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  1. In Uganda, more than 336 out of every 100,000 women die annually during childbirth. Pregnant women, particularly in rural areas, often lack the financial resources and means to access health facilities in a ti...

    Authors: Ligia Paina, Gertrude Namazzi, Moses Tetui, Chrispus Mayora, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Suzanne N. Kiwanuka, Peter Waiswa, Aloysius Mutebi and Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:38

    Content type: Short report

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  2. The objective of this article is to describe the state of North, Central, South American and Caribbean (Pan-American) indigenous health. The second objective is to identify recommendations for optimal healthca...

    Authors: Julie Babyar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:16

    Content type: Review

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  3. The spread of substandard and falsified (SF) medical products constitutes a growing global public health concern. Some countries use portable, handheld screening technologies (STs) in the field to accelerate d...

    Authors: Lukas Roth, Ameena Nalim, Beth Turesson and Laura Krech

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:43

    Content type: Research

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  4. The Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) identifies the maldistribution of power, money, and resources as main drivers of health inequities. The CSDH further observes that tackling these drivers ...

    Authors: Akhenaten Benjamin Siankam Tankwanchi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:81

    Content type: Methodology

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  5. Although most of maternal deaths are preventable, maternal mortality reduction programs have not been completely successful. As targeting individuals alone does not seem to be an effective strategy to reduce m...

    Authors: Sima Sajedinejad, Reza Majdzadeh, AbouAli Vedadhir, Mahmoud Ghazi Tabatabaei and Kazem Mohammad

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:4

    Content type: Research

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  6. About 40% of all health burden in New Zealand is due to cancer, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes/obesity. Outcomes for Māori (indigenous people) are significantly worse than non-Maori; these inequit...

    Authors: John Oetzel, Nina Scott, Maui Hudson, Bridgette Masters-Awatere, Moana Rarere, Jeff Foote, Angela Beaton and Terry Ehau

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:69

    Content type: Debate

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  7. Researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are under-represented in scientific literature. Mapping of authorship of articles can provide an assessment of data ownership and research capacity in LM...

    Authors: Matthew F. Chersich, Duane Blaauw, Mari Dumbaugh, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Ashar Dhana, Siphiwe Thwala, Leon Bijlmakers, Emily Vargas, Elinor Kern, Francisco Becerra-Posada, Josephine Kavanagh, Priya Mannava, Langelihle Mlotshwa, Victor Becerril-Montekio, Katharine Footman and Helen Rees

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:35

    Content type: Research

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  8. Deforestation due to tobacco farming began to raise concerns in the mid 1970s. Over the next 40 years, tobacco growing increased significantly and shifted markedly to low- and middle-income countries. The perc...

    Authors: Kelley Lee, Natalia Carrillo Botero and Thomas Novotny

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:55

    Content type: Research

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  9. As performance-based financing (PBF) has been increasingly implemented in low-income countries, a growing literature has developed, assessing its effectiveness and, more recently, focussing on the political dy...

    Authors: Maria Paola Bertone, Haja Wurie, Mohamed Samai and Sophie Witter

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:99

    Content type: Research

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  10. In the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, high quantities of products containing antimicrobial are used as prophylactic and curative treatments in small-scale chicken flocks. A large number of these contain antim...

    Authors: Nguyen T. T. Dung, Bao D. Truong, Nguyen V. Cuong, Nguyen T. B. Van, Doan H. Phu, Bach T. Kiet, Chalalai Rueanghiran, Vo B. Hien, Guy Thwaites, Jonathan Rushton and Juan Carrique-Mas

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:8

    Content type: Research

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  11. China and Japan share numerous similarities other than their geographical proximity. Facing the great challenges of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), China and Japan have developed different preventive strateg...

    Authors: Fei Wu, Hiroto Narimatsu, Xiaoqiang Li, Sho Nakamura, Ri Sho, Genming Zhao, Yoshinori Nakata and Wanghong Xu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:91

    Content type: Review

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  12. People who leave their country of origin, or the country of habitual residence, to establish themselves permanently in another country are usually referred to as migrants. Over half of all births in Montreal, ...

    Authors: Sandra Peláez, Kristin N. Hendricks, Lisa A. Merry and Anita J. Gagnon

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:5

    Content type: Research

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  13. There is a lack of evidence-based health services to reduce the impact of stroke in low-income countries at a personal, family or community level.

