Nossal Institute for Global Health - Research Publications
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Developing Health Promotion Interventions on Social Networking Sites: Recommendations from The FaceSpace Project
(Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2012)
Reflections on Expert Recommendations for US Research Priorities in Suicide Prevention
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2014-09-01)
Community and provider perceptions of traditional and skilled birth attendants providing maternal health care for pastoralist communities in Kenya: a qualitative study
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2016-03-01)
BACKGROUND: Kenya has a high burden of maternal and newborn mortality. Consequently, the Government of Kenya introduced health system reforms to promote the availability of skilled birth attendants (SBAs) and proscribed ...
Investment case for improving maternal and child health: results from four countries
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2013-06-21)
BACKGROUND: Without addressing the constraints specific to disadvantaged populations, national health policies such as universal health coverage risk increasing equity gaps. Health system constraints often have the greatest ...
Ebola in the context of conflict affected states and health systems: case studies of Northern Uganda and Sierra Leone
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-01-01)
Ebola seems to be a particular risk in conflict affected contexts. All three of the countries most affected by the 2014-15 outbreak have a complex conflict-affected recent history. Other major outbreaks in the recent past, ...
Male-to-male sex among men who inject drugs in Delhi, India: Overlapping HIV risk behaviours
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2015-04-01)
BACKGROUND: HIV among people who inject drugs (PWID) is a major public health challenge in India. This paper examines PWID in Delhi who also have male-to-male sex with a focus on overlapping HIV risk behaviours and the ...
Removing financial barriers to access reproductive, maternal and newborn health services: the challenges and policy implications for human resources for health
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2013-09-22)
BACKGROUND: The last decade has seen widespread retreat from user fees with the intention to reduce financial constraints to users in accessing health care and in particular improving access to reproductive, maternal and ...
Adapting to social and political transitions The influence of history on health policy formation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Burma)
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2014-04-01)
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Burma) has a long and complex history characterized by internal conflict and tense international relations. Post-independence, the health sector has gradually evolved, but with health ...
Social context, diversity and risk among women who inject drugs in Vietnam: descriptive findings from a cross-sectional survey
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-10-16)
BACKGROUND: Women who inject drugs (WWID) are neglected globally in research and programming yet may be likelier than males to practise sexual and injecting risks and be infected with HIV and more stigmatised but seek fewer ...