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Publications235 found, 100 shown here
- The Global Fund's resource allocation decisions for HIV programmes: addressing those in needOlga Avdeeva
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Chemin de Blandonnet 8, CH 1214 Vernier, Geneva, Switzerland
J Int AIDS Soc 14:51. 2011..We assessed how the Global Fund's investments in HIV programmes were targeted to key populations in relation to disease burden and national income...
- Neglected tropical disease (NTD) control in health systems: the interface between programmes and general health servicesBruno Marchal
Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Acta Trop 120:S177-85. 2011..Focusing on countries in sub-Saharan Africa, we suggest a number of principles that could pave the way for fruitful discussions and development of synergies...
- Positive spill-over effects of ART scale up on wider health systems development: evidence from Ethiopia and MalawiFreya Rasschaert
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Public Health, Belgium, Antwerp, Belgium
J Int AIDS Soc 14:S3. 2011..Drawing on evidence from Malawi and Ethiopia, this article analyses the effects of ART scale-up interventions on human resources policies, service delivery and general health outcomes, and explores how synergies can be maximized...
- Clinical outcomes and CD4 cell response in children receiving antiretroviral therapy at primary health care facilities in ZambiaCarolyn Bolton-Moore
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka
JAMA 298:1888-99. 2007....
- Tying their hands? Institutional obstacles to the success of the ASHA community health worker programme in rural north IndiaKerry Scott
Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics, London, UK
AIDS Care 22:1606-12. 2010..The conclusion suggests that progressive policy on CHW programmes must be backed up by concrete institutional support structures to enable CHWs to fulfil their role...
- Lung cancer deaths from indoor radon and the cost effectiveness and potential of policies to reduce themAlastair Gray
Health Economics Research Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
BMJ 338:a3110. 2009..To determine the number of deaths from lung cancer related to radon in the home and to explore the cost effectiveness of alternative policies to control indoor radon and their potential to reduce lung cancer mortality...
- The Global Fund's principal recipients... or neglected partnersAllan J Hruska
Lancet 364:918-20. 2004
- Optimizing resource allocation in United States AIDS drug assistance programsBenjamin P Linas
Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Clin Infect Dis 43:1357-64. 2006..We hypothesized that CD4 cell count-based ADAP eligibility would improve ADAP outcomes, allowing them to serve more-diverse patient populations and to prioritize persons who are at greatest risk of HIV-related mortality...
- Impacts of a government-sponsored outpatient-based disease management program for patients with asthma: a preliminary analysis of national data from TaiwanHui Ching Weng
Health Management Department, I Shou University, 1 Section 1 Hsueh Cheng Road, Ta Hsu Hsiang, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan 480
Dis Manag 8:48-58. 2005..These results have significance for the design of future programs aimed at improving the care of people with asthma and other chronic diseases in BNHI, Taiwan...
- Clinician knowledge and beliefs after statewide program to promote appropriate antimicrobial drug useKaren M Kiang
Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:904-11. 2005..For the comparable pediatric case scenarios, only Wisconsin clinicians improved significantly from 1999 to 2002. Although clinicians in both states improved on several survey responses, greater overall improvement occurred in Wisconsin...
- Evaluation of the healthy schools program: Part I. Interim progressMargaret Beam
RMC Research Corporation, Portland, Oregon, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 9:E65. 2012..The 4-year program targets schools with predominantly low-income, African American, or Hispanic students...
- Antiretroviral durability and tolerability in HIV-infected adults living in urban KenyaClaudia Hawkins
Division of Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA, and Department of Medicine, Saint Mary s Mission Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:304-10. 2007..Insufficient data exist on the durability and tolerability of first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens provided by HIV treatment programs implemented in developing countries...
- Assessment of a national monitoring and evaluation system for rapid expansion of antiretroviral treatment in MalawiDavid Lowrance
Global AIDS Program, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Trop Med Int Health 12:377-81. 2007..We assessed the national ART monitoring and evaluation system in Malawi to ensure that the response to the epidemic was being monitored efficiently and effectively, and that data collected were useful...
- The Leogane, Haiti demonstration project: decreased microfilaremia and program costs after three years of mass drug administrationMadsen Beau De Rochars
Hopital Ste Croix, Leogane, Haiti
Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:888-94. 2005..23 US dollars, 1.96 US dollars, and 1.30 US dollars per person, respectively. The Leogane experience highlights the importance of adapting community education and mobilization campaigns to achieve and maintain good coverage...
- Impact of statewide program to promote appropriate antimicrobial drug useEdward A Belongia
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:912-20. 2005....
