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CALL FOR PAPERS! We invite you to submit your article in this special issue: "Plastic Pollution: Environmental Occurrence, Public Health and Ecotoxicological Effects". Please visit the website (https://lnkd.in/gHwWa4_v) for a description of the scope and a not strictly list of included topics. We are looking forward to receiving your contribution...
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This special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) focuses on the current state of knowledge on the environmental behavior of emerging contaminants. New research papers and reviews are welcome to this issue including but not limited to the topics: (1) Identification and investigation of emerging contami...
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Resumo Objetivo analisar, na perspectiva da Integralidade, as internações de adolescentes por condições sensíveis à Atenção Primária em uma Regional de Saúde do Paraná. Método estudo de abordagem quantitativa, retrospectivo, realizado no período de janeiro a julho de 2018. Foram coletados dados públicos de internações de adolescentes de 10 a 19 ano...
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Fat Studies beschäftigen sich mit hohem Körpergewicht, ohne es auf die Wahrnehmung als Gesundheitsgefahr zu reduzieren. Sie fokussieren auf den gesellschaftlichen Umgang mit ›Übergewicht‹ als Ordnungs- und Herrschaftskategorie und analysieren, wie dicke Körper normiert und pathologisiert werden. International bereits weit entwickelt, sind die Fat S...
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Os estudos sobre a Insegurança Alimentar e Nutricional (InSAN) apontam para o retrocesso na questão alimentar e nutricional do Brasil nos últimos anos, desencadeando diversas dificuldades relacionadas a problemas sociais e de saúde pública. O presente artigo tem como objetivo amparar a mitigação da InSAN, através de ações sociais de trabalho volunt...
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Economic evaluations of public health interventions to prevent malaria should consider the adoption of wider perspectives and the inclusion of non-health impacts, particularly economic development outcomes, such as education. This is especially relevant in malaria elimination settings and in the context of the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
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Resumo Sofrimento psíquico e desenvolvimento de transtornos mentais nas prisões são questões de saúde pública reconhecidas mundialmente. Objetivou-se identificar a prevalência destes sintomas e os fatores associados em 99 mulheres com mais de 18 anos de idade, nos regimes provisório, fechado e semiaberto de Juiz de Fora-MG. Trata-se de um estudo tr...
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Recently, in Winnipeg, the implementation of new bus rapid transit (BRT) system in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic has raised many concerns, challenging the rationale behind the untimely release. However, the new BRT service can benefit low-income, socio-economically vulnerable, and transit captive passengers who must travel to essential servic...
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What steps are needed to make life better and more convivial? The Second Convivialist Manifesto (2020) has presented a short diagnosis of the current crises and sketches of a possible and desirable future. It has been a necessary work of theoretical synthesis, but preserving a viable world also requires passion. It is thus urgent to show what peopl...
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This short communication paper aimed to compile the main determinants of inequality in dental services by distinguishing between access, utilisation, and provision of dental services. Recent findings integrated, and a dedicated conceptual framework entitled “Triangle of inequality in dental services” has been suggested. These can contribute a rich...
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Objective The aim of this study was to analyze the epidemiological characteristics of the causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 5 patients in North China and to investigate the economic burden of those on hemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD), as well as the associated influencing factors.Methods General clinical information, etiolog...
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During an epidemic, decision-makers in public health need accurate predictions of the future case numbers, in order to control the spread of new cases and allow efficient resource planning for hospital needs and capacities. In particular, considering that infectious diseases are spread through human-human transmissions, the analysis of spatio-tempo...
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Background The Russian Federation has introduced a vertical large-scale program of ‘dispensarization’ (Program) that includes health check-ups and screenings for the entire adult population. It is expected to improve the results of medical interventions and ensure health gains at a relatively low cost. The major research question: Does the design a...
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Le infezioni respiratorie virali sono un problema di salute pubblica a causa del loro elevato tasso di trasmissione e delle manifestazioni cliniche spesso simili. Per facilitare una diagnosi differenziale tempestiva, l'uso di pannelli PCR multiplex, con il loro tempo di risposta molto breve, sono strumenti promettenti per migliorare la gestione del...
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There have been sustained global efforts to promote the uptake of COVID-19 vaccines, yet studies suggest the upsurge of vaccine resistance around the world. Considering the wide adoption of social media as crucial sources of health information, the nature of popular online debates on vaccination initiatives can significantly sway people's vaccine-r...
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Introduction: Healthcare associated infections (HCAI) are infections occurring in a patient undergoing medical treatment in a hospital or other healthcare facility which were absent at the time of admission. They are a serious burden on public health in terms of costs and patient management. MDR bacteria are main causes of HCAI and are associated w...
