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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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

  15. 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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  16. 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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