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  1. Content type: Research

    The imperative to improve global health has prompted transnational research partnerships to investigate common health issues on a larger scale. The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is an alliance of...

    Authors: Michaela A. Riddell, Nancy Edwards, Simon R. Thompson, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Devarsetty Praveen, Claire Johnson, Andre P. Kengne, Peter Liu, Tara McCready, Eleanor Ng, Robby Nieuwlaat, Bruce Ovbiagele, Mayowa Owolabi, David Peiris, Amanda G. Thrift, Sheldon Tobe…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:17

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  2. Content type: Research

    Regional trade agreements are major international policy instruments that shape macro-economic and political systems. There is widespread debate as to whether and how these agreements pose risks to public heal...

    Authors: Pepita Barlow, Martin McKee, Sanjay Basu and David Stuckler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:13

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  3. Content type: Research

    Thailand’s policy to promote long-stay tourism encourages Japanese retirees to relocate to Thailand. One concern of such an influx is the impact of these elderly foreign residents on the Thai health system. Th...

    Authors: Yumiko Miyashita, Chutima Akaleephan, Nima Asgari-Jirhandeh and Channarong Sungyuth

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:14

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2017 13:23

  4. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) stands to significantly reduce tobacco-related mortality by accelerating the introduction of evidence-based tobacco control me...

    Authors: Gary Jonas Fooks, Julia Smith, Kelley Lee and Chris Holden

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:12

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  5. Content type: Research

    Previous studies found that while internationally financed economic development projects reduced poverty when measured in terms of per capita GDP, they also caused indigenous people to become disassociated, im...

    Authors: Daniel Peplow and Sarah Augustine

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:11

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  6. Content type: Research

    Access to medicines and the development of a strong national pharmaceutical industry are two longstanding pillars of health policy in Brazil. This is reflected in a clear emphasis by Brazil’s Federal Governmen...

    Authors: Halla Thorsteinsdóttir, Natasha Ovtcharenko and Jillian Clare Kohler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:10

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  7. Content type: Debate

    Research in emergencies is needed to understand the prevalence of mental health and psychosocial problems and strengthen the evidence base for interventions. All research - including operational needs assessme...

    Authors: Anna Chiumento, Atif Rahman, Lucy Frith, Leslie Snider and Wietse A. Tol

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:8

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2017 13:41

  8. Content type: Research

    The practices of transnational corporations affect population health through production methods, shaping social determinants of health, or influencing the regulatory structures governing their activities. Ther...

    Authors: Julia Anaf, Frances E. Baum, Matt Fisher, Elizabeth Harris and Sharon Friel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:7

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  9. Content type: Editorial

    This commentary sums the findings of a series of papers on a study that mapped the global research agenda for maternal health. The mapping reviewed published interventional research across low— and middle-inco...

    Authors: Matthew F Chersich and Greg Martin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:6

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  10. Content type: Research

    People who leave their country of origin, or the country of habitual residence, to establish themselves permanently in another country are usually referred to as migrants. Over half of all births in Montreal, ...

    Authors: Sandra Peláez, Kristin N. Hendricks, Lisa A. Merry and Anita J. Gagnon

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:5

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  11. Content type: Methodology

    Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are developing novel approaches to healthcare that may be relevant to high-income countries (HICs). These include products, services, organizational processes, or polic...

    Authors: Onil Bhattacharyya, Diane Wu, Kathryn Mossman, Leigh Hayden, Pavan Gill, Yu-Ling Cheng, Abdallah Daar, Dilip Soman, Christina Synowiec, Andrea Taylor, Joseph Wong, Max von Zedtwitz, Stanley Zlotkin, William Mitchell and Anita McGahan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:4

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  12. Content type: Commentary

    Mental illnesses are the largest contributors to the global burden of non-communicable diseases. However, there is extremely limited access to high quality, culturally-sensitive, and contextually-appropriate m...

    Authors: Bibhav Acharya, Duncan Maru, Ryan Schwarz, David Citrin, Jasmine Tenpa, Soniya Hirachan, Madhur Basnet, Poshan Thapa, Sikhar Swar, Scott Halliday, Brandon Kohrt, Nagendra P. Luitel, Erick Hung, Bikash Gauchan, Rajeev Pokharel and Maria Ekstrand

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:2

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  13. Content type: Research

    The involvement of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) in delivering health services in low and middle income countries (LMICs) depends on effective collaborative working at scales from the local to the internati...

