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  1. Road crashes are a major cause of death among all age groups and the leading cause of death among persons 5–29 years, according to the World Health Organization. One key risk factor is drink-driving. While the...

    Authors: Ivy Stein, Abdulgafoor M. Bachani and Connie Hoe
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:18
  2. Noncommunicable diseases contribute to over 70% of global deaths each year. Efforts to address this epidemic are complicated by the presence of powerful corporate actors. Despite this, few attempts have been m...

    Authors: Connie Hoe, Caitlin Weiger, Marela Kay R. Minosa, Fernanda Alonso, Adam D. Koon and Joanna E. Cohen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:17
  3. There are growing concerns that the public’s trust in science is eroding, including concerns that vested interests are corrupting what we know about our food. We know the food industry funds third-party ‘front...

    Authors: Sarah Steele, Lejla Sarcevic, Gary Ruskin and David Stuckler
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:16

    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2022 18:28

  4. The absence of pharmaceutical interventions made it particularly difficult to mitigate the first outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The current study investigated how economic freedom and equalit...

    Authors: Guanglv Huang, Xiaoli Yu, Qinyi Long, Liqin Huang and Siyang Luo
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:15
  5. The pandemic situation due to COVID-19 highlighted the importance of global health security preparedness and response. Since the revision of the International Health Regulations (IHR) in 2005, Joint External E...

    Authors: Yuri Lee, Siwoo Kim, Jungju Oh and Sieun Lee
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:13
  6. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the Australian government implementing strict international border closures. However, research has not yet investigated the mental health status of individuals impacted negati...

    Authors: Kathina Ali, Matthew Iasiello, Joep van Agteren, Teri Mavrangelos, Michael Kyrios and Daniel B. Fassnacht
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:12
  7. Indonesia’s stagnated progress towards tobacco control could be addressed through the implementation of a comprehensive national framework, such as the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention of...

    Authors: Abdillah Ahsan, Rifai Afin, Nadira Amalia, Martha Hindriyani, Ardhini Risfa Jacinda and Elisabeth Kramer
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:11
  8. The pandemic of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a timely reminder of the nature and impact of Public Health Emergencies of International Concern. As of 12 January 2022, there were over 314 million cases...

    Authors: Yibeltal Assefa, Charles F. Gilks, Simon Reid, Remco van de Pas, Dereje Gedle Gete and Wim Van Damme
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:10
  9. During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, states were called upon by the World Health Organization to introduce and prioritise the collection of sex-disaggregated data. The collection of sex-disaggregated da...

    Authors: Huiyun Feng, Connie Cai Ru Gan, Diego Leiva, Bao Ling Zhang and Sara E. Davies
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:9
  10. Nepal’s Primary Health Care (PHC) is aligned vertically with disease control programs at the core and a vast network of community health workers at the periphery. Aligning with the globalization of health and ...

    Authors: Bipin Adhikari, Shiva Raj Mishra and Ryan Schwarz
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:8
  11. The African continent hosts many industrial mining projects, and many more are planned due to recent prospecting discoveries and increasing demand for various minerals to promote a low-carbon future. The extra...

    Authors: Hermínio Cossa, Dominik Dietler, Eusébio Macete, Khátia Munguambe, Mirko S. Winkler and Günther Fink
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:7

    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2022 18:22

  12. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. They exact a disproportionate toll in low and middle-income countries, and the world is not on-track to meet internation...

    Authors: Tea Collins, Svetlana Akselrod, Daria Berlina and Luke N Allen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:6
  13. Diagnostic testing for the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection remains a challenge around the world, especially in low-middle-income countries (LMICs) with poor socio-economi...

    Authors: Zamathombeni Duma, Anil A. Chuturgoon, Veron Ramsuran, Vinodh Edward, Pragalathan Naidoo, Miranda N. Mpaka-Mbatha, Khethiwe N. Bhengu, Nomzamo Nembe, Roxanne Pillay, Ravesh Singh and Zilungile L. Mkhize-Kwitshana
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:5
  14. National responses to the COVID-19 pandemic depend on national preparedness systems that must be understood as components of global public health emergency preparedness systems, governed and coordinated throug...

    Authors: Jakob Laage-Thomsen and Søren Lund Frandsen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:3
  15. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an avalanche of scientific studies, drawing on many different types of data. However, studies addressing the effectiveness of government actions against COVID-19, especially no...

    Authors: Michael A. Stoto, Abbey Woolverton, John Kraemer, Pepita Barlow and Michael Clarke
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:2
  16. Climate change is expected to alter the global footprint of many infectious diseases, particularly vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue. Knowledge of the range and geographical context of expected ...

