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  1. Globally, safe and effective medication administration relies on nurses being able to apply strong drug calculation skills in their real-life practice, in the face of stressors and distractions. These may be e...

    Authors: Eleanor Rose Bull, Corina Mason, Fonseca Domingos Junior, Luana Vendramel Santos, Abigail Scott, Debo Ademokun, Zeferina Simião, Wingi Manzungu Oliver, Fernando Francisco Joaquim and Sarah M. Cavanagh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:45

    Content type: Research

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  2. In 2004, Ghana began implementation of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to minimize out-of-pocket expenditure at the point of use of service. The implementation of the scheme was accompanied by increa...

    Authors: Genevieve Cecilia Aryeetey, Justice Nonvignon, Caroline Amissah, Gilbert Buckle and Moses Aikins

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:32

    Content type: Research

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  3. Nepal has been receiving foreign aid since the early 1950s. Currently, the country’s health care system is heavily dependent on aid, even for the provision of basic health services to its people. Globally, the...

    Authors: Radha Adhikari, Pam Smith, Jeevan Raj Sharma and Obindra Bahadur Chand

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:33

    Content type: Research

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  4. International migration has become a global political priority, with growing concern about the scale of human trafficking, hazardous work conditions, and resulting psychological and physical morbidity among mi...

    Authors: Joanna Busza, Sehin Teferra, Serawit Omer and Cathy Zimmerman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:71

    Content type: Research

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  5. Mapping studies describe a broad body of literature, and differ from classical systematic reviews, which assess more narrowly-defined questions and evaluate the quality of the studies included in the review. W...

    Authors: Matthew Chersich, Victor Becerril-Montekio, Francisco Becerra-Posada, Mari Dumbaugh, Josephine Kavanagh, Duane Blaauw, Siphiwe Thwala, Elinor Kern, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Emily Vargas, Langelihle Mlotshwa, Ashar Dhana, Priya Mannava, Anayda Portela, Mario Tristan, Helen Rees…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:51

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria (GF) strives for high value for money, encouraging countries to integrate synergistic services and systems strengthening to maximize investments. The GF ne...

    Authors: Sangeeta Mookherji, Samantha Ski and Dale Huntington

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:21

    Content type: Research

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  7. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are increasingly contributing to the morbidity and mortality burden of low and-middle income countries (LMIC). Social capital, particularly participation has been considered as...

    Authors: Aaron K. Christian, Olutobi Adekunle Sanuade, Michael Adu Okyere and Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:2

    Content type: Research

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  8. Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) improves infant health and survival. We tested the effectiveness of a home-based intervention using Community Health Workers (CHWs) on EBF for six months in urban poor settings in...

    Authors: Elizabeth W. Kimani-Murage, Paula L. Griffiths, Frederick Murunga Wekesah, Milka Wanjohi, Nelson Muhia, Peter Muriuki, Thaddaeus Egondi, Catherine Kyobutungi, Alex C. Ezeh, Stephen T. McGarvey, Rachel N. Musoke, Shane A. Norris and Nyovani J. Madise

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:90

    Content type: Research

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  9. The involvement of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) in delivering health services in low and middle income countries (LMICs) depends on effective collaborative working at scales from the local to the internati...

    Authors: Geoffrey A. Jobson, Cornelis J. Grobbelaar, Moyahabo Mabitsi, Jean Railton, Remco P. H. Peters, James A. McIntyre and Helen E. Struthers

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:3

    Content type: Research

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  10. The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to experience immense financial stress. The precarious financial situation of the WHO has given rise to extensive dialogue and debate. This dialogue has generated ...

    Authors: Srikanth K. Reddy, Sumaira Mazhar and Raphael Lencucha

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:119

    Content type: Review

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  11. Donor countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been among the largest donors in the world. However, little is known about their co...

    Authors: Yingxi Zhao, Angela E. Micah, Stephen Gloyd and Joseph L. Dieleman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:14

    Content type: Research

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  12. Non communicable diseases (NCD) place a significant health burden on Pacific Island countries including Fiji. Policy interventions to curb NCDs have been implemented in Fiji including a 32% increase in the imp...

    Authors: Jeremaia Coriakula, Marj Moodie, Gade Waqa, Catherine Latu, Wendy Snowdon and Colin Bell

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:91

    Content type: Research

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  13. Low-dose, high-frequency (LDHF) training is a new approach best practices to improve clinical knowledge, build and retain competency, and transfer skills into practice after training. LDHF training in Ghana is...

