M McKee

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc The efficacy of a brief intervention in reducing hazardous drinking in working age men in Russia: the HIM (Health for Izhevsk men) individually randomised parallel group exploratory trial
    Elizabeth Allen
    Medical Statistics Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 12:238. 2011
  2. pmc Where there is no health research: what can be done to fill the global gaps in health research?
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 9:e1001209. 2012
  3. pmc Tobacco use and nicotine dependence among conflict-affected men in the Republic of Georgia
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2185-97. 2013
  4. pmc The health implications of financial crisis: a review of the evidence
    David Stuckler
    Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, UK
    Ulster Med J 78:142-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Public attitudes towards smoking and tobacco control policy in Russia
    K Danishevski
    Open Health Institute, Moscow, Russia
    Tob Control 17:276-83. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Environmental and social factors as determinants of respiratory dysfunction in junior schoolchildren in Moscow
    Ksenia Eroshina
    Open Health Institute, 28, Grokholsky per, Moscow, 129010, Russian Federation
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:197-204. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The decision to perform Caesarean section in Russia
    Kirill Danishevski
    Open Health Institute, Moscow, Russian Federation
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:88-94. 2008
  8. pmc A framework for developing an evidence-based, comprehensive tobacco control program
    Laura Rosen
    Dept, of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University and Chair, Tobacco Control Subcommittee, Healthy Israel 2020, Israel
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:17. 2010
  9. pmc Peer victimisation and its association with psychological and somatic health problems among adolescents in northern Russia
    Andrew Stickley
    Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition SCOHOST, Södertörn University, Huddinge, Sweden
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 7:15. 2013
  10. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with the use of alternative (folk) medicine practitioners in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union
    Andrew Stickley
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:83. 2013

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Publications158 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The efficacy of a brief intervention in reducing hazardous drinking in working age men in Russia: the HIM (Health for Izhevsk men) individually randomised parallel group exploratory trial
    Elizabeth Allen
    Medical Statistics Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 12:238. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Where there is no health research: what can be done to fill the global gaps in health research?
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 9:e1001209. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Tobacco use and nicotine dependence among conflict-affected men in the Republic of Georgia
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2185-97. 2013
    ..The study aim was to describe patterns of smoking and nicotine dependence among conflict-affected civilian men in the Republic of Georgia and associations with mental disorders...
  4. pmc The health implications of financial crisis: a review of the evidence
    David Stuckler
    Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, UK
    Ulster Med J 78:142-5. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Public attitudes towards smoking and tobacco control policy in Russia
    K Danishevski
    Open Health Institute, Moscow, Russia
    Tob Control 17:276-83. 2008
    ..The tobacco companies have so far faced little opposition as they shape the discourse on smoking in Russia. This paper asks what ordinary Russians really think about possible actions to reduce smoking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Environmental and social factors as determinants of respiratory dysfunction in junior schoolchildren in Moscow
    Ksenia Eroshina
    Open Health Institute, 28, Grokholsky per, Moscow, 129010, Russian Federation
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:197-204. 2004
    ..The process of industrialization of the USSR has left a legacy of widespread and often poorly controlled pollution which is widely believed to have adverse implications for health, in particular for respiratory disease among children...
  7. ncbi request reprint The decision to perform Caesarean section in Russia
    Kirill Danishevski
    Open Health Institute, Moscow, Russian Federation
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:88-94. 2008
    ..This study examines the decision to recommend a Caesarean section, an intervention for which there is a solid evidence base, but whose use varies considerably among facilities in Russia...
  8. pmc A framework for developing an evidence-based, comprehensive tobacco control program
    Laura Rosen
    Dept, of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University and Chair, Tobacco Control Subcommittee, Healthy Israel 2020, Israel
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:17. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc Peer victimisation and its association with psychological and somatic health problems among adolescents in northern Russia
    Andrew Stickley
    Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition SCOHOST, Södertörn University, Huddinge, Sweden
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 7:15. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relation between peer victimisation at school and a range of different psychological and somatic health problems among Russian adolescents...
  10. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with the use of alternative (folk) medicine practitioners in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union
    Andrew Stickley
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:83. 2013
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Health systems performance and cancer outcomes
    Marina Karanikolos
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:7-12. 2013
    ..Third, systematic differences in quality of care (early diagnosis, timely and equitable access to specialist care, and existence of systematic coordination between these activities) may lead to variations in cancer outcomes. ..
  12. doi request reprint Older people in the UK: under attack from all directions
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Age Ageing 42:11-3. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Universal health coverage: a quest for all countries but under threat in some
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Value Health 16:S39-45. 2013
    ....
