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  1. Precision public health is an emergent field that requires transdisciplinary collaborations and leverages innovative approaches to improve population health. These opportunities have inspired a new generation ...

    Authors: Caitlin G. Allen, Erin Turbitt, Amelia K. Smit, Lauren E. Passero, Dana Lee Olstad, Ashley Hatch, Latrice Landry and Megan C. Roberts
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2022 16(Suppl 4):4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 4

  2. The use of geographic information system (GIS) technologies to improve access to health is gaining momentum in Africa. This has become more pertinent with the increasing penetration of mobile-phone technology ...

    Authors: Godwin Ubong Akpan, Hani Farouk Mohammed, Kebba Touray, John Kipterer, Isah Mohammed Bello, Reuben Ngofa, Andrew Stein, Vince Seaman, Pascal Mkanda and Joseph Cabore
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2022 16(Suppl 1):3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 1

  3. Patient navigation (PN) represents a branch of service delivery traditionally aimed at coordinating disjointed care services for patients with particular health conditions (e.g., cancer, HIV, diabetes). Over t...

    Authors: Emily Gardiner, Vivian Wong and Anton R. Miller
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2022 16(Suppl 3):1

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 3

  4. Several biologic treatments are available in addition to intravenous also in subcutaneous form for treatment of chronic diseases. Benefits of the subcutaneous application of drugs include self-administration b...

    Authors: Laimas Jonaitis, Srdjan Marković, Klaudia Farkas, Liana Gheorghe, Željko Krznarić, Riina Salupere, Viktorija Mokricka, Zoya Spassova, Dimo Gatev, Isabella Grosu, Anton Lijović, Olga Mitrović, Mateja Saje, Eszter Schafer, Viktor Uršič, Tina Roblek…
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 17):25

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 17

  5. Individuals experiencing chronic illnesses face many physical, emotional, and social strains as a result of their illnesses, all the while trying to navigate unfamiliar territory in the healthcare system. Navi...

    Authors: R. Markoulakis, A. Luke, A. Reid, K. Mehra, A. Levitt and S. Doucet
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 16):24

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 16

  6. Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms, increasingly deployed in public health, utilize robust data systems as a critical component for health emergency preparedness. Yet, Africa faces numerous challenges in t...

    Authors: Sunny Ibeneme, Joseph Okeibunor, Derrick Muneene, Ishrat Husain, Pascoal Bento, Carol Gaju, Ba Housseynou, Moredreck Chibi, Humphrey Karamagi and Lindiwe Makubalo
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 15):22

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 15

  7. Climate change shapes human migration through the interaction of environmental changes with political, social, economic, and demographic drivers of mobility. Low-and middle-income countries bear the brunt of t...

    Authors: Wandini Lutchmun, Aikins Ablorde, Han-Wen Chang, Guenter Froeschl, Equlinet Misganaw, Bhim Prasad Sapkota, Sarah Scholze, Josephine Singo and Lisa Hoffaeller
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 12):21

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 12

  8. On May 21, 2020, the Harvard Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) hosted a webinar as part of the Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine’s COVID-19 webinar series...

    Authors: Elizabeth Miranda, John G. Meara, Alaska Pendleton, Alexander W. Peters, Vatshalan Santhirapala, Nabeel Ashraf, Nivaldo Alonso, Sadoscar Hakizimana, Abebe Bekele, Kee B. Park and Paul Farmer
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 8):20

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 8

  9. Continuous improvement of health and healthcare system is hampered by inefficient processes of generating new evidence, particularly in the case of rare diseases and paediatrics. Currently, most evidence is ge...

    Authors: Milenko Rakic, Manon Jaboyedoff, Sara Bachmann, Christoph Berger, Manuel Diezi, Philipp do Canto, Christopher B. Forrest, Urs Frey, Oliver Fuchs, Alain Gervaix, Amalia Stefani Gluecksberg, Michael Grotzer, Ulrich Heininger, Christian R. Kahlert, Daniela Kaiser, Matthias V. Kopp…
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 13):19

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 13

  10. For more than a decade human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine have been implemented in most high-income countries, and more recently also in several low- and middle-income countries. The vaccines are safe and thei...

    Authors: Dur-e-Nayab Waheed, John Schiller, Margaret Stanley, Eduardo L. Franco, Mario Poljak, Susanne K. Kjaer, Marta del Pino, Fiona van der Klis, Maarten F. Schim van der Loeff, Marc Baay, Pierre Van Damme and Alex Vorsters
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 7):16

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 7

  11. The therapeutic landscape of hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2−) metastatic breast cancer (mBC) has evolved considerably with the introduction of newer ta...

