• centers
  • A major impediment to advancing women's health has been their underrepresentation in research studies, an inequity being addressed in the United States and other western nations by the establishment of centers of excellence in women's health research and large scale clinical trials such as the Women's Health Initiative. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1930, Clarence was chairman of the board of the Philadelphia Maternal Health Centers. (wikipedia.org)
  • maternal
  • But the work of The Pathfinder Fund to make birth control available began some 28 years earlier, in 1929, when Clarence Gamble gave $5,000 to open a maternal health clinic in Cincinnati, Ohio. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 1925, three weeks before the birth of the first of their five children, Clarence introduced himself to Dr. Robert Latou Dickinson, who in 1923 had established the National Committee on Maternal Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a discussion with her gynecologist, the highly respected Elizabeth Campbell, he learned that his mother had wanted a maternal health clinic in Cincinnati. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clarence became a member of Dickinson's Committee on Maternal Health and through it made his first "pathfinder" grant. (wikipedia.org)
  • With that $5,000, Dr. Campbell opened the Cincinnati Maternal Health Clinic in November 1929 and began dispensing information on birth control to Cincinnati women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some countries, training institutes and non-governmental agencies are initiating efforts to train TBAs in basic and emergency obstetric care, family planning, and other maternal health topics, in order to enhance the links between modern health care services and the community, and to improve the chances for better health outcomes among mothers and babies. (wikipedia.org)
  • TBAs have been unsuccessful in handling obstetric complications, but have contributed to successful maternal, neonatal, and child health interventions, although there is insufficient evidence that TBA training improves peri-neonatal mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • RESULTS: Many physicians (35 percent) and members of the public (42 percent) reported errors in their own or a family member's care, but neither group viewed medical errors as one of the most important problems in health care today. (bepress.com)
  • The public and many physicians supported the use of sanctions against individual health professionals perceived as responsible for serious errors. (bepress.com)
  • Objectives The objective of this review is to explore interactions between physicians and the pharmaceutical industry including sales representatives and their impact on physicians' attitude and prescribing habits. (bmj.com)
  • Data synthesis Pharmaceutical industry and pharmaceutical sales representative (PSR) interactions influence physicians' attitudes and their prescribing behaviour and increase the number of formulary addition requests for the company's drug. (bmj.com)
  • practices
  • Physician-assisted death: attitudes and practices of community pharmacists in East Flanders, Belgium. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Traditional midwives provide basic health care, support and advice during and after pregnancy and childbirth, based primarily on experience and knowledge acquired informally through the traditions and practices of the communities where they originated. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the same study, Sherman and colleagues examined attitudes and practices of 202 VHA providers at two mid-western hospitals and found that only half of providers had asked their patients about sexual orientation in the past year, despite it being relevant to health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Attitudes of health care personnel toward demented patients. (diva-portal.org)
  • The largest numbers of personnel with positive attitudes were found in psychogeriatric care and somatic long-term care and the lowest in general medical and psychiatric care. (diva-portal.org)
  • Context We carried out a survey of attitudes to learning anatomy amongst students from a range of health care disciplines in a multiprofessional context. (wiley.com)
  • Setting A joint course called the Common Foundation Programme (CFP) presented by a hospital medical school and a joint university faculty of health and social care sciences in the UK in the first term of the students' courses. (wiley.com)
  • Department of Medical Sociology and Health Sciences, End-of-life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, B-1090 Brussels, Belgium. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Women have long been disadvantaged in many respects such as social and economic power which restricts their access to the necessities of life including health care, and the greater the level of disadvantage, such as in developing countries, the greater adverse impact on health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The WHO considers that an undue emphasis on reproductive health has been a major barrier to ensuring access to good quality health care for all women. (wikipedia.org)
  • TBAs may not receive formal education and training in health care provision, and there are no specific professional requisites such as certification or licensure. (wikipedia.org)
  • They may or may not be integrated in the formal health care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • They consider themselves as private health care practitioners who respond to requests for service. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is being increasingly recognized that TBAs may have a role to play in improving health outcomes in developing countries because of their access to communities and the relationships they share with women in local communities, especially if women are unable to access skilled care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Program through the Office of Patient Care Services. (wikipedia.org)
