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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Content type: Review

    Left undiagnosed and/or untreated, the short-and long-term sequelae of postpartum depression may negatively impact both mother and child. In Western countries, access to mental health care is influenced by soc...

    Authors: Elinor Hansotte, Shirley I. Payne and Suzanne M. Babich

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:3

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  11. Content type: Review

    The Epidemic Intelligence Service officers (EISOs) at the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) respond to public health outbreaks, assist pub...

    Authors: Yulia I. Carroll, Fauzia A. Rashid, Henry Falk and Meredith M. Howley

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:1

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  12. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    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...

    Authors: David Rockefeller Jr.

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:32

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  13. Content type: Review

    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 ...

    Authors: Eduardo Velasco-Mondragon, Angela Jimenez, Anna G. Palladino-Davis, Dawn Davis and Jose A. Escamilla-Cejudo

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:31

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  14. Content type: Commentary

    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...

    Authors: Corinne Le Quéré

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:29

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  15. Content type: Review

    Changes in migration patterns that have occurred in recent decades, both quantitative, with an increase in the number of immigrants, and qualitative, due to different causes of migration (work, family reunific...

    Authors: Antonio Sarría-Santamera, Ana Isabel Hijas-Gómez, Rocío Carmona and Luís Andrés Gimeno-Feliú

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:28

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  16. Content type: Commentary

    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...

    Authors: Alex Ezeh

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:27

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  17. Content type: Meeting Report

    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...

    Authors: Tina Bregant, Mariam Torosyan, Amanda Shriwise, Lukasz Balwicki and Ted Tulchinsky

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:26

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  18. Content type: Commentary

    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, ...

    Authors: Paul Shrivastava, Kari Raivio, Fumiko Kasuga, Joshua Tewksbury, Andy Haines and Peter Daszak

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:25

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  19. Content type: Commentary

    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...

    Authors: Lukasz Aleksandrowicz

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:23

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  20. Content type: Commentary

    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 ...

    Authors: Antoine Flahault, Rafael Ruiz de Castaneda and Isabelle Bolon

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:21

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  21. Content type: Review

    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...

    Authors: Maria Kristiansen, Oliver Razum, Hürrem Tezcan-Güntekin and Allan Krasnik

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:20

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  22. Content type: Review

    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...

    Authors: Alexander E. Kentikelenis and Amanda Shriwise

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:19

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  23. Content type: Commentary

    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...

    Authors: Kristie L. Ebi

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:17

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  24. Content type: Commentary

    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...

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

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:16

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  25. Content type: Letter to Editor

    The report of the Rockefeller Foundation/Lancet Commission on Planetary Health described how human health directly depends upon the environment. It takes a broad perspective not only acknowledging climate chan...

    Authors: Andy Haines

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:14

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  26. Content type: Review

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:13

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  27. Content type: Review

    Using a modified social ecological model, we conducted a review of the literature and nationwide statistics on African American health. We discuss the main social determinants of health and main health dispari...

    Authors: Allan S. Noonan, Hector Eduardo Velasco-Mondragon and Fernando A. Wagner

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:12

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  28. Content type: Commentary

    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...

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

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:11

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  29. Content type: Review

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:10

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  30. Content type: Case study

    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 ...

    Authors: Bent Greve

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:9

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  31. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    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 ...

    Authors: Sarah Molton

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:8

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  32. Content type: Commentary

    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...

    Authors: Brigitte Santos-Eggimann and Nicolas Sirven

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:7

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  33. Content type: Review

    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...

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

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:3

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  34. Content type: Editorial

    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...

    Authors: Bayard Roberts, Adrianna Murphy and Martin McKee

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:1

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