This January 2010 issue of the Urban Health Bulletin contains citations and abstracts to 11 recently published health studies on urban health issues in Brazil, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan and Peru. 1 - Int J Epidemiol. 2010 Jan 20. Evaluation of the optimal recall period for disease symptoms in home-based morbidity surveillance in rural and…
BACKGROUND:. The research provided urgently needed information regarding incidence, risk factors, natural history, molecular epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of tuberculosis in an especially vulnerable multi-ethnic inner-city population with a high HIV seropositivity rate.. The study was part of a collaborative project on minority health, The Epidemiology, Drug Resistance, and Therapy of Tuberculosis in a Multi-Ethnic Inner City Population with a High HIV Seropositivity Rate. The 1993 Report of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, encouraged the NHLBI to establish minority centers to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The concept for the initiative was developed by the NHLBI staff and approved by the September 1992 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council. The Request for Applications was released in October 1992.. DESIGN NARRATIVE:. The study was conducted prospectively and retrospectively in three groups of patients: ...
BACKGROUND:. The research provided urgently needed information regarding incidence, risk factors, natural history, molecular epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of tuberculosis in an especially vulnerable multi-ethnic inner-city population with a high HIV seropositivity rate.. The study was part of a collaborative project on minority health, The Epidemiology, Drug Resistance, and Therapy of Tuberculosis in a Multi-Ethnic Inner City Population with a High HIV Seropositivity Rate. The 1993 Report of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, encouraged the NHLBI to establish minority centers to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The concept for the initiative was developed by the NHLBI staff and approved by the September 1992 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council. The Request for Applications was released in October 1992.. DESIGN NARRATIVE:. The study was conducted prospectively and retrospectively in three groups of patients: ...
This 4-hour session will consist of 2 panels, one which focuses on governance and policy issues, and the other on research and education, with an opportunity for guided discussion following each panel. The session will begin with a poll to assess audience awareness of critical issues related to urban health that require urgent issues that the university community should address. Poll questions will be reviewed at the end of the session ...
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This course is designed to allow public health practitioners (and people in other allied health fields) to understand the challenges that come with doing research in urban settings. This course will be taught in a seminar format, by asking students to read a paper for each session, which will then be discussed during class. This discussion follows a brief lecture by one of the instructors in order to help students link theoretical concepts to the paper and the topic under discussion.
Researchers have been measuring and describing health disparities in the United States for well over a century. Despite this, persistent health disparities cont...
For a successful cooperation these different traditions and ways of working need to be understood and respected.. In this context, there is great interest in established approaches to building bridges. These include so-called Integrated Programs, e.g. Healthy Cities, Socially Integrative Cities or Agenda 21.. ...
Mobilize community partnerships to solve health problems through identification of partners, leadership in coordinating, convening and building coalitions ...
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The readings shown here are samples from the most recent offering of the course. The live course reading list is updated with each offering through a news room page called the City News Desk ...
Auf den „Deutschen Studienpreis 2018 der Körber-Stiftung können sich Verfasser/innen innovativer Doktorarbeiten aller Fachrichtungen bewerben, die ihre Promotion im Jahr 2017 mit magna oder summa cum laude abschließen / abgeschlossen haben (es gilt der Zeitpunkt der mündlichen Prüfung). Der Wettbewerbsbeitrag soll in max. 40.000 Zeichen die zentralen Ergebnisse des Promotionsprojekts spannend und auch für Fachfremde verständlich darstellen. Eine Jury wählt aus den eingereichten Beiträgen jene aus, die von besonderer gesellschaftlicher Relevanz sind. Der gesellschaftliche Wert einer Forschungsarbeit kann zum Beispiel Folgendes betreffen: Innovative Verfahren oder Produkte, zukunftsweisende Modelle für die Organisation des Gemeinwesens oder sachkundige Orientierung in aktuellen gesellschaftlichen Streitfragen.. Die drei Spitzenpreise in den Sektionen Sozialwissenschaften, Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften sowie Natur- und Technikwissenschaften sind mit je 25.000 Euro dotiert, die ...
Wow, my second thread in just as many minutes - Im on a roll!. In your experience, what citys population has the worst attitude about outsiders or just a general sense of snobbery. Im thinking Scottsdale AZ is pretty bad as well as Edina MN. It seems like every time I go to Scottsdale I am saddened that I dont have a perfect tan and a perfectly proportioned body. Thoughts?
