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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 […]
- Health partners unite to build stronger systems for health in Ebola-affected countriesOn 10-11 December 2014, Ministers of Health and Finance of Ebola-affected countries, international organizations and development partners assembled for a high-level meeting on how to strengthen systems of health in Ebola-affected countries and agreed on what needs to be done to rebuild and strengthen essential health services in these countries. “People in Ebola-affected countries are […]
- New study highlights need to scale up violence prevention efforts globallyThe "Global status report on violence prevention 2014" reveals that 475 000 people were murdered in 2012, and homicide is the third leading cause of death globally for males aged 15–44 years, highlighting the urgent need for more decisive action to prevent violence. Despite indications that homicide rates decreased by 16% globally between 2000 and 2012, […]
- Scale-up in effective malaria control dramatically reduces deathsThe number of people dying from malaria has fallen dramatically since 2000 and malaria cases are also steadily declining, according to the World malaria report 2014. Between 2000 and 2013, the malaria mortality rate decreased by 47% worldwide and by 54% in the WHO African Region - where about 90% of malaria deaths occur. New […]
- Health partners unite to build stronger systems for health in Ebola-affected countries