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Measures of Human Mobility Using Mobile Phone Records Enhanced with GIS Data
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We propose new measures of human mobility using mobile phone records and GIS data that address problems with existing mobile phone based measures of mobility and describe new methods for measuring mobility. Expand
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Validation of the normalized difference vegetation index as a measure of neighborhood greenness.
PURPOSE To assess the validity of a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) measure, the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), as a measure of neighborhood greenness for epidemiologic research.Expand
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Cartographic Symbols for Humanitarian Demining
Abstract A new standard set of cartographic symbols for landmine hazards and mine actions (e.g., clearances, hazard reductions, mine risk education (MRE), and technical surveys) in humanitarianExpand
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Targeted health department expenditures benefit birth outcomes at the county level.
BACKGROUND Public health leaders lack evidence for making decisions about the optimal allocation of resources across local health department (LHD) services, even as limited funding has forced cuts toExpand
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Local health departments and specific maternal and child health expenditures: relationships between spending and need.
OBJECTIVE As a part of the Public Health Activities and Service Tracking study and in collaboration with partners in 2 Public Health Practice-Based Research Network states, we examined relationshipsExpand
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Classifying local health departments on the basis of the constellation of services they provide.
OBJECTIVES We explored service variation among local health departments (LHDs) nationally to allow systematic characterization of LHDs by patterns in the constellation of services they deliver. Expand
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Feasibility and acceptability of an iris biometric system for unique patient identification in routine HIV services in Kenya
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We assessed the feasibility and acceptability of integrating an iris recognition biometric identification system into routine HIV care services at 4 sites in Kenya. Expand
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Evaluating the Potential of the GeoWall for Geographic Education
Abstract This article discusses modern stereoscopic displays for geographic education, focusing on a large-format display—the GeoWall. To evaluate the potential of the GeoWall, geography instructorsExpand
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Index participant characteristics and HIV assisted partner services efficacy in Kenya: results of a cluster randomized trial
We have previously demonstrated that assisted partner services (aPS) increases HIV testing and case finding among partners of persons living with HIV (PLHIV) in a cluster randomized trial in Kenya.Expand
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Assisted partner notification services to augment HIV testing and linkage to care in Kenya: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
BackgroundHIV case-finding and linkage to care are critical for control of HIV transmission. In Kenya, >50% of seropositive individuals are unaware of their status. Assisted partner notification is aExpand
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