This series on “Global Urban Health: Findings from the 2021 APRU Global Health” is edited by Dr. Mellissa Withers from University of Southern California and Dr. Mary Schooling from The University of Hong Kong.
The articles included in this series were all invited papers that were presented at the 2021 APRU Global Health Conference, which was hosted by the University of Hong Kong in Nov 2021. The articles included in this special series feature a wide range of topics, from non-communicable diseases and mental health to infectious diseases and healthy aging.
The role of natural environments in the effectiveness of brief mindfulness-based stress reduction (brief MBSR): depression, anxiety, stress and hair cortisol from a randomized trial
Factors affecting adoption of digital contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic: a literature review
Quitting is such a sweet sorrow: a grounded theory study of unassisted smoking cessation among Filipino adult smokers
Anemia and socioeconomic status among older adults in the Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)
The evolution and effects of mobile health (mHealth) intervention on weight management among healthy overweight/obese populations in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The special series “Global Urban Health: Findings from the 2021 APRU Global Health” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Public Health and Emergency without any funding or sponsorship. Mellissa Withers and Mary Schooling served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the special series.