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Measuring mental health burden in humanitarian settings: a critical review of assessment tools

attention to disasters’ impacts on mental health is growing, mental health effects are not well understood due to inconsistencies in measurement. Objective: The purpose of this study is to review mental ...

Providing Measurement, Evaluation, Accountability, and Leadership Support (MEALS) for Non-communicable Diseases Prevention in Ghana: Project Protocol

(NR- NCD s) in Ghana. Code-named the Measurement, Evaluation, Accountability, and Leadership Support for NCD s (MEALS4NCD s) project, it aims to measure and support public sector actions that create ...

A scoping review of burden of disease studies estimating disability-adjusted life years due to Taenia solium

relied on measuring the occurrence of epilepsy before applying an attributable fraction to estimate the occurrence of neurocysticercosis-associated epilepsy. This method relies heavily on the extrapolation ...

Estimating the direct Disability-Adjusted Life Years associated with SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in the Republic of Ireland: The first full year

into a single measure, such as the Disability-Adjusted-Life-Year (DALY). Methods: DALY s were calculated as the sum of Years of Life Lost (YLL) and Years Lived with Disability (YLD) directly associated ...

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Belgian nursing homes: results of a surveillance conducted between April and December 2020.

necessary changes in protocol over time. Belgian NH s were severely hit by COVID-19 with many fatal cases. The measure of not allowing visitors, implemented in the beginning of the pandemic, could not avoid ...

Nursing home residents with suspected urinary tract infections: a diagnostic accuracy study

urine dipstick testing in identifying UTI s in NH residents and to explore whether C-reactive protein (CRP) measured by point-of-care testing (POCT) can help in the diagnosis. Methods: During a three ...

Measuring disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) due to COVID-19 in Scotland, 2020

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Wyper, Grant; Fletcher, Eilidh; Grant, Ian; McCartney, Gerry; Fischbacher, Colin; Harding, Oliver; Jones, Hannah; Moro, Maria; Speybroeck, Niko; Devleesschauwer, Brecht; Stockton, Diane Source: A ...

QALY losses for chronic diseases and its social distribution in the general population: results from the Belgian Health Interview Survey

diseases is rapidly rising, both in terms of morbidity and mortality. This burden is disproportionally carried by socially disadvantaged population subgroups. Quality-adjusted life years (QALY s) measure the ...

Strategy and Performance Evaluation of Low-Frequency Variant Calling for SARS-CoV-2 Using Targeted Deep Illumina Sequencing

measures to curtail the virus spread. Additionally, emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants have increased the need for genomic surveillance to detect particular strains because of their potentially increased ...

Validity of self-reported air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollutants in Belgium

Abstract: In epidemiological studies, assessment of long term exposure to air pollution is often estimated using air pollution measurements at fixed monitoring stations, and interpolated to the residence of ...

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