Global & Public Health

WHO World malaria report 2019

6 Dec, 2019 | 10:34h | UTC

World malaria report 2019 – World Health Organization (free PDF)

Summary: World malaria report 2019 – World Health Organization (free)

News Release: More pregnant women and children protected from malaria, but accelerated efforts and funding needed to reinvigorate global response, WHO report shows (free)

 

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The 2019 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: ensuring that the health of a child born today is not defined by a changing climate – The Lancet (free registration required)

Editorial: Health and climate change: making the link matter (free)

Video: The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: 2019 report (free)

Commentaries: How the Climate Crisis Is Killing Us, in 9 Alarming Charts – Wired (free) AND Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND The climate crisis will profoundly affect the health of every child alive today, report says – CNN (free) AND Doctors: Warmer world is unhealthier place for children – AP (free)

Related: Climate Change — A Health Emergency (free reports and commentaries on the subject) AND NEJM Editorial: Prioritizing Health in a Changing Climate (free commentaries) AND Climate change threatens the achievement of effective universal healthcare – The BMJ (free) AND Climate Change Is Having a Major Impact on Global Health – Scientific American (free)

 

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Quantifying risks and interventions that have affected the burden of diarrhoea among children younger than 5 years: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (free)

Invited Commentary: Early childhood diarrhoea: from data to interventions (free)

Related Global Burden of Disease Report: Global Burden of Diarrhea (free)

 

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The global, regional, and national burden of inflammatory bowel disease in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (free)

Invited Commentary: Global burden of inflammatory bowel disease (free)

 

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The Global Burden of Pancreatic Cancer

30 Oct, 2019 | 07:59h | UTC

The global, regional, and national burden of pancreatic cancer and its attributable risk factors in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (free)

Invited Commentary: Pancreatic cancer: a growing burden (free)

 

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The Global Burden of Gastric Cancer

30 Oct, 2019 | 07:57h | UTC

The global, regional, and national burden of stomach cancer in 195 countries, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease study 2017 – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (free)

Invited Commentary: 27 years of stomach cancer: painting a global picture (free)

 

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The Global Burden of Colorectal Cancer

30 Oct, 2019 | 07:55h | UTC

The global, regional, and national burden of colorectal cancer and its attributable risk factors in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (free)

Invited Commentary: The global challenge of colorectal cancer (free)

 

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Homepage: Drug Use – The Lancet (free articles, commentaries, and podcast – registration required)

 


Mapping 123 million neonatal, infant and child deaths between 2000 and 2017 – Nature (free)

Commentaries: Tackling inequality could save millions of children – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (free) AND Where You’re Born Even Within A Country Still Matters – NPR (free)

 

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The Cancer Atlas

20 Oct, 2019 | 23:09h | UTC

WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2019

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:29h | UTC

Global Atlas on Childhood Obesity

7 Oct, 2019 | 06:01h | UTC

The global burden of non-typhoidal salmonella invasive disease: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (free)

Invited Commentary: Non-typhoidal salmonella: invasive, lethal, and on the loose (free)

 

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Global Burden of Cancer, 1990 to 2017

30 Sep, 2019 | 00:42h | UTC

Global, Regional, and National Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life-Years for 29 Cancer Groups, 1990 to 2017: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study – JAMA Oncology (free)

 

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World Health Organization Campaign on World Patient Safety Day (free resources)

News Release: WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare (free)

See also: Patient Safety Fact Sheet (free) 10 facts on patient safety (free) AND The Lancet Editorial: Patient safety: too little, but not too late (free)

 

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NICE Guideline: Tuberculosis

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:27h | UTC

New UK Physical Activity Guidelines

9 Sep, 2019 | 00:16h | UTC

Altering the availability or proximity of food, alcohol, and tobacco products to change their selection and consumption – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Altering the availability or proximity of food, alcohol, and tobacco products to change their selection and consumption – Cochrane Library (free)

 

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The global burden of childhood and adolescent cancer in 2017: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet Oncology (free)

Commentaries: Global burden of childhood cancer: growing, but controllable – The Lancet Oncology (free) AND Globally, more than 11 million years of healthy life lost due to childhood cancer in 2017 – The Lancet (free)

 

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Association of Early Interventions With Birth Outcomes and Child Linear Growth in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: Bayesian Network Meta-analyses of Randomized Clinical Trials – JAMA Network Open (free)

