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  1. Content type: Research

    Stunting has been the most pressing public health problem throughout the developing countries. It is the major causes of child mortality and global disease burden, where 80 % of this burden is found in develop...

    Authors: Amare Tariku, Haile Woldie, Abel Fekadu, Akilew Awoke Adane, Ayanaw Tsega Ferede and Segenet Yitayew

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:13

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    Kirakira is small community of 3,000 people and is the capital of Makira-Ulawa province in Solomon Islands. Kirakira is an impoverished community with a small 30 bed hospital with limited resources. This audit...

    Authors: Rajan Rehan, Peter D. Jones, Hashim Abdeen, Heddi Rowas and Jasryn Dhaliwal

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:14

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  3. Content type: Research

    Poor nutritional status during childhood and its long-term impact on economic growth and wellbeing is well known. This study assessed the nutritional status of children in selected communities in northern Ghan...

    Authors: Mary Glover-Amengor, Isaac Agbemafle, Lynda Larmkie Hagan, Frank Peget Mboom, Gladys Gamor, Asamoah Larbi and Irmgard Hoeschle-Zeledon

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:12

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  4. Content type: Research

    Vitamin A Deficiency is a common form of micronutrient deficiency, globally affecting 33.3 % of preschool-age children. An estimated of 44.4 % of preschool children in Africa were at risk for vitamin A deficie...

    Authors: Tesfalem Abrha, Yonas Girma, Kebede Haile, Mezgebe Hailu and Mengistu Hailemariam

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:4

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  5. Content type: Research

    Home fortification using sachets of micronutrient powder (e.g. “Sprinkles”) is a food-based approach offering an alternative to high dose vitamin A (VA) supplements for infants. The primary objective was to in...

    Authors: Sam Newton, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Kwaku Poku Asante, Esi Amoaful, Emmanuel Mahama, Samuel Kofi Tchum, Martha Ali, Kwame Adjei, Christopher R. Davis and Sherry A. Tanumihardjo

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:10

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  6. Content type: Research

    Pregnancy is associated with parallel increase in both iodine, and thyroid hormone requirements suggesting that, there may be the need for additional iodine intake during this period to prevent potential iodin...

    Authors: David L. Simpong, Patrick Adu, Rashid Bashiru, Martin T. Morna, Francis A. Yeboah, Kafui Akakpo and Richard K. D. Ephraim

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:8

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  7. Content type: Research

    The use of herbal medicine has been on increase in many developing and industrialized countries. More pregnant women use herbal remedies to treat pregnancy related problems due to cost-effectiveness of therapy...

    Authors: Tariku Laelago, Tadele Yohannes and Fiseha Lemango

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:7

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  8. Content type: Methodology

    The aim of this study is to assess the repeatability and validity of the Finnish 11-year old children’s out-of-school physical activity (PA) questionnaire using accelerometer as reference method. A sub-sample ...

    Authors: Suvi Määttä, Teija Nuutinen, Carola Ray, Johan G. Eriksson, Elisabete Weiderpass and Eva Roos

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:11

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  9. Content type: Research

    Ethiopia is a country with low optimal breast feeding practice, and prelacteal feeding is still a norm. Introduction of prelacteal feeding is a known barrier for optimal breast feeding practices. However, know...

    Authors: Abate Bekele Belachew, Alemayehu Bayray Kahsay and Yemane Gabremariam Abebe

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:6

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  10. Content type: Research

    Malaria in pregnancy has been shown to cause both maternal and infant morbidity and mortality especially in sub Saharan Africa. The World Health Organization therefore recommends the use of insecticide treated...

    Authors: Ngimuh Leonard, Fokam Bertrand Eric, Anchang-Kimbi K. Judith and Wanji Samuel

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:5

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  11. Content type: Research

    Improper dietary intake pattern in women of reproductive age in Nepal has resulted in the deficiency of essential nutrients. Adequate nutritional status and proper dietary intake pattern of women improves mate...

