Library Information Dissemination - October 2017

Cancer incidence and mortality among young adults aged 20–39 years worldwide in 2012: a population-based study

  1. Cancer incidence and mortality among young adults aged 20–39 years worldwide in 2012: a population-based studyProgressing the Sustainable Development Goals through Health in All Policies: Case studies from around the world
  2. Reducing the global cancer burden among young adults
  3. Roadmap to Achieve 25% Hypertension Control in Africa by 2025
  4. Accelerating the Worldwide Adoption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Strengthening Commitment and Capacity
  5. Physical chronic conditions, multimorbidity and sedentary behavior amongst middle-aged and older adults in six low- and middle-income countries
  6. Health-related quality of life of mothers of children with congenital heart disease in a sub-Saharan setting: cross-sectional comparative study
  7. Generation 2030 Africa 2.0: Prioritizing investments in children to reap the demographic dividend
  8. The next phase for adolescent health: from talk to action
  9. Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination — Worldwide, 2000–2016
  10. Rapid Laboratory Identification of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C as the Cause of an Outbreak — Liberia, 2017
  11. Strategy and technology to prevent hospital-acquired infections: Lessons from SARS, Ebola, and MERS in Asia and West Africa
  12. Human immunodeficiency virus infection acquired through a traditional healer’s ritual: a case report
  13. Using the World Health Organization health system building blocks through survey of healthcare professionals to determine the performance of public healthcare facilities
  14. The PAHO/WHO Regional Network of Interprofessional Health Education
  15. Towards Patient-Centered Conflicts of Interest Policy
  16. Prioritising, Ranking and Resource Implementation - A Normative Analysis
  17. The No-Destination Ship of Priority-Setting in Healthcare: A Call for More Democracy
  18. Global to Local: Public Health on the Front Lines of Climate ChangeWeekly Epidemiological Record, 27 October 2017, vol. 92, 43 (pp. 649–660)
  19. Advancing Science and Public Health Practice on Climate Change and Health Justice
  20. Global Association of Air Pollution and Cardiorespiratory Diseases: A Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and Investigation of Modifier Variables
  21. The Critical Roles of Health Professionals in Climate Change Prevention and Preparedness



Monitoring Sustainable Development Goal 3: how ready are the health information systems in low-income and middle-income countries?

  1. Monitoring Sustainable Development Goal 3: how ready are the health information systems in low-income and middle-income countries?
  2. Progressing the Sustainable Development Goals through Health in All Policies: Case studies from around the world
  3. Innovating through “interesting times” in global health
  4. [PhD thesis] - The World We Want, leaving no one behind: did the Go4Health project represent the voices of marginalised communities into the post-2015 global health discourse?
  5. [PhD thesis] - Framing Universal Health Coverage in Kenya: An Interpretive Analysis of Health Financing Politics
  6. Systematic review of interventions for improving the performance of community health workers in low-income and middle-income countries
  7. Tracing the policy implementation of commitments made by national governments and other entities at the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health
  8. The African Population and Health Research Center
  9. Putting research evidence at the heart of policy making
  10. Community Health Worker Interventions for Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: a Systematic Review
  11. Rehabilitation: a growing necessity in sub-Saharan Africa
  12. Variation in neonatal mortality and its relation to country characteristics in sub-Saharan Africa: an ecological study
  13. The Effect of Early Marriage Timing on Women's and Children's Health in Sub-Saharan Africa and South West Asia
  14. Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition : Volume 7. Injury Prevention and Environmental Health
  15. Why aren’t we curing the world’s most curable diseases?
  16. Association between urbanisation and type 2 diabetes: an ecological study
  17. PATH Malaria Learning Series
  18. HIV Drug Resistance — An Emerging Threat to Epidemic Control
  19. Strengthening global efforts to eliminate viral hepatitis
  20. Weekly Epidemiological Record, 27 October 2017, vol. 92, 43 (pp. 649–660)
  21. Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire, 27 octobre 2017, vol. 92, 43 (pp. 649-660)



