGIS were more commonly used in organized GC screenings in Korea, and those who underwent UGIS were more likely to return for subsequent screening compared to those who underwent an endoscopy...
  23. ncbi Reduction of asthma burden is possible through National Asthma Plans
    M Kupczyk
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Allergy 65:415-9. 2010
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  24. ncbi Mutual health insurance in Rwanda: evidence on access to care and financial risk protection
    Priyanka Saksena
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy 99:203-9. 2011
    ..In this paper, we examine the effect of mutual health insurance (MHI) on utilization of health services and financial risk protection...
  25. ncbi Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme in the context of the health MDGs: an empirical evaluation using propensity score matching
    Joseph Mensah
    International Development Studies Program and Department of Geography, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Health Econ 19:95-106. 2010
    ..We conclude that NHIS is an effective tool for improving health outcomes among those who are covered, which should encourage the Ghanaian government to promote further enrollment, in particular among the poor...
  26. ncbi An analysis of private health insurance purchasing decisions with national health insurance in Taiwan
    Tsai Ching Liu
    Department ol Puhlie Finance, National Taipei University, Taiwan
    Soc Sci Med 55:755-74. 2002
    ..In addition, one important implication in the private health insurance market is highlighted. There is no complementarity between the public and private systems...
  27. ncbi Prevalence of the prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications at ambulatory care visits by elderly patients covered by the Taiwanese National Health Insurance program
    Hsiu Yun Lai
    Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei 111217, Taiwan
    Clin Ther 31:1859-70. 2009
    ..The use of potentially inappropriate medications can have profound medical consequences for elderly patients and place a substantial burden on the health care system...
  28. ncbi [A nationwide wealth score based on the 2000 Brazilian demographic census]
    Aluisio J D Barros
    Centro de Pesquisas Epidemiologicas, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:523-9. 2005
    ..To propose an asset based indicator of wealth for Brazil using variables present in the demographic census...
  29. ncbi Potential of integrated continuous surveys and quality management to support monitoring, evaluation, and the scale-up of health interventions in developing countries
    Alexander K Rowe
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:971-9. 2009
    ..Implementing and evaluating I-Q in a low-income country would provide critical information on the value of this approach...
  30. ncbi Referring TB suspects from private pharmacies to the National Tuberculosis Programme: experiences from two districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:1147-53. 2003
    ..Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  31. ncbi Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children in sub-Saharan Africa
    Catherine G Sutcliffe
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:477-89. 2008
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  32. ncbi Default during TB diagnosis: quantifying the problem
    Mishal S Khan
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1437-41. 2009
    ..To quantify default during diagnosis in TB suspects and in smear-positive cases; to investigate sex differences in default during diagnosis, in all of Pakistan...
  33. ncbi Effectiveness of the direct observation component of DOTS for tuberculosis: a randomised controlled trial in Pakistan
    J D Walley
    Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds, UK
    Lancet 357:664-9. 2001
    ..We did a randomised trial to assess the effectiveness of different packages for tuberculosis treatment under operational conditions in Pakistan...
  34. ncbi Why it is time to review the role of private health insurance in Australia
    Leonie Segal
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University
    Aust Health Rev 27:3-15. 2004
    ..Ad hoc policy adjustments need to be replaced by a coherent policy towards PHI, one that recognises the fundamental change in its role and significance in the context of universal health coverage...
  35. ncbi Public policy and private health insurance: distributional impact on public and private hospital usage
    Agnes E Walker
    Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, Australian National University, Barry Drive Building 62, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:305-14. 2007
    ..To study the effectiveness of recent private health insurance (PHI) reforms, in particular the 30% rebate and Lifetime Health Cover, in terms of their stated aim of reducing the load on public hospitals...
  36. ncbi Health reform in central and eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London, UK
    Lancet 374:1186-95. 2009
    ..Of crucial importance is that lessons are learnt from experiences of countries to enable development of health systems that meet present and future health needs of populations...
  37. ncbi [Adverse effects of the new tuberculosis treatment regimen recommended by the Brazilian Ministry of Health]
    Ethel Leonor Noia Maciel
    Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Vitoria, ES, Brasil
    J Bras Pneumol 36:232-8. 2010
    ..To determine the principal adverse effects of the tuberculosis treatment regimen recommended by the Brazilian Ministry of Health...
