The Jess Kraus Award is given each year to the authors of the best paper published in Injury Epidemiology. This Year’s winning paper exemplifies several criteria for the award, such as simplicity and clarity. In this guest blog, Editor-In-Chief Professor Guohua Li, chats with the lead author of the study, Dr Svetla Slavova on the importance of the paper.
For World Malaria Day we invited Dr. Ernest Tambo, Editorial Board member of Infectious Disease of Poverty to write about the importance of implementing a “Zero malaria starts with me” culture in malaria control programs.
Non-state providers of health services play a major role in the delivery of health care in many low- and middle-income countries. As universal health coverage has become a priority for the global health community, understanding the role of various non-state providers and how they contribute to reaching this goal is critical. A new collection in the International Journal for Equity in Health presents case studies from seven countries on engaging non-state providers towards universal health coverage. Here to discuss the importance of the research on this year’s World Health Day championing #HealthforAll, are Guest Editors, Zubin Cyrus Shroff and Krishna D Rao.
In a recent study, Professor Chen and colleagues found that type 1 diabetic mice secreted insulin following intermittent fasting. This suggests that fasting can influence metabolism, and is not just a means of reducing caloric intake.
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