government

Summary

Summary: The complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out in a specific political unit.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Industry use of evidence to influence alcohol policy: a case study of submissions to the 2008 Scottish government consultation
    Jim McCambridge
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001431. 2013
  2. ncbi Ending appreciable tobacco use in a nation: using a sinking lid on supply
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:431-5. 2010
  3. ncbi What are the elements of the tobacco endgame?
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 21:293-5. 2012
  4. ncbi Differences between tight and loose cultures: a 33-nation study
    Michele J Gelfand
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Science 332:1100-4. 2011
  5. ncbi Evidence acquisition and evaluation for a U.S. Government Evidence Summit on Protecting Children Outside Family Care
    Elizabeth S Higgs
    Global Health Bureau, U S Agency for International Development, Washington, DC, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 36:689-700. 2012
  6. ncbi God and the government: testing a compensatory control mechanism for the support of external systems
    Aaron C Kay
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:18-35. 2008
  7. ncbi Demographic indicators of trust in federal, state and local government: implications for Australian health policy makers
    Samantha B Meyer
    Flinders University, Discipline of Public Health, Health Sciences Building, Registry Road, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:11-8. 2013
  8. ncbi Vested interests in addiction research and policy. Is the alcohol industry delaying government action on alcohol health warning labels in Australia?
    Rebecca Mathews
    Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Addiction 108:1889-96. 2013
  9. pmc Public acceptability of government intervention to change health-related behaviours: a systematic review and narrative synthesis
    Stephanie Diepeveen
    Behaviour and Health Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:756. 2013
  10. ncbi Why the Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia is not a credible partner for the Australian government in making alcohol policy
    Geoffrey Munro
    Australian Drug Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:365-9. 2012

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  1. pmc Industry use of evidence to influence alcohol policy: a case study of submissions to the 2008 Scottish government consultation
    Jim McCambridge
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001431. 2013
    Jim McCambridge and colleagues analyze industry submissions to a Scottish Government consultation on whole-population approaches to alcohol policy.
  2. ncbi Ending appreciable tobacco use in a nation: using a sinking lid on supply
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:431-5. 2010
    ..Tobacco manufacturers would periodically bid to the government for a residual quota. Prices would increase as supply reduced...
  3. ncbi What are the elements of the tobacco endgame?
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 21:293-5. 2012
    ..Even with some or all these circumstances, opposition from business, internal government forces and international factors may influence results.
  4. ncbi Differences between tight and loose cultures: a 33-nation study
    Michele J Gelfand
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Science 332:1100-4. 2011
    ..This research advances knowledge that can foster cross-cultural understanding in a world of increasing global interdependence and has implications for modeling cultural change...
  5. ncbi Evidence acquisition and evaluation for a U.S. Government Evidence Summit on Protecting Children Outside Family Care
    Elizabeth S Higgs
    Global Health Bureau, U S Agency for International Development, Washington, DC, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 36:689-700. 2012
    ..S. Government convened an Evidence Summit on Protecting Children Outside of Family Care on December 12-13, 2011, in Washington,..
  6. ncbi God and the government: testing a compensatory control mechanism for the support of external systems
    Aaron C Kay
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:18-35. 2008
    ..The implications of these results for understanding why a high percentage of the population believes in the existence of God, and why people so often endorse and justify their socio-political systems, are discussed...
  7. ncbi Demographic indicators of trust in federal, state and local government: implications for Australian health policy makers
    Samantha B Meyer
    Flinders University, Discipline of Public Health, Health Sciences Building, Registry Road, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:11-8. 2013
    To provide baseline findings regarding Australians' trust in federal, state and local government.
  8. ncbi Vested interests in addiction research and policy. Is the alcohol industry delaying government action on alcohol health warning labels in Australia?
    Rebecca Mathews
    Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Addiction 108:1889-96. 2013
    ..These strategies are compared with those used by the tobacco industry to delay the introduction of warning labels for cigarettes...
  9. pmc Public acceptability of government intervention to change health-related behaviours: a systematic review and narrative synthesis
    Stephanie Diepeveen
    Behaviour and Health Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:756. 2013
    ....
  10. ncbi Why the Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia is not a credible partner for the Australian government in making alcohol policy
    Geoffrey Munro
    Australian Drug Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:365-9. 2012
    In 2008 the Australian government increased the excise rate on ready-to-drink premixed spirits or 'alcopops' by 70% to reduce their attraction to young people...
  11. ncbi Meeting government objectives for telecare in moving from local implementation to mainstream services
    James Barlow
    Innovation Studies Centre, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College and North Surrey Primary Care Trust, London, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 11:49-51. 2005
    The UK government wishes to deploy a mainstream telecare service by 2010. We believe that it will be necessary to overcome the organizational and structural barriers to such an implementation...
  12. ncbi Government action to reduce smoking
    Amanda Sandford
    ASH, London, United Kingdom
    Respirology 8:7-16. 2003
    ..However, the picture is far from uniform and some of the best examples of strong, government-led action have occurred in less developed nations...
