Prevalence and correlates of mental health status among pre-hospital healthcare staff - Abbaspour S, Tajik R, Atif K, Eshghi H, Teimori G, Ghodrati-Torbati A, Zandi A.
This study was aimed to examine the mental health status of pre-hospital EMS workers a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news
Lifelines in Danger
Credit: URDEE IMAGE/ZUMA WIRE/ALAMY LIVE NEWSBy Antoinette Sayeh and Ralph ChamiJun 4 2020 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic is crippling the economies of rich and poor countries alike. Yet for many low-income and fragile states, the economic shock will be magnified by the loss of remittances—money sent home by migrant and guest workers employed in foreign countries. Remittance flows into low-income and fragile states represent a lifeline that supports households as well as provides much-needed tax revenue. As of 2018, remittance flows to these countries reached $350 billion, surpassing foreign direct investment, portfolio in...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Antoinette Sayeh and Ralph Chami Tags: Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news
IntraHealth Mourns the Loss of Mavjuda Karimova, Beloved Colleague in Tajikistan
May 21, 2020We at IntraHealth International are mourning the loss of our colleague Mavjuda Karimova, who died on Saturday, May 16. Mavjuda, a district coordinator for IntraHealth in Tajikistan, is survived by her son Siyovush, 23, and daughter Noila, 10.“We are heartbroken by this terrible loss,” says IntraHealth president and CEO Polly Dunford.“Mavjuda’s family is in our thoughts this week as we mourn with our Tajikistan team and honor Mavjuda’s memory around the world.”Mavjuda was dedicated, kind, and compassionate. She was a highly respected leader whose humility and devotion to justi...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Tajikistan Source Type: news
Improving Access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Leads to Healthier Communities in Tajikistan
By Khosiyatkhon Komilova, Former communications specialist, IntraHealth International The new school latrines in Yovon district, Tajikistan. Photo by Komilova Khosiyatkhon for IntraHealth International.April 21, 2020Ruzigul Mamatkulova is a nurse at a primary health center in Muminobod of the Khatlon province, a village in the Nosiri Khusrav district in Tajikistan. She had never thought about the importance of latrines at medical facilities until the USAID-funded Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity organized a health fair for patients from the surrounding villages. The activity is working ...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Community Engagement Community Health Workers Source Type: news
U.N. Releases Report on Socio-economic Effects of Coronavirus
A United Nations report states that the fact that women make up 70 percent of the global health workforce puts them at greater risk of infection. This is a dated photo of Catherine a nurse at Jinja referral hospital,in Uganda. Credit: Lyndal Rowlands/IPS.By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Apr 3 2020 (IPS) As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, concerns are simultaneously growing about the current and long-term effects this will have on certain demographics — specifically, women, the youth, migrant workers, and many employees around the world. This week, the United Nations launched a report “Shared Re...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Editors' Choice Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus COVID-19 International Organ Source Type: news
Community Health Workers Are Tackling Malnourishment in Remote Tajikistan
By Khosiyatkhon Komilova, Communications specialist, IntraHealth International Malika Pirimova poses with health volunteers and her son in Vakhsh District. Photo credit: Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity.March 11, 2020By 23, Malika Pirimova was caring for a two-year old daughter, a one-year old son, and was three-months pregnant with her third child. Navbunvod, the mountain village she lives in, has limited access to roads, public health centers, and hospitals. As such, Malika gave birth to her two older children without antenatal care and never took them to a pediatrician.When she became pregnant for a t...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Community Engagement Community Health Workers Source Type: news
Tajikistan suspends air links with Iran over coronavirus
Tajikistan has suspended flights to and from Iran due to the spread of the new coronavirus there, the Central Asian nation ’s government said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Addressing domestic violence as it relates to livelihoods in rural Tajikistan - Wood EA, Ludgate N, Mamadnazarova C.
