CABI Global Health - June Update

24 June, 2021

Dear HIFA colleagues,

Keep up-to-date in 2021 with FREE to access key scientific news written by CABI’s Global Health editors and an extension to our FREE CORONAVIRUS coverage

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The Home page news article is: COVID-19 and tobacco: “commit to quit"

The World Health Organization is calling on tobacco users and smokers to quit the habit to improve their health. In conjunction with World No Tobacco Day, health experts are urging people to give up tobacco through awareness and education, but worryingly there has been a charted increase in smoking and tobacco use during the pandemic, as people’s health behaviours have changed.

Read the full news article here:

Our editors are continually writing news on key public health topics from across the world.

The 6 theme and & 7 region pages on the Global Health site are regularly updated with FREE to read news. Such as:

Salmonella outbreak involving peaches: was dust to blame?

Vitamin B6 and schizophrenia

Rich countries ‘must give 1bn vaccines’ to poor – COVID-19 panel

Read ALL the news items and try out the site here:

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Browse & search ALL CABI’s coronavirus content, including human and animal collections, which has been extended for the duration of the pandemic to all who had registered.

If you have any questions, want to register for FREE to access coverage or need support using the site, do please contact me on


CABI’S Global Health is an easy to use database with simple to access browsing and searching across a wide range of public health research and information. CABI’s global Health also provides free public health news and global alerts.

Our aim is to keep you on top of public health developments from around the world.

Each month the Global Health site has a homepage dedicated to an important international public health issue, with a news article on the focus topic as well as a useful smart search, a selection of handpicked related records, including CABI book chapters and CAB reviews.

How CABI’s global health site can support your public health study or practice. It includes more than 4.4 million records, dedicated to public health, with full text hosted for over 110,000 articles including 354 CABI book chapters, around 180 reviews from CABI's very own e-journal CAB Reviews and almost a 1000 news items from 2014 - 2021 with more added every week.

To read more about CABI’S Global Health:

Set up a trial or 1day access for the Global Health at:

Kind Regards

Jesslyn Thay

Global Health Content Editor


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OX10 8DE

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Telephone: +44 (0) 1491 829 402

Twitter: @CABI_Health

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HIFA profile: Jesslyn Thay is Global Health Content Editor at CABI, UK. She is a member of the HIFA Steering Group. Email address: j.thay AT