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Migration and Obesity  

Solveig A. Cunningham and Hadewijch Vandenheede

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Apr 2018
There are over 230 million international migrants worldwide, and this number continues to grow. Migrants tend to have limited access to and knowledge about resources and preventative care ... More

Occupational Health Challenges for Immigrant Workers  

Emily Q. Ahonen

Occupational health and safety concerns classically encompass conditions and hazards in workplaces which, with sufficient exposure, can lead to injury, distress, illness, or death. The ... More

“One Health” From Concept to Application in the Global World  

Maria Cristina Schneider, Claudia Munoz-Zanzi, Kyung-duk Min, and Sylvain Aldighieri

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Apr 2019
The vision that everything is connected in this world is not new. However, to respond to the current challenges that the world is facing, the integrated vision that humans, animals, and ... More

Public Health Impact of Breastfeeding  

Colin Binns and Mi Kyung Lee

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Nov 2019
Breastfeeding is one of the best public health “buys” available for countries at all levels of development. In the first year of life, appropriate infant nutrition (exclusive breastfeeding ... More

Racism and Indigenous Health  

Yin Paradies

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Sep 2018
There are an estimated 300 million indigenous peoples worldwide. Although there is ample evidence of worse health and social outcomes for the majority of indigenous peoples, compared to ... More

Regional Studies of Indigenous Health: Europe and Russia  

Peter Bjerregaard

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Nov 2019
The indigenous peoples of Europe and Russia comprise the Inuit in Greenland, the Sami in northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia and forty officially recognized ethnic minority groups ... More

The People’s Health Movement  

Ravi Narayan

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Global Public Health. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The Politics of Primary Health Care  

David Sanders and Louis Reynolds

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May 2019
The global project to achieve Health for All through Primary Health Care (PHC) is a profoundly political one. In seeking to address both universal access to health care and the social ... More

Vaccine Hesitancy  

Eve Dubé and Noni E. MacDonald

Vaccination is one of the greatest public health successes. With sanitation and clean water, vaccines are estimated to have saved more lives over the past 100 years than any other health ... More

Violence and Health  

Maria Cecília de Souza Minayo and Saul Franco

Violence is a problem that accompanies the trajectory of humanity, but it presents itself in different ways in each society and throughout its historical development. Despite having ... More

Workers’ Health in Latin America and the Caribbean  

René Mendes

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Sep 2019
In different countries and regions of the world—particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean—the term “workers’ health” may have different meanings. From a more traditional perspective, ... More

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