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The hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum: An emerging publichealth risk in Australian tropical rainforests and Indigenous communities 28616506 2018 11 13 2352-7714 3 2017 Jun One health (Amsterdam, Netherlands) One Health The hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum : An emerging publichealth risk in Australian tropical rainforests and Indigenous communities. 66-69 10.1016/j.onehlt.2017.04.002 Ancylostoma ceylanicum is the common hookworm of domestic dogs and cats throughout Asia, and is an emerging (...) but little understood publichealth risk in tropical northern Australia. We investigated the prevalence of A. ceylanicum in soil and free-ranging domestic dogs at six rainforest locations in Far North Queensland that are Indigenous Australian communities and popular tourist attractions within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. By combining PCR-based techniques with traditional methods of hookworm species identification, we found the prevalence of hookworm in Indigenous community dogs was high (96.3
Mass incarceration, publichealth, and widening inequality in the USA. In this Series paper, we examine how mass incarceration shapes inequality in health. The USA is the world leader in incarceration, which disproportionately affects black populations. Nearly one in three black men will ever be imprisoned, and nearly half of black women currently have a family member or extended family member who is in prison. However, until recently the publichealth implications of mass incarceration were (...) unclear. Most research in this area has focused on the health of current and former inmates, with findings suggesting that incarceration could produce some short-term improvements in physical health during imprisonment but has profoundly harmful effects on physical and mental health after release. The emerging literature on the family and community effects of mass incarceration points to negative health impacts on the female partners and children of incarcerated men, and raises concerns that excessive
â€œHitting the spotâ€: Developing individuals with lived-experience of health and social care as facilitators to deliver a course to enhance public involvement in research â€“ a Welsh perspective 29062530 2018 11 13 2056-7529 3 2017 Research involvement and engagement Res Involv Engagem " Hitting the spot ": Developing individuals with lived-experience of health and social care as facilitators to deliver a course to enhance public involvement in research - a Welsh perspective. 5 10.1186/s40900 (...) -017-0057-z Public involvement in research has become an important and integral part of the research process in health and social care, from the early stages of research prioritisation and development to the later stages of research conduct and dissemination. Learning and development opportunities, including training, can assist the public and researchers in working together in the research process, and a training schedule exists in Wales for this purpose. One of the key components of this training
A framework for public involvement at the design stage of NHS health and social care research: time to develop ethically conscious standards 29062531 2018 11 13 2056-7529 3 2017 Research involvement and engagement Res Involv Engagem A framework for public involvement at the design stage of NHS health and social care research: time to develop ethically conscious standards. 6 10.1186/s40900-017-0058-y Researchers who conduct studies in health and social care are encouraged to involve the public (...) framework requires further consultation and input from the wider research community and the public before endorsement by national UK bodies such as INVOLVE and the Health Research Authority (HRA). Pandya-Wood Raksha R Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, De Montfort University, Hawthorn Building, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH UK. 0000 0001 2153 2936 grid.48815.30 Barron Duncan S DS Senior Research Fellow and Public Involvement Lead for the NIHR RDS South East, University of Brighton, Centre for Health
WHO South-East Asia Journal of PublicHealth, Volume 6, Issue 1, April 2017 WHO IRIS: WHO South-East Asia Journal of PublicHealth, Volume 6, Issue 1, April 2017 Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 2.47 MB Adobe PDF Title: WHO South-East Asia Journal of PublicHealth, Volume 6, Issue 1, April 2017 Authors: Issue Date: Apr-2017 Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia Place of publication: New Delhi Language: English Subject: URI: ISSN: 2224-3151
WHO events addressing publichealth priorities: the prevention of congenital and genetic disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region WHO IRIS: WHO events addressing publichealth priorities: the prevention of congenital and genetic disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 72.93 kB Adobe PDF Title: WHO events addressing publichealth priorities: the prevention of congenital and genetic disorders in the Eastern (...) Mediterranean Region Authors: Issue Date: Apr-2017 Publisher: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Journal: EMHJ-Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 23 (4): 321-323 Place of publication: Cairo Language: English Keywords: Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health and Nutrition Subject: Context: prevention and control trends URI: ISSN: 1020-3397 1687-1634 [Online] Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless
