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A systematic review of the relationship between staff perceptions of organizational readiness to change and the process of innovation adoption in substance misuse treatment programs.

. 10.14655/11971-1097335 Peter Kelly, Josephine Hegarty, Joseph Barry, Kyle R Dyer, Aine Horgan Substance Misuse, Drug Problems. Fuel Poverty Health Inequalities Systematic Reviews Other Reviews http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27435 © Public 1 January 2017 R ...

Health as the pulse of the new urban agenda- United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Quito 2016

World Health Organization (WHO) Housing, Sustainable development Urban development This report considers how to integrate health into urban planning, investments, and policy decisions, so as to support the implementation and achievement of the goals and o ...

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 ...

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 ...

Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency

International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy efficiency, Sustainability The traditional focus on energy savings as the main goal of energy efficiency policy has, at times, led to an underestimation of the full value of energy efficiency in both national and g ...

Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold, and Other Weather Events in the United States, 2006- 2010

Berko, J., et al National Health Statistics Objectives — This report examines heat-related mortality, cold-related mortality, and other weather-related mortality during 2006–2010 among subgroups of U.S. residents. Methods—Weather-related death rates for d ...

Climate Change 2014: Impact, Adaptations, and Vulnerability

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate change The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report today that says the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans. The world, in ...

Energy Use in New Zealand Households: Report on the Year 10 Analysis for the Household Energy End-use Project (HEEP)

Isaacs, N. et al Energy use in homes The goal of HEEP is to understand how, where, when and why energy is used in New Zealand homes. This knowledge is being used to develop a model of the residential energy sector to help improve energy efficiency, reduce ...

Atlas of Health and Climate

World Health Organization (WHO) Weather, Climate, Major health challenges The Atlas of health and climate is a product of this unique collaboration between the meteorological and public health communities. It provides sound scientific information on the c ...

Environmental Health Inequalities in Europe

World Health Organization (WHO) Social determinants of health Recent debate on the social determinants of health has indicated that the unequal distribution of health and well-being in national populations is a major challenge for public health governance ...

Evaluating the co-benefits of low-income energy-efficiency programmes

International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy efficiency The International Energy Agency’s Energy Efficiency Unit (EEU) has begun a new programme of work on innovative energy-efficiency policies for mitigating fuel poverty. The IEA's current research focu ...

Health in the Green Economy

World Health Organization (WHO) CLIMATE CHANGE, ECONOMIC FACTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, HOUSING, POLICY MAKER, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, WELLBEING “……Evaluation of the health impacts of climate mitigation strategies is critical to informed decisions that wi ...

Climate Change, the Indoor Environment, and Health

Committee on the Effect of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality and Public Health; Institute of Medicine Climate change   “……Indoor environmental conditions exert considerable influence on health, learning, and productivity. Poor environmental conditions ...

General and Abdominal Adiposity and Risk of Death in Europe

Background Previous studies have relied predominantly on the body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) to assess the association of adiposity with the risk of death, but few have examined whether the dist ...

Translating an Evidence-Based Intervention for Pediatric Overweight to a Primary Care Setting

Ewing L.J. et al A research paper examining a family-based behavioural intervention for childhood obesity prevention. The objective of this study was to train pediatric providers to address weight, body mass index (BMI), diet, and physical activity with p ...

The school food environment and adolescent obesity: qualitative insights from high school principals and food service personnel

Nollen, NL et al. A research paper examining school staff's opininons of school food environments. This study examines high school personnel's perceptions of the school environment, its impact on obesity, and the potential impact of legislation ...

The Perception of obesity by normal-weight versus obese school-age children

Counts, C.R., Jones, C., Frame, C.L., Jarvie, G.J. and Strauss, C.C. A research paper exploring obesity perceptions among overweight and normal weight children. There appears to be little difference between obese and normal weight children in their percep ...

Healthy eating, activity and obesity prevention: a qualitative study of parent and child perceptions in Australia

Hesketh K, Waters E, Green J, Salmon L, Williams J HEALTHY EATING, OBESITY, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, PREVENTION This qualitative study aimed to elicit child and parent views regarding social and environmental barriers to healthy eating, physical activity and ch ...

Factors Associated with Parental Readiness to make Changes for Overweight Children

Rhee, K.E., DeLago, C.W., Arscott-Mills, T., Mehta, S.D. and Davis, R.K. BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE, OVERWEIGHT Currently, little is known about parents' readiness to make behavior changes to help their children lose weight. The objective of this study was t ...

Employer and Healthcare Policy Interventions aimed at Adult Obesity

Bernard, F. et al HEALTH POLICY, OBESITY, PREVENTION Increasing rates of obesity in the population have made prevention a high public health priority. Participants for this study included 1139 respondents who were surveyed as part of the Research Triangle ...