Jasneth Mullings

The University Of The West Indies - Mona Campus

Jasneth Asher Mullings has been working as an Epidemiologist/Research Scientist at the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies since 2013. She also received her PhD degree in Epidemiology at the The University of the West Indies. Over the last decade she has contributed to the design and implementation of community health research, educational and intervention programs within the Caribbean. This work has incorporated training and service delivery. Through these programs, critical partnerships have been forged with governmental and non-governmental organizations. More recently her work has expanded to include an examination of the effects of neighbourhood structural and social processes on the health of the Jamaican population, with a focus on mental health effects.

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This book examines experiences in resource-limited settings, including Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and covers a mix of strategies to reduce hospital mortality in these settings. These include population-level and clinical interventions such as health literacy; clinical management guidelines around nutrition; guidelines and protocols for a multi-disciplinary team approach for surgical care; and improving hospital outcomes for elderly patients. The authors argue that robust quality-of-care systems, driven by evidence-based models/frameworks, are relevant in the matrix of solutions. Clinicians, health administrators, policy makers, academics, and students of public health and related disciplines should critically examine these strategies, inclusive of policy and programmatic interventions to reduce hospital mortality across the demographic spectrum in LMICs and other resource-limited settings.

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