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  1. Editorial

    Human rights and the practice of medicine

    There exists a profound disconnect and misunderstanding of the utility of human rights in the practice of medicine that demands urgent attention. The United Nations Special Rapporteur, Dainius Pūras, reflects ...

    Dainius Pūras

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:9

    Published on: 6 March 2017

  2. Commentary

    Communicating climate change and health in the media

    The translation of science from research to real-world change is a central goal of public health. Communication has an essential role to play in provoking a response to climate change. It must first raise awar...

    Anneliese Depoux, Mathieu Hémono, Sophie Puig-Malet, Romain Pédron and Antoine Flahault

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:7

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  3. Review

    Polio immunization in Pakistan: ethical issues and challenges

    Immunization should be considered a basic human right to health and well-being. It is everybody’s business, and it is everybody’s responsibility: the individual, the community, the health system and the state....

    Sarah Basharat and Babar Tasneem Shaikh

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:6

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  4. Review

    Master of Public Health programmes in South Africa: issues and challenges

    The demand for highly skilled public health personnel in low- and middle-income countries has been recognised globally. In South Africa, the need to train more public health professionals has been acknowledged...

    Thembelihle Dlungwane, Anna Voce, Ruth Searle and Fred Stevens

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:5

    Published on: 2 February 2017

  5. Review

    An examination of the growing US undergraduate public health movement

    With over 10,900 public health bachelor’s degree graduates conferred in 2015, public health undergraduate education in the USA has become mainstream. However, with the recent establishment of a majority of the...

    Beth Resnick, Suzanne Selig and Richard Riegelman

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:4

    Published on: 1 February 2017

  6. Review

    Positive postpartum depression screening practices and subsequent mental health treatment for low-income women in Western countries: a systematic literature review

    Left undiagnosed and/or untreated, the short-and long-term sequelae of postpartum depression may negatively impact both mother and child. In Western countries, access to mental health care is influenced by soc...

    Elinor Hansotte, Shirley I. Payne and Suzanne M. Babich

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:3

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  7. Review

    Examples of applied public health through the work of the Epidemic Intelligence Service officers at CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health: 2006–2015

    The Epidemic Intelligence Service officers (EISOs) at the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) respond to public health outbreaks, assist pub...

    Yulia I. Carroll, Fauzia A. Rashid, Henry Falk and Meredith M. Howley

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:1

    Published on: 25 January 2017

  8. Letter to the Editor

    The role of foundations: Rockefeller Foundation

    The consequences of climate change and the impacts of human activity on the environment have made it clearer than ever before that we must evolve our current model of public health to better account for the in...

    David Rockefeller

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:32

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  9. Review

    Hispanic health in the USA: a scoping review of the literature

    Hispanics are the largest minority group in the USA. They contribute to the economy, cultural diversity, and health of the nation. Assessing their health status and health needs is key to inform health policy ...

    Eduardo Velasco-Mondragon, Angela Jimenez, Anna G. Palladino-Davis, Dawn Davis and Jose A. Escamilla-Cejudo

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:31

    Published on: 7 December 2016

  10. Commentary

    The implications of COP21 for our future climate

    Rising CO2 in the atmosphere is the main cause of anthropogenic climate change, and the data shows a clear increase in global temperature of about 1 °C since pre-industrial levels. Changes in climate extremes are...

    Corinne Le Quéré

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:29

    Published on: 5 December 2016

  11. Commentary

    Addressing planetary health challenges in Africa

    Drawing on the report of the Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on planetary health—Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch, this piece presents a discussion of the implications of the report...

    Alex Ezeh

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:27

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  12. Meeting Report

    Migrant and minority health in Europe: the way forward

    Migrant and minority health has always been an issue of special concern in public health. While migration is not a new phenomenon, the number of refugees and migrants across the globe grew rapidly in 2015, wit...

    Tina Bregant, Mariam Torosyan, Amanda Shriwise, Lukasz Balwicki and Ted Tulchinsky

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:26

    Published on: 28 November 2016

  13. Commentary

    Future Earth Health Knowledge-Action Network

    Future Earth is an international research platform providing the knowledge and support to accelerate our transformations to a sustainable world. Future Earth 2025 Vision identified eight key focal challenges, ...

    Paul Shrivastava, Kari Raivio, Fumiko Kasuga, Joshua Tewksbury, Andy Haines and Peter Daszak

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:25

    Published on: 16 November 2016

  14. Commentary

    How do sustainable diets fit into the climate agenda?

    Food production is a major driver of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission and other environmental footprints, and dietary risk factors are contributors to non-communicable diseases. A growing body of evidence has sho...

    Lukasz Aleksandrowicz

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:23

    Published on: 11 November 2016

  15. Commentary

    Climate change and infectious diseases

    Global changes are major determinants for infectious diseases, although attributable, part of climate change remains debatable. Vector-borne diseases are prone to be impacted by global warming, although other ...

    Antoine Flahault, Rafael Ruiz de Castaneda and Isabelle Bolon

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:21

    Published on: 27 October 2016

  16. Review

    Aging and health among migrants in a European perspective

    Population aging and the associated changes in demographic structures and healthcare needs is a key challenge across Europe. Healthy aging strategies focus on ensuring the ability to maintain health, quality o...

    Maria Kristiansen, Oliver Razum, Hürrem Tezcan-Güntekin and Allan Krasnik

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:20

    Published on: 26 October 2016

  17. Review

    International organizations and migrant health in Europe

    International organizations have defined and managed different aspects of migrant health issues for decades, yet we lack a systematic understanding of how they reach decisions and what they do on the ground. T...

    Alexander E. Kentikelenis and Amanda Shriwise

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:19

    Published on: 20 October 2016

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