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Call for Papers: Social Networks, Health, and Mental Health (Social Science & Medicine)

Alexander Tsai - Jan. 31, 2013
Hi GHDonline community: Social Science & Medicine has just released a Call for Papers for a special issue on social networks, health and mental health. We recognize that many of the submissions wi...
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Publications & Research social networks Social Support
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Combination Implementation for HIV Prevention

Larry Chang - Jan. 23, 2013
Hi Everyone, I thought this article we recently published (Lancet Infect Dis 2013; 13: 65–76) may be of interest to this group. Abstract is below, article is attached. Thanks! Cheers, Larry Chang C...
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ARV-based prevention Circumcision question and another device combination prevention Community Health Workers Food & Nutrition HIV prevention Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research Social Support
Health IT

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 19, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
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Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education Publications & Research Social Support support telemedicine t tuberculosis
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Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 14, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
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Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education Publications & Research Social Support telemedicine tuberculosis support
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Advanced Practice Nursing Programs Threatened

Lauren Cue - March 16, 2012
Due to fiscal and other constraints, the advanced-practice nursing MSN program at UCSF may be eliminated, a great bane to current students hoping to work as NPs with adults, communities, critical care...
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advanced practice nursing Community Health Workers Conferences & Meetings education Food & Nutrition harm reduction Monitoring & Measurement nursing nursing education nursing leadership nursing programs nursing shortage Patient Education Social Support ucsf
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Cross-post: The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on adherence to malaria treatment protocols

Sophie Beauvais - Nov. 12, 2011
Dear All, Moderator Prashant Yadav posted the following new discussion on the effect of SMS reminder on adherence to malaria treatment: Malaria treatment provided by healthcare workers often di...
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Monitoring & Measurement SMS Social Support
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Appropriate Medical Devices

Clara Aranda - Nov. 3, 2011
I tried to post this before, but I think I didn't. I am searching Organisations/Companies/Universities or Research Centres, that are currently developing Appropriate Medical Devices for low-income ...
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appropriate medical devices Clinical Guidelines Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research rural healthcare Social Support Technology
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Video: Dr. David Bangsberg on the major barrier to successful adherence and Wisepill

Sophie Beauvais - April 5, 2011
Video: Dr. David Bangsberg on the major barrier to successful adherence and Wisepill Beauvais Sophie
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Food & Nutrition Monitoring & Measurement Social Support
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Co-trimoxazole Management and Availability

John Nicholson - March 30, 2011
Co-trimoxazole Management and Availability Nicholson John
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availability challenges Clinical Guidelines co-trimoxazole Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research Social Support treatment adherence treatment management
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Noncompliance and cognitive impairment: suggestions and strategies for a more tailored intervention?

Clare McBee - Feb. 4, 2011
Hi everyone, I'm cross-posting this from the Adherence & Retention community at the suggestion of the moderators. Writing from the PACT Project (domestic program of Partners in Health). We do h...
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adherence interventions chronic non-adherence cognitive disability Community Health Workers Education & Curricula elderly populations HIV/AIDS Nursing Specialties Patient Education Social Support
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Noncompliance and cognitive impairment: suggestions and strategies for a more tailored intervention?

Clare McBee - Feb. 3, 2011
Hi everyone, Writing from the PACT Project (domestic program of Partners in Health). We do home-based adherence interventions and accompaniment with chronically non-adherent people living with HIV/...
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chronic non-adherence cognitive disability Community Health Workers elderly populations HIV/AIDS Patient Education Social Support
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Proven interventions to improve initial linkage-- between positive test and first attendance at clinic?

RE-EDITED FOR CLARIFICATION ON 29OCT: This post takes a step back in the process of providing HIV care from Tuesday's NYT article on LTFU: I am working with colleagues in the Swaziland MOH to impr...
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Community Health Workers linkage to care Social Support
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Preventing HIV among vulnerable youth through discussion

Mohammad Ahsan - Jan. 12, 2010
The organization for social development of unemployed Youth (OSDUY) has been engrossing upon program on prevention and control of HIV/AIDS/STD since January 1997 and developed a message book containin...
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Social Support
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Support for cost-effectiveness of home-based care for HIV patients

Sharing two key studies presented at the Int'l AIDS Society Conference in Cape Town. The study from Lesotho and Uganda found that outcomes among HIV patients through home-based care were similar to t...
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community-based care Community Health Workers HIV home-based care Social Support
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Transportation and Adherence

Efildah Phiri - July 12, 2009
Really ,it is true patients they do not want their status to be known by their relatives and clinic staff. In Lesotho there is a new strategy which was introduced early this year to improve patients ...
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Social Support
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Transportation Costs Impede Sustained Adherence and Access to HAART in a Clinic Population in Southwestern Uganda: A Qualitative Study

Mona Haidar, MD, MPH - June 24, 2009
Transportation Costs Impede Sustained Adherence and Access to HAART in a Clinic Population in Southwestern Uganda: A Qualitative Study Haidar, MD, MPH Mona 10461_2009_953...
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Access ARV HIV/AIDS Social Support transporation. adherence Uganda
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Transportation and adherence : share with us your organization's experience

Mona Haidar, MD, MPH - June 24, 2009
Often patients in resources poor countries must travel at significant cost in money and time to reach the clinic that distribute the ARVs.Transportation cost and the time spent on the road constitute ...
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Social Support Supply Chain
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Social suppport,Community Health Workers

Efildah Phiri - May 10, 2009
I am working in Lesotho as a Nurse.We have so many orphans who are managed at our clinic.Some of them are getting nutritional support from our clinic,but what about clothing.They come to clinic bare...
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Social Support
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Adherence Support Worker Training Materials

Sophie Beauvais - March 2, 2009
Adherence Support Worker Training Materials Beauvais Sophie
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Community Health Workers Social Support Training
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Explaining Adherence Success in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Ethnographic Study

Explaining Adherence Success in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Ethnographic Study Bangsberg, MD, MPH David untitled Explaining Adherence Success in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Ethno...
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ART Publications & Research social capital Social Support