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  1. Content type: Review

    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

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  2. Content type: Case study

    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

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  3. Content type: Commentary

    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

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  4. Content type: Case report

    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

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  5. Content type: Case study

    Public health leaders are confronted with complex problems, and developing effective leadership competencies is essential. The teaching of leadership is still not common in public health training programs arou...

    Authors: Karen D. Könings, Nynke de Jong, Christa Lohrmann, Linas Sumskas, Tony Smith, Stephen J. O’Connor, Ingrid A. E. Spanjers, Jeroen J. G. Van Merriënboer and Katarzyna Czabanowska

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:13

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  6. Content type: Review

    While until recently the small and isolated Zika outbreaks in Eastern Asia and Pacific islands had been overlooked, the large-scale outbreak that started in Brazil in 2015 and the increase of microcephaly case...

    Authors: Anneliese Depoux, Aline Philibert, Serge Rabier, Henri-Jean Philippe, Arnaud Fontanet and Antoine Flahault

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:10

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  7. Content type: Case study

    Education and training of undergraduate health science students in public health are insufficient in many parts of the world. This lack is a risk as early interest in specialist training options is a predictor...

    Authors: Arauna Louw, Astrid Turner and Liz Wolvaardt

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:11

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  8. Content type: Review

    A decision to undertake screening for breast cancer often takes place within the primary care setting, but current controversies such as overdiagnosis and inconsistent screening recommendations based on evolvi...

    Authors: Sophia Siedlikowski, Carolyn Ells and Gillian Bartlett

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:15

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  9. Content type: Review

    Greenland is a country in transition from a colonial past with subsistence hunting and fishing to an urban Nordic welfare state. Epidemiological transition from infectious to chronic diseases has been evident ...

    Authors: Peter Bjerregaard and Christina V. L. Larsen

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:5

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  10. Content type: Review

    There are several studies from different geographical settings and levels on maternal health, but none analyzes how accountability problems may contribute to the maternal health outcomes. This study aimed to a...

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

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:9

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  11. Content type: Commentary

    Refugee populations have unequal access to primary care and may not receive appropriate health screening or preventive service recommendations. They encounter numerous health care disadvantages as a consequenc...

    Authors: Kim S. Griswold, Kevin Pottie, Isok Kim, Wooksoo Kim and Li Lin

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:3

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  12. Content type: Review

    The neural tube defects anencephaly and spina bifida are two of the most common serious congenital malformations. Most cases can be prevented by consuming sufficient folic acid immediately before pregnancy and...

    Authors: Nicholas J. Wald, Joan K. Morris and Colin Blakemore

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:2

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  13. Content type: Review

    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has experienced an unprecedented mining boom since the mid-2000s with unknown effects on sexual and reproductive health (SRH). This study takes the essential first steps o...

    Authors: Jose Wilches-Gutierrez and Patricia Documet

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:1

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  14. Content type: Review

    Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a public health framework approach used to identify and deliver services to those at risk for substance-use disorders, depression, and other m...

    Authors: Daniel Hargraves, Christopher White, Rachel Frederick, Margaret Cinibulk, Meriden Peters, Ashlee Young and Nancy Elder

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:31

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  15. Content type: Case study

    The Mescalero Apache Family Listening Program (MAFLP) is a culturally centered family prevention program with third, fourth, and fifth graders; a parent/caregiver; and a family elder. The program follows a pos...

    Authors: Lorenda Belone, Ardena Orosco, Eloise Damon, Willymae Smith-McNeal, Rebecca Rae, Mingma L. Sherpa, Orrin B. Myers, Anslem O. Omeh and Nina Wallerstein

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:30

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  16. Content type: Review

    The global scale-up of Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services is credited for a 52% worldwide decline in new HIV infections among children between 2001 and 2012. However, the epidemic cont...

    Authors: Jean Claude Mutabazi, Christina Zarowsky and Helen Trottier

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:28

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  17. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article [1] Table 1 contained an error in 1 cell entry. In this correction the correct and incorrect cell are shown. The full table is available in the original article [1].

    Authors: Theodore H. Tulchinsky

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:25

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    The original article was published in Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391600

  18. Content type: Case study

    The logistical and operational challenges to improve public health practice capacity across Africa are well documented. This report describes Kenya’s Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program’s (KFELT...

    Authors: Zeinab Gura Roka, Jane Githuku, Mark Obonyo, Waqo Boru, Tura Galgalo, Samuel Amwayi, Jackson Kioko, David Njoroge and James Anthony Ransom

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:23

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  19. Content type: Review

    The prevalence of mental health concerns and risky health behaviours among young people is of global concern. A large proportion of young people in New Zealand (NZ) are affected by depression, suicidal ideatio...

    Authors: Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Rhiannon Martel, Margot Darragh, Jim Warren, Hiran Thabrew and Terryann C. Clark

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:20

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  20. Content type: Review

    The Sustainable development goals (SDGs) have the potential to have a significant impact on maternal and child health through their commitments both to directly addressing health services and to improving fact...

    Authors: Jody Heymann, Aleta R. Sprague, Arijit Nandi, Alison Earle, Priya Batra, Adam Schickedanz, Paul J. Chung and Amy Raub

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:21

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  21. Content type: Review

    This paper examines palliative care within the human rights in patient care framework, which clarifies state obligations and addresses the rights of both patients and providers. In the context of palliative ca...

    Authors: Gabriela Barros de Luca, Violeta Zopunyan, Naomi Burke-Shyne, Anahit Papikyan and Davit Amiryan

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:18

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  22. Content type: Commentary

    The Human Rights in Patient Care framework embraces general human rights principles applicable to both patients and health care providers in the delivery of health care. Under this framework, states have a dut...

    Authors: Ximena Andión Ibañez and Tamar Dekanosidze

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:17

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  23. Content type: Review

    There has been a long history of subjecting marginalized women to forced and coerced sterilization. In recent years, the practice has been documented in countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and ...

    Authors: Priti Patel

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:15

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  24. Content type: Debate

    This article explores how human rights education in the health professions can build knowledge, change culture, and empower advocacy. Through a study of educational initiatives in the field, the article analyz...

    Authors: Joanna N. Erdman

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:14

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  25. Content type: Review

    Structural adjustment programmes of international financial institutions have typically set the fiscal parameters within which health policies operate in developing countries. Yet, we currently lack a systemat...

    Authors: Michael Thomson, Alexander Kentikelenis and Thomas Stubbs

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:13

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  26. Content type: Case report

    In this paper, we describe the development process of the first undergraduate public health baccalaureate program, in the Ashkelon Academic College in Israel. Expansion of degree-granting colleges in Israel is...

    Authors: Osnat Bashkin and Theodore Herzl Tulchinsky

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:11

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  27. Content type: Editorial

    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 ...

    Authors: Dainius Pūras

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:9

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  28. Content type: Commentary

    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...

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

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:7

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  29. Content type: Review

    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....

    Authors: Sarah Basharat and Babar Tasneem Shaikh

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:6

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