Monthly Archives: December 2011

Social audit: building the community voice into planning

Enabling health services in developing countries to address the needs of the intended beneficiaries is difficult. In most of these countries health services don’t yet work efficiently, especially for the most disadvantaged members of the population with the greatest need for these services. In an attempt to involve the public, and to provide evidence that… Read more »


Archives of Public Health now published by BioMed Central

Formerly known as Belgian Archives of Social Medicine, Hygiene, Occupational Health and Forensic Medicine, Archives of Public Health is now publishing with BioMed Central. Editors-in-Chief Professor Herman Van Oyen and Professor Olivier Bruyère will continue to publish articles that ‘compile public health knowledge for action’ as they had with their previous publisher. “We expect authors… Read more »


BioMed Central attends 4th European Public Health Conference

On November 9th 2011, BioMed Central attended the 4thjoint European Public Health Conference combining the 19th annual European Public Health Association (EUPHA) meeting and the 33rd annual meeting of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the Danish Society of Public Health and themed ‘Public… Read more »