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  1. Ageing in place has recently gained visibility in healthcare policies and services. Technology has the potential to facilitate independence at home. The objective of this systematic review is to identify techn...

    Authors: Aline Ollevier, Gabriel Aguiar, Marco Palomino and Ingeborg Sylvia Simpelaere

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:26

    Content type: Systematic review

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  2. Individual subjective well-being (SWB) is essential for creating and maintaining healthy, productive societies. The literature on SWB is vast and dispersed across multiple disciplines. However, few reviews hav...

    Authors: Kirti V. Das, Carla Jones-Harrell, Yingling Fan, Anu Ramaswami, Ben Orlove and Nisha Botchwey

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:25

    Content type: Review

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  3. A consequence of the late awareness of Chagas disease in North America is that many early studies were never published in peer-reviewed journals and are not easily accessible for inclusion in systematic review...

    Authors: Pierre Buekens, Jorge López-Cárdenas, Eric Dumonteil and Nicolas Padilla-Raygoza

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:24

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. Dietary diversity is defined as the number of food groups or items consumed over a reference period, and usually, it is a problem in developing countries including Ethiopia. Inadequate dietary diversity is one...

    Authors: Kedir Abdela Gonete, Amare Tariku, Sintayehu Daba Wami and Temesgen Yihunie Akalu

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:23

    Content type: Review

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  5. Housing is a social determinant of health. Extensive research has highlighted its adverse effects on health. However, less is known about the effects of cohousing typology on health, which has the potential to...

    Authors: Juli Carrere, Alexia Reyes, Laura Oliveras, Anna Fernández, Andrés Peralta, Ana M. Novoa, Katherine Pérez and Carme Borrell

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:22

    Content type: Review

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  6. The postpartum period is recognized as a high-risk period for the development of various mood disorders like postpartum depression. Globally, postnatal depression is a serious public health problem that has a ...

    Authors: Tadesse Tolossa, Getahun Fetensa, Mekdes Tigistu Yilma, Muktar Abadiga, Bizuneh Wakuma, Merga Besho, Ginenus Fekadu and Werku Etafa

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:21

    Content type: Systematic review

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  7. Twenty-five years ago, the need for health care interpreting in Switzerland increased due to the sharp influx of asylum seekers from war zones and countries of political unrest. Due to complex health needs, th...

    Authors: Alexander Bischoff

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:19

    Content type: Case study

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  8. Considering the low frequency of dairy intake in the population, interventions aiming to increase its consumption can be a priority for any health system.

    Authors: Zeinab Nikniaz, Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Morteza Ghojazadeh, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Mohammad-Salar Hosseini, Motahareh Allameh, Soheila Norouzi and Leila Nikniaz

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:18

    Content type: Systematic review

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  9. In Germany, an ageing population is affected by societal and political changes due to demographic transition, e.g. by a prolonged working life for older employees. Demographic change also influences persons of...

    Authors: Maria Dyck, Jürgen Breckenkamp, Julia Wicherski, Chloé Charlotte Schröder, Jean-Baptist du Prel and Oliver Razum

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:17

    Content type: Review

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  10. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Noelia López, Maria Garcés-Sánchez, Maria Belén Panizo, Ignacio Salamanca de la Cueva, Maria Teresa Artés, Beatriz Ramos and Manuel Cotarelo

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:20

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Public Health Reviews 2020 41:10

  11. Like other developing countries, in Ethiopia, obstetric complications contribute to about 50% of the maternal deaths. Thus, the aim of this study was to assess knowledge of obstetric danger signs and its assoc...

    Authors: Merina Jewaro, Hedija Yenus, Yohanes Ayanaw, Birhanu Abera and Terefe Derso

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:14

    Content type: Case study

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  12. Ethiopia signed both for Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) previously and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) currently to improve food security through gender equality and empowerment of women by positioni...

    Authors: Ayenew Negesse, Dube Jara, Habtamu Temesgen, Getenet Dessie, Temesgen Getaneh, Henok Mulugeta, Zeleke Abebaw, Tesfahun Taddege, Fasil Wagnew and Yilkal Negesse

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:15

    Content type: Review

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  13. Maternal health remains a major public health problem in India, with large inter- and intra-state inequities in maternal health service use and maternal deaths. The Commission on Social Determinants of Health ...