    Authors: Manisha A. Kulkarni, Claudia Duguay and Katarina Ost
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2022 18:1
  17. Routine maternity care visits (MCVs) such as antenatal care (ANC), institutional delivery, and postnatal care (PNC) visits are crucial to utilisation of maternal and newborn health (MNH) interventions during p...

    Authors: Resham B Khatri, Rajendra Karkee, Jo Durham and Yibeltal Assefa
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:141
  18. More than half of the working population in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries is engaged in informal employment. The few previous studies indicate that this employment condition could have negative ...

    Authors: Mireia Utzet, Ferran Botías, Michael Silva-Peñaherrera, Aurelio Tobías and Fernando G. Benavides
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:140
  19. Social Network Analysis (SNA) demonstrates great potential in exploring health professional relationships and improving care delivery, but there is no comprehensive overview of its utilization in healthcare se...

    Authors: Huajie Hu, Yu Yang, Chi Zhang, Cong Huang, Xiaodong Guan and Luwen Shi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:139
  20. Many of the harms created by the global soft drink industry that directly influence human and planetary health are well documented. However, some of the ways in which the industry indirectly affects population...

    Authors: Benjamin Wood, Phil Baker, Gyorgy Scrinis, David McCoy, Owain Williams and Gary Sacks
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:138
  21. Global health diplomacy (GHD) focuses on the actions taken by diverse stakeholders from different nations –governments, multilateral agents, and civil society– to phenomena that can affect population health an...

    Authors: German Guerra, Emanuel Orozco, Paulina Jiménez, Arne Ruckert, Ronald Labonté and Nelly Salgado de Snyder
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:137
  22. In Tonga, import duties were lowered on tinned fish and seafood in 2013 and raised on soft drinks, dripping and other animal fats. Additional import duties were applied to soft drinks and dripping and other fa...

    Authors: Colin Bell, Catherine Latu, Elisiva Na’ati, Wendy Snowdon, Marj Moodie and Gade Waqa
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:136
  23. Papua New Guinea (PNG) experienced positive GDP growth at approximately 4.3% per year during the last decade. With increases in overall wealth within the country, PNG is facing a double burden of malnutrition:...

    Authors: Emily Schmidt and Peixun Fang
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:135
  24. Public health concerns relating to international investment liberalization have centred on the potential for investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)-related regulatory chill. However, the broader political an...

    Authors: Penelope Milsom, Richard Smith, Phillip Baker and Helen Walls
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:134
  25. In recent years, “nudging” has become a standard behavioral intervention at the individual level and for the design of social policies. Although nudges are effective, such interventions seem to be limited to a...

    Authors: Jakub M. Krawiec, Olga M. Piaskowska, Piotr F. Piesiewicz and Wojciech Białaszek
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:132
  26. Shortage of skilled workforce is a global concern but represents a critical bottleneck to Africa’s development. While global academic partnerships have the potential to help tackle this development bottleneck,...

    Authors: Abebaw Fekadu, Esubalew Assefa, Abraham Tesfaye, Charlotte Hanlon, Belete Adefris, Tsegahun Manyazewal, Melanie J. Newport and Gail Davey
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:131
  27. Illicit trade of tobacco negatively affects countries’ tobacco control efforts. It leads to lower tobacco prices and makes tobacco products more accessible to vulnerable populations. In this study, we construc...

    Authors: Valerie Gilbert Ulep, Monica Paula Lavares and Ariza Francisco
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:130
  28. Developing essential health services through non-governmental organisations (NGOs) is an important strategy for progressing towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC), especially in low- and middle-income countri...

    Authors: Arman Sanadgol, Leila Doshmangir, Reza Majdzadeh and Vladimir Sergeevich Gordeev
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:129
  29. A special session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) will be convened in late 2021 to consider developing a WHO convention, agreement or other international instrument on pandemic preparedness and response – a...

    Authors: Ronald Labonté, Mary Wiktorowicz, Corinne Packer, Arne Ruckert, Kumanan Wilson and Sam Halabi
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:128
  30. Authors: Tracy Kuo Lin, Tim A. Bruckner, Taghred Alghaith, Mariam M. Hamza, Mohammed Alluhidan, Christopher H. Herbst, Hussah Alghodaier, Adwa Alamri, Rana Saber, Nahar Alazemi and Jenny X. Liu
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:127

    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:105

  31. Migrants commonly maintain transnational ties as they relocate and settle in a new country. There is a growing body of research examining transnationalism and health. We sought to identify how transnationalism...

