Nida P Harahap4
Karen O'Sullivan3
Steven S Gill3
Nikunj K Patel3
Cynthia L Hunter2
4Nida P Harahap
3Karen O'Sullivan
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  • Steven S Gill, Nikunj K Patel, Gary R Hotton, Karen O'Sullivan, Renée McCarter, Martin Bunnage +3 others
  • 2003
Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) is a potent neurotrophic factor with restorative effects in a wide variety of rodent and primate models of Parkinson disease, but penetration into brain tissue from either the blood or the cerebro-spinal fluid is limited. Here we delivered GDNF directly into the putamen of five Parkinson patients in a phase(More)
BACKGROUND Trained birth attendants at delivery are important for preventing both maternal and newborn deaths. West Java is one of the provinces on Java Island, Indonesia, where many women still deliver at home and without the assistance of trained birth attendants. This study aims to explore the perspectives of community members and health workers about(More)
BACKGROUND In developing countries, the private sector provides a substantial proportion of primary health care to low income groups for communicable and non-communicable diseases. These providers are therefore central to improving health outcomes. We need to know how their services compare to those of the public sector to inform policy options. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Antenatal, delivery and postnatal care services are amongst the recommended interventions aimed at preventing maternal and newborn deaths worldwide. West Java is one of the provinces of Java Island in Indonesia with a high proportion of home deliveries, a low attendance of four antenatal services and a low postnatal care uptake. This paper aims(More)
BACKGROUND Assessments over the last two decades have showed an overall low level of performance of the health system in Indonesia with wide variation between districts. The reasons advanced for these low levels of performance include the low level of public funding for health and the lack of discretion for health system managers at the district level.(More)
Hyperactivity in the subthalamic nucleus (STN) is seen in animal models of Parkinson's disease, and lesioning of the STN dramatically relieves the animal's parkinsonism. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the STN is an effective treatment for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease. We have studied the effects of a unilateral lesion placed in the STN in(More)
BACKGROUND At Independence the Government of Indonesia inherited a weak and unevenly distributed health system to which much of the population had only limited access. In response, the government decided to increase the number of facilities and to locate them closer to the people. To staff these health facilities the government introduced obligatory(More)
BACKGROUND During the Suharto era public funding of health in Indonesia was low and the health services were tightly controlled by the central government; district health staff had practically no discretion over expenditure. Following the downfall of President Suharto there was a radical political, administrative and fiscal decentralization with delivery of(More)
  • Donelson R Forsyth, Judith L Nye, Jeff Noel, Susan Kirkendol, Lynda Peacock, Wanda Capps +4 others
  • 2003
The moral choices and post-transgression reactions of individuals who adopted varying personal moral philosophies were examined in an experimental setting that permitted the manipulation of the salience of moral norms and the nature of the consequences of one's actions. As predicted, the two situational variables had a strong impact on moral action; only(More)