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  1. Parents are exposed to breastmilk substitutes and baby foods marketing on the internet and social media, which hinders adequate breastfeeding and complementary feeding. This study identifies digital marketing ...

    Authors: Pedro Javier Mota-Castillo, Mishel Unar-Munguía, Andrea Santos-Guzmán, Marena Ceballos-Rasgado, Lizbeth Tolentino-Mayo, Simón Barquera, Matthias Sachse Aguilera, Fernanda Cobo Armijo and Anabelle Bonvecchio
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2023 19:8
  2. Those responding to humanitarian crises have an ethical imperative to respond most where the need is greatest. Metrics are used to estimate the severity of a given crisis. The INFORM Severity Index, one such m...

    Authors: Velma K. Lopez, Angeliki Nika, Curtis Blanton, Leisel Talley and Richard Garfield
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2023 19:7
  3. Many lifestyle interventions have demonstrated efficacy up to one-year follow-up, yet maintaining improvements at longer-term follow-up is a well-recognized worldwide challenge, especially in underserved areas...

    Authors: Qinyi Zhong, Yao Chen, Mengchun Luo, Qian Lin, Jianghong Tan, Shuiyuan Xiao, James Allen Willey, Jyu-Lin Chen, Robin Whittemore and Jia Guo
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2023 19:6
  4. Share buybacks, when a corporation buys back its own shares, are recognised as having potentially harmful impacts on society. This includes by contributing to economic inequalities, and by impeding investments...

    Authors: Benjamin Wood and Gary Sacks
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2023 19:3
  5. The commercial determinants of health include a range of practices to promote business interests, often at the expense of public health. Corporate political practices, such as lobbying and campaign donations, ...

    Authors: Jennifer Lacy-Nichols and Katherine Cullerton
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2023 19:2
  6. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has induced a significant global concern on mental health. However few studies have measured the ability of individuals to “withstand setbacks, adapt positively...

    Authors: Martin C. S. Wong, Junjie Huang, Harry H. X. Wang, Jinqiu Yuan, Wanghong Xu, Zhi-Jie Zheng, Hao Xue, Lin Zhang, Johnny Y. Jiang, Jason L. W. Huang, Ping Chen, Zhihui Jia, Erlinda Palaganas, Pramon Viwattanakulvanid, Ratana Somrongthong, Andrés Caicedo…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2023 19:1
  7. The vast investments that have been made in recent decades in new medicines, vaccines, and technologies will only lead to improvements in health if there are appropriate and well-functioning health systems to ...

    Authors: Alexander Kentikelenis, Abdul Ghaffar, Martin McKee, Livia Dal Zennaro and David Stuckler
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:106
  8. There is growing attention to intra-regional trade in food. However, the relationship between such trade and food and nutrition is understudied. In this paper, we present an analysis of intra-regional food tra...

    Authors: Anne Marie Thow, Amerita Ravuvu, Siope Vakataki Ofa, Neil Andrew, Erica Reeve, Jillian Tutuo and Tom Brewer
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:104
  9. This paper highlights the gap in the use of genomic data of Africans for global research efforts for disease cures. Genomic data represents an important tool used in disease research for understanding how dise...

    Authors: Olabode Ebenezer Omotoso, John Oluwafemi Teibo, Festus Adebayo Atiba, Tolulope Oladimeji, Ayomide Oluwadarasimi Adebesin and Ahmad O. Babalghith
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:103
  10. Cervical cancer screening is vital for its prevention. Adherence is a crucial indicator that implies the individual willingness to take cervical cancer screening. We aimed to estimate the global and regional a...

    Authors: Wanting Zhang, Kai Gao, Freya J. I. Fowkes, Davies Adeloye, Igor Rudan, Peige Song, Mingjuan Jin and Kun Chen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:101
  11. Emergency-use-authorization (EUA) is the representative biodefense policy that allows the use of unlicensed medical countermeasures or off-label use of approved medical countermeasures in response to public he...

    Authors: HyunJung Kim
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:100
  12. Population health needs to pivot toward the primordial prevention of global chronic diseases, most specifically the disease cascade that runs from marketing to obesity to diabetes to its known complications. M...

    Authors: Henry Greenberg
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:99
  13. Event-based surveillance (EBS) is an essential component of Early Warning Alert and Response (EWAR) as per the International Health Regulations (IHR), 2005. EBS was established in Sudan in 2016 as a complement...

