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  1. The 2005 International Health Regulations (IHR (2005)) require States Parties to establish National Focal Points (NFPs) responsible for notifying the World Health Organization (WHO) of potential events that mi...

    Authors: Corinne Packer, Sam F. Halabi, Helge Hollmeyer, Salima S. Mithani, Lindsay Wilson, Arne Ruckert, Ronald Labonté, David P. Fidler, Lawrence O. Gostin and Kumanan Wilson
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:25
  2. The COVID-19 pandemic is a biosecurity threat, and many resource-rich countries are stockpiling and/or making plans to secure supplies of vaccine, therapeutics, and diagnostics for their citizens. We review th...

    Authors: Bisi Bright, Chinedum Peace Babalola, Nadia Adjoa Sam-Agudu, Augustine Anayochukwu Onyeaghala, Adebola Olatunji, Ufuoma Aduh, Patrick O. Sobande, Trevor A. Crowell, Yenew Kebede Tebeje, Sunny Phillip, Nicaise Ndembi and Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:24
  3. The psychological distress caused by COVID-19 may be pronounced among the parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study aimed to investigate psychological distress among parents of childr...

    Authors: Luxi Wang, Dexin Li, Shixu Pan, Jinhe Zhai, Wei Xia, Caihong Sun and Mingyang Zou
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:23
  4. The burden of sickle cell disease (SCD) is greatest among African nations. Effective scalability of evidence-based interventions (e.g., newborn screening, health education, prophylaxis for infection, optimal n...

    Authors: Joyce Gyamfi, Temitope Ojo, Juliet Iwelunmor, Gbenga Ogedegbe, Nessa Ryan, Amy Diawara, Obiageli Nnodu, Ambroise Wonkam, Charmaine Royal and Emmanuel Peprah
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:20
  5. Deaths by COVID-19 have left behind nearly 12 million recent bereaved individuals worldwide and researchers have raised concerns that the circumstances of COVID-19 related deaths will lead to a rise prevalence...

    Authors: Suqin Tang and Zhendong Xiang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:19
  6. The success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is predicated on multisectoral collaboration (MSC), and the COVID-19 pandemic makes it more urgent to learn how this can be done better. Complex challeng...

    Authors: Rachael Hinton, Corinne Armstrong, Eriana Asri, Klaus Baesel, Sarah Barnett, Carla Blauvelt, Saidatul Norbaya Bt Buang, Louise Bury, Jai K. Das, Jennifer Franz-Vasdeki, Helia Molina Milman, John Murray, Susana Palma, Ilona Renner, Marion Roche, Victoria Saint…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:18
  7. The public health community has become increasingly critical of the role that powerful corporations play in driving unhealthy diets, one of the leading contributors to the global burden of disease. While a sub...

    Authors: Benjamin Wood, Owain Williams, Vijaya Nagarajan and Gary Sacks
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:17
  8. Efforts to adopt public health policies that would limit the consumption of unhealthy commodities, such as tobacco, alcohol and ultra-processed food products, are often undermined by private sector actors whos...

    Authors: Rima Nakkash, Melissa Mialon, Jihad Makhoul, Monika Arora, Rima Afifi, Abeer Al Halabi and Leslie London
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:16
  9. The COVID-19 pandemic has made unprecedented impact on the psychological health of university students, a population vulnerable to distress and mental health disorders. This study investigated psychiatric symp...

    Authors: Shufang Sun, Simon B. Goldberg, Danhua Lin, Shan Qiao and Don Operario
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:15

    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:52

  10. With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare systems across the world have been pushed to the brink. The approach of traditional healthcare systems to disaster preparedness and prevention has demonstrated in...

    Authors: Shuangyi Sun, Zhen Xie, Keting Yu, Bingqian Jiang, Siwei Zheng and Xiaoting Pan
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:14
  11. Lockdowns can be an effective pandemic response strategy that can buy much needed time to slow disease transmission and adequately scale up preventative, diagnostic, and treatment capacities. However, the broa...

    Authors: Oghenowede Eyawo, A. M. Viens and Uchechukwu Chidiebere Ugoji
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:13
  12. Serious conditions caused by the coronavirus epidemic are expected to affect the mental and physical health, organizational and social commitments of healthcare workers. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Somayeh Jafarian and Hemmat Gholinia
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:12
  13. Notwithstanding extensive general discussion of the effects of upstream forces on health, there has been limited empirical examination, let alone systematic evidence documenting policy responses to such pathwa...

    Authors: Prince A. Adu, Jerry M. Spiegel and Annalee Yassi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:11
  14. During isolation, sharing physical activity experiences on social network sites (SNS) can enhance individual social connectedness. The objective of the present study was to examine the associations between sha...

    Authors: Yifan Zuo, Yudan Ma, Mu Zhang, Xiaoyuan Wu and Zhanbing Ren
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:10
  15. The association between international migration and mental health is conditioned to several factors, and discrimination may play a significant role. Currently, Peru is one of the principal Venezuelan migrant-r...

