• World Health Organ
  • World Health Organization. (cogprints.org)
  • 6. World Health Organization (WHO). (cogprints.org)
  • Emily Chan is also a Co-chairperson of World Health Organization Thematic Platform for Health Emergency & Disaster Risk Management Research Group (WHO H-EDRM Research Group), a member of the Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR ASTAAG) and serves in various technical consultation capacities for World Health Organization (WHO). (wikipedia.org)
  • Emily Chan was awarded the 2007 Nobuo Maeda International Research Award of the American Public Health Association and has published more than 200 international peer-reviewed academic/technical/conference articles and seven of these appeared in The Lancet and Bulletin of the World Health Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2001, the World Health Assembly set a target for the World Health Organization (WHO) to treat 75% of school-aged children by 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization recommends mass deworming of children who live in endemic areas, in order to reduce morbidity by reducing the overall worm burden. (wikipedia.org)
  • Peplau was an advisor to the World Health Organization and was a visiting professor at universities in Africa, Latin America, Belgium, and throughout the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • perceptions
  • The purpose of the current project was to listen to the opinions, perceptions and propositions of immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa regarding the practice of FGM/C. (hesp-news.org)
  • Outcome Measures The learners had to complete three sets of questionnaires that elicited information about their biographical profile, knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, perceptions and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections, intention to change their behaviour with regard to sexually transmitted infections and condom use, as well as their skills to achieve such behaviour, their perceived vulnerability to sexually transmitted infections and their perceptions of Laduma. (ukzn.ac.za)
  • The exact health effects and outcomes of this transition process continue to be poorly understood, as are the levels of awareness and perceptions around the health effects of this social change. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Behavior
  • Stacks & Salween, 497) Impact of the Health Campaign-After research has been conducted and analyzed on the effects of health communication, it can be concluded that a health communication campaign that is requiring a behavior change causes the desired behavior change in about 7%-10% or more in the people who are in the campaign site than those who are in the control group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stigma and discrimination against PLWHA prevails, as 29 percent of ever-married women surveyed in the 2002 Demographic and Health Survey were unwilling to care for PLWHA at home, while 63.5 percent of young people responding to a knowledge, attitude, practice, and behavior study believed that AIDS patients should be isolated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Misconceptions of invulnerability and the practice of ignoring long-term consequences of their behavior tend to promote risky sexual behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • beliefs
  • Whether applied to medical education, decisions about individuals, guidelines and policies applied to populations, or administration of health services in general, evidence-based medicine advocates that to the greatest extent possible, decisions and policies should be based on evidence, not just the beliefs of practitioners, experts, or administrators. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • He is the Editor in Chief of The International Journal of Advanced Research on Oral Sciences, Chennai India (ISSN NO2278 - 4829) and was also president of Indian Association Of Public Health Dentistry - Tamil Nadu chapter in the period of 2015-2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • He as the Vice-president of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry had discharged his service during the year 2011-2012 and later had served as the president of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, Tamilnadu Chapter in the year 2015-2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • Survey
  • The Kaiser Family Foundation partnered with Glamour magazine on a national survey to find out how much women know about their reproductive health care needs and whether they are taking important steps to protect their reproductive health, covering such critical issues as: routine gynecological exams,contraception, emergency contraception, sexually transmitted disease, HIV/AIDS, the patient-physician relationship, health insurance coverage, and communication with sexual partners. (kff.org)
  • Originality/value: This consumer survey of eye health in NZ, which assessed awareness and access to eye care, provides a foundation for those involved in the provision of eye care health. (ed.gov)
  • In order to establish a baseline to evaluate a community engagement intervention with a focus on schistosomiasis, a survey to determine knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to the disease was conducted. (malariaconsortium.org)
  • Therefore this paper will contribute to building a knowledge base of NCD KAP survey methodology for future use in epidemiology and research worldwide. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Chan EYY, Huang Z, Mark CKM, Guo C. Weather information acquisition and health significance during extreme cold weather in a subtropical city: a cross-sectional survey in Hong Kong. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2005 study of the general population (USAID/JHU/HCP: 2005 Communication Partnership for Family Health Baseline Survey, Key Results) found that talking about HIV/AIDS is still taboo and that PLWHA still face stigma and discrimination. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1967, FPAHK ran the first Hong Kong Family Planning Knowledge, Attitude & Practice (KAP) Survey (「香港家庭計劃知識、態度及實行調查」) and started sex education. (wikipedia.org)
