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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 […]
- Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girlsCurrent efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet. Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their partner, and that 7% of women will experience sexual assault by a non-partner at some point in their […]
- WHO declares end of Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of CongoOn 24 August, WHO was notified by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Jeera County, Equateur Province. This outbreak, which is unrelated to that affecting West Africa, caused a total of 66 cases of EVD including 8 among health care workers. By 20 November, 42 days […]
- Mali: Details of the additional cases of Ebola virus diseaseUPDATED: This situation assessment was updated on 21 November to include new information received overnight, including improvements in contact tracing, the death of the sole surviving patient and more details about the last 3 cases in the transmission chain. As of today (21 November), Mali has officially reported a cumulative total of 6 cases of […]
- Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girls