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1. Database of public health guidance on COVID-19

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2020 Health Information and Quality Authority

2. Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic

Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic | The Ontario HIV Treatment Network The Ontario HIV Treatment Network Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 (...) pandemic Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic , , , , , Questions What are possible benefits of providing a safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic? Key take-home messages Safe supply is an approach that focuses on saving lives by prescribing pharmaceutical grade substances such as opioids and stimulants to individuals

2020 Ontario HIV Treatment Network

3. Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises

Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises | Pain Medicine | Oxford Academic ') We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website.By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Navbar Search Filter Mobile Microsite Search (...) Term search filter search input Article Navigation Close mobile search navigation Article Navigation Article Contents Article Navigation Accepted manuscript Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises Steven P Cohen, MD COL (ret) Professor of Anesthesiology, Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Chief of Pain Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Professor of Anesthesiology and Physical Medicine

2020 American Academy of Pain Medicine

4. Interim guidance: public health management of cases and contacts associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community

Interim guidance: public health management of cases and contacts associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community Interim Guidance: Public Health Management of cases and contacts associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community March 10, 2020 CONTEXT The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has adapted the interim guidance from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for Regional Health Authorities (RHA) for public health management of human illness (...) of ill arriving or departing international travellers who are suspected of having COVID-19, with the Quarantine Officer notifying local public health authorities. Version: March 10, 2020 1 THE PATHOGEN Coronaviruses have been identified as human pathogens since the 1960s. To date, seven coronaviruses have been shown to infect humans, including COVID-19 ii . Common coronaviruses include OC-43, HKU1, 229E, NL63; these cause illness ranging from common colds to severe respiratory illnesses. Other

2020 CPG Infobase

5. Health economics: a guide for public health teams

Health economics: a guide for public health teams Health economics: a guide for public health teams - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies which are essential for the site to work. We also use non-essential cookies to help us improve government digital services. Any data collected is anonymised. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Health economics: a guide for public health teams Resources (...) to help local commissioners achieve value for money by estimating the return on investment (ROI) and cost-effectiveness of public health programmes. Published 14 May 2017 Last updated 11 October 2019 — From: Contents Public Health England ( The discusses the difficulty in estimating . The Framework offers a transparent and evidence based approach to making the most of the available resources in a local authority. Another resource that helps you think across multiple public health topic areas at once

2020 Public Health England

6. Alcohol licensing: a guide for public health teams

Alcohol licensing: a guide for public health teams Alcohol licensing: a guide for public health teams - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Alcohol licensing: a guide for public health teams Public health teams make sure that licensing policy and applications consider the health and wellbeing of local communities. Published 8 March 2017 Last updated 16 May 2019 — From: Contents This guidance (...) , formally known as the Analytical Support Package, brings together nationally available data and materials with local authority information to support local authorities in accessing and using a range of databases and tools. Local teams are able to input their own data and create interactive maps and reports to help them in their existing role as a responsible authority. Licensing and public health Under the , a number of public bodies known as responsible authorities must be fully notified

2020 Public Health England

7. Gastrointestinal infections: guidance for public health management

Gastrointestinal infections: guidance for public health management Gastrointestinal infections: guidance for public health management - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search The UK has left the EU Guidance Gastrointestinal infections: guidance for public health management (...) Guidance to help professionals in public health and environmental health departments to minimise the risk of transmission of gastrointestinal infections. Published 31 January 2020 From: Documents Ref: PHE publications gateway number: GW-1020 If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Details This guidance

2020 Public Health England

8. Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Public Health Staff: A Rapid Review

Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Public Health Staff: A Rapid Review Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Public Health Staff A Rapid Review Region of Peel – Public Health Office of the Medical Officer of Health September 16, 2019 Please use the following citation when referencing this document: Region of Peel-Public Health. Teaching information literacy skills to public health staff: A rapid review. Mississauga, ON: Region of Peel – Public Health; 2019. Table of Contents KEY MESSAGES (...) 27 1 Key Messages 1. Both face-to-face and online teaching strategies formats equally increase information literacy (IL) skills. 2. Blended formats do not increase IL skills more than single formats. 3. Students did not express a clear preference for one teaching format. 4. Teaching formats for IL can be adapted to organizational need and context. 2 M Executive Summary Question What are effective strategies for teaching information seeking skills to public health staff? Issue and Context Evidence