  • awareness
  • However, there is a paucity of studies on awareness and attitude among health science students on voluntary blood donation. (cogprints.org)
  • Findings: Overall awareness about the importance of eye health is high in NZ, although knowledge about associated diseases (e.g. macular degeneration) is low--this is particularly important, given the risk and cost of preventable vision impairment. (ed.gov)
  • We concluded that vaccination coverage, PEP awareness and anthelmintic treatment should be emphasized in educational programmes focussed on animal welfare, veterinary and public health. (surrey.ac.uk)
  • After that, FPAHK pushed through a new artificial insemination service, the family planning awareness initiative, a one-stop service for premarital couples, an obstetric examination service, the experimental hormone replacement therapy plan, and initiated the Hong Kong Women's Reproductive and Sexual Health Advocacy Group (香港婦女生殖與性健康倡議組織). (wikipedia.org)
  • biases
  • It thus tries to assure that a clinician's opinion, which may be limited by knowledge gaps or biases, is supplemented with all available knowledge from the scientific literature so that best practice can be determined and applied. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • He had graduated Bachelor of Dental Science Degree at Bapuji Educational Association in 1998 and obtained his masters in Public Health Dentistry from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore, in 2002. (wikipedia.org)
  • programme
  • Depending on the type of programme, the credentials and training of the service provider and supervision practices are critical to improving its quality. (wikipedia.org)
  • A good example for such a combined intervention is the Essential Health Care Program implemented by the Department of Education in the Philippines: This national programme combines twice annual deworming of school children with group handwashing with soap at set times of the day at the school premises. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later, he joined the National HIV/STI Referral Laboratory, National AIDS Control Programme, Ministry of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the National AIDS Control Programme, he was also responsible for training and education of health care and public health workers for HIV testing and counseling. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ministry of Hea
  • Although the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported that 550 cases of HIV/AIDS were diagnosed in Jordan as of December 2007, the actual number is thought to be much higher due to under-reporting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assessment
  • In 2007 the MRCGP became an integrated training and assessment system to prepare doctors for working in general practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) is a multiple-choice computer based assessment that tests the knowledge base underpinning general practice in the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) assesses a doctor's ability to integrate and apply clinical, professional, communication and practical skills to general practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nursing
  • Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing eJournal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nursing practice was controlled by medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Peplau's lifelong work was largely focused on extending Sullivan's interpersonal theory for use in nursing practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • A strong advocate for graduate education and research in nursing, she served as a consultant to the U.S. Surgeon General, the U.S. Air Force, and the National Institute of Mental Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In her interpersonal relationship theory, Dr. Peplau emphasized the nurse-client relationship as the foundation of nursing practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • general
  • Many breastfeeding women require and regularly take medicines, especially those available over-the-counter, and the safe use of these is dependent on the advice provided by health professionals such as general practitioners and pharmacists. (biomedcentral.com)
  • There is an urgent need to train PHCPs in mental health in general and depression diagnosis and management in particular. (beds.ac.uk)
  • In addition to weak surveillance, the adoption of preventive practices is very limited, the participation of PLWHA and civil society in the HIV/AIDS response is still nascent, and despite some progress, general attitudes, institutions, and laws often do not facilitate implementation of an expanded response. (wikipedia.org)
  • Doctors now require to succeed in the MRCGP assessments in order to be issued with a certificate of completion of their specialty training (CCT) in general practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • It simulates patient consultations based on scenarios drawn from general practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Changes in Vocational Training for General Practice" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Keywords
  • The same keywords were used to search relevant journals such as BMC Women's Health, Medical Journal of Australia, International Breastfeeding Journal and Journal of Human Lactation . (biomedcentral.com)
  • baseline
  • It is also a first step to further exploring key issues and identifying longitudinal patterns for consumer, provider, and public health dialogue, as well as a baseline for public health campaigns. (ed.gov)
