More support for mothers: a qualitative study on factors affecting immunisation behaviour in Kampala, Uganda
- Should childhood immunisation be compulsory? Bradley, P. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Aug99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p330
Immunisation is offered to all age groups in the UK, but is mainly given to infants and school-age children. Such immunisation is not compulsory, in contrast to other countries, such as the United States. Levels of immunisation are generally very high in the UK,(n1) but the rates of immunisation...
- Letter from the Editor. Muthusamy, Anand // Penn Bioethics Journal;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the Belmont Report guidelines for conducting biomedical research, parent-child relationship in genetic enhancement, and surrogate motherhood.
- IFIC: Parents Focus on Kids Health, Neglect Their Own. // Supermarket News Expert Blog;11/15/2012, p2
The article reveals that parents of children under 18 are less conscientious when it comes to their own wellness even though they are mindful of the health and nutrition needs of their children, according to the International Food Information Council Foundation's (IFIC) 2012 Food & Health Survey.
- Factors associated with health-related quality of life among Chinese caregivers of the older adults living in the community: a cross-sectional study. Xiaoshi Yang; Yiming Hao; Shernelle Marlah George; Lie Wang // Health & Quality of Life Outcomes;2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p143
Background: Under the culture of filial piety and due to the Confucianism spirit in China, family caregivers usually undertake the responsibilities of caring for the older adults. They usually suffer from a heavy burden which is believed to impair their mental and physical health. Thus this...
- A qualitative assessment of factors influencing acceptance of a new rotavirus vaccine among health care providers and consumers. Patel, Manish M.; Janssen, Alan P.; Tardif, Richard R.; Herring, Mark; Parashar, Umesh D. // BMC Pediatrics;2007, Vol. 7, p32
Background: In 2006, a new rotavirus vaccine (RotaTeq) was licensed in the US and recommended for routine immunization of all US infants. Because a previously licensed vaccine (Rotashield) was withdrawn from the US for safety concerns, identifying barriers to uptake of RotaTeq will help develop...
- Two Doses of Measles Vaccine: Are Some States in India Ready for It? John, Sushil; Sanghi, Savita; Prasad, Suranjan; Bose, Anuradha; George, Kuryan // Journal of Tropical Pediatrics;Aug2009, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p253
We present the results of two surveys of measles outbreaks near Vellore, which perhaps supports the cause for introduction of a second dose of measles vaccine. Survey one had 590 under 10-year olds. The attack rate was 15.1, 11.7 and 5.7% in the unimmunized, among those vaccinated at 6 months...
- Wing Nut or Peanut? J. W. // SN: Supermarket News;Winter2011 Whole Health Supplement, p7
The article reports on a research study commissioned by Clif Bar & Co. in the U.S. in 2011 which reveals that 49% of parents say that they eat healthier foods since having children, while 69% of respondents realize the value of feeding natural and organic food to their children.
- Family Meals. // Pediatrics for Parents;2004, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p5
Reports on the result of a survey on eating meals among families in the U.S. Scope and coverage; Figures showing the decreasing rate of family meals; Role of family meals in enhancing health and feeling of well being of children.
- Teens follow health patterns of parents. // Infomat: A Weekly Review;11/7/2003, p3
Reports on the parent and child health patterns associated with youth obesity in Canada. Suggestion that sons and daughters react differently to the behavior of their parents; Effects of poor eating habits and little physical activity; Interview of adolescents by the Canadian Community Health...