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Lancet Global Health journal launched

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The Lancet Global Health is a new online gold open access journal.

The journal will publish high-quality original research, commentary and correspondence with direct relevance to practitioners and communities in low- and middle-income countries.

An associated Global Health Blog is available. The blog aims to encourage discussion of a wide range of relevant and practical global health topics.

2012 Journal Citation Reports Data Release available now

Please be advised of the release of the latest issue of Journal Citation Reports which provides 2012 data and is now available.
Further information about this 2013 release cab be found here: http://wokinfo.com/products_tools/analytical/jcr/
Get the facts about Journal Citation Reports at: http://wokinfo.com/jcr-getthefacts/jcr-gtf-quality/
To access it please follow this link: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk

Child health app (for iPhone and iPad)

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Public Health England have released a new app that allows you to access Child health profiles via your iPhone or iPad. Child Health Profiles  give a snapshot of child health and wellbeing for each local authority in England, using key health indicators. Users can compare this information to local, regional and national data.  (Click on the link above to access the full website and see more details about the service.) The app will help people working in health and social care improve the health and wellbeing of children and reduce inequalities, by giving clear and simple information about the current picture in a local area. Data in the app covers a wide range of issues affecting child health, from levels of childhood obesity, teenage pregnancy and underage drinking, to hospital admissions, educational performance and youth crime- https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-child-health-app-for-health-professionals The app is free to download and can be obtained directly from iTunes or go t…

UCL full-text links from the Trip Database

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The Trip Database (www.tripdatabase.com) is a freely available clinical search engine. It is designed to find high-quality research evidence to support clinical practice and/or care.

UCL staff and students can now link directly from search results to full-text publications subscribed to by UCL.

To enable UCL full-text links:
Go to the Trip Database homepage and click on Sign up to create a free Trip account.Once you are logged in, click on Settings in the top right corner of the screen.Scroll down to the heading Your institutions (optional).Select University College London from the first Select an institution drop-down menu.Click on Save changes. A UCL link will then appear beneath each of your search results: