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  1. Content type: Research

    Interest in short-term global health training and service programs continues to grow, yet they can be associated with a variety of ethical issues for which trainees or others with limited global health experie...

    Authors: Matthew DeCamp, Joce Rodriguez, Shelby Hecht, Michele Barry and Jeremy Sugarman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:5

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  2. Content type: Commentary

    The scientific consensus is that global warming is occurring and is largely the result of greenhouse gas emissions from human activity. This paper examines the health implications of global warming, the curren...

    Authors: Matthew HR Anstey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:4

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  3. Content type: Research

    Mexico has been experiencing some of the most rapid shifts ever recorded in dietary and physical activity patterns leading to obesity. Diabetes mellitus has played a crucial role causing nearly 14% of all deat...

    Authors: Simon Barquera, Ismael Campos-Nonato, Carlos Aguilar-Salinas, Ruy Lopez-Ridaura, Armando Arredondo and Juan Rivera-Dommarco

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:3

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  4. Content type: Debate

    Brazil is rapidly becoming an influential player in development cooperation, also thanks to its high-visibility health projects in Africa and Latin America. The 4th High-level Forum on Aid Effectiveness held in B...

    Authors: Giuliano Russo, Lídia Cabral and Paulo Ferrinho

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:2

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  5. Content type: Research

    Almost 50% of the Nepali health budget is made up of international aid. International Non-Governmental Organizations working in the field of health are able to channel their funds directly to grass root level....

    Authors: Aditi Giri, Prashant Khatiwada, Bikram Shrestha and Radheshyam Khatri Chettri

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:1

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  6. Content type: Research

    Physician migration, also known as “brain drain,” results from a combination of a gap in the supply and demand in developed countries and a lack of job satisfaction in developing countries. Many push and pull ...

    Authors: Asfandyar Sheikh, Syed Hassan Abbas Naqvi, Kainat Sheikh, Syed Hassan Shiraz Naqvi and Muhammad Yasin Bandukda

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:43

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  7. Content type: Commentary

    December 1st marks World AIDS Day with the theme ‘Getting to zero’. Three years ago, UNAIDS articulated what was then considered to be an ambitious vision, the aspiration for zero new HIV infections and zero-A...

    Authors: Kent Buse, Ruth Blackshaw and Marie-Goretti Harakeye Ndayisaba

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:42

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  8. Content type: Review

    Over the last decade, extensive scientific and policy innovations have begun to reduce the “quality chasm” - the gulf between best practices and actual implementation that exists in resource-rich medical setti...

    Authors: Duncan Smith-Rohrberg Maru, Jason Andrews, Dan Schwarz, Ryan Schwarz, Bibhav Acharya, Astha Ramaiya, Gregory Karelas, Ruma Rajbhandari, Kedar Mate and Sona Shilpakar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:41

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  9. Content type: Research

    While sustainability of health programmes has been the subject of empirical studies, there is little evidence specifically on the sustainability of Community Based Organisations (CBOs) for HIV/AIDS. Debates ar...

    Authors: Aisling Walsh, Chishimba Mulambia, Ruairi Brugha and Johanna Hanefeld

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:40

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  10. Content type: Research

    Non-communicable diseases account for more than 50% of deaths in adults aged 15–59 years in most low income countries. Depression and diabetes carry an enormous public health burden, making the identification ...

    Authors: Tiziana Leone, Ernestina Coast, Shilpa Narayanan and Ama de Graft Aikins

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:39

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  11. Content type: Debate

    There has long been debate around the definition of the field of education, research and practice known as global health. In this article we step back from attempts at definition and instead ask what current d...

    Authors: Mike Rowson, Chris Willott, Rob Hughes, Arti Maini, Sophie Martin, J Jaime Miranda, Vicki Pollit, Abi Smith, Rae Wake and John S Yudkin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:36

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  12. Content type: Debate

    Since the early 1990s there has been a burgeoning interest in global health teaching in undergraduate medical curricula. In this article we trace the evolution of this teaching and present recommendations for ...

    Authors: Mike Rowson, Abi Smith, Rob Hughes, Oliver Johnson, Arti Maini, Sophie Martin, Fred Martineau, J Jaime Miranda, Vicki Pollit, Rae Wake, Chris Willott and John S Yudkin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:35

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  13. Content type: Research

    The burden of cancer affects all countries; while high-income countries have the capacity and resources to establish comprehensive cancer control programs, low and middle-income countries have limited resource...

    Authors: Frances A Stillman, Michelle R Kaufman, Naseeb Kibria, Sultan Eser, Mark Spires and Yusuf Pustu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:34

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  14. Content type: Research

    Health workers’ motivation is a key determinant of the quality of health services, and poor motivation has been found to be an obstacle to service delivery in many low-income countries. In order to increase th...

