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  1. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The purpose of this article is to discuss some of the current challenges faced by European schools of public health. Perhaps most remarkable on the continent is the diversity, the magnitude, and the rapidity o...

    Authors: Fred Paccaud, Alison Weihofen and Sandra Nocera

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391621

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    The relative risk of premature mortality of the population in Central and Eastern European (CEE) and Central Asian Republic (CAR) countries is more than twice as high (and up to four times higher for post-Sovi...

    Authors: Róza Ádany, Anita Villerusa, Jovanka Bislimovska and Maksut Kulzhanov

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391623

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    Public health education in China and India has a long history that has been both deeply responsive to the unique needs and medical traditions of each country, and sensitive to global influences. The history of...

    Authors: Shrikant I. Bangdiwala, Joseph D. Tucker, Sanjay Zodpey, Sian M. Griffiths, Li-Ming Li, K. Srinath Reddy, Myron S. Cohen, Miriam Gross, Kavya Sharma and Jin-Ling Tang

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391628

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    The last century of innovative public health discoveries has led most of the world’s population to lead longer, healthier lives. Yet, the future holds some of the greatest public health challenges in mankind’s...

    Authors: Roberta B. Ness

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391629

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    Background: Debate on policy challenges associated with the health of older populations in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has intensified in recent years, centering on a concern about older persons’ vulnerability to i...

    Authors: Isabella Aboderin

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391607

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    Apocalyptic views on the social, economic and health consequences of aging abound. This review examines the potential upside of aging, in particular from a public health perspective. First, we review the evide...

    Authors: Marc Suhrcke, Elena Fumagalli and Ruth Hancock

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391608

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  7. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Physical activity has been identified as one of three key health behaviors impacting the major chronic diseases of aging that are increasingly responsible for a substantial proportion of global mortality. Alth...

    Authors: Abby C. King and Diane K. King

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391609

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  8. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Chronic diseases often determine pathologic phenotypes similar to those traditionally attributed to aging, such as accelerated decline of muscle mass and increments of basic metabolic rate, suggesting that the...

    Authors: Luigi Ferrucci, Charles Hesdorffer, Stefania Bandinelli and Eleanor M. Simonsick

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391612

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  9. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The role of the family in the health of its members is critical from birth to death. This review focuses on the aging family, recognizing that the family is one of the earliest and longest lasting contexts inf...

    Authors: Toni C. Antonucci and Kristin M. Wong

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391614

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  10. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Background: Many people now want or need to work longer due to increased life expectancy. In some countries statutory retirement ages deny older people free access to the labour market. It has been hypothesised ...

    Authors: Will Maimaris, Helen Hogan and Karen Lock

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391615

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  11. Content type: EditorialNotes

    Most public health journals focus on new scientific articles. Public Health Reviews was established to provide reviews of important topics in public health in order to assist in translation of science into pra...

    Authors: Antoine Flahault and Linda Fried

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391590

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  12. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The New Public Health is a contemporary application of a broad range of evidencebased scientific, technological, and management systems implementing measures to improve the health of individuals and population...

    Authors: Theodore H. Tulchinsky and Elena A. Varavikova

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391592

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  13. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Chronic diseases are the major causes of morbidity and mortality across the globe in developed and developing countries, and in countries transitioning from former socialist status. Chronic diseases — includin...

    Authors: Helen Ann Halpin, Maria M. Morales-Suárez-Varela and José M. Martin-Moreno

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391595

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    Public health is politically paradoxical because its core conceptual components — the exercise of public authority and the promotion of population health — stand in practical tension that belies their theoreti...

    Authors: Lawrence D. Brown

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391596

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    As in other countries, public heath in the United States continues to evolve to ensure healthy families and communities as well as individuals. Great achievements in the control of infectious and chronic disea...

    Authors: Jonathan E. Fielding, Steven Teutsch and Lester Breslow

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391597

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  16. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Population aging, rapidly increasing costs of healthcare and the growing burden of chronic disease are challenges to health systems worldwide. To meet these challenges will require new approaches to healthcare...

    Authors: Stephen M. Shortell, Robin Gillies and Frances Wu

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391598

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  17. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Health policy in Europe is at a crossroads. Longstanding challenges, such as persisting social and geographical inequalities, ageing populations, and rising burdens of chronic diseases, are being compounded by...

    Authors: David Stuckler, Sanjay Basu and Martin McKee

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391599

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  18. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Micronutrient deficiency conditions are widespread among 2 billion people in developing and in developed countries. These are silent epidemics of vitamin and mineral deficiencies affecting people of all gender...

    Authors: Theodore H. Tulchinsky

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391600

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    With increased globalization and interdependence among countries, sustained health worker migration and the complex threats of rapidly spreading infectious diseases, as well as changing lifestyles, a strong he...

    Authors: Shrikant I. Bangdiwala, Sharon Fonn, Osegbeaghe Okoye and Stephen Tollman

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391604

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  20. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Influenza epidemics occur regularly and prediction of their conversion to pandemics and their impact is difficult. Coordination of efforts on a global scale to control or reduce the impact is fraught with pote...

    Authors: Antoine Flahault and Patrick Zylberman

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2010 32:BF03391605

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