Summary: An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
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- Mortality from ischaemic heart disease by country, region, and age: statistics from World Health Organisation and United NationsJudith A Finegold
International Centre for Circulatory Health, National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK Electronic address
Int J Cardiol 168:934-45. 2013..Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. The World Health Organisation (WHO) collects mortality data coded using the International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) code...
- WHO and UNICEF estimates of national infant immunization coverage: methods and processesAnthony Burton
Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 87:535-41. 2009WHO and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) annually review data on immunization coverage to estimate national coverage with routine service delivery of the following vaccines: bacille Calmette-Guérin; diphtheria-tetanus-..
- Setting the stage for equity-sensitive monitoring of the maternal and child health Millennium Development GoalsMeg E Wirth
Task Force 4, Child Health and Maternal Health, UN Millennium Project, and Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
Bull World Health Organ 84:519-27. 2006..This analysis seeks to set the stage for equity-sensitive monitoring of the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...
- Child mortality estimation: a comparison of UN IGME and IHME estimates of levels and trends in under-five mortality rates and deathsLeontine Alkema
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
PLoS Med 9:e1001288. 2012..In 2011, estimates were published by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) and the Institute for Health Metrics and ..
- A United Nations Global Health Panel for Global Health GovernanceTim K Mackey
Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Soc Sci Med 76:12-5. 2013..We propose coordination of global health initiatives through a United Nations Global Health Panel with active participation of WHO...
- Data resource profile: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)Colleen Murray
Division of Policy and Strategy Statistics and Monitoring Section, United Nations Children s Fund, New York, NY, USA
Int J Epidemiol 41:1595-601. 2012The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) plays a leading role in the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of data to inform sound policies, legislation and programmes for promoting children's rights and well-being, and ..
- Medical conditions among Iraqi refugees in Jordan: data from the United Nations Refugee Assistance Information SystemFarrah J Mateen
Department of Neurology, Room 627 Pathology Building, Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Bull World Health Organ 90:444-51. 2012..To determine the range and burden of health services utilization among Iraqi refugees receiving health assistance in Jordan, a country of first asylum...
- Evaluation of the 1992-1999 World Bank Schistosomiasis Control Project in ChinaW Zhang
Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 7 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong
Acta Trop 85:303-13. 2003..However, the achievement of snail control was not so ideal, which calls for rectification for a more applicable and practical strategy of snail control in China...
- A United Nations General Assembly Special Session for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders: the time has comeJudith K Bass
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
PLoS Med 9:e1001159. 2012..A United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) is needed to focus global attention on MNS disorders as a core ..
- A new global immunisation vision and strategyJulian Bilous
Family and Community Health Immunization, Vaccines, and Biologicals, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 367:1464-6. 2006
- Measuring and correcting biased child mortality statistics in countries with generalized epidemics of HIV infectionTimothy B Hallett
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, W2 1PG, England
Bull World Health Organ 88:761-8. 2010....
- Addressing the global tragedy of needless pain: rethinking the United Nations single convention on narcotic drugsAllyn L Taylor
O Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center, USA
J Law Med Ethics 35:556-70, 511. 2007..This article contributes to the discussion of this global health crisis by considering international legal and institutional mechanisms to promote wider accessibility to critical narcotic drugs for pain relief...
- Malaria antibodies and mefloquine levels among United Nations troops in AngolaE Schwartz
The Center for Geographical Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
J Travel Med 8:113-6. 2001BACKGROUND: The United Nations deployed about 8,000 soldiers in a peacekeeping mission in Angola. Malaria is the most common disease there and consequently it was the major risk to the UN troops. Most of them are from malaria free areas...
- The 2011 United Nations high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases: the Africa agenda calls for a 5-by-5 approachG A Mensah
Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa
S Afr Med J 103:77-9. 2013The High Level Meeting of the 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly was held in September 2011...
- United Nations system efforts to support the response to AIDS in ChinaJing Lin He
UNAIDS China, 1 162, Tayuan Diplomatic Office Building, 14 Liangmahe Nanlu, Beijing 100600, China
Cell Res 15:908-13. 2005..This article specifically describes the role of the United Nations (UN) in supporting and strengthening those responses...
- Ozone depletion and solar ultraviolet radiation: ocular effects, a United nations environment programme perspectiveAnthony P Cullen
School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Eye Contact Lens 37:185-90. 2011To describe he role played by the United Nations Environmental Effects Panel with respect to the ocular effects of stratospheric ozone depletion and present the essence of the Health Chapter of the 2010 Assessment.