Healthier World, Safer America: A US Government Roadmap for International Action to Prevent the Next Pandemic

  1. Healthier World, Safer America: A US Government Roadmap for International Action to Prevent the Next Pandemic
  2. Working toward global health security: Strategies and challenges
  3. Global hotspots and correlates of emerging zoonotic diseases
  4. Emerging and Reemerging Diseases in the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region—Progress, Challenges, and WHO Initiatives
  5. Protection of the house against Chagas disease, dengue, leishmaniasis, and lymphatic filariasis: a systematic review
  6. On the pace of fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa
  7. Establishing partnership with traditional birth attendants for improved maternal and newborn health: a review of factors influencing implementation
  8. Modern slavery and child labour
  9. At current rates of reduction, it will take over 100 years to end child marriage in West and Central Africa
  10. Oral rehydration of malnourished children with diarrhoea and dehydration: A systematic review
  11. Urban Water Disinfection and Mortality Decline in Developing Countries - Working Paper 467
  12. Engaging One Health for Non-Communicable Diseases in Africa: Perspective for Mycotoxins
  13. Interventions for acute stroke management in Africa: a systematic review of the evidence
  14. Interventions to increase use of services; Mental Health Awareness in Nigeria
  15. Household air pollution, chronic respiratory disease and pneumonia in Malawian adults: A case-control study
  16. Poverty eradication in a carbon constrained world
  17. Special Issue: The Role of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions in Accelerating the Implementation of the Health-Related SDGs
  18. Leadership for Public Health 3.0: A Preliminary Assessment of Competencies for Local Health Department Leaders
  19. Extending voluntary health insurance to the informal sector: experiences and expectations of the informal sector in Kenya
  20. AMR Surveillance in low and middle-income settings - A roadmap for participation in the Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS)
  21. The impact of patient advisors on healthcare outcomes: a systematic review



The State of World Population 2017

  1. Global Health Security—An Unfinished Journey
  2. Establishment of CDC Global Rapid Response Team to Ensure Global Health Security
  3. Preparing for the Next Ebola Outbreak: Incentivising the Right Type of Capacity 
  4. Persistence of Ebola Virus in Ocular Fluid during Convalescence
  5. Evidence-based guidelines for supportive care of patients with Ebola virus disease
  6. Sleeping sickness can now be cured with pills
  7. Global prevalence of injecting drug use and sociodemographic characteristics and prevalence of HIV, HBV, and HCV in people who inject drugs: a multistage systematic review
  8. Global, regional, and country-level coverage of interventions to prevent and manage HIV and hepatitis C among people who inject drugs: a systematic review
  9. The Impact of Introducing Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests on Fever Case Management: A Synthesis of Ten Studies from the ACT Consortium
  10. Special issue: Evidence to improve global tuberculosis control strategies: lessons from Southeast Asia
  11. Strengthening health systems in Africa: a case study of the Kenya field epidemiology training program for local frontline health workers
  12. Bold moves and missing linksold moves and missing links
  13. Les gestes forts et les liens cachés
  14. Strengthening expertise for health technology assessment and priority-setting in Africa
  15. Will markets be master or servant to health at the World Bank?
  16. Development Co-operation Report 2017: Data for Development
  17. The State of World Population 2017
  18. What works for Africa’s poorest: programmes and policies for the extreme poor
  19. Africa’s opportunity: reaping the early harvest of the demographic transition and ensuring no one is left behind
  20. Defining ‘leave no one behind’
  21. 10 things to know about 'leave no one behind'
  22. The Lancet Commission on pollution and health



Plague Outbreak Madagascar: External Situation Report 03 // The link between cancer and obesity