- Why don't health workers prescribe ACT? A qualitative study of factors affecting the prescription of artemether-lumefantrineBeatrice Wasunna
Eastern and Southern Africa Centre of International Parasite Control ESACIPAC KEMRI, P O Box 54840 00200, Nairobi, Kenya
Malar J 7:29. 2008..New national guidelines on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention were developed and disseminated to health workers together with in-service training...
- The extent of community and public support available to families caring for orphans in MalawiRachel Kidman
Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
AIDS Care 21:439-47. 2009..Malawi is poised to drastically expand safety nets to orphans and their families, and these findings provide an important foundation for this process...
- Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to reduce childhood obesity: its implementation and impact on child and adolescent body mass indexJames M Raczynski
Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
J Public Health Policy 30:S124-40. 2009..The Arkansas experience to date may serve to inform the efforts of other states to adopt policies to address the epidemic of childhood obesity...
- Increasing coverage and decreasing inequity in insecticide-treated bed net use among rural Kenyan childrenAbdisalan M Noor
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
PLoS Med 4:e255. 2007..In this study, we present repeat observations of ITN coverage among rural Kenyan homesteads exposed at different times to a range of delivery models, and assess changes in coverage across socioeconomic groups...
- Uganda: initiating a government public health approach to pain relief and palliative careJan Stjernsward
Oxford International Center for Palliative Care, WHO Collaborative Centre for Palliative Care, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
J Pain Symptom Manage 24:257-64. 2002
- Prevalence of adult binge drinking: a comparison of two national surveysJacqueline W Miller
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Am J Prev Med 27:197-204. 2004..Evaluating the concordance of binge drinking estimates from the BRFSS and the NSDUH is important for surveillance and for planning prevention programs...
- Key elements for successful integrated health information systems: lessons from the StatesEllen L Wild
All Kids Count, Public Health Informatics Institute, Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Decatur, GA 30030, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract . 2004..This article briefly describes the key elements, their best practices as implemented by states, and the lessons learned...
- A "politically robust" experimental design for public policy evaluation, with application to the Mexican universal health insurance programGary King
Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University, USA
J Policy Anal Manage 26:479-506. 2007..The evaluation is also large scale, constituting one of the largest policy experiments to date and what may be the largest randomized health policy experiment ever...
- Government and private insurance medical programs as well as MDVIP, an updateRichard F Edlich
Research Program, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottsville, Virginia, USA
J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:243-50. 2004..Legislatures are well aware of this crisis in medical care that must be corrected immediately...
- A comparison of smoking control strategies in Korea and the United StatesChung Yul Lee
Nursing Policy Research Institute, College of Nursing, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Korea
Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 34:1379-87. 2004..The data were collected through various governmental websites, contact with people directly, and a literature review. Based on the comparison, seven recommendations for smoking control strategies were made primarily for Korea...
- The Inner-City Asthma Intervention tool kit: best practices and lessons learnedAdrienne Segoris Love
Alliance of Community Health Plans Foundation, Washington, DC 20006, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S36-9. 2006....
- The National Institute of General Medical SciencesGary J Becker
National Cancer Institute, Cancer Imaging Program, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 2:790-2. 2005
- Utilization patterns in an asthma interventionJay M Portnoy
Department of Health Management, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S25-30. 2006..The NCICAS resulted in decreased symptom days and a trend toward fewer emergency department (ED) visits and hospital admissions in the intervention group compared with the control group...
- Start-stop funding, its causes and consequences: a case study of the delivery exemptions policy in GhanaSophie Witter
IMMPACT programme, University of Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD UK
Int J Health Plann Manage 22:133-43. 2007..Some of the factors causing erratic funding--such as party politics and intersectoral haggling over resources--are unavoidable, but others, such as communication and management failures can and should be addressed...
- The devil may be in the details: how the characteristics of SCHIP programs affect take-upBarbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
J Policy Anal Manage 24:499-522. 2005..Our results provide evidence that state program characteristics are significant determinants of program success...
- Diabetes outcomes in the Indian health system during the era of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians and the Government Performance and Results ActCharlton Wilson
Indian Health Service, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, 4212 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1518-22. 2005....
- An analysis of predictors of sustainability efforts at the Inner-City Asthma Intervention sites: after the funding is goneMatthew D Sadof
Department of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Children s Hospital, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S31-5. 2006..Some sites were able to sustain their asthma program when the funding ended and others were not...
