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  1. Content type: Study protocol

    The prevalence of chronic diseases, such as immune, neurobehavioral, and metabolic disorders has increased in recent decades. According to the concept of Developmental Origin of Health and Disease (DOHaD), dev...

    Authors: Isabell K. Rumrich, Kirsi Vähäkangas, Matti Viluksela, Mika Gissler, Heljä-Marja Surcel, Hanna de Ruyter, Jukka Jokinen and Otto Hänninen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:871

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  2. Content type: Research

    In the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) era, there is growing recognition of the responsibilities of non-health sectors in improving the health of children. Interventions to improve access to clean water, ...

    Authors: Nazia Darvesh, Jai K. Das, Tyler Vaivada, Michelle F. Gaffey, Kumanan Rasanathan and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):776

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  3. Content type: Research

    The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is a computer-based model that estimates the impact of scaling up key interventions to improve maternal, newborn and child health. Initially developed to inform the Lancet Child Surviv...

    Authors: Angela R. Stegmuller, Andrew Self, Kate Litvin and Timothy Roberton

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):773

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  4. Content type: Research

    In malaria-endemic countries, malaria prevention and treatment are critical for child health. In the context of intervention scale-up and rapid changes in endemicity, projections of intervention impact and opt...

    Authors: Eline Korenromp, Matthew Hamilton, Rachel Sanders, Guy Mahiané, Olivier J. T. Briët, Thomas Smith, William Winfrey, Neff Walker and John Stover

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):781

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  5. Content type: Research article

    Despite the introduction of Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in national immunization programs (NIPs), vaccination rates in most countries remain relatively low. An understanding of the reasons underlyin...

    Authors: Nathalie J. S. Patty, Hanna Maria van Dijk, Iris Wallenburg, Roland Bal, Theo J. M. Helmerhorst, Job van Exel and Jane Murray Cramm

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:872

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  6. Content type: Research

    The worldwide burden of stillbirths is large, with an estimated 2.6 million babies stillborn in 2015 including 1.3 million dying during labour. The Every Newborn Action Plan set a stillbirth target of ≤12 per ...

    Authors: Hannah Blencowe, Victoria B. Chou, Joy E. Lawn and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):784

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  7. Content type: Research

    Soil-transmitted helminth infections are widespread. Many studies have been published on the topic of deworming. The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is a software package that uses a deterministic mathematical model to e...

    Authors: Winter Maxwell Thayer, Adrienne Clermont and Neff Walker

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):830

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  8. Content type: Research

    Modeling tools have potential to aid decision making for program planning and evaluation at all levels, but are still largely the domain of technical experts, consultants, and global-level staff. One model tha...

    Authors: Timothy Roberton, Kate Litvin, Andrew Self and Angela R. Stegmuller

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):785

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  9. Content type: Research

    Mali is one of four countries implementing a National Evaluation Platform (NEP) to build local capacity to answer evaluation questions for maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition (MNCH&N). In 2014-15, NE...

    Authors: Youssouf Keita, Hamadoun Sangho, Timothy Roberton, Emilia Vignola, Mariam Traoré and Melinda Munos

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):777

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  10. Content type: Research article

    Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) represents one of the most hazardous work environments. While formalization of this sector has been suggested (e.g., Minamata Convention) as a means to improve work...

    Authors: Benedict N. L. Calys-Tagoe, Edith Clarke, Thomas Robins and Niladri Basu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:862

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  11. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that in the original publication the third author’s name was spelt incorrectly. The correct spelling is “Emmanuelle Faure”. This was prev...

    Authors: Marion Porcherie, Zoé Vaillant, Emmanuelle Faure, Stéphane Rican, Jean Simos, Nicola Luca Cantoreggi, Zoé Heritage, Anne Roue Le Gall, Linda Cambon, Thierno Amadou Diallo, Eva Vidales and Jeanine Pommier

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:865

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:820

  12. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that there is an error in figure 1. The number of excluded secondary schools should read “50” and not “72”. The rest of the data in th...

