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  1. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, various treatments have become widely practiced. Stem cells have a wide range of applications in the treatment of lung diseases and have therefore been experimentally use...

    Authors: Minghe Zhang, Xinchun Yan, Minghui Shi, Ruihang Li, Ziwei Pi, Xiangying Ren, Yongbo Wang, Siyu Yan, Yunyun Wang, Yinghui Jin and Xinghuan Wang
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:19
  2. The COVID-19 pandemic and governments’ attempts to contain it are negatively affecting young children’s health and development in ways we are only beginning to understand and measure. Responses to the pandemic...

    Authors: Chunling Lu, Yiqun Luan, Sara N. Naicker, S. V. Subramanian, Jere R. Behrman, Jody Heymann, Alan Stein and Linda M. Richter
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:18
  3. To understand the magnitude and spatial–temporal distribution of the regional burden attributable to severe mental disorders is of great essential and high policy relevance. The study aimed to address the burd...

    Authors: Wenyan Tan, Lichang Chen, Yuqin Zhang, Junyan Xi, Yuantao Hao, Fujun Jia, Brian J. Hall, Jing Gu, Shibin Wang, Haicheng Lin and Xiao Lin
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:17
  4. A national drug resistance survey (DRS) was implemented for the first time in Timor-Leste (TL) in 2019. The primary objective of the survey was to assess the prevalence of drug resistance among new and previou...

    Authors: Constantino Lopes, Debashish Kundu, Ismael Da Costa Barreto, Bernardino da Cruz, S. Siva Kumar, Sureshbabu Ramalingam, Anna S. Dean, Vineet Bhatia, Prabhu Seenivasan, C. Padmapriyadarsini and Olga Tosas Auguet
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:16
  5. The sudden transmission of the novel coronavirus along with instant measures taken in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused many new challenges adversely disturbing quality of life (...

    Authors: Shorouk Mohsen, Ragaa El-Masry, Olfat Farag Ali and Doaa Abdel-Hady
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:15
  6. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is physical, sexual, or psychological harm perpetrated by a spouse or an intimate partner. Its detrimental effects on women’s physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health a...

    Authors: Arun Chaudhary, Janet Nakarmi and Annekathryn Goodman
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:14
  7. Diabetes, a global health concern, requires insulin therapy. As insulin demand and prices rise dramatically, insulin affordability has increasingly become an issue facing patients with diabetes worldwide. To c...

    Authors: Victoria Lu, Jiandi Zhang and Guoxun Chen
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:13
  8. With the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, some COVID-19 patients have become reinfected with the virus. Viral gene sequencing has found that some of these patients were reinfected by the different and ot...

    Authors: Xiangying Ren, Jie Zhou, Jing Guo, Chunmei Hao, Mengxue Zheng, Rong Zhang, Qiao Huang, Xiaomei Yao, Ruiling Li and Yinghui Jin
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:12
  9. Virtual global health partnership initiatives (VGHPIs) evolved rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure partnership continuity. However the current landscape for VGHPI use and preference is unknown. This...

    Authors: Lisa Umphrey, George Paasi, William Windsor, Grace Abongo, Jessica Evert, Heather Haq, Elizabeth M. Keating, Suet Kam Lam, Megan S. McHenry, Carolyne Ndila, Charles Nwobu, Amy Rule, Reena P. Tam, Daniel Olson and Peter Olupot-Olupot
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:11
  10. The COVID-19 pandemic has reaffirmed an all-knowing truth—that health is central in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. To fully control the infection in a community, accurate testing of suspected cases a...

    Authors: Sonam Yangchen, Solip Ha, Abraham Assan and Tashi Tobgay
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:10
  11. There is a lack of comprehensive national data on prevalence, geographical distribution of different species, and temporal trends in soil-helminthiasis (STHs). Therefore, this study aimed to provide a summary ...

    Authors: Legese Chelkeba, Zeleke Mekonnen, Daniel Emana, Worku Jimma and Tsegaye Melaku
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:9
  12. Delta and Omicron variants of 2019-nCoV are still spreading globally, and many imported infections have been identified in China as well. In order to control the spread chain from imported to local, China has ...

