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  1. Review

    Healthy people and healthy profits? Elaborating a conceptual framework for governing the commercial determinants of non-communicable diseases and identifying options for reducing risk exposure

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent a significant threat to human health and well-being, and carry significant implications for economic development and health care and other costs for governments and b...

    Kent Buse, Sonja Tanaka and Sarah Hawkes

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:34

    Published on: 15 June 2017

  2. Research

    Monitoring the impact of trade agreements on national food environments: trade imports and population nutrition risks in Fiji

    Trade agreements are increasingly recognised as playing an influential role in shaping national food environments and the availability and nutritional quality of the food supply. Global monitoring of food envi...

    Amerita Ravuvu, Sharon Friel, Anne-Marie Thow, Wendy Snowdon and Jillian Wate

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:33

    Published on: 13 June 2017

  3. Review

    How behavioural science can contribute to health partnerships: the case of The Change Exchange

    Health partnerships often use health professional training to change practice with the aim of improving quality of care. Interventions to change practice can learn from behavioural science and focus not only o...

    Lucie M.T. Byrne-Davis, Eleanor R. Bull, Amy Burton, Nimarta Dharni, Fiona Gillison, Wendy Maltinsky, Corina Mason, Nisha Sharma, Christopher J. Armitage, Marie Johnston, Ged J. Byrne and Jo K. Hart

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:30

    Published on: 12 June 2017

  4. Research

    Tobacco smoking trends in Samoa over four decades: can continued globalization rectify that which it has wrought?

    The island country of Samoa (population 188,000 in 2011) forms part of Polynesia in the South Pacific. Over the past several decades Samoa has experienced exceptional modernization and globalization of many se...

    Christine Linhart, Take Naseri, Sophia Lin, Richard Taylor, Stephen Morrell, Stephen T McGarvey, Dianna J Magliano and Paul Zimmet

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:31

    Published on: 12 June 2017

  5. Research

    Getting off on the wrong foot? How community groups in Zimbabwe position themselves for partnerships with external agencies in the HIV response

    Partnerships are core to global public health responses. The HIV field embraces partnership working, with growing attention given to the benefits of involving community groups in the HIV response. However, lit...

    Morten Skovdal, Sitholubuhle Magutshwa-Zitha, Catherine Campbell, Constance Nyamukapa and Simon Gregson

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:29

    Published on: 1 June 2017

  6. Research

    A health partnership to reduce neonatal mortality in four hospitals in Rwanda

    A health partnership to improve hospital based neonatal care in Rwanda to reduce neonatal mortality was requested by the Rwandan Ministry of Health. Although many health system improvements have been made, the...

    Placide Ntigurirwa, Kathy Mellor, Daniel Langer, Mari Evans, Emily Robertson, Lisine Tuyisenge, Alan Groves and Tom Lissauer

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:28

    Published on: 1 June 2017

  7. Research

    Do International Health Partnerships contribute to reverse innovation? a mixed methods study of THET-supported partnerships in the UK

    International health partnerships (IHPs) are changing, with an increased emphasis on mutual accountability and joint agenda setting for both the high- and the low- or middle-income country (LMIC) partners. The...

    Kavian Kulasabanathan, Hamdi Issa, Yasser Bhatti, Matthew Prime, Jacqueline del Castillo, Ara Darzi and Matthew Harris

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:25

    Published on: 18 April 2017

  8. Debate

    A systematic tale of two differing reviews: evaluating the evidence on public and private sector quality of primary care in low and middle income countries

    Systematic reviews are powerful tools for summarizing vast amounts of data in controversial areas; but their utility is limited by methodological choices and assumptions. Two systematic reviews of literature o...

    Jorge Coarasa, Jishnu Das, Elizabeth Gummerson and Asaf Bitton

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:24

    Published on: 12 April 2017

  9. Research

    Operational and implementation research within Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria grants: a situation analysis in six countries

    Operational/implementation research (OR/IR) is a key activity to improve disease control programme performance. We assessed the extent to which malaria and tuberculosis (TB) grants from the Global Fund to Figh...

    Sabine Kiefer, Astrid M. Knoblauch, Peter Steinmann, Tanja Barth-Jaeggi, Mahnaz Vahedi, Dermot Maher, Jürg Utzinger and Kaspar Wyss

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:22

    Published on: 24 March 2017

  10. Debate

    Obstacles and opportunities in Chinese pharmaceutical innovation

    Global healthcare innovation networks nowadays have expanded beyond developed countries with many developing countries joining the force and becoming important players. China, in particular, has seen a signifi...

    Jingyun Ni, Junrui Zhao, Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Yuanjia Hu, Hao Hu and Yitao Wang

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:21

    Published on: 24 March 2017

  11. Research

    The effect of social behavior change communication package on maternal knowledge in obstetric danger signs among mothers in East Mamprusi District of Ghana

    An understanding of maternal knowledge of the danger signs of obstetric and newborn complications is fundamental to attaining universal health coverage. In Northern Ghana, where maternal and newborn morbidity ...

    Mahama Saaka, Paul Aryee, Robert kuganab-lem, Mohammed Ali and Abdul Razak Masahudu

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:19

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  12. Research

    The role of unhealthy lifestyles in the incidence and persistence of depression: a longitudinal general population study in four emerging countries

    Unhealthy lifestyles and depression are highly interrelated: depression might elicit and exacerbate unhealthy lifestyles and people with unhealthy lifestyles are more likely to become depressed over time. Howe...

    Maria Cabello, Marta Miret, Francisco Felix Caballero, Somnath Chatterji, Nirmala Naidoo, Paul Kowal, Catherine D’Este and Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:18

    Published on: 20 March 2017

  13. Research

    Developing consensus measures for global programs: lessons from the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Hypertension research program

    The imperative to improve global health has prompted transnational research partnerships to investigate common health issues on a larger scale. The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is an alliance of...

    Michaela A. Riddell, Nancy Edwards, Simon R. Thompson, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Devarsetty Praveen, Claire Johnson, Andre P. Kengne, Peter Liu, Tara McCready, Eleanor Ng, Robby Nieuwlaat, Bruce Ovbiagele, Mayowa Owolabi, David Peiris, Amanda G. Thrift, Sheldon Tobe…

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:17

    Published on: 15 March 2017

  14. Research

    Addressing the double-burden of diabetes and tuberculosis: lessons from Kyrgyzstan

    The incidence of diabetes and tuberculosis co-morbidity is rising, yet little work has been done to understand potential implications for health systems, healthcare providers and individuals. Kyrgyzstan is a p...

    Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Jeff Round, Matthias Arnold, Aida Abdraimova, Baktygul Akkazieva and David Beran

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:16

    Published on: 15 March 2017

  15. Research

    Cross-border movement of older patients: a descriptive study on health service use of Japanese retirees in Thailand

    Thailand’s policy to promote long-stay tourism encourages Japanese retirees to relocate to Thailand. One concern of such an influx is the impact of these elderly foreign residents on the Thai health system. Th...

    Yumiko Miyashita, Chutima Akaleephan, Nima Asgari-Jirhandeh and Channarong Sungyuth

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:14

    Published on: 8 March 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2017 13:23

  16. Research

    Controlling corporate influence in health policy making? An assessment of the implementation of article 5.3 of the World Health Organization framework convention on tobacco control

    The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) stands to significantly reduce tobacco-related mortality by accelerating the introduction of evidence-based tobacco control me...

    Gary Jonas Fooks, Julia Smith, Kelley Lee and Chris Holden

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:12

    Published on: 8 March 2017

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