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The Pluto system: Initial results from its exploration by New Horizons
New Horizons' views of Pluto The flyby of Pluto and its moon Charon by the New Horizons spacecraft generated news coverage around the world. Now Stern et al. report the first scientific results fromExpand
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Can we spot a neighborhood from the air? Defining neighborhood structure in Accra, Ghana
Slums are home to a large fraction of urban residents in cities of developing nations, but little attempt has been made to go beyond a simple slum/non-slum dichotomy, nor to identify slums moreExpand
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Prevalence of overweight and obesity and perception of healthy and desirable body size in urban, Ghanaian women.
OBJECTIVE To determine if the perceived ideal body size of urban women in Accra, Ghana influences current body size. METHODS The sample (n=2,814) consisted of Ghanaian women aged 18 years andExpand
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Health of urban Ghanaian women as identified by the Women's Health Study of Accra
The purpose of the Women's Health Study of Accra was to provide an assessment of the prevalence of communicable and non‐communicable illnesses.
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Prevalence estimate of intimate partner violence in Jordan.
This study examined the prevalence of intimate partner violence in Jordan among a sample of 517 reproductive health clinic attendees. Intimate partner violence was measured using the World HealthExpand
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When urban taps run dry: sachet water consumption and health effects in low income neighborhoods of Accra, Ghana.
Intraurban differentials in safe drinking water in developing cities have been exacerbated by rapid population growth that exceeds expansion of local water infrastructure. In Accra, Ghana, municipalExpand
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Decline of mortality in children in rural Gambia: the influence of village‐level Primary Health Care
Summary Using data from a longitudinal study conducted in 40 villages by the UK MRC in the North Bank Division of The Gambia beginning in late 1981, we examined infant and child mortality over aExpand
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The Fertility Transition in Egypt: Intraurban Patterns in Cairo
Abstract Fertility transitions are historically thought to have started in cities and then spread to the rest of the country. This would suggest that in Egypt we would find that Cairo was well aheadExpand
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Separate lives, different interests: male and female reproduction in the Gambia.
We report the initial findings of a research programme on the fertility and reproductive health of both men and women in rural Gambia. The reproductive experiences of men and women in the populationExpand
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Results of the Women's Health Study of Accra: assessment of blood pressure in urban women.
BACKGROUND The Women's Health Study of Accra was conducted to determine the burden of illness in a representative sampling of adult urban women. METHODS This community-based survey selected studyExpand
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