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  1. Research

    Is a diet low in greenhouse gas emissions a nutritious diet? – Analyses of self-selected diets in the LifeGene study

    Climate change is an urgent global issue and the food sector is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE). Here we study if a diet low in GHGE could be a nutritious diet compared to the Nordic Nut...

    Katarina Bälter, Camilla Sjörs, Arvid Sjölander, Christopher Gardner, Fredrik Hedenus and Annika Tillander

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:17

    Published on: 10 April 2017

  2. Research

    Treatment outcomes of tuberculosis patients in nigist Eleni Mohammed general hospital, hosanna, southern nations, nationalities and peoples region, Ethiopia: a five year (June 2009 to August 2014) retrospective study

    Tuberculosis remains to be a major public health problem among under developed world due to delay in detection and treatment of patients with active TB. In Ethiopia, tuberculosis has been recognized as a major...

    Tigist Mohammed, Kidist Daniel, Degefa Helamo and Taye Leta

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:16

    Published on: 3 April 2017

  3. Methodology

    Getting started with tables

    Tables are often overlooked by many readers of papers who tend to focus on the text. Good tables tell much of the story of a paper and give a richer insight into the details of the study participants and the m...

    Hazel Inskip, Georgia Ntani, Leo Westbury, Chiara Di Gravio, Stefania D’Angelo, Camille Parsons and Janis Baird

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:14

    Published on: 20 March 2017

  4. Research

    Regional disparities in immunization services in Ghana through a bottleneck analysis approach: implications for sustaining national gains in immunization

    Immunization is considered one of the most cost effective public health interventions for reducing child morbidity, mortality and disability. The aim of this work is to describe the application of the Bottlene...

    A. E. Yawson, G. Bonsu, L. K. Senaya, A. O. Yawson, J. B. Eleeza, J. K. Awoonor-Williams, H. K. Banskota and E. E. A. Agongo

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:10

    Published on: 13 March 2017

  5. Commentary

    Living on the edge: precariousness and why it matters for health

    The post-war period in Europe, between the late 1940s and the 1970s, was characterised by an expansion of the role of by the state, protecting its citizens from risks of unemployment, poverty, homelessness, an...

    Martin McKee, Aaron Reeves, Amy Clair and David Stuckler

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:13

    Published on: 3 March 2017

  6. Research

    Effects of individual, household and community characteristics on child nutritional status in the slums of urban Bangladesh

    Bangladesh urban population is expected to overtake rural population by 2040, and a significant part of the increase will be in slums. Wide disparities between urban slums and the rest of the country can poten...

    Karar Zunaid Ahsan, Shams El Arifeen, Md. Abdullah Al-Mamun, Shusmita H. Khan and Nitai Chakraborty

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:9

    Published on: 20 February 2017

  7. Commentary

    Understanding the importance of medical student clerkships in poor health outcome regions served by Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) in impoverished locations of Southern United States

    Area Health Education Centers provide health professional students the opportunity to explore the benefits of practicing in a rural and underserved location. The status of health conditions in chronic disease ...

    Ashruta Patel

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:7

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  8. Research

    Mapping EQ-5D utilities to GBD 2010 and GBD 2013 disability weights: results of two pilot studies in Belgium

    Utilities and disability weights (DWs) are metrics used for calculating Quality-Adjusted Life Years and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), respectively. Utilities can be obtained with multi-attribute inst...

    C. Maertens de Noordhout, B. Devleesschauwer, L. Gielens, M. H. D. Plasmans, J. A. Haagsma and N. Speybroeck

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:6

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  9. Research

    Maternal undernutrition and excessive body weight and risk of birth and health outcomes

    Overweight and obesity are increasing in low- and middle-income countries, while underweight remains a significant health problems. However, the association between double burden of nutrition and risk of adver...

    Md Nuruzzaman Khan, Md Mizanur Rahman, Asma Ahmad Shariff, Md Mostafizur Rahman, Md Shafiur Rahman and Md Aminur Rahman

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:12

    Published on: 3 February 2017

  10. Letter to the Editor

    Acute mountain sickness amongst tourists to Lhasa

    Acute mountain sickness is the commonest acute high altitude illness occurring at high altitude. Its prevalence is dependent on the ascent rate, altitude achieved, physical effort required to reach the target ...

    Gaurav Sikri and Srinivasa Bhattachar

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:4

    Published on: 27 January 2017

  11. Research

    Promoting workplace stair climbing: sometimes, not interfering is the best

    Stair climbing is a vigorous activity and can lead to several health benefits. Studies seeking to increase stair climbing in various public locations have shown positive effects, while results from similar stu...

    Andreas Åvitsland, Ane Kristiansen Solbraa and Amund Riiser

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:2

    Published on: 9 January 2017

  12. Study protocol

    Phase III evaluation of the insecticidal efficacy and durability of a deltamethrin-treated polypropylene long-lasting net LifeNet®, in comparison with long-lasting nets made from polyester and polyethylene: study protocol

    Universal coverage of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LNs) made from polyester or polyethylene fibres has been adopted as the standard of care to control malaria among at-risk populations. To obtain a WHO reco...

    Patrick Tungu, Louisa A. Messenger, Matthew J. Kirby, Wema Sudi, William Kisinza and Mark Rowland

    Archives of Public Health 2016 74:56

    Published on: 30 December 2016

  13. Research

    Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of physical activity levels among South African adults in Cape Town and Mount Frere communities in 2008-2009

    Physical activity has been linked to reduced risk of various cardiometabolic disease, cancer, and premature mortality. We investigated the prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of physical activity among...

    Pasmore Malambo, Andre P. Kengne, Estelle V. Lambert, Anniza De Villiers and Thandi Puoane

    Archives of Public Health 2016 74:54

    Published on: 29 December 2016

  14. Systematic review

    A review and framework for understanding the potential impact of poor solid waste management on health in developing countries

    The increase in solid waste generated per capita in Africa has not been accompanied by a commensurate growth in the capacity and funding to manage it. It is reported that less than 30% of urban waste in develo...

    Abdhalah K. Ziraba, Tilahun Nigatu Haregu and Blessing Mberu

    Archives of Public Health 2016 74:55

    Published on: 26 December 2016

  15. Research

    The diabesity health economic crisis—the size of the crisis in a European island state following a cross-sectional study

    Diabetes type 2 and obesity are well-established global epidemics and contributors to clinical, social and economic health burdens. The prevalence rates of these diseases are still on the rise among countries ...

    Sarah Cuschieri, Josanne Vassallo, Neville Calleja, Nikolai Pace, Janice Abela, Bader A. Ali, Fatemah Abdullah, Elizier Zahra and Julian Mamo

    Archives of Public Health 2016 74:52

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  16. Commentary

    Multidisciplinary management of breast cancer

    Breast cancer, with an increasing incidence, is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. The treatments proposed, generally a combination of surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, endocrine thera...

    Anne-France Leclerc, Guy Jerusalem, Martine Devos, Jean-Michel Crielaard and Didier Maquet

    Archives of Public Health 2016 74:50

    Published on: 5 December 2016

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