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  1. Nepal, a South Asian country, was in nationwide lockdown for nearly three months in 2020 with partial restrictions still in place. Much worryingly, COVID-19 induced restrictions have confined women and young g...

    Authors: Minakshi Dahal, Pratik Khanal, Sajana Maharjan, Bindu Panthi and Sushil Nepal

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:84

    Content type: Commentary

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  2. HIV/AIDS has attracted considerable research attention since the 1980s. In the current context of globalization and the predominance of cooperative work, it is crucial to analyze the participation of the count...

    Authors: Gregorio González-Alcaide, Marouane Menchi-Elanzi, Edy Nacarapa and José-Manuel Ramos-Rincón

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:83

    Content type: Research

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  3. The lack of training and education of Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) workers poses one of the most significant barriers to receiving effective occupational, physical and speech therapy for individuals wi...

    Authors: Bria Mitchell-Gillespie, Hiba Hashim, Megan Griffin and Rawan AlHeresh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:82

    Content type: Research

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  4. In October 2018, the Conference of the Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC or Convention) adopted its first decision on novel and emerging tobacco products, including heated tobacco pr...

    Authors: Lukasz Gruszczynski and Margherita Melillo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:81

    Content type: Research

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  5. The recent innovation activities of global top-tier pharmaceutical companies in accordance with global and regional health concerns were investigated in order to identify their innovations contributing to popu...

    Authors: Ye Lim Jung, JeeNa Hwang and Hyoung Sun Yoo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:80

    Content type: Research

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  6. The Second International Symposium on One Health Research (ISOHR) was held in Guangzhou city, China on 23–24 November 2019. A transdisciplinary collaborative approach, One Health (OH), was the central theme of...

    Authors: Noore Alam, Cordia Chu, Qianlin Li, Allison Crook, Maxine Whittaker, Tjandra Aditama, Elena Schak, Dicky Budiman, Bonnie Barber and Jiahai Lu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:79

    Content type: Short report

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  7. Points of entry and other border regions educate, train, and exercise (ETEs) their staff to improve preparedness and response to cross-border health threats. However, no conclusive knowledge of these ETEs’ eff...

    Authors: Doret de Rooij, Evelien Belfroid, Christos Hadjichristodoulou, Varvara A. Mouchtouri, Jörg Raab and Aura Timen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:78

    Content type: Review

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  8. The UN system’s shift towards multistakeholder governance, now embedded in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), invites a broad range of actors, including the private sector, to the policymaking table. Al...

    Authors: Kathrin Lauber, Rob Ralston, Mélissa Mialon, Angela Carriedo and Anna B. Gilmore

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:76

    Content type: Research

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  9. The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been found in more than 200 countries worldwide since December, 2019. In China, a major reason for the rapid transmission of the COVID-19 in early stage of the...

    Authors: Zi-Han Liu, Yan-Jie Zhao, Yuan Feng, Qinge Zhang, Bao-Liang Zhong, Teris Cheung, Brian J. Hall and Yu-Tao Xiang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:75

    Content type: Commentary

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  10. Different terms are described in the literature that refer to commercial determinants as drivers of ill-health. The aim of the present review was to provide an overview of the commercial determinants of health...

    Authors: Melissa Mialon

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:74

    Content type: Review

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  11. The Economic Commission of the West African States (ECOWAS), through her specialised health Institution, the West African Health Organization (WAHO) is supporting Members States to improve health outcomes in W...

    Authors: Chigozie Jesse Uneke, Issiaka Sombie, Ermel Johnson, Bilikis Iyabo Uneke and Stanley Okolo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:73

    Content type: Research

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  12. The health crisis caused by COVID-19 has led many countries to opt for social quarantine of the population. During this quarantine, communication systems have been characterized by disintermediation, the accelera...

    Authors: Álex Escolà-Gascón, Francesc-Xavier Marín, Jordi Rusiñol and Josep Gallifa

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:72

    Content type: Research

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  13. China has played an increasing role in development aid across Africa. Most recently, China has increased its external investments through the Belt and Road Initiative, China’s signature infrastructure and trad...

    Authors: Garrison Daly, Joan Kaufman, Shuang Lin, Liangmin Gao, Melissa Reyes, Sarah Matemu and Wafaa El-Sadr

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:71

    Content type: Research

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  14. The outbreak of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) could increase the risk of depression. However, epidemiological data on outbreak-associated depressive morbidity of female adolescents are not available. Thi...

