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The Lancet Commission on lessons for the future from the COVID-19 pandemic – “a massive global failure.”

16 Sep, 2022 | 13:03h | UTC

Homepage: The Lancet COVID-19 Commission

The Lancet Commission on lessons for the future from the COVID-19 pandemic

Editorial: COVID-19: the case for prosociality

News Release: New report details “massive global failures” of COVID-19 response, calls for improved multilateral cooperation to end pandemic and effectively manage future global health threats – The Lancet

Infographic: COVID-19 response: a massive global failure

Commentaries:

WHO responds to The Lancet COVID-19 Commission – World Health Organization

Covid-19: Commission describes “massive global failures” of pandemic response – The BMJ

Covid-19 death toll is a tragedy and ‘massive global failure at multiple levels,’ Lancet commission says – CNN

Lancet Commission on COVID-19 response: ‘Massive global failure’ – CIDRAP

 


The Lancet Commission | Towards the elimination of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

16 Sep, 2022 | 13:02h | UTC

Homepage: Towards the elimination of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a Lancet Commission – The Lancet

Commission: Towards the elimination of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a Lancet Commission

Editorial: COPD: from an end-stage disease to lifelong lung health

Invited Commentary: Classification of COPD: fostering prevention and precision medicine in the Lancet Commission on COPD

Commentary: Proposed classification of COPD according to major risk factors – News Medical

 


Global, regional, and national burdens of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and young adults aged 10–24 years from 1990 to 2019: a trend analysis based on the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

16 Sep, 2022 | 12:50h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burdens of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and young adults aged 10–24 years from 1990 to 2019: a trend analysis based on the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Urban-rural differences in hypertension prevalence in low-income and middle-income countries, 1990–2020.

30 Aug, 2022 | 11:55h | UTC

Urban-rural differences in hypertension prevalence in low-income and middle-income countries, 1990–2020: A systematic review and meta-analysis – PLOS Medicine

News Release: Study shows urban-rural differences in hypertension prevalence in low-income and middle-income countries – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Prevalence of multiple non-communicable diseases risk factors among adolescents in 140 countries: a population-based study.

29 Aug, 2022 | 12:04h | UTC

Prevalence of multiple non-communicable diseases risk factors among adolescents in 140 countries: A population-based study – eClinicalMedicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO makes new recommendations for Ebola treatments, calls for improved access.

22 Aug, 2022 | 12:26h | UTC

News Release: WHO makes new recommendations for Ebola treatments, calls for improved access – World Health Organization

Guideline: Therapeutics for Ebola virus disease – World Health Organization

Commentary: WHO Recommends Two Monoclonal Antibodies for Ebola Treatment; Calls to Expand Access in Developing Countries – Health Policy Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Cross-Sectional Study | Hypertension common among poorest, least educated around the world.

22 Aug, 2022 | 12:14h | UTC

The Association of Socioeconomic Status With Hypertension in 76 Low- and Middle-Income Countries – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Hypertension Common Among Poorest, Least Educated Around the World – American College of Cardiology

Editorial: Hypertension—A Silent Killer Without Global Bounds: What Next? – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Commentary: Hypertension Common Among Poorest, Least Educated Globally – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO Guidance | Behavioral and social drivers of vaccination: tools and practical guidance for achieving high uptake.

22 Aug, 2022 | 12:13h | UTC

Behavioural and social drivers of vaccination: tools and practical guidance for achieving high uptake – World Health Organization

 


Study | Almost half of global cancer deaths are due to risk factors, with smoking, alcohol use, and high BMI the greatest contributors.

19 Aug, 2022 | 16:21h | UTC

The global burden of cancer attributable to risk factors, 2010–19: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet

News Release: The Lancet: Almost half of global cancer deaths are due to risk factors, with smoking, alcohol use, and high BMI the greatest contributors – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Perspective | Ending tuberculosis in a post-COVID-19 world: a person-centered, equity-oriented approach.

19 Aug, 2022 | 16:02h | UTC

Ending tuberculosis in a post-COVID-19 world: a person-centred, equity-oriented approach – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Perspective | Epidemiological approach to ending tuberculosis in high-burden countries.

19 Aug, 2022 | 15:59h | UTC

Epidemiological approach to ending tuberculosis in high-burden countries – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Modeling Study | Reducing daily salt intake in China by 1 g could prevent almost 9 million cardiovascular events by 2030.

18 Aug, 2022 | 12:42h | UTC

Reducing daily salt intake in China by 1 g could prevent almost 9 million cardiovascular events by 2030: a modelling study – BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health

News Release: 1 g cut in daily salt intake could ward off nearly 9 million cases of stroke/heart disease in China – BMJ Newsroom

 


Launch of first WHO position paper on optimizing brain health across life.

17 Aug, 2022 | 14:41h | UTC

News Release: Launch of first WHO position paper on optimizing brain health across life – World Health Organization

WHO position paper: Optimizing brain health across the life course – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


CDC Report | Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of Monkeypox cases in the US.

