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  1. The adverse health and equity impacts of transnational corporations’ (TNCs) practices have become central public health concerns as TNCs increasingly dominate global trade and investment and shape national eco...

    Authors: Frances E. Baum, David M. Sanders, Matt Fisher, Julia Anaf, Nicholas Freudenberg, Sharon Friel, Ronald Labonté, Leslie London, Carlos Monteiro, Alex Scott-Samuel and Amit Sen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:27

    Content type: Methodology

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  2. There is increased interest in the capacity of US immigrants to contribute to their homelands via entrepreneurship and philanthropy. However, there has been little research examining how immigrant physicians m...

    Authors: Joseph Nwadiuko, Keyonie James, Galen E. Switzer and Jamie Stern

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:33

    Content type: Research

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  3. The U.S Congress initiated sanctions against Iran after the 1979 U.S. Embassy hostage crisis in Tehran, and since then the scope of multilateral sanctions imposed by the United States, the European Union, and ...

    Authors: Sogol Setayesh and Tim K. Mackey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:31

    Content type: Debate

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  4. In 2004, Ghana began implementation of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to minimize out-of-pocket expenditure at the point of use of service. The implementation of the scheme was accompanied by increa...

    Authors: Genevieve Cecilia Aryeetey, Justice Nonvignon, Caroline Amissah, Gilbert Buckle and Moses Aikins

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:32

    Content type: Research

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  5. Human capital requires opportunities to develop and capacity to overcome challenges, together with an enabling environment that fosters critical and disruptive innovation. Exploring such features is necessary ...

    Authors: J. Jaime Miranda, Antonio Bernabé-Ortiz, Francisco Diez-Canseco, Germán Málaga, María K. Cárdenas, Rodrigo M. Carrillo-Larco, María Lazo-Porras, Miguel Moscoso-Porras, M. Amalia Pesantes, Vilarmina Ponce, Ricardo Araya, David Beran, Peter Busse, Oscar Boggio, William Checkley, Patricia J. García…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:29

    Content type: Review

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  6. Free trade agreements (FTAs) can affect food environments and non-communicable disease risks through altering the availability of highly-processed foods. Few studies have quantified such effects. Using a natur...

    Authors: Phillip Baker, Sharon Friel, Ashley Schram and Ron Labonte

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:24

    Content type: Research

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  7. Strategic, interdisciplinary partnerships are essential to addressing the complex drivers of health inequities that result in survival disparities worldwide. Take for example the aggressive early childhood eye...

    Authors: Jessica A. Hill, Kahaki Kimani, Abby White, Faith Barasa, Morgan Livingstone, Brenda L. Gallie and Helen Dimaras

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:23

    Content type: Research

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  8. In response to health care challenges worldwide, extensive funding has been channeled to the world’s most vulnerable health systems. Funding alone is not sufficient to address the complex issues and challenges...

    Authors: Rohit Ramaswamy, Brianne Kallam, Dragica Kopic, Borislava Pujic and Medge D. Owen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:22

    Content type: Research

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  9. Maternal and child health issues have gained global political attention and resources in the past 10 years, due in part to their prominence on the Millennium Development Goal agenda and the use of evidence-bas...

    Authors: Lori McDougall

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:21

    Content type: Research

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  10. There is a substantial body of literature on the principles of good partnerships and the rationale for such partnerships in research capacity strengthening. This paper illustrates the long term effects of a mu...

    Authors: Khalifa Elmusharaf, Hanan Tahir, Diarmuid O’ Donovan, Ruairi Brugha, Mamoun Homeida, Amal M. O. Abbas and Elaine Byrne

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:20

    Content type: Research

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  11. With the recognition of the need for research capacity strengthening for advancing health and development, this research capacity article explores the use of technology enhanced learning in the delivery of a c...

    Authors: E. Byrne, L. Donaldson, L. Manda-Taylor, R. Brugha, A. Matthews, S. MacDonald, V. Mwapasa, M. Petersen and A. Walsh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:19

    Content type: Research

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  12. There is growing concern that short-term experiences in global health experiences (STEGH), undertaken by healthcare providers, trainees, and volunteers from high income countries in lower and middle income cou...

