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Neglected Populations: Safeguarding the Health of Street-Involved Children in Ghana.

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dc.contributor.author Osei-Twum, Jo-Ann
dc.contributor.author Wasan, Kishor M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-04T20:04:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-04T20:04:32Z
dc.date.issued 2012-07-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43346
dc.description.abstract Ensuring the health of street-involved children is a growing public health challenge. These children are vulnerable, neglected, and rarely a priority for basic service providers and governments. Sizable populations of street-involved children are present in major urban areas worldwide and current trends in urbanization suggest these populations will grow in the coming years. Whilst migration offers employment and training opportunities, the health and wellbeing of children is negatively impacted by their interactions with the streets. However, systemic barriers may also prevent these children from achieving an adequate health status. The situation of street-involved children in Ghana, West Africa will be discussed. PUBLISHING NOTE: This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: Neglected Populations: Safeguarding the Health of Street-Involved Children in Ghana, JA Osei-Twum and KM Wasan, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 101/10, 2012, which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jps.23255/abstract;jsessionid=91506BF55A0444C249D7D0D7276270FD.d03t03. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.relation.ispartof GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award (UBCV Non-Thesis Graduate Work) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries SPPH 523 en
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 Canada
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
dc.subject Street-involved children en
dc.subject Vulnerable populations en
dc.subject Millennium development goals en
dc.subject Ghana en
dc.title Neglected Populations: Safeguarding the Health of Street-Involved Children in Ghana. en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.text Article en
dc.type.text Preprint en
dc.description.affiliation Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of en
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en
dc.degree.campus UBCV en
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en
dc.date.gss 2012-10-04T20:04:32Z


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