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  1. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has been reaching epidemic proportions across the globe, affecting low/middle-income and developed countries. Two main contributors to this burden are the reduction in mortali...

    Authors: Josiemer Mattei, Vasanti Malik, Nicole M. Wedick, Frank B. Hu, Donna Spiegelman, Walter C. Willett and Hannia Campos

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:23

    Content type: Debate

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  2. The Salud Mesoamérica Initiative is a public-private partnership aimed at reducing maternal and child morbidity and mortality for the poorest populations in Central America and the southernmost state of Mexico...

    Authors: Charbel El Bcheraoui, Aruna M Kamath, Emily Dansereau, Erin B Palmisano, Alexandra Schaefer, Bernardo Hernandez and Ali H Mokdad

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:97

    Content type: Research

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  3. Global health programs, as supported by organizations such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), stand to make significant cont...

    Authors: Sebastian Kevany

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:22

    Content type: Research

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  4. This paper argues that the global health agenda tends to privilege short-term global interests at the expense of long-term capacity building within national and community health systems. The Health Systems Str...

    Authors: Robert Chad Swanson, Rifat Atun, Allan Best, Arvind Betigeri, Francisco de Campos, Somsak Chunharas, Tea Collins, Graeme Currie, Stephen Jan, David McCoy, Francis Omaswa, David Sanders, Thiagarajan Sundararaman and Wim Van Damme

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:5

    Content type: Debate

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  5. Global health diplomacy (GHD) is a burgeoning field bridging the priorities of global health and foreign affairs. Given the increasing need to mobilize disparate global health stakeholders coupled with the nee...

    Authors: Matthew D. Brown, Julie N. Bergmann, Thomas E. Novotny and Tim K. Mackey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:2

    Content type: Research

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  6. Global health policy prioritizes improving the health of women and girls, as evident in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), multiple women’s health initiatives, and the billions of dollars spent by inter...

    Authors: Valerie Percival, Esther Dusabe-Richards, Haja Wurie, Justine Namakula, Sarah Ssali and Sally Theobald

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:90

    Content type: Review

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  7. Two themes consistently emerge from the broad range of academics, policymakers and opinion leaders who have proposed changes to the World Health Organization (WHO): that reform efforts are too slow, and that t...

    Authors: Unni Gopinathan, Nicholas Watts, Daniel Hougendobler, Alex Lefebvre, Arthur Cheung, Steven J. Hoffman and John-Arne Røttingen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:46

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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

  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. Local pharmaceutical production has been endorsed by the WHO as a means of addressing health priorities of developing countries. However, local producers of essential medicines must comply with international p...

    Authors: Petra Brhlikova, Ian Harper, Madhusudan Subedi, Samita Bhattarai, Nabin Rawal and Allyson M. Pollock

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:25

    Content type: Research

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  11. There is an increasing global movement of foreign female entertainment workers (FEWs), a hard-to-reach population vulnerable to HIV/STIs. This paper described the needs assessment phase before intervention imp...

    Authors: Raymond Boon Tar Lim, Olive N. Y. Cheung, Dede Kam Tyng Tham, Hanh Hao La, Thein Than Win, Roy Chan and Mee Lian Wong

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:36

    Content type: Methodology

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  12. 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

    Content type: Review

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  13. Proponents have promoted sexuality education as a means of empowering adolescents, yet it has been thwarted in many low and middle-income countries. Nigeria represents an exception. Despite social opposition, ...

    Authors: Jeremy Shiffman, Michael Kunnuji, Yusra Ribhi Shawar and Rachel Sullivan Robinson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:63

    Content type: Research

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  14. Disparity in adult mortality (AM) with reference to social dynamics and health care has not been sufficiently examined. This study aimed to identify the gap in the understanding of AM in relation to religion, ...

    Authors: Chhabi Lal Ranabhat, Chun-Bae Kim, Myung-Bae Park and Sambhu Acharaya

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:57

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. Low and middle income countries have adopted targeting mechanisms as a means of increasing program efficiency in reaching marginalized people in the community given the available resources. Design of targeting...

