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The 2009 H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic: Reconciling Goals of Patents and Public Health Initiatives

BACKGROUND ................................................... 997 II.  CONFLICTS BETWEEN PATENT LAW AND PUBLIC HEALTH GOALS................................................................... 1027 A PDF ... associated incentives for patent applicants. For example, while pharmaceutical companies want to patent their inventions, obtain exclusive rights, and generate profits from their vaccines,7 public health goals

The effectiveness of public health advertisements to promote health: a randomized-controlled trial on 794,000 participants

As public health advertisements move online, it becomes possible to run inexpensive randomized-controlled trials (RCTs) thereof. Here we report the results of an online RCT to improve food choices ... ways to measure and improve the effectiveness of online public health interventions. Finally, we show that corporations that use these sophisticated tools to promote unhealthy products can potentially be

Sustainable partnerships for NCD prevention: implications for public health

International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada 0 Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto , Toronto M5T 3M7 , Canada 1 & Erica Di Ruggiero While largely preventable, the global burden ... . For example, SDG3 on health and well-being includes as a target the reduction of one-third premature mortality from NCDs, while SDG17 encourages partnerships between academic, public, private and civil

Scratching the Surface of Psychiatric Services Distribution and Public Health: an Indiana Assessment

Mental illness is a leading cause of disability with many public health implications. Previous studies have demonstrated a national shortage of psychiatrists, particularly in rural areas. An analysis ... Wang, Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health , Indianapolis, IN , USA. Electronic supplementary material The online version of this article (https

Lessons Learned in Promoting Evidence-Based Public Health: Perspectives from Managers in State Public Health Departments

Evidence-based public health (EBPH) practice, also called evidence-informed public health, can improve population health and reduce disease burden in populations. Organizational structures and

The importance of considering political contributors to violence in public health research

Multisectoral Collaboration''. - Over the past few decades, the World Health Organization (WHO) has led the way in approaching violence as a public health problem that we can prevent through research and ... , as we are increasingly seeing? More research is needed to answer these important questions. This commentary is therefore a call to action for public health scientists to apply innovative and rigorous

Life-threatening dermatoses: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Impact on the Spanish public health system (2010-2015)

established. Methodology Retrospective descriptive study using the Minimum Basic Data Set (CMBD in Spanish) in patients admitted to hospitals of the National Health System between 2010 and 2015 with a diagnosis ... Study population and data source This study was a retrospective longitudinal descriptive study of hospitalized patients diagnosed with SJS and TEN in public hospitals of the Spanish National Health System

Building public health capacity through online global learning

for developing such a workforce are inadequate and newer approaches are needed. In this paper we describe a model for public health capacity building through online Global Learning, defined as ... tutors, mentors and peers, and appropriate high quality competence-based content. online learning; global health; capacity building; public health; student mentoring Introduction This paper identifies

Personalized health in a public health perspective

Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University , Nuremberg , Germany 2 & Angela Brand 3 Dr. TMA Pai Endowed Chair Public Health Genomics, Manipal University , Manipal , India 4 Public Health Genomics, Department ... prioritizing the individual benefit over the public one. On the other hand, modern public health has been conceptualized as any form of collective action that focuses on the improvement of populations' health

Improvement of the reduction in catastrophic health expenditure in China’s public health insurance

context of China’s current public health insurance system. The financial data of all hospitalization cases from a sample hospital in 2013 were gathered and used to determine the pattern of household medical ... China's current public health insurance system to evaluate the financial burden for medical service on Chinese patients, as well as to calculate the possibilities of CHE. Then, by adjusting several

Master of Public Health Accredited

their tireless work assisting Anjejo in his goals 1 from the Council of Education for Public Health (CEPH) on The program has been accredited for a five-year term, extending to July 1, 2022. Dixon Anjejo ... interactive online format and does not require any oncampus time. “Public Health is the science of prevention using research-based solutions for effective health promotion and disease prevention using

Klimaatverandering en public health

we ervoor dat mensen zich bewust worden van klimaatverandering, zich er zorgen over gaan maken en vervolgens actie gaan ondernemen om er iets aan te doen? In een artikel in Public Health Reviews ... eerstelijnszorgverleners en iedereen werkzaam op het terrein van de public health op om de gezondheidsrisico’s van klimaatverandering als een bedreiging van de volksgezondheid te zien en hun patiënten/cliënten te voorzien

Publisher Correction to: Multiple articles of Journal of Public Health

another journal with the same name, the Publisher has added a subtitle, “From Theory to Practice.” Effective as of January 2018, the new title of this Journal is Journal of Public Health: From Theory to

ToxicDocs and the fight against biased public health science worldwide

work that has made it possible. ToxicDocs will be a strong weapon in the fight against biased public health science and corrupt lobbying in the interest of private profit. ToxicDocs and the fight ... against biased public health Christer Hogstedt, M.D., PhD is a specialist in occupational health, former Deputy Director General of the Swedish National Institute of Working Life, and senior researcher at

10th European Public Health Conference: Sustaining resilient and healthy communities, Stockholm, Sweden, 1–4 November 2017

The European Journal of Public Health 0 3.H. Effect of a workplace intervention on illegitimate job tasks: a cluster randomized controlled trial The following authors were not credited in this ... have read as follows: Department of Food , Nutrition and Dietetics , Uppsala University and Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (M. Daivadanam); University of

Assessment of urban environment safety for public health

influences greatly the air environment pollution in Russian cities. Methodological approaches to assessing the health risks for urban residents are described. The main statements of the methodology managing ... the frequency of negative events and its consequences for public health, as well as their combination. The dose-response relationship is the main operation of quantitative relationship between the

EudraVigilance Medicines Safety Database: Publicly Accessible Data for Research and Public Health Protection

extensive web access to data on suspected adverse drug reactions and the possibilities for academic research institutions to request a more extensive dataset for the purposes of health research. The main ... accessibility of the ICSR data in line with the pharmacovigilance legislative requirements [ 2–4 ], and thereby at further contributing to public health protection. Since November 2005, the electronic

Syria: public health disasters in the era of no world order

one to turn to, not only for medical needs but for day-to-day life essentials. Public health in its most profound form. Secluding the neighbourhood from the sniper’s eyes Internationally, the world ... 27 Jan 2018 Taleb ZB , Bahelah R , Fouad FM et al ( 2015 ) Syria: health in a country undergoing tragic transition . Int J Public Health 60 : 63 - 72 .

Qualitative Public Health and Health Services Research: By the "Numbers

Over the past five years, top public health and health services research journals have increased publications of public health services and systems research (PHSSR). Given the rapidly evolving nature

Public health relevance of drug–nutrition interactions

The public health relevance of drug–nutrition interactions is currently highly undervalued and overlooked. This is particularly the case for elderly persons where multi-morbidity and consequently ... Groningen (The Netherlands), as part of its Healthy Ageing program, organized a workshop on the public health relevance of drug-nutrient interactions. In this meeting, experts in the field presented results