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  1. Content type: Debate

    While primary care, obstetrical, and surgical services have started to expand in the world's poorest regions, there is only sparse literature on the essential support systems that are required to make these op...

    Authors: Duncan Smith-Rohrberg Maru, Ryan Schwarz, Jason Andrews, Sanjay Basu, Aditya Sharma and Christopher Moore

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:18

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  2. Content type: Research

    It is clear that globalization is something more than a purely economic phenomenon manifesting itself on a global scale. Among the visible manifestations of globalization are the greater international movement...

    Authors: Pim Martens, Su-Mia Akin, Huynen Maud and Raza Mohsin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:16

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  3. Content type: Research

    The accessibility to improved water and sanitation has been understood as a crucial mechanism to save infants and children from the adverse health outcomes associated with diarrheal disease. This knowledge sti...

    Authors: Marianne J Botting, Edoye O Porbeni, Michel R Joffres, Bradley C Johnston, Robert E Black and Edward J Mills

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:12

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  4. Content type: Research

    The link between political freedom and health is unclear. We aimed to determine the association by exploring the relationship of historical and cumulative freedom levels with important health outcomes.

    Authors: Samantha L Biggs, Evelyn M Dell, Vanessa L Dixon, Michel R Joffres, Chris Beyrer, Kumanan Wilson, James J Orbinski and Mills J Edward

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:11

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  5. Content type: Review

    Increasingly, food companies play an important role in stemming the rising burden of nutrition-related chronic diseases. Concrete actions taken by these companies include global public commitments to address f...

    Authors: Derek Yach, Mehmood Khan, Dondeena Bradley, Rob Hargrove, Stephen Kehoe and George Mensah

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:10

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  6. Content type: Research

    Universal access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in low- and middle-income countries faces numerous challenges: increasing numbers of people needing ART, new guidelines recommending more expensive antiretrovir...

    Authors: Brenda Waning, Margaret Kyle, Ellen Diedrichsen, Lyne Soucy, Jenny Hochstadt, Till Bärnighausen and Suerie Moon

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:9

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  7. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of chronic non-communicable disease, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), is rising worldwide. In Africa, T2DM is primarily affecting those living in urban areas and increasingly affecting t...

    Authors: Marie Kolling, Kirsty Winkley and Mette von Deden

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:8

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    This paper draws together contributions to a scientific table discussion on obesity at the European Science Open Forum 2008 which took place in Barcelona, Spain. Socioeconomic dimensions of global obesity, inc...

    Authors: Geof Rayner, Mabel Gracia, Elizabeth Young, Jose R Mauleon, Emilio Luque and Marta G Rivera-Ferre

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:7

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  9. Content type: Commentary

    Africa faces a double burden of infectious and chronic diseases. While infectious diseases still account for at least 69% of deaths on the continent, age specific mortality rates from chronic diseases as a who...

    Authors: Ama de-Graft Aikins, Nigel Unwin, Charles Agyemang, Pascale Allotey, Catherine Campbell and Daniel Arhinful

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:5

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  10. Content type: Review

    Adherence to antiretroviral therapy is essential for maximising individual treatment outcomes and preventing the development of drug resistance. It is, however, frequently compromised due to predictable, but a...

    Authors: Nina Veenstra, Alan Whiteside, David Lalloo and Andrew Gibbs

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:4

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  11. Content type: Research

    A coordinated response to HIV/AIDS remains one of the 'grand challenges' facing policymakers today. Global health initiatives (GHIs) have the potential both to facilitate and exacerbate coordination at the nat...

    Authors: Neil Spicer, Julia Aleshkina, Regien Biesma, Ruairi Brugha, Carlos Caceres, Baltazar Chilundo, Ketevan Chkhatarashvili, Andrew Harmer, Pierre Miege, Gulgun Murzalieva, Phillimon Ndubani, Natia Rukhadze, Tetyana Semigina, Aisling Walsh, Gill Walt and Xiulan Zhang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:3

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  12. Content type: Debate

    Sex work is receiving increased attention in southern Africa. In the context of South Africa's intense preparation for hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup, anxiety over HIV transmission in the context of sex work ...

    Authors: Marlise L Richter, Matthew F Chersich, Fiona Scorgie, Stanley Luchters, Marleen Temmerman and Richard Steen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:1

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  13. Content type: Research

    Access to medicines in developing countries continues to be a significant problem due to lack of insurance and lack of affordability. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), a rare disease, can be treated effectively,...

    Authors: Panos Kanavos, Sotiris Vandoros and Pat Garcia-Gonzalez

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:19

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  14. Content type: Short report

    The burden of smoking-related diseases in Jordan is increasingly evident. During 2006, chronic, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) accounted for more than 50% of all deaths in Jordan. With this evidence in hand, ...