This study investigates patterns of rural livelihoods in Khatlon Province, Tajikistan, as it relates to gender roles and responsibilities. This included a workshop in the train-the-trainer format for community workers to implement a violence participatory ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news
The Future of Health in Tajikistan Starts with Community Health Volunteers
By Casey Bishopp, Communications officer, IntraHealth International ; Roman Yorick , Chief of Party, Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity Community health volunteers work across maternal and child health, hygiene, agriculture, and advocacy in Tajikistan ' s Khatlon region. Photo by Claudia Muir for IntraHealth International.December 18, 2019Roman Yorick and his team in Tajikistan have plenty to be proud of.Yorick leads IntraHealth International’s work there, where we address maternal and child health through nutrition and agricultural programs and work to improve hygiene and sanitation in health care faci...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Nutrition IntraHealth ' s 40th Anniversary Community Health Workers Source Type: news
Tajik Community Health Volunteers Improve Nutrition, Maternal Health, and Agriculture for Thousands
November 14, 2019Thousands of people in Tajikistan ' s Khatlon region now have greater access to health services, nutrition, and sanitation, thanks toFeed the Future Tajikistan Health& Nutrition Activity (THNA), implemented by IntraHealth International.In the twelve districts where IntraHealth conducts the USAID-funded work, in partnership with Abt Associates, widespread malnutrition leads to stunting, anemia, and poor maternal and child health, while infrastructure for proper sanitation and hygiene remains inadequate.THNA recruited and trained 1,300 health volunteers and 500 agriculture volunteers.To mitigate these is...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Tajikistan Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Community Engagement Health Workforce Systems Primary Health Care Community Health Workers Source Type: news
Partnering for Youth in Central Asia
Teenagers hanging out in Kazakhstan. In Kazakhstan the lack of sexuality education has led to 91 percent of young people aged between 15 and 19 not having accurate and full knowledge on HIV and AIDS. Courtesy: Gulbakyt Dyussenova/ World Bank By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jun 25 2019 (IPS) Young people around the world are facing increasingly insurmountable, persistent barriers as they try to achieve their full potential and secure a prosperous future. However, Central Asia and the Asia-Pacific have already begun working to ensure that no one is left behind. In collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Source Type: news
The Right Training and Equipment Save Tajik Triplets' Lives
By Khosiyatkhon Komilova, Communications specialistMay 02, 2019Meet the first surviving triplets in the history of this region of Tajikistan.Parvina Usmonova never planned to have five children.The 32-year-old gave birth to her first daughter at the regional maternity center in Balkhi, her home district in southwestern Tajikistan. However, the poor quality of the services led her to have her second daughter at home.In 2017, pregnant once again, Parvina was shocked to learn she was pregnant with triplets.“I didn’t know what to do, " she says. " I was sure that our district doctors were not capable of this kind of deli...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Quality of Care Source Type: news
For Women and Children in Rural Tajikistan, Health Volunteers Are a Crucial Link to Care
By Khosiyatkhon Komilova, Communications specialistMarch 07, 2019They ' re retirees, health workers, mothers-in-law, and more —and they ' re perfectly positioned to find the families most in need.Momakhol Bobokalonova ’s father forbade her to study past the seventh grade.“Tajik mentality does not encourage girls to study,” she says. “But activism and communication skills have always been in me. When I was asked to become a volunteer with the Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity, I was already 60 years old—no one could stop me.”Momakhol is one of about 2,000 volunteers with theIntraHealth...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Community Engagement International Women ' s Day Gender Equality Primary Health Care Community Health Workers Source Type: news
iHRIS Software Powers New Registry of Clinical Volunteers for Medical Missions
February 19, 2019TheG4 Alliance and the US Section of theInternational College of Surgeons (ICS) have launched a new registry to connect medical volunteers to international medical missions. IntraHealth International developed theSOTA Registry (which stands for surgical, obstetric, trauma, and anesthesia) using our open sourceiHRIS software.The SOTA Registry will serve as a hub for information on clinical volunteers from the surgical, obstetric, trauma, and anesthesia communities who are interested in short-term assignments in low- and middle-income countries. IntraHealth maintains the registry in a cloud-based environment...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Digital Health HRIS Source Type: news
School Gardens and Peer Educators Improve Nutrition in Rural Tajikistan
By Khosiyatkhon Komilova, Communications specialistFebruary 13, 2019These students are learning about soil management, crop rotation, safe drinking water, and much more.As part of their vocational training, high school students in rural southwestern Tajikistan usually work in the school garden. This year, however, students learned more than how to grow vegetables and take care of fruit trees: they learned about the basics of nutrition and are now sharing that information with their classmates.Along with topics like soil management and crop rotation, now students also learn about safe drinking water, sanitation and hygien...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity Youth Source Type: news