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Sara Rodgers (London/UK)
Erika Bro (Sydney/Australia)
Immediate Past Global Chair:
Emily Hennessy (Nashville/USA)
Founder and Faculty Adviser
Hope Corbin (Bellingham/USA)
- ‘No one ever asked us’: a feasibility study assessing the co-creation of a physical activity programme with adolescent girlsGlobal Health Promotion, Ahead of Print. Background:Globally, the poor activity level of adolescent girls is a public health concern. Little research has involved adolescents in the design of interventions. This study assessed the feasibility of involving girls in the co-creation of an activity programme.Methods:Thirty-one students (15–17 years old) were recruited from a post-primary school. The […]
- Mieux comprendre les défis de la médicalisation de la prévention du VIH en France : la prophylaxie préexposition au prisme des sciences socialesGlobal Health Promotion, Ahead of Print. Résumé :Le recours aux traitements antirétroviraux pour la prévention du VIH transforme en profondeur le contexte des interventions dans ce domaine. La prophylaxie pré-exposition (Prep) en constitue l’une des facettes les plus visibles. Pour autant, l’utilisation de la Prep en France s’avère limitée. L’outil peine à trouver son public […]
- Smokefree leadership among the Yolŋu peoples of East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory: a qualitative studyGlobal Health Promotion, Ahead of Print. This qualitative study examined smokefree leadership among the Yolŋu people, Indigenous landowners of East Arnhem Land. Despite disproportionately high smoking prevalence, the study found that most people enacted smokefree leadership within families and communities. While there was broad concern about not impinging on the autonomy of others, Indigenous health […]
- Comings and goings: changing the editorial leadership at GHPGlobal Health Promotion, Volume 26, Issue 2, Page 3-4, June 2019.
- Départs et arrivées : la direction éditoriale de GHP changeGlobal Health Promotion, Volume 26, Issue 2, Page 97-98, June 2019.
- ‘No one ever asked us’: a feasibility study assessing the co-creation of a physical activity programme with adolescent girls
- WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globallyWHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first 2 years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding underpin the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, […]
- WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in SyriaWHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilities exhibiting signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals. In particular, there were signs […]
- Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was launched by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, […]
- WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally