Meet the Blogger! A “Common Sense” Approach to Digital Parenting

This is a guest post and cross-posting with The Challenges of Parenting in the Digital Age blog and is written by Vigne Kozacek (@vkozacek)  and Gary Sharpe (@DrGarySharpe) * ************************************************************************************************   In today’s online world, there isn’t really any clear distinction between “real life” and “digital life”. Mobile devices and apps loom large and have […]

New Impact Factor for IJPH: 2.7!

  We are very happy to announce our new and increased impact factor of 2.7! Our 5 year impact factor is 2.88! We would like to thank our authors, reviewers and readers for the continuous support and trust! source: http://admin-apps.webofknowledge.com/JCR/JCR Share this:FacebookEmail

Guest blog post! The ABC of Growth Monitoring and Promotion in India

picture credit In today’s guest blog post, Ishu Kataria* talks about growth monitoring in India The ABC of Growth Monitoring and Promotion: My experiences in the field Growth refers to regular increase in the size of an organism. It is a continuous process that starts at the time of conception till adulthood, impacted strongly by […]

On this month (new blog series): Graphic images on cigarette packs, 2011 and now

Long before facebook introduced the “On this day” app (an app that shows you what you did on facebook on the exact date one, two or x years ago), I had developed the habit of going back to my e-mails of one, two, x years ago and see what they were about. Sometimes I found […]

More than 5,000 IJPH papers! Get to know us better!

I noticed that we have very recently published our 5,001 paper and I thought this was a good opportunity to celebrate, in form of making our first infographic! Have a look and get to know us better! Share this:FacebookEmail

Income inequality and risk of heart attack: longitudinal findings from the US

Heart attack is the leading cause of death in the US and there is a significant relationship between income and risk for cardiovascular disease. A lot of cross-sectional studies have linked income inequality with behaviours such as smoking and inactivity as well as with coronary heart disease risk factors. We are very happy to annoounce […]

New Editorial: Disgrace at EU’s external borders and the role of Public Health professionals

Boat planks in a church in Noto/ Sicily, April 2015 (photo by Oliver Razum) Ten days ago, while much of the news -at least in Europe- were occupied by the birth of a princess, other news also emerged: almost 7,000 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean. Seven thousand people in a weekend. This came shortly […]

More than 40% of university students in 23 countries are physically inactive

picture credit   Are you physically active? Before rushing to say “yes”, I’ll give you the official definition of what that means, according to the WHO: assuming that you are an adult, at least 150 mins/ week of moderate physical activity; or at least 75 mins/ week of vigorous physical activity. Or a combination of […]

New IJPH issue out now!

A new member issue was added in the IJPH family! Our fifth issue for this year was just published and it is full of interesting papers, if we may say so ourselves! This issue includes 12 papers covering different subjects including: – Inequalities in health – Youth unemployment – HIV prevention – Smoking Two papers […]

Meet the Blogger! Dr. James Woodall on prison and offender health (and why it should get more attention)

We are very happy to reintroduce our “Meet the Blogger” section with the contribution of Dr. James Woodall. James is a Reader in Health Promotion and currently co-directs the Centre for Health Promotion Research at Leeds Beckett University, UK.  James’ specific research interests are in prison health.  His PhD completed in 2010 examined the health […]

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