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Developing an adequate supply of health services: Taiwan’s path to Universal Health Coverage

Publication date: Available online 15 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jui-fen Rachel Lu, Tung-liang Chiang Universal Health Coverage (UHC) calls for universal effective coverage, which emphasizes that people must have reasonably equal access to covered services.

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Do we consider paid sick leave when deciding to get vaccinated?

Publication date: Available online 14 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Namhoon Kim, Travis P.

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Integrating social justice concerns into economic evaluation for healthcare and public health:…

Publication date: Available online 14 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Vadim Dukhanin, Alexandra Searle, Alice Zwerling, David W.

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The next Sub Saharan African epidemic? A case study of the determinants of cervical cancer…

Publication date: Available online 14 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Joseph Kangmennaang, Elizabeth O.

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Household water insecurity after a historic flood: Diarrhea and dehydration in the Bolivian…

Publication date: Available online 13 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Asher Y.

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Corrigendum to "Structural stigma and all-cause mortality in sexual minority…

Publication date: Available online 11 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): M.L.

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Beyond the trigger: The mental health consequences of in-home firearm access among children of…

Publication date: Available online 11 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jinho Kim Rationale The high prevalence of household firearms in the U.S.

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Better Measurement for Performance Improvement in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: The Primary…

Policy Points: Strengthening accountability through better measurement and reporting is vital to ensure progress in improving quality primary health care (PHC) systems and achieving universal health coverage (UHC).

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“I’m a normal autistic person, not an abnormal neurotypical”: Autism Spectrum Disorder…

Publication date: Available online 9 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Catherine D.

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Safety in stigmatizing? Instrumental stigma beliefs and protective sexual behavior in…

Publication date: Available online 9 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): David A.

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Prof Lateef A Salako, 1935-2017, Malaria Champion

Professor Lateef Akinola Salako was an accomplished leader in malaria and health research in Nigeria whose contributions to the University of Ibadan and the Nigeria Institute for Medical Research (among others) advanced the health of the nation, the region and the world. His scientific research and his over 140 scientific publications spanned five decades. His research not only added to knowledge but also served as a mentoring tool to junior colleagues. Some of his vast areas of interest in malaria ranged from malaria epidemiology, to testing the efficacy of malaria drugs to tackling the problem of malaria in pregnancy. He led a team from three research sites in Nigeria that documented care seeking for children with malaria the acceptability of pre-packaged malaria and pneumonia drugs for children that could be used for community case management.

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High social trust associated with increased depressive symptoms in a longitudinal South African…

Publication date: Available online 6 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo, Ichiro Kawachi, S.V.

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How does film support aid and development work?

On November 16 Technology Salon NYC met to discuss issues related to the role of film and video in development and humanitarian work. Our lead discussants were Ambika Samarthya from Praekelt.org; Lina Srivastava of CIEL, and Rebekah Stutzman, from Digital Green’s DC office. How does film support aid and development work? Lina proposed that there are three main reasons for using video, film, and/or immersive media (such as virtual reality or augmented reality) in humanitarian and development work: Raising awareness about an issue or a brand and serving as an entry point or a way to frame further actions. Community-led discussion/participatory media, where people take agency and ownership and express themselves through media

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Supportive environments for physical activity in deprived communities in the United Kingdom: A…

Publication date: Available online 2 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Alexia Sawye, Marcella Ucci, Russell Jones, Lee Smith, Abi Fisher The health benefits of regular physical activity are substantial and well-established.

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