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Public Health Open Access Research

Welcome to our Public Health page where we highlight our most recent content, including articles and collections, as selected by our Editors. Read our latest open access research below from across the BioMed Central portfolio of health science journals.

Come Speak to Us About Your Research

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Come visit us at stand number 1336 at APHA 2017 in Atlanta. If you're thinking of submitting an article, our Editors Krista and Natalie will be there to advise on which of our public health journals your research can find a home.

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We'll be at booth 20 at the EPH Conference 2017. Our Editor Helen will be at happy to speak to you about your research, whilst our marketing manager Elaine can explain how our open access journals give your research more visibility.

Meet Our Editors

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Krista Jarrell is a Journal Development Manager at BMC overseeing a portfolio of Global and Public Health journals. She has worked in scientific publishing for over eight years, and joined BMC in September 2016. Krista will be at APHA 2017.

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Natalie Pafitis is a Senior Editor for the BMC-series and has been Editor of BMC Public Health since 2007. She also recently took on the role of Editor of BMC International Health and Human Rights. She has a keen interest in the use of research evidence to underpin public health policy and is a contributor to the BMC-series blog where policy implications of BMC Public Health articles are also discussed. Natalie will be at APHA 2017

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Helen Metherell is a Journal Development Editor at BMC looking after the Public Health portfolio of journals. She has worked in scientific publishing for seven years and moved to BMC in July 2015. Helen will be at EPH 2017.

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From Conflict and Health

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From International Journal for Equity in Health

From International Journal of Health Geographics

From Population Health Metrics

From Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines

From Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control

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From Population Health Metrics

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From the Blog

World Food Day 2017: investing in food security and rural development

We look at this year's theme and discuss related work published in BMC Public Health.

  • Our Collections

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    One health paradigm to foster population health

    The One Health approach acknowledges that population health is dependent on the interactions between animal and human diseases in a social and biological ecological environment

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    Human rights in patient care

    Legal, ethical, and human rights norms are an increasingly important component of the delivery of quality medical care.

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    Health Partnerships: an effective response to the global health agenda

    What role can ‘Health partnerships’ play in addressing the disparities that exist in the availability of trained health personnel globally.

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    People and research: improved health systems for West Africans, by West Africans

    It presents findings from a series of research and capacity development projects in West Africa funded by the International Development Research Centre's Maternal and Child Health programme (formerly Governance for Equity in Health Systems).

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    Practicing governance towards equity in health systems: LMIC perspectives and experience

    The unifying theme of the papers in this series is a concern for understanding the everyday practice of governance in LMIC health systems.

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    Non-communicable diseases among conflict-affected populations

    Papers address topics such as cardiovascular disease among Syrian refugees, prevalence of NCDs and access to care among displaced populations in Iraq, challenges to conducting epidemiological research on NCDs in Palestine and papers on NCD risk-factors such as tobacco use among conflict-affected populations.

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Get a Discount on APCs with Health Systems Global

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Members of Health Systems Global get 20% discount on article processing charges (APCs) on all BioMed Central journals. BMC Health Services Research is affiliated with Health Systems Global. 


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