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  1. Content type: Research article

    Dietary guidelines in France give quantitative recommendations for intake of meat, fish and dairy products whereas consumers are increasingly concerned by the environmental impacts associated with the producti...

    Authors: Sandrine Péneau, Philippine Fassier, Benjamin Allès, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Serge Hercberg and Caroline Méjean

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:876

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    Identifying critical life transitions in people’s physical activity behaviors may illuminate the most opportune intervention apertures for chronic disease prevention. A substantive evidence base now indicates ...

    Authors: Alison Quinlan, Ryan E. Rhodes, Mark R. Beauchamp, Danielle Symons Downs, Darren E. R. Warburton and Chris M. Blanchard

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:875

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  3. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that Table 1 has been formatted poorly in the original version so that the columns are not aligned with their corresponding informatio...

    Authors: Fran Baum, Toni Delany-Crowe, Colin MacDougall, Angela Lawless, Helen van Eyk and Carmel Williams

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:873

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:811

  4. Content type: Study protocol

    The prevalence of chronic diseases, such as immune, neurobehavioral, and metabolic disorders has increased in recent decades. According to the concept of Developmental Origin of Health and Disease (DOHaD), dev...

    Authors: Isabell K. Rumrich, Kirsi Vähäkangas, Matti Viluksela, Mika Gissler, Heljä-Marja Surcel, Hanna de Ruyter, Jukka Jokinen and Otto Hänninen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:871

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  5. Content type: Research

    In the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) era, there is growing recognition of the responsibilities of non-health sectors in improving the health of children. Interventions to improve access to clean water, ...

    Authors: Nazia Darvesh, Jai K. Das, Tyler Vaivada, Michelle F. Gaffey, Kumanan Rasanathan and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):776

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  6. Content type: Research

    The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is a computer-based model that estimates the impact of scaling up key interventions to improve maternal, newborn and child health. Initially developed to inform the Lancet Child Surviv...

    Authors: Angela R. Stegmuller, Andrew Self, Kate Litvin and Timothy Roberton

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):773

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  7. Content type: Research

    In malaria-endemic countries, malaria prevention and treatment are critical for child health. In the context of intervention scale-up and rapid changes in endemicity, projections of intervention impact and opt...

    Authors: Eline Korenromp, Matthew Hamilton, Rachel Sanders, Guy Mahiané, Olivier J. T. Briët, Thomas Smith, William Winfrey, Neff Walker and John Stover

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):781

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  8. Content type: Research article

    Despite the introduction of Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in national immunization programs (NIPs), vaccination rates in most countries remain relatively low. An understanding of the reasons underlyin...

    Authors: Nathalie J. S. Patty, Hanna Maria van Dijk, Iris Wallenburg, Roland Bal, Theo J. M. Helmerhorst, Job van Exel and Jane Murray Cramm

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:872

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  9. Content type: Research

    The worldwide burden of stillbirths is large, with an estimated 2.6 million babies stillborn in 2015 including 1.3 million dying during labour. The Every Newborn Action Plan set a stillbirth target of ≤12 per ...

    Authors: Hannah Blencowe, Victoria B. Chou, Joy E. Lawn and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):784

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  10. Content type: Research

    Soil-transmitted helminth infections are widespread. Many studies have been published on the topic of deworming. The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is a software package that uses a deterministic mathematical model to e...

    Authors: Winter Maxwell Thayer, Adrienne Clermont and Neff Walker

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):830

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  11. Content type: Research

    Modeling tools have potential to aid decision making for program planning and evaluation at all levels, but are still largely the domain of technical experts, consultants, and global-level staff. One model tha...

    Authors: Timothy Roberton, Kate Litvin, Andrew Self and Angela R. Stegmuller

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):785

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  12. Content type: Research

    Mali is one of four countries implementing a National Evaluation Platform (NEP) to build local capacity to answer evaluation questions for maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition (MNCH&N). In 2014-15, NE...

