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  1. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), such as acupuncture and herbal medicine, is popular in many countries. Yet, treatment outcomes of CAM are found to vary significantly between medical trials in dif...

    Authors: Jae-Mahn Shim
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:17
  2. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the main cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. As prevention and treatment of CVD often requires active screening and lifelong follow up it is a challenge for health sys...

    Authors: Steven van de Vijver, Samuel Oti, Eric Moll van Charante, Steven Allender, Charlie Foster, Joep Lange, Brian Oldenburg, Catherine Kyobutungi and Charles Agyemang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:11
  3. Focus on “social determinants of health” provides a welcome alternative to the bio-medical illness paradigm. However, the tendency to concentrate on the influence of “risk factors” related to living and worki...

    Authors: Jerry M Spiegel, Jaime Breilh and Annalee Yassi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:9
  4. The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemic has ravaged the social fabric of three West African countries and affected people worldwide. We report key themes from an agenda-setting, multi-disciplinary round...

    Authors: Yaw Nyarko, Lewis Goldfrank, Gbenga Ogedegbe, Sari Soghoian and Ama de-Graft Aikins
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:7
  5. The views of practitioners at the sharp end of health care provision are now recognised as a valuable source of intelligence that can inform efforts to improve patient safety in high-income countries. Yet desp...

    Authors: Emma-Louise Aveling, Yvette Kayonga, Ansha Nega and Mary Dixon-Woods
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:6
  6. An ecological perspective was prominently present in the health promotion movement in the 1980s, but this seems to have faded. The burden of disease the developing world is facing cannot be addressed solely by...

    Authors: Takashi Asakura, Hein Mallee, Sachi Tomokawa, Kazuhiko Moji and Jun Kobayashi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:3
  7. This paper argues that the global health agenda tends to privilege short-term global interests at the expense of long-term capacity building within national and community health systems. The Health Systems Str...

    Authors: Robert Chad Swanson, Rifat Atun, Allan Best, Arvind Betigeri, Francisco de Campos, Somsak Chunharas, Tea Collins, Graeme Currie, Stephen Jan, David McCoy, Francis Omaswa, David Sanders, Thiagarajan Sundararaman and Wim Van Damme
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:5
  8. 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
  9. Canada, when compared to other OECD countries, ranks poorly with respect to innovation and innovation adoption while struggling with increasing health system costs. As a result of its failure to innovate, the ...

    Authors: Anne W Snowdon, Harpreet Bassi, Andrew D Scarffe and Alexander D Smith
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:2
  10. There is a growing recognition of China’s role as a global health donor, in particular in Africa, but there have been few systematic studies of the level, destination, trends, or composition of these developme...

    Authors: Karen A Grépin, Victoria Y Fan, Gordon C Shen and Lucy Chen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:84
  11. We describe trends in participation by investigators from low- and middle-income countries (LMCs) in publications describing oncology randomized control trials (RCTs) over a decade.

    Authors: Janice C Wong, Kimberly A Fernandes, Shubarna Amin, Zarnie Lwin and Monika K Krzyzanowska
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:83
  12. In 2008, the WHO facilitated the primary health care (PHC) revitalisation agenda. The purpose was to strengthen African health systems in order to address communicable and non-communicable diseases. Our aim wa...

    Authors: Carolien Aantjes, Tim Quinlan and Joske Bunders
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:85
  13. The climate is changing and this poses significant threats to human health. Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing Pacific Island countries and territories due to their unique geophysical feat...

    Authors: Damian Hoy, Adam Roth, Christelle Lepers, Jo Durham, Johann Bell, Alexis Durand, Padma Narsey Lal and Yvan Souares
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:82
  14. In recent years, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have globally shown increasing impact on health status in populations with disproportionately higher rates in developing countries. NCDs are the leading cause ...

    Authors: Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam, Tina Dannemann Purnat, Nguyen Thi Anh Phuong, Upendo Mwingira, Karsten Schacht and Günter Fröschl
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:81
  15. Diabetes and its complications are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in India, and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is on the rise. This calls for an assessment of the economic burden of the disease.

    Authors: Charles AK Yesudian, Mari Grepstad, Erica Visintin and Alessandra Ferrario
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:80
  16. Countries of the Asia Pacific region account for a major share of the global burden of disease due to cardiovascular disease (CVD) and this burden is rising over time. Modifiable behavioural risk factors for C...

    Authors: Lainie Sutton, Anup Karan and Ajay Mahal
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:79
  17. The significance of R&D capabilities of China has become increasingly important as an emerging force in the context of globalization of pharmaceutical research and development (R&D). While China has prospered ...

    Authors: Yun-Zhen Shi, Hao Hu and Chunming Wang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:78
  18. The demographic and nutritional transitions taking place in Uganda, just as in other low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), are leading to accelerating growth of chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Th...

