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  1. Good governance may result in strengthened performance of a health system. Coherent policies are essential for good health system governance. The overall aim of this research is to provide the best available s...

    Authors: Joanne McVeigh, Malcolm MacLachlan, Brynne Gilmore, Chiedza McClean, Arne H. Eide, Hasheem Mannan, Priscille Geiser, Antony Duttine, Gubela Mji, Eilish McAuliffe, Beth Sprunt, Mutamad Amin and Charles Normand

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:49

    Content type: Research

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  2. There is a substantial body of literature on the principles of good partnerships and the rationale for such partnerships in research capacity strengthening. This paper illustrates the long term effects of a mu...

    Authors: Khalifa Elmusharaf, Hanan Tahir, Diarmuid O’ Donovan, Ruairi Brugha, Mamoun Homeida, Amal M. O. Abbas and Elaine Byrne

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:20

    Content type: Research

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  3. The views of practitioners at the sharp end of health care provision are now recognised as a valuable source of intelligence that can inform efforts to improve patient safety in high-income countries. Yet desp...

    Authors: Emma-Louise Aveling, Yvette Kayonga, Ansha Nega and Mary Dixon-Woods

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:6

    Content type: Research

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  4. Cities are an important driving force to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the New Urban Agenda. The SDGs provide an operational framework to consider urbanization globally, while providin...

    Authors: Oriana Ramirez-Rubio, Carolyn Daher, Gonzalo Fanjul, Mireia Gascon, Natalie Mueller, Leire Pajín, Antoni Plasencia, David Rojas-Rueda, Meelan Thondoo and Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:87

    Content type: Research

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  5. With an increasing array of innovations and research emerging from low-income countries there is a growing recognition that even high-income countries could learn from these contexts. It is well known that the...

    Authors: Matthew Harris, James Macinko, Geronimo Jimenez and Pricila Mullachery

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:80

    Content type: Research

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  6. High maternal mortality and morbidity persist, in large part due to inadequate access to timely and quality health care. Attitudes and behaviours of maternal health care providers (MHCPs) influence health care...

    Authors: P. Mannava, K. Durrant, J. Fisher, M. Chersich and S. Luchters

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:36

    Content type: Research

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  7. The 9th Global conference on health promotion (Shanghai 2016) reaffirmed the role of primary health care (PHC) in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Gaining much international recognition, the ...

    Authors: Abraham Assan, Amirhossein Takian, Moses Aikins and Ali Akbarisari

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:107

    Content type: Research

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  8. Communities and nations seeking to foster social responsibility in their youth are interested in understanding factors that predict and promote youth involvement in public activities. Orphans and separated chi...

    Authors: Christine L. Gray, Brian W. Pence, Lynne C. Messer, Jan Ostermann, Rachel A. Whetten, Nathan M. Thielman, Karen O’Donnell and Kathryn Whetten

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:61

    Content type: Research

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  9. Grand Challenges for international health and development initiatives have received substantial funding to tackle unsolved problems; however, evidence of their effectiveness in achieving change is lacking. A t...

    Authors: Marek Lalli, Harriet Ruysen, Hannah Blencowe, Kristen Yee, Karen Clune, Mary DeSilva, Marissa Leffler, Emily Hillman, Haitham El-Noush, Jo Mulligan, Jeffrey C. Murray, Karlee Silver and Joy E. Lawn

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:13

    Content type: Research

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  10. China, which used to be an export country for migrants, has become a new destination for international migrants due to its rapid economic growth. However, little empirical data is available on the health statu...

    Authors: Remina Maimaitijiang, Qiangsheng He, Yanan Wu, Jennifer Z. H. Bouey, Ahoua Koné, Yucheng Liang, Chun Hao, Jiong Tu, Jing Gu and Yuantao Hao

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:9

    Content type: Research

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  11. In response to health care challenges worldwide, extensive funding has been channeled to the world’s most vulnerable health systems. Funding alone is not sufficient to address the complex issues and challenges...

    Authors: Rohit Ramaswamy, Brianne Kallam, Dragica Kopic, Borislava Pujic and Medge D. Owen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:22

    Content type: Research

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  12. The Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) has been a model academic partnership in global health for nearly three decades, leveraging the power of a public-sector academic medical center and t...

