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  1. Unhealthy foods and tobacco remain the leading causes of non-communicable disease (NCDs). These are key agricultural commodities for many countries, and NCD prevention policy needs to consider how to influence...

    Authors: Raphael Lencucha, Nicole E. Pal, Adriana Appau, Anne-Marie Thow and Jeffrey Drope

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:11

    Content type: Review

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  2. This study aims to evaluate the gap between countries’ self-evaluation and external evaluation regarding core capacity of infectious disease control required by International Health Regulations and the influen...

    Authors: Feng-Jen Tsai and Battsetseg Turbat

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:10

    Content type: Research

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  3. Emerging and re-emerging diseases with pandemic potential continue to challenge fragile health systems in Africa, creating enormous human and economic toll. To provide evidence for the investment case for publ...

    Authors: Ambrose Otau TALISUNA, Emelda Aluoch OKIRO, Ali Ahmed YAHAYA, Mary STEPHEN, Boukare BONKOUNGOU, Emmanuel Onuche MUSA, Etienne Magloire MINKOULOU, Joseph OKEIBUNOR, Benido IMPOUMA, Haruna Mamoudou DJINGAREY, N’da Konan Michel YAO, Sakuya OKA, Zabulon YOTI and Ibrahima Socé FALL

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:9

    Content type: Research

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  4. In the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, high quantities of products containing antimicrobial are used as prophylactic and curative treatments in small-scale chicken flocks. A large number of these contain antim...

    Authors: Nguyen T. T. Dung, Bao D. Truong, Nguyen V. Cuong, Nguyen T. B. Van, Doan H. Phu, Bach T. Kiet, Chalalai Rueanghiran, Vo B. Hien, Guy Thwaites, Jonathan Rushton and Juan Carrique-Mas

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:8

    Content type: Research

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  5. Unfair differences in healthcare access, utilisation, quality or health outcomes exist between and within countries around the world. Improving health equity is a stated objective for many governments and inte...

    Authors: James Love-Koh, Susan Griffin, Edward Kataika, Paul Revill, Sibusiso Sibandze and Simon Walker

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:6

    Content type: Review

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  6. Given the paradigmatic shift represented by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as compared to the Millennium Development Goals - in particular their broad and interconnected nature - a new set of health ...

    Authors: Sara Bennett, Nasreen Jessani, Douglas Glandon, Mary Qiu, Kerry Scott, Ankita Meghani, Fadi El-Jardali, Daniel Maceira, Dena Javadi and Abdul Ghaffar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:5

    Content type: Research

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  7. To respond to the global noncommunicable disease (NCD) crisis, the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), a multilateral United Nations body responsible for work on food standards, is developing global guidanc...

    Authors: Anne Marie Thow, Alexandra Jones, Carmen Huckel Schneider and Ronald Labonté

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  8. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are increasingly contributing to the morbidity and mortality burden of low and-middle income countries (LMIC). Social capital, particularly participation has been considered as...

    Authors: Aaron K. Christian, Olutobi Adekunle Sanuade, Michael Adu Okyere and Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:2

    Content type: Research

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  9. Efforts from the developed world to improve surgical, anesthesia and obstetric care in low- and middle-income countries have evolved from a primarily volunteer mission trip model to a sustainable health system...

    Authors: Paul Truché, Haitham Shoman, Ché L. Reddy, Desmond T. Jumbam, Joanna Ashby, Adelina Mazhiqi, Taylor Wurdeman, Emmanuel A. Ameh, Martin Smith, Edwin Lugazia, Emmanuel Makasa, Kee B. Park and John G. Meara

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:1

    Content type: Commentary

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  10. We present a systematic review describing ex-ante and ex-post evaluations of the impacts of intellectual property provisions in trade treaties on access to medicine in low and middle income countries. These ev...

    Authors: Md. Deen Islam, Warren A. Kaplan, Danielle Trachtenberg, Rachel Thrasher, Kevin P. Gallagher and Veronika J. Wirtz

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:88

    Content type: Review

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  11. Cities are an important driving force to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the New Urban Agenda. The SDGs provide an operational framework to consider urbanization globally, while providin...

    Authors: Oriana Ramirez-Rubio, Carolyn Daher, Gonzalo Fanjul, Mireia Gascon, Natalie Mueller, Leire Pajín, Antoni Plasencia, David Rojas-Rueda, Meelan Thondoo and Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:87

    Content type: Research

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  12. Addressing the social and other non-biological determinants of health largely depends on policies and programmes implemented outside the health sector. While there is growing evidence on the effectiveness of i...

