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  1. Content type: Methodology

    The Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) identifies the maldistribution of power, money, and resources as main drivers of health inequities. The CSDH further observes that tackling these drivers ...

    Authors: Akhenaten Benjamin Siankam Tankwanchi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:81

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  2. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author has request the addition of ‘Deputy’ to endnote number 1 (addition highlighted in bold):

    Authors: Barry Kistnasamy, Annalee Yassi, Jessica Yu, Samuel Spiegel, Andre Fourie, Stephen Barker and Jerry M. Spiegel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:78

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    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2018 14:60

  3. Content type: Research

    The objective was to guide key stakeholders on future directions of external funding of international postgraduate training (Master’s and PhD) of health research students at institutions in sub-Saharan Africa ...

    Authors: Terra Morel, Dermot Maher, Thomas Nyirenda and Ole F. Olesen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:77

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  4. Content type: Research

    Cancer is a major burden of disease in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) yet financial barriers limit access to life-saving oncology drugs. Medical donation and other drug access programs can help impro...

    Authors: Ann Kim Novakowski, Pat Garcia-Gonzalez, Michael Wrigglesworth and Andy Stergachis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:76

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  5. Content type: Research

    Pandemics pose significant security/stability risks to nations with fragile infrastructures. We evaluated characteristics of the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak to elucidate lessons learned for managing trans...

    Authors: Aaron M. Wendelboe, Micah McCumber, Julie Erb-Alvarez, Nicholas Mould, Richard W. Childs and James L. Regens

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:75

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  6. Content type: Research

    Donors often fund projects that develop innovative practices in low and middle-income countries, hoping recipient governments will adopt and scale them within existing systems and programmes. Such innovations ...

    Authors: Neil Spicer, Yashua Alkali Hamza, Della Berhanu, Meenakshi Gautham, Joanna Schellenberg, Feker Tadesse, Nasir Umar and Deepthi Wickremasinghe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:74

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  7. Content type: Research

    In the literature, measuring health outcomes usually entails examining one dependent variable using cross-sectional data. Using a combination of mortality and morbidity variables, this study developed a new, r...

    Authors: Rezwanul Hasan Rana, Khorshed Alam and Jeff Gow

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:72

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  8. Content type: Research

    The provision of high-quality medical care to asylum seekers represents a key challenge in many countries of the European Union. Especially continuity of care has been difficult to achieve as the migrant traje...

    Authors: Rosa Jahn, Sandra Ziegler, Stefan Nöst, Sandra Claudia Gewalt, Cornelia Straßner and Kayvan Bozorgmehr

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:71

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  9. Content type: Research

    Medical tourism is a term used to describe the phenomenon of individuals intentionally traveling across national borders to privately purchase medical care. The medical tourism industry has been portrayed in t...

    Authors: Krystyna Adams, Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks and Nicole S. Berry

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:70

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  10. Content type: Research

    The importance of leadership development in the early stages of careers in the NHS has been highlighted in recent years and many programmes have been implemented which seek to develop leadership skills in heal...

    Authors: Alexandra Monkhouse, Leanne Sadler, Andrew Boyd and Fleur Kitsell

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:69

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  11. Content type: Research

    With globalization, more and more people travel to countries where they are at risk of injuries and travel-related diseases. To protect travelers’ health, it is crucial to understand whether travelers accurate...

    Authors: Yi-Hsuan Lee, Chia-Wen Lu, Pei-Zu Wu, Hsien-Liang Huang, Yi-Chun Wu and Kuo-Chin Huang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:67

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  12. Content type: Debate

    Global spending for HIV prevention has been decreasing over the years. As a result, several low-income countries, including Nepal, are increasingly facing the challenge to minimize the funding gap to continue ...

    Authors: Subash Thapa and Arja R. Aro

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:64

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  13. Content type: Research

    Proponents have promoted sexuality education as a means of empowering adolescents, yet it has been thwarted in many low and middle-income countries. Nigeria represents an exception. Despite social opposition, ...

    Authors: Jeremy Shiffman, Michael Kunnuji, Yusra Ribhi Shawar and Rachel Sullivan Robinson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:63

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  14. Content type: Research

    Development assistance from governments of high income countries represents the vast majority of international funding for global health. Recent stagnation of this important source of funding may affect attain...

