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PUBH 8050 Global Health and Issues in Disease Prevention: Welcome & Course Readings

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Bailey, Z. D., Krieger, N., Agénor, M., Graves, J., Linos, N., & Bassett, M. T. (2017). Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: Evidence and interventions. The Lancet, 389(10077), 1453–1463. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30569-X

Beyrer, C., Wirtz, A. L., O’Hara, G., Léon, N., & Kazatchkine, M. (2017). The expanding epidemic of HIV-1 in the Russian Federation. PLOS Medicine, 14(11), e1002462. Retrieved from doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002462

Bor, J., Cohen, G. H., & Galea, S. (2017). Population health in an era of rising income inequality: USA, 1980–2015. The Lancet, 389(10077), 1475–1490. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30571-8

Bowser, D. M., Jha, R., Bhawalkar, M., & Berman, P. (2019). The challenge of additionality: The impact of central grants for primary healthcare on state-level spending on primary healthcare in India. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 8(6), 329–336. doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2019.06

Breckenkamp, J., Patterson, L., Scharlach, M., Hellmeier, W., & Verma, A. (2017). Definitions of urban areas feasible for examining urban health in the European Union. European Journal of Public Health, 27(suppl_2), 19–24. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckv104

Brennan-Olsen, S. L., Cook, S., Leech, M. T., Bowe, S. J., Kowal, P., Naidoo, N., … Mohebbi, M. (2017). Prevalence of arthritis according to age, sex and socioeconomic status in six low- and middle-income countries: Analysis of data from the World Health Organization study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) Wave 1. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 18(1), 271. doi:10.1186/s12891-017-1624-z

Bushnik, T. (2018). Health-adjusted life expectancy in Canada. Health Reports, 29(4), 11.

Castelli, F. (2018). Drivers of migration: Why do people move? Journal of Travel Medicine, 25(1). doi:10.1093/jtm/tay040

Cole, W. M. (2019). Wealth and health revisited: Economic growth and wellbeing in developing countries, 1970 to 2015. Social Science Research, 77, 45–67. doi:10.1016/j.ssresearch.2018.09.003

Conlon, C. M., Serbanescu, F., Marum, L., Healey, J., LaBrecque, J., Hobson, R., … Weiss, W. (2019). Saving mothers, giving life: It takes a system to save a mother (republication). Global Health: Science and Practice, 7(1), 20–40. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-19-00092

Daibes, I., & Sridharan, S. (2014). Where theory and practice of global health intersect: The developmental history of a Canadian global health initiative. Global Health Action, 7(1), 23974. https://doi.org/10.3402/gha.v7.23974

De Groot, A., Van de Munt, L., Boateng, D., Savitri, A. I., Antwi, E., Bolten, N., … Browne, J. L. (2019). Equity in maternal health outcomes in a middle-income urban setting: A cohort study. Reproductive Health, 16(1), 84. doi:10.1186/s12978-019-0736-3

de Jong, L., Pavlova, M., Winters, M., & Rechel, B. (2017). A systematic literature review on the use and outcomes of maternal and child healthcare services by undocumented migrants in Europe. European Journal of Public Health, 27(6), 990–997. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckx181

de Vetten-Mc Mahon, M., Shields-Zeeman, L. S., Petrea, I., & Klazinga, N. S. (2019). Assessing the need for a mental health services reform in Moldova: A situation analysis. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 13(1), 45. doi:10.1186/s13033-019-0292-9

Di Novi, C., Marenzi, A., & Rizzi, D. (2018). Do healthcare tax credits help poor-health individuals on low incomes? The European Journal of Health Economics, 19(2), 293–307. doi:10.1007/s10198-017-0884-8

Fang, H., Jin, Y., Zhao, M., Zhang, H., A. Rizzo, J., Zhang, D., & Hou, Z. (2017). Does migration limit the effect of health insurance on hypertension management in China? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(10), 1256. doi:10.3390/ijerph14101256

Fanourgiakis, J., & Kanoupakis, E. (2016). An assessment of the results of European Parliament elections in Greece and European Union under the shadow of economic crisis. International Journal of Health Services, 46(4), 642–655. doi:10.1177/0020731416660963

Feiring, B., Laake, I., Molden, T., Cappelen, I., Håberg, S. E., Magnus, P., … Trogstad, L. (2015). Do parental education and income matter? A nationwide register-based study on HPV vaccine uptake in the school-based immunisation programme in Norway. BMJ Open, 5(5), e006422. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006422

Ferguson, A., Shannon, K., Butler, J., & Goldenberg, S. M. (2017). A comprehensive review of HIV/STI prevention and sexual and reproductive health services among sex workers in conflict-affected settings: Call for an evidence- and rights-based approach in the humanitarian response. Conflict and Health, 11(1), 25. doi:10.1186/s13031-017-0124-y

Hajizadeh, M., Hu, M., Bombay, A., & Asada, Y. (2018). Socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous peoples living off-reserve in Canada: Trends and determinants. Health Policy, 122(8), 854–865. doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.06.011

