Angélica Vieira Cavalcanti de Sousa

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INTRODUCTION Both the quantity and the distribution of health workers in a country are fundamental for assuring equitable access to health services. Using the case of Brazil, we measure changes in inequalities in the distribution of the health workforce and account for the sources of inequalities at sub-national level to identify whether policies have been(More)
OBJECTIVE Brazil's large socioeconomic inequalities together with the increase in neonatal mortality jeopardize the MDG-4 child mortality target by 2015. We measured inequality trends in neonatal and under five mortality across municipalities characterized by their socio-economic status in a period where major pro poor policies were implemented in Brazil to(More)
INTRODUCTION Progress towards the MDG targets on maternal and child mortality is hindered worldwide by large differentials between poor and rich populations. Using the case of Brazil, we investigate the extent to which policies and interventions seeking to increase the accessibility of health services among the poor have been effective in decreasing(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the effects of 3% of body weight loads (0%, 5%, and 10%) on treadmill gait training in subjects with Parkinson disease. DESIGN This study used a randomized controlled single-blind trial. RESULTS Spatiotemporal variables demonstrated significant intragroup alterations in all three groups at pretraining and(More)
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