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Archive for December, 2016
Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Throwback Thursday (#TBT) – In June 2009 World Health & Population covers Household Use of Inpatient Healthcare Services in India

In India, accessibility of healthcare remains a major challenge. At the macro level social, administrative, geographical and cultural factors all converge to influence health-seeking behaviour and access to health services. At the household level, cost is a major deterrent for poor people. This includes also so-called hidden costs such as transportation, loss of working time, [...]

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Thursday, December 8th, 2016
CMAJ Open: Association between traumatic brain injury and incarceration: a population-based cohort study

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important public health concern: the estimated global lifetime prevalence is 3.49% In Ontario, Canada, there were 1.7  new cases of TBI per 1000 population in 2010/11, an increase of more than 20% since 2004/05. Traumatic brain injury may result in long-term disability and is a major cause of death [...]

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Thursday, December 8th, 2016
Throwback Thursday (#TBT) – Soccer/Football References in celebration of the TFC playing in the MLS final on Saturday

World Cup and Posing the Wrong Questions – July 2014 The World Cup and Heart Health – July 2014

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