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Middle-income countries: a structural gap approach
Migration to middle-income countries and tuberculosis—global policies for global economies
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Background International migration to middle-income countries is increasing and its health consequences, in particular increasing transmission rates of tuberculosis (TB), deserve consideration. Migration ...
Epidemiology of maternal depression, risk factors, and child outcomes in low-income and middle-income countries
Maternal depression, a non-psychotic depressive episode of mild to major severity, is one of the major contributors of pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality. Maternal depression (antepartum or post partum) has been ...
Gaps in Hypertension Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review
(American Heart Association, 2016)
Socioeconomic status and COPD among low- and middle-income countries
(Dove Medical Press, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Socioeconomic status (SES) is a strong social determinant of health. There remains a limited understanding of the association between SES and COPD prevalence among low- and middle-income countries where the ...
Innovative Approaches to Hypertension Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Elevated blood pressure, a major risk factor for ischemic heart disease, heart failure, and stroke, is the leading global risk for mortality. Treatment and control rates are very low in low- and middle-income countries. ...
Maternal depression and mental health in early childhood: an examination of underlying mechanisms in low-income and middle-income countries
Studies examining mechanisms underlying associations between maternal depression and adverse child outcomes (including behaviour, socioemotional adjustment, and emotion regulation) indicate that during pregnancy, maternal ...
Prevention, management, and rehabilitation of stroke in low- and middle-income countries
Although stroke incidence in high-income countries (HICs) decreased over the past four decades, it increased dramatically in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). In this review, we describe the current status of primary ...
Latin America and the middle-income trap