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“Ceci n’est pas une pipe”: A Comparison of French and U.S. Health Research on the Neurodevelopmental and Epigenetic Effects of Tobacco Exposure on Vulnerable Populations
This thesis explores how cultural beliefs and practices influence biomedical research landscapes in two high resource cultural contexts, the US and the Euro-American francophone world. First, I examine how cultural mores ...
Analyzing the Connections Among Water Access, Sanitation, Malaria and Diarrhea Outcomes in Rural Central Uganda
Access to safe water and sanitation around the world has increased significantly in the past few decades. The United Nations claims that 91% of the world’s population has access to safe water, exceeding the Millennium Development ...
Critical Analysis of the Efficacy of Task-Shifting in Two Post-Earthquake Humanitarian Crisis Sites: Haiti and Nepal
This thesis is an in-depth analysis into the efficacy of task-shifting models in post-earthquake settings. Using Haiti and Nepal as case-studies, the paper investigates the necessary infrastructure and policy strategies ...
Designing a Voice-Based Treatment Module for Treating Perinatal Depression in Rural Kenya
Depression is the largest contributor to the worldwide disease burden of mental, neurological and substance use disorders. Addressing perinatal depression is a particular challenge in low- and middle-income countries where ...
Lost (and Found) in Translation: Applying the Accountable Care Framework to Support the Diffusion of Health Innovations
Rising health expenditures and growing disease burden have generated new impetus for value-based health reforms across the world. However, fragmented evidence for implementation science in health policy limits the design ...
Evaluating the Influence of Patient Caretakers’ Health Literacy on Delays in Care for Traumatic Brain Injury Patients at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda.
Background Caretakers take on caregiving tasks such as feeding and administering oral medication for patients at Mulago National Referral Hospital (MNRH), Uganda and many Low-Middle Income Countries (LMICs) where nurse ...