Author Archives: Globalization and Health

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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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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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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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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Health partnership research and the assessment of effectiveness

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Aspirations and realities in a North-South partnership for health promotion: lessons from a…

International donors support the partnership between the Government of Botswana and two international organisations: U.S.

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Civil society: the catalyst for ensuring health in the age of sustainable development

Sustainable Development Goal Three is rightly ambitious, but achieving it will require doing global health differently.

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Breast cancer policy in Latin America: account of achievements and challenges in five countries

The recent increase of breast cancer mortality has put on alert to most countries in the region.

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That’s not how the learning works – the paradox of Reverse Innovation: a qualitative study

There are significant differences in the meaning and use of the term ‘Reverse Innovation’ between industry circles, where the term originated, and health policy circles where the term has gained traction.

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