Factors associated with depression in patients with Parkinson's disease: a multicenter study in Lima, Peru - Custodio N, Alva-Diaz C, Mor án-Mariños C, Mejía-Rojas K, Lira D, Montesinos R, Herrera-Pérez E, Castro-Suárez S, Bardales Y.
The diagnosis and treatment of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) is inadequate, often contributing to a reduced quality of life, rapid disease progression, higher cognitive impairment, and an increased burden of care for family members o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

ACC Latin America Conference highlights cardiovascular research, practice in region
(American College of Cardiology) The American College of Cardiology will host the ACC Latin America Conference in partnership with the Peruvian Society of Cardiology in Lima, Peru, on November 16-17, 2018, bringing together top experts to review and discuss new, relevant cardiovascular science pertinent to the region. This is the first time the conference will be held in South America. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rainforest destruction from gold mining hits all-time high in Peru
(Wake Forest University) Small-scale gold mining has destroyed more than 170,000 acres of primary rainforest in the Peruvian Amazon in the past five years, according to a new analysis by scientists at Wake Forest University's Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 8, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Nearly 200 UCLA volunteers treat the uninsured at the annual Care Harbor free clinic
When Andre Buchanan was 12, he fell from a tree and destroyed a front tooth. Although a dentist fixed the tooth at the time, it deteriorated over the many years since and  two years ago the now adult Buchanan had only a nub for a tooth.Each year at family events, his mother would nag him about the tooth. “Boy,” she’d tell him, “you ain’t fixed that tooth yet?’”Then Andre heard about the annual Care Harbor clinic in downtown Los Angeles that provides free health, dental and eye care to people who don ’t have access to it. He emerged with a perfect new tooth that he p...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Africa:End Tuberculosis By Empowering Community Health Workers
[IPS] Washington DC -"I'm alive because of support from my family and the community health worker who brought medicine directly to my house, accompanied me during treatment and gave me hope. Without care and human support, there's no way I could be here today," says Melquiades Huauya, a survivor of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) from Peru. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - October 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: End Tuberculosis By Empowering Community Health Workers
[IPS] Washington DC -"I'm alive because of support from my family and the community health worker who brought medicine directly to my house, accompanied me during treatment and gave me hope. Without care and human support, there's no way I could be here today," says Melquiades Huauya, a survivor of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) from Peru. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - October 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Climate Change Could Destroy This Peruvian Farmer ’s Home. Now He’s Suing a European Energy Company for Damages
Climbing a snowcapped mountain in the predawn light, Saúl Luciano Lliuya says he could sense something changing. All his life, pristine glaciers have nestled between the peaks surrounding his hometown in the Cordillera Blanca region of the Peruvian Andes, providing water, work and beauty. “Now you can see it,” he says. “They’re disappearing.” The region’s glaciers are receding rapidly; as temperatures rise, thanks to greenhouse gases trapping heat in the earth’s atmosphere, ice accumulated over thousands of years has melted away in a single generation. Between 30% and 50% of...
Source: TIME: Science - October 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent / Hamburg Tags: Uncategorized Germany Source Type: news

Digital intimate partner violence among Peruvian youths: validation of an instrument and a theoretical proposal - L ópez-Cepero J, Vallejos-Saldarriaga J, Merino-García M.
The present study presents psychometric information on a new instrument, the Digital Intimate Partner Violence Questionnaire (DIPVQ), and explores the similitudes and differences between in-person and digital-based abuses (those that involve the use of inf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The peril and promise of traffic - The Lancet.
Just after the new year, a bus in Peru plunged off a winding cliffside road following a collision, leading to over 50 deaths. The road lacked guardrails or other safety equipment. The incident dramatically underscores the conclusions from a World Bank G... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

What to Know About the Surprising Modern History of Contraception
When the birth control pill hit its 50th anniversary of its 1960 FDA approval, TIME commemorated its influence on the world as having “rearranged the furniture of human relations.” But as influential as the pill was and continues to be, it’s only one small slice of the enormous influence contraception has had on modern history. Few people know that as well as Donna Drucker, a historian who is currently writing a book about its history. As it turns out, that history is just as complex as you probably think, but in ways that may still surprise you. Drucker says she started studying contraception in a rounda...
Source: TIME: Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lily Rothman Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Sex/Relationships Source Type: news