    Authors: Finn McGuire, Lavanya Vijayasingham, Anna Vassall, Roy Small, Douglas Webb, Teresa Guthrie and Michelle Remme

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:86

    Content type: Research

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  13. Localisation is a pervasive challenge in achieving sustainable development. Contextual particularities may render generalized strategies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) unfeasible, impracti...

    Authors: David T. Tan, José Gabriel Siri, Yi Gong, Benjamin Ong, Shiang Cheng Lim, Brian H. MacGillivray and Terry Marsden

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:85

    Content type: Methodology

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  14. A recurring discussion in the literature relates to the possible contradictions among the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The focus has been on economic goals, such as economic growth and goals related t...

    Authors: Peter Hangoma and Gavin Surgey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:82

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. The increase in problematic substance use is a major problem in Canada and elsewhere, placing a heavy burden on health and justice system resources given a spike in drug-related offences. Thus, achievement of ...

    Authors: Regiane A. Garcia, Kristi Heather Kenyon, Claire E. Brolan, Juliana Coughlin and Daniel D. Guedes

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:80

    Content type: Research

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  16. Sustainable management of the natural environment is essential. Continued environmental degradation will lead to worsened health outcomes in countries and across generations. The Sustainable Development Goals ...

    Authors: Toni Delany-Crowe, Dora Marinova, Matt Fisher, Michael McGreevy and Fran Baum

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:68

    Content type: Research

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  17. Countries must be able to describe and monitor their populations health and well-being needs in an attempt to understand and address them. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have re-emphasized the need t...

    Authors: Alba Llop-Gironés, Lucinda Cash-Gibson, Sergio Chicumbe, Francesc Alvarez, Ivan Zahinos, Elisio Mazive and Joan Benach

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:67

    Content type: Research

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  18. The circular economy framework for human production and consumption is an alternative to the traditional, linear concept of ‘take, make, and dispose’. Circular economy (CE) principles comprise of ‘design out w...

    Authors: Caradee Y. Wright, Linda Godfrey, Giovanna Armiento, Lorren K. Haywood, Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Katrina Lyne and Patricia Nayna Schwerdtle

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:65

    Content type: Commentary

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  19. The WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region is endowed with deep intellectual tradition, interesting cultural diversity, and a strong societal fabric; components of a vibrant platform for promoting health and wellbei...

    Authors: Ahmed Al-Mandhari, Maha El-Adawy, Wasiq Khan and Abdul Ghaffar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:64

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. Most international electives in which medical students from high-income countries travel abroad are largely unstructured, and can lead to problematic outcomes for students as well as sending and receiving inst...

    Authors: Chris Willott, Eva Khair, Roger Worthington, Katy Daniels and A. Mark Clarfield

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:84

    Content type: Review

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  21. The interconnections between health and the economy are well known and well documented. The funding gap for realizing SDG3 for good health and well-being, however, remains vast. Simultaneously, economic growth...

    Authors: Mariska Meurs, Lisa Seidelmann and Myria Koutsoumpa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:83

    Content type: Research

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  22. In conflict settings, research capacities have often been de-prioritized as resources are diverted to emergency needs, such as addressing elevated morbidity, mortality and health system challenges directly and...

    Authors: Nassim El Achi, Andreas Papamichail, Anthony Rizk, Helen Lindsay, Marilyne Menassa, Rima A. Abdul-Khalek, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Omar Dewachi and Preeti Patel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:81

    Content type: Research

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  23. Trade and investment agreements negotiated after the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) have included increasingly elevated protection of inte...

    Authors: Deborah Gleeson, Joel Lexchin, Ronald Labonté, Belinda Townsend, Marc-André Gagnon, Jillian Kohler, Lisa Forman and Kenneth C. Shadlen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):78

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  24. Brazil is a populous high/middle-income country, characterized by deep economic and social inequalities. Like most other Latin American nations, Brazil constructed a health system that included, on the one han...

    Authors: Cristiani Vieira Machado and Gulnar Azevedo e Silva

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):77

    Content type: Commentary

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  25. The structural perspective outlined here sheds light on some of the fundamental challenges involved in achieving Universal Health Care (UHC) in this twenty-first-century era of trade and financialized capitali...

    Authors: Susan K. Sell

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):76

    Content type: Commentary

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  26. Sri Lanka reports impressive health indicators compared to its peers in the South Asian region. Maternal and infant mortality are relatively low, and several intractable communicable diseases have been elimina...

    Authors: Ramya Kumar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):75

    Content type: Commentary

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  27. The triple goals of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) are to cover the whole population, to reduce patients’ costs, and to expand coverage to all effective services, equitably available to all. This paper analys...

