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  1. Event-based surveillance (EBS) is an essential component of Early Warning Alert and Response (EWAR) as per the International Health Regulations (IHR), 2005. EBS was established in Sudan in 2016 as a complement...

    Authors: Elfatih Mohamed Malik, Ahmad Izzoddeen Abdullah, Sabir Ali Mohammed, Abdelgadir Ali Bashir, Rayyan Ibrahim, Abdalla Mohammed Abdalla, Muntasir Mohamed Osman, Tahani Amin Mahmoud, Mohamed Abdalhafiz Alkhidir, Suleiman Gamal Elgorashi, Mazza Abasher Alzain, Omer Elbadri Mohamed, Ismaiel Mohamed Ismaiel, Hatim Fadelalsyeed Fadelmula, Babiker Ahmed Ali Magboul, Muzhgan Habibi…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:98
  2. In the past few decades, globalization has rendered more frequent and intensive population movement between countries, which has changed the original disease spectrum and brought a huge health impact on the gl...

    Authors: Qiang Xu, Zhi-Wei Li, Xiao-Ai Zhang, Meng-Yang Liu, Jin-Long Wang, Hai-Yang Zhang, Li-Ping Wang, Xiu-Hua Guo, Li-Qun Fang and Wei Liu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:97
  3. In recent decades, China has quickly transformed itself into a modern, urban, technological and economic powerhouse. China’s medical education system is internationalizing and attracting a considerable number ...

    Authors: Maximilian Andreas Storz
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:96
  4. Government’s investment policy is an important driver of food system activities, which in turn influence consumers practices, dietary consumption patterns and nutrition-related health of populations. While gov...

    Authors: Sirinya Phulkerd, Ashley Schram, Jeff Collin, Anne-Marie Thow, Yandisa Ngqangashe, Carmen Huckel Schneider and Sharon Friel
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:94
  5. There is growing recognition that current food systems are both unhealthy and unsustainable, and are increasingly shifting toward the supply and marketing of unhealthy, ultra-processed foods and beverages. Lar...

    Authors: Ella Robinson, Christine Parker, Rachel Carey, Anita Foerster, Miranda R Blake and Gary Sacks
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:93
  6. Amidst the climate crisis, a key goal of the medical sector is to reduce its large carbon footprint. Although the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic greatly impacted the medical sector, its influence...

    Authors: Hikaru Morooka, Takanori Yamamoto, Akihito Tanaka, Kazuhiro Furuhashi, Yasuhiro Miyagawa and Shoichi Maruyama
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:92
  7. The International Food Information Council (IFIC) and its partner foundation (IFIC Foundation) widely disseminate nutrition information and participate in relevant policymaking processes. Prior research has es...

    Authors: Daniel A. Zaltz, Lauren E. Bisi, Gary Ruskin and Connie Hoe
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:91
  8. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are rapidly increasing in sub-Saharan African countries, where 96% of global malaria deaths occur. This study aimed to investigate the disease burden ...

    Authors: Zhuo Li, Junyi Shi, Na Li, Minmin Wang, Yinzi Jin and Zhi-jie Zheng
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:90
  9. Several governments have introduced taxes on products with high sugar content as part of their obesity prevention strategies. Bermuda is the first jurisdiction to apply such measures in the Caribbean – a regio...

    Authors: Sarah Williams, Sarah E. Hill and Oyinlola Oyebode
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:89
  10. The article outlines socio-medical challenges faced by a country hosting refugees. Since the full-scale Russian invasion, more than 3.6 million Ukrainians have fled to Poland. Among these, a 9-year-old post-tr...

    Authors: Marcin Śniadecki and Zuzanna Boyke
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:88
  11. Unlike most other commodities, rare earth elements (REEs) are part of a wide range of applications needed for daily life all over the world. These applications range from cell phones to electric vehicles to wi...

    Authors: Doris Klingelhöfer, Markus Braun, Janis Dröge, Axel Fischer, Dörthe Brüggmann and David A. Groneberg
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:86
  12. Vaccination can reduce antibiotic use by decreasing bacterial and viral infections and vaccines are highlighted in the WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) as an infection prevention measur...

    Authors: Lotte van Heuvel, Saverio Caini, Michel L. A. Dückers and John Paget
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:85
  13. This study aligns with Sustainable Development Goal 3 which borders on “good health and well-being for people by ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages”. It contributes to the health ...

    Authors: Yetunde Oluranti Adegoke, Gavin George and Josue Mbonigaba
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:84
  14. The spread of COVID-19 has taken a toll on many countries and its healthcare system over the last two years. Governments have sought to mitigate the repercussions of the pandemic by implementing aggressive top...

    Authors: Soojin Kim, Yuki Goh and Jun Hong Brandon Kang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:82
  15. The use of telemedicine, or the provision of healthcare and communication services through distance-based technologies, has increased substantially since the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However...

