In recent years there has been a renewal of interest in geographic characteristics within public health, particularly in the areas of international health and community development. Past research has documented a difference between urban and rural health care, usually expressed in terms of healthcare access and utilization, cost, and geographic distribution of providers and services. By utilizing a framework that examines determinants of health, researchers can identify environment-specific factors that may contribute to different health outcomes for urban and rural residents.
This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. To describe sexual behaviour trends in a rural Ugandan cohort in the context of an evolving HIV epidemic, — Sexual behaviour data were collected annually from a population cohort in which HIV serological surveys were also conducted.
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Please take this quick survey to tell us about what happens after you publish a paper. AIDS and Behavior. Twenty seven youth 18—24 years from an urban and rural area participated in the study. Youth reported that alcohol is easily accessible to them.
Information and communication technology in agriculture ICT in agriculturealso known as e-agriculturefocuses on the enhancement of agricultural and rural development through improved information and communication processes. More specifically, e-agriculture involves the conceptualization, design, development, evaluation and application of innovative ways to use information and communication technologies ICTs in the rural domain, with a primary focus on agriculture. Provisions of standards, norms, methodologies, and tools as well as development of individual and institutional capacities, and policy support are all key components of e-agriculture.
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At first, the smugglers had her cook for the other migrants who had recently crossed illegally into the United States. Then they took her to a room upstairs, locked the door and began taking turns with her. It was the summer ofand Melvin, a year-old mother of three, had just completed the journey from her native Guatemala, crossing the Rio Grande on a raft before being led to the house in the Texas border city of McAllen.
For more than four decades, sex education has been a critically important but contentious public health and policy issue in the United States [ 1 — 5 ]. AOUM was funded within a variety of domestic and foreign aid programs, with 49 of 50 states accepting federal funds to promote AOUM in the classroom [ 78 ]. Since then, rigorous research has documented both the lack of efficacy of AOUM in delaying sexual initiation, reducing sexual risk behaviors, or improving reproductive health outcomes and the effectiveness of comprehensive sex education in increasing condom and contraceptive use and decreasing pregnancy rates [ 7 — 12 ]. At the federal level, the U.
Rural residents are more likely to experience some of the contributing social factors that impact health, such as poverty. The impact of these challenges can be compounded by the barriers already present in rural areas, such as limited public transportation options and fewer choices to acquire healthy food. This guide focuses on the barriers and challenges that rural residents experience, discussing the impact of and documenting rural differences related to:.