Author Archives: Globalization and Health

Achieving sustainability in health information systems: a field tested measure of country…

A country will trust, value, and use, its health information system (HIS) to the extent it has had a role in its creation and maintenance.

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Evaluation of the international standardized 24-h dietary recall methodology (GloboDiet) for…

Collection of reliable and comparable individual food consumption data is of primary importance to better understand, control and monitor malnutrition and its related comorbidities in low- and middle-income co…

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Healthy people and healthy profits? Elaborating a conceptual framework for governing the…

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent a significant threat to human health and well-being, and carry significant implications for economic development and health care and other costs for governments and b…

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Monitoring the impact of trade agreements on national food environments: trade imports and…

Trade agreements are increasingly recognised as playing an influential role in shaping national food environments and the availability and nutritional quality of the food supply.

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Sub-national assessment of aid effectiveness: A case study of post-conflict districts in Uganda

In post-conflict settings, many state and non-state actors interact at the sub-national levels in rebuilding health systems by providing funds, delivering vital interventions and building capacity of local gov…

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How behavioural science can contribute to health partnerships: the case of The Change Exchange

Health partnerships often use health professional training to change practice with the aim of improving quality of care.

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Tobacco smoking trends in Samoa over four decades: can continued globalization rectify that…

The island country of Samoa (population 188,000 in 2011) forms part of Polynesia in the South Pacific.

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A health partnership to reduce neonatal mortality in four hospitals in Rwanda

A health partnership to improve hospital based neonatal care in Rwanda to reduce neonatal mortality was requested by the Rwandan Ministry of Health.

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Getting off on the wrong foot? How community groups in Zimbabwe position themselves for…

Partnerships are core to global public health responses.

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Perceived reciprocal value of health professionals’ participation in global child…

Leading children’s hospitals in high-income settings have become heavily engaged in international child health research and educational activities.

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Gender blind? An analysis of global public-private partnerships for health

The Global Public Private Partnerships for Health (GPPPH) constitute an increasingly central part of the global health architecture and carry both financial and normative power.

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Do International Health Partnerships contribute to reverse innovation? a mixed methods study of…

International health partnerships (IHPs) are changing, with an increased emphasis on mutual accountability and joint agenda setting for both the high- and the low- or middle-income country (LMIC) partners.

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A systematic tale of two differing reviews: evaluating the evidence on public and private…

Systematic reviews are powerful tools for summarizing vast amounts of data in controversial areas; but their utility is limited by methodological choices and assumptions.

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Erratum to: Cross-border movement of older patients: a descriptive study on health service use…

Continue reading:  Erratum to: Cross-border movement of older patients: a descriptive study on health service use…

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