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  1. Research

    Body weight misperception and psychological distress among young South Korean adults: the role of physical activity

    Emerging evidence suggests that body weight misperception may be associated with psychological distress among people in developed countries. Participating in physical activity (PA) may negate the association b...

    Eun-Young Lee, Maxine Myre, Jongnam Hwang, Heeran Chun, Eunchul Seo, Roman Pabayo and John C. Spence

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:17

    Published on: 5 June 2017

  2. Research

    Assessment of the availability and rationality of unregistered fixed dose drug combinations in Nepal: a multicenter cross-sectional study

    The medications that are registered and available in a country are meant for the prevention and treatment of ailments and diseases. However, a lack of effective regulatory bodies and operative control mechanis...

    Arjun Poudel, Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim, Pranaya Mishra and Subish Palaian

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:14

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  3. Research

    Phylodynamic applications in 21st century global infectious disease research

    Phylodynamics, the study of the interaction between epidemiological and pathogen evolutionary processes within and among populations, was originally defined in the context of rapidly evolving viruses and used ...

    Brittany D Rife, Carla Mavian, Xinguang Chen, Massimo Ciccozzi, Marco Salemi, Jae Min and Mattia CF Prosperi

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:13

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  4. Methodology

    A practical approach for scaling up the alternative strategy for the elimination of lymphatic filariasis in Loa loa endemic countries - developing an action plan

    Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a vector-borne parasitic disease that is being targeted for elimination through mass drug administration (MDA). The co-distribution of Loa loa in Central Africa poses a significant ba...

    Louise A. Kelly-Hope, Michelle C. Stanton, Honorat G. M. Zouré, Boniface E. Kinvi, Alexei Mikhailov, Afework Tekle and Jonathan D. King

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:12

    Published on: 1 May 2017

  5. Methodology

    Aid effectiveness and programmatic effectiveness: a proposed framework for comparative evaluation of different aid interventions in a particular health system

    Against a backdrop of changing concepts of aid effectiveness, development effectiveness, health systems strengthening, and increasing emphasis on impact evaluation, this article proposes a theory-driven impact...

    Hasibul Haque, Philip C. Hill and Robin Gauld

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:7

    Published on: 3 April 2017

  6. Research

    A globally networked hybrid approach to public health capacity training for maternal health professionals in low and middle income countries

    MundoComm is a current NIH-funded project for sustainable public health capacity building in community engagement and technological advances aimed at improving maternal health issues. Two to four teams are sel...

    Scott McIntosh, José G. Pérez-Ramos, Tamala David, Margaret M. Demment, Esteban Avendaño, Deborah J. Ossip and Timothy De Ver Dye

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:8

    Published on: 1 March 2017

  7. Research

    What does the development of medical tourism in Barbados hold for health equity? an exploratory qualitative case study

    Although the global growth of privatized health care services in the form of medical tourism appears to generate economic benefits, there is debate about medical tourism’s impacts on health equity in countries...

    Ronald Labonté, Vivien Runnels, Valorie A. Crooks, Rory Johnston and Jeremy Snyder

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:5

    Published on: 20 February 2017

  8. Research

    Participatory approach to design social accountability interventions to improve maternal health services: a case study from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Social accountability (SA) comprises a set of mechanisms aiming to, on the one hand, enable users to raise their concerns about the health services provided to them (voice), and to hold health providers (HPs) ...

    Eric M. Mafuta, Marjolein A. Dieleman, Leon Essink, Paul N. Khomba, François M. Zioko, Thérèse N. M. Mambu, Patrick K. Kayembe and Tjard de Cock Buning

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:4

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  9. Research

    Childhood anemia in Rural Haiti: the potential role of community health workers

    Childhood iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is an important contributor to under-five mortality in the developing world. There is evidence that Community Health Worker (CHW) delivered programs to increase maternal ...

    Marie N. Séraphin, Chen Xinguang, Mohamed Ag Ayoya, Ismael Ngnie-Teta, Ellen Boldon, Aissa Mamadoultaibou, Jean Ernst Saint-Fleur and Inobert Pierre

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:3

    Published on: 23 January 2017

  10. Research

    Developing an approach to assessing the political feasibility of global collective action and an international agreement on antimicrobial resistance

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global issue. International trade, travel, agricultural practices, and environmental contamination all make it possible for resistant microbes to cross national borders. Glo...

    Susan Rogers Van Katwyk, Marie Évelyne Danik, Ioana Pantis, Rachel Smith, John-Arne Røttingen and Steven J. Hoffman

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:20

    Published on: 13 December 2016

  11. Research

    Dengue fever outbreaks in Eritrea, 2005–2015

    The geographic distribution and burden of dengue is increasing globally. This study aims to evaluate dengue outbreaks and to substantiate the need for strengthened surveillance, reporting and control in Eritrea.

    Abdulmumini Usman, Jacob D. Ball, Diana Patricia Rojas, Araia Berhane, Yohannes Ghebrat, Goitom Mebrahtu, Azmera Gebresellasie, Assefash Zehaie, Jacob Mufunda, Olivia Liseth, Ubydul Haque and Emmanuel Chanda

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:17

    Published on: 27 October 2016

  12. Research

    An instrument based on protection motivation theory to predict Chinese adolescents’ intention to engage in protective behaviors against schistosomiasis

    Further advancement in schistosomiasis prevention requires new tools to assess protective motivation, and promote innovative intervention program. This study aimed to develop and evaluate an instrument develop...

    Han Xiao, Minjin Peng, Hong Yan, Mengting Gao, Jingjing Li, Bin Yu, Hanbo Wu and Shiyue Li

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:15

    Published on: 5 October 2016

  13. Research

    The global spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome: an analysis fusing traditional epidemiological tracing and molecular phylodynamics

    Since its discovery in 2012, over 1700 confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have been documented worldwide and more than a third of those cases have died. While the greatest number of cas...

    Jae Min, Eleonora Cella, Massimo Ciccozzi, Antonello Pelosi, Marco Salemi and Mattia Prosperi

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:14

    Published on: 28 September 2016

  14. Review

    Health system strengthening and hypertension management in China

    Non-communicable diseases are the leading causes of global burden of diseases, and hypertension is one of the most important risk factors. Hypertension prevalence doubled in China in the past decade and affect...

    Kehui Huang, Yu Ting Song, Yong Huan He and Xing Lin Feng

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:13

    Published on: 21 September 2016

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