Skip to main content

Articles

Page 2 of 21

  1. International medical electives are a well-established part of the curriculum of many western medical schools. It is widely accepted that these electives contribute to improved clinical examination and communi...

    Authors: Maximilian Andreas Storz, Ann-Kathrin Lederer and Eric Pieter Heymann

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:90

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  2. The ripple effects of protracted armed conflicts include: significant gender-specific barriers to accessing essential services such as health, education, water and sanitation and broader macroeconomic challeng...

    Authors: Kristen Meagher, Bothaina Attal and Preeti Patel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:88

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  3. International evidence suggests migrants experience inequitable access, outcomes and treatment quality across the cancer care continuum. There is currently limited research assessing equity across the cancer c...

    Authors: Brighid Scanlon, Mark Brough, David Wyld and Jo Durham

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:87

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  4. Suboptimal health status (SHS), an intermediate state between chronic disease and health, is characterized by chronic fatigue, non-specific pain, headaches, dizziness, anxiety, depression, and functional syste...

    Authors: Yunlian Xue, Zhuomin Huang, Guihao Liu, Zicheng Zhang, Yefang Feng, Mengyao Xu, Lijie Jiang, Wenyuan Li and Jun Xu

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:86

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  5. Across the globe, the consumption of energy-dense and nutrient-poor foods and beverages has escalated rates of diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs), driven by deceptive marketing tactics from the food...

    Authors: Andrés Constantin, Oscar A. Cabrera, Belén Ríos, Isabel Barbosa, Ariadna Tovar Ramírez, Margherita M. Cinà and Silvia Serrano Guzmán

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:85

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  6. The initial research requirements in pandemics are predictable. But how is it possible to study a disease that is so quickly spreading and to rapidly use that research to inform control and treatment?

    Authors: Jonathon P. Fanning, Srinivas Murthy, Nchafatso G. Obonyo, J. Kenneth Baillie, Steve Webb, Heidi J. Dalton and John F. Fraser

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:84

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  7. Yemen has been left in shambles and almost destroyed by its devastating civil war, and is now having to deal with the spread of coronavirus. The Yemeni people have been left to fend for themselves and faced ma...

    Authors: Mohammed Alsabri, Ayman Alhadheri, Luai M. Alsakkaf and Jennifer Cole

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:83

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

    The Correction to this article has been published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:100

  8. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have recently become a global public health burden and a leading cause of premature death, mainly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The aim of the study was to explo...

    Authors: Alexander Cheza and Boikhutso Tlou

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:82

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  9. Among Bangladeshi men, international labor migration has increased ten-fold since 1990 and rural to urban labor migration rates have steadily increased. Labor migration of husbands has increased household weal...

    Authors: Kristin K. Sznajder, Katherine Wander, Siobhan Mattison, Elizabeth Medina-Romero, Nurul Alam, Rubhana Raqib, Anjan Kumar, Farjana Haque, Tami Blumenfield and Mary K. Shenk

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:81

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  10. In 2015, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief undertook policy shifts to increase efficiencies in its programming, including transitioning HIV/AIDS funding away from low burden areas. We examine the ...

    Authors: Mary Qiu, Ligia Paina, Daniela C. Rodríguez, Jess A. Wilhelm, Ezinne Eze-Ajoku, Alexandra Searle, Henry Zakumumpa, Freddie Ssengooba, Caroline MacKenzie and Sara Bennett

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:80

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  11. Lagos state is the industrial nerve centre of Nigeria and was the epicentre of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Nigeria as it is now for the current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak. This paper describes how ...

    Authors: Akin Abayomi, Mobolanle R. Balogun, Munir Bankole, Aduragbemi Banke-Thomas, Bamidele Mutiu, John Olawepo, Morakinyo Senjobi, Oluwakemi Odukoya, Lanre Aladetuyi, Chioma Ejekam, Akinsanya Folarin, Madonna Emmanuel, Funke Amodu, Adesoji Ologun, Abosede Olusanya, Moses Bakare…

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:79

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  12. The Regional Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) is a mega regional trade agreement signed by fifteen countries on 15 November 2020 after 8 years of negotiation. Signatories include the ten members of the As...

    Authors: Belinda Townsend

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:78

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  13. With the aim to support further understanding of scaling up and sustaining digital health, we explore digital health solutions that have or are anticipated to reach national scale in South Africa: the Perinata...

    Authors: Alison Swartz, Amnesty E. LeFevre, Shehani Perera, Mary V. Kinney and Asha S. George

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:77

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  14. A number of individuals in Ethiopia are involved in illegal types of transnational migration, namely human trafficking and smuggling. The magnitude is not declining despite efforts to curb it. An in-depth unde...

    Authors: Lemma Derseh Gezie, Alemayehu Worku Yalew, Yigzaw Kebede Gete and Florence Samkange-Zeeb

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:76

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  15. There has been greater recognition of the importance of country ownership in global health and development. However, operationalising country ownership to ensure the scale up and sustainability of proven inter...