    Authors: Hao Li, Jiaxin He, Jiayu Chen, Shuning Pan, Jiehan Feng and Shuang Liu
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:8
  13. In the context of a growing appreciation for the wellbeing of the health workforce as the foundation of high-quality, sustainable health systems, this paper presents findings from two complementary studies to ...

    Authors: N. Jensen, C. Lund and Z. Abrahams
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:7
  14. The Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) programme in Ghana as part of its beneficiary programme, identifies the poor/indigents for exemptions from premium payments in the National Health Insurance Sc...

    Authors: Patricia Akweongo, Edmund Voetagbe, Fabrizio Tediosi, Dominic Dormenyo Gadeka, Paola Salari and Moses Aikins
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:4
  15. The current decolonizing global health movement is calling us to take a post-colonial perspective at the research and practice of global health, an area that has been re-defined by contemporary scholars and ad...

    Authors: Xiaoxiao Kwete, Kun Tang, Lucy Chen, Ran Ren, Qi Chen, Zhenru Wu, Yi Cai and Hao Li
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:3
  16. In the last few years, there has been a worldwide commitment to protect the vulnerable individuals from higher financial risk through out-of-pocket (OOP) health expenditure. This study examines the influence o...

    Authors: Wilfried Guets and Deepak Kumar Behera
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:2
  17. There is a dearth of instruments that have been developed and validated for use with children living with HIV under the age of 17 years in the Kenyan context. We examined the psychometric properties and measur...

    Authors: Stanley W. Wanjala, Derrick Ssewanyana, Patrick N. Mwangala, Carophine Nasambu, Esther Chongwo, Stanley Luchters, Charles R. J. C. Newton and Amina Abubakar
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:49
  18. The risk of outbreaks escalating into pandemics has soared with globalization. Therefore, understanding transmission mechanisms of infectious diseases has become critical to formulating global public health po...

    Authors: Claudia Chaufan, Ilinca A. Dutescu, Hanah Fekre, Saba Marzabadi and K. J. Noh
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:48
  19. COVID-19 has brought about political, economic, cultural, and interspecies problems far from medical areas, which challenges academia to rethink global health. For holism principle, anthropology offers valuabl...

    Authors: Ruobing Ji and Yu Cheng
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:47
  20. The World Health Organization described herd immunity, also known as population immunity, as the indirect fortification from an infectious disease that happens when a population is immune either through vaccin...

    Authors: Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III, Isaac Olushola Ogunkola, Ekpereonne Babatunde Esu, Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi, Xu Lin and Hao Li
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:46
  21. Agricultural food production and distribution industries may play a vital role in determining the current conditions of any country’s food security and sustainable development goals. This paper examined the de...

    Authors: Apurbo Sarkar, Wang Hongyu, Abdul Azim Jony, Jiban Chandro Das, Waqar Hussain Memon and Lu Qian
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:45
  22. After its landfall in Puerto Rico in 2017, Hurricane Maria caused the longest blackout in United States history, producing cascading effects on a health care system that had already been weakened by decades of...

    Authors: Sheilla L. Rodríguez-Madera, Nelson Varas-Díaz, Mark Padilla, Kevin Grove, Kariela Rivera-Bustelo, Jeffrey Ramos, Violeta Contreras-Ramirez, Sergio Rivera-Rodríguez, Ricardo Vargas-Molina and Jose Santini
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:44
  23. A major constraint to tuberculosis control is low case finding with under-reporting to national authorities. Evidence shows that Patent Medicine Dealers are first port of call for most people with symptoms of ...

    Authors: Cosmas Kenan Onah, Benedict Ndubueze Azuogu, Edmund Ndudi Ossai, Adaoha Pearl Agu, Victoria Chioma Azuogu, Isaac Alobu and Emeka Onwe Ogah
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:43
  24. There is an increasing trend on the practices of parental self-medication with antibiotics (PSMA) around world, accelerating the antibiotic abuse. This study aims to examine the nationality differences in the ...

    Authors: Zhongliang Zhou, Dantong Zhao, Huarui Zhang, Chi Shen, Dan Cao, Guanping Liu, Liang Zhu and Yu Fang
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:42
  25. Safety protocols are an essential component of studies addressing violence and mental health but are rarely described in the published literature from Sub-Saharan Africa. We designed and implemented a safety p...