2020 Peel Health Library

9. Structure of Public Health

Structure of Public Health 1 Structure of public health: A literature review August 21, 2019 2 Please use the following citation when referencing this document: Region of Peel – Public Health. Structure of public health: A literature review. Mississauga, ON: Region of Peel – Public Health; 2019. 3 1 Issue & Context The 2019 provincial budget proposed substantive changes to the public health sector in Ontario. 1 These include: • Establishing 10 regional public health entities and 10 new regional (...) boards of health (BOHs) with one common governance model by 2020-2021. • Adjusting the provincial-municipal cost-sharing of public health programs. • Streamlining the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Public Health Ontario) to enable greater flexibility with respect to non-critical standards based on community priorities. 1 Currently there are 35 local public health units in Ontario operating under different governance models (e.g., autonomous, regional/municipal, semi-autonomous

2020 Peel Health Library

10. Community-centred public health: taking a whole system approach

Community-centred public health: taking a whole system approach Community-centred public health: taking a whole system approach - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Community-centred public health: taking a whole system approach Resources to enable local systems (...) to implement and embed community-centred approaches to health and wellbeing at scale. Published 14 January 2020 From: Documents Ref: PHE publications gateway reference: GW-892 If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Details Public Health England (PHE) has conducted research into current practice on whole system

2020 Public Health England

11. British Society of Gastroenterology/Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland/Public Health England post-polypectomy and post-colorectal cancer resection surveillance guidelines Full Text available with Trip Pro

British Society of Gastroenterology/Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland/Public Health England post-polypectomy and post-colorectal cancer resection surveillance guidelines British Society of Gastroenterology/Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland/Public Health England Post-Polypectomy and Post-Colorectal Cancer Resection Surveillance Guidelines - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set (...) to Collections Create a new collection Add to an existing collection Name your collection: Name must be less than 100 characters Choose a collection: Unable to load your collection due to an error Add Cancel Add to My Bibliography My Bibliography Unable to load your delegates due to an error Add Cancel Actions Cite Share Permalink Copy Page navigation Gut Actions , 69 (2), 201-223 Feb 2020 British Society of Gastroenterology/Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland/Public Health England

2020 EvidenceUpdates

12. Emerging and re-emerging human infectious diseases: A systematic review of the role of wild animals with a focus on public health impact

Emerging and re-emerging human infectious diseases: A systematic review of the role of wild animals with a focus on public health impact Emerging and re-emerging human infectious diseases: A systematic review of the role of wild animals with a focus on public health impact Cupertino MC, Resende MB, Mayer NA, Carvalho LM, Siqueira-Batista R - Asian Pac J Trop Med Infectious diseases continue to impose unpredictable burdens on global health and economies, a subject that requires constant research (...) new infectious agents with unknown virulent potential. In conclusion, the monitoring of these diseases and adequate preparation for possible epidemics and pandemics are fundamental conditions for the mitigation of their future impact. The zoonotic threat of these etiological agents and the impact on public health can be enormous as shown by the ongoing epidemic of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019- nCoV) infections. "> Impact Factor 2018: 1.772 (@Clarivate Analytics) 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.772

2020 Covid-19 Ad hoc papers

13. Considerations in adjusting public health and social measures in the context of COVID-19

Considerations in adjusting public health and social measures in the context of COVID-19 -1- Considerations in adjusting public health and social measures in the context of COVID-19 Interim guidance 16 April 2020 Background Across the globe, countries have implemented a number of control measures to comprehensively prepare for and respond to COVID-19. The overarching goal of the WHO global COVID-19 response strategy 1 is for all countries to control the pandemic by slowing down transmission (...) and reducing mortality associated with COVID-19, with the ultimate aim of reaching and maintaining a state of low-level or no transmission. Based on local epidemiology, some countries are in the process of scaling up public health and social measures, while others are or currently considering scaling down these measures. Although the goal in all countries is to suppress transmission and provide care for all patients, the intensity of implementation of control measures to achieve this — including

2020 WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

14. Hepatitis B: clinical and public health management

Hepatitis B: clinical and public health management Hepatitis B: clinical and public health management - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies which are essential for the site to work. We also use non-essential cookies to help us improve government digital services. Any data collected is anonymised. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Register by 26 November to vote in the General Election on 12 (...) December. Guidance Hepatitis B: clinical and public health management Information for healthcare professionals on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of hepatitis B. Published 31 July 2014 Last updated 5 November 2019 — From: Contents Diagnosis Hepatitis B is a virus that replicates in the liver but is also present at very high levels in the blood of people who are infected. The hepatitis B virus ( ( . When an individual (recipient) is thought to have been exposed to blood from another individual

