Immigrant and refugee

Humanitarian health computing using artificial intelligence and social media: A narrative literature review

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May 14, 2018
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 130 million people are in constant need of humanitarian assistance due to natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and conflicts, among other factors.

Developing a mHealth intervention to promote uptake of HIV testing among African communities in the conditions: a qualitative study.

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Jul 28, 2016

BACKGROUND: HIV-related mHealth interventions have demonstrable efficacy in supporting treatment adherence, although the evidence base for promoting HIV testing is inconclusive.

mHealth information for migrants: an e-health intervention for internal migrants in Vietnam.

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May 16, 2016

BACKGROUND: Socio-economic development in Vietnam has resulted in increased internal migration particularly among young women seeking employment opportunities in cities.

mHealth Tool for Alcohol Use Disorders Among Latinos in Emergency Department.

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Feb 04, 2016

Latino drinkers experience a disparate number of negative health and social consequences. Emergency Department Alcohol Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (ED-SBIRT) is viable and effective at reducing harmful and hazardous drinking. However, barriers (e.g.

Unveiling Spatial Epidemiology of HIV with Mobile Phone Data.

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Jan 13, 2016

An increasing amount of geo-referenced mobile phone data enables the identification of behavioral patterns, habits and movements of people.

Microfluidic CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocyte counters for point-of-care HIV diagnostics using whole blood.

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Dec 05, 2013

Roughly 33 million people worldwide are infected with HIV; disease burden is highest in resource-limited settings. One important diagnostic in HIV disease management is the absolute count of lymphocytes expressing the CD4(+) and CD8(+) receptors.

Virtualizing intimacy: information communication technologies and transnational families in therapy.

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Mar 02, 2011

Information communication technologies (ICTs) are a ubiquitous feature of immigrant family life. Affordable, widely accessible, and highly adaptable ICTs have transformed the immigrant experience into a transnational process with family networks redesigned but not lost.