The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, Volume 22, 2022, 100428

An Article on the burden of chronic hepatitis B and C infections in Japan, in the context of SDG 3, highlighting the need for improved screening strategies for hepatitis C virus and development of new therapies leading to a functional cure for hepatitis B virus.

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Volume 62, 1 July 2022

Mental health challenges among physicians and nurses have been well documented, but there is limited information regarding pharmacists. This article looks at the prevalence of suicide within the profession.
Discusses progress in the use of toll-like receptors to combat disease and promote SGD 3 Good health.
This Review supports SDG 3 by evaluating artificial intelligence algorithms for skin cancer detection in a primary care setting. The Review focuses on the accuracy of these algorithms and highlights several areas of concern in how they are assessed, proposing a checklist to help design, evaluate, and implement new algorithms.

The Lancet Public Health, Volume 7, June 2022

This Viewpoint examines how excluding custodial settings in the calculation of the health service coverage index impedes progress towards SDG 3, and suggests that custodial settings should be included in order to reduce health inequalities.
This paper supports SDG 3 by highlighting that considerable expansion of the world's health workforce is needed to achieve high levels of UHC effective coverage. The largest shortages are in low-income settings, highlighting the need for increased financing and coordination to train, employ, and retain human resources in the health sector.
This Article supports SDG 3 by assessing the association between people leaving state in the USA for an abortion and the availalble facilities and state legislation. THe findings showed that the proportion of people leaving the state varied widely by state, and that this was affected by state-level abortion policy and facility scarcity.
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 16 by evaluating the ability of artificial intelligence to recognise a person's racial identity from medical images.
Racial discrimination and cultural racism are associated with gun purchase while anticipatory racism-related stress is associated with intent to purchase a gun. Data suggest that racism and its link to increased firearm ownership and carrying may put Asian Americans at elevated risk of firearm injury.
The Learning Circle approach is described as an inclusive and respectful way of engaging community and promoting local and traditional foods, knowledge, and practices among Indigenous youth in rural and remote locations. The flexibility of the model means that communities can prioritize activities of interest to them, identify what success of the initiatives would look like, and tailor evaluation processes accordingly. Indigenous leadership and ownership are essential to the success of such initiatives.