    Authors: Elfatih Mohamed Malik, Ahmad Izzoddeen Abdullah, Sabir Ali Mohammed, Abdelgadir Ali Bashir, Rayyan Ibrahim, Abdalla Mohammed Abdalla, Muntasir Mohamed Osman, Tahani Amin Mahmoud, Mohamed Abdalhafiz Alkhidir, Suleiman Gamal Elgorashi, Mazza Abasher Alzain, Omer Elbadri Mohamed, Ismaiel Mohamed Ismaiel, Hatim Fadelalsyeed Fadelmula, Babiker Ahmed Ali Magboul, Muzhgan Habibi…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:98
  14. In the past few decades, globalization has rendered more frequent and intensive population movement between countries, which has changed the original disease spectrum and brought a huge health impact on the gl...

    Authors: Qiang Xu, Zhi-Wei Li, Xiao-Ai Zhang, Meng-Yang Liu, Jin-Long Wang, Hai-Yang Zhang, Li-Ping Wang, Xiu-Hua Guo, Li-Qun Fang and Wei Liu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:97
  15. In recent decades, China has quickly transformed itself into a modern, urban, technological and economic powerhouse. China’s medical education system is internationalizing and attracting a considerable number ...

    Authors: Maximilian Andreas Storz
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:96
  16. Government’s investment policy is an important driver of food system activities, which in turn influence consumers practices, dietary consumption patterns and nutrition-related health of populations. While gov...

    Authors: Sirinya Phulkerd, Ashley Schram, Jeff Collin, Anne-Marie Thow, Yandisa Ngqangashe, Carmen Huckel Schneider and Sharon Friel
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:94
  17. There is growing recognition that current food systems are both unhealthy and unsustainable, and are increasingly shifting toward the supply and marketing of unhealthy, ultra-processed foods and beverages. Lar...

    Authors: Ella Robinson, Christine Parker, Rachel Carey, Anita Foerster, Miranda R Blake and Gary Sacks
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:93
  18. Amidst the climate crisis, a key goal of the medical sector is to reduce its large carbon footprint. Although the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic greatly impacted the medical sector, its influence...

    Authors: Hikaru Morooka, Takanori Yamamoto, Akihito Tanaka, Kazuhiro Furuhashi, Yasuhiro Miyagawa and Shoichi Maruyama
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:92
  19. The International Food Information Council (IFIC) and its partner foundation (IFIC Foundation) widely disseminate nutrition information and participate in relevant policymaking processes. Prior research has es...

    Authors: Daniel A. Zaltz, Lauren E. Bisi, Gary Ruskin and Connie Hoe
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:91
  20. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are rapidly increasing in sub-Saharan African countries, where 96% of global malaria deaths occur. This study aimed to investigate the disease burden ...

    Authors: Zhuo Li, Junyi Shi, Na Li, Minmin Wang, Yinzi Jin and Zhi-jie Zheng
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:90
  21. Several governments have introduced taxes on products with high sugar content as part of their obesity prevention strategies. Bermuda is the first jurisdiction to apply such measures in the Caribbean – a regio...

    Authors: Sarah Williams, Sarah E. Hill and Oyinlola Oyebode
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:89
  22. The article outlines socio-medical challenges faced by a country hosting refugees. Since the full-scale Russian invasion, more than 3.6 million Ukrainians have fled to Poland. Among these, a 9-year-old post-tr...

    Authors: Marcin Śniadecki and Zuzanna Boyke
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:88
  23. Unlike most other commodities, rare earth elements (REEs) are part of a wide range of applications needed for daily life all over the world. These applications range from cell phones to electric vehicles to wi...

    Authors: Doris Klingelhöfer, Markus Braun, Janis Dröge, Axel Fischer, Dörthe Brüggmann and David A. Groneberg
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:86
  24. Vaccination can reduce antibiotic use by decreasing bacterial and viral infections and vaccines are highlighted in the WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) as an infection prevention measur...

    Authors: Lotte van Heuvel, Saverio Caini, Michel L. A. Dückers and John Paget
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:85
  25. This study aligns with Sustainable Development Goal 3 which borders on “good health and well-being for people by ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages”. It contributes to the health ...

