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  1. Content type: Systematic review

    GALI or Global Activity Limitation Indicator is a global survey instrument measuring participation restriction. GALI is the measure underlying the European indicator Healthy Life Years (HLY). Gali has a substa...

    Authors: Herman Van Oyen, Petronille Bogaert, Renata T. C. Yokota and Nicolas Berger

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:25

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  2. Content type: Research

    Recent research suggests that exercise stereotypes may influence physical activity through ego depletion and internalization mechanisms. The objective of this study was to better understand exercise stereotype...

    Authors: Laura Gray, Aïna Chalabaev, Jacques Durant, Eric Rosenthal, Christian Pradier, Martin Duracinsky, Isabelle Rouanet, Laura Schuft, Serge S. Colson and Fabienne d’Arripe-Longueville

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:23

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  3. Content type: Research

    Given Nigeria’s status as the country with the second highest number of people living with HIV globally, and 9% of the total global burden of HIV being attributable to Nigeria alone in 2013, improving our unde...

    Authors: Lena Faust, Michael Ekholuenetale and Sanni Yaya

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:22

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  4. Content type: Research

    The study aimed to analyze the nutritional status of Filipino children ages 0–60 months (0–5.0 years old) and 61–120 months (5.08–10.0 years old) in households headed by fisherfolks.

    Authors: Mario V. Capanzana, Divorah V. Aguila, Glen Melvin P. Gironella and Kristine V. Montecillo

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:24

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  5. Content type: Research

    Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) threatens the lives of millions of children worldwide particularly in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) is an appr...

    Authors: Stanley Chitekwe, Sibhatu Biadgilign, Assaye Tolla and Mark Myatt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:19

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  6. Content type: Systematic review

    Hypertension has been recognized as a global health concern for developing countries and is scarcely described in many of these countries. In Pakistan, few population-based surveys evaluated the prevalence of ...

    Authors: Nabi Shah, Qasim Shah and Abdul Jabbar Shah

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:20

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  7. Content type: Research

    Although gabapentin has been licensed in the European Union only for neuropathic pain and epilepsy for patients who have partial seizures, it has also been prescribed in treatment for substance use disorders. ...

    Authors: Luk Van Baelen, Karin De Ridder, Jérôme Antoine and Lies Gremeaux

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:17

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    For our master thesis in medicine, we aimed to determine how many deaths were caused by and with dementia in 2014 and we compared our results with figures from abroad. The mortality rates of 2014 in Flanders w...

    Authors: Sofie Vandormael, Alexander Meirschaert, Jan Steyaert and Jan De Lepeleire

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:16

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  9. Content type: Research

    Vaccination is an effective public health intervention for reducing childhood morbidity and mortality. It becomes more effective if the child receives the full course of the recommended doses. In Ethiopia, man...

    Authors: Melaku Kindie Yenit, Yalemzewod Assefa Gelaw and Atsede Mazengia Shiferaw

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:14

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  10. Content type: Research

    A novel approach for improving community case-detection of acute malnutrition involves mothers/caregivers screening their children for acute malnutrition using a mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) insertion ta...

    Authors: Angeline Grant, James Njiru, Edgar Okoth, Imelda Awino, André Briend, Samuel Murage, Saida Abdirahman and Mark Myatt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:11

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  11. Content type: Research

    Severe thalassemia diseases are a major health problem in Southeast Asia. In Cambodia, there has never been a significant program for prevention or control of severe thalassemia. We, therefore, studied the eff...

    Authors: Kimhaung Cheng, Supan Fucharoen, Kanokwan Sanchaisuriya, Goonnapa Fucharoen, Pattara Sanchaisuriya and Arunee Jetsrisuparb

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:13

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  12. Content type: Study protocol

    Policy implementation remains an under researched area in most low and middle income countries and it is not surprising that several policies are implemented without a systematic follow up of why and how they ...

    Authors: Charles Hongoro, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Thembinkosi Twalo, Chikondi Mwendera, Mbuyiselo Douglas, Moses Mukuru, Simon Kasasa and Freddie Ssengooba

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:12

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  13. Content type: Research

    A significant number of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related deaths occur in developing countries. An increasing prevalence of CVD is associated with a change in the macro-economy of these countries. In this p...

    Authors: Frederick J. Raal, Alawi A. Alsheikh-Ali, Mohamed I. Omar, Wafa Rashed, Omar Hamoui, Abdoul Kane, Mohamed Alami, Paula Abreu and Walid M. Mashhoud

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:15

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  14. Content type: Research

    Despite postnatal care services significant role in improving maternal and new-born health, services are underutilized in most developing countries including Ethiopia. Hence, it is important to identify factor...

    Authors: Teshome Abuka Abebo and Dawit Jember Tesfaye

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:9

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  15. Content type: Research

    Based on successive Health Interview Surveys (HIS), it has been demonstrated that also in Belgium obesity, measured by means of a self-reported body mass index (BMI in kg/m2), is a growing public health problem t...

    Authors: S. Drieskens, S. Demarest, S. Bel, K. De Ridder and J. Tafforeau

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:10

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  16. Content type: Research

    Violence against women is a common form of human rights violation, and intimate partner violence (IPV) appears to be the most significant component of violence. The aim of this study was to examine the associa...

    Authors: Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Kwamena Sekyi Dickson and Abdul-Aziz Seidu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:5

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  17. Content type: Research

    The integration of different administrative data sources from a number of European countries has been shown useful in the assessment of unwarranted variations in health care performance. This essay describes t...

    Authors: Enrique Bernal-Delgado and Francisco Estupiñán-Romero

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:6

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  18. Content type: Study protocol

    Severe weight loss through means of bariatric surgery has been associated with loss of muscle mass due to lack of absorption of protein. The aim of this RCT is to investigate the effectiveness of protein suppl...

    Authors: Sahar D. Al-Shamari, Mohamed Aly ElSherif, Wahiba Hamid and Fahad Hanna

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:7

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  19. Content type: Research

    Even though, the disclosure of HIV sero- status to sexual partners, friends or relatives is the main tool for prevention and care strategies, most of the HIV/AIDS patients do not inform their close friends. Th...

    Authors: Tamiru Tesfaye, Jiregna Darega, Tefera Belachew and Abebe Abera

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:1

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  20. Content type: Research

    Performance-based financing (PBF) in the health sector has recently gained momentum in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as one of the ways forward for achieving Universal Health Coverage. The major pri...

    Authors: Oriane Bodson, Ahmed Barro, Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay, Nestor Zanté, Paul-André Somé and Valéry Ridde

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:4

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  21. Content type: Study protocol

    Not much is known about the health seeking behavior of people with substance use disorders before they enter specialized treatment and afterwards. This paper explains in detail the protocol that has been follo...

    Authors: Luk Van Baelen, Karin De Ridder, Jérôme Antoine and Lies Gremeaux

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:3

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  22. Content type: Research

    Population-based surveys currently face the problem of decreasing response rates. Mixed-mode designs are now being implemented more often to account for this, to improve sample composition and to reduce overal...

    Authors: Elvira Mauz, Elena von der Lippe, Jennifer Allen, Ralph Schilling, Stephan Müters, Jens Hoebel, Patrick Schmich, Matthias Wetzstein, Panagiotis Kamtsiuris and Cornelia Lange

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:8

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