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Global Public Health Impact of Vaccines in Children  

Peter McIntyre and Tony Walls

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May 2020
From the first vaccine (cowpox, developed by Edward Jenner in 1796), more than 100 years elapsed before additional vaccines for broad population use (diphtheria toxoid, tetanus toxoid, and ... 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, Claudio Schuftan, and Brendan Donegan

Online publication date:
May 2020
The People’s Health Movement (PHM) is a vibrant global network bringing together grass-roots health activists, public interest civil society organizations, issue-based networks, academic ... 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

Traditional Medicine and Indigenous Health in Indigenous Hands  

Gerard Bodeker and Kishan Kariippanon

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Feb 2020
An estimated 370 million Indigenous people reside in 90 countries and make up 5% of the global population. Three hundred million Indigenous people live in extremely disadvantaged rural ... 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