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Background Universal health coverage (UHC) is a core element of Sustainable Development Goals and has become a global healthcare priority. China has been committing to provide all citizens with affordable and equitable basic healthcare over past decades. However, progress towards UHC in China has not been comprehensively assessed. This study aims t...
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Human perceptions and knowledge of invasive alien plant species are increasingly recognised as important in the management of biological invasions, but there is limited research focus on the social dimensions of plant invasion. Using household surveys, this study assessed the perceptions, knowledge, and uses of Psidium guajava Linn. to rural commun...
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The mismatch between the fast-growing urban population and limited urban infrastructure has become a challenge in many emerging cities. The lack of affordable housing leads to burgeoning informal settlements and Manohara informal settlement in Kathmandu is not an exception. This study aims to investigate the current situation in Manohara informal s...
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The Omo National Park is under immense pressure as a result of the expansion of the Kuraz Sugar Factory and rapid population growth that resulted in illegal settlement and interferences. The present study assesses the trend and magnitude of LULCC and its major drivers in Omo National Park. To assess land cover changes, satellite imageries had been...
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Water is one of the most important natural resources without which humans cannot survive. Although efforts have been geared toward ensuring an adequate water supply, potable water shortages continue to persist. This paper, therefore, analyses water demand at a local scale to enhance policymakers’ ability to make informed decisions on water demand m...
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Background Out-of-pocket health payments as a means of financing health services are a cause of concern among households in low and middle-income countries. They prevent households from accessing health care services, can disrupt households’ living standards by reducing consumption of other basic needs and push households into poverty. Previous stu...
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Based on three waves of a nationwide household survey in China, we demonstrate that social networks facilitate household financial market participation and risky asset holding. By constructing an index that considers various dimensions of social networks, our extensive empirical analysis suggests that a higher value of the social network index sign...
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Smallholder farmers in Bangladesh often use low-density polyethylene (LDPE) bags contained within woven polypropylene bags to store wheat seed during the summer monsoon that precedes winter season planting. High humidity and temperature during this period can encourage increased seed moisture and pests, thereby lowering seed quality. Following a fa...
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Background Mali’s fertilizer subsidy program aims to reduce food insecurity among the nation’s predominantly rural people by jump-starting productivity gains of major crops. This paper contributes to sparse evidence regarding its effects. Methods Theory predicts that agricultural productivity can affect diet quality directly through two channels....
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Background The International Rice Genebank (IRG) currently safeguards the largest and most diverse collection of rice genetic resources in the world. Over the past decades, genetic resources from the IRG have been used effectively to increase smallholder farmers’ rice productivity in developing economies. Bangladesh is one of the direct and indirec...
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Background Cowpea or black-eyed pea ( Vigna unguiculata L.) is one of the preferred food crops in Nigeria, as expressed in land area and production. The popularity of the crop is in part related to the successful development and adoption of improved cowpea varieties. Although the genebank of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA...
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The monthly release of employment data for the U.S. includes two different estimates from two different surveys. One is based on a survey of establishments (payroll) and the other is based on a survey of households. The presence of two different sources of information on broadly the same theoretical concept leads to an obvious question: can we comb...
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Background The epidemiology of cannabinoid-related cancerogenesis has not been studied with cutting edge epidemiological techniques. Building on earlier bivariate papers in this series we aimed to conduct pathfinding studies to address this gap in two tumours of the reproductive tract, prostate and ovarian cancer. Methods Age-standardized cancer i...
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Background: Population-level SARS-CoV-2 immunological protection is poorly understood but can guide vaccination and non-pharmaceutical intervention priorities. Our objective was to characterise cumulative infections and immunological protection in the Dominican Republic. Methods: Household members ≥5 years were enrolled in a three-stage national...
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Access to credit for farmers remains a huge challenge in the Lao PDR. This study aims to identify the determinants of farmers' access to credit. To achieve this goal, this research uses a data set from a country-wide household survey conducted in 2019. The survey took place in six provinces-Attapue, Champasack, Khammouane, Savannakhet, Vientiane, a...
