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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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

  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Leadership and management training has become increasingly important in the education of health care professionals. Previous research has shown the benefits that a network provides to its members, such as acce...

    Authors: Andrea M. Prado, Andy A. Pearson, Nathan S. Bertelsen and José A. Pagán

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:34

    Content type: Research

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  21. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 focuses on North/South partnerships for sustainable development. Literature on research partnerships and capacity -building often neglects how these processes are carried ...

    Authors: Isabel Craveiro, António Carvalho and Paulo Ferrinho

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:33

    Content type: Research

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  22. Development assistance for health (DAH) is one of the most important means for Japan to promote diplomacy with developing countries and contribute to the international community. This study, for the first time...

    Authors: Shuhei Nomura, Haruka Sakamoto, Maaya Kita Sugai, Haruyo Nakamura, Keiko Maruyama-Sakurai, Sangnim Lee, Aya Ishizuka and Kenji Shibuya

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:32

    Content type: Research

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  23. In Italy an important contribution to the spread of global health education (GHE) grew from the establishment and work of the Italian Network for Global Health Education (INGHE). INGHE gave a national shared d...

    Authors: Giulia Civitelli, Gianfranco Tarsitani, Alessandro Rinaldi and Maurizio Marceca

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:30

    Content type: Research

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  24. Available evidence on mental health and psychosocial problems in Lebanon is limited. Recent quantitative data suggests a high prevalence among Syrian refugees and their Lebanese host communities, with signific...

    Authors: Aya Noubani, Karin Diaconu, Lilian Ghandour, Maria El Koussa, Giulia Loffreda and Shadi Saleh

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:28

    Content type: Research

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  25. Following advances in industrial strategy and organizational behaviour, as well as post-development debates in international relations, Globalization and Health launched the Reverse Innovation series in 2012, ...

    Authors: Matthew Harris, Viva Dadwal and Shams B. Syed

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:26

    Content type: Commentary

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  26. While great strides have been achieved in fighting malaria through the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) strategy, the recent world malaria report shows an increase in malaria-related deaths compared to previous years. ...

    Authors: Tumaini Malenga, Frances E. Griffiths, Marrit van den Berg, Henk van den Berg, Michèle van Vugt, Kamija Samuel Phiri, Lucinda Manda-Taylor and Eric Umar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:25

    Content type: Research

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  27. Since the declaration of the 10th Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in DRC on 1st Aug 2018, several neighboring countries have been developing and implementing preparedness efforts to prevent EVD cross-border...

    Authors: Jane Ruth Aceng, Alex R. Ario, Allan N. Muruta, Issa Makumbi, Miriam Nanyunja, Innocent Komakech, Andrew N. Bakainaga, Ambrose O. Talisuna, Collins Mwesigye, Allan M. Mpairwe, Jayne B. Tusiime, William Z. Lali, Edson Katushabe, Felix Ocom, Mugagga Kaggwa, Bodo Bongomin…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:24

    Content type: Research

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  28. Globally, lung cancer is the most common cancer and cause of cancer-related deaths, responsible for nearly one in five deaths. Many health systems in low- and middle-income countries, including sub-Saharan Afr...

    Authors: Ugochinyere I. Nwagbara, Themba G. Ginindza and Khumbulani W. Hlongwana

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:23

    Content type: Research

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  29. Public research organizations and their interactions with industry partners play a crucial role for public health and access to medicines. The development and commercialization of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV...

    Authors: Rosa Jahn, Olaf Müller, Stefan Nöst and Kayvan Bozorgmehr

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:22

    Content type: Research

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  30. Cooperation in public health and in oncology in particular, is currently a major issue for the island of Martinique, given its geopolitical position in the Caribbean region. The region of Martinique shares cer...

    Authors: Clarisse Joachim, Thierry Almont, Moustapha Drame, Cédric Contaret, Mylène Vestris, Fatiha Najioullah, Aude Aline-Fardin, Patrick Escarmant, Nicolas Leduc, Nathalie Grossat, Xavier Promeyrat, Stefanos Bougas, Eva Papadopoulou, Vincent Vinh-Hung, Emmanuelle Sylvestre and Jacqueline Veronique-Baudin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:20

    Content type: Review

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  31. The third Sustainable Development Goal (SDG − 3) aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. SDG-3 has a specific target on universal health coverage (UHC), which emphasizes the im...

    Authors: Yibeltal Assefa, Peter S. Hill, Wim Van Damme, Judith Dean and Charles F. Gilks

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:17

    Content type: Research

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  32. In 2015, the United Nations’ (UN) Member States adopted a bold and holistic agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), integrating a vision of peace and prosperity for people and planet. Extensive wor...

    Authors: Sameera Hussain, Dena Javadi, Jean Andrey, Abdul Ghaffar and Ronald Labonté

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:15

    Content type: Commentary

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  33. Donor countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been among the largest donors in the world. However, little is known about their co...

    Authors: Yingxi Zhao, Angela E. Micah, Stephen Gloyd and Joseph L. Dieleman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:14

    Content type: Research

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  34. Due to unrestricted entry of wastewater into the environment and the transportation of microbial contaminants to humans and organisms, environmental protection requires the use of appropriate purification syst...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Mika Sillanpää, Juan Eduardo Sosa-Hernandez and Roberto Parra-Saldívar

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:13

    Content type: Review

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  35. Migration has played, and continues to play, an important role in shaping our global economy. As of 2017, there were 258 million international migrants worldwide, over 100 million of whom came from the Asia-Pa...

    Authors: Mellissa Withers, Heather Wipfli, Marc Schenker, Tasfia Jahangir, Teodoro Herbosa and Jorge Tigno

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:12

    Content type: Commentary

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  36. Unhealthy foods and tobacco remain the leading causes of non-communicable disease (NCDs). These are key agricultural commodities for many countries, and NCD prevention policy needs to consider how to influence...

    Authors: Raphael Lencucha, Nicole E. Pal, Adriana Appau, Anne-Marie Thow and Jeffrey Drope

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:11

    Content type: Review

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  37. This study aims to evaluate the gap between countries’ self-evaluation and external evaluation regarding core capacity of infectious disease control required by International Health Regulations and the influen...

    Authors: Feng-Jen Tsai and Battsetseg Turbat

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:10

    Content type: Research

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  38. Emerging and re-emerging diseases with pandemic potential continue to challenge fragile health systems in Africa, creating enormous human and economic toll. To provide evidence for the investment case for publ...

    Authors: Ambrose Otau TALISUNA, Emelda Aluoch OKIRO, Ali Ahmed YAHAYA, Mary STEPHEN, Boukare BONKOUNGOU, Emmanuel Onuche MUSA, Etienne Magloire MINKOULOU, Joseph OKEIBUNOR, Benido IMPOUMA, Haruna Mamoudou DJINGAREY, N’da Konan Michel YAO, Sakuya OKA, Zabulon YOTI and Ibrahima Socé FALL

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:9

    Content type: Research

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