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Original Research

Development, implementation, and evaluation of a local community-based ophthalmology sentinel surveillance system in a remote rural area in Japan

Mizuma K, Amitani M, Ibusuki R, Owaki T.

Published 1 October 2023 Asia

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.Original Research

Massive testing in the Galapagos Islands and low positivity rate to control SARS-CoV-2 spread during the first semester of the COVID-19 pandemic: a story of success for Ecuador and South America

Vallejo-Janeta A, Morales-Jadan D, Velez A, Vega-Marino P, Freire-Paspuel B, Paredes-Espinosa MB, Rodriguez Pazmiño AS, Castro-Rodriguez B, Castillo P, Masaquiza C, Rivera-Olivero I, Ortiz-Prado E, Henriquez-Trujillo AR, Coronel B, Galvis H, Jaramillo T, Lozada T, UDLA COVID-19 team, Garcia-Bereguiain M.

Published 26 September 2023 Latin America

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Original Research

Barriers to the success of COVID-19 immunisation programs in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

Flanagan B, Nevill K, Sabok C, Zilliacus M, Sward J.

Published 21 September 2023 Australasia

Just Accepted - Abstract Available

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Original Research

Informing the surgical workforce pathway: how rural community characteristics matter

Hughes D, Mammen J, Griebling TL, Brooks JV.

Accepted 30 September 2023 North America

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Original Research

The MN RIDE Pilot: feasibility of a synchronous, remoted-delivered, aerobic exercise training program for rural-dwelling adults with subjective cognitive decline

Salisbury DL, Warry W, Fergen J, Cruikshank K, Soderlund PD, Jacklin K.

Accepted 21 September 2023 North America

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Evaluating maternal health capacity building in rural and underserved areas: a research protocol

Owens RW, Whittaker TC, Galt A, Stoesser K, Spiess S, Mervis MJ, Curtin AD, Gardner E, Ose D.

Accepted 13 September 2023 North America

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Original Research

Exploring the ideas of young healthcare professionals from selected countries regarding rural proofing

Couper I, Lediga M, Takalani NB, Floss M, Yeoh AE, Ferrara A, Wheatley A, Feasby L, Santana MA, Wanjala MN, Tukur (deceased) MA, Kotian SP, Rasic V, Shirindza V, Chater AB, Koller TS.

Accepted 4 September 2023 International

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Original Research

A qualitative exploration of the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people using a real-time video-based telehealth service for diabetes-related foot disease

Graham K, Fitzpatrick K, Agius J, Loughry C, Ong E, McMillan N, Gunn K, Fitridge R.

Accepted 3 September 2023 Australasia

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Research Letter

Professional registration for tracking student placement workplace locations

Rissel C, Moore L, Lenthall S, Anderson J, Campbell N.

Accepted 21 August 2023 Australasia

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Original Research

Joint exposure to urban–rural status and medically underserved area residence and risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes in 2020

Mauch L, Williams AD.

Accepted 16 August 2023 North America

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Original Research

Exploring barriers and promoters of CRC screening use among agricultural operators: a pilot study of an application of concept mapping

Beseler C, Kim J, Subramanian R, Harris S, Funkenbusch K, Yoder AM, Robinson T, Foster JM, Watanabe-Galloway S.

Accepted 14 August 2023 North America

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Project Report

A case study of a novel longitudinal rural internship program

Beattie J, Hobijn DJ, Fuller L.

Accepted 8 August 2023 Australasia

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Letter to the Editor

Rural health care through the eyes of ChatGPT: a virtual ally for health in remote communities?

Prazeres F.

Accepted 7 August 2023 Europe

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Letter to the Editor

Exploring the efficacy of an educational approach of case-writing for remote learners: insights from a novice writer

Aoki K, Ota C, Kakisaka Y.

Accepted 3 August 2023 Asia

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Original Research

Prevalence of concomitant hypertension and diabetes among adults and elderly living in rural riverside areas in the Amazon

Siqueira JH, Garnelo L, Parente RP, Sampaio SD, Sousa A, Herkrath FJ.

