The relationship between dental trauma, anxiety and aggression behavior in 7 to14 year old children in Kosovo - Haliti F, Juri ć H.
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Dental fear has a negative impact on the treatment outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate dental anxiety among children with different measurement scales, with the aim of getting more precise and thorough estimations, as well a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Discrimination and domestic violence - Shehu-Krasniqi V, Bujupaj-Ismajli H.
Discrimination and gender-based violence is present in our society. In this sense, the Government of Kosovo implemented on 25.08.2011 the program against domestic violence. With the Kosovo Government Decision no. 04/83 a National Coordinator against Domest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A mixed-method evidence of intimate partner violence victimization among female students in Kosovo and its correlates - Kelmendi K, Baumgartner F.
OBJECTIVE: This paper aims to examine Kosovo female student victimization (physical, psychological, and sexual) and its correlates using a socioecological framework while testing the applicability of Western models of violence against women in a previously... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exploring violence socialization and approval of intimate partner violence among university students in Kosovo - Kelmendi K, Baumgartner F.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) among university students is a prevalent problem in many countries; however, it is not currently recognized in Kosovo as a social issue in terms of research, prevention, and intervention. The aim of this article was to exami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence against children at home and family in Kosovo society: the prevalence, types and perpetrators of violence - Mustafa A.
This study is based on the study of a sample of 618 children grades 10-12, from high schools of Pristina. The sa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Antimicrobial Medicines Consumption (AMC) Network: AMC Data 2011-2014
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. 04/07/2017 This 168-page report sets out and analyzes data from 2011-2014 on antimicrobial medicines consumption (AMC) collected from non-European Union countries in the World Health Organization European Region and Kosovo (in accordance with Security Council resolution 1244, 1999). Its aims are to support countries that are building or strengthening their national surveillance systems on AMC, and to stimulate the sharing of data both within and between countries. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 4, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Central Asian and Eastern European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance: Annual Report 2016
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. 11/15/2016 This 148-page report describes antimicrobial resistance data from seven countries and Kosovo in the World Health Organization European Region gathered through the Central Asian and Eastern European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (CAESAR) network. The aim of the report is to create awareness about the current antibiotic resistance situation and advocate antimicrobial resistance control policies in participating countries, provide guidance and inspiration to countries that are building or strengthening their national antimicrobial resistance surveill...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Why the World Needs Joy Now
In April 2015, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu met in Dharamsala for a historic conversation about joy. The Book of Joy (on sale now) chronicles the week-long discussion. On the final day, co-author Douglas Abrams asked the two great spiritual giants about the importance of joy in the world today. "Archbishop, Your Holiness, what an incredible joy and privilege it has been to join you in this conversation to prepare The Book of Joy. Today is just for a few final questions. One we received was, 'Why do you think it is important to write The Book of Joy now, and what do you hope it will do for reade...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why the World Needs Joy Now
In April 2015, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu met in Dharamsala for a historic conversation about joy. The Book of Joy (on sale now) chronicles the week-long discussion. On the final day, co-author Douglas Abrams asked the two great spiritual giants about the importance of joy in the world today. "Archbishop, Your Holiness, what an incredible joy and privilege it has been to join you in this conversation to prepare The Book of Joy. Today is just for a few final questions. One we received was, 'Why do you think it is important to write The Book of Joy now, and what do you hope it will do for reade...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Injuries in professional male football players in Kosovo: a descriptive epidemiological study - Shalaj I, Tishukaj F, Bachl N, Tschan H, Wessner B, Csapo R.
BACKGROUND: The incidence and severity of football-related injuries has been found to differ strongly between professional leagues from different countries. The aims of this study were to record the incidence, type and severity of injuries in Kosovarian fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Several Dead and Injured as Storm Hits Macedonia Capital
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia is mourning the victims of a deadly storm that hit country's capital, leaving at least 21 people dead and more than 70 injured around Skopje. The Macedonian government has declared Monday a day of national mourning. Flags have been lowered and all sport events canceled. Authorities said police and army teams are still searching the northern suburbs of the Macedonian capital for six people still missing in the flash floods that hit late Saturday. On Sunday, the government declared a two-week state of emergency in the area hardest hit by the floods. Macedonian President Gjorge Iv...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 8, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Major Incidents Source Type: news

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift: A Lifetime of Gratitude
Dads are superheroes. Cape-less warriors that can fix any scraped knee, protect you from bullies, and be there to catch you before you fall. This Father’s Day, Red Crossers share stories of their dad’s influence, sacrifice and service. Red Cross Provides Emergency Communications in Vietnam: Reflection for Father’s Day By Brittany Jennings, Regional Communications Officer, Eastern North Carolina At 18 years old, my dad, Walter Elzie Penland, enlisted in the Marine Corps. It was the Vietnam War era. He hadn’t received a draft letter, but he’d seen his three brothers deploy and he simply felt it was hi...
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 17, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Sarah Layton Tags: SAF Source Type: news

Human Development Report 2016: Risk-Proofing the Western Balkans; Empowering People to Prevent Disasters
United Nations Development Programme. 05/20/2016This 147-page report focuses on recent flood disasters that struck Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, and Kosovo. A joint vulnerability of the region to disasters calls for a vigorous assessment of the trans-boundary hazards and an expedition of knowledge transfer mechanisms to boost the capacities for risk identification, assessment, monitoring, and early warning in the Western Balkans. The report identifies the key roadblocks and opportunities to this end, and calls for action aimed at risk-proofing the Western Balka...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 25, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

A Military Pilot Study Shows How Mindfulness Can Help Ease Pain
Mindfulness meditation may help combat veterans with traumatic brain injury manage their chronic pain, according to a small but promising pilot study published in the journal Military Behavioral Health.  An estimated 44 percent of U.S. combat veterans and 26 percent of Americans in general suffer from chronic pain, a condition in which pain persists for longer than 12 weeks and in some cases for a lifetime. If the pilot study's results are borne out in future research, the military will have an effective and economical tool to help treat soldiers who return from the field with lifelong pain, says Thomas Nass...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 30, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Alcohol drinking among Kosovar adolescents: an examination of gender-specific sociodemographic, sport, and familial factors associated with harmful drinking - Sajber D, Tahiraj E, Zenic N, Peric M, Sekulic D.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent alcohol consumption is a significant public-health problem, although there is a lack of studies investigating this issue in Kosovo. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this investigation was to examine the prevalence of alcohol drinking, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news