In this guest blog, Dr Kyaw Thu Soe, author of research published today in Infectious Disease of Poverty, tells us how in his home country of Myanmar, international non-governmental organizations are contributing to the national tuberculosis program by providing community based tuberculosis care.
The Jess Kraus Award is given each year to the authors of the best paper published in Injury Epidemiology. This year’s winner- Assaults against U.S. law enforcement officers in the line-of-duty: situational context and predictors of lethality– was selected for its novelty, simplicity, clarity and potential impact on population health. In this guest blog, Editor-in-Chief Dr Guohua Li, chats with the lead author of the study, Dr Cassandra K. Crifasi on the importance of the paper. This blog originally appeared on the Springer Open Blog.
In this guest blog by Christopher Visser of Mesothelioma Treatment Community discusses recent research on mesothelioma treatments and survival rates.
Needle exchange programs are an effective way to promote health among people who inject drugs. A new commentary published in Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Policy describes the important role health professions students can take in needle exchange programs and the benefits to both themselves and the community.
According to the United Nations Population Division, the world has crossed a threshold: more than half of its population lives in cities. It is the Urban Century. What does this mean for public and urban health and how do we make cities, Healthy Cities.
Dr. Kate Murray discusses how monthly community dance sessions supported cultural exchange, revival and physical activity for Somali refugees.
Today is the last day of the 4YFN Conference at Mobile World Congress Barcelona in the historic Fira Montjuïc. As digital start-ups come together from all over the globe, Hepatology, Medicine and Policy editor-in-chief Jeffrey Lazarus reflects on the place of HIV in an innovative and changing digital health landscape.