Population & Demography in the News

Tuesday 18 September 2018

  • India Moving: Author Chinmay Tumbe on the history and consequences of migration in the country

    Several people have studied migration over the years but there is less written on the history and much less on the history before the 19th century.
  • With one dying every five seconds, 6.3m children were lost in 2017 – UN report

    The study: “Levels and Trends in Child Mortality: Estimates developed by ... called for investment in health of young people to prevent infant deaths.
  • Migration from Kerala to overseas declined 11% in 5 years: Study

    Thiruvananthapuram– Factors like the declining population in the 19-25 age-group and stagnant wages in the Gulf countries could be responsible for ...
  • No association between tumor laterality and cardiac-related mortality in breast cancer patients after ...

    Multivariate analysis was performed using the Cox proportional hazards model to analyze the cardiac-related mortality including demographic, ...
  • Moody's: Asia Pacific banking systems will see divergent effects from rapid demographic changes

    Announcement: Moody's: Asia Pacific banking systems will see divergent effects from rapid demographic changes. Read the full article at Moody's.
  • British people have spoken about multiculturalism — so it's time to stop giving immigrants a free pass

    In the biggest consultation of its kind, involving 20,000 interviews, just one in six people showed any faith in the Government to tackle migration, while ...
  • Grizzly population objectives topic of four meetings

    In August, the Fish and Wildlife Commission approved a proposed administrative rule setting the population and mortality objectives for NCDE grizzly ...
  • Levels & Trends in Child Mortality: Report 2018

    Children from the highest mortality countries are up to 60 times more likely to .... For more information about the Population Division and its work, visit ...
  • Scott Morrison's new mass immigration defence: bald-faced lies

    When it comes to Australia's immigration program, you would be hard ... He said temporary migration and natural population growth, caused by the ...
  • Enrollment steady at TWU, UNT

    "If you don't embrace all demographic pools and work them hard, you're going to see declining enrollment," he said. "One of the major modes of ...
  • Support for mental health study

    “Our thinking is that, because we have less mental health resources in the regions, our shift work population is probably more disadvantaged.
  • Scoreboard: Friday, Sept. 14

    25-54 demographic (Live+SD x 1,000). Total Day: FNC: 346 | CNN: 370 | MSNBC: 306 | HLN: 81. Prime: FNC: 463 | CNN: 482 | MSNBC: 513 | HLN: ...
  • HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf: Every hospital has to innovate for Silver Tsunami

    SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA — The worldwide challenge of treating aging populations is driving the healthcare industry toward innovation, ...
  • An open letter on the state of emergency in Moria, Greece

    "In all of my years of medical practice, I have never witnessed such overwhelming numbers of people suffering from serious mental health conditions.".
  • Health navigation venture lands funding

    Health care navigation company Wellview Health has secured $1.5 million in growth capital to grow the sales and marketing teams for its population ...
  • Healthy older people do not benefit from taking aspirin

    "Millions of healthy people who take aspirin to ward off illness in old age are unlikely to benefit from the drug, a trial has found," The Guardian reports.
  • 34 Things Your Parents' Health Reveals About You

    Take a look at these hereditary health traits, many of which may surprise you. ... People with more than 50 to 100 moles are at an increased risk for ...
  • MSNJ signs on for 7-state medical society health exchange

    “By working together to address universal health care issues such as health care disparities and population health, we can broaden our impact across ...
  • On Staten Island, a Highly Innovative Program That's Redefining What's Possible Under Medicaid

    Healthcare leaders on Staten Island have been achieving exciting success in care management and population health management in their ...
  • New online tools provide best practices in surgical care for older adults

    The Geriatrics VPCs focus on aspects of surgical care unique to older individuals, a growing patient population for all healthcare professionals, ...
  • Is For-Profit College Model Viable?

    Vic Borden says near-full employment and demographic factors like Midwest population loss are making it hard for for-profit and small nonprofit ...
  • La Crosse gets top marks in Wisconsin Healthy Communities awards

    La Crosse gets top marks in Wisconsin Healthy Communities awards ... the first Wisconsin Healthy Communities awards by the UW Population Health ...
  • Opinion: TB, NCDs, and resilient health systems for all

    At a basic level, countries of people living with or at risk of TB or NCDs need the same thing: Resilient, sustainable health systems that meet the needs ...
  • The backbone of India's health care system: Is there a new role for ASHAs?

    Community health workers, known as accredited social health activists, ... accessible, affordable, and quality health care to the rural population.
  • Raising Kids With Religion Or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health: Study

    The team looked at data from 5,000 people taking part in the long-term Nurses' Health Study II and its next generation Growing Up Today Study ...