    Authors: Alexander Huepers, Henock B. Taddese and Filippos T. Filippidis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:61

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  15. Content type: Research

    South Africa’s mineral resources have produced, and continue to produce, enormous economic wealth; yet decades of colonialism, apartheid, capital flight, and challenges in the neoliberal post-apartheid era hav...

    Authors: Barry Kistnasamy, Annalee Yassi, Jessica Yu, Samuel J. Spiegel, Andre Fourie, Stephen Barker and Jerry M. Spiegel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:60

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2018 14:78

  16. Content type: Research

    Expanding coverage of primary healthcare services such as antenatal care and vaccinations is a global health priority; however, many Haitians do not utilize these services. One reason may be that the populatio...

    Authors: Anna D. Gage, Hannah H. Leslie, Asaf Bitton, J. Gregory Jerome, Jean Paul Joseph, Roody Thermidor and Margaret E. Kruk

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:59

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  17. Content type: Research

    The resolution adopted in 2006 by the World Health Organization on international trade and health urges Member States to understand the implications of international trade and trade agreements for health and t...

    Authors: Mariyam Suzana, Helen Walls, Richard Smith and Johanna Hanefeld

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:58

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  18. Content type: Review

    The current migration flow into Europe is leading to a growing ethnically diverse population in many European countries. Now more than ever, those populations have different healthcare needs, languages, tradit...

    Authors: Céline Ledoux, Eva Pilot, Esperanza Diaz and Thomas Krafft

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:57

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  19. Content type: Research

    The Human Immunodeficiency Virus /Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is not just a medical problem but its social impact is increasingly affecting its effective management. The fear of HIV-stigma c...

    Authors: Atem Bethel Ajong, Philip Nana Njotang, Ngholapeh Emmanuel Nghoniji, Marie José Essi, Martin Ndinakie Yakum, Valirie Ndip Agbor and Bruno Kenfack

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:56

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  20. Content type: Research

    Between 2011 and 2013, global and national guidelines for preventing mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV shifted to recommend Option B+, the provision of lifelong antiretroviral treatment for all HIV-i...

    Authors: M. F. Chersich, E. Newbatt, K. Ng’oma and I. de Zoysa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:55

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  21. Content type: Research

    Underweight is a major cause of global disease burden. It is associated with child mortality and morbidity, and its adverse impact on human performance and child survival is well recognized. Underweight is a m...

    Authors: Tuhinur Rahman Chowdhury, Sayan Chakrabarty, Muntaha Rakib, Sue Saltmarsh and Kendrick A. Davis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:54

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  22. Content type: Research

    A key mechanism through which globalization has impacted health is the liberalization of trade and investment, yet relatively few studies to date have used quantitative methods to investigate the impacts of gl...

    Authors: Krycia Cowling, Anne Marie Thow and Keshia Pollack Porter

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:53

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  23. Content type: Review

    Migrant children have specific health needs, and may face difficulties in accessing health care, but not enough is known about their health service use. This study aims to describe patterns of use of health se...

    Authors: Niina Markkula, Baltica Cabieses, Venla Lehti, Eleonora Uphoff, Sofia Astorga and Francisca Stutzin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:52

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  24. Content type: Review

    In 2012, the European Commission funded Go4Health—Goals and Governance for Global Health, a consortium of 13 academic research and human rights institutions from both Global North and South—to track the evolut...

    Authors: Vannarath Te, Nadia Floden, Sameera Hussain, Claire E. Brolan and Peter S. Hill

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:51

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  25. Content type: Research

    Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is a widespread public health problem and a violation of human rights rooted in gender and power inequities. Refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants living in European asy...

    Authors: Charlotte Oliveira, Ines Keygnaert, Maria do Rosário Oliveira Martins and Sónia Dias

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:48

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  26. Content type: Research

    Neonatal mortality is declining slowly compared to under-five mortality in many developing countries including Afghanistan. About three-fourths of these deaths occur in the early neonatal period (i.e., the fir...

    Authors: Gulam Muhammed Al Kibria, Vanessa Burrowes, Allysha Choudhury, Atia Sharmeen, Swagata Ghosh, Arif Mahmud and Angela KC

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:47

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  27. Content type: Research

    A qualitative study of key informant semi-structured interviews were conducted between March and July 2016 in Mexico and India to achieve the following aims: to explore corporations’ and stakeholders’ views, a...

