Martin McKee

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Political interference in American science: why Europe should be concerned about the actions of the Bush administration
    Martin McKee
    Eur J Public Health 13:289-91. 2003
  2. 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
  3. pmc Knowledge of the health impacts of smoking and public attitudes towards tobacco control in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 22:e12. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Changing patterns of fruit and vegetable intake in countries of the former Soviet Union
    Sarah Krull Abe
    1 European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Public Health Nutr 16:1924-32. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Micro- and meso-level influences on obesity in the former Soviet Union: a multi-level analysis
    Kaitlyn Watson
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Eur J Public Health 23:291-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and psychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:271-6. 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Health and health systems in the Commonwealth of Independent States
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1145-55. 2013
  10. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union between 2001 and 2010
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 102:1320-8. 2012

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Publications125 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Political interference in American science: why Europe should be concerned about the actions of the Bush administration
    Martin McKee
    Eur J Public Health 13:289-91. 2003
  2. 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
  3. pmc Knowledge of the health impacts of smoking and public attitudes towards tobacco control in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 22:e12. 2013
    ..To describe levels of knowledge on the harmful effects of tobacco and public support for tobacco control measures in nine countries of the former Soviet Union and to examine the characteristics associated with this knowledge and support...
  4. doi request reprint Changing patterns of fruit and vegetable intake in countries of the former Soviet Union
    Sarah Krull Abe
    1 European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Public Health Nutr 16:1924-32. 2013
    ..To assess how the frequency of low fruit and vegetable consumption has changed in countries of the former Soviet Union (FSU) between 2001 and 2010 and to identify factors associated with low consumption...
  5. ncbi request reprint Micro- and meso-level influences on obesity in the former Soviet Union: a multi-level analysis
    Kaitlyn Watson
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Eur J Public Health 23:291-8. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and psychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:271-6. 2013
    ..The study aim was to describe the prevalence of nicotine dependence in 9 countries of the fSU and to examine the psychosocial factors associated with nicotine dependence...
  7. 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)...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health and health systems in the Commonwealth of Independent States
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1145-55. 2013
    ..However, major challenges remain, such as frequent private out-of-pocket payments for health care and underdeveloped systems for improvement of quality of care...
  10. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union between 2001 and 2010
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 102:1320-8. 2012
    ..We sought to present new data on smoking prevalence in 8 countries, analyze prevalence changes between 2001 and 2010, and examine trend variance by age, location, education level, and household economic status...
  11. ncbi request reprint Drinking in the Commonwealth of Independent States--evidence from eight countries
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 100:1647-68. 2005
    ..To describe the frequency of alcohol consumption and beverage preferences in eight countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Changing health inequalities in east and west Germany since unification
    Ellen Nolte
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:119-36. 2004
    ..This suggests that mechanisms involved in the association of socio-economic factors and health possibly behave differently in east and west...
  13. doi request reprint Patterns of public support for price increases on alcohol in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:473-8. 2012
    ..To measure levels of public support for price increases on beer and spirits in nine former Soviet Union countries and to examine the characteristics influencing such support...
  14. pmc Hazardous alcohol consumption is associated with increased levels of B-type natriuretic peptide: evidence from two population-based studies
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:393-404. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that the association of heavy drinking with increased risk of cardiovascular disease may be partly due to alcohol-induced non-atherosclerotic damage to the myocardium...
  15. doi request reprint Hazardous alcohol drinking in the former Soviet Union: a cross-sectional study of eight countries
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:351-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe episodic heavy drinking and other hazardous drinking behaviors in eight countries of the fSU...
  16. 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)...
  17. doi request reprint Financial crisis, austerity, and health in Europe
    Marina Karanikolos
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1323-31. 2013
    ..Policy decisions about how to respond to economic crises have pronounced and unintended effects on public health, yet public health voices have remained largely silent during the economic crisis...
  18. pmc Socio-demographic predictors of dimensions of the AUDIT score in a population sample of working-age men in Izhevsk, Russia
    Sarah Cook
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:702-8. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Determinants of smoking in eight countries of the former Soviet Union: results from the living conditions, lifestyles and health study
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 99:1577-85. 2004
    ..Such data are urgently needed given the absence of accurate comparative data in the region and the recent changes experienced...