    Authors: Tim Mercer, Adrian Gardner, Benjamin Andama, Cleophas Chesoli, Astrid Christoffersen-Deb, Jonathan Dick, Robert Einterz, Nick Gray, Sylvester Kimaiyo, Jemima Kamano, Beryl Maritim, Kirk Morehead, Sonak Pastakia, Laura Ruhl, Julia Songok and Jeremiah Laktabai

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:44

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. The increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) can have a substantial impact in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Community-based programs addressing diet, physical activity, and health b...

    Authors: Maryam Shirinzadeh, Babak Afshin-Pour, Ricardo Angeles, Jessica Gaber and Gina Agarwal

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:10

    Content type: Research

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  14. Because of the shortage of health professionals, particularly in specialty areas, Rwanda initiated the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program. In this program, faculty from United States teaching institution...

    Authors: Esperance Ndenga, Glorieuse Uwizeye, Dana R. Thomson, Eric Uwitonze, Joel Mubiligi, Bethany L. Hedt-Gauthier, Michael Wilkes and Agnes Binagwaho

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:4

    Content type: Research

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  15. In the literature, measuring health outcomes usually entails examining one dependent variable using cross-sectional data. Using a combination of mortality and morbidity variables, this study developed a new, r...

    Authors: Rezwanul Hasan Rana, Khorshed Alam and Jeff Gow

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:72

    Content type: Research

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  16. Reducing violence against women is a global public health priority, particularly in low-income and conflict-affected societies. However, more needs to be known about the causes of intimate partner violence (IP...

    Authors: Susan Rees, Mohammed Mohsin, Alvin Kuowei Tay, Elisa Soares, Natalino Tam, Zelia da Costa, Wietse Tol and Derrick Silove

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:66

    Content type: Research

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  17. Ethiopia has been implementing a community health extension program (HEP) since 2003. We aimed to assess the successes and challenges of the HEP over time, and develop a framework that may assist the implement...

    Authors: Yibeltal Assefa, Yalemzewod Assefa Gelaw, Peter S. Hill, Belaynew Wassie Taye and Wim Van Damme

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:24

    Content type: Research

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  18. Strategic, interdisciplinary partnerships are essential to addressing the complex drivers of health inequities that result in survival disparities worldwide. Take for example the aggressive early childhood eye...

    Authors: Jessica A. Hill, Kahaki Kimani, Abby White, Faith Barasa, Morgan Livingstone, Brenda L. Gallie and Helen Dimaras

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:23

    Content type: Research

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  19. Mobile health (mHealth) applications have proliferated across the globe with much enthusiasm, although few have reached scale and shown public health impact. In this study, we explored how diff...

    Authors: Kevin Louis Bardosh, Melanie Murray, Antony M. Khaemba, Kirsten Smillie and Richard Lester

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:87

    Content type: Research

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  20. Localisation is a pervasive challenge in achieving sustainable development. Contextual particularities may render generalized strategies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) unfeasible, impracti...

    Authors: David T. Tan, José Gabriel Siri, Yi Gong, Benjamin Ong, Shiang Cheng Lim, Brian H. MacGillivray and Terry Marsden

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:85

    Content type: Methodology

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  21. There is widespread agreement that civil war obstructs efforts to eradicate polio. It is suggested that Islamist insurgents have a particularly negative effect on vaccination programmes, but this claim is cont...

    Authors: Jonathan Kennedy, Martin McKee and Lawrence King

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:40

    Content type: Research

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  22. Diarrhoea is a leading cause of child death in Zambia. As elsewhere, the disease burden could be greatly reduced through caregiver uptake of existing prevention and treatment strategies. We recently reported t...

    Authors: Katie Greenland, Jenala Chipungu, Joyce Chilekwa, Roma Chilengi and Val Curtis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:78

    Content type: Research

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  23. Unhealthy dietary patterns have in recent decades contributed to an endemic-level burden from non-communicable disease (NCDs) in high-income countries. In low- and middle-income countries rapid changes in diet...

    Authors: Soledad Cuevas García-Dorado, Laura Cornselsen, Richard Smith and Helen Walls

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:15

    Content type: Review

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  24. Research in emergencies is needed to understand the prevalence of mental health and psychosocial problems and strengthen the evidence base for interventions. All research - including operational needs assessme...

    Authors: Anna Chiumento, Atif Rahman, Lucy Frith, Leslie Snider and Wietse A. Tol

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:8

    Content type: Debate

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2017 13:41

  25. 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

    Content type: Review

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

  26. In post-conflict settings, many state and non-state actors interact at the sub-national levels in rebuilding health systems by providing funds, delivering vital interventions and building capacity of local gov...

