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The impact of water supply and sanitation on child health: evidence from Egypt.
Using a combination of qualitative and quantitative data this paper investigates whether access to improved sources of water and sanitation is an effective "treatment" for the incidence of diarrheaExpand
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Gender and Generational Change in Egypt
The typical life course of a young woman in Egypt today is significantly different from that of her mother when she came of age a generation ago. In this dissertation, I focus on differences betweenExpand
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A Systematic Review of the Role of Proprietary and Patent Medicine Vendors in Healthcare Provision in Nigeria
Background Interventions to reduce the burden of disease and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa increasingly recognize the important role that drug retailers play in delivering basic healthcareExpand
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Private healthcare provider experiences with social health insurance schemes: Findings from a qualitative study in Ghana and Kenya
Background Incorporating private healthcare providers into social health insurance schemes is an important means towards achieving universal health coverage in low and middle income countries.Expand
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Social support in the practices of informal providers: The case of patent and proprietary medicine vendors in Nigeria.
The social and institutional environments in which informal healthcare providers operate shape their health and business practices, particularly in contexts where regulatory enforcement is weak. InExpand
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Empowering Adolescent Girls in Socially Conservative Settings: Impacts and Lessons Learned from the Ishraq Program in Rural Upper Egypt.
In rural Upper Egypt, adolescence is a critical period in girls' transition to adulthood during which they are at risk for a number of negative outcomes, including restricted mobility and earlyExpand
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[Sociodemographic differences in the participation in "early detection of cancer examinations" in Germany--a review].
In 1971 a statutory programme aiming at the early detection of cancer was established in Germany. Since then, acceptance has been low, especially among men. In 2002, 49 % of the women, but only 20 %Expand
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Bias in Contraceptive Provision to Young Women Among Private Health Care Providers in South West Nigeria.
CONTEXT Health care providers' biases regarding the provision of contraceptives to adolescent and young adult women may restrict women's access to contraceptive methods. METHODS Two mystery clientExpand
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The mental health of youth and young adults during the transition to adulthood in Egypt
BACKGROUND There has been growing interest in the stalled transition to adulthood in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and its consequences for young people’s socioeconomic outcomes. However,Expand
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The reproductive health of young people in Egypt.
Data for this brief are drawn from the Survey of Young People in Egypt a nationally representative sample of more than 15000 young people ages 10-29 on five key life transitions: education workExpand
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