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What is the association between partisanship and individual views as well as behaviours towards the Covid-19 pandemic? This research note explores how and why there might be differences between distinct voter groups. It addresses this question empirically using two datasets collected before and during pandemic: a daily survey covering nearly 100,00...
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There were recent reports of a mysterious virus spreading in Pakistan causing dengue-like illness with hundreds of cases admitted to hospitals over the winter. The mysterious virus was touted as a new variant of the dengue virus by the local health experts in Pakistan as most patients were tested negative for the dengue virus test despite presentin...
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Background: Drug addiction is one of the alarming public health and social problems in Afghanistan and around the world. Addiction denotes the habitual use or the physical or mental dependence on narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances.
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With signaling theory, credibility, and social media engagement (SME) as guiding frameworks, this study used an experiment to examine how social media influencers (SMIs) affect how people engage with COVID-19 misinformation. SMI-promoted information elicited more SME, credibility, and purchase likelihood than non-SMI promoted information. The most...
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WEITERBILDUNG: Qualifizierung zum Ethikberater im Gesundheitswesen - Curriculum Ethikberatung
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Accessibility, livability, and public health in urban areas can be improved by promoting sustainable and eco-friendly modes of transport such as rail transit. The success and feasibility of a rail transit system, however, rely on maintaining sufficient ridership depending on several factors. This study focuses on two of these factors in examining t...
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Samenvatting De afgelopen decennia is vooral aandacht besteed aan het ontwikkelen van de inhoud van het vak van preventie en gezondheidsbevordering (GB). Er is nauwelijks geïnvesteerd in de professional zelf en in voldoende professionals om preventie en GB impact te laten hebben. De huidige complexe volksgezondheidsproblemen vragen echter om kundig...
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Samenvatting Op 1 januari 2023 is het honderd jaar geleden dat het eerste nummer van TSG verscheen. Het blad was primair het orgaan van de verenigingen van schoolartsen en artsen voor armenzorg. De gekozen titel Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geneeskunde was een bewijs dat de term ‘sociale geneeskunde’ in Nederland de huidige inhoud kreeg. Voor die tijd...
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O livro é fruto das primeiras duas edições da disciplina de Bioética da Responsabilidade, oferecida no Programa de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva da Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. A disciplina tem como objetivo educar para a gestão autônoma dos valores morais e para a deliberação de decisões éticas, buscando o desenvolvimento de profissio...
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Multiple factors are associated with disordered gambling, with some populations having a greater risk for developing disordered gambling than others. The present study, utilising data previously collected for a New Zealand (NZ) national gambling survey, explored the associations of social connectedness and leisure activities with risky gambling beh...
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The rapid detection of outbreaks is a key step in the effective control and containment of infectious diseases. In particular, the identification of cases which might be epidemiologically linked is crucial in directing outbreak-containment efforts and shaping the intervention of public health authorities. Often this requires the detection of cluste...
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El artículo propone analizar la estructura urbana de Mazatlán con relación a la distribución espacial de los grupos derechohabientes y los equipamientos de salud pública y privada. Se retoma el concepto de segregación socioespacial desde la exclusión de los grupos sociales de las dinámicas de provisión de infraestructura y de servicios por motivo d...
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The current study was conducted from April 19 to May 29, 2021 Public Health department, Animal Origin Division, in the Kirkuk Health department in Kirkuk city to study the causes and spread of infections recorded for period from 2016-2019 in Kirkuk Governorate, 67 cases were diagnosed according to the months,. The highest infection recorded in 2019...
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Rabies continues to be one of the deadliest, high risk diseases worldwide, posing a severe threat to public health. The lack of human-to-human transmission means that the spread of rabies is not significantly affected by the distribution of humans or migra- tion. Thus, the spatiotemporal dynamic of cases in both wild and domestic animals is an impo...
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Zusammenfassung Der Einsatz von künstlicher Intelligenz im Gesundheitswesen soll dort zu mehr Gleichheit führen, bewirkt bisweilen aber genau das Gegenteil. Dieser Aufsatz behandelt das damit angesprochene Problem von KI-Biases. Während der vorliegende erste Teil eine Bias-Typologie herausarbeitet, widmet sich der in in Heft 01/2023 erscheinende zw...
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Food associated diseases pose significant public health threat in the United States. Health risks associated with food-borne pathogens drive the need for constant monitoring of food products. An efficient method that can diagnose food-borne pathogens rapidly will be invaluable and in high demand. In this study, we showed the feasibility of a novel...
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En este ensayo se reflexiona sobre algunos fundamentos epistémicos de la pedagogía, situando consideraciones al respecto de las pedagogías críticas latinoamericanas como punto de convergencia para la educación popular y la educación para la salud en el campo de la salud pública.
