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International medical donation programs can help alleviate the burden of illness and serve as a safety net for the global health care system. However, to our knowledge no studies have assessed the number of individuals served through medical donation programs. As such, this study aimed to evaluate the impact of the Americares Foundation's (Americares) medical donation program in terms of the number of patients served.
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Name: PloS one
Global data mapping access to essential chemotherapeutics for pediatric cancer are scarce. We report a survey of international pediatric cancer care providers' access to these medicines.
The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is increased by more than 100-fold among hospitalised medical patients compared to subjects in the community. The Danish Council for the Use of Expensive Hospi...
The article considers phenomenon of medical activity as a determinant of population demand for medical services and needs in medical care. The medical activity is determined as both a criterion of for...
In Kenya, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) account for 27% of all deaths. Adult Kenyans have an 18% chance of dying prematurely from cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chronic respiratory di...
Ophthalmology is a high-cost specialty in terms of medical, surgical and technological innovation and treatment. It is worrisome that in some countries patients are affected in their visual health, an...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the measurement properties of the Ability Captured Through Interactive Video Evaluation-mini (ACTIVE-mini) for quantifying movement in infants w...
This study evaluates the effect of medicines for type 2 diabetes and lipids control. This study will require about 6 office visits for lab tests and examinations. All study related medic...
Objectives: - To find out if the chance of developing a serious illness or of getting AIDS is less if patients start taking HIV medicines at a time when their CD4+ cell count is s...
The purpose of this study is to find out whether taking certain anti-HIV medicines with certain antimalarial medicines affects the amount of the medicines in the blood. The study medicine...
In this research, the two media used are Global medium and SSM medium with serum), which are routinely used in the reproduction biology unit. This study simply consists in setting up a met...
Increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near the Earth's surface and in the troposphere, which can contribute to changes in global climate patterns.
The systematic surveying, mapping, charting, and description of specific geographical sites, with reference to the physical features that were presumed to influence health and disease. Often associated with Hippocrates, the process became a significant part of public health investigation and epidemiological methodology, particularly between the 17th and 19th centuries. Medical topography should be differentiated from EPIDEMIOLOGY in that the former emphasizes geography whereas the latter emphasizes disease outbreaks. (Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
Individuals who receive patients in a medical office.
Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
Professional medical personnel who provide care to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.