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  1. The aggressive marketing of breastmilk substitutes (BMS) reduces breastfeeding, and harms child and maternal health globally. Yet forty years after the World Health Assembly adopted the International Code of M...

    Authors: Phillip Baker, Paul Zambrano, Roger Mathisen, Maria Rosario Singh-Vergeire, Ana Epefania Escober, Melissa Mialon, Mark Lawrence, Katherine Sievert, Cherie Russell and David McCoy
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:125
  2. Understanding the differences in timing and composition of physical distancing policies is important to evaluate the early global response to COVID-19. A physical distancing intensity monitoring framework comp...

    Authors: Jeff Lane, Arianna Rubin Means, Kevin Bardosh, Anna Shapoval, Ferruccio Vio, Clive Anderson, Anya Cushnie, Norbert Forster, Jenny Ledikwe, Gabrielle O’Malley, Shreshth Mawandia, Anwar Parvez, Lucy Perrone and Florindo Mudender
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:124
  3. As African governments take measures to enhance international trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows, a major concern is that, these measures can make Africa more vulnerable to the strategies of the...

    Authors: Mustapha Immurana, Micheal Kofi Boachie and Kwame Godsway Kisseih
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:122
  4. The declaration of any public health emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is usually followed by the provision of technical and organizational support from international organizations, which bui...

    Authors: Bives Mutume Vivalya, Okesina Akeem Ayodeji, Yves Tibamwenda Bafwa, Louis Kasereka Muyisa, Astride Lina Piripiri and Jean-Bosco Kahindo Mbeva
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:121
  5. Populations around the world are facing an increasing burden of firearm violence on mortality and disability. While firearm violence affects every country globally, the burden is significantly higher in many l...

    Authors: Meghan Werbick, Imran Bari, Nino Paichadze and Adnan A. Hyder
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:120
  6. The major threat to human societies posed by undernutrition has been recognised for millennia. Despite substantial economic development and scientific innovation, however, progress in addressing this global ch...

    Authors: Jonathan C. K. Wells, Akanksha A. Marphatia, Gabriel Amable, Mario Siervo, Henrik Friis, J. Jaime Miranda, Hinke H. Haisma and David Raubenheimer
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:119
  7. Regulation of food environments is needed to address the global challenge of poor nutrition, yet policy inertia has been a problem. A common argument against regulation is potential conflict with binding commi...

    Authors: Kelly Garton, Boyd Swinburn and Anne Marie Thow
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:118
  8. The current pandemic of COVID-19 impacted the psychological wellbeing of populations globally.

    Authors: Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam, Patraporn Tungpunkom, Farhana Sultana, Sheikh M. Alif, Biswajit Banik, Masudus Salehin, Bindu Joseph, Louisa Lam, Mimmie Claudine Watts, Sabria Jihan Khan, Sherief Ghozy, Sek Ying Chair, Wai Tong Chien, Carlos Schönfeldt-Lecuona, Nashwa El-Khazragy…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:117
  9. The patent linkage system upgraded patent challenges to an important factor in granting timely market approval for generic drugs. We aim to understand patent challenges and identify the factors that are associ...

    Authors: Kyung-Bok Son, Nahye Choi, Boram Lee, Joonsoo Byun, Dong-Wook Yang and Tae-Jin Lee
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:116
  10. Various governments in Ghana have tried to improve healthcare in the country. Despite these efforts, meeting health care needs is a growing concern to government and their citizens. Short term medical missions...

    Authors: Efua Esaaba Mantey, Daniel Doh, Judith N. Lasker, Sirry Alang, Peter Donkor and Myron Aldrink
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:115
  11. The pandemic generated by Covid-19 has changed the way of life of citizens around the world in a short time, affecting all areas of society directly or indirectly, which is facing a global health crisis with d...

    Authors: Pedro-José Martínez-Córdoba, Bernardino Benito and Isabel-María García-Sánchez
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:113
  12. In the nearly half century since it began lending for population projects, the World Bank has become one of the largest financiers of global health projects and programs, a powerful voice in shaping health age...

    Authors: Marlee Tichenor, Janelle Winters, Katerini T. Storeng, Jesse Bump, Jean-Paul Gaudillière, Martin Gorsky, Mark Hellowell, Patrick Kadama, Katherine Kenny, Yusra Ribhi Shawar, Francisco Songane, Alexis Walker, Ryan Whitacre, Sumegha Asthana, Genevie Fernandes, Felix Stein…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:110
  13. Alcohol control has emerged as an important global health challenge due to the expanding influence of alcohol companies and limited control measures imposed by governments. In the Peruvian Andean highland, the...

