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APHA 2018 and EPH 2018

To celebrate the Public Health meetings taking place in North America and Europe this November, our Editors have curated a wide range of highly influential content relevant to the themes being discussed. Find research, reviews, commentaries and blogs below.

        BMC at APHA 2018

Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now




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Winds of Change: Towards New Ways of Improving Public Health in Europe

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Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now

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Equitable health: let’s stick together as we address global discrimination, prejudice and stigma
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Gender disparity in epidemiological trend of HIV/AIDS infection and treatment in Ethiopia
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BMC International Health and Human RightsBMC International Health and Human Rights

Combining survey data, GIS and qualitative interviews in the analysis of health service access for persons with disabilities
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Scrambling for access: availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality of healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in South Africa
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BMC Public HealthBMC Public Health

Migration and health: a global public health research priority
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Supporting parenting to address social inequalities in health: a synthesis of systematic reviews
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Conflict and HealthConflict and Health

Barriers to cardiovascular disease secondary prevention care in the West Bank, Palestine – a health professional perspective
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Evaluating the communities care program: best practice for rigorous research to evaluate gender based violence prevention and response programs in humanitarian settings
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Globalization and HealthGlobalization and Health

Are health systems interventions gender blind? examining health system reconstruction in conflict affected states
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Oppression, liberation, wellbeing, and ecology: organizing metaphors for understanding health workforce migration and other social determinants of health
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​​​​​​​Injury Epidemiology (Coming soon to BMC...)Injury Epidemiology

Workers compensation-reported injuries among security and law enforcement personnel in the private versus public sectors
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International Journal for Equity in HealthInternational Journal for Equity in Health​​​​​​​

Measuring social exclusion in healthcare settings: a scoping review
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Punching above their weight: a network to understand broader determinants of increasing life expectancy
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International Journal of Health Geographics

A multi-modal relative spatial access assessment approach to measure spatial International Journal of Health Geographicsaccessibility to primary care providers
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Residential scene classification for gridded population sampling in developing countries using deep convolutional neural networks on satellite imagery
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Population Health Metrics

Life expectancy inequalities in the elderly by Population Metrics​​​​​​​socioeconomic status: evidence from Italy
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Public Health Reviews

Issues of accessibility to health services by older Australians: a review​​​​​​​
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How do accountability problems lead to maternal health inequities? A review of qualitative literature from Indian public sector
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Reproductive Health​​​​​​​

Expanding the agenda for addressing mistreatment in maternity care: a mapping review and gender analysis
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Health and sustainable development; strengthening peri-operative care in low income countries to improve maternal and neonatal outcomesReproductive Health
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Winds of Change: Towards New Ways of Improving Public Health in Europe

Archives of Public Health
Archives or Public Health

Roadbook for the implementation of next-generation sequencing in clinical practice in oncology and hemato-oncology in Belgium
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BMC International Health and Human Rights​​​​​​​

Assessing refugee healthcare needs in Europe and implementing BMC International Health and Human Rightseducational interventions in primary care: a focus on methods
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BMC Public Health​​​​​​​

Investigating the growing trend of nondrinking among young people; analysis of repeated cross-sectional surveys in England 2005–2015
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Parental physical activity is associated with objectively measured physical activity in young children in a sex-specific manner: the GECKO Drenthe cohort
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Conflict and Health​​​​​​​

AdaptationConflict and Health and testing of an assessment for mental health and alcohol use problems among conflict-affected adults in Ukraine
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"The needs have clearly evolved as time has gone on.”: A qualitative study to explore stakeholders’ perspectives on the health needs of Syrian refugees in Greece following the 2016 European Union-Turkey agreement
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Globalization and HealthGlobalization and Health

Early evaluation of experiences of health care providers in reception centers with a patient-held personal health record for asylum seekers: a multi-sited qualitative study in a German federal state
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European Union implementation of Article 5.3 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
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Injury Epidemiology​​​​​​​

Temporal and regional trends of choking injuries in children in Italy, 2001–2013
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International Journal for Equity in Health​​​​​​​International Journal for Equity in Health

Detecting spatio-temporal mortality clusters of European countries by sex and age
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Towards a more integrated and gender-sensitive care delivery for victims of sexual assault: key findings and recommendations from the Belgian sexual assault care centre feasibility study
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International Journal of Health GeographicsInternational Journal of Health Geographics

Evaluating the risk for Usutu virus circulation in Europe: comparison of environmental niche models and epidemiological models
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Using Google Location History data to quantify fine-scale human mobility
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Population Metrics​​​​​​​
Population Health Metrics​​​​​​​

Head-to-head comparison between the EQ-5D-5L and the EQ-5D-3L in general population health surveys
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Public Health Reviews​​​​​​​Public Health Reviews

Developing the public health workforce: training and recognizing specialists in public health from backgrounds other than medicine: experience in the UK​​​​​​​
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Is blended learning and problem-based learning course design suited to develop future public health leaders? An explorative European study
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Collections

Calling for papers: Public mental health

Calling for papers: Public mental health

This collection looks to approach mental health from a global, public, and interdisciplinary perspective. It aims to understand how political, social, and cultural factors co-determine mental health or illness, and to inform effective action to promote mental health.

Submit to our new article collection from Archives of Public Health

Call for Papers: Health in the SDGs: Intersectoral Action for Health

Call for Papers: Health in the SDGs: Intersectoral Action for Health

This collection seeks contributions that showcase 
multisectoral approaches to achieving the health and well-being related goals in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The collection will focus on policies and programmes outside the health sector that have health implications through commercial, cultural, economic, environmental, political, or social determinants of health.

Submit to our new article collection from Globalization and Health

APHA and EPH 2018

Selected articles in Public Health for APHA and EPH 2018

Environmental Health has published this collection to highlight top accessed articles in line with the conference themes: ‘Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now’ (APHA) and ‘Winds of change: towards new ways of improving public health in Europe’ (EPH).

Read selected articles from Environmental Health

Call for papers: Maternal and child health in the sustainable development goal era

Calling for papers: Maternal and child health in the sustainable development goal era

This collection aims to inform further action to address the issues of maternal and neonatal mortality in the SDG era. We invite manuscripts which will help to shed light on the major persisting challenges, the under examined areas of maternal and child health, and cross-cutting or underlying issues related to gender, inequality, and health systems which must be addressed in order for progress to continue and, ideally, accelerate.

Submit to our article collection from Public Health Reviews

Health information in Europe

Health information in Europe

This collection features research within the framework of the EU funded BRIDGE Health (BRidging Information and Data Generation for Evidence-based Health policy and research) project. 

Articles in this collection discuss good examples, experiences and practices of EU-wide collaboration, and outline the recent improvements towards a collaborative EU Heath Information System.

Read articles in this collection from Archives of Public Health

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