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  1. Content type: Research

    A primary rationale for scaling up mental health services in low and middle-income countries is to address human rights violations, including physical restraint in community settings. The voices of those with ...

    Authors: Laura Asher, Abebaw Fekadu, Solomon Teferra, Mary De Silva, Soumitra Pathare and Charlotte Hanlon

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:47

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    The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) and the College of Ophthalmology of Eastern Central and Southern Africa (COECSA) are collaborating to cascade a Training the Trainers (TTT) Programme across the ...

    Authors: Melanie C Corbett, Wanjiku Mathenge, Marcia Zondervan and Nick Astbury

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:46

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    Globally, safe and effective medication administration relies on nurses being able to apply strong drug calculation skills in their real-life practice, in the face of stressors and distractions. These may be e...

    Authors: Eleanor Rose Bull, Corina Mason, Fonseca Domingos Junior, Luana Vendramel Santos, Abigail Scott, Debo Ademokun, Zeferina Simião, Wingi Manzungu Oliver, Fernando Francisco Joaquim and Sarah M. Cavanagh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:45

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  4. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organisation Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC) improves surgical outcomes and the research question is no longer ‘does the SSC work?’ but, ‘how to make the SSC work?’ Evidence for implementation...

    Authors: Michelle C. White, Jennifer Peterschmidt, James Callahan, J. Edward Fitzgerald and Kristin L. Close

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:42

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  5. Content type: Research

    The Sustainable Development Goals call for the effective governance of shared natural resources in ways that support inclusive growth, safeguard the integrity of the natural and physical environment, and promo...

    Authors: Michaela Pfeiffer, Delgermaa Vanya, Colleen Davison, Oyunaa Lkhagvasuren, Lesley Johnston and Craig R. Janes

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:39

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  6. Content type: Debate

    Stronger health systems, with an emphasis on community-based primary health care, are required to help accelerate the pace of ending preventable maternal and child deaths as well as contribute to the achieveme...

    Authors: William T. Story, Karen LeBan, Laura C. Altobelli, Bette Gebrian, Jahangir Hossain, Judy Lewis, Melanie Morrow, Jennifer N. Nielsen, Alfonso Rosales, Marcie Rubardt, David Shanklin and Jennifer Weiss

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:37

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  7. Content type: Research

    Collection of reliable and comparable individual food consumption data is of primary importance to better understand, control and monitor malnutrition and its related comorbidities in low- and middle-income co...

    Authors: Elom Kouassivi Aglago, Edwige Landais, Geneviève Nicolas, Barrie Margetts, Catherine Leclercq, Pauline Allemand, Olaide Aderibigbe, Victoire Damienne Agueh, Paul Amuna, George Amponsah Annor, Jalila El Ati, Jennifer Coates, Brooke Colaiezzi, Ella Compaore, Hélène Delisle, Mieke Faber…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:35

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  8. Content type: Review

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent a significant threat to human health and well-being, and carry significant implications for economic development and health care and other costs for governments and b...

    Authors: Kent Buse, Sonja Tanaka and Sarah Hawkes

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:34

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  9. Content type: Research

    Trade agreements are increasingly recognised as playing an influential role in shaping national food environments and the availability and nutritional quality of the food supply. Global monitoring of food envi...

    Authors: Amerita Ravuvu, Sharon Friel, Anne-Marie Thow, Wendy Snowdon and Jillian Wate

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:33

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  10. Content type: Research

    In post-conflict settings, many state and non-state actors interact at the sub-national levels in rebuilding health systems by providing funds, delivering vital interventions and building capacity of local gov...

    Authors: Freddie Ssengooba, Justine Namakula, Vincent Kawooya and Suzanne Fustukian

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:32

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  11. Content type: Research

    The island country of Samoa (population 188,000 in 2011) forms part of Polynesia in the South Pacific. Over the past several decades Samoa has experienced exceptional modernization and globalization of many se...

    Authors: Christine Linhart, Take Naseri, Sophia Lin, Richard Taylor, Stephen Morrell, Stephen T McGarvey, Dianna J Magliano and Paul Zimmet

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:31

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  12. Content type: Review

    Health partnerships often use health professional training to change practice with the aim of improving quality of care. Interventions to change practice can learn from behavioural science and focus not only o...

