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Overuse of medications in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:31h | UTC

Overuse of medications in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review – Bulletin of the World Health Organization

 


AHA Report | Heart disease and stroke statistics in the US—2023 update

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:27h | UTC

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2023 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association – Journal of the American Heart Association

News Release: COVID toll realized: CVD deaths take big jump, especially among certain populations – American Heart Association

Commentaries:

AHA Presents Up-To-Date Statistics for Cardiovascular Disease – HealthDay

Sobering statistics from the AHA’s 2023 heart disease and stroke update – News Medical

 


SR | Interventions to improve sanitation for preventing diarrhea

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:15h | UTC

Interventions to improve sanitation for preventing diarrhoea – Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions to improve sanitation for preventing diarrhoea – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO Report | Cholera global situation

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:56h | UTC

Cholera – Global situation – World Health Organization

Commentary: WHO Report: Cholera Resurgent in 2022 After Years of Decline – JAMA

 


Essential medicines for mental disorders: comparison of 121 national lists with WHO recommendations

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:55h | UTC

Essential medicines for mental disorders: comparison of 121 national lists with WHO recommendations – Archives of Public Health

 


WHO | Five billion people unprotected from trans-fat leading to heart disease

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:44h | UTC

News Release: Five billion people unprotected from trans fat leading to heart disease – World Health Organization

Report: Countdown to 2023: WHO report on global trans-fat elimination 2022 – World Health Organization

Commentary: Five Billion People Exposed to Industrially Produced Trans Fats – Health Policy Watch

Related:

Brazil and Peru join growing number of countries in the Americas that are eliminating industrially produced trans fats – Pan American Health Association / World Health Organization

WHO: More than 3 billion people protected from harmful trans-fat in their food

Action Package: WHO Plan to Eliminate Trans-fatty Acids from Global Food Supply

WHO Draft Guideline: Saturated Fatty Acid and Trans-fatty Intake for Adults and Children

Banning trans fats in New York prevented thousands of heart attacks

 


RCT | Effect of a multicomponent intervention delivered on a web-based platform on hypertension control

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:12h | UTC

Effect of a Multicomponent Intervention Delivered on a Web-Based Platform on Hypertension Control: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Health and economic outcomes associated with musculoskeletal disorders attributable to high BMI in 192 countries

23 Jan, 2023 | 13:16h | UTC

Health and Economic Outcomes Associated With Musculoskeletal Disorders Attributable to High Body Mass Index in 192 Countries and Territories in 2019 – JAMA Network Open

 


Use of wastewater for Mpox outbreak surveillance in California

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:24h | UTC

Use of Wastewater for Mpox Outbreak Surveillance in California – New England Journal of Medicine

Related:

Wastewater network infrastructure in public health: Applications and learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic – PLOS Global Public Health

Opinion: Wastewater analysis can be a powerful public health tool—if it’s done sensibly.

CDC unveils its latest weapon in Covid-19 detection: wastewater.

CDC Report: Using Wastewater Surveillance Data to Support the COVID-19 Response — United States, 2020–2021.

Rapid, large-scale wastewater surveillance and automated reporting system enabled early detection of nearly 85% of COVID-19 cases on a University campus.

[Preprint] Wastewater genomic testing can effectively track COVID-19 variants of concern.

Human Waste Could Be The Next Big Weapon in Controlling COVID-19 – TIME

Next steps for wastewater testing to help end this pandemic — and prevent the next one – STAT

Sewage sleuths helped an Arizona town beat back Covid-19. For wastewater epidemiology, that’s just the start – STAT

The myriad ways sewage surveillance is helping fight COVID around the world – Nature

Testing sewage can give school districts, campuses and businesses a heads-up on the spread of COVID-19 – The Conversation

It’s time to begin a national wastewater testing program for Covid-19 – STAT

Coronavirus: Testing sewage an ‘easy win’ – BBC

Development of wastewater pooled surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 from congregate living settings – high sensitivity, but unable to distinguish new infectious cases from persistent convalescent shedding.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


CDC Study | Working in mining, food services, and construction linked to increased mortality from COPD

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:01h | UTC

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Mortality by Industry and Occupation — United States, 2020 – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentary: ~10 Percent of Deaths Among Ever-Employed Linked to COPD in 2020 – HealthDay

 


WHO Report | Close to one billion people globally are served by health-care facilities with no electricity access or with unreliable electricity

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:42h | UTC

News Release: Close to one billion people globally are served by health-care facilities with no electricity access or with unreliable electricity – World Health Organization

Report: Energizing health: accelerating electricity access in health-care facilities – World Health Organization

Executive Summary: Energizing health: accelerating electricity access in health-care facilities: executive summary – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Cancer statistics in the US, 2023

17 Jan, 2023 | 13:24h | UTC

Cancer statistics, 2023 – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

News Release: American Cancer Society’s annual report on cancer facts and trends released – News Medical / American Cancer Society

Commentaries:

Incidence Drops for Cervical Cancer But Rises for Prostate Cancer – American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society’s Cancer Statistics 2023 Report Released: Shows Continued Declines in Cancer Mortality, Persistent Racial Disparities, and More – The ASCO Post

US cancer death rate falls 33% since 1991, partly due to advances in treatment, early detection and less smoking, report says – CNN

 


A survey of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance across 23 countries in 2022

15 Jan, 2023 | 20:33h | UTC

A survey of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance across 23 countries in 2022 – Nature Medicine

News Release: Global COVID-19 vaccine acceptance rising but hesitancy remains – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


