Ann Barnett

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BACKGROUND Families of children with major structural malformations often benefit greatly from genetic services. However, these services may not be readily available in all areas. The purpose of this study was to use data from a statewide birth defects registry and geographic information system methodology to compare the spatial distribution and to(More)
The concept of food addiction is increasingly used in the academic literature and popular media to explain some forms of overweight and obesity. However, there is limited evidence on how this term is understood by and impacts overweight and obese individuals. This qualitative study investigated the views of overweight and obese individuals on food(More)
Pharmaceutical expenditure in Ghana accounts for about one-third of the total recurrent costs of the Ministry of Health, but in isolation this figure is a misleading indicator of economic importance. In the primary care sector up to 75-80 percent of the running cost of a health center may be accounted for by pharmaceuticals, and because the Ghanaian(More)
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