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  1. 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

  2. Commentary

    Adaptation and resilience

    Lessons learned, opportunities, and barriers to scaling up health adaptation were identified from evaluation reports and other materials from three multinational health adaptation projects covering 14 low- and...

    Kristie L. Ebi

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:17

    Published on: 10 October 2016

  3. Commentary

    NUTRItion and CLIMate (NUTRICLIM): investigating the relationship between climate variables and childhood malnutrition through agriculture, an exploratory study in Burkina Faso

    Malnutrition remains a leading cause of death in children in low- and middle-income countries; this will be aggravated by climate change. Annually, 6.9 million deaths of children under 5 were attributable dire...

    Raissa Sorgho, Jonas Franke, Seraphin Simboro, Revati Phalkey and Rainer Saeurborn

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:16

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  4. Review

    The legal and ethical aspects of the right to health of migrants in Switzerland

    The right to health of migrant populations, whether they are foreign nationals, foreign workers, tourists, asylum seekers or refugees, is enshrined in international human rights treaties. The effectiveness of ...

    Géraldine Marks-Sultan, Stefanie Kurt, Didier Leyvraz and Dominique Sprumont

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:15

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  5. Review

    Are undocumented migrants’ entitlements and barriers to healthcare a public health challenge for the European Union?

    Undocumented migrants (UMs) are at higher risk for health problems because of their irregular status and the consequences of economic and social marginalization. Moreover, the emergent reality of undocumented ...

    Elisabetta De Vito, Chiara de Waure, Maria Lucia Specchia, Paolo Parente, Elena Azzolini, Emanuela Maria Frisicale, Marcella Favale, Adele Anna Teleman and Walter Ricciardi

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:13

    Published on: 3 October 2016

  6. Commentary

    Ethnic density and mortality: aboriginal population health in Taiwan

    Ethnic density (the proportion of ethnic minority populations in a geographic area) has emerged as an important factor determining population health. By examining the relationship between mortality rates and t...

    Shao-Chiu Juan, Tamara Awerbuch-Friedlander and Richard Levins

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:11

    Published on: 3 October 2016

  7. Review

    Refugee trauma measurement: a review of existing checklists

    Studies have shown that a high proportion of refugees have been subjected to potentially traumatic experiences (PTEs). PTEs, including torture, are powerful predictors of mental ill health. This paper reports ...

    Erika Sigvardsdotter, Andreas Malm, Petter Tinghög, Marjan Vaez and Fredrik Saboonchi

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:10

    Published on: 9 September 2016

  8. Case study

    Migrants and health in the Nordic welfare states

    This article probes into the health of migrants with a focus on the situation in the Nordic universal welfare states. The Nordic welfare states are further compared to each other with a comparison to the EU28 ...

    Bent Greve

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:9

    Published on: 26 August 2016

  9. Letter to the Editor

    The role of funders: Wellcome Trust

    Wellcome exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. We are a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers take ...

    Sarah Molton

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:8

    Published on: 24 August 2016

  10. Commentary

    Screening for frailty: older populations and older individuals

    The concept of frailty as a health dimension in old age is recent and has its origin in the development of geriatric medicine. Initially an unformulated clinical intuition, it is now defined by a diminished ph...

    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann and Nicolas Sirven

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:7

    Published on: 22 August 2016

  11. Review

    Nutritional rickets in immigrant and refugee children

    Immigrant and refugee populations bring public health challenges to host nations. In the current global refugee crisis, children are the most vulnerable subpopulation. Diseases that were considered rare in the...

    Tom D. Thacher, Pawel Pludowski, Nick J. Shaw, M. Zulf Mughal, Craig F. Munns and Wolfgang Högler

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:3

    Published on: 22 July 2016

  12. Editorial

    Europe’s collective failure to address the refugee crisis

    The European response to the refugee crisis has been lamentable. A preoccupation with numbers has, too often, ignored how each refugee is an individual, many of whom have experienced the most appalling conditi...

    Bayard Roberts, Adrianna Murphy and Martin McKee

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:1

    Published on: 8 July 2016

  13. Review

    Prevalence of hypertension in Ethiopia: a systematic meta-analysis

    Hypertension has been increasing in developing countries including Ethiopia. Other than smaller studies, there is no national prevalence study on hypertension in Ethiopia. These smaller studies reported varied...

    Kelemu Tilahun Kibret and Yonatan Moges Mesfin

    Public Health Reviews 2015 36:14

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  14. Review

    Screening for cardiovascular disease risk factors beginning in childhood

    Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide. Individual detection and intervention on CVD risk factors and behaviors throughout childhood and adolescence has been advocated as a stra...

    Clemens Bloetzer, Pascal Bovet, Joan-Carles Suris, Umberto Simeoni, Gilles Paradis and Arnaud Chiolero

    Public Health Reviews 2015 36:9

    Published on: 5 November 2015

  15. Commentary

    Screening and overdiagnosis: public health implications

    Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of an abnormality that bears no substantial health hazard and no benefit for patients to be aware of. Resulting mainly from the use of increasingly sensitive screening and diagno...

    Jean-Luc Bulliard and Arnaud Chiolero

    Public Health Reviews 2015 36:8

    Published on: 5 November 2015

  16. Review

    Why and how would we implement a lung cancer screening program?

    For decades, lung cancer has been the most common cancer in terms of both incidence and mortality. There has been very little improvement in the prognosis of lung cancer. Early treatment following early diagno...

    Idris Guessous and Jacques Cornuz

    Public Health Reviews 2015 36:10

    Published on: 5 November 2015

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