My study aims to analyze adolescent pregnancy by evaluating age and its relationship to maternal and infant health in rural Nepal.
My study establishes the circumstances and prevalence of HIV-1 in Viwandani (a slum in Nairobi, Kenya), as well as determining whether risk profiles in migrants are different than those of non-migrants who remain in the city.
The purpose of my study is to use ESM (Experience Sampling Method) to collect data on sexual activity, mood and social context of three hundred 24 year-old men and women in Cebu, Philippines.
In this study, I am developing a technique for detection of maternal transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causitive agent of Chagas disease.
My aim in this study is to assess the barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) screening and treatment in rural India.
For my study, I will be traveling to Mozambique to design the formative research protocal for a national social norms intervention on HIV/AIDS risk behavior.
The overall goal of my study is to advance the uderstanding of
risk factors for omphalitis (a bacterial infection
prevalent in premature infants).
The study aims to provide evidence for future newborn health programming.
In my study I will be joining the Uganda Health Communication Partnership (HCP) team in Kampala to work on several of their ongoing health communications program; I will devote most of my time there to the Young, Empowered and Healthy (YEAH) initiative that seeks to promote sexual and reproductive health among youth and adolescents.
This project will examine the role of trust among households, providers, the government and health financing organizations in pooling funds for healthcare and facilitating utilization of care in Cambodia.
For my study, I will be joining the Child Survival Program for the World Relief Corporation, where I will have the opportunity to work on an important element of promoting appropriate care-seeking behaviors for diarrhea.
I am travelling on a group Service Learning Trip to Cuba to develop a first-hand understanding of the Cuban health system.
The purpose of this internship through the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is to aid in designing, promoting and coordinating health services for children of migrants and refugees in Ibarra, Ecuador.
The purpose of this internship is to create a documentation project with Save the Children in Malawi and the Umoyo Network, which provides HIV/AIDS services such as Voluntary Counseling and Testing.
The purpose of my internship is to participate in the documentation of the practical steps, strategies, and mechanisms necessary for starting, managing, and sustaining the Community-based Health Planning and Services Initiative, or CHPS, in Nkwanta, Ghana.
The overall purpose of this project is to evaluate a rural pediatric antiretroviral treatment program, in terms of the factors that affect treatment initiation and response, among HIV-1 infected children in Macha, Zambia.
The aim of my study is to assist Judith Stephens at the University of Ghana, on a project looking at malaria in pregnancy.
The overall goals of my study are to evaluate the ten-year sustainability and impact of a group of service-learning programs in health professions and to develop a conceptual framework for the sustainability and impact of service-learning in the health professions.