    Authors: Yetunde Oluranti Adegoke, Gavin George and Josue Mbonigaba
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:84
  26. The spread of COVID-19 has taken a toll on many countries and its healthcare system over the last two years. Governments have sought to mitigate the repercussions of the pandemic by implementing aggressive top...

    Authors: Soojin Kim, Yuki Goh and Jun Hong Brandon Kang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:82
  27. The use of telemedicine, or the provision of healthcare and communication services through distance-based technologies, has increased substantially since the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However...

    Authors: Mário Scheffer, Alex Cassenote, Maria Teresa Seabra Soares de Britto e Alves and Giuliano Russo
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:81
  28. The practices of transnational corporations (TNCs) affect population health through unhealthy products, shaping social determinants of health, or influencing the regulatory structures governing their activitie...

    Authors: Julia Anaf, Fran Baum, Matt Fisher, Fiona Haigh, Emma Miller, Hailay Gesesew and Nicholas Freudenberg
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:80
  29. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended a comprehensive policy package for their prevention and control. However, implem...

    Authors: Sarah Mounsey, Gade Waqa, Briar McKenzie, Erica Reeve, Jacqui Webster, Colin Bell and Anne Marie Thow
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:79
  30. The integration of immigrating physicians has become a challenge for many societies and health care systems worldwide. Facilitating the integration process may benefit both the uptaking country and the immigra...

    Authors: Marwa Schumann, Maria Sepke and Harm Peters
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:78
  31. At a time when a highly contagious pandemic and global political and economic turmoil are intertwined, worldwide cooperation under the leadership of an international organization has become increasingly import...

    Authors: Chao Guo, Xiyuan Hu, Dianqi Yuan, Yuyu Zeng and Peisen Yang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:77
  32. SARS-CoV-2, a new coronavirus first reported by China on December 31st, 2019, has led to a global health crisis that continues to challenge governments and public health organizations. Understanding COVID-19 k...

    Authors: Yutang Xiong, Xingran Weng, Bethany Snyder, Lin Ma, Menglong Cong, Erin L. Miller, Lauren Jodi Van Scoy and Robert P. Lennon
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:76
  33. The current humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan started after the US and international allies’ withdrawal. This has put the country in a dire situation as the globalized infrastructure supporting Afghanistan ca...

    Authors: Mohammad Yasir Essar, Henry Ashworth and Arash Nemat
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:74
  34. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 and the subsequent COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant global impact. However, COVID-19 is just one of several high-impact infectious diseases that emerged from wildlife a...

    Authors: Katie Woolaston, Zoe Nay, Michelle L. Baker, Callum Brockett, Mieghan Bruce, Chris Degeling, Joshua Gilbert, Bethany Jackson, Hope Johnson, Alison Peel, Shafi Sahibzada, Charlotte Oskam and Chad L. Hewitt
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:73
  35. Introducing legislation that restricts companies from exposing children to marketing of unhealthy food and beverage products is both politically and technically difficult. To advance the literature on the tech...

    Authors: Fiona Sing, Belinda Reeve, Kathryn Backholer, Sally Mackay and Boyd Swinburn
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:72
  36. Mental health is mostly affected by numerous socioeconomic factors that need to be addressed through comprehensive strategies. The aftermath of armed conflict and natural disasters such as Ebola disease virus ...

    Authors: Bives Mutume Nzanzu Vivalya, Martial Mumbere Vagheni, Germain Manzekele Bin Kitoko, Jeremie Muhindo Vutegha, Augustin Kensale Kalume, Astride Lina Piripiri, Yvonne Duagani Masika and Jean-Bosco Kahindo Mbeva
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:71
  37. One of the worst pandemics of recent memory, COVID-19, severely impacted the public. In particular, students were physically and mentally affected by the lockdown and the shift from physical person-to-person c...

    Authors: Fatima M. Azmi, Habib Nawaz Khan and Aqil M. Azmi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:70
  38. Despite the declining trends worldwide, infant and child mortality rates are still high in many African countries. These high rates are problematic; therefore, this study attempts to explore the contributing f...

    Authors: Mohammad Mafizur Rahman, Khosrul Alam and Rasheda Khanam
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:69
  39. Health, social and economic crises triggered by the Coronavirus disease pandemic (COVID-19) can derail progress and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This commentary analyses the complex nexus ...

    Authors: Angkana Lekagul, Anamika Chattong, Putthipanya Rueangsom, Orratai Waleewong and Viroj Tangcharoensathien
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:65

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