    Authors: Jeremy I Schwartz, David Guwatudde, Rachel Nugent and Charles Mondo Kiiza
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:77
  19. Illicit cigarettes comprise more than 11% of tobacco consumption and 17% of consumption in low- and middle-income countries. Illicit cigarettes, defined as those that evade taxes, lower consumer prices, threat...

    Authors: Abdillah Ahsan, Nur Hadi Wiyono, Diahhadi Setyonaluri, Ryan Denniston and Anthony D So
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:75
  20. The priorities of research funding bodies govern the research agenda, which has important implications for the provision of evidence to inform policy. This study examines the research funding landscape for mat...

    Authors: Katharine Footman, Matthew Chersich, Duane Blaauw, Oona MR Campbell, Ashar Dhana, Josephine Kavanagh, Mari Dumbaugh, Siphiwe Thwala, Leon Bijlmakers, Emily Vargas, Elinor Kern, Francisco Becerra and Loveday Penn-Kekana
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:72
  21. The “25×25” strategy to tackle the global challenge of non-communicable diseases takes a traditional approach, concentrating on a few diseases and their immediate risk factors.

    Authors: Martin McKee, Andy Haines, Shah Ebrahim, Peter Lamptey, Mauricio L Barreto, Don Matheson, Helen L Walls, Sunia Foliaki, J Jaime Miranda, Oyun Chimeddamba, Luis Garcia-Marcos, Paolo Vineis and Neil Pearce
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:74
  22. As many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) pursue health care reforms in order to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), development of national accreditation systems has become an increasingly common ...

    Authors: Kedar S Mate, Anne L Rooney, Anuwat Supachutikul and Girdhar Gyani
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:68
  23. The health Millennium Development Goals (4, 5, 6) impose the same ambitious 2015 targets on every country. Few low-income countries are on track to reach them. Some authors have proposed country-specific targe...

    Authors: Robert L Cohen, Yira Natalia Alfonso, Taghreed Adam, Shyama Kuruvilla, Julian Schweitzer and David Bishai
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:67
  24. In just a few weeks, the Internet could be expanded to include a new .health generic top-level domain name run by a for-profit company with virtually no public health credentials - unless the international com...

    Authors: Tim K Mackey, Gunther Eysenbach, Bryan A Liang, Jillian C Kohler, Antoine Geissbuhler and Amir Attaran
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:62
  25. On the back of its recent economic development and domestic success in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Brazil is helping the Government of Mozambique to set up a pharmaceutical factory as part of its South-South c...

    Authors: Giuliano Russo, Lícia de Oliveira, Alex Shankland and Tânia Sitoe
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:70
  26. Trade and investment liberalization (trade liberalization) can promote or harm health. Undoubtedly it has contributed, although unevenly, to Asia’s social and economic development over recent decades with resu...

    Authors: Phillip Baker, Adrian Kay and Helen Walls
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:66
  27. The positive impact of global health activities by volunteers from the United States in low-and middle-income countries has been recognized. Most existing global health partnerships evaluate what knowledge, id...

    Authors: Heidi Busse, Ephrem A Aboneh and Girma Tefera
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:64
  28. Leptospirosis remains the most widespread zoonotic disease in the world, commonly found in tropical or temperate climates. While previous studies have offered insight into intra-national and intra-regional tra...

    Authors: Medhani Bandara, Mahesha Ananda, Kolitha Wickramage, Elisabeth Berger and Suneth Agampodi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:61
  29. There is global concern with geographical and socio-economic inequalities in access to and use of maternal delivery services. Little is known, however, on how local-level socio-economic inequalities are relate...

    Authors: Sheetal Prakash Silal, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Till Bärnighausen and Helen Schneider
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:60
  30. Studies suggest that US Latinos have a higher prevalence of obesity than White Americans. However, obesity may differ by pre-immigration factors and Latinos’ cultural representations of ideal body image. This ...

    Authors: Airín D Martínez, Hee-soon Juon, David M Levine, Victoria Lyford-Pike and Sadie Peters
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:57
  31. Global labour markets continue to undergo significant transformations resulting from socio-political instability combined with rises in structural inequality, employment insecurity, and poor working conditions...

    Authors: Erica Di Ruggiero, Joanna E Cohen and Donald C Cole
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:56
  32. Given the rapid evolution of health markets, learning is key to promoting the identification and uptake of health market policies and practices that better serve the needs of the poor. However there are signif...

    Authors: Sara Bennett, Gina Lagomarsino, Jeffrey Knezovich and Henry Lucas
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:54
  33. The rapid evolution and spread of health markets across low and middle-income countries (LMICs) has contributed to a significant increase in the availability of health-related goods and services around the wor...

    Authors: Gerald Bloom, Spencer Henson and David H Peters
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:53
  34. Three years ago, the Lancet’s frontispiece stated “Health is now the most important foreign policy issue of our time” and last year, the Director-General of WHO, Margaret Chan, in her opening address, to the E...

    Authors: Mehrunisha Suleman, Raghib Ali and David J Kerr
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:50

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