  13. pmc The medical profession, the public, and the government
    Chris Ham
    Strategy Unit, Department of Health, London SW1A 2NS
    BMJ 324:838-42. 2002
  14. ncbi Cost and effectiveness of the nationwide government-supported Smoking Cessation Clinics in the Republic of Korea
    Jin Kyoung Oh
    Caner Risk Appraisal and Prevention Branch, National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Republic of Korea
    Tob Control 22:e73-7. 2013
    In the Republic of Korea, nationwide government-supported Smoking Cessation Clinics have been operating in 253 public health centres since 2004, but the cost and effectiveness of the service have yet to be evaluated.
  15. ncbi The politics of obesity: seven steps to government action
    Rogan Kersh
    MaxwelI School of Citizenship and Pubic Affairs, Syracuse University, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:142-53. 2002
    ..This paper analyzes the political consequences. Despite myths about individualism and self-reliance, the U.S. government has a long tradition of regulating ostensibly private behavior...
  16. ncbi Digital government and public health
    Jane E Fountain
    National Center for Digital Government, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A2. 2004
    Digital government is typically defined as the production and delivery of information and services inside government and between government and the public using a range of information and communication technologies...
  17. ncbi Incidence and determinants of low birth weight in Syrian government hospitals
    S Wannous
    Reproductive Health Division, Ministry of Health, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
    East Mediterr Health J 7:966-74. 2001
    ..and determinants of low birth weight were studied in a stratified sample of 10,585 deliveries at 18 Syrian government hospitals...
  18. pmc Understanding how and why health is integrated into foreign policy - a case study of health is global, a UK Government Strategy 2008-2013
    Michelle L Gagnon
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N6N5, Canada
    Global Health 9:24. 2013
    ..This study seeks to fill this knowledge gap through an empirical case study of Health is Global: A UK Government Strategy 2008-2013...
  19. pmc Out-of-pocket payment for health services: constraints and implications for government employees in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, south east Nigeria
    P G Oyibo
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria
    Afr Health Sci 11:481-5. 2011
    ..Each year, 100 million people are impoverished globally as a result of expenditure on health...
  20. pmc A focused ethnographic study of Sri Lankan government field veterinarians' decision making about diagnostic laboratory submissions and perceptions of surveillance
    Kate Sawford
    Farm Animal and Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e48035. 2012
    ..This study has implications for the future of animal health surveillance, including interpretation of disease patterns reported, system design and implementation, and engagement of data providers...
  21. ncbi The public health threat of phthalate-tainted foodstuffs in Taiwan: the policies the government implemented and the lessons we learned
    Ming Tsang Wu
    Department of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Environ Int 44:75-9. 2012
    ..We describe the course of this incident, government response and management of the crisis, and its future implications...
  22. ncbi For God (or) country: the hydraulic relation between government instability and belief in religious sources of control
    Aaron C Kay
    Department of Management and Organizations, Duke University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:725-39. 2010
    ..that, when personal control is threatened, people defend external systems of control, such as God and government. This theoretical perspective also suggests that belief in God and support for governmental systems, although ..
  23. ncbi An interdependent analytic approach to explaining the evolution of NGOs, social movements, and biased government response to AIDS and tuberculosis in Brazil
    Eduardo J Gómez
    Rutgers University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 38:123-59. 2013
    The politics of government response to health epidemics is a new area of scholarly research...
  24. pmc The changes in maternal mortality in 1000 counties in mid-Western China by a government-initiated intervention
    Juan Liang
    National Office for Maternal and Child Health Surveillance, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e37458. 2012
    Since 2000, the Chinese government has implemented an intervention program to reduce maternal mortality and eliminate neonatal tetanus in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals 5...
  25. pmc Weak compliance undermines the success of no-take zones in a large government-controlled marine protected area
    Stuart J Campbell
    Marine Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
    PLoS ONE 7:e50074. 2012
    ..marine park zones (including no-take areas) to assess levels of compliance following the 2005 rezoning of the government-controlled Karimunjawa National Park (KNP), Indonesia...
  26. pmc Racial targeting of sexual violence in Darfur
    John Hagan
    Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 1330, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1386-92. 2009
    We used the Atrocities Documentation Survey to determine whether Sudanese government forces were involved in racially targeting sexual victimization toward ethnically African women in the Darfur region of western Sudan.
  27. pmc Does the UK government's teenage pregnancy strategy deal with the correct risk factors? Findings from a secondary analysis of data from a randomised trial of sex education and their implications for policy
    E Allen
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:20-7. 2007
    Much of the UK government's 1999 report on teenage pregnancy was by necessity based on rather old or non-longitudinal research.
  28. pmc Exploring lack of trust in care providers and the government as a barrier to health service use
    Kathryn Whetten
    Center for Health Policy, Box 90253, 125 Old Chemistry Bldg, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:716-21. 2006
    We examined associations between trust of health care providers and the government and health service use and outcomes.