Accepted 23 July 2023 Latin America

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Short Communication

Telepathology in intraoperative frozen section consultation of breast cancer sentinel node biopsy in Fukushima, Japan following the 2011 triple disaster: diagnostic accuracy and required time during the early implementation phase

Kawakami H, Ozaki A, Kaneda Y, Asano S, Inai K, Hirooka S, Katoono A, Takagi R, Kosaka M, Murayama A, Sawano T, Shimamura Y, Tsubokura M, Kurokawa T, Tachibana K, Wada M, Tanimoto T, Ohtake T, Kitamura N, Ejiri T, Magome H, Shimmura H, Kanzaki N.

Accepted 20 July 2023 Asia

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Original Research

Accessing voluntary assisted dying in regional Western Australia: early reflections from key stakeholders

Haining CM, Willmott L, White BP.

Accepted 19 July 2023 Australasia

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Original Research

Learning process of implementing a cutaneous leishmaniasis capacity building program, using an innovative pedagogy for rural populations in Colombia

Zuluaga LS, Gómez-Quenguán N, Estrella-Insuasty J, Bautista-Gomez MM.

Accepted 18 July 2023 Latin America

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Review Article

The effectiveness of continuing education programmes for health workers in rural and remote areas: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Wu Y, Wei X, Zhou L, E F, Zhu Y, Xu M, Chen N, Shang X, Guo K, Li Y, Yang K, Li X.

Accepted 18 July 2023 Asia

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Original Research

Lessons from innovation in medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic: student perspectives on distributed training

Botha R, Breedt DS, Barnard D, Couper I.

Accepted 12 July 2023 Africa

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Project Report

Enhancing early career professionals' representation and engagement at international conferences: WONCA “Rural Early Career Ambassador Integration” project

Tuli S, Sparrow-Downes VM, Santana MA, Scully R, O’Donnell P, Hayes P, Glynn L.

Accepted 22 June 2023 Europe

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Original Research

Distance as a barrier to HIV testing among sexual and gender minority populations in the rural southern US: a cross-sectional study

Clausen A, Stephenson RB, Sullivan PS, Edwards OW, Merrill L, Acero Martinez C, Jones J.

Accepted 20 June 2023 North America

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Review Article

Innovative shortcuts and initiatives in primary health care for rural/remote localities: a scoping review on how to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic

Barbalho R, Schenkman S, Sousa A, Bousquat A.

Accepted 13 June 2023 Latin America

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Original Research

Food consumption profile of rural riverside populations

Medeiros AC, Mainbourg EM.

Accepted 12 June 2023 Latin America

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Original Research

Rural–urban differences of sarcopenia and spinal health in the older women: a comparative observational study

Kim D, Park J, Lim J, Chung S, Lee S.

Accepted 12 June 2023 Asia

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Original Research

Outcomes of rural generalist internship training in Victoria, Australia

O'Sullivan BG, Boyer S, Stratton A, McGrail MR, Phillips J, Faoro J.

Accepted 6 June 2023 Australasia

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Original Research

Association of physical performance and sarcopenia with use of health services in elderly people living in rural riverside areas in the Amazon: a cross-sectional study

Queiroz AM, Estrázulas JA, Garnelo L, Siqueira JH, Fonseca FR, Herkrath FJ.

Accepted 29 May 2023 Latin America

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Short Communication

Evaluation of self-measured blood pressure monitoring in a southern rural West Virginia health system

Durr AJ, Robinson CH, Seabury RA, Calkins AL, Pollard CR, Thygeson NM, Lindberg CC, McColley JM, Baus AD.

Accepted 20 May 2023 North America

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Original Research

Defining quality of preventive oral health services in a northern First Nations community: a concept mapping study

Brown-Walkus J, Smylie J, Borkhoff CM, Hardy B, Salmon C, Duncan F, Lawrence HP.

Accepted 19 April 2023 North America

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Original Research

Clinical characteristics and application value of risk prediction models of acute appendicitis in rural Tibet: a retrospective study

Dai Z, Liu J, Chen L.

Accepted 14 April 2023 Asia

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