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  1. Research

    Methods for medical device and equipment procurement and prioritization within low- and middle-income countries: findings of a systematic literature review

    Forty to 70 % of medical devices and equipment in low- and middle-income countries are broken, unused or unfit for purpose; this impairs service delivery to patients and results in lost resources. Undiscerning...

    Karin Diaconu, Yen-Fu Chen, Carole Cummins, Gabriela Jimenez Moyao, Semira Manaseki-Holland and Richard Lilford

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:59

    Published on: 18 August 2017

  2. Research

    Setting performance-based financing in the health sector agenda: a case study in Cameroon

    More than 30 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have introduced performance-based financing (PBF) in their healthcare systems. Yet, there has been little research on the process by which PBF was put on the nation...

    Isidore Sieleunou, Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay, Jean-Claude Taptué Fotso, Denise Magne Tamga, Habakkuk Azinyui Yumo, Estelle Kouokam and Valery Ridde

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:52

    Published on: 1 August 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2017 13:60

  3. Research

    Policy approaches to improve availability and affordability of medicines in Mexico – an example of a middle income country

    The World Health Organization recommends establishing and implementing a national pharmaceutical policy (NPP) to guarantee effective and equitable access to medicines. Mexico has implemented several policy app...

    Daniela Moye-Holz, Jitse P van Dijk, Sijmen A. Reijneveld and Hans V. Hogerzeil

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:53

    Published on: 1 August 2017

  4. Research

    “If donors woke up tomorrow and said we can't fund you, what would we do?” A health system dynamics analysis of implementation of PMTCT option B+ in Uganda

    In October 2012 Uganda extended its prevention of mother to child HIV transmission (PMTCT) policy to Option B+, providing lifelong antiretroviral treatment for HIV positive pregnant and breastfeeding women. Th...

    Tanya Doherty, Donnela Besada, Ameena Goga, Emmanuelle Daviaud, Sarah Rohde and Nika Raphaely

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:51

    Published on: 26 July 2017

  5. Research

    Improving preventive health care in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary care settings

    Like other colonised populations, Indigenous Australians experience poorer health outcomes than non-Indigenous Australians. Preventable chronic disease is the largest contributor to the health differential bet...

    Jodie Bailie, Veronica Matthews, Alison Laycock, Rosalie Schultz, Christopher P. Burgess, David Peiris, Sarah Larkins and Ross Bailie

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:48

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  6. Research

    “I cry every day and night, I have my son tied in chains”: physical restraint of people with schizophrenia in community settings in Ethiopia

    A primary rationale for scaling up mental health services in low and middle-income countries is to address human rights violations, including physical restraint in community settings. The voices of those with ...

    Laura Asher, Abebaw Fekadu, Solomon Teferra, Mary De Silva, Soumitra Pathare and Charlotte Hanlon

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:47

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  7. Research

    Developing nurse medication safety training in a health partnership in Mozambique using behavioural science

    Globally, safe and effective medication administration relies on nurses being able to apply strong drug calculation skills in their real-life practice, in the face of stressors and distractions. These may be e...

    Eleanor Rose Bull, Corina Mason, Fonseca Domingos Junior, Luana Vendramel Santos, Abigail Scott, Debo Ademokun, Zeferina Simião, Wingi Manzungu Oliver, Fernando Francisco Joaquim and Sarah M. Cavanagh

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:45

    Published on: 4 July 2017

  8. Research

    Interval follow up of a 4-day pilot program to implement the WHO surgical safety checklist at a Congolese hospital

    The World Health Organisation Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC) improves surgical outcomes and the research question is no longer ‘does the SSC work?’ but, ‘how to make the SSC work?’ Evidence for implementation...

    Michelle C. White, Jennifer Peterschmidt, James Callahan, J. Edward Fitzgerald and Kristin L. Close

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:42

    Published on: 29 June 2017

  9. Research

    Harnessing opportunities for good governance of health impacts of mining projects in Mongolia: results of a global partnership

    The Sustainable Development Goals call for the effective governance of shared natural resources in ways that support inclusive growth, safeguard the integrity of the natural and physical environment, and promo...

    Michaela Pfeiffer, Delgermaa Vanya, Colleen Davison, Oyunaa Lkhagvasuren, Lesley Johnston and Craig R. Janes

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:39

    Published on: 27 June 2017

  10. Debate

    Institutionalizing community-focused maternal, newborn, and child health strategies to strengthen health systems: A new framework for the Sustainable Development Goal era

    Stronger health systems, with an emphasis on community-based primary health care, are required to help accelerate the pace of ending preventable maternal and child deaths as well as contribute to the achieveme...

    William T. Story, Karen LeBan, Laura C. Altobelli, Bette Gebrian, Jahangir Hossain, Judy Lewis, Melanie Morrow, Jennifer N. Nielsen, Alfonso Rosales, Marcie Rubardt, David Shanklin and Jennifer Weiss

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:37

    Published on: 26 June 2017

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