In the last year, several institutions—the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the United States Institute of Medicine—have turned their attention, with varying degrees of effectiveness, to the problem of dangerously poor quality medicines . While substandard medicines are found everywhere in the world, it… (More)
BACKGROUND Transition from pediatric to adult care can be a challenging process which leaves young people vulnerable to interruptions of care and worsening disease status. Efforts to improve transition processes and outcomes have included development of individualized transition plans, creation of transition clinics, and utilization of transition… (More)
BACKGROUND The importance of depression as a complication of HIV infection is increasingly understood, and people living in rural areas are at increased risk for depression. However, it is not known whether living in rural areas amplifies the risk of depression in patients with HIV. METHODS We compared the prevalence of depression between rural and… (More)
After establishing of various possibilities of abstraction in HDLs (on values, time, and structure) many years ago, SystemVerilog as a combined HDVL offers a new approach to support also abstraction on ports. This interface concept extends the feasibilities for encapsulation when designing, connecting, and verifying the numerous interfaces in modern SoC… (More)
a I investigate the robust predictions of a theory on the costs and benefits of dealing with increased numbers of choices in an election context. My data consist of a rich array of measures of voting behaviors and corresponding ballot and voter population characteristics for a panel of electoral districts from three Australian federal election cycles. I… (More)
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The asymmetric unit of the title compound, C(21)H(22)N(2)O(4), a Tröger's base analogue derived from methyl 4-amino-phenyl-acetate, contains two crystallographically independent mol-ecules with dihedral angles of 88.44 (5) and 88.68 (6)° between the two benzene rings.