Delivering goods in cities is a big challenge: new motive powers, increasing amount of shipments (based on e-commerce) and the competitiveness of city centres are good reasons for cities to think about new solutions for delivering goods. Furthermore, there are existing EU-guidelines for a better, sustainable and environmental friendly transport of goods within cities.
The city centre is the (often historical) area of a city where commerce, entertainment, shopping, and political power are concentrated. The term is commonly used in many English-speaking countries and has direct equivalents in many other languages. However, noticeably, in the United States, the term downtown is commonly used to denote a city centre, and in Canada the terms city centre and downtown are used interchangeably. In Australia, the term Central Business District is widely used to refer to the city centre, but usage of the term City Centre is increasing, especially in Melbourne. In South Africa, CBD is used in formal contexts, but in informal contexts, the city centre is referred to as town, and despite the growth of decentralised CBDs such as Sandton and Umhlanga town continues to refer to the original CBDs of cities. In many cities, the Central Business District (CBD) is within the city centre, but the concept city centre differs from the CBD. The concept of the CBD ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Zidovudine therapy in an inner city population. AU - Samuels, Jonathan E.. AU - Hendrix, Josephine. AU - Hilton, Madeline. AU - Marantz, Paul R.. AU - Sloan, Victor. AU - Small, Catherine Butkus. PY - 1990/9. Y1 - 1990/9. N2 - To determine the compliance and tolerance with zidovudine (azi-dothymidine or AZT) therapy among poor, minority, and intravenous drug-using patients, data were collected on all AIDS and ARC patients followed for at least 4 weeks in a New York City Human Immunodeficiency Virus clinic. Ninety-nine patients received zidovudine, of whom 75% were males, 92% were minorities, and 59% had a history of intravenous drug use. Of the 99 patients, 72 had AIDS and 27 had ARC with T-helper (CD4) lymphocytes ≤500 mm3. Eighty-seven of the 99 patients (88%) were compliant with zidovudine therapy. Fifty-seven percent of these had at least one adverse drug reaction requiring dose reduction (44%) or cessation (13%). Adverse reactions were similar to those reported in other ...
Abstract:. Introduction: Assessment of drug use pattern using the World Health Organization (WHO) drug use indicators is a vital step to promote rational drug usage. The objective of the study was to assess the prescription format and adherence to WHO core prescribing indicators in urban health centre, Chetla.. Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the current prescribing practices at Urban Health Centre, Chetla. Total 360 new prescriptions prescribed by doctors at outpatient department (OPD) were selected on 2 working days per week for a period of 3 weeks, i.e. total 6 working days using census method.. Result: The average number of drugs prescribed per encounter or mean was 2.14(SD 1.058) and the percentage of prescriptions with an antibiotic or injection was 39.4% and 8.6% respectively. The percentage of drugs prescribed by generic name and from an essential drug list was 69.3% and 85.5% respectively. Prescriptions prescribed with fixed dose combination were ...
I am honored and excited to take on this new leadership role at the IUHR and within Bouve College and the University. Building upon the work of the IUHR Founding Director, Dr. Hortensia Amaro, and the leadership of John Auerbach, we are committed to re-establishing the IUHR as a focal point and intellectual home at NEU for inter-disciplinary urban health research. We will continue to do this through the engagement of inter-disciplinary faculty, and undergraduate and graduate students form Bouve and campus wide who share a commitment to urban health and social justice.. ...
Elizabeth Citys population continued to shrink in 2016, but not by as much in prior years, new Census data show.. The data also show the citys demographics are changing, as its becoming older and whiter.. The Daily Advance reviewed the data after City Manager Rich Olson reported Friday that the U.S. Census Bureau had released its 2016 population estimates. In highlights, Olson pointed out the citys population is now 18,025, down 3.5 percent from 2010 but only down 0.5 percent from 2015.. Olson also noted the citys population shrank by 1.3 percent from 2014 to 2015. Data also show the city lost population by almost 1 percent annually from 2012 to 2014.. Coupled with an uptick in median household income, Olson expressed optimism the city is poised for growth. Increased enrollment at Elizabeth City State University, new housing construction and full apartment complexes are all working in the citys favor, he noted.. The Census data show the citys median household income also rose about 8 ...
http://www.northeastern.edu/research/centers/institute-on-urban-health-research/ View Website » The Institute on Urban Health Research (IUHR) is devoted to research and its practical application in an effort to improve the health and well-being of the residents of Boston and other urban communities. The IUHR is focused on exploring social determinants of health in urban settings, the promotion of health equality and the elimination of health disparities. The Institute examines the efficacy of programs and interventions to inform health care practices, policies, and training.. ...
