Daughters-in-law and domestic violence: patrilocal marriage in Tajikistan - Turaeva MR, Becker CM.
Patrilocal marriage - living in the husband's natal household - affects Central Asian women and their choices in family planning, labor force participation, and human capital investment. While anthropological evidence suggests that elder household members ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predicting violent reoffending in individuals released from prison in a lower-middle-income country: a validation of OxRec in Tajikistan - Beaudry G, Yu R, Alaei A, Alaei K, Fazel S.
BACKGROUND: Although around 70% of the world's prison population live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), risk assessment tools for criminal recidivism have been developed and validated in high-income countries (HICs). Validating such tools in LMI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and pregnancy termination among Tajikistan women: evidence from nationally representative data - Vinnakota D, Parsa AD, Sivasubramanian M, Mahmud I, Sathian B, Kabir R.
Intimate partner violence is the most common kind of violence and a significant public health issue. The relationship between intimate partner violence and pregnancy termination among Tajikistan women was investigated in this study. The data for this resea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Contextual factors associated with women's attitudes toward intimate partner violence in Tajikistan: findings from the 2012 and 2017 demographic and health surveys - Zainiddinov H.
The study employed data from the 2012 and 2017 Tajikistan Demographic and Health Surveys to examine two time periods on media access, interview setting, and sociodemographic predictors of intimate partner violence (IPV) justification attitudes among repres... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Migrants and Health Workers Play Complex ‘Game’ on Europe’s Fringes
Viraj from India, in a squat where he has been living for three months near Velika Kladusa, Bosnia. He hopes to join family in Italy. February 2022. Credit: Chiara LuxardoBy Sara PerriaBihać, Bosnia, Apr 19 2022 (IPS) Responding to several shouts Viraj emerges from the ruins of his shelter in northwest Bosnia. He is originally from India but is now squatting near Bihać in what remains of a house abandoned since the 1990s Balkans war. “I was in the bathroom,” says Viraj – although there is no such facility. The building doesn’t even have windows, just gaps exposed to a freezing wind. Collapsing walls are patc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sara Perria Tags: COVID-19 Crime & Justice Europe Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Source Type: news

South Africa: Profile - I View the Doctor-Patient Relationship As Sacred, Says Leading TB Doctor
[spotlight] Dr Jennifer Furin has fought drug-resistant tuberculosis since 1995, when she worked as a student in a poverty-stricken suburb in Lima, Peru. Since then she has roamed the world, treating TB and HIV patients in under-resourced countries, including Haiti, Russia, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, eSwatini, Lesotho, and South Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 22, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Women in Afghanistan: a call for action - Shoib S, Saeed F, Dazhamyar AR, Armiya'u AY, Badawy MM, Shah J, Chandradasa M.
Afghanistan is a landlocked country located between the Middle East, central Asia, and south Asia, with a population of more than 30 million people, composed mainly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks. The Afghan conflict began in 1979 with the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Polio Makes a Comeback in Ukraine as War Halts Vaccination Campaign
In the fog of the war in Ukraine, it’s easy to forget about a smaller, but still very poignant tragedy that occurred months before the fighting began, back on Oct. 6, 2021. That day, a 17-month-old girl in the Rivne region in the west portion of the country was stricken with paralytic polio—19 years after the European region as a whole was declared polio-free. A second case of the disease appeared in the Zakarpattya region to the south on Dec. 24. And over those same months, 20 other children have tested positive for the poliovirus, though with sub-clinical, non-paralytic cases of the disease. [time-brightcove ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger and Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Vaccines Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Readiness for Use of Type 2 Novel Oral Poliovirus Vaccine in Response to a Type 2 Circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus Outbreak - Tajikistan, 2020-2021
This report describes use of type 2 oral poliovirus vaccine to treat a poliovirus outbreak in Tajikistan. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - March 3, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Polio (poliomyelitis) Polio Vaccination Source Type: news

Young Migrant Workers Bear Brunt of COVID-19 Pandemic
Research consultants Nandinchimeg Magsar (Mongolia), Sangeet Kayastha (Nepal), Anna Marie Alhambra (Philippines) and Dr Vazirov Jamshed (Tajikistan) briefed a webinar organised by APDA on the impact of COVID-19 on the youth. By Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, Sep 29 2021 (IPS) Most families in the Republic of Tajikistan were affected when economic migrants were caught up in the COVID-19 pandemic abroad, Dr Vazirov Jamshed, research consultant for Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD), told a webinar on the impact of the pandemic on youth. In a predominantly agriculturally driven economy, he s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations #AsiaPacific #Parliamentarians Youth Source Type: news

Putin in Self-Isolation After Possible Exposure to Coronavirus
The president of Russia, who has said he is fully vaccinated, canceled a planned trip to Tajikistan, the Kremlin said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Panjshir rebels take to mountains, Tajiks call for Pak PM ’s boycott
Taliban corroborates claims by the rebels that the resistance in Panjshir Valley had not been crushed and that its fighters had taken... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relationship between sleep and non-suicidal self-injury behaviors of Tajik middle school students in high altitude areas - Ying SUN, Weiguo W.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the relationship between sleep and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) behaviors of Tajik middle school students in high altitude areas, and to provide references for physical and mental health promotion in middle school students. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

First Person: Refugee ‘Russian Woman’ in bid for Eurovision glory
Manizha Sangin arrived in Russia as young refugee, when her family fled the violence of the civil war in Tajikistan. Today, she is a high-profile singer, representing Russia in the final of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest on Sunday, with the song “Russian Woman”. Ms. Sangin is also a UN Goodwill Ambassador for the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), and a domestic abuse activist. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - May 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan: Images of destruction after border clashes
At least 46 people were killed while homes, schools and checkpoints were destroyed in the dispute. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news