Wednesday, June 15, 2011

[EQ] CALL FOR PAPERS - Special issue on health and human security in border communities


Special issue of the Pan American Journal of Public Health (PAJPH) on

Health and human security in border communities


The Pan American Journal of Public Health, published by the Pan American Health Organization PAHO/WHO, announces an open call for original papers, brief communications, and reviews for its next special issue, which will cover topics related to health and human security.


Dateline to present manuscripts: July 30th, 2011



The Pan American Health Organization has selected health and human security as the theme for this special issue, given the significant increase of violence and injuries as a global health problem.

Main theme -
Health and human security with specific context grounded in the United States-Mexico border and other border communities around the world:

- Impact of violence and injuries on health and development
- violence and injuries financial costs
- violence and injury prevention and risk factor identification
- violence and injury surveillance, data collection and analysis (among them: observatories, standardized indicators systems and data based geographic information systems)
- evidence based and research on human security involving other disciplines  (among them: medicine, epidemiology, sociology, psychology, criminology, teaching and economy)
- conflict and humanitarian emergencies impact on public health

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Número Especial de la Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública / Pan American Journal of Public Health en la salud y la seguridad humana en las comunidades fronterizas


La Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública / Pan American Journal of Public Health, publicada por la Organización Panamericana de la Salud OPS/OMS,  anuncia una convocatoria abierta de artículos originales, comunicaciones breves y de revisión para un número especial, que tratará temas relacionados con la salud y la seguridad humana.

Fecha límite para la presentación de manuscritos: 30 de julio de 2011



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