BMC Public Health (Accessed 8 July 2017)

BMC Public Health
(Accessed 8 July 2017)

Research article
Seasonal influenza vaccination coverage and its determinants among nursing homes personnel in western France
Influenza-associated deaths is an important risk for the elderly in nursing homes (NHs) worldwide. Vaccination coverage among residents is high but poorly effective due to immunosenescence. Hence, vaccination …
Christelle Elias, Anna Fournier, Anca Vasiliu, Nicolas Beix, Rémi Demillac, Hélène Tillaut, Yvonnick Guillois, Serge Eyebe, Bastien Mollo and Pascal Crépey
BMC Public Health 2017 17:634
Published on: 7 July 2017

Research article
Will the European Union reach the United Nations Millennium declaration target of a 50% reduction of tuberculosis mortality between 1990 and 2015?
The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) provide targets for 2015. MDG 6 includes a target to reduce the tuberculosis (TB) death rate by 50% compared with 1990. We aimed to assess whether this target was reached…
Marieke J. van der Werf, Sandro Bonfigli and Frantiska Hruba
BMC Public Health 2017 17:629
Published on: 6 July 2017

Research article
Determinants of complete immunization among senegalese children aged 12–23 months: evidence from the demographic and health survey
The expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) is one of the most cost-effective interventions to reduce childhood mortality and morbidity. However, determinants of childhood immunization have not been well stud…
Mouhamed Abdou Salam Mbengue, Moussa Sarr, Adama Faye, Ousseynou Badiane, Fatou Bintou Niang Camara, Souleymane Mboup and Tandakha Ndiaye Dieye
BMC Public Health 2017 17:630
Published on: 6 July 2017

Using surrogate vaccines to assess feasibility and acceptability of future HIV vaccine trials in men: a randomised trial in inner-city Johannesburg, South Africa
Developing an effective HIV vaccine is the overriding priority for HIV prevention research. Enrolling and maintaining cohorts of men into HIV vaccine efficacy trials is a necessary prerequisite for the develop…
Lucy Chimoyi, Mphatso Kamndaya, Emilie Venables, Nina von Knorring, Jonathan Stadler, Catherine MacPhail, Matthew F. Chersich, Helen Rees and Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 3):4355
Published on: 4 July 2017