• 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)
  • care
  • 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)
  • The aim of the present study was to determine the knowledge, attitudes and practices of oral health care workers (OHCW) of Lesotho regarding the management of oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS. (scielo.org.za)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • These dogs often suffer from malnutrition and lack basic health care. (surrey.ac.uk)
  • Recognising and managing mental illnesses such as depression by primary health care providers (PHCPs) is crucial. (beds.ac.uk)
  • It was distributed to 458 health care workers including dental and medical post graduates, staff and private practioners. (ssjournals.com)
  • The clinic has been there ever since and has grown in size to offer a wide range of health care services, social services, training, outreach programmes as well as child protection and health education. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, social protection, health care and cash transfer programmes could provide an entry point for parent education and support programmes. (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)
  • Stacks & Salween, 495) Due to there being a diverse culture that makes up the group of patients within the health care field, communication to other cultures has been taught and has been made a focus in health care training classes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research suggests that nonverbal and verbal communication between health care professionals and patient can lead to improved patient outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Stacks and Salween on page 496 some health care facilities, like hospitals are providing training and education materials to patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has subsequently spread to describe an approach to decision-making that is used at virtually every level of health care as well as other fields (evidence-based practice). (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)
  • New initiatives were made to meet evolving needs of holistic sexual and reproductive health care, including Well Men Clinic, Cervical Diseases Clinic, Osteoporosis Clinic, Breast Clinic and Sex Therapy. (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)
  • behaviour
  • We aimed to: describe the level of knowledge of diabetic patients about the disease, show the relationship between demographic variables [age, sex and education] and level of knowledge and reveal the relationship between knowledge and management-related behaviour of diabetics. (who.int)
  • AIDS
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • study
  • Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the knowledge and attitude about blood donation among health science students. (cogprints.org)
  • We carried out a study in Chitwan District (central Nepal), to collect baseline data on free-roaming owned dog demographics, assess knowledge, attitudes and practices of dog owners concerning dogs and rabies, evaluate rabies vaccination coverage and anthelmintic treatment of dogs, measure dogs' response to rabies vaccination and assess dog health through body condition scores and parasites. (surrey.ac.uk)
  • The rationale of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of the labour partogramme among the health personnel in the main centers where referrals come from. (omicsonline.org)
  • Based on the Theory of Fundamental Causes, the study postulated a positive relationship between SES, as measured by education level and income, and KAP on subjective cognitive health. (wayne.edu)
  • Specifically, the study hypothesized that high SES individuals will have greater knowledge about cognitive decline, more positive attitudes about maintaining their cognitive health, and will be more likely to participate in activities that promote cognitive health relative to low SES individuals. (wayne.edu)
  • We conclude that the findings of this study should be used, in conjunction with others, to develop appropriate health education intervention for lead exposure in the domestic environment. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In this study, we conducted several focus group discussions with adult residents of Ibadan, a large metropolis in South Western Nigeria to evaluate their knowledge, attitudes and practices with respect to chronic low-dose domestic lead exposure and its effect on health. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This study describes the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of PHCPs regarding depression in Fako Division. (beds.ac.uk)
  • A cross-sectional study was conducted among PHCPs (general practitioners, nurses, pharmacy attendants and social workers) in public-owned health facilities in the four health districts in Fako Division. (beds.ac.uk)
  • It can be concluded from the present study that proper training and education regarding the BMW management is a must and needs to start at a much earlier level during the graduation of the healthcare workers so that it can be put into practice at the earliest. (ssjournals.com)
  • This study aimed to assess, describe and explore the knowledge, attitudes and practices of the Mongolian adult population around NCDs in order to better understand the drivers and therefore develop more appropriate solutions to this growing disease burden. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Knowing that Ethiopia is one of the countries with highest maternal mortality rate, this study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of EC, and to further elucidate the relationship between these factors and some socioeconomic and demographic characteristics among female undergraduate students of Addis Ababa University (AAU). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Health communication is the study and practice of communicating promotional health information, such as in public health campaigns, health education, and between doctor and patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • programmes
