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World Health Statistics 2017: Monitoring Health for the SDGs

World Health Organization (WHO) Health System, Health Equity, Sustainable Health, Financing, Research, Development The World Health Statistics series is WHO’s annual compilation of health statistics for its 194 Member States. The series is produced by the ...

UNODC annual report 2016.

. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Drug misuse, Crime, Terrorism The 2016 annual report provides an overview of UNODC's work across the globe in assisting Member States to address the threat posed by drugs, crime and terrorism. In addition to ...

Dealing with synthetics: time to reframe the narrative.

Key Points: â?¢ Despite adjustments over its lifetime, the contemporary international drug control regime has had an historical emphasis in on â?~narcoticâ?T drugs, such as opium, heroin and cocaine, rather than on a range of synthetic substances. â?¢ Ass ...

Frequently asked questions on opioid agonist treatment for pharmaceutical opioid dependence: An evidence summary.

This evidence summary from Australia comes from a program of work that aimed to build the evidence base for the treatment of pharmaceutical opioid dependence, or dependence on opioid pain medications such as oxycodone, morphine and codeine. Many of the or ...

Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection.

. World Health Organization Bloodborne viruses These are the first guidelines dealing with hepatitis C treatment produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and complement existing guidance on the prevention of transmission of bloodborne viruses, inclu ...

Urban Green Spaces: A brief for action

World Health Organization (WHO) Urban Health, Noise Pollution, Sustainable Living, Lifestyle, Well-being Urbanization results in an increasing proportion of the population living in cities. In Europe it is expected that around three quarters of the popula ...

Urban Green Space Interventions and Health: A Review of Impacts and Effectivness

World Health Organization (WHO) Urban Health, Cities, Environment, Spoace, Obesity, Cardiovascular Health, Well-being, Equity Interventions on green space in urban settings can help address public health issues related to obesity, cardiovascular effects, ...

Health as the Pulse of the New Urban Agenda

World Health Organization (WHO) United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development What is the most important asset of any city? At first glance, it would seem to be one of the familiar focal points for urban investment: high quality h ...

Draft resolution submitted by the President of the General Assembly. Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem. A/S-30/L.1

Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem. The General Assembly, Adopts the outcome document entitled â?oOur joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problemâ? annexed to the pres ...

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 ...

Foul play. Alcohol marketing during UEFA Euro 2016.

. 10.14655/11971-1090984 Richard I Purves, Nathan Critchlow, Martine Stead Alcohol promotion, Marketing, Football, Legislation BACKGROUND: International football tournaments provide a high-profile platform for alcohol marketing. UEFA EURO 2016, however, wa ...

Global hepatitis report 2017.

. 10.14655/11971-1090958 World Health Organization Viral Hepatitis In May 2016, the World Health Assembly endorsed the Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS) on viral hepatitis 2016–2021. The GHSS calls for the elimination of viral hepatitis as a public heal ...

Doing drugs, doing masculinities.

. 10.14655/11971-1090938 Clay Darcy Inequality, Gender Doing drugs, doing masculinities. In: International conference on masculinities: engaging men and boys for gender equality, March 6th 2015, New York City. Health Inequalities Health Inequalities Resear ...

Adolescent obesity and related behaviours: trends and inequalities in the WHO European Region, 2002–2014

World Health Organization (WHO) Child Health, Overweight, Obesity, Physical Activity, Behaviour The report Adolescent obesity and related behaviours: trends and inequalities in the WHO European Region, 2002–2014 presents the latest trends in obesity, eati ...

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk factsheet

Many people in the United States and Europe use hair dyes. It is estimated that more than one-third of women over age 18 and about 10% of men over age 40 use some type of hair dye. 10.14655/11971-1077711 National Cancer Institute Hair colourubg Many peopl ...

National Male Health Policy: Building on the strengths of Australian males

Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government Men's health, Health outcomes, Health policy, Poor health, Gender The Policy provides a framework for improving the health of all males and achieving equal health outcomes for population groups o ...

Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

Magnusson, R. University of Sydney Public Health Law, Legislation, Right to Health, Human Rights This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditi ...

Identifying Trajectories of Adolescent Smoking: An Application of Latent Growth Mixture Modeling

10.14655/11971-1056956 Craig R. Colder, Paras Mehta, Kevin Balanda, Brian R. Flay Smoking, Adolescent Smoking The goal of the current study was to identify discrete longitudinal patterns of change in adolescent smoking using latent growth mixture modeling ...

Haemodynamic and biochemical responses to subcutaneous and intravenous fluid replacement in older patients.

10.14655/11971-1056954 EC Mulkerrin, RM Mulready, H McAvoy, K Butler Older People, Fluid Replacement Article   in   Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 49(4):S19-S19  · April 2001 Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Feeding and nutrition in infants and children: An interprofessional approach

10.14655/11971-1056953 Purdy J & Stewart M Nutrition, Infant feeding Article   in   The Clinical Teacher 6(3):190- 194  · August 2009 Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...