• Acceso gratuito a UpToDate en Ecuador – Free access to UpToDate in Ecuador

    Acceso gratuito a UpToDate en Ecuador – Free access to UpToDate in Ecuador

    [English at the bottom] Como una medida de apoyo para todos los cuerpos de emergencia y profesionales de la salud que toman parte de las Read More

    Breaking Narrative Ground: Innovative Methods for Rigorously Eliciting and Assessing Patient…

    Breaking Narrative Ground: Innovative Methods for Rigorously Eliciting and Assessing Patient…

    Objective To design a methodology for rigorously eliciting narratives about patients’ experiences with clinical care that is potentially useful for public reporting and quality improvement.

    Aid spending on conflict prevention and resolution, peace and security

    Aid spending on conflict prevention and resolution, peace and security

    Key facts Funding to conflict prevention and resolution, peace and security (CPS) remains a small proportion of overall official development assistance (ODA). ODA CPS has increased by 67% since 2005, reaching a peak of US$3.9 billion in 2009. The largest CPS ODA donor in 2014 was European Union (EU) institutions. Afghanistan received the most CPS ODA by country in 2014. The majority of CPS ODA goes to peacebuilding activities.

    Malaria burden and costs of intensified control in Bhutan, 2006–14: an…

    Malaria burden and costs of intensified control in Bhutan, 2006–14: an…

    The malaria burden in Bhutan decreased significantly during the study period with high coverage of long-lasting insecticidal nets. The foreseeable challenges that require national attention to maintain a malaria-free status after elimination are importation of malaria, especially from India; continued protection of the population in endemic districts through complete coverage with long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying; and exploration of local funding modalities post-elimination in the event of a reduction in international funding.

    Insecticidal Paints: A Realistic Approach to Vector Control?

    Insecticidal Paints: A Realistic Approach to Vector Control?

    by Karin L. Schiøler, Michael Alifrangis, Uriel Kitron, Flemming Konradsen

    Long-term suffering behind suicide crisis among Canada’s indigenous people

    Long-term suffering behind suicide crisis among Canada’s indigenous people

    A series of suicide attempts in the Attawapiskat First Nation community in northern Ontario, Canada, has prompted the community’s Chief Bruce Shisheesh to declare a state of emergency.  As suicide and self-inflicted injuries continue to be the leading causes of death for indigenous populations across the country, some are considering the problem a national crisis.

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    Acceso gratuito a UpToDate en Ecuador – Free access to UpToDate in Ecuador

    May. 02, 2016 – [English at the bottom] Como una medida de apoyo para todos los cuerpos de emergencia y profesionales de la salud que toman parte de las Read More

    Tessa Vellek

    How did Zika rise so quickly to the top of the global health policy agenda?

    Apr. 11, 2016 – The World Health Organization reported the first local transmission of Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere in May 2015. Since then, transmission was identified in 18 countries Read More

    David Flood

    Links between child and adult chronic diseases: Lessons from Guatemala

    Mar. 28, 2016 – Since 2013, I have had the great joy of working in rural Guatemala for the non-governmental organization Wuqu’ Kawoq | Maya Health Alliance—first during medical Read More

    David Flood

    Global scabies control: An interview with Andrew Steer and Lucia Romani

    Feb. 23, 2016 – Andrew Steer is a pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and a senior researcher at the University of Melbourne and Read More