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New Study Shows High Cost of Screening for, Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases in Kenya


Non-communicable diseases — such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and diabetes — are responsible for more than 36 million deaths across the globe each year. 14 million of these constitute premature mortality, and 90 percent...
10-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Shows U.S.-Based Supervised Injection Facility Can Provide Protection From Fatal Overdose; More Effective if Sanctioned


As the U.S. opioid epidemic continues to produce high levels of morbidity and mortality, we are in need of innovative solutions that help people who inject drugs and their surrounding community.
10-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Aims to Improve Patient Retention Rates and Outcomes in Substance Abuse Treatment


From 2000 to 2015, more than a half million people died from drug overdoses. Many of these individuals tried to recover from their addiction by seeking treatment at specialty addiction programs.
4-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Peter M. Scott III Elected Chair, Board of Governors, at RTI International


Peter M. Scott III was elected chair of RTI’s board of governors on December 13 during the Institute’s annual election of corporate governors and officers.
4-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

RTI International’s Gary Zarkin Named Distinguished Fellow


RTI International has named renowned expert in behavioral health economics, Gary Zarkin, Ph.D., an RTI Distinguished Fellow. The appointment of Distinguished Fellow, the highest level in RTI's Fellow Program, honors exceptionally talented...
12-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Multipurpose Device to Help Prevent HIV and Pregnancy

To help empower women in low- and middle-income countries and improve their health, the U.S. Agency for International Development through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) awarded RTI International a $4.8 million...
30-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Colleges with Fewer Women Less Likely to Publish Sexual Assault Policies, Definitions of Consent

Small, private colleges with fewer female students are less likely than larger public colleges to have sexual assault policies and a definition of sexual consent on their websites, according to a new study from researchers at RTI International and...
10-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Points to Risks from Mislabeled Unregulated Cannabidiol Products

Study findings highlight need for manufacturing and testing standards and federal government oversight.
7-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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