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Public Health Open Access Research

Public Health Open Access Research

Welcome to our Public Health page where we showcase journal news, collections, highlights and recent campaigns from our open access journals, as selected by our Editors. 

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See you at #APHA2019 and #EPH2019!

Find us at booth #1044 at #APHA2019


Find us at booth #8 at #EPH2019

On November 3-5, our Editors will be at booth #1044 at the American Public Health Association annual meeting in Philadelphia to meet delegates and answer any questions on our open access research relevant to this year's theme "Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health."

On November 21-23, our Editors will be at booth #8 at the 12th European Public Health Conference in Marseille to meet delegates and answer any questions on our open access research relevant to year's theme "Building bridges for solidarity and public health."

Relevant research

#APHA2019 - Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.

Addiction Science & Clinical PracticeAddiction Science & Clinical Practice

Ask about smoking, not quitting: a chronic disease approach to assessing and treating tobacco us
Steven L. Bernstein & Benjamin A. Toll 

Archives of Public HealthArchives of Public Health

Design and evaluation of a coalition-led obesity initiative to promote healthy eating and physical activity in low-income, ethnically diverse communities: the Go! Austin/Vamos! Austin initiative
Alexandra van den Berg, Aida Nielsen, Nika Akhavan et al

BMC MedicineBMC Medicine

Tobacco smoking and risk of 36 cardiovascular disease subtypes: fatal and non-fatal outcomes in a large prospective Australian study
Emily Banks, Grace Joshy, Rosemary J. Korda et al

BMC Public HealthBMC Public Health

Distinct trajectories of physical activity and related factors during the life course in the general population: a systematic review
Irinja Lounassalo, Kasper Salin, Anna Kankaanpää et al

Impact of disease screening on awareness and management of hypertension and diabetes between 2011 and 2015: results from the China health and retirement longitudinal study
Chihua Li & L. H. Lumey 

Globalization and HealthGlobalization and Health

A multidisciplinary review of the policy, intellectual property rights, and international trade environment for access and affordability to essential cancer medications
Sangita M. Baxi, Reed Beall, Joshua Yang et al

Getting the most from after action reviews to improve global health security
Michael A. Stoto, Christopher Nelson, Rachael Piltch-Loeb et al

Harm Reduction JournalHarm Reduction Journal

Perspectives on the HIV continuum of care among adult opioid users in New York City: a qualitative study
Babak Tofighi, Selena S. Sindhu, Chemi Chemi et al

Implementation ScienceImplementation Science

Using a RE-AIM framework to identify promising practices in National Diabetes Prevention Program implementation
Kunthea Nhim, Stephanie M. Gruss, Deborah S. Porterfield et al

Injury EpidemiologyInjury Epidemiology

State marijuana laws and opioid overdose mortality
Stanford Chihuri & Guohua Li 

The impact of spikes in handgun acquisitions on firearm-related harms
Hannah S. Laqueur, Rose M. C. Kagawa, Christopher D. McCort et al

International Journal for Equity in HealthInternational Journal for Equity in Health

Demographic, socioeconomic, and health correlates of unmet need for mental health treatment in the United States, 2002–16: evidence from the national surveys on drug use and health
Justin C. Yang, Andres Roman-Urrestarazu, Martin McKee et al

The impact of Medicare part D on income-related inequality in pharmaceutical expenditure
Natalie Carvalho, Dennis Petrie, Linkun Chen et al

Parasites & VectorsParasites & Vectors

Integration of schistosomiasis control activities within the primary health care system: a critical review
Paul Bizimana, Giuseppina Ortu, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden et al

#EPH2019 - Building bridges for solidarity and public health

Archives of Public HealthArchives of Public Health

Conceptualizing sexual and gender-based violence in European asylum reception centers
Charlotte Oliveira, Maria do Rosário Oliveira Martins, Sónia Dias et al

Counting the non-existing: causes of death of undocumented migrants in Brussels-Capital Region (Belgium), 2005–2010
Dirk Lafaut, Hadewijch Vandenheede, Johan Surkyn et al

BMC International Health and Human RightsBMC International Health and Human Rights

Quality of health care for refugees – a systematic review
Karolin Hahn, Jost Steinhäuser, Denise Wilfling et al
 

BMC Public HealthBMC Public Health

The relationship between non-permanent migration and non-communicable chronic disease outcomes for cancer, heart disease and diabetes – a systematic review
Karen H. Wang, Zoé M. Hendrickson, Cynthia A. Brandt wt al

Trends in Belgian cause-specific mortality by migrant origin between the 1990s and the 2000s
Katrien Vanthomme & Hadewijch Vandenheede

