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  1. The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis presents as human, social and economic challenges. The advent of Covid-19, unfortunate as it is, has highlighted the need for close medical cooperation between states....

    Authors: Dabor Resiere, Hossein Mehdaoui, Hedda Dyer, Cyrille Chabartier, André Cabié, Jocelyn Inamo, Keats Compton, Rémi Neviere, Bruno Megarbane and Hatem Kallel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:55

    Content type: Commentary

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  2. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is closely associated with physical and mental health problems; however, little is known about the severity of stigma caused by COVID-19 among its survivors. Thus, the aim o...

    Authors: Yuan Yuan, Yan-Jie Zhao, Qing-E Zhang, Ling Zhang, Teris Cheung, Todd Jackson, Guo-Qing Jiang and Yu-Tao Xiang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:54

    Content type: Research

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  3. Evidence exists about synergies among universal health coverage, health security and health promotion. Uniting these three global agendas has brought success to the country’s health sector. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Amare Worku Tadesse, Kassu Ketema Gurmu, Selamawit Tesfaye Kebede and Mahlet Kifle Habtemariam

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:53

    Content type: Research

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  4. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Shufang Sun, Simon B. Goldberg, Danhua Lin, Shan Qiao and Don Operario

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:52

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:15

  5. Due to the implementation of social distancing and quarantine measures, loneliness has been a major public health concern during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, few studies have examined loneliness in Chinese ...

    Authors: Li Bao, Wen-Tian Li and Bao-Liang Zhong

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:51

    Content type: Research

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  6. Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) requires health financing reforms (HFR) in many of the countries. HFR are inherently political. The sustainable development goals (SDG) declaration provides a global p...

    Authors: Walter Denis Odoch, Flavia Senkubuge and Charles Hongoro

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:50

    Content type: Research

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  7. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 mutants might lead to European border closures, which impact on trade and result in serious economic losses. In April 2020, similar border closures were observed during the first SA...

    Authors: Florian Gehre, Hakim Lagu, Emmanuel Achol, Michael Katende, Jürgen May and Muna Affara

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:49

    Content type: Commentary

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  8. There is evidence that food industry actors try to shape science on nutrition and physical activity. But they are also involved in influencing the principles of scientific integrity. Our research objective was...

    Authors: Mélissa Mialon, Matthew Ho, Angela Carriedo, Gary Ruskin and Eric Crosbie

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:37

    Content type: Research

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  9. To explore the influences of digital media use on the core symptoms, emotional state, life events, learning motivation, executive function (EF) and family environment of children and adolescents diagnosed with...

    Authors: Lan Shuai, Shan He, Hong Zheng, Zhouye Wang, Meihui Qiu, Weiping Xia, Xuan Cao, Lu Lu and Jinsong Zhang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:48

    Content type: Research

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  10. Health innovations are generally oriented on a techno-economic vision. In this perspective, technologies are seen as an end in themselves, and there is no arrangement between the technical and the social value...

    Authors: Marietou Niang, Sophie Dupéré, Hassane Alami and Marie-Pierre Gagnon

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:46

    Content type: Debate

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  11. Alcohol harms are rising globally, and alcohol policies, where they exist, are weak or under-developed. Limited progress has been made since the formulation of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Strate...

    Authors: Mary Madden and Jim McCambridge

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:45

    Content type: Debate

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  12. The possibility of psychopathological symptoms and related risk factors among normal persons and patients infected during the outbreak of COVID-19 has been widely investigated. The mental health outcomes of th...

    Authors: Zhiyang Zhang, Yi Feng, Rui Song, Di Yang and Xuefei Duan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:44

    Content type: Research

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  13. The negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on public mental health can be persistent and substantial over a long period of time, but little is known regarding what psychological factors or processes can buffer s...

    Authors: Yuen Yu Chong, Wai Tong Chien, Ho Yu Cheng, Angelos P. Kassianos, Andrew T. Gloster and Maria Karekla

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:43

    Content type: Research

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  14. The ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has the potential to reverse progress towards global targets. This study examines the risks that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to equitable access to e...

    Authors: Floriano Amimo, Ben Lambert, Anthony Magit and Masahiro Hashizume

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:42

    Content type: Review

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  15. The detrimental impact of dominant corporations active in health-harming commodity industries is well recognised. However, to date, existing analyses of the ways in which corporations influence health have pai...

    Authors: Benjamin Wood, Owain Williams, Phil Baker, Vijaya Nagarajan and Gary Sacks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:41

    Content type: Review

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  16. Little is known about the prevalence of and risk factors for adolescent mental health problems during the COVID-19 outbreak. We aimed to investigate the prevalence of depressive symptoms, their association wit...

    Authors: Jingyi Wang, Hao Wang, Haijiang Lin, Marcus Richards, Shuyue Yang, Hongbiao Liang, Xiaoxiao Chen and Chaowei Fu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:40

    Content type: Research

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  17. Italy was the first European country to implement a national lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide, this pandemic had a huge impact on the mental health of people in many countries causing simil...