    Authors: Sakiko Yamaguchi, Raphael Lencucha and Thomas G. Brown
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:109
  14. A large body of literature exists on trade liberalisation and the ways in which trade agreements can affect food systems. However, the systematic and objective monitoring of these and their impact on national ...

    Authors: Amerita Ravuvu, Joe Pakoa Lui, Adolphe Bani, Anna Wells Tavoa, Raymond Vuti and Si Thu Win Tin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:107
  15. The severity of COVID-19, as well as the speed and scale of its spread, has posed a global challenge. Countries around the world have implemented stringent non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI) to control tra...

    Authors: Charbel El Bcheraoui, Sophie Alice Müller, Eleanor C Vaughan, Andreas Jansen, Robert Cook and Johanna Hanefeld
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:106
  16. Health workforce planning is critical for health systems to safeguard the ability to afford, train, recruit, and retain the appropriate number and mix of health workers. This balance is especially important wh...

    Authors: Tracy Kuo Lin, Tim A. Bruckner, Taghred Alghaith, Mariam M. Hamza, Mohammed Alluhidan, Christopher H. Herbst, Hussah Alghodaier, Adwa Alamri, Rana Saber, Nahar Alazemi and Jenny X. Liu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:105

    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:127

  17. Trade and health scholars have raised concern that international trade and particularly investment disputes may be used by transnational health harmful commodity corporations (THCCs) to effectively generate pu...

    Authors: Penelope Milsom, Richard Smith, Simon Moeketsi Modisenyane and Helen Walls
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:104
  18. Refugees often face psychosocial complexity and multi-dimensional healthcare needs. Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) methods have been previously employed in designing health programs for refugee ...

    Authors: Tali Filler, Pardeep Kaur Benipal, Nazi Torabi and Ripudaman Singh Minhas
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:103
  19. Nepal has improved access and utilisation of routine maternal and newborn health (MNH) services. Despite improved access to routine MNH services such as antenatal care (ANC), and delivery and postnatal care (P...

    Authors: Resham B. Khatri, Jo Durham and Yibeltal Assefa
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:102
  20. Despite progress in global health, the general disease burden still disproportionately falls on low- and middle-income countries. The health needs of these countries’ populations are unmet because there is a s...

    Authors: Vivian Chia-Jou Lee, Jacqueline Yao and William Zhang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:101
  21. Global health education partnerships should be collaborative and reciprocal to ensure mutual benefit. Utilisation of digital technologies can overcome geographic boundaries and facilitate collaborative global ...

    Authors: Roshit K. Bothara, Malama Tafuna’i, Tim J. Wilkinson, Jen Desrosiers, Susan Jack, Philip K. Pattemore, Tony Walls, Faafetai Sopoaga, David R. Murdoch and Andrew P. Miller
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:99
  22. Obligations arising from trade and investment agreements can affect how governments can regulate and organise health systems. The European Union has made explicit statements of safeguarding policy space for he...

    Authors: Meri Koivusalo, Noora Heinonen and Liina-Kaisa Tynkkynen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:98
  23. As Arab countries seek to implement the ‘Guideline on Good Pharmacovigilance Practice (GVP) for Arab countries’, understanding policy implementation mechanisms and the factors impacting it can inform best impl...

    Authors: Hamza Y. Garashi, Douglas T. Steinke and Ellen I. Schafheutle
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:97
  24. International air travel has been highlighted as a concern since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic with respect to importation of cases. We summarise the available evidence for in-flight transmission of w...

    Authors: David Kelly, Niamh Bambury and Mairin Boland
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:93
  25. Transparency and accountability are essential components at all stages of the trade negotiation process. This study evaluates the extent to which these principles were upheld in the United States’ public consu...

    Authors: Anna S. Y. Wong, Clarke B. Cole and Jillian C. Kohler
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:92
  26. Understanding how the development of obesogenic food environments and the consumption of ultra-processed foods and beverages influence each other can help policymakers to identify effective ways to curb the cu...

    Authors: Fabrizio Ferretti, Michele Mariani and Elena Sarti
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:91
  27. International medical electives are a well-established part of the curriculum of many western medical schools. It is widely accepted that these electives contribute to improved clinical examination and communi...

    Authors: Maximilian Andreas Storz, Ann-Kathrin Lederer and Eric Pieter Heymann
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:90
  28. The ripple effects of protracted armed conflicts include: significant gender-specific barriers to accessing essential services such as health, education, water and sanitation and broader macroeconomic challeng...

