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[Anti stigma campaigns: really useful and effective? A critical review of the anti-stigma initiatives conducted in Italy].
Stigma related to mental illness determines important negative consequences to psychiatric patients. It is important to determine if the number of anti-stigma campaigns are effective and useful. This paper aims to identify anti-stigma projects carried out in Italy in the last ten years and to evaluat...
FAH reports loss. Sale of investment cited in group's 990 filing.
[The IPSEMA initiative on health and safety at the maritime work place].
IPSEMA, founded in 1994 on former Casse Marittime institute, provides insurance to maritime workers from work injuries and occupational disease. According to current law IPSEMA, together with INAIL and ISPESL is engaged in the field of workplace safety and health, and in its promotion. For this purpo...
Prepared or unprepared for pandemic flu?
[History, overview and challenges of the breast cancer movement in Mexico]
This essay describes the history of the civil society breast cancer movement in Mexico, the role played by breast cancer NGOs and the changes they must undergo for their activities to impact the quality of life of men and women dealing with this disease. The concept of civil society today has been t...
[The impact of AIDS on the organizational development of nongovernmental organizations: a case study on Casa de Assistência Filadélfia].
AIDS has been a unique event due not only to its devastating effects, but also to the ways in which it has stimulated solidarity and mobilization of society in the defense of the rights of persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families, friends, and contacts. Beginning as initiatives to ensure dign...
Report urges Europe to combine wealth of biobank data.
The European Research Council--a new opportunity for European science.
The long-awaited European Research Council (ERC), which receives money from the research budget of the European Union and will finance fundamental science for Europe's scientists, has finally been established. With a focus on excellence, calls for both young and experienced scientists and an average...
[From the perspective of a co-ordinating editor of a Cochrane review group (on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the German Cochrane C...
Evidence that patients can understand and use?
We have health information that patients could benefit from knowing, a growing body of evidence and experiences about how to translate this information to patients. The Cochrane Collaboration, an organisation that produces and disseminates systematic reviews of healthcare interventions, translates t...