Background: Publication of scientific articles related to khat (Catha edulis) in peer-reviewed journals is considered a measure of research productivity.
Author Archives: Globalization and Health
Background: Prompted by the need to achieve progress in health outcomes, payment for performance (P4P) schemes are becoming popular policy options in the health systems in many low income countries.
Background: High maternal mortality and morbidity persist, in large part due to inadequate access to timely and quality health care.
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Background: We review procurement and pricing transparency practices for pharmaceutical products.
Background: Every day approximately 1500 women worldwide die due to pregnancy or childbirth related complications.
In the last decades, prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has escalated in Nepal.
Background: Most research on the influence of psychosocial job characteristics on health status has been conducted within affluent Western economies.
Background: While global momentum supporting mobile health (mHealth) research and development is increasing, it is imperative to assess the potential fit of mHealth programs in local settings.
Background: Medical tourism is now targeted by many hospitals and governments worldwide for further growth and investment.
Background: Among US medical schools, demand for Global Health (GH) programs continues to grow.
Background: This review is part of a European Commission project, MASCOT, aimed at reducing maternal and child health inequalities.
Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a rising health burden among the world’s poor with hypertension as the main risk factor.
Background: Patient identification within and between health services is an operational challenge in many resource-limited settings.