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- A pending issue: an analysis of health promotion research in Latin America
- Un asunto pendiente: el analisis de la investigacion sobre promocion de la salud en Latinoamerica
- Finnish pupils' perceptions of health education as a school subjectOnly a few countries have introduced health education (HE) as a stand-alone school subject. In Finland every pupil in basic education grades 7–9 takes three obligatory courses in HE. This study investigated Finnish pupils’ perceptions of the teaching and learning of HE. It also explored how school- and family-related background variables are associated with these […]
- Enseigne-t-on l'intervention en cessation tabagique aux futures infirmieres ? Resultat d'une etude descriptiveIntroduction : Les infirmières qui ont reçu une formation en cessation tabagique ont tendance à intervenir davantage auprès des fumeurs que celles qui n’ont pas été formées. Il est démontré qu’une intervention même très brève conduit à une diminution de la prévalence du tabagisme. Or, les programmes qui préparent à l’exercice de la profession infirmière […]
- Improving the health status of Caribbean people: recommendations from the Triangulating on Health Equity summitIn 2011, Morehouse School of Medicine convened a summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to discuss issues related to the health status of people and communities in the Caribbean region. The summit provided a forum for transparent dialog among researchers, policymakers, and advocates from the Caribbean region and the United States. The summit’s theme—improving the […]
- Improved data reveals higher global burden of tuberculosisRecent intensive efforts to improve collection and reporting of data on tuberculosis (TB) are shedding new light on the epidemic, revealing that there are almost half a million more cases of the disease than previously estimated. WHO’s "Global Tuberculosis Report 2014", published today, shows that 9 million people developed TB in 2013, and 1.5 million […]
- WHO declares end of Ebola outbreak in NigeriaThe Ebola virus was introduced into Nigeria on 20 July 2014 when an infected Liberian man arrived by aeroplane into Lagos, Africa's most populous city. The man, who died in hospital 5 days later, set off a chain of transmission that infected a total of 19 people, of whom 7 died. According to WHO recommendations, […]
- Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmissionThe lines on the tabular situation reports, sent to WHO each day by its country office in Nigeria, have now been full of zeros for 42 days. WHO officially declares that Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission.
- Improved data reveals higher global burden of tuberculosis