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161. New approaches to divorce with children: A problem of public health Full Text available with Trip Pro

New approaches to divorce with children: A problem of public health This broad review elaborates on the most up-to-date knowledge on biochemical and psychobiological aspects of parental loss and other childhood adversities during divorce involving minor children. So far, divorce involving minor children was unfortunately considered by authorities only as a purely juridical problem, and this approach has often allowed a completely different approach according to the Courts. Now, scientific (...) research, also making use of animal models, is demonstrating the biological basis of the problem and the indisputable consequences on the well-being and health of children. The innovative conclusion of this review is that this argument (because of its frequency and gravity) is primarily a question of public health and that it is necessary to further harmonize practices in this area.

2016 Health psychology open

162. Report of the Regional Workshop on Strengthening and Networking of Public Health Emergency Operations Centres, New Delhi, 29 September - 1 October 2015

Report of the Regional Workshop on Strengthening and Networking of Public Health Emergency Operations Centres, New Delhi, 29 September - 1 October 2015 Report of the Regional Workshop on Strengthening and Networking of Public Health Emergency Operations Centres, New Delhi, 29 September - 1 October 2015 JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Search Browse Statistics Related Links Report of the Regional (...) Workshop on Strengthening and Networking of Public Health Emergency Operations Centres, New Delhi, 29 September - 1 October 2015 View/ Open View Statistics Altmetrics Share Abstract The Regional Workshop on Strengthening and Networking of Public Health Emergency Operations Centre was organized in New Delhi, India from 29 September – 1 October 2015. Public health emergency operations centres (‎EOCs)‎ are physical or virtual centres responsible for the strategic management of public health emergencies

2016 WHO

163. Malware and Disease: Lessons from Cyber Intelligence for Public Health Surveillance Full Text available with Trip Pro

Malware and Disease: Lessons from Cyber Intelligence for Public Health Surveillance Malicious software and infectious diseases are similar is several respects, as are the functional requirements for surveillance and intelligence to defend against these threats. Given these similarities, this article compares and contrasts the actors, relationships, and norms at work in cyber intelligence and disease surveillance. Historical analysis reveals that civilian cyber defense is more decentralized (...) , private, and voluntary than public health in the United States. Most of these differences are due to political choices rather than technical necessities. In particular, political resistance to government institutions has shaped cyber intelligence over the past 30 years, which is a troubling sign for attempts to improve disease surveillance through local, state, and federal health departments. Information sharing about malware is also limited, despite information technology being integral to cyberspace

2016 Health security

164. Comparison Quality of Health Services between Public and Private Providers: The Iranian People’s Perspective Full Text available with Trip Pro

Comparison Quality of Health Services between Public and Private Providers: The Iranian People’s Perspective Health services quality has been the most important criteria of judging, and its improvement causes people's satisfaction of health systems. In a health system, public and private sectors provide services and typically have been effective in promoting health services quality of community. The aim of this study was to compare the quality of health services in both public and private (...) was 83%.741 people (74%) in their last visit to receive services were referred to the public sector. Between the perception of people participating in the study about medical equipment and supplies, welfare facilities, competence and experience of doctor, waiting time, rapid reception, and access to doctor in public and private sectors, significant differences were observed (p < 0.05). In the tangible realm in perception of health services, there was a significant difference in quality between

2016 Electronic physician

165. A Public Health Perspective on Mental and Medical Comorbidity Full Text available with Trip Pro

A Public Health Perspective on Mental and Medical Comorbidity 27623464 2017 01 10 2018 12 02 1538-3598 316 10 2016 Sep 13 JAMA JAMA A Public Health Perspective on Mental and Medical Comorbidity. 1104-5 10.1001/jama.2016.10486 Walker Elizabeth Reisinger ER Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Druss Benjamin G BG Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta (...) , Georgia. eng K12 GM000680 GM NIGMS NIH HHS United States Journal Article Comment United States JAMA 7501160 0098-7484 AIM IM JAMA Psychiatry. 2016 Feb;73(2):150-8 26719969 Comorbidity Humans Mental Disorders epidemiology Public Health 2016 9 14 6 0 2016 9 14 6 0 2017 1 11 6 0 ppublish 27623464 2552193 10.1001/jama.2016.10486 PMC5987544 NIHMS970413 Maturitas. 2011 May;69(1):22-6 21398059 J Psychopharmacol. 2010 Nov;24(4 Suppl):61-8 20923921 Am J Hypertens. 2015 Nov;28(11):1295-302 25911639 Lancet. 2012