    Authors: Freddie Ssengooba, Justine Namakula, Vincent Kawooya and Suzanne Fustukian

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:32

    Content type: Research

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  27. The current migration flow into Europe is leading to a growing ethnically diverse population in many European countries. Now more than ever, those populations have different healthcare needs, languages, tradit...

    Authors: Céline Ledoux, Eva Pilot, Esperanza Diaz and Thomas Krafft

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:57

    Content type: Review

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. Malawi is a low-income country with one of the highest HIV prevalence rates worldwide (Kendig et al., Trop Med Health 41:163–170, 2013). The health system depends largely on external funding. Official German d...

    Authors: Florian Neuhann and Sandra Barteit

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:50

    Content type: Research

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  30. Medical tourism is a term used to describe the phenomenon of individuals intentionally traveling across national borders to privately purchase medical care. The medical tourism industry has been portrayed in t...

    Authors: Krystyna Adams, Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks and Nicole S. Berry

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:70

    Content type: Research

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  31. The Global Fund is one of the largest actors in global health. In 2015 the Global Fund was credited with disbursing close to 10 % of all development assistance for health. In 2011 it began a reform process in ...

    Authors: Ashley Warren, Roberto Cordon, Michaela Told, Don de Savigny, Ilona Kickbusch and Marcel Tanner

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:89

    Content type: Research

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  32. Inequities in health have garnered international attention and are now addressed in Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3), which seeks to ‘promote well-being for all’. To attain this goal globally requires inn...

    Authors: Franka Cadée, Marianne J. Nieuwenhuijze, A. L. M. Lagro-Janssen and Raymond De Vries

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:66

    Content type: Research

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  33. Leading transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) began to expand their operations in Latin America in the 1960s. This included legally exporting their cigarettes to Paraguay during the 1960s which, in turn, were...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:110

    Content type: Research

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  34. Zimbabwe is the largest tobacco producer in Africa. Despite expressing opposition in the past, Zimbabwe recently acceded to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). We ex...

    Authors: E. Anne Lown, Patricia A. McDaniel and Ruth E. Malone

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:2

    Content type: Research

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  35. Given the paradigmatic shift represented by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as compared to the Millennium Development Goals - in particular their broad and interconnected nature - a new set of health ...

    Authors: Sara Bennett, Nasreen Jessani, Douglas Glandon, Mary Qiu, Kerry Scott, Ankita Meghani, Fadi El-Jardali, Daniel Maceira, Dena Javadi and Abdul Ghaffar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:5

    Content type: Research

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  36. Supermarkets have unprecedented political and economic power in the food system and an inherent responsibility to demonstrate good corporate citizenship via corporate social responsibility (CSR). The aim of th...

    Authors: Claire Elizabeth Pulker, Georgina S. A. Trapp, Jane Anne Scott and Christina Mary Pollard

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:121

    Content type: Research

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  37. An Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in Guinea and spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone in 2014. The health systems in place in the three countries lacked the infrastructure and the preparation to respond ...

    Authors: Haitham Shoman, Emilie Karafillakis and Salman Rawaf

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:1

    Content type: Review

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  38. Country-of-origin of a product can negatively influence its rating, particularly if the product is from a low-income country. It follows that how non-traditional sources of innovation, such as low-income count...

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

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:45

    Content type: Research

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  39. National pharmacovigilance centres (national centres) are gradually gaining visibility as part of the healthcare delivery system in Africa. As does happen in high-income countries, it is assumed that national ...

    Authors: H. Hilda Ampadu, Jarno Hoekman, Daniel Arhinful, Marilyn Amoama-Dapaah, Hubert G. M. Leufkens and Alex N. O. Dodoo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:109

    Content type: Research

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  40. Indigenous populations have poorer health outcomes compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts. The evolution of Indigenous primary health care services arose from mainstream health services being unable to ...

    Authors: Stephen G. Harfield, Carol Davy, Alexa McArthur, Zachary Munn, Alex Brown and Ngiare Brown

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:12

    Content type: Review

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  41. Between 2011 and 2013, global and national guidelines for preventing mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV shifted to recommend Option B+, the provision of lifelong antiretroviral treatment for all HIV-i...

    Authors: M. F. Chersich, E. Newbatt, K. Ng’oma and I. de Zoysa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:55

    Content type: Research

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