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Information systems for the rehabilitation of landmine survivors

Maren Bredehorst

Information systems for the rehabilitation of landmine survivors

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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- Bosnia and Hercegovina,
  • War victims -- Rehabilitation -- Bosnia and Hercegovina,
  • Land mine victims -- Rehabilitation -- Bosnia and Hercegovina

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-101).

    StatementMaren Bredehorst.
    SeriesChallenges in public health -- 54
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA523.B54 B74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22562856M
    ISBN 109783631569436
    LC Control Number2008395782

    He lost his right leg when he accidentally stepped on a landmine in Afghanistan, but went through rehabilitation and was not only allowed to remain the Navy, but given a promotion at the end of Season 9. Bud was promoted three times during the series' run, first from ensign to lieutenant junior grade; secondly from lieutenant junior grade to.   Rehabilitation of traumatic amputees is unfortunately a current issue, as consequences of landmines are still a universal and growing problem. It is assumed that there are between , to , mine survivors in the world today, with 10 – 15, new casualties every by:


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Country of Publication: Germany Publisher: Frankfurt am Main. – One of the earliest known casualties of a landmine as defined today -- a target-activated device filled with explosive -- is a Union soldier killed by a Confederate landmine during the U.S.

Civil War. Five still lethal (i.e. persistent) Confederate landmines were discovered near Mobile, Alabama in the s. – – Landmines are employed on a relatively small scale in some.

United States Of America. Key developments since May The US government spent over $95 million in fiscal year on humanitarian mine action programs, compared to over $ million in fiscal yearthe biggest change being a significant decrease in special funding being allocated to mine action in Pentagon requested $ billion for research on and production of two Information systems for the rehabilitation of landmine survivors book.

The global landmine survey project of the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation and their Campaign for a Landmine Free World. A mine education program for grades K in cooperation with the University of Denver. Operation Landmine Survivors, sponsored.

Peer support is a fundamental strategy in the rehabilitation of landmine survivors in Afghanistan, Bosnia, El Salvador and Vietnam.

A study of amputee survivors of war-related violence in six countries showed that nearly one hundred percent said they had benefited from peer support. Milestones in Humanitarian Mine Action: Development of the Landmine Threat and the Discipline of Humanitarian Mine Action.

These milestones were compiled with the assistance of the U.S. Department of Defense and the Mine Action Information Center at James Madison University.

[68] Peer support is a fundamental strategy in the rehabilitation of landmine survivors [69] [70] in Afghanistan, Bosnia, El Salvador and Vietnam. A study of amputee survivors of war-related violence in six countries showed that nearly one hundred percent said they had benefited from peer support.

[71]. Information Systems for the Rehabilitation of Landmine Survivors; Ethnic German Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union: Mortality from External Information systems for the rehabilitation of landmine survivors book and Cancers; To Enrol or not to Enrol in Community Health Insurance; Cardiovascular Mortality among Ethnic German Immigrants from.

The President of the CMVA, Davorin Cetin, a landmine survivor, believes that rehabilitation currently available to mine survivors in Croatia is insufficient: the day hospitalization period after a mine incident is too short, and physical rehabilitation is often incomplete.

Expenditures for landmine survivors are not separated out from those for war victims overall, thus it is not possible to give a precise value to US spending on mine survivor assistance programs. The LWVF supports programs for the physical rehabilitation and socio-economic reintegration of those with landmine and other war-related injuries.

Landmine survivors were not viewed as a group separate from other war victims or persons with disabilities, as assistance programs should be developed within the framework of disability in general. Disarming States: The International Movement to Ban Landmines describes how non-government organizations (NGOs) brought the landmine issue to international attention by forming the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL).

The author presents new information gleaned from interviews and intensive research conducted around the by: Kenneth R. Rutherford, co-editor, is director of the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery and the Mine Action Information Center; professor of political science at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; and co-founder of the Landmine Survivors is the author of Disarming States: The International Movement to Ban Landmines and Humanitarianism Under Fire: The US and 4/5(1).

While Landmine Monitor relies on official US sources for its mine action figures, in some official publications and public remarks by officials, the US government sometimes cites different figures for its mine action funding than those presented by Landmine Monitor.

According to a US official in Junethe US has provided $1 billion in mine action funding since fiscal year   Improving these systems will also be key for enabling survivors to have ongoing access to much-needed health and social services. Participants in the event reiterated the importance of Mine Risk Education to ensure that the people living with the daily risk posed by these sinister devices are equipped with the knowledge they need to protect.

The charity focused on landmine and unexploded ordnance removal, mine risk education programmes, and rehabilitation of survivors of landmine injuries. No More Landmines was established in May as the UK administrator of the United Nations Association Adopt-A-Minefield campaign, which has cleared over 21 million square metres of affected.

