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Visual support systems: a qualitative evaluation of the support provided to parents of children with Autism (2018)Since the 1990s, parent-professional partnership working has seen a shift from a professionally driven model, where professionals had a power-over relationship with parents, to an empowerment model, which allows power ...
Understanding prescribing behaviour of Tuberculosis doctors in the context of integrated service delivery: a case study of two designated hospitals of Zhejiang province, China (2018)There is on-going debate regarding if and how integrated service delivery might affect quality of care for infectious diseases traditionally delivered through vertical programmes. In China, tuberculosis (TB) care has ...
A comparative analysis of the contextual factors that were associated with Bangladesh and Zimbabwe achieving relatively high rates of contraceptive prevalence. (2018)Background: Family planning is termed one of the best investments a country can make to improve women’s lives by decreasing unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions. Hence, many countries have invested in the promotion ...
Increasing Adherence to Treatment Regimens for Ethnic Minorities Affected by Cardiovascular Disease in High Income Countries: The Role of Mind-Body-Interventions (2018)Background: Adherence to treatment regimens is vital for the control and management for CVDs. Yet only 40-60% of patients adhere to their treatment plan, increasing the likelihood of adverse cardiac events, re-hospitalization ...
An exploration of the contribution of a Sports-for-Development programme on slum-dwelling adolescent girls’ perspectives on their sexual and reproductive health and uptake of sexual and reproductive health services. (2018)This research aims to examine the contribution of a Sports-for-Development programme, Mrembo Girls, to the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of slum-dwelling adolescent girls and their uptake of SRH services in Nairobi, ...