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Public health concepts and preventive strategies


"Public health concepts and preventive strategies. A health science guide ".
Miguel Ángel Martínez González. Elsevier, 2013.


Updates and additional information

1083 - Life, death, and disability in 2016 [PDF 142k].

1084 - Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [PDF 7.8MB].

1151- Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [PDF 31.9MB].

1211- Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [PDF 23.7MB].

1260 - Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [PDF 51MB].

1345 Global regional and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [PDF 1.5MB].

1423 - Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends [PDF 40,3MB].

1460 Measuring global health-motivation and evolution of the Global Burden of Disease Study [PDF 79k].

Cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013 (Lancet 2015)

Behavioral and Dietary Risk Factors for Noncommunicable Diseases (N Engl j med 2013) [PDF 293k].

Disability-adjusted life years in Spain

Burden of disease in Spain

On the WHO definition of health (BMJ 2011) [PDF 174k].

Causes of death in Spain

More suicides than road traffic accidents

Preventable causes of death in the U.S. (Danaei, et al 2009)

Law 33/2011, of 4 October, General Law on Public Health (BOE) [PDF 495k] [PDF 495k]. - Prevention

Abstinence in HIV prevention: science and sophistry [PDF 39k].

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015 [PDF 1.4MB].

Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection among African Women [PDF 364k].

High HIV incidence among men who have sex with men attending a community-based voluntary counselling and testing service in Barcelona, Spain: results from the ITACA cohort [PDF 571k].

Draft global health sector strategy on sexually transmitted infections, 2016-2021 [PDF 3,2MB].

HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men [PDF 45k].

HIV testing and management of newly diagnosed HIV - BMJ 2014 [PDF 2,6MB] [PDF 2,6MB].

Estimating per-act HIV transmission risk: a systematic review AIDS 2014 [PDF 362k].

High prevalence of subtype F in newly diagnosed HIV-1 persons in northwest Spain and evidence for impaired treatment response - AIDS 2014, 28:000-000 [PDF 308k].

CDC promotes pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention. -BMJ 2014;348:g3384 [PDF 208k].

Primary and Secondary Syphilis - United States, 2005-2013 [PDF 224k].

Estimating per-act HIV transmission risk: a systematic review [PDF 393k].

HIV sexual transmission risk among serodiscordant couples: assessing the effects of combining prevention strategies [PDF 303k].

Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Non pregnant Adolescents and Adults [PDF 106k].

The increasing genetic diversity of HIV-1 in the UK, 2002-2010 [PDF 569k].

HIV-1-neutralising protein in breast milk [PDF 909k].

Journal of Medical Virology 2013 - Relationship Between Cervical Disease and Infection With Human Papillomavirus Types 16 and 18, and Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 [PDF 122k] [PDF 122k].

Antiretroviral Therapy for Prevention of HIV Transmission in HIV-Discordant Couples - JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis [PDF 111k].

Clinical Infectious Diseases 2013 - Changing Epidemiology of Herpes Simplex Virus Infections [PDF 71k].

BMJ 2013 - HPV testing could cut cervical cancers by a third, finds study [PDF 142k].

Sexually transmitted hepatitis C infection: the new epidemic in MSM? [PDF 213k] [PDF 213k

WHO - Sexually Transmitted Infections [PDF 1.7MB].

Many young people say no [PDF 122k] [PDF 122k

An explosive return of the great pox [PDF 159k].

Global HIV prevalence estimates map [PDF 1.4MB] [PDF 1.4MB].

Young people are leading the HIV prevention revolution [PDF 1,4MB].

The fruit of waiting: a love without remorse

Why is AIDS falling in Zimbabwe? [PDF 52k] [PDF 52k

30 years of AIDS (multimedia)

Treatment as prevention: some additional reflections [PDF 72k].

Accidental exposure [PDF 150k] [PDF 150k

report HIV - AIDS Spain 2012 [PDF 3,6MB].