End Tuberculosis by Empowering Community Health Workers
Credit: Nichole Sobecki / The Global FundBy David BrydenWASHINGTON DC, Sep 24 2018 (IPS)“I’m alive because of support from my family and the community health worker who brought medicine directly to my house, accompanied me during treatment and gave me hope. Without care and human support, there’s no way I could be here today,” says Melquiades Huauya, a survivor of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) from Peru. From his harrowing experience with tuberculosis (TB), Huauya now knows a lot about how to stop it, the world’s biggest infectious disease killer. The disease, which claims about 4...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David Bryden Tags: Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Investigating equalisation of health inequalities during adolescence in four low-income and middle-income countries: an analysis of the Young Lives cohort study - Ward JL, Viner RM.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate if socioeconomic gradients in health reduce during adolescence (the equalisation hypothesis) in four low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC). SETTING: Analysis of the Young Lives Study cohorts in Ethiopia, Peru, Vietnam and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Paul Rankin obituary
Paul Rankin, my dad, who has died aged 72, was a research physicist and an adventurer. He worked for the electronics company Philips for 36 years, and filed more than 40 patents in that time. He was an innovator, with projects in the favelas in Brazil, the wastes of Mali, the temples of Thailand and the peaks of Peru.He visited more than 70 countries in his lifetime. After retirement he became involved in research into pangolins in Namibia, helping to track and understand these creatures, sometimes known as scaly anteaters.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Tobias Rankin Tags: Science Wildlife Environment Africa World news Physics Electronics and electrical engineering Education Higher education Source Type: news

Rapid heart imaging system may improve care in developing nations
A rapid imaging system could improve heart healthcare in developing nations because of reduced costs and easier availability, according to a study in Peru. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rapid heart imaging technique may cut costs, boost care in developing world
(American Heart Association) A new rapid imaging protocol quickly and cheaply diagnosed heart ailments in patients in Peru. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

States Must Act Now to Protect Indigenous Peoples During Migration
Indigenous men and women of Nuñoa in Puno, Peru, spin and weave garments based on the fiber of the alpacas. Credit: SGP-GEF-UNDP Peru/Enrique Castro-MendívilBy UN experts* on Indigenous PeoplesGENEVA/NEW YORK, Aug 8 2018 (IPS)States around the world must take effective action to guarantee the human rights of indigenous peoples, says a group of UN experts. In a joint statement marking International day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the experts say it is crucial that the rights of indigenous peoples are realised when they migrate or are displaced from their lands: “In many parts of the world, i...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UN experts on Indigenous Peoples Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Education Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations International Day of the World's Indig Source Type: news

On the road: farewelling Elaine Beller
After 20 years of stellar contributions to Cochrane, Elaine Beller is shifting her keen focus from biostatistics to bushwalking, and embracing semi-retirement. Last week we caught up with Elaine on the road from outback Birdsville – a leisurely 27 hour drive from her home on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Though never one to seek the limelight, she was (after a little encouragement) happy to share some parting thoughts about her time as a prolific and multi-talented Cochrane contributor.  Elaine Beller is widely recognised as having an amazing ability to analyse and explain the most complex of matters a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 31, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Violence experiences in childhood and adolescence among gay men and transgender women living in Per ú: a qualitative exploration - Juárez-Chávez E, Cooney EE, Hidalgo A, Sanchez J, Poteat T.
The overall goal of this study was to qualitatively explore the different types of violence experienced by gay men (GM) and transgender women (TW) living in Peru during childhood and adolescence, as well as their potential consequences and sources of prote... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Between remembering and forgetting the years of political violence: psychosocial impact of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Peru - Espinosa A, P áez D, Velázquez T, Cueto RM, Seminario E, Sandoval S, Reátegui F, Jave I.
This article analyzes the association between knowledge of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), evaluation of TRC's achievements, experience of victimization, attitudes toward remembering and forgetting past political violence, perceptions of soc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme
Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised in a state family planning scheme. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of maca root?
Maca root comes from Peru and is a common cooking ingredient in that region. Maca root may have a range of health benefits, especially for endurance and sexual health. In this article, we look at the evidence behind these claims, as well as whether there are any risks to taking it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Suicide risk assessment: examining transitions in suicidal behaviors among pregnant women in Per ú - Levey EJ, Rondon MB, Sanchez S, Zhong QY, Williams MA, Gelaye B.
The goals of this research were to characterize suicidal behavior among a cohort of pregnant Peruvian women and identify risk factors for transitions between behaviors. The World Health Organization Composite International Diagnostic Interview suicide ques... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The World Cup... of quitting smoking! Peru would win
EXCLUSIVE: Researchers mocked-up the results using official statistics on the decline in smoking rates across all 32 competing nations between 2000 and 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The guinea pig at the Last Supper | Brief letters
Animal iconography | Ladybirds ’ absence | Measuring space gloop | Nat King Cole’s Route 66 | Morris mushrooms“I’m looking for the wombat in the altarpiece now,” says Heather Dalton, the historian who found a cockatoo in a 16th-century Italian altarpiece created long before Captain Cook washed up in Australia (Report, 27 June). She might enjoy the 17th-century painting of the Last Supper in Cuzco Cathedral in Peru, which shows a festive spread of wine, bread, fruit and, at the very centre of the painting, a roast guinea pig.Professor Rebecca EarleUniversity of Warwick• I have seen a few w...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 28, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Art Animals Insects Space Pop and rock Motoring Wildlife Butterflies Chuck Berry The Rolling Stones Environment Art and design World news Science Source Type: news