- A decade of the Fast Track programmeJanice M Reichert
Janice M Reichert and Stephanie L Rochon are at the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, 75 Kneeland Street, Suite 1100, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
Nat Rev Drug Discov 7:885-6. 2008
- Critical conditions. The number of critical-access hospitals has surged, but the program hasn't always been a financial lifesaverCinda Becker
Mod Healthc 36:26-9. 2006
- From research to reality: from the National Cooperative Inner-City Asthma Study to the inner-city asthma implementationSeymour G Williams
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S4-5. 2006..4. Sustainability beyond external funding is attainable if local funding is sought and outcome measures that are considered important to the community are measured and reported...
- The Inner-City Asthma Intervention: description of a community-based implementation of an evidence-based approach to asthma managementJohn Spiegel
Alliance of Community Health Plans Foundation, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S6-10. 2006....
- The Inner-City Asthma Intervention asthma counselor program: a collaborative model between physician and social worker to help empower familiesCarolyn M Rosen
Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S16-9. 2006..The objective of the ICAI program was to translate and implement the NCICAS intervention into the real-world setting...
- Ethics, evidence, and cost in newborn screeningMary Ann Baily
The Hastings Center, USA
Hastings Cent Rep 38:23-31. 2008..Current newborn screening policy does not meet these requirements...
- Initial findings from the evaluation of the Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Grants to States ProgramRhonda J V Montgomery
Gerontology Center, The University of Kansas, USA
Home Health Care Serv Q 21:5-32. 2002..Success was also linked to the creation of new resources an d flexibility in implementation of the federal program...
- Abstinence-only programs implemented under welfare reform are incompatible with research on effective sexuality educationLeslie M Kantor
Planned Parenthood of New York City, USA
J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:38-40. 2002..We argue that public monies should be expended on programs with proven efficacy and not on those that promote ideologies that are not shared by the majority of Americans...
- The Environmental Protection Agency's National SunWise School Program: sun protection education in US schools (1999-2000)Alan C Geller
Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 46:683-9. 2002..Childhood exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light increases the risk for skin cancer as an adult; thus starting positive sun protection habits early may be key to reducing incidence...
- [War on Drugs or War against Health? The pitfalls for public health of Puerto Rican drug policy]Salvador Santiago-Negrón
Universidad Carlos Albizu, San Juan, Puerto Rico
P R Health Sci J 22:49-59. 2003..It also presents those principles that should sustain pragmatic drug policy to address problematic drug use from a health and social perspective...
- Anemia screening in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children: time for change?Debra L Bogen
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:969-70. 2002
- Relative efficiency of government and non-government organisations in implementing a nutrition intervention programme--a case study from BangladeshM Mahmud Khan
Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Public Health Nutr 6:19-24. 2003..This study compares the relative efficiency of GOB and NGO management in the provision of nutrition services...
- Controlling tuberculosis in IndiaG R Khatri
Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi
N Engl J Med 347:1420-5. 2002..Tuberculosis kills nearly 500,000 people in India each year. Until recently, less than half of patients with tuberculosis received an accurate diagnosis, and less than half of those received effective treatment...
- A framework for gauging the comprehensiveness of governmental HIV prevention programsDavid R Holtgrave
Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 8:24-9. 2002..The checklist can be used to select components of HIV prevention programs in need of particular, critical improvements...
- Cost of delivering child immunization services in urban Bangladesh: a study based on facility-level surveysM Mahmud Khan
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 22:404-12. 2004..S. dollars from the local community to support the immunization activities. Involving local community with EPI activities not only will improve the sustainability of the programme but will also increase the immunization coverage...
- Improving child health care through federal policy: an emerging opportunityCharles Bruner
Child and Family Policy Center, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 46:1-7. 2008..and developmental child health services; 3) supporting additional research on child health quality and outcomes in primary care; and 4) providing incentives to states to promote evidence-based practices in children's primary health care..
- Virologic and immunologic outcomes and programmatic challenges of an antiretroviral treatment pilot project in Abidjan, Côte d'IvoireGaston Djomand
Projet RETRO CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
AIDS 17:S5-15. 2003..This evaluation of the project is the first to provide results of a large number of HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in West Africa...
- What the federal government can do about the nonmedical determinants of healthNicole Lurie
U S Department of Health and Human Services, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:94-106. 2002....
- Women and cardiovascular diseaseAmy Winterfeld
NCSL, Denver, USA
NCSL Legisbrief 13:1-2. 2005
- The war on drugs and addictionTony L Berg
S D Med 61:242. 2008
- Reducing death and disability from stroke: the role of governmental advocacyLarry B Goldstein
Department of Medicine, Center for Cerebrovascular Disease, Center for Clinical Health Policy Research, Duke University and Durham VA Medical Centers, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Stroke 39:2898-901. 2008..Although written from the perspective of the United States, the issues raised are relevant throughout the world...