  38. pmc Costs and effects of the Tanzanian national voucher scheme for insecticide-treated nets
    Jo Ann Mulligan
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 7:32. 2008
    ..This paper analyses the costs and effects of the scheme and compares it with other approaches to distribution...
  39. ncbi Demand-driven care and hospital choice. Dutch health policy toward demand-driven care: results from a survey into hospital choice
    Christiaan J Lako
    Department of Public Administration, Nijmegen School of Management, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9108, 6500 HK, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Care Anal 17:20-35. 2009
    ..An alternative, more adequate model is required, one that takes into account the patient's confidence in physician referral and advice...
  40. ncbi Trends in rural and urban differentials in incidence rates for ruptured appendicitis under the National Health Insurance in Taiwan
    N Huang
    Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, 155 Ni Long Street, Taipei 112, Taiwan, ROC
    Public Health 120:1055-63. 2006
    ..Changes in the rates of ruptured appendicitis were compared between residents of remote and non-remote areas in Taiwan, under the National Health Insurance (NHI) programme...
  41. ncbi The impact of co-payment increases on dispensings of government-subsidised medicines in Australia
    Anna Hynd
    Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:1091-9. 2008
    ..We investigated whether this increase and two related co-payment changes were associated with changes in dispensings of selected subsidised medicines in Australia...
  42. pmc Prevalence of treated epilepsy in Korea based on national health insurance data
    Seo Young Lee
    Department of Neurology, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:285-90. 2012
    ..This is the first nationwide epidemiological report issued on epilepsy in Korea. Epilepsy prevalence in Korea is comparable to those in developed countries. Economic status and geography affect the prevalence of epilepsy...
  43. ncbi Progressivity of health care financing and incidence of service benefits in Ghana
    James Akazili
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, P O Box 114, Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana
    Health Policy Plan 27:i13-22. 2012
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  44. ncbi Social network analysis in primary care: the impact of interactions on prescribing behaviour
    Giovanni Fattore
    Department of Institutional Analysis and Public Management and CERGAS, Universita Bocconi, Milan, Italy
    Health Policy 92:141-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to provide an evaluation of the effects of GP network organisation on their prescribing behaviour...
  45. ncbi Costs, equity, efficiency and feasibility of identifying the poor in Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme: empirical analysis of various strategies
    Genevieve Cecilia Aryeetey
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 17:43-51. 2012
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  46. ncbi A comparison of qualitative and quantitative fecal immunochemical tests in the Korean national colorectal cancer screening program
    Mi Jin Park
    National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
    Scand J Gastroenterol 47:461-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the positivity and detection rates of the FIT and to compare the detection rates of the qualitative and quantitative FITs in participants in the 2009 NCSP...
  47. ncbi Assessing the impact of scaling-up bednet coverage through agricultural loan programmes: evidence from a cluster randomised controlled trial in Katete, Zambia
    Günther Fink
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building I, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:660-7. 2012
    ..9 in the net loan group. The marginal health impact of additional nets appears large, reducing the odds of self-reported all-cause morbidity by 40-42% and the odds of self-reported confirmed malaria by 53-60%...
  48. ncbi Combining cohort analysis and monitoring of HIV early-warning indicators of drug resistance to assess antiretroviral therapy services in Vietnam
    Thi Nhan Do
    Vietnam Authority of HIV AIDS Control, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S306-12. 2012
    ..Clinic factors (i.e. number of patients, administrative level, and geographical region) were associated with ART retention and LFTU. Data were useful in guiding public health action to optimize ART services...
  49. ncbi Korea's National Health Insurance--lessons from the past three decades
    Hyoung Sun Jeong
    Department of Health Administration, College of Health Science, Yonsei University, Wonju, SouthKorea
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:136-44. 2011
    ..3 percent in 2007. An analysis such as this may be of particular interest in middle- or low-income countries contemplating expansions of coverage or undertaking insurance reforms...
  50. ncbi Beyond access: who reports that health care is not being received when needed in a publicly-funded health care system?
    Naomi M Kasman
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Department of Outcomes and Population Health, Toronto Western Hospital Research Institute and the University Health Network, Ontario
    Can J Public Health 95:304-8. 2004
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  51. pmc Assessing country-level efforts to link research to action
    John N Lavis
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Bull World Health Organ 84:620-8. 2006
    ..The fourth element addresses approaches to evaluation (how support is provided for rigorous evaluations of efforts to link research to action)...