    Authors: Geoffrey A. Jobson, Cornelis J. Grobbelaar, Moyahabo Mabitsi, Jean Railton, Remco P. H. Peters, James A. McIntyre and Helen E. Struthers

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:3

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  14. Content type: Review

    An Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in Guinea and spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone in 2014. The health systems in place in the three countries lacked the infrastructure and the preparation to respond ...

    Authors: Haitham Shoman, Emilie Karafillakis and Salman Rawaf

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:1

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  15. Content type: Research

    Task shifting from established health professionals to mid-level providers (MLPs) (professionals who undergo shorter training in specific procedures) is one key strategy for reducing maternal and neonatal deat...

    Authors: Eilish McAuliffe, Marie Galligan, Paul Revill, Francis Kamwendo, Mohsin Sidat, Honorati Masanja, Helen de Pinho and Edson Araujo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:86

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  16. Content type: Review

    China has made substantial health commitments to Africa in the past several decades. However, while much has been written regarding China-Africa aid overall, relatively little attention has been given to China...

    Authors: Shuang Lin, Liangmin Gao, Melissa Reyes, Feng Cheng, Joan Kaufman and Wafaa M. El-Sadr

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:83

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2018 14:95

  17. Content type: Commentary

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have placed great emphasis on the need for much greater social inclusion, and on making deliberate efforts to reach marginalized groups. People with disabilities are of...

    Authors: Emma Tebbutt, Rebecca Brodmann, Johan Borg, Malcolm MacLachlan, Chapal Khasnabis and Robert Horvath

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:79

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  18. Content type: Research

    Emergence of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors is a real threat to future goals of elimination and control of malaria. Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess research trend on insecticide...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh, Ansam F. Sawalha, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Naser Y. Shraim and Adham S. Abu-Taha

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:76

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  19. Content type: Research

    During the last decade there has been a growing concern about the lack of results in the health sectors of many low income countries. Progress has been particularly slow in maternal- and child health. Prompted...

    Authors: Victor Chimhutu, Nils Gunnar Songstad, Marit Tjomsland, Mwifadhi Mrisho and Karen Marie Moland

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:77

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  20. Content type: Research

    Donors commonly fund innovative interventions to improve health in the hope that governments of low and middle-income countries will scale-up those that are shown to be effective. Yet innovations can be slow t...

    Authors: Neil Spicer, Della Berhanu, Dipankar Bhattacharya, Ritgak Dimka Tilley-Gyado, Meenakshi Gautham, Joanna Schellenberg, Addis Tamire-Woldemariam, Nasir Umar and Deepthi Wickremasinghe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:75

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  21. Content type: Short report

    Guatemala, as a party to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), is required to regulate cigarette packaging and labeling and eliminate illicit tobacco trade. Current packaging and labeling charact...

    Authors: Rodrigo Arevalo, Juan E. Corral, Diego Monzon, Mira Yoon and Joaquin Barnoya

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:78

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  22. Content type: Research

    Prevention of adverse perinatal outcome using the Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) neonatal resuscitation algorithm can reduce perinatal mortality in low income settings. Mercy Ships is a non-governmental organisa...

    Authors: Kristin Close, Michele Karel and Michelle White

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:73

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  23. Content type: Review

    Afghanistan is one of the most fragile and conflict-affected countries in the world. It has experienced almost uninterrupted conflict for the last thirty years, with the present conflict now lasting over a dec...

    Authors: Alexandra Frost, Matthew Wilkinson, Peter Boyle, Preeti Patel and Richard Sullivan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:71

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  24. Content type: Research

    Many studies investigate HPV vaccine acceptability, applying health behavior theories to identify determinants; few include real uptake, the final variable of interest. This study investigated the utility of t...

    Authors: Heleen Vermandere, Marie-Anne van Stam, Violet Naanyu, Kristien Michielsen, Olivier Degomme and Frans Oort

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:72

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  25. Content type: Debate

    Historically, implementing nutrition policy has confronted persistent obstacles, with many of these obstacles arising from political economy sources. While there has been increased global policy attention to i...

    Authors: Yarlini Balarajan and Michael R. Reich

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:70

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  26. Content type: Research

    Getting research into policy and practice (GRIPP) is a process of going from research evidence to decisions and action. To integrate research findings into the policy making process and to communicate research...

    Authors: Benjamin Uzochukwu, Obinna Onwujekwe, Chinyere Mbachu, Chinenye Okwuosa, Enyi Etiaba, Monica E. Nyström and Lucy Gilson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:67

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  27. Content type: Commentary

    Business operates within a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) system that the global health community should harness to advance women’s health and related sustainable development goals for workers and commu...

