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  1. Determining people’s healthy behaviors related to COVID-19 could be effective in providing preventive measures. The present study aims to investigate preventive behaviors associated with COVID-19 including wea...

    Authors: Fatemeh Bakhtari Aghdam, Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Kavous Shahsavarinia, Fatemeh Jafari, Leila Jahangiry and Neda Gilani

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:183

    Content type: Research

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  2. Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPT) of malaria in pregnancy is a full therapeutic course of antimalarial sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) medicine given to pregnant women in their second trimester at routine...

    Authors: Eugene Kofuor Maafo Darteh, Kwamena Sekyi Dickson, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Bernard Afriyie Owusu, Joshua Okyere, Tarif Salihu, Vincent Bio Bediako, Eugene Budu, Wonder Agbemavi, Jane Odurowaah Edjah and Abdul-Aziz Seidu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:182

    Content type: Research

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  3. Implementation of quality improvement (QI) practices varies considerably among public health units (PHUs) in Ontario. With the emphasis on continuous quality improvement (CQI) in the revised Ontario Public Hea...

    Authors: Madelyn P. Law, Alex Berry, Nicole Clarke, Graham Hay, Caitlin Muhl, Kelly Pilato, Danielle Hunter and Anna Larson

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:181

    Content type: Research

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  4. Co-infection between hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis delta virus (HDV) causes the severest chronic hepatitis and is associated with a high risk of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The Global...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Hayashi, Yumie Takeshita, Yvan J.-F. Hutin, Hande Harmanci, Philippa Easterbrook, Sarah Hess, Judith van Holten, Ena Oghenekaro Oru, Shuichi Kaneko, Cihan Yurdaydin and Marc Bulterys

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:180

    Content type: Research

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  5. Since 2013, China launched descending resources reform, which is a new attempt to correct unbalanced allocation of health resources through human capital spillovers and brand implantation from high-level hospi...

    Authors: Zesheng SUN, Shuhong WANG, Hongjun ZHAO, Xu ZHOU, Ludan ZHANG and Jiongping SHI

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:179

    Content type: Research

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  6. This study examined how socio-demographic characteristics constructs derived from the health promotion model (HPM) influence the level of physical activity (PA) women in Bojnourd, North East of Iran.

    Authors: Seyedeh Belin Tavakoly Sany, Mohammad Vahedian Shahroodi, Zahra Hosseini Khaboshan, Arezoo Orooji, Habibollah Esmaeily, Alireza Jafari and Mohammad Tajfard

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:178

    Content type: Research

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  7. Ghana malaria control programme recommends the uptake of five doses of sulfadoxine pyrimethamine (SP) during pregnancy following the review of the World Health Organization recommendations in 2012. The uptake ...

    Authors: Francis Anto, Christabel Ayepah, Elizabeth Awini and Langbong Bimi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:177

    Content type: Research

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  8. Smokeless tobacco is a part of social and cultural life in Sudan. The affordability and availability of this kind of tobacco make it a fundamental issue in adolescents. The aim of this study is to investigate ...

    Authors: Mohammed Othman, Nik Daliana Nik Farid, Nasrin Aghamohammadi and Mahmoud Danaee

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:176

    Content type: Research

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  9. Oral health is an important part of public health and crucial to health promotion and enhancing the quality of life. This research examined childhood oral self-care behavior and their related factors using ext...

    Authors: Iraj Zareban, Mahmood Karimy, Marzieh Araban and Daniel Delaney

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:175

    Content type: Research

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  10. Reducing childhood stunting continues to be a priority in Indonesia. In 2015, the National Nutrition Communication Campaign (NNCC) implemented mass media and interpersonal communication (IPC) interventions to ...

    Authors: Leiema Hunt, Abigail Norton, Chantel Daines, Evie Friedbaum, Danica Topham, Ryan Moffat, Scott Torres, Mary Linehan, Hafiza Jusril, Cougar Hall, Benjamin Crookston and Josh West

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:174

    Content type: Research

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  11. The current crisis in Syria has led to unprecedented displacement, with neighbouring Lebanon now hosting more than 1.5 million conflict-affected migrants from Syria. In many situations of displacement, adolesc...

    Authors: Colleen M. Davison, Hayley Watt, Saja Michael and Susan A. Bartels

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:173

    Content type: Research

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  12. In collaboration with building developers, the Housing for Health team is contributing to the design of community-based congregate living facilities to support healthy living in older adults. There may also be...

