Background: This study investigates the health impacts of a major liberalization episode in the textile and clothing (T&C) sector.
Author Archives: Globalization and Health
Background: Trade and investment liberalization may facilitate the spread of sugar-sweetened carbonated beverages (SSCBs), products associated with increased risk factors for obesity, type II diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases (Circulation 121:1356–1364, 2010).
Background: There is widespread agreement that civil war obstructs efforts to eradicate polio.
Background: Publication of scientific articles related to khat (Catha edulis) in peer-reviewed journals is considered a measure of research productivity.
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.
Background: For pregnancy to result in a healthy mother and infant, women require adequate nutrition and to be able to access antenatal care, both of which require finances.
Background: High maternal mortality and morbidity persist, in large part due to inadequate access to timely and quality health care.
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Background: We review procurement and pricing transparency practices for pharmaceutical products.
Background: Every day approximately 1500 women worldwide die due to pregnancy or childbirth related complications.
In the last decades, prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has escalated in Nepal.
Background: Most research on the influence of psychosocial job characteristics on health status has been conducted within affluent Western economies.
Background: Medical tourism is now targeted by many hospitals and governments worldwide for further growth and investment.
Background: Among US medical schools, demand for Global Health (GH) programs continues to grow.