Derek Yach

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The global fight for smoke-free public places
    Derek Yach
    J Public Health Policy 26:90-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Epidemiologic and economic consequences of the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes
    Derek Yach
    Yale University School of Public Health, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Nat Med 12:62-6. 2006
  3. 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
  4. ncbi Chronic diseases: an increasing challenge in developing countries
    Derek Yach
    Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College Street, Suite 319, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:321-4. 2005
  5. ncbi The global burden of chronic diseases: overcoming impediments to prevention and control
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 291:2616-22. 2004
  6. ncbi Tobacco control in Finland and Switzerland: opportunities to learn about overcoming resistance to change
    Derek Yach
    Soz Praventivmed 50:337-8. 2005
  7. pmc The answer to diabetes prevention: science, surgery, service delivery, or social policy?
    Ruth Colagiuri
    Diabetes Unit, Australian Health Policy Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Public Health 96:1562-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Better health statistics are possible
    Abdallah Bchir
    Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:190-3. 2006
  9. ncbi The influence of maternal cigarette smoking, snuff use and passive smoking on pregnancy outcomes: the Birth To Ten Study
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Parowvallei, South Africa
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:90-9. 2006
  10. ncbi Can food and beverage companies help improve population health? Some insights from PepsiCo
    Derek Yach
    PepsiCo Inc, Purchase, NY, USA
    Med J Aust 187:656-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi The global fight for smoke-free public places
    Derek Yach
    J Public Health Policy 26:90-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Epidemiologic and economic consequences of the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes
    Derek Yach
    Yale University School of Public Health, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Nat Med 12:62-6. 2006
  3. 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
  4. ncbi Chronic diseases: an increasing challenge in developing countries
    Derek Yach
    Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College Street, Suite 319, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:321-4. 2005
  5. ncbi The global burden of chronic diseases: overcoming impediments to prevention and control
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 291:2616-22. 2004
    ..A more concerted, strategic, and multisectoral policy approach, underpinned by solid research, is essential to help reverse the negative trends in the global incidence of chronic disease...
  6. ncbi Tobacco control in Finland and Switzerland: opportunities to learn about overcoming resistance to change
    Derek Yach
    Soz Praventivmed 50:337-8. 2005
  7. pmc The answer to diabetes prevention: science, surgery, service delivery, or social policy?
    Ruth Colagiuri
    Diabetes Unit, Australian Health Policy Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Public Health 96:1562-9. 2006
    ..Accordingly, we argue that social policy is the key to achieving and sustaining social and physical environments required to achieve widespread reductions in both the incidence and prevalence of diabetes...
  8. ncbi Better health statistics are possible
    Abdallah Bchir
    Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:190-3. 2006
  9. ncbi The influence of maternal cigarette smoking, snuff use and passive smoking on pregnancy outcomes: the Birth To Ten Study
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Parowvallei, South Africa
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:90-9. 2006
    ..Passive smoking did not affect birthweight significantly in this population...
  10. ncbi Can food and beverage companies help improve population health? Some insights from PepsiCo
    Derek Yach
    PepsiCo Inc, Purchase, NY, USA
    Med J Aust 187:656-7. 2007
  11. ncbi Food companies and nutrition for better health
    Derek Yach
    Public Health Nutr 11:109-11. 2008
  12. ncbi Rising to the global challenge of the chronic disease epidemic
    Lois Quam
    Ovations, Minneapolis, MN 55440, USA
    Lancet 368:1221-3. 2006
  13. ncbi Technological and social innovation: a unifying new paradigm for global health
    Charles A Gardner
    Rockefeller Foundation, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1052-61. 2007
    ..Local public-private research and development partnerships, implementation research, and individual leadership are needed to achieve this goal...
  14. ncbi Grand challenges in chronic non-communicable diseases
    Abdallah S Daar
    Program on Life Sciences, Ethics and Policy, McLaughlin Rotman Centre for Global Health, University Health Network University of Toronto, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L7, Canada
    Nature 450:494-6. 2007
  15. pmc Mexico and the tobacco industry: doing the wrong thing for the right reason?
    Jonathan Samet
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 332:353-4. 2006
  16. ncbi Cochrane column: commentary: interventions for preventing tobacco sales to minors
    Derek Yach
    Global Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:32. 2006
  17. ncbi International health in the 21st century: trends and challenges
    Anthony B Zwi
    Soc Sci Med 54:1615-20. 2002
  18. ncbi Unhealthy consumption threatens sustainable development
    Yasmin von Schirnding
    Rev Saude Publica 36:379-82. 2002
  19. pmc Broadening the focus of epidemiology and public health training
    Ruth Bonita
    Am J Public Health 92:1706; author reply 1706-7. 2002
  20. ncbi Unleashing the power of prevention to achieve global health-gains
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 360:1343-4. 2002
  21. ncbi WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
    Derek Yach
    Lancet 361:611-2. 2003
  22. ncbi Comment on the obesity issue
    Derek Yach
    Soz Praventivmed 48:336. 2003
  23. ncbi The World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: implications for global epidemics of food-related deaths and disease
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Public Health Policy 24:274-90. 2003
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  24. ncbi Global chronic diseases
    Derek Yach
    Science 307:317. 2005
  25. pmc Global functions at the World Health Organization
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    BMJ 330:1099-100. 2005
  26. pmc Estimates of global and regional smoking prevalence in 1995, by age and sex
    Prabhat Jha
    World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1002-6. 2002
    ..We calculated regional and sex- and age-specific smoking prevalence estimates worldwide in 1995...
  27. doi Wellness in the workplace: a multi-stakeholder health-promoting initiative of the World Economic Forum
    Helena Leurent
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:379-80, ii. 2008
    ..The authors discuss progress on this effort...