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Tobacco and the Malays: ethnicity, health and the political economy of tobacco in Malaysia.

Simon Barraclough, Martha Morrow,

To identify the historical nexus between Malaysia's largest and politically dominant ethnic group and the political economy of tobacco, and to consider the implications of this connection for tobacco control.Primary and secondary documentary sources in both English and Malay were analysed to illuminate key events and decisions, and the discourse ... Read more >>

Ethn Health (Ethnicity & health)
[2017, 22(2):130-144]

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Documenting a long-term development model in the slums of Delhi.

Martha Morrow, Greg Armstrong, Prarthna Dayal, Michelle Kermode,

Achieving development outcomes requires the inclusion of marginalised populations that have the least opportunity to participate in and benefit from development. Slum dwellers often see little of the 'urban advantage', suffering more from infectious diseases, increasing food costs, poor access to education and health care, inadequate water and sanitation, and ... Read more >>

BMC Int Health Hum Rights (BMC international health and human rights)
[2016, 16:14]

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Social context, diversity and risk among women who inject drugs in Vietnam: descriptive findings from a cross-sectional survey.

Oanh T H Khuat, Martha Morrow, Trang N N Nguyen, Gregory Armstrong,

Women who inject drugs (WWID) are neglected globally in research and programming yet may be likelier than males to practise sexual and injecting risks and be infected with HIV and more stigmatised but seek fewer services. Little is known about characteristics, practices and nexus between drugs and sex work of ... Read more >>

Harm Reduct J (Harm reduction journal)
[2015, 12:35]

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The impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) service scale-up on mechanisms of accountability in Zambian primary health centres: a case-based health systems analysis.

Stephanie M Topp, Jim Black, Martha Morrow, Julien M Chipukuma, Wim Van Damme,

Questions about the impact of large donor-funded HIV interventions on low- and middle-income countries' health systems have been the subject of a number of expert commentaries, but comparatively few empirical research studies. Aimed at addressing a particular evidence gap vis-à-vis the influence of HIV service scale-up on micro-level health systems, ... Read more >>

BMC Health Serv Res (BMC health services research)
[2015, 15:67]

Cited: 9 times

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Harm reduction and law enforcement in Vietnam: influences on street policing.

Melissa Jardine, Nick Crofts, Geoff Monaghan, Martha Morrow,

BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE: The HIV epidemic in Vietnam has from its start been concentrated among injecting drug users. Vietnam instituted the 2006 HIV/AIDS Law which includes comprehensive harm reduction measures, but these are unevenly accepted and inadequately implemented. Ward police are a major determinant of risk for IDUs, required to ... Read more >>

Harm Reduct J (Harm reduction journal)
[2012, 9:27]

Cited: 9 times

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Medical students' perspectives on gender and smoking: a mixed methodology investigation in Karachi, Pakistan.

Syed Muhammad Mubeen, Martha Morrow, Simon Barraclough,

OBJECTIVE: To explore the gender dimensions on influences of tobacco uptake on medical students using both qualitative and quantitative methods. METHODS: A phased mixed-method study design was used with in-depth interviews followed by a survey questionnaire in a 'smoke-free' medical college campus in a private university of Karachi. Eight in-depth ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2011, 61(8):773-778]

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Smoking among Lao medical doctors: challenges and opportunities for tobacco control.

Sychareun Vanphanom, Martha Morrow, Alongkone Phengsavanh, Visanou Hansana, Sysavanh Phommachanh, Tanja Tomson,

BACKGROUND: Smoking is an increasing threat to health in low-income and middle-income countries and doctors are recognised as important role models in anti-smoking campaigns. OBJECTIVES: The study aimed to identify the smoking prevalence of medical doctors in Laos, their tobacco-related knowledge and attitudes, and their involvement in and capacity for ... Read more >>

Tob Control (Tobacco control)
[2011, 20(2):144-150]

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The political economy of tobacco and poverty alleviation in Southeast Asia: contradictions in the role of the state.

Simon Barraclough, Martha Morrow,

Of the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), all but Indonesia have embraced the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and all endorse some form of tobacco control policy. Nevertheless, except for Brunei, all these states are, to varying degrees, complicit in investing in or promoting the tobacco ... Read more >>

Glob Health Promot (Global health promotion)
[2010, 17(1 Suppl):40-50]

Cited: 7 times

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Gender equity and tobacco control: bringing masculinity into focus.

Martha Morrow, Simon Barraclough,

Gender is a key but often overlooked--determinant of tobacco use, especially in Asia, where sex-linked differences in prevalence rates are very large. In this article we draw upon existing data to consider the implications of these patterns for gender equity and propose approaches to redress inequity through gender-sensitive tobacco control ... Read more >>

Glob Health Promot (Global health promotion)
[2010, 17(1 Suppl):21-28]

Cited: 16 times

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Rural-to-urban male migrant workers' vulnerability to HIV infection in Chengdu, China: qualitative findings from a mixed-method study.

