The research team, led by Kojo Yeboah-Antwi of BUSPH
, studied treatment outcomes for more than 3,000 children, ages 6 months to 5 years, who presented with fevers, and in some cases fast respiratory rates, at community health posts.
This streamlined program allows students to major in any of eight concentrations at BUSPH
or one of two at BUSSW, and to complete the course of study in 3 full-time years.
The study, headed by Jonathan Howland, BUSPH
, comes amid increased government scrutiny of energy drinks, particularly when mixed with alcohol.
Tozan, assistant professor of international health at BUSPH
, said, "The success of interventions in the community ultimately depends on whether formal health systems can provide front-line health workers with drugs and other necessary health commodities, regular monitoring and supervision, and linkages to referral systems" for follow-up treatment.
and an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at BUSPH
During 2002-2004, a workgroup made up of members from MEHA, other Coalition professional practice associations, BUSPH
, and Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) was formed to begin the development of the course.