Month: December 2011

Health leaders call for urgent action on climate

Over 200 leaders from more than 30 countries have issued a Declaration and Call to Action following a Global Climate and Health Summit.

Article: Water Pipe and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Medical Students in South Africa

This study sought to determine the sociodemographic and behavioral factors associated with water pipe and smokeless tobacco use among medical students in the Pretoria area.

Rio Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health

This declaration was adopted during the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health on 21 October 2011 and is now available in English.

Public Health Specialists – Southern Africa Regional (USAID – IQC)

The Institute for Health Measurement is currently seeking Public Health Specialists interested in long and/or short-term positions for a USAID-Funded regional Indefinite Quantity Contract.

November 2011 issue SACEMA Quarterly

The new issue of the SACEMA Quarterly is out and contains articles on e.g. testing for recent infection to estimate HIV incidence, statistical properties of TB episodes, joint mapping modelling.

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