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Towards a Healthier 2020

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    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...

    Authors: Ilona Kickbusch

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:2

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    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...

    Authors: Jonathan E. Fielding, Shiriki Kumanyika and Ronald W. Manderscheid

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:3

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    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...

    Authors: Martin Seychell and Bartosz Hackbart

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:4

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    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 ...

    Authors: Elliot Rosenberg, Itamar Grotto, Tunie Dweck, Tuvia Horev, Miri Cohen and Boaz Lev

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:5

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    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...

    Authors: Sepideh Modrek, David Stuckler, Martin McKee, Mark R. Cullen and Sanjay Basu

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:10

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    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...

    Authors: Heather Manson, Terrence Sullivan, Phat Ha, Christine Navarro and José M. Martín-Moreno

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:11

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    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...

    Authors: Jonathan A. Patz and Melissa J. Hatch

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:12

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    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 ...

    Authors: Amy Burnett Heldman, Jessica Schindelar and James B. Weaver III

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:13

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    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...

    Authors: Jean-Frédéric Levesque, Mylaine Breton, Nicolas Senn, Pascale Levesque, Pierre Bergeron and Denis A. Roy

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:14

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