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  1. The detrimental impact of dominant corporations active in health-harming commodity industries is well recognised. However, to date, existing analyses of the ways in which corporations influence health have pai...

    Authors: Benjamin Wood, Owain Williams, Phil Baker, Vijaya Nagarajan and Gary Sacks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:41

    Content type: Review

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  2. The vulnerability of cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients’ health abilities, combined with the severity of the disease and the overlapping risk factors, leads such people to bear the economic burden of the di...

    Authors: Meiyan Ma, Wanxin Tian, Jian Kang, Yuze Li, Qi Xia, Nianshi Wang, Wenqing Miao, Xiyu Zhang, Yiyun Zhang, Baoguo Shi, Han Gao, Tao Sun, Xuelian Fu, Yanhua Hao, Heng Li, Linghan Shan…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:36

    Content type: Research

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  3. Twenty-five years into South Africa’s constitutional democracy provides an opportunity to take stock of the social and structural determinants of adolescent health. Those born in democratic South Africa, commo...

    Authors: Tanya Jacobs and Asha George

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:35

    Content type: Review

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  4. Mental burden due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has been widely reported for the general public and specific risk groups like healthcare workers and different patient populations. We aimed to assess its impact on...

    Authors: Angela M. Kunzler, Nikolaus Röthke, Lukas Günthner, Jutta Stoffers-Winterling, Oliver Tüscher, Michaela Coenen, Eva Rehfuess, Guido Schwarzer, Harald Binder, Christine Schmucker, Joerg J. Meerpohl and Klaus Lieb

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:34

    Content type: Review

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  5. The global health agenda is ill-defined as an analytical construct, complicating attempts by scholars and proponents to make claims about the agenda status of issues. We draw on Kingdon’s definition of the age...

    Authors: Stephanie L. Smith, Jeremy Shiffman, Yusra Ribhi Shawar and Zubin Cyrus Shroff

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:33

    Content type: Research

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  6. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted adversely upon the mental health of millions of people worldwide. Impacts on the mental health conditions and the associated predictors relating to adults in Pakist...

    Authors: Tooba Lateef, Jiyao Chen, Muhammad Tahir, Teba Abdul Lateef, Bryan Z. Chen, Jizhen Li and Stephen X. Zhang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:32

    Content type: Research

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  7. The impact of general population lockdown implemented in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic needs to be evaluated. We describe here a longitudinal study on the mental health of adults in France.

    Authors: Leila Ramiz, Benjamin Contrand, Madelyn Yiseth Rojas Castro, Marion Dupuy, Li Lu, Catherine Sztal-Kutas and Emmanuel Lagarde

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:29

    Content type: Research

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  8. Three months after the first reported cases, COVID-19 had spread to nearly 90% of World Health Organization (WHO) member states and only 24 countries had not reported cases as of 30 March 2020. This analysis a...

    Authors: Zheng Li, Cynthia Jones, Girum S. Ejigu, Nisha George, Amanda L. Geller, Gregory C. Chang, Alys Adamski, Ledor S. Igboh, Rebecca D. Merrill, Philip Ricks, Sara A. Mirza and Michael Lynch

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:28

    Content type: Research

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  9. A global migration of individuals fleeing persecution, violence and armed conflict reached almost 60 million world-wide in 2015. This world-wide crisis of displacement reflects people seeking safety across bor...

    Authors: Kim S. Griswold, Bonnie M. Vest, Angelique Lynch-Jiles, Douglas Sawch, Kateryna Kolesnikova, Leonce Byimana and Pamela Kefi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:27

    Content type: Research

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  10. A key component of any health system is the capacity to accurately diagnose individuals. One of the six building blocks of a health system as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) includes diagnostic ...

    Authors: Antonio Bernabé-Ortiz, Jessica H. Zafra-Tanaka, Miguel Moscoso-Porras, Rangarajan Sampath, Beatrice Vetter, J. Jaime Miranda and David Beran

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:26

    Content type: Commentary

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  11. The 2005 International Health Regulations (IHR (2005)) require States Parties to establish National Focal Points (NFPs) responsible for notifying the World Health Organization (WHO) of potential events that mi...

    Authors: Corinne Packer, Sam F. Halabi, Helge Hollmeyer, Salima S. Mithani, Lindsay Wilson, Arne Ruckert, Ronald Labonté, David P. Fidler, Lawrence O. Gostin and Kumanan Wilson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:25

    Content type: Research

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  12. The COVID-19 pandemic is a biosecurity threat, and many resource-rich countries are stockpiling and/or making plans to secure supplies of vaccine, therapeutics, and diagnostics for their citizens. We review th...

    Authors: Bisi Bright, Chinedum Peace Babalola, Nadia Adjoa Sam-Agudu, Augustine Anayochukwu Onyeaghala, Adebola Olatunji, Ufuoma Aduh, Patrick O. Sobande, Trevor A. Crowell, Yenew Kebede Tebeje, Sunny Phillip, Nicaise Ndembi and Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:24

    Content type: Review

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  13. The psychological distress caused by COVID-19 may be pronounced among the parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study aimed to investigate psychological distress among parents of childr...

