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Exploring Exposure and Symptomatic Differences of Chikungunya Virus in the Adult Population of Grenada

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10.7727/wimj.2015.408
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20–4
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Primary data were collected to examine symptomatic differences by age group and to assess differences between those exposed and unexposed to chikungunya virus.

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11 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 08 Mar, 2016

Environmental and Occupational Health

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43–4
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e-Published: 16 Aug, 2016

Uncovering the Needs of Underserved Areas in Arequipa, Peru: Community Perspectives

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.066
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This paper seeks to outline current needs that exists in underserved communities in Arequipa, Peru. Through community perspectives, needs for these communities will be better understood, allowing organizations to meet said needs, ultimately creating an overall better quality of life.

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Objective: The purpose of this study is to obtain community perspectives in Arequipa, Peru to better understand and address their specific needs.

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20 Apr, 2016
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e-Published: 01 Sep, 2016

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The Centrality of Community Dynamics in the Socio-economic Recovery of Devastated Communities

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441–5
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An assessment of the health and socio-economic outcomes of a community hit by a hurricane revealed social fragmentation and disrupted the economic support of that community. Efforts have addressed immediate and basic needs; however, economic recovery remains unresolved.

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Objective: To assess and explore the health and socio-economic outcomes of Jubilee, a community on the Caribbean island of Grenada hit by Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and to identify remaining barriers to recovery.

Methods: The assessment consisted of a mixed methods approach employing observations, household surveys, in-depth interviews and focus groups.

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013
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