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81. Alcohol and public health.

Alcohol and public health. Alcoholic beverages, and the problems they engender, have been familiar fixtures in human societies since the beginning of recorded history. We review advances in alcohol science in terms of three topics: the epidemiology of alcohol's role in health and illness; the treatment of alcohol use disorders in a public health perspective; and policy research and options. Research has contributed substantially to our understanding of the relation of drinking to specific (...) interventions are available to treat alcohol dependence. This evidence suggests that treatment of alcohol-related problems should be incorporated into a public health response to alcohol problems. Additionally, evidence-based preventive measures are available at both the individual and population levels, with alcohol taxes, restrictions on alcohol availability, and drinking-driving countermeasures among the most effective policy options. Despite the scientific advances, alcohol problems continue to present

Lancet2017

82. Public health emergency preparedness: Core competencies for EU Member States

Public health emergency preparedness: Core competencies for EU Member States TECHNICAL REPORT www.ecdc.europa.eu Public health emergency preparedness Core competencies for EU Member StatesECDC TECHNICAL REPORT Public health emergency preparedness Core competencies for EU Member States ii This report was commissioned by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), coordinated by Judit Takács, and produced under contract No. 6389. Authors Michael A. Stoto, Elena Savoia (...) . Public health emergency preparedness – Core competencies for EU Member States. Stockholm: ECDC; 2017. Stockholm, October 2017 978-92-9498-089-2 doi: 10.2900/049462 TQ-06-17-101-EN-N Cover picture: © iStock © European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 2017 Reproduction is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged. For any use or reproduction of photos or other material that is not under the EU copyright, permission must be sought directly from the copyright holders. TECHNICAL REPORT

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control - Technical Guidance2017

83. Public health guidance on antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA ? addressing the vulnerable populations

Public health guidance on antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA ? addressing the vulnerable populations SCIENTIFIC ADVICE Antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA – addressing the vulnerable populations www.ecdc.europa.euECDC SCIENTIFIC ADVICE Antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA – addressing the vulnerable populations ii This report (...) implications for public health practice and research 1 1 Introduction 2 1.1 Objectives and target audience 2 1.2 Questions addressed 2 2 Background 3 2.1 Epidemiological and policy context in the EU/EEA 3 3 Guidance development 4 3.1 Member States survey 4 3.2 Literature reviews 4 3.2.1 Literature review on effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility 4 3.2.2 Literature review on antenatal screening approaches that are effective

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control - Public Health Guidance2017

84. Global capacity for vector control and product testing: report of the tenth meeting of the global collaboration for development of pesticides for public health, 20-21 September 2016, Hotel Royal, Geneva, Switzerland

Global capacity for vector control and product testing: report of the tenth meeting of the global collaboration for development of pesticides for public health, 20-21 September 2016, Hotel Royal, Geneva, Switzerland WHO IRIS: Global capacity for vector control and product testing: report of the tenth meeting of the global collaboration for development of pesticides for public health, 20-21 September 2016, Hotel Royal, Geneva, Switzerland Browse Related links Files in This Item: File (...) Description Size Format 1.69 MB Adobe PDF Title: Global capacity for vector control and product testing: report of the tenth meeting of the global collaboration for development of pesticides for public health, 20-21 September 2016, Hotel Royal, Geneva, Switzerland Authors: Issue Date: 2017 Publisher: World Health Organization Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 56 p. Subject: Gov't Doc #: WHO/HTM/NTD/WHOPES/2017.02 URI: License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO License URL: Appears

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85. WHO public health research agenda for influenza: short version

WHO public health research agenda for influenza: short version WHO IRIS: WHO public health research agenda for influenza: short version Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 669.61 kB Adobe PDF Title: WHO public health research agenda for influenza: short version Authors: Issue Date: 2017 Edition: 2017 update Publisher: World Health Organization Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 17 p. Subject: Gov't Doc #: WHO/WHE/IHM/GIP/2017.9 URI

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86. WHO public health research agenda for influenza: reducing the risk of emergence of a pandemic influenza

WHO public health research agenda for influenza: reducing the risk of emergence of a pandemic influenza WHO IRIS: WHO public health research agenda for influenza: reducing the risk of emergence of a pandemic influenza Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 871.55 kB Adobe PDF Title: WHO public health research agenda for influenza: reducing the risk of emergence of a pandemic influenza Authors: Issue Date: 2017 Edition: 2017 update Publisher: World Health (...) Organization Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 25 p. Subject: Gov't Doc #: WHO/WHE/IHM/GIP/2017.4 URI: License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO License URL: Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. |

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87. WHO public health research agenda for influenza: limiting the spread of pandemic, zoonotic and seasonal epidemic influenza

