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  • immunization
  • Cemeteries RA638 Immunity and immunization in relation to public health RA639-642 Transmission of disease RA643-645 Disease (Communicable and noninfectious) and public health RA645.3-645.37 Home health care services RA645.5-645.9 Emergency medical services RA646-648.3 War and public health RA648.5-767 Epidemics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Equitable availability of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) - Aims at development of children and pregnant/lactating mothers from minorities and those living below the Below Poverty Line (India), by providing services such as better supplementary nutrition, immunization, health check-up and free education. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Health Organ
  • The World Health Organization says, "This unequal distribution of health-damaging experiences is not in any sense a 'natural' phenomenon but is the result of a toxic combination of poor social policies, unfair economic arrangements [where the already well-off and healthy become even richer and the poor who are already more likely to be ill become even poorer], and bad politics. (wikipedia.org)
  • He had worked with different organizations and universities, including Delhi University College of Medical Sciences and the World Health Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indrayan had collaborated with the World Health Organization for several projects including National Burden of Disease Studies: a Practical Guide, Teaching Health Statistics, and 11 Health Questions about the 11 SEAR Countries, and served as Temporary Adviser to their Bi-Regional Consultation. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has completed 32 assignments for the World Health Organization, 3 for the World Bank, 3 for UNAIDS and 2 for Danish Assistance to the National Program for Prevention and Control of Blindness. (wikipedia.org)
  • comparable
  • Background: The European Core Health Indicators (ECHI) are a key source of comparable health information for the European Union (EU) and its Member States (MS). The ECHI shortlist contains 88 indicators which were developed by experts from MS and international organisations. (rki.de)
  • The ECHI shortlist can contribute to the collection of comparable policy-relevant health data in Europe, foster evidence-based public health and contribute to Member States learning from each other. (rki.de)
  • The MHAS includes a nationally representative sample of Mexicans 50 years and older and their spouses of partners regardless of age, and used protocols and survey instruments that are highly comparable to the U.S. Health and Retirement Study (HRS). (wikipedia.org)
  • mortality
  • Marmot and Bell found that in wealthy countries, income and mortality are correlated as a marker of relative position within society, and this relative position is related to social conditions that are important for health including good early childhood development, access to good quality education, rewarding work with some degree of autonomy, decent housing, and a clean and safe living environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • inequality
  • If one population dies young as a result of genetic or a non-controllable factor, that is known as health inequality. (wikipedia.org)
  • The law had three key components aimed at combating healthcare inequality - mandating that every citizen has a minimum level of insurance coverage, providing free health care insurance for residents earning less than 150% of the federal poverty level and mandating employers with more than 10 "full-time" employees to provide healthcare insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • report
  • This report represents a collaboration between the Health Officials Committee (HOC) of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government (MWCOG) and the Health Working Group (HWG) of Washington Grantmakers. (washingtongrantmakers.org)
  • After several months of meetings, these two groups concluded that an update of the 2001 Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments report, "Community Health Indicators for the Washington Metropolitan Region," was warranted.2 That report looked at the health of the region's population in the context of the Leading Health Indicators3 being used by the federal and state governments to measure progress in achieving the "Healthy People 2010" objectives. (washingtongrantmakers.org)
  • Navigate to an indicator profile report on a health topic. (nm.us)
  • A statewide report of mental health indicators. (nm.us)
  • A report ranking New Mexico against 50 U.S. states on health indicators. (nm.us)
  • obesity
  • 5^ Surveillance of weight status is essential in order to monitor trends and evaluate efforts aimed at reducing the prevalence of obesity. (alaska.gov)
  • The [http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/InfoCenter/Pages/ia/swsss/swsss_health_profiles.aspx Alaska Student Weight Status Surveillance System (SWSSS)] is comprised of Alaska student weight status data obtained voluntarily from school districts that have contributed their data as a means of monitoring obesity trends. (alaska.gov)
  • WHR is used as a measurement of obesity, which in turn is a possible indicator of other more serious health conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • populations
  • allows users to compare an indicator value for the entire population of a county with sub-populations defined by sex, age groups, and race/ethnicity, where data are available. (nado.org)
  • Health equity has two parts - unhealthy populations, and access to healthcare once those populations fall ill. (wikipedia.org)
  • institutes
