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Patient-reported Experiences of Dialysis Care Within a National Pay-for-performance System
In a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, nonresident scholar Kevin Erickson — an assistant professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine — and his co-authors examined associations between dialysis facility performance and patient experience measures as well as patient, facility and geographic characteristics:
Kevin Erickson September 10, 2018
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Public-private Divide: Cultural and Social Factors in Women's Attitudes Toward Cord Blood Banking in Jordan
Private cord blood banking is more widespread than public banking in Jordan, contributing to misinformation and unequal access to resources. The authors conducted surveys with women in Jordan to examine perspectives toward cord banking in the country in order to inform policymaking, ethics and education about the practice.
Monica M. Matsumoto, Rana Dajani, Kirstin R.W. Matthews September 6, 2018
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False Hopes? Prospects for Political Inclusion in Rojava and Iraqi Kurdistan
By Mustafa Gurbuz, Ph.D., Arab Center, Washington D.C. The Syrian civil war drastically changed the future prospects of Kurds in both Syria and Iraq. This brief examines the challenges that prevent a politically inclusive culture in Syrian Kurdistan—popularly known as Rojava—and Iraqi Kurdistan. This brief and research paper are part of a project on pluralism and inclusion in the Middle East after the Arab Spring. The project is generously supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Mustafa Gurbuz September 5, 2018