    Authors: Kristen Meagher, Bothaina Attal and Preeti Patel
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:88
  29. International evidence suggests migrants experience inequitable access, outcomes and treatment quality across the cancer care continuum. There is currently limited research assessing equity across the cancer c...

    Authors: Brighid Scanlon, Mark Brough, David Wyld and Jo Durham
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:87
  30. Suboptimal health status (SHS), an intermediate state between chronic disease and health, is characterized by chronic fatigue, non-specific pain, headaches, dizziness, anxiety, depression, and functional syste...

    Authors: Yunlian Xue, Zhuomin Huang, Guihao Liu, Zicheng Zhang, Yefang Feng, Mengyao Xu, Lijie Jiang, Wenyuan Li and Jun Xu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:86
  31. Across the globe, the consumption of energy-dense and nutrient-poor foods and beverages has escalated rates of diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs), driven by deceptive marketing tactics from the food...

    Authors: Andrés Constantin, Oscar A. Cabrera, Belén Ríos, Isabel Barbosa, Ariadna Tovar Ramírez, Margherita M. Cinà and Silvia Serrano Guzmán
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:85
  32. The initial research requirements in pandemics are predictable. But how is it possible to study a disease that is so quickly spreading and to rapidly use that research to inform control and treatment?

    Authors: Jonathon P. Fanning, Srinivas Murthy, Nchafatso G. Obonyo, J. Kenneth Baillie, Steve Webb, Heidi J. Dalton and John F. Fraser
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:84
  33. Yemen has been left in shambles and almost destroyed by its devastating civil war, and is now having to deal with the spread of coronavirus. The Yemeni people have been left to fend for themselves and faced ma...

    Authors: Mohammed Alsabri, Ayman Alhadheri, Luai M. Alsakkaf and Jennifer Cole
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:83

    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:100

  34. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have recently become a global public health burden and a leading cause of premature death, mainly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The aim of the study was to explo...

    Authors: Alexander Cheza and Boikhutso Tlou
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:82
  35. Among Bangladeshi men, international labor migration has increased ten-fold since 1990 and rural to urban labor migration rates have steadily increased. Labor migration of husbands has increased household weal...

    Authors: Kristin K. Sznajder, Katherine Wander, Siobhan Mattison, Elizabeth Medina-Romero, Nurul Alam, Rubhana Raqib, Anjan Kumar, Farjana Haque, Tami Blumenfield and Mary K. Shenk
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:81
  36. In 2015, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief undertook policy shifts to increase efficiencies in its programming, including transitioning HIV/AIDS funding away from low burden areas. We examine the ...

    Authors: Mary Qiu, Ligia Paina, Daniela C. Rodríguez, Jess A. Wilhelm, Ezinne Eze-Ajoku, Alexandra Searle, Henry Zakumumpa, Freddie Ssengooba, Caroline MacKenzie and Sara Bennett
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:80
  37. Lagos state is the industrial nerve centre of Nigeria and was the epicentre of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Nigeria as it is now for the current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak. This paper describes how ...

    Authors: Akin Abayomi, Mobolanle R. Balogun, Munir Bankole, Aduragbemi Banke-Thomas, Bamidele Mutiu, John Olawepo, Morakinyo Senjobi, Oluwakemi Odukoya, Lanre Aladetuyi, Chioma Ejekam, Akinsanya Folarin, Madonna Emmanuel, Funke Amodu, Adesoji Ologun, Abosede Olusanya, Moses Bakare…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:79
  38. The Regional Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) is a mega regional trade agreement signed by fifteen countries on 15 November 2020 after 8 years of negotiation. Signatories include the ten members of the As...

    Authors: Belinda Townsend
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:78
  39. With the aim to support further understanding of scaling up and sustaining digital health, we explore digital health solutions that have or are anticipated to reach national scale in South Africa: the Perinata...

    Authors: Alison Swartz, Amnesty E. LeFevre, Shehani Perera, Mary V. Kinney and Asha S. George
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:77
  40. There has been greater recognition of the importance of country ownership in global health and development. However, operationalising country ownership to ensure the scale up and sustainability of proven inter...

    Authors: Lisa Mwaikambo, Sarah Brittingham, Saori Ohkubo, Ruwaida Salem, Denis Joel Sama, Fatimata Sow, Deepti Mathur and Nneoma Nonyelum Anieto
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:75

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