- Prevention--a cost-effective way to fight the non-communicable disease epidemic: an academic perspective of the United Nations High-level NCD MeetingNicole Probst-Hensch
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, 4002 Basel, CH, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13266. 2011The United Nations General Assembly has convened a Summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), an historic moment in the global combat of these disorders...
- UNESCO 'declares' universals on bioethics and human rights - many unexpected universal truths unearthed by UN bodyWillem Landman
Dev World Bioeth 5:iii-vi. 2005
- The United Nations High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases: a missed opportunity?Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 102:2010-2. 2012The United Nations High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (September 19-20, 2011) provided an opportunity to recast the current global health agenda and offered a formidable platform to mobilize ..
- The impact of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity on natural products researchGordon M Cragg
Natural Products Branch, National Cancer Institute Frederick, P O Box B, Frederick, Maryland 21702 1201, USA
Nat Prod Rep 29:1407-23. 2012....
- Comparative analysis of pharmaceuticals versus industrial chemicals acute aquatic toxicity classification according to the United Nations classification system for chemicals. Assessment of the (Q)SAR predictability of pharmaceuticals acute aquatic toxicitHans Sanderson
National Environmental Research Institute, Department of Policy Analysis, Aarhus University, Frederiksborgvej 399, Post Box 358, DK 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Toxicol Lett 187:84-93. 2009..Comparisons were based upon aquatic ecotoxicity classification under the United Nations Global Harmonized System for classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS)...
- Can we achieve Millennium Development Goal 4? New analysis of country trends and forecasts of under-5 mortality to 2015Christopher J L Murray
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
Lancet 370:1040-54. 2007..We aimed to develop new reproducible methods and reanalyse existing data to elucidate detailed time trends...
- [The Millennium project of the United Nations, focusing on adequate postpartum care to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality world-wide]M G P Lagro
Erasmus MC Centrum, afd Verloskunde en Vrouwenziekten, Rotterdam
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:1143-7. 2006One of the goals of the Millennium project of the United Nations is to reduce maternal and infant mortality. This includes adequate care for mothers and newborns during childbirth. Most maternal deaths occur during the post-partum period...
- Ten years after the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS): assessing drug problems, policies and reform proposalsPeter Reuter
School of Public Policy and Department of Criminology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Addiction 104:510-7. 2009In 1998 the United Nations General Assembly Special Session resolved that governments would reduce drug production and consumption greatly within 10 years...
- The relationship between attendance at birth and maternal mortality rates: an exploration of United Nations' data sets including the ratios of physicians and nurses to population, GNP per capita and female literacyJ J Robinson
Postgraduate Division of Nursing Studies, Medical School, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
J Adv Nurs 34:445-55. 2001The relationship between attendance at birth and maternal mortality rates: an exploration of United Nations' data sets including the ratios of physicians and nurses to population, GNP per capita and female literacy.
- Is there a gender gap in the HIV response? Evaluating national HIV responses from the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS country reportsMichel Carael
Faculty of Social Sciences, Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S111-8. 2009The Declaration of Commitment of the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS), in 2001, sets out several policy and programmatic commitments that pertain to women and the gender aspects of the HIV epidemic...
- International Monetary Fund programs and tuberculosis outcomes in post-communist countriesDavid Stuckler
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge and King s College, Cambridge, United Kingdom ac uk
PLoS Med 5:e143. 2008..We empirically examine how IMF programs related to changes in tuberculosis incidence, prevalence, and mortality rates among these countries...
- The relationship between elderly suicide rates and the human development index: a cross-national study of secondary data from the World Health Organization and the United NationsAjit Shah
Ageing, Ethnicity and Mental Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
Int Psychogeriatr 21:69-77. 2009..Although suicide rates in younger people are associated with both higher and lower levels of educational attainment, little is known about this association in the elderly...
- Disability, culture and the U.N. conventionJerome E Bickenbach
Department of Philosophy, Schweizer Paraplegiker Forschung, Nottwil, Switzerland, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Disabil Rehabil 31:1111-24. 2009Is the universality of human rights, such as those set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, incompatible with therapeutic strategies of respecting cultural differences? I show that universalism ..
- The United Nations Process Indicators for emergency obstetric care: Reflections based on a decade of experienceA Paxton
Averting Maternal Death and Disability AMDD Program, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 95:192-208. 2006....
- Seroprevalence of hepatitis E virus among United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) peacekeepers, 1995J M Gambel
Division of Preventive Medicine, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, District of Columbia 20307 5100, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 58:731-6. 1998..serologic survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of HEV infection among other peacekeepers from the United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) and Haitian civilians...
