In the morning of 26th December 2004, the Tsunami struck Sri Lanka causing unprecedented damage to life and property to most coastal areas. Of over 35,000 dead, the southern district of Galle accounted for nearly 9,000.
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To study the prevalence of hypertension, prehypertension and associated modifiable risk factors among women 18-40 years in an urban resettlement colony of Delhi. Study design: Cross-sectional community based. Study period: March-May 2005. Study Area: Urban resettlement colony of Delhi.
Optimal compliance with hand hygiene (HH) during healthcare delivery is the most effective measure to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAI), but compliance remains unacceptably low in many healthcare settings worldwide.
The objective of the present study is to evaluate a one year evolution of web-based information on alcohol dependence. Sites assessed in June 2006 were re-assessed in July 2007 using the same evaluation procedure.
Safe care will become a reality in the CHY through continuous learning and improvement in key action areas. The sustainability of this program will be achieved by ensuring mechanisms for the ongoing training of health professionals for infection control, continued sensitization and through integrating patient safety activities within the CHY care environment.
At least one woman in every twelve has been beaten, coerced into sex, may death or otherwise abused in her own family. Increasingly, violence against women is recognized as a major public health concern and a violation of human-rights.
HIV-associated cognitive impairment (HACI) describes difficulties with thinking, problem-solving and concentration in addition to memory impairment that is not severe enough to fulfill the DSM-IV criteria for dementia.
On the basis of data, approximately 15,000-17,000 thousand people die worldwide in traffic accidents as a consequence of all types of injuries. Body injuries comprise 12% of the specific weight of diseases.
Drinking alcohol is a very common habit in Nepal. Nepali people drink homemade alcoholic beverages as well as alcohol commercially available. Alcohol problems are a major health issue in Nepal and remain under-diagnosed.
Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) is an umbrella term for a wide range of qualitative methods of process oriented, participant evaluative research. The evaluations have been organized as action research, (Cornwall & Jewkes (1995), Hart & Bond (1995), aiming at facilitating the participants’ own analysis, planning and ongoing evaluation of the process.