  14. pmc Improving health outcomes: innovation, coverage, quality and adherence
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:43. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Minding the gap: changes in life expectancy in the Baltic States compared with Finland
    Marina Karanikolos
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1043-9. 2012
    ..In contrast, the health gap has widened...
  16. ncbi request reprint Austerity: a failed experiment on the people of Europe
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Clin Med 12:346-50. 2012
    ....
  17. pmc To see ourselves as others see us
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Health Services Research and Policy, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:2. 2012
    ..This is a commentary on http://www.ijhpr.org/content/1/1/1/..
  18. pmc Financing the Millennium Development Goals for health and beyond: sustaining the 'Big Push'
    Gorik Ooms
    Oxford University, Department of Sociology, Christ Church, Meadow Flat, Oxford OXL1DP, UK
    Global Health 6:17. 2010
    ..Such a Fund could use established and effective strategies for aid delivery to mitigate many financial problems currently undermining the Millennium Development Goals initiative...
  19. pmc Identifying the determinants of premature mortality in Russia: overcoming a methodological challenge
    Susannah Tomkins
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
    BMC Public Health 7:343. 2007
    ..In order to address this study question which focuses on exposures acting shortly before sudden death, a cohort would be unfeasibly large and would suffer from recruitment bias...
  20. pmc Reforming sanitary-epidemiological service in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union: an exploratory study
    George Gotsadze
    Curatio International Foundation, 37 D Chavchavadze Ave, Tbilisi, Georgia
    BMC Public Health 10:440. 2010
    ..Many countries sought to reform this service following the political transition in the 1990s. In this paper we describe the major themes within these reforms...
  21. pmc The effects of dictatorship on health: the case of Turkmenistan
    Bernd Rechel
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med 5:21. 2007
    ..This paper asks whether the health crisis in Turkmenistan is attributable to the consequences of the dictatorship under president Niyazov, who died in 2006...
  22. pmc The HIM (Health for Izhevsk Men) trial protocol
    Susannah Tomkins
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:69. 2008
    ....
  23. pmc The impact of universal National Health Insurance on population health: the experience of Taiwan
    Yue Chune Lee
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:225. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the introduction of National Health Insurance (NHI) in Taiwan in 1995 was associated with a change in deaths from causes amenable to health care...
  24. pmc An analysis of trends and determinants of health insurance and healthcare utilisation in the Russian population between 2000 and 2004: the 'inverse care law' in action
    Francesca Perlman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E7HT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:68. 2009
    ..This paper describes subsequent trends and determinants of healthcare insurance coverage in Russia, and its relationship with health service utilisation, as well as the role of the private sector...
  25. ncbi request reprint Opium, tobacco and alcohol: the evolving legitimacy of international action
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Clin Med 9:338-41. 2009
    ..However, there are other things that are legitimately traded where restrictions may be needed, such as alcohol. Global trade is simply a means to an end. The ultimate goal must include better health for all...
  26. pmc The devil is in the detail
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 329:1175-6. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the health crisis in the USSR: looking behind the facade
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1398-9. 2006
  28. pmc Not everything that counts can be counted; not everything that can be counted counts
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 328:153. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint What are governments for?
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Med J Aust 187:654-5. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Beyond borders: public-health surveillance
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WCIE 7HT, UK
    Lancet 367:1224-6. 2006
  31. pmc Public-private partnerships for hospitals
    Martin McKee
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 84:890-6. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Access to water in the countries of the former Soviet Union
    M McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition and Health System Development Programme, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health 120:364-72. 2006
    ..Since then, the situation is likely to have changed; economic decline has coincided with migration and widening social inequalities, potentially increasing disparities within and between countries...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cochrane on Communism: the influence of ideology on the search for evidence
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:269-73. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint The composition of surrogate alcohols consumed in Russia
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1884-8. 2005
    ..In this population, where there is a high death rate from alcohol-related causes, including acute alcohol poisoning, it was important to know what these products contained...
  35. pmc A failure of leadership? Why Northern Ireland must introduce a total ban on workplace smoking
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Ulster Med J 74:78-80. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Smokeless tobacco: seeing the whole picture
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:805-8. 2007
  37. pmc International cooperation and health. Part 2: making a difference
    Martin McKee
    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 59:737-9. 2005
    ..Yet while public health practitioners, on their own, may indeed be relatively powerless, together they can achieve a great deal. Part 2 of this glossary explores some of the strategies that they can use as they seek to make a difference...
  38. ncbi request reprint Commentary: health and economic transition
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1203-6. 2005
  39. pmc International cooperation and health. Part I: Issues and concepts
    Martin McKee
    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 59:628-31. 2005
    ..Yet while public health practitioners, on their own, may indeed be comparatively powerless, together they can achieve a great deal. Part I of this glossary explores a range of issues that arise as they seek to make a difference...