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Introducción: el suicidio es el acto deliberado de quitarse la vida con evidencia, explícita o implícita, de que fue autoinfligido y con la intención de provocar el propio fallecimiento. Es un problema de salud pública por el impacto que genera en las familias y las sociedades, debido a la pérdida de muchos años de vida que pudieron ser vividos. Ob...
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Antecedentes: la violencia en pareja es una problemática social y de salud pública que afecta principalmente a la población femenina alrededor del mundo, considerándola una forma de exclusión y de vulneración de derechos que puede ser abordada en un marco multicausal y multidimensional. Objetivo: relacionar los factores socioeconómicos (estado labo...
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International Conference on Emerging issues and challenges in global mental health and public health for 21st Century organized by NAMAH foundation and Capital Institute of Management and Science.
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Introducción: la evaluación clínica objetiva estructurada (ECOE) certifica competencias médicas con casos simulados que optimizan la toma de decisiones en escenarios reales. Su aplicación en Latinoamérica ha sido exigua. Objetivo: analizar los resultados de la ECOE en estudiantes de Medicina de Latinoamérica con base en estudios publicados en la li...
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Zusammenfassung Unangenehmes Völlegefühl nach den Mahlzeiten, Schmerzen im Oberbauch, Übelkeit und andere dyspeptische Symptome sind in der Allgemeinbevölkerung weit verbreitet, beeinträchtigen die Lebensqualität und verursachen erhebliche Kosten im Gesundheitswesen. In dieser Übersichtsarbeit wird die Rom-IV-Definition der funktionellen Dyspepsie...
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Introdução: Os acidentes de trânsito configuram uma das maiores causas externas de internação e óbitos, impactando diretamente nos serviços de saúde, afastamento do trabalho/escola, sequelas, despesas orçamentárias e previdenciárias e sofrimento para vítimas e familiares. Objetivo: Traçar o perfil epidemiológico dos óbitos por acidentes de transpor...
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The workplace has been identified as a key setting for public health interventions to ‘promote and maintain the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers in all occupations’ by the World Health Organisation [...]
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Introdução: A pandemia da COVID-19 afetou o mundo desigualmente. Países com ausência de coordenação nacional e/ou que resistiram a implementar as ações não farmacológicas de saúde pública tiveram suas populações impactadas pelo alto número de casos e pelas mortes por COVID-19, além de grandes impactos socioeconômicos, como o Brasil e os EUA. No cas...
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Fato marcante na contemporaneidade, a pandemia do Sars-Cov-2 (Covid-19), impactou a população mundial de diferentes formas, ampliando as desigualdades sociais, a pretexto da percepção de que o vírus causador seria igualitário a todos os corpos humanos. Estruturado em três seções, este trabalho inicialmente apresenta uma sistematização de estudos pu...
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A formação em Odontologia alinhada às demandas atuais de saúde tem sido uma agenda importante. O objetivo desta pesquisa foi compreender os aprendizados a partir dos estágios supervisionados na perspectiva do desenvolvimento de competências e autonomia, a partir da voz de estudantes de Odontologia. Utilizou-se pesquisa qualitativa, com dois grupos...
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Stunting in children under five is a public health problem in Indonesia, especially in lowland areas related to food consumption patterns. This study aims to determine the relationship between food consumption patterns and the incidence of toddler stunting in lowland areas in the Province of South Kalimantan, Indonesia. This type of research is qua...
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Background: Health screening is a preventive practice which serves as a superior strategy to decrease morbidity and mortality. Community health screening programs provide opportunity for anyone to receive free or inexpensive health evaluations to help determine their risk of developing a medical condition. Early detection and screenings can improve...
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Este livro fornece uma introdução à modelação matemática de epidemias. A primeira parte trata dos modelos clássicos S-I-R e S-E-I-R e, em particular, da determinação do dimensão final e do pico epidémico. A reprodutividade R0 desempenha o papel do parâmetro crítico. A epidemia só ocorre se este parâmetro for superior a 1 e desaparece se a fração da...
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El pasado 13 de Septiembre del 2012 se inauguró la Cátedra de Nutrición adscrita a la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas “Comandante Manuel Fajardo” de la Escuela de Medicina de La Habana. Por la trascendencia de este hecho, no debe ser pasado por alto. A nadie escapa la realidad de los profundos y radicales cambios que están ocurriendo tanto en las Cien...
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The strategy of relying solely on current SARS-CoV-2 vaccines to halt SARS-CoV-2 transmission has proven infeasible. In response, many public-health authorities have advocated for using vaccines to limit mortality while permitting unchecked SARS-CoV-2 spread (“learning to live with the disease”). The feasibility of this strategy critically depends...
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This Exchanges article profiles the perspectives of Abigail Zita Seshie (Ph.D.) a current postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), and Reggie Nyamekye, a graduate student in Women’s and Gender Studies at USask on culture, African women, representations, African feminisms, re...
