Glossary

The IIfPHC-E Resource Center has used the following categories for main subjects in primary health care and related general reference materials. Use the subject links below to access the online databases cataloged by the Resource Center.

Adolescent health

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Community development
Energy; WASH; gender equity; gender-based violence; women empowerment; food production & agriculture; food security

Community health care
Community health care/health workers; community nursing;

Communicable diseases
TB; STD; HIV; Hepatitis; water-borne; diarrhea; respiratory; parasitic; malaria; polio; infectious diseases; disease outbreaks; emerging communicable diseases …

Disability and rehabilitation
Social services and provisions for disabilities; visual impairment; limb loss or impairment; prosthetic limbs; intellectual disabilities/brain impairment; hearing impairment; epilepsy

Disaster management & emergency service
Emergency health service; disaster & emergency preparedness; natural disasters

Diseases/Disease control
Diagnosis and management; immunization/vaccine safety; infection control

Environmental health
Toxicology; industrial & land pollution; environment pollution (hazardous chemicals, air, water and soil pollution); natural disasters; climate change

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Gender & development
Gender equity; gender based violence; women empowerment

Health communication/information
Telemedicine/tele-education; social behavior change communication (SBCC); social science & medicine; psychology; family counseling

Health planning & management
Health strategies & policies; implementation guidelines & standards; leadership, management & governance; health care financing; health economics; supply chain & logistics management; systematic reviews & evidence-based practices; health systems & policy

Health promotion & education
Advocacy; community setting; school setting; work-site setting

Health services
Quality health services; health equity; M&E; healthcare in humanitarian emergencies; regulation of health care

Health workforce & training
pre-service training; in-service training & CPD; mental health and job satisfaction…

Injuries
Road accidents; physical rehabilitation

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Medical services
Medical equipment; health facilities; health infrastructure; pharmaceutical & medical supplies; emergency medical services

Men’s health

Mental health & psycho-social services
Mental health; depression and anxiety; substance abuse; tobacco use & control; trauma recovery

Maternal & child health (MCH)
Mother, newborn & child health (MNCH)

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)
Eye health (trachoma; onchocerciasis/river blindness; Lymphatic filariasis; soil transmitted helminthes/schistosomiasis; pondoconiosis

Non-communicable diseases
Cancer; cardiovascular diseases; congenital conditions; diabetes; rheumatism/arthritis; musculoskeletal disorders; renal & UTI; oral health; vision and hearing; podiatric health; neurology; genetics …

Nutrition
Child nutrition/malnutrition; adolescent nutrition/malnutrition; adult nutrition/malnutrition; obesity; eating disorders; over/under weight

Occupational health
Occupational health & safety; industrial hygiene

Traditional health care & alternative therapies
Traditional medicine; incorporating traditional healers into formal health system

Urban health
Clean cities; urban planning

Women’s health
Maternal health; maternal morbidity/mortality; breast feeding; maternal nutrition reproductive & sexual health

GLOSSARY

Adolescent health

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Child health

  

Community development

Energy; WASH; gender equity; gender-based violence; women empowerment; food production & agriculture; food security

Community health care

Community health care/health workers; community nursing;

Communicable diseases

TB; STD; HIV; Hepatitis; water-borne; diarrheal; respiratory; parasitic; malaria; polio; infectious diseases; disease outbreaks; emerging communicable diseases …

Disability and rehabilitation

Social services and provisions for disabilities; visual impairment; limb loss or impairment; prosthetic limbs; intellectual disabilities/brain impairment; hearing impairment; epilepsy

Disaster management & emergency service

Emergency health service; disaster & emergency preparedness; natural disasters

Diseases/Disease control

Diagnosis and management; immunization/vaccine safety; infection control

Elder health

 

Environmental health

 Toxicology; industrial & land pollution; environment pollution (hazardous chemicals, air, water and soil pollution); natural disasters; climate change

Adolescent health

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Child health

  

Community development

Energy; WASH; gender equity; gender-based violence; women empowerment; food production & agriculture; food security

Community health care

Community health care/health workers; community nursing;

Communicable diseases

TB; STD; HIV; Hepatitis; water-borne; diarrheal; respiratory; parasitic; malaria; polio; infectious diseases; disease outbreaks; emerging communicable diseases …

Disability and rehabilitation

Social services and provisions for disabilities; visual impairment; limb loss or impairment; prosthetic limbs; intellectual disabilities/brain impairment; hearing impairment; epilepsy

Disaster management & emergency service

Emergency health service; disaster & emergency preparedness; natural disasters

Diseases/Disease control

Diagnosis and management; immunization/vaccine safety; infection control

Elder health

 

Environmental health

 Toxicology; industrial & land pollution; environment pollution (hazardous chemicals, air, water and soil pollution); natural disasters; climate change

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