Technological solutions for an effective health surveillance system for road traffic crashes in Burkina Faso

Global Health Action journal coverThis article, written by Emmanuel Bonnet, Aude Nikiéma, Zoumana Traoré, Salifou Sidbega and Valéry Ridde, was published on June 2nd, 2017, in the Volume 10, issue 1 of the Global Health Action Journal. It presents the methodology and implementation of, and quality of results produced by, technological solutions for a road traffic crash and trauma surveillance system in the city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. (more…)

Uninsured migrants’ access to care: challenges, status, and a focus on women’s health

Access to health care for uninsured migrants (those with precarious status, often undocumented) is difficult. In partnership with Médecins du Monde, the research project on uninsured migrants in Montreal seeks to improve access to care for this population by studying their health status and understanding the social barriers determining it.
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Use of concurrent mixed methods combining concept mapping and focus groups to adapt a health equity tool in Canada

Cover of evaluation and program planning volume 61This article is set to be published on April 2017 in the Volume 61 of Evaluation and Program Planning and is already available online in open access. It was written by Anne Guichard, Émilie Tardieu, Christian Dagenais, Kareen Nour, Ginette Lafontaine and Valéry Ridde and it focuses on the combined use of concept mapping and focus groups to adapt a health equity tool in Canada. You can download the article hereunder. (more…)

Effects of user fee exemption on healthcare utilization among children in Burkina Faso

social science and medicine coverThis article, originally titled “Immediate and sustained effects of user fee exemption on healthcare utilization among children under five in Burkina Faso: A controlled interrupted time-series analysis”, will be published in April 2017 in Volume 179 of the journal Social Science & Medicine and was authored by David Zombré, Manuela De Allegri, and Valéry Ridde.

The article is freely available online here untill April 18th. 
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Ottawa Statement from the Sparking Solutions Summit on Population Health Intervention Research

The following content is a special article published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 107, No. 6, on March 1st 2017.

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Di Ruggiero, E., Potvin, L., Allegrante, J. P., Dawson, A., De Leeuw, E., Dunn, J. R., Franco, E., Frohlich, K. L., Geneau, R., Jackson, S., Kaufman, J. S., McLeroy, K. R., Morabia, A., Ridde, V., & Verweij, M. (2017). Ottawa Statement from the Sparking Solutions Summit on Population Health Intervention Research. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 107(6), 492–496. https://doi.org/10.17269/cjph.107.6061 Download
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