  • diagnosis and management
  • Amongst this group there is a need for comprehensive training with regards to diagnosis and management of oral lesions of HIV including the training of other cadres of health care workers together with nurses and community health workers. (scielo.org.za)
  • hospitals
  • According to Stacks and Salween on page 496 some health care facilities, like hospitals are providing training and education materials to patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • Mental health and mental illness are often overlooked in the management of patients in our health services. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Of them 52% reside in Thailand, who are mostly undocumented and displaced due to armed conflicts or/and poverty and other 48% cross the border to seek health services. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1986, FPAHK began to diversify its services and research with the establishment of the first health centre for teenagers at Causeway Bay. (wikipedia.org)
  • care workers
  • 4 Regardless of the wealth of information on oral manifestations of HIV, little is known about the knowledge of oral health care workers (OHCW) and the efficacy of their management of oral HIV lesions in a poorly resourced country such as Lesotho. (scielo.org.za)
  • It was distributed to Project Medishare for Haiti health care workers ( n = 27) in the Central Plateau. (mdpi.com)
  • It was distributed to 458 health care workers including dental and medical post graduates, staff and private practioners. (ssjournals.com)
  • Background
  • It was founded at the beginning of the 20th century by a mystic Muhammad ben Amadu (d. 1909) of Maure and Fulani background, as reform movement of Tijaniyyah practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • Another two international online courses "Climate Change and Health" and "Research Methodology for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response" by her team have also been launched. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chan EYY, Murray V. What are the health research needs for the Sendai Framework? (wikipedia.org)
  • Because effective health communication must be tailored for the audience and the situation, research into health communication seeks to refine communication strategies to inform people about ways to enhance health or to avoid specific health risks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stacks & Salween, page 489) The research of health communication surrounds the development of effective messages about health, the dissemination of health-related information through broadcast, print, and electronic media, and the role of inter personal relationships in health communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The goal of health communication research is to identify and provide better and more effective communication strategies that will improve the overall health of society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stacks & Salween, page 489) There are many purposes and reasons why health communication research is important and how it betters the health care field. (wikipedia.org)
  • The training programs of Health Care Professionals, or HCP, can be adapted and developed based on health communication research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the years, there has been much research done on health communication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is an approach to medical practice intended to optimize decision-making by emphasizing the use of evidence from well-designed and well-conducted research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through structured rotations in pharmacy practice, education, research, and administration, residency programs intend to prepare pharmacists for challenging and innovative pharmacy practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • workers
  • Discussions took place in six sites across the country, facilitated by local, trained health workers. (beds.ac.uk)
  • To provide initial training of health workers and subsequent corollary medical education. (wikipedia.org)
  • sexually
  • After a single reading of Laduma learners showed an increase in knowledge about the spread of sexually transmitted infections, a change in their attitude to condom use as well as an increased intention to practice safer sex. (ukzn.ac.za)
  • practitioners
  • Scholars and practitioners in health communication are often trained in disciplines such as communication studies, sociology, psychology, public health, or medicine and then focus within their field on either health or communication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since July 1, 2010, pharmacists are registered nationally with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority [AHPRA], having previously been registered by individual states (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • however
  • OHCW in Lesotho demonstrated high confidence levels in their competence in managing dental patients with oral lesions associated with HIV, however, they lacked an in-depth knowledge in this regard. (scielo.org.za)
  • However, there is an absence of high quality evidence from randomised controlled trials on the safety of medications taken during breastfeeding, which naturally would hinder health professionals from appropriately advising women. (biomedcentral.com)
  • However this practice is being discontinued worldwide [ 3 ] leaving the domestic environment (through house paint, potable water and dust) as the main continuing source of lead exposure in many communities around the world. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Sciences
  • Usman Waheed graduated in Medical Laboratory Sciences from the National Institute of Health,Islamabad, Pakistan. (wikipedia.org)