Articles

Elsevier,

Intelligence-Based Medicine, Volumes 3–4, December 2020, 100022

Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness in the working-age diabetic population in India and across the world. The work is an attempt to speed up preliminary screening of DR to cater to the future requirement of such a huge amount of diabetic patients.
Elsevier,

Joule, Volume 4, Issue 12, 2020, Pages 2733-2745, ISSN 2542-4351

This article discusses a new portable device that can be used in off-grid places in the developing world to sterilize medical equipment thereby contributing to SDG3 and SDG 9.
Elsevier, Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 62, November 2020
This paper assesses the influence of land development patterns on intra-urban thermal variation in a densely-developed subtropical city, considering joint effect from greenspace pattern and built-up geometry. Despite growing research on urban climates, research at a scale that can support urban planning with scientificallyinformed strategies is still not as well documented for warm climate cities as for temperate cities. In response, this paper uses land surface temperature and geoinformation to assess the subtropical city of Taipei, Taiwan.
Elsevier,

 

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100436,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100436.

This paper introduces the Innocenti framework. This framework conceptualizes the dynamic linkages between the elements of the food system, and highlights the importance of comprehensively looking at the different determinants, influences, and drivers that shape food systems for children and adolescents.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100414,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100414

A child-centred food system makes healthy diets available, affordable, appealing and aspirational. To achieve this a package of actions is needed to coherently reorient food systems towards healthy diets for children; this paper presents a 6-step assessment to identify and prioritize these actions.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100443,
ISSN 2211-9124,

This paper describes the relationship between agriculture, food supply chains and children’s and adolescents’ diets and their food accessibility, advancing knowledge on SDG 2, zero hunger.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100403,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100403.

This scoping review examines the influence of external and internal food environment interventions on the diets of children and adolescents. Several interventions in school and community settings, including social protection interventions to adjust affordability, show promising results for improving diets.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100413,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100413.

This paper focuses on food behaviours of caregivers, children, and adolescents using a case study approach. There are numerous facilitators and barriers to uptake interventions aimed at improving dietary behaviours of children and adolescents.
Elsevier,

12th November 2020

This article highlights the winning proposals of the fifth edition of the Elsevier Foundation Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. The winning proposals were chosen for their innovative green chemistry aspects and their large positive impact on the environment, contributing to SDGs 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14 and 15.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security, Volume 27, 2020

Food marketing is related to growing rates of childhood obesity internationally. In this paper, the authors argue that regulations on digital food marketing need to be put in place to protect children.

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