2016 JAMA

166. The Microbiota, Immunoregulation, and Mental Health: Implications for Public Health Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Microbiota, Immunoregulation, and Mental Health: Implications for Public Health The hygiene or "Old Friends" hypothesis proposes that the epidemic of inflammatory disease in modern urban societies stems at least in part from reduced exposure to microbes that normally prime mammalian immunoregulatory circuits and suppress inappropriate inflammation. Such diseases include but are not limited to allergies and asthma; we and others have proposed that the markedly reduced exposure to these Old (...) mechanisms, involving bacterially derived metabolites, bacterial antigens, and helminthic antigens, through which these inputs promote immunoregulation. Though findings are encouraging, significant human subjects' research is required to evaluate the potential impact of Old Friends, including environmental microbial inputs, on biological signatures and clinically meaningful mental health prevention and intervention outcomes.

2016 Current environmental health reports

167. Public health aspects of mental health among migrants and refugees: a review of the evidence on mental health care for refugees, asylum seekers and irregular migrants in the WHO European Region

Public health aspects of mental health among migrants and refugees: a review of the evidence on mental health care for refugees, asylum seekers and irregular migrants in the WHO European Region Public health aspects of mental health among migrants and refugees: a review of the evidence on mental health care for refugees, asylum seekers and irregular migrants in the WHO European Region HEALTH EVIDENCE NETWORK SYNTHESIS REPORT 47 Stefan Priebe | Domenico Giacco | Rawda El-NagibThis HEN (...) Health and Substance Abuse, WHO headquarters. The Health Evidence Network HEN is an information service for public health decision-makers in the WHO European Region, in action since 2003 and initiated and coordinated by the WHO Regional Office for Europe under the umbrella of the European Health Information Initiative (a multipartner network coordinating all health information activities in the European Region). HEN supports public health decision-makers to use the best available evidence

2016 WHO Health Evidence Network

168. Float Tanks: Considerations for Environmental Public Health

Float Tanks: Considerations for Environmental Public Health JULY 2016 1 Float Tanks: Considerations for Environmental Public Health Angela Eykelbosh a and Shelley Beaudet b Key Messages • Floatation refers to a meditative activity in which users float in a high-density Epsom salt solution in a dark, quiet environment. • Because float tanks are distinct from swimming pools and other recreational water, questions have been raised regarding the need for and efficacy of various disinfection methods (...) Although floating is meant to improve physical and mental health, public health practitioners have questioned whether improperly operated float tanks may pose a health risk. Due to the cost of replacing the salt, the tank solution is typically only changed a few times per year and disinfection practice varies. Also, although there is a long history of regulation and management for pools and hot tubs, float tanks are currently unregulated in most jurisdictions and guidance on management is limited

2016 National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health

169. Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis

Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis Berghs M, Atkin K, Graham H, Hatton C, Thomas C Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from (...) a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Berghs M, Atkin K, Graham H, Hatton C, Thomas C. Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis. Public Health Research 2016; 4(8) Authors' objectives (1) To examine the literature on theories and models of disability; (2) to assess whether or not, and how, intervention studies of effectiveness could incorporate more

2016 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

170. Power to the people: To what extent has public involvement in applied health research achieved this? Full Text available with Trip Pro

Power to the people: To what extent has public involvement in applied health research achieved this? Public involvement is required for applied health research funded in the UK. One of the largest funders, the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), makes it clear that it values the knowledge of patients and the public. As a result, there are now many resources to make sure that the public voice is included in decision-making about research. However, there is concern that the public voice (...) in research decision-making. However, there is less evidence of a change in the power dynamic between the scientific research community and the public. The public involved in research are not always equal partners. The scientific research community still has the loudest voice and patients and the public do not always feel sufficiently empowered to challenge it.Public involvement in applied health research is a pre-requisite for funding from many funding bodies. In particular the National Institute

2016 Research involvement and engagement

171. Climate change projections and public health systems: Building evidence-informed connections Full Text available with Trip Pro