  40. doi request reprint Solidarity in a unified Europe
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:2-4. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint Choosing health? First choose your philosophy
    Martin McKee
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7 hT, UK
    Lancet 365:369-71. 2005
  42. doi request reprint Towards Bamako: a European perspective on the global health research agenda
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:107-8. 2008
  43. pmc Lessons from health during the transition from communism
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 329:1428-9. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Why we need to ban smoking in public places now
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:325-6. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Health policy and European law: closing the gaps
    Martin McKee
    European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health 120:16-21; discussion 21-2. 2006
  46. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Winners and losers
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1087-8. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint The dangerous rise of American exceptionalism
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Lancet 361:1579-80. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint A crisis of governance?
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:3-8. 2007
    ..Contemporary legislative and constitutional developments in the United Kingdom for public health. This article explores these implications...
  49. ncbi request reprint What can health services contribute to the reduction of inequalities in health?
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine European Observatory on Health Care Systems, London, UK
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 59:54-8. 2002
    ..It concludes by reviewing the need for better information to document the scale of inequalities, to evaluate interventions designed to reduce them, and to disseminate evidence of good practice...
  50. pmc The role of the hospital in a changing environment
    M McKee
    European Observatory on Health Care Systems, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 78:803-10. 2000
    ..Overall, evidence on the effectiveness of policies relating to hospitals is limited and this paper indicates where such evidence can be found...
  51. ncbi request reprint Public health in Europe
    M McKee
    European Centre of Health of Societies in Transition, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 356:665-70. 2000
    ..In particular, public health has largely failed in its role as an advocate of the health of the population. There are, however, many encouraging signs that this may change in the future...
  52. pmc Organised crime and the efforts to combat it: a concern for public health
    Lucy Reynolds
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Faculty of Public Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1 H 9SH, UK
    Global Health 6:21. 2010
    ..It argues that conventional approaches to tackling organised crime often have deleterious consequences for public health, and calls for an evidence-based approach with a focus on outcomes rather than ideology...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparing outcomes of cataract surgery: challenges and opportunities
    Martin McKee
    Outcome Technologies Ltd, 15 19 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2BA, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:348-52. 2005
    ..The VF-14 visual function instrument offers a possible means of monitoring outcomes of cataract surgery. This article examines lessons learned in the course of an attempt to do this...
  54. doi request reprint Trust, terrorism and public health
    Martin McKee
    European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:462-5. 2009
    ..Public health professionals must ensure that their actions do not undermine their credibility, in particular those involved in response to the threat of bioterrorism...
  55. pmc What can global health institutions do to help strengthen health systems in low income countries?
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SY, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:22. 2010
    ..Health systems performance should be monitored, with clear lines of accountability, and reforms should build on evidence of what works in what circumstances...
  56. pmc Changing mortality patterns in East and West Germany and Poland. II: short-term trends during transition and in the 1990s
    E Nolte
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:899-906. 2000
    ....
  57. pmc Patterns of smoking in Russia
    M McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Tob Control 7:22-6. 1998
    ..This information is important for those seeking to develop effective policies to tackle this issue...
  58. ncbi request reprint Macronutrient and food intake in the Baltic republics
    J Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:200-7. 2001
    ..This could provide the populations with a reduced risk and increased protection against non-communicable diseases. These issues will need to be tackled through comprehensive food and nutrition policies and health promotion campaigns...
  59. pmc Moving East: how the transnational tobacco industry gained entry to the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union-part II: an overview of priorities and tactics used to establish a manufacturing presence
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 13:151-60. 2004
    ..To explore how British American Tobacco (BAT), having established cigarette imports, responded to the opportunities for investment in cigarette manufacturing in the former Soviet Union (FSU)...
  60. pmc The health of the Roma people: a review of the published literature
    S Hajioff
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:864-9. 2000
    ..While it is widely believed that the health of Roma people is often poorer than the majority population, these inequalities remain largely unresearched...
  61. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence in Russia, 1996-2004
    M Bobak
    UCL International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, London, UK
    Tob Control 15:131-5. 2006
    ..Changes in the prevalence of smoking in Russia between 1996 and 2004, and whether theses changes differed by sociodemographic groups, were investigated...
  62. pmc Changing mortality patterns in East and West Germany and Poland. I: long term trends (1960-1997)
    E Nolte
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:890-8. 2000
    ..To examine the long term evolution of mortality in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) in the period from 1960 and its specific position in health terms compared with the Federal Republic (FRG) in the west and Poland in the east...