    Authors: Benoît Mougenot, Elard Amaya, Edward Mezones-Holguin, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales and Báltica Cabieses
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:8
  16. Community health workers (CHWs) are an important cadre of the global health workforce as they are involved in providing health services at the community level. However, evidence on the role of CHWs in deliveri...

    Authors: David Musoke, Edwinah Atusingwize, Deborah Ikhile, Sarah Nalinya, Charles Ssemugabo, Grace Biyinzika Lubega, Damilola Omodara, Rawlance Ndejjo and Linda Gibson
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:7
  17. In Latin America, total sales of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) continue to rise at an alarming rate. Consumption of added sugar is a leading cause of diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Coalition...

    Authors: Angela Carriedo, Adam D. Koon, Luis Manuel Encarnación, Kelley Lee, Richard Smith and Helen Walls
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:5
  18. During global pandemics, such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), crisis communication is indispensable in dispelling fears, uncertainty, and unifying individuals worldwide in a collective fight against he...

    Authors: Zhaohui Su, Dean McDonnell, Jun Wen, Metin Kozak, Jaffar Abbas, Sabina Šegalo, Xiaoshan Li, Junaid Ahmad, Ali Cheshmehzangi, Yuyang Cai, Ling Yang and Yu-Tao Xiang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:4
  19. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Previous studies of infectious diseases showed that infectious diseases not only cause physical damage ...

    Authors: Ji Ho Lee, Hocheol Lee, Ji Eon Kim, Seok Jun Moon and Eun Woo Nam
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:3
  20. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Shuhei Nomura, Haruka Sakamoto, Maaya Kita Sugai, Haruyo Nakamura, Keiko Maruyama-Sakurai, Sangnim Lee, Aya Ishizuka and Kenji Shibuya
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:2

    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2020 16:32

  21. The importance of integrating the social sciences in epidemic preparedness and response has become a common feature of infectious disease policy and practice debates. However to date, this integration remains ...

    Authors: Kevin Louis Bardosh, Daniel H. de Vries, Sharon Abramowitz, Adama Thorlie, Lianne Cremers, John Kinsman and Darryl Stellmach
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:120
  22. The pattern of fatigue in older psychiatric patients during the COVID-19 outbreak was unknown. This study examined the prevalence of fatigue and its association with overall quality of life (overall QOL) in cl...

    Authors: Siyun Zou, Zi-Han Liu, Xiaona Yan, Huan Wang, Yulong Li, Xiuying Xu, Xiangdong Du, Lan Zhang, Qinge Zhang, Todd Jackson, Gabor S. Ungvari and Yu-Tao Xiang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:119
  23. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is studied from many perspectives and has gained unprecedented importance in recent years, especially in emerging economies. Pharmaceutical companies play a very important...

    Authors: Tatiana Dănescu and Maria-Alexandra Popa
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:117
  24. In 2016, the South African government became the first in the African region to announce the introduction of an SSB tax based on sugar content as a public health measure to reduce obesity. This tax was introdu...

    Authors: Safura Abdool Karim, Petronell Kruger and Karen Hofman
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:116
  25. Under the International Health Regulations (2005) [IHR (2005)] Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, after action reviews (AAR) and simulation exercises (SimEx) are two critical components which measure the fun...

    Authors: Frederik Anton Copper, Landry Ndriko Mayigane, Yingxin Pei, Denis Charles, Thanh Nam Nguyen, Candice Vente, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez, Allan Bell, Hilary Kagume Njenge, Nirmal Kandel, Zheng Jie Marc Ho, Abbas Omaar, Stéphane de la Rocque and Stella Chungong
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:115
  26. On March 13, 2020, Uganda instituted COVID-19 symptom screening at its international airport, isolation and SARS-CoV-2 testing for symptomatic persons, and mandatory 14-day quarantine and testing of persons tr...

    Authors: Richard Migisha, Benon Kwesiga, Bernadette Basuta Mirembe, Geofrey Amanya, Steven N. Kabwama, Daniel Kadobera, Lilian Bulage, Godfrey Nsereko, Ignatius Wadunde, Tonny Tindyebwa, Bernard Lubwama, Atek A. Kagirita, John T. Kayiwa, Julius J. Lutwama, Amy L. Boore, Julie R. Harris…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:114
  27. Welfare states around the world restrict access to public healthcare for some migrant groups. Formal restrictions on migrants’ healthcare access are often justified with economic arguments; for example, as a m...

    Authors: Nora Gottlieb, Ursula Trummer, Nadav Davidovitch, Allan Krasnik, Sol P. Juárez, Mikael Rostila, Louise Biddle and Kayvan Bozorgmehr
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:113
  28. The last months have left no-one in doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is exerting enormous pressure on health systems around the world, bringing to light the sub-optimal resilience of even those classified as h...

