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An Innovative Method of Increasing Early Detection for Skin Cancer in Australia

10.14655/11971-1034502 John B. Lowe, Kevin P. Balanda, C. B. Del Mar, [...], Gina Clare Skin health, Examination, Cancer Abstract Objective: To evaluate a family practice intervention to encourage patients to request a skin examination during their consul ...

Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases

World Health Organization (WHO) Noncommunicable disease, Diet, Taxation, Subsidies, Healthy eating The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020 proposes that “as appropriate to national context, countries con ...

Ambient air pollution: A global assessment of exposure and burden of disease

World Health Organization (WHO) Air pollution, Pollutant, Burden of disease, Exposure, Health impacts This report presents a summary of methods and results of the latest WHO global assessment of ambient air pollution exposure and the resulting burden of d ...

Assessing National Capacity fot the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases: Global Survey

World Health Organization (WHO) Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), Cardiovascular disease, Cancer, Respiratory disorder, Tobacco, Smoking, Alcohol consumption Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic r ...

From Promise to Impact:Ending Malnutrition by 2030- Global Nutrition Report 2016

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Malnutrition, Hunger, Sustainable development The 2016 Global Nutrition Report is an authoritative source of action-oriented nutrition knowledge that transcends politics and guides the SUN Movement in i ...

Knowledge support needs of national Public Health Frameworks: an international perspective

10.14655/749069-997828 Dr Alison Hill, Public Health Consultant at Better Value Healthcare Ltd Health and wellbeing The Island's Public Health Frameworks Morning Plenary Chair- Elizabeth Mitchell, Institute of Publuic Health in Ireland The Knowledge ...

Impact of institutional smoking bans on reducing harms and secondhand smoke exposure

http://thehealthwell.info/search-results/legislative-smoking-bans-reducing-harms-secondhand-smoke-exposure-smoking-prevalence- Frazer, K., et al Smoking, Smoking cessation, Smoking ban, Legislation, Law, Mortality, Secondhand smoke, Passive smoking, Tobac ...

Legislative smoking bans for reducing harms from secondhand smoke exposure, smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption

10.1002/14651858.CD005992.pub3 Frazer, K., et al Smoking, Smoking cessation, Smoking ban, Legislation, Law, Mortality, Secondhand smoke, Tobacco Smoking bans have been implemented in a variety of settings, as well as being part of policy in many jurisdict ...

Global report on diabetes

World Health Organization (WHO) Diabetes, Obesity, Heart attack, Stroke, Blindness, Kidney failure, Lower limb amputation On the occasion of World Health Day 2016, WHO issues a call for action on diabetes, drawing attention to the need to step up preventi ...

Growing up unequal: gender and socioeconomic differences in young people's health and well-being. Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: international report from the 2013/2014 survey

World Health Organization (WHO) Obesity, Mental health, Health behaviour, Patterns of eating, Tooth brushing, Physical activity, Risk behaviours, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabis, Sexual behaviour, Fighting, Bullying This book is the latest addition to a series ...

Preventing disease through healthy environments: a global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks

World Health Organization (WHO) Environmental health, Disease, Low income, Death The main message emerging from this new comprehensive global assessment is that premature death and disease can be prevented through healthier environments – and to a signifi ...

From innovation to implementation – eHealth in the WHO European Region (2016)

World Health Organization (WHO) Electronic health, e-health, Technology This report describes the development of and emerging trends in electronic health (e-health) in the WHO European Region in 2016. Its content and key messages are based on data collect ...

Smoke-free movies: from evidence to action

World Health Organization (WHO) Smoking, Smoking cessation, Tobacco advertising, Ban, Advertising, Sponsorhip WHO releases the third edition of its Smoke-Free Movies report. This document summarizes current knowledge about smoking in films as well as curr ...

Report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity

World Health Organization (WHO) Child health, Obesity, Weight management, Overweight, Pediatric obesiy, Food habits, Exercise, Health promotion Childhood obesity is reaching alarming proportions in many countries and poses an urgent and serious challenge. ...

How can we best protect non-smokers from exposure to tobacco smoke

World Health Organization (WHO) Smoking, Second-hand smoke, Passive smoking, Smoke-free laws, Legislatin Research clearly shows that there is no safe level of exposure to second-hand smoke. Comprehensive smoke-free laws are the only effective means of eli ...

Core Health Indicators in the WHO European Region 2015. Special focus: Human resources for health

World Health Organization (WHO) Health, Gender, Age distribution, Nurse, Physician This annual publication provides a basic overview of the health situation in the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region. The key health statistics broadly cover the ma ...

Health in 2015:from MDGs to SDGs

World Health Organization (WHO) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) In 2015 the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to the end of their term, and a post-2015 agenda, comprising 17 Sustainable Development Goals (S ...

WHO estimates of the global burden of foodborne diseases

Foodborne diseases burden epidemiology reference group 2007-2015 Foodborne disease, Food safety, food chain The report presents the first global and regional estimates of the burden of foodborne diseases. The large disease burden from food highlights the ...

The Global Gender Gap Report 2015

World Economic Forum Gender, Discrimination, Disparity, Workplace, Income, Education, Economy, Policy, Business practice Ireland ranks fifth out of 145 countries in terms of the provision of equal pay for women. Research from the World Economic Forum show ...

EUR/RC65/9 Physical activity strategy for the WHO European Region 2016–2025

World Health Organization (WHO) Physical activity, Exercise, Wellbeing, Noncommunicble disease This physical activity strategy was prepared in the light of the existing voluntary global targets set out in the WHO Global action plan for the prevention and ...

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