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Communication over distance via the use of communication technologies aims to offer and enable contact for older adults, who are typically restricted in terms of mobility and tend to suffer from loneliness due to the lack of social inclusion. Technologies enable communication over distance but suffer greatly in terms of providing the feeling of being(More)
The Cayetan Heredia University in Lima, Peru, developed a community-based intervention program on sexual and reproductive health of the youth. The Sexual Health in a Young City program covers all individuals aged 15-24 years living in two communities in Lima, Brena, and Pueblo Libre. The program departed from the argument that the youth could organize(More)
— The social isolation of older adults in Europe is a key and continuously growing issue that demands immediate attention. Older adults might feel isolated and lonely mainly because they lack human contact and social support. This is because their closest relatives, such as their children and grandchildren, live and work at distant places, while contact(More)
Modern ways of living often demand that people live and work at places distant from their birthplace, leaving elderly family members (e.g. parents, aunts etc.) to suffer from loneliness due to social isolation. Moreover, the percentage of the matured population is continuously rising, increasing the needs for care. In fact, the majority of the elderly(More)
— The social isolation of people with immunology problems after (or before) transplant operation or immunology illness (e.g. different phases of AIDS, child-cancer, etc.) is a constant issue in Europe and Worldwide that demands immediate attention. Such people are intended to use a clean/sterile room for a period of time while they might feel isolated(More)
Lyme borreliosis is a vector-borne zoonosis caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species complex spirochetes, which are maintained in transmission cycles among vertebrates and Ixodes ticks. Recently, a new genospecies within this complex, Borrelia chilensis, was described in Ixodes stilesi collected from the environment and from rodents in Chile. This(More)
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