In this post, I would like to offer some thoughts on global health journals. My goal is to assist readers of this blog who consume, Read More
by Priscila Marques de Macedo, Rodrigo Almeida-Paes, Dayvison Francis Saraiva Freitas, Andréa Gina Varon, Ariane Gomes Paixão, Anselmo Rocha Romão, Ziadir Francisco Coutinho, Claudia Vera Pizzini, Rosely Maria Zancopé-Oliveira, Antonio Carlos Francesconi do Valle Background Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic mycosis caused by pathogenic dimorphic fungi of the genus Paracoccidioides. It is the most important systemic mycosis in Latin America and the leading cause of hospitalizations and death among them in Brazil. Acute PCM is less frequent but relevant because vulnerable young patients are affected and the severity is usually higher than that of the chronic type.
by Michele E. Murdoch, Ian E.
by Ricardo Luís Louzada Silva, Marcio B. Santos, Priscila L.
Iran and most of its provinces achieved MDG 4 and SDG 3 (target 2) goals by 2015. However, at the subnational level in some provinces, there is substantial inequity. Local policy makers should use effective strategies to accelerate the reduction of child mortality for these provinces by 2030. Possible recommendations for such strategies include enhancing the level of education and health literacy among women, tackling sex discrimination, and improving incomes for families.
Objective To evaluate whether participation in Medicare’s Acute Care Episode (ACE) Demonstration Program—an early, small, voluntary episode-based payment program—was associated with a change in expenditures or quality of care.
This study examined how mental health clinic administrators decided whether or not to adopt evidence-based and other innovative practices by exploring their views of implementation barriers and facilitators an…
by Alexandra Hillman, Joanna Latimer In a Perspective, Alexandra Hillman and Joanna Latimer discuss cultural representations of dementia in the media, film, and literature.
by Natasha Z. R. Steele, Jessie S. Carr, Luke W. Bonham, Ethan G
by The PLOS Medicine Staff
by Carol Brayne, Bruce Miller In this month’s Editorial, Guest Editors Carol Brayne and Bruce Miller discuss research and commentary published in March and future directions for dementia research.
Publication date: May 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 180 Author(s): Kilian Nasung Atuoye, Isaac Luginaah According to the World Health Organization, mental distress and related illnesses are becoming leading causes of morbidity and mortality in developing countries.
The editors of PLOS Medicine are delighted to announce a forthcoming Special Issue focused on HIV research, along with guest editors Drs Linda-Gail Bekker, Steven Deeks and Sharon Lewin. Submissions are now being invited, with