- Evaluating accountability in the Vaccines for Children program: protecting a federal investmentPamela L Y H Ching
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS E 52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Public Health Rep 122:718-24. 2007....
- Implementation of an asthma intervention in the inner cityPamela Wood
Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S20-4. 2006..Despite availability of asthma self-management interventions for children, few have been implemented in community-based settings...
- USA announces AIDS planMichael McCarthy
Lancet 363:712. 2004
- Moving research into the community: learning by experienceMeyer Kattan
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S2-3. 2006
- The utilization of dental hygiene students in school-based dental sealant programsFaith Y Miller
School of Allied Health, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, USA
J Dent Hyg 79:11. 2005....
- Financial literacy tools for young people with disabilitiesDiana Hinton Noel
NCSL, Washington D C, USA
NCSL Legisbrief 13:1-2. 2005
- Twenty years of emergency medical services for children: a cause for celebration and a call for actionSteven Krug
Pediatr Emerg Care 21:223-6. 2005
- What's up with SCHIP?Jennifer B Saunders
NCSL Denver, USA
NCSL Legisbrief 16:1-2. 2008
- Quantum grants: request for applications from the NIBIBDonald P Harrington
University Hospital, Department of Radiology, Health Sciences Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8460, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 3:398-9. 2006
- An update on type 2 diabetes in youth from the National Diabetes Education ProgramNichole Bobo
Pediatrics 114:259-63. 2004
- Promoting repeat mammography use: insights from a systematic needs assessmentMelissa R Partin
Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
Health Educ Behav 30:97-112. 2003....
- An uncertain call to armsClaire M Fraser
Science 304:359. 2004
- The Chinese free antiretroviral treatment program: challenges and responsesFujie Zhang
National Center for AIDS STD Control and Prevention Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
AIDS 21:S143-8. 2007..The Free ART Program has made considerable progress in providing the necessary care and treatment for HIV-infected people in China and has strong government support for continued improvement and expansion...
- Road safety management by objectives: a critical analysis of the Norwegian approachRune Elvik
Institute of Transport Economics, Gaustadalleen 21, NO 0349 Oslo, Norway
Accid Anal Prev 40:1115-22. 2008..It is therefore by no means certain that the objective of reducing fatalities and serious injuries by 50% will be realised...
- Comment on the utility of the ADDGS evaluation for policy and practiceMelanie K Starns
Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, USA
Home Health Care Serv Q 21:133-9. 2002..Utilizing the general lessons from the Alzheimer's Demonstration program evaluation in program and policy development in aging is discussed...
- Evaluation of the traumatic brain injury early referral programme in MissouriStephanie A Reid-Arndt
Department of Health Psychology, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia 65212, USA
Brain Inj 21:1295-302. 2007..This study evaluated the impact of this programme on service utilization and functional outcomes...
- Decentralizing tuberculosis treatment: follow-up of patients during the transitional periodTh Arnadottir
Directorate of Health, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Reykjavik, Iceland
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:609-14. 2002..Vientiane municipality, Laos...
- An evaluation of the Nashville REACH 2010 community health screening strategyDavid G Schlundt
Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 29:151-61. 2006..We present a model of how to organize and implement successful community-based screening...
- Acceptance of and barriers to voluntary HIV counselling and testing among adults in Guizhou province, ChinaWei Ma
National Center for AIDS STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
AIDS 21:S129-35. 2007....
- HIV voluntary counseling and testing and HIV incidence in male injecting drug users in northern Thailand: evidence of an urgent need for HIV preventionSurinda Kawichai
Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:186-93. 2006..HIV incidence among IDUs remains high despite having VCT. Extending HIV prevention and harm reduction programs is urgently needed for IDUs in the region...
- Reduction in mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Thailand, 2001-2003: Results from population-based surveillance in six provincesTanarak Plipat
Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
AIDS 21:145-51. 2007..In 2000, Thailand implemented a national program to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT)...
- Surviving cancerStephanie Wasserman
NCSL, Denver, USA
NCSL Legisbrief 13:1-2. 2005
- Overhauling welfare: implications for reproductive health policy in the United StatesHeather Boonstra
The Alan Guttmacher Institute in Washington, DC, USA
J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:41-6. 2002....
- Racial and ethnic differences in health insurance coverage for adults with diabetesM I Harris
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Diabetes Care 22:1679-82. 1999..To evaluate the extent and types of health insurance coverage in a representative sample of adults with diabetes in the U.S...
- Experiences of families that applied for government-sponsored child health insurance: report of a follow-up study in New York CityS Boslaugh
Department of Psychiatry, Montefiore Medical Center, Department of AIDS Mental Health, Fordham Plaza, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
J Urban Health 76:335-50. 1999....
