Conducting national burden of disease studies in small countries in Europe–a feasible challenge?

Conducting national burden of disease studies in small countries in Europe–a feasible challenge?

Sarah Cuschieri, Elena Pallari, Natasa Terzic, Ala’a Alkerwi, Rannveig Sigurvinsdottir, Inga Dora Sigfusdottir & Brecht Devleesschauwer Archives of Public Health , Volume 79, Article number: 73 (2021)  Abstract Background Burden of Disease (BoD) studies use disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) as a population health metric to

Following the science? Views from scientists on government advisory boards during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative interview study in five European countries

Following the science? Views from scientists on government advisory boards during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative interview study in five European countries

Elien Colman, Marta Wanat, Herman Goossens, Sarah Tonkin-Crine, Sibyl Anthierens Abstract Introduction  In order to tackle the pandemic, governments have established various types of advisory boards to provide evidence and recommendations to policy makers. Scientists working on these boards have

Identifying common enablers and barriers in European health information systems

Identifying common enablers and barriers in European health information systems

Petronille Bogaert, Marieke Verschuuren, Herman Van Oyen, Hans van Oers Health Policy 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2021.09.006 Abstract European countries possess unique health information systems (HISs) and face similar health system challenges. Investigating common enablers and barriers across Europe pinpoint where HISs need

Addressing inequity and advancing the right to health to strengthen pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response – A Civil Society Perspective

Addressing inequity and advancing the right to health to strengthen pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response – A Civil Society Perspective

Leigh Kamore Haynes, Eric A. Friedman, Adam Bertscher, Jingyi Xu, Luiz Galvao 2021. Governing Pandemics Initiative, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. The proposal for a pandemic treaty acknowledges shortcomings of the current response to COVID-19

Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic: Initial responses in 2020 in selected social health insurance countries in Europe

Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic: Initial responses in 2020 in selected social health insurance countries in Europe

Andrea E. Schmidt, Sherry Merkur, Anita Haindl, Sophie Gerkens, Coralie Gandré, Zeynep Or, Peter Groenewegen, Madelon Kroneman, Judith de Jong, Tit Albreht, Pia Vracko, Sarah Mantwill, Cristina Hernández-Quevedo, Wilm Quentin, Erin Webb, Juliane Winkelmann https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2021.09.011 Abstract Countries with social health

WHO Air Quality Guidelines 2021–Aiming for Healthier Air for all: A Joint Statement by Medical, Public Health, Scientific Societies and Patient Representative Organisations

WHO Air Quality Guidelines 2021–Aiming for Healthier Air for all: A Joint Statement by Medical, Public Health, Scientific Societies and Patient Representative Organisations

Originally published 23 September 2021 in International Journal of Public Health After years of intensive research and deliberations with experts across the globe, the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its 2005 Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQG) in September 2021 [1, 2].

Tobacco Control Talks: Tobacco Control Policies Matter: Global Evidence from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (The ITC Project)

Tobacco Control Talks: Tobacco Control Policies Matter: Global Evidence from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (The ITC Project)

The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) Tobacco Control Working Group is organizing “Tobacco Control Talks”, inviting leading experts to discuss crucial tobacco control issues. Join the working group as each talk aims to be educational, inspiring, and useful for tobacco