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The rural bite in population pyramids: what are the implications for responsiveness of health systems in middle income countries? (2014)
Journal Article
Jahan, N. K., Allotey, P., Arunachalam, D., Yasin, S., Soyiri, I. N., Davey, T. M., & Reidpath, D. D. (2014). The rural bite in population pyramids: what are the implications for responsiveness of health systems in middle income countries?. BMC public health, 14(Suppl 2), S8. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-S2-S8

Background Health services can only be responsive if they are designed to service the needs of the population at hand. In many low and middle income countries, the rate of urbanisation can leave the profile of the rural population quite different fro... Read More

Cohorts and community: A case study of community engagement in the establishment of a health and demographic surveillance site in Malaysia (2014)
Journal Article
Allotey, P., Reidpath, D. D., Devarajan, N., Rajagobal, K., Yasin, S., Arunachalam, D., …The Seaco Team, . (2014). Cohorts and community: A case study of community engagement in the establishment of a health and demographic surveillance site in Malaysia. Global Health Action, 7(1), 23176. https://doi.org/10.3402/gha.v7.23176

Background: Community engagement is an increasingly important requirement of public health research and plays an important role in the informed consent and recruitment process. However, there is very little guidance about how it should be done, the i... Read More