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The impact of COVID19 on Mental Health in the Hispanic Caribbean Region 2020
(International Psychogeriatric, 2020)
The recent global severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic will leave its shadow over mental health in our society, especially among the most vulnerable such as elderly populations and those ...
Dementia Research in the Caribbean Hispanic Islands: Present Findings and Future Trends
(Front. Public Health, 2021-01-18)
During the last decade, the Caribbean Hispanic islands experienced accelerated demographic aging, representing the fastest aging region within Latin America. Age-related non-communicable diseases, including dementia, are ...
Cuba’s cardiovascular risk factors: international comparison of levels and education gradients
(PLOS ONE, 2021-03)
Cuba’s life expectancy at 79 is third highest in Latin America. Many attribute this to social investments in health and education, but comparative research is sparse, thus we compare Cuba with neighboring Dominican Republic, ...
Prediction of dementia risk in low-income and middleincome countries (the 10/66 Study): an independent external validation of existing models
(Elsevier Ltd, 2020-04)
To date, dementia prediction models have been exclusively developed and tested in high-income countries (HICs). However, most people with dementia live in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), where dementia ...
Mortality Rates and Mortality Risk Factors in Older Adults with Dementia from Low- and Middle-Income Countries: The 10/66 Dementia Research Group Population-Based Cohort Study
(Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 75 (2020) 581–593, 2020-03-09)
Background: Dementia is the main cause of disability in older people living in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Monitoring mortality rates and mortality risk factors in people with dementia (PwD) may contribute ...
Neighbourhood environment and dementia in older people from high-, middle- and low-income countries: results from two population-based cohort
(BMC Public Health, 2020)
A growing number of studies have explored how features of the neighbourhood environment can be related to cognitive health in later life. Yet few have focused on low- and middle-income countries and compared the results ...