Ho, M.-J., Gosselin, K., Chandratilake, M., Monrouxe, L. V., & Rees, C. E. (2017). Taiwanese medical students’ narratives of intercultural professionalism dilemmas: Exploring tensions between Western medicine and Taiwanese culture. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 22(2), 429–445. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-016-9738-x

Inoue, M., Nishikitani, M., & Tsurugano, S. (2016). Female non-regular workers in Japan: Their current status and health. Industrial Health, 54(6), 521–527. doi:10.2486/indhealth.2016-0105

Jaquet, A., & Dabis, F. (2017). Smoking status and HIV in low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet Global Health, 5(6), e557–e558. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30179-1

Jones, E., Lattof, S. R., & Coast, E. (2017). Interventions to provide culturally-appropriate maternity care services: Factors affecting implementation. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17(1), 267. doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1449-7

Jutte, D. P., Miller, J. L., & Erickson, D. J. (2015). Neighborhood Adversity, Child Health, and the Role for Community Development. Pediatrics, 135(Supplement 2), S48–S57. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-3549F

Kamimura, A., Trinh, H. N., Weaver, S., Chernenko, A., Wright, L., Stoddard, M., … Nguyen, H. (2018). Knowledge and beliefs about HPV among college students in Vietnam and the United States. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 11(1), 120–125. doi:10.1016/j.jiph.2017.06.006

Kazzazi, F., Pollard, C., Tern, P., Ayuso-Garcia, A., Gillespie, J., & Thomsen, I. (2017). Evaluating the impact of Brexit on the pharmaceutical industry. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, 10, 32. doi:10.1186/s40545-017-0120-z

Koblinsky, M. (2017). Maternal death surveillance and response: A tall order for effectiveness in resource-poor settings. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(3), 333–337. Retrieved from doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-17-00308

Kuruvilla, S., Sadana, R., Montesinos, E. V., Beard, J., Vasdeki, J. F., Araujo de Carvalho, I., … Bustreo, F. (2018). A life-course approach to health: Synergy with sustainable development goals. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 96(1), 42–50. doi:10.2471/BLT.17.198358

Larson, L. M., & Yousafzai, A. K. (2017). A meta-analysis of nutrition interventions on mental development of children under-two in low- and middle-income countries. Maternal & Child Nutrition, 13(1), e12229. doi:10.1111/mcn.12229

Lerch, M. (2019). Regional variations in the rural-urban fertility gradient in the global South. PLOS ONE, 14(7), e0219624. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0219624

Lippi, G., Mattiuzzi, C., & Cervellin, G. (2016). No correlation between health care expenditure and mortality in the European Union. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 32, e13–e14. doi:10.1016/j.ejim.2016.02.025

Meessen, B. (2018). The role of digital strategies in financing health care for universal health coverage in low- and middle-income countries. Global Health: Science and Practice, 6(Supplement 1), S29–S40. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00271

Murala, J. S. K., Karl, T. R., & Pezzella, A. T. (2019). Pediatric cardiac surgery in low-and middle-income countries: Present status and need for a paradigm shift. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 7. doi:10.3389/fped.2019.00214

Nakamine, S., Tachikawa, H., Aiba, M., Takahashi, S., Noguchi, H., Takahashi, H., & Tamiya, N. (2017). Changes in social capital and depressive states of middle-aged adults in Japan. PLOS ONE, 12(12), e0189112. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0189112

Ortega, B., Sanjuán, J., & Casquero, A. (2017). Determinants of efficiency in reducing child mortality in developing countries. The role of inequality and government effectiveness. Health Care Management Science, 20(4), 500–516. doi:10.1007/s10729-016-9367-1

Park, Y., Kim, C., You, M. S., Lee, K. S., & Park, E. (2014). Public participation in the process of local Public health policy, using policy network analysis. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, 47(6), 298–308. doi:10.3961/jpmph.14.029

Perreault, M., Atkinson, S. A., Mottola, M. F., Phillips, S. M., Bracken, K., Hutton, E. K., … the BHIP Study team. (2018). Structured diet and exercise guidance in pregnancy to improve health in women and their offspring: Study protocol for the Be Healthy in Pregnancy (BHIP) randomized controlled trial. Trials, 19(1), 691. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-3065-x

Pot, M., van Keulen, H. M., Ruiter, R. A. C., Eekhout, I., Mollema, L., & Paulussen, T. W. G. M. (2017). Motivational and contextual determinants of HPV-vaccination uptake: A longitudinal study among mothers of girls invited for the HPV-vaccination. Preventive Medicine, 100, 41–49. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.04.005

Psaki, S. R., Chuang, E. K., Melnikas, A. J., Wilson, D. B., & Mensch, B. S. (2019). Causal effects of education on sexual and reproductive health in low and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. SSM - Population Health, 8, 100386. doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100386

