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Subject: Disease, disorder
Health Protection Surveillance Centre. (2014) Health Protection Surveillance Centre annual report 2013. Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.
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Author: Gen Sander
Subject: Disease
This report is part of the European Union cofunded project “Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring”, led by Harm Reduction International. The project aims to reduce ill treatment of people in detention and improve prison conditions through more...
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The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Tuberculosis (TB) and Hepatitis C (HCV) รข?" are a major health concern in prisons, evidenced by the fact that prevalence rates tend to be substantially higher among prison populations than in the general population. Prisons and other places of detention...
Subject: health, Lifestyle, Disease
The technique of describing health using a range of measures has been termed 'health profiling'. This article discusses the emergence of health profiling in the UK and Ireland over recent years, led by the public health observatories (PHOs). The steps in developing health profiles are described,...
Background National burden of disease studies are crucial for informing national health policies. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) constitute the highest burden. Such comprehensive analyses of NCDs burden are not explicitly documented for the Republic of Ireland (RoI). We analysed the five most...