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To discuss basic reciprocation among "health economics and public health" organised in ten chapters; Introduction, Health in general, Economic tools in health sector, Economics in health and well-being, Healthcare and Economics, Health measure in disease condition, Health protection by economics, Bottleneck and challenges in health and economics, I...
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This presentation discusses the concepts of technical and allocative efficiency of health financing in Brazil and present data about changes in the efficiency score of technical efficiency of health financing of the public health spending in Brazil. It also discusses the main causes of inefficiency on health spending and propose some measures to im...
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The "three zones" closed-off management in communities is an innovative anti-pandemic measure in China that divides communities into lockdown zones, controlled zones, and precautionary zones to contain the spread of the pandemic and reduce the infection rate. This paper aimed to explore the impact of "three zones" closed-off management in communiti...
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O presente estudo objetivou identificar evidências científicas acerca dos principais desafios enfrentados no sistema de saúde, decorrentes dos altos índices de DCNT. Este estudo, trata-se de uma revisão sistemática da literatura, cujo intuito foi reunir diferentes estudos publicados sobre o tema, de maneira objetiva e imparcial a fim de responder a...
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Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus is a public health problem that has a deleterious impact not only on the oral cavity but also compromises the general health of the patient. For oral health professionals, screening of this disease is of utmost importance, in order to manage this disease.
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Background Reducing the burden of death due to infection is an urgent global public health priority. Previous studies have estimated the number of deaths associated with drug-resistant infections and sepsis and found that infections remain a leading cause of death globally. Understanding the global burden of common bacterial pathogens (both suscept...
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Electric scooters have recently become the most popular means of transport chosen to move around urban agglomerations. It is estimated that by the end of 2024, the number of scooters on the roads around the world will increase by about 600% compared to 2019. Easy access to rental and low purchase price significantly convince many people around the...
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The United States CDC defines a county metric of COVID-19 Community Levels to inform public health measures. We find that the COVID-19 Community Levels vary frequently over time, which may not be optimal for decision making. Alternative metric formulations that do not compromise predictive ability are shown to reduce variability.
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Objectives: Examine trends in limitations among young (15–39), middle-aged (40–64) and older age-groups (>=65) and their socioeconomic differences. Methods: Population-based European Social Survey data ( N = 396,853) were used, covering 30 mostly European countries and spanning the time-period 2002–2018. Limitations were measured using a global act...
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Abstract: The increasing reports of bullying and cyberbullying in school settings in recent years are undeniable and have been recognized as a serious public health problem. Conventional and cyberbullying have been a problem not just in Pakistan's higher educational institutions, but also in primary and secondary schools. Despite statistics showing...
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The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Task Force recently proposed a new definition of pain as an aversive sensory and emotional experience typically caused by, or resembling that caused by, actual or potential tissue injury. Importantly, acute pain serves a critical Darwinian protective function: to initiate an escape response...
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Resumo: Nos últimos anos tem se acirrado o debate em torno dos agrotóxicos no Brasil. De um lado, tem-se a rede ligada ao agronegócio e de outro, diferentes entidades preocupadas com a segurança alimentar e a saúde pública. O artigo objetiva compreender as formas como estão estruturadas as relações entre os atores em cada uma dessas redes e entre e...
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Este estudo objetiva analisar a resposta dos participantes, o perfil dos inscritos do curso “Covid-19: Conhecendo para se prevenir” e ter um feedback sobre o aproveitamento/qualidade geral, a absorção de conteúdo e impacto dessa ação na vida deles. Trata-se de um relato de experiência de curso online ofertado à comunidade interna e externa da Unive...
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Tuberculosis represents a great challenge for the public health sector, especially in Romania. Hemoptosis in one of the most significant symptoms of pulmonary tuberculosis. We evaluated the frequency of haemoptysis in patients with tuberculosis withni South-Eastern area of Romania, the consistency between the anatomical-clinical-radiological lesion...
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Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative pathogens remain an unmet public health threat. In recent times, increased rates of resistance have been reported not only to commonly used antibiotics, but also to the last-resort antibiotics, such as polymyxins. More worryingly, despite the current trends in resistance, there is a lack of new antibiotics in...
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In February 2020, as covid-19 infections spread to more than fifty countries, public health officials needed to recommend how the public could protect themselves, balancing safety and urgency. But there was very little data since this novel virus had only been identified three months prior. How could public health officials decide with insufficient...
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Malaria is a major public health concern. Among the two most important causes of human malaria, Plasmodium vivax is the hardest to eliminate, owing largely to its ability to relapse (cause recurrent blood-stage infection following the activation of dormant liver-stage parasites called hypnozoites). Recurrent vivax malaria can also follow a failure...