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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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, Albert W. Wu, J. Barron, R. T. Boonyasai, J. Gentry, M. C. Gibbons, I. Lief, Y. Lu, M. Rogers…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:19

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Content type: Research

    Grand Challenges for international health and development initiatives have received substantial funding to tackle unsolved problems; however, evidence of their effectiveness in achieving change is lacking. A t...

    Authors: Marek Lalli, Harriet Ruysen, Hannah Blencowe, Kristen Yee, Karen Clune, Mary DeSilva, Marissa Leffler, Emily Hillman, Haitham El-Noush, Jo Mulligan, Jeffrey C. Murray, Karlee Silver and Joy E. Lawn

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:13

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  9. Content type: Review

    Indigenous populations have poorer health outcomes compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts. The evolution of Indigenous primary health care services arose from mainstream health services being unable to ...

    Authors: Stephen G. Harfield, Carol Davy, Alexa McArthur, Zachary Munn, Alex Brown and Ngiare Brown

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:12

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  10. Content type: Research

    Psychotropic drugs play an important role in the treatment of mental, neurological and substance use disorders. Despite the advancement of the use of psycho-pharmaceuticals in the developed countries, the psyc...

    Authors: Nawaraj Upadhaya, Mark J. D. Jordans, Dristy Gurung, Ruja Pokhrel, Ramesh P. Adhikari and Ivan H. Komproe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:10

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  11. Content type: Research

    The demand for international volunteer experiences to promote global health and nutrition is increasing and numerous studies have documented the experiences of the international volunteers who travel abroad; h...

    Authors: Benjamin J. Lough, Rebecca Tiessen and Judith N. Lasker

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:11

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  12. Content type: Research

    The school environment can enhance children’s skills, knowledge and behaviours in relation to healthy eating. However, in many countries, unhealthy foods are commonly available in schools, and children can be ...

    Authors: Erica Reeve, Anne Marie Thow, Colin Bell, Katrin Engelhardt, Ella Cecilia Gamolo-Naliponguit, John Juliard Go and Gary Sacks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:8

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  13. Content type: Research

    Early detection of breast cancer is known to improve its prognosis. However, women in most low and middle income countries, including Uganda, do not detect it early hence present at an advanced stage. This stu...

    Authors: Deborah Ilaboya, Linda Gibson and David Musoke

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:9

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  14. Content type: Commentary

    In recent years, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have become epidemic in Bangladesh. Behaviour changing interventions are key to prevention and management of NCDs. A great majority of people in Bangladesh hav...

    Authors: Reshman Tabassum, Guenter Froeschl, Jonas P. Cruz, Paolo C. Colet, Sukhen Dey and Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:7

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    There is an increasing recognition that non communicable diseases impose large economic costs on households, societies and nations. However, not much is known about the magnitude of diabetes expenditure in Afr...

    Authors: Chipo Mutyambizi, Milena Pavlova, Lumbwe Chola, Charles Hongoro and Wim Groot

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:3

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  16. Content type: Research

    Tobacco production is said to be an important contributor to Zambia’s economy in terms of labour and revenue generation. In light of Zambia’s obligations under the WHO Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (...

    Authors: Ronald Labonté, Raphael Lencucha, Jeffrey Drope, Corinne Packer, Fastone M. Goma and Richard Zulu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:5

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  17. Content type: Editorial

    The Sustainable Development Goals present an opportunity to reimagine and then reconfigure the approach to controlling sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The predilection of STIs for women and for vulnera...

    Authors: Matthew F. Chersich, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Greg Martin and Helen Rees

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:6

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  18. Content type: Research

    Well-organized screening and treatment programmes are effective to prevent Invasive Cervical Cancer (ICC) in LMICs. To achieve this, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the involvement of existing h...

    Authors: Zacharie Ndizeye, Davy Vanden Broeck, Heleen Vermandere, John Paul Bogers and Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:4

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  19. Content type: Research

    Global health diplomacy (GHD) is a burgeoning field bridging the priorities of global health and foreign affairs. Given the increasing need to mobilize disparate global health stakeholders coupled with the nee...

    Authors: Matthew D. Brown, Julie N. Bergmann, Thomas E. Novotny and Tim K. Mackey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:2

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  20. Content type: Commentary

    In line with the policy objectives of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, this commentary seeks to examine the extent to which provisions of international health research guidance promote capacit...

    Authors: Claire Leonie Ward, David Shaw, Dominique Sprumont, Osman Sankoh, Marcel Tanner and Bernice Elger

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:1

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  21. Content type: Research

    In low and middle-income countries, such as Ghana, communication disability is poorly recognised and rehabilitation services for people with communication disability are limited. As rehabilitation services for...

    Authors: Karen Wylie, Lindy McAllister, Bronwyn Davidson, Julie Marshall, Clement Amponsah and Josephine Ohenewa Bampoe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:92

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  22. Content type: Review

    China and Japan share numerous similarities other than their geographical proximity. Facing the great challenges of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), China and Japan have developed different preventive strateg...

    Authors: Fei Wu, Hiroto Narimatsu, Xiaoqiang Li, Sho Nakamura, Ri Sho, Genming Zhao, Yoshinori Nakata and Wanghong Xu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:91

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  23. Content type: Research

    Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) improves infant health and survival. We tested the effectiveness of a home-based intervention using Community Health Workers (CHWs) on EBF for six months in urban poor settings in...

    Authors: Elizabeth W. Kimani-Murage, Paula L. Griffiths, Frederick Murunga Wekesah, Milka Wanjohi, Nelson Muhia, Peter Muriuki, Thaddaeus Egondi, Catherine Kyobutungi, Alex C. Ezeh, Stephen T. McGarvey, Rachel N. Musoke, Shane A. Norris and Nyovani J. Madise

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:90

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