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  1. Depression and anxiety are prevalent among women in low- and lower-middle income countries who are pregnant or have recently given birth. There is promising evidence that culturally-adapted, evidence-informed,...

    Authors: Jane Fisher, Hau Nguyen, Priya Mannava, Ha Tran, Thao Dam, Huong Tran, Thach Tran, Kelly Durrant, Atif Rahman and Stanley Luchters
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:37
  2. There is great impetus to achieve elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (eMTCT) by 2015, and part of this is to identify factors to target to achieve the goal. This study thus identified key patie...

    Authors: Coceka N Mnyani, Adonia Simango, Joshua Murphy, Matthew Chersich and James A McIntyre
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:36
  3. As in many fragile and post-conflict countries, South Africa’s social contract has formally changed from authoritarianism to democracy, yet access to services, including health care, remains inequitable and co...

    Authors: Bronwyn Harris, John Eyles, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Liz Thomas and Jane Goudge
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:35
  4. Person-centered care involves keeping the person at the center of the care planning and decision-making process. While the theory behind person-centered care is commonly shared, its application in healthcare s...

    Authors: Lopa Basu, Ruben Frescas Jr and Humphrey Kiwelu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:33
  5. The European Union contracted Morocco to regulate migration from so-called “transit migrants” from Morocco to Europe via the European Neighbourhood Policy. Yet, international organisations signal that human, a...

    Authors: Ines Keygnaert, Abdessamad Dialmy, Altay Manço, Jeroen Keygnaert, Nicole Vettenburg, Kristien Roelens and Marleen Temmerman
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:32
  6. In the province of Tarragona (Spain), 24% of immigrants come from countries in the Maghreb. 40% of Maghrebis residing in Spain say their linguistic command of Spanish is inadequate, which could hinder their re...

    Authors: Lourdes Rubio-Rico, Alba Roca Biosca, Inmaculada de Molina Fernández and M Mercè Viladrich Grau
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:31
  7. The grand challenges approach aims to spark innovative and transformative strategies to overcome barriers to significant global health issues. Grand Challenges Canada endorses an ‘Integrated Innovation™’ appro...

    Authors: Carmen Logie, Helen Dimaras, Anny Fortin and Santiago Ramón-García
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:27
  8. Traditional, subscription-based scientific publishing has its limitations: often, articles are inaccessible to the majority of researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), where journal subscriptio...

    Authors: Duncan Mwangangi Matheka, Joseph Nderitu, Daniel Mutonga, Mary Iwaret Otiti, Karen Siegel and Alessandro Rhyll Demaio
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:26
  9. This paper reviews Italian Development Assistance for Health and overall contribution to Global Health from 2001 to 2012. It analyses strategies and roles of central and decentralized authorities as well as th...

    Authors: Eduardo Missoni, Fabrizio Tediosi, Guglielmo Pacileo and Lara Gautier
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:25
  10. With the increasing trend in refugee urbanisation, growing numbers of refugees are diagnosed with chronic noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). However, with few exceptions, the local and international communities ...

    Authors: Ahmed Hassan Amara and Syed Mohamed Aljunid
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:24
  11. In 2005, the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Mongolia initiated the process of developing its Health Sector Strategic Master Plan (HSSMP), using a wide-ranging consultative process, driven by the MoH, and requirin...

    Authors: Anar Ulikpan, Indermohan Narula, Asmat Malik and Peter Hill
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:23
  12. The idea for this survey emanated from desk research and two meetings for researchers that discussed medical tourism and out-of-country health care, which were convened by some of the authors of this article (...

    Authors: Vivien Runnels, Ronald Labonté, Corinne Packer, Sabrina Chaudhry, Owen Adams and Jeff Blackmer
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:20
  13. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were ‘top-down’ goals formulated by policy elites drawing from targets within United Nations (UN) summits and conferences in the 1990s. Contemporary processes shaping th...

    Authors: Claire E Brolan, Scott Lee, David Kim and Peter S Hill
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:19
  14. There is a clear and evident need for mutual learning in global health systems. It is increasingly recognized that innovation needs to be sourced globally and that we need to think in terms of co-development a...

    Authors: Nigel Crisp
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:14
  15. A recent Lancet article reported the first reliable estimates of suicide rates in India. National-level suicide rates are among the highest in the world, but suicide rates vary sharply between states and the caus...

    Authors: Jonathan Kennedy and Lawrence King
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:16
  16. Principal Recipients (PRs) receive money from the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) to manage and implement programs. However, little research has gone into understanding their ...

    Authors: Francis Wafula, Charles Marwa and David McCoy
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:15
  17. The UK government committed to undertaking impact assessments of its policies on the health of populations in low and middle-income countries in its cross-government strategy “Health is Global”. To facilitate ...

    Authors: Modi K Mwatsama, Sidney Wong, Dena Ettehad and Nicola F Watt
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:13
  18. International policy towards access to essential medicines in Africa has focused until recently on international procurement of large volumes of medicines, mainly from Indian manufacturers, and their import an...

    Authors: Phares GM Mujinja, Maureen Mackintosh, Mary Justin-Temu and Marc Wuyts
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:12
  19. Diabetes has become an increasingly prevalent and severe public health issue in Algeria. This article investigates the prevalence, the cost and the management of this disease. Its first objective is to better ...

    Authors: Larbi Lamri, Erofile Gripiotis and Alessandra Ferrario
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:11
  20. Socioeconomic status is a recognised determinant of health status, and the association may be mediated by unhealthy behaviours and psychosocial adversities, which, in developed countries, both aggregate in low...

