Background: Physical inactivity is a growing public health concern.
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Background: Detecting novel healthcare-associated infections (HCAI) as early as possible is an important public health priority.
Background: Ethiopia has been providing free Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) since 2005 for HIV/AIDS patients.
Background: The life table is a valid and frequently used instrument to compare the mortality of migrant groups.
Background: Self-efficacy has been determined to be a strong predictor of who will engage in physical activity.
Background: Child health is significantly poorer in homes with intimate partner violence (IPV).
Background: The HealthKick intervention, introduced at eight primary schools in low-income settings in the Western Cape Province, South Africa, aimed to promote healthy lifestyles among learners, their families and school staff.
Background: Parental chronic pain has been associated with adverse outcomes in offspring.
Background: There is limited research on awareness of alcohol warning labels and their effects.
Background: Screening for alcohol misuse and brief interventions (BIs) for harm in trauma care settings are known to reduce alcohol intake and injury recidivism, but are rarely implemented.
Background: In the Neonatal health – Knowledge into Practice (NeoKIP) trial in Vietnam, local stakeholder groups, supported by trained laywomen acting as facilitators, promoted knowledge translation (KT) resulting in decreased neonatal mortality.
Background: Male circumcision (MC) has been demonstrated to be effective and cost-effective for HIV/AIDS prevention.
Background: Awareness of health disparities based on sexual orientation has increased in the past decades, and many official public health agencies throughout Europe call for programs addressing the specific needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals.