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  1. The administration of antimicrobial drugs to food animals at low doses for extended durations for growth promotion and disease prevention has been linked to the global health crisis of antimicrobial resistance...

    Authors: Dina Fine Maron, Tyler JS Smith and Keeve E Nachman
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:48
  2. Strengthening the evidence-policy interface is a well-recognized health system challenge in both the developed and developing world. Brokerage inherent in hospital-to-hospital partnerships can boost relationsh...

    Authors: Shamsuzzoha B Syed, Viva Dadwal, Julie Storr, Pamela Riley, Paul Rutter, Joyce D Hightower, Rachel Gooden, Edward Kelley and Didier Pittet
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:47
  3. Trade poses risks and opportunities to public health nutrition. This paper discusses the potential food-related public health risks of a radical new kind of trade agreement: the Trans Pacific Partnership agree...

    Authors: Sharon Friel, Deborah Gleeson, Anne-Marie Thow, Ronald Labonte, David Stuckler, Adrian Kay and Wendy Snowdon
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:46
  4. There is an unresolved debate about the potential effects of financial speculation on food prices and price volatility. Germany’s largest financial institution and leading global investment bank recently decid...

    Authors: Kayvan Bozorgmehr, Sabine Gabrysch, Olaf Müller, Florian Neuhann, Irmgard Jordan, Michael Knipper and Oliver Razum
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:44
  5. Is existing provision of health services in Europe affordable during the recession or could cuts damage economic growth? This debate centres on whether government spending has positive or negative effects on e...

    Authors: Aaron Reeves, Sanjay Basu, Martin McKee, Christopher Meissner and David Stuckler
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:43
  6. ‘Reverse innovation,’ a principle well established in the business world, describes the flow of ideas from emerging to more developed economies. There is strong and growing interest in applying this concept to...

    Authors: Jacqueline W DePasse and Patrick T Lee
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:40
  7. Health partnerships between institutions in the UK and Low or Lower- middle Income Countries are an increasingly important model of development, yet analysis of partnerships has focused on benefits and costs t...

    Authors: Felicity AE Jones, Daniel PH Knights, Vita FE Sinclair and Paula Baraitser
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:38
  8. The notion of “reverse innovation”--that some insights from low-income countries might offer transferable lessons for wealthier contexts--is increasingly common in the global health and business strategy liter...

    Authors: Agnes Binagwaho, Cameron T Nutt, Vincent Mutabazi, Corine Karema, Sabin Nsanzimana, Michel Gasana, Peter C Drobac, Michael L Rich, Parfait Uwaliraye, Jean Pierre Nyemazi, Michael R Murphy, Claire M Wagner, Andrew Makaka, Hinda Ruton, Gita N Mody, Danielle R Zurovcik…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:37
  9. The Global Fund is experiencing increased pressure to optimize results and improve its impact per dollar spent. It is also in transition from a provider of emergency funding, to a long-term, sustainable financ...

    Authors: Yot Teerawattananon, Kate McQueston, Amanda Glassman, Jomkwan Yothasamut and Chaw Yin Myint
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:35
  10. Sex work is a criminal offence, virtually throughout Africa. This criminalisation and the intense stigma attached to the profession shapes interactions between sex workers and their clients, family, fellow com...

    Authors: Fiona Scorgie, Katie Vasey, Eric Harper, Marlise Richter, Prince Nare, Sian Maseko and Matthew F Chersich
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:33
  11. The body of research and practice regarding student volunteer abroad experiences largely focuses on ensuring the optimal learning experience for the student from the Global North, without equivalent attention ...

    Authors: Brian DO Ouma and Helen Dimaras
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:32
  12. Patients engage in medical tourism when they privately obtain a medical care abroad. Previous research shows that many medical tourists travel abroad with friends and family members who provide support and ass...

    Authors: Victoria Casey, Valorie A Crooks, Jeremy Snyder and Leigh Turner
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:31
  13. Millions of dollars are invested annually under the umbrella of national health systems strengthening. Global health initiatives provide funding for low- and middle-income countries through disease-oriented pr...

    Authors: Ashley E Warren, Kaspar Wyss, George Shakarishvili, Rifat Atun and Don de Savigny
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:30
  14. Transactional sex is believed to be a significant driver of the HIV epidemic among young women in South Africa. This sexual risk behaviour is commonly associated with age mixing, concurrency and unsafe sex. It...

    Authors: Yanga Z Zembe, Loraine Townsend, Anna Thorson and Anna Mia Ekström
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:28
  15. Dietary changes characterized by a reduction in carbohydrate quality are occurring in developing countries and may be associated with a higher prevalence of obesity and chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes...