17 Aug, 2022 | 14:37h | UTC

Epidemiologic and Clinical Characteristics of Monkeypox Cases — United States, May 17–July 22, 2022 – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentaries:

CDC releases interim monkeypox guidance, reports epidemiologic and clinical characteristics – ACP Internist

Global experts race to understand rare cases when monkeypox leads to death – CNN

Related:

Update on the Monkeypox Outbreak – JAMA

Author Interview: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Monkeypox – JAMA

Antivirals with Activity Against Monkeypox: A Clinically Oriented Review – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Clinical features and novel presentations of human monkeypox in a central London centre during the 2022 outbreak: descriptive case series – The BMJ

WHO Declares Global Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Virus Outbreak – Health Policy Watch

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries — April–June 2022 – New England Journal of Medicine

Monkeypox: A Contemporary Review for Healthcare Professionals – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


CDC interim guidance for prevention and treatment of Monkeypox in persons with HIV infection.

17 Aug, 2022 | 14:36h | UTC

Interim Guidance for Prevention and Treatment of Monkeypox in Persons with HIV Infection — United States, August 2022 – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

 


Update on the Monkeypox outbreak.

15 Aug, 2022 | 12:24h | UTC

Update on the Monkeypox Outbreak – JAMA

Author Interview: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Monkeypox – JAMA

Related:

Antivirals with Activity Against Monkeypox: A Clinically Oriented Review – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Clinical features and novel presentations of human monkeypox in a central London centre during the 2022 outbreak: descriptive case series – The BMJ

WHO Declares Global Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Virus Outbreak – Health Policy Watch

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries — April–June 2022 – New England Journal of Medicine

Monkeypox: A Contemporary Review for Healthcare Professionals – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

 


M-A | Prevalence of occult hepatitis B virus infection in adults.

15 Aug, 2022 | 11:59h | UTC

Prevalence of occult hepatitis B virus infection in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Safety and immunogenicity of a typhoid conjugate vaccine among children aged 9 months to 12 years in Malawi.

15 Aug, 2022 | 11:55h | UTC

Safety and immunogenicity of a typhoid conjugate vaccine among children aged 9 months to 12 years in Malawi: a nested substudy of a double-blind, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Global Health

Commentaries:

Typhoid conjugate vaccine: are we heading towards the elimination of typhoid in endemic countries? – The Lancet Global Health

New TCV data from Malawi highlight longer-term immune response – Coalition Against Typhoid

Related:

Safety and Efficacy of a Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine in Malawian Children – New England Journal of Medicine

Cluster RCT: Vaccination of children against typhoid fever with a Vi-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine in urban Bangladesh conferred 85% total protection.

Randomized Trial: Efficacy Analysis of a Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine

 


Supplement | Evidence for global health care interventions for preterm or low birth weight infants.

12 Aug, 2022 | 15:16h | UTC

Homepage: Evidence for Global Health Care Interventions for Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants – Pediatrics

Introduction to Evidence for Global Health Care Interventions for Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants

Evidence for Global Health Care Interventions for Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: An Overview of Systematic Reviews

Mother’s Own Milk Compared With Formula Milk for Feeding Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Early Enteral Feeding for Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Responsive Feeding for Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Fast Feed Advancement for Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding for Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Enteral Iron Supplementation in Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Enteral Zinc Supplementation in Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Enteral Vitamin D Supplementation in Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Enteral Low-Dose Vitamin A Supplementation in Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants to Prevent Morbidity and Mortality: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Enteral Calcium or Phosphorus Supplementation in Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Enteral Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation in Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Family Involvement in the Routine Care of Hospitalized Preterm or Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

 


Age–sex differences in the global burden of lower respiratory infections and risk factors, 1990–2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

12 Aug, 2022 | 14:58h | UTC

Age–sex differences in the global burden of lower respiratory infections and risk factors, 1990–2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Invited Commentary: Trends in the global burden of lower respiratory infections: the knowns and the unknowns – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Systematic Review | Implementation research on noncommunicable disease prevention and control interventions in low- and middle-income countries.

4 Aug, 2022 | 14:01h | UTC

Implementation research on noncommunicable disease prevention and control interventions in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review – PLOS Medicine

 


M-A | The global burden of sore throat and group A Streptococcus pharyngitis.

4 Aug, 2022 | 13:33h | UTC

The global burden of sore throat and group A Streptococcus pharyngitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis – eClinicalMedicine

 


Burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its attributable risk factors in 204 countries and territories, 1990-2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

2 Aug, 2022 | 12:37h | UTC

Burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its attributable risk factors in 204 countries and territories, 1990-2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The BMJ

News Release: Chronic lung disease remains major public health problem – BMJ Newsroom

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Massive Open Online Courses (MOCCs) for health worker education in low- and middle-income countries.

2 Aug, 2022 | 12:21h | UTC

Massive Open Online Courses for Health Worker Education in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Scoping Review – Frontiers in Public Health

 


Global trends and age-specific incidence and mortality of cervical cancer from 1990 to 2019: an international comparative study based on the Global Burden of Disease.

1 Aug, 2022 | 12:09h | UTC

Global trends and age-specific incidence and mortality of cervical cancer from 1990 to 2019: an international comparative study based on the Global Burden of Disease – BMJ Open

 


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