Background: The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health have been understudied among vulnerable populations, particularly in fragile and conflict-affected settings.
Elsevier, The Lancet Digital Health, Volume 3, August 2021
Digital health, including the use of mobile health apps, telemedicine, and data analytics to improve health systems, has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elsevier, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Volume 74, August 2021
This study examines whether ethnic minorities in general and Asian minorities in particular have perceived an increase in discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic, a phenomenon known as COVID-19–as
This study supports SDG 3 and 10 by showing that the risk of dementia and the modifiable risk factors for dementia vary substantially among the different ethnic groups in New Zealand (European, Māori, Asian, and Pacific people), indicating that dementia prevention efforts should be tailored to each ethnic group, to account for these differences.
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The Lancet Digital Health, Volume 3, August 2021

This Viewpoint describes a feminist intersectionality framework to tackle digital health's gender inequities and provide recommendations for future research.
A 24-hour waste audit in the Emergency Department of a suburban community hospital to identify waste content, estimate environmental impact and explore avenues for improvement in waste disposal.
Hepatitis B (HB) vaccination plays a significant role in controlling HBV infection. Different immune mechanisms govern anti-HBs acquisition, titer, and maintenance. Host pre-vaccination immunological status could be targeted for vaccine efficacy.
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The Lancet Public Health, Volume 6, August 2021

An Editorial on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on childhood obesity, in the context of SDGs 3 and 12, highlighting the need for governmental and commercial action advocating for healthier nutrition and intersectional collaboration between health and education sectors.
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The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 4, 2021,100038,

A declaration from regional, national, and international pediatric organizations—together with multidisciplinary child health professionals, child advocates, youth, and families—to address the climate crisis and its adverse effects on child health.

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