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    Map of biomedical research in Cameroon; a documentary review of approved protocols from 1997 to 2012

    Over the last decade, there has been a rapid increase in biomedical research in Cameroon. However, the question of whether these research projects target major health priorities, vulnerable populations and geo...

    Ebile Akoh Walter, Ateudjieu Jerome, Djuidje Ngounoue Marceline, Martin Ndinakie Yakum and Watcho Pierre

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:85

    Published on: 21 November 2017

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    Malaria control in rural Malawi: implementing peer health education for behaviour change

    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...

    Tumaini Malenga, Alinune Nathanael Kabaghe, Lucinda Manda-Taylor, Asante Kadama, Robert S. McCann, Kamija Samuel Phiri, Michèle van Vugt and Henk van den Berg

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:84

    Published on: 20 November 2017

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    Challenges to implementing Gavi’s health system strengthening support in Chad and Cameroon: results from a mixed-methods evaluation

    Since 2005, Gavi has provided health system strengthening (HSS) grants to address bottlenecks affecting immunization services. This study is the first to evaluate the Gavi HSS implementation process in either ...

    Emily Dansereau, Yodé Miangotar, Ellen Squires, Honoré Mimche and Charbel El Bcheraoui

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:83

    Published on: 16 November 2017

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    Disentangling the effects of a multiple behaviour change intervention for diarrhoea control in Zambia: a theory-based process evaluation

    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...

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

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:78

    Published on: 17 October 2017

  5. Research

    Access to medicines and hepatitis C in Africa: can tiered pricing and voluntary licencing assure universal access, health equity and fairness?

    The recent introduction of Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs) for treating Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) can significantly assist in the world reaching the international target of elimination by 2030. Yet, the challeng...

    Yibeltal Assefa, Peter S. Hill, Anar Ulikpan and Owain D. Williams

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:73

    Published on: 13 September 2017

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    Implementation framework for chronic disease intervention effectiveness in Māori and other indigenous communities

    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...

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

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:69

    Published on: 5 September 2017

  7. Research

    Associations between bride price stress and intimate partner violence amongst pregnant women in Timor-Leste

    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...

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

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:66

    Published on: 28 August 2017

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    A study on satisfaction with publicly financed health services in China

    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...

    Shaoguo Zhai, Pei Wang, Anli Wang, Quanfang Dong, Jiaoli Cai and Peter C. Coyte

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:67

    Published on: 28 August 2017

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    Association of experienced and evaluative well-being with health in nine countries with different income levels: a cross-sectional study

    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 ...

    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

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:65

    Published on: 23 August 2017

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    Mapping mHealth (mobile health) and mobile penetrations in sub-Saharan Africa for strategic regional collaboration in mHealth scale-up: an application of exploratory spatial data analysis

    Mobile health (mHealth), a term used for healthcare delivery via mobile devices, has gained attention as an innovative technology for better access to healthcare and support for performance of health workers i...

    Seohyun Lee, Yoon-min Cho and Sun-Young Kim

    Globalization and Health 2017 13:63

    Published on: 22 August 2017

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