    Authors: Mário Scheffer, Alex Cassenote, Maria Teresa Seabra Soares de Britto e Alves and Giuliano Russo
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:81
  16. The practices of transnational corporations (TNCs) affect population health through unhealthy products, shaping social determinants of health, or influencing the regulatory structures governing their activitie...

    Authors: Julia Anaf, Fran Baum, Matt Fisher, Fiona Haigh, Emma Miller, Hailay Gesesew and Nicholas Freudenberg
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:80
  17. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended a comprehensive policy package for their prevention and control. However, implem...

    Authors: Sarah Mounsey, Gade Waqa, Briar McKenzie, Erica Reeve, Jacqui Webster, Colin Bell and Anne Marie Thow
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:79
  18. The integration of immigrating physicians has become a challenge for many societies and health care systems worldwide. Facilitating the integration process may benefit both the uptaking country and the immigra...

    Authors: Marwa Schumann, Maria Sepke and Harm Peters
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:78
  19. At a time when a highly contagious pandemic and global political and economic turmoil are intertwined, worldwide cooperation under the leadership of an international organization has become increasingly import...

    Authors: Chao Guo, Xiyuan Hu, Dianqi Yuan, Yuyu Zeng and Peisen Yang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:77
  20. SARS-CoV-2, a new coronavirus first reported by China on December 31st, 2019, has led to a global health crisis that continues to challenge governments and public health organizations. Understanding COVID-19 k...

    Authors: Yutang Xiong, Xingran Weng, Bethany Snyder, Lin Ma, Menglong Cong, Erin L. Miller, Lauren Jodi Van Scoy and Robert P. Lennon
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:76
  21. The current humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan started after the US and international allies’ withdrawal. This has put the country in a dire situation as the globalized infrastructure supporting Afghanistan ca...

    Authors: Mohammad Yasir Essar, Henry Ashworth and Arash Nemat
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:74
  22. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 and the subsequent COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant global impact. However, COVID-19 is just one of several high-impact infectious diseases that emerged from wildlife a...

    Authors: Katie Woolaston, Zoe Nay, Michelle L. Baker, Callum Brockett, Mieghan Bruce, Chris Degeling, Joshua Gilbert, Bethany Jackson, Hope Johnson, Alison Peel, Shafi Sahibzada, Charlotte Oskam and Chad L. Hewitt
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:73
  23. Introducing legislation that restricts companies from exposing children to marketing of unhealthy food and beverage products is both politically and technically difficult. To advance the literature on the tech...

    Authors: Fiona Sing, Belinda Reeve, Kathryn Backholer, Sally Mackay and Boyd Swinburn
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:72
  24. Mental health is mostly affected by numerous socioeconomic factors that need to be addressed through comprehensive strategies. The aftermath of armed conflict and natural disasters such as Ebola disease virus ...

    Authors: Bives Mutume Nzanzu Vivalya, Martial Mumbere Vagheni, Germain Manzekele Bin Kitoko, Jeremie Muhindo Vutegha, Augustin Kensale Kalume, Astride Lina Piripiri, Yvonne Duagani Masika and Jean-Bosco Kahindo Mbeva
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:71
  25. One of the worst pandemics of recent memory, COVID-19, severely impacted the public. In particular, students were physically and mentally affected by the lockdown and the shift from physical person-to-person c...

    Authors: Fatima M. Azmi, Habib Nawaz Khan and Aqil M. Azmi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:70
  26. Despite the declining trends worldwide, infant and child mortality rates are still high in many African countries. These high rates are problematic; therefore, this study attempts to explore the contributing f...

    Authors: Mohammad Mafizur Rahman, Khosrul Alam and Rasheda Khanam
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:69
  27. During outbreaks, uncertainties experienced by affected communities can influence their compliance to government guidance on public health. Communicators and authorities are, hence, encouraged to acknowledge a...

    Authors: Florin Cristea, Heide Weishaar, Brogan Geurts, Alexandre Delamou, Melisa Mei Jin Tan, Helena Legido-Quigley, Kafayat Aminu, Almudena Mari-Sáez, Carlos Rocha, Bienvenu Camara, Lansana Barry, Paul Thea, Johannes Boucsein, Thurid Bahr, Sameh Al-Awlaqi, Francisco Pozo-Martin…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:66
  28. Health, social and economic crises triggered by the Coronavirus disease pandemic (COVID-19) can derail progress and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This commentary analyses the complex nexus ...

    Authors: Angkana Lekagul, Anamika Chattong, Putthipanya Rueangsom, Orratai Waleewong and Viroj Tangcharoensathien
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:65
  29. The rapid emergence and global spread of COVID-19 have caused substantial global disruptions that have impacted malaria programs worldwide. Innovative strategies to enable countries aiming to eliminate malaria...