Climate change projections and public health systems: Building evidence-informed connections 28616491 2019 01 12 2352-7714 2 2016 Dec One health (Amsterdam, Netherlands) One Health Climate change projections and public health systems: Building evidence-informed connections. 152-154 10.1016/j.onehlt.2016.07.005 Fielding Gillian G Climate & Atmospheric Sciences Institute, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. McPherson Michelle M Climate & Atmospheric Sciences Institute (...) Int J Parasitol. 2005 Apr 1;35(4):375-89 15777914 Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011 Jul;8(7):2854-75 21845162 CMAJ. 2009 Jun 9;180(12):1221-4 19506281 Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2015 Apr 5;370(1665):null 25688013 Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jun;122(6):631-8 24627295 Health Place. 2014 Nov;30:70-7 25216209 Ecohealth. 2005 Mar;2(1):38-46 19008966 Perspect Public Health. 2010 Jan;130(1):27-33 20333947 Nature. 2011 Aug 24;476(7361):438-41 21866157 Am J Public Health. 2008 Mar;98(3):435

2016 One health

172. Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis Full Text available with Trip Pro

Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find (...) the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} There is a need for guidance on how research can integrate a disability inclusive approach into evaluations of public health interventions. {{author}} {{($index , , , & . Maria Berghs 1 , Karl Atkin 1, * , Hilary Graham 1 , Chris Hatton 2 , Carol Thomas 2 1 Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK 2 Faculty of Health and Medicine, Furness College, Lancaster

2016 NIHR HTA programme

173. Estimation of Premature Deaths From Lack of Access to Anti-HER2 Therapy for Advanced Breast Cancer in the Brazilian Public Health System Full Text available with Trip Pro

Estimation of Premature Deaths From Lack of Access to Anti-HER2 Therapy for Advanced Breast Cancer in the Brazilian Public Health System Patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) -positive metastatic tumors treated in the public health system in Brazil do not have access to trastuzumab. This study aimed to estimate the impact of the lack of access to anti-HER2 therapies on the mortality of these patients.On the basis of published data, the number of patients with HER2 (...) with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer in Brazil in 2016. It was estimated that only 808 women would be alive in 2018 if they receive only chemotherapy (which is the treatment offered by the public health system). On the other hand, the bar rises to 1,408 women alive in 2018 if they receive chemotherapy plus trastuzumab and 1,576 women alive in 2018 if they receive the gold standard of chemotherapy plus trastuzumab and pertuzumab.Trastuzumab is included in the WHO's list of essential medications

2016 Journal of global oncology

174. Rising burden of Diabetes-Public Health Challenges and way out Full Text available with Trip Pro

Rising burden of Diabetes-Public Health Challenges and way out 27774342 2019 01 12 2091-0800 6 2 2016 Jun Nepal journal of epidemiology Nepal J Epidemiol Rising burden of Diabetes-Public Health Challenges and way out. 557-559 Kakkar Rakesh R Community Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, , SRHU, Dehradun, UK, India. eng Editorial 2016 06 30 Nepal Nepal J Epidemiol 101583212 The author declares that he has no financial or non-financial potential conflicts of interest with respect (...) to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article. 2016 06 05 2016 06 20 2016 06 20 2016 10 25 6 0 2016 10 25 6 1 2016 10 25 6 0 epublish 27774342 10.3126/nje.v6i2.15160 PMC5073171

2016 Nepal journal of epidemiology

175. EPHP 2016, Bangalore, 8–9 July 2016, Third national conference on bringing Evidence into Public Health Policy Equitable India: All for Health and Wellbeing Full Text available with Trip Pro

EPHP 2016, Bangalore, 8–9 July 2016, Third national conference on bringing Evidence into Public Health Policy Equitable India: All for Health and Wellbeing 28588986 2018 11 13 2059-7908 1 Suppl 1 2016 BMJ global health BMJ Glob Health EPHP 2016, Bangalore, 8-9 July 2016, Third national conference on bringing Evidence into Public Health Policy Equitable India: All for Health and Wellbeing. A1-A44 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-EPHPabstracts eng Journal Article 2016 06 29 England BMJ Glob Health 101685275 (...) 2059-7908 2017 6 8 6 0 2017 6 8 6 0 2017 6 8 6 1 epublish 28588986 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-EPHPabstracts bmjgh-2016-EPHPabstracts PMC5418675 Trop Med Int Health. 2012 May;17 (5):674-82 22487362 Soc Sci Med. 1988;26(9):931-40 3388072 Soc Sci Med. 2012 Jun;74(11):1802-11 21741737 Soc Sci Med. 2015 May;133:159-67 25875322 Glob Public Health. 2013;8(4):389-404 23485011 Health Policy Plan. 1994 Dec;9(4):353-70 10139469 Int J Health Serv. 2007;37(3):537-54 17844933