    Authors: Luxi Wang, Dexin Li, Shixu Pan, Jinhe Zhai, Wei Xia, Caihong Sun and Mingyang Zou

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:23

    Content type: Research

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  14. The burden of sickle cell disease (SCD) is greatest among African nations. Effective scalability of evidence-based interventions (e.g., newborn screening, health education, prophylaxis for infection, optimal n...

    Authors: Joyce Gyamfi, Temitope Ojo, Juliet Iwelunmor, Gbenga Ogedegbe, Nessa Ryan, Amy Diawara, Obiageli Nnodu, Ambroise Wonkam, Charmaine Royal and Emmanuel Peprah

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:20

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. Deaths by COVID-19 have left behind nearly 12 million recent bereaved individuals worldwide and researchers have raised concerns that the circumstances of COVID-19 related deaths will lead to a rise prevalence...

    Authors: Suqin Tang and Zhendong Xiang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:19

    Content type: Research

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  16. The success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is predicated on multisectoral collaboration (MSC), and the COVID-19 pandemic makes it more urgent to learn how this can be done better. Complex challeng...

    Authors: Rachael Hinton, Corinne Armstrong, Eriana Asri, Klaus Baesel, Sarah Barnett, Carla Blauvelt, Saidatul Norbaya Bt Buang, Louise Bury, Jai K. Das, Jennifer Franz-Vasdeki, Helia Molina Milman, John Murray, Susana Palma, Ilona Renner, Marion Roche, Victoria Saint…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:18

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. The public health community has become increasingly critical of the role that powerful corporations play in driving unhealthy diets, one of the leading contributors to the global burden of disease. While a sub...

    Authors: Benjamin Wood, Owain Williams, Vijaya Nagarajan and Gary Sacks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:17

    Content type: Review

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  18. Efforts to adopt public health policies that would limit the consumption of unhealthy commodities, such as tobacco, alcohol and ultra-processed food products, are often undermined by private sector actors whos...

    Authors: Rima Nakkash, Melissa Mialon, Jihad Makhoul, Monika Arora, Rima Afifi, Abeer Al Halabi and Leslie London

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  19. The COVID-19 pandemic has made unprecedented impact on the psychological health of university students, a population vulnerable to distress and mental health disorders. This study investigated psychiatric symp...

    Authors: Shufang Sun, Simon B. Goldberg, Danhua Lin, Shan Qiao and Don Operario

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:15

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:52

  20. With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare systems across the world have been pushed to the brink. The approach of traditional healthcare systems to disaster preparedness and prevention has demonstrated in...

    Authors: Shuangyi Sun, Zhen Xie, Keting Yu, Bingqian Jiang, Siwei Zheng and Xiaoting Pan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:14

    Content type: Review

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  21. Lockdowns can be an effective pandemic response strategy that can buy much needed time to slow disease transmission and adequately scale up preventative, diagnostic, and treatment capacities. However, the broa...

    Authors: Oghenowede Eyawo, A. M. Viens and Uchechukwu Chidiebere Ugoji

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:13

    Content type: Commentary

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  22. Serious conditions caused by the coronavirus epidemic are expected to affect the mental and physical health, organizational and social commitments of healthcare workers. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Somayeh Jafarian and Hemmat Gholinia

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:12

    Content type: Research

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  23. Notwithstanding extensive general discussion of the effects of upstream forces on health, there has been limited empirical examination, let alone systematic evidence documenting policy responses to such pathwa...

    Authors: Prince A. Adu, Jerry M. Spiegel and Annalee Yassi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:11

    Content type: Research

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  24. During isolation, sharing physical activity experiences on social network sites (SNS) can enhance individual social connectedness. The objective of the present study was to examine the associations between sha...

    Authors: Yifan Zuo, Yudan Ma, Mu Zhang, Xiaoyuan Wu and Zhanbing Ren

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:10

    Content type: Research

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  25. The association between international migration and mental health is conditioned to several factors, and discrimination may play a significant role. Currently, Peru is one of the principal Venezuelan migrant-r...

    Authors: Benoît Mougenot, Elard Amaya, Edward Mezones-Holguin, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales and Báltica Cabieses

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:8

    Content type: Research

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  26. Community health workers (CHWs) are an important cadre of the global health workforce as they are involved in providing health services at the community level. However, evidence on the role of CHWs in deliveri...

    Authors: David Musoke, Edwinah Atusingwize, Deborah Ikhile, Sarah Nalinya, Charles Ssemugabo, Grace Biyinzika Lubega, Damilola Omodara, Rawlance Ndejjo and Linda Gibson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:7

    Content type: Research

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  27. In Latin America, total sales of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) continue to rise at an alarming rate. Consumption of added sugar is a leading cause of diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Coalition...

    Authors: Angela Carriedo, Adam D. Koon, Luis Manuel Encarnación, Kelley Lee, Richard Smith and Helen Walls

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:5

    Content type: Research

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  28. During global pandemics, such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), crisis communication is indispensable in dispelling fears, uncertainty, and unifying individuals worldwide in a collective fight against he...