    Authors: Shaheenah Dawood, Maria Konstantionva, Rebecca Dent, Florencia Perazzo, Sung-Bae Kim, Cynthia Villarreal-Garza, Sandra Franco, Ming-Shen Dai and Sergio Simon
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 10):15

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 10

  12. The Minorities Affairs Committee of the American Society for Cell Biology through its Accomplishing Career Transitions (ACT) program aims to ease critical transitions for postdocs and junior faculty from under...

    Authors: Verónica A. Segarra, Jim Vigoreaux, Maria Elena Zavala and Ashanti Edwards
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 2):13

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  13. In this paper, we discuss the importance for faculty to become familiar with the general guidelines for collecting, assembling and preparing a tenure and promotion (T&P) application or dossier at a Primarily U...

    Authors: Leticia R. Vega and Christoph J. Hengartner
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 2):12

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  14. Postdocs who land faculty jobs at research-intensive institutions need to juggle several new large-scale tasks: identifying space and equipment needs for their lab, negotiating the hiring package, outfitting t...

    Authors: Bob Goldstein and Prachee Avasthi
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 2):8

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  15. Diversifying the scientific workforce remains a national priority due to the continued lack of representation from underrepresented individuals in STEM fields. Quality mentoring has been identified as a stimul...

    Authors: Kelly A. Diggs-Andrews, D. C. Ghislaine Mayer and Blake Riggs
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 2):7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  16. Experiential learning can facilitate the development of transferrable skills necessary for success in attaining tenure and promotion in academia. In this article, we discuss the benefits of designing and imple...

    Authors: Verónica A. Segarra and William A. Gentry
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 2):5

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  17. Progressing from postdoctoral training to a STEM faculty appointment at a Research Intensive Institution (RII) is a daunting transition, and may be especially challenging to those who have followed a less-than...

    Authors: Jim O. Vigoreaux and Michael J. Leibowitz
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 2):4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  18. Scientists who hope to obtain a faculty position at a primarily undergraduate institution (PUI) need a distinct skill set and outlook on their future teaching and research career. To obtain a position at a PUI...

    Authors: Christina King-Smith, Caroline (Lina) Lund Dahlberg and Blake Riggs
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 2):3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  19. Scientists who are interested in building research programs at primarily-undergraduate institutions (PUIs) have unique considerations compared to colleagues at research-intensive (R1) institutions. Maintaining...

    Authors: Caroline (Lina) Lund Dahlberg, Christina King-Smith and Blake Riggs
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 2):2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  20. Sport4Health Network (SPORT4H) is a multidisciplinary project co-funded by the European Union Erasmus+ programme aimed to encourage participation in physical activity in working population. SPORT4H includes ed...

    Authors: Nikola Todorovic, Valdemar Stajer, Bojana Harrison, Darinka Korovljev, Nebojsa Maksimovic, John van Heel, Damjan Pintar, Hasan Ibric, Milko Kralski, Igor Jukic, Sophie Kekic and Sergej M. Ostojic
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 6):11

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 6

  21. A consensus meeting was held in Toronto on February 9–10, 2020 to discuss ways to improve cornea donation and transplantation access in Canada. The meeting brought together eye and tissue bank representatives,...

    Authors: Steven S. Bae, Guillermo Rocha, Christine Humphreys, Clara C. Chan and Sonia N. Yeung
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 5):10

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 5

  22. While the influence of meteorology on carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning has been reported, few data are available on the association between air pollutants and the prediction of CO poisoning. Our objective is to ...

    Authors: Hai-Lin Ruan, Wang-Shen Deng, Yao Wang, Jian-Bing Chen, Wei-Liang Hong, Shan-Shan Ye and Zhuo-Jun Hu
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 1):1

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  23. The fourteenth annual ASCAT conference was held 21–23 October 2019. The theme of the conference was ‘Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia disorders new treatment horizon; while ensuring patient safety and delivering e...

    Authors: Crawford Strunk, Andrew Campbell, Raffaella Colombatti, Biree Andemariam, Rachel Kesse-Adu, Marsha Treadwell and Baba P. D. Inusa
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 20):21

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 20

  24. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic is a global health problem whose number of cases are always higher among men who have sex with men (MSM). Most existing MSM have moderate and very high risk beha...

    Authors: Lussy Afriyanti, Agung Waluyo and Sri Yona
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 13):20

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 13

  25. Natural disasters have become the most common, profound, and universal type of catastrophes over decades. Natural disasters can lead to both negative and positive impacts on survivors. Nurses have an important...

    Authors: Eriyono Budi Wijoyo, Herni Susanti, Ria Utami Panjaitan and Arcellia Farosyah Putri
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 13):19

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 13

  26. Baby-led weaning (BLW), a method for introducing complementary foods, has become popular because it is considered beneficial for infants.

    Authors: Ayu Fitria Utami, Dessie Wanda, Happy Hayati and Cathrine Fowler
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 13):18

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 13

  27. Electronic Health (eHealth) is the use of information and communication technologies for health and plays a significant role in improving public health. The rapid expansion and development of eHealth initiativ...

