Articles

Elsevier,

International Journal of Medical Informatics, Volume 177, September 2023

This review suggests digital health literacy is dependent on sociodemographic, economic, and cultural factors, which may require tailored interventions that consider these nuances.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 7, September 2023

This Personal View supports SDGs 3 and 10 by reviewing a pilot project aimed at increasing quity of access to urban green spaces and tree coverage and thereby improving community health.
Elsevier,

Hygiene and Environmental Health Advances, Volume 7, September 2023

This interview-based study investigated the perceptions of safety and acceptability of the water supply in rural Greenlandic households.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Volume 254, September 2023

The research highlights the health rights of indigenous adolescent girls in Bangladesh by examining the challenges they face in maintaining proper menstrual hygiene due to seasonal water scarcity, underscoring the need for targeted interventions to support their right to healthful living conditions. [indigenous population]
Elsevier, The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, Volume 32, September 2023
Climate change is one of several drivers of recurrent outbreaks and geographical range expansion of infectious diseases in Europe. We propose a framework for the co-production of policy-relevant indicators and decision-support tools that track past, present, and future climate-induced disease risks across hazard, exposure, and vulnerability domains at the animal, human, and environmental interface.
Elsevier,

One Earth, Volume 6, 15 September 2023

The paper highlights the increasing importance of multiple-use protected areas in achieving global conservation targets, emphasizing their effectiveness in conserving biodiversity and socio-economic benefits, and calling for closing knowledge gaps to ensure their continued contribution to meeting policy goals such as the 2030 target to protect 30% of Earth's surface.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Healthy Longevity, Volume 4, September 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by examining the possible effects of hypertension prevention strategies on future dementia and disability occurence. The results suggest that the decrease in dementia and disability due to these interventions is likely to be offset by an increase in the susceptible poulation due to the increase in life expectancy.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, Volume 38, September 2023

This study supports SDG 3 by examining the incidence of stroke among people with disabilities, a group who are more likely to have risk factors for stroke. The incidence was found to be almost 2.5 times higher than in non-disabled people, and occuring 20 years earlier. Public health measures are urgently needed to address this problem.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 10, September 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by showing that a broad range of interventions for behaviours that challenge are efficacious for people with intellectual disability, but that effect sizes are small
Elsevier,

The Lancet Rheumatology, Volume 5, September 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by estimating the burden of osteoarthritis, a major cause of adult disability. The study found that osteoarthritis is the seventh leading cause of years lived with disability worldwide among people older than 70 years. Years lived with disability attributable to osteoarthritis are likely to continue to rise, posing a large challenge to health systems, and necessitating increased focus on preventive and treatment measures.

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