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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the personal, professional and social life of Australians with some people more impacted than others.

    Authors: Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Nazmul Hoque, Sheikh M. Alif, Masudus Salehin, Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam, Biswajit Banik, Ahmed Sharif, Nashrin Binte Nazim, Farhana Sultana and Wendy Cross
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:95
  16. COVID-19 has rapidly and radically changed the face of human health and social interaction. As was the case with COVID-19, the world is similarly unprepared to respond to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the...

    Authors: Lindsay A. Wilson, Susan Rogers Van Katwyk, Patrick Fafard, A. M. Viens and Steven J. Hoffman
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:94
  17. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak, called coronavirus disease - 2019 (COVID-19), has affected more than 200 countries across the globe with a higher fatality rate among the ...

    Authors: Alok Ranjan and V. R. Muraleedharan
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:93
  18. In the UK, according to the 1967 Abortion Act, all abortions must be approved by two doctors, reported to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), and be performed by doctors within licensed premises. ...

    Authors: Jacy Zhou, Rebecca Blaylock and Matthew Harris
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:91
  19. In all epidemics, healthcare staff are at the centre of risks and damages caused by pathogens. Today, nurses and physicians are faced with unprecedented work pressures in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, res...

    Authors: Nader Salari, Habibolah Khazaie, Amin Hosseinian-Far, Hooman Ghasemi, Masoud Mohammadi, Shamarina Shohaimi, Alireza Daneshkhah, Behnam Khaledi-Paveh and Melika Hosseinian-Far
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:92
  20. A recent editorial urged those working in global mental health to “change the conversation” on coronavirus disease (Covid-19) by putting more focus on the needs of people with severe mental health conditions. ...

    Authors: Richard Mpango, Jasmine Kalha, Donat Shamba, Mary Ramesh, Fileuka Ngakongwa, Arti Kulkarni, Palak Korde, Juliet Nakku and Grace K. Ryan
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:90
  21. Health care workers exposed to COVID-19 might be at increased risk of developing mental health problems. The study aimed to identify factors associated with anxiety, depression and insomnia among health worker...

    Authors: Pratik Khanal, Navin Devkota, Minakshi Dahal, Kiran Paudel and Devavrat Joshi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:89
  22. The healthy immigrant paradox refers to the unexpected health advantages of immigrant groups settled in host countries. In this population-based study we analyze immigrant advantages in birthweight decomposing...

    Authors: Mikolaj Stanek, Miguel Requena, Alberto del Rey and Jesús García-Gómez
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:87
  23. Although the main aims of sanctions are the political and economic pressures on governments, literature has demonstrated the harsh effects of sanctions on the general public, especially on the patients, poor a...

    Authors: Saeed Shahabi, Ahmad Ahmadi Teymourlouy, Hosein Shabaninejad, Mohammad Kamali, Kamran Bagheri Lankarani and Parviz Mojgani
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:86
  24. Restricting mobility is a central aim for lowering contact rates and preventing COVID-19 transmission. Yet the impact on mobility of different non-pharmaceutical countermeasures in the earlier stages of the pa...

    Authors: Matia Vannoni, Martin McKee, Jan C. Semenza, Chris Bonell and David Stuckler
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:85
  25. Nepal, a South Asian country, was in nationwide lockdown for nearly three months in 2020 with partial restrictions still in place. Much worryingly, COVID-19 induced restrictions have confined women and young g...

    Authors: Minakshi Dahal, Pratik Khanal, Sajana Maharjan, Bindu Panthi and Sushil Nepal
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:84
  26. HIV/AIDS has attracted considerable research attention since the 1980s. In the current context of globalization and the predominance of cooperative work, it is crucial to analyze the participation of the count...

    Authors: Gregorio González-Alcaide, Marouane Menchi-Elanzi, Edy Nacarapa and José-Manuel Ramos-Rincón
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:83
  27. The lack of training and education of Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) workers poses one of the most significant barriers to receiving effective occupational, physical and speech therapy for individuals wi...

    Authors: Bria Mitchell-Gillespie, Hiba Hashim, Megan Griffin and Rawan AlHeresh
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:82
  28. In October 2018, the Conference of the Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC or Convention) adopted its first decision on novel and emerging tobacco products, including heated tobacco pr...

    Authors: Lukasz Gruszczynski and Margherita Melillo
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:81
  29. The recent innovation activities of global top-tier pharmaceutical companies in accordance with global and regional health concerns were investigated in order to identify their innovations contributing to popu...

    Authors: Ye Lim Jung, JeeNa Hwang and Hyoung Sun Yoo
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:80
  30. The Second International Symposium on One Health Research (ISOHR) was held in Guangzhou city, China on 23–24 November 2019. A transdisciplinary collaborative approach, One Health (OH), was the central theme of...