- Measuring the impact of nutrition education and physical activity on older adults participating in government sponsored programsShahla Wunderlich
Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA
J Nutr Elder 28:255-71. 2009..However, our findings emphasize the need for further systematic study and for appropriate biometric assessments to evaluate the full impact of nutrition education and physical activity interventions in older adults...
- Abstinence and abstinence-only education: a review of U.S. policies and programsJohn Santelli
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Adolesc Health 38:72-81. 2006..Abstinence-only programs threaten fundamental human rights to health, information, and life...
- Knock-knock: a population-based survey of risk behavior, health care access, and Chlamydia trachomatis infection among low-income women in the San Francisco Bay areaJ D Klausner
STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
J Infect Dis 183:1087-92. 2001..These data demonstrated an approximately 2-3-fold greater burden of infection than routine surveillance data have suggested...
- Estimating the global burden of HIV/AIDS: what do we really know about the HIV pandemic?Neff Walker
UNICEF, New York, New York 10017, USA
Lancet 363:2180-5. 2004..We explain the reason for moving to the use of plausibility bounds, the factors that determine the width of the bounds, and the implications for policy makers and programme managers...
- Fuel reduction management practices in riparian areas of the Western USAKatharine R Stone
Rocky Mountain Research Station, U S D A Forest Service, 5775 West Highway 10, Missoula, MT 59808, USA
Environ Manage 46:91-100. 2010....
- Leprosy elimination in KarnatakaD Desai
Indian J Lepr 76:139-40. 2004
- [Competence network "community acquired pneumonia" (CAPNETZ). A first interim report]T Welte
Abteilung für Pneumologie und Intensivmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Magdeburg
Internist (Berl) 45:393-401. 2004..First results indicate, that new observations made in terms of symptoms, spectrum of pathogens involved, and treatment modalities will impact on the formulation of new guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia...
- Making British cortisone: Glaxo and the development of corticosteroids in Britain in the 1950s-1960sViviane Quirke
Centre for Health, Medicine and Society, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 36:645-74. 2005..However, it illustrates the role of technological path-dependence, and the importance of the integration between different scientific disciplines, in this case chemistry and biology, in pharmaceutical innovation...
- [Domestic violence against children and prospects for intervention of the Family Health Program: the experience of the Family Doctor Program/Niterói (RJ, Brazil)]Pedro Carlos Xavier da Rocha
Universidade Estácio de Sá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cien Saude Colet 16:3285-96. 2011..In view of these results, domestic violence against children should be seen as a main concern for the Family Health Program...
- Tracing experiences of NHS change in England: a process philosophy perspectiveRobert McMurray
Durham Business School, Durham University
Public Adm 88:724-40. 2010..The paper concludes with a reflection on the implications of a processual perspective for the future management, organization and study of change in public administration...
- Data and the measurement of R&D program impactsBrian P Cozzarin
Department of Management Sciences, 200 University Avenue West, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Eval Program Plann 31:284-98. 2008....
- Cost-benefit analysis of the tsutsugamushi disease prevention program in South KoreaJinhyun Kim
College of Nursing, Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Jpn J Infect Dis 65:222-7. 2012..5, making the economic value of the program significant. The net benefit should increase if the tsutsugamushi disease prevention program is continued and the implementation period is expanded to 10 years...
- Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of cancer patient navigation programs: conceptual and practical issuesScott Ramsey
Cancer Technology Assessment Group, Translational and Outcomes Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
Cancer 115:5394-403. 2009..Evaluating the costs and impact of navigation will require some novel methods, but will be critical in recommendations concerning dissemination of navigation programs...
- A path analysis of the variables related to the quality of life of mothers with disabled children in KoreaKyung Seu Cho
Department of Early Childhood Education, Eulji University, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Stress Health 29:229-39. 2013..In our opinion, this is the first study that has conducted a holistic analysis of the quality of life of Korean mothers of children with disabilities by considering a range of variables...
- Evolution of system for disability assessment based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health: A Taiwanese studySue Wen Teng
Bureau of Nursing and Health Services Development, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan
J Formos Med Assoc 112:691-8. 2013..This study investigated a proposed system to assess patients' eligibility for disability in Taiwan, based on the ICF...
- Despite tight budgets, boosting US Health workforce may be policy that is 'just right'John K Iglehart
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:191-2. 2011..The challenge of tackling the nation's physician and nurse shortage will require federal funding and, perhaps, creative solutions from Congress and the White House...
- The Illinois Forest Preserve District Act of 1913 and the emergence of metropolitan park system planning in the USARebecca C Retzlaff
Plan Perspect 25:433-55. 2010....
