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  1. 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 Jr.

    Public Health Reviews 2016 37:32

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

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