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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Review

    China’s health assistance to Africa: opportunism or altruism?

    China has made substantial health commitments to Africa in the past several decades. However, while much has been written regarding China-Africa aid overall, relatively little attention has been given to China...

    Shuang Lin, Liangmin Gao, Melissa Reyes, Feng Cheng, Joan Kaufman and Wafaa M. El-Sadr

    Globalization and Health 2016 12:83

    Published on: 3 December 2016

  10. Commentary

    Assistive products and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have placed great emphasis on the need for much greater social inclusion, and on making deliberate efforts to reach marginalized groups. People with disabilities are of...

    Emma Tebbutt, Rebecca Brodmann, Johan Borg, Malcolm MacLachlan, Chapal Khasnabis and Robert Horvath

    Globalization and Health 2016 12:79

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  11. Short report

    Characteristics of illegal and legal cigarette packs sold in Guatemala

    Guatemala, as a party to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), is required to regulate cigarette packaging and labeling and eliminate illicit tobacco trade. Current packaging and labeling charact...

    Rodrigo Arevalo, Juan E. Corral, Diego Monzon, Mira Yoon and Joaquin Barnoya

    Globalization and Health 2016 12:78

    Published on: 25 November 2016

  12. Research

    ‘The stars seem aligned’: a qualitative study to understand the effects of context on scale-up of maternal and newborn health innovations in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria

    Donors commonly fund innovative interventions to improve health in the hope that governments of low and middle-income countries will scale-up those that are shown to be effective. Yet innovations can be slow t...

    Neil Spicer, Della Berhanu, Dipankar Bhattacharya, Ritgak Dimka Tilley-Gyado, Meenakshi Gautham, Joanna Schellenberg, Addis Tamire-Woldemariam, Nasir Umar and Deepthi Wickremasinghe

    Globalization and Health 2016 12:75

    Published on: 25 November 2016

  13. Research

    The inescapable question of fairness in Pay-for-performance bonus distribution: a qualitative study of health workers’ experiences in Tanzania

    During the last decade there has been a growing concern about the lack of results in the health sectors of many low income countries. Progress has been particularly slow in maternal- and child health. Prompted...

    Victor Chimhutu, Nils Gunnar Songstad, Marit Tjomsland, Mwifadhi Mrisho and Karen Marie Moland

    Globalization and Health 2016 12:77

    Published on: 25 November 2016

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