  29. pmc Oslo government district bombing and Utøya island shooting July 22, 2011: the immediate prehospital emergency medical service response
    Stephen Jm Sollid
    Air Ambulance Department, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:3. 2012
    ..On July 22, 2011, a single perpetrator killed 77 people in a car bomb attack and a shooting spree incident in Norway. This article describes the emergency medical service (EMS) response elicited by the two incidents...
  30. ncbi Women with disabilities' experiences of government employment assistance in Canada
    Vera Chouinard
    School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 32:148-58. 2010
    The purpose of this article is to explore women with disabilities' experiences of government employment assistance in Canada.
  31. pmc The politics of AIDS in South Africa: beyond the controversies
    Didier Fassin
    Centre de Recherche sur les Enjeux Contemporains en Santé Publique, Université Paris 13 Inserm, 74 rue Marcel Cachin, 93 017 Bobigny, France
    BMJ 326:495-7. 2003
  32. pmc "The law was actually drafted by us but the Government is to be congratulated on its wise actions": British American Tobacco and public policy in Kenya
    Preeti Patel
    Centre on Global Change and Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Tob Control 16:e1. 2007
    ..Analysis of recent tobacco control debates and a case study of BAT's response to the emergence of competition in Kenya are used to explore the company's ability to shape public policy and its treatment of tobacco farmers...
  33. ncbi Associations among job satisfaction, optimism, pessimism, and psychosomatic symptoms for employees in the government sector in Kuwait
    Owaied S Al-Mashaan
    Department of Psychology, College of Social Sciences, Kuwait University, Kaifan
    Psychol Rep 93:17-25. 2003
    ..There was also a significant negative correlation between scores on Optimism and Pessimism, and a significant negative correlation between scores on Optimism and Psychosomatic symptoms. Results were discussed within the Kuwaiti context...
  34. ncbi Child and adolescent psychopharmacology in the new millennium: a workshop for academia, industry, and government
    Joseph DeVeaugh-Geiss
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:261-70. 2006
    To give academic researchers, government officials, and industry scientists an opportunity to assess the state of pediatric psychopharmacology and identify challenges facing professionals in the field.
  35. pmc Problems with UK government's risk sharing scheme for assessing drugs for multiple sclerosis
    Cathie L M Sudlow
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
    BMJ 326:388-92. 2003
  36. ncbi Government chief nursing officers' perceptions of barriers to using research on staffing
    M Baernholdt
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Health Care Quality and Patient Outcomes, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Int Nurs Rev 54:49-55. 2007
    ..Low nurse staffing is associated with poor patient and nurse outcomes, but research utilization using these findings especially at the policy level remains slow...
  37. ncbi The role of Government policy in supporting nurse-led care in general practice in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia: an adapted realist review
    Karen J Hoare
    Monash University
    J Adv Nurs 68:963-80. 2012
    This article is a report on a review that examined the role of Government policy in primary care and its association with nurse-led care in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia between 1998 and 2009.
  38. ncbi Environment. Frontier governance in Amazonia
    D Nepstad
    Woods Hole Research Center WHRC, Woods Hole, MA 02543 0296, USA
    Science 295:629-31. 2002
  39. ncbi Health locus of control beliefs and smoking among male Kuwaiti government employees
    H E Badr
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuwait, Safat, Kuwait
    East Mediterr Health J 11:137-45. 2005
    ..Simple linear regression analysis showed a significant negative relationship between HLC and health beliefs about smoking among non-smokers and ex-smokers, but not among smokers...
  40. doi Science and government. Revolutionizing China's environmental protection
    Jianguo Liu
    Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Science 319:37-8. 2008
  41. ncbi The role of government in health care: a societal issue
    Michael E Debakey
    Am J Surg 191:145-57. 2006
    The history of the role of government in health care is briefly reviewed and more fully discussed in the United States since the establishment of Medicare 40 years ago...
  42. ncbi Government chief nursing officers: a study of the key issues they face and the knowledge and skills required by their roles
    Marla E Salmon
    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int Nurs Rev 49:136-43. 2002
    The first Government Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) position was created in New Zealand over a century ago...
  43. ncbi Association between duration of daily visual display terminal work and insomnia among local government clerks in Japan
    Eiji Yoshioka
    Department of Public Heath, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo City, Japan
    Am J Ind Med 51:148-56. 2008
    ..Visual display terminal (VDT) work has become very common among office workers in developed countries; however, studies investigating the association between the duration of daily VDT work and insomnia are limited...
  44. ncbi Response to the role of government in health care: a societal issue
    Thomas R Russell
    American College of Surgeons, 633 N Saint Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611 3211, USA
    Am J Surg 191:158-60. 2006
  45. ncbi Special commentary on the role of government in health care: a societal issue
    Josef E Fischer
    Harvard Medical School, 110 Francis Street, Suite 9F, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Surg 191:162-4. 2006
  46. ncbi Role of government in occupational and environmental health
    R A Lemen
    Int J Occup Environ Health 5:283-6. 1999
    ..Influencing their actions then calls for conviction, courage, ethical principles and moral behavior, and willingness to get involved...