This event will focus on innovative approaches to improving urban health both in the United States and abroad. Jeffrey Hom, MD, MPH, is a policy advisor in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, where he provides guidance to the Health Commissioner on programs and policies related to the well-being of all Philadelphians. He is also a board-certified internist and cares for patients at the Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia. He remains committed to public service, caring for underserved populations and the application of research to advance public health. Hom has contributed to health care and public health efforts in San Francisco, Boston, and Shiprock, New Mexico, as well as internationally in Lesotho and Cambodia, all of which have deepened his desire to improve community well-being, pursue health equity and advance social justice. His present focus is on substance use, in particular issues around access to treatment and harm reduction. He will present on Opioids and substance ...
Urban Health: Public Health Lessons from Los Angeles. Wharton School of Business October 18, 2007. Jonathan E. Fielding, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A Director of Public Health and Health Officer L.A. County Department of Public Health. Los Angeles County - Background. 4,300 square miles...
To the Editor: Academic researchers and staff of Divisions of General Practice often perceive that urban general practitioners dont have time to participate in various practice development or research activities, or even that they dont have enough time overall. What does this really mean?. ...
Only days after U.S. President Donald J. Trump spoke about the situation in Sweden, a live hand grenade was found in a park in the city. Police say they were looking for a weapon in connection with a shooting in the same area but dont believe the grenade had anything to do with the shooting leading to speculation from many of what the object was doing there ...
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Introduction. With reference to named examples, explain how governments are attempting to overcome the problems of rapid urbanisation. Urbanisation is the rapid movement of people from rural areas into urban areas. This generally occurred in MEDCs in the mid 19th Century, and is currently occurring in LEDCs. Urbanisation has many negative effects on a city, these can include deindustrialisation, housing problems, ethnic minority groups and poor quality of life. Deindustrialisation is the movement of manufacturing industries away from inner city areas. New technologies which start up in the area require a smaller work force. This leads to unemployment. What jobs are available are split into two jobs with half the wage, this leads to under employment where people can barely afford to live. ...read more. Middle. Quality of life criteria have been used to highlight the substandard housing, educational disadvantage, ill-health, deprivation and poor environments (e.g. pollution). The residential ...
Faculty Fellows are full-time Hunter College faculty members whose research involves urban public health and who wish to conduct their research under the aegis of the Center. The Center provides Fellows with scientific and administrative support. Fellows, in turn, provide expertise to other aspects of the Centers mission-driven work and serve as mentors to Center staff. Past Faculty Fellows include:. Donna Nickitas, PhD, RN, ...
Once a small port-city, Amsterdam began to resemble the bustling city we know today by the early modern era. In fact, during Amsterdams Golden Age-between 1585 and 1663-the city population grew fivefold (Abrahamse, 2010). As a corollary, the city of Amsterdam requested from the State of Holland to expand its areal scope and territorial jurisdiction in 1609. This meant absorbing some illegally built suburbs outside of old Amsterdams ambit of jurisdiction, for example the Jordaan neighbourhood. But most interesting of this 17th-century metropolitan plan is the introduction of functional zoning. A prized example of this zoning imposition is a lasting residential area, that marks the edge of the canal belt, for Amsterdams most elites: Prinsengracht, Keizergracht, and Herengracht. But this new zoning plan also affected industries. As new residential areas were sectioned off, noxious industries were also forcibly relegated to outside the city, to maintain a sanitised and refined centre. This ...
The pandemic is an opportunity for cities to dramatically rethink use of housing, transport and public spaces in ways that would serve all citizens, especially the socially vulnerable
Presidents Medals Student Awards are considered the most prestigious and long-lasting awards in architectural education in the world.
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Dentists in Glasgow City Centre are professional physicians who deal with oral health and conditions. Their duties range from general dental...