  63. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity in a country in transition: a population-based survey in Tirana City, Albania
    Laidon Shapo
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Scand J Public Health 32:60-7. 2004
    ..This paper describes the work and leisure-time physical activity levels of adults living in Tirana City (Albania)...
  64. pmc Exploring the impact of foreign direct investment on tobacco consumption in the former Soviet Union
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Tob Control 14:13-21. 2005
    ..This paper seeks to explore the impact that the substantial transnational tobacco company investments have had on patterns of tobacco trade and consumption in the former Soviet Union...
  65. ncbi request reprint Health sector reform in the former Soviet Republics of Central Asia
    M McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Health Plann Manage 13:131-47. 1998
    ..It is argued that governments and those advising them must place greater emphasis on the challenges of implementation, including the development of a much better understanding of the context within which change must take place...
  66. pmc Moving East: how the transnational tobacco industry gained entry to the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union-part I: establishing cigarette imports
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 13:143-50. 2004
    ..To identify British American Tobacco's (BAT) reasons for targeting the former Soviet Union following its collapse in 1991 and the initial strategies BAT used to enter the region...
  67. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of smoking in Belarus: a national household survey, 2000
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:245-53. 2001
    ..To date policy responses have been inadequate. Unless effective tobacco control policies are introduced, tobacco will continue to make an increasingly large contribution to premature morbidity and mortality in Belarus...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health in Bulgaria: levels and determinants
    Dina C Balabanova
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Scand J Public Health 30:306-12. 2002
    ..This paper examined self-perceived health in Bulgaria in relation to financial status (measured by income and self-assessed financial status) after adjustment for other potential explanatory variables...
  70. doi request reprint Diabetes during the Russian transition
    Francesca Perlman
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:305-13. 2008
    ..To study trends in diabetes awareness and care in post-transition Russia, at a time of increased all-cause and diabetic mortality and disrupted health care...
  71. pmc Prevalence and socio-economic distribution of hazardous patterns of alcohol drinking: study of alcohol consumption in men aged 25-54 years in Izhevsk, Russia
    S Tomkins
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 102:544-53. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of hazardous drinking and its socio-economic distribution among Russian men...
  72. ncbi request reprint The impact of private-sector provision on equitable utilisation of coronary revascularisation in London
    J Mindell
    University College London, London, UK
    Heart 94:1008-11. 2008
    ..To investigate the impact of including private-sector data on assessments of equity of coronary revascularisation provision using NHS data only...
  73. ncbi request reprint Neonatal mortality in the Czech Republic during the transition
    I Koupilova
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy 46:43-52. 1998
    ..To identify factors underlying the reduction in neonatal mortality in the Czech Republic during the 1990s and to identify scope for further improvements...
  74. ncbi request reprint Temporal and spatial pattern of infant mortality in Germany after unification
    E Nolte
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Soz Praventivmed 46:303-10. 2001
    ..There is, however, still a substantial regional variation in infant mortality that is largely determined by postneonatal mortality...
  75. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes in Tirana City, Albania: a rapid increase in a country in transition
    L Shapo
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Diabet Med 21:77-83. 2004
    ..To determine how the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus has changed in Tirana, the capital of Albania, over 20 years...
  76. pmc Tobacco industry influence on science and scientists in Germany
    Thilo Grüning
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Royal Free Hospital, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, England
    Am J Public Health 96:20-32. 2006
    ..The industry introduced serious bias that probably influenced scientific and public opinion in Germany. This influence likely undermined efforts to control tobacco use...
  77. pmc Analysis of how the health systems context shapes responses to the control of human immunodeficiency virus: case-studies from the Russian Federation
    Rifat A Atun
    Centre for Health Management, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, England, UK
    Bull World Health Organ 83:730-8. 2005
    ..To develop a methodology and an instrument that allow the simultaneous rapid and systematic examination of the broad public health context, the health care systems, and the features of disease-specific programmes...
  78. ncbi request reprint Consultants' attitudes to clinical governance: barriers and incentives to engagement
    H Hogan
    Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health 121:614-22. 2007
    ..To explore medical specialists' attitudes to clinical governance in acute hospitals and factors influencing these attitudes...
  79. ncbi request reprint Untangling Gordian knots: improving tuberculosis control through the development of 'programme theories'
    R Coker
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ECOHOST, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Health Plann Manage 19:217-26. 2004
    ..This work has informed the application of an evaluation toolkit which has been successfully applied in a number of settings and assisted in the sustainable implementation of a DOTS strategy in Russia...
  80. ncbi request reprint What is happening to the health of the Croatian population?
