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Assessing Health Concerns and Barriers in a Heterogeneous Latino Community
(The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)
Introduction. Major health issues and barriers to health services for Latino immigrants were identified through community-based participatory research in Baltimore city. Methods. In collaboration with community partners, ...
Overweight status of the primary caregivers of orphan and vulnerable children in 3 Southern African countries: a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Background: Africa is facing a nutritional transition where underweight and overweight coexist. Although the majority of programs for orphan and vulnerable children (OVC) focus on undernourishment, the association between ...
Emergency Preparedness: Knowledge and Perceptions of Latin American Immigrants
This paper describes the level of public emergency knowledge and perceptions of risks among Latin American immigrants, and their preferred and actual sources of emergency preparedness information (including warning ...
Need for ensuring cultural competence in medical programmes of European universities
(Springer Nature, 2019-01-15)
Europe is becoming more social and cultural diverse as a result of the increasing migration, but the medical doctors are largely unprepared. The medical education programmes and teachers have not evolved in line with ...