- Title V of the Older Americans Act, the Senior Community Service Employment Program: participant demographics and service to racially/ethnically diverse populationsMichelle M Washko
U S Department of Labor, Washington, DC, USA
J Aging Soc Policy 23:182-97. 2011..Recommendations include funding for innovative grants, leveraging of federal partnerships, and targeted technical assistance...
- [Necessities of professionals of the family health teams from the "4a Coordenadoria Regional de Saúde do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul" for training and improvement]Maria Evanir Vicente Ferreira
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, PR, 86000 000
Cien Saude Colet 15:2611-20. 2010..Proposals are made for the complete understanding and improvement of the PSF strategy...
- The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities: historical review, rationale, and implications 5 years after publicationRichard H Carmona
Canyon Ranch Institute, Tucson, AZ 85750, USA
Disabil Health J 3:229-32. 2010..Most Americans will have a disability at some point in their lives. The etiologies of disabilities are many, including genetic, congenital, traumatic, or due to chronic illnesses or the aging process...
- Food rationing and the black market in France (1940-1944)Kenneth Mouré
Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta
Fr Hist 24:262-82. 2010..The result was a rationing system that delivered malnourishment, social division and hostility to state management of the food supply...
- [The health system of Nicaragua]Jorine Muiser
Centro Centroamericano de Poblacion, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
Salud Publica Mex 53:s233-42. 2011....
- The UK Government two-week rule and its impact on melanoma prognosis: an evidence-based studyM D Pacifico
RAFT Institute of Plastic Surgery, Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:609-15. 2007..Any survival benefit from this Government target will not be demonstrable until long-term follow-up is available, realistically 10-year mortality figures in 2010...
- Rapid Analysis of Influenza Vaccine EffectivenessEdward Belongia; Fiscal Year: 2007..Interim and annual estimates of VE with 95% confidence intervals will be provided to CDC, including overall VE and VE for each of the priority age groups. ..
- Economic Contextual Influences on Population Diet and ObesityLisa Powell; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Preschool Vision Screening in Primary Care SettingsAlex Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- A Computerized Adaptive Testing Version of the ASIStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2007..The availability of this new tool should enhance the quality and reduce the cost of research and treatment in the substance abuse area. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A RESEARCH PROJECT IN GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGYDABEERU RAO; Fiscal Year: 2008..We believe that the proposed research will make a significant contribution to genetic epidemiology. ..
- BRONX SCIENCE EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPALVIN STRELNICK; Fiscal Year: 2004..Phase II will concentrate on dissemination. The partnership will train 50 teachers and 45 clinicians starting in year 01 and 40 new teachers in years 02 and 03. ..
- Individual. Parnet, and School-Level Protective Factors in Early AdolescenceALBERT FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cross-Border HIV Prevention Project: China and VietnamTheodore Hammett; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Zinc and Biobehavioral development in early childhoodLaura Caulfield; Fiscal Year: 2008..Strengths of the study include the experimental design, the innovative methods proposed to measure cognitive development, and the uniqueness of the study site. ..
- Screening for Addiction Risk in Chronic Opioid TherapyStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2005..Substantial Phase III support has been committed by Endo Pharmaceuticals. The resulting measure should be reliable, valid, and easy to use in practice settings. ..
- Supplemental zinc & fetal development: 4-year follow-upLaura Caulfield; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Neighborhood Risk Factors for Maternal DepressionCynthia Ronzio; Fiscal Year: 2008..The objective of this study is to determine if neighborhood characteristics are associated with the presence of depressive symptoms, while adjusting for important individual characteristics with the use of structural equation modeling. ..
- Effects of Mental Parity on High-Cost and Severely-Ill IndividualsHaiden A Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2011..We will estimate a combination of two-part random-effects models for longitudinal data, latent class random-effects models, logistic regression models, Poisson regression models, and hazard models to address these aims. ..
- Hereditary Breast Cancer: Genetic and Molecular StudiesHoda Anton Culver; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Enhanced Single-Visit Cervical Cancer Screening ProgramHoda Anton Culver; Fiscal Year: 2007..The incremental net cost associated with an incremental improvement in outcomes in terms of quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) will be measured. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Family Blood Pressure Program (Program Data Center)DABEERU RAO; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] (End of Abstract) [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- UCI UCSD CANCER GENETICS NETWORKHoda Anton Culver; Fiscal Year: 2006..The majority of the elements of the proposed network have already been established by our group and communications among them are in place. ..
- Psychosocial Intervention in HIV-Affected Children in HaitiJoia Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2006..Lastly, a group intervention for HIV affected children will be piloted to generate preliminary data for a larger, R01 study designed to prevent poor outcomes in HlV-affected children. ..