PublicHealth Emergency Response in Taiwan 28418737 2017 10 31 2018 11 13 2326-5108 15 2 2017 Mar/Apr Health security Health Secur PublicHealth Emergency Response in Taiwan. 137-143 10.1089/hs.2016.0108 In recent years, growth of international travel and trade, as well as climate change, has resulted in the frequent emergence and reemergence of infectious diseases such as Ebola, Zika, and MERS. In 2016, Taiwan used the Joint External Evaluation (JEE) tool to evaluate its publichealth (...) emergency response capacities and understand important areas for improvement. This article presents Taiwan's disaster and publichealth emergency response organizational structure, real-time integrated information, response processes, and command center structure. After reviewing the results of the JEE tool and drawing lessons from emergency response efforts in the United States, we provide 3 recommendations that may enhance Taiwan's publichealth emergency response capacities: establish common
Taiwan's PublicHealth National Laboratory System: Success in Influenza Diagnosis and Surveillance 28418742 2017 10 31 2018 11 13 2326-5108 15 2 2017 Mar/Apr Health security Health Secur Taiwan's PublicHealth National Laboratory System: Success in Influenza Diagnosis and Surveillance. 154-164 10.1089/hs.2016.0104 Taiwan's National Laboratory System is one of the action packages of the Global Health Security Agenda, which was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote health (...) system for publichealth is well-established and coordinated by the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which is the government authority in charge of infectious disease prevention and intervention. Through the national laboratory system, Taiwan CDC effectively detects and characterizes pathogens that cause communicable diseases across the entire country, including both known and novel threats, and also conducts epidemiologic analyses of infectious diseases. In this article, we describe
Health and Public Policy to Facilitate Effective Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Involving Illicit and Prescription Drugs: An American College of Physicians Position Paper. Substance use disorders involving illicit and prescription drugs are a serious publichealth issue. In the United States, millions of individuals need treatment for substance use disorders but few receive it. The rising number of drug overdose deaths and the changing legal status of marijuana pose new (...) challenges. In this position paper, the American College of Physicians maintains that substance use disorder is a treatable chronic medical condition and offers recommendations on expanding treatment options, the legal status of marijuana, addressing the opioid epidemic, insurance coverage of substance use disorders treatment, education and workforce, and publichealth interventions.
Publichealth impact of the 2014â€“2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa: seizing opportunities for the future 28589018 2018 11 13 2059-7908 2 2 2017 BMJ global health BMJ Glob HealthPublichealth impact of the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa: seizing opportunities for the future. e000202 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000202 Delamou Alexandre A 0000-0002-9397-7106 Department of PublicHealth, Gamal University of Conakry, Conakry, Guinea. Delvaux Thérèse T Woman and Child Health Research Centre (...) , Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. El Ayadi Alison Marie AM Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA. Beavogui Abdoul Habib AH Department of Parasitology-Mycology, Gamal University of Conakry, Conakry, Guinea. Okumura Junko J Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan. Van Damme Wim W Health Policy Unit, Department of PublicHealth, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. De Brouwere Vincent V
A globally networked hybrid approach to publichealth capacity training for maternal health professionals in low and middle income countries 29202076 2018 11 13 2397-0642 2 2017 Global health research and policy Glob Health Res Policy A globally networked hybrid approach to publichealth capacity training for maternal health professionals in low and middle income countries. 8 10.1186/s41256-017-0027-x MundoComm is a current NIH-funded project for sustainable publichealth capacity building (...) , and faculty from Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic who maintain regular contact with the trainees to mentor learning and project progress. The purpose of this paper is to report the first year results of the MundoComm project. Both quantitative and qualitative feedback (using online data capturing forms) assess baseline and post-training knowledge and skills in publichealth project strategies. The course currently has one team each in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and Honduras for a total of 12
PublicHealth Panorama - Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2017 - Том 3, выпуск 1, март 2017 г. - rus WHO IRIS: PublicHealth Panorama - Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2017 - Том 3, выпуск 1, март 2017 г. - rus Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 2.72 MB Adobe PDF Title: PublicHealth Panorama - Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2017 - Том 3, выпуск 1, март 2017 г. - rus Other Titles: JOURNAL OF THE WHO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR EUROPE Authors: Issue Date: Mar-2017 Language: Russian URI
