Our new issue is out! Smoking, inequalities in health, breast cancer screening and more!

We are happy to announce the arrival of the last IJPH issue of 2015 (by the way: where did this year go?!) In this issue we have two Editorials. One of those led to a debate regarding bibliometry and was followed by a letter to the Editor. We also published 3 original articles on smoking (in […]

On this month: World Diabetes Day

  This time it was easy to choose which post to feature in our “On this month” series: as this coming Saturday (November 14th) is World Diabetes Day, we thought we’d go back to our relevant post from 2012, where we had featured seven diabetes-related papers.  What can we learn from this 3 year old post […]

Tuesday’s List: Five courses on Public Health and Refugee Healthcare

 *picture credit   With the refugee crisis becoming more and more dramatic and coming from a country that currently receives 7,000 refugees per day I can’t help but thinking what more can we do and especially what more public health can do. This is, obviously, not a concern of me alone: we recently published an editorial […]

Equity in maternal health care utilization in developing countries: a systematic review

  picture credit A few weeks ago, we announced the winner of our call for reviews on Global Health. Since we had a lot of very good submissions, we thought it’d be fair to feature some more of them, starting with the runner up! Zafer Çalışkan, Dilek Kılıç, Selcen Öztürk and Emre Atılgan from  Hacettepe […]

The mental health impact of bed bug infestations: A scoping review

  *picture credit (slightly altered) I am happy to introduce this guest blog post on our recenlty published scoping review on the mental health impact of bed bug infestations. This post was written by the study’s authors Rachelle Ashcroft (@rrashcroft) , Yukari Seko (@yukaseko), Lai Fong Chan, Jessica Dere , Jaemin Kim and Kwame McKenzie (@kwame_mckenzie).  Please read, comment and share! […]

We have a winner! A systematic review on concerns about vaccination in low- and middle-income countries

  We are happy and excited to announce the winner of our Review Competition related to the 9th European Congress in Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) (this year’s topic: Driving the best science to meet global health challenges) We received 18 submissions -thank you to everyone for contributing! Four of them were pre-nominated and put under a […]

Mood and Food: perceived stress and food intake

Can you tell I like making infographics? Have a look at the latest one I prepared for our recently published study called exploring the relationship between perceived stress and food intake in University students in Finland. I look forward to your feedback! Please share and comment! If you cannot see the infographic, please click here! Share […]

Soft drink consumption and aggressive behaviour in adolescents

Today I prepared an infographic for a study we recently published on soft drink consumption in adolescents and its association to violent behaviour (as well as some possible mediators). What do you think? Would you like to see more studies presented this way? Share this:FacebookEmail

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

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