• By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Monday 19th September, 2011
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Universal prevention

Universal interventions are intended for all individuals in a population, regardless of whether they are at high or low risk of developing a problem or disorder. The benefits of any universal prevention intervention should outweigh the risk for all individuals. These types of programs tend to be low cost and can be delivered across many different community settings.Universal interventions are the…

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  • By Kevin Mount
  • Posted on Wednesday 25th February, 2009
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UK Millennium Cohort Study

The UK Millennium Cohort Study study is following the lives of approximately 19,000 children born in the UK between 2000-2001. So far there have been four sweeps of data collection, the last in 2008.The sample was selected from a random sample of electoral wards, disproportionately stratified to ensure adequate representation of all four UK countries, deprived areas and areas with high concentrati…

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  • By Kevin Mount
  • Posted on Thursday 27th September, 2007
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UN Millennium Goals

There are eight UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for 2015. They have been agreed by all countries and leading development institutions to help meet the needs of the world’s poorest people. Targets include reducing extreme poverty, halting the spread of HIV/AIDS, providing universal primary education and reducing child mortality.…

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  • By Kevin Mount
  • Posted on Wednesday 01st August, 2007
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user-centered design

User-centred design is a process in which the needs, wants and limitations of the consumers of an activity or service are taken into account at each stage of the design process. It requires designers to analyse and foresee how consumers are likely to use the activity. It requires testing assumptions about consumer behavior in real world tests.…

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