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  • prevention
  • Students will understand the leading causes of illness, death, and disability and approaches to prevention and control of those conditions in resource-constrained settings. (buffalo.edu)
  • This Request for Applications (RFA), Alcohol-Related Problems Among College Students: Epidemiology and Prevention, is related to one or more of the priority areas. (nih.gov)
  • context
  • This field of research aims to bring together interactive social intelligence to eHealth systems by combining information from multiple users and groups, along with context information and social interaction to promote innovative methods of health system and monitoring. (edas.info)
  • Studies the principal institutions of culture - language, social organization, religion, economics, politics, artistic expression, etc. - in their traditional ethnographic context and as they change through cultural contact and modernization. (buffalo.edu)
  • The cultural context of juvenile justice policy in Israel. (springer.com)
  • governance
  • Environmental policies and human governance systems that do not properly address local circumstances may be incompatible with the situation, reducing their effectiveness or causing substantial harm to society and the natural environment (Ostrom et al. (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • examines
  • Given the recent attention focused on indexing, this report examines (1) the current use of indexing in the Social Security program and how reform proposals might modify that use, (2) the experiences of other developed nations that have modified indexing, (3) the effects of modifying the indexing on the distribution of benefits, and (4) the key considerations associated with modifying the indexing. (gao.gov)
  • trends
  • Efforts to renew the traditional history of medicine and the spread of historical studies of population with a social and cultural emphasis are some of the trends that explain this historiographical process. (oxfordbibliographies.com)
  • procedures
  • The reader will find suggested policies and procedures for requesting proposals, as well as a number of ways that funders can actively partner with Upstream to support capacity building among community service providers. (issuu.com)
  • among
  • Since the Carter administration, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has coordinated policy among the regulatory agencies. (prospect.org)
  • ES 521 provides an overview of compelling public health problems among the world's poor. (buffalo.edu)
  • Introduces students to the interconnections among culture, social expectations, and international business. (buffalo.edu)
  • SOC 3314 Individual and Society (3 semester hours) The study of the relationship among the individual, social structure, and culture. (utdallas.edu)
  • analysis
  • It is our hope to demystify and engender more clarity around key concepts such as evidence-based practice, cost-benefit analysis, place-based strategy and social return on investment. (issuu.com)
  • Students will prepare and revise a series of written assignments including, but not limited to, a literature review, a research design, a research report, and a policy analysis. (utdallas.edu)
  • Analysis of formal and informal means and a variety of institutions and social processes meant to deter, punish, and reform inappropriate conduct. (utdallas.edu)
  • informal
  • This course will study informal social order as the tacit framework for the formal legal order. (maine.edu)
  • complexity
  • 2007). The immense complexity of social-ecological systems further complicates the problem, making it difficult to isolate causal relationships or cumulate relevant observations for proper scientific inference (Ostrom 2005). (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • study
  • The study in question compared magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of 20 "young adult recreational marijuana users" (defined as individuals 18 to 25 who smoke at least once a week but who are not "dependent"), to 20 "non-using controls" (age-matched individuals who have smoked marijuana less than five times in their lives). (theatlantic.com)
  • Report to Congressional Addressees: United States Government Accountability Office: GAO: September 2006: Social Security Reform: Implications of Different Indexing Choices: Social Security Indexing: GAO-06-804: GAO Highlights: Highlights of GAO-06-804, a report to congressional addressees Why GAO Did This Study: The financing shortfall currently facing the Social Security program is significant. (gao.gov)
  • The intent of this course is to engage in a cross-cultural study of the relationship of film to social order and crime. (maine.edu)
  • This prospective, controlled, quasi-experimental study was conducted in eight vocational training centres (VTC) in France. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This controlled, prospective, quasi-experimental study compared two groups. (biomedcentral.com)
  • racial
  • We first started seeing the use of seemingly "objective" metrics to make ultimately social claims about racial inferiority in the 19th century. (theatlantic.com)
  • This topic is a sensitive one, particularly because Maryland's illegitimacy problem is not spread evenly across racial groups. (calvertinstitute.org)
  • organizations
  • The Center for Global Health Policy and other organizations focused on the needs of this marginalized subpopulation welcomed this evidence-based comprehensive guidance. (sciencespeaksblog.org)
  • In way of liaising with the people of Vietnam in controlling the population, the government of Vietnam has been liaising with other development partner and Non-governmental organizations in promoting family planning. (essaysexperts.com)
