Background: Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of adverse health outcomes for both the mother and the child.
Author Archives: BMC Public Health
Background: In Nigeria, reports on the prevalence of modifiable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are scarce.
Background: Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) is an annual initiative in countries and territories of the Americas every April to highlight the work of national expanded programs on immunization (EPI) and increase access to vaccination services for high-risk population groups.
Background: Almost all (99%) neonatal deaths arise in low-income and middle-income countries.
Background: The H1N1 influenza pandemic occurred in Germany between April 2009 and August 2010.
Background: There is a growing demand for researchers to document the impact of research to demonstrate how it contributes to community outcomes.
Background: This register study aims to increase the knowledge on how common it is that sickness benefit recipients are sick-listed for as long as their physician prescribes in their medical sickness certificate, i.e.
Background: Given the unfavourable health outcomes associated with sedentary behaviours, there is a need to better understand the context in which these behaviours take place to better address this public health concern.
Background: Despite efforts of international and national health authorities, immunization coverage and timeliness of vaccination against dangerous childhood diseases have been adversely affected by parental hesitation to vaccinate their children in high-income countries.
Background: Yunnan is one of the provinces hardest-hit by HIV in China.
Background: Causes of child undernutrition are diverse and change in space and time.
Background: The study objective was to understand community preparedness for iron and folic acid (IFA) supplementation early in pregnancy and to inform the design of a large-scale trial of early introduction of IFA supplementation in rural Bangladesh.
Background: Malaria is Ghana’s most endemic disease; occurring across most parts of the country with a significant impact on individuals and the health system as whole.
Background: Extended sitting time at work is viewed as a crucial public health issue.