Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major public health priority.

The Impacts of Climate Change, A Comprehensive Study of Physical, Biophysical, Social, and Political Issues, 2021, Pages 537-545

This chapter supports SDGs 3, 16, and 13 by exploring the growing situation of “climate refugees," people displaced throughout the world because of extreme weather events or other climate change factors.
Building and Environment will host a series of free webinars on COVID-19 Control. The third webinar of the series will feature 2 presentations from experts in the field on the following topics: Continuum of airborne transmission of respiratory infection, and implication to ventilation requirements, presented by Prof. Yuguo Li, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. The second presentation will be on the Occupational exposure risk of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, presented by Prof. Li Liu, Department of Building Science, Tsinghua University, China.
Background: Female genital mutilation (FGM) can leave a lasting mark on the lives and minds of those affected.
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) has helped to reduce global disaster risk, but there has been a lack of progress in disaster risk reduction (DRR) for people living in fragile
The data in this paper supports the WHO recommends Exclusive Breast Feeding (EBF) for the first 6 months of life, followed by breastfeeding in combination with the introduction of complementary foods until at least the age of 24 months and specifically provides new insights into the composition of microbiota in human milk by establishing those maternal factors that impact the human milk microbiota in the Mam-Mayan indigenous community in Guatemala.

Air Pollution, Climate, and Health, An Integrated Perspective on Their Interactions, 2021, Pages 3-12

Summarizes the documented health effects of climate change and air pollution, and the underlying linkage and interaction, as well as some issues that need to be addressed in future research and policy-making practice. Supports the SDG Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Elsevier, Pediatric Clinics of North America, Volume 68, April 2021
This article documents the increasing numbers of children impacted annually by 1 or more types of violence against children and describes the range of types of injuries and their immediate and long-te
Elsevier, Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, Volume 20, April 2021
Rapid emergence of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) is a global problem. Soil is a major reservoir of ARGs.
Background: The number of individuals with vision impairment worldwide is increasing because of an ageing population.