    Authors: Jiaojiao Zhou, Xiaofei Yuan, Han Qi, Rui Liu, Yaqiong Li, Huanhuan Huang, Xu Chen and Gang Wang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:69

    Content type: Research

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  15. Global progress in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires significant national and international research efforts and collaboration. The current study aimed to provide policymakers, ...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:68

    Content type: Research

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  16. The current study builds upon a previous situation analysis of the extent to which grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) are being utilized to support operational re...

    Authors: Salvador Camacho, Dermot Maher, Edward Mberu Kamau, Jasmina Saric, Luis Segura, Rony Zachariah and Kaspar Wyss

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:67

    Content type: Research

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  17. Worldwide, tobacco use has caused over 100 million deaths in the twentieth century and is projected to cause death in up to one billion people in the twenty-first century. It is a leading cause of early death ...

    Authors: Brian Colwell, Kizito B. A. Mosema, Matthew S. Bramble and Jay Maddock

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:66

    Content type: Research

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  18. With a 264 million population and the second highest male smoking prevalence in the world, Indonesia hosted over 60 million smokers in 2018. However, the government still has not ratified the Framework Convent...

    Authors: Abdillah Ahsan, Nur Hadi Wiyono, Meita Veruswati, Nadhila Adani, Dian Kusuma and Nadira Amalia

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:65

    Content type: Research

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  19. Accelerated globalisation has substantially contributed to the rise of emerging markets worldwide. The G7 and Emerging Markets Seven (EM7) behaved in significantly different macroeconomic ways before, during, ...

    Authors: Mihajlo Jakovljevic, Yuriy Timofeyev, Chhabi Lal Ranabhat, Paula Odete Fernandes, João Paulo Teixeira, Nemanja Rancic and Vladimir Reshetnikov

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:64

    Content type: Research

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  20. The World Health Organisation Western Pacific Region countries were declared free of polio in 2000 until a polio outbreak involving 305 cases occurred in Indonesia in 2006. It was not until 2014 that the World...

    Authors: Long Chiau Ming, Zahid Hussain, Siang Fei Yeoh, David Koh and Kah Seng Lee

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:63

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  21. The positive predictive effect of altruism on physical and psychological well-being has been extensively demonstrated in previous studies, but few studies have examined the effect of altruism on negative menta...

    Authors: Yi Feng, Min Zong, Zhizun Yang, Wen Gu, Dan Dong and Zhihong Qiao

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:61

    Content type: Research

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  22. Coronavirus Disease is impacting the entire world. As the first country that has needed to confront this disease, China has responded with unprecedented and hugely successful public health initiatives. Almost ...

    Authors: Shitao Chen, Feihan Li, Chaihua Lin, Yuge Han, Xilun Nie, Robert N. Portnoy and Zhihong Qiao

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:59

    Content type: Commentary

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  23. Climate Change is adversely affecting health by increasing human vulnerability and exposure to climate-related stresses. Climate change impacts human health both directly and indirectly, through extreme weathe...

    Authors: Patricia Nayna Schwerdtle, Elizabeth Irvine, Sonia Brockington, Carol Devine, Maria Guevara and Kathryn J. Bowen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:54

    Content type: Commentary

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  24. Health technology assessment (HTA) is an effective tool to support priority setting and generate evidence for decision making especially en route to achieving universal health coverage (UHC). We assessed the c...

    Authors: Benjamin S. C. Uzochukwu, Chinyere Okeke, Niki O’Brien, Francis Ruiz, Issiaka Sombie and Samantha Hollingworth

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:58

    Content type: Research

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  25. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on public mental health. Therefore, monitoring and oversight of the population mental health during crises such as a panedmic is an immediate priority. The ai...

    Authors: Nader Salari, Amin Hosseinian-Far, Rostam Jalali, Aliakbar Vaisi-Raygani, Shna Rasoulpoor, Masoud Mohammadi, Shabnam Rasoulpoor and Behnam Khaledi-Paveh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:57

    Content type: Research

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  26. Low-and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are facing increasing global health challenges with a reduced ability to manage them. Global Health Capacity Building (...

    Authors: Hady Naal, Maria El Koussa, Melissa El Hamouch, Layal Hneiny and Shadi Saleh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:56

    Content type: Review

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  27. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Flavia Riccardo, Francesco Bolici, Mario Fafangel, Verica Jovanovic, Maja Socan, Petra Klepac, Dragana Plavsa, Milena Vasic, Antonino Bella, Gabriele Diana, Luca Rosi, Patrizio Pezzotti, Xanthi D. Andrianou, Marco Di Luca, Giulietta Venturi, Francesco Maraglino…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:55

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2020 16:47

  28. During the COVID-19 pandemic, as a large city located in Southwest China, Chengdu was mainly affected by imported cases. For a psychiatric hospital, the enclosed management model, the crowded wards and the unc...