    Authors: Zhaohui Su, Dean McDonnell, Jun Wen, Metin Kozak, Jaffar Abbas, Sabina Šegalo, Xiaoshan Li, Junaid Ahmad, Ali Cheshmehzangi, Yuyang Cai, Ling Yang and Yu-Tao Xiang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:4

    Content type: Commentary

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  29. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Previous studies of infectious diseases showed that infectious diseases not only cause physical damage ...

    Authors: Ji Ho Lee, Hocheol Lee, Ji Eon Kim, Seok Jun Moon and Eun Woo Nam

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:3

    Content type: Research

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  30. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Shuhei Nomura, Haruka Sakamoto, Maaya Kita Sugai, Haruyo Nakamura, Keiko Maruyama-Sakurai, Sangnim Lee, Aya Ishizuka and Kenji Shibuya

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:2

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2020 16:32

  31. The importance of integrating the social sciences in epidemic preparedness and response has become a common feature of infectious disease policy and practice debates. However to date, this integration remains ...

    Authors: Kevin Louis Bardosh, Daniel H. de Vries, Sharon Abramowitz, Adama Thorlie, Lianne Cremers, John Kinsman and Darryl Stellmach

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:120

    Content type: Research

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  32. The pattern of fatigue in older psychiatric patients during the COVID-19 outbreak was unknown. This study examined the prevalence of fatigue and its association with overall quality of life (overall QOL) in cl...

    Authors: Siyun Zou, Zi-Han Liu, Xiaona Yan, Huan Wang, Yulong Li, Xiuying Xu, Xiangdong Du, Lan Zhang, Qinge Zhang, Todd Jackson, Gabor S. Ungvari and Yu-Tao Xiang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:119

    Content type: Research

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  33. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is studied from many perspectives and has gained unprecedented importance in recent years, especially in emerging economies. Pharmaceutical companies play a very important...

    Authors: Tatiana Dănescu and Maria-Alexandra Popa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:117

    Content type: Research

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  34. In 2016, the South African government became the first in the African region to announce the introduction of an SSB tax based on sugar content as a public health measure to reduce obesity. This tax was introdu...

    Authors: Safura Abdool Karim, Petronell Kruger and Karen Hofman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:116

    Content type: Research

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  35. Under the International Health Regulations (2005) [IHR (2005)] Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, after action reviews (AAR) and simulation exercises (SimEx) are two critical components which measure the fun...

    Authors: Frederik Anton Copper, Landry Ndriko Mayigane, Yingxin Pei, Denis Charles, Thanh Nam Nguyen, Candice Vente, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez, Allan Bell, Hilary Kagume Njenge, Nirmal Kandel, Zheng Jie Marc Ho, Abbas Omaar, Stéphane de la Rocque and Stella Chungong

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:115

    Content type: Research

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  36. On March 13, 2020, Uganda instituted COVID-19 symptom screening at its international airport, isolation and SARS-CoV-2 testing for symptomatic persons, and mandatory 14-day quarantine and testing of persons tr...

    Authors: Richard Migisha, Benon Kwesiga, Bernadette Basuta Mirembe, Geofrey Amanya, Steven N. Kabwama, Daniel Kadobera, Lilian Bulage, Godfrey Nsereko, Ignatius Wadunde, Tonny Tindyebwa, Bernard Lubwama, Atek A. Kagirita, John T. Kayiwa, Julius J. Lutwama, Amy L. Boore, Julie R. Harris…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:114

    Content type: Research

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  37. Welfare states around the world restrict access to public healthcare for some migrant groups. Formal restrictions on migrants’ healthcare access are often justified with economic arguments; for example, as a m...

    Authors: Nora Gottlieb, Ursula Trummer, Nadav Davidovitch, Allan Krasnik, Sol P. Juárez, Mikael Rostila, Louise Biddle and Kayvan Bozorgmehr

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:113

    Content type: Commentary

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  38. The last months have left no-one in doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is exerting enormous pressure on health systems around the world, bringing to light the sub-optimal resilience of even those classified as h...

    Authors: Charbel El Bcheraoui, Heide Weishaar, Francisco Pozo-Martin and Johanna Hanefeld

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:112

    Content type: Commentary

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  39. Early evidence indicates increased mental health burden arising from COVID-19 and related control measures. The study aim was to examine concern about COVID-19 and its association with symptoms of mental disor...

    Authors: Nino Makhashvili, Jana Darejan Javakhishvili, Lela Sturua, Ketevan Pilauri, Daniela C. Fuhr and Bayard Roberts

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:111

    Content type: Research

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  40. Global health donors are increasingly transitioning funding responsibility to host governments as aid budgets plateau or decline and countries meet development and disease burden goals. Civil society organizat...

    Authors: Amy McDonough and Daniela C. Rodríguez

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:110

    Content type: Review

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  41. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing problem worldwide in need of global coordinated action. With the endorsement of the Global Action Plan (GAP) on AMR in 2015, the 194 member states of the World Healt...

    Authors: Louise Munkholm and Olivier Rubin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:109

    Content type: Research

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