- NCI CANCER GENETICS NETWORK INFORMATICS CENTER AT UCIHoda Anton Culver; Fiscal Year: 2006..The design of the Cancer Genetics Network CIMS architecture is a very cost-effective solution without compromising performance and scalability and prepares for the challenges of the next millennium. ..
- Signal Detection for Prescription Opioid OutbreaksStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2008..This system should be perceived by stakeholders as highly valuable. Thus, we believe this product has enormous commercial viability and public health importance. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CONTROL OF CELL FATE--ROLE OF PROTEIN PHOSPHORYLATIONRuedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Toddler Feeding StylesMaureen M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- ISOTOPE CODED AFFINITY TAGS FOR QUANTITATIVE PROTEOMICSRuedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2002..The technology will thus significantly contribute to the molecular diagnosis, the assessment of the cancer risk and prognosis, and the understanding of the molecular basis of cancer. ..
- Conflict of Interest in Clinical Practice Guideline DevelopmentSusan L Norris; Fiscal Year: 2010..Understanding the impact of industry relationships will help guideline sponsors to develop appropriate policies for managing conflict of interest. ..
- VIOLENCE RISK ASSESSMENT SOFTWAREHENRY STEADMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..The commercial opportunities for a flexible software application that aids clinicians in making systematic, accurate assessments of violence risk appear substantial. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..
- COST EFFECTIVENESS OF GENETIC SCREENING FOR COLON CANCERScott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Cognitive Consensus in Cross-Cultural CompetenceMay Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2009..The ultimate goal of the proposed project is to increase the effectiveness of care by identifying specific culture-linked cognitive processes that can be targeted in future intervention development. ..
- Implementation of Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care; Comparison of 4 approachesJames W Mold; Fiscal Year: 2010..If effective, the same strategies could be used to facilitate implementation of other chronic disease guidelines. ..
- DEVELOPMENT OF DATA ONTOLOGIES FOR INTEGRATING MULTI-CENTER CARDIOVASCULAR STUDIEDABEERU C contact RAO; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Counseling for Primary Care Office-Based BuprenorphineDavid Fiellin; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results of this study will help define the role of professional evidence-based drug counseling in expanding access to treatment with Bup. ..
- Smoking Trajectories amid Waning State Program BudgetsLois Biener; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- HERITAGE FAMILY STUDY - DCCDABEERU RAO; Fiscal Year: 2003..The findings from Phase 3 of the HERITAGE Family Study will provide unique information on the benefits of a physically active lifestyle and on the determinants of the high and low response phenotypes in Blacks and Whites. ..
- HISTOLOGICAL PHENOTYPING THE MOUSE NERVOUS SYSTEMDaniel Goldowitz; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- RACE/ETHNICITY IN SCHOOL BASED/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESMay Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2003..The data collected will form the basis for a future R01 research project to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies designed to improve appropriate service entry by youth in need. ..
- Identifying Essential Skills for Violence PreventionALBERT FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2003..Completion of this work will set the stage for subsequent large-scale evaluation studies. ..
- WEB-BASED MANAGEMENT TRAINING: ADDICTION-RESOURCES.COMStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2003..An analogue field trial will examine, in contrast to a written booklet and wait-list control, the website's effectiveness in facilitating managers to more use of clinical data in decision-making. ..
- TOLERANCE OF ISLET CELL GRAFTJeffrey Bluestone; Fiscal Year: 2001..The outcome of these studies will have important implications for islet cell transplantation for the treatment of IDDM. ..
- Regulation of Parietal Endoderm MigrationLaura Grabel; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will therefore examine PE outgrowth on Matrigel, plus and minus fibronectin, with a particular focus on examining the role of integrins in promoting directed versus random migration. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Caries in Toddlers - An Expanded Immunization ProgramPeter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2008..Keywords: fluoride varnish, dental caries, oral health, early prevention, multi-center, toddlers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Gene to Phenotype Networks for Alcohol & Drug AddictionDaniel Goldowitz; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral DevelopmentMaureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009..This application examines adacemic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally ..
- Novel Quantitative, Comprehensive Proteomic TechnologyRuedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2003..We anticipate the proposed pro ram will contribute significant towards fulfilling expectations for cancer research raised by the genomics revolution. ..
- HIV Clade on Cognitive and Neurological Disorders BrazilRonald Ellis; Fiscal Year: 2007..UCSD investigators will train and guide the administration and interpretation of the clinical assessment instruments, transfer technology to the Brazilian site. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Chinese Adaptation of the ASI-Multimedia VersionStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2004..The final product will be marketed as part of our extensive suite of substance abuse-related, multimedia tools. ..