Image of the Day: X-Ray Vision
Using a unique microscope, researchers looked inside a yet-to-be identified pseudoscorpion from Peru. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 28, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

From state agencies to ordinary citizens: reframing risk-mitigation investments and their impact to disrupt urban risk traps in Lima, Peru - Allen A, Zilbert Soto L, Wesely J, Belkow T, Ferro V, Lambert R, Langdown I, Samanam ú A.
The understanding of linkages between disaster risk and urban development has seen important advances in recent decades. However, it falls short in addressing the production and reproduction of so-called urban "risk traps", which are accumulation cycles of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Are Omega-3s Good for Your Brain?
Omega-3 is easily the most popular supplement in America. Roughly 8% of adults—or about 19 million people—take some kind of omega-3 fatty acid supplement, according to the latest figures from the National Institutes of Health. There’s a reason fish oil capsules and other omega-3 supplements are so popular. “Omega-3 fatty acids are involved in many different fundamental [brain] processes,” says Simon Dyall, a principal academic and head of nutrition at Bournemouth University in the UK. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids—namely EPA and DHA—and their metabolites influence gene expres...
Source: TIME: Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Five new species of snail-sucking snakes discovered
(American Museum of Natural History) New research led by the American Museum of Natural History has uncovered five new species of snakes in Ecuador and Peru with peculiar dining etiquette: they suck the viscous bodies of snails out of their shells. The new species, most of which are considered endangered or vulnerable, are described today in the journal Zookeys, which also includes a new evolutionary tree for the diverse group of snail eaters in Central and South America. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 14, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Skull-drilling: The ancient roots of modern neurosurgery
How did ancient Peruvians master trepanation — drilling holes into the skull for medical or ritual reasons — which would later evolve into brain surgery? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Holes in the head
(University of Miami) UM neurorehabilitation expert Dr. David S. Kushner, who helps modern patients recover from brain surgery, chronicles the remarkable skill of ancient Peru's cranial surgeons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Building peace through postconflict youth: an exploratory analysis of the relationship between human rights and citizenship for Peruvian adolescents - Velez GM.
Previous research has demonstrated that (re)building an active civic culture and support for human rights are prevalent goals in postconflict countries (Leidner& Li, 2015; Quaynor, 2012). This research report builds on previous work by exploring the relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Micro-CT reveals hawk mummy is actually a human fetus
When an international team of researchers acquired micro-CT scans of what they...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RT educator unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut CT provides fresh revelations about ancient Egypt (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Families slept on hospital floors until doctor started a shelter
As part of his medical training, Dr. Ricardo Pun-Chong spent time doing rounds in hospitals throughout Lima, the capital of Peru. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peru ’ s Poor and Disabled Struggle in the Shadows
The post Peru’s Poor and Disabled Struggle in the Shadows appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Andrea Vale Tags: Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Disability rights Peru Source Type: news

Suicide risk associated with bullying and depression in high school - Sandoval Ato R, Vilela Estrada MA, Mejia CR, Caballero Alvarado J.
The objective was to determine whether suici de risk was associated with bullying and depression in h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ULB archaeologists discover a 1,000-year-old mummy in Peru
(Universit é libre de Bruxelles) A team from the Universit é libre de Bruxelles's centre for archaeological research (CReA-Patrimoine) has completed a significant excavation in Pachacamac, Peru, where they have discovered an intact mummy in especially good condition. Pachacamac's status as a Pre-Colombian pilgrimage site under the Inca empire. is confirmed by further evidence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High altitude may have driven short stature in Peruvians
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Pennisi, E. Tags: Anthropology, Genetics, Latin American News In Depth Source Type: news