    Authors: Alfa Muhihi, Dorothy Gimbi, Marina Njelekela, Emmanuel Shemaghembe, Kissah Mwambene, Faraja Chiwanga, Vasanti S Malik, Nicole M Wedick, Donna Spiegelman, Frank B Hu and Walter C Willett
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:26
  16. Health policymakers in many countries are looking at ways of increasing health care coverage by scaling up the deployment of community health workers. In this commentary, we describe the rationale for the UK t...

    Authors: Christopher David Johnson, Jane Noyes, Andy Haines, Kathrin Thomas, Chris Stockport, Antonio Neves Ribas and Matthew Harris
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:25
  17. Over the past decade, global health issues have become more prominent in foreign policies at the national level. The process to develop state level global health strategies is arguably a form of global health ...

    Authors: Michelle L Gagnon and Ronald Labonté
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:24
  18. The right to health is recognized as a fundamental human right. Social participation is implied in the fulfillment of health rights since Alma Ata posited its relevance for successful health programs, although...

    Authors: Clara Sandoval and Carlos F Cáceres
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:23
  19. Equity in access to health care among people living with HIV (PLHA) has not been extensively studied in Peru despite the fact there is significant social diversity within this group. We aimed to assess the ext...

    Authors: Alfonso Silva-Santisteban, Eddy R Segura, Clara Sandoval, Maziel Girón, Margarita Petrera and Carlos F Caceres
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:22
  20. The burdens of hypertension and diabetes are increasing in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It is important to identify patients with these conditions early in the disease process. The goal of this st...

    Authors: Sonak D Pastakia, Shamim M Ali, Jemima H Kamano, Constantine O Akwanalo, Samson K Ndege, Victor L Buckwalter, Rajesh Vedanthan and Gerald S Bloomfield
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:21
  21. The rapid growth in mobile phone penetration and use of Short Message Service (SMS) has been seen as a potential solution to improve medical and public health practice in Africa. Several studies have shown eff...

    Authors: Dejan Zurovac, Gabriel Otieno, Samuel Kigen, Agneta M Mbithi, Alex Muturi, Robert W Snow and Andrew Nyandigisi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:20
  22. Interest and participation in global health activities among U.S. medical trainees has increased sharply in recent decades, yet the global health activities of physicians who have completed residency training ...

    Authors: S Ryan Greysen, Adam K Richards, Sidney Coupet, Mayur M Desai and Aasim I Padela
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:19
  23. The role of multilateral donor agencies in global health is a new area of research, with limited research on how these agencies differ in terms of their governance arrangements, especially in relation to trans...

    Authors: Eduardo J Gómez and Rifat Atun
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:18
  24. Diabetes is becoming of increasing concern in Spain due to rising incidence and prevalence, although little information is known with regards to costs and outcomes. The information on cost of diabetes in Spain...

    Authors: Julio Lopez-Bastida, Mauro Boronat, Juan Oliva Moreno and Willemien Schurer
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:17
  25. Diabetes and its complications are among the present and future challenges of the Turkish health care system. The objective of this paper is to discuss the current situation of diabetes and its management in T...

    Authors: Mehtap Tatar
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:16
  26. Since 2010, five newly emerging economies collectively known as ‘BRICS’ (Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa) have caught the imagination, and scholarly attention, of political scientists, economists...

    Authors: Andrew Harmer, Yina Xiao, Eduardo Missoni and Fabrizio Tediosi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:15
  27. This study aims to evaluate the length of time elapsed between reports of the same incidents related to avian flu and H1N1 outbreaks published by the WHO and ProMED-mail, the two major global health surveillan...

    Authors: Feng-Jen Tsai, Eva Tseng, Chang-Chuan Chan, Hiko Tamashiro, Sandrine Motamed and André C Rougemont
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:14
  28. Ethnographic evidence suggests that transactional sex is sometimes motivated by youth’s interest in the consumption of modern goods as much as it is in basic survival. There are very few quantitative studies t...

    Authors: Kirsten Stoebenau, Rama C Nair, Valérie Rambeloson, Paul Ghislain Rakotoarison, Violette Razafintsalama and Ronald Labonté
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:13
  29. Poverty is multi dimensional. Beyond the quantitative and tangible issues related to inadequate income it also has equally important social, more intangible and difficult if not impossible to quantify dimensio...

    Authors: Genevieve C Aryeetey, Caroline Jehu-Appiah, Agnes M Kotoh, Ernst Spaan, Daniel K Arhinful, Rob Baltussen, Sjaak van der Geest and Irene A Agyepong
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:12
  30. China has experienced noticeable changes in climate over the past 100 years and the potential impact climate change has on transmission of mosquito-borne infectious diseases poses a risk to Chinese populations...

    Authors: Li Bai, Lindsay Carol Morton and Qiyong Liu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:10
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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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