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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)
- Health literacy as a determinant, mediator and/or moderator of health: empirical models using the European Health Literacy Survey datasetGlobal Health Promotion, Ahead of Print.
- Challenges and opportunities in building critical health literacyGlobal Health Promotion, Ahead of Print.
- Healthy Universities. The development and implementation of a holistic health promotion intervention programme especially adapted for staff working in the higher educational sector: the ARK studyGlobal Health Promotion, Ahead of Print.
- Community readiness assessment for disseminating evidence-based physical activity programs to older adults in Changsha, China: a case for Enhance®FitnessGlobal Health Promotion, Ahead of Print.
- Comparative impact of fear appeals and induced hypocrisy advertising in encouraging intent to quit smoking: Applying self-construal theory to consumers’ attitudesGlobal Health Promotion, Ahead of Print.
- Health literacy as a determinant, mediator and/or moderator of health: empirical models using the European Health Literacy Survey dataset
- 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