WHO public health research agenda for influenza: limiting the spread of pandemic, zoonotic and seasonal epidemic influenza WHO IRIS: WHO public health research agenda for influenza: limiting the spread of pandemic, zoonotic and seasonal epidemic influenza Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 722.74 kB Adobe PDF Title: WHO public health research agenda for influenza: limiting the spread of pandemic, zoonotic and seasonal epidemic influenza Authors: Issue Date (...) : 2017 Edition: 2017 update Publisher: World Health Organization Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 32 p. Subject: Gov't Doc #: WHO/WHE/IHM/GIP/2017.5 URI: License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO License URL: Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. |

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88. WHO public health research agenda for influenza: minimizing the impact of pandemic, zoonotic, and seasonal epidemic influenza

WHO public health research agenda for influenza: minimizing the impact of pandemic, zoonotic, and seasonal epidemic influenza WHO IRIS: WHO public health research agenda for influenza: minimizing the impact of pandemic, zoonotic, and seasonal epidemic influenza Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 901.47 kB Adobe PDF Title: WHO public health research agenda for influenza: minimizing the impact of pandemic, zoonotic, and seasonal epidemic influenza Authors: Issue (...) Date: 2017 Edition: 2017 update Publisher: World Health Organization Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 37 p. Subject: Gov't Doc #: WHO/WHE/IHM/GIP/2017.10 URI: License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO License URL: Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. |

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89. WHO guidelines on ethical issues in public health surveillance

WHO guidelines on ethical issues in public health surveillance WHO IRIS: Log In Sign on to: Browse My repository Sign on to: Related links Log In to WHO IRIS Please enter your e-mail address and password into the form below. E-mail Address: Password: |

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90. WHO expert consultation on public health intervention against early childhood caries: report of a meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-28 January 2016

WHO expert consultation on public health intervention against early childhood caries: report of a meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-28 January 2016 WHO IRIS: WHO expert consultation on public health intervention against early childhood caries: report of a meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-28 January 2016 Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 531.63 kB Adobe PDF Title: WHO expert consultation on public health intervention against early childhood caries: report (...) of a meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-28 January 2016 Authors: Issue Date: 2017 Publisher: World Health Organization Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 37 p. Subject: Context: prevention and control Gov't Doc #: WHO-NMH-PND-17.1 URI: License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO License URL: Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. |

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91. WHO simulation exercise manual: a practical guide and tool for planning, conducting and evaluating simulation exercises for outbreaks and public health emergency preparedness and response

WHO simulation exercise manual: a practical guide and tool for planning, conducting and evaluating simulation exercises for outbreaks and public health emergency preparedness and response WHO IRIS: WHO simulation exercise manual: a practical guide and tool for planning, conducting and evaluating simulation exercises for outbreaks and public health emergency preparedness and response Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 1.93 MB Adobe PDF Title: WHO simulation (...) exercise manual: a practical guide and tool for planning, conducting and evaluating simulation exercises for outbreaks and public health emergency preparedness and response Authors: Issue Date: 2017 Publisher: World Health Organization Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 69 p. Subject: Context: methods Gov't Doc #: WHO/WHE/CPI/2017.10 URI: License: CC BY IGO 3.0 License URL: Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless

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92. Aligning public financial management and health financing: a process guide for identifying issues and fostering dialogue

Aligning public financial management and health financing: a process guide for identifying issues and fostering dialogue WHO IRIS: Aligning public financial management and health financing: a process guide for identifying issues and fostering dialogue Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 2.54 MB Adobe PDF Title: Aligning public financial management and health financing: a process guide for identifying issues and fostering dialogue Authors: Issue Date: 2017 (...) Publisher: World Health Organization Relation: Health Financing Guidance;4 Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 87 p. Subject: URI: ISBN: 9789241513074 License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO License URL: Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. |

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93. Casting light on old shadows: ending sexually transmitted infection epidemics as public health concerns by 2030: advocacy brief

Casting light on old shadows: ending sexually transmitted infection epidemics as public health concerns by 2030: advocacy brief WHO IRIS: Casting light on old shadows: ending sexually transmitted infection epidemics as public health concerns by 2030: advocacy brief Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 3.2 MB Adobe PDF Title: Casting light on old shadows: ending sexually transmitted infection epidemics as public health concerns by 2030: advocacy brief Authors (...) : Issue Date: 2017 Publisher: World Health Organization Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 8 p. Subject: Context: epidemiology Gov't Doc #: WHO/RHR/17.17 URI: License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO License URL: Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. |

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94. Aligning public financial management and health financing: sustaining progress toward universal health coverage

Aligning public financial management and health financing: sustaining progress toward universal health coverage WHO IRIS: Aligning public financial management and health financing: sustaining progress toward universal health coverage Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 1.7 MB Adobe PDF Title: Aligning public financial management and health financing: sustaining progress toward universal health coverage Authors: Issue Date: 2017 Publisher: World Health (...) Organization Relation: Health Financing Working Paper;4 Place of publication: Geneva Language: English Description: 50 p. Subject: Gov't Doc #: WHO/HIS/HGF/HFWorkingPaper/17.4 URI: ISBN: 9789241512039 License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO License URL: Appears in Collections: Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. |