Lin Li, Martha Morrow, Michelle Kermode,

OBJECTIVE: This paper aimed to assess rural-to-urban male migrant workers' HIV vulnerability and prevention needs in a Chinese context, specifically in the city of Chengdu, capital of the south-western province of Sichuan. PARTICIPANTS: The primary sample group were 23 male migrant workers recruited from textile factories and construction sites. In ... Read more >>

Work (Work (Reading, Mass.))
[2010, 37(4):375-386]

Cited: 5 times

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Pathways to malaria persistence in remote central Vietnam: a mixed-method study of health care and the community.

Martha Morrow, Quy A Nguyen, Sonia Caruana, Beverley A Biggs, Nhan H Doan, Tien T Nong,

BACKGROUND: There is increasing interest in underlying socio-cultural, economic, environmental and health-system influences on the persistence of malaria. Vietnam is a Mekong regional 'success story' after dramatic declines in malaria incidence following introduction of a national control program providing free bed-nets, diagnosis and treatment. Malaria has largely retreated to pockets ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2009, 9:85]

Cited: 18 times

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Smoking among future doctors in a "no-smoking" university campus in Karachi, Pakistan: issues of tobacco control.

Syed Muhammed Mubeen, Martha Morrow, Simon Barraclough,

OBJECTIVE: To determine the level of tobacco-related attitudes and practices among medical students who study in a designated 'No-Smoking University' in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi. It further highlighted some challenges for tobacco control at the university. METHODS: The study design adopted mixed methods. It commenced with an initial qualitative phase ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2008, 58(5):248-253]

Cited: 3 times

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A grim contradiction: the practice and consequences of corporate social responsibility by British American Tobacco in Malaysia.

Simon Barraclough, Martha Morrow,

In the wake of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is among the few remaining mechanisms for tobacco corporations publicly to promote their interests. Health advocates may be unaware of the scale, nature and implications of tobacco industry CSR. This investigation aimed to ... Read more >>

Soc Sci Med (Social science & medicine (1982))
[2008, 66(8):1784-1796]

Cited: 10 times

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Long term efficacy of DOTS regimens for tuberculosis: systematic review.

Helen S Cox, Martha Morrow, Peter W Deutschmann,

OBJECTIVE: To identify published studies assessing tuberculosis recurrence after successful treatment with standard short course regimens for six months to determine the strength and sufficiency of evidence to support current guidelines. DESIGN: Systematic review. DATA SOURCES: Medline, Embase, Cochrane clinical trials register, specialist tuberculosis journals, and reference lists. Only English ... Read more >>

BMJ (BMJ (Clinical research ed.))
[2008, 336(7642):484-487]

Cited: 61 times

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Fostering disability-inclusive HIV/AIDS programs in northeast India: a participatory study.

Martha Morrow, M C Arunkumar, Emma Pearce, Heather E Dawson,

Manipur and Nagaland in northeast India are among the Indian states with the highest prevalence of HIV. Most prevention and care programs focus on identified "high risk" groups, but recent data suggest the epidemic is increasing among the general population, primarily through heterosexual sex. People with disability (PWD) in India ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2007, 7:125]

Cited: 8 times

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KAP surveys and malaria control in Vietnam: findings and cautions about community research.

Nguyen Quy Anh, Le Xuan Hung, Hoang Ngoc Thuy, Tran Quoc Tuy, Sonia R Caruana, Beverley-Ann Biggs, Martha Morrow,

The malaria disease burden is increasing in many countries despite the existence of effective preventative strategies and antimalarial drugs. An understanding of community perspectives and practices is one of the essential components of a successful malaria control program. This paper reports on a KAP (Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices) survey among ... Read more >>

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health (The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health)
[2005, 36(3):572-577]

Cited: 7 times

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Tobacco control and gender in south-east Asia. Part II: Singapore and Vietnam.

Martha Morrow, Simon Barraclough,

In the World Health Organization's Western Pacific Region, being born male is the single greatest risk marker for tobacco use. While the literature demonstrates that risks associated with tobacco use may vary according to sex, gender refers to the socially determined roles and responsibilities of men and women, who initiate, ... Read more >>

Health Promot Int (Health promotion international)
[2003, 18(4):373-380]

Cited: 35 times

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Tobacco control and gender in Southeast Asia. Part I: Malaysia and the Philippines.

Martha Morrow, Simon Barraclough,

In the World Health Organization's Western Pacific Region, being born male is the single greatest risk marker for tobacco use. While the literature demonstrates that risks associated with tobacco use may vary according to sex, gender refers to the socially determined roles and responsibilities of men and women, who initiate, ... Read more >>

Health Promot Int (Health promotion international)
[2003, 18(3):255-264]

Cited: 24 times

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Smoking and young women in Vietnam: the influence of normative gender roles.

Martha Morrow, Do Hong Ngoc, Truong Trong Hoang, Tran Hue Trinh,

Smoking in Vietnam, as elsewhere in Asia, is strongly sex-linked. A 1997 national prevalence survey found about half of males but just 3.4% of females used tobacco regularly. Little is known about smoking-related health awareness or attitudes in Vietnam. There is concern that women may take up smoking if rapid ... Read more >>

Soc Sci Med (Social science & medicine (1982))
[2002, 55(4):681-690]

Cited: 30 times

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