Update on the HIV/AIDS situation in Spain

Update on the HIV/AIDS situation in Europe

AIDS: The Beginning of the End of AIDS? (N Engl J Med 2012)

HIV/AIDS: The Next Generation? (Science 2012) [PDF 103k] [PDF 103k

Opiate substitution treatment and HIV transmission in people who inject drugs: systematic review and goal-analysis (BMJ 2012) [PDF 986k].

Design by trial (Nature 2012) [PDF 491k].

Routine HIV Testing, Public Health, and the USPSTF - An End to the discussion (N Engl J Med 2013) [PDF 455k].

Updating the HIV-Testing Guidelines - A Modest Change with Major Consequences (N Engl J Med 2013) [PDF 462k]. : Early Treatment May Have Cured Infant of HIV Infection [PDF 215k].

News & Analaysi - Subset of CD4 Cells May Hold Key To Reaching HIV Cure [PDF 148k].

BMJ - Early HIV treatment led to "functional cure" in 14 patients, report researchers [PDF 157k] [PDF 157k].

Sex Transm Infect 2013 - Sexually transmitted diphtheria [PDF 122k].

The Lancet - HIV, HCV, and drug use [PDF 270k].

The Lancet - Record highs of sexually transmitted infections in UK's MSM [PDF 150k].

Vital need to engage the community in HIV control in South Africa [PDF 616k] [PDF 616k].

Avian influenza: Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Contagion: How a virus changes the world (video)

Pandemic flu, WHO and conflicts of interest (BMJ video)

Journal of Immunology Research - Meningococcal B Vaccination (4CMenB) in Infants and Toddlers [PDF 1,2MB] [PDF 1,2MB].

Bexsero. Highlights of prescribing information [PDF 159k].

JAMA - Immunogenicity and Tolerability of Recombinant Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine Administered With or Without Routine Infant Vaccinations According to Different Immunization Schedules [PDF 257k] [PDF 257k].

discussion paper de Programas y Registro de Vacunaciones - Vaccine against invasive meningococcal serogroup B disease and its possible use in public health [PDF 846k] [PDF 846k].

Lancet - Immunogenicity and safety of an investigational multicomponent, recombinant, meningococcal serogroup B vaccine (4CMenB) administered concomitantly with routine infant and child vaccinations: results of two randomised trials [PDF 339k] [PDF 339k].

Lancet - Immunisation against meningococcus B: the case of Spain [PDF 217k].

Lancet - Immunisation against meningococcus B: the case of Spain (2) [PDF 51k] [PDF 51k].

SESPAS - report of the group de Vacunas de la Sociedad Española de Salud Pública y Administración Sanitaria (SESPAS) on vaccination against serogroup B meningococcal disease [PDF 226k] [PDF 226k].

AEMPS - Modification of the conditions for prescribing and dispensing the bexsero vaccine: elimination of the classification as for hospital use [PDF 169k] [PDF 169k].

Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria - Prevention of serogroup B meningococcal disease by a four-component vaccine [PDF 301k].

AEMPS - report de utilidad terapéutica vacuna meningocócica del group b, bexsero [PDF 176k].

Lancet - Global incidence of serogroup B invasive meningococcal disease: a systematic review [PDF 9MB].

The British Infection Association - The introduction of the meningococcal B (MenB) vaccine (Bexsero) into the national infant immunisation programme e New challenges for public health [PDF 230k].

AEMPS - report de utilidad de terapéutica vacuna antineumocócica conjugada de 13 serotipos, PREVENAR 13 [PDF 174k] [PDF 174k].

Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin - Pneumococcal vaccines. New conjugate vaccines for adults [PDF 1MB] [PDF 1MB].

ENIDE (survey National Dietary Intake in Spain, 2011)

project Dafne (Data Food Networking)

Public Health Nursing in Spain and Navarra

Public Health Nursing (Jounal)

The committee General de Dentistas and the Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (aecc) sign their first collaboration agreement agreement to fight against oral cancer.