- CARCR Confrence SupportHoda Anton Culver; Fiscal Year: 2005..The March 2005 conference, which is the first to be covered by this proposal, will be held at a still to be determined site in Northern California. ..
- ASI-MV.net: A Prescription Medication Monitoring ToolStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2006..Phase II will fully develop the ASI-MV.net website and establish its reliability and validity. The ASI-MV.net will be an innovative solution to problems collecting product-specific addictions data in real time. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HIV Stigma in a population of adults age 50 and overCHARLES EMLET; Fiscal Year: 2003..It will also provide valuable qualitative information on how HIV stigma scales may be improved upon to better capture the experiences of older adults. ..
- Parents' Multimedia Guide to Child Nutrition and HealthRebekah Hersch; Fiscal Year: 2003..In Phase II, the effectiveness of the program will be rigorously field tested with parents. ..
- A Genetic Screening Policy Model for Colorectal CancerScott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2006..The model will incorporate QOL information from Aim 2, along with family history, clinical, and screening information from the Seattle CFR. ..
- NCI CFRBCCS INFORMATICS CENTER AT UCIHoda Anton Culver; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Proteomics: Technologies and ApplicationsRuedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2003..The goal of the meeting is to bring together the leading experts from the different areas of proteomics research to discuss emerging technologies and their applications to biological and clinical research. ..
- Philippine Child Health and Policy ExperimentJohn Peabody; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- ZINC AND IRON SUPPLEMENTATION: IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENTMaureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results have important public health implications regarding the timing of micronutrient supplementation and the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and children's behavior and development. ..
- School Wide Prevention of Risk Factors for Drug AbuseTed Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- MIDCAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN CEREBROVASCULAR RESEARCHLarry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORKClaudia Baquet; Fiscal Year: 2004..the development of funded research studies; 4.) the increased numbers of minorities selecting cancer research careers; and 5.) the long-term sustainability of the Network after the grant period. ..
- AMPHETAMINE ENHANCED STROKE RECOVERY--BURKE SRCI GROUPLarry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..However the treatment duration will be increased to a total of 10 sessions. ..
- Computerized ASI Follow-up and Outcome SystemStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Client acceptance will be evaluated along with correspondence between the IVR and traditional ASI administration. Phase II will evaluate the system's validity, capacity to produce acceptable response rates, and cost-effectiveness. ..
- Pain Assessment Interview and Clinical Advisory SystemStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2008..Thus, we believe this product has enormous commercial viability and public health importance. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Wounded Spirits, Ailing Hearts: PTSD and CVD in IndiansSpero Manson; Fiscal Year: 2008..Strategies for preventing PTSD, initiation of early treatment, and the identification of factors that mediate its potentially cardio-toxic effects could reduce morbidity and mortality from CVD. ..
- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAST TRACK INTERVENTIONEDWARD FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., special education); (4) collection and processing of administrative data (e.g., on welfare receipt); (5) development and estimation of statistical models used to predict future social costs. ..
- Internet Monitoring Of Prescription Drug AbuseStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2006..Phase II will see development of a full prototype of PRISM and demonstration of its reliability and internal and external validity. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- South Bronx Environmental Justice PartnershipALVIN STRELNICK; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- An Internet-based intervention for problem drinkingJohn Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2008..Secondary hypotheses will address the mediating or moderating role of perceived drinking norms, perceived risk and the problem drinker's social reasons for drinking. ..
- Biotech & Materials Research to Reduce Caries DisparityPeter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2005..The conference will be co-sponsored by the Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, the University of Washington UWeb Bioengineering Center, and the Salivary Diagnostics Project. ..
- TOBACCO PREVENTION WITH PARENTS AND CHILDREN IN AN HMOSusan Curry; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care FacilitiesRobert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
- ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTIONKaren Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- A Spanish Adaptation of the ASI-Multimedia VersionStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2002..Due to its reliability and low cost, we believe the ASI-MV could become the "Gold Standard" addictions assessment. Under such a circumstance, a Spanish adaptation would enjoy widespread use and profitability. ..
- Behavioral factors and dietary change in WHTFSMPAlok Bhargava; Fiscal Year: 2003..Overall, the results will facilitate the design of policies for improving health of especially minority women in the United States and will be useful for analyses of the Women's Health Initiative data. ..
- Predicting Positive Outcomes among Cancer SurvivorsStephanie Reid Arndt; Fiscal Year: 2005..By elucidating factors associated with positive and/or negative outcomes among cancer survivors, this project will serve as a foundation for future intervention programs and future research examining long-term functional outcomes. ..