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  1. In conflict settings, research capacities have often been de-prioritized as resources are diverted to emergency needs, such as addressing elevated morbidity, mortality and health system challenges directly and...

    Authors: Nassim El Achi, Andreas Papamichail, Anthony Rizk, Helen Lindsay, Marilyne Menassa, Rima A. Abdul-Khalek, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Omar Dewachi and Preeti Patel
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:81
  2. Trade and investment agreements negotiated after the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) have included increasingly elevated protection of inte...

    Authors: Deborah Gleeson, Joel Lexchin, Ronald Labonté, Belinda Townsend, Marc-André Gagnon, Jillian Kohler, Lisa Forman and Kenneth C. Shadlen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):78

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  3. Brazil is a populous high/middle-income country, characterized by deep economic and social inequalities. Like most other Latin American nations, Brazil constructed a health system that included, on the one han...

    Authors: Cristiani Vieira Machado and Gulnar Azevedo e Silva
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):77

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  4. The structural perspective outlined here sheds light on some of the fundamental challenges involved in achieving Universal Health Care (UHC) in this twenty-first-century era of trade and financialized capitali...

    Authors: Susan K. Sell
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):76

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  5. Sri Lanka reports impressive health indicators compared to its peers in the South Asian region. Maternal and infant mortality are relatively low, and several intractable communicable diseases have been elimina...

    Authors: Ramya Kumar
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):75

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  6. The use of crowdfunding platforms to cover the costs of healthcare is growing rapidly within low-, middle-, and high-income countries as a new funding modality in global health. The popularity of such “medical...

    Authors: Nora J. Kenworthy
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):71

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  7. Recent scholarship has increasingly identified global power asymmetries as the root cause of health inequities. This article examines how such asymmetries manifest in global governance for health, and how this...

    Authors: Alexander Kentikelenis and Connor Rochford
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):70

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  8. The presumed global consensus on achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) masks crucial issues regarding the principles and politics of what constitutes “universality” and what matters, past and present, in t...

    Authors: Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Laura Nervi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):0

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  9. There is a current need to build the capacity of Health Policy and Systems Research + Analysis (HPSR+A) in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) as this enhances the processes of decision-making at all level...

    Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Enyi Etiaba, Chinyere Mbachu, Uchenna Ezenwaka, Ifeanyi Chikezie, Ifeyinwa Arize, Chikezie Nwankwor and Benjamin Uzochukwu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:69
  10. In 2018, the Australian Government, through a Senate-led Parliamentary Inquiry, sought the views of diverse stakeholders on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementation both domestically and as part of Au...

    Authors: Claire E. Brolan, Christopher A. McEwan and Peter S. Hill
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:66
  11. The aim of this study was to examine the determinants of nutritional status among children under age 5 (0–59 months) in Ethiopia. Child malnutrition is an underlying cause of almost half (45%) of child deaths,...

    Authors: Zerihun Yohannes Amare, Mossa Endris Ahmed and Adey Belete Mehari
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:62
  12. Since the publication of this article [1], the journal and the authors have received further context about the position of ILSI on the issue with the ILSI Mexico branch.

    Authors: Sarah Steele, Gary Ruskin, Lejla Sarcevic, Martin McKee and David Stuckler
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:61

    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2019 15:36

  13. Globalization has made it possible for global health professionals and trainees to participate in short-term training and professional experiences in a variety of clinical- and non-clinical activities across b...

    Authors: Ashti Doobay-Persaud, Jessica Evert, Matthew DeCamp, Charlesnika T. Evans, Kathryn H. Jacobsen, Natalie E. Sheneman, Joshua L. Goldstein and Brett D. Nelson
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:60
  14. After Action Reviews (AARs) provide a means to observe how well preparedness systems perform in real world conditions and can help to identify – and address – gaps in national and global public health emergenc...

    Authors: Michael A. Stoto, Christopher Nelson, Rachael Piltch-Loeb, Landry Ndriko Mayigane, Frederik Copper and Stella Chungong
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:58
  15. Sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) are a major source of sugar in the diet. Although trends in consumption vary across regions, in many countries, particularly LMICs, their consumption continues to increase. In r...

    Authors: Gary Jonas Fooks, Simon Williams, Graham Box and Gary Sacks
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:56
  16. In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee approved the addition of 16 cancer medicines to the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML), bringing the total number of cancer medicines on t...

    Authors: Sangita M. Baxi, Reed Beall, Joshua Yang and Tim K. Mackey
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:57
  17. This brief commentary argues that glocal governance introduces a fruitful new perspective to the global governance debate of AMR, and cautions against too strict a focus on establishing globally binding governanc...

    Authors: Olivier Rubin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:54
  18. Health security in the European Union (EU) aims to protect citizens from serious threats to health such as biological agents and infectious disease outbreaks- whether natural, intentional or accidental. Threat...

    Authors: Máirín Boland and Mary O’Riordan
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:53
  19. The adverse health impacts of climate change are increasing on a global level. However, knowledge about climate change and health is still unavailable to many global citizens, in particular on adaptation measu...

