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  Grupo Balmis de Investigación en Salud Comunitaria e Historia de la Ciencia

General data

Field of study:
Health Sciences
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+34 965903400 x 3926

Annual reports

Annual report
  • Alimentación, nutrición y gastronomía
  • Salud ambiental
  • Nutrición comunitaria
  • Aceptabilidad de las vacunas
  • Comunicación y documentación científica en ciencias de la salud
  • Análisis de la mortalidad, encuestas de salud y estadísticas sanitarias
  • Demografía y salud: envejecimiento, discapacidad, dependencia e inmigración y salud
  • Desigualdades en salud
  • Historia de la vacunología
  • Enfermería comunitaria
  • Asistencia sanitaria de las heridas crónicas basada en la evidencia
  • Entornos promotores de salud
  • Infodemiología e infovigilancia
  • Bioestadística y epidemiología clínica
  • Epidemiología de la salud mental

 

 

Services offered

-Develop research projects that delve into the concept of environment as a determinant of health, analyzing both its role in the appearance of community risks and health problems and its potential as a health asset in communities through educational projects and intervention.

-Develop research that allows validating the professional practice of community nursing, both in health promotion, disease prevention and improvement of the quality of care provided to people in the family and community environment.

- Develop procedures for the analysis of mortality: Development of procedures and software for the construction of mortality indicators and their analysis in different population groups. Procedures for the analysis of health surveys and construction of indicators

- Develop procedures for demographic analysis: Data analysis for the calculation of aging, disability and dependency indicators. Analysis of the health of the population by country of origin

- Develop procedures for the analysis of the health results of the population based on their socioeconomic level, environmental situation, etc. Procedures for the geographic analysis of health outcomes

- Develop studies on the history of vaccines and vaccinology

- Develop studies on the care of chronic wounds

 

 

Results

The Community Health group currently includes several research units that, with the participation of the majority of members of the group, address different lines of research: Thus, the Research Unit in Analysis of Mortality, Health Statistics and Inequalities in Health has been developing since 1986 studies related to various areas of the health status of the population and community health. Thus we have the calculation of mortality, life expectancy and health indicators, their temporal evolution and disaggregation into specific geographic units (health departments, cities, census sections, etc.) and the inequalities in their distribution. In the area of ¿¿health statistics, we have collaborated in the preparation, supervision and analysis of the Health Surveys of the Valencian Community, Spain or other areas, contributing to the knowledge of the health status of the population and the preparation of instruments to measure it. He has also been advising and participating in research related to the application of biostatistics, demography and epidemiology in various fields (clinical results, mental health, nutrition, ...). A main axis of the Unit's activities has been to maintain among the research objectives the detection of health inequalities, particularly socioeconomic ones, as determinants of the population's health outcomes. Currently the lines of research directed by this Unit Among those of the Community Health Group are 'Analysis of mortality, health surveys and health statistics', 'Demography and health: aging, disability, dependency, ethnicity and immigration', 'Inequalities in health', 'Biostatistics and clinical epidemiology' and 'Epidemiology of mental health'.

Another Research Unit of the group is Community Nursing, which has carried out studies related to various areas related to the activity of care, teaching and management in the field of community nurses. care: professional interrelation and continuity of care in the different care settings (hospital, primary care, social health); Family caregivers; Nurse consultation; Home care; Community Participation and Intervention.- In relation to teaching activity: Teaching tools in the field of Community Nursing teaching, especially: Role Playing, High fidelity simulation, Cinema, Newspaper library. Teaching in the field of Family and Community Nursing Specialty- In relation to the management activity: Healthy work environments, Indicators of care management, Organization of activity and resources in Primary Health Care. around healthy spaces and health assets, and especially in university settings (Healthy Universities and Health Promoting Universities) .The group includes researchers from the Balmis Chair of Vaccination at the University of Alicante with results on the History of vaccinology and Vaccine acceptability.

Finally, evidence-based healthcare for chronic wounds has been developed in depth.

