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13.02.2019 | Original Article

Reporting heterogeneity in the measurement of hypertension and diabetes in India

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have long been the major cause of morbidity and mortality in high-income countries. It is no surprise that the prevalence of NCDs is now rising in the rest of the world, where the burden of communicable diseases is …

12.02.2019 | Original Article Open Access

Analysis of influential factors of self-reported hearing loss deviation in young adults

Hearing loss results from impairment of the sound conduction pathway (Bagai et al. 2006 ). Globally, 3.6 million patients suffer from permanent hearing loss and about 1.1 billion young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to loud noise (Murphy et …

12.02.2019 | Original Article

How social business innovates health care: two cases of social value creation leading to high-quality services

“Where are the healthcare entrepreneurs?” asked David Cutler, before asserting that medical care is still characterized by inefficiencies and waste caused by misleading incentives for patients and providers, by inadequate coordination of care, and …

11.02.2019 | Original Article

Vision care in areas of under-developed infrastructure

Provision of vision care, excluding medical eye care, to patients in areas of underdeveloped infrastructure should include the examination of the prescription and the immediate supply of spectacles, possibly in unfavorable conditions. Repairs to …

11.02.2019 | Original Article

Awareness, Knowledge, and Attitude (AKA) of government secondary school students on the use of antibiotics in Shah Alam, Malaysia

Superbugs are microorganisms which develop resistance towards commonly susceptible antibiotics. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( 2013 ), antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is defined as the capacity of …

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The Journal of Public Health is an interdisciplinary publication for the discussion and debate of international public health issues, with a focus on European affairs. It describes the social and individual factors determining the basic conditions of public health, analyzing causal interrelations, and offering a scientifically sound rationale for personal, social and political measures of intervention. Coverage includes contributions from epidemiology, health economics, environmental health, management, social sciences, ethics, and law.

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