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- Participation sociale et promotion de la sante au Salvador (1970-2014)
- Piloting the promotion of bamboo skirt barriers to prevent Nipah virus transmission through date palm sap in BangladeshDrinking raw date palm sap contaminated with infected fruit bat saliva or urine is an important mode of Nipah virus transmission to humans in Bangladesh. Bamboo skirts are an effective way to interrupt bat access to the sap. We conducted a study from November 2008 to March 2009 to explore the effectiveness of higher- and […]
- Educacion sexual: opiniones y propuestas del alumnado y profesorado de los institutos de secundaria de Asturias, EspanaIntroducción: La educación sexual en las escuelas es clave para la formación de los jóvenes y hay evidencia de que los programas integrales tienen resultados en mejorar la salud. Sin embargo, a pesar de las numerosas propuestas puestas en marcha en nuestro país, no hay una incorporación efectiva. Este estudio plantea recoger la opinión del […]
- Culture in salutogenesis: the scholarship of Aaron AntonovskyAaron Antonovsky wrote extensively, although disjointedly, about the roles of culture in salutogenesis. This paper provides a synopsis of his work in this arena. A literature review identified those of his English language writings in which culture was a subject, and relevant text segments were analysed using an inductive followed by a deductive method. Using […]
- 1.1 billion people at risk of hearing lossSome 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices, including smartphones, and exposure to damaging levels of sound at noisy entertainment venues such as nightclubs, bars and sporting events, according to WHO. Hearing loss has potentially devastating consequences for physical and mental […]
- WHO calls for worldwide use of "smart" syringesUse of the same syringe or needle to give injections to more than one person is driving the spread of a number of deadly infectious diseases worldwide. Millions of people could be protected from infections acquired through unsafe injections if all healthcare programmes switched to syringes that cannot be used more than once. For these […]
- UN delivers 62 metric tons of humanitarian aid to UkraineWHO today delivered 13 tons of medical supplies to the Donetsk region in Ukraine as part of the first UN humanitarian convoy, which brought a total of 62 tons of relief materials. Supplies include HIV and tuberculosis medical products, 612 kg of HIV test systems and 3 tons of drugs to treat infections in people […]
- 1.1 billion people at risk of hearing loss