    Authors: Ye Na Kim, Marcelo Urquia, Sarah Fredsted Villadsen and Lisa Merry
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:126
  32. The aggressive marketing of breastmilk substitutes (BMS) reduces breastfeeding, and harms child and maternal health globally. Yet forty years after the World Health Assembly adopted the International Code of M...

    Authors: Phillip Baker, Paul Zambrano, Roger Mathisen, Maria Rosario Singh-Vergeire, Ana Epefania Escober, Melissa Mialon, Mark Lawrence, Katherine Sievert, Cherie Russell and David McCoy
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:125
  33. Understanding the differences in timing and composition of physical distancing policies is important to evaluate the early global response to COVID-19. A physical distancing intensity monitoring framework comp...

    Authors: Jeff Lane, Arianna Rubin Means, Kevin Bardosh, Anna Shapoval, Ferruccio Vio, Clive Anderson, Anya Cushnie, Norbert Forster, Jenny Ledikwe, Gabrielle O’Malley, Shreshth Mawandia, Anwar Parvez, Lucy Perrone and Florindo Mudender
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:124
  34. As African governments take measures to enhance international trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows, a major concern is that, these measures can make Africa more vulnerable to the strategies of the...

    Authors: Mustapha Immurana, Micheal Kofi Boachie and Kwame Godsway Kisseih
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:122
  35. The declaration of any public health emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is usually followed by the provision of technical and organizational support from international organizations, which bui...

    Authors: Bives Mutume Vivalya, Okesina Akeem Ayodeji, Yves Tibamwenda Bafwa, Louis Kasereka Muyisa, Astride Lina Piripiri and Jean-Bosco Kahindo Mbeva
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:121
  36. Populations around the world are facing an increasing burden of firearm violence on mortality and disability. While firearm violence affects every country globally, the burden is significantly higher in many l...

    Authors: Meghan Werbick, Imran Bari, Nino Paichadze and Adnan A. Hyder
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:120
  37. The major threat to human societies posed by undernutrition has been recognised for millennia. Despite substantial economic development and scientific innovation, however, progress in addressing this global ch...

    Authors: Jonathan C. K. Wells, Akanksha A. Marphatia, Gabriel Amable, Mario Siervo, Henrik Friis, J. Jaime Miranda, Hinke H. Haisma and David Raubenheimer
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:119
  38. Regulation of food environments is needed to address the global challenge of poor nutrition, yet policy inertia has been a problem. A common argument against regulation is potential conflict with binding commi...

    Authors: Kelly Garton, Boyd Swinburn and Anne Marie Thow
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:118
  39. The current pandemic of COVID-19 impacted the psychological wellbeing of populations globally.

    Authors: Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam, Patraporn Tungpunkom, Farhana Sultana, Sheikh M. Alif, Biswajit Banik, Masudus Salehin, Bindu Joseph, Louisa Lam, Mimmie Claudine Watts, Sabria Jihan Khan, Sherief Ghozy, Sek Ying Chair, Wai Tong Chien, Carlos Schönfeldt-Lecuona, Nashwa El-Khazragy…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:117
  40. The patent linkage system upgraded patent challenges to an important factor in granting timely market approval for generic drugs. We aim to understand patent challenges and identify the factors that are associ...

    Authors: Kyung-Bok Son, Nahye Choi, Boram Lee, Joonsoo Byun, Dong-Wook Yang and Tae-Jin Lee
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:116
  41. Various governments in Ghana have tried to improve healthcare in the country. Despite these efforts, meeting health care needs is a growing concern to government and their citizens. Short term medical missions...

    Authors: Efua Esaaba Mantey, Daniel Doh, Judith N. Lasker, Sirry Alang, Peter Donkor and Myron Aldrink
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:115
  42. The pandemic generated by Covid-19 has changed the way of life of citizens around the world in a short time, affecting all areas of society directly or indirectly, which is facing a global health crisis with d...

    Authors: Pedro-José Martínez-Córdoba, Bernardino Benito and Isabel-María García-Sánchez
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:113
  43. In the nearly half century since it began lending for population projects, the World Bank has become one of the largest financiers of global health projects and programs, a powerful voice in shaping health age...

    Authors: Marlee Tichenor, Janelle Winters, Katerini T. Storeng, Jesse Bump, Jean-Paul Gaudillière, Martin Gorsky, Mark Hellowell, Patrick Kadama, Katherine Kenny, Yusra Ribhi Shawar, Francisco Songane, Alexis Walker, Ryan Whitacre, Sumegha Asthana, Genevie Fernandes, Felix Stein…
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:110

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