    Authors: Heather Wipfli, Kristin Dessie Zacharias, Nuvjote (Nivvy) Hundal, Luz Myriam Reynales Shigematsu, Deepika Bahl, Monika Arora, Shalini Bassi and Shubha Kumar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:46

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  28. Content type: Research

    Human trafficking in the fishing industry or “sea slavery” in the Greater Mekong Subregion is reported to involve some of the most extreme forms of exploitation and abuse. A largely unregulated sector, commerc...

    Authors: Nicola S. Pocock, Reena Tadee, Kanokwan Tharawan, Wansiri Rongrongmuang, Brett Dickson, Soksreymom Suos, Ligia Kiss and Cathy Zimmerman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:45

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  29. Content type: Commentary

    The Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) has been a model academic partnership in global health for nearly three decades, leveraging the power of a public-sector academic medical center and t...

    Authors: Tim Mercer, Adrian Gardner, Benjamin Andama, Cleophas Chesoli, Astrid Christoffersen-Deb, Jonathan Dick, Robert Einterz, Nick Gray, Sylvester Kimaiyo, Jemima Kamano, Beryl Maritim, Kirk Morehead, Sonak Pastakia, Laura Ruhl, Julia Songok and Jeremiah Laktabai

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:44

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  30. Content type: Research

    The spread of substandard and falsified (SF) medical products constitutes a growing global public health concern. Some countries use portable, handheld screening technologies (STs) in the field to accelerate d...

    Authors: Lukas Roth, Ameena Nalim, Beth Turesson and Laura Krech

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:43

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  31. Content type: Research

    The effect of the ongoing war in Yemen on maternal and child health (MCH) has not been comprehensively assessed. Providing a situational analysis at the governorate level is critical to assist in planning a re...

    Authors: Charbel El Bcheraoui, Aisha O. Jumaan, Michael L. Collison, Farah Daoud and Ali H. Mokdad

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:42

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  32. Content type: Short report

    There is a growing recognition of the need to provide HIV/AIDS prevention and care to migrant workers. Social involvement, a type of social capital, is considered a ‘critical enabler’ of effective HIV/AIDS pre...

    Authors: Wenting Wang, Ren Chen, Ying Ma, Xuehui Sun, Xia Qin and Zhi Hu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:41

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  33. Content type: Research

    In 2011, a decision was made to scale up a pilot innovation involving ‘adherence clubs’ as a form of differentiated care for HIV positive people in the public sector antiretroviral therapy programme in the Wes...

    Authors: Hayley MacGregor, Andrew McKenzie, Tanya Jacobs and Angelica Ullauri

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:40

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  34. Content type: Research

    Poor water quality, one of the leading causes of diarrhea, is an issue for most developing countries. Although the health burden of poor-quality water has been studied extensively, there is a paucity of resear...

    Authors: Wei Li, Echu Liu and Rhonda BeLue

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:37

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  35. Content type: Methodology

    There is an increasing global movement of foreign female entertainment workers (FEWs), a hard-to-reach population vulnerable to HIV/STIs. This paper described the needs assessment phase before intervention imp...

    Authors: Raymond Boon Tar Lim, Olive N. Y. Cheung, Dede Kam Tyng Tham, Hanh Hao La, Thein Than Win, Roy Chan and Mee Lian Wong

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:36

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  36. Content type: Research

    Studies find that economic, political, and social globalization – as well as trade liberalization specifically – influence the prevalence of overweight and obesity in countries through increasing the availabil...

    Authors: Tracy Kuo Lin, Yasmin Teymourian and Maitri Shila Tursini

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:35

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  37. Content type: Commentary

    ‘Wicked’ is the term used to describe some of the most challenging and complex issues of our time, many of which threaten human health. Climate change, biodiversity loss, persisting poverty, the advancing obes...

    Authors: Helen L. Walls

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:34

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  38. Content type: Research

    Nepal has been receiving foreign aid since the early 1950s. Currently, the country’s health care system is heavily dependent on aid, even for the provision of basic health services to its people. Globally, the...

    Authors: Radha Adhikari, Pam Smith, Jeevan Raj Sharma and Obindra Bahadur Chand

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:33

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