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1 PROGRESS REPORT SUMMARY 2010 foreword This year's report on HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector presents strong evidence of progress in the global effort to fight HIV/AIDS, but it also makes clear how much work remains to be done. In 2009, countries, partners and communities succeeded in scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment and care.(More)
The story of child survival over the past two decades is one of significant progress and unfinished business. There is much to celebrate. More children now survive their fifth birthday than ever before ― the global number of under-five deaths has fallen from around 12 million in 1990 to an estimated 6.9 million in 2011. All regions have shown steady(More)
To identify approaches to school-based violence prevention that are most promising and those that may not be effective, a review of the literature was conducted. In addition, telephone interviews were conducted with 15 experts on topics related to school-based violence prevention. Nine critical ingredients of promising approaches to violence prevention were(More)
This review determined how many drug prevention curricula available to schools have been shown in rigorous research studies to reduce substance use behavior. Forty-seven curricula which met the following criteria were included: 1) they focused on primary prevention of alcohol and/or drug use, 2) they were classroom-based curricula designed for any grade(More)
Sustaining a growing ageing population across the European region through integrated health policies that put citizens at the centre of the health-care process can achieve improvements in the health and wellbeing of citizens in coming decades. I declare that I have no confl icts of interest. 1 Mackenbach J, McKee M. Successes and failures of health policy(More)
A user-microprogrammable computer has been developed for use as a building block in general-purpose and dedicated computer systems. The architecture is designed to be easily microprogrammed and features a 32-bit, vertically oriented microinstruction. The processor has a 135-nanosecond cycle time, either 16- or 20-bit macro data paths, and 1024 hardware(More)
Some 19 000 children under the age of 5 years die each and every day, with 5500 of these deaths caused by pneumonia and diarrhoea. 1 These are not mere statistics. 2 million young lives are lost each year from these two eminently preventable causes of death. 2 This situation is completely unacceptable. Despite the fact that the basic elements needed to(More)