    Authors: Youssouf Keita, Hamadoun Sangho, Timothy Roberton, Emilia Vignola, Mariam Traoré and Melinda Munos

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):777

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  13. Content type: Research

    The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is a widely used resource for evidence-based decision-making regarding health program scale-up in low- and middle-income countries. LiST estimates the impact of specified changes in...

    Authors: Simon Cousens, Jamie Perin, Parul Christian, Lee Shu-Fune Wu, Sajid Soofi, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Claudio Lanata, Richard L. Guerrant, Aldo A. M. Lima, Kåre Mølbak, Palle Valentiner-Branth, William Checkley, Robert H. Gilman, R. Bradley Sack, Robert E. Black, Jean Humphrey…

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):778

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  14. Content type: Research

    Inequality in healthcare across population groups in low-income countries is a growing topic of interest in global health. The Lives Saved Tool (LiST), which uses health intervention coverage to model maternal...

    Authors: Adrienne Clermont

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):734

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  15. Content type: Research

    Increased contraceptive use has been associated with a decrease in high parity births, births that occur close together in time, and births to very young or to older women. These types of births are also assoc...

    Authors: Jamie Perin, Agbessi Amouzou and Neff Walker

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):786

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  16. Content type: Research

    In 2010, the UK Government Department for International Development (DFID) committed through its 'Framework for results for reproductive, maternal and newborn health (RMNH)' to save 50,000 maternal lives and 2...

    Authors: Ingrid K. Friberg, Angela Baschieri and Jo Abbotts

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):779

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  17. Content type: Research

    Calls have been made for improved measurement of coverage for maternal, newborn and child health interventions. Recently, methods linking household and health facility surveys have been used to improve estimat...

    Authors: Mufaro Kanyangarara and Victoria B. Chou

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):780

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  18. Content type: Research

    The Missed Opportunity tool was developed as an application in the Lives Saved Tool (LiST) to allow users to quickly compare the relative impact of interventions. Global Financing Facility (GFF) investment cas...

    Authors: Yvonne Tam and Luwei Pearson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):735

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  19. Content type: Research

    The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) estimates the effects of maternal and child health interventions on mortality rates and the number of deaths. The family planning module in Spectrum interacts with LiST by providing...

    Authors: John Stover and William Winfrey

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):775

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  20. Content type: Research article

    On 5 March 2015, Taiwan Centers for Disease Control was notified of more than 200 students with gastroenteritis at a senior high school during excursion to Kenting. We conducted an outbreak investigation to id...

    Authors: Hao-Yuan Cheng, Min-Nan Hung, Wan-Chin Chen, Yi-Chun Lo, Ying-Shih Su, Hsin-Yi Wei, Meng-Yu Chen, Yen-Chang Tuan, Hui-Chen Lin, Hsu-Yang Lin, Tsung-Yen Liu, Yu-Ying Wang and Fang-Tzy Wu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:870

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  21. Content type: Research

    Measles vaccination effectiveness studies showed dramatic decreases in all-cause mortality in excess of what would be expected from the prevention of measles disease alone. This invited speculation that measle...

    Authors: Bianca D. Jackson and Robert E. Black

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):783

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  22. Content type: Research

    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require careful allocation of resources in order to achieve the highest impact. The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) has been used widely to calculate the impact of mate...

    Authors: Lori A. Bollinger, Rachel Sanders, William Winfrey and Adebiyi Adesina

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 4):782

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 4

  23. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that there is an error in figure 1. The number of excluded secondary schools should read “50” and not “72”. The rest of the data in th...

    Authors: Mojisola Morenike Oluwasanu and Oladimeji Oladepo

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:866

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:833

  24. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that the methodology outlined in the original article was not able to be fully carried out. The article planned a two armed randomized co...

    Authors: Tin Tin Su, Hazreen Abdul Majid, Azmi Mohamed Nahar, Nurul Ain Azizan, Farizah Mohd Hairi, Nithiah Thangiah, Maznah Dahlui, Awang Bulgiba and Liam J. Murray

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:864

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2014 14:S4

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