  52. ncbi The role of risk equalization in moving from voluntary private health insurance to mandatory coverage: the experience in South Africa
    Heather McLeod
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 21:159-96. 2009
    ..A key issue that has emerged is the appropriate sequencing of the reforms and the impact on workers of possible trajectories is considered...
  53. ncbi The Union and Médecins Sans Frontières approach to operational research
    A D Harries
    International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:144-54, i. 2011
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  54. ncbi Indigenous health: effective and sustainable health services through continuous quality improvement
    Ross S Bailie
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:525-7. 2007
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  55. ncbi Equity in health care prioritisation: an empirical inquiry into social value
    Elly A Stolk
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment iMTA, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 74:343-55. 2005
    ..This raises the question if health care decision makers evaluate the claims of different patients for health care by appropriate criteria...
  56. pmc Treatment and survival in breast cancer in the Eastern Region of England
    G C Wishart
    Cambridge Breast Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, London, UK
    Ann Oncol 21:291-6. 2010
    ..The reasons for variation in survival in breast cancer are multifactorial...
  57. ncbi Prevalence of psychiatric disorders among National Health Insurance enrollees in Taiwan
    I Chia Chien
    Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatr Serv 55:691-7. 2004
    ..This study used claims data from the NHI database to determine the prevalence of and the demographic characteristics that are associated with psychiatric disorders...
  58. pmc Linking disease control programmes in rural Africa: a pro-poor strategy to reach Abuja targets and millennium development goals
    David H Molyneux
    Lymphatic Filariasis Support Centre, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool L3 5QA
    BMJ 328:1129-32. 2004
  59. ncbi Reforming China's urban health insurance system
    Yuanli Liu
    Program in Health Care Financing, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Fourth Floor South, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Policy 60:133-50. 2002
    ..These challenges may reflect practical difficulties in policy implementation as well as some deficiencies in the original program design...
  60. ncbi Decline in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in New South Wales in relation to control activities (Australia)
    Richard Taylor
    NSW Cervical Screening Program, Cumberland Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:299-306. 2006
    ..To examine time trends in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in NSW women aged yen20 years in relation to important health service initiatives and programs...
  61. pmc The population-level impacts of a national health insurance program and franchise midwife clinics on achievement of prenatal and delivery care standards in the Philippines
    Katy Backes Kozhimannil
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Health Policy 92:55-64. 2009
    ..This paper examines population-level impacts of these interventions on achievement of minimum standards for prenatal and delivery care...
  62. ncbi Health insurance and catastrophic illness: a report on the New Cooperative Medical System in rural China
    Hongmei Yi
    Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Health Econ 18:S119-27. 2009
    ..The real reimbursement rate for illnesses that required expenditures between 4000 and 10,000 yuan (over 10,000 yuan) was only 11% (8%). Our analysis shows that one of the limiting factors is constrained funding...
  63. pmc Patient referral patterns and the spread of hospital-acquired infections through national health care networks
    Tjibbe Donker
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS Comput Biol 6:e1000715. 2010
    ..Any comparison of MRSA rates between hospitals, as a benchmark for hospital hygiene, should therefore take the position of a hospital within the network into account...
  64. ncbi Private health insurance: the problem child faces adulthood
    Mark Cormack
    Aust Health Rev 25:38-51. 2002
    ..Like Medicare before it, the PHI reforms have achieved bipartisan support. The paper concludes by describing future implications for Government, industry, consumers and the medical profession...
  65. pmc An international comparison of cancer survival: metropolitan Toronto, Ontario, and Honolulu, Hawaii
    K M Gorey
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 90:1866-72. 2000
    ..Comparisons of cancer survival in Canadian and US metropolitan areas have shown consistent Canadian advantages. This study tests a health insurance hypothesis by comparing cancer survival in Toronto, Ontario, and Honolulu, Hawaii...
  66. ncbi The Common Drug Review: a NICE start for Canada?
    Meghan McMahon
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, 429 2194 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Health Policy 77:339-51. 2006
    ..These include the selection of drugs for review, centralized versus decentralized decision-making, receptor capacity at local decision making levels, and public participation...
  67. ncbi Accessibility and the Canadian health care system: squaring perceptions and realities
    Kathi Wilson
    Department of Geography, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ont, Canada L5L 1C6
    Health Policy 67:137-48. 2004
    ..We discuss these findings in the context of the current debates surrounding accessibility within the CHA and the Canadian health care system...