    Authors: Jodie A. Stearns, Hui Ren, John C. Spence, Hayford Avedzi and Karen K. Lee

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:172

    Content type: Study protocol

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  13. Maternity continuum of care is the continuity of maternal healthcare services that a woman uses, which includes antenatal care (ANC 4+), skilled birth attendant (SBA), and postnatal care (PNC) within 48 h of d...

    Authors: Anguach Shitie and Zelalem Nigussie Azene

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:171

    Content type: Research

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  14. Through the health extension package, Ethiopia had practiced infant and young child feeding. However, infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practice has been poor. Hence, in this study, the knowledge, attitude...

    Authors: Dawit Getachew Assefa, Tigist Tekle Woldesenbet, Wondowsen Molla, Eden Dagnachew Zeleke and Timsel Girma Simie

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:170

    Content type: Research

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  15. Childhood undernourishment is a major public health problem globally, and being responsible for higher mortalities in children and enormous health costs in sub-Saharan Africa. However, scarcity of data on the ...

    Authors: Bekele Megersa, Abebe Haile and Uriel Kitron

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:169

    Content type: Research

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  16. The use of machine learning techniques is increasing in healthcare which allows to estimate and predict health outcomes from large administrative data sets more efficiently. The main objective of this study wa...

    Authors: Romana Haneef, Sofiane Kab, Rok Hrzic, Sonsoles Fuentes, Sandrine Fosse-Edorh, Emmanuel Cosson and Anne Gallay

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:168

    Content type: Methodology

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  17. The epidemiology of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the general population in east Africa is not well documented. In this meta-analysis, we examined 37 full published research articles to synthesise up-to-date data...

    Authors: Hussein Mukasa Kafeero, Dorothy Ndagire, Ponsiano Ocama, Ali Kudamba, Abdul Walusansa and Hakim Sendagire

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:167

    Content type: Research

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  18. Coxsackie virus group A type 16 (CoxA16) is the main pathogen and usually an alternative to or joins in prevalence with enterovirus 71 (EV71) causing hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). The objective of this ...

    Authors: Peng Li, Yan Chen, An Tang, Fan Gao and Jian-Bo Yan

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:166

    Content type: Systematic review

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  19. In recent decades, the proportion of older adults in the population has continued to rise, and with it, the need for intervention programs to maintain cognitive functions into old age. Multiple lifestyle facto...

    Authors: Barbara Studer-Luethi, Maria Brasser, Simon Lusti and Rahel Schaerli

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:165

    Content type: Research

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  20. Using publicly available data on the number of new hospitalisations we use a newly developed statistical model to produce a phase portrait to monitor the epidemic allowing for assessing whether or not interven...

    Authors: Christel Faes, Niel Hens and Marius Gilbert

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:164

    Content type: Commentary

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  21. Since the Millennium Development Goal era, there have been several efforts to increase institutional births using demand side financing. Since 2005, Government of Nepal has implemented Maternity Incentive Sche...

    Authors: Ashish KC, Mats Målqvist, Amit Bhandari, Rejina Gurung, Omkar Basnet and Avinash K Sunny

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:163

    Content type: Research

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  22. Justification of intimate partner violence (IPV) is one of the critical factors that account for the high prevalence of IPV among women. In this study, we examined the association between exposure to interpare...

    Authors: Richard Gyan Aboagye, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Bernard Yeboah-Asiamah Asare, Prince Peprah, Isaac Yeboah Addo and Bright Opoku Ahinkorah

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:162

    Content type: Research

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  23. Postpartum long-acting reversible contraceptive is important to prevent unintended and closed spaced pregnancy following the first 12 months of childbirth. Few data were available on postpartum long-acting rev...

    Authors: Yibeltal Mesfin and Abraham Wallelign

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:161

    Content type: Research

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  24. Despite an increasing use and positive effects of peer support interventions, little is known about how the outcomes are produced. Thus, it is essential not only to measure outcomes, but also to identify the m...

    Authors: Stine Dandanell Garn, Charlotte Glümer, Sarah Fredsted Villadsen, Gritt Marie Hviid Malling and Ulla Christensen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:160

    Content type: Research

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  25. We have shown that Ethiopian primary healthcare providers refer only half of the severely sick children who, according to guidelines, should get an urgent referral. Frequently parents of referred ill children ...