    Authors: August Kuwawenaruwa, Gemini Mtei, Jitihada Baraka and Kassimu Tani

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:41

    Content type: Research

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  17. Food and beverage marketing contributes to poor dietary choices among adults and children. As consumers spend more time on the Internet, food and beverage companies have increased their online marketing effort...

    Authors: Marie A. Bragg, Margaret Eby, Josh Arshonsky, Alex Bragg and Gbenga Ogedegbe

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:79

    Content type: Short report

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  18. The increase in problematic substance use is a major problem in Canada and elsewhere, placing a heavy burden on health and justice system resources given a spike in drug-related offences. Thus, achievement of ...

    Authors: Regiane A. Garcia, Kristi Heather Kenyon, Claire E. Brolan, Juliana Coughlin and Daniel D. Guedes

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:80

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. While global momentum supporting mobile health (mHealth) research and development is increasing, it is imperative to assess the potential fit of mHealth programs in local settings. We describe the penetration ...

    Authors: Kevin Kamis, Mary R. Janevic, Nicolle Marinec, Rachel Jantz, Helen Valverde and John D. Piette

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:30

    Content type: Research

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  23. A recurring discussion in the literature relates to the possible contradictions among the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The focus has been on economic goals, such as economic growth and goals related t...

    Authors: Peter Hangoma and Gavin Surgey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:82

    Content type: Commentary

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Review

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is a widespread public health problem and a violation of human rights rooted in gender and power inequities. Refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants living in European asy...

    Authors: Charlotte Oliveira, Ines Keygnaert, Maria do Rosário Oliveira Martins and Sónia Dias

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:48

    Content type: Research

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  28. The recent increase of breast cancer mortality has put on alert to most countries in the region. However it has taken some time before breast cancer could be considered as a relevant problem. Only in recent ye...

    Authors: Gustavo Nigenda, Maria Cecilia Gonzalez-Robledo, Luz Maria Gonzalez-Robledo and Rosa Maria Bejarano-Arias

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:39

    Content type: Research

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  29. The importance of leadership development in the early stages of careers in the NHS has been highlighted in recent years and many programmes have been implemented which seek to develop leadership skills in heal...

    Authors: Alexandra Monkhouse, Leanne Sadler, Andrew Boyd and Fleur Kitsell

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:69

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. The World Health Organization recommends establishing and implementing a national pharmaceutical policy (NPP) to guarantee effective and equitable access to medicines. Mexico has implemented several policy app...

    Authors: Daniela Moye-Holz, Jitse P van Dijk, Sijmen A. Reijneveld and Hans V. Hogerzeil

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:53

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research

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  33. An ecological perspective was prominently present in the health promotion movement in the 1980s, but this seems to have faded. The burden of disease the developing world is facing cannot be addressed solely by...

    Authors: Takashi Asakura, Hein Mallee, Sachi Tomokawa, Kazuhiko Moji and Jun Kobayashi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:3

    Content type: Debate

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  34. Despite more than 20 years of reform projects in health systems, the universal coverage strategy has not reached the expected results in most middle-income countries (MICs). Using evidence from the Mexican cas...

    Authors: Armando Arredondo, Alejandra Azar and Ana Lucia Recaman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:89

    Content type: Debate

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  35. The food industry can influence individual and population level food consumption behaviours, shape public preferences and interfere with government policy on obesity prevention and NCDs. This paper identifies ...

    Authors: Nongnuch Jaichuen, Sirinya Phulkerd, Nisachol Certthkrikul, Gary Sacks and Viroj Tangcharoensathien

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:115

    Content type: Research

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  36. For pregnancy to result in a healthy mother and infant, women require adequate nutrition and to be able to access antenatal care, both of which require finances. While most women working in the formal sector i...

    Authors: Fiona Scorgie, Duane Blaauw, Tessa Dooms, Ashraf Coovadia, Vivian Black and Matthew Chersich

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:37

    Content type: Research

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