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  1. Commentary

    Antimicrobial policies in animals and human health

    This invited commentary aims to highlight 3 recommendations to rationalize antimicrobial consumption in livestock, in order to minimize the spread of resistant bacteria and simultaneously safeguarding animal a...

    Boudewijn Catry

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:62

    Published on: 19 October 2017

  2. Research

    Sedentary time among primary school children in south-west Germany: amounts and correlates

    Sedentary behaviour in children is related to different health consequences such as overweight and cardio-metabolic diseases that can track into adulthood. Previous studies have shown that children spend hours...

    Belinda Hoffmann, Sarah Kettner, Tamara Wirt, Olivia Wartha, Lina Hermeling, Jürgen M. Steinacker and Susanne Kobel

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:63

    Published on: 12 October 2017

  3. Research

    Sentinel surveillance of influenza-like illness in the Central African Republic, 2010–2015

    Influenza-like illness (ILI) is an important public health problem worldwide. In the Central African Republic, acute infectious diseases are the commonest reason for consultation. The Institut Pasteur of Bangu...

    Alexandre Manirakiza, Marie-Yvette Batoumbou Ketta, Ulrich Vickos, Giscard Francis Komoyo, Sandra Garba-ouangole, Colette Bangue, Edgar Djimbele, Ombretta Pasotti, Eugene Kanga, Eloi Nicaise Mboufoungou, Brice Martial Yambiyo, Kathleen Victoir, Jean-Chrysostome Gody, Mirdad Kazanji and Emmanuel Nakoune

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:61

    Published on: 5 October 2017

  4. Research

    A population-based survey on physical inactivity and leisure time physical activity among adults in Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2014

    Reducing physical inactivity among the population is a challenge for many nations. Targeting leisure time physical activity (LTPA) may be useful in increasing overall physical activity as it is assumed it is a...

    Sanhapan Thanamee, Kanokporn Pinyopornpanish, Apichai Wattanapisit, Suparerk Suerungruang, Kanittha Thaikla, Wichuda Jiraporncharoen and Chaisiri Angkurawaranon

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:41

    Published on: 2 October 2017

  5. Research

    A comprehensive analysis of trends and determinants of HIV/AIDS knowledge among the Bangladeshi women based on Bangladesh Demographic and Health Surveys, 2007–2014

    South-Asian countries are considered to be a potential breeding ground for HIV epidemic. Although the prevalence of this incurable disease is low in Bangladesh, women still have been identified as more vulnera...

    Md. Tuhin Sheikh, Md. Nizam Uddin and Jahidur Rahman Khan

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:59

    Published on: 28 September 2017

  6. Research

    Reliability of self-report measures of correlates of obesity-related behaviours in Hong Kong adolescents for the iHealt(H) and IPEN adolescent studies

    This study examined the reliability of measures of correlates of dietary behaviours (DBs), physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour (SB) for Hong Kong adolescents.

    Ester Cerin, Cindy H. P. Sit, Anthony Barnett, Wendy Y. J. Huang, Gemma Y. Gao, Stephen H. S. Wong and James F. Sallis

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:38

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  7. Methodology

    Implementation of the European health interview survey (EHIS) into the German health update (GEDA)

    This methodological paper describes the integration of the ‘European Health Interview Survey wave 2’ (EHIS 2) into the ‘German Health Update’ 2014/2015 (GEDA 2014/2015-EHIS).

    C. Lange, J.D. Finger, J. Allen, S. Born, J. Hoebel, R. Kuhnert, S. Müters, J. Thelen, P. Schmich, M. Varga, E. von der Lippe, M. Wetzstein and T. Ziese

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:40

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  8. Research

    Social determinants and risk behaviors associated with prevalent Hepatitis C and HIV/HCV co-infection among male injection drug users in Nepal

    Nepal is facing double burden of injecting drug use and HIV, yet the problem of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) has not been so well addressed, where there is large population known to be at risk for HCV. This study a...

    Sampurna Kakchapati, Manju Maharjan, Bir Bahadhur Rawal and Sameer Mani Dixit

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:39

    Published on: 4 September 2017

  9. Research

    Analysis of nutritional adequacy of local foods for meeting dietary requirements of children aged 6-23 months in rural central Tanzania

    Under nutrition remains a serious problem among children in Sub-Saharan Africa. Analysing how diets composed of local foods could achieve nutritional goals for infants and young children in low-income settings...

    Jofrey Raymond, Morris Agaba, Clara Mollay, Jerman W. Rose and Neema Kassim

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:60

    Published on: 17 August 2017

  10. Research

    Knowledge of obstetric danger signs and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care at health facilities of Yirgacheffe town, Gedeo zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Obstetric danger signs are not the literal obstetric complications, merely symptoms that are well named by non-clinical personnel. The identification of these danger signs and its relation with complications d...

    Desalegn Tsegaw Hibstu and Yadeshi Demisse Siyoum

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:35

    Published on: 14 August 2017

  11. Research

    Community based saving groups: an innovative approach to overcome the financial and social barriers in health care seeking by the women in the rural remote communities of Pakistan

    In remote rural areas of Pakistan, access to the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) care provided by a skilled health provider is quite difficult. There are many reasons such as women’s restricted socia...

    Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Qayyum Noorani and Shazia Abbas

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:57

    Published on: 10 August 2017

  12. Study protocol

    The HUMTICK study: protocol for a prospective cohort study on post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome and the disease and cost burden of Lyme borreliosis in Belgium

    In Belgium, different routine surveillance systems are in place to follow-up Lyme borreliosis trends. However, accurate data on the disease and monetary burden for the different clinical manifestations are lac...

    Laurence Geebelen, Tinne Lernout, Benoît Kabamba-Mukadi, Veroniek Saegeman, Hein Sprong, Steven Van Gucht, Philippe Beutels, Niko Speybroeck and Katrien Tersago

    Archives of Public Health 2017 75:42

    Published on: 7 August 2017

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