Author Archives: Globalization and Health

Training the next generation of global health experts: experiences and recommendations from…

Finding solutions to global health problems will require a highly-trained, inter-disciplinary workforce.

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Local and foreign authorship of maternal health interventional research in low- and…

Researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are under-represented in scientific literature.

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Assessing the health impact of transnational corporations: its importance and a framework

The adverse health and equity impacts of transnational corporations’ (TNCs) practices have become central public health concerns as TNCs increasingly dominate global trade and investment and shape national eco…

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Measuring success in global health diplomacy: lessons from marketing food to children in India

Global health diplomacy (GHD) focuses on international negotiation; principally between nation states, but increasingly non-state actors However, agreements made at the global level have to be enacted at the n…

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Giving Back: A mixed methods study of the contributions of US-Based Nigerian physicians to home…

There is increased interest in the capacity of US immigrants to contribute to their homelands via entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

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Addressing the impact of economic sanctions on Iranian drug shortages in the joint…

The U.S Congress initiated sanctions against Iran after the 1979 U.S.

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The effect of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on health service delivery in mission…

In 2004, Ghana began implementation of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to minimize out-of-pocket expenditure at the point of use of service.

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Addressing antimicrobial resistance in China: policy implementation in a complex context

The effectiveness of antibiotics in treating bacterial infections is decreasing in China because of the widespread development of resistant organisms.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and health: few gains, some losses, many risks

In early October 2015, 12 nations signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), promoted as a model ‘21st century’ trade and investment agreement that other countries would eventually join.

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Adapting HIV patient and program monitoring tools for chronic non-communicable diseases in…

Chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have become a huge public health concern in developing countries.

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Trade and investment liberalization, food systems change and highly processed food consumption:…

Free trade agreements (FTAs) can affect food environments and non-communicable disease risks through altering the availability of highly-processed foods.

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Towards sustainable partnerships in global health: the case of the CRONICAS Centre of…

Human capital requires opportunities to develop and capacity to overcome challenges, together with an enabling environment that fosters critical and disruptive innovation.

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Achieving optimal cancer outcomes in East Africa through multidisciplinary partnership: a case…

Strategic, interdisciplinary partnerships are essential to addressing the complex drivers of health inequities that result in survival disparities worldwide.

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Global health partnerships: building multi-national collaborations to achieve lasting…

In response to health care challenges worldwide, extensive funding has been channeled to the world’s most vulnerable health systems.

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