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  1. Content type: Review

    After Action Reviews (AARs) provide a means to observe how well preparedness systems perform in real world conditions and can help to identify – and address – gaps in national and global public health emergenc...

    Authors: Michael A. Stoto, Christopher Nelson, Rachael Piltch-Loeb, Landry Ndriko Mayigane, Frederik Copper and Stella Chungong

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:58

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  2. Content type: Research

    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

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  3. Content type: Review

    In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee approved the addition of 16 cancer medicines to the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML), bringing the total number of cancer medicines on t...

    Authors: Sangita M. Baxi, Reed Beall, Joshua Yang and Tim K. Mackey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:57

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  4. Content type: Commentary

    This brief commentary argues that glocal governance introduces a fruitful new perspective to the global governance debate of AMR, and cautions against too strict a focus on establishing globally binding governanc...

    Authors: Olivier Rubin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:54

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  5. Content type: Review

    Health security in the European Union (EU) aims to protect citizens from serious threats to health such as biological agents and infectious disease outbreaks- whether natural, intentional or accidental. Threat...

    Authors: Máirín Boland and Mary O’Riordan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:53

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  6. Content type: Commentary

    The adverse health impacts of climate change are increasing on a global level. However, knowledge about climate change and health is still unavailable to many global citizens, in particular on adaptation measu...

    Authors: Sandra Barteit, Ali Sié, Maurice Yé, Anneliese Depoux, Valérie R. Louis and Rainer Sauerborn

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:52

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  7. Content type: Research

    Creating ‘liveable’ cities has become a priority for various sectors, including those tasked with improving population health and reducing inequities. Two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities b...

    Authors: Amanda Alderton, Melanie Davern, Kornsupha Nitvimol, Iain Butterworth, Carl Higgs, Elizabeth Ryan and Hannah Badland

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:51

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  8. Content type: Research

    Health challenges and health systems set-ups differ, warranting contextualised healthcare interventions to move towards universal health coverage. As such, there is emphasis on generation of contextualized evi...

    Authors: Simbarashe Rusakaniko, Michael Makanga, Martin O. Ota, Moses Bockarie, Geoffrey Banda, Joseph Okeibunor, Francisca Mutapi, Prosper Tumusiime, Thomas Nyirenda, Joses Muthuri Kirigia and Juliet Nabyonga-Orem

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:50

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  9. Content type: Debate

    The Zika outbreak provides pertinent case study for considering the impact of health emergencies on abortion decision-making and/or for positioning abortion in global health security debates.

    Authors: Clare Wenham, Amaral Arevalo, Ernestina Coast, Sonia Corrêa, Katherine Cuellar, Tiziana Leone and Sandra Valongueiro

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:49

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  10. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors flagged an error concerning two missing article references, which were unfortunately not provided prior to publication of the article.

    Authors: Ronald Labonté, Eric Crosbie, Deborah Gleeson and Courtney McNamara

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:44

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    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2019 15:35

  11. Content type: Research

    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

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  12. Content type: Research

    Although various organizations working in developed countries established the standards and approaches used in occupational hygiene, occupational hygiene professional interests and needs continue to develop in...

    Authors: Sibel Kiran, Alp Ergor, Ceyda Sahan, Esra Emerce, Sergio Luzzi and Yucel Demiral

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:39

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  13. Content type: Short report

    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

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  14. Content type: Research

    Globalization and funding imperatives drive many universities to internationalize through global health programmes. University-based global health researchers, advocates and programmes often stress the importa...

    Authors: Aaron N. Yarmoshuk, Donald C. Cole, Anastasia Nkatha Guantai, Mughwira Mwangu and Christina Zarowsky

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:37

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  15. Content type: Research

    Industry sponsorship of public health research has received increasing scrutiny, and, as a result, many multinational corporations (MNCs), such as The Coca-Cola Company and Mars Inc., have committed to transpa...

    Authors: Sarah Steele, Gary Ruskin, Lejla Sarcevic, Martin McKee and David Stuckler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:36

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  16. Content type: Review

    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

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

  17. Content type: Research

    For many countries, including Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, 2017 was a transition year for support from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as one funding cycle closed and another would be...

    Authors: Russell Armstrong, Arlette Campbell White, Patrick Chinyamuchiko, Steven Chizimbi, Sarah Hamm Rush and Nana K. Poku

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:34

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  18. Content type: Review

    This paper aims to explore the burgeoning burden of cardiovascular and metabolic disease (CMD) risk factors among South Asian labor migrants to the Middle East. We conducted a qualitative synthesis of literatu...

