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“Power to the people”: the need for more public involvement in Sports Science for Health

researchers. In Health Service research, PPI is common place, and is often an essential requirement for grant funding. Sports Medicine has a lot in common with this field and should strongly consider ... medicine and Health Service research, and addresses how PPI could benefit researchers within Sports medicine. KeywordsPatient involvement Patient and public involvement Recruitment Funding  Introduction

The race for an artificial general intelligence: implications for public policy

An arms race for an artificial general intelligence (AGI) would be detrimental for and even pose an existential threat to humanity if it results in an unfriendly AGI. In this paper, an all-pay

Next-generation Solutions for Indian Health Care: Strengthening the Impact of Allied Health

The contributions of allied health professionals to patient care is well recognized in developed countries. In developed countries, allied health providers can reach the general public easily and ... authorized editor of NSUWorks. For more information , please contact 2 University of South Australia Follow this and additional works at: Part of the Other Medicine and Health

Providers’ knowledge on postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device (PPIUCD) service provision in Amhara region public health facility, Ethiopia

postpartum IUCD was low in the Amhara region public health facility. The lowest knowledge score was noted among nurses, health Officers, midwives, and general practice professionals. Factors associated with ... Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine and Health Science University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia, 2 Department of Human Nutrition, Institute of Public Health, College of medicine and

I079 General internal medicine and rheumatology: an ideal combination? The experience of a dual-functioning physician

opportunities available, when to they can help make you stand out and set the to get where you want to be. I079 GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE AND RHEUMATOLOGY: AN IDEAL COMBINATION? THE EXPERIENCE OF A DUAL ... -FUNCTIONING PHYSICIAN Disclosures: None. The interface between general internal medicine and rheumatological conditions is self-evident to all rheumatologists. Whether that interface should extend to

Intensive tobacco cultivations, a possible public health risk?

for nutrition, neither for man and nor animals. The elevated impact of nicotine on the ecosystem has negative consequences not only for the economy but it is also a potential public health threat. ...  Sustainability  Responsible editor: Philippe Garrigues Introduction The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world is facing, killing more than seven million people a year. More

Improving public health amidst crises: Introduction

since the last third of the nineteenth century, that turned medicine and public health into a political issue 2. The epidemiological transition, the diminishing size of the families and the increasing ... improving education and income in order to enhance nutritional standards or the introduction of general principles to rationalize healthcare and public health national schemes, such as those issued between


This paper constructs a conceptual framework for the normative study of public health. It argues that to develop discussions of ethics in public health without paying attention to the broader ... the general values of society (e.g., its individualism) and the special values of public health (e.g., it population rather than individual orientation). In the United States, we have traditionally

Impact of leishmaniasis on public health

the most important reservoir hosts and sources of infection to the vectors Lutzomyia longipalpis. Leishmaniasis is difficult to control, causing epidemic outbreaks, thus being an important public health ... , thus being an important public health problem. Due to lesions caused by the mucocutaneous type and the severity of those caused by the visceral type in humans, visceral leishmaniasis is one of the main

2018 Health Care & Education Presidential Address: The American Diabetes Association in the Era of Health Care Transformation

system and population levels, and high health care and public health costs attributed to diabetes. Population health is the path forward for the ADA to facilitate diabetes health care and public health ... . Accessed 10 May 2018 ↵ Institute of Medicine Committee on Integrating Primary Care and Public Health. Primary Care and Public Health: Exploring Integration to Improve Population Health. Washington, DC

We need to monitor mortality to improve public health programs: here’s why and how to do it

Africa, civil registration vital statistics (CRVS), data revolution, HIV, mortality, public health The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in sub-Saharan African has been transformed by ... assumptions and correction factors.2 While modeled estimates of mortality may be accurate enough for tracking broad trends at the national or global level, they offer limited utility for public health

Correlates of hospitalizations in internal medicine divisions among Israeli adults of different ethnic groups with hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

Background Disparities in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) may affect health care utilization. We compared the correlates of hospitalizations in internal medicine divisions, of adults with NCDs ... master?s degree in Public Health (MPH) of Dr. Shira Sagie, at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv

Noise levels in general pediatric facilities: A health risk for the staff?

assumed that noise levels in general pediatrics have the potential to cause stress and associated health issues. Further research is necessary to foster the recognition of noise-related health impairments ... , further non-SHI-accredited resident pediatricians were contacted until one of these agreed to participate. Non-SHI-accredited doctors do not have a contract with public health insurance companies and bills

Public Health Spending and Health Outcomes in Kenya

Health is important for sustainable economic performance of a country. This study seeks to investigate the effectiveness of public health spending on health outcomes. This is obtained by estimating a ... ., Martinez-Gutierrez , M. S. , & Navab , B. ( 2014 ). The impact of changes in county public health expenditures on general health in the population . Health Economics, Policy and Law , 9 ( 3 ): 251 - 269 . 5

Integrated cancer tissue engineering models for precision medicine

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor , Michigan, United States of America, 3 Rogel Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor ... Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance (GM). Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health under award number P30CA046592. SR is

Evaluation of prices, availability and affordability of essential medicines in Lahore Division, Pakistan: A cross-sectional survey using WHO/HAI methodology

50 medicines, 14 from the WHO/HAI core list and 36 supplementary medicines from national essential medicine list (NEML) at public (n = 16) and private (n = 16) health facilities. The prices ... , nevertheless, the poor availability of medicines in public health facilities might compel the patients to get their medicines from private sector medicine retail outlets where they are supposed to pay from their

Reimagining the research-practice relationship: policy recommendations for informatics-enabled evidence-generation across the US health system

The widespread adoption and use of electronic health records and their use to enable learning health systems (LHS) holds great promise to accelerate both evidence-generating medicine (EGM) and ... clinics, the ability to leverage these data to increase our knowledge of health and disease and drive improvements in care remain overwhelmingly unrealized.2 The evidence-based medicine (EBM) paradigm has

Education and the soul of medicine

ideology that reduces the patient to a complex body machinery. Many patients are therefore dissatisfied and appeal to alternative approaches for a broader vision of health (Accad 2016). The focus of medicine ... perspective will only reinforce the individualistic orientation of healthcare, over-emphasizing personal responsibility for health and individual choice, thus violating the soul of public health (Wiley 2016

Public attitudes towards genetically modified polled cattle

Genetic modification of farm animals has not been well accepted by the public. Some modifications have the potential to improve animal welfare. One such example is the use of gene editing (i.e ... public perceptions than asking participants about GM animals in general. Much of the existing literature evaluates perceptions towards ?GM animals? in an abstract manner? investigating perceptions about

Suggestions for how academia can improve the health of medicine

and Evidence-Based Medicine of Universidade Federal de São Paulo — Escola Paulista de Medicina (Unifesp-EPM). Director of the Brazilian Cochrane Center and Director of Associação Paulista de Medicina ... (APM). E-mail:     The Brazilian system for postgraduate degrees within the field of medicine is rapidly being transformed into a system for postgraduate degrees in healthcare that congregates all