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  1. Content type: Research

    Poor water quality, one of the leading causes of diarrhea, is an issue for most developing countries. Although the health burden of poor-quality water has been studied extensively, there is a paucity of resear...

    Authors: Wei Li, Echu Liu and Rhonda BeLue

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:37

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  2. Content type: Methodology

    There is an increasing global movement of foreign female entertainment workers (FEWs), a hard-to-reach population vulnerable to HIV/STIs. This paper described the needs assessment phase before intervention imp...

    Authors: Raymond Boon Tar Lim, Olive N. Y. Cheung, Dede Kam Tyng Tham, Hanh Hao La, Thein Than Win, Roy Chan and Mee Lian Wong

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:36

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  3. Content type: Research

    Studies find that economic, political, and social globalization – as well as trade liberalization specifically – influence the prevalence of overweight and obesity in countries through increasing the availabil...

    Authors: Tracy Kuo Lin, Yasmin Teymourian and Maitri Shila Tursini

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:35

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  4. Content type: Commentary

    ‘Wicked’ is the term used to describe some of the most challenging and complex issues of our time, many of which threaten human health. Climate change, biodiversity loss, persisting poverty, the advancing obes...

    Authors: Helen L. Walls

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:34

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  5. Content type: Research

    Nepal has been receiving foreign aid since the early 1950s. Currently, the country’s health care system is heavily dependent on aid, even for the provision of basic health services to its people. Globally, the...

    Authors: Radha Adhikari, Pam Smith, Jeevan Raj Sharma and Obindra Bahadur Chand

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:33

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  6. Content type: Research

    Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) which enable people to access, use and promote health information through digital technology, promise important health systems innovations which can challenge...

    Authors: Linda Waldman, Tanvir Ahmed, Nigel Scott, Shahinoor Akter, Hilary Standing and Sabrina Rasheed

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:31

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  7. Content type: Research

    There is a gap in knowledge on long term pace of population aging acceleration and related net-migration rate changes in WHO European Region and its adjacent MENA countries. We decided to compare European Unio...

    Authors: Mihajlo Michael Jakovljevic, Yael Netz, Sandra C. Buttigieg, Roza Adany, Ulrich Laaser and Mirjana Varjacic

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:30

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  8. Content type: Short report

    The ever-increasing speed and scope of human mobility by international air travel has led to a global transport network for infectious diseases with the potential to introduce pathogens into non-endemic areas,...

    Authors: Greg Martin and Mairin Boland

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:28

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  9. Content type: Commentary

    This short letter from the field is offered as a rapid communiqué of the emergency medical situation in Mosul and surrounding areas on the eve of the final onslaught to liberate the city. This letter is based ...

    Authors: John M. Quinn V, Omar F. Amouri and Pete Reed

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:27

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  10. Content type: Review

    There are various criteria and methods to develop Basic Health Benefit Package (BHBP) in world health systems. The present study aimed to extract criteria used in health systems in different countries around t...

    Authors: Ramin Hayati, Peivand Bastani, Mohammad Javad Kabir, Zahra Kavosi and Ghasem Sobhani

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:26

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  11. Content type: Research

    South-south collaboration on health and development research is a critical mechanism for social and economic progress. It allows sharing and replicating experiences to find a “southern solution” to meet shared...

    Authors: Bruna de Paula Fonseca e Fonseca, Priscila Costa Albuquerque, Ed Noyons and Fabio Zicker

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:25

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  12. Content type: Research

    Global Health is an inherently interdisciplinary field but overseas training in global health, particularly among health science institutions, has been an ‘individual’ or ‘individual discipline’ experience. Te...

    Authors: Anna Kalbarczyk, Nina A. Martin, Emily Combs, Marie Ward and Peter J. Winch

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:23

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  13. Content type: Research

    The simplified cardiovascular management (SimCard Study) program was a cluster randomized controlled trial conducted in Tibet, China to evaluate a multifaceted intervention consisting of appropriate medication...

    Authors: Maoyi Tian, Xuejun Yin, Danzeng Dunzhu, Zhong Liu, Cong Li, Hao Sun, Ci Song, Laba Sangzhu, Anushka Patel, Julie Redfern and Lijing L. Yan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:24

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  14. Content type: Review

    The Global Burden of Disease estimates that approximately a third of deaths worldwide are attributable to behavioural risk factors that, at their core, have the consumption of unhealthful products and exposure...

    Authors: Joana Madureira Lima and Sandro Galea

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:21

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    Based on studies conducted in the global north, it is well documented that those who feel stigmatized by overweight/obesity can suffer extreme emotional distress, be subject to (often legal and socially-accept...

    Authors: Alexandra Brewis, Cindi SturtzSreetharan and Amber Wutich

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:20

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  16. Content type: Commentary

    Reverse Innovation has been endorsed as a vehicle for promoting bidirectional learning and information flow between low- and middle-income countries and high-income countries, with the aim of tackling common u...

    Authors: Chidinma A. Ibe, Lopa Basu, Rachel Gooden, Shamsuzzoha B. Syed, Viva Dadwal, Lee R. Bone, Patti L. Ephraim, Christine M. Weston and Albert W. Wu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:19

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  17. Content type: Research

    Growing concerns about the value and effectiveness of short-term volunteer trips intending to improve health in underserved Global South communities has driven the development of guidelines by multiple organiz...

    Authors: Judith N. Lasker, Myron Aldrink, Ramaswami Balasubramaniam, Paul Caldron, Bruce Compton, Jessica Evert, Lawrence C. Loh, Shailendra Prasad and Shira Siegel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:18

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  18. Content type: Review

    South Asia is experiencing a dismal state of maternal and newborn health (MNH) as the region has been falling behind in reducing the levels of maternal and neonatal mortality. Most of the efforts are focused o...

    Authors: Naeem uddin Mian, Muhammad Adeel Alvi, Mariam Zahid Malik, Sarosh Iqbal, Rubeena Zakar, Muhammad Zakria Zakar, Shehzad Hussain Awan, Faryal Shahid, Muhammad Ashraf Chaudhry and Florian Fischer

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:17

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  19. Content type: Commentary

    Until recently onchocerciasis was prevalent in 37 out of 112 districts of Uganda with at least 3.8 million people at risk of contracting the disease, but following the launching of community-directed treatment...

    Authors: Thomson Lakwo, Tony Ukety, Didier Bakajika, Edridah Tukahebwa, Pitchouna Awaca and Uche Amazigo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:16

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  20. Content type: Research

    Health care professionals have been striving to maintain their competence to deliver the best quality of service. This study intended to determine involvement in continuing professional development of communit...

    Authors: Dessalegn Asmelashe Gelayee, Gashaw Binega Mekonnen and Mequanent Kassa Birarra

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:15

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