    Authors: Mukesh Hamal, Marjolein Dieleman, Vincent De Brouwere and Tjard de Cock Buning

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:13

    Content type: Review

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  14. This purpose of the study is to systematically understand the development history and influencing factors of higher public health education in China. We extensively collected the public health education-relate...

    Authors: Hui Jin, Guoqiang Dong, Liling Zou, Xiaobing Shen and Dongmei Li

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:12

    Content type: Review

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  15. Since the introduction of HPV vaccines, several studies have been conducted in different countries to assess HPV knowledge and vaccine acceptance. The aim of this study was to perform a systematic literature r...

    Authors: Noelia López, Maria Garcés-Sánchez, Maria Belén Panizo, Ignacio Salamanca de la Cueva, Maria Teresa Artés, Beatriz Ramos and Manuel Cotarelo

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:10

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Public Health Reviews 2020 41:20

  16. There are claims that energy drink (ED) consumption can bring about an improvement in mental functioning in the form of increased alertness and enhanced mental and physical energy. These claims address the lif...

    Authors: Lucy Fernandes, Kebogile Mokwena and Busisiwe Ntuli

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:9

    Content type: Case study

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  17. Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) account for a higher burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCD) and home to a higher number of premature deaths (before age 70) from NCDs. NCDs have become an integral pa...

    Authors: Manoj Kumar Pati, N. Swaroop, Arin Kar, Preeti Aggarwal, Krishnamurthy Jayanna and Wim Van Damme

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:8

    Content type: Review

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  18. This review discusses the findings from epidemiological studies that have examined the possible role of meat and colorectal cancer (CRC) risk in Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) countries.

    Authors: Meimouna Mint Sidi Deoula, Khaoula El Kinany, Zineb Hatime, Hanae Abir Boudouaya and Karima El Rhazi

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:7

    Content type: Review

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  19. Bubble continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) has been shown to be effective in supporting breathing in newborns with respiratory distress. The factors that influence implementation in resource-constrained...

    Authors: Mai-Lei Woo Kinshella, Celia R. Walker, Tamanda Hiwa, Marianne Vidler, Alinane Linda Nyondo-Mipando, Queen Dube, David M. Goldfarb and Kondwani Kawaza

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:6

    Content type: Review

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  20. More than two million early care and education (ECE) providers care for young children in the USA each day. These providers tend to earn low wages and many are enrolled in public assistance programs. Nearly al...

    Authors: Laura M. Lessard, Katilyn Wilkins, Jessica Rose-Malm and M. Chaplin Mazzocchi

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:2

    Content type: Review

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  21. Urbanization has long been associated with human development and progress, but recent studies have shown that urban settings can also lead to significant inequalities and health problems. This paper is concern...

    Authors: Md Abdul Kuddus, Elizabeth Tynan and Emma McBryde

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2020 41:1

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  22. To guarantee the right to health, the health system must also ensure access to medicines. Several financial arrangements to provide these technologies are implemented and range from the direct (either total or...

    Authors: Luisa Arueira Chaves, Danielle Maria de Souza Serio dos Santos, Monica Rodrigues Campos and Vera Lucia Luiza

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2019 40:5

    Content type: Review

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  23. Throughout recent years, we have witnessed an increase in human migration as a result of conflict, political instability and changes in the climate. Despite the growing number of migrants and refugees, provisi...

    Authors: Nefti-Eboni Bempong, Danny Sheath, Joachim Seybold, Antoine Flahault, Anneliese Depoux and Luciano Saso

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2019 40:3

    Content type: Meeting report

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  24. Younger women at higher-than-population-average risk for breast cancer may benefit from starting screening earlier than presently recommended by the guidelines. The Personalized Risk Stratification for Prevent...

    Authors: Svetlana Puzhko, Justin Gagnon, Jacques Simard, Bartha Maria Knoppers, Sophia Siedlikowski and Gillian Bartlett

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2019 40:2

    Content type: Review

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  25. Saudi Arabia is currently passing through a transformational phase. There is a huge demand on the Saudi healthcare system to provide better healthcare facilities to the rapidly increasing Saudi population, as ...