  68. ncbi Providers' responses to global budgeting in Taiwan: what were the initial effects?
    Fen Ju Chen
    Department of Health Management, I Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:113-20. 2007
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  69. pmc Sociodemographic factors and delays in the diagnosis of six cancers: analysis of data from the "National Survey of NHS Patients: Cancer"
    R D Neal
    Department of General Practice, North Wales Clinical School, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, Wales, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:1971-5. 2005
    ..These findings should influence the design of interventions aimed at reducing diagnostic delays with the aim of improving morbidity, mortality, and psychological outcomes through earlier stage diagnosis...
  70. ncbi The effects of Taiwan's National Health Insurance on access and health status of the elderly
    Likwang Chen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Health Econ 16:223-42. 2007
    ..Alternatively, the lack of NHI effects on health may reflect other quality and efficiency problems inherent in the system not yet addressed by NHI...
  71. ncbi Thirty years of national health insurance in South Korea: lessons for achieving universal health care coverage
    Soonman Kwon
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, 28 Yonkon dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 799, South Korea
    Health Policy Plan 24:63-71. 2009
    ..However, there are also challenges posed by the dominance of private providers paid by fee-for-service, the rapid aging of the population, and the public-private mix related to private health insurance...
  72. pmc The Viborg Vascular (VIVA) screening trial of 65-74 year old men in the central region of Denmark: study protocol
    Nikolaj Grøndal
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Viborg Hospital, Denmark
    Trials 11:67. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the efficacy and the cost-effectiveness of a combined screening program for AAA, PAD and hypertension...
  73. ncbi The role of value for money in public insurance coverage decisions for drugs in Australia: a retrospective analysis 1994-2004
    Anthony H Harris
    Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Med Decis Making 28:713-22. 2008
    ..To analyze the relative influence of factors in decisions for public insurance coverage of new drugs in Australia...
  74. ncbi The soaring mechanic ventilator utilization under a universal health insurance in Taiwan
    Shou Hsia Cheng
    Institute of Health Policy and Management and Center for Health Insurance Research, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Hsu Chow Road, Room 618, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Health Policy 86:288-94. 2008
    ..This study examines the trend in MV usage in Taiwan...
  75. pmc Acceptability of medical male circumcision among uncircumcised men in Kenya one year after the launch of the national male circumcision program
    Amy Herman-Roloff
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19814. 2011
    ..Numerous studies have demonstrated that male circumcision (MC) reduces the incidence of the Type-1 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among heterosexual men by at least half...
  76. ncbi Policy change and private health insurance: did the cheapest policy do the trick?
    James R G Butler
    Aust Health Rev 25:33-41. 2002
    ..Thus the 'trick' delivered by lifetime community ratings may not be maintained in the longer term...
  77. ncbi Initial defaulting in the National Tuberculosis Programme in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: a survey of extent, reasons and alternative actions taken following default
    T N Buu
    Pham Ngoc Thach TB and Lung Disease Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:735-41. 2003
    ..Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  78. ncbi Taiwan's 1995 health care reform
    T L Chiang
    Institute of Public Health and Center for Health Policy Research, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Health Policy 39:225-39. 1997
    ..Besides, the scheme did not bring in the efficient use of health care resources and probably caused it to worsen. Taiwan's health care reform has an unfinished agenda...
  79. ncbi Bridging community-based health insurance and social protection for health care--a step in the direction of universal coverage?
    Bart Jacobs
    Trop Med Int Health 13:140-3. 2008
  80. pmc Access to care, health status, and health disparities in the United States and Canada: results of a cross-national population-based survey
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, The Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1300-7. 2006
    ..We compared health status, access to care, and utilization of medical services in the United States and Canada and compared disparities according to race, income, and immigrant status...
  81. pmc The use of regional platforms for managing electronic health records for the production of regional public health indicators in France
    Marie Helene Metzger
    Université Lyon I CNRS UMR 5558, Laboratoire de Biometrie et Biologie Evolutive, Lyon, France
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:28. 2012
    ..The article will base itself on organization of the Rhône-Alpes regional health platform...