    Authors: Guangyu Lu, Yuanyuan Cao, Dongying Zhang, Yuying Zhang, Yuhui Xu, Yan Lu, Qi Chen, Guoding Zhu, Jun Yan, Olaf Müller and Jun Cao
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:64
  30. A stable, well-functioning and integrated national medicines regulatory system is a core component of health systems resilient against infectious disease outbreaks. In many low- and middle-income countries, ho...

    Authors: Solomon Owusu Sekyere, Ivana Škrnjug-Yudov, Ulysse Ateba Ngoa, Marcela Juárez Hernández, Onome T. Abiri, James P. Komeh, Markieu Janneh Kaira, Essa Marenah, Juwe Darnuwele Kercula, Keturah Smith, Olga Rassokhina, Heidi Meyer and Christoph Conrad
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:63
  31. The pervasive nature and colonial foundations of neoliberalism has significant ramifications for Indigenous health, globally. Not only does neoliberalism undermine Indigenous collectivist values by emphasising...

    Authors: Brianna Poirier, Sneha Sethi, Dandara Haag, Joanne Hedges and Lisa Jamieson
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:61
  32. Private entities play a major role in health globally. However, their contribution has not been fully optimized to strengthen delivery of public health services. The COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed health sy...

    Authors: Steven N. Kabwama, Suzanne N. Kiwanuka, Mala Ali Mapatano, Olufunmilayo I. Fawole, Ibrahima Seck, Alice Namale, Rawlance Ndejjo, Susan Kizito, Fred Monje, Marc Bosonkie, Landry Egbende, Segun Bello, Eniola A. Bamgboye, Magbagbeola D. Dairo, Ayo S. Adebowale, Mobolaji M. Salawu…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:60
  33. Pooled procurement of health commodities has increasingly been promoted as a solution to reduce prices, increase availability, and achieve more efficient procurement processes. However, little is known about w...

    Authors: Koray Parmaksiz, Elizabeth Pisani, Roland Bal and Maarten Olivier Kok
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:59
  34. Apart from infecting a large number of people around the world and causing the death of many people, the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have changed the healthcare processes of other diseases by changing the alloc...

    Authors: Vahid Mogharab, Mahshid Ostovar, Jakub Ruszkowski, Syed Zohaib Maroof Hussain, Rajeev Shrestha, Uzair Yaqoob, Poorya Aryanpoor, Amir Mohammad Nikkhoo, Parasta Heidari, Athar Rasekh Jahromi, Esmaeil Rayatdoost, Anwar Ali, Farshid Javdani, Roohie Farzaneh, Aref Ghanaatpisheh, Seyed Reza Habibzadeh…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:58
  35. Since 2011 Italy has faced an extraordinary increase in migrants arrivals, mainly from the Mediterranean route, one of the world’s most dangerous journeys. The purpose of the present article is to provide a co...

    Authors: Luca Manfredi, Veronica Sciannameo, Cinzia Destefanis, Marta Prisecaru, Giorgia Cossu, Roberto Gnavi, Alessandra Macciotta, Alberto Catalano, Roberto Raffaele Pepe, Carlotta Sacerdote and Fulvio Ricceri
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:57
  36. A challenging concept to teach, few combined courses on epidemic-related global health diplomacy and security exist, and no known courses are currently available that have been exclusively designed for African...

    Authors: Sebastian Kevany, Shayanne Martin and Mike Reid
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:56
  37. The political activities of industry stakeholders must be understood to safeguard the development and implementation of effective public health policies.

    Authors: Alexa Gaucher-Holm, Christine Mulligan, Mary R. L’Abbé, Monique Potvin Kent and Lana Vanderlee
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:54
  38. To achieve efficiency and high quality in health systems, the appropriate use of hospital services is essential. We identified the initiatives intended to manage adult hospital services and reduce unnecessary ...

    Authors: Leila Doshmangir, Roghayeh Khabiri, Hossein Jabbari, Morteza Arab-Zozani, Edris Kakemam and Vladimir Sergeevich Gordeev
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:53
  39. The Miller Brewing Company (MBC) was wholly owned by Phillip Morris (PM), between 1970 and 2002. Tobacco industry document studies identify alliances between the alcohol and tobacco industries to counter U.S. ...

    Authors: Jim McCambridge, Jack Garry, Kypros Kypri and Gerard Hastings
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:52
  40. Practical links between health systems and health security are historically prevalent, but the conceptual links between these fields remain under explored, with little on health system strengthening. The need ...

    Authors: Garrett Wallace Brown, Gemma Bridge, Jessica Martini, Jimyong Um, Owain D. Williams, Luc Bertrand Tsachoua Choupe, Natalie Rhodes, Zheng Jie Marc Ho, Stella Chungong and Nirmal Kandel
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:51
  41. Comparative health economic evaluation is based on premise of being able to compare the worth of a year of life lived in full quality across different patients, population groups, settings and interventions. G...

    Authors: Louise Biddle, Katharina Wahedi and Kayvan Bozorgmehr
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:48

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