Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:1
Towards a Healthier 2020
Health will continue to gather strength as a global public domain if it links itself strategically with other transnational agendas and strengthens its political ability to produce global public goods for heal...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:2
A Perspective on the Development of the Healthy People 2020 Framework for Improving U.S. Population Health
Since the late 1970s, the federal Healthy People Initiative has been a visible component of the United States’ approach to improving population health. In each decade, a new version of Healthy People is issued...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:3
The European Union has gradually developed a consistent and integrated policy framework to respond to common challenges in the field of health that combines legislation, cooperation and financing: the EU Healt...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:4
Israel’s health system evolved over the past century and achieved universal coverage in 1995. Health status indicators have improved dramatically over the past decades and are now generally excellent compared ...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:5
This article examines health target-setting in 12 former Soviet countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. We ...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:6
Mental and behavioral disorders account for approximately 7.4 percent of the global burden of disease and represent the leading cause of disability worldwide. Intricately connected to educational achievement, ...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:7
Public Health Systems and Services Research: Building the Evidence Base to Improve Public Health Practice
Public health services and systems research (PHSSR) is the American designation for a field that uses a number of research disciplines and perspectives to examine the organization of public health systems, how...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:8
The impact of the economic crisis on health through its social determinants has the greatest effect on disadvantaged, low income households as they are more vulnerable to falls in income and are more likely to...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:9
A Review of Health Consequences of Recessions Internationally and a Synthesis of the US Response during the Great Recession
The 2007 global economic recession was the most severe recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s in terms of declines in unemployment, labor force participation and gross domestic product in the United...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:10
The rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) challenges the public health sector to develop, support and implement effective interventions to reduce this global epidemic. The United Nations has respon...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:11
Climate change presents a significant challenge to global health. This paper examines the health impacts of climate change from extreme weather events, temperature changes, rising sea levels and changes in pre...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:12
Social Media Engagement and Public Health Communication: Implications for Public Health Organizations Being Truly “Social”
Social media are designed to be engaging, but often are used as a mechanism by public health organizations and practitioners for mass information dissemination rather than engaging audiences in true multi-way ...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:13
The Interaction of Public Health and Primary Care: Functional Roles and Organizational Models that Bridge Individual and Population Perspectives
Introduction: Public health and primary care are often conceived as two entities providing complementary services within the health system. This scoping review aims to better understand how the two sectors inter...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:14