    Authors: Leonardo Villani, Roberta Pastorino, Enrico Molinari, Franco Anelli, Walter Ricciardi, Guendalina Graffigna and Stefania Boccia

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:39

    Content type: Research

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  18. The vulnerability of cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients’ health abilities, combined with the severity of the disease and the overlapping risk factors, leads such people to bear the economic burden of the di...

    Authors: Meiyan Ma, Wanxin Tian, Jian Kang, Yuze Li, Qi Xia, Nianshi Wang, Wenqing Miao, Xiyu Zhang, Yiyun Zhang, Baoguo Shi, Han Gao, Tao Sun, Xuelian Fu, Yanhua Hao, Heng Li, Linghan Shan…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:36

    Content type: Research

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  19. Twenty-five years into South Africa’s constitutional democracy provides an opportunity to take stock of the social and structural determinants of adolescent health. Those born in democratic South Africa, commo...

    Authors: Tanya Jacobs and Asha George

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:35

    Content type: Review

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  20. Mental burden due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has been widely reported for the general public and specific risk groups like healthcare workers and different patient populations. We aimed to assess its impact on...

    Authors: Angela M. Kunzler, Nikolaus Röthke, Lukas Günthner, Jutta Stoffers-Winterling, Oliver Tüscher, Michaela Coenen, Eva Rehfuess, Guido Schwarzer, Harald Binder, Christine Schmucker, Joerg J. Meerpohl and Klaus Lieb

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:34

    Content type: Review

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  21. The global health agenda is ill-defined as an analytical construct, complicating attempts by scholars and proponents to make claims about the agenda status of issues. We draw on Kingdon’s definition of the age...

    Authors: Stephanie L. Smith, Jeremy Shiffman, Yusra Ribhi Shawar and Zubin Cyrus Shroff

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:33

    Content type: Research

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  22. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted adversely upon the mental health of millions of people worldwide. Impacts on the mental health conditions and the associated predictors relating to adults in Pakist...

    Authors: Tooba Lateef, Jiyao Chen, Muhammad Tahir, Teba Abdul Lateef, Bryan Z. Chen, Jizhen Li and Stephen X. Zhang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:32

    Content type: Research

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  23. The impact of general population lockdown implemented in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic needs to be evaluated. We describe here a longitudinal study on the mental health of adults in France.

    Authors: Leila Ramiz, Benjamin Contrand, Madelyn Yiseth Rojas Castro, Marion Dupuy, Li Lu, Catherine Sztal-Kutas and Emmanuel Lagarde

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:29

    Content type: Research

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  24. Three months after the first reported cases, COVID-19 had spread to nearly 90% of World Health Organization (WHO) member states and only 24 countries had not reported cases as of 30 March 2020. This analysis a...

    Authors: Zheng Li, Cynthia Jones, Girum S. Ejigu, Nisha George, Amanda L. Geller, Gregory C. Chang, Alys Adamski, Ledor S. Igboh, Rebecca D. Merrill, Philip Ricks, Sara A. Mirza and Michael Lynch

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:28

    Content type: Research

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  25. A global migration of individuals fleeing persecution, violence and armed conflict reached almost 60 million world-wide in 2015. This world-wide crisis of displacement reflects people seeking safety across bor...

    Authors: Kim S. Griswold, Bonnie M. Vest, Angelique Lynch-Jiles, Douglas Sawch, Kateryna Kolesnikova, Leonce Byimana and Pamela Kefi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:27

    Content type: Research

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  26. A key component of any health system is the capacity to accurately diagnose individuals. One of the six building blocks of a health system as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) includes diagnostic ...

    Authors: Antonio Bernabé-Ortiz, Jessica H. Zafra-Tanaka, Miguel Moscoso-Porras, Rangarajan Sampath, Beatrice Vetter, J. Jaime Miranda and David Beran

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:26

    Content type: Commentary

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  27. The 2005 International Health Regulations (IHR (2005)) require States Parties to establish National Focal Points (NFPs) responsible for notifying the World Health Organization (WHO) of potential events that mi...

    Authors: Corinne Packer, Sam F. Halabi, Helge Hollmeyer, Salima S. Mithani, Lindsay Wilson, Arne Ruckert, Ronald Labonté, David P. Fidler, Lawrence O. Gostin and Kumanan Wilson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:25

    Content type: Research

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  28. The COVID-19 pandemic is a biosecurity threat, and many resource-rich countries are stockpiling and/or making plans to secure supplies of vaccine, therapeutics, and diagnostics for their citizens. We review th...

    Authors: Bisi Bright, Chinedum Peace Babalola, Nadia Adjoa Sam-Agudu, Augustine Anayochukwu Onyeaghala, Adebola Olatunji, Ufuoma Aduh, Patrick O. Sobande, Trevor A. Crowell, Yenew Kebede Tebeje, Sunny Phillip, Nicaise Ndembi and Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:24

    Content type: Review

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  29. The psychological distress caused by COVID-19 may be pronounced among the parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study aimed to investigate psychological distress among parents of childr...