- Improving projections at the country level: the UNAIDS Estimation and Projection Package 2005T Brown
Sex Transm Infect 82:iii34-40. 2006..EPP provides direct input to Spectrum, which produces incidence, deaths, and AIDS impacts...
- Analysis of malaria cases among United Nations troops in Sierra LeoneGhassan I Kawar
Department of Internal Medicine, Royal Medical Services, Amman 11196, Jordan
Saudi Med J 24:881-4. 2003To analyze malaria case presentation admitted to the United Nations hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone named Choithram Memorial Hospital, a Jordanian Medical Level III Hospital.
- Progress and challenges in modelling country-level HIV/AIDS epidemics: the UNAIDS Estimation and Projection Package 2007T Brown
Population and Health Studies, East West Center, Honolulu, HI, USA
Sex Transm Infect 84:i5-i10. 2008..This paper discusses these issues along with their implications for future changes to EPP and to the underlying UNAIDS Reference Group model...
- The activities of UNESCO in the area of ethicsHenk ten Have
Division of Ethics of Science and Technology, UNESCO, Paris, France
Kennedy Inst Ethics J 16:333-51. 2006The member states of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) decided in 2002 that ethics is one of the five priority areas of the organization...
- An immeasurable crisis? A criticism of the millennium development goals and why they cannot be measuredAmir Attaran
Law, Population Health, and Global Development Policy, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
PLoS Med 2:e318. 2005
- International organisations and their role in helping to protect the worldwide community against natural and intentional biological disastersB Vallat
World Organisation for Animal Health OIE, 12 rue de Prony, 75017 Paris
Rev Sci Tech 25:163-72. 2006..The OIE works in close partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and together the two organisations have developed a joint initiative - the Global Framework for the ..
- A challenge to the world's scientistsKofi Annan
Science 299:1485. 2003
- Towards an international treaty on human rights and biomedicine? Some reflections inspired by UNESCO's Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human RightsHerman Nys
Eur J Health Law 13:5-8. 2006
- Systematic distortions in world fisheries catch trendsR Watson
Fisheries Centre, 2204 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Nature 414:534-6. 2001..At present, only one institution, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) maintains global fisheries statistics...
- Human rights in the global response to HIV: findings from the 2008 United Nations General Assembly Special Session ReportsSofia Gruskin
Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S104-10. 2009....
- Bayesian melding for estimating uncertainty in national HIV prevalence estimatesL Alkema
University of Washington, Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences, Seattle, Washington, USA
Sex Transm Infect 84:i11-i16. 2008..To construct confidence intervals for HIV prevalence in countries with generalised epidemics...
- Monitoring the scale-up of antiretroviral therapy programmes: methods to estimate coverageJ Ties Boerma
The World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 84:145-50. 2006..The mid-2005 estimate of 970,000 people receiving ART in low- and middle-income countries (with an uncertainty range 840,000-1,100,000) corresponds to a coverage of 15% of people in need of treatment...
- Estimating the costs of achieving the WHO-UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006-2015Lara J Wolfson
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 86:27-39. 2008..To estimate the cost of scaling up childhood immunization services required to reach the WHO-UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS) goal of reducing mortality due to vaccine-preventable diseases by two-thirds by 2015...
- United Nations population conferences: shaping the policy agenda for the twenty-first centuryJason L Finkle
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Stud Fam Plann 33:11-23. 2002..By the time of the Bucharest Conference in 1974, the United Nations, in an attempt to give conferences a greater role in shaping population policy and to inspire member ..
- Main achievements of the World Organisation for Animal Health/United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization network on animal influenzaGwenaelle Dauphin
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Animal Health Service, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Rome, Italy
Avian Dis 54:380-3. 2010The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)/United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) joint network of expertise on animal influenza (OFFLU) includes all ten OIE/FAO reference laboratories and collaborating centers for ..
- Schistosomiasis control in China: the impact of a 10-year World Bank Loan Project (1992-2001)Chen Xianyi
Department of Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Beijing, China
Bull World Health Organ 83:43-8. 2005..One province, Zhejiang, had already fulfilled the criteria for elimination of schistosomiasis by 1995. The project was therefore a success and has provided China with a sound basis for further control...
- Ann Veneman: getting UNICEF back to basicsClare Kapp
Lancet 368:1061. 2006
- United Nations debates human cloning banXavier Bosch
Lancet 360:1574. 2002
- United Nations and human cloning: a slender and fortunate defence for biomedical researchR G Edwards
Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Duck End Farm, Dry Drayton, Cambridge CB3 8DB, UK
Reprod Biomed Online 7:700-2. 2003..A motion recently placed before the United Nations then recommended a worldwide ban on all forms of human cloning...
