Volume 4 (2011)

Original Articles

The pathway of obstructed labour as perceived by communities in south-western Uganda: a grounded theory study Jerome K. Kabakyenga, Per-Olof Östergren, Maria Emmelin, Phionah Kyomuhendo, Karen Odberg Pettersson
Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in rural women of Tamilnadu: implications for refining disease burden assessments attributable to household biomass combustion Priscilla Johnson, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Padmavathi Ramaswamy, Santu Ghosh, Muthukumar Sadhasivam, Omprakash Abirami, Bernard W.C. Sathiasekaran, Kirk R. Smith, Vijayalakshmi Thanasekaraan, Arcot S. Subhashini
Gender roles and their influence on life prospects for women in urban Karachi, Pakistan: a qualitative study Tazeen S. Ali, Gunilla Krantz, Raisa Gul, Nargis Asad, Eva Johansson, Ingrid Mogren
Screening of women for intimate partner violence: a pilot intervention at an outpatient department in Tanzania Rose Mjawa Laisser, Lennart Nyström, Gunilla Lindmark, Helena I. Lugina, Maria Emmelin
‘If no one else stands up, you have to’: a story of community participation and water in rural Guatemala Ana Lorena Ruano, Kjerstin Dahlblom, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Miguel San Sebastían
Oral misoprostol for preventing postpartum haemorrhage in home births in rural Bangladesh: how effective is it? Hashima-E Nasreen, Shamsun Nahar, Mahfuz Al Mamun, Kaosar Afsana, Peter Byass
Building capacity for HIV/AIDS program leadership and management in Uganda through mentored Fellowships Joseph K.B. Matovu, Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Susan Mawemuko, Gakenia Wamuyu-Maina, William Bazeyo, Olico- Okui, David Serwadda

Review Articles

Air pollution from household solid fuel combustion in India: an overview of exposure and health related information to inform health research priorities Kalpana Balakrishnan, Padmavathi Ramaswamy, Sankar Sambandam, Gurusamy Thangavel, Santu Ghosh, Priscilla Johnson, Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay, Vidhya Venugopal, Vijayalakshmi Thanasekaraan
An outbreak of suspected cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ghana: lessons learnt and preparation for future outbreaks Margaret A. Kweku, Shirley Odoom, Naiki Puplampu, Kwame Desewu, Godwin Kwakye Nuako, Ben Gyan, Greg Raczniak, Karl C. Kronmann, Kwadwo Koram, Silvia Botero, Daniel Boakye, Hannah Akuffo

Study Design Articles

Capacity Building

Current Debates

Short Communications

Misalignment between perceptions and actual global burden of disease: evidence from the US population Karen R. Siegel, Andrea B. Feigl, Sandeep P. Kishore, David Stuckler
Linnaeus: Alive and well Ruth Bonita, Anders Brändström, Gunnar Malmberg

The Västerbotten Intervention Programme

Health and health systems impact of natural disasters

Impacts of flood on health: epidemiologic evidence from Hanoi, Vietnam Tran Huu Bich, La Ngoc Quang, Le Thi Thanh Ha, Tran Thi Duc, Debarati Guha-Sapir
Disability and health-related rehabilitation in international disaster relief Jan D. Reinhardt, Jianan Li, James Gosney, Farooq A. Rathore, Andrew J. Haig, Michael Marx, Joel A. DeLisa, and On behalf of the Int Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine’s Sub-Committee on Rehabilitation Disaster Relief
Recurrent floods and prevalence of diarrhea among under five children: observations from Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh, India Pooran C. Joshi, Sonia Kaushal, Bijaya S. Aribam, Prashant Khattri, Olivia D'Aoust, Mongjam M. Singh, Michael Marx, Debarati Guha-Sapir
Social capital and post-disaster mental health Tim R. Wind, Maureen Fordham, Ivan H. Komproe

Vulnerable populations in the Arctic

Vulnerable populations in the Arctic Complete cluster, incl. Table of Contents
Invited Editorial: Vulnerable populations in the Arctic Birgitta Evengard, Anthony McMichael
Climate change and health effects in Northwest Alaska Michael Brubaker, James Berner, Raj Chavan, John Warren
Climate change and water security with a focus on the Arctic Birgitta Evengard, Jim Berner, Michael Brubaker, Gert Mulvad, Boris Revich
The impact of climate change on the expansion of Ixodes persulcatus habitat and the incidence of tickborne encephalitis in the north of European Russia Nikolay Tokarevich, Andrey A. Tronin, Olga V. Blinova, Roman V. Buzinov, Vitaliy P. Boltenkov, Elena D. Yurasova, Jo Nurse
Indications of decreasing human PTS concentrations in North West Russia Charlotta Rylander, Torkjel M. Sandanger, Natalya Petrenya, Alexei Konoplev, Evgeny Bojko, Jon Øyvind Odland
Frostbites in circumpolar areas Tiina Maria Ikäheimo, Juhani Hassi