Monthly Archives: December 2017

Healthy diet, happy child


A study published today in BMC Public Health looks at the association between adherence to healthy dietary guidelines and children’s psychosocial well-being. Is healthy eating linked to happiness in children and is happiness linked to healthy eating? We take a closer look at the results of a unique study carried out on a large population of children in Europe.


Human Rights Day: Advancing Human Rights for Global Health through the World Health Organization


Human Rights Day, a United Nations campaign that calls for people to know and push for their rights no matter where they are in the world, is observed every year on the 10th of December. Hanna Huffstetler, Claudia Quiros, Rebekah Thomas and Benjamin Mason Meier, Section Editor for BMC International Health and Human Rights, discuss this important day and the context of human rights as a basis for the advancement of global health.

Developing World Health