  20. 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
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  21. pmc Loneliness: its correlates and association with health behaviours and outcomes in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Andrew Stickley
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e67978. 2013
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  22. 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...
  23. 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)...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Are the health Millennium Development Goals appropriate for Eastern Europe and Central Asia?
    Bernd Rechel
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy 73:339-51. 2005
    ..In addition, countries, with support from the international community, must improve the quality of vital registration data to enable more accurate estimation of the disease burden...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Criminal victimisation and health: examining the relation in nine 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, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 91:76-83. 2013
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  29. 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...
  30. pmc Trends in the prevalence of smoking in Russia during the transition to a market economy
    Francesca Perlman
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Tob Control 16:299-305. 2007
    ..Changes in smoking, particularly an increase in women, were predicted to follow the aggressive campaigns of multinational tobacco companies in transitional Russia. However, such changes have not yet been demonstrated unequivocally...
  31. doi request reprint Good Health at Low Cost 25 years on: lessons for the future of health systems strengthening
    Dina Balabanova
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:2118-33. 2013
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  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Changes in household access to water in countries of the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:352-9. 2012
    ..The study objectives were to measure changes in access to piped household water in seven of these countries between 2001 and 2010 and examine how these varied by household economic status...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diabetes as a tracer condition in international benchmarking of health systems
    Ellen Nolte
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, UK
    Diabetes Care 29:1007-11. 2006
    ..To assess the performance of health systems using diabetes as a tracer condition...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hazardous alcohol drinking and premature mortality in Russia: a population based case-control study
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 369:2001-9. 2007
    ..The reason for the low life expectancy in Russian men and large fluctuations in mortality are unknown. We investigated the contribution of alcohol, and hazardous drinking in particular, to male mortality in a typical Russian city...
  38. pmc The invisible hand: how British American Tobacco precluded competition in Uzbekistan
    Anna 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 16:239-47. 2007
    ..This paper focuses, instead, on BAT's attitude to competition, compares BAT's conduct with international standards and assesses its influence on the privatisation process...
  39. doi request reprint Health insurance coverage and health care access in Moldova
    Erica Richardson
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1E 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:204-12. 2012
    ..This paper describes the extent to which the Moldovan MHI scheme has managed to achieve coverage of its population and the characteristics of those who remain without cover...
  40. 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
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  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Smoking cessation and desire to stop smoking in nine countries of the former Soviet Union
    Katharine Footman
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1628-33. 2013
    ..To reduce this health burden, greater focus on smoking cessation is needed, but little is currently known about rates and characteristics of cessation in the fSU...
  43. doi request reprint The Arab Spring: confronting the challenge of non-communicable disease
    Bayard Roberts
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health Policy 34:345-52. 2013
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  44. doi request reprint Health and social fields in the context of lifestyle migration
    Helena Legido-Quigley
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Place 18:1209-16. 2012
    ..This conceptual framework provides new insights for those considering retirement abroad, and those that want to understand how lifestyles and navigating distinct social fields influence health and the healthcare experience...
  45. doi request reprint Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet countries
    Hassan Mir
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Tob Control 22:231-4. 2013
    ..To analyse compliance of cigarette packets with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and national legislation and the policy actions that are required in eight former Soviet Union countries...
  46. 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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  47. 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
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  48. ncbi request reprint Reforming health care financing in Bulgaria: the population perspective
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:753-65. 2004
    ..Universal health insurance appears to attract most support, but a broader public debate involving less empowered people is needed to resolve misunderstandings and create realistic expectations...
  49. 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
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  50. doi request reprint The persistence of irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1079-82. 2012
    ..In previous work, the authors described patterns of irregular hypertension treatment in eight countries of the fSU in 2001. This paper presents new data on changes in the use of hypertension treatment in the same countries...
  51. ncbi request reprint Access to health care in a system transition: the case of Bulgaria
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Health Plann Manage 17:377-95. 2002
    ..This paper examines the pattern of illness behaviour in Bulgaria, seeking evidence of inequalities in access to services and eliciting users' pathways to care...
  52. pmc Alcohol increases circulatory disease mortality in Russia: acute and chronic effects or misattribution of cause?