    Authors: Lawrence C. Loh, Olga Valdman and Matthew M. Dacso

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:15

    Content type: Methodology

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  13. In 2007 the “Crisp Report” on international partnerships increased interest in Northern countries on the way their links with Southern partners operated. Since its establishment in 2007 the Division of Tropica...

    Authors: David Beran, Sigiriya Aebischer Perone, Gabriel Alcoba, Alexandre Bischoff, Claire-Lise Bussien, Gilles Eperon, Olivier Hagon, Olivia Heller, Frédérique Jacquerioz Bausch, Nicolas Perone, Thomas Vogel and François Chappuis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:14

    Content type: Research

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  14. In the current United Nations efforts to plan for post 2015-Millennium Development Goals, global partnership to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has become a critical goal to effectively respond to the...

    Authors: M. S. Winchester, R. BeLue, T. Oni, U. Wittwer-Backofen, D. Deobagkar, H. Onya, T. A. Samuels, S. A. Matthews, C. Stone and C. Airhihenbuwa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:13

    Content type: Review

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  15. Health workers are at high risk of acquiring infectious diseases at work, especially in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) with critical health human resource deficiencies and limited implementation of occ...

    Authors: Annalee Yassi, Muzimkhulu Zungu, Jerry M. Spiegel, Barry Kistnasamy, Karen Lockhart, David Jones, Lyndsay M. O’Hara, Letshego Nophale, Elizabeth A. Bryce and Lincoln Darwin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:10

    Content type: Research

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  16. Partnerships between developed and developing country institutions are increasingly becoming important in addressing contemporary global health challenges faced by health systems. Inter-university health colla...

    Authors: David Musoke, Linda Gibson, Trasias Mukama, Yesmean Khalil and John C. Ssempebwa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:11

    Content type: Review

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  17. Capacity building partnerships between healthcare institutions have the potential to benefit both partners particularly in staff development. Previous research suggests that volunteering can contribute to prof...

    Authors: Esther Tillson, Sibylle Herzig van Wees, Charlotte McGowan, Hannah Franklin, Helena Jones, Patrick Bogue, Shirin Aliabadi and Paula Baraitser

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:9

    Content type: Research

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  18. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care is a neglected specialty in low-income countries. There is an acute shortage of health workers – several low-income countries have less than 1 anaesthesia provider per 100,000 po...

    Authors: Mpoki Ulisubisya, Henrik Jörnvall, Lars Irestedt and Tim Baker

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:7

    Content type: Commentary

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  19. Founded in 2005, Globalization and Health was the first open access global health journal. The journal has since expanded the field, and its influence, with the number of downloaded papers rising 17-fold, to over...

    Authors: Greg Martin, Malcolm MacLachlan, Ronald Labonté, Fiona Larkan, Frédérique Vallières and Niamh Bergin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:6

    Content type: Editorial

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  20. As is common in developing countries, in Ethiopia young people with disabilities (YPWD) are more likely than the general population to be illiterate, unemployed and impoverished. They often lack equal access t...

    Authors: Tigist Alemu Kassa, Tobias Luck, Assegedech Bekele and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:5

    Content type: Research

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  21. Because of the shortage of health professionals, particularly in specialty areas, Rwanda initiated the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program. In this program, faculty from United States teaching institution...

    Authors: Esperance Ndenga, Glorieuse Uwizeye, Dana R. Thomson, Eric Uwitonze, Joel Mubiligi, Bethany L. Hedt-Gauthier, Michael Wilkes and Agnes Binagwaho

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:4

    Content type: Research

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  22. Zimbabwe is the largest tobacco producer in Africa. Despite expressing opposition in the past, Zimbabwe recently acceded to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). We ex...

    Authors: E. Anne Lown, Patricia A. McDaniel and Ruth E. Malone

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:2

    Content type: Research

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  23. Despite the worthy intentions of international health partnerships between high-income countries and countries with developing economies, the tangible benefits are rarely evaluated, limiting the assessment of ...

    Authors: Ben Hague, Jenny Sills and Andrew R. Thompson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:52

    Content type: Research

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  24. Many health service delivery models are adapting health services to meet rising demand and evolving health burdens in low- and middle-income countries. While innovative private sector models provide potential ...