    Authors: Mohammed Khaled Al-Hanawi, Sami A. Khan and Hussein Mohammed Al-Borie

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2019 40:1

    Content type: Review

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  26. Neonatal mortality is one of the major public health problems throughout the world and most notably in developing countries. There exist inconclusive findings on the effect of antenatal care visits on neonatal...

    Authors: Amsalu Taye Wondemagegn, Animut Alebel, Cheru Tesema and Worku Abie

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:33

    Content type: Review

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  27. Violence against women is an acknowledged public and global health problem which has adverse consequences for women’s health. Education, especially higher education, has long been identified as an important ar...

    Authors: Leah Okenwa-Emgwa and Eva von Strauss

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:31

    Content type: Commentary

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  28. More than one in every ten (14%) of under-five child deaths is associated with diarrheal morbidity in Ethiopia. Although Ethiopia has implemented different health interventions like its immunization program, c...

    Authors: Ghion Shumetie, Molla Gedefaw, Adane Kebede and Terefe Derso

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:28

    Content type: Review

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  29. We apply the models and tools of epidemiology and public health to propose a unified field theory showing the role of ideologies, indoctrination, and incitement, in genocide, genocidal terror, and terror by gr...

    Authors: Elihu D. Richter, Dror Kris Markus and Casey Tait

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:30

    Content type: Review

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  30. Despite the greatly increased numbers of migrants and refugees worldwide in recent years, insufficient attention has been paid to addressing their health needs. While a variety of international instruments ass...

    Authors: Stephen A. Matlin, Anneliese Depoux, Stefanie Schütte, Antoine Flahault and Luciano Saso

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:27

    Content type: Meeting report

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  31. In Pakistan, immunization coverage has been quite low since the program’s inception, and the 2012–2013 population-based survey recorded it at 54%. Much has been written about the issues, challenges, and constr...

    Authors: Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Zaeem ul Haq, Nhan Tran and Assad Hafeez

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:24

    Content type: Review

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  32. Screening and treatment of hypertension is a cornerstone of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention. Hypertension causes a large proportion of cases of stroke, coronary heart disease, heart failure, and associ...

    Authors: Daniela Anker, Brigitte Santos-Eggimann, Valérie Santschi, Cinzia Del Giovane, Christina Wolfson, Sven Streit, Nicolas Rodondi and Arnaud Chiolero

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:26

    Content type: Review

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  33. The growing numbers of refugees and immigrants from conflict-prone areas settling throughout the world bring several challenges for those working in the mental health care system. Immigrants and refugees of al...

    Authors: Lloy Wylie, Rita Van Meyel, Heather Harder, Javeed Sukhera, Cathy Luc, Hooman Ganjavi, Mohamad Elfakhani and Nancy Wardrop

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:22

    Content type: Review

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  34. Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide. A number of screening trials for early detection of lung cancer exist, using chest X-ray, low-dose computed tomography, or both. However, li...

    Authors: Stefanie Schütte, Damien Dietrich, Xavier Montet and Antoine Flahault

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:23

    Content type: Review

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  35. Migration between Mexico and the USA constitutes the world’s largest migration corridor with more than 13 million movements of people in 2016. Furthermore, Mexico has a complex migration profile, being a count...

    Authors: René Leyva-Flores, Juan Pablo Gutierrez, Cesar Infante, Tonatiuh Gonzalez-Vazquez and Laura Magaña-Valladares

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:25

    Content type: Case study

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  36. Bangladesh has an established comprehensive death review system for tracking and reviewing maternal and perinatal deaths. This death review system, established in 2010, was initially known as the “Maternal and...

    Authors: Animesh Biswas, Junnatul Ferdoush, Abu Sayeed Md Abdullah and Abdul Halim

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  37. There is increasing recognition that improving health and tackling inequalities requires a strong public health workforce capable of delivering key public health functions across systems. The World Health Orga...

    Authors: Selena F. Gray and David Evans

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:14

    Content type: Case report

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