    Authors: Lucie M.T. Byrne-Davis, Eleanor R. Bull, Amy Burton, Nimarta Dharni, Fiona Gillison, Wendy Maltinsky, Corina Mason, Nisha Sharma, Christopher J. Armitage, Marie Johnston, Ged J. Byrne and Jo K. Hart

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:30

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  13. Content type: Research

    Partnerships are core to global public health responses. The HIV field embraces partnership working, with growing attention given to the benefits of involving community groups in the HIV response. However, lit...

    Authors: Morten Skovdal, Sitholubuhle Magutshwa-Zitha, Catherine Campbell, Constance Nyamukapa and Simon Gregson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:29

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    A health partnership to improve hospital based neonatal care in Rwanda to reduce neonatal mortality was requested by the Rwandan Ministry of Health. Although many health system improvements have been made, the...

    Authors: Placide Ntigurirwa, Kathy Mellor, Daniel Langer, Mari Evans, Emily Robertson, Lisine Tuyisenge, Alan Groves and Tom Lissauer

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:28

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  15. Content type: Research

    Leading children’s hospitals in high-income settings have become heavily engaged in international child health research and educational activities. These programs aim to provide benefit to the institutions, ch...

    Authors: Sarah Carbone, Jannah Wigle, Nadia Akseer, Raluca Barac, Melanie Barwick and Stanley Zlotkin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:27

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  16. Content type: Research

    International health partnerships (IHPs) are changing, with an increased emphasis on mutual accountability and joint agenda setting for both the high- and the low- or middle-income country (LMIC) partners. The...

    Authors: Kavian Kulasabanathan, Hamdi Issa, Yasser Bhatti, Matthew Prime, Jacqueline del Castillo, Ara Darzi and Matthew Harris

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:25

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  17. Content type: Debate

    Systematic reviews are powerful tools for summarizing vast amounts of data in controversial areas; but their utility is limited by methodological choices and assumptions. Two systematic reviews of literature o...

    Authors: Jorge Coarasa, Jishnu Das, Elizabeth Gummerson and Asaf Bitton

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:24

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  18. Content type: Research

    Operational/implementation research (OR/IR) is a key activity to improve disease control programme performance. We assessed the extent to which malaria and tuberculosis (TB) grants from the Global Fund to Figh...

    Authors: Sabine Kiefer, Astrid M. Knoblauch, Peter Steinmann, Tanja Barth-Jaeggi, Mahnaz Vahedi, Dermot Maher, Jürg Utzinger and Kaspar Wyss

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:22

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  19. Content type: Debate

    Global healthcare innovation networks nowadays have expanded beyond developed countries with many developing countries joining the force and becoming important players. China, in particular, has seen a signifi...

    Authors: Jingyun Ni, Junrui Zhao, Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Yuanjia Hu, Hao Hu and Yitao Wang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:21

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  20. Content type: Research

    An understanding of maternal knowledge of the danger signs of obstetric and newborn complications is fundamental to attaining universal health coverage. In Northern Ghana, where maternal and newborn morbidity ...

    Authors: Mahama Saaka, Paul Aryee, Robert kuganab-lem, Mohammed Ali and Abdul Razak Masahudu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:19

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  21. Content type: Research

    Unhealthy lifestyles and depression are highly interrelated: depression might elicit and exacerbate unhealthy lifestyles and people with unhealthy lifestyles are more likely to become depressed over time. Howe...

    Authors: Maria Cabello, Marta Miret, Francisco Felix Caballero, Somnath Chatterji, Nirmala Naidoo, Paul Kowal, Catherine D’Este and Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:18

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  22. 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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  23. Content type: Research

    The incidence of diabetes and tuberculosis co-morbidity is rising, yet little work has been done to understand potential implications for health systems, healthcare providers and individuals. Kyrgyzstan is a p...

    Authors: Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Jeff Round, Matthias Arnold, Aida Abdraimova, Baktygul Akkazieva and David Beran

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:16

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  24. Content type: Commentary

    International migration to middle-income countries is increasing and its health consequences, in particular increasing transmission rates of tuberculosis (TB), deserve consideration. Migration and TB are a mat...

    Authors: Julia Moreira Pescarini, Laura Cunha Rodrigues, M. Gabriela M. Gomes and Eliseu Alves Waldman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:15

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  25. 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

  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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

  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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