    Authors: David Wofford, Shawn MacDonald and Carolyn Rodehau

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:68

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  28. Content type: Research

    Medical donation programs for drugs, other medical products, training and other supportive services can improve access to essential medicines in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and provide emergency a...

    Authors: Alisa M. Jenny, Meng Li, Elizabeth Ashbourne, Myron Aldrink, Christine Funk and Andy Stergachis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:69

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  29. Content type: Research

    Inequities in health have garnered international attention and are now addressed in Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3), which seeks to ‘promote well-being for all’. To attain this goal globally requires inn...

    Authors: Franka Cadée, Marianne J. Nieuwenhuijze, A. L. M. Lagro-Janssen and Raymond De Vries

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:66

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  30. Content type: Research

    At the points where an infectious disease and risk factors for poor health intersect, while health problems may be compounded, there is also an opportunity to provide health services. Where human immunodeficie...

    Authors: M. Schneider, M. Chersich, M. Temmerman and C.D. Parry

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:65

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  31. Content type: Review

    Since the launch of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1988 the global incidence of poliomyelitis has fallen by nearly 99 %. From a situation where wild type poliovirus was endemic in 125 countr...

    Authors: Shoaib Fahad Hussain, Peter Boyle, Preeti Patel and Richard Sullivan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:63

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  32. Content type: Research

    Shortages of health workers in low-income countries are exacerbated by the international migration of health workers to more affluent countries. This problem is compounded by the active recruitment of health w...

    Authors: Vivian Tam, Jennifer S. Edge and Steven J. Hoffman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:62

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  33. Content type: Research

    Communities and nations seeking to foster social responsibility in their youth are interested in understanding factors that predict and promote youth involvement in public activities. Orphans and separated chi...

    Authors: Christine L. Gray, Brian W. Pence, Lynne C. Messer, Jan Ostermann, Rachel A. Whetten, Nathan M. Thielman, Karen O’Donnell and Kathryn Whetten

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:61

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  34. Content type: Research

    Medical tourism has attracted considerable interest within the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. Governments in the region tout the economic potential of treating foreign patients while several new pr...

    Authors: Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks, Rory Johnston, Alejandro Cerón and Ronald Labonte

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:60

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  35. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization’s (WHO) antiretroviral therapy (ART) guidelines have generally been adopted rapidly and with high fidelity by countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Thus far, however, WHO has not publi...

    Authors: Ramadhani A. Noor, Pascal Geldsetzer, Till Bärnighausen and Wafaie Fawzi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:58

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  36. Content type: Research

    The scarcity of mental health professionals places specialist psychiatric care out of the reach of most people in low and middle income countries. There is growing interest in the effectiveness of task shiftin...

    Authors: Vincent Israel Opoku Agyapong, Conor Farren and Eilish McAuliffe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:57

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  37. Content type: Commentary

    Some university curricula struggle to present evidence-based promotion of global health principles and global health diplomacy within an undergraduate setting. The de facto global health paradigm has experienced ...

    Authors: John Quinn, Vít Lidinský, Venu Rajaratnam, Marta Kruszcynski, Tomas Zeleny and Vladimir Bencko

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:56

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  38. Content type: Research

    Deforestation due to tobacco farming began to raise concerns in the mid 1970s. Over the next 40 years, tobacco growing increased significantly and shifted markedly to low- and middle-income countries. The perc...

    Authors: Kelley Lee, Natalia Carrillo Botero and Thomas Novotny

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:55

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  39. Content type: Commentary

    In recent years, the world has witnessed the tragic outcomes of multiple global health crises. From Ebola to high prices to antibiotic resistance, these events highlight the fundamental constraints of the curr...

    Authors: Alexandra Greenberg and Rachel Kiddell-Monroe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:54

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  40. Content type: Review

    Near the end of 2013, an outbreak of Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV) began in Guinea, subsequently spreading to neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone. As this epidemic grew, important public health questions emerged about...

    Authors: Jolie Kaner and Sarah Schaack

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:53

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  41. Content type: Research

    Progress in achieving maternal health goals and the rates of reductions in deaths from individual conditions have varied over time and across countries. Assessing whether research priorities in maternal health...

    Authors: Matthew Chersich, Duane Blaauw, Mari Dumbaugh, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Siphiwe Thwala, Leon Bijlmakers, Emily Vargas, Elinor Kern, Josephine Kavanagh, Ashar Dhana, Francisco Becerra-Posada, Langelihle Mlotshwa, Victor Becerril-Montekio, Priya Mannava, Stanley Luchters, Minh Duc Pham…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:52

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