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1. Seasons, weather, and device-measured movement behaviors: a scoping review from 2006 to 2020.

Background: This scoping review summarized research on (a) seasonal differences in physical activity and sedentary behavior, and (b) specific weather indices associated with those behaviors. Methods: PubMed, CINAHL, and SPORTDiscus were searched to identify relevant studies. After identifying and...

Author(s) : Turrisi, T. B.; Bittel, K. M.; West, A. B.; Hojjatinia, S.; Hojjatinia, S.; Mama, S. K.; Lagoa, C. M.; Conroy, D. E.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 Vol.18 No.24 pp.(04 February 2021) ref.151

2. A trend study of preterm infant mortality rate in developed and developing countries over 1990 to 2017.

Background: Preterm birth is the most important in children under 5 yr mortality. In this study, we used the Global Burden of Disease Data (GBD) to evaluate the trend of preterm infant mortality rate for all countries from 1990 to 2017 and to assess the effect of development factors on this trend....

Author(s) : Sefidkar, R.; Zayeri, F.; Kazemi, E.; Salehi, M.; Dehnad, A.; Hafizi, M.

Publisher : School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Public Health 2021 Vol.50 No.2 pp.369-375 ref.18

3. Defining preterm birth and stillbirth in the Western Pacific: a systematic review.

Preterm birth and stillbirth are important global perinatal health indicators. Definitions of these indicators can differ between countries, affecting comparability of preterm birth and stillbirth rates across countries. This study aimed to document national-level adherence to World Health...

Author(s) : Connolly, M.; Phung, L.; Farrington, E.; Scoullar, M. J. L.; Wilson, A. N.; Comrie-Thomson, L.; Homer, C. S. E.; Vogel, J. P.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 2021 Vol.33 No.5 pp.489-501 ref.74

4. E-learning cultural competence for public health workers: a feasibility and pilot study.

Objective: To describe the development, feasibility, and preliminary efficacy of a seven-module e-learning for enhancing cultural competence of public health workers. Design: The study was based on the framework of the new Medical Research Council; a mixed methods design was used. Sample: A...

Author(s) : Chae DuckHee; Kim YuneKyong; Ryu JeeHeon; Asami, K.; Kim JaSeon; Kim KukHyeon

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Public Health Nursing 2021 Vol.38 No.5 pp.897-906

5. 'They are a shame to the community ... ' stigma, school attendance, solitude and resilience among pregnant teenagers and teenage mothers in Mahama refugee camp, Rwanda.

Mahama refugee camp in Rwanda, whose population is predominately Burundian, has registered a rapid rise in pregnancies among girls between 13 and 15 years. In Rwanda, pregnant girls are encouraged to remain in school as long as their health and the health of the child is not jeopardised. Yet this...

Author(s) : Ruzibiza, Y.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Global Public Health 2021 Vol.16 No.5 pp.763-774 ref.34

6. The social economy as a factor of economic development and resilience of population in rural areas. a study of mediating effects in Castilla-La Mancha (Spain).

Depopulation is a serious problem facing developed countries, among them Spain. It is especially severe in rural areas, where some vicious circles emerge, nourished by reduced infrastructures and services, deteriorated quality of life, the low inflow of new inhabitants, low local development and an ...

Author(s) : Carchano, M.; Carrasco, I.; Castillo, S.; García-Cortijo, M. C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.135

7. Urban sustainability at the cost of rural unsustainability.

Urban sustainability refers to building and maintaining cities that can continue to function without running out of resources. However, growing cities require more land and urban sprawl has transformed surrounding rural areas into urbanized settlements. Furthermore, the prosperity of large cities...

Author(s) : Huang GuangWei

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.53

8. New farmer identity: the emergence of a post-productivist agricultural regime in China.

The back-to-the-land migration has become an emerging phenomenon in the developing countries over recent years. In this context, more and more people go to the countryside to practice peasant-like agriculture, which gives rise to the 'repeasantisation'. This research aims to understand the...

