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Builds upon a literature review and stakeholder interviews in India on urban sanitation to examine the public policy landscape for sanitation innovation in the country.
Discusses results for preventing or treating PTSD from two rigorous, protocol-based systematic reviews of the published literature.
Explains why inequitable information-sharing patterns persist, why they matter to society, and what, if anything, can be done to address these tendencies.
Indicates that the use of health care databases in pharmacoepidemiologic research is growing in many countries.
Data in this chartbook indicate that the financial burden of health care spending presents a disproportionate burden on uninsured and sick people, small businesses, and low-wage workers.
Reviews methods that may be used to satisfy the FDA's regulatory requirements for animal behavioral and dependence pharmacology.
Guidance for improving sanitation in El Salvador’s tourism areas through decentralized wastewater management systems
Local governments can work with private sector entrepreneurs, service providers and other stakeholders to develop an enabling environment where a decentralized approach to wastewater management can effectively improve sanitation.
An integrative, multilevel, and transdisciplinary research approach to challenges of work, family, and health
Presents a high-level description of an NIH/CDC Work, Family & Health Network (WFHN) study’s design and methods
Incorporating neuroscience principles and techniques (such as fMRI) into research on the prevention of substance misuse and antisocial behavior may spur advances and innovations in this area.
Analyzes the prevalence, nature, and predictors of injuries among certified nursing assistants working in US nursing homes.
Describes the history and translational implications of an emerging public health problem, the abuse of synthetic cannabinoids, especially how legitimate research findings “hijacked” for illegitimate purposes can present health threats.
Combines evidence, opinion, and humor in 47 essays from Doug Kamerow's health policy columns in the medical journal BMJ and his nationally broadcast radio commentaries.
Investment in translational research has potential to advance the field of substance abuse and lead to significant advancements in the prevention of the global substance abuse problem.
Provides a balanced assessment of pay for performance (P4P), addressing both its promise and its shortcomings.
Describes evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs to target young employees, adaptation and implementation processes, and a cross-site evaluation.
Describes recruitment and retention strategies for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Detroit Exposure and Aerosol Research Study (DEARS), a complex 3-year personal exposure study.
Examines environmental health risk and biomass fuel stove use in Sri Lanka.
Agent-based disease models simulate epidemics by assigning transmission probabilities based on family, workplace, school, and public transportation.
Analyzes some of the major issues that must be decided in implementing the CLASS Act insurance program.
Drugs, sex, gender-based violence, and the intersection of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with vulnerable women in South Africa
Describes how HIV-prevention interventions for South African women can be accomplished with a multilevel, collaborative response from government, community, and international partners using multiple prevention strategies and fostering sustainability.
Assessing the effect of a combined malaria prevention education and free insecticide-treated bed nets program on self-reported malaria among children in a conflict-affected setting in Northern Uganda
Examines whether malaria prevention education is associated with reduced malaria disease burden among children < 5 years residing in conflict-affected settings in Northern Uganda.
Incorporating neuroscience principles and techniques, such as fMRI, into research on the prevention of substance misuse and antisocial behavior may spur advances and innovations in this important area.
Electronic medical records (EMRs) benefit health systems, especially in low-income developing countries. EMR systems can give medical personnel access to patients’ records and can reduce time needed for data management and record keeping....
Describes formative research and development of a stated preference survey on parents' preferences regarding voluntary newborn screening.
Describes a protocol for the rapid identification and quantitation of fungi by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in carpet.