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Supporting Ultra Poor People with Rehabilitation and Therapy among families of children...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8719685
PloS One; Al Imam MH, Jahan I et. al.

Jan 1st, 2022 - Poverty is a key contributor to delayed diagnosis and limited access to early intervention and rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy (CP) in rural Bangladesh. 97% of families of children with CP live below the poverty line in Bangladesh. Therefore, in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs), efforts to improve outcomes for children with CP (including health-related quality of life, mo...

Rice quality and its impacts on food security and sustainability in Bangladesh.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8719737
PloS One; Saha I, Durand-Morat A et. al.

Jan 1st, 2022 - Rice market efficiency is important for food security in countries where rice is a staple. We assess the impact of rice quality on rice prices, food security, and environmental sustainability in Bangladesh. We find that while price varies as expected for most quality attributes, it is unaffected by a broken percentage below 24.9 percent. This reveals a potential inefficiency, considering the av...

On the relation between COVID-19, mobility, and the stock market.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8714095
PloS One; van Ruitenbeek RE, Slik JS et. al.

Dec 29th, 2021 - The Covid-19 pandemic has brought forth a major landscape shock in the mobility sector. Due to its recentness, researchers have just started studying and understanding the implications of this crisis on mobility. We contribute by combining mobility data from various sources to bring a novel angle to understanding mobility patterns during Covid-19. The goal is to expose relations between mobilit...

What is the role of science academies in Africa?
https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00774-X
The Lancet. Infectious Diseases; Nakkazi E

Dec 27th, 2021 - What is the role of science academies in Africa?|2021|Nakkazi E,|economics,organization & administration,economics,organization & administration,

Economic evaluation of population-based type 2 diabetes mellitus screening at different...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8700026
PloS One; Toi PL, Wu O et. al.

Dec 24th, 2021 - Few economic evaluations have assessed the cost-effectiveness of screening type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in different healthcare settings. This study aims to evaluate the value for money of various T2DM screening strategies in Vietnam. A decision analytical model was constructed to compare costs and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) of T2DM screening in different health care settings, inclu...

Improving mariculture insurance premium rate calculation using an information diffusion...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8700043
PloS One; Zhang Q

Dec 24th, 2021 - Mariculture is a well-known high-risk industry. However, mariculture insurance, which is an important risk management tool, is facing serious market failure. An important reason for this market failure lies in the unsound premium rate and pricing method. Due to a lack of long-term yield data, empirical rates are often adopted, but this adoption can lead to a high loss ratio. This paper provides...

Out-of-Pocket Costs Among Patients With a New Cancer Diagnosis Enrolled in High-Deducti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8696568
JAMA Network Open; Fu SJ, Rose L et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2021 - The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis is increasing rapidly with advances in cancer care. Simultaneously, more individuals are enrolling in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) vs traditional insurance than ever before. To characterize the out-of-pocket costs (OOPCs) of cancer care for individuals in HDHPs vs traditional insurance plans. This retrospective cohort study used the administrat...

Provincial division of economic zones based on the improved urban gravity model: A case...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8694459
PloS One; Guo Y, Xi S et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2021 - Regional collaboration and the division of economic zones have been widely discussed for sustainable development. This paper aims at building a framework for analyzing the provincial division of economic zone (DEZ) via considering spatial interaction among regions based on the improved gravity model and clustering approaches. The proposed framework of province DEZ is applied in the case study o...

An analysis of trade cooperation: Central region in China and ASEAN.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8694465
PloS One; Bhowmik R, Zhu Y et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2021 - China-ASEAN are the two huge markets in trade world, they can bring out greater dynamism from within their economies and contribute to regional economic development. This study explores the present situation on the trade between the Central region of China and ASEAN through empirical assessment and try to find the potential effects and trade flows between them. Firstly, we analysis the trade in...

Financial inclusion and monetary policy effectiveness: A sustainable development approa...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8694445
PloS One; Arshad MU, Ahmed Z et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2021 - The study explores the causal relationship between monetary policy effectiveness and financial inclusion in developed and under-developed countries. Structural Vector Auto-regressive techniques have been inducted to explore the relationship between monetary policy effectiveness and financial inclusion. The study covers the secondary data of 10 developed and 30 underdeveloped countries throughou...

