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  1. 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

    Content type: Meeting Report

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

  2. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  4. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  8. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  9. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  10. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  11. 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

    Content type: Meeting Report

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

  12. 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

    Content type: Meeting Report

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

  13. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  14. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  15. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  16. 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

    Content type: Meeting Report

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

  17. 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

    Content type: Meeting report

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

  18. Access to evidence-based mental health care for children is an international priority. However, there are significant challenges to advancing this public health priority in an efficient and equitable manner. T...

    Authors: Nicole A. Stadnick, Gregory A. Aarons, Lucy Blake, Lauren I. Brookman-Frazee, Paul Dourgnon, Thomas Engell, Florence Jusot, Anna S. Lau, Constance Prieur, Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar and Miya L. Barnett

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 2):2

    Content type: Meeting Report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 2

  19. The Republic of Moldova faces several concurrent health challenges most notably an increase in chronic non-communicable diseases, spiralling health care costs and widening health inequalities. To accelerate pr...

    Authors: Florence Sécula, Séverine Erismann, Carolina Cerniciuc, Angel Chater, Lion Shabab, Fiona Glen, Ala Curteanu, Aliona Serbulenco, Natalia Silitrari, Daniela Demiscan and Helen Prytherch

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2020 14(Suppl 1):1

    Content type: Meeting Report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  20. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a fatal X-linked recessive neuromuscular disease, characterized by progressive loss of muscle strength. Respiratory failure is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in ...

    Authors: Kristy Iskandar, Sunartini, Andika Priamas Nugrahanto, Nissya Ilma, Alvin Santoso Kalim, Guritno Adistyawan, Siswanto and Roni Naning

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):21

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  21. Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae) is a common cause of health-care associated infections (HAIs) and has high levels of antibiotic resistance. These bacteria are well-known for their ability to produce biofilm...

    Authors: Hera Nirwati, Kian Sinanjung, Fahrina Fahrunissa, Fernando Wijaya, Sarastia Napitupulu, Vania P. Hati, Mohamad S. Hakim, Andreanita Meliala, Abu T. Aman and Titik Nuryastuti

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):20

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  22. Biofilm is one of the causes of antibiotic resistance. One of the biofilm-producing bacteria is Staphylococcus epidermidis which has been proven to infect long-term users of urinary catheters and implant devices....

    Authors: Andre Krislee, Chaerul Fadly, Dwi Aris Agung Nugrahaningsih, Titik Nuryastuti, Febri Odel Nitbani, Jumina and Eti Nurwening Sholikhah

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):19

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  23. Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis (HAEC) is a life-threatening complication of Hirschsprung disease (HSCR), that might occur preoperatively. We investigated the risk factors of preoperative HAEC.

    Authors: Dicky Yulianda, Andy Indra Sati, Akhmad Makhmudi and Gunadi

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):18

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  24. Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is one of the metabolic diseases which leads to fatty tissue injury, and consequently inducing lipotoxicity and cellular senescence. This condition contributes to endothelial dysfunction...

    Authors: Nur Arfian, Wiwit Ananda Wahyu Setyaningsih, Muhammad Mansyur Romi and Dwi Cahyani Ratna Sari

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):17

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  25. Patients with congenital heart disease require surgery to correct the cardiac defect they had in order to prevent heart failure. Unfortunately, data regarding outcome of adult CHD in Indonesia is still limited...

    Authors: Juni Kurniawaty and Yunita Widyastuti

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):16

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  26. Cutaneous melanoma is a rare, aggressive skin malignancy with a high mortality rate. Although only contributing 7.6% of the cases worldwide, Asia is responsible for 18.6% of deaths from cutaneous melanoma. BRA...

    Authors: Hanggoro Tri Rinonce, Rovi Panji Mustiko Aji, Ni’mah Hayati, Maria Fransiska Pudjohartono, Bidari Kameswari and Irianiwati

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):15

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  27. Keloids develop due to hyperactivity of keloid fibroblast (KF) in proliferation, migration, and collagen deposition along with low rates of collagen degradation. These are a result of the Wnt/β catenin signali...

    Authors: Ishandono Dachlan, Yohanes Widodo Wirohadidjojo, Mae Sri Hartati Wahyuningsih, Teguh Aryandono, Hardyanto Soebono and Dwiki Afandy

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):14

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  28. Abdominal tuberculosis is an uncommon variant of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. It accounts for 3.5% of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis is still a challenge due to its non-specif...

    Authors: Moh Nailul Fahmi and Annisaa Pelita Harti

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):13

    Content type: Case report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  29. Advanced glycation end products (AGE) is a toxic compound in the human body that can deteriorate health and induce an inflammatory response. One of the type of cells affected is Leydig cells, cells that produc...

    Authors: Dicky Moch Rizal, Aditya Rifqi Fauzi and Rustamaji

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 11):12

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 11

  30. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported the following author name error is the article:

    Authors: Olushayo Olu, Pamela Drameh-Avognon, Emil Asamoah-Odei, Francis Kasolo, Tomas Valdez, Grace Kabaniha, Humphrey Karamagi, Suvajee Good, Helena O’Malley, Zabulon Yoti, Nirina Razakazoa, Etienne Minkoulou, Jean-Marie Dangou, Symplice Mbola Mbassi, Mariano Salazar Castellon, Joseph Cabore…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13:11

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Proceedings 2019 13:7

  31. The demography of Botswana is rapidly changing. Successes in tackling communicable diseases and economic development increased life expectancy from 53.7 years in 2006 to 66.8 years in 2016. The prevalence of d...

    Authors: Barbara Lachana Onen, Ciara Harris, Agnieszka Ignatowicz, Justine Davies, Michalis Drouvelis, Andrew Howes, Oathokwa Nkomazana, Churchill Lukwiya Onen, Elizabeth Sapey, Billy Tsima and Daniel Lasserson

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 10):8

    Content type: Meeting Report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 10

  32. Inadequate access to quality health care services due to weak health systems and recurrent public health emergencies are impediments to the attainment of Universal Health Coverage and health security in Africa...

    Authors: Olushayo Olu, Pamela Drameh-Avognon, Emil Asamoah-Odei, Francis Kasolo, Thomas Valdez, Grace Kabaniha, Humphrey Karamagi, Suvajee Good, Helena O’Malley, Zabulon Yoti, Nirina Razakazoa, Etienne Minkoulou, Jean-Marie Dangou, Symplice Mbola Mbassi, Mariano Salazar Castellon, Joseph Cabore…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 9):7

    Content type: Meeting report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 9

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Proceedings 2019 13:11

  33. To address an urgent need to advance the field of community engaged research, faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College organized the national meeting "Advancing the Science o...

    Authors: Al Richmond, Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Eliséo J. Perez-Stable, Usha Menon, Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Karriem S. Watson, Regina Greer-Smith, Courtney Clyatt, Jonathan N. Tobin and Consuelo H. Wilkins

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2019 13(Suppl 3):3

    Content type: Meeting report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 3

  34. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, typhoons, floods, and volcanic eruptions frequently occur in Republic of Philippines and mental health care for children affected by these natural disasters is a major pu...

    Authors: Masahide Usami, Marian Fe Theresa Lomboy, Naoko Satake, Crystal Amiel M. Estrada, Mitsuya Kodama, Ernesto R. Gregorio Jr, Yuriko Suzuki, Ramir B. Uytico, Minerva P. Molon, Ikuhiro Harada, Keita Yamamoto, Kumi Inazaki, Hirokage Ushijima, Cynthia Leynes, Jun Kobayashi, Romeo R. Quizon…

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 14):65

    Content type: Meeting report

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

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