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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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GHF2012 – Welcome Message

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Geneva Health Forum (GHF), a key event for those wishing to hear the voice and insights of the global health frontlines. We are introducing many new features to ensure that views from the frontlines are well represented at the Geneva Health Forum. It is with great pleasure that […]

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GHF2006 – Interview with Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997) and more recently United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002) shared with the conference team some of the main challenges at hand when it comes to access to health for all: accountability, financing, the brain drain and the responsibility of those who have the means […]

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