    Authors: Shiva Bhandari, Jamuna Tamrakar Sayami, Pukar Thapa, Matina Sayami, Bishnu Prasad Kandel and Megha Raj Banjara

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:2

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  12. Content type: Research

    Adaptation of physical activity self-report questionnaires is sometimes required to reflect the activity behaviours of diverse populations. The processes used to modify self-report questionnaires though are ty...

    Authors: Daniel Aggio, Stuart Fairclough, Zoe Knowles and Lee Graves

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:3

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  13. Content type: Research

    Lead has significant neuro-toxic effects, particularly for young children. Voluntary screening of pre-school aged children for elevated blood lead levels has been an important part of the lead management progr...

    Authors: Frances Boreland, David Lyle, Anthony Brown and David Perkins

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:60

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  14. Content type: Research

    Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was introduced in 2005 as a demand side intervention to remove financial barriers to accessing health services. After almost a decade of implementation, this stu...

    Authors: Samuel Bosomprah, Peter Luigi Ragno, Clemens Gros and Hari Banskota

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:51

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  15. Content type: Research

    The objectives of this study were to (i) describe the relationship between weight changes and MUAC changes in children aged between 6 and 59 months during treatment for SAM in CMAM programmes in three country ...

    Authors: Paul Binns, Nancy Dale, Monsurul Hoq, Chrissy Banda and Mark Myatt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:54

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  16. Content type: Research

    Despite being a well-documented phenomenon, gender differences in psychological health complaints in adolescence are poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to test factors related to well-being as ex...

    Authors: Isabelle Savoye, Nathalie Moreau, Marie-Christine Brault, Alain Levêque and Isabelle Godin

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:52

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  17. Content type: Research

    Tobacco is the most important avoidable risk for non communicable diseases. While tobacco consumption is stable or declining in developed countries, it is increasing in the developing world with a rate of 3.4 ...

    Authors: Bertrand Hugo Mbatchou Ngahane, Huguette Atangana Ekobo and Christopher Kuaban

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:47

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  18. Content type: Research

    Dietary sources of calcium and vitamin D are recommended as a first-line strategy in prevention of osteoporosis-related fractures but their public health and economic impact has never been studied.

    Authors: Olivier Ethgen, Mickaël Hiligsmann, Nansa Burlet and Jean-Yves Reginster

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:48

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  19. Content type: Methodology

    A domain-specific physical activity questionnaire (EHIS-PAQ) was developed in the framework of the second wave of the European Health Interview Survey (EHIS). This article presents the EHIS-PAQ and describes i...

    Authors: Jonas D. Finger, Jean Tafforeau, Lydia Gisle, Leila Oja, Thomas Ziese, Juergen Thelen, Gert B. M. Mensink and Cornelia Lange

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:59

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  20. Content type: Research

    Only few studies have focused on the cognitive processes of the respondents that are involved when answering physical activity questionnaires (PAQs). This study aimed at examining whether two PAQs work as inte...

    Authors: J. D. Finger, L. Gisle, H. Mimilidis, C. Santos-Hoevener, E. K. Kruusmaa, A. Matsi, L. Oja, M. Balarajan, M. Gray, A. L. Kratz and C. Lange

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:57

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  21. Content type: Research

    Exclusive breastfeeding is defined as feeding infants only breast milk, be it directly from breast or expressed, with no addition of any liquid or solids apart from drops or syrups consisting of vitamins, mine...

    Authors: Asrat Sonko and Amare Worku

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:53

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  22. Content type: Research

    Childhood fever is the most common clinical sign of Plasmodium falciparum infection. It is used as a measure of burden of the disease and the effectiveness of control programs for malaria. This study aimed to det...

    Authors: Benson M. Hamooya, Gershom Chongwe, Lungowe Sitali and Hikabasa Halwindi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:46

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  23. Content type: Research

    Source of potable water has implication on the population health. Availability of Improved Drinking Water Sources (IDWS) is a problem in developing countries, but variation exists across segments of the popula...

    Authors: Oyewale Mayowa Morakinyo, Stephen Ayo Adebowale and Elizabeth Omoladun Oloruntoba

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:58

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  24. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Raising public awareness of the need to use antibiotics appropriately is a major focus of the UK Government’s strategy to tackle antimicrobial resistance. To investigate the public’s views on antibiotic use an...

    Authors: Laura J Shallcross, Michelle Berin, Jennifer Roe and Mahdad Noursadeghi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:55

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  25. Content type: Research

    Older people are a growing population. They live longer, but often have multiple chronic diseases. As a consequence, they are taking many different kind of medicines, while their vulnerability to pharmaceutica...

    Authors: Denise Walckiers, Johan Van der Heyden and Jean Tafforeau

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:50

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  26. Content type: Research

    Adolescence is last chance for curbing the consequences of malnutrition and breaking the intergenerational cycle of malnutrition and poor health. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and the factors assoc...

    Authors: Yohannes Adama Melaku, Gordon Alexander Zello, Tiffany K. Gill, Robert J. Adams and Zumin Shi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:44

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  27. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Olivier Bruyère, Serge H. Ahmed, Catherine Atlan, Jacques Belegaud, Murielle Bortolotti, Marie-Chantal Canivenc-Lavier, Sybil Charrière, Jean-Philippe Girardet, Sabine Houdart, Esther Kalonji, Perrine Nadaud, Fabienne Rajas, Gérard Slama and Irène Margaritis

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:49

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2015 73:41

  28. Content type: Commentary

    At the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), November 2014, 170 member states endorsed the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and a Framework for Action. The Rome Declaration committed to ending maln...

    Authors: Hannah Brinsden and Tim Lang

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:42

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  29. Content type: Systematic review

    The intense sweeteners currently authorised in Europe comprise ten compounds of various chemical natures. Their overall use has sharply risen in the last 20 years. These compounds are mainly used to formulate ...

    Authors: Olivier Bruyère, Serge H. Ahmed, Catherine Atlan, Jacques Belegaud, Murielle Bortolotti, Marie-Chantal Canivenc-Lavier, Sybil Charrière, Jean-Philippe Girardet, Sabine Houdart, Esther Kalonji, Perrine Nadaud, Fabienne Rajas, Gérard Slama and Irène Margaritis

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:41

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2015 73:49

  30. Content type: Research

    In spite of the massive spending and extensive family-planning promotion, many poor people in the third world remain reluctant to use modern contraceptive method. Mostly when they use modern contraceptives, th...

    Authors: Mohammed Feyisso, Tefera Belachew, Amanuel Tesfay and Yohannes Addisu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:38

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  31. Content type: Systematic review

    Glycemic control in diabetes mellitus is a cornerstone in reducing morbidity and mortality of the disease. Achieving glycemic control or reducing hyperglycemia significantly decreases the microvascular and mac...

    Authors: Ezra Belay Ketema and Kelemu Tilahun Kibret

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73:43

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  32. Content type: Poster presentation

    Authors: Nelly Saenen, Bram Janssen, Karen Vrijens, Harry Roels, Wim Vanden Berghe, Wilfried Gyselaers, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Patrick De Boever and Tim Nawrot

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73(Suppl 1):P35

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 73 Supplement 1

  33. Content type: Poster presentation

    Authors: Katherine Ogurtsova, Leonor Guariguata, David Whiting, Nigel Unwin, Clara Weil, Joao Da Rocha Fernandes, Ute Linnenkamp, Nam H Cho, David Cavan and Lydia Makaroff

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73(Suppl 1):P31

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 73 Supplement 1

  34. Content type: Keynote lecture presentation

    Authors: Charline Maertens de Noordhout, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Diallo Lamarana, Juanita Haagsma, Arie Havelaar, Sophie Quoilin, Sophie Bertrand, Yves Dupont, Olivier Vandenberg, Patrick Brandt and Niko Speybroeck

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2015 73(Suppl 1):K3

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 73 Supplement 1

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