Author Archives: Globalization and Health

Bibliometric analysis on global Catha edulis (khat) research production during the period of…

Background: Publication of scientific articles related to khat (Catha edulis) in peer-reviewed journals is considered a measure of research productivity.

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Introducing payment for performance in the health sector of Tanzania- the policy process

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.

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Attitudes and behaviours of maternal health care providers in interactions with clients: a…

Background: High maternal mortality and morbidity persist, in large part due to inadequate access to timely and quality health care.

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Erratum to: Medicines availability for non-communicable diseases: the case for standardized…

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Proofs for PLOS ONE Paper : Does Pharmaceutical Pricing Transparency Matter? Examining…

Background: We review procurement and pricing transparency practices for pharmaceutical products.

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On est ensemble: social capital and maternal health care use in rural Cameroon

Background: Every day approximately 1500 women worldwide die due to pregnancy or childbirth related complications.

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Burgeoning burden of non-communicable diseases in Nepal: a scoping review

In the last decades, prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has escalated in Nepal.

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Psychosocial job characteristics, wealth, and culture: differential effects on mental health in…

Background: Most research on the influence of psychosocial job characteristics on health status has been conducted within affluent Western economies.

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A study of mobile phone use among patients with noncommunicable diseases in La Paz, Bolivia:…

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.

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Policy implications of medical tourism development in destination countries: revisiting and…

Background: Medical tourism is now targeted by many hospitals and governments worldwide for further growth and investment.

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Teaching global health with simulations and case discussions in a medical student selective

Background: Among US medical schools, demand for Global Health (GH) programs continues to grow.

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Community-based interventions for improving maternal health and for reducing maternal health…

Background: This review is part of a European Commission project, MASCOT, aimed at reducing maternal and child health inequalities.

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Profile of people with hypertension in Nairobi’s slums: a descriptive study

Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a rising health burden among the world’s poor with hypertension as the main risk factor.

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Implementation of an electronic fingerprint-linked data collection system: a feasibility and…

Background: Patient identification within and between health services is an operational challenge in many resource-limited settings.

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