    Authors: Onil Bhattacharyya, Kathryn Mossman, John Ginther, Leigh Hayden, Raman Sohal, Jieun Cha, Ameya Bopardikar, John A. MacDonald, Himanshu Parikh, Ilan Shahin, Anita McGahan and Will Mitchell

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:51

    Content type: Research

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  25. Contemporary interest in in short-term experiences in global health (STEGH) has led to important questions of ethics, responsibility, and potential harms to receiving communities. In addressing these issues, t...

    Authors: Lawrence C. Loh, William Cherniak, Bradley A. Dreifuss, Matthew M. Dacso, Henry C. Lin and Jessica Evert

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:50

    Content type: Review

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  26. International health partnerships are one approach to capacity building in health systems. The evidence base for institutional partnerships for health service development remains weak and evaluation of the pro...

    Authors: Suzanne Edwards, Dan Ritman, Emily Burn, Natascha Dekkers and Paula Baraitser

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:49

    Content type: Research

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  27. Institutional Health Partnerships are long-term, institution to institution partnerships between high income and low and middle income countries which seek to build capacity and strengthen health institutions ...

    Authors: Ema Kelly, Vicki Doyle, David Weakliam and Yvonne Schönemann

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:48

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2016 12:3

  28. There is a global need to expand palliative care services to reach the increasing number requiring end of life care. In developing countries where the incidences of cancer are rising there is an urgent need to...

    Authors: B. A. Jack, J. A. Kirton, J. Downing and K. Frame

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:47

    Content type: Research

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  29. Two themes consistently emerge from the broad range of academics, policymakers and opinion leaders who have proposed changes to the World Health Organization (WHO): that reform efforts are too slow, and that t...

    Authors: Unni Gopinathan, Nicholas Watts, Daniel Hougendobler, Alex Lefebvre, Arthur Cheung, Steven J. Hoffman and John-Arne Røttingen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:46

    Content type: Research

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  30. Country-of-origin of a product can negatively influence its rating, particularly if the product is from a low-income country. It follows that how non-traditional sources of innovation, such as low-income count...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:45

    Content type: Research

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  31. Against the backdrop of systemic inefficiency in the public health care system and the theoretical claims that markets result in performance and efficiency improvement, developing countries’ governments have b...

    Authors: Vitalis Chukwudi Nwagbara and Rajah Rasiah

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:44

    Content type: Research

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  32. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are rapidly becoming priorities in developing countries. While developed countries are more prepared in terms of skilled human resources for NCD management, developing the requ...

    Authors: Shiva Raj Mishra, Dinesh Neupane, David Preen, Per Kallestrup and Henry B. Perry

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:43

    Content type: Commentary

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  33. Trade and investment liberalization may facilitate the spread of sugar-sweetened carbonated beverages (SSCBs), products associated with increased risk factors for obesity, type II diabetes, and cardiovascular ...

    Authors: Ashley Schram, Ronald Labonte, Phillip Baker, Sharon Friel, Aaron Reeves and David Stuckler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:41

    Content type: Research

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  34. There is widespread agreement that civil war obstructs efforts to eradicate polio. It is suggested that Islamist insurgents have a particularly negative effect on vaccination programmes, but this claim is cont...

    Authors: Jonathan Kennedy, Martin McKee and Lawrence King

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:40

    Content type: Research

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  35. Prompted by the need to achieve progress in health outcomes, payment for performance (P4P) schemes are becoming popular policy options in the health systems in many low income countries. This paper describes t...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:38

    Content type: Research

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  36. For pregnancy to result in a healthy mother and infant, women require adequate nutrition and to be able to access antenatal care, both of which require finances. While most women working in the formal sector i...

    Authors: Fiona Scorgie, Duane Blaauw, Tessa Dooms, Ashraf Coovadia, Vivian Black and Matthew Chersich

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:37

    Content type: Research

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  37. High maternal mortality and morbidity persist, in large part due to inadequate access to timely and quality health care. Attitudes and behaviours of maternal health care providers (MHCPs) influence health care...

    Authors: P. Mannava, K. Durrant, J. Fisher, M. Chersich and S. Luchters

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:36

    Content type: Research

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