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  1. Research

    Improving preventive health care in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary care settings

    Like other colonised populations, Indigenous Australians experience poorer health outcomes than non-Indigenous Australians. Preventable chronic disease is the largest contributor to the health differential bet...

    Jodie Bailie, Veronica Matthews, Alison Laycock, Rosalie Schultz, Christopher P. Burgess, David Peiris, Sarah Larkins and Ross Bailie

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:48

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  2. Research

    “I cry every day and night, I have my son tied in chains”: physical restraint of people with schizophrenia in community settings in Ethiopia

    A primary rationale for scaling up mental health services in low and middle-income countries is to address human rights violations, including physical restraint in community settings. The voices of those with ...

    Laura Asher, Abebaw Fekadu, Solomon Teferra, Mary De Silva, Soumitra Pathare and Charlotte Hanlon

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:47

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  3. Research

    Developing nurse medication safety training in a health partnership in Mozambique using behavioural science

    Globally, safe and effective medication administration relies on nurses being able to apply strong drug calculation skills in their real-life practice, in the face of stressors and distractions. These may be e...

    Eleanor Rose Bull, Corina Mason, Fonseca Domingos Junior, Luana Vendramel Santos, Abigail Scott, Debo Ademokun, Zeferina Simião, Wingi Manzungu Oliver, Fernando Francisco Joaquim and Sarah M. Cavanagh

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:45

    Published on: 4 July 2017

  4. Research

    Interval follow up of a 4-day pilot program to implement the WHO surgical safety checklist at a Congolese hospital

    The World Health Organisation Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC) improves surgical outcomes and the research question is no longer ‘does the SSC work?’ but, ‘how to make the SSC work?’ Evidence for implementation...

    Michelle C. White, Jennifer Peterschmidt, James Callahan, J. Edward Fitzgerald and Kristin L. Close

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:42

    Published on: 29 June 2017

  5. Research

    Harnessing opportunities for good governance of health impacts of mining projects in Mongolia: results of a global partnership

    The Sustainable Development Goals call for the effective governance of shared natural resources in ways that support inclusive growth, safeguard the integrity of the natural and physical environment, and promo...

    Michaela Pfeiffer, Delgermaa Vanya, Colleen Davison, Oyunaa Lkhagvasuren, Lesley Johnston and Craig R. Janes

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:39

    Published on: 27 June 2017

  6. Debate

    Institutionalizing community-focused maternal, newborn, and child health strategies to strengthen health systems: A new framework for the Sustainable Development Goal era

    Stronger health systems, with an emphasis on community-based primary health care, are required to help accelerate the pace of ending preventable maternal and child deaths as well as contribute to the achieveme...

    William T. Story, Karen LeBan, Laura C. Altobelli, Bette Gebrian, Jahangir Hossain, Judy Lewis, Melanie Morrow, Jennifer N. Nielsen, Alfonso Rosales, Marcie Rubardt, David Shanklin and Jennifer Weiss

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:37

    Published on: 26 June 2017

  7. Research

    Evaluation of the international standardized 24-h dietary recall methodology (GloboDiet) for potential application in research and surveillance within African settings

    Collection of reliable and comparable individual food consumption data is of primary importance to better understand, control and monitor malnutrition and its related comorbidities in low- and middle-income co...

    Elom Kouassivi Aglago, Edwige Landais, Geneviève Nicolas, Barrie Margetts, Catherine Leclercq, Pauline Allemand, Olaide Aderibigbe, Victoire Damienne Agueh, Paul Amuna, George Amponsah Annor, Jalila El Ati, Jennifer Coates, Brooke Colaiezzi, Ella Compaore, Hélène Delisle, Mieke Faber…

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:35

    Published on: 19 June 2017

  8. Review

    Healthy people and healthy profits? Elaborating a conceptual framework for governing the commercial determinants of non-communicable diseases and identifying options for reducing risk exposure

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent a significant threat to human health and well-being, and carry significant implications for economic development and health care and other costs for governments and b...

    Kent Buse, Sonja Tanaka and Sarah Hawkes

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:34

    Published on: 15 June 2017

  9. Research

    Monitoring the impact of trade agreements on national food environments: trade imports and population nutrition risks in Fiji

    Trade agreements are increasingly recognised as playing an influential role in shaping national food environments and the availability and nutritional quality of the food supply. Global monitoring of food envi...

    Amerita Ravuvu, Sharon Friel, Anne-Marie Thow, Wendy Snowdon and Jillian Wate

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:33

    Published on: 13 June 2017

  10. Research

    Tobacco smoking trends in Samoa over four decades: can continued globalization rectify that which it has wrought?

    The island country of Samoa (population 188,000 in 2011) forms part of Polynesia in the South Pacific. Over the past several decades Samoa has experienced exceptional modernization and globalization of many se...

    Christine Linhart, Take Naseri, Sophia Lin, Richard Taylor, Stephen Morrell, Stephen T McGarvey, Dianna J Magliano and Paul Zimmet

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:31

    Published on: 12 June 2017

  11. Review

    How behavioural science can contribute to health partnerships: the case of The Change Exchange

    Health partnerships often use health professional training to change practice with the aim of improving quality of care. Interventions to change practice can learn from behavioural science and focus not only o...

    Lucie M.T. Byrne-Davis, Eleanor R. Bull, Amy Burton, Nimarta Dharni, Fiona Gillison, Wendy Maltinsky, Corina Mason, Nisha Sharma, Christopher J. Armitage, Marie Johnston, Ged J. Byrne and Jo K. Hart

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:30

    Published on: 12 June 2017

  12. Research

    A health partnership to reduce neonatal mortality in four hospitals in Rwanda

    A health partnership to improve hospital based neonatal care in Rwanda to reduce neonatal mortality was requested by the Rwandan Ministry of Health. Although many health system improvements have been made, the...

    Placide Ntigurirwa, Kathy Mellor, Daniel Langer, Mari Evans, Emily Robertson, Lisine Tuyisenge, Alan Groves and Tom Lissauer

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:28

    Published on: 1 June 2017

  13. Research

    Getting off on the wrong foot? How community groups in Zimbabwe position themselves for partnerships with external agencies in the HIV response

    Partnerships are core to global public health responses. The HIV field embraces partnership working, with growing attention given to the benefits of involving community groups in the HIV response. However, lit...

    Morten Skovdal, Sitholubuhle Magutshwa-Zitha, Catherine Campbell, Constance Nyamukapa and Simon Gregson

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:29

    Published on: 1 June 2017

  14. Research

    Do International Health Partnerships contribute to reverse innovation? a mixed methods study of THET-supported partnerships in the UK

    International health partnerships (IHPs) are changing, with an increased emphasis on mutual accountability and joint agenda setting for both the high- and the low- or middle-income country (LMIC) partners. The...

    Kavian Kulasabanathan, Hamdi Issa, Yasser Bhatti, Matthew Prime, Jacqueline del Castillo, Ara Darzi and Matthew Harris

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:25

    Published on: 18 April 2017

  15. Debate

    A systematic tale of two differing reviews: evaluating the evidence on public and private sector quality of primary care in low and middle income countries

    Systematic reviews are powerful tools for summarizing vast amounts of data in controversial areas; but their utility is limited by methodological choices and assumptions. Two systematic reviews of literature o...

    Jorge Coarasa, Jishnu Das, Elizabeth Gummerson and Asaf Bitton

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:24

    Published on: 12 April 2017

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