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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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Neurogenic mediators contribute to local edema induced by <i>Micrurus…

by Luciana Lyra Casais-e-Silva, Catarina Teixeira Background/Aims Micrurus is one of the four snake genera of medical importance in Brazil. Coral snakes have a broad geographic distribution from the southern United States to Argentina. Micrurine envenomation is characterized by neurotoxic symptoms leading to dyspnea and death


Fear, family and the placing of emotion: Black women’s responses to a breast cancer awareness…

Publication date: December 2017 Source:Social Science &amp; Medicine, Volume 195 Author(s): Tim Brown, Isabel Dyck, Beth Greenhough, Menah Raven-Ellison, Melanie Dembinsky, Mark Ornstein, Stephen W.


Reconciling ethical and economic conceptions of value in health policy using the capabilities…

Publication date: December 2017 Source:Social Science &amp; Medicine, Volume 195 Author(s): Mia Kibel, Meredith Vanstone When evaluating new morally complex health technologies, policy decision-makers consider a broad range of different evaluations, which may include the technology’s clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness, and social or ethical implications.


[Corrections] Correction to Lancet Glob Health 2017; 5: e1186–87

Kinh NV, Wertheim HFL, Thwaites GE, et al. Developing an antimicrobial resistance reference laboratory and surveillance programme in Vietnam. Lancet Glob Health 2017; 5: e1186–87—The name of Guy E Thwaites was incorrectly spelt. This correction has been made to the online version as of Nov 20, 2017.


Effectiveness of Interventions for Breast Cancer Screening in African American Women: A…

Objective The purpose of this study was to report the results of a meta-analysis conducted on the effects of clinical trials in breast cancer screening for African American women between 1997 and 2017.


Challenges for accessing and financing high-cost medicines in multipayer systems: case studies…

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Malaria early warning tool: linking inter-annual climate and malaria variability in northern…

Malaria control remains a significant challenge in the Solomon Islands.


Ivermectin susceptibility, sporontocidal effect, and inhibition of time to re-feed in the…

Outdoor malaria transmission hinders malaria elimination efforts in the Amazon region and novel vector control tools are needed.


Slender women and overweight men: gender differences in the educational gradient in body weight…

Little is known about the gender-specific mechanisms through which education is associated with weight status in societies that have experienced a rapid rise in their obesity rates.


Development of a framework to improve the utilisation of malaria research for policy…

The existing gap between research evidence and public health practice has attributed to the unmet Millennium Development Goals in Africa and consequently, has stimulated the development of frameworks to enhanc…


Translating a child care based intervention for online delivery: development and randomized…

As part of childhood obesity prevention initiatives, Early Care and Education (ECE) programs are being asked to implement evidence-based strategies that promote healthier eating and physical activity habits in…


Please sir, I want some more: an exploration of repeat foodbank use

The sharp rise in foodbank use in Britain over the past five years suggests a proliferation of food insecurity that could herald a public health crisis.


Environmental and socio-demographic individual, family and neighborhood factors associated with…

by Maria Romina Rivero, Carlos De Angelo, Pablo Nuñez, Martín Salas, Carlos E. Motta, Alicia Chiaretta, Oscar D.


Molecular characterization of tsetse’s proboscis and its response to <i>Trypanosoma…

by Erick O. Awuoche, Brian L. Weiss, Aurélien Vigneron, Paul O.


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