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  1. Case study

    Strengthening health systems in Africa: a case study of the Kenya field epidemiology training program for local frontline health workers

    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...

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

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:23

    Published on: 24 October 2017

  2. Review

    Paid parental leave and family wellbeing in the sustainable development era

    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...

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

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:21

    Published on: 15 September 2017

  3. Review

    Palliative care and human rights in patient care: an Armenia case study

    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...

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

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:18

    Published on: 7 August 2017

  4. Review

    Forced sterilization of women as discrimination

    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 ...

    Priti Patel

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:15

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  5. Debate

    Human rights education in patient care

    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...

    Joanna N. Erdman

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:14

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  6. Review

    Structural adjustment programmes adversely affect vulnerable populations: a systematic-narrative review of their effect on child and maternal health

    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...

    Michael Thomson, Alexander Kentikelenis and Thomas Stubbs

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:13

    Published on: 10 July 2017

  7. Editorial

    Human rights and the practice of medicine

    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 ...

    Dainius Pūras

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:9

    Published on: 6 March 2017

  8. Commentary

    Communicating climate change and health in the media

    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...

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

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:7

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  9. Review

    Polio immunization in Pakistan: ethical issues and challenges

    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....

    Sarah Basharat and Babar Tasneem Shaikh

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:6

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  10. Review

    Master of Public Health programmes in South Africa: issues and challenges

    The demand for highly skilled public health personnel in low- and middle-income countries has been recognised globally. In South Africa, the need to train more public health professionals has been acknowledged...

    Thembelihle Dlungwane, Anna Voce, Ruth Searle and Fred Stevens

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:5

    Published on: 2 February 2017

  11. Review

    An examination of the growing US undergraduate public health movement

    With over 10,900 public health bachelor’s degree graduates conferred in 2015, public health undergraduate education in the USA has become mainstream. However, with the recent establishment of a majority of the...

    Beth Resnick, Suzanne Selig and Richard Riegelman

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:4

    Published on: 1 February 2017

  12. Review

    Positive postpartum depression screening practices and subsequent mental health treatment for low-income women in Western countries: a systematic literature 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...

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

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:3

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  13. Review

    Examples of applied public health through the work of the Epidemic Intelligence Service officers at CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health: 2006–2015

    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...

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

    Public Health Reviews 2017 38:1

    Published on: 25 January 2017

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