  1. Plague Outbreak Madagascar: External Situation Report 03
  2. WHO launches new leadership, new priorities
  3. A Conversation With Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
  4. World Health SDG (Sustainable Development Goals ) Newsletter - October 2017 issue [Full text upon request)
  5. Building the foundations for sustainable development: a case for global investment in the capabilities of adolescents
  6. Different Strokes for Different Folks: Experimental Evidence on the Effectiveness of Input and Output Incentive Contracts for Health Care Providers with Different Levels of Skills - Working Paper 464
  7. Global Skill Partnerships: A Proposal for Technical Training in a Mobile World (brief)
  8. Global Skill Partnerships: A Proposal for Technical Training in Settings of Forced Displacement
  9. Cameroon Cataract Development Impact Loan Offers Innovative Approach to Prevent Blindness
  10. Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries
  11. The link between cancer and obesity
  12. Vital Signs: Trends in Incidence of Cancers Associated with Overweight and Obesity — United States, 2005–2014
  13. Alleviating the access abyss in palliative care and pain relief—an imperative of universal health coverage: the Lancet Commission report
  14. Foundation for a smoke-free world
  15. Workplace mental health training for managers and its effect on sick leave in employees: a cluster randomised controlled trial
  16. The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts
  17. 2016 Global Hunger Index: Africa edition
  18. Africa's Pulse, No. 16, October 2017
  19. The Innovation Paradox : Developing-Country Capabilities and the Unrealized Promise of Technological Catch-Up
  20. Weekly Epidemiological Record, 13 October 2017, vol. 92, 41 (pp. 609–624)
  21. Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire, 13 octobre 2017, vol. 92, 41 (pp. 609-624)
  22. EBOLA : 2014-2015, une crise sanitaire majeure Pourquoi ? Quelles leçons ?
  23. Évolution de l’implication des communautés dans la riposte à Ebola
  24. Phase 2 Placebo-Controlled Trial of Two Vaccines to Prevent Ebola in Liberia
  25. Ebola RNA Persistence in Semen of Ebola Virus Disease Survivors — Final Report
  26. Safety and Immunogenicity of an Anti–Zika Virus DNA Vaccine — Preliminary Report
  27. An Early American Smallpox Vaccine Based on Horsepox
  28. Kinetics of antibodies against pneumococcal proteins and their relationship to nasopharyngeal carriage in the first two months of life
  29. Accès aux soins des personnes originaires d’Afrique subsaharienne vivant avec une hépatite B chronique



Defining Benefits for Universal Health Care—How Governments Can Get the Most Bang for Their Health Care Buck

  1. Defining Benefits for Universal Health Care—How Governments Can Get the Most Bang for Their Health Care Buck
  2. What’s In, What’s Out: Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage: Key Messages for Donors and Advocates
  3. Promoting health in the SDGs
  4. The Value That Infectious Diseases Physicians Bring to the Healthcare System
  5. From Trained Infectious Diseases Clinician to Global Health Leader, Reflections on the Last 30 Years
  6. Careers in Infectious Diseases: Public Health
  7. Infectious Diseases Careers in Healthcare Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship
  8. Local, national, and regional viral haemorrhagic fever pandemic potential in Africa: a multistage analysis
  9. From AIDS to Zika
  11. Effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on risk of death in west African, HIV-infected adults with high CD4 cell counts: long-term follow-up of the Temprano ANRS 12136 trial
  12. Differences in health-related quality of life between HIV-positive and HIV-negative people in Zambia and South Africa: a cross-sectional baseline survey of the HPTN 071 (PopART) trial
  13. Upstream watershed condition predicts rural children’s health across 35 developing countries
  14. Boundary-spanning actors in complex adaptive governance systems: The case of multisectoral nutrition
  15. What does quality maternity care mean in a context of medical pluralism? Perspectives of women in Nigeria
  16. Fast Food in Ghana
  17. KFC Needs to Take Responsibility for Africa's Obesity Crisis
  18. Global causes of blindness and distance vision impairment 1990–2020: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  19. [Comment] Global causes of vision loss in 2015: are we on track to achieve the Vision 2020 target?



