The Sentinel

Human Rights Action :: Humanitarian Response :: Health :: Education :: Heritage Stewardship ::
Sustainable Development
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Week ending 30 July 2016

This weekly digest is intended to aggregate and distill key content from a broad spectrum of practice domains and organization types including key agencies/IGOs, NGOs, governments, academic and research institutions, consortia and collaborations, foundations, and commercial organizations. We also monitor a spectrum of peer-reviewed journals and general media channels. The Sentinel’s geographic scope is global/regional but selected country-level content is included. We recognize that this spectrum/scope yields an indicative and not an exhaustive product. Comments and suggestions should be directed to:

David R. Curry
Editor &
Founding Managing Director
GE2P2 Global Foundation – Center for Governance, Evidence, Ethics, Policy, Practice
david.r.curry@ge2p2center.net

pdf version: The Sentinel_ week ending 30 July 2016

 

The Sentinel will resume publication on 20 August 2016 following annual leave for the Editor.

The Sentinel

Human Rights Action :: Humanitarian Response :: Health :: Education :: Heritage Stewardship ::
Sustainable Development
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Week ending 23 July 2016

This weekly digest is intended to aggregate and distill key content from a broad spectrum of practice domains and organization types including key agencies/IGOs, NGOs, governments, academic and research institutions, consortia and collaborations, foundations, and commercial organizations. We also monitor a spectrum of peer-reviewed journals and general media channels. The Sentinel’s geographic scope is global/regional but selected country-level content is included. We recognize that this spectrum/scope yields an indicative and not an exhaustive product. Comments and suggestions should be directed to:

David R. Curry
Editor &
Founding Managing Director
GE2P2 Global Foundation – Center for Governance, Evidence, Ethics, Policy, Practice
david.r.curry@ge2p2center.net

pdf version: The Sentinel_ week ending 23 July 2016

Contents
:: Week in Review
:: Key Agency/IGO/Governments Watch – Selected Updates from 30+ entities
:: INGO/Consortia/Joint Initiatives Watch – Media Releases, Major Initiatives, Research
:: Foundation/Major Donor Watch -Selected Updates
:: Journal Watch – Key articles and abstracts from 100+ peer-reviewed journals

:: Journal Watch

:: Journal Watch

The Sentinel will track key peer-reviewed journals which address a broad range of interests in human rights, humanitarian response, health and development. It is not intended to be exhaustive. We will add to those monitored below as we encounter relevant content and upon recommendation from readers. We selectively provide full text of abstracts and other content but note that successful access to some of the articles and other content may require subscription or other access arrangement unique to the publisher. Please suggest additional journals you feel warrant coverage.

BMC Health Services Research (Accessed 23 July 2016)

BMC Health Services Research
http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmchealthservres/content
(Accessed 23 July 2016)

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Research article
Human trafficking and severe mental illness: an economic analysis of survivors’ use of psychiatric services
Previous studies have found a high prevalence of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among survivors of human trafficking. European countries are required to assist trafficked people in their …
Maria Cary, Siân Oram, Louise M. Howard, Kylee Trevillion and Sarah Byford
BMC Health Services Research 2016 16:284
Published on: 19 July 2016

BMC Infectious Diseases (Accessed 23 July 2016)

BMC Infectious Diseases
http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcinfectdis/content
(Accessed 23 July 2016)

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Research article
Predicting the international spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)
The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) associated coronavirus has been imported via travelers into multiple countries around the world. In order to support risk assessment practice, the present study aime...
Kyeongah Nah, Shiori Otsuki, Gerardo Chowell and Hiroshi Nishiura
BMC Infectious Diseases 2016 16:356
Published on: 22 July 2016

The potential to expand antiretroviral therapy by improving health facility efficiency: evidence from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia

BMC Medicine
http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcmed/content
(Accessed 23 July 2016)

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Research article
The potential to expand antiretroviral therapy by improving health facility efficiency: evidence from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia
Since 2000, international funding for HIV has supported scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa. However, such funding has stagnated for years, threatening the sustainability and reach of…
Laura Di Giorgio, Mark W. Moses, Nancy Fullman, Alexandra Wollum, Ruben O. Conner, Jane Achan, Tom Achoki, Kelsey A. Bannon, Roy Burstein, Emily Dansereau, Brendan DeCenso, Kristen Delwiche, Herbert C. Duber, Emmanuela Gakidou, Anne Gasasira, Annie Haakenstad…
BMC Medicine 2016 14:108
Published on: 20 July 2016

Does mobile phone ownership predict better utilization of maternal and newborn health services? a cross-sectional study in Timor-Leste

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcpregnancychildbirth/content
(Accessed 23 July 2016)

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Research article
Does mobile phone ownership predict better utilization of maternal and newborn health services? a cross-sectional study in Timor-Leste
Increasingly popular mobile health (mHealth) programs have been proposed to promote better utilization of maternal, newborn and child health services. However, women who lack access to a mobile phone are often...
Juan Nie, Jennifer Anna Unger, Susan Thompson, Marisa Hofstee, Jing Gu and Mary Anne Mercer
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:183
Published on: 23 July 2016