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  1. Global health diplomacy (GHD) has become an important field of investigation due to health concerns increasingly entering the foreign policy domain. Much of the existing academic writing focuses on North-South...

    Authors: Jorge Ramírez, Leonel Valdivia, Elena Rivera, Marilia da Silva Santos, Dino Sepúlveda, Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:108
  2. In principle, trade and investment agreements are meant to boost economic growth. However, the removal of trade barriers and the provision of investment incentives to attract foreign direct investments may fac...

    Authors: Adriana Appau, Jeffrey Drope, Ronald Labonté, Michal Stoklosa and Raphael Lencucha
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:81
  3. We review procurement and pricing transparency practices for pharmaceutical products. We specifically focus on Brazil and examine its approach to increasing pricing transparency, with the aim of determining th...

    Authors: Jillian Clare Kohler, Nicholas Mitsakakis, Faridah Saadat, Danalyn Byng and Martha Gabriela Martinez
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:34
  4. Addressing the social and other non-biological determinants of health largely depends on policies and programmes implemented outside the health sector. While there is growing evidence on the effectiveness of i...

    Authors: Finn McGuire, Lavanya Vijayasingham, Anna Vassall, Roy Small, Douglas Webb, Teresa Guthrie and Michelle Remme
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:86
  5. Medical tourism has attracted considerable interest within the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. Governments in the region tout the economic potential of treating foreign patients while several new pr...

    Authors: Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks, Rory Johnston, Alejandro Cerón and Ronald Labonte
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:60
  6. Tobacco production is said to be an important contributor to Zambia’s economy in terms of labour and revenue generation. In light of Zambia’s obligations under the WHO Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (...

    Authors: Ronald Labonté, Raphael Lencucha, Jeffrey Drope, Corinne Packer, Fastone M. Goma and Richard Zulu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:5
  7. Rehabilitation is crucial for the realization of the right to health and a proper concern of global health. Yet, reliable information to guide rehabilitation service planning is unavailable in many countries i...

    Authors: Dimitrios Skempes, John Melvin, Per von Groote, Gerold Stucki and Jerome Bickenbach
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:96
  8. Fragmentation across governance structures, funding, and external actor engagement in Sierra Leone continues to challenge the efficiency and coherence of health sector activities and impedes sustained health s...

    Authors: Arwen Barr, Lauryn Garrett, Robert Marten and Sowmya Kadandale
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:8
  9. Many health service delivery models are adapting health services to meet rising demand and evolving health burdens in low- and middle-income countries. While innovative private sector models provide potential ...

    Authors: Onil Bhattacharyya, Kathryn Mossman, John Ginther, Leigh Hayden, Raman Sohal, Jieun Cha, Ameya Bopardikar, John A. MacDonald, Himanshu Parikh, Ilan Shahin, Anita McGahan and Will Mitchell
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:51
  10. The interconnections between health and the economy are well known and well documented. The funding gap for realizing SDG3 for good health and well-being, however, remains vast. Simultaneously, economic growth...

    Authors: Mariska Meurs, Lisa Seidelmann and Myria Koutsoumpa
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:83
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Growing concerns about the value and effectiveness of short-term volunteer trips intending to improve health in underserved Global South communities has driven the development of guidelines by multiple organiz...

    Authors: Judith N. Lasker, Myron Aldrink, Ramaswami Balasubramaniam, Paul Caldron, Bruce Compton, Jessica Evert, Lawrence C. Loh, Shailendra Prasad and Shira Siegel
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:18
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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

  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

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