  82. ncbi [Sustainability of Brazilian policy for access to antiretroviral drugs]
    Alexandre Grangeiro
    Instituto de Saude, Secretaria de Estado da Saúde, Rua Santo Antonio 590, 01314 000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:60-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the evolution of the Ministry of Health's spending on acquiring antiretroviral drugs from 1998 to 2005, the determining factors and the medium-term sustainability of this policy (2006-2008)...
  83. ncbi Introducing priority setting and resource allocation in home and community care programs
    Bonnie Urquhart
    Strategic Initiatives and Project Support, Northern Health Authority, 299 Victoria Street, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:41-5. 2008
    ..To use evidence from research to identify and implement priority setting and resource allocation that incorporates both ethical practices and economic principles...
  84. ncbi Knowledge and attitude of civil servants in Osun state, Southwestern Nigeria towards the national health insurance
    A I Olugbenga-Bello
    Department of Community Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria
    Niger J Clin Pract 13:421-6. 2010
    ..In Nigeria, inequity and poor accessibility to quality health care has been a persistent problem. This study aimed to determine knowledge and attitude of civil servants in Osun state towards the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)...
  85. ncbi Estimation of the financial burden to the National Health Insurance for patients with major cancers in Taiwan
    Po Ching Chu
    Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:54-63. 2008
    ..This study attempts to estimate lifetime health expenditure for patients with 17 types of major cancers...
  86. ncbi Disinvestment for re-allocation: a process to identify priorities in healthcare
    Sabina Nuti
    Laboratorio Management e Sanità, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, piazza Martiri delle Libertà 33, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Health Policy 95:137-43. 2010
    ....
  87. ncbi Risk adjustment and risk selection in Europe: 6 years later
    Wynand P M M van de Ven
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 83:162-79. 2007
    ..Without good risk adjustment the disadvantages of a competitive insurance market may outweigh its advantages...
  88. ncbi 'Straight to the GP; that would be where I would go': an analysis of male frequent attenders' constructions of their decisions to use or not use health-care services in the UK
    Peter Branney
    Centre for Men s Health, Leeds Metropolitan University, Queen Square House, 80 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 8NU, UK
    Psychol Health 27:865-80. 2012
    ..While participants talked of 'choosing health services' as if they were drawing upon a range of choices, the dominance of the image of the GP was such that seeing a GP was the only legitimate health choice...
  89. ncbi Nationwide population-based epidemiologic study of rheumatoid arthritis in Taiwan
    C H Lai
    Department of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:358-63. 2012
    ..Epidemiological studies of rheumatoid arthritis in Asia are rare. The aim of this research was to study the epidemiology and associated medical expenses of rheumatoid arthritis in Taiwan...
  90. ncbi The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS): a survey of knowledge and opinions of Nigerian dentists' in Lagos
    A A Adeniyi
    Dental Department, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Nigeria
    Afr J Med Med Sci 39:29-35. 2010
    ..Majority of the dentists involved in this study had some knowledge of the NHIS and were generally positively disposed towards the scheme and viewed it as a good idea...
  91. ncbi The lifetime cost of hepatocellular carcinoma : a claims data analysis from a medical centre in Taiwan
    Hui Chu Lang
    Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 6:55-65. 2008
    ..Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the second most common cancer in Taiwan. For males in Taiwan, it is the most dangerous cancer, with both the highest incidence and mortality rate...
  92. ncbi Are public health authorities able to "steer" rather than "row"? An empirical analysis in the Italian National Health Service
    Francesco Longo
    Department of Institutional Analysis and Public Management, Universita Bocconi, Milan, Italy
    Int J Health Plann Manage 26:319-33. 2011
    ....
  93. ncbi [The quality of chronic care in Germany]
    Birgit Fullerton
    Institut fur Allgemeinmedizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 105:554-62. 2011
    ..More research will be needed to determine whether DMPs can also help reduce the incidence of secondary disease and mortality in the long term...
  94. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of vaccination against cervical cancer: a multi-regional analysis assessing the impact of vaccine characteristics and alternative vaccination scenarios
    Eugenio Suarez
    Gynecological Oncology Department, San Borja Arriaran Clinical Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Vaccine 26:F29-45. 2008
    ..When other factors were varied, the cost-effectiveness of vaccination was most negatively impacted by increasing the discount rate applied to costs and health effects...
  95. pmc Treatment incidence of and medical utilization for hospitalized subjects with pathologic fractures in Taiwan-Survey of the 2008 National Health Insurance data
    Yi Hui Lee
    Institute of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:230. 2011
    ....
