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  1. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:59

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  2. Content type: Research

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

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

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:38

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  3. Content type: Research

    Research conducted by Ward, Muller, Tsourtos, et al. (Soc Sci Med 72(7):1140–1148, 2011) has led to the development of the psycho-social interactive model of resilience, which reveals the interaction between i...

    Authors: A. L. Wilson, D. McNaughton, S. B. Meyer and P. R. Ward

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:56

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  4. Content type: Methodology

    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).

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:40

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  5. Content type: Commentary

    Public health messaging about antimicrobial resistance (AMR) sometimes conveys the problem as an epidemic. We outline why AMR is a serious endemic problem manifested in hospital and community-acquired infections.

    Authors: C. Raina MacIntyre and Chau Minh Bui

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:54

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  6. Content type: Commentary

    Human brucellosis remains the commonest zoonotic disease worldwide with more than 500 000 new cases annually. Understanding the biology of Brucella infections and the transmission patterns at the wildlife/livesto...

    Authors: Jacques Godfroid

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:34

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  7. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:39

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  8. Content type: Research

    Acknowledging the health system strengthening agenda, the World Health Organization (WHO) has formulated a health systems framework that describes health systems in terms of six building blocks. This study aim...

    Authors: Tsegahun Manyazewal

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:50

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  9. Content type: Research

    Healthcare providers’ accreditation is one of the standard means of assuring quality services. This paper examines the pattern of National Health Insurance Scheme accreditation results among private healthcare...

    Authors: Abena Agyeiwaa Lamptey, Eric Nsiah-Boateng, Samuel Agyei Agyemang and Moses Aikins

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:36

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  10. Content type: Research

    This study focuses on the health impact of the labour market position, since recent research indicates that exposure to both unemployment and precarious employment causes serious harm to people’s health and we...

    Authors: Karen Van Aerden, Sylvie Gadeyne and Christophe Vanroelen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:55

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  11. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:60

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  12. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Desalegn Tsegaw Hibstu and Yadeshi Demisse Siyoum

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:35

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  13. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Qayyum Noorani and Shazia Abbas

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:57

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  14. Content type: Study protocol

    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...

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

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:42

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  15. Content type: Research

    This paper evaluated the implementation West Central Alabama Area Health Education Center programs for high school students in grades 9–12 through participant-reported evaluations and feedback during the  Sept...

    Authors: Ashruta Patel, Regina J. Knox, Alicia Logan and Katie Summerville

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:32

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  16. Content type: Research

    Undernutrition among children continues to be a major public health problem in developing countries. In Ethiopian, 44% of under-five children were stunted while 29% and 10% were underweight and wasted respecti...

    Authors: Hiwot Darsene, Ayele Geleto, Abebaw Gebeyehu and Solomon Meseret

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:29

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  17. Content type: Research

    In Ghana, Expanded Programme on Immunization administrative coverages are usually high while childhood immunization status remains low. Majority of children do not receive all the recommended 7 vaccines in 15 ...

    Authors: Martin Nyaaba Adokiya, Benjamin Baguune and Joyce Aputere Ndago

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:28

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  18. Content type: Research

    Recent studies suggest that the incidence and severity of tuberculosis is associated with low levels of vitamin D. Even though individuals living in Ethiopia have a high exposure to sunlight which is a source ...

    Authors: Meseret Workineh, Biniam Mathewos, Beyene Moges, Adissu Gize, Sisay Getie, Olle Stendahl, Thomas Schon and Ebba Abate

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:25

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  19. Content type: Research

    In Ethiopia, child wasting has remained a public health problem for a decade’s, suggesting the need to further monitoring of the problem. Hence, this study aimed at assessing the prevalence of wasting and asso...

    Authors: Amare Tariku, Gashaw Andargie Bikis, Haile Woldie, Molla Mesele Wassie and Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:26

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  20. Content type: Research

    One of the main objectives of the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme, at its establishment in 2003, was to ease financial burden of the full cost recovery policy, particularly on the poor. However, current...

    Authors: Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme, Hubert Amu and Eugene Kofuor Maafo Darteh

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:24

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  21. Content type: Research

    Despite the fact that breastfeeding promotes optimal health and growth for infants and young children, inappropriate feeding practice, such as prelacteal feeding increases the risk of neonatal death and illnes...

    Authors: Melaku Kindie Yenit, Haregewoyn Genetu and Amare Tariku

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:23

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