Author Archives: Globalization and Health

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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Reducing health inequities affecting immigrant women: a qualitative study of their available…

Immigrant women often experience health inequities, whether for reasons of gender, country of origin, or socioeconomic status.

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Why might regional vaccinology networks fail? The case of the Dutch-Nordic Consortium

We analyzed an attempt to develop and clinically test a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for the developing world, undertaken by public health institutions from the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finla…

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Local and foreign authorship of maternal health interventional research in low- and…

Researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are under-represented in scientific literature.

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Training the next generation of global health experts: experiences and recommendations from…

Finding solutions to global health problems will require a highly-trained, inter-disciplinary workforce.

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Assessing the health impact of transnational corporations: its importance and a framework

The adverse health and equity impacts of transnational corporations’ (TNCs) practices have become central public health concerns as TNCs increasingly dominate global trade and investment and shape national eco…

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Measuring success in global health diplomacy: lessons from marketing food to children in India

Global health diplomacy (GHD) focuses on international negotiation; principally between nation states, but increasingly non-state actors However, agreements made at the global level have to be enacted at the n…

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Giving Back: A mixed methods study of the contributions of US-Based Nigerian physicians to home…

There is increased interest in the capacity of US immigrants to contribute to their homelands via entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

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Addressing the impact of economic sanctions on Iranian drug shortages in the joint…

The U.S Congress initiated sanctions against Iran after the 1979 U.S.

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The effect of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on health service delivery in mission…

In 2004, Ghana began implementation of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to minimize out-of-pocket expenditure at the point of use of service.

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Addressing antimicrobial resistance in China: policy implementation in a complex context

The effectiveness of antibiotics in treating bacterial infections is decreasing in China because of the widespread development of resistant organisms.

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