  47. ncbi Democracy, accountability, and international health: Westminister from a medical perspective
    Katrina John
    International Health and Medical Education Centre, University College London, UK
    Lancet 362:826-7. 2003
  48. pmc Death of a senator: life expectancy and causes of death in 20th-century US senators
    Gabe Feldman
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2 Lafayette Street, 20th Floor, CN 46, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:771. 2003
  49. ncbi Taft and Pickwick: sleep apnea in the White House
    John G Sotos
    Apneos Corporation, 2033 Ralston Avenue 41, Belmont, CA 94002 1737, USA
    Chest 124:1133-42. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi Can the impact on health of a government policy designed to create more liveable neighbourhoods be evaluated? An overview of the RESIDential Environment Project
    Billie Giles-Corti
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 18:238-42. 2007
    ..In 1998, the Western Australian Government began a trial of new subdivision design codes (i.e...
  51. pmc A retrospectroscopic overview of political/administrative intrusion--is a 'patients' revolt' not now indicated?
    John Paterson
    J R Soc Med 99:377-8. 2006
  52. pmc Promoting health during the American occupation of Japan the public health section, Kyoto Military Government Team, 1945-1949
    Sey Nishimura
    Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto, Room 316, Victoria College, Toronto, Canada M5S1K7
    Am J Public Health 98:424-34. 2008
    ..1945-1952), young public health officers from the US Army Medical Corps were posted in local US Army military government teams...
  53. ncbi America's uninsured. Rethinking the problem that won't go away
    Terese Hudson Thrall
    Hosp Health Netw 76:30-4, 36, 38-40. 2002
    ..Why does this seeming apathy--and political paralysis--prevail and what will it take to galvanize health care stakeholders to action?..
  54. ncbi Saving President Reagan's life. The need for an organized emergency medical system in the United States to save lives of all casualties
    Richard F Edlich
    De Camp Burn and Wound Healing Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:369-74. 2004
    ..Edlich, Britt, and Wish will now be coordinating a medical narrative report that describes the development of emergency medical systems in the United States as well as modern trauma care in our nation...
  55. ncbi [Centenary of the Health Council of the Netherlands. III. Hospital care and research]
    J W Wladimiroff
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Klinische Genetica tevens afd Verloskunde en Vrouwenziekten, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1895-8. 2002
    ..Following the Health Council's report 'The Limits of Care' published in 1986, the government instructed the Health Council in 1989 to develop a policy for regularly reporting the status of certain section-..
  56. ncbi [Centenary of the Health Council of the Netherlands. II 'Public health']
    P J van der Maas
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Instituut Maatschappelijke Gezondheidszorg, Postbus 2040, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1890-5. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi [Quality of scientific advice to politics. Lecture at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science and Humanities]
    R Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Nordufer 20, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:458-66. 2008
    ..have an antenna function: they have to recognize in good time whether risks are increasing, whether the government has to be informed and whether there is a need for action...
  58. ncbi [Centenary of the Health Council of the Netherlands. I. Introduction]
    G H M ten Velden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1887-90. 2002
    ..Dutch name: Gezondheidsraad] is an independent, statutory advisory body whose task is to inform the Dutch government on the current level of knowledge with respect to public health issues...
  59. ncbi If they were president
    George G Olsen
    Williams and Jensen, PC, Washington, DC, USA
    Rehab Manag 16:50-3. 2003
  60. pmc Breaking and re-entering: British American Tobacco in China 1979-2000
    K Lee
    Centre on Global Change and Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Tob Control 13:ii88-95. 2004
    ..To analyse the strategy used by British American Tobacco (BAT) to re-enter the Chinese market from 1979 to 2000 after historically dominating the market before the 1950s...
  61. pmc Health and foreign policy
    David P Fidler
    Bull World Health Organ 84:687. 2006
  62. ncbi Legal foundations of public health law and its role in meeting future challenges
    Lawrence Gostin
    Center for Law and the Public s Health, Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    Public Health 120:8-14; discussion 14-5. 2006
  63. pmc Democracy and health
    J P Ruger
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 60 College Street, Suite 316, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    QJM 98:299-304. 2005
  64. ncbi Saudi Arabia-United States collaboration in health research: a formula for success
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:192-6. 2005
    ..By paying particular attention to distinct social and religious customs, geopolitical differences, and unique aspects of the health care system, we achieved a successful international collaboration in health research...
  65. ncbi The end of the Great Bioethics Compromise
    Jonathan D Moreno
    Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 35:14-5. 2005
  66. ncbi Using integrated geospatial mapping and conceptual site models to guide risk-based environmental clean-up decisions
    Henry J Mayer
    Rutgers University, E J Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Risk Anal 25:429-46. 2005
    b>Government and private sector organizations are increasingly turning to the use of maps and other visual models to provide a depiction of environmental hazards and the potential risks they represent to humans and ecosystems...