UN Report | A child or youth died once every 4.4 seconds in 2021

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:46h | UTC

News Release: A child or youth died once every 4.4 seconds in 2021 – UN report – Word Health Organization

UN Reports: 

Levels and trends in child mortality- United Nations Inter -Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME), Report 2022

Never Forgotten – The situation of stillbirth around the globe

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Rapid review on monkeypox policies among the G20 nations: relevance to policy and practitioner

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:34h | UTC

Rapid review on monkeypox policies among the G20 nations: relevance to policy and practitioner – F1000 Research

 


WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis | Drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment, 2022 update

12 Jan, 2023 | 13:30h | UTC

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis. Module 4: treatment – drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment, 2022 update – World Health Organization

See also:

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis: module 1: prevention: tuberculosis preventive treatment

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis: module 2: screening: systematic screening for tuberculosis disease

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis: module 3: diagnosis: rapid diagnostics for tuberculosis detection, 2021 update

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis: module 5: management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents

 


RCT | Effect of prescriber notifications of patient’s fatal overdose on opioid prescribing at 4 to 12 months

10 Jan, 2023 | 14:50h | UTC

Effect of Prescriber Notifications of Patient’s Fatal Overdose on Opioid Prescribing at 4 to 12 Months: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

News Release: Study suggests one solution to America’s opioid epidemic: Tell doctors their patients fatally overdosed – University of Southern California

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Nature announces support for authors from over 70 countries to publish open access

10 Jan, 2023 | 14:46h | UTC

Nature announces support for authors from over 70 countries to publish open access – Springer Nature group

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO Interim Guidance | Surveillance, case investigation and contact tracing for mpox (monkeypox)

10 Jan, 2023 | 14:45h | UTC

Surveillance, case investigation and contact tracing for mpox (monkeypox): interim guidance, 22 December 2022 – World Health Organization

 


WHO updates recommendations on HPV vaccination schedule

9 Jan, 2023 | 14:57h | UTC

News Release: WHO updates recommendations on HPV vaccination schedule – World Health Organization

Guideline: Human papillomavirus vaccines: WHO position paper, December 2022 – World Health Organization

Commentaries: 

WHO Recommends One HPV Vaccine Dose Instead of Two; Move Should Help Expand Coverage – Health Policy Watch

WHO supports 1-dose HPV vaccine strategy – CIDRAP

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


The WHO estimates of excess mortality associated with the COVID-19 pandemic

9 Jan, 2023 | 14:48h | UTC

The WHO estimates of excess mortality associated with the COVID-19 pandemic – Nature

Commentary: Pandemic’s Two-Year Global Death Toll May Be Close to 15 Million – HealthDay

 


WHO manual on sugar-sweetened beverage taxation policies to promote healthy diets.

16 Dec, 2022 | 13:52h | UTC

WHO manual on sugar-sweetened beverage taxation policies to promote healthy diets – World Health Organization

News Release: WHO calls on countries to tax sugar-sweetened beverages to save lives – World Health Organization

Related:

M-A: Outcomes following taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages.

Public Policies to Reduce Sugary Drink Consumption in Children and Adolescents – Pediatrics

Cutting back on sugar-sweetened beverages: What works? – Cochrane Library

Association of a Beverage Tax on Sugar-Sweetened and Artificially Sweetened Beverages With Changes in Beverage Prices and Sales at Chain Retailers in a Large Urban Setting – JAMA

Impact of sugar‐sweetened beverage taxes on purchases and dietary intake: Systematic review and meta‐analysis – Obesity Reviews

Association between tax on sugar sweetened beverages and soft drink consumption in adults in Mexico: open cohort longitudinal analysis of Health Workers Cohort Study – The BMJ

Potential impact on prevalence of obesity in the UK of a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks: modelling study – The BMJ

Changes in food purchases after the Chilean policies on food labelling, marketing, and sales in schools: a before and after study – The Lancet Planetary Health

Association of a Sweetened Beverage Tax With Soda Consumption in High School Students – JAMA Pediatrics

Sugar-sweetened beverage taxes: Lessons to date and the future of taxation – PLOS Medicine

Banning the promotion of soft drinks could be more effective than a sugar tax – The Conversation

Sugar tax: why health experts want it but politicians and industry are resisting – The Guardian

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Associations between extreme temperatures and cardiovascular cause-specific mortality: results from 27 countries.

15 Dec, 2022 | 13:44h | UTC

Associations Between Extreme Temperatures and Cardiovascular Cause-Specific Mortality: Results From 27 Countries – Circulation

News Release: About 1 in 100 heart disease deaths linked to extreme hot and cold weather days – University of Maryland School of Medicine

 


WHO Report signals increasing resistance to antibiotics in bacterial infections in humans.

12 Dec, 2022 | 12:52h | UTC

News Release: Report signals increasing resistance to antibiotics in bacterial infections in humans and need for better data – World Health Organization

Report: Global antimicrobial resistance and use surveillance system (‎GLASS)‎ report: 2022 – World Health Organization

Commentary: WHO report shows rising antibiotic resistance, need for better data – CIDRAP

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


WHO World malaria report 2022.

9 Dec, 2022 | 13:41h | UTC

World malaria report 2022 – World Health Organization

News Release: Despite continued impact of COVID-19, malaria cases and deaths remained stable in 2021 – World Health Organization

Commentaries: 

WHO: COVID disruption resulted in 63,000 more malaria deaths – Associated Press

WHO: Malaria cases, deaths remained stable in 2021, despite COVID – CIDRAP

 


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