Puchner, K., Karamagioli, E., Pikouli, A., Tsiamis, C., Kalogeropoulos, A., Kakalou, E., … Pikoulis, E. (2018). Time to rethink 4efugee and migrant health in Europe: Moving from emergency response to integrated and individualized health care provision for migrants and refugees. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(6), 1100. doi:10.3390/ijerph15061100

Ramadass, S., Rai, S. K., Gupta, S. K., Kant, S., Wadhwa, S., Sood, M., & Sreenivas, V. (2018). Prevalence of disability and its association with sociodemographic factors and quality of life in a rural adult population of northern India. The National Medical Journal of India, 31(5), 268–273. doi: 10.4103/0970-258X.261179

Rees, H. D., Lombardo, A. R., Tangoren, C. G., Meyers, S. J., Muppala, V. R., & Niccolai, L. M. (2017). Knowledge and beliefs regarding cervical cancer screening and HPV vaccination among urban and rural women in León, Nicaragua. PeerJ, 5, e3871. doi:10.7717/peerj.3871

Ross, J. (2015). Improved Reproductive health equity between the poor and the rich: An analysis of trends in 46 low- and middle-income countries. Global Health: Science and Practice, 3(3), 419–445. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-15-00124

Ruano, A. L., Shadmi, E., Furler, J., Rao, K., San Sebastián, M., Villar Uribe, M., & Shi, L. (2017). Looking forward to the next 15 years: Innovation and new pathways for research in health equity. International Journal for Equity in Health, 16(1), 35. doi:10.1186/s12939-017-0531-0

Scott, S., D’Silva, J., Hernandez, C., Villaluz, N. T., Martinez, J., & Matter, C. (2017). The Tribal Tobacco Education and Policy Initiative: Findings From a Collaborative, Participatory Evaluation. Health Promotion Practice, 18(4), 545–553. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524839916672632

Segal, U. A. (2019). Globalization, migration, and ethnicity. Public Health, 172, 135-142. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2019.04.011

Shokoohi, M., Bauer, G. R., Kaida, A., Lacombe-Duncan, A., Kazemi, M., Gagnier, B., … Team, O. B. of the C. R. (2019). Social determinants of health and self-rated health status: A comparison between women with HIV and women without HIV from the general population in Canada. PLOS ONE, 14(3), e0213901. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0213901

Sighem, A. van, Pharris, A., Quinten, C., Noori, T., Amato-Gauci, A. J., & Networks, the E. H. S. and D. D. M. (2017). Reduction in undiagnosed HIV infection in the European Union/European Economic Area, 2012 to 2016. Eurosurveillance, 22(48), 17–00771. doi:10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2017.22.48.17-00771

Sun, T., Gao, L., Li, F., Shi, Y., Xie, F., Wang, J., … Fan, L. (2017). Workplace violence, psychological stress, sleep quality and subjective health in Chinese doctors: a large crosssectional study. BMJ Open, 7(12), e017182. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017182

Suzuki, T. (2018). Health status of older adults living in the community in Japan: Recent changes and significance in the super-aged society. Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 18(5), 667–677. doi:10.1111/ggi.13266

Takegata, M., Ohashi, Y., Lazarus, A., & Kitamura, T. (2017). Cross-national differences in psychosocial factors of perinatal depression: A systematic review of India and Japan. healthcare. Healthcare, 5(4), 91. doi:10.3390/healthcare5040091

Tillmann, T., Pikhart, H., Peasey, A., Kubinova, R., Pajak, A., Tamosiunas, A., … Bobak, M. (2017). Psychosocial and socioeconomic determinants of cardiovascular mortality in Eastern Europe: A multicentre prospective cohort study. PLOS Medicine, 14(12), e1002459. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002459

Umeh, C. A., & Feeley, F. G. (2017). Inequitable Access to Health Care by the Poor in Community-Based Health Insurance Programs: A Review of Studies From Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(2), 299–314. Retrieved from doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-16-00286

Willison, D. J., Ondrusek, N., Dawson, A., Emerson, C., Ferris, L. E., Saginur, R., … Upshur, R. (2014). What makes public health studies ethical? Dissolving the boundary between research and practice. BMC Medical Ethics, 15, 61. doi:10.1186/1472-6939-15-61

Wu, L., & Zhang, H. (2016). Health-related quality of life of low-socioeconomic-status populations in urban China. Health & Social Work, 41(4), 219–227. doi:10.1093/hsw/hlw039

Zhong, Y. J., Wen, Y. F., Wong, H. M., Yin, G., Lin, R., & Yang, S. Y. (2019). Trends and Patterns of Disparities in Burden of Lung Cancer in the United States, 1974-2015. Frontiers in Oncology, 9. doi:10.3389/fonc.2019.00404

Zong, Z., Yan, W., Sun, X. Mao, J., Shu, X., & Hearst, N. (2017). Migration experiences and reported sexual behavior among young, unmarried female migrants in Changzhou, China. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(3), 516-524. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-17-00068

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