  67. ncbi Decentralization and recentralization: effects on the health systems in Lao PDR
    Bounlay Phommasack
    Department of Prevention and Hygiene, Ministry of Health, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:523-8. 2005
    In Lao PDR, lack of skilled manpower and financial resources in the central government, plus the policy urging local authorities to be self-sufficient and self-reliant caused the central government to decentralize all sectors to the ..
  68. ncbi Doubt is their product
    David Michaels
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, USA
    Sci Am 292:96-101. 2005
  69. ncbi Government plans and farmers intentions: a study on forest land use planning in Vietnam
    Bo Ohlsson
    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Forest Resource Management and Geomatics, Umea, Sweden
    Ambio 34:248-55. 2005
    ..The study describes the objectives and strategies of government and farmers in one commune and one village and analyzes how planning data influence scenarios on future ..
  70. ncbi Public health policy and the building up of a Brazilian medical identity
    L A de Castro-Santos
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Parassitologia 47:387-95. 2005
    ..A task that further concerns us is the drawing of a few tentative and very crude comparisons between identity-building among the medical and sanitary professionals in Brazil and France...
  71. ncbi Conflict-of-interest policy at the National Institutes of Health: the pendulum swings wildly
    Evan G DeRenzo
    Center for Ethics, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 15:199-210. 2005
  72. pmc "If we can just 'stall' new unfriendly legislations, the scoreboard is already in our favour": transnational tobacco companies and ingredients disclosure in Thailand
    R Mackenzie
    Centre on Global Change and Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1 7HT, UK
    Tob Control 13:ii79-87. 2004
    ....
  73. pmc "A phony way to show sincerity, as we all well know": tobacco industry lobbying against tobacco control in Hong Kong
    J Knight
    School of Public Health, Room 129A, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Tob Control 13:ii13-21. 2004
    ..To examine the tobacco industry's efforts to influence public policy and block the legislative process on tobacco control in Hong Kong, 1973 to 1997...
  74. ncbi Understanding the economic costs and benefits of catastrophes and their aftermath: a review and suggestions for the U.S. federal government
    Michael R Greenberg
    Rutgers University, Edward J Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1958, USA
    Risk Anal 27:83-96. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi An aging population: science, business, and public policy. Recommendations from the World Health Forum 2003
    Mary Suther
    Caring 22:14-7. 2003
    ..The recommendations address a wide range of issues, but acknowledge the importance of community-based care, including long-term home care...
  76. ncbi Pastoral response to the Clinton-Lewinsky affair in conservative and liberal churches
    Stephen D Johnson
    Department of Sociology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1083-94. 2003
    ..30, .26, and .19, respectively). Also, members of Holiness/Pentecostal churches were more likely to be working class but not more Republican. Possible explanations are discussed...
  77. ncbi Research on human embryos: issues, politics and solutions
    B R Sharma
    Dept of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Govt Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, 160030, India
    Med Sci Law 44:41-6. 2004
  78. ncbi Grassroots lobbying: an important tool for pharmacy. Lobbying can lead to acknowledgment as health care providers
    Earlene Lipowski
    Social and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:6-7. 2004
  79. ncbi [To die from inflexibility]
    Jean Patrick Deberdt
    Presse Med 33:153-5. 2004
  80. ncbi The impact of political context upon the health policy process in Pakistan
    M M Khan
    Institute for Rehabilitation Research, P O Box 192, 6430 AD Hoensbroek, The Netherlands
    Public Health 121:278-86. 2007
    ..This article describes how the political context in Pakistan influences the health policy process...
  81. ncbi Peru's new health minister outlines priorities. Mazzetti's approach to tackling sexual and reproductive health wins praise from activists
    Barbara J Fraser
    Lancet 363:1120-1. 2004
  82. ncbi Hong Kong, China: Bad atmosphere for public health
    David Simpson
    Tob Control 16:3-4. 2007
  83. pmc Bush administration health policy
    Julie Rovner
    J Urban Health 81:311-3. 2004
  84. ncbi A research review of public figure threats, approaches, attacks, and assassinations in the United States
    J Reid Meloy
    Forensis, Inc, P O Box 90699, San Diego, CA 92169, USA
    J Forensic Sci 49:1086-93. 2004
    ..Operational guidance and further research recommendations are made...
  85. pmc Germany: Tobacco industry still dictates policy
    Thilo Grüning
    Tob Control 16:2. 2007
  86. ncbi Genetically modified survival: red and green biotechnology in Israel
    Barbara Prainsack
    Department of Political Science, University of Vienna, Universitaetsstrasse 7, A 1010 Wein, Austria
    Sci Cult (Lond) 14:355-72. 2005
  87. doi Science and government. Science and the candidates
    Sheril R Kirshenbaum
    Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Science 320:182. 2008
  88. ncbi Paying for Medicare: benefits, budgets, and Wilbur Mills's policy legacy
    E Patashnik
    UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 26:7-36. 2001
    ..It is crucial, however, for reformers not to lose sight of the policy goals, including fiscal rectitude, that motivated the adoption of Medicare's bifurcated structure in the first place...
