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Prevalence of Sexual Violence Against Children and Use of Social Services — Seven Countries, 2007–2013
Sexual violence against children erodes the strong foundation that children require for leading healthy and productive lives. Globally, studies show that exposure to violence during childhood canExpand
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Rapid assessment of the HIV/AIDS crisis in racial and ethnic minority communities: an approach for timely community interventions.
OBJECTIVES The US Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus, created a new initiative to address the disproportionate ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis inExpand
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The Role of Fear-Related Behaviors in the 2013–2016 West Africa Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak
The 2013–2016 West Africa Ebola virus disease pandemic was the largest, longest, deadliest, and most geographically expansive outbreak in the 40-year interval since Ebola was first identified.Expand
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Psychological Consequences of Indirect Exposure to Disaster Due to the Haiti Earthquake
Abstract Introduction Few studies have focused on the mental health consequences of indirect exposure to disasters caused by naturally occurring hazards. The present study assessed indirect exposureExpand
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Prevalence of physical violence against children in Haiti: A national population-based cross-sectional survey.
Although physical violence against children is common worldwide, there are no national estimates in Haiti. To establish baseline national estimates, a three-stage clustered sampling design wasExpand
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Childhood Sexual Violence Against Boys: A Study in 3 Countries
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Globally, little evidence exists on sexual violence against boys. We sought to produce the first internationally comparable estimates of the magnitude, characteristics, riskExpand
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HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Beliefs Among Haitian Adolescents in Miami-Dade County, Florida
Abstract This study examined HIV/AIDS knowledge and beliefs in Haitian adolescents in an HIV epicenter, Miami-Dade Florida. This study examined survey data from 300 Haitian adolescents, aged 13Expand
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Sentinel events predicting later unwanted sex among girls: A national survey in Haiti, 2012.
Sexual violence against children is a significant global public health problem, yet limited studies exist from low-resource settings. In Haiti we conducted the country's first, nationallyExpand
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The “Trauma Signature:” Understanding the Psychological Consequences of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Abstract The 2010 Haiti earthquake was one of the most catastrophic episodes in history, leaving 5% of the nation’s population killed or injured, and 19% internally displaced. The distinctiveExpand
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