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Bacterial Resistance and Nosocomial Infections Network

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This paper explores five different approaches to antibiotic stewardship, providing examples of how international collaborations can address optimal prescribing. Each approach exam…
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VERB

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Launched in 2002 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, VERB was a ‘for-kids-by-kids’ multicultural campaign aimed at increasing and maintaining physical activity amon…
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Capitol Hill In Motion

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Created in King County, Washington, Capitol Hill In Motion was a campaign designed to encourage car users and car-owning households in communities where 70% of people were already…
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Promoting early detection of breast cancer among Vietnamese-American women

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In the United States, research has found that Vietnamese women are less likely to have heard about or participated in breast cancer screening tests than other women in the US. To …
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Portland’s Smart Trips Welcome Program

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After creating Smart Trips, a successful transportation program for residents of Portland, Oregon, the Bureau of Transportation chose to redefine the program, shifting its focus t…
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Chicago’s Go Program

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Chicago’s Go Program was designed to help residents walk, bike, ride transit, and use bike share more frequently while driving alone less often. Outside of promoting alternative f…
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Water-Efficient Durham

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To combat the increasing demand on its existing water supply, the Regional Municipality of Durham created the water efficiency program, Water Efficient Durham, which aimed to conv…
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ClimateSmart Home Service, Queensland, Australia

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Turn it Off: Anti-Idling Project Using Commitment, Prompts and Norms

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The West of Scotland Cancer Awareness Project

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