Guidelines for low birth weight: a literature review comparing national guidelines in Vietnam with WHO guidelines

Review article Line M Pederson Background This study was prompted by the persisting high prevalence of low birth weight (LBW) ...
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Mental illness in refugees fleeing conflict and persecution: what can be done?

Review article John Koh Introduction The United Nations Refugee Agency estimates that there are currently 22.5 million refugees worldwide, most ...
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Poor mental health: the relationship between poverty and mental health in low and middle income countries

Review article Salwa Sayeed & Damindri Fernando Introduction The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as a state of ...
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State of emergency: a call to action on environmental issues

Feature article Ike Schwartz Modifiable environmental factors account for almost a quarter of global deaths.[1] Climate change and associated environmental ...
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Drug Control in Australia: Where to Next?

Review Abstract Substance use and associated disorders are increasingly recognised as a global health issue. As attitudes towards drug use ...
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Sugar tax – A Sweet Solution for Obesity?

Review Abstract Background The rising prevalence of obesity and obesity-related illnesses parallels the increase in sugar consumption across the globe ...
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Dengue in the Pacific Islands

Review Abstract Without a fully effective vaccine, prophylactic measures, or sufficient treatment options, dengue has emerged as a significant global ...
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PrEP-Related Health Promotion for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Gay and Bisexual Men

Volume 11 Issue 1 Review a peer-reviewed article Abstract Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experience significantly poorer health compared ...
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Mental Illness Following Disasters in Low Income Countries

Volume 11 Issue 1 Review a peer reviewed article Abstract Disasters test the capacity of health infrastructure to act in ...
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Factors that Contribute to the Reduced Rates of Cervical Cancer Screening in Australian Migrant Women – a Literature Review

Volume 11 Issue 1 Review a peer reviewed article Abstract AIM: This literature review presents factors that have led to ...
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