Author(s) : Xie XiaoRu

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.52-73

9. Social memory of the Greek-Turkish population exchange in daily life: a case study of a tobacco-producing village in Turkey.

This article aims to understand how villagers whose ancestors had to migrate to Turkey from Greece in 1924 as a result of the Greek-Turkish population exchange remember their past. Within a theoretical framework built around the concept of habitus from Bourdieu's oeuvre, social memory, and...

Author(s) : Karakılıç, I. Z.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.96-115

10. Analysis of the eye clinic visits of Syrian immigrants at a state tertiary hospital.

The aim of this study was to investigate the demographic and clinical characteristics of Syrian immigrants visiting an ophthalmology clinic, and to evaluate the causes of severe vision loss and blindness in this population. The data of 1,498 Syrian patients who presented to our clinic with eye...

Author(s) : Dağ, U.; Çağlayan, M.; Alakuş, M. F.; Öncül, H.

Publisher : Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey

Journal article : Eastern Journal of Medicine 2021 Vol.26 No.1 pp.11-16 ref.35

11. Medical ecology of the Russian North: a systematic review of the relevance, achievements and perspectives.

Northern territories of the Russian Federation have become a sphere of the National interests after discovery of rich oil and gas fields in the Arctic and Subarctic areas. Migration of workers to the areas with extreme climatic factors from the regions with temporal climate has become a significant ...

Author(s) : Karpin, V. A.

Publisher : Northern State Medical University, Arkhangelsk, Russia

Journal article : Ekologiya Cheloveka / Human Ecology 2021 No.8 pp.4-11 ref.74

12. Influence of atmospheric parameters on human mortality data at different geographical levels.

Human mortality data are often modeled using a demographic approach as a function of time. This approach does not present an adequate fit model for the number of deaths with great variability. For this reason, additional information (social, economic and environmental) is required for complementing ...

Author(s) : Sánchez-Balseca, J.; Pérez-Foguet, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.759

13. Biological citizenship and geopolitical power play. Health rights of refugees living with HIV in Turkey.

Based on policy documents and interviews with health activists we ask how Syrian refugees living with HIV/AIDS (RLWHA) gain access to health services in Turkey and, more generally, how they are supported in or prevented from exercising their right to health. Legally, refugees and people with...

Author(s) : Bänziger, P. P.; Çetin, Z.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Critical Public Health 2021 Vol.31 No.1 pp.43-54 ref.46

14. Cooperation and cognition gaps for salinity: a field experiment of information provision in urban and rural areas of Bangladesh.

Salinity along with climate change has devastating effects on people's life, and thus, adaptation and mitigation strategies are needed to cope with its risks. Literature establishes an existence of cooperation and cognition gaps due to informational and residential differences that make the...

Author(s) : Mst Asma, K.; Shahrier, S.; Kotani, K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.311

15. The livelihood adaptability of households under the impact of climate change in the Mekong Delta.

Purpose: This paper aims to provide a deep understanding of rural household livelihoods in the Mekong Delta and to explore how they can cope with climate stressors at the ground level. Design/methodology/approach: The paper employs the sustainable livelihood framework at a household and also an...

Author(s) : Sang Thanh Le; Chi Dao Vo

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.7-26

16. Male out-migration and the health of left-behind wives in India: the roles of remittances, household responsibilities, and autonomy.

In developing countries, labor out-migration has led to millions of married couples living apart from each other. Male out-migration brings economic benefits to the families in places of origin, but also leads to profound changes in the lives of the left-behind wives. It is unclear how the...

Author(s) : Lei Lei; Desai, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Social Science & Medicine 2021 Vol.280 ref.39

17. The health status of Rohingya refugees, a systematics review.

Background and Aims: The crisis of Rohingya Muslim refugees has become one of the challenging issues of the last decade. The organized massacre of Rohingya people in Myanmar has forced them to relocate to Bangladesh, creating the world's largest refugee camp. The purpose of this study is to assess...

Author(s) : Dabbadgmoghadam, A.; Moradi, M.

