Select Publications

Journal articles

Obol JH; Lin S; Obwolo MJ; Harrison R; Richmond R, 2021, 'Knowledge, attitudes, and practice of cervical cancer prevention among health workers in rural health centres of Northern Uganda', BMC Cancer, vol. 21, pp. 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-021-07847-z

Akombi-Inyang B; Huda MN; Schutte AE; Macniven R; Lin S; Rawstorne P; Xu X; Renzaho A, 2021, 'The association between post-migration nutrition and lifestyle transition and the risk of developing chronic diseases among sub-Saharan African migrants: A mixed method systematic review protocol', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18094706

Luna-Castillo KP; Lin S; Muñoz-Valle JF; Vizmanos B; López-Quintero A; Márquez-Sandoval F, 2021, 'Functional food and bioactive compounds on the modulation of the functionality of hdl-c: A narrative review', Nutrients, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu13041165

Lin S; Williamson F; Beetson J; Bartlett B; Boughton B; Taylor R, 2021, 'Quantifying low English literacy in Australian Aboriginal communities: a correlational study', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 48, pp. 267 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-020-00388-7

Obol JH; Harrison R; Lin S; Obwolo MJ; Richmond R, 2020, 'Perceptions of key informants on the provision of cervical cancer prevention and control programme in Uganda: implication for cervical cancer policy', BMC Public Health, vol. 20, pp. 1396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09482-y

Lin S; Rocha VM; Taylor R, 2019, 'Artefactual inflation of type 2 diabetes prevalence in WHO STEP surveys', Tropical Medicine and International Health, vol. 24, pp. 477 - 483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13213

Linhart C, 2018, 'Continued increases in blood pressure over two decades in Samoa (1991–2013); around one-third of the increase explained by rising obesity levels', BMC Public Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-6016-2

Taylor R; Lin S; Linhart C; Morrell S, 2018, 'Overview of trends in cardiovascular and diabetes risk factors in Fiji', Annals of Human Biology, vol. 45, pp. 188 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014460.2018.1465122

Linhart C; Tukana I; Lin S; Taylor R; Morrell S; Vatucawaqa P; Magliano DJ; Zimmet P, 2017, 'Declines and plateaux in smoking prevalence over three decades in Fiji', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 19, pp. 1315 - 1321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntw292

Lin S; Naseri T; Linhart C; Morrell S; Taylor R; McGarvey ST; Zimmet P, 2017, 'Response to comments by Hoyer and Brinks (2017) on: ‘Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in Samoa over 1978–2013’', International Journal of Public Health, vol. 63, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00038-017-1042-x

Taing CY; Gibson AA; Colagiuri S; Vita P; Cardona-Morrell M; Bauman A; Moore M; Williams M; Milat A; Hony J; Lin S; Gwizd M; Fiatarone Singh MA, 2017, 'Primary analysis of the Mandarin-speaking sub-study within the Sydney diabetes prevention program', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 132, pp. 118 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2017.07.032

Wiseman V; Lagarde M; Batura N; Lin S; Irava W; Roberts G, 2017, 'Measuring inequalities in the distribution of the Fiji Health Workforce', International Journal for Equity in Health, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-017-0575-1

Linhart CL; Naseri T; Lin S; Morrell S; Taylor R; McGarvey ST; Magliano DJ; Zimmet P, 2017, 'Tobacco smoking trends in Samoa over four decades: can continued globalization rectify that which it has wrought?', Globalization and Health, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12992-017-0256-2

Lin S; Naseri T; Linhart C; Morrell S; Taylor R; McGarvey ST; Magliano DJ; Zimmet P, 2017, 'Trends in diabetes and obesity in Samoa over 35 years, 1978–2013', Diabetic Medicine, vol. 34, pp. 654 - 661, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dme.13197

Lin S; Naseri T; Linhart CL; Morrell S; Taylor R; McGarvey ST; Magliano DJ; Zimmet P, 2017, 'Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in Samoa over 1978–2013', International Journal of Public Health, vol. 62, pp. 687 - 694, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00038-017-0961-x

Morrell S; Lin S; Tukana I; Linhart CL; Taylor R; Vatucawaqa P; Magliano DJ; Zimmet P, 2016, 'Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in Fiji', Population Health Metrics, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12963-016-0114-0

Taylor R; Zimmet P; Naseri T; Hufanga S; Tukana I; Magliano DJ; Lin S; Linhart C; Morrell S, 2016, 'Erroneous inflation of diabetes prevalence: Are there global implications?', Journal of Diabetes, vol. 8, pp. 766 - 769, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-0407.12447

