Children from disadvantaged neighborhoods experience disproportionate injury from interpersonal violence - Trinidad S, Brokamp C, Sahay R, Moody S, Gardner D, Parsons AA, Riley C, Sofer N, Beck AF, Falcone RA, Kotagal M.
BACKGROUND: Disparities in pediatric injury have been widely documented and are driven, in part, by differential exposures to social determinants of health (SDH). Here, we hypothesized that neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation and specific sociodemograph... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lane changing model from  NGSIM dataset - Martínez-Vera E, Bañuelos-Sánchez P, Etcheverry G, Vergara-Villegas OO, Cruz-Sánchez VG, Sossa-Azuela JH, Carrasco-Ochoa JA, Martínez-Trinidad JF, Olvera-López JA.
Autonomous driving systems aim to reduce traffic related accidents; hence, lane changing models need to be developed to accurately represent the driving behaviour during this complex manoeuvre. In this work, extensive pre-processing of real-world detailed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A CNN-based driver's drowsiness and distraction detection system - Flores-Monroy J, Nakano-Miyatake M, Perez-Meana H, Escamilla-Hernandez E, Sanchez-Perez G, Vergara-Villegas OO, Cruz-S ánchez VG, Sossa-Azuela JH, Carrasco-Ochoa JA, Martínez-Trinidad JF, Olvera-López JA.
The driver's drowsiness and distraction are the principal causes of traffic accidents in the world. To attack this problem, in this paper we propose a visual-based driver's drowsiness and distraction detection system, which is based on a face detection alg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Exploring adolescents' vulnerability and resilience to online risks in Trinidad and Tobago - Cummings CA, Cleghorn LL.
This study explored adolescents' vulnerability and resilience to online risks in Trinidad and Tobago. Using nine focus groups consisting of fifty-one high school students, semi structured interviews were conducted to explore their experiences online and th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Relationships between socioeconomic deprivation and pediatric firearm-related injury at the neighborhood level - Trinidad S, Vancil A, Brokamp C, Moody S, Gardner D, Parsons AA, Riley C, Sahay R, Sofer N, Beck AF, Falcone RAJ, Kotagal M.
Background   Disparities in pediatric injury are widely documented and partly driven by differential exposures to social determinants of health (SDH). Here, we examine associations between neighborhood-level SDH and pediatric firearm-related injury admi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Analysis of the 2020 Taal Volcano tephra fall deposits from crowdsourced information and field data - Balangue-Tarriela MIR, Lagmay AMF, Sarmiento DM, Vasquez J, Baldago MC, Yba ñez R, Ybañez AA, Trinidad JR, Thivet S, Gurioli L, de Vries BVW, Aurelio M, Rafael DJ, Bermas A, Escudero JA.
After 43 years of dormancy, Taal Volcano violently erupted in January 2020 forming a towering eruption plume. The fall deposits covered an area of 8605 km(2), which includes Metro Manila of the National Capital Region of the Philippines. The tephra fall ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Tragic death of Venezuelan baby highlights need for greater migrant protection
Following the death of a baby during an interception at sea off the southeast coast of the island of Trinidad on Sunday, UN agencies have expressed their deep sadness and called for stronger measures to protects refugees and migrants. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - February 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Corporate Fear Drives Caribbean Vaccine COVID-19 Mandates
The private sector and some government agencies have demanded that staff vaccinate, especially in the tourism industry that drives many regional economies. Credit: Zadie Neufville/IPSBy Zadie NeufvilleKINGSTON, Nov 22 2021 (IPS) When face-to-face Cabinet meetings resumed in Jamaica following more than a year of virtual meetings due to COVID-19, Ministers lined up to have their immunisation cards inspected. Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the Government “has to lead the country towards normality”. “The way to do it is for every Jamaican to comply with the infection, prevention and control measures that have been ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zadie Neufville Tags: COVID-19 COVID-19 VACCINES Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

In UCLA survey, most California Latino, Asian immigrants perceive racial discrimination at work
In reports published today by theUCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 70% of Latino and Asian immigrants said they perceived that immigrants in California experienced discrimination at work due to their skin color or accent.The survey of 2,000 immigrants living in California also found that 65% felt — incorrectly in some cases — that immigrants would be prevented from gaining legal U.S. immigration status if they used government benefits such as income assistance, health care, food programs and housing aid.The findings are laid out in two fact sheets: one focusing on immigrants ’ negativeperceptions of the immigra...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A study on how domestic violence impacts on the physical, psychological, and financial conditions of women and children in Trinidad and Tobago - Johnson EJ, Chami G, Udit A.
This study examined the effects of domestic violence on women and children in Trinidad and Tobago. It was conducted via telephone interviews with a sample of 40 women who called the 800-SAVE National Domestic Violence hotline. A questionnaire comprising 20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"Taking a walk on the wild side": exploring residence-to-crime in juveniles - Trinidad A, Vozmediano L, Oc áriz E, San-Juan C.
Although evidence regarding the journey-to-crime in juvenile offenders is available for some areas of the world, little is known about their mobility patterns in Southern Europe. Variables such as prosocial facilities, transport stations, or socioeconomic ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trinidad James Says Nicki Minaj Deserves Respect Despite COVID Vaccine Claims
Trinidad James is not onboard the trash Nicki Minaj train for putting out bogus information on COVID vaccines, saying she's an important... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trinidad Health Minister Calls Nicki Minaj's COVID Vax Claim False Trinidad Health Minister Calls Nicki Minaj's COVID Vax Claim False
Terrence Deyalsingh, the health minister for Trinidad and Tobago, said her story was inaccurate and called it a waste of time.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Nicki Minaj Re-Tweets Tucker Carlson ’s Video About Covid-19 Vaccine Claims
Meanwhile, the Health Minister of Trinidad and Tobago had this response to MInaj's tweet about the Covid-19 vaccine, “Unfortunately, we wasted so much time yesterday running down this false claim.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment pharma Source Type: news

UK and Trinidad health officials refute Nicki Minaj's 'false claim' Covid shots cause swollen testicles
The health minister of Trinidad and Tobago said Minaj's tweet late Monday to her more than 22 million followers sent the ministry on a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news