A new public health order for Africa's health security / GHJournalSearch: The easy-to-use database that helps you find the right journal to publish your global public health research

  1. Opinion: Want to deliver on the promises of UHC? Invest in girls' and women's health and rights
  2. Guide nutrition pendant et après la grossesse - Livret d'accompagnement destiné aux professionnels de santé
  3. Fistula recurrence, pregnancy, and childbirth following successful closure of female genital fistula in Guinea: a longitudinal study
  4. Modifiers of the effect of maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation on stillbirth, birth outcomes, and infant mortality: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from 17 randomised trials in low-income and middle-income countries
  5. A new public health order for Africa's health security
  6. Global nursing in an Ebola viral haemorrhagic fever outbreak: before, during and after deployment
  7. The perspective of gender on the Ebola virus using a risk management and population health framework: a scoping review
  8. Estimating the economic and social consequences for patients diagnosed with human African trypanosomiasis in Muchinga, Lusaka and Eastern Provinces of Zambia (2004–2014)
  9. Providers and patients face-to-face: what is the time?
  10. How Ethiopia achieved Millennium Development Goal 4 through multisectoral interventions: a Countdown to 2015 case study
  11. Lessons for the Sustainable Development Goals from Ethiopia's success: the case of under-5 mortality
  12. The association between smoking and blood pressure in men: a cross-sectional study
  13. Addressing the problem of obesity and associated cardiometabolic risk in black South African women – time for action!
  14. Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults
  15. GHJournalSearch: The easy-to-use database that helps you find the right journal to publish your global public health research



Barriers to global health development: An international quantitative survey//Getting serious about financing the end of epidemics

  1. Barriers to global health development: An international quantitative survey
  2. Interview with Richard Horton: Investing in health isn’t a moral case, it is an economic case
  3. Getting serious about financing the end of epidemics
  4. Foreign Aid 101: A quick and easy guide to understanding US foreign aid
  5. Opinion: Why technology will power SDG success
  6. A Call to Digital Health Practitioners: New Guidelines Can Help Improve the Quality of Digital Health Evidence
  7. Ring vaccination with rVSV-ZEBOV under expanded access in response to an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Guinea, 2016: an operational and vaccine safety report
  8. Safety and immunogenicity of rVSVΔG-ZEBOV-GP Ebola vaccine in adults and children in Lambaréné, Gabon: A phase I randomised trial
  9. Regional initiatives for malaria elimination: Building and maintaining partnerships
  10. Neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies prevent Zika virus infection in macaques
  11. The Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)
  12. Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire
  13. Hepatitis B virus infection as a neglected tropical disease
  14. As Cancer Tears Through Africa, Drug Makers Draw Up a Battle Plan
  15. Does consumption of red grapefruit juice alter naringenin concentrations in milk produced by breastfeeding mothers?
  16. Do attributes of persons with chronic kidney disease differ in low-income and middle-income countries compared with high-income countries? Evidence from population-based data in six countries
  17. A global survey on occupational health services in selected international commission on occupational health (ICOH) member countries



The World Bank Annual Report 2017

  1. Neglected tropical diseases in the time of Dr Tedros
  2. Schistosomiasis research and control since the retirement of Sir Patrick Manson in 1914
  3. The challenging problem of disease staging in human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness): a new approach to a circular question
  4. Rabies—what is necessary to achieve ‘zero by 30’?
  5. Temporal phylogeography of Yersinia pestis in Madagascar: Insights into the long-term maintenance of plague
  6. The Critical Role of Biomedical Research in Pandemic Preparedness
  7. In search of global governance for research in epidemics
  8. [UPCOMING EVENT] History and Future of the Global HIV Response: A Conversation with Dr. Michael Merson and Dr. Stephen Inrig
  9. WHO launches Global Service Delivery Network for universal health coverage
  10. Call for abstracts for the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research is now open!
  11. Community-based maternal & newborn care economic analysis: Multi-country analysis of costs and health systems with implications for scale up Guest Editors: Joy E Lawn and Emmanuelle Daviaud (Supplement1, several articles)
  12. Is late-life dependency increasing or not? A comparison of the Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies (CFAS)
  13. The burden of triumph: meeting health and social care needs
  14. Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited
  15. The IMF and Gender Equality: A Compendium of Feminist Macroeconomic Critiques
  16. The World Bank Annual Report 2017



