The Kenyan government has sought to address inadequacies in its National Pharmaceutical Policy and the Pharmacy and Poisons Board’s (PPB) medicines governance by engaging with global actors (e.g.
Author Archives: Globalization and Health
An understanding of maternal knowledge of the danger signs of obstetric and newborn complications is fundamental to attaining universal health coverage.
Unhealthy lifestyles and depression are highly interrelated: depression might elicit and exacerbate unhealthy lifestyles and people with unhealthy lifestyles are more likely to become depressed over time.
The incidence of diabetes and tuberculosis co-morbidity is rising, yet little work has been done to understand potential implications for health systems, healthcare providers and individuals.
International migration to middle-income countries is increasing and its health consequences, in particular increasing transmission rates of tuberculosis (TB), deserve consideration.
The imperative to improve global health has prompted transnational research partnerships to investigate common health issues on a larger scale.
Thailand’s policy to promote long-stay tourism encourages Japanese retirees to relocate to Thailand.
Regional trade agreements are major international policy instruments that shape macro-economic and political systems.
The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) stands to significantly reduce tobacco-related mortality by accelerating the introduction of evidence-based tobacco control me…
Previous studies found that while internationally financed economic development projects reduced poverty when measured in terms of per capita GDP, they also caused indigenous people to become disassociated, im…
Access to medicines and the development of a strong national pharmaceutical industry are two longstanding pillars of health policy in Brazil.
On December 8th, 2015, World Health Organization published a priority list of eight pathogens expected to cause severe outbreaks in the near future.
Research in emergencies is needed to understand the prevalence of mental health and psychosocial problems and strengthen the evidence base for interventions.