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  1. In 2012, the European Commission funded Go4Health—Goals and Governance for Global Health, a consortium of 13 academic research and human rights institutions from both Global North and South—to track the evolut...

    Authors: Vannarath Te, Nadia Floden, Sameera Hussain, Claire E. Brolan and Peter S. Hill

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:51

    Content type: Review

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  2. As is common in developing countries, in Ethiopia young people with disabilities (YPWD) are more likely than the general population to be illiterate, unemployed and impoverished. They often lack equal access t...

    Authors: Tigist Alemu Kassa, Tobias Luck, Assegedech Bekele and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:5

    Content type: Research

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  3. International donors support the partnership between the Government of Botswana and two international organisations: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Africa Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnershi...

    Authors: Masego Katisi, Marguerite Daniel and Maurice B. Mittelmark

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:42

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. Human capital requires opportunities to develop and capacity to overcome challenges, together with an enabling environment that fosters critical and disruptive innovation. Exploring such features is necessary ...

    Authors: J. Jaime Miranda, Antonio Bernabé-Ortiz, Francisco Diez-Canseco, Germán Málaga, María K. Cárdenas, Rodrigo M. Carrillo-Larco, María Lazo-Porras, Miguel Moscoso-Porras, M. Amalia Pesantes, Vilarmina Ponce, Ricardo Araya, David Beran, Peter Busse, Oscar Boggio, William Checkley, Patricia J. García…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:29

    Content type: Review

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  6. With implementation of Chinese universal healthcare, the performance of urban and rural residents’ healthcare and the degree of satisfaction with publicly financed health services have become a hot issue in as...

    Authors: Shaoguo Zhai, Pei Wang, Anli Wang, Quanfang Dong, Jiaoli Cai and Peter C. Coyte

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:67

    Content type: Research

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  7. Free trade agreements (FTAs) can affect food environments and non-communicable disease risks through altering the availability of highly-processed foods. Few studies have quantified such effects. Using a natur...

    Authors: Phillip Baker, Sharon Friel, Ashley Schram and Ron Labonte

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:24

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. Sustainable management of the natural environment is essential. Continued environmental degradation will lead to worsened health outcomes in countries and across generations. The Sustainable Development Goals ...

    Authors: Toni Delany-Crowe, Dora Marinova, Matt Fisher, Michael McGreevy and Fran Baum

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:68

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Review

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  11. Unfair differences in healthcare access, utilisation, quality or health outcomes exist between and within countries around the world. Improving health equity is a stated objective for many governments and inte...

    Authors: James Love-Koh, Susan Griffin, Edward Kataika, Paul Revill, Sibusiso Sibandze and Simon Walker

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:6

    Content type: Review

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  12. Prompted by the need to achieve progress in health outcomes, payment for performance (P4P) schemes are becoming popular policy options in the health systems in many low income countries. This paper describes t...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:38

    Content type: Research

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  13. We present a systematic review describing ex-ante and ex-post evaluations of the impacts of intellectual property provisions in trade treaties on access to medicine in low and middle income countries. These ev...

    Authors: Md. Deen Islam, Warren A. Kaplan, Danielle Trachtenberg, Rachel Thrasher, Kevin P. Gallagher and Veronika J. Wirtz

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:88

    Content type: Review

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  14. Migration of physicians has become a global phenomenon with significant implications for the healthcare delivery systems worldwide. The motivations and factors driving physician’s migration are complex and con...

    Authors: Marwa Schumann, Asja Maaz and Harm Peters

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:2

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. Early detection of breast cancer is known to improve its prognosis. However, women in most low and middle income countries, including Uganda, do not detect it early hence present at an advanced stage. This stu...

    Authors: Deborah Ilaboya, Linda Gibson and David Musoke

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:9

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Review

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  20. There is a wide range of intellectual work written about health research, which has been shaped by the evolution of diseases. This study aims to identify the leading journals over the last 25 years (1990–2014)...

    Authors: José M. Merigó and Alicia Núñez

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:46

    Content type: Research

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  21. Interventions to reduce malaria burden are effective if communities use them appropriately and consistently. Several tools have been suggested to promote uptake and use of malaria control interventions. Commun...

    Authors: Tumaini Malenga, Alinune Nathanael Kabaghe, Lucinda Manda-Taylor, Asante Kadama, Robert S. McCann, Kamija Samuel Phiri, Michèle van Vugt and Henk van den Berg

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:84

    Content type: Research

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  22. It is important to know whether the relationships between experienced and evaluative well-being and health are consistent across countries with different income levels. This would allow to confirm whether the ...

