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  1. Debate

    Obstacles and opportunities in Chinese pharmaceutical innovation

    Global healthcare innovation networks nowadays have expanded beyond developed countries with many developing countries joining the force and becoming important players. China, in particular, has seen a signifi...

    Jingyun Ni, Junrui Zhao, Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Yuanjia Hu, Hao Hu and Yitao Wang

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:21

    Published on: 24 March 2017

  2. Research

    Operational and implementation research within Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria grants: a situation analysis in six countries

    Operational/implementation research (OR/IR) is a key activity to improve disease control programme performance. We assessed the extent to which malaria and tuberculosis (TB) grants from the Global Fund to Figh...

    Sabine Kiefer, Astrid M. Knoblauch, Peter Steinmann, Tanja Barth-Jaeggi, Mahnaz Vahedi, Dermot Maher, Jürg Utzinger and Kaspar Wyss

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:22

    Published on: 24 March 2017

  3. Research

    The effect of social behavior change communication package on maternal knowledge in obstetric danger signs among mothers in East Mamprusi District of Ghana

    An understanding of maternal knowledge of the danger signs of obstetric and newborn complications is fundamental to attaining universal health coverage. In Northern Ghana, where maternal and newborn morbidity ...

    Mahama Saaka, Paul Aryee, Robert kuganab-lem, Mohammed Ali and Abdul Razak Masahudu

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:19

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  4. Research

    The role of unhealthy lifestyles in the incidence and persistence of depression: a longitudinal general population study in four emerging countries

    Unhealthy lifestyles and depression are highly interrelated: depression might elicit and exacerbate unhealthy lifestyles and people with unhealthy lifestyles are more likely to become depressed over time. Howe...

    Maria Cabello, Marta Miret, Francisco Felix Caballero, Somnath Chatterji, Nirmala Naidoo, Paul Kowal, Catherine D’Este and Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:18

    Published on: 20 March 2017

  5. Research

    Addressing the double-burden of diabetes and tuberculosis: lessons from Kyrgyzstan

    The incidence of diabetes and tuberculosis co-morbidity is rising, yet little work has been done to understand potential implications for health systems, healthcare providers and individuals. Kyrgyzstan is a p...

    Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Jeff Round, Matthias Arnold, Aida Abdraimova, Baktygul Akkazieva and David Beran

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:16

    Published on: 15 March 2017

  6. Research

    Developing consensus measures for global programs: lessons from the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Hypertension research program

    The imperative to improve global health has prompted transnational research partnerships to investigate common health issues on a larger scale. The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is an alliance of...

    Michaela A. Riddell, Nancy Edwards, Simon R. Thompson, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Devarsetty Praveen, Claire Johnson, Andre P. Kengne, Peter Liu, Tara McCready, Eleanor Ng, Robby Nieuwlaat, Bruce Ovbiagele, Mayowa Owolabi, David Peiris, Amanda G. Thrift, Sheldon Tobe…

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:17

    Published on: 15 March 2017

  7. Research

    Controlling corporate influence in health policy making? An assessment of the implementation of article 5.3 of the World Health Organization framework convention on tobacco control

    The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) stands to significantly reduce tobacco-related mortality by accelerating the introduction of evidence-based tobacco control me...

    Gary Jonas Fooks, Julia Smith, Kelley Lee and Chris Holden

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:12

    Published on: 8 March 2017

  8. Research

    Cross-border movement of older patients: a descriptive study on health service use of Japanese retirees in Thailand

    Thailand’s policy to promote long-stay tourism encourages Japanese retirees to relocate to Thailand. One concern of such an influx is the impact of these elderly foreign residents on the Thai health system. Th...

    Yumiko Miyashita, Chutima Akaleephan, Nima Asgari-Jirhandeh and Channarong Sungyuth

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:14

    Published on: 8 March 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2017 13:23

  9. Editorial

    Priority gaps and promising areas in maternal health research in low- and middle-income countries: summary findings of a mapping of 2292 publications between 2000 and 2012

    This commentary sums the findings of a series of papers on a study that mapped the global research agenda for maternal health. The mapping reviewed published interventional research across low— and middle-inco...

    Matthew F Chersich and Greg Martin

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:6

    Published on: 2 February 2017

  10. Methodology

    Criteria to assess potential reverse innovations: opportunities for shared learning between high- and low-income countries

    Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are developing novel approaches to healthcare that may be relevant to high-income countries (HICs). These include products, services, organizational processes, or polic...

    Onil Bhattacharyya, Diane Wu, Kathryn Mossman, Leigh Hayden, Pavan Gill, Yu-Ling Cheng, Abdallah Daar, Dilip Soman, Christina Synowiec, Andrea Taylor, Joseph Wong, Max von Zedtwitz, Stanley Zlotkin, William Mitchell and Anita McGahan

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:4

    Published on: 25 January 2017

  11. Research

    Challenges newly-arrived migrant women in Montreal face when needing maternity care: Health care professionals’ perspectives

    People who leave their country of origin, or the country of habitual residence, to establish themselves permanently in another country are usually referred to as migrants. Over half of all births in Montreal, ...

    Sandra Peláez, Kristin N. Hendricks, Lisa A. Merry and Anita J. Gagnon

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:5

    Published on: 25 January 2017

  12. Research

    Delivering HIV services in partnership: factors affecting collaborative working in a South African HIV programme

    The involvement of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) in delivering health services in low and middle income countries (LMICs) depends on effective collaborative working at scales from the local to the internati...

    Geoffrey A. Jobson, Cornelis J. Grobbelaar, Moyahabo Mabitsi, Jean Railton, Remco P. H. Peters, James A. McIntyre and Helen E. Struthers

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:3

    Published on: 13 January 2017

  13. Commentary

    Partnerships in mental healthcare service delivery in low-resource settings: developing an innovative network in rural Nepal

    Mental illnesses are the largest contributors to the global burden of non-communicable diseases. However, there is extremely limited access to high quality, culturally-sensitive, and contextually-appropriate m...

    Bibhav Acharya, Duncan Maru, Ryan Schwarz, David Citrin, Jasmine Tenpa, Soniya Hirachan, Madhur Basnet, Poshan Thapa, Sikhar Swar, Scott Halliday, Brandon Kohrt, Nagendra P. Luitel, Erick Hung, Bikash Gauchan, Rajeev Pokharel and Maria Ekstrand

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:2

    Published on: 13 January 2017

  14. Research

    Factors influencing job preferences of health workers providing obstetric care: results from discrete choice experiments in Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania

    Task shifting from established health professionals to mid-level providers (MLPs) (professionals who undergo shorter training in specific procedures) is one key strategy for reducing maternal and neonatal deat...

    Eilish McAuliffe, Marie Galligan, Paul Revill, Francis Kamwendo, Mohsin Sidat, Honorati Masanja, Helen de Pinho and Edson Araujo

    Globalization and Health 2016 12:86

    Published on: 20 December 2016

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