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The Lancet Commission on pollution and health
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This book is dedicated to the memory of those who have served in the armed forces and their families during the conflicts of the twentieth century. Expand
Achieving child survival goals: potential contribution of community health workers
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The introduction of large-scale programmes for community health workers requires evaluation to document the impact on child survival and cost effectiveness and to elucidate factors associated with success and sustainability. Expand
The Effectiveness of Mobile-Health Technology-Based Health Behaviour Change or Disease Management Interventions for Health Care Consumers: A Systematic Review
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It is concluded that high-quality, adequately powered trials of optimized interventions are required to evaluate effects on objective outcomes. Expand
Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch: report of The Rockefeller Foundation–Lancet Commission on planetary health
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Substantial potential exists to link action to reduce environmental damage with improved health outcomes for nations at all levels of economic development and several essential steps need to be taken to transform the economy to support planetary health. Expand
Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: urban land transport
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Climate change mitigation in transport should benefit public health substantially and policies to increase the acceptability, appeal, and safety of active urban travel, and discourage travel in private motor vehicles would provide larger health benefits than would policies that focus solely on lower-emission motor vehicles. Expand
Priority actions for the non-communicable disease crisis
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The Lancet NCD Action Group and the NCD Alliance propose five overarching priority actions for the response to the crisis and the delivery of five priority interventions--tobacco control, salt reduction, improved diets and physical activity, reduction in hazardous alcohol intake, and essential drugs and technologies. Expand
The Effectiveness of Mobile-Health Technologies to Improve Health Care Service Delivery Processes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
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Control trials of mobile technology interventions to improve health care delivery processes show that current interventions give only modest benefits and that high-quality trials measuring clinical outcomes are needed. Expand
Overcoming health-systems constraints to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
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The forthcoming Ministerial Summit on Health Research seeks to help define a learning agenda for health systems, so that by 2015, substantial progress will have been made to reducing the system constraints to achieving the MDGs. Expand
Climate change and human health: impacts, vulnerability and public health.
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Mitigation of climate change by reducing the use of fossil fuels and increasing a number of uses of the renewable energy technologies should improve health in the near-term by reducing exposure to air pollution. Expand
Improving the prevention and management of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries: a priority for primary health care
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To meet the challenge of chronic diseases, primary health care will have to be strengthened substantially and research on scaling-up should be embedded in large-scale delivery programmes for chronic diseases with a strong emphasis on assessment. Expand
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