Author Archives: Globalization and Health

Partnerships in mental healthcare service delivery in low-resource settings: developing an…

Mental illnesses are the largest contributors to the global burden of non-communicable diseases.

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Delivering HIV services in partnership: factors affecting collaborative working in a South…

The involvement of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) in delivering health services in low and middle income countries (LMICs) depends on effective collaborative working at scales from the local to the internati…

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The link between the West African Ebola outbreak and health systems in Guinea, Liberia and…

An Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in Guinea and spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone in 2014.

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ChemEngine: harvesting 3D chemical structures of supplementary data from PDF files

Digital access to chemical journals resulted in a vast array of molecular information that is now available in the supplementary material files in PDF format.

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Gene regulatory network inference using PLS-based methods

Background: Inferring the topology of gene regulatory networks (GRNs) from microarray gene expression data has many potential applications, such as identifying candidate drug targets and providing valuable insights into the biological processes.

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Kinematic and spatiotemporal assessment of habituation to treadmill walking in Labrador…

Background: This study investigated differences in kinematic and spatiotemporal variables in Labrador retrievers during introduction to treadmill walking, with the aim to determine the time required for them to become habituated.

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qSOFA should replace SIRS as the screening tool for sepsis

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How Large are Earnings Penalties for Self-Employed and Informal Wage Workers?

This paper examines the earnings penalties and premiums associated with different types of employment in 73 countries.

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Wage inequality, skill inequality, and employment: evidence and policy lessons from PIAAC

This paper investigates international differences in wage inequality and skills and whether a compressed wage distribution is associated with high unemployment across core OECD countries.

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Stability of delayed impulsive stochastic differential equations driven by a fractional Brown…

We study the stability problem of mild solutions of impulsive stochastic differential equations driven by a fractional Brown motion with finite time-varying delay.

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Health behavioral theories used to explain dietary behaviors in adolescents: a systematic…

Background: Health behavior theories are useful to interpret adolescents’ dietary behaviors.

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What is frugal innovation? Three defining criteria

Recently, the innovation management literature has witnessed a rising interest in the so-called frugal innovation.

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An overview of geospatial methods used in unintentional injury epidemiology

Background: Injuries are a leading cause of death and disability around the world.

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A review and framework for understanding the potential impact of poor solid waste management on…

Background: The increase in solid waste generated per capita in Africa has not been accompanied by a commensurate growth in the capacity and funding to manage it.

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