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Welcome to the University of Salford repository (USIR), an Open Access showcase for the published research output of the university. Our collection contains a wide range of research across multiple formats and subject areas.

Whenever possible, outputs will be made openly available here in full digital format for download, with many under a Creative Commons license. See our Policies for further information https://salford-repository.worktribe.com/policies.



Latest Additions

Starting Well Project Evaluation (2023)
Report
Lythgoe, J., & Cameron, H. (2023). Starting Well Project Evaluation. University of Salford: Homestart

The purpose of this report is to evaluate the impact of the Starting Well Project delivered by Home-Start Manchester (HSM) & Home-Start Trafford, Salford & Wigan (HSTSW) with funding from the government’s Health & Wellbeing Fund 2020-21. This pilo... Read More about Starting Well Project Evaluation.

Socio-cultural and Economic Determinants of Delayed Reporting of Breast Cancer Among Ghanaian Women: A Qualitative Study (2023)
Journal Article
Iddrisu, M., Yalin, E., Aziato, L., Kwegyir-Afful, E., & Vehvilainen‚āčJulkunen, K. (2023). Socio-cultural and Economic Determinants of Delayed Reporting of Breast Cancer Among Ghanaian Women: A Qualitative Study. #Journal not on list, 3(3), 249-257. https://doi.org/10.53713/nhsj.v3i3.193

Delayed reporting of breast cancer continues to increase in African countries, including Ghana, which is attributable to socio-cultural and economic factors. However, there is a paucity of data on socio-cultural and economic determinants of delayed r... Read More about Socio-cultural and Economic Determinants of Delayed Reporting of Breast Cancer Among Ghanaian Women: A Qualitative Study.

Frugal innovation in wound management within a low resource inpatient setting: a case series (2023)
Journal Article
Stephens, M., Wynn, M., Pradeep, S., Ackers, L., & Namiiro, R. (2023). Frugal innovation in wound management within a low resource inpatient setting: a case series. Wounds UK, 19(3),

This article highlights challenges of wound care in low resource settings, considering opportunities for frugal innovation and our experiences while creating virtual wound care clinics across two global communities. In addition, we will discuss four... Read More about Frugal innovation in wound management within a low resource inpatient setting: a case series.

Identifying the Components of a Smart Health Ecosystem for Asthma Patients (2019)
Book Chapter
Iyawa, G., Khan, A., Dagadu, S., Mae Magtubo, K., & Calvin Sievert, R. (2019). Identifying the Components of a Smart Health Ecosystem for Asthma Patients. In The IoT and the Next Revolutions Automating the World. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-9246-4.ch008

With asthma being one of the leading causes of death in different countries, the emphasis on improving the health of asthma patients is important. While the use of smart technologies is a good approach for improving the health of asthma patients, tec... Read More about Identifying the Components of a Smart Health Ecosystem for Asthma Patients.

Digital Health Innovation Ecosystems: Identifying key participants, benefits, challenges and guidelines for the Namibian context (2019)
Journal Article
Iyawa, G., Herselman, M., & Botha, A. (2019). Digital Health Innovation Ecosystems: Identifying key participants, benefits, challenges and guidelines for the Namibian context. International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare, 8(2), https://doi.org/10.4018/IJRQEH.2019040101

The purpose of this paper was to identify key participants, benefits, and challenges of a digital health innovation ecosystem in Namibia. The paper also aimed to identify strategies for implementing digital health innovation ecosystems in Namibia. Th... Read More about Digital Health Innovation Ecosystems: Identifying key participants, benefits, challenges and guidelines for the Namibian context.