 

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The Lancet Series: Oral Health

21 Jul, 2019 | 21:24h | UTC

Oral Health – The Lancet (free articles and commentaries – registration required)

 

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The Lancet Psychiatry Commission: a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness – The Lancet Psychiatry (free registration required)

Executive Summary and Podcast: A blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness (free summary, audio and other resources)

Commentaries: Global commission into health inequities of mental illness gives blueprint for change – NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University (free) AND People with mental illness experience poorer physical health, and the gap may be getting worse, experts say – ABC News (free) AND Why people with mental illness may face poorer physical health and early death – CNN (free)

Related WHO Guideline: Management of Physical Health Conditions in Adults with Severe Mental Disorders (free)

 

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Mapping the global prevalence, incidence, and mortality of Plasmodium falciparum, 2000–17: a spatial and temporal modelling study – The Lancet (free)

Related Study: Mapping the global endemicity and clinical burden of Plasmodium vivax, 2000–17: a spatial and temporal modelling study – The Lancet (free)

Invited Commentary: New malaria maps (free)

News Release: New High-Resolution Global Maps Show How to Defeat Malaria – The Malaria Atlas Project (free)

See also: The Malaria Atlas Project Website (free resources) AND Explorer Tool (free)

 

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Wellcome Global Monitor How does the world feel about science and health? (free PDF)

Report Summary: Wellcome Global Monitor 2018 (free)

News Release: How much does the world trust medical experts and vaccines? (free)

Commentaries: Japan and Ukraine most likely to doubt safety of vaccines – Nature (free) AND Global trust strong in healthcare, scientists, vaccines—with exceptions – CIDRAP (free) AND Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds – Reuters (free) AND Vaccines: Low trust in vaccination ‘a global crisis’ – BBC (free)

 

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Cancer Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Is It Time to Consider Screening? – Journal of Global Oncology (free)

“the placement of priority on early detection cannot be assumed to be effective in LMICs, where limited downstream resources may be overwhelmed by the inevitable increases in number of diagnoses.”

 


Efficacy of population‐wide diabetes and obesity prevention programs: An overview of systematic reviews on proximal, intermediate, and distal outcomes and a meta‐analysis of impact on BMI – Obesity Reviews (free)

 

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A Global Review of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines – Advances in Nutrition (free)

 

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State of Global Air 2019 Report

4 Apr, 2019 | 22:21h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burden of stroke, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 – The Lancet Neurology (free)

Commentary: The global burden of stroke: persistent and disabling – The Lancet Neurology (free)

 

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Ebola virus disease – The Lancet (free for a limited period)

 

 


Global, regional, and national burden of epilepsy, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 – The Lancet Neurology (free)

Invited Commentary: An unparalleled assessment of the global burden of epilepsy (free)

 

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Health systems respond to noncommunicable diseases: time for ambition (2018) – World Health Organization Europe (free PDF)

 

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2019 ACIP Adult Immunization Schedule

5 Feb, 2019 | 00:39h | UTC

Measuring the Value of Health

4 Feb, 2019 | 22:36h | UTC

Measuring the value of health – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (free)

 

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New Canada’s Dietary Guidelines

23 Jan, 2019 | 01:25h | UTC

Canada’s Dietary Guidelines – Government of Canada (free)

Homepage: Canada’s Food Guide (free resources)

 

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BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery

19 Jan, 2019 | 18:13h | UTC

BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery (supplement with free articles)

Homepage

 

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Selected articles from the supplement:

– Global surgery in an ecosystem for worldwide health

– Ethical considerations in global surgery

– Implementation science and innovation in global surgery

– A realized vision of access to safe, affordable surgical and anaesthesia care

– Training and accrediting international surgeons

– Disseminating technology in global surgery

– Global surgery and the sustainable development goals

– Systematic review of the use of big data to improve surgery in low‐ and middle‐income countries

– Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy

 


ACOG Guideline: Prepregnancy Counseling

18 Jan, 2019 | 01:00h | UTC

Cancer Statistics, 2019

10 Jan, 2019 | 18:57h | UTC

Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America: 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza – Clinical Infectious Diseases (free)

News Release: Flu is Serious for Pregnant Women and Others at High Risk: Testing and Treatment are Key, Say IDSA Guidelines (free)

 

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