    Authors: Julius T. Kamwesiga, Gunilla M. Eriksson, Kerstin Tham, Uno Fors, Ali Ndiwalana, Lena von Koch and Susanne Guidetti

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:82

    Content type: Research

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  14. Due to unrestricted entry of wastewater into the environment and the transportation of microbial contaminants to humans and organisms, environmental protection requires the use of appropriate purification syst...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Mika Sillanpää, Juan Eduardo Sosa-Hernandez and Roberto Parra-Saldívar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:13

    Content type: Review

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  15. Trade and investment liberalization may facilitate the spread of sugar-sweetened carbonated beverages (SSCBs), products associated with increased risk factors for obesity, type II diabetes, and cardiovascular ...

    Authors: Ashley Schram, Ronald Labonte, Phillip Baker, Sharon Friel, Aaron Reeves and David Stuckler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:41

    Content type: Research

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  16. South Asia is experiencing a dismal state of maternal and newborn health (MNH) as the region has been falling behind in reducing the levels of maternal and neonatal mortality. Most of the efforts are focused o...

    Authors: Naeem uddin Mian, Muhammad Adeel Alvi, Mariam Zahid Malik, Sarosh Iqbal, Rubeena Zakar, Muhammad Zakria Zakar, Shehzad Hussain Awan, Faryal Shahid, Muhammad Ashraf Chaudhry and Florian Fischer

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:17

    Content type: Review

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  17. Sri Lanka reports impressive health indicators compared to its peers in the South Asian region. Maternal and infant mortality are relatively low, and several intractable communicable diseases have been elimina...

    Authors: Ramya Kumar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):75

    Content type: Commentary

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

  18. Afghanistan is one of the most fragile and conflict-affected countries in the world. It has experienced almost uninterrupted conflict for the last thirty years, with the present conflict now lasting over a dec...

    Authors: Alexandra Frost, Matthew Wilkinson, Peter Boyle, Preeti Patel and Richard Sullivan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:71

    Content type: Review

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  19. Access to medicines and the development of a strong national pharmaceutical industry are two longstanding pillars of health policy in Brazil. This is reflected in a clear emphasis by Brazil’s Federal Governmen...

    Authors: Halla Thorsteinsdóttir, Natasha Ovtcharenko and Jillian Clare Kohler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:10

    Content type: Research

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  20. Industrial food animal production (IFAP) is characterized by dense animal housing, high throughput, specialization, vertical integration, and corporate consolidation. Research in high-income countries has docu...

    Authors: Yukyan Lam, Jillian P. Fry and Keeve E. Nachman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:40

    Content type: Research

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  21. Health partnerships often use health professional training to change practice with the aim of improving quality of care. Interventions to change practice can learn from behavioural science and focus not only o...

    Authors: Lucie M.T. Byrne-Davis, Eleanor R. Bull, Amy Burton, Nimarta Dharni, Fiona Gillison, Wendy Maltinsky, Corina Mason, Nisha Sharma, Christopher J. Armitage, Marie Johnston, Ged J. Byrne and Jo K. Hart

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:30

    Content type: Review

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  22. South Africa’s mineral resources have produced, and continue to produce, enormous economic wealth; yet decades of colonialism, apartheid, capital flight, and challenges in the neoliberal post-apartheid era hav...

    Authors: Barry Kistnasamy, Annalee Yassi, Jessica Yu, Samuel J. Spiegel, Andre Fourie, Stephen Barker and Jerry M. Spiegel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:60

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2018 14:78

  23. A primary rationale for scaling up mental health services in low and middle-income countries is to address human rights violations, including physical restraint in community settings. The voices of those with ...

    Authors: Laura Asher, Abebaw Fekadu, Solomon Teferra, Mary De Silva, Soumitra Pathare and Charlotte Hanlon

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:47

    Content type: Research

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  24. Trade and investment agreements negotiated after the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) have included increasingly elevated protection of inte...

    Authors: Deborah Gleeson, Joel Lexchin, Ronald Labonté, Belinda Townsend, Marc-André Gagnon, Jillian Kohler, Lisa Forman and Kenneth C. Shadlen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):78

    Content type: Research

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

  25. Patient identification within and between health services is an operational challenge in many resource-limited settings. When following HIV risk groups for service provision and in the context of vaccine trial...

    Authors: Kristin M. Wall, William Kilembe, Mubiana Inambao, Yi No Chen, Mwaka Mchoongo, Linda Kimaru, Yuna Tiffany Hammond, Tyronza Sharkey, Kalonde Malama, T. Roice Fulton, Alex Tran, Hanzunga Halumamba, Sarah Anderson, Nishant Kishore, Shawn Sarwar, Trisha Finnegan…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:27

    Content type: Research

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  26. Despite the worthy intentions of international health partnerships between high-income countries and countries with developing economies, the tangible benefits are rarely evaluated, limiting the assessment of ...