    Authors: Shiva Raj Mishra, Saruna Ghimire, Chandni Joshi, Bishal Gyawali, Archana Shrestha, Dinesh Neupane, Sudesh Raj Sharma, Yashashwi Pokharel and Salim S. Virani

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:33

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  19. Content type: Research

    Global Engagement works with health partnerships to establish workforce and educational translation on a global scale to support the National Health Service (NHS). There is growing evidence on how internationa...

    Authors: B. Zamora, M. Gurupira, M. Rodes Sanchez, Y. Feng, K. Hernandez-Villafuerte, J. Brown and K. Shah

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:31

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  20. Content type: Research

    A key component of ‘obesogenic environments’ is the ready availability of convenient, calorie-dense foods, in the form of hyper-palatable and relatively inexpensive ultra-processed products. Compelling evidenc...

    Authors: Fabrizio Ferretti and Michele Mariani

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:30

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  21. Content type: Research

    A resilient health system is inevitable in attaining the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). One way of strengthening health systems is improving the coverage of public health laws for better ...

    Authors: Yuri Lee and So Yoon Kim

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:29

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  22. Content type: Research

    The nutritional traffic light label (NTLL) has become one of the most used Front of Package labels (FOP’s) around the world, for its simple and easy to understand graphical system. In Ecuador, this labelling s...

    Authors: Santiago Teran, Isabel Hernandez, Wilma Freire, Beatriz Leon and Enrique Teran

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:26

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  23. Content type: Research

    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

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  24. Content type: Review

    Conducting health research in conflict-affected areas and other complex environments is difficult, yet vital. However, the capacity to undertake such research is often limited and with little translation into ...

    Authors: Gemma Bowsher, Andreas Papamichail, Nassim El Achi, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Bayard Roberts, Richard Sullivan and Preeti Patel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:23

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  25. Content type: Research

    There has been growing interest in understanding the role of agricultural trade policies in diet and nutrition. This cross-country study examines associations between government policies on agricultural trade ...

    Authors: Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo, Sebastian Vollmer, Mauricio Avendano and Kenneth Harttgen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:21

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2019 15:28

  26. Content type: Debate

    Recent developments in connected health technology provide an opportunity to remotely monitor and provide health care to the patient needing long-term medical care. However, information about how any connected...

    Authors: Abdullah M. Aldahmash, Zakiuddin Ahmed, Fatima R. Qadri, Subash Thapa and Abdulrahman Mohammed AlMuammar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:20

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  27. Content type: Research

    Although the worldwide incidence of tuberculosis (TB) has been slowly decreasing, the migrant workers remains an important gap for regional TB control. In Taiwan, the numbers of the migrant workers from countr...

    Authors: Chia-Wen Lu, Yi-Hsuan Lee, Yu-Hao Pan, Hao-Hsiang Chang, Yi-Chun Wu, Wang-Huei Sheng and Kuo-Chin Huang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:18

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  28. Content type: Research

    Scientific cooperation is one of the effective methods to access current knowledge and technologies and also to use successful experiences of researchers in developed countries by academicians living in develo...

    Authors: Aram Tirgar, Seyed Ali Sajjadi and Zahra Aghalari

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:17

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  29. Content type: Review

    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

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  30. Content type: Review

    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

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  31. Content type: Research

    In the last decade, efforts have been made in Latin America and the Caribbean to advance in the methodological development of evidence based clinical practice guidelines, among other strategies to improve the ...

    Authors: Paula Andrea Cabrera and Rodrigo Pardo

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:14

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  32. Content type: Research

    Operations of transnational corporations (TNCs) affect population health through production methods, shaping social determinants of health, or by influencing regulation of their activities. Research on communi...

    Authors: Julia Anaf, Frances Baum, Matt Fisher and Leslie London

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:13

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  33. Content type: Research

    To review the publicly available policies and commitments of selected food companies in Thailand relating to obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) prevention, and to assess these stated policies and com...

    Authors: Nisachol Cetthakrikul, Sirinya Phulkerd, Nongnuch Jaichuen, Gary Sacks and Viroj Tangcharoensathien

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:12

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  34. Content type: Research

    Globally, health service leaders and managers have a critical role in strengthening health systems. Competency frameworks for health service managers are usually designed to describe expectations of good perfo...

    Authors: Reema Harrison, Lois Meyer, Ashfaq Chauhan and Maria Agaliotis

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:11

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  35. Content type: Research

    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

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  36. Content type: Research

    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

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  37. Content type: Research

    Reducing premature deaths is an important step towards achieving the World Health Organization’s sustainable development goal. Redeployed miners are more prone to disease or premature death due to the special ...

    Authors: Wei Xian, Bing Han, Leizhen Xia, Yining Ma, Haodi Xu, Lu Zhang, Li Li and Hongbo Liu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15:7

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