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  1. 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...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:83

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2018 14:95

  2. 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...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:79

    Content type: Commentary

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  3. 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...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:78

    Content type: Short report

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  4. 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...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:77

    Content type: Research

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  5. Emergence of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors is a real threat to future goals of elimination and control of malaria. Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess research trend on insecticide...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh, Ansam F. Sawalha, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Naser Y. Shraim and Adham S. Abu-Taha

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:76

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:75

    Content type: Research

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  7. Prevention of adverse perinatal outcome using the Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) neonatal resuscitation algorithm can reduce perinatal mortality in low income settings. Mercy Ships is a non-governmental organisa...

    Authors: Kristin Close, Michele Karel and Michelle White

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:73

    Content type: Research

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  8. Many studies investigate HPV vaccine acceptability, applying health behavior theories to identify determinants; few include real uptake, the final variable of interest. This study investigated the utility of t...

    Authors: Heleen Vermandere, Marie-Anne van Stam, Violet Naanyu, Kristien Michielsen, Olivier Degomme and Frans Oort

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:72

    Content type: Research

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  9. Afghanistan is one of the most fragile and conflict-affected countries in the world. It has experienced almost uninterrupted conflict for the last thirty years, with the present conflict now lasting over a dec...

    Authors: Alexandra Frost, Matthew Wilkinson, Peter Boyle, Preeti Patel and Richard Sullivan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:71

    Content type: Review

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  10. Historically, implementing nutrition policy has confronted persistent obstacles, with many of these obstacles arising from political economy sources. While there has been increased global policy attention to i...

    Authors: Yarlini Balarajan and Michael R. Reich

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:70

    Content type: Debate

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  11. Medical donation programs for drugs, other medical products, training and other supportive services can improve access to essential medicines in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and provide emergency a...

    Authors: Alisa M. Jenny, Meng Li, Elizabeth Ashbourne, Myron Aldrink, Christine Funk and Andy Stergachis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:69

    Content type: Research

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  12. Business operates within a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) system that the global health community should harness to advance women’s health and related sustainable development goals for workers and commu...

    Authors: David Wofford, Shawn MacDonald and Carolyn Rodehau

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:68

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. Getting research into policy and practice (GRIPP) is a process of going from research evidence to decisions and action. To integrate research findings into the policy making process and to communicate research...

    Authors: Benjamin Uzochukwu, Obinna Onwujekwe, Chinyere Mbachu, Chinenye Okwuosa, Enyi Etiaba, Monica E. Nyström and Lucy Gilson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:67

    Content type: Research

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  14. Inequities in health have garnered international attention and are now addressed in Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3), which seeks to ‘promote well-being for all’. To attain this goal globally requires inn...

    Authors: Franka Cadée, Marianne J. Nieuwenhuijze, A. L. M. Lagro-Janssen and Raymond De Vries

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:66

    Content type: Research

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  15. At the points where an infectious disease and risk factors for poor health intersect, while health problems may be compounded, there is also an opportunity to provide health services. Where human immunodeficie...

    Authors: M. Schneider, M. Chersich, M. Temmerman and C.D. Parry

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:65

    Content type: Research

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  16. Since the launch of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1988 the global incidence of poliomyelitis has fallen by nearly 99 %. From a situation where wild type poliovirus was endemic in 125 countr...

    Authors: Shoaib Fahad Hussain, Peter Boyle, Preeti Patel and Richard Sullivan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:63

    Content type: Review

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  17. Shortages of health workers in low-income countries are exacerbated by the international migration of health workers to more affluent countries. This problem is compounded by the active recruitment of health w...

    Authors: Vivian Tam, Jennifer S. Edge and Steven J. Hoffman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:62

    Content type: Research

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  18. Communities and nations seeking to foster social responsibility in their youth are interested in understanding factors that predict and promote youth involvement in public activities. Orphans and separated chi...

    Authors: Christine L. Gray, Brian W. Pence, Lynne C. Messer, Jan Ostermann, Rachel A. Whetten, Nathan M. Thielman, Karen O’Donnell and Kathryn Whetten

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:61

    Content type: Research

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  19. Medical tourism has attracted considerable interest within the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. Governments in the region tout the economic potential of treating foreign patients while several new pr...

    Authors: Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks, Rory Johnston, Alejandro Cerón and Ronald Labonte

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:60

    Content type: Research

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  20. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) antiretroviral therapy (ART) guidelines have generally been adopted rapidly and with high fidelity by countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Thus far, however, WHO has not publi...

    Authors: Ramadhani A. Noor, Pascal Geldsetzer, Till Bärnighausen and Wafaie Fawzi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:58

    Content type: Research

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  21. The scarcity of mental health professionals places specialist psychiatric care out of the reach of most people in low and middle income countries. There is growing interest in the effectiveness of task shiftin...

    Authors: Vincent Israel Opoku Agyapong, Conor Farren and Eilish McAuliffe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:57

    Content type: Research

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  22. Some university curricula struggle to present evidence-based promotion of global health principles and global health diplomacy within an undergraduate setting. The de facto global health paradigm has experienced ...

    Authors: John Quinn, Vít Lidinský, Venu Rajaratnam, Marta Kruszcynski, Tomas Zeleny and Vladimir Bencko

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:56

    Content type: Commentary

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  23. Deforestation due to tobacco farming began to raise concerns in the mid 1970s. Over the next 40 years, tobacco growing increased significantly and shifted markedly to low- and middle-income countries. The perc...

    Authors: Kelley Lee, Natalia Carrillo Botero and Thomas Novotny

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:55

    Content type: Research

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  24. In recent years, the world has witnessed the tragic outcomes of multiple global health crises. From Ebola to high prices to antibiotic resistance, these events highlight the fundamental constraints of the curr...

