vulnerable population

vulnerable population

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The lists of the vulnerable population were made after the session of 12 territorial councils of Osh.
Since the breadth of the vulnerable population is large, the committee focused its initial efforts on the unique "dual eligible" population as a subset.
In the area of care coordination for those with chronic behavioral and physical health conditions, the ACA provides new opportunities for states to address the needs of this vulnerable population.
According to the nursing students from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, one of the topics they communicated was their concern about the potential lack of access to health care for Wisconsin's vulnerable population.
Mary Jo Baisch, University of Wisconsin discussed the critical necessity of a long lead-time of consultation, bridgebuilding, developing trust and inter-organisational collaboration in developing health services for a vulnerable population or community.
Peer education also has an important role in disseminating information about multiple partners, unprotected sex and incorrect use of lubrication and empowering and supporting this vulnerable population to adopt HIV/STI protective behaviours.
Topical areas include, but are not limited to, vulnerable population groups, health literacy, cultural diversity, urban environmental health risks, and insurance issues and trends.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that only 40% of health care workers receive flu vaccine each year despite the fact that they can spread the virus to a vulnerable population, co-workers, and family.
Second, an optimally designed disaster aid finance system must also make use of risk transfer opportunities in order to take advantage of the potential financial efficiencies gained by including vulnerable population risk in commercial risk portfolios held by international reinsurers and hedge funds, as well as to leverage existing capital and risk-taking capacity.
Users can search the new National Quality Measures Clearinghouse for measures that target a particular disease or condition, treatment/intervention, age range, gender, vulnerable population, setting of care, or contributing organization.
Another vulnerable population are women with breast cancer.
Demographic trends and capitalism had created a large, very vulnerable population that could be affected by these developments.