- A World Health Organization primerSrimathy Vijayan
University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
MedGenMed 9:41. 2007The World Health Organization (WHO) can be considered the primary agency of the United Nations that promotes global public health...
- Re-building distribution networks to assure future microbicide accessAnna Forbes
Global Campaign for Microbicides, Washington, DC, USA
AIDS Public Policy J 20:92-101. 2005..This article describes how these policies weaken, rather than strengthen, the capacity of distribution networks to play an urgently needed role in microbicide roll-out when the time comes...
- Poverty, oral health and human development: contemporary issues affecting the provision of primary oral health careMartin H Hobdell
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, England
J Am Dent Assoc 138:1433-6. 2007
- Child rights and child poverty: can the international framework of children's rights be used to improve child survival rates?Simon Pemberton
University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 4:1567-70. 2007
- Integrating international responses to complex emergencies, unconventional war, and terrorismFrederick M Burkle
Asia Pacific Branch of the Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
Crit Care Med 33:S7-12. 2005..Public health, broadly defined, must be recognized as a security and strategic requirement, one that serves to build a foundation for an international integrated response capacity...
- Low priority of cardiovascular and chronic diseases on the global health agenda: a cause for concernValentin Fuster
The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1030, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Circulation 116:1966-70. 2007
- [Vaccines: producers in countries of the Southern hemisphere]J J Bertrand
Conseils de Guerbet, Neovacs et Cytheris, France
Med Trop (Mars) 67:347-50. 2007..The contribution of these producers will increase for the greater benefit of the people living in the southern hemisphere...
- [From testimony to advocacy: a humanitarian NGO's experience]Julie Ancian
Médecins du monde, Paris, France
Promot Educ 14:118-9, 100. 2007....
- Nutrition and poverty reduction: lessons on policy change from the World Bank/UNICEF nutrition assessmentMilla McLachlan
Human Development Network, The World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
Forum Nutr 56:120-2. 2003
- Do ethics committees need a legal framework?Christian Byk
International Association of Law, Ethics and Science
J Int Bioethique 18:177-86, 229. 2007..in the case of developing countries: will an ethical framework bring them a better capacity to assume their task? And what should this task be if we consider the particularities of clinical research conducted in developing countries?..
- Reproductive health and the Millennium Development Goals: the missing linkBarbara Crossette
Stud Fam Plann 36:71-9. 2005..The author was charged with analyzing the United Nations' deliberations that led to the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to answer the question of ..
- The United Nations and human cloning: a debate on holdLeRoy Walters
Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, USA
Hastings Cent Rep 34:5-6. 2004
- The scope of anthropological contributions to human rights investigationsDawnie Wolfe Steadman
Binghamton University, SUNY, Department of Anthropology, PO Box 6000 Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
J Forensic Sci 50:23-30. 2005....
- Unesco's proposed Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights - a bland compromiseJohn R Williams
Director of Ethics, World Medical Association, B P 63, 01212 Ferney Voltaire Cedex, France
Dev World Bioeth 5:210-5. 2005....
- Health for life. Bracing for a plagueDavid Nabarro
Newsweek 146:72, 74. 2005
- Achieving the goal of halving global hunger by 2015Prakash Shetty
Food and Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy
Proc Nutr Soc 65:7-18. 2006....
- Sharing the benefits of genetic resources: from biodiversity to human geneticsDoris Schroeder
Centre for Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom
Dev World Bioeth 6:135-43. 2006....
- Globalization and global health: toward nursing praxis in the global communityAdeline Falk-Rafael
School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 29:2-14. 2006....
- Women in developing countries and benefit sharingFatima Alvarez-Castillo
University of the Philippines, Manila, The Philippines
Dev World Bioeth 6:113-21. 2006..The authors make a clear recommendation to ensure women's participation in benefit sharing negotiations by demanding seats at the negotiation table...
- The human right to the highest attainable standard of health: new opportunities and challengesPaul Hunt
The Human Rights Centre, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, UK
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:603-7. 2006..While human rights do not provide magic solutions, they have a constructive contribution to make. The failure to use them is a missed opportunity of major proportions...