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Background Despite global guidance for maintaining essential non-Covid health services during the pandemic, there is a concern that existing services faced a major disruption. The access as well as affordability of healthcare could have suffered during the pandemic, especially in developing countries including India. There are no population based s...
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While joining farmer cooperatives has been identified as a way for farmers, especially small farmers, to overcome their limitations in the marketplace and increase their income, this paper presents an analytical framework for examining how farmer cooperative may increase farmer income in rural China, empirically assesses the impacts of such members...
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Rainwater harvesting systems (RWHs) are implemented globally to bridge the frequent water supply-demand gaps. This study explores, through farmer household surveys ( n = 492), how farmers perceived the benefits of RWHs, the equitability of benefits, and the role of contextual and psychological factors towards the behaviour of maintaining such syste...
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Introduction: Health systems in fragile settings face multiple challenges in the implementation of responsive Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) care models. Models based on comprehensive person-centred primary care approaches can improve health system responsiveness and trust in healthcare. In Lebanon, NCDs dominate the health profile, but the health...
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Older adults and those living in rural areas face unique challenges to health and food security which were exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. We examine the interrelationships among food security, physical health, and loneliness among rural older adults before the onset of and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using data from a cross-sectional h...
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Close to 750 million or nearly one in ten people in the world are exposed to severe levels of food insecurity, and 2 billion people do not have regular access to safe, nutritious, and sufficient food. A critical but overlooked question is how to properly locate the most food insecure and malnourished households within geographical areas that have b...
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Background: Population ageing and the associated increase in the healthcare needs of older people are putting pressure on the healthcare system in Viet Nam. The country prioritizes healthcare for older people and has developed financial protection policies to mitigate financial hardship due to out-of-pocket health expenditures (OOPHEs) borne by th...
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Population ageing is a global phenomenon that has profound implications for all aspects of health systems development. Research is needed to understand and improve the health system response to this demographic shift, especially in low- and middle-income countries where the change is happening rapidly. This Supplement was organized by the WHO Centr...
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This paper explores COVID‐19 policy responses and experiences of their impact on food systems and livelihoods, and other factors shaping vulnerability among peri‐urban small‐scale farmers in Zambia. We draw on household surveys and case studies, multi‐level interviews and group discussions to make sense of ‘new normal’ policy (in)action and its (in...
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There are many risks for local people related to resettlement schemes and compensation measures caused by different development projects. In Buseruka sub-county, Hoima district in Western Uganda, land was expropriated for an oil refinery project. A vulnerability assessment was conducted for this scheme. Households could choose between cash compensa...
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Background: Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) is a serious socioeconomic & public health problem in the world. As on December 2006 the total population at risk for LF was estimated to be 1254 million in 83 endemic countries of which 64% contributed by SouthEast Asia Region alone. In India, it is estimated that 554.2 million populations are at risk of LF in...
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This paper analyses community knowledge, perceptions, and experiences of effectiveness of healthcare service provision on malaria prevention/treatment in two disease-endemic villages of the Okavango Delta panhandle in northern Botswana. A stratified random sampling of 355 households was conducted in October–November 2015. Follow-up retrospective co...
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Improving the understanding of rural female labor employment transfer and its impact on family welfare is of great significance to the improvement of rural family welfare and the rational transfer of labor forces. However, there are few studies on the effect of rural female transfer and there is a lack of comprehensive quantitative measurement and...
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Natural resources have been degrading owing to unwise agricultural activities leading to declining agricultural production and productivity that in turn deteriorating people livelihood in many developing countries including Ethiopia. Therefore, watershed management practices become the key approach to minimize loss of the natural resources, rehabil...
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Instead of diminishing with the spectacular advancement of medical expertise in the country , unqualified biomedical practice in India has been strengthened by the growth of the pharmaceutical production in the twenty first century. In public health discourse, the view that the informal health practitioners have to be punished and abolished has bee...
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With the accelerating process of climate change, long-term exposure to extreme temperatures could threaten individuals’ physical health, especially for the vulnerable population. This paper aims to investigate the long-term effects of extreme temperature exposure on the health of the elderly in the context of climate change and aging. Different fro...