    Authors: Ivan Noreña, Nairuti Shah, Jackson Ndenkeh Jr., Cecilia Hernandez, Nadia Sitoe, Abdou Sillah, Anna Shin, Wai Wai Han, Yoga Devaera, Maureen Mosoba, Given Moonga, Tereza Hendl, Alina Wernick, Vincent Micheal Kiberu, Melissa Menke, Jessica Michelle Guggenbuehl Noller…
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 18):17

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 18

  28. The recent 2018 Declaration of Astana recognized primary health care (PHC) as a means to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) and the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Following this decl...

    Authors: Prosper Tumusiime, Humphrey Karamagi, Regina Titi-Ofei, Michelle Amri, Aminata Binetou Wahebine Seydi, Hillary Kipruto, Benson Droti, Sosthene Zombre, Zabulon Yoti, Felicitas Zawaira and Joseph Cabore
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 19):16

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 19

  29. The international CIHLMU Occupational Safety and Health Symposium 2019 was held on 16th March, 2019 at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany. About 60 participants from around the world representing ...

    Authors: Netsanet Workneh Gidi, Anna Suraya, Beatrice Mutayoba, Bernarda Espinoza, Bindiya Meggi, Issa Sabi, Jessica Michelle Guggenbuehl Noller, Kristina Schmieding, Nur Tukhanova, Martina Manhart and Arlett Heiber
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 14):14

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 14

  30. Physical activity at workplace can positively impact various wellbeing outcomes yet developing and implementing exercise programs that are straightforward, time-efficient and widely applicable remains a notabl...

    Authors: Nikola Todorovic, Valdemar Stajer, Bojana Harrison, Darinka Korovljev, Neboja Maksimovic and Sergej M. Ostojic
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 16):13

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 16

  31. Faltering of growth in early life has been recognized as a public health challenge among Indian babies. A two-day consultation on growth faltering in early infancy was organized to examine the data and evidenc...

    Authors: Satinder Aneja, Praveen Kumar, Tarun Shankar Choudhary, Akanksha Srivastava, Ranadip Chowdhury, Sunita Taneja, Nita Bhandari, Abner Daniel, Purnima Menon, Harish Chellani, Rajiv Bahl and Maharaj Kishan Bhan
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 12):12

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 12

  32. Mental health has emerged as an important public health concern in recent years. With a high proportion of children and adolescents affected by mental disorders, it is important to ensure that they are provide...

    Authors: Crystal Amiel Estrada, Masahide Usami, Naoko Satake, Ernesto Gregorio Jr, Cynthia Leynes, Norieta Balderrama, Japhet Fernandez de Leon, Rhodora Andrea Concepcion, Cecile Tuazon Timbalopez, Noa Tsujii, Ikuhiro Harada, Jiro Masuya, Hiroaki Kihara, Kazuhiro Kawahara, Yuta Yoshimura, Yuuki Hakoshima…
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 11):11

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 11

  33. The In the Trenches series of cutting-edge knowledge sharing events on impact for front-line experts and practitioners provides an engagement platform for diverse stakeholders across government, research funding ...

    Authors: Stephen R. Hanney, Pavel V. Ovseiko, Kathryn E. R. Graham, Heidi Chorzempa and Maxi Miciak
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 6):10

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 6

  34. Discussions on the use of digital health to advance health have continued to gain traction over the past decades. This is important considering the rising penetration of mobile phones and other digital technol...

    Authors: Sunny Ibeneme, Nkiruka Ukor, Moses Ongom, Timothy Dasa, Derrick Muneene and Joseph Okeibunor
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 10):9

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 10

  35. The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Prevention and Control Board is an independent multidisciplinary board of international experts that disseminates relevant information on HPV to a broad array of stakeholders and...

    Authors: Alex Vorsters, Francesc Xavier Bosch, Paolo Bonanni, Eduardo L. Franco, Marc Baay, Clarissa Simas, Dur-e-Nayab Waheed, Carlos Castro, Raul Murillo, Lina Trujillo, Carolina Wiesner and Nubia Muñoz
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 9):8

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 9

  36. Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is an inherited ciliopathy leading to chronic suppurative lung disease, chronic rhinosinusitis, middle ear disease, sub-fertility and situs abnormalities. As PCD is rare, it is im...

    Authors: Laura E. Gardner, Katie L. Horton, Amelia Shoemark, Jane S. Lucas, Kim G. Nielsen, Helene Kobbernagel, Bruna Rubbo, Robert A. Hirst, Panayiotis Kouis, Nicola Ullmann, Ana Reula, Nisreen Rumman, Hannah M. Mitchison, Andreia Pinto, Charlotte Richardson, Anne Schmidt…
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 8):7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 8

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