Worlds Apart by Arthur Erken, Raquel Fernández, Mercedes Mateo Diaz et al. United Nations Population Fund, 2017 140 pp. 6.8 MB http://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/sowp/downloads/UNFPA_PUB_2017_EN_SWOP.pdf Gender amplifies the social, racial and political inequalities that trap people in a cycle of poverty and marginalization, … Continue reading

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Special issue: Evidence to improve global tuberculosis control strategies: lessons from Southeast Asia

Health, Policy and Planning, Vol 32, Issue suppl_2, October 2017 Access all articles for free at: https://academic.oup.com/heapol/issue/32/suppl_2 The series provides some key lessons that have broader relevance in the region and globally. It shows the importance of linking health systems … Continue reading

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Alleviating the access abyss in palliative care and pain relief – an imperative of universal health coverage: the Lancet Commission report

by Felicia Marie Knaul, Paul E Farmer, Eric L Krakauer et al. on behalf of the Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief Study Group The Lancet – Published: October 13, 2017 64 pp. 6.1 MB http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(17)32513-8.pdf This Lancet … Continue reading

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Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development

Technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program Executive summary by Patricio V. Marquez and Blanca Moreno-Dodson Worldbank Group, 2017 20 pp 420 kB http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/726831505802275018/pdf/119792-v1- REVISED-TobaccoTaxReform-ExecutiveSummary-web-002.pdf There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of … Continue reading

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Global Vector Control Response 2017–2030

A strategic approach to tackle vector-borne diseases by Pedro Alonso, Dirk Engels, John Reeder et al. World Health Organization, 2017 64 pp. 3.5 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/259205/1/9789241512978-eng.pdf?ua=1 Mosquitoes, flies, bugs and other v ectors transmit viruses, parasites and bacteria that infect millions … Continue reading

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Local, national, and regional viral haemorrhagic fever pandemic potential in Africa: a multistage analysis

by David M Pigott, Aniruddha Deshpande, Ian Letourneau et al. The Lancet, Published Online: October 11, 2017 11 pp. 11.0 MB http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(17)32092-5.pdf Predicting when and where pathogens will emerge is difficult, yet, as shown by the recent Ebola and Zika … Continue reading

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The State of Food and Agriculture 2017 – Leveraging food systems for inclusive rural transformation

by Rob Vos, Andrea Cattaneo, Kostas Stamoulis et al. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), October 2017 181 pp. 4.9 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/a-I7658e_0.pdf Millions of young people in developing countries who are poised to enter the labour force … Continue reading

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Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128.9 million children, adolescents, and adults

by NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC) The Lancet, Published Online October 10, 2017 16 pp. 2.9 MB http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(17)32129-3.pdf Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. The author’s aim was to estimate … Continue reading

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September Issue of GHSP Journal Published

Access at: http://www.ghspjournal.org/ Or download the full open-access issue (PDF 206 pp 11.8 MB) at: http://www.ghspjournal.org/content/ghsp/5/3/local/complete-issue.pdf The latest instalment of Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP) puts a spotlight on routine health information systems (RHISs) with three original articles on … Continue reading

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GHJournalSearch: The easy-to-use database that helps you find the right journal to publish your global public health research

https://www.ghjournalsearch.org/ GHJournalSearch is an easy-to-use free resource developed by the USAID-supported Johns Hopkins Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project in collaboration with The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH). Our goal for GHJournalSearch is to present the major core peer … Continue reading

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