    Authors: Jiajia Chen, Maoxiang Xiong, Zongling He, Wen Shi, Yuchuan Yue and Manxi He

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:53

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  29. The World Health Organization and other institutions are considering Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a technology that can potentially address some health system gaps, especially the reduction of global health...

    Authors: Hassane Alami, Lysanne Rivard, Pascale Lehoux, Steven J. Hoffman, Stéphanie Bernadette Mafalda Cadeddu, Mathilde Savoldelli, Mamane Abdoulaye Samri, Mohamed Ali Ag Ahmed, Richard Fleet and Jean-Paul Fortin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:52

    Content type: Debate

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  30. This study presents the results of a review whose goal is to generate knowledge on the possible levers of action concerning per diem practices in southern countries in order to propose reforms to the existing ...

    Authors: Oumar Mallé Samb, Christiane Essombe and Valery Ridde

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:48

    Content type: Research

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  31. After Action Reviews (AAR) with a One Health perspective were performed in Slovenia, Italy, Serbia and Greece following a severe West Nile virus (WNV) transmission season in 2018. A protocol combining traditio...

    Authors: Flavia Riccardo, Francesco Bolici, Mario Fafangel, Verica Jovanovic, Maja Socan, Petra Klepac, Dragana Plavsa, Milena Vasic, Antonino Bella, Gabriele Diana, Luca Rosi, Patrizio Pezzotti, Xanthi D. Andrianou, Marco Di Luca, Giulietta Venturi, Francesco Maraglino…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:47

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2020 16:55

  32. Medical staff caring for COVID-19 patients face mental stress, physical exhaustion, separation from families, stigma, and the pain of losing patients and colleagues. Many of them have acquired SARS-CoV-2 and s...

    Authors: Matthew F. Chersich, Glenda Gray, Lee Fairlie, Quentin Eichbaum, Susannah Mayhew, Brian Allwood, Rene English, Fiona Scorgie, Stanley Luchters, Greg Simpson, Marjan Mosalman Haghighi, Minh Duc Pham and Helen Rees

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:46

    Content type: Review

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  33. The recent pandemic caused by the 2019 outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19) has affected more than 3.0 million people resulting ~ 212,000 deaths across 215 countries/territories as on 28th Apr...

    Authors: Sachin S. Gunthe and Satya S. Patra

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:45

    Content type: Commentary

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  34. The prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are one of the main challenges of healthcare systems around the world. In addition to the technical level, it requires political negotiations and s...

    Authors: Mahnaz Afshari, Ahmad Ahmadi Teymourlouy, Mohsen Asadi-Lari and Mohammadreza Maleki

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:41

    Content type: Research

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  35. Achieving maternal health outcomes in the SDGs requires the implementation of more targeted policies and strategies. While the MDGs may have deepened our understanding in this regard, we know little about the ...

    Authors: Kilian Nasung Atuoye, Ethel Barnes, Melissa Lee and Lily Ziyue Zhang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:40

    Content type: Research

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  36. In 2016–2017, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) implemented an event-based surveillance (EBS) pilot project in six provinces as part of Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) efforts. This manuscript describes ...

    Authors: Alexey Clara, Anh T. P. Dao, Anthony W. Mounts, Christina Bernadotte, Huyen T. Nguyen, Quy M. Tran, Quang D. Tran, Tan Q. Dang, Sharifa Merali, S. Arunmozhi Balajee and Trang T. Do

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:38

    Content type: Research

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  37. Medical tourism occupies different spaces within national policy frameworks depending on which side of the transnational paradigm countries belong to, and how they seek to leverage it towards their development...

    Authors: Altaf Virani, Adam M. Wellstead and Michael Howlett

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:37

    Content type: Review

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  38. Research on changing dietary practices is rare in lower and middle income countries, and understanding the impact of global economic processes on population health and nutrition is important, especially of rur...

    Authors: Jordan Sky Oestreicher, Deusilene Pereira do Amaral, Carlos José Sousa Passos, Myriam Fillion, Donna Mergler, Robert Davidson, Marc Lucotte, Christina A. Romaña and Frédéric Mertens

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:36

    Content type: Research

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  39. The aim of this study was to assess the commitments of food companies in Malaysia to improving population nutrition using the Business Impact Assessment on population nutrition and obesity (BIA-Obesity) tool a...

    Authors: SeeHoe Ng, Gary Sacks, Bridget Kelly, Heather Yeatman, Ella Robinson, Boyd Swinburn, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Karuthan Chinna, Mohd Noor Ismail and Tilakavati Karupaiah

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:35

    Content type: Research

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