  89. ncbi The economics of tobacco regulation
    Jonathan Gruber
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:146-62. 2002
    ..I begin by reviewing the background on this industry. I then turn to a discussion of the motivations for regulating smoking, both external and internal to the smoker. I conclude with a discussion of future policy directions...
  90. pmc Majorities and individuals
    Holger Breithaupt
    EMBO Rep 3:391. 2002
  91. ncbi Citizen participation in health decision-making: past experience and future prospects
    John Church
    J Public Health Policy 23:12-32. 2002
    ..that have occurred over the past decade, including a growing loss of faith in the traditional institutions of government, have once again prompted political decision-makers to explore options for enhanced citizen participation...
  92. ncbi [Public health, politics and administration: hostages or accomplices?]
    Andreu Segura
    Gac Sanit 16:205-8. 2002
  93. ncbi After September 11: rethinking public health federalism
    Wendy E Parmet
    Northeastern University School of Law, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 30:201-11. 2002
  94. ncbi The implementation of quality and safety measures: from rhetoric to reality
    Howard Burde
    J Health Law 35:263-81. 2002
    ..the author believes that it will be on multiple levels, with accreditation organizations and various levels of government acting in the manner (and for the constituencies) appropriate to each...
  95. ncbi Mantombazana Tshabalala-Msimang: South Africa's controversial health minister
    Clare Kapp
    Lancet 365:1131. 2005
  96. ncbi Alcohol-related violence and the role of oral and maxillofacial surgeons in multi-agency prevention
    A L Warburton
    Violence Research Group, Department of Oral Surgery Medicine and Pathology, Dental School, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:657-63. 2002
    ..health professionals in the case of individual patients, but also with emergency medicine, public health, local government, the police and the voluntary sector is key to success...
  97. ncbi Americans' views on health policy: a fifty-year historical perspective
    R J Blendon
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:33-46. 2001
    ..However, most Americans remain satisfied with their current medical arrangements, do not trust the federal government to do what is right, and do not favor a single-payer type of national health plan...
  98. doi Eugenics, sex and the state: some introductory remarks
    Lesley A Hall
    Wellcome Library, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 39:177-80. 2008
  99. ncbi From the state to the family: reconfiguring the responsibility for long-term nursing care at home
    Kristin Bjornsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
    Nurs Inq 9:3-11. 2002
    ..Suggestions are made as to how this can be done, which may be of interest to nurses in other countries...
  100. ncbi Breaking the wall of silence: AIDS policy and politics in Nigeria
    Ogoh Alubo
    Department of Sociology, University of Jos, Nigeria
    Int J Health Serv 32:551-66. 2002
    AIDS was first diagnosed in Nigeria in 1986. By that time, the government had enough information from experiences in other African countries to goad it into quickly establishing a control program...
  101. ncbi [The policy of the United States Army Military Government in Korea toward public health and medicine in occupied South Korea]
    J S Shin
    Office of Medical Education, Seoul National University College of Medicine
    Uisahak 9:212-32. 2000
    ..After the liberation from Japanese colonial rule in August 1945, the United States of America established Military Government in Korea(USAMGIK) south the 38th parallel...

Research Grants62

  1. Reducing Social Disparities of Heatwave Impacts in a Changing Climate
    MARIE SYLVIA O apos NEILL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..predominantly older and of diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds) and implementers of these interventions (government officials representing public health, weather, social and environmental services, among others)...
  2. Impact of Obstetric Unit Closures on Pregnancy Outcomes
    Scott A Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Prior to providing guidance to hospital administrators, obstetrical leaders, and government officials suggesting significant resource utilization to combat obstetric unit closure affects, rigorous ..
  3. Efficacy of GluR5 Antogonists Against Soman-Induced Seizures and Neuropathology
    MARIA F BRAGA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..against civilians, or military troops deployed overseas is at present in the minds of both citizens and government officials...
  4. Clinical Research Consortium for Spinocerebellar Ataxias
    Tetsuo Ashizawa; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, it will educate patients, families, caregivers, healthcare providers, government officials and the public about the progress in research toward therapeutic interventions, by taking full ..
  5. Mephedrone and addiction: clues from animal models
    Scott M Rawls; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and comparison to established drugs is a critical gap that needs to be filled to enable clinicians and government officials to predict medical and economic losses posed by mephedrone use...
  6. Local Health Impacts of Land Application of Sewage Sludge
    Steven B Wing; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Residents whose concerns have been dismissed by government officials have low trust in authorities and in health research conducted by government agencies and university ..
  7. Preventing tobacco use among adolescents in Uruguay: Project Activate
    Melissa Harrell Stigler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..advocacy in Uruguay (and across the region of Latin America), well-known for their work with civil society and government officials, both locally and internationally...
  8. Sixth International Symposium on Flame Retardants (BFR2013)
    Myrto Petreas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is that the BFR Symposia have become the premier forum for members of the international academic community, government officials and private industry to discuss the latest scientific and regulatory developments regarding flame ..
  9. Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation - Third International Symposium on Focused
    ARI HANANEL; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our diverse and multidisciplinary community includes researchers, clinicians, government officials and device makers...
