Ann Brownlee

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Reviews of programmes in Bangladesh, Benin, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Uganda, and Uzbekistan sought to identify health policy and programmatic factors that influenced breastfeeding practices during a 10 to 15 year period. Exclusive breastfeeding rates and trends were analysed in six countries in general and from an equity perspective in two of them.(More)
The purpose of this study was to describe and classify the barriers to breast self-examinations (BSE) and mammography in African American women. A total of 125 African American women were recruited from historically black colleges, churches and community organizations in Nashville, Tennessee. Their responses to a comprehensive open- and closed-ended(More)
This article discusses what a social worker or health practitioner should know about the family and its influence on health care among various ethnic groups, focusing first on basic information on family organization and interrelationships and then on the family's role during health care. The material is presented in a format designed to be useful to the(More)
  • Ann Brownlee
  • The Journal of health administration education
  • 1986
If applied research is to serve as a tool for solving health care delivery problems in developing countries, researchers and managers must work more closely together. At present, research efforts are often directed toward issues and problems of marginal interest to health managers, and research focused on problems important for health delivery often does(More)
Today the comprehensive scope of many international health programs calls for personnel--planners, educators, researchers, and practitioners--trained in a wide range of health related areas. This article explores the contributions which social science knowledge and skills can make to such training. First, it documents the growing importance of social(More)
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