    Authors: Naoki Ikegami

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):72

    Content type: Commentary

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  28. The use of crowdfunding platforms to cover the costs of healthcare is growing rapidly within low-, middle-, and high-income countries as a new funding modality in global health. The popularity of such “medical...

    Authors: Nora J. Kenworthy

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):71

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  29. Recent scholarship has increasingly identified global power asymmetries as the root cause of health inequities. This article examines how such asymmetries manifest in global governance for health, and how this...

    Authors: Alexander Kentikelenis and Connor Rochford

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):70

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  30. The presumed global consensus on achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) masks crucial issues regarding the principles and politics of what constitutes “universality” and what matters, past and present, in t...

    Authors: Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Laura Nervi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):0

    Content type: Commentary

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  31. In many African countries, hundreds of health-related NGOs are fed by a chaotic tangle of donor funding streams. The case of Mozambique illustrates how this NGO model impedes Universal Health Coverage. In the ...

    Authors: James Pfeiffer and Rachel R. Chapman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):0

    Content type: Commentary

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  32. There is a current need to build the capacity of Health Policy and Systems Research + Analysis (HPSR+A) in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) as this enhances the processes of decision-making at all level...

    Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Enyi Etiaba, Chinyere Mbachu, Uchenna Ezenwaka, Ifeanyi Chikezie, Ifeyinwa Arize, Chikezie Nwankwor and Benjamin Uzochukwu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:69

    Content type: Research

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  33. In 2018, the Australian Government, through a Senate-led Parliamentary Inquiry, sought the views of diverse stakeholders on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementation both domestically and as part of Au...

    Authors: Claire E. Brolan, Christopher A. McEwan and Peter S. Hill

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:66

    Content type: Research

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  34. The aim of this study was to examine the determinants of nutritional status among children under age 5 (0–59 months) in Ethiopia. Child malnutrition is an underlying cause of almost half (45%) of child deaths,...

    Authors: Zerihun Yohannes Amare, Mossa Endris Ahmed and Adey Belete Mehari

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:62

    Content type: Research

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  35. Since the publication of this article [1], the journal and the authors have received further context about the position of ILSI on the issue with the ILSI Mexico branch.

    Authors: Sarah Steele, Gary Ruskin, Lejla Sarcevic, Martin McKee and David Stuckler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:61

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2019 15:36

  36. Globalization has made it possible for global health professionals and trainees to participate in short-term training and professional experiences in a variety of clinical- and non-clinical activities across b...

    Authors: Ashti Doobay-Persaud, Jessica Evert, Matthew DeCamp, Charlesnika T. Evans, Kathryn H. Jacobsen, Natalie E. Sheneman, Joshua L. Goldstein and Brett D. Nelson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:60

    Content type: Research

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  37. After Action Reviews (AARs) provide a means to observe how well preparedness systems perform in real world conditions and can help to identify – and address – gaps in national and global public health emergenc...

    Authors: Michael A. Stoto, Christopher Nelson, Rachael Piltch-Loeb, Landry Ndriko Mayigane, Frederik Copper and Stella Chungong

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:58

    Content type: Review

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  38. Sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) are a major source of sugar in the diet. Although trends in consumption vary across regions, in many countries, particularly LMICs, their consumption continues to increase. In r...

    Authors: Gary Jonas Fooks, Simon Williams, Graham Box and Gary Sacks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:56

    Content type: Research

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  39. In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee approved the addition of 16 cancer medicines to the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML), bringing the total number of cancer medicines on t...

    Authors: Sangita M. Baxi, Reed Beall, Joshua Yang and Tim K. Mackey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:57

    Content type: Review

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  40. This brief commentary argues that glocal governance introduces a fruitful new perspective to the global governance debate of AMR, and cautions against too strict a focus on establishing globally binding governanc...

    Authors: Olivier Rubin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:54

    Content type: Commentary

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  41. Health security in the European Union (EU) aims to protect citizens from serious threats to health such as biological agents and infectious disease outbreaks- whether natural, intentional or accidental. Threat...

    Authors: Máirín Boland and Mary O’Riordan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:53

    Content type: Review

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  42. The adverse health impacts of climate change are increasing on a global level. However, knowledge about climate change and health is still unavailable to many global citizens, in particular on adaptation measu...

    Authors: Sandra Barteit, Ali Sié, Maurice Yé, Anneliese Depoux, Valérie R. Louis and Rainer Sauerborn

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:52

    Content type: Commentary

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