    Authors: Alexandra Greenberg and Rachel Kiddell-Monroe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:54

    Content type: Commentary

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  25. Near the end of 2013, an outbreak of Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV) began in Guinea, subsequently spreading to neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone. As this epidemic grew, important public health questions emerged about...

    Authors: Jolie Kaner and Sarah Schaack

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:53

    Content type: Review

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  26. Progress in achieving maternal health goals and the rates of reductions in deaths from individual conditions have varied over time and across countries. Assessing whether research priorities in maternal health...

    Authors: Matthew Chersich, Duane Blaauw, Mari Dumbaugh, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Siphiwe Thwala, Leon Bijlmakers, Emily Vargas, Elinor Kern, Josephine Kavanagh, Ashar Dhana, Francisco Becerra-Posada, Langelihle Mlotshwa, Victor Becerril-Montekio, Priya Mannava, Stanley Luchters, Minh Duc Pham…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:52

    Content type: Research

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  27. Mapping studies describe a broad body of literature, and differ from classical systematic reviews, which assess more narrowly-defined questions and evaluate the quality of the studies included in the review. W...

    Authors: Matthew Chersich, Victor Becerril-Montekio, Francisco Becerra-Posada, Mari Dumbaugh, Josephine Kavanagh, Duane Blaauw, Siphiwe Thwala, Elinor Kern, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Emily Vargas, Langelihle Mlotshwa, Ashar Dhana, Priya Mannava, Anayda Portela, Mario Tristan, Helen Rees…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:51

    Content type: Commentary

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  28. First generation migrants are reportedly at higher risk of mental ill-health compared to the settled population. This paper systematically reviews and synthesizes all reviews on the mental health of first gene...

    Authors: Ciara Close, Anne Kouvonen, Tania Bosqui, Kishan Patel, Dermot O’Reilly and Michael Donnelly

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:47

    Content type: Review

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  29. Good governance may result in strengthened performance of a health system. Coherent policies are essential for good health system governance. The overall aim of this research is to provide the best available s...

    Authors: Joanne McVeigh, Malcolm MacLachlan, Brynne Gilmore, Chiedza McClean, Arne H. Eide, Hasheem Mannan, Priscille Geiser, Antony Duttine, Gubela Mji, Eilish McAuliffe, Beth Sprunt, Mutamad Amin and Charles Normand

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:49

    Content type: Research

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  30. Nutritional disorders are now spreading worldwide both in developed and developing countries. Body image ideals and dissatisfaction have been linked to a number of poor health outcomes, including nutritional d...

    Authors: Stefania Toselli, Natascia Rinaldo and Emanuela Gualdi-Russo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:48

    Content type: Review

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  31. There is a wide range of intellectual work written about health research, which has been shaped by the evolution of diseases. This study aims to identify the leading journals over the last 25 years (1990–2014)...

    Authors: José M. Merigó and Alicia Núñez

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:46

    Content type: Research

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  32. Diseases don’t respect borders, so efforts to control and eliminate diseases must also be flexible and adaptable enough to effectively reach the populations that live in the areas around national frontiers. On...

    Authors: Kenneth Gustavsen, Yao Sodahlon and Simon Bush

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:44

    Content type: Commentary

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  33. Low and middle income countries have adopted targeting mechanisms as a means of increasing program efficiency in reaching marginalized people in the community given the available resources. Design of targeting...

    Authors: August Kuwawenaruwa, Gemini Mtei, Jitihada Baraka and Kassimu Tani

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:41

    Content type: Research

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  34. International donors support the partnership between the Government of Botswana and two international organisations: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Africa Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnershi...

    Authors: Masego Katisi, Marguerite Daniel and Maurice B. Mittelmark

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:42

    Content type: Research

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  35. The recent increase of breast cancer mortality has put on alert to most countries in the region. However it has taken some time before breast cancer could be considered as a relevant problem. Only in recent ye...

    Authors: Gustavo Nigenda, Maria Cecilia Gonzalez-Robledo, Luz Maria Gonzalez-Robledo and Rosa Maria Bejarano-Arias

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:39

    Content type: Research

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  36. Immigrant women often experience health inequities, whether for reasons of gender, country of origin, or socioeconomic status. The view of immigrant women has always focussed on their needs, without taking int...

    Authors: Anna Bonmatí-Tomás, Maria del Carmen Malagón-Aguilera, Cristina Bosch-Farré, Sandra Gelabert-Vilella, Dolors Juvinyà-Canal and Maria del Mar Garcia Gil

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:37

    Content type: Research

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  37. There are significant differences in the meaning and use of the term ‘Reverse Innovation’ between industry circles, where the term originated, and health policy circles where the term has gained traction. It i...

    Authors: Matthew Harris, Emily Weisberger, Diana Silver, Viva Dadwal and James Macinko

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:36

    Content type: Research

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  38. Researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are under-represented in scientific literature. Mapping of authorship of articles can provide an assessment of data ownership and research capacity in LM...

    Authors: Matthew F. Chersich, Duane Blaauw, Mari Dumbaugh, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Ashar Dhana, Siphiwe Thwala, Leon Bijlmakers, Emily Vargas, Elinor Kern, Francisco Becerra-Posada, Josephine Kavanagh, Priya Mannava, Langelihle Mlotshwa, Victor Becerril-Montekio, Katharine Footman and Helen Rees

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:35

    Content type: Research

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  39. Finding solutions to global health problems will require a highly-trained, inter-disciplinary workforce. Global health education and research can potentially have long-range impact in addressing the global bur...

    Authors: Mellissa Withers, David Press, Heather Wipfli, Judith McCool, Chang-Chuan Chan, Masamine Jimba, Christopher Tremewan and Jonathan Samet

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:34

    Content type: Research

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