    Authors: Habtamu Beyene, Dejene Hailu, Henok Tadele, Lars Åke Persson and Della Berhanu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:159

    Content type: Research

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  26. Caesarean section is a life-saving comprehensive obstetric procedure of women and newborn performed during childbirth-related complications and should be universally accessible for all pregnant mothers globall...

    Authors: Ayenew Mose and Haimanot Abebe

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:158

    Content type: Research

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  27. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have become a priority public health issue. The aim of this study was to examine whether socio-economic inequalities exist in chronic disease management among Chinese adults, a...

    Authors: Jing Guo, Jiasen Li, Kehui Huang, Ning Huang and Xing Lin Feng

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:157

    Content type: Research

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  28. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) remains a global public health problem. South Africa is estimated to have the highest recorded prevalence of FASD. However, no study has systematically evaluated the avai...

    Authors: Babatope O. Adebiyi and Ferdinand C. Mukumbang

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:156

    Content type: Study protocol

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  29. Interventions to reach women who do not participate regularly in screening may reduce the risk of cervical cancer. Self-collection of a vaginal specimen has been shown to increase participation. The relative c...

    Authors: Hélène De Pauw, Gilbert Donders, Steven Weyers, Philippe De Sutter, Jean Doyen, Wiebren A. A. Tjalma, Davy Vanden Broeck, Eliana Peeters, Severien Van Keer, Alex Vorsters and Marc Arbyn

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:155

    Content type: Research

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  30. Many adulthood illnesses are rooted in childhood, especially in the “first thousand days of life”. Despite parents’ role in children’s development, no study has examined parental awareness concerning this peri...

    Authors: Fatemeh Bagheri, Nouzar Nakhaee, Yones Jahani and Reza Khajouei

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:154

    Content type: Research

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  31. Information regarding the impact of substance use on the timing of entry into HIV care is lacking. Better understanding of this relationship can help guide approaches and policies to improve HIV testing and li...

    Authors: Canada Parrish, Bridget M. Whitney, Robin M. Nance, Nancy Puttkammer, Paul Fishman, Katerina Christopoulos, Julia Fleming, Sonya Heath, William Christopher Mathews, Geetanjali Chander, Richard D. Moore, Sonia Napravnik, Allison Webel, Joseph Delaney, Heidi M. Crane and Mari M. Kitahata

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:153

    Content type: Research

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  32. Authors: Chilot Desta Agegnehu, Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema, Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale, Adugnaw Zeleke Alem, Yigizie Yeshaw, Sewnet Adem Kebede and Alemneh Mekuriaw Liyew

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:152

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2021 79:143

  33. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a global public health agenda with high level of pandemicity. There is no effective treatment, but prevention strategies can alter the pandemic. However, the effectiveness of ...

    Authors: Tadele Girum, Kifle Lentiro, Mulugeta Geremew, Biru Migora, Sisay Shewamare and Mulugeta Shegaze Shimbre

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:150

    Content type: Systematic review

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  34. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Agenda calls for targeted attention to the needs and rights of the most vulnerable populations to ensure a life of dignity and human security for all. In this paper,...

    Authors: Alarcos Cieza, Kaloyan Kamenov, Ola Abu Al Ghaib, Alessandra Aresu, Somnath Chatterji, Facundo Chavez, Jarrod Clyne, Nathalie Drew, Michelle Funk, Andrea Guzman, Eleonora Guzzi, Chapal Khasnabis, Bente Mikkelsen, Ren Minghui, Gopal Mitra, Priyanka Narahari…

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:148

    Content type: Commentary

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  35. Authors: Nina Van Goethem, Aline Vilain, Chloé Wyndham-Thomas, Jessika Deblonde, Nathalie Bossuyt, Tinne Lernout, Javiera Rebolledo Gonzalez, Sophie Quoilin, Vincent Melis and Dominique Van Beckhoven

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:147

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2020 78:121

  36. Healthcare professionals (HCPs) are at the frontline in the fight against COVID-19 and are at an increased risk of becoming infected with coronavirus. Risk of infection can be minimized by use of proper person...