    Authors: Sandra Barteit, Ali Sié, Maurice Yé, Anneliese Depoux, Valérie R. Louis and Rainer Sauerborn
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:52
  20. Creating ‘liveable’ cities has become a priority for various sectors, including those tasked with improving population health and reducing inequities. Two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities b...

    Authors: Amanda Alderton, Melanie Davern, Kornsupha Nitvimol, Iain Butterworth, Carl Higgs, Elizabeth Ryan and Hannah Badland
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:51
  21. Health challenges and health systems set-ups differ, warranting contextualised healthcare interventions to move towards universal health coverage. As such, there is emphasis on generation of contextualized evi...

    Authors: Simbarashe Rusakaniko, Michael Makanga, Martin O. Ota, Moses Bockarie, Geoffrey Banda, Joseph Okeibunor, Francisca Mutapi, Prosper Tumusiime, Thomas Nyirenda, Joses Muthuri Kirigia and Juliet Nabyonga-Orem
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:50
  22. The Zika outbreak provides pertinent case study for considering the impact of health emergencies on abortion decision-making and/or for positioning abortion in global health security debates.

    Authors: Clare Wenham, Amaral Arevalo, Ernestina Coast, Sonia Corrêa, Katherine Cuellar, Tiziana Leone and Sandra Valongueiro
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:49
  23. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors flagged an error concerning two missing article references, which were unfortunately not provided prior to publication of the article.

    Authors: Ronald Labonté, Eric Crosbie, Deborah Gleeson and Courtney McNamara
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:44

    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2019 15:35

  24. Industrial food animal production (IFAP) is characterized by dense animal housing, high throughput, specialization, vertical integration, and corporate consolidation. Research in high-income countries has docu...

    Authors: Yukyan Lam, Jillian P. Fry and Keeve E. Nachman
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:40
  25. Although various organizations working in developed countries established the standards and approaches used in occupational hygiene, occupational hygiene professional interests and needs continue to develop in...

    Authors: Sibel Kiran, Alp Ergor, Ceyda Sahan, Esra Emerce, Sergio Luzzi and Yucel Demiral
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:39
  26. In Uganda, more than 336 out of every 100,000 women die annually during childbirth. Pregnant women, particularly in rural areas, often lack the financial resources and means to access health facilities in a ti...

    Authors: Ligia Paina, Gertrude Namazzi, Moses Tetui, Chrispus Mayora, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Suzanne N. Kiwanuka, Peter Waiswa, Aloysius Mutebi and Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:38
  27. Globalization and funding imperatives drive many universities to internationalize through global health programmes. University-based global health researchers, advocates and programmes often stress the importa...

    Authors: Aaron N. Yarmoshuk, Donald C. Cole, Anastasia Nkatha Guantai, Mughwira Mwangu and Christina Zarowsky
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:37
  28. Industry sponsorship of public health research has received increasing scrutiny, and, as a result, many multinational corporations (MNCs), such as The Coca-Cola Company and Mars Inc., have committed to transpa...

    Authors: Sarah Steele, Gary Ruskin, Lejla Sarcevic, Martin McKee and David Stuckler
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:36

    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2019 15:61

  29. In late 2018 the United States, Canada, and Mexico signed a new trade agreement (most commonly referred to by its US-centric acronym, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA) to replace the 1994 No...

    Authors: Ronald Labonté, Eric Crosbie, Deborah Gleeson and Courtney McNamara
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:35

    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2019 15:44

  30. For many countries, including Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, 2017 was a transition year for support from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as one funding cycle closed and another would be...

    Authors: Russell Armstrong, Arlette Campbell White, Patrick Chinyamuchiko, Steven Chizimbi, Sarah Hamm Rush and Nana K. Poku
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:34
  31. This paper aims to explore the burgeoning burden of cardiovascular and metabolic disease (CMD) risk factors among South Asian labor migrants to the Middle East. We conducted a qualitative synthesis of literatu...

    Authors: Shiva Raj Mishra, Saruna Ghimire, Chandni Joshi, Bishal Gyawali, Archana Shrestha, Dinesh Neupane, Sudesh Raj Sharma, Yashashwi Pokharel and Salim S. Virani
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:33
  32. Global Engagement works with health partnerships to establish workforce and educational translation on a global scale to support the National Health Service (NHS). There is growing evidence on how internationa...

    Authors: B. Zamora, M. Gurupira, M. Rodes Sanchez, Y. Feng, K. Hernandez-Villafuerte, J. Brown and K. Shah
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:31
  33. A key component of ‘obesogenic environments’ is the ready availability of convenient, calorie-dense foods, in the form of hyper-palatable and relatively inexpensive ultra-processed products. Compelling evidenc...

    Authors: Fabrizio Ferretti and Michele Mariani
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:30
  34. A resilient health system is inevitable in attaining the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). One way of strengthening health systems is improving the coverage of public health laws for better ...

    Authors: Yuri Lee and So Yoon Kim
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:29
  35. The nutritional traffic light label (NTLL) has become one of the most used Front of Package labels (FOP’s) around the world, for its simple and easy to understand graphical system. In Ecuador, this labelling s...

    Authors: Santiago Teran, Isabel Hernandez, Wilma Freire, Beatriz Leon and Enrique Teran
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:26

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