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New public health workforce training

Edited by Yehuda Neumark and Laura Magaña Valladares

Publication charges for this collection were funded by ASPHER. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer-review process overseen by the Handling Editor, who declares no competing interests.

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  1. Content type: Review

    Saudi Arabia is currently passing through a transformational phase. There is a huge demand on the Saudi healthcare system to provide better healthcare facilities to the rapidly increasing Saudi population, as ...

    Authors: Mohammed Khaled Al-Hanawi, Sami A. Khan and Hussein Mohammed Al-Borie

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2019 40:1

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  2. Content type: Commentary

    Violence against women is an acknowledged public and global health problem which has adverse consequences for women’s health. Education, especially higher education, has long been identified as an important ar...

    Authors: Leah Okenwa-Emgwa and Eva von Strauss

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2018 39:31

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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