Float Tanks: Review of Current Guidance and Considerations for PublicHealth Inspectors JULY 2016 1 Float Tanks: Review of Current Guidance and Considerations for PublicHealth Inspectors Shelley Beaudet a and Angela Eykelbosh b Key Messages • The growing popularity of “floatation” and the ways in which this practice differs from the use of pools and spas have raised interesting questions in environmental publichealth. • Publichealth agencies in the US and Canada have taken very different (...) approaches to the classification and regulation (or non-regulation) of these facilities. • Continuing engagement amongst environmental health practitioners, regulatory agencies, and industry may help to ensure that standards applied to float tanks are both appropriate to the activity and protective of publichealth. Background “Floating” refers to an increasingly popular health and wellness practice in which an individual floats (typically nude and in the dark) in a warm, saturated solution of magnesium
Strengthening US PublicHealth Preparedness and Response Operations 28092487 2017 09 12 2018 11 13 2326-5108 15 1 2017 Jan/Feb Health security Health Secur Strengthening US PublicHealth Preparedness and Response Operations. 20-21 10.1089/hs.2016.0115 Watson Matthew M Nuzzo Jennifer B JB Shearer Matthew P MP Meyer Diane D eng Journal Article 2017 01 16 United States Health Secur 101654694 2326-5094 IM Civil Defense economics Disaster Planning methods organization & administration Humans Public (...) Health Administration PublicHealth Practice economics Surveys and Questionnaires United States 2017 1 17 6 0 2017 9 13 6 0 2017 1 17 6 0 ppublish 28092487 10.1089/hs.2016.0115 PMC5314964 Health Secur. 2016 Sep-Oct;14 (5):284-304 27575382
Improving Biosurveillance Systems to Enable Situational Awareness During PublicHealth Emergencies 28092456 2017 09 12 2018 11 13 2326-5108 15 1 2017 Jan/Feb Health security Health Secur Improving Biosurveillance Systems to Enable Situational Awareness During PublicHealth Emergencies. 17-19 10.1089/hs.2016.0097 Nuzzo Jennifer B JB eng Journal Article 2017 01 16 United States Health Secur 101654694 2326-5094 IM Awareness Biosurveillance methods Disease Outbreaks Emergencies Humans PublicHealth
Publichealth and the economy could be served by reallocating medical expenditures to social programs 29349215 2018 11 13 2352-8273 3 2017 Dec SSM - population health SSM Popul HealthPublichealth and the economy could be served by reallocating medical expenditures to social programs. 185-191 10.1016/j.ssmph.2017.01.004 As much as 30% of US health care spending in the United States does not improve individual or population health. To a large extent this excess spending results from prices (...) that are too high and from administrative waste. In the public sector, and particularly at the state level, where budget constraints are severe and reluctance to raise taxes high, this spending crowds out social, educational, and public-health investments. Over time, as spending on medical care increases, spending on improvements to the social determinants of health are starved. In California the fraction of General Fund expenditures spent on publichealth and social programs fell from 34.8% in fiscal year
Genetic epidemiology and publichealth: hope, hype, and future prospects. Genetic epidemiology is a rapidly expanding research field, but the implications of findings from such studies for individual or population health are unclear. The use of molecular genetic screening currently has some legitimacy in certain monogenic conditions, but no established value with respect to common complex diseases. Personalised medical care based on molecular genetic testing is also as yet undeveloped
Public-health impact of accelerated measles control in the WHO African Region 2000-03. BACKGROUND: In 2000, the WHO African Region adopted a plan to accelerate efforts to lower measles mortality with the goal of decreasing the number of measles deaths to near zero. By June, 2003, 19 African countries had completed measles supplemental immunisation activities (SIA) in children aged 9 months to 14 years as part of a comprehensive measles-control strategy. We assessed the public-health impact
The changing face of the HIV epidemic in western Europe: what are the implications for publichealth policies? In this review, we describe changes in dynamics of HIV transmission and shifts in affected populations in western Europe using HIV/AIDS surveillance data and published and unpublished reports. Despite substantial reductions in HIV-related morbidity and mortality since the introduction of highly active antiretroviral treatment, HIV continues to pose a major publichealth problem
The influence of violent media on children and adolescents:a public-health approach. There is continuing debate on the extent of the effects of media violence on children and young people, and how to investigate these effects. The aim of this review is to consider the research evidence from a public-health perspective. A search of published work revealed five meta-analytic reviews and one quasi-systematic review, all of which were from North America. There is consistent evidence that violent (...) but significant association is shown in the research, with an effect size that has a substantial effect on publichealth. By contrast, only weak evidence from correlation studies links media violence directly to crime.