The future of fish in Africa: Employment and investment opportunities.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8694441
PloS One; Chan CY, Tran N et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2021 - One of the most pressing challenges facing food systems in Africa is ensuring availability of a healthy and sustainable diet to 2.4 billion people by 2050. The continent has struggled with development challenges, particularly chronic food insecurity and pervasive poverty. In Africa's food systems, fish and other aquatic foods play a multifaceted role in generating income, and providing a critic...

Impact of stock health on fish prices: Evaluation and implications for food accessibility.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8694427
PloS One; Rodriguez M, Calvo-Dopico D et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2021 - The continuous rise of the world's population has made food security a major point of the global agenda, with fisheries providing a key source of nutrition, especially in developing countries. Ensuring their health is key to maintain the availability of the resource, but its effect over accessibility is yet unclear. In this paper, we discuss the relevance of stock health for ensuring the price ...

Discretionary Effort on Green Technology Innovation: How Chinese Enterprises Act when F...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8694420
PloS One; Zhang K, Liu X et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2021 - Firm's effort on Green technology innovation (hereafter, called G-innovation) is affected by financing constraints, and firm will make a discretionary choice according to its own situation, to achieve the maximization of self-interests. Based on the data of Chinese micro enterprises, firstly, we empirically analyze firms' decision-making towards G-innovation when faced with financing constraint...

Resilience to COVID-19-related stressors: Insights from emerging adults in a South Afri...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8691654
PloS One; Theron L, Levine D et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - There is widespread recognition that stressors related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) jeopardize the development of emerging adults, more particularly those living in disadvantaged communities. What is less well understood is what might support emerging adult resilience to COVID-19-related stressors. In response, this article reports a 5-week qualitative study with 24 emerging adults (a...

Barriers and facilitators to implementing telehealth services during the COVID-19 pande...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8683122
Journal of Cystic Fibrosis : Official Journal of the Euro... Van Citters AD, Dieni O et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic forced cystic fibrosis (CF) care programs to rapidly shift from in-person care delivery to telehealth. Our objective was to provide a qualitative exploration of facilitators and barriers to: 1) implementing high-quality telehealth and 2) navigating reimbursement for telehealth services. We used data from the 2020 State of Care CF Program Survey (n=286 U.S. care programs) a...

Financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on cystic fibrosis care: lessons for the fut...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8711855
Journal of Cystic Fibrosis : Official Journal of the Euro... Sawicki GS, Van Citters AD et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - Chronic care delivery models faced unprecedented financial pressures, with a reduction of in-person visits and adoption of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. We sought to understand the reported financial impact of pandemic-related changes to the cystic fibrosis (CF) care model. The U.S. CF Foundation State of Care surveys fielded in Summer 2020 (SoC1) and Spring 2021 (SoC2) included ques...

Telehealth use in cystic fibrosis during COVID-19: Association with race, ethnicity, an...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8683127
Journal of Cystic Fibrosis : Official Journal of the Euro... Albon D, Van Citters AD et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an uptake of telehealth in cystic fibrosis care. Previous studies show disparities in telehealth use based on socioeconomic status (SES). We aimed to: (1) understand telehealth use and perceptions and (2) identify the facilitators and barriers to telehealth use among people with CF and their families (PwCF) from diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic bac...

Luck of the draw: Role of chance in the assignment of medicare readmissions penalties.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8691630
PloS One; Wilcock AD, Joshi S et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - Pay-for-performance programs are one strategy used by health plans to improve the efficiency and quality of care delivered to beneficiaries. Under such programs, providers are often compared against their peers in order to win bonuses or face penalties in payment. Yet luck has the potential to affect performance assessment through randomness in the sorting of patients among providers or through...

Diabetes Self-management Education and Support in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: A Consen...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2020.04.020
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Powers MA, Bardsley JK et. al.

Dec 21st, 2021 - Diabetes Self-management Education and Support in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: A Consensus Report of the American Diabetes Association, the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of PAs, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Pharmacists Association...

Safely resuming neglected tropical disease control activities during COVID-19: Perspect...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8687572
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; McKay S, Shu'aibu J et. al.

Dec 21st, 2021 - Since its early spread in early 2020, the disease caused by the novel Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused mass disruptions to health services. These have included interruptions to programs that aimed to prevent, control, and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) rel...