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Using the US Commissioner of Labor household survey, we estimate calories available to workers’ households in USA, Belgium, Britain, France and Germany in 1888/90. We make raw comparisons of the data and utilise propensity score matching techniques to attempt to overcome differences between the nature of the country samples included in the original...
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The global climate is showing altered temperatures and precipitation levels. Forests can be a stabilizing force in climate change. They regulate the nutrient cycle, protect species and diversity, and support livelihoods that drive holistic growth. Presently, the forest ecosystem’s capacity to withstand change is being undermined by the rate of chan...
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Introduction Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia globally. It is associated with a fivefold risk in stroke, but early diagnosis and effective treatment can reduce this risk. AF is often underdiagnosed, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) where screening for AF is not always feasible or considered common...
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Compelling evidence demonstrates links between greenspaces and human well-being. However, the existing evidence has a strong bias towards high-income countries. Rapidly urbanising cities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) remain largely unexplored. The rising prevalence of mental disorders in LMICs highlights the need to better understand...
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We analyzed data from the 2018 Kenya Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment (KENPHIA), a cross-sectional, nationally representative survey, to estimate the burden and prevalence of pediatric HIV infection, identify associated factors, and describe the clinical cascade among children aged < 15 years in Kenya. Interviewers collected information from...
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Bamboo is among the most significant nontimber forest products that can potentially support Ethiopia’s economic development and environmental protection. However, its potential is constrained by limited understanding of its importance and market development. Thus, this study was conducted to fill the knowledge gap by identifying factors affecting h...
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This study looked at patterns of erratic climate and farmer perceptions in the Gelda watershed of Lake Tana Basin in northwestern Ethiopia. The National Meteorological Agency of Ethiopia provided essential climatic data for the period between 1981 and 2011. A household survey and focus group discussions were also used to understand about local comm...
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Small ruminant production has suffered a lot of setbacks due to several factors militating against its optimal productivity. Therefore, this study looked at the current structures and constraints to small ruminant rearing in the southeastern location of Nigeria. Data were generated from 45 households surveyed during the study through the use of que...
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Abstract Background Since liberalization of the Ethiopian abortion law, there have been significant improvements in the availability and utilization of facility-based abortion services in the country. However, nearly half of abortions still take place outside of health facilities, where the quality of procedures remains unknown. Abortion stigma is...
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Shocks such as Covid-19 pandemic and natural disasters erode the resilience of many poor households against hunger by further threatening productive capacities. It is projected that over 690 million people around the world went hungry in 2019 and the COVID-19 pandemic is increasing the vulnerabilities and insufficiencies of global food systems. Foo...
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Housing is the most important durable good consumed by households. This paper assesses the distributional effects of including the value of the flow of dwelling’s services consumed by households with respect to the case where such value is excluded, testing different estimation methods in four developing countries. Including rental values leads to...
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Objective Copper plays a crucial role in redox reactions. The aims of this research are to examine the effects of copper consumption on general obesity and abdominal obesity risk. Methods Overall, data of 13,282 participants were obtained from the China Health and Nutrition Survey (1997–2011). A combination of individual 24-h recall and household...
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Malaria programs rely upon a variety of diagnostic assays, including rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), microscopy, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and bead-based immunoassays (BBA), to monitor malaria prevalence and support control and elimination efforts. Data comparing these assays are limited, especially from high-burden countries like the Democra...
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Background The COVID-19 pandemic has led countries into urgent implementation of stringent preventive measures at the population level. However, implementing these measures in low-income countries like Mozambique was incredibly difficult, coupled with lack of scientific evidence on the community understanding and compliance with these measures. Thi...
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The paper analyses the consumption and production behaviour of the Mali’s population by age using the National Transfer Account approach and household surveys and macroeconomic data. It reveals that between the ages of 28 and 66, Malians generate a surplus of 1,620 billion XOF in 2017. This surplus covers only 46% of the social demand of those unde...
