Tag archive for Older people

Rapid review of the inclusion of people with disabilities and older people in gender-based violence humanitarian interventions

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Promising practices for disability and older age inclusion in gender-based violence programs in humanitarian settings are largely focused on women and girls with disabilities. Such practices include:

Integrating questions on disability into needs assessments;

Developing training and tools on disability inclusion for GBV practitioners;

Organizations of women with …

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Rapid review of disability and older age inclusion in humanitarian WASH interventions

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People with disabilities and older people continue to face barriers in realising their right to access water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
People with disabilities and older people make up significant population groups, however, they are disproportionately affected by and amongst the …

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Un examen systématique de la découverte, du développement et de la réorientation médicamenteuses numériques pour le traitement de la maladie à virus Ebola

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L’utilisation de la modélisation informatique pour explorer les mécanismes et les options médicamenteuses de la maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) permet de gagner du temps, ainsi qu’elle est sûre et rentable. Ce mécanisme de découverte de médicaments devrait être mis à …

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Une revue systématique et une méta-analyse des enquêtes de séroprévalence de l’infection par le virus Ebola

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Dans le passé, plusieurs cas asymptomatiques de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) ont été signalés pendant ou après des recrudescences. On ne sait toujours pas dans quelle mesure la maladie à virus Ebola asymptomatique est critique pour la transmission générale de …

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How severe and prevalent are Ebola and Marburg viruses

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Evidence shows that case fatality rates (CFR) of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) are lower than that of what the media and other reports have been publicizing.
Ever since modern technology has allowed the identification of the …

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Una revisión sistemática del descubrimiento, desarrollo y reutilización de drogas computacionales para el tratamiento de la enfermedad del virus del Ébola

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La utilización de modelos computacionales para explorar los mecanismos de los medicamentos y las opciones de medicamentos para el tratamiento de la enfermedad del virus del Ébola (EVE) ahorra tiempo, es segura y rentable. Se debe aprovechar este mecanismo para el …

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Una revisión sistemática y un metanálisis de las encuestas de seroprevalencia de la infección por el virus del Ébola

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En el pasado, se informaron varios casos de enfermedad asintomática del virus del Ébola (EVE) durante o después de los brotes. No se sabe con certeza qué tan crítica es la enfermedad asintomática del virus del Ébola para la transmisión general …

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A systematic review of computational drug discovery, development, and repurposing for Ebola Virus Disease treatment

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Utilization of computational modeling to explore drug mechanisms and drug options for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is time saving, safe, and cost effective. This mechanism for drug discovery should be taken advantage of due to the alarming speed of Ebola virus …

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of seroprevalence surveys of Ebola Virus infection

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In the past, several cases of asymptomatic Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) were reported during or after outbreaks. It remains uncertain as to how critical asymptomatic EVD is to the general transmission of EVD and its prevalence.
A meta-analysis of fifty-one studies …

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Infecciones virales por dengue en Pakistán y otros países asiáticos

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El dengue se está expandiendo geográficamente, especialmente en los países en vías de desarrollo. En Pakistán, la incidencia del Dengue ha sido extraordinaria en las ciudades metropolitanas, en los últimos dos años.
Las infecciones debidas al virus del Dengue se han diseminado …

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