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95. Improving the health of the public by 2040

Improving the health of the public by 2040 Improving the health of the public by 2040 Optimising the research environment for a healthier, fairer future September 2016The Academy of Medical Sciences is most grateful to Professor Dame Anne Johnson DBE FMedSci and other members of the working group for their contributions and commitment to this project. We thank the Academy’s Council members, the external review group, the Academy’s staff, workshop attendees, public dialogue participants and all (...) 4.0 International.Contents Executive summary 4 Recommendations 7 1. Introduction 11 2. A healthier, fairer future 25 3. Optimising research to improve the health of the public 55 4. Harnessing the digital revolution 65 5. Developing the next generation of researchers and practitioners 79 6. Working together to improve health and health equity 91 Annex I. Membership of working group, review group and secretariat 106 Annex II. Sources of input and contributors to the project 108 Annex III. Some

Academy of Medical Sciences2017

96. The politics of health: what do the public think about the NHS?

The politics of health: what do the public think about the NHS? The politics of health: what do the public think about the NHS? | The King's Fund Fill 1 Main navigation Health and care services Leadership, systems and organisations Patients, people and society Policy, finance and performance Search term Apply The politics of health: what do the public think about the NHS? This content relates to the following topics: Jump link block Jump to section Share this content As we head towards (...) the general election, the NHS is a key concern for voters and is vying with Brexit as the issue they say is most likely to influence how they vote. While public and patient satisfaction with health services remains high, the public are increasingly pessimistic about the future of the NHS. An overwhelming majority of the public think the health service has a funding problem and increasing numbers of people would be prepared to pay more in tax or National Insurance to boost NHS funding. The public remains

The King's Fund2017

97. Online support: investigating the role of public online forums in mental health

Online support: investigating the role of public online forums in mental health Online support: investigating the role of public online forums in mental health | The King's Fund Fill 1 Main navigation Health and care services Leadership, systems and organisations Patients, people and society Policy, finance and performance Search term Apply Online support: investigating the role of public online forums in mental health This content relates to the following topics: Part of Share this content (...) Authors Josh Smith Jamie Bartlett This report looks at the large amounts of mental health related discussion taking place on public online forums, and explores whether computational techniques can provide robust, actionable insight from these conversations. The report was written by the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM) at Demos in partnership with The King’s Fund. It was funded by the Wellcome Trust The report describes the collection and analysis of one million publicly available forum

The King's Fund2017

98. Progress report on the African Public Health Emergency Fund: Information Document

Progress report on the African Public Health Emergency Fund: Information Document WHO IRIS: Progress report on the African Public Health Emergency Fund: Information Document Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 231.87 kB Adobe PDF Title: Progress report on the African Public Health Emergency Fund: Information Document Authors: Issue Date: 2017 Place of publication: Brazzaville Language: English Description: 9 p. Subject: Gov't Doc #: AFR/RC67/INF.DOC/7 URI

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99. Assessing the Role of State and Local Public Health in Outreach and Enrollment for Expanded Coverage: A Case Study on New Orleans, Louisiana

Assessing the Role of State and Local Public Health in Outreach and Enrollment for Expanded Coverage: A Case Study on New Orleans, Louisiana 28983426 2017 10 08 2162-8254 6 4 2017 Jan Rand health quarterly Rand Health Q Assessing the Role of State and Local Public Health in Outreach and Enrollment for Expanded Coverage: A Case Study on New Orleans, Louisiana. 3 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) laid the groundwork for a substantial increase in the number of people who have (...) Journal Article 2017 01 01 United States Rand Health Q 101622976 2162-8254 Affordable Care Act Health Care Reform Health Insurance Markets New Orleans Public Health 2017 10 7 6 0 2017 10 7 6 0 2017 10 7 6 1 epublish 28983426 PMC5627632

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100. Assessing the Role of State and Local Public Health in Outreach and Enrollment for Expanded Coverage: A Case Study on Tacoma–Pierce County, Washington

Assessing the Role of State and Local Public Health in Outreach and Enrollment for Expanded Coverage: A Case Study on Tacoma–Pierce County, Washington 28983427 2017 10 08 2162-8254 6 4 2017 Jan Rand health quarterly Rand Health Q Assessing the Role of State and Local Public Health in Outreach and Enrollment for Expanded Coverage: A Case Study on Tacoma-Pierce County, Washington. 4 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) laid the groundwork for a substantial increase in the number (...) LT Lopez Christian C eng Journal Article 2017 01 01 United States Rand Health Q 101622976 2162-8254 Affordable Care Act Health Care Reform Health Insurance Markets Public Health Washington 2017 10 7 6 0 2017 10 7 6 0 2017 10 7 6 1 epublish 28983427 PMC5627633

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