    I Bozicevic
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Croat Med J 42:601-5. 2001
    ....
  81. pmc Is the link between alcohol and cardiovascular death among young Russian men attributable to misclassification of acute alcohol intoxication? Evidence from the city of Izhevsk
    V M Shkolnikov
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:171-4. 2002
    ..However, the possibility remains that such deaths are misclassified as being attributable to cardiovascular disease when they are really caused by acute alcohol poisoning...
  82. ncbi request reprint Health policy-making in central and eastern Europe: lessons from the inaction on injuries?
    M McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy Plan 15:263-9. 2000
    ..There is also a need to develop non-governmental organizations that have sufficient capacity to undertake their own analyses and to place issues on the agenda...
  83. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of smoking in Ukraine, 2000
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Prev Med 33:453-61. 2001
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Food security in the Baltic Republics
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:397-404. 2002
    ..This study examined three aspects of food security in the Baltic Republics: reasons for choosing foods; level of dependence on home-grown or raised foods; and use of home-grown vegetables...
  85. ncbi request reprint Developing schools of public health. Forward
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Public Health Rev 30:5-10. 2002
  86. doi request reprint The influence of social capital on health in eight former Soviet countries: why does it differ?
    Béatrice d'Hombres
    Econometrics and Applied Statistics Unit, Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:44-50. 2011
    ..Previous research has identified the role of social capital in explaining variations in health in the countries of the former Soviet Union. This study explores whether the benefits of social capital vary among these countries and why...
  87. ncbi request reprint Implementing hospital reform in central and eastern Europe
    Judith Healy
    European Observatory on Health Care Systems, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy 61:1-19. 2002
    ....
  88. pmc How can quality of health care be safeguarded across the European Union?
    Helena Legido-Quigley
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 336:920-3. 2008
  89. doi request reprint Availability and characteristics of nonbeverage alcohols sold in 17 Russian cities in 2007
    Artyom Gil
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:79-85. 2009
    ..There is particular interest in establishing this following the introduction of new federal regulations in January 2006 aimed at restricting the availability of these products...
  90. doi request reprint Lessons from two decades of health reform in Central Asia
    B Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:281-7. 2012
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Tobacco policies in Austria during the Third Reich
    E Bachinger
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1033-7. 2007
    ..Previous work has described the situation in Germany...
  92. ncbi request reprint Huge variation in Russian mortality rates 1984-94: artefact, alcohol, or what?
    D A Leon
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 350:383-8. 1997
    ..6 years, having fallen by 6.2 years since 1990. There has been concern that such striking fluctuations in mortality are an artefact, although, among other factors, alcohol consumption has been implicated...
  93. pmc Tobacco and transition: an overview of industry investments, impact and influence in the former Soviet Union
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 13:136-42. 2004
    ....
  94. doi request reprint What can we learn about patient safety from information sources within an acute hospital: a step on the ladder of integrated risk management?
    H Hogan
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:209-15. 2008
    ..To assess the utility of data already existing within hospitals for monitoring patient safety...
  95. pmc Changing life expectancy in the 1980s: why was Denmark different from Sweden?
    L Chenet
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    J Epidemiol Community Health 50:404-7. 1996
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Health needs of the Roma population in the Czech and Slovak Republics
    I Koupilova
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:1191-204. 2001
    ..There is a need for further research into the health of Roma people with particular emphasis on non-communicable disease and for interventions that would improve their health...
  97. pmc Two countries divided by a common language: health systems in the UK and USA
    Monica Desai
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J R Soc Med 103:283-7. 2010
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Body weight patterns in a country in transition: a population-based survey in Tirana City, Albania
    Laidon Shapo
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health Nutr 6:471-7. 2003
    ..This paper reports the distribution and determinants of body mass index (BMI) and obesity in Tirana City (Albania)...
  99. pmc Alcohol policy in a Russian region: a stakeholder analysis
    Artyom Gil
    I M Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, 8 2 Trubetskaya street, Moscow, Russia
    Eur J Public Health 20:588-94. 2010
    ..Male life expectancy in the Russian Federation, at 60 years, is the lowest in Europe. Several factors contribute to this situation, but hazardous consumption of alcohol is especially a key factor...
  100. pmc Measuring the health of nations: analysis of mortality amenable to health care
    Ellen Nolte
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 327:1129. 2003
    ....
  101. pmc Winners and losers: expansion of insurance coverage in Russia in the 1990s
    Dina C Balabanova
    Health Systems Development Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Am J Public Health 93:2124-30. 2003
    ..This study sought to describe the evolution of the Russian compulsory health insurance system and to identify factors associated with noncoverage...