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Available online 18 September 2017:

RESEARCH

  • ID: BLT.16.187849
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    Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines and hospitalization of children for pneumonia: a time-series analysis, South Africa, 2006–2014
    - Alane Izu, Fatima Solomon, Susan A Nzenze, Azwifarwi Mudau, Elizabeth Zell, Katherine L O’Brien, Cynthia G Whitney, Jennifer Verani, Michelle Groome & Shabir A Madhi
  • ID: BLT.16.178475
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    Estimated economic impact of vaccinations in 73 low- and middle-income countries, 2001–2020
    - Sachiko Ozawa, Samantha Clark, Allison Portnoy, Simrun Grewal, Meghan L Stack, Anushua Sinha, Andrew Mirelman, Heather Franklin, Ingrid K Friberg, Yvonne Tam, Neff Walker, Andrew Clark, Matthew Ferrari, Chutima Suraratdecha, Steven Sweet, Sue J. Goldie, Tini Garske, Michelle Li, Peter M. Hansen, Hope L Johnson & Damian Walker
  • ID: BLT.17.194399
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    Using health-facility data to assess subnational coverage of maternal and child health indicators, Kenya
    - Isabella Maina, Pepela Wanjala, David Soti, Hillary Kipruto, Benson Droti & Ties Boerma
  • ID: BLT.16.189894
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    Lower incidence of myocardial infarction after smoke-free legislation enforcement in Chile
    - Carolina Nazzal & Jeffrey E Harris
  • ID: BLT.17.191916
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    Service readiness of health facilities in Bangladesh, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nepal, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania
    - Hannah H Leslie, Donna Spiegelman, Xin Zhou & Margaret E Kruk
  • ID: BLT.16.189902
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    Insecticide-treated nets and malaria prevalence, Papua New Guinea, 2008–2014
    - Manuel W Hetzel, Justin Pulford, Yangta Ura, Sharon Jamea-Maiasa, Anthony Tandrapah, Nandao Tarongka, Lina Lorry, Leanne J Robinson, Ken Lilley, Leo Makita, Peter M Siba & Ivo Mueller

POLICY & PRACTICE

  • ID: BLT.16.187484
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    Assistive technologies for people with dementia: ethical considerations
    - Belinda Bennett, Fiona McDonald, Elizabeth Beattie, Terry Carney, Ian Freckelton, Ben White & Lindy Willmott
  • ID: BLT.16.187617
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    Organizing health-care services to meet older people’s needs
    - Islene Araujo de Carvalho, JoAnne Epping-Jordan, Anne Margriet Pot, Edward Kelley, Nuria Toro, Jotheeswaran A Thiyagarajan & John R Beard
  • ID: BLT.16.187468
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    A guide to aid the selection of diagnostic tests
    - Cara S Kosack, Anne-Laure Page & Paul R Klatser

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

  • ID: BLT.16.188060
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    A data platform to improve rabies prevention, Sri Lanka
    - AP De Silva, PAL Harischandra, A Beane, S Rathnayaka, R Pimburage, W Wijesiriwardana, D Gamage, D Jayasinghe, PC Sigera, A Gunasekara, M Cadre, S Amunugama, PL Athapattu, KSA Jayasinghe, AM Dondorp & R Haniffa
  • ID: BLT.16.187526
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    Volunteer provision of long-term care for older people in Thailand and Costa Rica
    - Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Anne Margriet Pot, Siriphan Sasat & Fernando Morales-Martinez
  • ID: BLT.16.189399
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    Integrated morbidity management for lymphatic filariasis and podoconiosis, Ethiopia
    - Kebede Deribe, Biruck Kebede, Mossie Tamiru, Belete Mengistu, Fikreab Kebede, Sarah Martindale, Heven Sime, Abate Mulugeta, Biruk Kebede, Mesfin Sileshi, Asrat Mengiste, Scott McPherson & Amha Fentaye
  • ID: BLT.17.191635
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    Monetary incentives for provision of syphilis screening, Yunnan, China
    - Wanyue Zhang, Hongbin Luo, Yanling Ma, Yan Guo, Qingyan Fang, Zhifang Yang, Xiujie Zhang, Xiaobin Zhang, Manhong Jia & Xiang-Sheng Chen

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

  • ID: BLT.17.192237
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    Postpartum depression in India: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    - Ravi Prakash Upadhyay, Ranadip Chowdhury, Nasim Salehi, Kaushik Sarkar, Sunil Kumar Singh, Bireshwar Sinha, Aditya Pawar, Aarya Krishnan Rajalakshmi & Amardeep Kumar

PERSPECTIVES

  • ID: BLT.17.189977
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    Regulating the stem cell industry: needs and responsibilities
    - Tsung-Ling Lee, Tamra Lysaght, Wendy Lipworth, Tereza Hendl, Ian Kerridge, Megan Munsie & Cameron Stewart
  • ID: BLT.17.195453
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    Effective, polyvalent, affordable antivenom needed to treat snake bites in Nepal
    - Bhola R Shrestha, Deb P Pandey, Krishna P Acharya, Chhabilal Thapa-Magar, Fahim Mohamed & Geoffrey K Isbister
  • ID: BLT.17.192468
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    Food supply, nutrition and trade policy: reversal of an import ban on turkey tails
    - Anne Marie Thow, Erica Reeve, Take Naseri, Tim Martyn & Caroline Bollars
  • ID: BLT.16.187344
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    Strategic procurement and international collaboration to improve access to medicines
    - Alessandra Ferrario, Tifenn Humbert, Panos Kanavos & Hanne Bak Pedersen
  • ID: BLT.16.190082
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    Policy options for extending standardized tobacco packaging
    - Janet Hoek & Philip Gendall
  • ID: BLT.17.184622
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    The need to monitor actions on the social determinants of health
    - Frank Pega, Nicole B Valentine, Kumanan Rasanathan, Ahmad R Hosseinpoor, Tone P Torgersen, Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Tipicha Posayanonda, Nathalie Röbbel, Yassine Kalboussi, David H Rehkopf, Carlos Dora, Eugenio R Villar Montesinos & Maria P Neira
  • ID: BLT.16.187609
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    Equity and healthy ageing
    - Sridhar Venkatapuram, Hans-Jörg Ehni & Abha Saxena