K Lock

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The Well London program--a cluster randomized trial of community engagement for improving health behaviors and mental wellbeing: baseline survey results
    Gemma Phillips
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, Water Lane, E15 4LZ London, UK
    Trials 13:105. 2012
  2. pmc Evaluation of community level interventions to address social and structural determinants of health: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Martin Wall
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:207. 2009
  3. pmc Public health and economic costs of investigating a suspected outbreak of Legionnaires' disease
    K Lock
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1306-14. 2008
  4. pmc Will Europe's agricultural policy damage progress on cardiovascular disease?
    Karen Lock
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 331:188-9. 2005
  5. pmc Health impact assessment: assessing opportunities and barriers to intersectoral health improvement in an expanded European Union
    Karen Lock
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:356-60. 2005
  6. pmc The global burden of disease attributable to low consumption of fruit and vegetables: implications for the global strategy on diet
    Karen Lock
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:100-8. 2005
  7. pmc Health impact assessment of agriculture and food policies: lessons learnt from the Republic of Slovenia
    Karen Lock
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 81:391-8. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of English smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities
    K Lock
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E7HT, UK
    Tob Control 19:391-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Will European agricultural policy for school fruit and vegetables improve public health? A review of school fruit and vegetable programmes
    Joia de Sa
    European Centre for Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:558-68. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint What targets for international development policies are appropriate for improving health in Russia?
    Karen Lock
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Health Policy Plan 17:257-63. 2002

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc The Well London program--a cluster randomized trial of community engagement for improving health behaviors and mental wellbeing: baseline survey results
    Gemma Phillips
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, Water Lane, E15 4LZ London, UK
    Trials 13:105. 2012
    ..The effectiveness of Well London is being evaluated in a pair-matched cluster randomized trial (CRT). The baseline survey data are reported here...
  2. pmc Evaluation of community level interventions to address social and structural determinants of health: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Martin Wall
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:207. 2009
    ..The interventions focus on healthy eating, healthy physical activity and mental health and wellbeing and are designed and executed with community participation complementing existing facilities and services...
  3. pmc Public health and economic costs of investigating a suspected outbreak of Legionnaires' disease
    K Lock
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1306-14. 2008
    ..Whether the threshold for investigation of cases should be based on observed incidence rates or the cost-effectiveness of investigations, or both, should be debated further...
  4. pmc Will Europe's agricultural policy damage progress on cardiovascular disease?
    Karen Lock
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 331:188-9. 2005
  5. pmc Health impact assessment: assessing opportunities and barriers to intersectoral health improvement in an expanded European Union
    Karen Lock
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:356-60. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc The global burden of disease attributable to low consumption of fruit and vegetables: implications for the global strategy on diet
    Karen Lock
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:100-8. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Health impact assessment of agriculture and food policies: lessons learnt from the Republic of Slovenia
    Karen Lock
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 81:391-8. 2003
    ..Lessons can be learnt from these case studies for future development and application of HIA that is more relevant to policy-makers, and assists them in making more healthy policy choices...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of English smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities
    K Lock
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E7HT, UK
    Tob Control 19:391-7. 2010
    ..To explore social and behavioural impacts of English smoke-free legislation (SFL) in different ethnic groups...
  9. doi request reprint Will European agricultural policy for school fruit and vegetables improve public health? A review of school fruit and vegetable programmes
    Joia de Sa
    European Centre for Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:558-68. 2008
    ..In 2008, the European Commission conducted an impact assessment to assess the potential impact of this new proposal on health, agricultural markets, social equality and regional cohesion...
  10. ncbi request reprint What targets for international development policies are appropriate for improving health in Russia?
    Karen Lock
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Health Policy Plan 17:257-63. 2002
    ..The targets for health are based on improvements in infant, child and maternal mortality. Progress towards these goals will be used to assess the effectiveness of development policies...
  11. doi request reprint Improving the transition between paediatric and adult healthcare: a systematic review
    R Crowley
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:548-53. 2011
    ..Although many agree that adolescent services need to be improved, there is little empirical data on which policies can be based...
