Are youth mentoring programs good value-for-money? An evaluation of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Melbourne Program
- The debate of regionalization in turbulent times of the unified health system. Mendes, Áquilas; Louvison, Marilia // SaÃºde e Sociedade;apr-Jun2015, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p398
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including regionalization of health care in Brazil, the typology of health regions in Brazil, and regional health management in the state of SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil.
- Regionalization of health in Brazil: an analytical perspective. Schiavon Duarte, Ligia; Catarino Pessoto, Umberto; Borges Guimarães, Raul; Sterman Heimann, Luiza; da Rocha Carvalheiro, José; Tato Cortizo, Carlos; Werneck Ribeiro, Eduardo Augusto // SaÃºde e Sociedade;apr-Jun2015, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p472
This article aims to contribute to the debate on the SUS regionalization policy and the establishment of health regions in Brazil. Understanding them require to recognize the dichotomy between public health and individual health - which marks the history of Brazilian public health - and identify...
- EXPLANATIONS FOR APPARENT LATE ONSET CRIMINALITY IN A HIGH-RISK SAMPLE OF CHILDREN FOLLOWED UP IN ADULT LIFE. Elander, James; Rutter, Michael; Simonoff, Emily; Pickles[*], Andrew // British Journal of Criminology;2000, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p497
Examines the association of apparent late onset criminality with risk factors for criminal behavior in London, England. Relevance of recorded criminality with juvenile antisocial behavior; Role of social factors in the onset of criminality; Implications for identifying a history of mental...
- Effective Utilization and Evaluation of Indigenous Health Care Workers. Giblin, Paul T. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug89, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p361
The use of indigenous health care workers (IHCWs), who were key elements in community health care programs in the United States in the 1960s, has gone in and out of fashion in subsequent years. The author and his colleagues recently established a service program at Wayne State University's...
- Access To Care Key Issue For Dentists. Slowik, Elizabeth // Grand Rapids Business Journal;4/1/2008 Health Quarterly Supplemet, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p37
The article features Steve Dater, dentist and president of the Michigan Dental Association in Rockford, Michigan. Dater discusses the programs that help improve access to dental health in the state. He points out that state funding on public dental health is limited and the programs are not...
- New Program to Fund Minority Scholars Researching Causes,
Solutions for Health Disparities. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;11/13/2000, p2
The article reports on the launch of a program to fund minority scholars researching causes and solutions for health disparities. The Center for the Advancement of Health, Washington, has received a $1.5 million, three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to train a new generation of...
- Joining forces for the greater good. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2004, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p64
Presents information on the Quad City Health Initiative, a community partnership that promotes health awareness and addresses gaps in health services in Illinois and Iowa. Advantage of the initiative; Target projects of the initiative.
- Final hurdles in the polio eradication program. Landrigan, India Fox // Patient Care;Apr2006, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p47
Presents an article on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in India. Total number of polio cases in 2005; Total amount of funds donated by Rotary International for the program; Efforts to vaccinate every child in the country through the National Immunization Days program.
- The evolution of the Yukon Medevac Program in an environment of fiscal restraint. Cunningham, Valorie Lynn // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/99, Vol. 161 Issue 12, p1559
Focuses on the growth of the Yukon Medevac Program in the Yukon Territory. Position of staffing; Physician involvement; Protocols and procedures; Aircraft and safety issues; Continuing quality assessment.