    Authors: Lisa Mwaikambo, Sarah Brittingham, Saori Ohkubo, Ruwaida Salem, Denis Joel Sama, Fatimata Sow, Deepti Mathur and Nneoma Nonyelum Anieto

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:75

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  16. This paper has reviewed the international research on the terms “climate change” and “human migration” from 1999 to 2019. To this end, a bibliometric and a cluster analysis by fractional accounting have been c...

    Authors: Juan Milán-García, José Luis Caparrós-Martínez, Nuria Rueda-López and Jaime de Pablo Valenciano

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:74

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  17. Global health partnerships (GHPs) are situated in complex political and economic relationships and involve partners with different needs and interests (e.g., government agencies, non-governmental organizations...

    Authors: Katrina M. Plamondon, Ben Brisbois, Leslie Dubent and Charles P. Larson

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:73

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  18. Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are the leading global source of added sugar intake and their consumption is associated with negative health outcomes, such as diabetes, cancers, cardiovascular diseases, and o...

    Authors: Marco Zenone, Diego Silva, Julia Smith and Kelley Lee

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:72

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  19. Reflecting global norms, South Africa is associated with high levels of cross-border and internal population mobility, yet migration-aware health system responses are lacking. Existing literature highlights th...

    Authors: Thea de Gruchy, Jo Vearey, Calvin Opiti, Langelihle Mlotshwa, Karima Manji and Johanna Hanefeld

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:71

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  20. Access to improved water and sanitation infrastructures are key determinants of health. The sub-Saharan African region in particular is lagging behind the ambitious goal of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Deve...

    Authors: Dominik Dietler, Andrea Farnham, Georg Loss, Günther Fink and Mirko S. Winkler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:70

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  21. The International Health Regulations (IHR) are a legally binding instrument designed to improve Global Health Security by limiting the cross boarder spread of health risks. All 196 signatories to the IHR (2005...

    Authors: Ahmed Razavi, Samuel Collins, Anne Wilson and Ebere Okereke

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:69

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  22. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including mental health, have become a major concern in low- and middle-income countries. Despite increased attention to them over the past decade, progress toward addressing N...

    Authors: Kanykey Jailobaeva, Jennifer Falconer, Giulia Loffreda, Stella Arakelyan, Sophie Witter and Alastair Ager

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:68

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  23. Due to COVID-19, domestic violence victims face a range of mental health challenges, possibly resulting in substantial human and economic consequences. However, there is a lack of mental health interventions t...

    Authors: Zhaohui Su, Dean McDonnell, Stephanie Roth, Quanlei Li, Sabina Šegalo, Feng Shi and Shelly Wagers

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:67

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  24. Of the close to 2.6 million stillbirths that happen annually, most are from low-income countries where until recently policies rarely paid special attention to addressing them. The global campaigns that follow...

    Authors: Eric Ssegujja and Michelle Andipatin

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:66

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  25. Efficient communication and coordination are needed between countries to prevent, detect and respond to international food safety events. While communication tools, networks and systems exist, current evidence...

    Authors: Carmen Joseph Savelli, Raul Fernando Garcia Acevedo, Jane Simpson and Céu Mateus

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:65

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  26. To date (April 2021), medical device (MD) design approaches have failed to consider the contexts where MDs can be operationalised. Although most of the global population lives and is treated in Low- and Middle...

    Authors: Davide Piaggio, Rossana Castaldo, Marco Cinelli, Sara Cinelli, Alessia Maccaro and Leandro Pecchia

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:64

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  27. Efficacious health interventions tested through controlled trials often fail to show desired impacts when implemented at scale. These challenges can be particularly pervasive in low- and middle-income settings...

    Authors: Michael J. Penkunas, Shiau Yun Chong, Emma L. M. Rhule, Evangelia Berdou and Pascale Allotey

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:63

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  28. The near universal adoption of cross-border health measures during the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has prompted significant debate about their effectiveness and compliance with international law. The number of...

    Authors: Kelley Lee, Karen A. Grépin, Catherine Worsnop, Summer Marion, Julianne Piper and Mingqi Song

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:62

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  29. There is an extensive body of research demonstrating that trade and globalisation can have wide-ranging implications for health. Robust governance is key to ensuring that health, social justice and sustainabil...

    Authors: May C. I. van Schalkwyk, Pepita Barlow, Gabriel Siles-Brügge, Holly Jarman, Tamara Hervey and Martin McKee

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:61

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  30. Task shifting could help address limited human resources available for the delivery of quality health care services in low-resource settings. However, the role of medical devices in supporting task shifting is...

    Authors: Amir Sabet Sarvestani, Marianna Coulentianos and Kathleen H. Sienko

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:60

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  31. The global milk formula market has ‘boomed’ in recent decades, raising serious concerns for breastfeeding, and child and maternal health. Despite these developments, few studies have investigated the global ex...

