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Author: Edward J. Roccella
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: blood, pressure, education, program, national, hypertension, group, report, primary, prevention, working
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1993-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788142267
ISBN-13: 9780788142260

Reviews the rationale for primary prevention of hypertension as a complementary approach to the current hypertension detection & treatment strategies. Examines research on the efficacy of lifestyle modifications & makes recommendations for policy, implementation, & dissemination strategies. Features: two approaches to accomplish primary prevention of hypertension, an examination of 11 interventions for primary prevention (weight control, reduced salt intake, physical activity, reduced alcohol consumption, etc.), & recommendations for a national campaign aimed at primary prevention.

Author: Paul A. Francis
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: social, capital, nigeria, community, schools, lessons, primary, hard
Number of Pages: 90
Published: 1998-10-01
ISBN-10: 0821343335
ISBN-13: 9780821343333

Education is a basic condition for economic and social development. Working in conjunction with the National Primary Education Commission, the World Bank supported consultations among teachers, parents, educational administrators, and community leaders to develop a strong foundation for primary education in Nigeria. The innovative work documented in this publication illustrates the potential not only for partnership between the users and providers of primary education but also between the World Bank and its clients.

Author: Cynthia A. Bascetta
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: care, organizations, provide, challenges, remain, primary, health, katrina, federal, grants, helped, hurricane
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437919480
ISBN-13: 9781437919486

The greater New Orleans (NO) area continues to face challenges in restoring health care services disrupted by Hurricane Katrina. In 2007, HHS awarded the $100 million Primary Care Access and Stabilization Grant (PCASG) to Louisiana to help restore primary care services to the low-income popżn. This report examines: (1) how PCASG fund recipients used the PCASG funds to support primary care services in greater NO; (2) how PCASG fund recipients used and benefited from other fed. hurricane relief funds that support the restoration of primary care services in the area; and (3) challenges PCASG fun

Author: Olatunde A. Adekola
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: teacher, development, programs, nigeria, implications, schools, literacy, learning, primary, language
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2007-05
ISBN-10: 0821370480
ISBN-13: 9780821370483

'Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schools' is a synthesis of the findings arising from four years of policy research and development in Nigeria's primary schools that focused on the gap between what teachers should know and be able to do, and the realities of teaching and learning in classrooms. It begins by critically examining the outcomes of primary schooling as measured by learning achievement results from national assessments, and by identifying some core learning problems for Nigerian primary school children. It reviews the findings from recent research reports that studied te

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: encourage, primary, care, training, need, strategies, education, curriculum, financing, medical
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788117106
ISBN-13: 9780788117107

Focuses on characteristics associated with students who are more likely to chose generalist or primary care specialties in medical school, curriculum requirements that expose medical students & residents to primary care training, & the role federal financing plays in setting the focus of medical education. 14 charts & tables

Author: Nadeem Qureshi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: primary, care, history, family, cancer, collection
Number of Pages: 201
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 1437910998
ISBN-13: 9781437910995

This systematic review was undertaken to: (1) evaluate the accuracy of patient reporting of cancer family history; (2) identify and evaluate tools designed to capture cancer family history that are applicable to the primary care setting; and (3) identify and evaluate risk assessment tools (RATs) in promoting appropriate management of familial cancer risk in primary care settings. For family history tools (FHxTs) and RATs, studies were limited to those applicable to primary care settings. Conclusions: Informants reporting their cancer family history have greater accuracy for relatives free of c

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: renewal, discussion, paper, care, health, women, primary, gender
Number of Pages: 79
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 9241564032
ISBN-13: 9789241564038

This discussion paper brings together evidence and experience from around the world focusing on making health systems more gender responsive. There is a need to examine the various barriers as well as opportunities in order to make health systems work better for women, which has been a special concern for several decades now, by using a gender equality and health equity perspective. The paper uses a framework that combines WHO's six building blocks for health systems and the primary health care reforms propounded in the World Health Report 2008 on primary health care. Furthermore, the paper pr
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