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  1. Almost 50% of the Nepali health budget is made up of international aid. International Non-Governmental Organizations working in the field of health are able to channel their funds directly to grass root level....

    Authors: Aditi Giri, Prashant Khatiwada, Bikram Shrestha and Radheshyam Khatri Chettri
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:1
  2. Physician migration, also known as “brain drain,” results from a combination of a gap in the supply and demand in developed countries and a lack of job satisfaction in developing countries. Many push and pull ...

    Authors: Asfandyar Sheikh, Syed Hassan Abbas Naqvi, Kainat Sheikh, Syed Hassan Shiraz Naqvi and Muhammad Yasin Bandukda
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:43
  3. December 1st marks World AIDS Day with the theme ‘Getting to zero’. Three years ago, UNAIDS articulated what was then considered to be an ambitious vision, the aspiration for zero new HIV infections and zero-A...

    Authors: Kent Buse, Ruth Blackshaw and Marie-Goretti Harakeye Ndayisaba
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:42
  4. Over the last decade, extensive scientific and policy innovations have begun to reduce the “quality chasm” - the gulf between best practices and actual implementation that exists in resource-rich medical setti...

    Authors: Duncan Smith-Rohrberg Maru, Jason Andrews, Dan Schwarz, Ryan Schwarz, Bibhav Acharya, Astha Ramaiya, Gregory Karelas, Ruma Rajbhandari, Kedar Mate and Sona Shilpakar
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:41
  5. While sustainability of health programmes has been the subject of empirical studies, there is little evidence specifically on the sustainability of Community Based Organisations (CBOs) for HIV/AIDS. Debates ar...

    Authors: Aisling Walsh, Chishimba Mulambia, Ruairi Brugha and Johanna Hanefeld
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:40
  6. Non-communicable diseases account for more than 50% of deaths in adults aged 15–59 years in most low income countries. Depression and diabetes carry an enormous public health burden, making the identification ...

    Authors: Tiziana Leone, Ernestina Coast, Shilpa Narayanan and Ama de Graft Aikins
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:39
  7. There has long been debate around the definition of the field of education, research and practice known as global health. In this article we step back from attempts at definition and instead ask what current d...

    Authors: Mike Rowson, Chris Willott, Rob Hughes, Arti Maini, Sophie Martin, J Jaime Miranda, Vicki Pollit, Abi Smith, Rae Wake and John S Yudkin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:36
  8. Since the early 1990s there has been a burgeoning interest in global health teaching in undergraduate medical curricula. In this article we trace the evolution of this teaching and present recommendations for ...

    Authors: Mike Rowson, Abi Smith, Rob Hughes, Oliver Johnson, Arti Maini, Sophie Martin, Fred Martineau, J Jaime Miranda, Vicki Pollit, Rae Wake, Chris Willott and John S Yudkin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:35
  9. The burden of cancer affects all countries; while high-income countries have the capacity and resources to establish comprehensive cancer control programs, low and middle-income countries have limited resource...

    Authors: Frances A Stillman, Michelle R Kaufman, Naseeb Kibria, Sultan Eser, Mark Spires and Yusuf Pustu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:34
  10. Health workers’ motivation is a key determinant of the quality of health services, and poor motivation has been found to be an obstacle to service delivery in many low-income countries. In order to increase th...

    Authors: Nils Gunnar Songstad, Ida Lindkvist, Karen Marie Moland, Victor Chimhutu and Astrid Blystad
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:33
  11. The complex relationship between globalization and health calls for research from many disciplinary and methodological perspectives. This editorial gives an overview of the content trajectory of the interdisci...

    Authors: Susan F Murray, Ramila Bisht, Rama Baru and Emma Pitchforth
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:30
  12. This paper examines the challenges and opportunities in establishing and sustaining north–south research partnerships in Africa through a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease. Es...

    Authors: Ama de-Graft Aikins, Daniel K Arhinful, Emma Pitchforth, Gbenga Ogedegbe, Pascale Allotey and Charles Agyemang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:29
  13. Medical tourism describes the private purchase and arrangement of medical care by patients across international borders. Increasing numbers of medical facilities in countries around the world are marketing the...