PLAGUE OUTBREAK Madagascar: External Situation Report 01 // Africa: Women's invisible power

  1. PLAGUE OUTBREAK Madagascar: External Situation Report 01
  2. Africa: Women's invisible power
  3. Daily and non-daily pre-exposure prophylaxis in African women (HPTN 067/ADAPT Cape Town Trial): a randomised, open-label, phase 2 trial
  4. Working towards HIV prevention choices for women
  5. Detection and treatment of Fiebig stage I HIV-1 infection in young at-risk women in South Africa: a prospective cohort study
  6. Host molecular factors and viral genotypes in the mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission in sub-Saharan Africa 
  7. Socioeconomic empowerment in an acute HIV cohort
  8. Confronting discrimination: Overcoming HIV-related stigma and discrimination in healthcare settings and beyond
  9. Make plans to eliminate cholera outbreaks
  10. Medicine Nobel awarded for work on circadian clocks
  11. When cost-effective interventions are unaffordable: Integrating cost-effectiveness and budget impact in priority setting for global health programs
  12. A scoping review of mentorship of health personnel to improve the quality of health care in low and middle-income countries
  13. Using Mobile Phones to Improve Vaccination Uptake in 21 Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Systematic Review
  14. Twitter and Public Health (Part 1): How Individual Public Health Professionals Use Twitter for Professional Development
  15. Twitter and Public Health (Part 2): Qualitative Analysis of How Individual Health Professionals Outside Organizations Use Microblogging to Promote and Disseminate Health-Related Information
  16. Developing Social Media-Based Suicide Prevention Messages in Partnership With Young People: Exploratory Study
  17. Functionality, Implementation, Impact, and the Role of Health Literacy in Mobile Phone Apps for Gestational Diabetes: Scoping Review
  18. The stomach and obesity: the missing link, at last?



Resilient Health System As Conceptual Framework for Strengthening Public Health Disaster Risk Management: An African Viewpoint

  1. South-South cooperation as a mechanism to strengthen public health services in Africa: experiences, challenges and a call for concerted action
  2. Resilient Health System As Conceptual Framework for Strengthening Public Health Disaster Risk Management: An African Viewpoint
  3. Knowledge, attitude and practice of hygiene and sanitation in a Burundian refugee camp: implications for control of a Salmonella typhi outbreak
  4. How do we define the policy impact of public health research? A systematic review
  5. ‘Knowledge for better health’ revisited – the increasing significance of health research systems: a review by departing Editors-in-Chief
  6. Training the Next Generation: Developing health education skills in undergraduate public health students at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU)
  7. Global Health Teaching in India: A Curricular Landscape
  8. How can we build better partnerships for global health?
  9. Human resources for health (and rehabilitation): Six Rehab-Workforce Challenges for the century
  10. Opportunities for human resources for health and rehabilitation: a response to Jesus et al.
  11. For SDG success, we need a bigger table
  12. Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Alcaligenes faecalis Related to Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media, Angola
  13. Trying to Improve Sepsis Care in Low-Resource Settings
  14. The value of multi-country joint regulatory reviews: The experience of a WHO joint technical consultation on the CYD-TDV (Dengvaxia®) dossier(see other articles below)
  15. Emerging and re-emerging diseases in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region – Progress, Challenges and WHO initiatives 
  16. Ending Cholera: A Global Roadmap to 2030
  17. Priority interventions to improve maternal and child diets in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
  18. Addressing barriers to maternal nutrition in low- and middle-income countries: A review of the evidence and programme implications
  19. Supermarkets are creating an obesity crisis in African countries, experts warn
  20. Nourished: How Africa Can Build A Future Free From Hunger & Malnutrition
  21. Leapfrogging : The Key to Africa's Development?