Conflict and HealthConflict and Health

Does refugee status matter? Medical needs of newly arrived asylum seekers and resettlement refugees - a retrospective observational study of diagnoses in a primary care setting
Evelyn Kleinert, Frank Müller, Ghefar Furaijat et al

Globalization and HealthGlobalization and Health

A Comprehensive Framework to Optimize Short-Term Experiences in Global Health (STEGH)
Shivani Shah, Henry C. Lin & Lawrence C. Loh 

Health and health needs of migrants in detention in Greece: shedding light to an unknown reality
Kyriakos Souliotis, Maria Saridi, Konstantina Banou et al

Health Research Policy and SystemsHealth Research Policy and Systems

The impact of governance in primary health care delivery: a systems thinking approach with a European panel
Ana Belén Espinosa-González, Brendan C. Delaney, Joachim Marti et al

Implementation ScienceImplementation Science

Implementation science in resource-poor countries and communities
H. Manisha Yapa & Till Bärnighausen 

International Journal for Equity in HealthInternational Journal for Equity in Health

Scenarios for population health inequalities in 2030 in Europe: the EURO-HEALTHY project experience
António Alvarenga, Carlos A. Bana e Costa, Carme Borrell et al

Trends in mortality inequalities in an urban area: the influence of immigration
Maica Rodríguez-Sanz, Mercè Gotsens, Marc Marí dell’Olmo et al

Population Health MetricsPopulation Health Metrics

Evaluation of data availability on population health indicators at the regional level across the European Union
Claudia Costa, Ângela Freitas, Iwa Stefanik et al

Examining trends in cardiovascular disease mortality across Europe: how does the introduction of a new European Standard Population affect the description of the relative burden of cardiovascular disease?
Shiva Tadayon, Kremlin Wickramasinghe & Nick Townsend 

Call for papers: Developments in global tobacco and alcohol policy

Developments in global tobacco and alcohol policy

This collection aims to bring together a selection of the latest research and developments surrounding global alcohol and tobacco policy, from a variety of different viewpoints.

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Call for papers: Environmental justice and policy research

Environmental justice and policy research

This collection invites articles from a broad range of subject areas that shed light on the contribution that evidence-based research can give to develop better practices and policies towards stronger environmental justice. These include air pollution, sewage management, water systems management, drinking water quality, pesticides and much more.

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Call for papers: Vaccinology and infectious diseases

Call for papers: Vaccinology and infectious diseases

The purpose of this collection is to review the past, understand the present, and look to the future of this field and the sociopolitical issues surrounding vaccinology and infectious disease. 

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Call for papers: Digital public health


Call for papers: Digital public health


This collection is interested in manuscripts that address digital (e-health) interventions and their applications in health care and public health.

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Call for papers: One Health Outlook


One Health Outlook

One Health Outlook is a new open access journal published in collaboration with the One Health Platform. This new journal aims to bring together diverse fields to track and manage disease across human, animal, plant and environmental vectors.

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Call for papers: One Health in policy, practice, and response to emerging diseases

One Health in policy, practice, and response to emerging diseases

This collection welcomes articles detailing timely and important topics related to employing a One Health approach in policy, practice, and response to emerging diseases from around the world.

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Blog: Developments in the opioid epidemic: Q&A with Guohua Li

Developments in the opioid epidemic: Q&A with Guohua LiThe opioid crisis has claimed over half a million lives in the United States since 1996. This blog discusses the origins of the epidemic and more recent developments.

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Blog: Prevalence of post-treatment Lyme disease in the United States — what can we expect?

Prevalence of post-treatment Lyme disease in the United States — what can we expect?While most patients recover form Lyme disease, a proportion do not respond to treatment and develop persistent symptoms such as chronic pain, cognitive dysfunction, and debilitating fatigue.

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Blog: How many cigarettes are there in a bottle of wine?

How many cigarettes are there in a bottle of wine?The links between moderate alcohol consumption and cancer risk are less well communicated compared to the links between smoking and cancer.

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Blog: The “No jab, no school” policy and vaccination efforts needed for measles elimination

The “No jab, no school” policy and vaccination efforts needed for measles eliminationItaly and France have both introduced compulsory vaccination against measles for children starting school; could similar policies be effective in other high-income countries?

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Blog: Can Twitter and Google help improve heat wave warning systems?

Can Twitter and Google help improve heat wave warning systems?A recent study has shown that tracking tweets on Twitter and searches on Google with heat-related keywords can help provide early and more efficient warnings for heat waves.

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