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  • Vulnerability
  • The issue here is not to try and find the best one, but to satisfy ourselves about what vulnerability means and above all, try to reflect about what are the particular consequences that result from working with vulnerable patients, from an ethical perspective, and from a research ethics committee perspective. (scribd.com)
  • Communities
  • Those facing complex situations diagnosing and managing TB, including internally displaced persons (IDPs), border communities, children, people living on the streets, or people living with HIV, are just a few examples of what are considered to be vulnerable populations. (iom.int)
  • UP goals are that students acquire a knowledge base about underserved communities and populations, have the opportunity to discuss issues affecting these communities with other students, and reflect on their role as future physicians. (ama-assn.org)
  • Students may study broadly, focus on a specific populations or communities that interest them, or explore health policy and advocacy. (ama-assn.org)
  • This systematic review represents the first ever attempt to systematically search, sort and synthesize the existing evidence in order to consolidate findings on the tools, methods and metrics used to identify and prioritize vulnerable people, households and communities, including those displaced within and to urban areas. (oxfam.org.uk)
  • Recognizing these challenges and the ongoing need to improve care delivery within the U.S. health care safety net, the AHA Board of Trustees created the Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities. (aha.org)
  • ethnic
  • AHCPR is committed to achieving the goals of the President's Race and Health Disparities Initiative: Eliminating by the year 2010 the differences in outcomes and health status for racial and ethnic minority populations in six clinical areas (infant mortality, cancer screening and management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV infection, and child and adult immunization). (nih.gov)
  • Currently, Hispanics are the fastest growing ethnic population in the United States and as of the 2003 U.S. Census, their population, "grew at a rate almost fourfold that of the general population-13% vs. 3.3%--over a 39 month period" (Keating, et al. (focoprendido.org)
  • among
  • Poor access to care particularly among the less fortunate and vulnerable sections of the society exaggerates the health and economic problem when diabetes appears. (hindawi.com)
  • In fact, the aftershocks following the earthquake have continued compounding fears of further devastation among the affected population. (ippf.org)
  • This paradigm predicts that expanding HIV testing and reducing viral load among HIV+ individuals through HAART therapy can be effective in reducing the HIV transmission at a population level. (nih.gov)
  • The Salud Mesoamérica Initiative (SMI) is a public-private partnership managed by the Inter American Development Bank (IDB), which started in 2011 with the goal of supporting the countries of Mesoamerica to reduce health inequities focusing on the women and children among the poorest 20% of their population. (iadb.org)
  • The age and sex ratios among the SMI group were similar to the general population. (scielo.org.za)
  • Achieving
  • Achieving the end TB strategy targets in Colombia will require that no one is left behind including vulnerable populations. (iom.int)
  • Achieving a more equitable pattern of service to needy populations will require ongoing, active commitment by policy makers, educational institutions, and the professions to a mission of public service and to implementation of the incentives and support required to promote care to the underserved . (ama-assn.org)
  • investigator
  • Because visits to the emergency room may be the only time an older adult leaves the house, staff in the ER can be a first line of defense, said Tony Rosen, founder and lead investigator of the Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT), a program launched in April at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center ER. (reviewatlas.com)
  • identify
  • In general, we identify as vulnerable those who are relatively (or absolutely) incapable of protecting their own interests. (scribd.com)
  • prisoners
  • A comparison of dental caries and tooth loss for Iowa prisoners with other prison populations and dentate U.S. adults. (hhs.gov)
  • Americans
  • To those who are surprised or fearful of a new precedent of policing, I would urge you to revisit the issues during the Bush-era of domestic surveillance mechanisms and the approved illegal NSA surveillance program that violated the privacy of millions of Americans, targeting the most vulnerable populations. (dailytargum.com)
  • In the United States, studies dating back to the 1960s have repeatedly found that black Americans suffer higher rates of dental fluorosis than white populations. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Work
  • If programs do not work, vulnerable populations are hurt. (enotes.com)
  • The Underserved Pathway at the University of Washington School of Medicine helps prepare future physicians to work with underserved populations by providing a foundation of practical knowledge and real-world experiences. (ama-assn.org)
  • people
  • How do the principles of care affect the autonomy of vulnerable people? (enotes.com)
  • Erik Rau, the emergency services planner for Benton County, said this exercise - which was planned months ago - was focused on improving how local agencies can help the community's most vulnerable people, such as those with hearing or vision problems and cognitive disorders, those who can't get around on their own easily or who have physical problems related to advanced age. (oregonstate.edu)
  • 1,2 Adults with SMI have a 2 - 36 times higher seroprevalence of HIV than the general population, 3-6 and HIV-infected people have a higher prevalence of SMI. (scielo.org.za)
  • focus
  • The United Nations Development Programme recognizes 11 July as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. (ippf.org)
  • independent
  • Despite repeated warnings from independent scientists that these populations need to be protected from fluoride's risks, governments imposing water fluoridation schemes have not taken any serious steps to do so. (fluoridealert.org)