Author Archives: Globalization and Health

Commentary: expectations for global health program prioritization from a selection of…

Some university curricula struggle to present evidence-based promotion of global health principles and global health diplomacy within an undergraduate setting.

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‘Manage and mitigate punitive regulatory measures, enhance the corporate image, influence…

Deforestation due to tobacco farming began to raise concerns in the mid 1970s.

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ReRouting biomedical innovation: observations from a mapping of the alternative research and…

In recent years, the world has witnessed the tragic outcomes of multiple global health crises.

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Understanding Ebola: the 2014 epidemic

Near the end of 2013, an outbreak of Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV) began in Guinea, subsequently spreading to neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Mapping of research on maternal health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a…

Progress in achieving maternal health goals and the rates of reductions in deaths from individual conditions have varied over time and across countries.

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The mental health and wellbeing of first generation migrants: a systematic-narrative review of…

First generation migrants are reportedly at higher risk of mental ill-health compared to the settled population.

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Perspectives on the methods of a large systematic mapping of maternal health interventions

Mapping studies describe a broad body of literature, and differ from classical systematic reviews, which assess more narrowly-defined questions and evaluate the quality of the studies included in the review.

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Bibliometric trends of health economic evaluation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Collaboration between Sub-Saharan African researchers is important for the generation and transfer of health technology assessment (HTA) evidence, in order to support priority-setting in health.

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Promoting good policy for leadership and governance of health related rehabilitation: a realist…

Good governance may result in strengthened performance of a health system.

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Body image perception of African immigrants in Europe

Nutritional disorders are now spreading worldwide both in developed and developing countries.

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Cross-border collaboration for neglected tropical disease efforts—Lessons learned from…

Diseases don’t respect borders, so efforts to control and eliminate diseases must also be flexible and adaptable enough to effectively reach the populations that live in the areas around national frontiers.

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Economic assessment of US physician participation in short-term medical missions

Short term medical missions (STMMs) are a form of unregulated and unsanctioned, grass roots, direct medical service aid from wealthier countries to low and middle income countries.

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Influential journals in health research: a bibliometric study

There is a wide range of intellectual work written about health research, which has been shaped by the evolution of diseases.

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Implementing demand side targeting mechanisms for maternal and child health-experiences from…

Low and middle income countries have adopted targeting mechanisms as a means of increasing program efficiency in reaching marginalized people in the community given the available resources.

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