    Authors: Luxi Wang, Dexin Li, Shixu Pan, Jinhe Zhai, Wei Xia, Caihong Sun and Mingyang Zou

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:23

    Content type: Research

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  30. The burden of sickle cell disease (SCD) is greatest among African nations. Effective scalability of evidence-based interventions (e.g., newborn screening, health education, prophylaxis for infection, optimal n...

    Authors: Joyce Gyamfi, Temitope Ojo, Juliet Iwelunmor, Gbenga Ogedegbe, Nessa Ryan, Amy Diawara, Obiageli Nnodu, Ambroise Wonkam, Charmaine Royal and Emmanuel Peprah

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:20

    Content type: Commentary

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  31. Deaths by COVID-19 have left behind nearly 12 million recent bereaved individuals worldwide and researchers have raised concerns that the circumstances of COVID-19 related deaths will lead to a rise prevalence...

    Authors: Suqin Tang and Zhendong Xiang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:19

    Content type: Research

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  32. The success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is predicated on multisectoral collaboration (MSC), and the COVID-19 pandemic makes it more urgent to learn how this can be done better. Complex challeng...

    Authors: Rachael Hinton, Corinne Armstrong, Eriana Asri, Klaus Baesel, Sarah Barnett, Carla Blauvelt, Saidatul Norbaya Bt Buang, Louise Bury, Jai K. Das, Jennifer Franz-Vasdeki, Helia Molina Milman, John Murray, Susana Palma, Ilona Renner, Marion Roche, Victoria Saint…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:18

    Content type: Commentary

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  33. The public health community has become increasingly critical of the role that powerful corporations play in driving unhealthy diets, one of the leading contributors to the global burden of disease. While a sub...

    Authors: Benjamin Wood, Owain Williams, Vijaya Nagarajan and Gary Sacks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:17

    Content type: Review

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  34. Efforts to adopt public health policies that would limit the consumption of unhealthy commodities, such as tobacco, alcohol and ultra-processed food products, are often undermined by private sector actors whos...

    Authors: Rima Nakkash, Melissa Mialon, Jihad Makhoul, Monika Arora, Rima Afifi, Abeer Al Halabi and Leslie London

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  35. The COVID-19 pandemic has made unprecedented impact on the psychological health of university students, a population vulnerable to distress and mental health disorders. This study investigated psychiatric symp...

    Authors: Shufang Sun, Simon B. Goldberg, Danhua Lin, Shan Qiao and Don Operario

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:15

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:52

  36. With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare systems across the world have been pushed to the brink. The approach of traditional healthcare systems to disaster preparedness and prevention has demonstrated in...

    Authors: Shuangyi Sun, Zhen Xie, Keting Yu, Bingqian Jiang, Siwei Zheng and Xiaoting Pan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:14

    Content type: Review

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  37. Lockdowns can be an effective pandemic response strategy that can buy much needed time to slow disease transmission and adequately scale up preventative, diagnostic, and treatment capacities. However, the broa...

    Authors: Oghenowede Eyawo, A. M. Viens and Uchechukwu Chidiebere Ugoji

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:13

    Content type: Commentary

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  38. Serious conditions caused by the coronavirus epidemic are expected to affect the mental and physical health, organizational and social commitments of healthcare workers. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Somayeh Jafarian and Hemmat Gholinia

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:12

    Content type: Research

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  39. Notwithstanding extensive general discussion of the effects of upstream forces on health, there has been limited empirical examination, let alone systematic evidence documenting policy responses to such pathwa...

    Authors: Prince A. Adu, Jerry M. Spiegel and Annalee Yassi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:11

    Content type: Research

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  40. During isolation, sharing physical activity experiences on social network sites (SNS) can enhance individual social connectedness. The objective of the present study was to examine the associations between sha...

    Authors: Yifan Zuo, Yudan Ma, Mu Zhang, Xiaoyuan Wu and Zhanbing Ren

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:10

    Content type: Research

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  41. The association between international migration and mental health is conditioned to several factors, and discrimination may play a significant role. Currently, Peru is one of the principal Venezuelan migrant-r...

    Authors: Benoît Mougenot, Elard Amaya, Edward Mezones-Holguin, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales and Báltica Cabieses

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:8

    Content type: Research

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  42. Community health workers (CHWs) are an important cadre of the global health workforce as they are involved in providing health services at the community level. However, evidence on the role of CHWs in deliveri...

    Authors: David Musoke, Edwinah Atusingwize, Deborah Ikhile, Sarah Nalinya, Charles Ssemugabo, Grace Biyinzika Lubega, Damilola Omodara, Rawlance Ndejjo and Linda Gibson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:7

    Content type: Research

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