UN: 4 April – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged greater support for the nearly half a million survivors of landmines and explosive remnants of war around the world to enable them to realize their rights and be productive members of society. Without such support, survivors may face “a lifetime of poverty and discrimination, lacking adequate health care or rehabilitation services.

victim assistance in cambodiathe human face of survivors and their needs for assistance 55 Endnotes i Thi (alias) who lives in the ICRC rehabilitation centre in Battam bang response to the question ‘how did you feel when you first realized of your condition’.

Clinical Information Systems: The gadget that turns data into evidence based decisions Ms. Carlena Tu (NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS).

Basic health and social services in Syria are provided free of charge by the government and most landmine survivors have access to emergency medical care, physical rehabilitation, amputation. The World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF), a member of the MVA Steering Committee, has been undertaking the project “Expanding Economic Opportunities for Landmine Survivors in the District of Jizzine, South Lebanon” since October The Jizzine Project directly empowers landmine survivors to become self-reliant promoting their.

- providing assistance to landmine survivors; and social rehabilitation of landmine victims. provide input into information systems linked to landmine surveys and the identification and.

March -- Dr. Ken Rutherford, a landmine survivor and co-founder of the Landmine Survivors Network, establishes Landmine Studies in the Department of Political Science at Southwest Missouri. Impact Factor WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation is an interdisciplinary, international journal which publishes high quality peer-reviewed manuscripts covering the entire scope of the occupation of work.

The journal's subtitle has been deliberately laid out: The first goal is the prevention of illness, injury, and disability. March -- Dr. Ken Rutherford, a landmine survivor and co-founder of the Landmine Survivors Network, establishes Landmine Studies in the Department of Political Science at.

In Cambodia, there are still almost 9, landmine survivors in need of artificial limbs, although these days traffic accidents are a more likely cause of disability, while children also need braces for a range of common conditions such as spina bifida, cerebral palsy and polio.

Inthe programme adopted an integrated victim assistance strategy to provide medical assistance, physical rehabilitation, prostheses, social and psychological support, and socio-economic reintegration for all mine survivors and families in which a member was killed as a result of a landmine accident.

SinceI have been working directly for this local NGO, ‘Afghan Landmine Survivors Organization’ (ALSO), and I joined HI’s Ban Advocates on behalf of s survivors and persons with.

Ina Catholic Relief Services (CRS) survey of 1, post-war landmine survivors found that 16 percent experienced accidents between the ages of six and ten (primary-school age) and 18 percent experienced accidents when they were aged eleven to fourteen (secondary-school age).

Though the Vietnam government and international organizations. The Journal of ERW and Mine Action Issue () CISR JOURNAL Center for International Stabilization and Recovery at JMU (CISR) Information Systems and GIS/Mapping Also: Notes from the Field / Research and Development.

1 roles in working. Vol Issue 2 () The Journal of ERW and Mine Action Victim Assistance. FEATURE: Deminers on the Front Lines. SPECIAL REPORT: Information Systems and GIS/Mapping. Notes from the Field. Research and Development.

Sixtieth World Health Assembly, Strengthening of health information systems, 23 MayWHA 8. Ibid. Developing Health Management Information Systems: A Practical Guide for Developing Countries, WHO Regional Office for Western Pacific,3.

Information Systems for the Rehabilitation of Landmine Survivors, Maren Bredehorst Devocional De Poder - Leyendo Y Confesando A La Luz De Las Escrituras, Mercedes F. Mejia Praise the King. HELID (available through the Internet and in CD-ROM version) allows easy and fast access to a large amount of technical information, selected using practical and scientific criteria.

It contains more than full-text documents, with more t scanned text pages and o images. The documents include technical guidelines, manuals. rehabilitation and reintegration of landmine survivors within their respective countries. It is hoped that by doing so, progress made and challenges that remain in implementing the victim assistance provisions of the Convention could be assessed with a degree of specificity similar.

She chairs the board of Landmine Survivors Network and she was the recipient of the inaugural Eleanor Roosevelt Award from Feminist Majority. Jane Morrice was a prominent member of the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition (founded by Monica McWilliams and Pearl Sagar) and a politician for a number of years.

She was involved in the. This guidebook seeks to serve as a reference book to assist people and organizations trying either to create a mine/Explosive Remnants of War victim information system or enhance an existing system.

It consists of data, surveys and interviews from a broad range of resources across countries and regions affected by landmine use.April 28 - The United Nations Comprehensive Disabled Afghans Program launched an appeal for US$1 million extra funds for rehabilitation of 10, more landmine survivors in Afghanistan.

April 30 - During talks with the Kazakhstani Prime Minister, Iranian Vice President Habibi said the situation in Afghanistan posed threats to the security of Decades: s, s, s, s, s.This report surveys landmine survivors’ opinions on assistance.

The survey includes questionnaires and data from 1, survivors in 25 affected countries. The report finds that survivors are rarely included in decisions and activities destined to benefit them and subsequently more than two-thirds think that their needs are not taken into.