    Authors: Antonio Ivan Lazzarino, Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan, Sam-ang Seubsman, Andrew Steptoe and Adrian C Sleigh
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:10
  21. The burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) will rise in parallel with the growing prevalence of type two diabetes mellitus in South Asia but is understudied. Using a cross-sectional survey of adults living in ...

    Authors: Shuchi Anand, Masuma Akter Khanam, Juliann Saquib, Nazmus Saquib, Tahmeed Ahmed, Dewan S Alam, Mark R Cullen, Michele Barry and Glenn M Chertow
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:9
  22. The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2010 Study has published disability-adjusted life year (DALY) data at both regional and country levels from 1990 to 2010. Concurrently, the Institute for Health Metrics and E...

    Authors: Michael Hanlon, Casey M Graves, Benjamin PC Brooks, Annie Haakenstad, Rouselle Lavado, Katherine Leach-Kemon and Joseph L Dieleman
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:8
  23. Serving on volunteer groups undertaking medical mission trips is a common activity for health care professionals and students. Although volunteers hope such work will assist underserved populations, medical mi...

    Authors: John Rovers, Michael Andreski, John Gitua, Abdoulaye Bagayoko and Jill DeVore
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:7
  24. The objective of this review was to describe and situate the burden and treatment of diabetes within the broader context of the French health care system.

    Authors: Karine Chevreul, Karen Berg Brigham and Clara Bouché
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:6
  25. The study aimed at developing a set of attributes for a ‘good’ health system performance assessment (HSPA) framework from literature and experiences in different contexts and using the attributes for a structu...

    Authors: Christine Kirunga Tashobya, Valéria Campos da Silveira, Freddie Ssengooba, Juliet Nabyonga-Orem, Jean Macq and Bart Criel
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:5
  26. Limited resources in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) drive tremendous innovation in medicine, as well as in other fields. It is not often recognized that several important surgical tools and methods, ...

    Authors: Michael Cotton, Jaymie Ang Henry and Lauren Hasek
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:1
  27. The expanding diabetes epidemic worldwide could have potentially devastating effects on the development of healthcare systems and economies in emerging countries, both in terms of direct health care costs and ...

    Authors: Pradana Soewondo, Alessandra Ferrario and Dicky Levenus Tahapary
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:63
  28. With an estimated 74% of all deaths attributable to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in 2010, NCDs have become a major health priority in Brazil. The objective of the study was to conduct a comprehensive liter...

    Authors: Andréa D Bertoldi, Panos Kanavos, Giovanny V A França, André Carraro, Cesar Augusto Ovieda Tejada, Pedro C Hallal, Alessandra Ferrario and Maria Inês Schmidt
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:62
  29. Very little is known about multimorbidity and chronic diseases in low and middle income countries, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa, and more information is needed to guide the process of adapting the health sy...

    Authors: Belinda Afriyie Nimako, Frank Baiden, Samuel Oko Sackey and Fred Binka
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:61
  30. The active recruitment of health workers from developing countries to developed countries has become a major threat to global health. In an effort to manage this migration, the 63rd World Health Assembly adopted ...

    Authors: Jennifer S Edge and Steven J Hoffman
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:60
  31. Globally, about 350.000 women die every year from pregnancy related causes and more than half of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Approximately 12% of the maternal deaths are associated with hyp...

    Authors: Deborah van Middendorp, Augustinus ten Asbroek, Fred Yaw Bio, Anthony Edusei, Lyonne Meijjer, Sam Newton and Charles Agyemang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:59
  32. In 30 years of experience in responding to the HIV epidemic, critical decisions and program characteristics for successful scale-up have been studied. Now leaders face a new challenge: sustaining large-scale H...

    Authors: Lisa R Hirschhorn, Julie R Talbot, Alexander C Irwin, Maria A May, Nayana Dhavan, Robert Shady, Andrew L Ellner and Rebecca L Weintraub
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:57
  33. External challenges to health systems, such as those caused by global economic, social and environmental changes, have received little attention in recent debates on health systems’ performance in low-and midd...

    Authors: Sarah L Dalglish, Melissa N Poulsen and Peter J Winch
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:56
  34. Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1C) measurement is the currently accepted gold standard biochemical indicator of long-term glycemic control in diabetic patients. The level of knowledge as well as the frequency of use of...

    Authors: Duncan Mwangangi Matheka, Jeremiah Munguti Kilonzo, Cecilia Muvenyi Munguti and Peter Waweru Mwangi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:55
  35. Diabetes is an expensive disease in Argentina as well as worldwide, and its prevalence is continuously rising affecting the quality of life of people with the disease and their life expectancy. It also imposes...

    Authors: Joaquín E Caporale, Jorge F Elgart and Juan J Gagliardino
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:54
  36. There is an increasing reliance on processed foods globally, yet food composition tables include minimal information on their nutrient content. The Pacific Islands share common trade links and are heavily reli...

    Authors: Wendy Snowdon, Astika Raj, Erica Reeve, Rachael LT Guerrero, Jioje Fesaitu, Katia Cateine and Charlene Guignet
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:53
  37. Global Health Initiatives (GHIs), aiming at reducing the impact of specific diseases such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), have flourished since 2000. Amongst these, PEPFAR and GFATM have provided a subs...

    Authors: Johann Cailhol, Isabel Craveiro, Tavares Madede, Elsie Makoa, Thubelihle Mathole, Ann Neo Parsons, Luc Van Leemput, Regien Biesma, Ruairi Brugha, Baltazar Chilundo, Uta Lehmann, Gilles Dussault, Wim Van Damme and David Sanders
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:52

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