    Authors: Marta Miret, Francisco Félix Caballero, Beatriz Olaya, Seppo Koskinen, Nirmala Naidoo, Beata Tobiasz-Adamczyk, Matilde Leonardi, Josep Maria Haro, Somnath Chatterji and José Luis Ayuso-Mateos

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:65

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  24. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  25. Paraguay has reportedly been a major transit hub for illicit tobacco products since the 1960s, initially to supply markets in Argentina and Brazil and, more recently, other regional markets and beyond. However...

    Authors: Roberto Magno Iglesias, Benoît Gomis, Natalia Carrillo Botero, Philip Shepherd and Kelley Lee

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:111

    Content type: Research

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  26. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), such as acupuncture and herbal medicine, is popular in many countries. Yet, treatment outcomes of CAM are found to vary significantly between medical trials in dif...

    Authors: Jae-Mahn Shim

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:17

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Methodology

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  28. Unhealthy foods and tobacco remain the leading causes of non-communicable disease (NCDs). These are key agricultural commodities for many countries, and NCD prevention policy needs to consider how to influence...

    Authors: Raphael Lencucha, Nicole E. Pal, Adriana Appau, Anne-Marie Thow and Jeffrey Drope

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:11

    Content type: Review

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  29. Since 2005, Gavi has provided health system strengthening (HSS) grants to address bottlenecks affecting immunization services. This study is the first to evaluate the Gavi HSS implementation process in either ...

    Authors: Emily Dansereau, Yodé Miangotar, Ellen Squires, Honoré Mimche and Charbel El Bcheraoui

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:83

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. With the recognition of the need for research capacity strengthening for advancing health and development, this research capacity article explores the use of technology enhanced learning in the delivery of a c...

    Authors: E. Byrne, L. Donaldson, L. Manda-Taylor, R. Brugha, A. Matthews, S. MacDonald, V. Mwapasa, M. Petersen and A. Walsh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:19

    Content type: Research

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  32. A qualitative study of key informant semi-structured interviews were conducted between March and July 2016 in Mexico and India to achieve the following aims: to explore corporations’ and stakeholders’ views, a...

    Authors: Heather Wipfli, Kristin Dessie Zacharias, Nuvjote (Nivvy) Hundal, Luz Myriam Reynales Shigematsu, Deepika Bahl, Monika Arora, Shalini Bassi and Shubha Kumar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:46

    Content type: Research

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  33. The aim of this paper is to contribute to debates about how governments and other stakeholders can influence the application of ICTs to increase access to safe, effective and affordable treatment of common ill...

    Authors: Gerald Bloom, Evangelia Berdou, Hilary Standing, Zhilei Guo and Alain Labrique

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:56

    Content type: Review

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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  35. Human trafficking in the fishing industry or “sea slavery” in the Greater Mekong Subregion is reported to involve some of the most extreme forms of exploitation and abuse. A largely unregulated sector, commerc...

    Authors: Nicola S. Pocock, Reena Tadee, Kanokwan Tharawan, Wansiri Rongrongmuang, Brett Dickson, Soksreymom Suos, Ligia Kiss and Cathy Zimmerman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:45

    Content type: Research

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  36. Immigrant women often experience health inequities, whether for reasons of gender, country of origin, or socioeconomic status. The view of immigrant women has always focussed on their needs, without taking int...

    Authors: Anna Bonmatí-Tomás, Maria del Carmen Malagón-Aguilera, Cristina Bosch-Farré, Sandra Gelabert-Vilella, Dolors Juvinyà-Canal and Maria del Mar Garcia Gil

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:37

    Content type: Research

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  37. Health workers are at high risk of acquiring infectious diseases at work, especially in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) with critical health human resource deficiencies and limited implementation of occ...

    Authors: Annalee Yassi, Muzimkhulu Zungu, Jerry M. Spiegel, Barry Kistnasamy, Karen Lockhart, David Jones, Lyndsay M. O’Hara, Letshego Nophale, Elizabeth A. Bryce and Lincoln Darwin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:10

    Content type: Research

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  38. Access to adequate surgical care is limited globally, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). To address this issue, surgeons are becoming increasingly involved in international surgical teac...

    Authors: Parisa Nicole Fallah and Mark Bernstein

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:70

    Content type: Research

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