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  1. The prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are one of the main challenges of healthcare systems around the world. In addition to the technical level, it requires political negotiations and s...

    Authors: Mahnaz Afshari, Ahmad Ahmadi Teymourlouy, Mohsen Asadi-Lari and Mohammadreza Maleki

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:41

    Content type: Research

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  2. Achieving maternal health outcomes in the SDGs requires the implementation of more targeted policies and strategies. While the MDGs may have deepened our understanding in this regard, we know little about the ...

    Authors: Kilian Nasung Atuoye, Ethel Barnes, Melissa Lee and Lily Ziyue Zhang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:40

    Content type: Research

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  3. In 2016–2017, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) implemented an event-based surveillance (EBS) pilot project in six provinces as part of Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) efforts. This manuscript describes ...

    Authors: Alexey Clara, Anh T. P. Dao, Anthony W. Mounts, Christina Bernadotte, Huyen T. Nguyen, Quy M. Tran, Quang D. Tran, Tan Q. Dang, Sharifa Merali, S. Arunmozhi Balajee and Trang T. Do

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:38

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  4. Medical tourism occupies different spaces within national policy frameworks depending on which side of the transnational paradigm countries belong to, and how they seek to leverage it towards their development...

    Authors: Altaf Virani, Adam M. Wellstead and Michael Howlett

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:37

    Content type: Review

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  5. Research on changing dietary practices is rare in lower and middle income countries, and understanding the impact of global economic processes on population health and nutrition is important, especially of rur...

    Authors: Jordan Sky Oestreicher, Deusilene Pereira do Amaral, Carlos José Sousa Passos, Myriam Fillion, Donna Mergler, Robert Davidson, Marc Lucotte, Christina A. Romaña and Frédéric Mertens

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:36

    Content type: Research

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  6. The aim of this study was to assess the commitments of food companies in Malaysia to improving population nutrition using the Business Impact Assessment on population nutrition and obesity (BIA-Obesity) tool a...

    Authors: SeeHoe Ng, Gary Sacks, Bridget Kelly, Heather Yeatman, Ella Robinson, Boyd Swinburn, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Karuthan Chinna, Mohd Noor Ismail and Tilakavati Karupaiah

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:35

    Content type: Research

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  7. Leadership and management training has become increasingly important in the education of health care professionals. Previous research has shown the benefits that a network provides to its members, such as acce...

    Authors: Andrea M. Prado, Andy A. Pearson, Nathan S. Bertelsen and José A. Pagán

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:34

    Content type: Research

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  8. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 focuses on North/South partnerships for sustainable development. Literature on research partnerships and capacity -building often neglects how these processes are carried ...

    Authors: Isabel Craveiro, António Carvalho and Paulo Ferrinho

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:33

    Content type: Research

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  9. Development assistance for health (DAH) is one of the most important means for Japan to promote diplomacy with developing countries and contribute to the international community. This study, for the first time...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:32

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:2

  10. In Italy an important contribution to the spread of global health education (GHE) grew from the establishment and work of the Italian Network for Global Health Education (INGHE). INGHE gave a national shared d...

    Authors: Giulia Civitelli, Gianfranco Tarsitani, Alessandro Rinaldi and Maurizio Marceca

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:30

    Content type: Research

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  11. Available evidence on mental health and psychosocial problems in Lebanon is limited. Recent quantitative data suggests a high prevalence among Syrian refugees and their Lebanese host communities, with signific...

    Authors: Aya Noubani, Karin Diaconu, Lilian Ghandour, Maria El Koussa, Giulia Loffreda and Shadi Saleh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:28

    Content type: Research

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  12. Following advances in industrial strategy and organizational behaviour, as well as post-development debates in international relations, Globalization and Health launched the Reverse Innovation series in 2012, ...

    Authors: Matthew Harris, Viva Dadwal and Shams B. Syed

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:26

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. While great strides have been achieved in fighting malaria through the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) strategy, the recent world malaria report shows an increase in malaria-related deaths compared to previous years. ...

    Authors: Tumaini Malenga, Frances E. Griffiths, Marrit van den Berg, Henk van den Berg, Michèle van Vugt, Kamija Samuel Phiri, Lucinda Manda-Taylor and Eric Umar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:25

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  14. Since the declaration of the 10th Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in DRC on 1st Aug 2018, several neighboring countries have been developing and implementing preparedness efforts to prevent EVD cross-border...

    Authors: Jane Ruth Aceng, Alex R. Ario, Allan N. Muruta, Issa Makumbi, Miriam Nanyunja, Innocent Komakech, Andrew N. Bakainaga, Ambrose O. Talisuna, Collins Mwesigye, Allan M. Mpairwe, Jayne B. Tusiime, William Z. Lali, Edson Katushabe, Felix Ocom, Mugagga Kaggwa, Bodo Bongomin…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:24

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  15. Globally, lung cancer is the most common cancer and cause of cancer-related deaths, responsible for nearly one in five deaths. Many health systems in low- and middle-income countries, including sub-Saharan Afr...

    Authors: Ugochinyere I. Nwagbara, Themba G. Ginindza and Khumbulani W. Hlongwana

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:23

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  16. Public research organizations and their interactions with industry partners play a crucial role for public health and access to medicines. The development and commercialization of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV...

    Authors: Rosa Jahn, Olaf Müller, Stefan Nöst and Kayvan Bozorgmehr

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:22

    Content type: Research

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  17. Cooperation in public health and in oncology in particular, is currently a major issue for the island of Martinique, given its geopolitical position in the Caribbean region. The region of Martinique shares cer...

    Authors: Clarisse Joachim, Thierry Almont, Moustapha Drame, Cédric Contaret, Mylène Vestris, Fatiha Najioullah, Aude Aline-Fardin, Patrick Escarmant, Nicolas Leduc, Nathalie Grossat, Xavier Promeyrat, Stefanos Bougas, Eva Papadopoulou, Vincent Vinh-Hung, Emmanuelle Sylvestre and Jacqueline Veronique-Baudin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:20

    Content type: Review

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  18. The third Sustainable Development Goal (SDG − 3) aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. SDG-3 has a specific target on universal health coverage (UHC), which emphasizes the im...

    Authors: Yibeltal Assefa, Peter S. Hill, Wim Van Damme, Judith Dean and Charles F. Gilks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:17

    Content type: Research

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  19. In 2015, the United Nations’ (UN) Member States adopted a bold and holistic agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), integrating a vision of peace and prosperity for people and planet. Extensive wor...

    Authors: Sameera Hussain, Dena Javadi, Jean Andrey, Abdul Ghaffar and Ronald Labonté

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:15

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. Donor countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been among the largest donors in the world. However, little is known about their co...

    Authors: Yingxi Zhao, Angela E. Micah, Stephen Gloyd and Joseph L. Dieleman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:14

    Content type: Research

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  21. Due to unrestricted entry of wastewater into the environment and the transportation of microbial contaminants to humans and organisms, environmental protection requires the use of appropriate purification syst...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Mika Sillanpää, Juan Eduardo Sosa-Hernandez and Roberto Parra-Saldívar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:13

    Content type: Review

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  22. Migration has played, and continues to play, an important role in shaping our global economy. As of 2017, there were 258 million international migrants worldwide, over 100 million of whom came from the Asia-Pa...

    Authors: Mellissa Withers, Heather Wipfli, Marc Schenker, Tasfia Jahangir, Teodoro Herbosa and Jorge Tigno

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:12

    Content type: Commentary

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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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