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The assessment of ongoing community-based interventions to prevent obesity: lessons learned
(BioMed Central, 2015-03-04)
Background The assessment of real-life, community-based interventions to tackle obesity is an important step in the development of effective policies. Especially multi-level interventions have a high likely effectiveness ...
Safe male circumcision in Botswana: Tension between traditional practices and biomedical marketing
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-04-11)
Botswana has been running Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) since 2009 and has not yet met its target. Donors like the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Africa Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnership (funded by the ...
Are associations between electronic media use and BMI different across levels of physical activity?
(BioMed Central, 2015-05-19)
Background The use of electronic media has been found to be a risk factor for higher BMI and for being overweight. Physical activity has been found to be associated with lower BMI and lower risk for being overweight. ...
Sociocognitive Predictors of Condom Use and Intentions Among Adolescents in Three Sub-Saharan Sites
(Springer US, 2015-04-30)
Many HIV intervention programs in sub-Saharan Africa have applied social cognitive theories such as the theory of planned behavior. However, a recent sub-Saharan African review was unable to show increased effectiveness ...