BMC Public Health (Accessed 16 September 2017)

BMC Public Health
(Accessed 16 September 2017)

Research article
A socio-ecological analysis of barriers to the adoption, sustainablity and consistent use of sanitation facilities in rural Ethiopia
Despite evidence showing that access to and use of improved sanitation is associated with healthier households and communities, barriers influencing the adoption and sustainablity of sanitation facilities rema…
Fikralem Alemu, Abera Kumie, Girmay Medhin, Teshome Gebre and Phoebe Godfrey
BMC Public Health 2017 17:706
Published on: 13 September 2017

Research article
Modelling the effects of booster dose vaccination schedules and recommendations for public health immunization programs: the case of Haemophilus influenzae serotype b
Haemophilus influenzae serotype b (Hib) has yet to be eliminated despite the implementation of routine infant immunization programs. There is no consensus regarding the number of primary vaccine doses and an optimal schedule for the booster dose. We sought to evaluate the effect of a booster dose after receiving the primary series on the long-term disease incidence.
Nadia A. Charania and Seyed M. Moghadas
BMC Public Health 2017 17:705
Published on: 13 September 2017

Research article
Associations between media use and health information-seeking behavior on vaccinations in South Korea
Although vaccinations are critical for preventing emerging infectious diseases, scant research has been conducted on risk communication. With socio-economic characteristics, health behavior, and underlying diseases under control, we investigated associations between media use, health information-seeking behavior, health information type, and vaccination in the population.
Jiyeon Kim and Minsoo Jung
BMC Public Health 2017 17:700
Published on: 11 September 2017