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Project adapts basic tech to give voice to patients in Africa

Cornell University

A new system developed by Cornell Tech researchers will allow thousands of patients of community health care workers in rural Africa to use a basic tool on their mobile phones – one that doesn’t even require an internet connection – to provide feedback on their care anonymously, easily and inexpensively.

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Released:
10-Dec-2019 3:25 PM EST
Research Alert

Children Much More Likely to Die After Surgery in Poor Countries

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Children in low resourced countries are 100-200 times more likely to die after surgery than children in wealthy countries, according to a first-of-its-kind study published in Anesthesiology.

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Released:
10-Dec-2019 2:55 PM EST
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Animated Videos Advance Adoption of Agriculture Techniques

Michigan State University

In remote areas with low literacy rates, showing animated videos in the local language demonstrating agricultural techniques results in high retention and adoption rates of those techniques, found researchers from Michigan State University.

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Released:
6-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
Research Results
Newswise: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Invites New Partner to Strengthen Nursing and Midwifery

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Invites New Partner to Strengthen Nursing and Midwifery

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has invited the African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) to become a partner of the Global Network of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centers for Nursing and Midwifery.

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Released:
5-Dec-2019 10:10 AM EST
Research Results

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Newswise: Malaria deaths could be reduced thanks to Warwick engineers

Malaria deaths could be reduced thanks to Warwick engineers

University of Warwick

The resurgence of Malaria in high-risk areas calls for new methods to combat the potentially dangerous situation. A collaboration between researchers at the University of Warwick and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have found adding a barrier above a bednet can significantly improve the bednet’s performance, reduce the quantity of insecticide while expanding the range of insecticides that can be safely delivered via a bednet.

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Released:
2-Dec-2019 1:15 PM EST
Announcement
Newswise: Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Iowa State University

A new study finds that while the current United States administration’s policies in Africa may appear undeveloped, there are distinct trends and tendencies that have the potential to negatively impact Africa’s economic growth.

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Released:
19-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: South African ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo to hold master class at UIC

South African ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo to hold master class at UIC

University of Illinois at Chicago

The ensemble will take part in course, “Music and Career Forum,” to increase students’ perspectives on the way music and musicians operate.

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Released:
14-Nov-2019 3:15 PM EST
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