  • Some programmes are intended to improve parents' knowledge and practices related to caregiving, nutrition and child health, while others focus on early education and learning. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typically, programmes that focus on the younger age group have a health, nutrition and/or stimulation focus and those for older children have a social, learning and education focus. (wikipedia.org)
  • She has been involved in professional technical public health specialist training programmes of the Hong Kong SAR Government (2011-present), Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) (2013-2015) and the Health Emergency Response Office of China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (2013-2015). (wikipedia.org)
  • Survey
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 2001
  • She has also completed many specialist diplomas in Dakar and in France, as well as a DEA in Santé publique et pays en développement (in English: Public Health and Developing Countries) at l'Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) in 2001. (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)
  • public
  • Zoonoses and Public Health. (surrey.ac.uk)
  • Minimal information is available about their demographics and about public attitudes concerning dogs and diseases. (surrey.ac.uk)
  • This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Free roaming dogs in Central Nepal: demographics, health and public knowledge, attitudes and practices, which has been published in final form at http://doi.org/10.1111/zph.12280. (surrey.ac.uk)
  • Improper waste management can be a threat to public health and environment. (ssjournals.com)
  • In addition, it aimed to provide data for the evaluation of current public health programs and to assist in building effective, evidence-based health policy. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Access to a safe functioning toilet has a positive impact on public health, human dignity, and personal safety, especially for women. (wikipedia.org)
  • She received her academic training from Johns Hopkins University, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong (HKU), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moreover, the international online course "Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response" developed by her team to examine the application of public health principles in planning and responding to disaster and humanitarian crises has almost 3,600 students enrolled from six continents since its launch in May 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her community public health resilience and disaster-health related papers have been used as policy references within the WHO and the Health Emergency Response Office of China's National Health and Family Planning Commission. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disaster Med Public Health Prep. (wikipedia.org)
  • Int J Public Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The same women were interviewed again in 2000 after the enactment of a law that criminalized FGM and Ghana-wide public campaigns against the practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Ministry of Hea
  • She succeeds Abdou Fall, after a brief interlude Issa Mbaye Samb Dr., pharmacist, and multiple revisions to the head of the Ministry of Health since the accession to power of President Abdoulaye Wade 20002. (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)
  • education
  • Models for SES and KAP indicated that: (1) age is negatively associated with knowledge about protective and risk factors for AD, (2) age is negatively associated with attitudes about cognitive decline, (3) income is negatively associated with barriers to healthy eating, (4) age and income were predictive of engagement in physical activity and (5) marital status and education were predictive of engagement in brain training exercise. (wayne.edu)
  • To provide initial training of health workers and subsequent corollary medical education. (wikipedia.org)
  • and pose a serious threat to children's health, education, and productivity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centre
  • 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)
  • diseases
  • The lifestyle and health of Mongolians are changing as a result, shown by the 2005 and 2009 STEPS surveys (World Health Organization's STEPwise Approach to Chronic Disease Risk Factor Surveillance) that described a growing burden of Non-Communicable Diseases and injuries (NCDs). (beds.ac.uk)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • improve
  • 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)
  • Oman
  • In Oman, for example, some do not wish to discuss FGM from the fear that such discussion is showing their culture's dirty laundry to the world, causing criticism of a practice that they believe is purely religious. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • effectiveness
  • The media channel and how the message is reached by the audience can affect the effectiveness of the health campaign. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1972, Archie Cochrane published Effectiveness and Efficiency, which described the lack of controlled trials supporting many practices that had previously been assumed to be effective. (wikipedia.org)
  • medicine
  • The decision-making process between health professionals and women is usually not a negotiated process, and women are often asked to stop breastfeeding whilst taking a medicine. (biomedcentral.com)