  10. POPULATION BASED SURVEY OF TORTURE AND VIOLENCE
    James Jaranson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Paul area from countries with histories of government sanctioned torture: Bosnia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, and Somalia...
  11. Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Promote Activity-Friendly Neighbo
    Barbara S McClanahan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, collaborations among public health professionals, transportation engineers, and government officials have been called for and established in order to more fully understand relationships between the built ..
  12. North Carolina Environmental Justice 2013 Summit Proposal
    Steven B Wing; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..collaboration and promotion of partnerships between members of communities impacted by environmental injustice, government officials, legal advocates, and environmental health researchers...
  13. A community-academic-policy partnership for health promotion research
    Paul J Chung; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Community-Academic-Policy Partnership (CAPP) model that will combine a community-academic partnership with local government representatives...
  14. International Public Health Research Ethics Education and Curriculum Development
    Benfu Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..by applicant): SARS and the threat of pandemic avian influenza have made it clear to the public and to the Government in China that public health must be a high priority...
  15. MASSACHUSETTS 1987 SAFE ROADS ACT/TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM
    Ralph Hingson; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..drunk driving and increase seat belt use 5) server education programs and 6) community task forces comprised of government officials, law enforcement officers, educators, media, civic groups and local business to coordinate and sustain ..
  16. V-BID Center Symposium 2011: The State of Value-Based Insurance Design
    DEAN GORDON SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..attendees are expected, including employers, researchers, plan designers, healthcare executives, policy leaders, government officials, benefit consultants, and health IT leaders...
  17. Food &Drug Administration PAR-09-123 Grant Application for Washington State's De
    CLAUDIA G COLES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The group is primarily composed of industry representatives with a few government officials in attendance from the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the U.S...
  18. Structural Barriers to HIV Prevention and Treatment with IDUs in Ukraine
    Robert Booth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in-depth semi- structured interviews with officials from law enforcement, health (including the AIDS Center) and government;2...
  19. HUMAN GENOME RESEARCH IN AN INTERDEPENDENT WORLD
    Daniel Wikler; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The Committee will refine the tentative agenda, choose conferees (scientists, ethicists, and government officials), and decide the contents of the sessions...
  20. Delphi Evaluation of Alcohol Advertising Codes
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..supported by NIAAA, we have been developing procedures that can be used by public health professionals and government officials to monitor the content of alcohol advertising on television and in other media...
  21. Promoting Evaluation/Teaching/Research on AIDS (PETRA)
    JOSEFINA CARD; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Input from practitioners, local government officials, and staff members of community-based organizations will help ensure that the Web-based learning ..
  22. MEDIA INTERVENTION TO PREVENT YOUTH ALCOHOL USE
    Brian Flynn; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..through cooperative actions of parents, school officials, alcohol retailers, law enforcement officers, and local government officials...
  23. HUMAN EXPERIMENTATION COMMITTEE NEWSLETTER
    Daniel Callahan; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..primarily members of institutional review boards (IRBs), but also researchers, grants administrators, lawyers, government officials, and others...
  24. Life Skills Curriculum as an HIV/STD Prevention Strategy
    Susan Pick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Qualitative measures will also be used to assess perceived impact and impressions of curriculum among both teachers and students, providing the basis for widespread dissemination among government officials in Mexico.
  25. Health Effects of Occupational Exposures in PGDP Workers
    DAVID TOLLERUD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Workers, government officials and the surrounding community have raised concerns about potential health effects from current and ..
  26. Exploring AIDS related stigma in Puerto Rico
    Nelson Varas Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..negative emotions, avoidance of HIV testing, experimenting stress, and the development of punitive policies by government officials...
  27. Extended Learning Curriculum for the Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic & Rheumatology
    George Muschler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..physicians, quality management specialists, public health professionals, information technology experts, government officials and patient safety advocates to address the "How and Why" of quality measurement...
  28. Promoting Evaluation/Teaching/Research on AIDS (PETRA)
    JOSEFINA CARD; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Input from practitioners, local government officials, and staff members of community-based organizations will help ensure that the Web-based learning ..
  29. Web Innovation in Self-Care and HIV/AIDS
    Nicole Ennis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Input from practitioners, local government officials, and staff members of community-based organizations will help ensure that the Web-based learning ..
  30. Conference--The Public's Health: A Matter of Trust
    David Shore; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A diverse faculty will be drawn from a variety of backgrounds: industry executives, government officials, journalists, academics, and health care providers...
  31. Accessible Analysis of Major Drug Surveys
    HILARY LIBERTY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..purchased by police and other criminal justice administrators, public health officials, Federal, state and local government officials, policy analysts, substance abuse researchers, and graduate programs in criminal justice, sociology, ..
  32. LOCAL ALCOHOL POLICY INFORMATION SYSTEM (LAPIS)
    Jamie Chriqui; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..be made available to federal public health agencies, the substance abuse research community, state and local government officials, national associations, and other interested parties...