  • The United States National Institutes of Health and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey used results obtained by measuring at the top of the iliac crest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first phase of MHAS (waves 1 and 2) was supported by a grant from the MHAS was supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging (AG 18016, BJ Soldo, PI). (wikipedia.org)
  • The second phase of MHAS (waves 3 and 4) is supported by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging (R01AG018016, R Wong, PI) and by the INEGI in Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • implementation
  • Data availability is crucial for the actual implementation of indicators and has considerably increased for ECHI in the last decade. (rki.de)
  • It was concluded that most of the variables were relevant for implementation in herd health management, but that adjustments need to be made to improve reliability. (orgprints.org)
  • inclusion
  • Conclusion: Policy relevance is an essential but not systematically developed criterion for the inclusion of indicators into the ECHI shortlist. (rki.de)
  • A cross-sectional observational study with repeated observations was conducted on 16 Danish dairy farms to quantify the influence of observer, parity, time (stage in lactation) and farm on variables routinely selected for inclusion in clinical protocols, thereby to enable a more valid comparison of udder health between different herds. (orgprints.org)
  • healthcare
  • Current members of Partners HealthCare include: Brigham and Women's Hospital Cooley Dickinson Hospital Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital Martha's Vineyard Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital McLean Hospital MGH Institute of Health Professions Nantucket Cottage Hospital Neighborhood Health Plan Newton-Wellesley Hospital North Shore Medical Center Partners Continuing Care Partners Community Healthcare Inc. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Partners Continuing Care is the Non-Acute Care Services Division of Partners HealthCare headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. (wikipedia.org)
  • factors
  • But, while health care is an essential component of any strategy to protect health, of equal importance are those factors that can prevent health problems and improve basic health and well being. (washingtongrantmakers.org)
  • Although CHSI presents indicators like deaths due to heart disease and cancer, it is imperative to understand that behavioral factors such as tobacco use, diet, physical activity, alcohol and drug use, sexual behavior and others substantially contribute to these deaths (see chart). (blogspot.com)
  • Scale is one of the critical factors in developing indicators and indices. (biomedcentral.com)
  • They are health promoting factors found in one's living and working conditions (such as the distribution of income, wealth, influence, and power), rather than individual risk factors (such as behavioural risk factors or genetics) that influence the risk for a disease, or vulnerability to disease or injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Hispanic community in Baltimore City, the Baltimore City Health Department, HCHDS, and other important stakeholders worked together to examine the understanding of contextual factors (i.e., community/neighborhood and societal) that contribute to the high rates of tobacco use in the Hispanic community, with a focus on the population ages 18-24. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Recent advances in data collection have vastly improved our ability to understand important relationships between retirement and factors such as health, wealth, employment characteristics and family dynamics, among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, other studies have found waist circumference, not WHR, to be a good indicator of cardiovascular risk factors, body fat distribution, and hypertension in type 2 diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Our cross-sectional study (data obtained from the DELIVER multicentre prospective cohort study conducted from September 2009 to March 2011) was based on questionnaires about maternal health and prenatal care, which were completed by 6711 pregnant women. (springer.com)
  • Recommendations made related to the provision of school health services that promote the health status of the pupils based on Primary Health Care principles, parental involvement in school health matters and the formulation of policies aimed at controlling absenteeism in schools. (unisa.ac.za)
  • The first area was daily living conditions, which included healthy physical environments, fair employment and decent work, social protection across the lifespan, and access to health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was a Winnipeg nurse, health administrator and social activist who dedicated her career to community health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Connors "worked behind the scenes" to get the Massachusetts health care reform law of 2006 passed. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a population dies young as a result of lack of access to preventative treatment or care once they get sick, that is known as health inequity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Massachusetts health care reform successfully covered approximately two-thirds of then-uninsured residents, but significant barriers to access of health care still exist. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2006, Massachusetts passed an expansive health care reform bill. (wikipedia.org)
  • census
  • One limitation of SWSSS is that height and weight measurements are not collected through a scientific sampling procedure, but are obtained as part of the routine school health screening process with the intent to reach a census in the grades measured. (alaska.gov)
  • Retirement Study
  • The most prominent study for examining retirement behavior in the United States is the ongoing Health and Retirement Study (HRS), first fielded in 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • poverty
