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My global health journal list

In this post, I would like to offer some thoughts on global health journals. My goal is to assist readers of this blog who consume, Read More

Visceral politics: obesity and children’s embodied experiences of food and hunger

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The Art of Letting Go and the Mandate of Going Further

This piece was previously published in the National Medical Journal of India, Volume 29, Number 1, 2016, pages 30-31, and reprinted with permission.   In Read More

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Patterns of Collaboration among Health Care and Social Services Providers in Communities with…

Objective To understand how health care providers and social services providers coordinate their work in communities that achieve relatively low health care utilization and costs for older adults.


Determinants of HIV-1 CD4-Independent Brain Adaptation

Background: HIV-1 is known to adapt to the local environment in its usage of receptors, and it can become CD4 independent in the brain where the receptor is scarce.


Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells Associated With Disease Progression in Primary HIV Infection: …

Objective: Events occurring during the initial phase of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are intriguing because of their dramatic impact on the subsequent course of the disease.


Eco-epidemiological analysis of rickettsial seropositivity in rural areas of Colombia: A…

by Juan C. Quintero V., Luis E.


Metabolomics analyses identify platelet activating factors and heme breakdown products as Lassa…

by Trevor V. Gale, Timothy M. Horton, Donald S


Detecting and confirming residual hotspots of lymphatic filariasis transmission in American…

by Colleen L. Lau, Sarah Sheridan, Stephanie Ryan, Maureen Roineau, Athena Andreosso, Saipale Fuimaono, Joseph Tufa, Patricia M. Graves The Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) aims to eliminate the disease as a public health problem by 2020 by conducting mass drug administration (MDA) and controlling morbidity.


A DNA vaccine for Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever protects against disease and death in two…

by Aura R. Garrison, Charles J.


Global services and support for children with developmental delays and disabilities: Bridging…

by Pamela Y. Collins, Beverly Pringle, Charlee Alexander, Gary L. Darmstadt, Jody Heymann, Gillian Huebner, Vesna Kutlesic, Cheryl Polk, Lorraine Sherr, Andy Shih, Dragana Sretenov, Mariana Zindel Pamela Collins and colleagues explain the research and policy approaches needed globally to ensure children with developmental delays and disabilities are fully included in health and education services.


Brief Report: Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Use Does Not Diminish the Effectiveness of Hormonal…

Objective: To evaluate the potential for a clinically relevant drug–drug interaction with concomitant use of a dapivirine vaginal ring, a novel antiretroviral-based HIV-1 prevention strategy, and hormonal contraception by examining contraceptive efficacies with and without dapivirine ring use.


Brief Report: High Need to Switch cART or Comedication With the Initiation of DAAs in Elderly…

Background: To describe the use of nonantiretroviral comedication and combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) in patients coinfected with HIV/hepatitis C virus (HCV) and to predict the potential for drug–drug interactions (DDIs) with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) against HCV.


Life by the river: neglected worm infection in Western Siberia and pitfalls of a…

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Importance of resilience research and multi-level interventions

Publication date: October 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 190 Author(s): Rick S.


The political economy of diagnosis-related groups

Publication date: October 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 190 Author(s): Paola Bertoli, Veronica Grembi A well-established political economic literature has shown as multi-level governance affects the inefficiency of public expenditures.


A novel method for extracting nucleic acids from dried blood spots for ultrasensitive detection…

Greater Mekong Subregion countries are committed to eliminating Plasmodium falciparum malaria by 2025.


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