  • The repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell is expected to increase the numbers of LGB military personnel and consequently increase the number of LGB veterans who seek care at the VHA after service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although VHA never had a policy prohibiting care to LGBT veterans, former military personnel often associate military policy with VHA policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • Although women in industrialised countries have narrowed the gender gap in life expectancy and now live longer than men, in many areas of health they experience earlier and more severe disease with poorer outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluating the impact of these traditional practitioners on health outcomes requires taking into consideration additional factors such as poverty, availability of health services, or institutional support. (wikipedia.org)
  • lesbian
  • Only 0.16% of articles focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health (8 of nearly 5000 articles) and were biased toward authors outside of the United States. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The second event is related to the Department of Defense's repeal of its Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy in 2011, allowing openly gay, lesbian and bisexual military personnel to serve in the armed forces. (wikipedia.org)
  • mental
  • General practitioners' views on a mental health service. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Mental health providers were more likely to ask patients about sexual orientation than medical providers, perhaps due to an awareness of the stress associated with being a member of a minority group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bureau
  • At the same time, the U.S. Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics believed the Navy would eventually need women in uniform, and had asked the Bureau of Naval Personnel, headed by Rear Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, to propose legislation, as it had done during World War I, authorizing women to serve in the Navy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then on 2 January 1942, the Bureau of Personnel, in an about face, recommended to the Secretary of the Navy, Frank Knox, that Congress be asked to authorize a women's organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Protection Bureau is responsible for fire protection, traffic control, public health, and customs. (wikipedia.org)
  • referrals
  • The effectiveness of TBA referrals to health facilities is dependent on the healthcare system's ability to support an increase in services provided and the supervision needed to support TBA integration. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • Other important health issues for women include cardiovascular disease, depression, dementia, osteoporosis and anemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women's health issues also include medical situations in which women face problems not directly related to their biology, such as gender-differentiated access to medical treatment and other socioeconomic factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning in 2002, Nike began auditing its factories for occupational health and safety issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Less than half of the VHA providers overall (43%) had received any kind of training in LGBT health issues since they began practicing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Department
  • In 1983, the project was one of eight national models selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to be presented at a conference held in Washington, D.C. At this conference, Project Graduation was identified as a concrete model - a practical springboard that can lead to other prevention activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Design A questionnaire was designed that requested demographic information and the students' attitudes to cadaveric work, anatomy learning and multiprofessional learning on a Likert scale. (wiley.com)
  • Further, Hackman and Lawler indicated the direct effect of job characteristics on employee's work related attitudes and behaviors and, more importantly, the individual differences in need for development, which is called Growth Need Strength in Job Characteristics Theory. (wikipedia.org)
  • order
  • Up until then, the prevailing attitude was that jobs should be simplified in order to maximize production, however it was found that when subjected to highly routinized and repetitive tasks, the benefits of simplification sometimes disappeared due to worker dissatisfaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • LGBT people, including LGBT veterans, have unique health needs that need screening and follow up, which require healthcare providers initiate conversations about sexuality and gender identity and expression with patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • LGBT people who disclose their sexual orientation to healthcare providers and feel comfortable talking to their providers about sexuality and sexual health also report greater satisfaction with their healthcare. (wikipedia.org)
  • service
  • In response, the head of the U.S. Naval Reserve expressed the view that the Civil Service would be able to supply any extra personnel that might be needed. (wikipedia.org)
  • means
  • TBA training has been used as a means of extending health services to underserved communities in developing nations in hopes of decreasing mortality and morbidity. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • Women's health refers to the health of women, which differs from that of men in many unique ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • These differences are further exacerbated in developing countries where women, whose health includes both their risks and experiences, are further disadvantaged. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • Most children between five and ten years old have already produced antibodies for influenza virus C. As with all influenza viruses, type C affects individuals of all ages, but is most severe in young children, the elderly and individuals with underlying health problems. (wikipedia.org)