    Authors: Michelle Willcox, Heather Harrison, Amos Asiedu, Allyson Nelson, Patricia Gomez and Amnesty LeFevre

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:88

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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

  15. Many studies investigate HPV vaccine acceptability, applying health behavior theories to identify determinants; few include real uptake, the final variable of interest. This study investigated the utility of t...

    Authors: Heleen Vermandere, Marie-Anne van Stam, Violet Naanyu, Kristien Michielsen, Olivier Degomme and Frans Oort

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:72

    Content type: Research

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  16. The Global Burden of Disease estimates that approximately a third of deaths worldwide are attributable to behavioural risk factors that, at their core, have the consumption of unhealthful products and exposure...

    Authors: Joana Madureira Lima and Sandro Galea

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:21

    Content type: Review

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  17. To review the publicly available policies and commitments of selected food companies in Thailand relating to obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) prevention, and to assess these stated policies and com...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:12

    Content type: Research

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  18. The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) stands to significantly reduce tobacco-related mortality by accelerating the introduction of evidence-based tobacco control me...

    Authors: Gary Jonas Fooks, Julia Smith, Kelley Lee and Chris Holden

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:12

    Content type: Research

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  19. Emerging and re-emerging diseases with pandemic potential continue to challenge fragile health systems in Africa, creating enormous human and economic toll. To provide evidence for the investment case for publ...

    Authors: Ambrose Otau TALISUNA, Emelda Aluoch OKIRO, Ali Ahmed YAHAYA, Mary STEPHEN, Boukare BONKOUNGOU, Emmanuel Onuche MUSA, Etienne Magloire MINKOULOU, Joseph OKEIBUNOR, Benido IMPOUMA, Haruna Mamoudou DJINGAREY, N’da Konan Michel YAO, Sakuya OKA, Zabulon YOTI and Ibrahima Socé FALL

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:9

    Content type: Research

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  20. The practices of transnational corporations affect population health through production methods, shaping social determinants of health, or influencing the regulatory structures governing their activities. Ther...

    Authors: Julia Anaf, Frances E. Baum, Matt Fisher, Elizabeth Harris and Sharon Friel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:7

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  22. The U.S Congress initiated sanctions against Iran after the 1979 U.S. Embassy hostage crisis in Tehran, and since then the scope of multilateral sanctions imposed by the United States, the European Union, and ...

    Authors: Sogol Setayesh and Tim K. Mackey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:31

    Content type: Debate

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  23. Partnerships are core to global public health responses. The HIV field embraces partnership working, with growing attention given to the benefits of involving community groups in the HIV response. However, lit...

    Authors: Morten Skovdal, Sitholubuhle Magutshwa-Zitha, Catherine Campbell, Constance Nyamukapa and Simon Gregson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:29

    Content type: Research

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  24. The resolution adopted in 2006 by the World Health Organization on international trade and health urges Member States to understand the implications of international trade and trade agreements for health and t...

    Authors: Mariyam Suzana, Helen Walls, Richard Smith and Johanna Hanefeld

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:58

    Content type: Research

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  25. Scientific cooperation is one of the effective methods to access current knowledge and technologies and also to use successful experiences of researchers in developed countries by academicians living in develo...

    Authors: Aram Tirgar, Seyed Ali Sajjadi and Zahra Aghalari

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:17

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Review

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  27. First generation migrants are reportedly at higher risk of mental ill-health compared to the settled population. This paper systematically reviews and synthesizes all reviews on the mental health of first gene...

    Authors: Ciara Close, Anne Kouvonen, Tania Bosqui, Kishan Patel, Dermot O’Reilly and Michael Donnelly

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:47

    Content type: Review

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  28. In October 2012 Uganda extended its prevention of mother to child HIV transmission (PMTCT) policy to Option B+, providing lifelong antiretroviral treatment for HIV positive pregnant and breastfeeding women. Th...

    Authors: Tanya Doherty, Donnela Besada, Ameena Goga, Emmanuelle Daviaud, Sarah Rohde and Nika Raphaely

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:51

    Content type: Research

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  29. The provision of high-quality medical care to asylum seekers represents a key challenge in many countries of the European Union. Especially continuity of care has been difficult to achieve as the migrant traje...

    Authors: Rosa Jahn, Sandra Ziegler, Stefan Nöst, Sandra Claudia Gewalt, Cornelia Straßner and Kayvan Bozorgmehr

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:71

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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

  31. Performance-based financing (PBF) in low- and middle-income settings has diffused at an unusually rapid pace. While many studies have looked at PBF implementation processes and effects, there is an empirical r...

