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- Predisposing, facilitating and reinforcing factors of healthy and unhealthy food consumption in schoolchildren: a study in Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoObjective: African schoolchildren’s dietary habits are likely changing in the realm of the nutrition transition, particularly in urban areas, but data on their diet and on determinants are scanty. In order to design relevant interventions for this priority target group, the study aimed to assess food habits and their determinants in schoolchildren of Ouagado […]
- Dimensions of lay health worker programmes: results of a scoping study and production of a descriptive frameworkBackground: Approaches that engage and support lay health workers in the delivery of health improvement activities have been widely applied across different health issues and populations. The lack of a common terminology, inconsistency in the use of role descriptors and poor indexing of lay health worker roles are all barriers to the development of a shared […]
- "Solos vamos mas deprisa, juntos vamos mas lejos": las comunidades de practicas al servicio de la atencion sanitaria a los mas pobres[…]
- The applicability and transferability of public health research from one setting to another: a survey of maternal health researchersBackground: Little is known about the process of assessing whether research conducted in one setting is applicable (i.e. implementable) and transferable (i.e. as effective) to another, despite its importance for health policy and practice. Applicability/transferability differs from external validity; the former focuses on potential utility in another specifi […]
- > : les communautes de pratiques au service de l'acces aux soins des plus pauvres ?[…]
- Predisposing, facilitating and reinforcing factors of healthy and unhealthy food consumption in schoolchildren: a study in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
- World Health Assembly opens to discuss major health issues20 May 2013 -- WHO's Health Assembly, the world's largest health policy-making body, opened its Sixty-sixth Session today in Geneva with around 3000 participants from around the world. […]
- Yellow fever vaccination booster not needed17 May 2013 -- The yellow fever ‘booster’ vaccination given ten years after the initial vaccination is not necessary, according to WHO. […]
- WHO statistics show narrowing health gap between countries with best and worst health status15 May 2013 -- The world has made dramatic progress in improving health in the poorest countries and narrowing the gaps between countries with the best and worst health status in the past two decades, according to the World Health Statistics 2013. […]
- World Health Assembly opens to discuss major health issues