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1279-90. 2010
    ..It has recently been argued that a substantial number of such deaths currently ascribed to cardiovascular disorders are misclassified cases of acute alcohol poisoning...
  53. 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...
  54. doi request reprint Migration and health in an increasingly diverse Europe
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, and European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1235-45. 2013
    ..Improvement of migrant health and provision of access for migrants to appropriate health services is not without challenges, but knowledge about what steps need to be taken to achieve these aims is increasing...
  55. pmc Prevalence of smoking in 8 countries of the former Soviet Union: results from the living conditions, lifestyles and health study
    Anna Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    Am J Public Health 94:2177-87. 2004
    ..We sought to provide comparative data on smoking habits in countries of the former Soviet Union...
  56. 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
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  57. 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
  58. doi request reprint Social factors associated with alcohol consumption in the former Soviet Union: a systematic review
    Adrianna Murphy
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:711-8. 2012
    ..We aim to critically review the current evidence for social factors associated with alcohol consumption in the fSU and to identify key gaps in the literature...
  59. pmc Tobacco policies in Nazi Germany: not as simple as it seems
    Eleonore Bachinger
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Public Health 122:497-505. 2008
    ..This paper reassesses the scale and nature of tobacco control in Germany during the Third Reich...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of smoking in Tirana city, Albania: a population-based survey
    Laidon Shapo
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health 117:228-36. 2003
    ..Smoking is the leading cause of premature death in Europe yet there are still many countries in which there is little information on its patterns and determinants. Albania is one such country...
  61. doi request reprint Health services for children in western Europe
    Ingrid Wolfe
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1224-34. 2013
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  62. doi request reprint Tackling childhood obesity: the importance of understanding the context
    Cécile Knai
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E7HT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:506-11. 2010
    ..We describe the development and application of a qualitative risk analysis approach to identify non-scientific considerations framing the policy response to obesity in Denmark and Latvia...
  63. 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...
  64. doi request reprint The influence of concern about crime on levels of psychological distress in the former Soviet Union
    Bayard Roberts
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:433-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between concern about crime and levels of psychological distress in eight countries of the former Soviet Union...
  65. ncbi request reprint The burden of disease attributable to nutrition in Europe
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health Nutr 6:453-61. 2003
    ..This review examines the extent to which differences in nutrition could explain the diversity of health in Europe and how dietary patterns might contribute to the overall burden of disease in the region...
  66. doi request reprint Analysing arrangements for cross-border mobility of patients in the European Union: a proposal for a framework
    Helena Legido-Quigley
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy 108:27-36. 2012
    ..We believe that it will be useful to researchers studying cross-border collaborations and policy makers engaging in them...
  67. 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
  68. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: the case for binding international legislation
    Cécile Knai
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 15:559-61. 2005
  69. ncbi request reprint Pushing up smoking incidence: plans for a privatised tobacco industry in Moldova
    Anna B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 365:1354-9. 2005
    ..Multilateral financial organisations promoting tobacco industry privatisation could ensure their loan conditions protect public health by making the implementation of tobacco control policies a pre-requisite for privatisation...
  70. pmc Risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis in Russia: case-control study
    Richard Coker
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 332:85-7. 2006
    ..To determine risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis in Russia...
  71. doi request reprint Ageing in the European Union
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1312-22. 2013
    ..Ageing of the health workforce is another challenge, and policies will need to be pursued that meet the particular needs of older workers (ie, those aged 50 years or older) while recruiting young practitioners...
  72. doi request reprint How market-oriented education policies might influence young people's health: development of a logic model from qualitative case studies in English secondary schools
    Chris Bonell
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e24. 2012
    ..Schools shape their students' lifestyles and health, but the effects of 'marketisation' are under-researched. The authors use qualitative data to develop a logic model regarding such effects...
  73. pmc Measuring NHS performance 1990-2009 using amenable mortality: interpret with care
    Monica Desai
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J R Soc Med 104:370-9. 2011
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  74. ncbi request reprint Health-care system frailties and public health control of communicable disease on the European Union's new eastern border
    Richard J Coker
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 363:1389-92. 2004
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  75. ncbi request reprint A new year, a new era: Romania and Bulgaria join the European Union
    Martin McKee
    Eur J Public Health 17:119-20. 2007
  76. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control policy: the European dimension
    Anna Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT
    Clin Med 2:335-42. 2002
    ..It concludes by examining areas where the College might take action...
