D Yach

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Improving diet and physical activity: 12 lessons from controlling tobacco smoking
    Derek Yach
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMJ 330:898-900. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The global burden of chronic diseases: overcoming impediments to prevention and control
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 291:2616-22. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: implications for global epidemics of food-related deaths and disease
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Public Health Policy 24:274-90. 2003
  4. pmc Junking science to promote tobacco
    D Yach
    Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 91:1745-8. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Tobacco consumption in India
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Public Health Policy 24:246-50. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Unleashing the power of prevention to achieve global health-gains
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 360:1343-4. 2002
  7. pmc Whose standard is it, anyway? How the tobacco industry determines the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards for tobacco and tobacco products
    S A Bialous
    Tobacco Free Initiative, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Tob Control 10:96-104. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Globalisation and the prevention and control of non-communicable disease: the neglected chronic diseases of adults
    R Beaglehole
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:903-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint 'Health-for-All' in the twenty-first century: a global perspective
    D Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Natl Med J India 10:82-9. 1997
  10. pmc Trends and affordability of cigarette prices: ample room for tax increases and related health gains
    G E Guindon
    World Health Organization, Tobacco Free Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland
    Tob Control 11:35-43. 2002

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Publications34

  1. pmc Improving diet and physical activity: 12 lessons from controlling tobacco smoking
    Derek Yach
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMJ 330:898-900. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The global burden of chronic diseases: overcoming impediments to prevention and control
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 291:2616-22. 2004
    ..A more concerted, strategic, and multisectoral policy approach, underpinned by solid research, is essential to help reverse the negative trends in the global incidence of chronic disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint The World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: implications for global epidemics of food-related deaths and disease
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Public Health Policy 24:274-90. 2003
    ....
  4. pmc Junking science to promote tobacco
    D Yach
    Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 91:1745-8. 2001
    ..They also urge policymakers to be prepared for new and continuing challenges posed by the tobacco industry, because, despite the industry's claims, there is little evidence of fundamental change in its objectives...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tobacco consumption in India
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Public Health Policy 24:246-50. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Unleashing the power of prevention to achieve global health-gains
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 360:1343-4. 2002
  7. pmc Whose standard is it, anyway? How the tobacco industry determines the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards for tobacco and tobacco products
    S A Bialous
    Tobacco Free Initiative, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Tob Control 10:96-104. 2001
    ..To describe the extent of the tobacco industry involvement in establishing international standards for tobacco and tobacco products and the industry influence on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Globalisation and the prevention and control of non-communicable disease: the neglected chronic diseases of adults
    R Beaglehole
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:903-8. 2003
    ..The progress made in controlling the tobacco industry is a modest cause for optimism...
  9. ncbi request reprint 'Health-for-All' in the twenty-first century: a global perspective
    D Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Natl Med J India 10:82-9. 1997
    ..One implication of this new context of health development for the renewed health policy will be that 'thinking globally and acting locally' will have to complemented by stronger global action to protect local and national health...
  10. pmc Trends and affordability of cigarette prices: ample room for tax increases and related health gains
    G E Guindon
    World Health Organization, Tobacco Free Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland
    Tob Control 11:35-43. 2002
    ..Increasing the price of tobacco products is arguably the most effective method of curbing the prevalence and consumption of tobacco products. Price increases would reduce the global burden of disease brought about by tobacco consumption...
  11. pmc Global trade and health: key linkages and future challenges
    D W Bettcher
    Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Tobacco Free Initiative, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 78:521-34. 2000
    ..Healthy trade" policies, based on firm empirical evidence and designed to improve health status, are an important step towards reaching a more sustainable form of trade liberalization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic conditions--the new health challenge
    JoAnne E Epping-Jordan
    World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
    S Afr Med J 93:585-90. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Better health statistics are possible
    Abdallah Bchir
    Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:190-3. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control in Finland and Switzerland: opportunities to learn about overcoming resistance to change
    Derek Yach
    Soz Praventivmed 50:337-8. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Technological and social innovation: a unifying new paradigm for global health
    Charles A Gardner
    Rockefeller Foundation, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1052-61. 2007
    ..Local public-private research and development partnerships, implementation research, and individual leadership are needed to achieve this goal...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chronic diseases: an increasing challenge in developing countries
    Derek Yach
    Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College Street, Suite 319, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:321-4. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint The global fight for smoke-free public places
    Derek Yach
    J Public Health Policy 26:90-5. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Global chronic diseases
    Derek Yach
    Science 307:317. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
    Derek Yach
    Lancet 361:611-2. 2003
  20. pmc Estimates of global and regional smoking prevalence in 1995, by age and sex
    Prabhat Jha
    World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1002-6. 2002
    ..We calculated regional and sex- and age-specific smoking prevalence estimates worldwide in 1995...
  21. ncbi request reprint Unhealthy consumption threatens sustainable development
    Yasmin von Schirnding
    Rev Saude Publica 36:379-82. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Comment on the obesity issue
    Derek Yach
    Soz Praventivmed 48:336. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Food companies and nutrition for better health
    Derek Yach
    Public Health Nutr 11:109-11. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Grand challenges in chronic non-communicable diseases
    Abdallah S Daar
    Program on Life Sciences, Ethics and Policy, McLaughlin Rotman Centre for Global Health, University Health Network University of Toronto, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L7, Canada
    Nature 450:494-6. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Rising to the global challenge of the chronic disease epidemic
    Lois Quam
    Ovations, Minneapolis, MN 55440, USA
    Lancet 368:1221-3. 2006
  26. pmc The answer to diabetes prevention: science, surgery, service delivery, or social policy?
    Ruth Colagiuri
    Diabetes Unit, Australian Health Policy Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Public Health 96:1562-9. 2006
    ..Accordingly, we argue that social policy is the key to achieving and sustaining social and physical environments required to achieve widespread reductions in both the incidence and prevalence of diabetes...
  27. pmc Mexico and the tobacco industry: doing the wrong thing for the right reason?
    Jonathan Samet
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 332:353-4. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of maternal cigarette smoking, snuff use and passive smoking on pregnancy outcomes: the Birth To Ten Study
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Parowvallei, South Africa
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:90-9. 2006
    ..Passive smoking did not affect birthweight significantly in this population...
  29. ncbi request reprint International health in the 21st century: trends and challenges
    Anthony B Zwi
    Soc Sci Med 54:1615-20. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic and economic consequences of the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes
    Derek Yach
    Yale University School of Public Health, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Nat Med 12:62-6. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Cochrane column: commentary: interventions for preventing tobacco sales to minors
    Derek Yach
    Global Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:32. 2006
  32. pmc Broadening the focus of epidemiology and public health training
    Ruth Bonita
    Am J Public Health 92:1706; author reply 1706-7. 2002
  33. pmc Global functions at the World Health Organization
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    BMJ 330:1099-100. 2005
  34. doi request reprint Wellness in the workplace: a multi-stakeholder health-promoting initiative of the World Economic Forum
    Helena Leurent
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:379-80, ii. 2008
    ..The authors discuss progress on this effort...