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An Evaluation of the Lime Tree Project: The Creation of a New Village Centre and an Intergenerational Living Space: Geneva, Switzerland

To examine a case study in Geneva – the Lime Tree, a community participating project – to examine how equity and empowerment improve health outcomes using an analytical framework called CHOICE (Capacity building, Human Rights, Organizational Sustainability, Institutional Accountability, Contribution, Enabling environment).

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Slowing Down Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases in Mali with Inclusive Education and Learning Nests

Face to the burden of non-communicable chronic diseases efficient and feasible actions devoted to prevention and education are urgently needed.The development project of the learning nests aims to allow the implementation of preventive and educative actions for adults with high risk of cardiovascular diseases. The action is based on complete sets of educational material for […]

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School Based Intervention to Prevent Tobacco Use: Sousse, Tunisia

The Chronic Disease Prevention Research Center in Sousse, Tunisia is implementing a school based intervention to prevent tobacco use among schoolchildren. Through a quasi-experimental study including a control and an intervention group, the project trains school leaders in mobilizing the entire school community around the goal of fostering a healthy school culture. This intervention is […]

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Prevalence of Depression among the Elderly Population in Rizal Province Using the Geriatric Depression Scale

Depression in the elderly is an important public health concern worldwide. It is a silent disorder that afflicts many of the elderly population. This study assesses the use of a simple, easily administered screening instrument, The Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form 15, to detect depression among Filipino elderly in Rizal, Philippines.

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