Tuberculosis screening of travelers to higher-incidence countries: a cost-effectiveness analysis
- Medical interns knowledge of TB in Pakistan. Khan, J. A.; Zahid, S.; Khan, R.; Hussain, S. F.; Rizvi, N.; Rab, A.; Javed, A.; Ahmad, A.; Ait-Khaled, N.; Enarson, D. A. // Tropical Doctor;Jul2005, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p144
Of 460 interns from five Pakistani teaching hospitals surveyed, only 22% correctly identified the estimated number of new TB cases in Pakistan. The majority (96%) knew that droplet infection was the usual mode of transmission. Only 38% considered sputum smears for acid-fast bacilli as the best...
- Can Malawi's poor afford free tuberculosis services? Patient and household costs associated with a tuberculosis diagnosis in Lilongwe. Kemp, Julia R.; Mann, Gillian; Simwaka, Bertha Nhlema; Salaniponi, Felix M. L.; Squire, Stephen Bertel // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Aug2007, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p580
Objective To assess the relative costs of accessing a TB diagnosis for the poor and for women in urban Lilongwe, Malawi, a setting where public health services are accessible within 6 kilometres and provided free of charge. Methods Patient and household direct and opportunity costs were ...
- National Population Health Survey. // Infomat: A Weekly Review;5/10/2002, p2
Reports on the release of the fourth cycle of the National Health Survey 2000/2001 in Canada. Contents of the survey; Contact information for a copy of the results.
- Health Survey Comparison: Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Seipel, Michael M. O. // Social Development Issues;2012, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p50
This study examines the perception of health care as reported by respondents from Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States over three survey periods. Though their health care systems differ widely from each other, they seem to share some degree of mutual challenges and successes. The...
- How some states rate on the health-o-meter. Montague, Jim; Pitman, Hilarie // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;1/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p14
States that New Hampshire has topped the list of healthiest states in the nation the second time in a row, according to the 1995 ReliaStar State Health Rankings. Mississippi's rankin; What states are rated on. INSET: The healthiest states..
- Patient Perspective. International Survey Highlights Different Nations' Perceptions Of Health Care. // PT in Motion;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p9
The article focuses on the results of the survey of citizens' perception of health care which revealed various perceptions of health care among nations.
- briefs. // Australian Nursing Journal;Jul2002, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p13
Reports on the launch of the report 'National Evaluation Report,' which discusses the challenges of coordinated care. Other information it provides.
- NHS Direct: virtually engaged. McLellan N J // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2004, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p57
In the five years since its launch in March 1998, NHS Direct in England and Wales has established itself as the world's largest provider of telephone healthcare advice. NHS Direct now handles over half a million telephone calls and NHS Direct Online half a million on-line transactions every...
- KIWIS HAVE POOR HEALTH-LITERACY SKILLS. // Public Sector;Apr2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p3
The article presents the results of the survey conducted by Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey indicating that MÃ ori has poorer health-literacy skills compared to non-MÃ ori in New Zealand.