Natural disasters and their impact on mental health. Discussion in the Peruvian context - Caycho-Rodr íguez T, Barboza-Palomino M.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: es... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Peru hikes taxes on sodas, alcohol, cigarettes and dirty cars
LIMA (Reuters) - The Peruvian government hiked excise taxes on sugary drinks, alcohol, cigarettes and polluting cars on Thursday in a bid to tackle public health problems linked to obesity and cancer while shoring up public resources. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Peru declares alert over suspected Guillain-Barre outbreak
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru has declared a national epidemiological alert to contain what appears to be an outbreak of the rare Guillain-Barre syndrome, which is associated with the Zika virus, the country's health ministry said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Largest known child sacrifice site discovered in Peru
Researchers believe the 140 children were sacrificed 550 years ago by the Chim ú civilisation as floods ravaged the coastlineArchaeologists in northern Peru say they have found evidence of what could be the world ’s largest single case of child sacrifice.The burial site, known as Las Llamas, contains the skeletons of 140 children who were aged between five and 14 when they were ritually sacrificed during a ceremony about 550 years ago, archaeologists said on Friday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 28, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Archaeology Peru Americas Science Anthropology Source Type: news

SwitchPoint 2018: Day 2
April 27, 2018Fear and bias get in the way of humanitarian work every day. We'll  move forward anyway.Remember the last time you walked up to a door and pulled on it, only to find you were supposed to push?I hate that. We all hate that. Especially when it ’s a door we’ve been through before, and we should have remembered how it worked, and great, probably everybody saw us.Unfortunately, our memories are just not very reliable. This is what user experience and game design expertCelia Hodent told us today on the second and final day ofSwitchPoint 2018. Good design can overcome some of our deficiencies &mdash...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Occupational Safety Grows in Latin America, Except Among Young People
Young municipal workers wear uniforms and other protective equipment while cutting the grass in the Praça Paris park in the Gloria neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lack of training and the breach of safety requirements by their employers make young Latin Americans the most vulnerable to accidents at work. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 27 2018 (IPS)Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labour flexibility an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories International Labour Organisation (ILO) workplace safety Source Type: news

Occupational Safety Improves in Latin America, Except Among Young People
Young municipal workers wear uniforms and other protective equipment while cutting the grass in the Praça Paris park in the Gloria neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lack of training and the breach of safety requirements by their employers make young Latin Americans the most vulnerable to accidents at work. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 27 2018 (IPS)Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labour flexibility an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories International Labour Organisation (ILO) workplace safety Source Type: news

Archaeologists May Have Found the World ’s Largest Known Child Sacrifice Site in Peru
Archaeologists in Peru have uncovered what could be the site of the largest known instance of child sacrifice in the Americas, and perhaps even the world. The remains of more than 140 children and 200 young llamas were found under residential compounds outside the city of Trujillo, in Peru’s northwest, National Geographic reports. The site is a short distance from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Chan Chan. The victims appear to have been part of a ritual sacrifice that took place nearly 550 years ago when the Chimú Empire ruled the area, archaeologists said. Most of the children at the site — known as ...
Source: TIME: Science - April 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Kamakshi Ayyar Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight Peru Source Type: news

Peruvian lynching death underscores risk of trip into jungle and mind
The lynching of a Canadian in a Peruvian jungle town highlights the dangers associated the unregulated growth of the ayahuasca healing industry. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

One year later, flood-affected women in Peru struggle for protection and reproductive health care
LAMBAYEQUE, PERU – When floodwaters engulfed the ĺllimo district on 14 March 2017, Lily Silva Aricoché led her family and neighbours to safety. During the months that followed, shecoordinated assistance to flood survivors– including protection from the rising violence that threatened women in temporary shelters. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Cooperative decision-making and intimate partner violence in Peru - Svec J, Andic T.
Using the continuous Demographic and Health Surveys (2005-2012) for Peru, we employ multinomial logistic regression estimates to assess risk for intimate partner violence (IPV). Using empowerment and gender frameworks for IPV, we find that women making mor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with drug use before imprisonment in Peru - Hern ández-Vásquez A, Núñez S, Santero M, Grendas L, Huarez B, Vilcarromero S, Casas-Bendezú M, Braun S, Cortés S, Rosselli D.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of drug abuse before prison admission and to identify associated sociodemographic and family history risk factors, according to gender, in prisons of Peru. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A secondary analysis was carried ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news