 

 

Available relevant infrastructure

Recursos del Departamento de Enfermería Comunitaria, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública e Historia de la Ciencia, Recursos de la Cátedra de Vacunología de la Universidad de Alicante

 

 

RELEVANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • Project title: Cambios socioeconómicos y evolución de las desigualdades en mortalidad en áreas pequeñas de grandes cuidades en la Comunitat Valenciana
    Competitive: Yes
    European: No
    Public: Yes
    Project sponsors: MINISTERIO DE ECONOMIA Y EMPRESA
    Starting date: 01/01/2017
    Termination date: 31/12/2019
  • Project title: Evolución de las desigualdades en mortalidad y mortalidad evitable entre la población nativa e inmigrante en España el período 1999-2005
    Competitive: Yes
    European: No
    Public: Yes
    Project sponsors: TERCERO MIGRACION UXXI-INV
    Starting date: 01/01/2009
    Termination date: 31/12/2011
  • Project title: Centro Internacional Virtual de Investigación en Nutrición (CIVIN)
    Competitive: Yes
    European: No
    Public: Yes
    Project sponsors: TERCERO MIGRACION UXXI-INV
    Starting date: 13/12/2011
    Termination date: 12/12/2012
  • Project title: Mapa de activos: ciudadanía, profesionales y políticos identificando espacios de oportunidad para mejorar la salud de la población
    Competitive: Yes
    European: No
    Public: Yes
    Project sponsors: MINISTERIO DE ECONOMIA Y EMPRESA
    Starting date: 01/01/2014
    Termination date: 31/12/2016
  • Project title: ESTUDIOS DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN VACUNOLOGÍA
    Competitive: No
    European: No
    Public: No
    Project sponsors: GLAXOSMITHKLINE, S.A.
    Starting date: 14/12/2018
    Termination date: 14/12/2019