Publisher : Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Journal of Military Medicine 2021 Vol.22 No.12 pp.en1231-fa1241 ref.62

18. Design-based small area estimation: an application to the DHS surveys.

This study explores design-based small area estimation methods using Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data collected by The DHS Program, an international program funded by United States Agency for International Development. The DHS surveys are household-based, two-stage cluster surveys that...

Author(s) : Ren RuiLin

Publisher : ICF International, Rockville, USA

Bulletin : DHS Working Papers 2021 No.180 pp.x + 30 pp. ref.16

19. Managing livelihood in displacement: the politics of land ownership and embodied health and well-being by senior women in Kenya.

This chapter focuses on the interrelationships between land dispossession, climate variability, and the health and well-being of displaced senior women involved in care responsibilities for their offspring and grandchildren in Kenya. The chapter is divided into two sections: the first describes the ...

Author(s) : Onyango, E.

Book chapter : Gender, climate change and livelihoods: vulnerabilities and adaptations 2021 pp.56-68 ref.37

20. The nexus between climate change, migration and gender.

This chapter explores gender-specific dimensions of so-called 'climate-induced migration' and elucidates their relevance for research on climate change, gender, and livelihoods in the Global South. To this end, the chapter starts with a brief overview on the state of the scientific debate on the...

Author(s) : Hummel, D.

Book chapter : Gender, climate change and livelihoods: vulnerabilities and adaptations 2021 pp.159-173 ref.many

21. Climate-induced migration, women and decision making power in the agricultural wage sector in Saiss, Morocco.

This chapter examines the gendered effects of drought-induced migration in rural Morocco for settler migrants and farmers who stay behind in sending communities. Due to state investments in irrigation, the Saiss plains of Morocco are experiencing rural-rural migration as an adaptive strategy for...

Author(s) : Najjar, D.; Dhehibi, B.; Baruah, B.; Aw-Hassan, A.; Bentaibi, A.

Book chapter : Gender, climate change and livelihoods: vulnerabilities and adaptations 2021 pp.185-195 ref.32

22. Empowerment of rural community and its resilience: a case study of a small-scale rural community in a mountainous area in Japan.

Japanese rural communities have experienced an aging population with a drastic decline in its size while more economic functions and workplaces have become concentrated in urban areas. Some rural communities in remote mountainous areas even face the further serious problem of extinction of their...

Author(s) : Inoue, K.

Publisher : International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.192-197 ref.12

23. COVID-19 and refugees in Malaysia: an NGO response.

COVID-19, a watershed moment in global health, has brought health inequalities into sharp focus exposing structural disadvantage and institutional discrimination experienced by disenfranchised populations. Focusing on urban refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia who are deemed of irregular status...

Author(s) : Sharuna Verghis; Pereira, X.; Kumar, A. G.; Koh, A.; Singh-Lim, A.

Publisher : Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Intervention, the Journal of Mental Health & Psychosocial Support in Conflict Affected Areas 2021 Vol.19 No.1 pp.15-20

24. Predictors of contemporary under-5 child mortality in low- and middle-income countries: a machine learning approach.

Child Mortality (CM) is a worldwide concern, annually affecting as many as 6.81% children in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). We used data of the Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey (MICS) (N = 275,160) from 27 LMIC and a machine-learning approach to rank 37 distal causes of CM and identify...

Author(s) : Bizzego, A.; Gabrieli, G.; Bornstein, M. H.; Deater-Deckard, K.; Lansford, J. E.; Bradley, R. H.; Costa, M.; Esposito, G.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.3 ref.51

25. Labor issues in the food supply chain amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The impacts of COVID-19 on labor in the food supply chain and on workers' decisions to accept essential jobs are discussed. We then analyze surveys administered to low-skilled domestic workers before and during the pandemic to assess respondents' attitudes toward food production, guest workers,...

Author(s) : Luckstead, J.; Nayga, R. M., Jr.; Snell, H. A.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 2021 Vol.43 No.1 pp.382-400 ref.many