    Authors: Rory Johnston, Valorie A Crooks and Jeremy Snyder
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:23
  14. Several World Health Organization (WHO) initiatives aim to improve the accessibility of safe and effective medicines for children. A first step in achieving this goal is to obtain a baseline measure of access ...

    Authors: Angela Anson, Brooke Ramay, Antonio Ruiz de Esparza and Lisa Bero
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:22
  15. The purpose of the research was to assess access to sexual and reproductive health services for migrant women who work as beer promoters. This mixed methods research was conducted in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Bang...

    Authors: Gail Webber, Denise Spitzer, Ratana Somrongthong, Truong Cong Dat and Somphone Kounnavongsa
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:21
  16. As a country, the United Arab Emirates has developed very rapidly from a developing country with a largely nomadic population, to a modern and wealthy country with a Western lifestyle. This economic progress h...

    Authors: Cother Hajat, Oliver Harrison and Zainab Shather
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:18
  17. Developing countries can generate effective solutions for today’s global health challenges. This paper reviews relevant literature to construct the case for international cooperation, and in particular, develo...

    Authors: Shamsuzzoha B Syed, Viva Dadwal, Paul Rutter, Julie Storr, Joyce D Hightower, Rachel Gooden, Jean Carlet, Sepideh Bagheri Nejad, Edward T Kelley, Liam Donaldson and Didier Pittet
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:17
  18. The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, which provides an international agreement on how to deliver aid, has recently been reviewed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Hea...

    Authors: Tim Shorten, Martin Taylor, Neil Spicer, Sandra Mounier-Jack and David McCoy
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:13
  19. Most low and middle income countries (LMICs) are currently not on track to reach the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). One way to accelerate progress would be through the large-scale implemen...

    Authors: Gavin Yamey
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:11
  20. The impact of increased national wealth, as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), on public health is widely understood, however an equally important but less well-acclaimed relationship exists between imp...

    Authors: Greg Martin, Alexandra Grant and Mark D'Agostino
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:8
  21. To evaluate medicine prices, availability and affordability in Brazil, considering the differences across three types of medicines (originator brands, generics and similar medicines) and different types of fac...

    Authors: Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi, Ana Paula Helfer, Aline L Camargo, Noêmia U L Tavares and Panos Kanavos
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:6
  22. With limited time to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, progress towards improving women's and children's health needs to be accelerated. With Africa accounting for over half of the world's maternal and...

    Authors: Kadidiatou Toure, Rotimi Sankore, Shyama Kuruvilla, Elisa Scolaro, Flavia Bustreo and Babatunde Osotimehin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:3
  23. The U.S. imports a substantial and increasing portion of its fruits and vegetables. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently inspects less than one percent of import shipments. While countries exporting...

    Authors: Roni A Neff, Jennifer C Hartle, Linnea I Laestadius, Kathleen Dolan, Anne C Rosenthal and Keeve E Nachman
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:2
  24. The International Health Regulations (IHRs) (2005) was developed with the aim of governing international responses to public health risks and emergencies. The document requires all 194 World Health Organizatio...

    Authors: Aranka Anema, Eric Druyts, Helge G Hollmeyer, Maxwell C Hardiman and Kumanan Wilson
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2012 8:1
  25. Cardiovascular diseases represent an increasing share of the global disease burden. There is concern that increased consumption of palm oil could exacerbate mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stro...

    Authors: Brian K Chen, Benjamin Seligman, John W Farquhar and Jeremy D Goldhaber-Fiebert
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2011 7:45
  26. Low and middle income countries are ageing at a much faster rate than richer countries, especially in Asia. This is happening at a time of globalisation, migration, urbanisation, and smaller families. Older pe...

    Authors: Wendy R Holmes and Jennifer Joseph
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2011 7:43
  27. Few studies have examined the link between health system strength and important public health outcomes across nations. We examined the association between health system indicators and mortality rates.

    Authors: Katherine A Muldoon, Lindsay P Galway, Maya Nakajima, Steve Kanters, Robert S Hogg, Eran Bendavid and Edward J Mills
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2011 7:42
  28. HIV was first described as a "long-wave event" in 1990, well before the advent of antiretroviral therapy (ART). The pandemic was then seen as involving three curves: an HIV curve, an AIDS curve and a curve rep...

    Authors: Stephanie A Nixon, Jill Hanass-Hancock, Alan Whiteside and Tony Barnett
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2011 7:41

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