Journal of Public Health Policy – Volume 36, Issue 2 (May 2015)

Journal of Public Health Policy
Volume 36, Issue 2 (May 2015)

Is WHO ineffectual because its members are ministries not states?
Anthony Robbinsa and Phyllis Freemana
Journal of Public Health Policy (2015) 36, 131–133. doi:10.1057/jphp.2015.4; published online 19 February 2015

A North/South collaboration between two national public health institutes – A model for global health protection
The authors describe a strategic collaboration between the national public health institutes of England and South Africa to protect their populations against infectious diseases and implement WHO International Health Regulations.
Chikwe Ihekweazu, Fortune Ncube, Barry Schoub, Lucille Blumberg, Ruth Ruggles, Mark Salter, Shabir Madhi, and Anthony Kessel
J Public Health Pol 36: 181-193; advance online publication, January 8, 2015; doi:10.1057/jphp.2014.52

Translating active living research into policy and practice: One important pathway to chronic disease prevention Open
Concerned about rising rates of non-communicable diseases, the authors propose ten strategies that may facilitate translation of research into health-enhancing urban planning policy.
Billie Giles-Corti, James F Sallis, Takemi Sugiyama, Lawrence D Frank, Melanie Lowe, and Neville Owen
J Public Health Pol 36: 231-243; advance online publication, January 22, 2015; doi:10.1057/jphp.2014.53

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Public health at all levels in the recent Nigerian Ebola viral infection epidemic: lessons for community, public and international health action and policy
Michael C Asuzua, Adebayo T Onajoleb, and Yahya Disuc
aDepartment of Community Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. E-mail:
bDepartment of Community Health, University of Lagos Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
cLagos State Local Government Service Commission, Lagos, Nigeria