    Authors: Phillip Baker, Katheryn Russ, Manho Kang, Thiago M. Santos, Paulo A. R. Neves, Julie Smith, Gillian Kingston, Melissa Mialon, Mark Lawrence, Benjamin Wood, Rob Moodie, David Clark, Katherine Sievert, Monique Boatwright and David McCoy

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:58

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  32. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vast differences in approaches to the control and containment of coronavirus across the world and has demonstrated the varied success of such approaches in min...

    Authors: Steve J. Bickley, Ho Fai Chan, Ahmed Skali, David Stadelmann and Benno Torgler

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:57

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  33. COVID-19 is an emergent infectious disease that has spread geographically to become a global pandemic. While much research focuses on the epidemiological and virological aspects of COVID-19 transmission, there...

    Authors: Thomas Sigler, Sirat Mahmuda, Anthony Kimpton, Julia Loginova, Pia Wohland, Elin Charles-Edwards and Jonathan Corcoran

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:56

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  34. The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis presents as human, social and economic challenges. The advent of Covid-19, unfortunate as it is, has highlighted the need for close medical cooperation between states....

    Authors: Dabor Resiere, Hossein Mehdaoui, Hedda Dyer, Cyrille Chabartier, André Cabié, Jocelyn Inamo, Keats Compton, Rémi Neviere, Bruno Megarbane and Hatem Kallel

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:55

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  35. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is closely associated with physical and mental health problems; however, little is known about the severity of stigma caused by COVID-19 among its survivors. Thus, the aim o...

    Authors: Yuan Yuan, Yan-Jie Zhao, Qing-E Zhang, Ling Zhang, Teris Cheung, Todd Jackson, Guo-Qing Jiang and Yu-Tao Xiang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:54

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  36. Evidence exists about synergies among universal health coverage, health security and health promotion. Uniting these three global agendas has brought success to the country’s health sector. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Amare Worku Tadesse, Kassu Ketema Gurmu, Selamawit Tesfaye Kebede and Mahlet Kifle Habtemariam

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:53

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  37. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Shufang Sun, Simon B. Goldberg, Danhua Lin, Shan Qiao and Don Operario

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:52

    Content type: Correction

    Published on:

    The original article was published in Globalization and Health 2021 17:15

  38. Due to the implementation of social distancing and quarantine measures, loneliness has been a major public health concern during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, few studies have examined loneliness in Chinese ...

    Authors: Li Bao, Wen-Tian Li and Bao-Liang Zhong

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:51

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  39. Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) requires health financing reforms (HFR) in many of the countries. HFR are inherently political. The sustainable development goals (SDG) declaration provides a global p...

    Authors: Walter Denis Odoch, Flavia Senkubuge and Charles Hongoro

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:50

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  40. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 mutants might lead to European border closures, which impact on trade and result in serious economic losses. In April 2020, similar border closures were observed during the first SA...

    Authors: Florian Gehre, Hakim Lagu, Emmanuel Achol, Michael Katende, Jürgen May and Muna Affara

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:49

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  41. There is evidence that food industry actors try to shape science on nutrition and physical activity. But they are also involved in influencing the principles of scientific integrity. Our research objective was...

    Authors: Mélissa Mialon, Matthew Ho, Angela Carriedo, Gary Ruskin and Eric Crosbie

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:37

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  42. To explore the influences of digital media use on the core symptoms, emotional state, life events, learning motivation, executive function (EF) and family environment of children and adolescents diagnosed with...

    Authors: Lan Shuai, Shan He, Hong Zheng, Zhouye Wang, Meihui Qiu, Weiping Xia, Xuan Cao, Lu Lu and Jinsong Zhang

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:48

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  43. Health innovations are generally oriented on a techno-economic vision. In this perspective, technologies are seen as an end in themselves, and there is no arrangement between the technical and the social value...

    Authors: Marietou Niang, Sophie Dupéré, Hassane Alami and Marie-Pierre Gagnon

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:46

    Content type: Debate

    Published on:

  44. Alcohol harms are rising globally, and alcohol policies, where they exist, are weak or under-developed. Limited progress has been made since the formulation of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Strate...

    Authors: Mary Madden and Jim McCambridge

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:45

    Content type: Debate

    Published on:

  45. The possibility of psychopathological symptoms and related risk factors among normal persons and patients infected during the outbreak of COVID-19 has been widely investigated. The mental health outcomes of th...

    Authors: Zhiyang Zhang, Yi Feng, Rui Song, Di Yang and Xuefei Duan

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:44

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  46. The negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on public mental health can be persistent and substantial over a long period of time, but little is known regarding what psychological factors or processes can buffer s...

    Authors: Yuen Yu Chong, Wai Tong Chien, Ho Yu Cheng, Angelos P. Kassianos, Andrew T. Gloster and Maria Karekla

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:43

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  47. The ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has the potential to reverse progress towards global targets. This study examines the risks that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to equitable access to e...

    Authors: Floriano Amimo, Ben Lambert, Anthony Magit and Masahiro Hashizume

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2021 17:42

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

Annual Journal Metrics