    Authors: Mojisola Morenike Oluwasanu and Oladimeji Oladepo

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:866

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:833

  13. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that the methodology outlined in the original article was not able to be fully carried out. The article planned a two armed randomized co...

    Authors: Tin Tin Su, Hazreen Abdul Majid, Azmi Mohamed Nahar, Nurul Ain Azizan, Farizah Mohd Hairi, Nithiah Thangiah, Maznah Dahlui, Awang Bulgiba and Liam J. Murray

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:864

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2014 14:S4

  14. Content type: Research article

    Social relations influence mental health through different pathways. To capture the complexity of social relations, it is beneficial to consider both the structural (e.g., reachability of social network and so...

    Authors: Lise Røntved Hansen, Stinna Bibi Pedersen, Charlotte Overgaard, Christian Torp-Pedersen and Line Rosenkilde Ullits

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:860

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Breast cancer is a life-threatening condition affecting women around the world. The early detection of breast lumps using a breast self-examination (BSE) is important for the prevention and control of this dis...

    Authors: Alireza Didarloo, Bahram Nabilou and Hamid Reza Khalkhali

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:861

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  16. Content type: Study protocol

    Physical inactivity is a leading preventable cause of chronic disease and premature death globally, yet over half of the adult Australian population is inactive. To address this, web-based physical activity in...

    Authors: Sarah Edney, Ronald Plotnikoff, Corneel Vandelanotte, Tim Olds, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Jillian Ryan and Carol Maher

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:859

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  17. Content type: Research article

    G. intestinalis and Cryptosporidium spp. are responsible for gastrointestinal infections worldwide. Contaminated food, feces, drinking water and predictors such as poverty, cultural an...

    Authors: Luis Quihui-Cota, Gloria Guadalupe Morales-Figueroa, Aarón Javalera-Duarte, José Antonio Ponce-Martínez, Edith Valbuena-Gregorio and Marco Antonio López-Mata

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:852

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  18. Content type: Research article

    A breast cancer diagnosis affects an individual’s affiliation to labour market, but the long-term consequences of breast cancer on income in a Danish setting have not been examined. The present study investiga...

    Authors: Laura Schärfe Jensen, Charlotte Overgaard, Henrik Bøggild, Jens Peter Garne, Thomas Lund, Kim Overvad and Kirsten Fonager

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:853

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a global problem and pediatric obesity has risen dramatically. Early NAFLD might progress to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) or liver cirrhosis and significantly...

    Authors: Ming-Shyan Lin, Tsai-Hui Lin, Su-Er Guo, Ming-Horng Tsai, Ming-Shin Chiang, Tung-Jung Huang and Mei-Yen Chen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:851

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  20. Content type: Research article

    In a previously conducted Health Impact Assessment of a well-water dependent southwest community, arsenic (As) levels greater than the EPA Maximum Contaminant Level (10 μg/L) were identified in home water samp...

    Authors: Michelle Del Rio, Juan Alvarez, Tania Mayorga, Salvador Dominguez and Christina Sobin

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:850

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Hypertension is the leading risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, and little is known about trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment and the control of hypertension in Myanmar. This study aims at evaluati...

    Authors: Aung Soe Htet, Marius B. Bjertness, Win Myint Oo, Marte Karoline Kjøllesdal, Lhamo Y. Sherpa, Ko Ko Zaw, Ko Ko, Hein Stigum, Haakon E. Meyer and Espen Bjertness

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:847

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between multiple chronic diseases and depressive symptoms in middle-aged and elderly populations.

    Authors: JooYeon Seo, BoYoul Choi, Shinah Kim, HyeYoung Lee and DongHoon Oh

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:844

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  23. Content type: Correction

    Authors: Alina Herrmann, Helen Fischer, Dorothee Amelung, Dorian Litvine, Carlo Aall, Camilla Andersson, Marta Baltruszewicz, Carine Barbier, Sébastien Bruyère, Françoise Bénévise, Ghislain Dubois, Valérie R. Louis, Maria Nilsson, Karen Richardsen Moberg, Bore Sköld and Rainer Sauerborn

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:846

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2017 18:71

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