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Low incidence of hepatitis C virus among prisoners in Scotland.
AIMS To estimate hepatitis C virus (HCV) incidence and HCV risk among Scottish prisoners. DESIGN National sero-behavioural survey; dried blood spots were collected in order to identify recent HCVExpand
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Healthcare providers on the frontlines: a qualitative investigation of the social and emotional impact of delivering health services during Sierra Leone’s Ebola epidemic
Although research on the epidemiology and ecology of Ebola has expanded since the 2014–15 outbreak in West Africa, less attention has been paid to the mental health implications and the psychosocialExpand
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Ebola infection control in Sierra Leonean health clinics: A large cross-agency cooperative project.
The Ebola virus disease outbreak occurring in West Africa has resulted in at least 199 cases of Ebola in Sierra Leonean health care workers, many as a result of transmission occurring in healthExpand
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Cute Masquerade and the Pimping of Japan
This essay will consider gendered aspects of Cool Japan ideology as found in government-sponsored texts and imagery, as well as in other interna- tional arenas. Although scholars have recentlyExpand
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Perceptions of the risk for Ebola and health facility use among health workers and pregnant and lactating women--Kenema District, Sierra Leone, September 2014.
With an estimated maternal mortality ratio of 1,100 per 100,000 live births and a neonatal mortality rate of 49 per 1,000 live births, Sierra Leone has the highest maternal mortality ratio and theExpand
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Those Naughty Teenage Girls: Japanese Kogals, Slang, and Media Assessments
This article examines Kogals, young Japanese women who challenge dominant models of gendered language and behavior through linguistic and cultural innovation. The article describes the linguisticExpand
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Beauty Up: Exploring Contemporary Japanese Body Aesthetics
Contents List of Illustrations List of Tables Preliminaries Acknowledgments Introduction. Approaches to Body Aesthetics and the Beauty System 1. Changing Beauty Ideology 2. Aesthetic Salons 3.Expand
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Microbiological effectiveness of disinfecting water by boiling in rural Guatemala.
Boiling is the most common means of treating water in the home and the benchmark against which alternative point-of-use water treatment options must be compared. In a 5-week study in rural GuatemalaExpand
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A Plan for Community Event-Based Surveillance to Reduce Ebola Transmission — Sierra Leone, 2014–2015
Ebola virus disease (Ebola) was first detected in Sierra Leone in May 2014 and was likely introduced into the eastern part of the country from Guinea. The disease spread westward, eventuallyExpand
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Association between nutritional status and severity of dengue infection in children in El Salvador.
Clinical observations and some studies suggest that dengue virus infection is more severe among children with better nutritional status. We examined the nutritional status of children in El SalvadorExpand
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