2019 Public Health England

15. Measles: public health response to cases who have travelled by air whilst infectious

Measles: public health response to cases who have travelled by air whilst infectious Measles: public health response to cases who have travelled by air whilst infectious - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies which are essential for the site to work. We also use non-essential cookies to help us improve government digital services. Any data collected is anonymised. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search (...) Register by 26 November to vote in the General Election on 12 December. Guidance Measles: public health response to cases who have travelled by air whilst infectious Guidance about infectious measles on a flight (or international travel) for public health staff, passengers and crew. Published 26 June 2012 Last updated 28 October 2019 — From: Documents Ref: PHE gateway number 2018702 If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format

2019 Public Health England

16. Public health deworming programmes for soil-transmitted helminths in children living in endemic areas Full Text available with Trip Pro

Public health deworming programmes for soil-transmitted helminths in children living in endemic areas The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends treating all school children at regular intervals with deworming drugs in areas where helminth infection is common. Global advocacy organizations claim routine deworming has substantive health and societal effects beyond the removal of worms. In this update of the 2015 edition we included six new trials, additional data from included trials (...) , and addressed comments and criticisms.To summarize the effects of public health programmes to regularly treat all children with deworming drugs on child growth, haemoglobin, cognition, school attendance, school performance, physical fitness, and mortality.We searched the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group Specialized Register; Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL); MEDLINE; Embase; LILACS; the metaRegister of Controlled Trials (mRCT); reference lists; and registers of ongoing

2019 EvidenceUpdates

17. Oral diseases: a global public health challenge. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Oral diseases: a global public health challenge. Oral diseases are among the most prevalent diseases globally and have serious health and economic burdens, greatly reducing quality of life for those affected. The most prevalent and consequential oral diseases globally are dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal disease, tooth loss, and cancers of the lips and oral cavity. In this first of two papers in a Series on oral health, we describe the scope of the global oral disease epidemic, its (...) impose large economic burdens to families and health-care systems. Oral diseases are undoubtedly a global public health problem, with particular concern over their rising prevalence in many LMICs linked to wider social, economic, and commercial changes. By describing the extent and consequences of oral diseases, their social and commercial determinants, and their ongoing neglect in global health policy, we aim to highlight the urgent need to address oral diseases among other NCDs as a global health

2019 Lancet

18. Chickenpox: public health management and guidance

Chickenpox: public health management and guidance Chickenpox: public health management and guidance - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Collection Chickenpox: public health management and guidance The diagnosis, management and epidemiology of chickenpox (varicella). Published 31 July 2014 Last updated 26 June 2019 — From: Varicella zoster Immunoglobulin ( . Chickenpox is an acute, infectious disease (...) caused by the varicella-zoster virus ( which tends to be more common in adults. The disease can be more serious in adults, particularly pregnant women. For symptoms and general information on chickenpox, visit . Epidemiology and data collection Chickenpox is not a in England and Wales. Data on cases reported in the UK is available from the by sentinel website. Laboratory testing for confirmation of chickenpox is not normally required but can be performed in Public Health England public health

2019 Public Health England

19. The effects of community pharmacy-delivered public health interventions on population health and health inequalities: A review of reviews Full Text available with Trip Pro

The effects of community pharmacy-delivered public health interventions on population health and health inequalities: A review of reviews Community pharmacies have great potential to deliver services aimed at promoting health and preventing disease, and are well placed in deprived communities. This review of reviews aimed to assess the effectiveness of community pharmacy-delivered public health services and assess how they impact on inequalities in health using PROGRESS-Plus characteristics (...) management programmes, syringe exchange programmes, and inoculation services. This review supports the development of some community pharmacy public health services. At present, little is known how community pharmacy-delivered public health interventions impact on health inequalities. It would be prudent for future studies to address this by explicitly reporting outcomes according to the PROGRESS-Plus framework. SYSTEMATIC REVIEW REGISTRATION: PROSPERO registration number: CRD42017056264.Copyright © 2019

2019 EvidenceUpdates

20. The public health control of scabies: priorities for research and action. Full Text available with Trip Pro

The public health control of scabies: priorities for research and action. Scabies is a parasitic disease of the skin that disproportionately affects disadvantaged populations. The disease causes considerable morbidity and leads to severe bacterial infection and immune-mediated disease. Scientific advances from the past 5 years suggest that scabies is amenable to population-level control, particularly through mass drug administration. In recognition of these issues, WHO added scabies to the list (...) . Frameworks for surveillance, monitoring, and evaluation of control strategies are also necessary.Copyright © 2019 World Health Organization. Published by Elsevier Ltd/Inc/BV. All rights reserved. Published by Elsevier Ltd.. All rights reserved.

2019 Lancet