    Authors: Charbel El Bcheraoui, Heide Weishaar, Francisco Pozo-Martin and Johanna Hanefeld
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:112
  29. Early evidence indicates increased mental health burden arising from COVID-19 and related control measures. The study aim was to examine concern about COVID-19 and its association with symptoms of mental disor...

    Authors: Nino Makhashvili, Jana Darejan Javakhishvili, Lela Sturua, Ketevan Pilauri, Daniela C. Fuhr and Bayard Roberts
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:111
  30. Global health donors are increasingly transitioning funding responsibility to host governments as aid budgets plateau or decline and countries meet development and disease burden goals. Civil society organizat...

    Authors: Amy McDonough and Daniela C. Rodríguez
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:110
  31. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing problem worldwide in need of global coordinated action. With the endorsement of the Global Action Plan (GAP) on AMR in 2015, the 194 member states of the World Healt...

    Authors: Louise Munkholm and Olivier Rubin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:109
  32. Antimicrobial resistance is considered one of the major threats to global health. The emergence of resistant microorganisms is a consequence of irrational use of antibiotics. In Turkey, the consumption of anti...

    Authors: R. Westerling, A. Daryani, O. Gershuni, K. Czabanowska, H. Brand, F. Erdsiek, T. Aksakal, S. Uner, O. Karadag Caman, H. Ozcebe and P. Brzoska
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:108
  33. In the business literature, the term “corporate political activity” (CPA) refers to the political strategies undertaken by corporations to protect or expend their markets, by influencing, directly or indirectl...

    Authors: Mélissa Mialon, Camila Corvalan, Gustavo Cediel, Fernanda Baeza Scagliusi and Marcela Reyes
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:107
  34. Peer supervision improves health care delivery by health workers. However, in rural Uganda, self-supervision is what is prescribed for licensed private drug sellers by statutory guidelines. Evidence shows that...

    Authors: Arthur Bagonza, Stefan Peterson, Andreas Mårtensson, Milton Mutto, Phyllis Awor, Freddy Kitutu, Linda Gibson and Henry Wamani
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:106
  35. The influence of COVID-19 on mental health problems has received considerable attention. However, only a few studies have examined the relationship between exposure to COVID-19 and mental health problems, and ...

    Authors: Li Zhang, Min Ma, Danfeng Li and Ziqiang Xin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:105
  36. Infertility has recently become a salient but neglected global issue. Policies to address the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are vital, especially in lower middle and middle-income countries ...

    Authors: Bahar Morshed-Behbahani, Minoor Lamyian, Hassan Joulaei, Batool Hossein Rashidi and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:104
  37. The deteriorating political and economic situation in Venezuela has ramifications far beyond the Latin American country’s borders as almost five million Venezuelans fled and migrated into countries in the regi...

    Authors: Claire J. Standley, Eric Chu, Emrose Kathawala, Deisy Ventura and Erin M. Sorrell
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:103
  38. The continued spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has a serious impact on everyone across the globe, both physically and psychologically. In addition to proactive measures addressing physical sur...

    Authors: Yumeng Ju, Yan Zhang, Xiaoping Wang, Weihui Li, Roger M. K. Ng and Lingjiang Li
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:102
  39. Corruption is recognized by the global community as a threat to development generally and to achieving health goals, such as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal # 3: ensuring healthy lives and prom...

    Authors: Jillian Clare Kohler and Andrea Bowra
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:101
  40. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally. While upstream approaches to tackle NCD risk factors of poor quality diets and physical inactivity have been trialled in high income co...

    Authors: Tolu Oni, Felix Assah, Agnes Erzse, Louise Foley, Ishtar Govia, Karen J. Hofman, Estelle Victoria Lambert, Lisa K. Micklesfield, Maylene Shung-King, Joanne Smith, Eleanor Turner-Moss, Nigel Unwin, Pamela Wadende, James Woodcock, Jean Claude Mbanya, Shane A. Norris…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:100
  41. Due to economic development and an increase in the aging population, the demand for medical resources is increasing. A good doctor-patient relationship (DPR) can optimize patients’ medical experience and impro...

    Authors: Tianqing Sang, Hongli Zhou, Muhan Li, Wenting Li, Haibo Shi, Haibin Chen and Hongguang Zhou
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:99
  42. Health systems are struggling with unprecedented drug spending and governments have devised various policy options to manage high-priced medicines. Meanwhile, some pricing and reimbursement processes are curre...

    Authors: Kyung-Bok Son
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:98
  43. In Colombia, public health policies to improve food environments, including front-of-pack nutrition labelling and marketing restrictions for unhealthy products, are currently under development. Opposition to t...

    Authors: Melissa Mialon, Diego Alejandro Gaitan Charry, Gustavo Cediel, Eric Crosbie, Fernanda Baeza Scagliusi and Eliana María Pérez Tamayo
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:97
  44. The outbreak of Coronavirus Disease is causing considerable acute risk to public health and might also have an unanticipated impact on the mental health of children and adolescents in the long run. This study ...

    Authors: Shitao Chen, Zeyuan Cheng and Jing Wu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:96

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