    Authors: Lara Gautier, Manuela De Allegri and Valéry Ridde

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:6

    Content type: Research

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  32. The school environment can enhance children’s skills, knowledge and behaviours in relation to healthy eating. However, in many countries, unhealthy foods are commonly available in schools, and children can be ...

    Authors: Erica Reeve, Anne Marie Thow, Colin Bell, Katrin Engelhardt, Ella Cecilia Gamolo-Naliponguit, John Juliard Go and Gary Sacks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:8

    Content type: Research

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  33. Institutional Health Partnerships are long-term, institution to institution partnerships between high income and low and middle income countries which seek to build capacity and strengthen health institutions ...

    Authors: Ema Kelly, Vicki Doyle, David Weakliam and Yvonne Schönemann

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:48

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2016 12:3

  34. Globalization describes processes of greater integration of the world economy through increased flows of goods, services, capital and people. Globalization has undergone significant transformation since the 19...

    Authors: Ronald Labonté, Elizabeth Cobbett, Michael Orsini, Denise Spitzer, Ted Schrecker and Arne Ruckert

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:19

    Content type: Research

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  35. This article describes a twinning relationship between the Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) and the Tanzania Midwives Association (TAMA). It argues that the twinning relationship strengthened both associ...

    Authors: Rachel Sandwell, Deborah Bonser, Emmanuelle Hebert, Katrina Kilroy, Sebalda Leshabari, Feddy Mwanga, Agnes Mtawa, Anne Wilson and Amelie Moritz

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:123

    Content type: Commentary

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  36. Mental illnesses are the largest contributors to the global burden of non-communicable diseases. However, there is extremely limited access to high quality, culturally-sensitive, and contextually-appropriate m...

    Authors: Bibhav Acharya, Duncan Maru, Ryan Schwarz, David Citrin, Jasmine Tenpa, Soniya Hirachan, Madhur Basnet, Poshan Thapa, Sikhar Swar, Scott Halliday, Brandon Kohrt, Nagendra P. Luitel, Erick Hung, Bikash Gauchan, Rajeev Pokharel and Maria Ekstrand

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  37. Global Health is an inherently interdisciplinary field but overseas training in global health, particularly among health science institutions, has been an ‘individual’ or ‘individual discipline’ experience. Te...

    Authors: Anna Kalbarczyk, Nina A. Martin, Emily Combs, Marie Ward and Peter J. Winch

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:23

    Content type: Research

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  38. Conducting health research in conflict-affected areas and other complex environments is difficult, yet vital. However, the capacity to undertake such research is often limited and with little translation into ...

    Authors: Gemma Bowsher, Andreas Papamichail, Nassim El Achi, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Bayard Roberts, Richard Sullivan and Preeti Patel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:23

    Content type: Review

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  39. Thailand’s policy to promote long-stay tourism encourages Japanese retirees to relocate to Thailand. One concern of such an influx is the impact of these elderly foreign residents on the Thai health system. Th...

    Authors: Yumiko Miyashita, Chutima Akaleephan, Nima Asgari-Jirhandeh and Channarong Sungyuth

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:14

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2017 13:23

  40. More than 30 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have introduced performance-based financing (PBF) in their healthcare systems. Yet, there has been little research on the process by which PBF was put on the nation...

    Authors: Isidore Sieleunou, Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay, Jean-Claude Taptué Fotso, Denise Magne Tamga, Habakkuk Azinyui Yumo, Estelle Kouokam and Valery Ridde

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:52

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2017 13:60

  41. Neonatal mortality is declining slowly compared to under-five mortality in many developing countries including Afghanistan. About three-fourths of these deaths occur in the early neonatal period (i.e., the fir...

    Authors: Gulam Muhammed Al Kibria, Vanessa Burrowes, Allysha Choudhury, Atia Sharmeen, Swagata Ghosh, Arif Mahmud and Angela KC

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:47

    Content type: Research

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  42. Regional trade agreements are major international policy instruments that shape macro-economic and political systems. There is widespread debate as to whether and how these agreements pose risks to public heal...

    Authors: Pepita Barlow, Martin McKee, Sanjay Basu and David Stuckler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:13

    Content type: Research

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  43. There are significant differences in the meaning and use of the term ‘Reverse Innovation’ between industry circles, where the term originated, and health policy circles where the term has gained traction. It i...

    Authors: Matthew Harris, Emily Weisberger, Diana Silver, Viva Dadwal and James Macinko

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:36

    Content type: Research

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