Author Archives: Globalization and Health

Assessing the twinning model in the Rwandan Human Resources for Health Program: goal setting,…

Because of the shortage of health professionals, particularly in specialty areas, Rwanda initiated the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program.

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Erratum to: A rapid evidence review on the effectiveness of institutional health partnerships

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Tobacco is “our industry and we must support it”: Exploring the potential implications of…

Zimbabwe is the largest tobacco producer in Africa.

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Envisioning a Global Health Partnership Movement

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An evaluation of the benefits to a UK Health Care Trust working in a partnership with a…

Despite the worthy intentions of international health partnerships between high-income countries and countries with developing economies, the tangible benefits are rarely evaluated, limiting the assessment of …

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Assessing health program performance in low- and middle-income countries: building a feasible,…

Many health service delivery models are adapting health services to meet rising demand and evolving health burdens in low- and middle-income countries.

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Short term global health experiences and local partnership models: a framework

Contemporary interest in in short-term experiences in global health (STEGH) has led to important questions of ethics, responsibility, and potential harms to receiving communities.

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Towards a simple typology of international health partnerships

Background: International health partnerships are one approach to capacity building in health systems.

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A rapid evidence review on the effectiveness of institutional health partnerships

Background: Institutional Health Partnerships are long-term, institution to institution partnerships between high income and low and middle income countries which seek to build capacity and strengthen health institutions in order to improve health service delivery and outcomes.

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The personal value of being part of a Tropical Health Education Trust (THET) links programme to…

Background: There is a global need to expand palliative care services to reach the increasing number requiring end of life care.

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Conceptual and institutional gaps: understanding how the WHO can become a more effective…

Background: Two themes consistently emerge from the broad range of academics, policymakers and opinion leaders who have proposed changes to the World Health Organization (WHO): that reform efforts are too slow, and that they do too little to strengthen WHO’s capacity to facilitate cross-sectoral collaboration.

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Rethinking health care commercialization: evidence from Malaysia

Background: Against the backdrop of systemic inefficiency in the public health care system and the theoretical claims that markets result in performance and efficiency improvement, developing countries’ governments have been rapidly commercializing health care delivery.

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‘They hear “Africa” and they think that there can’t be any good…

Background: Country-of-origin of a product can negatively influence its rating, particularly if the product is from a low-income country.

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Mitigation of non-communicable diseases in developing countries with community health workers

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are rapidly becoming priorities in developing countries.

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