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Public health implications of endocrine disrupting chemicals in drinking water and aquatic food resources in Nigeria: A state-of-the-science review.

This state-of-the-science investigation is aimed at determining the sources, presence, and concentrations of EDCs, as well as potential public health risks related to drinking water and aquatic food sources from N. . . . ian inland waters. The most researched and reported EDCs were found in eleven classes of EDCs from river sediments, river sediments, and aquatic food species from N. . . . ian rivers, showing that OCPs were the most investigated and reported EDCs. The children's population had the highest THQ and CR for all of the EDCs in drinking water, indicating an increased risk of this population group as compared to the adult population. Due to the growing prevalence of EDCs in drinking water and food fish species in N. . . . ian inland waters, as well as increased human health, wildlife, and environmental risks, there is urgent need for targeted and strategic interventions, sensitization, and implementation of federal health and aquatic food safety.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.159835


Firearm injury-a preventable public health issue.

The COVID-19 pandemic reconfigured health services for prevention and injury reduction, heightened public consciousness to the burden of preventable deaths, sparked a new interest in eliminating avertable deaths. We suggest that preventing firearms injury may lead to greater intervention in post-pandemic public health, and we give a case for lowering the global burden of firearms related injuries backed by evidence and international examples.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(22)00233-X


The role of neurosurgeons in global public health: the case of folic acid fortification of staple foods to prevent spina bifida.

To address the global burden of neurosurgical disease, the global neurosurgery movement emerged at a crossroads of unmet neurosurgical needs and public health. To effectively avoid SBA caused by folic acid insufficiency, this paper is a review of GAPSBiF's participation in a universal FAF of commonly consumed staple foods.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3171/2022.9.PEDS22188


How can health technology assessment support our response to public health emergencies?

Countries can raise their PHE responses by investing in health technology assessment, which is defined as a systematic process of gathering relevant data and evaluating health products from a medical, economic, socioeconomic, and ethical perspective. During COVID-19, HTA companies in low- and middle-income countries have changed to assisting PHE-related decisions, as well as offering HTA assistance in responding to a PHE's response. We have some examples.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-022-00925-z


Presyndromic surveillance for improved detection of emerging public health threats.

Existing public health surveillance schemes that rely on predetermined disease categories, or syndromes, are effective at detecting specific illnesses, but there is still a significant need for improvement in presyndromic" surveillance that finds biothreats with rare or previously unseen symptoms.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abm4920


Real life hexavalent vaccination among children as a practical guide for public health professionals: Four years (from 2016 to 2019) of clinical practice in Sicily, Italy.

In the fourth most populated Italian region, a retrospective clinical investigation has been undertaken to determine real-life clinical use of HV vaccination. Children who changed between the two hexavalent vaccines were significantly younger in those who started the vaccination cycle with the same product immediately after mandatory vaccination in Italy was introduced in Italy. P-value r-values.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2022.2141998


Meta-analysis of public health risks of lead accumulation in wastewater, irrigated soil, and crops nexus.

Lead accumulation and related public health risks are shown by reports that contradictory results and high variability of lead accumulation and related public health risks. Pb values in the irrigation wastewater varied from 0. 0196 u00b1 0. 01 mg/l to 52. 4 u00b1 0. 02 mg/l, and about half of the values are above the maximum values for irrigation water quality. Pb content in the irrigated soil varied significantly from a minimum of 0. 04 mol/l in Ethiopia to a maximum of 441 b/l in Iran, according to the study. The pollution load index and soil accumulation factor is both much higher in all of the studies, meaning that there is a buildup of Pb levels in wastewater irrigated soil. The health risk of consumption is elevated in all of the tested crops from India, Iraq, Morocco, and Egypt, according to the health risk indicator, meaning that the consumption of these foods is at a higher risk of consumption.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.977721


Community public health safety emergency management and nursing insurance service optimization for digital healthy urban environment construction.

The concept of digital healthy urban environment construction is discussed in the first paragraph. And, finally, two methods are developed to investigate the emergency response of public health care and nursing insurance services in urban areas under the condition of environmental health. Residents are also extremely satisfied with information gathering and analysis in public health and safety emergency response coordination, and the number of very satisfied people is significantly higher than 40%. While the actual construction of X1 and X6 is relatively new, it appears that the current implementation of the community's public health and safety emergency response services is marginally flawed in terms of X2-X5's performance. The study not only provides a blueprint for the construction and enhancement of a digital healthy city, but it also contributes to the enhancement of urban residents' healthy lives.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.1032758


Sustainable development goals and ending ECC as a public health crisis.

Rather, dentistry must focus on "sustainable targets" and integrate dental services with the common healthcare system and primary care services. "Either first dental visits," when the child is 1 year old or the first tooth arrives, dental hygiene services should encourage "early first dental visits. The severe shortages of properly trained oral healthcare professionals in certain regions of the world, a lack of appropriate technologies and isolation of oral health care in certain regions, as well as poor adoption of prevention and oral health promotion may be among the key barriers. Essential oral health services are integrated into healthcare in every region, ensuring the availability of quality healthcare is widely available and available globally, 2. Collaborating with a wide variety of health professionals to provide affordable oral health services that are specific to local communities' oral health care needs.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.931243


Protective health behaviors and fear of social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic: a public opinion perspective.

Particularly in the pandemic context, the relationship between public opinion and protective health habits is vague. We compared the Chinese and European participants's physical fitness, peer influence, and fear of social alienation, as well as investigating the correlations between the protective health habits, peer influence, and fear of social alienation. The Chinese sample's protective health habits were found similar between Chinese and European participants, though being independent from peer influence and fear of social alienation were both linked to protective health behaviors.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2022.2141279

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