- Towards millennium development goal fourM Ellis
Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Hampton House, Bristol, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:728-30. 2006
- International cooperation and preparedness in responding to accidental or deliberate biological disasters: lessons and future directionsJ Lubroth
Emergency Prevention System for Transboundary Animal Pests and Plant Diseases, Animal Health Service, Animal Production and Health Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome 00100, Italy
Rev Sci Tech 25:361-74. 2006....
- How to cut world hunger in halfPer Lindskog
Science 310:1768. 2005
- Local action and global networking: the Nightingale Initiative for Global HealthDeva Marie Beck
Nightingale Initiative for Global Health
Explore (NY) 3:64-9. 2007
- The incompatibility of the United Nations' goals and conventionalist ethical relativismLoretta M Kopelman
The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 27858 4354, USA
Dev World Bioeth 5:234-43. 2005..If consistently defended, this theory also undercuts other United Nations activities that assume member states and people around the world can reach trans-cultural judgments having ..
- The quest for universality: reflections on the Universal Draft Declaration on Bioethics and Human RightsMary C Rawlinson
Department of Philosophy, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
Dev World Bioeth 5:258-66. 2005..Without attention to structural (as opposed to merely accidental) inequities, UNESCO's invocation of rights is so abstract as to be incompatible with its avowed intention...
- North-South benefit sharing arrangements in bioprospecting and genetic research: a critical ethical and legal analysisUdo Schuklenk
Centre for Ethics in Public Policy and Corporate Governance, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Dev World Bioeth 6:122-34. 2006....
- [Laws relevant to international missions of health cooperation]E Scaroni
Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive e Tropicali, Universita degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, Italy
Infez Med . 2007..They have to respect all rules applying to their humanitarian action and they have to take responsibility towards beneficiaries and donors alike...
- Can we score the millennium goals?Roxanne Khamsi
Nature 437:304. 2005
- [Diabetes care in sub-Saharan Africa]Dominique Labie
Département de génétique, Developpement et Pathologie Moleculaire, Institut Cochin, 24, rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
Med Sci (Paris) 23:320-2. 2007
- Broader vision required for the new child survival revolutionDavid McCoy
J Trop Pediatr 53:1-3. 2007
- UN global summit disappoints aid groupsJanice Hopkins Tanne
BMJ 331:651. 2005
- Health, development and the Millennium Development GoalsR Dodd
Department for Health Policy, Development and Services, EIP HDS, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:379-87. 2006The Millennium Development Goals (MDG), which emerged from the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000, are increasingly recognized as the over-arching development framework...
- Practical strategies to combat biopiracySue Lawrence
Lancet 363:166. 2004
- [3 summit conferences on Earth insufficient to save the Planet, Controversies and achievements]Félix Pérez Pérez
An R Acad Nac Med (Madr) 120:157-78. 2003..circumstances have increased the socioeconomical differences between developed and third world countries, the United Nations Organization had organized three summit conferences (Oslo, 1972; Rio do Janeiro, 1992; Johannesburgh, 2002) in ..
- Using human rights to improve maternal and neonatal health: history, connections and a proposed practical approachSofia Gruskin
Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, United States of America
Bull World Health Organ 86:589-93. 2008..We briefly present a recent effort, developed by WHO with the Harvard Program on International Health and Human Rights, that applies a human rights framework to reinforce current efforts to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality...
- Economic development key to healthier worldDavid Banta
JAMA 287:3195-7. 2002
- UN says global plan to help world's poorest is failing some nations. However the UN says absolute poverty could be overcome within a generation if rich nations gave more moneyHaroon Ashraf
Lancet 362:131. 2003
- Access to affordable HIV/AIDS drugs: the human rights obligations of multinational pharmaceutical corporationsLissett Ferreira
Fordham Law Rev 71:1133-79. 2002
- Designing a carbon market that protects forests in developing countriesEduard Niesten
Hardner and Gul lison Associates, LLC, PO Box 1580, Palo Alto, CA 94302 1580, USA
Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci 360:1875-88. 2002..Finally, we note that these recommendations have broader relevance to any forest-based measures to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions developed outside of the specific context of the Kyoto Protocol...
- The emerging global discourse of sexual rightsLeonore Tiefer
New York University School of Medicine, 163 Third Ave 183, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Sex Marital Ther 28:439-44. 2002Since 1945, United Nations (UN) conferences and documents have promoted human rights as essential to individual liberty and international peace. It took until 1994, however, for the term "sexual rights" to first appear in a UN document...
- A new global effort to control malariaJeffrey D Sachs
Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Science 298:122-4. 2002..The time has come to resurrect a worldwide effort to control malaria, following decades of neglect during which the disease has resurged in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa and other endemic regions...