  • population
  • Given the situation that is ion Vietnam and considering the fact that it's a third world country, the problems that face the economy of Vietnam is closely related to its population growth rate. (essaysexperts.com)
  • Many recent social economic surveys have shown that high population growth rate puts a lot of pressure on the economy of countries. (essaysexperts.com)
  • Strategies
  • The guide includes an overview of the history and structure of the Upstream Investments Policy initiative, a description of the three core Upstream Investments strategies and a detailed explanation of the Portfolio of Model Upstream Programs. (issuu.com)
  • 11 Upstream Investments Policy: Three Core Strategies. (issuu.com)
  • group
  • This isusually localised or segmented poverty, because it is found in certain groups whichcan be defined by region, by age, or by social group. (slideshare.net)
  • Washington, DC: Berkeley Media Studies Group, Public Health Institute and Justice Policy Institute. (springer.com)
  • The reason is that, by randomly assigning people to be in the treatment group and control group, you are able to sift away other factors, thereby identifying the causal link between treatment and outcomes. (brookings.edu)
  • methods
  • Here are three concerns about the use of this and other methods where the identification strategy, rather than the importance and relevance of the policy question, is the basis of evidence for guiding development policies. (brookings.edu)
  • research
  • New research suggests that affirmative policies based on caste identity may themselves be the obstacle to reform, rather than tools for achieving it. (indiatogether.org)
  • In the most recent research rankings, social work and social policy at Kent was ranked 2nd in the UK for research power, 3rd for research intensity and 5th for research impact and quality (REF 2014). (kent.ac.uk)
  • address
  • It has also drawn vital attention to the importance of matching environmental institutions to the problems they intend to address. (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • Most of these would not or should not normally be taken seriously as a public policy: it is unclear what market failure they address, what are the externalities, and what in fact is "public" about them at all. (brookings.edu)
  • roles
  • SPAIMEH: Traditional access control measures for privacy preservation may not match the eHealth record system scenario, where the roles of all stakeholders are less defined. (edas.info)
  • It also reveals health risks and problems which men face as a result of the social construction of their roles. (who.int)
  • reform
  • This is the accessible text file for GAO report number GAO-06-804 entitled 'Social Security Reform: Implications od Different Indexing Choices' which was released on September 15, 2006. (gao.gov)
  • Many recent reform proposals have included modifications of the indexing currently used in the Social Security program. (gao.gov)
  • What GAO Found: Indexing currently plays a key role in determining Social Security s benefits and revenues, and is a central element of many proposals to reform the program. (gao.gov)
  • Numerous
  • Numerous studies conducted during the years that evaluated existing programs treating young offenders and informed policy development have aimed to ensure the well-being of children from different perspectives. (springer.com)
  • political
  • Students will also understand the complex interrelationships between social, environmental, and political factors that affect health and well-being in low- and middle-income countries. (buffalo.edu)
  • main
  • SOC 3303 Social Theory (3 semester hours) Survey of the main currents of social theory as developed by European and American theorists and applied in contemporary social thought. (utdallas.edu)
  • ways
  • While the system currently handles relatively simple binary-choice activities, we may be able one day to control robots in much more intuitive ways. (kurzweilai.net)
  • the ways gender shapes families, workplaces and other social institutions. (utdallas.edu)
  • We explore the ways in which phenomena come to be labelled as social problems, we focus upon the problem of youth and why certain youth behaviours are seen as problematic, who defines them as such and what is expected in terms of the balance between state and family responsibility. (kent.ac.uk)
  • people
  • The system could even be useful for people who can't communicate verbally: the robot could be controlled via a series of several discrete binary choices, similar to how paralyzed locked-in patients spell out words with their minds. (kurzweilai.net)
  • institutions
  • Public participation plays a role in the development and long-term maintenance of environmental institutions that are well-matched to local social-ecological conditions. (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • SOC 2300 Introduction to Gender Studies (3 semester hours) An introduction to the way gender shapes individuals, social institutions and culture. (utdallas.edu)
  • gender
  • The gender imbalance will come as a result of war casualties, deliberate gender control and gender- killing. (hubpages.com)
  • The WHO gender policy 2002 defines the terms below. (who.int)
  • If health care systems are to respond adequately to problems caused by gender inequality, it is not enough to simply 'add in' a gender component late in a given project's development. (who.int)
  • medical
  • And even marijuana has a legitimate sector composed of researchers who are experimenting with its pharmacological characteristics and potential medical applications for the control of glaucoma and depression. (druglibrary.org)
  • Does the U.S. make too many social problems into medical ones, or too few? (emory.edu)