BMC Public Health (Accessed 10 September 2016)

BMC Public Health
(Accessed 10 September 2016)

Research article
The social patterning of risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in five countries: evidence from the modeling the epidemiologic transition study (METS)
Associations between socioeconomic status (SES) and risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCD-RFs) may differ in populations at different stages of the epidemiological transition. We assessed the social p…
Silvia Stringhini, Terrence E. Forrester, Jacob Plange-Rhule, Estelle V. Lambert, Bharathi Viswanathan, Walter Riesen, Wolfgang Korte, Naomi Levitt, Liping Tong, Lara R. Dugas, David Shoham, Ramon A. Durazo-Arvizu, Amy Luke and Pascal Bovet

Schools of public health in low and middle-income countries: an imperative investment for improving the health of populations?
Public health has multicultural origins. By the close of the nineteenth century, Schools of Public Health (SPHs) began to emerge in western countries in response to major contemporary public health challenges….
Fauziah Rabbani, Leah Shipton, Franklin White, Iman Nuwayhid, Leslie London, Abdul Ghaffar, Bui Thi Thu Ha, Göran Tomson, Rajiv Rimal, Anwar Islam, Amirhossein Takian, Samuel Wong, Shehla Zaidi, Kausar Khan, Rozina Karmaliani, Imran Naeem Abbasi…