  12. pmc Maximizing the contribution of the public health workforce: the English experience
    F Sim
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 85:935-40. 2007
    ..Presenting England's attempts to address the challenges of recruiting and training the range of people needed to deliver effective intersectoral public health may offer insights for those facing similar challenges in other countries...
  13. doi request reprint Nutritional quality of organic foods: a systematic review
    Alan D Dangour
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:680-5. 2009
    ..Despite growing consumer demand for organically produced foods, information based on a systematic review of their nutritional quality is lacking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between ecological and individual data on fruit and vegetable consumption in fifteen countries
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Nutr 89:827-34. 2003
    ..Obtaining detailed and valid estimates of dietary intakes in more countries around the world will be essential for such comparisons...
  15. doi request reprint Nutrition-related health effects of organic foods: a systematic review
    Alan D Dangour
    Department of Epidemiology Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:203-10. 2010
    ..There is uncertainty over the nutrition-related benefits to health of consuming organic foods...
  16. pmc Assessing the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of adaptive e-Learning to improve dietary behaviour: protocol for a systematic review
    Phil Edwards
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:200. 2010
    ..The aims of this systematic review are to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adaptive e-Learning for improving dietary behaviours...
  17. ncbi request reprint The challenge of measuring global fruit and vegetable intake
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Nutr 134:1175-80. 2004
    ..If the burden of disease attributable to dietary factors is to be assessed more accurately, more countries will have to assess the dietary intake of their populations using comparable methods...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interventions designed to increase adult fruit and vegetable intake can be effective: a systematic review of the literature
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Nutr 135:2486-95. 2005
    ..There is also a need for a better assessment of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of large community-based interventions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the importance of addressing the rise of overweight and obesity--progress or lack of action during the last fifty years?
    Ricardo Uauy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:18-20. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Getting children to eat more fruit and vegetables: a systematic review
    Cécile Knai
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Prev Med 42:85-95. 2006
    ..There is, however, a need for a synthesis of the evidence on interventions that might achieve this policy goal...
  21. pmc Bridging health and foreign policy: the role of health impact assessments
    Kelley Lee
    Centre on Global Change and Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 85:207-11. 2007
    ..In such cases, HIA is an important tool to be used alongside the mobilization of key constituencies and public support...
  22. ncbi request reprint The burden of cardiovascular disease and cancer attributable to low fruit and vegetable intake in the European Union: differences between old and new Member States
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WCIE 7HT, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:575-83. 2006
    ..To estimate the burden of disease attributable to low fruit and vegetable intake in the 15 countries that were members of the European Union (EU) before May 2004 (EU-15) and the 10 countries that then joined it (EU-10)...
  23. doi request reprint Health, agricultural, and economic effects of adoption of healthy diet recommendations
    Karen Lock
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health, London, UK
    Lancet 376:1699-709. 2010
    ....
  24. pmc Feeding the world healthily: the challenge of measuring the effects of agriculture on health
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3083-97. 2010
    ..A clearer understanding of the links between the agriculture and food system and population health will ensure that health becomes a critical driver of agricultural change...
  25. doi request reprint Learning from international policies on trans fatty acids to reduce cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countries, using Mexico as a case study
    Carolina Pérez-Ferrer
    Lewisham Primary Care Trust, Stanley Street, London, SE8 4BG, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:39-49. 2010
    ..The food industry and government resist the need for regulation, and there is no organized health or consumer lobby to counter this. This is likely to be the case in other middle- and low-income countries...
  26. pmc Improving the use of evidence in health impact assessment
    Jennifer Mindell
    Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:543-50. 2010
    ..The term evidence includes all scientific assessments, whether research studies in peer-reviewed journals or previous HIAs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Legionnaires disease in southeast London
    Carol Joseph
    Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Euro Surveill 10:E050908.2. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and stroke
    Martin McKee
    Lancet 367:1056. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Detention and the evolving threat of tuberculosis: evidence, ethics, and law
    Richard Coker
    Department of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    J Law Med Ethics 35:609-15, 512. 2007
    ..We discuss the need for strengthening evidence-based assessments of public health risk and suggest that we should reflect more profoundly on the philosophical foundations upon which our policies and practices are grounded...