Background: Every day approximately 1500 women worldwide die due to pregnancy or childbirth related complications.
Author Archives: Globalization and Health
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: Among US medical schools, demand for Global Health (GH) programs continues to grow.
Background: Medical tourism is now targeted by many hospitals and governments worldwide for further growth and investment.
Background: This review is part of a European Commission project, MASCOT, aimed at reducing maternal and child health inequalities.
Background: Patient identification within and between health services is an operational challenge in many resource-limited settings.
Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a rising health burden among the world’s poor with hypertension as the main risk factor.
Background: Local pharmaceutical production has been endorsed by the WHO as a means of addressing health priorities of developing countries.
Background: In the United States (US) and Brazil, obesity has emerged as a health epidemic.
Background: The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has been reaching epidemic proportions across the globe, affecting low/middle-income and developed countries.
Background: Global health programs, as supported by organizations such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), stand to make significant contributions to international medical outcomes.
Objective/BackgroundThe Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria (GF) strives for high value for money, encouraging countries to integrate synergistic services and systems strengthening to maximize investments.