  96. ncbi Electronic prescriptions and disruptions to the jurisdiction of community pharmacists
    Aude Motulsky
    Universite de Montreal, Administration de la santé, 1420, boul du Mont Royal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2V 4P3
    Soc Sci Med 73:121-8. 2011
    ..This phenomenon may well work against the implementation and use of available tools...
  97. ncbi 'We are bitter but we are satisfied': nurses as street-level bureaucrats in South Africa
    Liz Walker
    Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research WISER, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag 3, P O WITS, Johannesburg 2050, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 59:1251-61. 2004
    ..The study recommends that the practice of policy change be viewed through the lens of the 'street-level bureaucrat' and highlights three sets of related managerial actions...
  98. pmc Male circumcision at different ages in Rwanda: a cost-effectiveness study
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    PLoS Med 7:e1000211. 2010
    ..Further, this is the first time, to our knowledge, that a cost-effectiveness study on MC has been carried out in a country where HIV prevalence is below 5%...
  99. ncbi Inequalities in adoption of cancer screening from a diffusion of innovation perspective: identification of late adopters
    Myung Il Hahm
    Department of Healthcare Management, College of Medical Science, Soonchunhyang University, Shinchang myun, Asan Si, Choongchungnam do 336 745, Republic of Korea
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:90-6. 2011
    ..Our aim was to determine the diffusion pattern and identify the factors associated with early participation in stomach and breast cancer screening programs...
  100. ncbi Primary health care service delivery in South Africa
    Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya
    Social Aspects of HIV AIDS and Health, Human Sciences Research Council, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:611-24. 2008
    ..The paper's aim is to determine the role of non-profit organizations (NPOs) in filling possible gaps in primary health care (PHC) service provision...
  101. ncbi Management capacity assessment for national health programs: a study of RCH program in India
    K V Ramani
    Centre for Management of Health Services, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
    J Health Organ Manag 23:133-42. 2009
    ..This paper aims to focus on the management capacity assessment of the Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) program at the state level...

Research Grants46

  1. STAGE BASED HEALTH PROMOTION WITH THE ELDERLY
    Phillip Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The 12-month intervention will include expert system generated reports, stage- based manual and newsletters and phone coaching. ..
  2. Adjuvant Treatment Decision Making for Lung Cancer
    Jamie Studts; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Only when patients understand the necessary information about the risks and benefits of each treatment option will they be able to make informed treatment decisions that are consistent with their values. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Blood Donation and HIV Prevention in China
    Vincanne Adams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Data collection will occur in Shanghai; overall project oversight and data analysis will occur in San Francisco, CA. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Clinical decision-making using a data-driven display
    James Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Individuals with Mental Health Problems
    Lisa J Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Completion of the studies in this proposal will lay the groundwork for future interventions to increase access to oral health resources for individuals in underserved populations. ..
  6. Early Career Development Program for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
    Stephen J Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  7. MINORITY HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT
    David Satcher; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..This nation needs to achieve a better understanding of the barriers to health, what works and what does not work and why. Meharry intends to begin addressing these problems through this developmental initiative...
  8. Health disparities and aging in societies in transition
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Analyses will examine cross-sectional outcomes, changes in health and functioning between the baseline and Wave II, and incidence of CVD and mortality since the baseline. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Identification of Mulit-Drug Resistant HIV-1 Isolates
    Robert Shafer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Race & Breast Cancer Estrogen Receptor Status: Impact of Class and Missing Data
    Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Age, Disruption, and Life Reorganization after Hurricane Katrina
    Vincanne Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Examining the process of unwanted change in later life can provide many insights about how people deal with change, the ways they adjust and accommodate it in daily life, and the effects of unwanted change on health and well-being. ..
  12. 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]..
  13. HARLEM AIDS TREATMENT GROUP-'CPCRA'
    Wafaa El Sadr; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..They also are committed to the conduct of large long-term studies as a means of answering key questions in HIV management that cannot be answered through shorter trials. ..
  14. Development of a cell-based method for high-throughput drug screening in malaria
    Liwang Cui; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..To facilitate antimalarial drug discovery, we propose to develop a highly sensitive, cell-based, one-step luminescent drug screen assay for high throughput screening of large chemical libraries. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Hepcidin and the pathogenesis of anemia in older adults.