- The global HIV/AIDS pandemic 2002: a status reportThomas C Quinn
Hopkins HIV Rep 14:12-5. 2002
- The political environment: effects on growth and development--Working Group Report of the First World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and NutritionUlysses Fagundes Neto
Latin American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:S224-33. 2002
- What targets for international development policies are appropriate for improving health in Russia?Karen Lock
ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Health Policy Plan 17:257-63. 2002The OECD countries and the United Nations have agreed to co-ordinate their work around a series of International Development Targets. The targets for health are based on improvements in infant, child and maternal mortality...
- The United Nations and the promotion of peacePaul Rogers
Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, UK
Med Confl Surviv 18:110-9. 2002..The United Nations and its agencies have been at the forefront of analysis and proposals for action in many of these fields...
- The human right to adequate housing: a tool for promoting and protecting individual and community healthBret Thiele
Center on Housing Rights and Evictions, Geneva, Switzerland
Am J Public Health 92:712-5. 2002..Therefore, the right to adequate housing provides an additional tool for advocates and others interested in promoting healthful housing and living conditions and thereby protecting individual and community health...
- The global HIV/AIDS pandemic, structural inequalities, and the politics of international healthRichard Parker
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 92:343-6. 2002..Important progress has been made in recent United Nations initiatives...
- Sudan: a war against the peopleCésar Chelala
Lancet 359:161-2. 2002
- Economics, health and development: some ethical dilemmas facing the World Bank and the international communityA Wagstaff
The World Bank, Washington DC, USA
J Med Ethics 27:262-7. 2001....
- The participatory development of international guidelines for CBRChapal Khasnabis
Disability and Rehabilitation DAR, Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, World Health Organisation, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
Lepr Rev 79:17-29. 2008..Strong linkages between leprosy programmes and CBR will optimise the benefit of medical care and ensure leprosy-affected people access all relevant services that promote inclusion and participation...
- Experimental Molecular Vaccines for SchistosomiasisAfzal A Siddiqui; Fiscal Year: 2012..Such a vaccine would greatly reduce the need for logistically difficult and expensive drug-based programs and will save millions of lives. ..
- Does Violence Against Women result in disparities in cancer care for women with bAnn L Coker; Fiscal Year: 2013Background: Violence against women (VAW) is defined by the United Nations as "any act of gender based violence that results in physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women...
- Cognitive/Brain Effects of Adding Weight Loss to Exercise in Obese Older AdultsChristina E Hugenschmidt; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The population in the US and worldwide is aging rapidly~ the United Nations estimates that by 2050, for the first time in history, the population f older people will exceed the population of younger ..
- Natural History of Urban LeptospirosisAlbert Icksang Ko; Fiscal Year: 2013..The information gained from the project will lead to policy recommendations, which are needed to address leptospirosis in regions of the world where slum settlements are rapidly expanding. ..
- Scripps Florida Product Development Partnership for smoking cessation therapeuticPaul J Kenny; Fiscal Year: 2011..PDPs bridge the gap between research and development for diseases for which there has traditionally been low priority in industry to develop effective therapeutics (small market size etc). ..
- Improving Food Security and Nutrition to Promote ART Adherence in Latin AmericaHomero Martinez; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study is proposed in partnership by the RAND Corporation, program staff from the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Latin America, and community partners in Honduras...
- Tailored nutrition and food security interventions in comprehensive HIV careLOUISE CATHERINE IVERS; Fiscal Year: 2013..The World Health Organization, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS and the World Bank have all recently emphasized that nutrition interventions should be ..
- Haiti AIDS Research Training: Models to ImplementationJean William Pape; Fiscal Year: 2013..HIV Vaccine Trials Network (VTN), the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) and a recipient of support from the United Nations Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria and the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS relief (PEPFAR)...
- Murine AIDS (LP-BM5) viral infection induced peripheral neuropathy - Role of CNSLing Cao; Fiscal Year: 2010..people worldwide were living with HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) at the end of 2007 (The 2007 United Nations AIDS epidemic update reports), and as such, greater attention is being focused on the treatment of the ..
- Community-based Methamphetamine Use & HIV Risk in ChinaBrian C Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2010..The United Nations Office on Drugs &Crime (2004) reports large increases in methamphetamine production and abuse in China...
- Disability-adjusted Life Years (DALYs)Jurgen Rehm; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Epidemiology of Sex Trafficking, Drug Use and HIV at the U.S.-Mexico BorderJay G Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2013..Across Latin America, virtually no empirical data exist on the subject of sex trafficking, defined by the United Nations as "forced, coerced, fraudulent or deceitful entry in to sex work, entry by abduction, or entry into such work ..