    Authors: Adel Belbeisi, Mohannad Al Nsour, Anwar Batieha, David W Brown and Henry T Walke

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:18

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    There has been a renewed debate over whether AIDS deserves an exceptional response. We argue that as AIDS is having differentiated impacts depending on the scale of the epidemic, and population groups impacted...

    Authors: Alan Whiteside and Julia Smith

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:15

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  16. Content type: Research

    The Global Movement for Mental Health has brought renewed attention to the neglect of people with mental illness within health policy worldwide. The maltreatment of the mentally ill in many low-income countries i...

    Authors: Ursula M Read, Edward Adiibokah and Solomon Nyame

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:13

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  17. Content type: Debate

    While there has recently been significant medical advance in understanding and treating HIV, limitations in understanding the complex social dimensions of HIV/AIDS epidemics continue to restrict a host of prev...

    Authors: May Chazan, Michael Brklacich and Alan Whiteside

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:12

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  18. Content type: Debate

    Miners in southern Africa experience incident rates of tuberculosis up to ten times greater than the general population. Migration to and from mines may be amplifying tuberculosis epidemics in the general popu...

    Authors: Sanjay Basu, David Stuckler, Gregg Gonsalves and Mark Lurie

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:11

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  19. Content type: Review

    Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries are currently experiencing one of the most rapid epidemiological transitions characterized by increasing urbanization and changing lifestyle factors. This has resulted in an...

    Authors: Rhonda BeLue, Titilayo A Okoror, Juliet Iwelunmor, Kelly D Taylor, Arnold N Degboe, Charles Agyemang and Gbenga Ogedegbe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:10

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  20. Content type: Review

    Africa is facing a rapidly growing chronic non-communicable disease burden whilst at the same time experiencing continual high rates of infectious disease. It is well known that some infections increase the ri...

    Authors: Fiona Young, Julia A Critchley, Lucy K Johnstone and Nigel C Unwin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:9

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  21. Content type: Research

    With improved accessibility to life-prolonging antiretroviral therapy, the treatment and care requirements of people living with HIV and AIDS resembles that of more established chronic diseases. As an increasi...

    Authors: Morten Skovdal and Vincent O Ogutu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:8

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  22. Content type: Review

    Most European countries are ethnically and culturally diverse. Globally, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death. The major risk factors for CVD have been well established. This picture hold...

    Authors: Charles Agyemang, Juliet Addo, Raj Bhopal, Ama de Graft Aikins and Karien Stronks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:7

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  23. Content type: Research

    In 1988 South Korea opened its cigarette market to foreign companies under the threat of US trade sanctions. Despite strong social stigma against female smoking in South Korea, and restrictions on tobacco mark...

    Authors: Kelley Lee, Carrie Carpenter, Chaitanya Challa, Sungkyu Lee, Gregory N Connolly and Howard K Koh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2009 5:2

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  24. Content type: Commentary

    In a recent issue of Globalization and Health, Yu et al. examine the impact of HIV/AIDS programs on health care systems. This editorial considers their position and confirms that the former actually supports t...

    Authors: Gorik Ooms

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:11

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  25. Content type: Debate

    There is increasing debate about whether the scaled-up investment in HIV/AIDS programs is strengthening or weakening the fragile health systems of many developing countries. This article examines and assesses ...

    Authors: Dongbao Yu, Yves Souteyrand, Mazuwa A Banda, Joan Kaufman and Joseph H Perriëns

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:8

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  26. Content type: Research

    Dental caries remains the most common disease worldwide and the use of fluoride toothpaste is a most effective preventive public health measure to prevent it. Changes in diets following globalization contribut...

    Authors: Ann S Goldman, Robert Yee, Christopher J Holmgren and Habib Benzian

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:7

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  27. Content type: Debate

    The potentially destructive polarisation between 'vertical' financing (aiming for disease-specific results) and 'horizontal' financing (aiming for improved health systems) of health services in developing coun...

    Authors: Gorik Ooms, Wim Van Damme, Brook K Baker, Paul Zeitz and Ted Schrecker

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:6

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  28. Content type: Review

    As China is undergoing dramatic development, it is also experiencing major societal changes, including an emerging obesity epidemic, with the prevalence of overweight and obesity doubling in the past decade. H...

    Authors: Eric L Ding and Vasanti S Malik

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:4

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  29. Content type: Research

    The global tobacco epidemic claims 5 million lives each year, facilitated by the ability of transnational tobacco companies to delay or thwart meaningful tobacco control worldwide. A series of cross-company to...

    Authors: Patricia A McDaniel, Gina Intinarelli and Ruth E Malone

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:2

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  30. Content type: Research

    To assess whether a banking system crisis increases short-term population cardiovascular mortality rates.

    Authors: David Stuckler, Christopher M Meissner and Lawrence P King

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:1

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