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Schools of public health in low and middle income countries: an imperative investment for improving the health of populations?

This comprehensive review article reflects the contemporary debate on the role of schools of public health in developing countries.  Sixteen authors bring together multiregional perspectives on this issue from several countries, synthesizing a unified position on the need for SPHs as an imperative investment for low and middle income countries, so as to more effectively address the health of their populations.

Abstract on PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27604901

Full Text (no cost): https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3616-6

Citation:   Rabbani F, Shipton L, White F, Nuwayhid I, London L, Ghaffar A, Ha BT, Tomson G, Rimal R, Islam A, Takian A, Wong S, Zaidi S, Khan K, Karmaliani R, Abbasi IN, Abbas F.  Schools of public health in low and middle income countries: an imperative investment for improving the health of populations? BMC Public Health (2016) 16:941 DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3616-6.