- The contribution of anatomic pathology to the health of women and childrenDrucilla J Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2011..The meeting is designed to highlight the importance of pathology in helping meet the United Nations'(UN) Millennium Developmental Goals (MDG) to reduce maternal and childhood mortality...
- Change in Elderly Living Arrangements in Rural South Africa 2000-2010Sangeetha Madhavan; Fiscal Year: 2012..These results will inform intervention efforts and policy development for improving the health and wellbeing of older adults given that living arrangements are one important proximate determinant of physical and psycho-social health. ..
- AIDS INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND RESEARCH PROGRAMWARREN DOUGLAS JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2012..Unit (CTU) for HIV vaccine and antiretroviral clinical trials;WHO/TDR tuberculosis and syphilis research;United Nations Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria;President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR);..
- Perinatal Depression, Stigma, Social Capital Utilization and PMTCT AdherenceChristina Psaros; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) illustrate key areas in which the lives of women and children worldwide are in need, including improving maternal health and a reduction in ..
- HIV/STI Risks Among Migrant Market Workers in KazakhstanNabila El-Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2012..Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus (Consultant) from University of California at Los Angeles and Dr. Naihua Duan, Director, Division of Biostatistics at CU College of Physicians and Surgeons. ..
- Secondary Analysis of Four Trichiasis Surgery Clinical Trials to Inform ManagemenEmily W Gower; Fiscal Year: 2013..In addition, this project is aligned with the United Nations'Millennium Development Goals, which focuses on reducing poverty, hunger, and disease.
- Exclusive Breastfeeding Promotion among HIV+ mothers: A theory-based approachEMILY TUTHILL; Fiscal Year: 2013..A contribution that constitutes a critical step in meeting the 2011-2015 Millennium Development Goals established by the United Nations General Assembly Special Session.
- Probabilistic Population Projections for All CountriesAdrian E Raftery; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The United Nations publishes updated estimates and projections of the populations of all the world's countries, broken down by age and sex...
- IGF::OT::IGF: Meeting the Challenges of Aging in Latin America JILL COLLAMORE; Fiscal Year: 2013..The meeting will feature collaboration with Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Population Division of the United Nations.
- SimulTel: Enabling Remote Simultaneous Medical InterpretingJyotsna Changrani; Fiscal Year: 2010..interpreting, the interpreter interprets at the same time as s/he is hearing the original speech, as in the United Nations, where simultaneous voice-over interpreting is provided as delegates speak...
- Examining family planning (FP) service availability for and the knowledge, attituSANDRA KRAUSE; Fiscal Year: 2012..and Disaster Response, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health;Save the Children;and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will jointly implement KAP studies among adolescents aged 12-19 in five diverse ..
- Design and discovery of HIV-1 IN inhibitors with a novel mechanism of actionTino Wilson Sanchez; Fiscal Year: 2010..6 % in South East Asia, and 21 % increase in East Asia as reported by a joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)...
- One Health Center for Environmental and Occupational Research - United StatesGREGORY CHARLES GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- XIII Pan American Nursing Research ColloquiumNilda Peragallo; Fiscal Year: 2012..The Colloquium scientific program is designed to support the United Nations'Millennium Development Goals, which address global public health needs such as poverty and hunger, child ..
- Peer Leaders as HIV Risk Reduction Change Agents Among IDUs in UkraineROBERT EDWIN BOOTH; Fiscal Year: 2013..2006b). ..
- International Training and Research in Population and HealthP Michael Conn; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME ON CHEMICAL SAFETYMaria Neira; Fiscal Year: 2010..IPCS is managed by the World Health Organization (WHO) but involves many other United Nations, regional, international, national, and non-governmental organizations...
- FACTORS AFFECTING OCD AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AT THE U.S.-MEXICO BORDERThomas Olson; Fiscal Year: 2007..As such, this research can provide an important contribution to issues of health disparity. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Training for Evidence-Based Health Care Research, ArgentinaPierre Buekens; Fiscal Year: 2010..To attain the United Nations'maternal and child Millennium Development Goals by 2015, Argentina has 10 years to decrease the maternal ..
- Reaching non-system connected, substance abusing homeless youthNatasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As noted by Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General "Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace...
- Global Trade and U.S. Health PoliciesHoward Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2003..This project will lead to several products: two journal articles, op-ed and similar articles for newspapers and magazines, a book, and a curriculum module for policy studies, public health, social sciences, and management ..