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Downloadable (with restrictions)! The distribution of city populations has attracted much attention, in part because it constrains models of local growth. However, there is no consensus on the distribution below the very upper tail, because available data need to rely on legal rather than economic definitions for medium and small cities. To remedy this difficulty, we construct cities from the bottom up by clustering populated areas obtained from high-resolution data. We find that Zipfs law for population holds for cities as small as 5,000 inhabitants in Great Britain and 12,000 inhabitants in the US. We also find a Zipfs law for areas. JEL: R11, R12, R23
It is interesting to note that the average plasma concentrations of all studied microelements, except for lithium, did not deviate markedly from the physiological standard (Table 1). At the same time, the quartile analysis of the microelement status in the large city population established that the distribution patterns differ significantly from the a priori expected Gaussian distribution by a large number of parameters.. It is important to emphasize that this tendency fully applies not only to microelements but also to the elements classified as principal biogenic ones. So, the distribution pattern of the tested persons by potassium concentration showed that more than a third of the patients (33.7%) were at the lower limit of normal (quartile 1), which indicates latent hypokaliemia (Fig. 1A).. A similar situation is observed for the blood concentration of sodium, although its shift is smoother as compared to the distribution pattern for blood potassium (Fig. 1B). Nevertheless, hyponatremia and ...
Inside the weekend-long RAW POP UP / LAB at Miamis Brickell City Centre, which brought together art, music, performance and more into one setting.
City Centre Siliguri is a milestone in Siliguris evolution as a metropolis comprising a multi-utility complex that comprises Shopping plaza, multiplex, food court, entertainment arena, gaming zone, office block and banquet halls.. ...
D. L. Fildes Whats in the shed? A view from Healthy Cities Illawarra, Fifth Global Conference of the Alliance for Healthy Cities, 24-27 October, (2012). ...
Today the worlds biggest art festival hits Edinburghs gardens and closes for three weeks! The citys population doubles in size as people from all over...
This research shows that the percentage of green space in peoples living environment has a positive association with the perceived general health of residents. Green space seems to be more than just a luxury ... (See Link)
This graphic depicts the share of the urban population in France from 2005 to 2014 with forecasts from 2016 to 2020. The share of French residents living in urban aeras continuously rose between 2005 and 2014 and is expected to further increase in the following years. In 2017, the share of the French urban population should reach nearly 80 per cent.
An urban environment is the most challenging of all places, because of the amount of people youll have to deal with and the number of confusing (and dangerous) situations that will arise when the SHTF.
This graph shows the total number of publications written about Urban Population by people in this website by year, and whether Urban Population was a major or minor topic of these publications ...
This study provides an empirical assessment of the socioeconomic factors that determine household exclusion from consumer financial services. A unique micr
The report provides an outline of recent and likely future urbanisation trends and discusses the consequences. The world is in the middle of an urbanisation process that will cause urbanisation rates to rise from low double digit rates to more than 80% by the end of the century. It argues that this is both a great opportunity and a great challenge, as decisions taken today will affect the lifes of people for a long time to come. The report aims at explaining why cities exist, and what can make them prosperous and function well. It also discusses whether cities are good for residents, for the countries they are located in and for the global environment. The report argues that cities exist and grow because they are a source of economic prosperity and offer amenities that benefit their residents. It concludes that urbanisation is a process that needs to be shaped by policy makers to ensure that all benefit from it.. ...
The report provides an outline of recent and likely future urbanisation trends and discusses the consequences. The world is in the middle of an urbanisation process that will cause urbanisation rates to rise from low double digit rates to more than 80% by the end of the century. It argues that this is both a great opportunity and a great challenge, as decisions taken today will affect the lifes of people for a long time to come. The report aims at explaining why cities exist, and what can make them prosperous and function well. It also discusses whether cities are good for residents, for the countries they are located in and for the global environment. The report argues that cities exist and grow because they are a source of economic prosperity and offer amenities that benefit their residents. It concludes that urbanisation is a process that needs to be shaped by policy makers to ensure that all benefit from it.. ...
Neil Maniar is a Professor of Practice and the Director of the Master of Public Health in Urban Health (MPH) program at Northeastern University.
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ON Saturday evening, my wife and I visited a pub in the city centre we use quite frequently, not only because of the reasonable prices, but also because there is no music or TV.
May have another dog coming in and already have one who needs foster too. This will make FOUR cavaliers at the moment... I badly, badly need city centre or suburb fosters... the same one or two people are ending up with dog after dog which isnt fair on them. I will have to start kennelling instead which is not great for fosters. :( Please if you know people who might like to foster, or are considering this yourself, I am happy to explain more so you can see if this is right for you. Normally
A 15 minute stroll from the city centre along the pedestrian tow path, those who take time to have a look will come across a new quarter of Bath that has not only opened up a site that had been left untouched for over 20 years, but a place where people now live, relax and work ...
Manchesters highway in the sky, carrying traffic around the city centre and rapidly becoming an iconic part of the citys heritage.
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