    Authors: Ben Hague, Jenny Sills and Andrew R. Thompson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:52

    Content type: Research

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  27. Stronger health systems, with an emphasis on community-based primary health care, are required to help accelerate the pace of ending preventable maternal and child deaths as well as contribute to the achieveme...

    Authors: William T. Story, Karen LeBan, Laura C. Altobelli, Bette Gebrian, Jahangir Hossain, Judy Lewis, Melanie Morrow, Jennifer N. Nielsen, Alfonso Rosales, Marcie Rubardt, David Shanklin and Jennifer Weiss

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:37

    Content type: Debate

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  28. Studies find that economic, political, and social globalization – as well as trade liberalization specifically – influence the prevalence of overweight and obesity in countries through increasing the availabil...

    Authors: Tracy Kuo Lin, Yasmin Teymourian and Maitri Shila Tursini

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:35

    Content type: Research

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  29. Maternal and child health issues have gained global political attention and resources in the past 10 years, due in part to their prominence on the Millennium Development Goal agenda and the use of evidence-bas...

    Authors: Lori McDougall

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:21

    Content type: Research

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  30. The imperative to improve global health has prompted transnational research partnerships to investigate common health issues on a larger scale. The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is an alliance of...

    Authors: Michaela A. Riddell, Nancy Edwards, Simon R. Thompson, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Devarsetty Praveen, Claire Johnson, Andre P. Kengne, Peter Liu, Tara McCready, Eleanor Ng, Robby Nieuwlaat, Bruce Ovbiagele, Mayowa Owolabi, David Peiris, Amanda G. Thrift, Sheldon Tobe…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:17

    Content type: Research

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  31. In 2007 the “Crisp Report” on international partnerships increased interest in Northern countries on the way their links with Southern partners operated. Since its establishment in 2007 the Division of Tropica...

    Authors: David Beran, Sigiriya Aebischer Perone, Gabriel Alcoba, Alexandre Bischoff, Claire-Lise Bussien, Gilles Eperon, Olivier Hagon, Olivia Heller, Frédérique Jacquerioz Bausch, Nicolas Perone, Thomas Vogel and François Chappuis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:14

    Content type: Research

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  32. The Sustainable Development Goals call for the effective governance of shared natural resources in ways that support inclusive growth, safeguard the integrity of the natural and physical environment, and promo...

    Authors: Michaela Pfeiffer, Delgermaa Vanya, Colleen Davison, Oyunaa Lkhagvasuren, Lesley Johnston and Craig R. Janes

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:39

    Content type: Research

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  33. Since the launch of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1988 the global incidence of poliomyelitis has fallen by nearly 99 %. From a situation where wild type poliovirus was endemic in 125 countr...

    Authors: Shoaib Fahad Hussain, Peter Boyle, Preeti Patel and Richard Sullivan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:63

    Content type: Review

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  34. Forty to 70 % of medical devices and equipment in low- and middle-income countries are broken, unused or unfit for purpose; this impairs service delivery to patients and results in lost resources. Undiscerning...

    Authors: Karin Diaconu, Yen-Fu Chen, Carole Cummins, Gabriela Jimenez Moyao, Semira Manaseki-Holland and Richard Lilford

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:59

    Content type: Research

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  35. Globalization has made it possible for global health professionals and trainees to participate in short-term training and professional experiences in a variety of clinical- and non-clinical activities across b...

    Authors: Ashti Doobay-Persaud, Jessica Evert, Matthew DeCamp, Charlesnika T. Evans, Kathryn H. Jacobsen, Natalie E. Sheneman, Joshua L. Goldstein and Brett D. Nelson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:60

    Content type: Research

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  36. There is an increasing recognition that non communicable diseases impose large economic costs on households, societies and nations. However, not much is known about the magnitude of diabetes expenditure in Afr...

    Authors: Chipo Mutyambizi, Milena Pavlova, Lumbwe Chola, Charles Hongoro and Wim Groot

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  37. In conflict settings, research capacities have often been de-prioritized as resources are diverted to emergency needs, such as addressing elevated morbidity, mortality and health system challenges directly and...

    Authors: Nassim El Achi, Andreas Papamichail, Anthony Rizk, Helen Lindsay, Marilyne Menassa, Rima A. Abdul-Khalek, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Omar Dewachi and Preeti Patel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:81

    Content type: Research

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