Category Archives: Information & Communication Technology

APHA opens public access to firearms research published in American Journal of Public Health

6 March 2018 Read online at: https://www.apha.org/news-and-media/news-releases/apha-news-releases/2018/ajph- gun-violence-collection Today the American Public Health Association (APHA) announced research papers, commentaries and analytic essays on public health and firearms published in the American Journal of Public Health are now available to all … Continue reading

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Effective Practices and Strategies for Open Access Outreach: A Qualitative Study

by Diane Dawson Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 6(General Issue), eP2216, 2018 36 pp. 237 kB https://jlsc-pub.org/articles/10.7710/2162-3309.2216/galley/163/download/ There are many compelling reasons to make research open access (OA), but raising the awareness of faculty and administrators about OA is … Continue reading

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Bulletin of the World health Organisation – Volume 96, Number 3, March 2018

Highlights from the March 2018 issue: §  Call for papers: prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases §  The public health response to hearing loss §  Ensuring access to medicines §  Interview: Carol Brayne and the epidemiology of dementia §  Using … Continue reading

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Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers

Updated 3rd Edition 2018 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs and World Health Organization, 2018 460 pp. 8.1 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/260156/1/9780999203705-eng.pdf?ua=1 The 2018 edition of the Handbook includes new WHO recommendations that expand contraceptive choices. Also, guidance … Continue reading

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Health Information System Strengthening: Standards and Best Practices

by Fern Greenwell and Shannon Salentine Measure Evaluation, 2018 100 pp. 3.8 MB https://www.measureevaluation.org/resources/publications/tr-17- 225/at_download/document The purpose of this guide is to help health authorities and health information officers align health information system (HIS) data sources with standards and best … Continue reading

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Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine (JPPCM), Vol 4, Issue 1, Jan-Mar, 2018

http://www.jppcm.org/ JPPCM publishes four issues per year devoted to research and review articles in the field of pharmacy practice, community medicine and related discipline of health sciences. JPPCM aims at facilitating the development of community-based research, education, and health care … Continue reading

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Effect of a mass radio campaign on family behaviours and child survival in Burkina Faso: a repeated cross-sectional, cluster-randomised trial

by Sophie Sarrassat, Prof Nicolas Meda, Hermann Badolo et al. The Lancet Global Health, Vol. 6, Issue 3, March 2018, pp. e330–e341 12 pp. 700 kB https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214109X18300044/pdfft? md5=75530a9ed6190f3c874a34791c795c51&pid=1-s2.0-S2214109X18300044-main.pdf Media campaigns can potentially reach a large audience at relatively low cost … Continue reading

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Introduction to mHealth: Common mHealth Questions

by Laura Raney The mHealth Expert Learning Program, 2014 20 pp. 688 kB http://healthenabled.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/common_questions-2.pdf What is mHealth? Why is it important? Is it appropriate for my project? Where do I start to learn about mHealth? This document will guide you … Continue reading

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Vol. 96, Nr. 2, February 2018

http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/96/2/en/ This month’s issue has a special focus on emerging infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance to accompany this year’s Prince Mahidol Award Conference in Thailand. In editorials, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Patricia Espinosa (78) draw attention to an initiative to … Continue reading

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HESP-News & Notes – Issue 01/2018

Issue 01/2018 of HESP-News & Notes has just been published. You can download it (31 pp. 1.4 MB) here EDITORIAL In this issue you find three articles about plague – one about a provocative new study that modelled a series … Continue reading

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