WHO Collaborating Centre for International Child & Adolescent Health Policy
In October 2013 the World Health Organisation (WHO) designated the University of St Andrews School of Medicine as its Collaborating Centre for International Child and Adolescent Health Policy.
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The role of community social capital in the relationship between socioeconomic status and adolescent life satisfaction : mediating or moderating? Evidence from Czech data (2016-12-12) - Journal articleBackground. The concept of social capital has been extensively used to explain the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and adolescent health and well-being. Much less is known about the specific mechanism through ...
Sexual Health questions included in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study: an international methodological pilot investigation (2016-12-05) - Journal articleBackground: This paper describes the methodological developments of the sexual health items included in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study since their mandatory inclusion in the study in 2002. The ...
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Lifestyle change in the cancer setting using “the teachable moment” : protocol for a proof-of-concept pilot in a Urology Service (2016-10-21) - Journal articleBackground: Previous research has shown diagnosis or screening for cancer may be a ‘teachable moment’ for prevention through lifestyle change. Previous trials have been successful, but have been delivered via national ...
Quality of life considerations in head and neck cancer : United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines (2016-05-12) - Journal articleThis is the official guideline endorsed by the specialty associations involved in the care of head and neck cancer patients in the UK. It identifies the current evidence base and role of health-related quality of life ...