    Authors: Wakgari Deressa, Alemayehu Worku, Workeabeba Abebe, Muluken Gizaw and Wondwossen Amogne

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:146

    Content type: Research

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  37. The Chinese government has taken strong prevention and control measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the pandemic is far from over, it has been effectively controlled in China. The outbreak of COVID...

    Authors: Chuang Qian, Yiming Zheng, Junrong Meng, Hao Li and Dahui Wang

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:145

    Content type: Research

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  38. This study aimed to explore which measures and risk factors for a COVID − 19 infection are considered most important in the general population, health experts and policymakers and to assess the level of agreem...

    Authors: Dagmar Schaffler-Schaden, Juergen Herfert, James O´Brien, Tim Johansson, Alexander Seymer, Stephan Ludwig, Thomas Stöggl, Juergen Osterbrink, Maria Flamm and Antje van der Zee-Neuen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:144

    Content type: Research

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  39. Maternal anemia continues as a global public health concern particularly in developing countries including Ethiopia. It is associated with an increased risk of maternal death, obstetric complications, preterm ...

    Authors: Chilot Desta Agegnehu, Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema, Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale, Adugnaw Zeleke Alem, Yigizie Yeshaw, Sewnet Adem Kebede and Alemneh Mekuriaw Liyew

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:143

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2021 79:152

  40. First birth before 18 years has declined in Uganda unlike repeat adolescent birth (=second or more births before age 20 years). We explored the circumstances of and motivators for repeat adolescent birth in Easte...

    Authors: Dinah Amongin, Frank Kaharuza, Claudia Hanson, Annettee Nakimuli, Susan Mutesi, Lenka Benova and Lynn Atuyambe

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:142

    Content type: Research

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  41. Health professional’s job satisfaction is directly related to patient satisfaction and quality of care. Without satisfied health professionals the health system is not functional, and the national and global h...

    Authors: Bekahegn Girma, Jemberu Nigussie, Alemayehu Molla and Moges Mareg

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:141

    Content type: Systematic review

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  42. The COVID-19 pandemic and the national COVID-19 measures might have increased potential barriers to abortion care and created new ones, especially for vulnerable groups. This study documents the impact of the ...

    Authors: Leen De Kort, Jonas Wood, Edwin Wouters and Sarah Van de Velde

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:140

    Content type: Research

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  43. Self-harm is intentional harmful behavior in the context of emotional distress. Street children are boys and girls under eighteen who are forced to work or live on the streets. These children are exposed to vi...

    Authors: Lida Jarahi, Maliheh Dadgarmoghaddam, Atiyeh Naderi and AmirAli Moodi Ghalibaf

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:139

    Content type: Research

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  44. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) accounted for over 90% of all deaths in the Cypriot population, in 2018. However, a detailed and comprehensive overview of the impact of NCDs on population health of Cyprus ove...

    Authors: Periklis Charalampous, Elena Pallari, Stefanos Tyrovolas, Nicos Middleton, Mary Economou, Brecht Devleesschauwer and Juanita A. Haagsma

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:138

    Content type: Research

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  45. Reduced birthweight is associated with adverse physical and mental health outcomes later in life. Children of adolescent mothers are at higher risk for reduced birthweight. The current study aimed to identify ...

    Authors: Miriam Hacker, Christine Firk, Kerstin Konrad, Kerstin Paschke, Joseph Neulen, Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann and Brigitte Dahmen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:137

    Content type: Research

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  46. Cervical cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among women in Ethiopia, often due to late disease diagnosis. Early prevention of cancer has been shown to be the most effective measure against th...

    Authors: Yilkal Tafere, Tezera Jemere, Tsion Desalegn and Addisu Melak

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:136

    Content type: Research

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  47. Food insecurity is associated with poor nutritional health outcomes. Prescribing fresh fruits and vegetables in healthcare settings may be an opportunity to link patients with community supports to promote hea...

    Authors: Cole Heasley, Becca Clayton, Jade Muileboom, Anna Schwanke, Sujani Rathnayake, Abby Richter and Matthew Little

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:135

    Content type: Research

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  48. Antimicrobial resistance poses a serious global public health threat. Hospital misuse of antibiotics has contributed to this problem and evidence-based interventions are urgently needed to change inappropriate...

    Authors: Gosha Wojcik, Nicola Ring, Corrienne McCulloch, Diane S. Willis, Brian Williams and Kalliopi Kydonaki

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:134

    Content type: Research

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