  77. ncbi request reprint Childhood injury: call for action
    Martin McKee
    Croat Med J 43:375-8. 2002
    ..But injuries are low on the policy agenda for various reasons, including their lack of visibility. We advocated the development of integrated intersectoral policies underpinned by an effective public health structure...
  78. ncbi request reprint European health policy: where now?
    Martin McKee
    Eur J Public Health 15:557-8. 2005
  79. ncbi request reprint Determinants of and inequalities in self-perceived health in Ukraine
    Anna B C Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:2177-88. 2002
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Responding to the challenge of chronic diseases: ideas from Europe
    Martin McKee
    European Observatory on Health Care Systems, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Clin Med 4:336-42. 2004
    ..Finally it discusses how to overcome the barriers to change and the scope for learning from international experience...
  81. ncbi request reprint Trade concerns must not be allowed to set the public health agenda
    Nathan Ford
    Lancet 361:71-2. 2003
  82. 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
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  83. ncbi request reprint The implications of terrorism for public health
    Staffan Janson
    Eur J Public Health 12:1-2. 2002
  84. pmc After Nice: where now for health policy in the European Union?
    Martin McKee
    J R Soc Med 96:1-2. 2003
  85. ncbi request reprint The contribution of medical care to changing life expectancy in Germany and Poland
    Ellen Nolte
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:1905-21. 2002
    ..Especially in Poland and the former German Democratic Republic there remains potential for further progress that would narrow the health gap with the west...
  86. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in birth outcomes in Russia: evidence from Tula oblast
    Kirill Danishevski
    Moscow Medical Academy, Moscow, Russian Federation
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:352-9. 2005
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  87. ncbi request reprint Population health in Europe: how much is attributable to health care?
    Ellen Nolte
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    World Hosp Health Serv 40:12-4, 40, 42. 2004
    ..Inevitably, this is to a considerable extent a false dichotomy. Both are important. But how much does health care contribute to population health?..
  88. ncbi request reprint Prison health in Russia: the larger picture
    Alexey Bobrik
    Open Health Institute, Grokholskiy Pereulok, 28, Moscow 129010, Russian Federation
    J Public Health Policy 26:30-59. 2005
    ..There is also much that is not known about the health of Russian convicts, with what is available reflecting what is measured rather than what is important...
  89. 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...
  90. pmc Post-communist transition and health in Europe
    Martin McKee
    BMJ 329:1355-6. 2004
  91. ncbi request reprint Understanding population health: lessons from the former Soviet Union
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Heatlh and Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Clin Med 5:374-8. 2005
    ..5) Science can flourish only where it is free from ideology. (6) Public health and basic science achieve most when they work together. (7) Without functioning democracy, the outlook for better health is poor...
  92. pmc Health and health care in transitional Europe
    Kristina Fister
    BMJ 331:169-70. 2005
  93. ncbi request reprint The changing nature of murder in Russia
    Valeriy V Chervyakov
    Transnational Family Research Institute, ul Akademika Korolyova, 8, 1 479, Moscow 129515, Russian Federation
    Soc Sci Med 55:1713-24. 2002
    ..They are now younger, less likely to have previous convictions, and to have a more diverse range of educational levels. The previous urban-rural gap, with higher levels in rural areas, has also narrowed...
  94. 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
  95. ncbi request reprint Understanding informal payments for health care: the example of Bulgaria
    Dina Balabanova
    Health Systems Development Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Health Policy 62:243-73. 2002
    ..A clear policy response to informal payments is, however, lacking. The current study explores informal payments in Bulgaria within a conceptual framework developed by triangulating information using a variety of methodologies...
  96. 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
  97. 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
  98. 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...
  99. 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...
  100. 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...
  101. ncbi request reprint Health systems' responses to 25 years of HIV in Europe: inequities persist and challenges remain
    Rifat A Atun
    Centre for Health Management, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Health Policy 86:181-94. 2008
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