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It has long been thought that demographic aging and its attendant implications for health and social services is primarily a problem for industrialized wealthy countries. Nothing could be further from the truth since most older persons (and an increasingly higher number) reside in low-income countries. Through a description of a home visit to older women in the small town of Gondar, Ethiopia, the general state of older persons in sub-Saharan Africa is addressed.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
This study explored the effectiveness of gender-based violence (GBV) interventions on young people living with or affected by HIV in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Iron deficiency remains highly prevalent in women and young children in low-income and middle-income countries. To prevent the potentially life-long consequences of iron deficiency when occurring duri...
Age range for cervical screening varies widely between countries. In addition, sexual behavior has changed, life expectancy is increasing, and new insights have been gained into the pathogenesis of HP...
Breast cancer are common on mediterranean basin. Epidemiological data suggest that breast cancer in young women (< 40years old) is more aggressive in the Maghreb countries comparatively t...
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading global cause of human death. Over the past decade, level of overall diagnosis and treatment of CHD has been greatly improved due to the progress...
Australia was one of the countries to implement a universal school-based male vaccination program - in 2013. This research project will examine the prevalence of HPV among young men who ha...
Diarrhoea continues to be a major cause of mortality and morbidity in young children especially in many developing countries. Although the mortality burden of diarrhoea has substantially r...
The aim of this study is to develop an adapted version of a low-cost parenting program (Parenting for Lifelong Health for Young Children, PLH) to the specific needs of families in three lo...
Diseases that are underfunded and have low name recognition but are major burdens in less developed countries. The World Health Organization has designated six tropical infectious diseases as being neglected in industrialized countries that are endemic in many developing countries (HELMINTHIASIS; LEPROSY; LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS; ONCHOCERCIASIS; SCHISTOSOMIASIS; and TRACHOMA).
Countries known in remote history (as BYZANTIUM) or former names of countries reflecting political changes in the 20th century (as GERMANY, EAST).
Countries that have reached a level of economic achievement through an increase of production, per capita income and consumption, and utilization of natural and human resources.
Mammals which nourish their young in utero by means of a complex placenta, and give birth to their young alive. They include PRIMATES; CARNIVORA, WHALES; RUMINANTS; BATS; and RODENTS.
A short-acting benzodiazepine used in the treatment of insomnia. Some countries temporarily withdrew triazolam from the market because of concerns about adverse reactions, mostly psychological, associated with higher dose ranges. Its use at lower doses with appropriate care and labeling has been reaffirmed by the FDA and most other countries.
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...