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RELEVANT CONTRIBUTIONS IN JOURNALS
  • Title: Changes in Socioeconomic Inequalities in Amenable Mortality after the Economic Crisis in Cities of the Spanish Mediterranean Coast
    Authors: Pereyra-Zamora P, Copete JM, Oliva-Arocas A, Caballero P, Moncho J, Vergara-Hernández C, Nolasco A
    Journals International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (Online)
    Volume: 17
    Pages: 1 - 28
    Date: 2020
    ISSN: 1660-4601
    DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17186489
  • Title: Trends of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) Reports of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in the Valencian Community-Spain (2008-2018)
    Authors: Egoavil, CM.; Tuells, J.; Carreras JJ, Monteagud, E..; Pastor-Villalba, E.; Caballero, P.; Nolasco, A.
    Journals Vaccines
    Volume: 8
    Pages: -
    Date: 2020
    ISSN: 2076-393X
    DOI: 10.3390/vaccines8010117
  • Title: Evolución y estado del modelo comunitario de atención a la salud mental. Informe SESPAS 2020
    Authors: Juliá-Sanchis, R.; Aguilera-Serrano, C.; Megías-Lizancos, F.; Martínez-Riera, J.R.
    Journals Gaceta Sanitaria
    Volume:
    Pages: -
    Date: 2020
    ISSN: 0213-9111
    DOI: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2020.06.014
  • Title: Influenza Vaccination Experiences of Pregnant Women as a Predictor of the Intention to Become Vaccinated in Future Pregnancies in Spain
    Authors: Rodríguez-Blanco N, Tuells J, Nolasco A
    Journals Vaccines
    Volume: 8
    Pages: 1 - 11
    Date: 2020
    ISSN: 2076-393X
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8020291
  • Title: Economic Crisis and Amenable Mortality in Spain
    Authors: Nolasco A, Pereyra-Zamora P,Sanchis-Matea E, Tamayo-Fonseca N,Caballero P,Melchor I,Moncho J
    Journals International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
    Volume: 15
    Pages: 1 - 12
    Date: 2018
    ISSN: 1661-7827
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15102298
RELEVANT PUBLISHED BOOKS
  • Title: Esperanzas de Salud: Una revisión conceptual y metodológica: Resultados en la Comunidad Valenciana
    Authors: Tamayo N, Pereira-Zamora P, Nolasco A, Melchor I, Moncho J, Pina JA, Alfonso R, Ruiz MA, Sanchís JB
    Editorial: Generalitat Valenciana. Conselleria de Sanitat.
    Date: 2008
    ISBN: 978-84-482-5118-5
  • Title: Estadística Aplicada a las Ciencias de la Salud
    Authors: Moncho J
    Editorial: Elsevier España, S.A.
    Date: 2014
    ISBN: 978-84-9022-446-5
  • Title: Balmis et variola
    Authors: Tuells J; Ramirez S
    Editorial: Generalitat Valenciana. Conselleria de Sanitat.
    Date: 2003
    ISBN: 84-482-3673-4
  • Title: BLOG ENFERMERAS COMUNITARIAS 2
    Authors: MARTÍNEZ-RIERA, JR
    Editorial: Amazon
    Date: 2020
    ISBN: 9798580448947
  • Title: BLOG ENFERMERAS COMUNITARIASREFLEXIONES DESDE EL CONFINAMIENTO
    Authors: MARTÍNEZ-RIERA, JR
    Editorial: Obrapropia, S.L.
    Date: 2020
    ISBN: 978-84-09-20436-6
RELEVANT PUBLISHED BOOK CHAPTERS
  • Book chapter title: Accesibilidad
    Authors: PÉREZ MORA, MJ, MARTÍNEZ-RIERA, JR
    Editorial: Elsevier España, S.A.
    Pages: 3 - 5
    Date: 2020
    ISBN: 9788491136781
    Book title: Manual práctico de enfermería comunitaria, 2.ª Edición
  • Book chapter title: Historia de las vacunas
    Authors: Tuells J
    Editorial: Amazing Books
    Pages: 29 - 52
    Date: 2017
    ISBN: 978-84-947025-6-3
    Book title: Vacuna a Vacuna. Manual de información sobre vacunas on-line. 2ª Edición 
  • Book chapter title: Integración transversal de la materia Enfermería Comunitaria. Ecología Humana
    Authors: Galiana, M.E.; Caballero, P.; Moncho, J.; Pérez, M.J.; Verdú, J.; Nolasco, A.; Tuells, J.; Martínez, J.R.; Saavedra, M.D.; Cruz, L.
    Editorial: Universidad de Alicante
    Pages: 1 - 26
    Date: 2004
    ISBN: 84-689-0161-X
    Book title: Investigar el Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior. Investigar l'Espai Europeu d'Educació Superior
  • Book chapter title: Enfermera comunitaria
    Authors: MARTÍNEZ-RIERA, JR
    Editorial: Elsevier España, S.A.
    Pages: 238 - 243
    Date: 2020
    ISBN: 9788491136781
    Book title: Manual práctico de enfermería comunitaria, 2.ª Edición
  • Book chapter title: La distribución espacial de la mortalidad en la ciudad de Alicante entre 1841 y 1857 y su relación con las infraestructuras sanitarias abordadas en la primera mitad del siglo
    Authors: Pascual M, Nolasco A
    Editorial: Universidad del País Vasco. Servicio Editorial = EuskalHerriko Unibertsitatea. Argitarapen Zerbitzua
    Pages: 249 - 274
    Date: 2006
    ISBN: 84-8373-765-5
    Book title: La ciudad contemporánea, espacio y sociedad
RELEVANT CONFERENCE PAPERS
  • Title: Impacto de la Enfermería en la salud comunitaria
    Authors: MARTÍNEZ-RIERA, JR
    Type of participation: INVITED LECTURE
    Conference name: 2do Congreso Internacional de Salud Comunitaria: ¿El impacto de la Enfermería en la Comunidad¿
    Event type: Internacional no UE
    City of performance: Mexicali (México)
    Date of performance: 01/12/2020
  • Title: Enfermería y la atención primaria en tiempos de pandemia
    Authors: MARTÍNEZ-RIERA, JR
    Type of participation: INVITED LECTURE
    Conference name: 1er. CICLO DE VIDEOCONFERENCIAS Bicentenario del Natalicio de Florence Nightingale
    Event type: Internacional no UE
    City of performance: Xalapa (México)
    Date of performance: 30/10/2020
  • Title: Actualización sobre las vacunas candidatas contra el virus del Ébola
    Authors: Tuells J.
    Type of participation: INVITED LECTURE
    Conference name: XVIII Congreso Nacional y VII Internacional de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Preventiva Salud Pública e Higiene
    Event type: Internacional no UE
    City of performance: La Manga del Mar Menor (España)
    Date of performance: 10/06/2015
  • Title: Vacunación en viajeros internacionales
    Authors: Tenza Iglesias I, Leal López MC, Mendoza García JL, García Román V, Duro Torrijos JL, Gil Carbonell MJ
    Type of participation: COMMUNICATION AND POSTER
    Conference name: II Congreso Virtual en Vacunas 2020
    Event type: Nacional
    City of performance: (España)
    Date of performance: 27/01/2020
  • Title: El rol de enfermería comunitaria en tiempos de pandemia: el antes y después
    Authors: MARTÍNEZ-RIERA, JR
    Type of participation: PLENARY LECTURE
    Conference name: Semana de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud Universidad de Ciencias y Humanidades
    Event type: Internacional no UE
    City of performance: Los Olivos (Perú)
    Date of performance: 12/10/2020