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Socioeconomic, environmental and personal correlates of asthma in a community population of men and women.
Asthma is a multifactorial chronic disease that has shown a marked increase in prevalence over the past few decades, both in Canada and worldwide. Basic knowledge gaps remain about the pathways through which risk factors ...
A case study of gender, health, and Fair Trade in Nicaragua
The impact of global economic policies on health equity and social development has been well-documented and, in the current phase of economic globalization, profound health inequities have been attributed to these policies. ...
SOCIOECONOMIC POSITION, GENDER AND HYPERTENSION IN A RURAL CANADIAN POPULATION
Background: High blood pressure is the leading risk factor for disease burden worldwide, contributing to more than 9 million deaths each year. Some research suggests that the prevalence of hypertension increases as ...
Women's experiences with migration in Nicaragua : connections between globalization and local health
Economic globalization is characterized by increased liberalization, privatization and deregulation of national economies, principally imposed via the International Monetary Fund’s and World Bank’s structural adjustment ...