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Human resources for health in Peru: recent trends (2007–2013) in the labour market for physicians, nurses and midwives

Eduardo Mantilla J. Jaime Miranda 0 0 CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Cayetano Heredia University , Av. Armendáriz 497, Miraflores, Lima 18 , Peru Background: Most analyses of gaps in

EZSCAN for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Conceptualization: Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Andrea Ruiz-Alejos, J. Jaime Miranda, Rohini Mathur, Pablo Perel, Liam Smeeth. 8 / 11 Data curation: Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, J. Jaime Miranda, Pablo Perel, Liam Smeeth ... . Formal analysis: Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz. Funding acquisition: Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Liam Smeeth. Investigation: Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Andrea Ruiz-Alejos, J. Jaime Miranda, Liam Smeeth. Methodology

Associations of stunting in early childhood with cardiometabolic risk factors in adulthood

Contributions Conceptualization: Emanuella De Lucia Rolfe, Giovanny VinÂõcius ArauÂjo de FrancËa, J. Jaime Miranda, Bernardo Lessa Horta, Ken K. Ong. Data curation: Giovanny VinÂõcius ArauÂjo de FrancËa ... VinÂõcius ArauÂjo de FrancËa. Writing ± review & editing: Emanuella De Lucia Rolfe, Giovanny VinÂõcius ArauÂjo de FrancËa, Carolina Avila Vianna, Denise P. Gigante, J. Jaime Miranda, John S. Yudkin, Bernardo

Children’s weight changes according to maternal perception of the child’s weight and health: A prospective cohort of Peruvian children

The aim of the study was to estimate the association between maternal perception of their child’s health status and (mis)classification of their child’s actual weight with future weight change. We present cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses from the Peruvian younger cohort of the Young Lives Study. For cross-sectional analysis, the exposure was maternal perception of child...

Association between chronic conditions and health-related quality of life: differences by level of urbanization in Peru

Peruana Cayetano Heredia , Armenda ́riz 497, Miraflores, 18 Lima , Peru 8 J. Jaime Miranda 9 Robert H. Gilman Purpose To evaluate the role of urbanization as an effect modifier for the association between

Development and Validation of a Simple Risk Score for Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes in a Resource-Constrained Setting

-Abanto,5 William Checkley,1,6 J. Jaime Miranda,1,7 and CRONICAS Cohort Study Group8 1CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru 2Faculty of ... Smeeth, and J. Jaime Miranda conceived the idea of the manuscript. Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz drafted the first version of the manuscript and led the statistical analysis. Jose R. Sanchez-Abanto supervised the

Socioeconomic status and COPD among low- and middle-income countries

Socioeconomic status and COPD among low- and middle-income countries Matthew Grigsby,1,2 Trishul Siddharthan,1 Muhammad AH Chowdhury,3 Ali Siddiquee,3 Adolfo Rubinstein,4 Edgardo Sobrino,4 J Jaime

Short Sleep Duration and Childhood Obesity: Cross-Sectional Analysis in Peru and Patterns in Four Developing Countries

268200900033C-1-0-1). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. Competing Interests: J. Jaime Miranda is a PLOS ONE Editorial

Addressing healthy aging populations in developing countries: unlocking the opportunity of eHealth and mHealth

Aging societies worldwide propose a significant challenge to the model and organisation of the delivery of healthcare services. In developing countries, communicable and non-communicable diseases are affecting how the ageing population access healthcare; this could be due to varying reasons such as geographical barriers, limited financial support and poor literacy. New...

Rural-to-Urban Migration: Socioeconomic Status But Not Acculturation was Associated with Overweight/Obesity Risk

To investigate whether socioeconomic status (SES) and acculturation predict overweight/obesity risk as well as the mediating effect of physical activity (PA) in the context of internal migration. Cross-sectional study of 587 rural-to-urban migrants participating in the PERU MIGRANT study. Analyses were conducted using logistic regression and structured equation modeling...

Adherence to Pharmacotherapy and Medication-Related Beliefs in Patients with Hypertension in Lima, Peru

Objective To characterize adherence to pharmacological medication and beliefs towards medication in a group of patients with hypertension in a large national hospital. Materials and Methods Cross-sectional survey among patients with hypertension attending the outpatient clinic of a large national hospital. Exposure of interest was the patient's beliefs towards general medication...

Metabolic Abnormalities Are Common among South American Hispanics Subjects with Normal Weight or Excess Body Weight: The CRONICAS Cohort Study

, J. Jaime Miranda, Víctor M. Montori, Liam Smeeth; Chronic Pulmonary Disease: William Checkley, Gregory B. Diette, Robert H. Gilman, Luis Huicho, Fabiola León-Velarde, María Rivera, Robert A. Wise ... ; Training and Capacity Building: William Checkley, Héctor H. García, Robert H. Gilman, J. Jaime Miranda, Katherine Sacksteder. Author Contributions Conceived and designed the experiments: ABO RHG WC LS GM

Applying the Triangle Taste Test to Assess Differences between Low Sodium Salts and Common Salt: Evidence from Peru

preparation of the manuscript. Competing Interests: J. Jaime Miranda is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the author's adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials

Hipertensión arterial y obesidad en indígenas asháninkas de la región Junín, Perú

In order to determine the prevalence of high blood pressure and obesity in indigenous Ashaninkas, with limited contact with Western culture, a cross-sectional study was conducted in 2008 in five Ashaninka communities of the Junin region in the jungle of Peru. Individuals aged 35 or older were included. 76 subjects were evaluated (average age 47.4 years old, 52.6 % women...

Exporting "failure": why research from rich countries may not benefit the developing world

        [ Links ]     Correspondência | Correspondence: J. Jaime Miranda NHLBI Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Av. Armendáriz 497, 2do Piso

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Ambulatory Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in a General Hospital in a Middle Income Country: A Cross-Sectional Study

Aim We aimed to estimate the morbidity rate and associated factors for diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) in a low-middle income country setting. Methods Cross-sectional study, data was gathered at Peru's Ministry of Health national specialized hospital for endocrinological conditions through standardized interviews, anthropometric measurements and blood tests for glycated...

Asociación entre ver televisión y obesidad en mujeres peruanas

OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between frequency of television viewing, overweight and obesity in a nationally representative sample of Peruvian women. METHODS: Secondary analysis of the Demographic and Health Survey 2008 including women aged from 15 to 49 years old. The outcome variables were obesity (body mass index >30 kg/m2) and overweight (body mass index >25 but <30...

Association between television viewing and obesity in Peruvian women

OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between frequency of television viewing, overweight and obesity in a nationally representative sample of Peruvian women. METHODS: Secondary analysis of the Demographic and Health Survey 2008 including women aged from 15 to 49 years old. The outcome variables were obesity (body mass index >30 kg/m2) and overweight (body mass index >25 but <30...

Incentivos para atraer y retener personal de salud de zonas rurales del Perú: un estudio cualitativo

The study aimed to identify the main incentives for attracting and retaining health workers in rural and remote health facilities in Ayacucho, Peru. In-depth interviews were performed with 80 physicians, obstetricians, nurses, and nurse technicians in the poorest areas (20 per group), plus 11 health managers. Ayacucho lacks systematic policies for attracting and retaining human...