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Background The composite coverage index (CCI) provides an integrated perspective towards universal health coverage in the context of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Given the sample design of most household surveys does not provide coverage estimates below the first administrative level, approaches for achieving more granular esti...
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Using the Philippinesʼ first nationally representative survey designed to characterise digital commercial and non-commercial engagements, including the use of information and communications technology (ICT), the digital economy, and technology-enabled activities, we investigate the presence of gendered dispari ties in online marketplaces. This is c...
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For a long time, the transference of land-contracting management rights was hindered by the unwillingness of farmers and inefficient use of farmland. The endowment effect is prevalent for farmers and is the main reason for the inhibited flow of farmland. However, recent studies have evaluated the endowment effect by treating buyers and sellers as o...
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This research primarily focuses on the proposition of a hybrid modeling strategy capable of entertaining the socially masked responses when stigmatized behaviors are under study. Our suggested approach respects the fact that individual's behaviors are embedded within their distinctive socio-cultural fabrics and the "need for social approval" phenom...
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The drivers and consequences of unregulated urban expansion processes in Accra, Ghana, are examined together with the associated encroachment upon ecologically sensitive areas in the city’s rapidly growing periphery. Three sites are considered which attracted settlers from vastly different economic segments of the urban population from the 2000s an...
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Understanding the evolution of land use/land cover change (LULCC) and how it shapes current and future ecosystem services (ES) supply potential remains critical in sustainable natural resource management. Community perception of historic LULCC was reconciled with previous study via remote sensing/geographical information systems using recall data i...
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Drawing on social practice theory (SPT), we extend our understanding of the existing pesticide use practices among female-headed households (FHHs) in the Amhara region of Ethiopia. We used mixed research methods combining household surveys, focus group discussions (FGDs), key informant interviews, and field observations complemented by photography....
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Background: In Kajiado County, water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions have been independently implemented in communities that have been targeted with sexual health rights interventions. This approach only achieves a set of disjointed achievements and thus the need for integration. This project implemented and tested the effectiveness of the I...
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Purpose The aim of the study was to assess the self-reported Eye Care Utilization (ECU) and associated demographic factors among Malawians adults. Methods This study utilized secondary data from the Malawi Integrated Health Survey (IHS) 5 2019-2020. We entered age, sex, level of education, residency(urban/rural) and having chronic disease into a l...
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Introduction Neonatal mortality might be higher in urban areas. This paper aims to minimize challenges related to misclassification of neonatal deaths and stillbirths, and oversimplification of the variation in urban environments to accurately estimate the direction and strength of the association between urban residence and neonatal/perinatal mort...
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Background Malaria is the top public health problem in the Republic of Guinea, with more than 4 million cases and 10,000 deaths in 2021 among a population of approximately 13 million. It is also the second highest cause of death there. The purpose of this quantitative survey in a rural area of Guinea was to understand knowledge, attitudes, and prac...
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Background Many countries implementing pro-poor reforms to expand subsidized health care, especially for the poor, recognize that high-quality healthcare, and not just access alone, is necessary to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. As the poor are more likely to use low quality health services, measures to improve access to health care need t...
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The World Health Organization recommends conducting prevalence surveys to validate the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem by the year 2030. The recommendation specifies that the surveys should be directed to previous endemic poor rural areas. Brazil is an endemic country for trachoma and has experienced a large internal migration fr...
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Background Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death in most low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). CVDs and their metabolic risk factors have historically been concentrated among urban residents with higher socioeconomic status (SES) in LMICs such as India. However, as India develops, it is unclear whether these socioeconomi...
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This article investigates the consumption effect of trade liberalisation through changes in the cost of living in Chinese cities. We use fixed effects model and dynamic panel model based on household survey data from 2002 to 2009. We identify the imperfect pass-through mechanism of tariffs and non-tariff measures at city level. The main findings sh...
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Background Arabic-speaking refugees are the largest group of refugees arriving in the United States since 2008, yet little is known about their rates of healthcare access, utilization, and satisfaction after the end of the Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) period. Methods This study was a cross-sectional observational study. From January to Decembe...