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Authors: Wija J. Oortwijn, Tom Ling, Judith Mathijssen, Maureen Lankhuizen, Amanda Watt, Christian Van Stolk, Jonathan Cave
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: final, report, programme, health, evaluation, public, interim
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The Public Health Programme of the European Commission aims to contribute to improved health in Europe through disease prevention and reducing risks to health, through research, building networks, coordinating health activities and sharing expertise. It must adhere to an interim evaluation before its session ends in order to learn from its past and improve techniques in the future. This evaluation......
ISBN: 0796921016, 9780796921017
Authors: Olive Shisana, Karl Peltzer, Nompumelelo Zungu-dirwayi, Julia Louw
Source: www.hsrcpress.ac.za
Keywords: african, public, schools, south, aids, educators, focus, hiv, health
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The evidence presented in this report shows that the health of our educators is a source of concern because the prevalence of HIV is high. The determinants are multiple: behavioural, knowledge deficit, lack of self-efficacy skills, migratory practices, gender, and alcohol misuse. Chronic conditions such as hypertension, stomach ulcers, arthritis and diabetes are common. The report also shows that ......
ISBN: 0756732042, 9780756732042
Author: Randolph C. Hite
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: defense, health, care, system, acquiring, risks, technology, greater, practices, reduce, information
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Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 66This report reviews the DoDs acquisition of the Composite Health Care System (CHCS) II, an automated medical info. system to be deployed to about 1,100 health facilities at 142 mil. installations worldwide. This report is one in a series examining DoD's use of best practices in acquiring information technology systems. The objecti......
Authors: James Banks, Zoe Oldfield, James P. Smith
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: health, united, states, england, life, differences, childhood, outcomes
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In this paper the authors examine the link between retrospectively reported measures of childhood health and the prevalence of various major and minor diseases at older ages. Their analysis is based on comparable retrospective questionnaires placed in the Health and Retirement Study and the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing — nationally representative surveys of the age 50 plus population......
ISBN: 0309040469, 9780309040464
Authors: committee On Animals As Monitors Of Environmental Hazards, Board On Environmental Studies, Toxicology, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: hazards, health, environmental, sentinels, animals
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Studying animals in the environment may be a realistic and highly beneficial approach to identifying unknown chemical contaminants before they cause human harm. Animals as Sentinels of Environmental Health Hazards presents an overview of animal-monitoring programs, including detailed case studies of how animal health problems--such as the effects of DDT on wild bird populations--have led researche......
ISBN: 0833045571, 9780833045577
Authors: Tom Latourrette, John Mendeloff
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: benefit, cost, trade, offs, effectiveness, implementation, workplace, safety, health, programs, mandatory
Formats:PDF
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In 1998, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began work on developing a standard that would have required all workplaces to establish a safety and health program, which uses management tools that address general behaviors and procedures to reduce the risk of occupational injuries and illnesses. Although some states already had such programs in place, OSHA argued that worksites......
ISBN: 0821387693, 9780821387696
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: somalia, sector, health, aid, decade
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World Bank Working Papers 215: Africa Human Development SeriesEnglish; Paperback; 58 pages; 7x10Published June 2, 2011 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8769-6; SKU: 18769 This study reviews trends in aid provided to the health sector inSomalia over 2000–2009. It is a testimony to the commitment ofdonors and implementers who have relentlessly tried to improve the direhealth situation of millio......
ISBN: 0309089670, 9780309089678
Authors: Committee On The Organizational Structure Of The National Institutes Of Health, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: change, meet, new, challenges, organizational, health, vitality, national, institutes, enhancing
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The report says that important organizational changes are needed at the National Institutes of Health to ensure the agency meets future challenges effectively.In particular, the report advises NIH to devote additional resources to innovative interdisciplinary research that reflects its strategic objectives and cuts across all agency's institutes and centers. The report recommends that Congress sho......
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