    Authors: Nils Gunnar Songstad, Ida Lindkvist, Karen Marie Moland, Victor Chimhutu and Astrid Blystad

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:33

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  15. Content type: Editorial

    The complex relationship between globalization and health calls for research from many disciplinary and methodological perspectives. This editorial gives an overview of the content trajectory of the interdisci...

    Authors: Susan F Murray, Ramila Bisht, Rama Baru and Emma Pitchforth

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:30

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  16. Content type: Research

    This paper examines the challenges and opportunities in establishing and sustaining north–south research partnerships in Africa through a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease. Es...

    Authors: Ama de-Graft Aikins, Daniel K Arhinful, Emma Pitchforth, Gbenga Ogedegbe, Pascale Allotey and Charles Agyemang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:29

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  17. Content type: Research

    Medical tourism describes the private purchase and arrangement of medical care by patients across international borders. Increasing numbers of medical facilities in countries around the world are marketing the...

    Authors: Rory Johnston, Valorie A Crooks and Jeremy Snyder

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:23

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  18. Content type: Research

    Several World Health Organization (WHO) initiatives aim to improve the accessibility of safe and effective medicines for children. A first step in achieving this goal is to obtain a baseline measure of access ...

    Authors: Angela Anson, Brooke Ramay, Antonio Ruiz de Esparza and Lisa Bero

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:22

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  19. Content type: Research

    The purpose of the research was to assess access to sexual and reproductive health services for migrant women who work as beer promoters. This mixed methods research was conducted in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Bang...

    Authors: Gail Webber, Denise Spitzer, Ratana Somrongthong, Truong Cong Dat and Somphone Kounnavongsa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:21

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  20. Content type: Review

    As a country, the United Arab Emirates has developed very rapidly from a developing country with a largely nomadic population, to a modern and wealthy country with a Western lifestyle. This economic progress h...

    Authors: Cother Hajat, Oliver Harrison and Zainab Shather

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:18

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  21. Content type: Review

    Developing countries can generate effective solutions for today’s global health challenges. This paper reviews relevant literature to construct the case for international cooperation, and in particular, develo...

    Authors: Shamsuzzoha B Syed, Viva Dadwal, Paul Rutter, Julie Storr, Joyce D Hightower, Rachel Gooden, Jean Carlet, Sepideh Bagheri Nejad, Edward T Kelley, Liam Donaldson and Didier Pittet

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:17

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  22. Content type: Research

    The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, which provides an international agreement on how to deliver aid, has recently been reviewed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Hea...

    Authors: Tim Shorten, Martin Taylor, Neil Spicer, Sandra Mounier-Jack and David McCoy

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:13

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  23. Content type: Research

    Most low and middle income countries (LMICs) are currently not on track to reach the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). One way to accelerate progress would be through the large-scale implemen...

    Authors: Gavin Yamey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:11

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  24. Content type: Editorial

    The impact of increased national wealth, as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), on public health is widely understood, however an equally important but less well-acclaimed relationship exists between imp...

    Authors: Greg Martin, Alexandra Grant and Mark D'Agostino

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:8

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  25. Content type: Research

    To evaluate medicine prices, availability and affordability in Brazil, considering the differences across three types of medicines (originator brands, generics and similar medicines) and different types of fac...

    Authors: Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi, Ana Paula Helfer, Aline L Camargo, Noêmia U L Tavares and Panos Kanavos

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:6

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  26. Content type: Research

    With limited time to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, progress towards improving women's and children's health needs to be accelerated. With Africa accounting for over half of the world's maternal and...

    Authors: Kadidiatou Toure, Rotimi Sankore, Shyama Kuruvilla, Elisa Scolaro, Flavia Bustreo and Babatunde Osotimehin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:3

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  27. Content type: Research

    The U.S. imports a substantial and increasing portion of its fruits and vegetables. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently inspects less than one percent of import shipments. While countries exporting...

    Authors: Roni A Neff, Jennifer C Hartle, Linnea I Laestadius, Kathleen Dolan, Anne C Rosenthal and Keeve E Nachman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:2

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  28. Content type: Research

    The International Health Regulations (IHRs) (2005) was developed with the aim of governing international responses to public health risks and emergencies. The document requires all 194 World Health Organizatio...

    Authors: Aranka Anema, Eric Druyts, Helge G Hollmeyer, Maxwell C Hardiman and Kumanan Wilson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:1

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  29. Content type: Research

    Cardiovascular diseases represent an increasing share of the global disease burden. There is concern that increased consumption of palm oil could exacerbate mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stro...

    Authors: Brian K Chen, Benjamin Seligman, John W Farquhar and Jeremy D Goldhaber-Fiebert

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2011 7:45

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