Yearly Archive: 2016

Bibliographic databases for research

13 December 2016 - News - Western Alliance

A popular and complex subscription-based collection of 6 medical and health care databases. These databases offer access to results of both evidence-based medicine and clinical trials. Although a license fee is required with subscription, in many...


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Men’s Health

22 November 2016 - News - Campbell Aitken

Worldwide, men are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. Global life expectancy at birth in 2015 was 69.1 years for males, an increase of five years since 2000 – the fastest since the...


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Barriers to seeking health care

19 October 2016 - News - Campbell Aitken

One of the major problems we identified in our previous article was access to health services. The simple realities of large distances and low population densities make service provision far more difficult in rural than...


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How does engagement in research benefit health services?

12 July 2016 - News - Campbell Aitken

Western Alliance’s view of research engagement as positive for health professionals’ and health services’ performance is widely shared. However, it is also true that the health services sector is seriously under-researched. At the recent Health...


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