Blood safety status in WHO African Region countries: lessons learnt from Mauritius

  1. Blood safety status in WHO African Region countries: lessons learnt from Mauritius
  2. Observation of Blood Donor-Recipient Malaria Parasitaemia Patterns in a Malaria Endemic Region
  3. Analysing the Influence of Health Insurance Status on Peoples’ Health Seeking Behaviour in Rural Ghana
  4. What Makes Singapore’s Health Care So Cheap?
  5. A Mobile-Based Community Health Management Information System for Community Health Workers and Their Supervisors in 2 Districts of Zambia
  6. Generating demand for and use of evaluation evidence in government health ministries: lessons from a pilot programme in Uganda and Zambia
  7. Drug counterfeiting – a 21st century solution to an age-old problem
  8. Pharmaceutical industry, non-communicable diseases and partnerships: More questions than answers
  9. Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC
  10. Quality of Breast Cancer Information on the Internet by African Organizations: An Appraisal
  11. African Cancer Fellowships
  12. The ABCs of cervical cancer prevention in remote locations
  13. Expanding the population coverage of evidence–based interventions with community health workers to save the lives of mothers and children: an analysis of potential global impact using the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)
  14. Allaitement maternel : Rallonger la durée des congés de maternité
  15. HHS accelerates development of first Ebola vaccines and drugs
  16. Overcoming Operational Challenges to Ebola Case Investigation in Sierra Leone
  17. Plague: A Millenary Infectious Disease Reemerging in the XXI Century
  18. Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited
  19. Structural transformation and growth in Africa: impact case study



How can the sustainable development goals improve global health? A call for papers // WHO Supplement Call for Papers

  1. How can the sustainable development goals improve global health? A call for papers 
  2. WHO Supplement Call for Papers
  3. The future of eye care in a changing world: call for papers
  4. [Call for projects] Combating Sickle-cell disease in Sub-Saharan Africa
  5. [Appel à projets] Lutte contre la drépanocytose en Afrique subsaharienne
  6. Critical reflections on meaningful youth contributions to global health
  7. Efficacy and immunogenicity of a Vi-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine in the prevention of typhoid fever using a controlled human infection model of Salmonella Typhi: a randomised controlled, phase 2b trial
  8. AIDSImpact Conference
  9. Controlling the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by 2020 Will Not End US Responsibilities in Severely Affected CountriesThe Global Fund and PEPFAR
  10. Bibliometric Analysis of Worldwide Publications on Antimalarial Drug Resistance (2006–2015)
  11. Changes in the microbiota cause genetically modified Anopheles to spread in a population
  12. Driving mosquito refractoriness to Plasmodium falciparum with engineered symbiotic bacteria
  13. A single mutation in the prM protein of Zika virus contributes to fetal microcephaly
  14. Herbal Medicine for the Treatment of Obesity: An Overview of Scientific Evidence from 2007 to 2017
  15. Cancer incidence and mortality are associated with human development index and health setups in Africa
  16. Funding the United Nations: What Impact Do U.S. Contributions Have on UN Agencies and Programs?
  17. France brings back a phased-out drug after patients rebel against its replacement
  18. Health in the Soviet Union and in the post-Soviet space: from utopia to collapse and arduous recovery
  19. Health of Russian people after 100 years of turbulent history
  20. How will Brexit affect health and health services in the UK? Evaluating three possible scenarios
  21. Bulletin of the WHO, Volume 95, Number 10, October 2017