The Journal of Public Health Policy has been at the forefront of many important debates throughout the history of public health, and many of these debates are still ongoing in the field. With this collection, the Editor-in-Chief has selected some key articles from the journal’s history, which readers will still find relevant and interesting today. It features editorials and seminal papers on a variety of topics related to global threats to public health, including environmental pollution, social determinants of health, poverty, and malnutrition – topics essential to our success in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals aiming to transform our world.

A Policy Analysis of the Problem of the Reproductive Health of Women in the Workplace

Jonathan B Kotch, Charlene C Ossler & Dorothy C Howze

Public Health Policy for the 1990s

Milton Terris

Violence in a Violent Society

Milton Terris

Completing the global strategy: a missing element in preparation for pandemic influenza

Anthony Robbins & Phyllis Freeman