  33. CONFERENCE--THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT
    KATHRYN MALVERN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of minority communities, including community leaders, representatives of minority organizations, educators, government officials, fraternal groups, religious organizations representatives, civic, social, business and professional ..
  34. Info Conference - Minorities On The Human Genome Project
    KATHRYN MALVERN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..attendance will be targeted to minority community leaders, community organizations, churches, educators, government officials, fraternal groups, civic and social groups, business and professional organizations, and health care ..
  35. 1st National Summit on Primary Care Emergency Preparedness
    MELISSA CORRADO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..will convene primary care providers, representatives from local and state departments of health, elected and government officials, and other stakeholders for a one-day session addressing primary care emergency preparedness...
  36. Environmental Health is a VERB! Building Healthy Children
    WINIFRED HAMILTON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..community health workers (promotores de salud); the secondary audience includes area citizens, advocacy groups, government officials and public health workers...
  37. Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Care -- Quality Innovation Summit 2
    George Muschler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..bringing together physicians, quality management specialists, public health professionals, information technology experts, government officials and patient safety advocates to address the "How and Why" of quality measurement.
  38. MEETING THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE CHALLENGE IN THE '90S
    ALLAN GOLDSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..several of the country's leading scientists and public health officials to present these latest advances and the government's research agenda for combatting this disease...
  39. The 17th Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure of Analysis
    Clifford Weisel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The conference will provide information to the scientific community, government officials and the general public who are interested in these fields...
  40. Effects of major changes in alcohol availability
    Robin Room; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT: EFFECT ON SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Bradley Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  42. Mental Health Services and Global Trade
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..S. government agencies, multinational banking and trade organizations, international and national health organizations, ..
  43. Economic Evaluation of Addiction Services
    JENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. SCHOOL BASED DRUG PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Christopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  45. Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (BrAIST)
    Stuart Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  46. Stringent response and bmp expression in B. burgdorferi
    Felipe Cabello; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..burgdorferi from a descriptive paradigm to a paradigm framed by mechanistic and causal interpretations. ..
  47. KILLER/DR5 AND TUMORIGENESIS
    Wafik El Deiry; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..These experiments could lead to novel strategies for anti-cancer therapy. ..
  48. Diffusion of Drug Prevention Curricula Nationwide
    Christopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Take Control of Your Blood Pressure (TCYB) Study
    Hayden Bosworth; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Based upon preliminary data, this study is expected to improve patients' management of their hypertension, decrease health care utilization and subsequently improve BP control. ..
  50. COPING WITH HIV/AIDS IN THE RURAL SOUTHEAST
    Kathryn Whetten; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A research survey company, Battelle, will be hired to perform all data collection, including recruiting and interviewing of subjects. The data analysis will result in a minimum of 12 peer reviewed journal articles. ..
  51. From Intervention Development to Services
    Kathryn Whetten; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..contemplative stage), were not sure that they wanted to stop abusing substances, and who report not trusting the government or cares systems...
  52. Ethical Challenges in Lead Poisoning Prevention Research
    Nancy Kass; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The investigators hypothesize that our approach can produce models for education of diverse communities and EH scientists. ..
  53. Unique BRCA1 transcriptional response leading to repair
    Wafik El Deiry; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our studies will increase our understanding of the mechanism of action of BRCA1 and may provide novel strategies for therapeutic design, for example by targeting DDB2. ..
  54. Role of Depression in Medicare New Chronic Care Improvement Program
    Jurgen Unutzer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our findings will help CMS strengthen the CCIP and will help public and private policymakers implement effective disease management programs for chronic medical illness and comorbid depression. ..
  55. Toward Evidence Based Treatments to Reduce DUI Relapse
    Howard Shaffer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By identifying risk factors associated with relapse, this study will provide the foundation for new evidence-based treatment efforts that can curtail the rate of DUI [reoffense.] ..
  56. Public input in the development of federal genetic non-discrimination policy
    Theresa Montini; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Moreover, our research will blaze new ground and lay the groundwork for studies in other areas where public participation represents a key component of an informed legislative process. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Hospice Enrollment and LTC Policy (HELP)
    Susan Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. CARP, A Novel Cell Death Regulator
    Wafik El Deiry; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Specific Aim 3: To study the functional consequences of perturbing or blocking CARP expression. These studies should provide novel insights into the cellular control of the extrinsic pathway of apoptosis. ..
  59. Network for Translational Research: Optical Imaging
    Wafik El Deiry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Secondary Analysis of Existing Alcohol & HIV/AIDS Data
    Kathryn Whetten; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. The Impact of Cultural Differences on Health Literacy & Chronic Disease Outcomes
    Susan Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Focus groups, ethnographic interviews, chronic disease diaries and home observations with a subsample of patients will provide greater contextualization and detail, aiding in survey development and the interpretation of survey findings. ..
  62. Annual Health Services Research Meeting
    Patricia Pittman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..With AHRQ's support, Academy Health will continue to offer this important forum to showcase critical health services research and help move those results from bench to bedside. ..