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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. Following the demise of Jordan's King Hussein bin Talal to cancer in 1999, the country's Al-Amal Center was transformed from a poorly perceived and ineffectual cancer care institution into a Western-style comp...

    Authors: Jeffrey L Moe, Gregory Pappas and Andrew Murray

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2007 3:11

    Content type: Research

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  4. This article centers around a proposal outlining how research universities could leverage their intellectual property to help close the access gap for health innovations in poor countries. A recent deal betwee...

    Authors: Samantha Chaifetz, Dave A Chokshi, Rahul Rajkumar, David Scales and Yochai Benkler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2007 3:1

    Content type: Debate

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  5. The medical "brain drain" has been described as rich countries "looting" doctors and nurses from developing countries undermining their health systems and public health. However this "brain-drain" might also b...

    Authors: Richard Record and Abdu Mohiddin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:12

    Content type: Debate

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  6. Developed countries had high obesity rates before the problem was taken seriously and hence the genesis must be seen in retrospect. Developing countries offer a clear view of causal factors but also opportunit...

    Authors: Kelly D Brownell and Derek Yach

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:11

    Content type: Editorial

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  7. Antimicrobial resistance is an under-appreciated threat to public health in nations around the globe. With globalization booming, it is important to understand international patterns of resistance. If countrie...

    Authors: Ruifang Zhang, Karen Eggleston, Vincent Rotimi and Richard J Zeckhauser

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. In a "nutrition transition", the consumption of foods high in fats and sweeteners is increasing throughout the developing world. The transition, implicated in the rapid rise of obesity and diet-related chronic...

    Authors: Corinna Hawkes

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:4

    Content type: Review

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  9. Rampant disease in poor countries impedes development and contributes to growing North-South disparities; however, leading international medical journals underreport on health research priorities for developin...

    Authors: Bernard Lown and Amitava Banerjee

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  10. There are acute disparities in pharmaceutical access between developing and industrialized countries. Developing countries make up approximately 80% of the world's population but only represent approximately 2...

    Authors: JC Cohen, M Gyansa-Lutterodt, K Torpey, LC Esmail and G Kurokawa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:17

    Content type: Short report

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  11. The health information needs of developing countries increasingly include population-based estimates determined by biological and physiological measures. Collection of data on these biomarkers requires careful...

    Authors: Gregory Pappas and Adnan A Hyder

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:16

    Content type: Debate

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  12. On 1 January 2005, a controversial trade agreement entered into force between Australia and the United States. Though heralded by the parties as facilitating the removal of barriers to free trade (in ways not ...

    Authors: Thomas Faunce, Evan Doran, David Henry, Peter Drahos, Andrew Searles, Brita Pekarsky and Warwick Neville

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:15

    Content type: Debate

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  13. This paper describes a conceptual framework for the health implications of globalisation. The framework is developed by first identifying the main determinants of population health and the main features of the...

    Authors: Maud MTE Huynen, Pim Martens and Henk BM Hilderink

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:14

    Content type: Research

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  14. Globalisation affects all facets of human life, including health and well being. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has highlighted the global nature of human health and welfare and globalisation has given rise to a trend ...

    Authors: Hoosen M Coovadia and Jacqui Hadingham

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:13

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. Health has gained importance on the global agenda. It has become recognized in forums where it was once not addressed. In this article three issues are considered: global health policy actors, global health pr...

    Authors: Eeva Ollila

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:6

    Content type: Review

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  16. Reliable, comparable information about the main causes of disease and injury in populations, and how these are changing, is a critical input for debates about priorities in the health sector. Traditional sourc...

    Authors: Alan D Lopez

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:5

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. Practices designed to meet the demands of global trade can amplify food safety problems. Ever-increasing pressure to churn out more product and better sides of beef has generated processes that compromise exis...

    Authors: Jill R Hodges and Ann Marie Kimball

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:4

    Content type: Review

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  18. Modern global trading traffics large volumes of diverse products rapidly to a broad geographic area of the world. When emergent infections enter this system in traded products their transmission is amplified. ...

    Authors: Ann Marie Kimball, Yuzo Arima and Jill R Hodges

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:3

    Content type: Review

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  19. This debut editorial of Globalization and Health introduces the journal, briefly delineating its goals and objectives and outlines its scope of subject matter. 'Open Access' publishing is expected to become an in...

    Authors: Greg Martin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:1

    Content type: Editorial

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