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Prevalence of Sexual Violence Against Children and Use of Social Services — Seven Countries, 2007–2013
- Steven A Sumner, J. Mercy, +16 authors S. Hillis
- MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
- 5 June 2015
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 can… Expand
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 in… Expand
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
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 exposure… Expand
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 was… Expand
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, risk… Expand
HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Beliefs Among Haitian Adolescents in Miami-Dade County, Florida
- L. Marcelin, H. McCoy, R. DiClemente
- Journal of HIV/AIDS prevention in children…
- 18 December 2006
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 13… Expand
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, nationally… Expand
Rebuilding a country, cultivating local capacity: Interview with Fabienne Doucet and Louis Herns Marcelin.
The “Trauma Signature:” Understanding the Psychological Consequences of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
- J. Shultz, L. Marcelin, S. Madanes, Z. Espinel, Y. Neria
- Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
- 1 October 2011
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 distinctive… Expand