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health intervention

Health care An activity undertaken to prevent, improve, or stabilize a medical condition
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Earlier, Dr Betta Edu, Director General of the State Primary Healthcare Agency, said it had become customary for the state government to provide special health intervention targeted at mothers and children twice a year.
Immunisation is an effective public health intervention but it requires near-universal take-up to ensure so-called herd immunity - and to protect vulnerable individuals.
In a clinical trial with 1,263 families, 'mothers who received a mobile health intervention with regular text or email messages and videos reported statistically significantly higher rates of placing their infants supine to sleep compared with mothers who received control interventions', the study said.
PESHAWAR -- Health Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with WHO taking expertise of Women's Health Intervention and Development Initiative in Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) System orientation session in MTI KTH for the first time in the province.
The sexual health intervention, designed to encourage adoption of PrEP, begins with a simple query: What is your ideal sex life?
Hontiveros said her bill seeks the creation of a Health Intervention for Drug Use Bureau (HIDUB), which will establish and implement along with local government units (LGUs) a National Health Intervention for Drug Use Program, absorbing existing drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation programs of the Department of Health (DoH).
The book concludes with a chapter discussing when mental health intervention may be appropriate.
1 Compared with peers who received a general health intervention unrelated to sexual risks, men who received the HIV risk-reduction intervention had 30% higher odds of having consistently used condoms during vaginal intercourse and 40% higher odds of having used them at last vaginal intercourse.
I would like to thank the CJPH for their commitment to population health intervention research (PHIR).
The essence of any health intervention, treatment or consultation is trust.
The minister said that 'every health intervention should be a public health intervention' ensuring those potentially at risk of a stroke received the necessary checks and monitoring of blood pressure and pulse rate.
This paper presents a critical account of the delivery of a male targeted health intervention to men attending a large rugby league stadium.

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