  • The residents of the North End/Point Douglas community served by Mount Carmel Clinic are confronted on a daily basis with the profound impacts of poverty, which contribute to health status indicators significantly below the norms for Winnipeg. (wikipedia.org)
  • available
  • Against a backdrop of chaos and development, improvement in data systems and technology made health data more available in the ensuing decades, but the problems of summarization and interpretation persist. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Most indicators are derived from data sources at the EU's statistical office (Eurostat), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and are available for most MS. The remaining indicators on the shortlist are at different stages of conceptual and/or methodological development. (rki.de)
  • Availability was highest for the chapter on demography and socio-economic situation, followed by the chapter on health status, where data were available for most indicators from more than 90% of the participating countries. (rki.de)
  • This indicator is available in the following set of views in the "By topic" section of the Global Health Observatory. (who.int)
  • problems
  • When we look at health problems on a world scale, we see bewildering diversity. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Thus, nearly 50 years ago, some of the chief problems with indicators and indices were well understood. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Problems experienced by MS relating to the incorporation of ECHI into their health systems were also identified through the survey. (rki.de)
  • Health problems were identified as the main reasons for absenteeism. (unisa.ac.za)
  • Study
  • Studies of dental enamel hypoplasia are used to study child health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS), also known by its Spanish name, Estudio Nacional de Salud y Envejecimiento en México, ENASEM, is the first panel study of health and aging in Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • Despite the plethora of indicators, these compilations have striking similarities in the domains from which the indicators are drawn-an unappreciated concordance among the major collections. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In February 2011, Oklahoma ranked 45th among all states in major health status categories. (wikipedia.org)
  • Higher rates of cribia orbitalia among females may indicate lesser health status, or greater survival of young females with cribia orbitalia into adulthood. (wikipedia.org)
  • and health selectivity among migrants to the U.S. and among those returning to Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • sustainable
  • Indicators are a necessary ingredient for sustainable change. (blogspot.com)
  • The indicators have been reviewed in the past against scientific developments, changes in data collections and emerging policy needs, yet not as part of a systematic and sustainable procedure. (rki.de)
  • Flexible and systematic incorporation of policy relevance in the ECHI shortlist review and revision process may substantiate ECHI as a core component of a future sustainable European health information infrastructure. (rki.de)
  • state
  • Shape Your Future launched in 2011 and is funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust and the Oklahoma State Department of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • areas
  • Areas from their demographics and economy to health standards, drug and alcohol use, and land use and ownership all lead to a better understanding of Native American life. (wikipedia.org)
  • demographic
  • Substantial socio-demographic inequalities persist with respect to many health-related issues in medically low risk pregnancies in the Netherlands. (springer.com)
  • proxy
  • A direct interview was sought with each individual, and proxy interviews obtained when poor health or temporary absence precluded a direct interview. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adults
  • In a recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) study, a full-mouth, comprehensive periodontal examination of over 450 adults over the age of 35 was compared with the results of earlier studies that relied on only a partial-mouth periodontal examination. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Facility
  • Offenders with special security clearances, such as outside clearance, special assignment clearances, or multi-level facility indicators (SMC for example at Dixon) will have data on the back of their offender identification cards. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • DISCLAIMER: Produced by the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. (health.gov.au)
  • Given what we know about the relationship between gum disease and other diseases, taking care of your oral health isn't just about a pretty smile. (nutritionreview.org)
  • Millions of people are at risk of infection and thousands die every year due to communicable diseases, malnutrition and other health-related events which particularly affect the poor living in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Almost 80% of Ontarians over the age of 45 have a chronic condition, and treatment for these diseases amount to 55% of Ontario's total health costs (MOHLTC, 2007). (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • Despite well-documented mental health problems for a small subset of veterans, the majority appear to be doing well on most indicators of work and family quality of life despite their war-time experiences," explained corresponding author Dawne S. Vogt, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and research psychologist in the Women's Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System. (medindia.net)
  • It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research estimates that 75% of the health of the population is determined by factors outside of the health care system (Mackie, 2012). (wikipedia.org)
