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Does the Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) continue to influence health policy and/or practice? (2018) - Journal articleBackground: The Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) is a successful model of integrated operational research and capacity building with about 90% of participants completing the training and ...
Influence of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control on tobacco legislation and policies in sub-Saharan Africa (2018-08-15) - Journal articleBackground: The World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, enforced in 2005, was a watershed international treaty that stipulated requirements for signatories to govern the production, sale, ...
Depth-resolved multimodal imaging : wavelength modulated spatially offset Raman spectroscopy with optical coherence tomography (2018-01) - Journal articleA major challenge in biophotonics is multimodal imaging to obtain both morphological and molecular information at depth. We demonstrate a hybrid approach integrating optical coherence tomography (OCT) with wavelength ...
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Alcohol policies in Malawi : inclusion of WHO “best buy” interventions and use of multi-sectoral action (2018-08-15) - Journal articleBackground: Harmful use of alcohol is one of the most common risk factors for Non-Communicable Diseases and other health conditions such as injuries. World Health Organization has identified highly cost-effective interventions ...