    Authors: Noore Alam, Cordia Chu, Qianlin Li, Allison Crook, Maxine Whittaker, Tjandra Aditama, Elena Schak, Dicky Budiman, Bonnie Barber and Jiahai Lu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:79
  31. Points of entry and other border regions educate, train, and exercise (ETEs) their staff to improve preparedness and response to cross-border health threats. However, no conclusive knowledge of these ETEs’ eff...

    Authors: Doret de Rooij, Evelien Belfroid, Christos Hadjichristodoulou, Varvara A. Mouchtouri, Jörg Raab and Aura Timen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:78
  32. The UN system’s shift towards multistakeholder governance, now embedded in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), invites a broad range of actors, including the private sector, to the policymaking table. Al...

    Authors: Kathrin Lauber, Rob Ralston, Mélissa Mialon, Angela Carriedo and Anna B. Gilmore
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:76
  33. The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been found in more than 200 countries worldwide since December, 2019. In China, a major reason for the rapid transmission of the COVID-19 in early stage of the...

    Authors: Zi-Han Liu, Yan-Jie Zhao, Yuan Feng, Qinge Zhang, Bao-Liang Zhong, Teris Cheung, Brian J. Hall and Yu-Tao Xiang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:75
  34. Different terms are described in the literature that refer to commercial determinants as drivers of ill-health. The aim of the present review was to provide an overview of the commercial determinants of health...

    Authors: Melissa Mialon
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:74
  35. The Economic Commission of the West African States (ECOWAS), through her specialised health Institution, the West African Health Organization (WAHO) is supporting Members States to improve health outcomes in W...

    Authors: Chigozie Jesse Uneke, Issiaka Sombie, Ermel Johnson, Bilikis Iyabo Uneke and Stanley Okolo
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:73
  36. The health crisis caused by COVID-19 has led many countries to opt for social quarantine of the population. During this quarantine, communication systems have been characterized by disintermediation, the accelera...

    Authors: Álex Escolà-Gascón, Francesc-Xavier Marín, Jordi Rusiñol and Josep Gallifa
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:72
  37. China has played an increasing role in development aid across Africa. Most recently, China has increased its external investments through the Belt and Road Initiative, China’s signature infrastructure and trad...

    Authors: Garrison Daly, Joan Kaufman, Shuang Lin, Liangmin Gao, Melissa Reyes, Sarah Matemu and Wafaa El-Sadr
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:71
  38. The outbreak of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) could increase the risk of depression. However, epidemiological data on outbreak-associated depressive morbidity of female adolescents are not available. Thi...

    Authors: Jiaojiao Zhou, Xiaofei Yuan, Han Qi, Rui Liu, Yaqiong Li, Huanhuan Huang, Xu Chen and Gang Wang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:69
  39. Global progress in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires significant national and international research efforts and collaboration. The current study aimed to provide policymakers, ...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:68
  40. The current study builds upon a previous situation analysis of the extent to which grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) are being utilized to support operational re...

    Authors: Salvador Camacho, Dermot Maher, Edward Mberu Kamau, Jasmina Saric, Luis Segura, Rony Zachariah and Kaspar Wyss
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:67
  41. Worldwide, tobacco use has caused over 100 million deaths in the twentieth century and is projected to cause death in up to one billion people in the twenty-first century. It is a leading cause of early death ...

    Authors: Brian Colwell, Kizito B. A. Mosema, Matthew S. Bramble and Jay Maddock
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:66
  42. With a 264 million population and the second highest male smoking prevalence in the world, Indonesia hosted over 60 million smokers in 2018. However, the government still has not ratified the Framework Convent...

    Authors: Abdillah Ahsan, Nur Hadi Wiyono, Meita Veruswati, Nadhila Adani, Dian Kusuma and Nadira Amalia
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:65
  43. Accelerated globalisation has substantially contributed to the rise of emerging markets worldwide. The G7 and Emerging Markets Seven (EM7) behaved in significantly different macroeconomic ways before, during, ...

    Authors: Mihajlo Jakovljevic, Yuriy Timofeyev, Chhabi Lal Ranabhat, Paula Odete Fernandes, João Paulo Teixeira, Nemanja Rancic and Vladimir Reshetnikov
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:64
  44. The World Health Organisation Western Pacific Region countries were declared free of polio in 2000 until a polio outbreak involving 305 cases occurred in Indonesia in 2006. It was not until 2014 that the World...

    Authors: Long Chiau Ming, Zahid Hussain, Siang Fei Yeoh, David Koh and Kah Seng Lee
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:63
  45. The positive predictive effect of altruism on physical and psychological well-being has been extensively demonstrated in previous studies, but few studies have examined the effect of altruism on negative menta...

    Authors: Yi Feng, Min Zong, Zhizun Yang, Wen Gu, Dan Dong and Zhihong Qiao
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:61
  46. Coronavirus Disease is impacting the entire world. As the first country that has needed to confront this disease, China has responded with unprecedented and hugely successful public health initiatives. Almost ...

    Authors: Shitao Chen, Feihan Li, Chaihua Lin, Yuge Han, Xilun Nie, Robert N. Portnoy and Zhihong Qiao
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:59

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