Author Archives: Globalization and Health

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…

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Operational and implementation research within Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and…

Operational/implementation research (OR/IR) is a key activity to improve disease control programme performance.

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Obstacles and opportunities in Chinese pharmaceutical innovation

Global healthcare innovation networks nowadays have expanded beyond developed countries with many developing countries joining the force and becoming important players.

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Matching safety to access: global actors and pharmacogovernance in Kenya- a case study

The Kenyan government has sought to address inadequacies in its National Pharmaceutical Policy and the Pharmacy and Poisons Board’s (PPB) medicines governance by engaging with global actors (e.g.

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The effect of social behavior change communication package on maternal knowledge in obstetric…

An understanding of maternal knowledge of the danger signs of obstetric and newborn complications is fundamental to attaining universal health coverage.

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The role of unhealthy lifestyles in the incidence and persistence of depression: a longitudinal…

Unhealthy lifestyles and depression are highly interrelated: depression might elicit and exacerbate unhealthy lifestyles and people with unhealthy lifestyles are more likely to become depressed over time.

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Addressing the double-burden of diabetes and tuberculosis: lessons from Kyrgyzstan

The incidence of diabetes and tuberculosis co-morbidity is rising, yet little work has been done to understand potential implications for health systems, healthcare providers and individuals.

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Developing consensus measures for global programs: lessons from the Global Alliance for Chronic…

The imperative to improve global health has prompted transnational research partnerships to investigate common health issues on a larger scale.

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Migration to middle-income countries and tuberculosis—global policies for global economies

International migration to middle-income countries is increasing and its health consequences, in particular increasing transmission rates of tuberculosis (TB), deserve consideration.

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Controlling corporate influence in health policy making? An assessment of the implementation of…

The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) stands to significantly reduce tobacco-related mortality by accelerating the introduction of evidence-based tobacco control me…

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

Thailand’s policy to promote long-stay tourism encourages Japanese retirees to relocate to Thailand.

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The health impact of trade and investment agreements: a quantitative systematic review and…

Regional trade agreements are major international policy instruments that shape macro-economic and political systems.

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