Lin S; Hufanga S; Linhart CL; Morrell S; Taylor R; Magliano D; Zimmet P, 2016, 'Diabetes and obesity trends in Tonga over 40 years', Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, vol. 28, pp. 475 - 485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1010539516645156

Linhart C; Tukana I; Lin S; Taylor R; Morrell S; Vatucawaqa P; Magliano D; Zimmet P, 2016, 'Continued increases in hypertension over three decades in Fiji, and the influence of obesity', Journal of Hypertension, vol. 34, pp. 402 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000000807

Lin S; Tukana I; Linhart CL; Morrell S; Taylor R; Vatucawaqa P; Magliano DJ; Zimmet P, 2015, 'Diabetes and obesity trends in Fiji over 30 years', Journal of Diabetes, vol. 8, pp. 533 - 543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-0407.12326

Fong J; Gyaneshwar R; Lin S; Morrell S; Taylor R; Brassil A; Stuart A; McGowan C, 2014, 'Cervical screening using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and Treatment with cryotherapy in Fiji', Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 15, pp. 10757 - 10762, http://dx.doi.org/10.7314/APJCP.2014.15.24.10757

Mirzaei M; Lin S; Taylor R, 2014, 'O216 Patterns of saturated and polyunsaturated fat intake: Trends from 48 countries, 1960-2000', Global Heart, vol. 9, pp. e60 - e61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2014.03.1421

Roberts G; Lin S; Asimus L, 2012, 'Universal coverage and incentives to work in rural and remote areas of the Pacific', Pacific Health Dialog, vol. 18, pp. 78 - 83, http://www.pacifichealthdialog.org.fj/

McKimm J; Newton PM; De Silva P; Campbell J; Kafoa B; Kiriton R; Lin S; Roberts GJ, 2012, 'Accreditation of healthcare professional education programs: A review of international trends and current approaches in Pacific island countries', Pacific Health Dialog, vol. 18, pp. 28 - 41, http://www.pacifichealthdialog.org.fj/

McKimm J; Newton PM; De Silva A; Campbell J; Kafoa B; Kiriton R; Lin S; Roberts GJ, 2012, 'Commissioning the education of healthcare professionals: A review of international trends and approaches', Pacific Health Dialog, vol. 18, pp. 16 - 27, http://www.pacifichealthdialog.org.fj/

Vita P; Colagiuri S; Davies D; Lin S; Williams M; Fiatarone Singh M; Bauman A; King L, 2011, 'Socio-economic and psychosocial differences of participants in the Sydney Diabetes Prevention Program and predictors of weight loss', Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, vol. 5, pp. 20 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2011.08.092

Conference Posters

Lin S; Lewycka S; Taylor R, 2014, 'Trends in obesity and diabetes in Fiji, 1980-2011', Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia, presented at 12th International Congress on Obesity, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia, 17 March 2014 - 20 March 2014

Lin S; Taylor R, 2013, 'Trends in obesity and diabetes prevalence in Fiji: 1980-2011', Hang Zhou, China, presented at Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Workshop, Hang Zhou, China, 29 October 2013 - 01 November 2013

Vita P; Colagiuri S; Davies D; Lin S; Williams M; Fiatarone-Singh M; Bauman A; King L, 2011, 'Socio-economic and psychosocial differences of participants in the Sydney Diabetes Prevention Program and predictors of weight loss', Adelaide, Australia, presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Meeting, Adelaide, Australia, 20 October 2011 - 22 October 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2011.08.092

Conference Presentations

Taylor RJ; Lin S, 2014, 'Trends in saturated fat intake in Pacific Island countries and territories, 1961-2009', presented at Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 24 September 2014 - 27 September 2014

Mirzaei M; Lin S; Taylor R, 2014, 'Patterns of dietary fat consumption and coronary heart disease mortality: Trends from 50 countries, 1960-2010', presented at World Congress of Cardiology, Melbourne, Australia, 04 May 2014 - 07 May 2014

Reports

Reynolds RC; Lin S, 2017, Nutritional analysis of select on-the-go drinks, Boost Juice Pty Ltd

Lin S, 2014, Human Resources for Health Country Profiles: Kiribati

Lin S, 2014, Human Resources for Health Country Profiles: Marshall Islands

Lin S, 2014, Human Resources for Health Country Profiles: Solomon Islands

Lin S, 2014, Human Resources for Health Country Profiles: Tonga

Lin S, 2013, Human Resources for Health Country Profiles: Republic of Vanuatu

Lin S, 2013, Human Resources for Health Country Profiles: Tokelau


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