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The Mobile App to Assist with Tattoo-encoded Baby Immunization Records in Africa

Bongkeum Jeong, Jesús Ibáñez, Nuno Nunes, Monchu Chen
2018 International Journal of Applied Mathematics Electronics and Computers  
Tattoos, which have been common in Africa for thousands of years, have been redefined as a new ritual for child health records.  ...  That explains the application of ethnography design, in a broad way, to solve the issues of the vaccination system for children in Africa.  ...  Acknowledgement to ARDITI -Regional Agency for Development and Technology for the financial support through their grants in the scope of the Project with reference M1420-09-5369-000001  ... 
doi:10.18100/ijamec.2018241181 fatcat:uni6aencnjdfhjmklcxqoiff7a

Effect of vaccine reminder and tracker bracelets on routine childhood immunization coverage and timeliness in urban Pakistan: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Danya Arif Siddiqi, Mehr Munir, Mubarak Taighoon Shah, Aamir Javed Khan, Subhash Chandir
2019 BMC Public Health  
The two types of bracelets consist of symbols and/or numbers to denote the EPI vaccination schedule and each time the child will come for vaccination, the study staff will perforate a hole in the appropriate  ...  Inability to track children's vaccination history coupled with parents' lack of awareness of vaccination due dates compounds the problem of low immunization coverage and timeliness in developing countries  ...  Acknowledgements We are thankful to Lauren Braun for her valuable input on the formative phase work for the study and helping adapt the Alma Sana Bracelet to the local context (as per feedback shared by  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7667-3 pmid:31666039 pmcid:PMC6820929 fatcat:mxojreucirefhguurcieryzuem


Barbara M. Arisi
2016 Vibrant: Virtual Brazilian Anthropology  
These rituals are an important cosmo-socio-logical investment for the Matis as they are a constituent part of the Matis economy of culture.  ...  In this paper, I describe how the Matis animal feasts are important events for the Matis to try establishing relationships with strangers, especially with the animalumans, animals that are humans.  ...  , functions as medicine for food poison and it is a very important empowering substance (used by mothers to strength a considered weak child, for example).  ... 
doi:10.1590/1809-43412016v13n2p078 fatcat:o4cb6df7lfbh3egs6r7tgxjlea

The Production of Legal Identities Proper to States: The Case of the Permanent Family Surname

James C. Scott, John Tehranian, Jeremy Mathias
2002 Comparative Studies in Society and History  
Vernacular naming practices throughout much of the world are enormously rich and varied. 7 In many cultures, an individual's name will change from context to context and, within the same context, over  ...  It is not uncommon for a newborn to have had one or more name changes in utero in the event the mother's labor seemed to be going badly.  ...  Hamlin Garland, for example, supposed that the mere absence of a common patronym joining siblings was evidence "that each child stands alone in the world." 58 Writing of the Southern Cheyenne tribal roll  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0010417502000026 fatcat:6nkmf5rotfbhjjunu3cxh7xmra

I've Got You Under My Skin: The Past, Present, and Future Use of RFID Technology in People and Animals

Mark Lee Gillenson, Xihui Zhang, Achita Muthitacharoen, Pattarawan Prasarnphanich
2019 Journal of Information Technology Management  
Factors such as motivation to use, privacy, certainty of carrying, and confidence of identification are synthesized to develop a guideline that can be used by future RFID adopters.  ...  Although RFID technology has gained in popularity among businesses for the past two decades, it has been mostly applied to objects such as tangible products, raw materials, and manufacturing parts.  ...  It is also used to record vaccination records in animals.  ... 
dblp:journals/jitm/GillensonZMP19 fatcat:vuixdr2dhrfzrou5457wnwytvi

Ethics of Human Enhancement: 25 Questions & Answers

Fritz Allhoff, Patrick Lin, James Moor, John Weckert
2010 Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology  
Contexts & Scenarios Why would contexts matter in the ethics of human enhancement?  ...  The invention of such things as the printing press, gunpowder, automobiles, computers, vaccines, and so on, has profoundly changed the world, for the better we hope.  ... 
doi:10.2202/1941-6008.1110 fatcat:5vegxq6kpjhxvms7wtrr3k6u6y

Encountering Imagery: Materialities, Perceptions, Relations

John Robb
2014 Norwegian Archaeological Review  
Rebecca Andrews, Ceili Roberts, Peta Longhurst and Adele Anderson all volunteered as fieldwork assistants and we thank them for their hard work recording the inscriptions in hot and windy conditions.  ...  We are also most grateful to the anonymous peer-reviewers for their great work in scrutinizing all texts, and lastly, our warmest thanks to the authors for contributing to this book.  ...  Other objects found in the tomb include a pyxis, which along with the iconography of the painted vases (women in Dionysiac context) denote that the child was probably of female sex.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00293652.2014.956790 fatcat:mhdnwgsgvvgcta2zdzhajfrlbu