2016 BMJ global health

176. Public sexual health promotion interventions and strategies: A qualitative study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Public sexual health promotion interventions and strategies: A qualitative study Sexual health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over their sexual health that should be based on people's needs and abilities. The aim of this study was to explore public sexual health promotion interventions and strategies.This study was a qualitative content analysis approach. This qualitative study was a qualitative part of an exploratory sequential qualitative-quantitative study (...) that took place between November 2014 and May 2015 and was conducted in Rasht, Iran. Data were collected using semi-structured interviews with 38 engaged and married men and women as well as nine key informants. The data were analyzed by the content analysis method and by using qualitative data analysis software MAXqda 2011.Analyzing participants' perspectives and experiences revealed two main categories, i.e., 1) General actions to promote sexual health (with three sub-categories: public policies

2016 Electronic physician

177. Managing the public-private mix to achieve universal health coverage. (Abstract)

Managing the public-private mix to achieve universal health coverage. The private sector has a large and growing role in health systems in low-income and middle-income countries. The goal of universal health coverage provides a renewed focus on taking a system perspective in designing policies to manage the private sector. This perspective requires choosing policies that will contribute to the performance of the system as a whole, rather than of any sector individually. Here we draw (...) and extrapolate main messages from the papers in this Series and additional sources to inform policy and research agendas in the context of global and country level efforts to secure universal health coverage in low-income and middle-income countries. Recognising that private providers are highly heterogeneous in terms of their size, objectives, and quality, we explore the types of policy that might respond appropriately to the challenges and opportunities created by four stylised private provider types

2016 Lancet

178. Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health Full Text available with Trip Pro

Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find (...) the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} Evaluating service innovations in health care and public health requires flexibility, collaboration and pragmatism; this collection identifies robust, innovative and mixed-methods to inform such evaluations {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & . Rosalind Raine 1, * , Ray Fitzpatrick 2, * , Helen Barratt 3 , Gywn Bevan 4 , Nick

2016 NIHR HTA programme

179. Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health

Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health Raine R, Fitzpatrick R, Barratt H, Bevan G, Black N, Boaden R, Bower P, Campbell M, Denis J-L, Devers K, Dixon-Woods M, Fallowfield L, Forder J (...) G, Black N, Boaden R, Bower P, Campbell M, Denis J-L, Devers K, Dixon-Woods M, Fallowfield L, Forder J, Foy R, Freemantle N, Fulop NJ, Gibbons E, Gillies C, Goulding L, Grieve R, Grimshaw J, Howarth E, Lilford RJ, McDonald R, Moore G, Moore L, Newhouse R, O'Cathain A, Or Z, Papoutsi C, Prady S, Rycroft-Malone J, Sekhon J, Turner S, Watson SI, Zwarenstein M. Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health. Health Services

2016 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

180. Gun Violence: A Public Health Concern?

Gun Violence: A Public Health Concern? Gun Violence: A Public Health Concern? – Clinical Correlations Search Gun Violence: A Public Health Concern? June 9, 2016 8 min read By Matthew B. McNeill, MD Peer Reviewed One can often feel numb or indifferent to the seemingly nightly reports of gun deaths on American news programs. Individual homicides, suicides, or accidental gun deaths are tragic and tragically commonplace. However, over the last two decades, a tide of unrest with the current role (...) , SC, and San Bernardino, CA. Initially reserved to the political class and social activists, the call for action on firearms has reached a fever pitch as it has become more visible to the general public. While the debate and consideration of the right to possess firearms and ammunition is best left to legal authorities and Constitutional scholars, the over 30,000 annual deaths by firearm must at least prompt the consideration of gun violence as a significant public health concern. The Current

2016 Clinical Correlations