Awards for outstanding contributions to public health presented during the Seventy-fifth World Health Assembly

Amanda Gerla

During a moving ceremony at the Seventy-fifth World Health Assembly in Geneva, awards were presented to a group of individuals from around the world for their outstanding contributions to public health. Opening the award ceremony, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, said: ”The 2022 public health […]

Community engagement on-site rapid test for chlamydia and gonorrhea among men who have sex with men: a pioneering study in Guangzhou, China | BMC Public Health

Amanda Gerla

Setting and population The study was undertaken in a local MSM CBO in Guangzhou, China, named “Lingnan Partner Community Support Center”. This site was chosen because it was developed with strong input from MSM and provided free HIV/syphilis testing to local MSM. The CBO advertised the free chlamydia and gonorrhea testing […]

Breast self-examination as a route to early detection in a lower-middle-income country: assessing psychosocial determinants among women in Surabaya, Indonesia | BMC Women’s Health

Amanda Gerla

The present study aimed to investigate the relevant and changeable psychosocial determinants that contribute to the intention and past year BSE behavior. The study included variables from the RAA [14] and HBM [15] as well as variables informed by findings of previous qualitative studies [16, 18]. Knowledge gained from the […]