    Richard D Semba; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study should provide new insight into the epidemiology and biological mechanisms of anemia among older adults and help identify strategies aimed at the prevention and treatment of anemia. ..
  16. Population movement as a risk factor for urban Malaria in Malawi
    Don P Mathanga; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To verify whether malaria cases were locally infected, we will conduct yearlong entomological surveys in the area to assess the density of anopheline mosquitoes in relation to humans and calculate EIR. ..
  17. Racial Discrimination and Risk of Chronic Disease
    Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  18. Public HIV Drug Resistance Database
    ROBERT WILLIAM SHAFER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..UCL is on the forefront of research into the problem of transmitted drug resistance and Oxford University is on the forefront of research on virus evolution and population genetics. ..
  19. Maintaining Exercise and Healthy Eating in Older Adults
    Phillip G Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Particular attention has focused on exercise and diet as having the most potential for achieving these aims. ..
  20. Religious responses to HIV/AIDS in Brazil
    Richard Parker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The extensive and in depth fieldwork is necessary given the scope of the project and its goal of assessing the role of religious organizations in the country's mobilization in response to AIDS. ..
  21. CHANGES IN HEALTH: SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND PATHWAYS
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Fortypespecifications,see instructions onpage 6.) RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS PageNumbers FacePage 1 description, ..
  22. Translational Control in Plasmodium Sexual Development
    Liwang Cui; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  23. Analyzing Vaccine Programs/Policies in Western Europe
    Gary Freed; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. ADJUNCT VITAMIN A THERAPY FOR TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV/AIDS
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  25. Socioeconomic Trends in Breast Cancer Incidence
    Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of this investigation will provide new insights into social determinants of and secular changes in breast cancer incidence, with implications for breast cancer surveillance, screening and control. ..
  26. AREA-BASED SOCIOECONOMIC MEASURES FOR HEALTH DATA
    Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  27. TUBERCULOSIS ADHERENCE PARTNERSHIP ALLIANCE STUDY
    Wafaa El Sadr; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Evaluation of Enteral Stent Placement Using Claims Data
    Sujha Subramanian; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. 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. ..
  30. Translation Research in Plasmodium vivax
    Socrates Herrera; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Geocoding, Census Data & Social Disparities in Health
    Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  32. 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. ..
  33. Plasmodium vivax:Proteomic Analysis of Asexual and Sporozoite Stages
    Liwang Cui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Its recent resurgence in prevalence and emergence of drug- resistant parasite strains have raised a great concern for the future control of malaria. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. HIV PREVENTION TRIAL UNIT (PRIDE NYC PROGRAM)
    Wafaa El Sadr; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Access to HIV-Related and Other Health Services for Rural-to-Urban Migrants
    Yogesh Rajkotia; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results of this research should be instrumental in the development of theory-driven, empirically informed intervention strategies targeted to high-risk rural-to-urban migrants. ..
  36. VITAMIN A SUPPLEMENTATION FOR HIV INFECTED CHILDREN
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  37. Breast Cancer After The Women?s Health Initiative Study: Declining Incidence?
    Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The knowledge gained will lead to new insights about the causes of breast cancer and ways its incidence can be reduced. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Value of Health Information Exchange in Ambulatory Care
    JOSEPH OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Economic Evaluations of Emerging Genomic Tests for Early Stage Breast Cancer
    YA CHEN SHIH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..To estimate the budgetary impact of the emerging pharmacogenomic prognostic and/or predictive tests [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network: Denver Site
    Stanley Szefler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..End of abstract.) [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Oxidative Stress and the Pathogenesis of Sarcopenia and Disability in Older Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..AGEs are a potentially modifiable risk factor, as circulating AGEs can be lowered by dietary modification and by pharmacological intervention. ..
  42. Methods for Promoting Public Dialogue on the Use of Residual Newborn Screening Sa
    JEFFREY ROBERT BOTKIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project also will compare 3 methods of obtaining public input on this important set of issues. The project is directly relevant to policies in public health departments that affect virtually every newborn in the country. ..
  43. Iron Deficiency and Anemia in HIV and HCV-Infected Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. and elsewhere. ..
  44. MICRONUTRIENTS AND MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The relationship between mastitis and breastmilk HIV load and the epidemiology and microbiology of mastitis will be examined in a new cohort of HIV-infected lactating women. ..