PUBLICATIONS

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BOOKLET HOW TO REDUCE MATERNAL MORTALITY IN MEXICO

MELISA Institute is pleased to share with you the results of a natural experiment that includes the description of determining factors to reduce maternal...

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BMJ OPEN – ABORTION LEGISLATION, MATERNAL HEALTHCARE, FERTILITY, FEMALE LITERACY, SANITATION, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND MATERNAL DEATHS: A NATURAL EXPERIMENT IN 32 MEXICAN STATES

"Although less permissive states exhibited consistently lower maternal mortality rates, this finding was not explained by abortion legislation itself. Rather,...

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PLOS ONE -WOMEN’S EDUCATION LEVEL, MATERNAL HEALTH FACILITIES, ABORTION LEGISLATION AND MATERNAL DEATHS: A NATURAL EXPERIMENT IN CHILE FROM 1957 TO 2007

“Increasing education level appears to favorably impact the downward trend in the MMR, modulating other key factors such as access...

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JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY HEALTH – A LANDMARK FOR POPPERIAN EPIDEMIOLOGY: REFUTATION OF THE RANDOMISED ALDACTONE EVALUATION STUDY

“This paper presents two studies with contradictory results that are in a synchronic relation, forming a complete logical analysis unit:...

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PUBLIC HEALTH – IMPACT OF EDUCATION, INCOME AND CHRONIC DISEASE RISK FACTORS ON MORTALITY OF ADULTS: DOES ‘A PAUPER-RICH PARADOX’ EXIST IN LATIN AMERICAN SOCIETIES?

 “In this prospective cohort study conducted in a  middle-income  Latin  American country, the protective effect of education was not  ...

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JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY HEALTH – IMPACT OF PARITY ON ANTHROPOMETRIC MEASURES OF OBESITY CONTROLLING BY MULTIPLE CONFOUNDERS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY IN CHILEAN WOMEN

“Parity modestly influences BMI, but does not seem to be related to WC, WHR and WHtR after controlling by confounders....

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WOMEN’S EDUCATION LEVEL, CONTRACEPTIVE USE AND MATERNAL MORTALITY ESTIMATES.

“Finally, it is important to remark that when official records of maternal deaths and live births are reliable and readily...

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ANNALS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY – EARLY LIFE AND ADULT SOCIOECONOMIC INFLUENCES ON MORTALITY RISK: PRELIMINARY REPORT OF A ‘PAUPER RICH’ PARADOX IN A CHILEAN ADULT COHORT

“These findings suggest a ‘pauper rich’ paradox in transitioning Latin American economies. Income level does not seem sufficient to improve...

REVISTA MÉDICA DE CHILE – SOCIOECONOMIC AND EDUCATIONAL INEQUITIES AS INDEPENDENT PREDICTORS FOR MORTALITY IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY. A COHORT STUDY IN SAN FRANCISCO, CHILE

 

Socioeconomic and educational inequities as independent predictors for mortality in a developing country. A cohort study in San Francisco, Chile...

MEDICAL HYPOTHESES – POPPERIAN EPIDEMIOLOGY AND THE LOGIC OF BI-CONDITIONAL MODUS TOLLENS ARGUMENTS FOR REFUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIALS

“According to this popperian model, the applicability of the randomized controlled trial (RCT) results in clinical practice implies transferring of all...

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION – OVERCOMING BARRIERS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSION: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH PROGRAM IN CHILEAN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTERS

“The success in improving the BP control to values <140/90 mmHg from 45.3% to 59.7% underscores the contribution of this program...

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CHILEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - MATERNAL HEALTH CONSENSUS FOR CHILE IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM

“Chile represents a positive evolution in terms of maternal and infant health in last fifty years. This trend in the...

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