Colonial Caring: A History of Colonial and Post-Colonial Nursing

Helen Sweet, Sue Hawkins
2017 Nursing History Review  
Forster's A Passage to India (1924) or Second World Wars, Lawrence James records how 'Remember Cawnpore' was still a popular tattoo among British servicemen in India during the early 1940s. See L.  ...  in the development of nursing as it was imagined and practised in local imperial, colonial and post-colonial contexts.  ...  , to help restore his sense of self-respect and integrity and to restore his faith in love and good-will through a practical demonstration of human sympathy and brotherhood.  ... 
doi:10.1891/1062-8061.25.1.170 fatcat:hmlzmn3u4zftffay7y7bckvatq

Milk: Bioactive Components and Role in Human Nutrition

Alessandra Durazzo
2017 Beverages  
The funding agencies had no role in the design of the study, in the collection, analysis, or interpretation of data, or the writing of the manuscript.  ...  The authors thank Annalisa Lista for linguistic revision and editing of the manuscript.  ...  a child."  ... 
doi:10.3390/beverages3040063 fatcat:ysl2xlhn2bdd5ij4wnrxtuoosi

Hemolytic Anemia in a Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase-Deficient Patient Receiving Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19: A Case Report

Jorge Aguilar
2020 The Permanente Journal  
Acute hemolytic anemia developed in an African American man with COVID-19-related pneumonia and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency who completed the standard 5-day experimental course  ...  This case confirms recent findings that the potential risks of hydroxychloroquine therapy for COVID-19 may outweigh the benefits.  ...  Marla Seacrist for their feedback on a draft of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.7812/tpp/20.158 pmid:33183501 pmcid:PMC7417077 fatcat:sg7gs5p7jndmtmw5t3hnnimjci

Scientific Text Language Management Non-Language Students: Characteristic Grammatical Study

Widyatmike Gede Mulawarman, M Ilyas
2018 Zenodo  
First, the pre-writing stage through five stages: defining topics, limiting topics, setting goals, developing frameworks for writing, and searching for materials.  ...  (a) the introduction section is dominated by description paragraph, (b) the theory section is dominated by the discussion and explanation paragraph, (c) the methodology section is dominated by the procedural  ...  Acknowledgment We would like to thank Allah SWT, Parents, and all Civitas Academica STMIK Widya Cipta Dharma for all the support, assistance, and the opportunity that given to use  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2577575 fatcat:aufhv2c2xnaxdf2cjowsayoh4a

Current Issues and Challenges Facing Iran Through the Lens of the Social Sciences

Abbas Ghanbari Baghestan, Aini Ideris, Zaid Ahmad
2018 Figshare  
countriesaround the world as well.The guest editors of this special issue of the journal wish to sincerely thank the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tehran (UT) for its support and commitment  ...  This was to ensure the quality ofthe papers justified the high ranking of the journal, which is renowned as a heavily-cited journal not only by authors and researchers in Malaysia but by those in other  ...  Contributions that do not involve researching (clerical assistance or personal acknowledgements) should not appear in acknowledgements.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.6639146 fatcat:wqyrgg574zaelbyireknmhmt2m

Obstacles to wearable computing

Helen Oliver, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository, Jonathon Crowcroft, Richard Mortier
The participants each received a technology probe to wear in the wild for a year. They then updated their DFs as a way to reflect on the implications of the technology.  ...  In the year 2021, wearable technology could look beautiful and feel magical, but instead is exemplified by a plain wristband that looks suspiciously like a prison monitor.  ...  Acknowledgments Most of all I thank my supervisor, Jon Crowcroft, and my second supervisor, Richard Mortier, for saying yes to my ideas and supporting me in bringing them to life.  ... 
doi:10.17863/cam.78712 fatcat:ckzmccr4afh4npwrwnummx6pzm

Watching Our Children Electronically: A (Post)phenomenology of Classroom Management Software in Schools

Tracy Boger
This includes the ways in iii which the relational, situational, and affective dimensions of pedagogy are altered every time a teacher solves a problem by grabbing for a mouse rather than directly dealing  ...  In this way this study reveals how surveillance technology not only shapes how teachers and students perceive and interact with the world, it also has the potential to shape a teacher's way of being in  ...  Ideally when choices are made on behalf of children, these choices should contribute to the child's future wellbeing, such as when we choose to vaccinate a child or enroll a child in school.  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3pc2tr4b fatcat:ebhgvskapbba7dmxwbwdwctone

Traditional and New Enhancing Human Cybernetic and Nanotechnological Body Modification Technologies: A Comparative Study of Roman Catholic and Transhumanist Ethical Approaches

Michael Caligiuri, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa
such as scarifications and brandings) in order to establish a basis for possible Roman Catholic responses to enhancing cybernetic and nanotechnological modifications.  ...  Advances in cybernetic and nanotechnological body modifications currently allow for enhancements to human physical and mental function which exceed human species-based norms.  ...  Franz Joseph Dolger, who completed a thorough exploration of early Christian records of religious tattooing.  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-3259 fatcat:fvm4ohpvd5enfpdzzawmjczyki
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