  • disorder
  • A national sample of 524 post-9/11 veterans (282 women, 240 men) were surveyed to evaluate their quality of work and home life as well as their experience of mental health conditions including PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder) since leaving the service. (medindia.net)
  • In the health realization ("HR") model, all psychological phenomena, from severe disorder to glowing health, are presented as manifestations of three operative "principles" first formulated as principles of human experience by Sydney Banks: Mind - the universal energy that animates all of life, the source of innate health and well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • The inaugural 2010-2011 methodology contained 13 separate indicators grouped under five categories: Teaching (30 percent of final score), research (30 percent), citations (research impact) (worth 32.5 percent), international mix (5 percent), industry income (2.5 percent). (wikipedia.org)
  • The draft stated that 13 indicators would first be used and that this could rise to 16 in future rankings, and laid out the categories of indicators as "research indicators" (55 percent), "institutional indicators" (25 percent), "economic activity/innovation" (10 percent), and "international diversity" (10 percent). (wikipedia.org)
  • People
  • Thus, HR also teaches that people have health and well-being already within them (in HR this is known as "innate health"), ready to emerge as soon as their troubled thinking calms down. (wikipedia.org)
  • The determinants of health (listed in Appendix A) are defined as the diverse set of factors that affect health and pertain to the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age (WHO, 2012b). (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, some improvements in health care have been made, most notably significant progress in maternal-child health. (wikipedia.org)
  • These are indeed potent causes of chronic disease, however considering the causes of chronic disease entails a richer understanding of the determinants of health. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the major problem with using it as an indicator of iron overload is that it can be elevated in a range of other medical conditions unrelated to iron levels including infection, inflammation, fever, liver disease, kidney disease, and cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • higher
  • The final methodology also included the weighting signed to each of the 13 indicators, shown below: The Times Higher Education billed the methodology as "robust, transparent and sophisticated," stating that the final methodology was selected after considering 10 months of "detailed consultation with leading experts in global higher education," 250 pages of feedback from "50 senior figures across every continent" and 300 postings on its website. (wikipedia.org)
  • care professionals
  • Health care professionals (including pediatric specialists), caregivers, and patients differ in their views about providing or withholding medical hydration at the end of life [1, (ama-assn.org)
  • life
  • In contrast to psychotherapies that focus on the content of the clients' dysfunctional thinking, HR focuses on "innate health" and the role of "Mind, Thought, and Consciousness" in creating the clients' experience of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Second, the only way to help prevent the spread of viral disease amongst cats is to know the viral status of individuals. (sandcreekanimalhospital.com)
  • It is not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any disease or health condition. (drlwilson.com)
  • In a patient with negative HFE gene testing, elevated iron status for no other obvious reason, and family history of liver disease, additional evaluation of liver iron concentration is indicated. (wikipedia.org)
  • University
  • 1987 - Announcement on 8 October of the granting of university status to NSWIT, which was followed by the passing of the University of Technology, Sydney, Act 1987 and the appointment of RD Guthrie as Vice-Chancellor. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • During the first several decades of the 20th century, these beliefs were introduced to the United States as Germans settled around the country, some opening the first health food stores. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Efforts should be made to try to understand the current status of in-flight and post-flight exercise performance capacity and what the goals/target areas for protection are with the current in flight exercise program. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Altered DNA methylation at various CpG sites was associated with exposure to mercury, lead or BPA, providing candidates to be investigated using a larger study sample, as the results may reflect an independently associated predictor (e.g. socioeconomic status, diet, genetic variants, altered blood cell composition). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The recruitment status of this study is unknown. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • recent
  • According to a recent report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Utah ranks 47th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. (utah.gov)
  • aware
  • Students of HR are taught that they can change how they react to their circumstances by becoming aware that they are creating their own experience as they respond to their thoughts, and by connecting to their "innate health" and "inner wisdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • relationship
  • Although PTSD did not erode veterans' participation in the workforce or their marital and parenting status, it did impair their work and relationship functioning and was associated with reduced job and family satisfaction. (medindia.net)