- Well-being of South African children: Household, community and policy influencesJ Lawrence Aber; Fiscal Year: 2012..Second, another set of results can inform the design of new public health and social policy strategies to support households in AIDS-affected communities. ..
- GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS & SCHISTOSOMIASISJohn Malone; Fiscal Year: 2000..to map data on prevalence surveys and digital databases from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on climate, soils and crop production system zone features...
- CYTOMETRIC CD4 COUNTING - A MINIMALIST APPROACHHoward Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2007..Since effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) became available in the developed world in the 1990s, the United Nations, various governments, and nongovernmental organizations such as the Gates and Clinton Foundations, have sought ..
- Traps for Surveillance and Suppression of Triatomine Vectors of Chagas DiseasePHILLIP KIRSCH; Fiscal Year: 2007..These factors provide a basis for a continued market for a good surveillance and vector suppression tool. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Public Health Strategies for the Next Influenza PandemicNayer Khazeni; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results of these aims will add to the pandemic influenza literature by establishing safe, effective, and cost-effective strategies which will assist public health officials in preparing for this eventual threat. ..
- Traps for Triatomine Vectors of Chagas DiseaseJohn McLaughlin; Fiscal Year: 2004..These factors provide a basis for a continued market for a good surveillance and vector suppression tool. ..
- Rapid Field Test For Iodine In Urine And SaltRobert Harper; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Filipino Early Childhood Development--Longitudinal Anal*JERE BEHRMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005..3) To strengthen the analytical capacity of OPS through collaborative analytical research that integrates health, nutrition, demographic and economic concerns, in addition to collaborative data collection. ..
- Haiti Comprehensive AIDS/TB Research TrainingJean Pape; Fiscal Year: 2002..A series of 4 workshops with key partners will be held that will allow GHESKIO to proceed in a step-by-step fashion towards the development of an ICOHRTA-AlDS/TB proposal. ..
- Social Networks and Skilled Birth Attendance to Prevent Maternal MortalityJOYCE EDMONDS; Fiscal Year: 2010..The Healthy People 2010 Objective 16-4 and the United Nations Millennium Development Goal 5 have identified the reduction of maternal mortality as a public health priority.
- CONFERENCES ON THE SAFETY EVALUATION OF CHEMICALSBernard Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 1992..IPCS) of the World Health Organization (WHO) which includes the International Labour Organization (ILO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) of the ..
- Training in International Maternal and Child NutritionKATHLEEN RASMUSSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005..Policy Program, WHO Collaborating Centers in Maternal and Child Nutrition and in Nutritional Surveillance, and the research and training coordinating center of the United Nations University?s Food and Nutrition Program.
- INCREASING LONGEVITY: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND PROSPECTSShiro Horiuchi; Fiscal Year: 2003..and Health of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), in collaboration with United Nations Population Division...
- HIV PREVENTION TRIALS NETWORK LEADERSHIP GROUPWillard Cates; Fiscal Year: 2004..This research agenda will be implemented under the direction of Willard Cates, Jr., MD, MPH and a leadership team comprised of world class scientists and supported by the CORE at Family Health International. ..
- STRUCTURE/FUNCTION OF ZONA PELLUCIDA GLYCOPROTEINSDAULAT TULSIANI; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Model-Based Clustering Methods of Medical ImageADRIAN RAFTERY; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- MAMMALIAN SPERM SURFACE MANNOSIDASEDAULAT TULSIANI; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Efficacy of HIV Posttest Support for ANC in South AfricaSuzanne Maman; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Major Depression Following Minor InjuryTherese Richmond; Fiscal Year: 2006..Further, this design, using comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, will allow a critical analysis of the influence of major depression and related psychiatric disorders on outcomes following minor injury. ..
- Pediatric ACTG Coordinating and Operations CenterStephen Spector; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- WTC Impact, Familial Transmission and Child PTSDChristina Hoven; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- NON INVASIVE MRI OF HUMAN VULNERABLE PLAQUEValentin Fuster; Fiscal Year: 2001..Overall, the projects represent highly interactive efforts of experienced investigators who will develop new approaches to the vulnerable plaque using molecular biology, animal models, clinical investigation, and MRI. ..
- Healthy Youth Development Research and Training CenterMichael Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2008..Abstract Not Provided ..
- Mortality in Central AsiaMichel Guillot; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Conference on Innovations in Trauma Research MethodsJeffrey Sonis; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and agreements to be on the Advisory Board from a distinguished group of scholars, from diverse disciplines, with expertise in research methods. ..