    Authors: Katherine G. Merrill, Jonathan K. Mwansa, Sam Miti, Virginia M. Burke, Elizabeth A. Abrams, Christiana Frimpong, Michele R. Decker, Jacquelyn C. Campbell and Julie A. Denison
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:40
  26. Access to and utilization of health services have remained major challenges for people living in low- and middle-income countries, especially for those living in impaired public health environment such as refu...

    Authors: Lal B. Rawal, Kie Kanda, Tuhin Biswas, Md. Imtiaz Tanim, Padam Kanta Dahal, Md. Rajibul Islam, Tarique Md. Nurul Huda, Tahmina Begum, Berhe W. Sahle, Andre M. N. Renzaho and Iqbal Anwar
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:39
  27. Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa despite widely available preventive therapies such as prophylactic benzathine penicillin G (BPG). In this ...

    Authors: Jeffrey G. Edwards, Michele Barry, Dary Essam, Mohammed Elsayed, Mohamed Abdulkarim, Basamat M. A. Elhossein, Zahia H. A. Mohammed, Abdelmunim Elnogomi, Amna S. E. Elfaki, Ahmed Elsayed and Andrew Y. Chang
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:35
  28. COVID-19 has seriously affected people's mental health and changed their behaviors. Previous studies for mental state and behavior promotion only targeted limited people or were not suitable for daily activity...

    Authors: Qian Yang, Zhihua Wu, Ying Xie, Xiaohua Xiao, Jinnan Wu, Tian Sang, Kejun Zhang, Haidong Song, Xifeng Wu and Xin Xu
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:37
  29. The highly contagious nature of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) places physicians in South Asia at high risk of contracting the infection. Accordingly, we conducted this study ...

    Authors: Nadia Nazir Jatoi, Saniya Ahmad, Emad ud-din Sajid, Farah Yasmin, Muhammad Sohaib Asghar, Syed Ali Farhan, Bushra Zafar Sayeed, Momina Mariam Marufi, Kaneez Fatima and Syed Faisal Mahmood
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:36
  30. In response to the staggering global burden of conditions requiring emergency and essential surgery, the development of international surgical system strengthening (SSS) is fundamental to achieving universal, ...

    Authors: Gregory L. Peck, Joseph S. Hanna, Erin M. Scott, Dhaval Mehta, Zina Model, Deesha Sarma, Elizabeth E. Ginalis, Zachary Berlant, Fernando Ferrera, Javier Escobar, Carlos A. Ordoñez, Carlos Morales and Vicente H. Gracias
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:34
  31. Antibiotic resistance is a major problem in every region of the globe and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is no exception. Several systematic reviews have addressed the prevalence of resistant organisms but few have ...

    Authors: George James Porter, Stephen Owens and Matthew Breckons
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:31
  32. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) suffers from a dearth of concrete information on the causes of women’s under-representation in scientific research workforce particularly at higher levels compared with the wealth of i...

    Authors: Millicent L. Liani, Isaac K. Nyamongo, Justin Pulford and Rachel Tolhurst
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:30
  33. Studies of health-related quality of life among workers have generated varying results. The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review to synthesize the scores of health-related quality of life m...

    Authors: Ya Su, Meng-Shuang Liu, Pinnaduwage Vijitha De Silva, Truls Østbye and Ke-Zhi Jin
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:29

    The Correction to this article has been published in Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:32

  34. Authors: Akin Abayomi, Akin Osibogun, Oluchi Kanma-Okafor, Jide Idris, Abimbola Bowale, Ololade Wright, Bisola Adebayo, Mobolanle Balogun, Segun Ogboye, Remi Adeseun, Ismael Abdus-Salam, Bamidele Mutiu, Babatunde Saka, Dayo Lajide, Sam Yenyi, Rotimi Agbolagorite…
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:28

    The original article was published in Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:26

  35. The current pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has shown epidemiological and clinical characteristics that appear worsened in ...

    Authors: Akin Abayomi, Akin Osibogun, Oluchi Kanma-Okafor, Jide Idris, Abimbola Bowale, Ololade Wright, Bisola Adebayo, Mobolanle Balogun, Segun Ogboye, Remi Adeseun, Ismael Abdus-Salam, Bamidele Mutiu, Babatunde Saka, Dayo Lajide, Sam Yenyi, Rotimi Agbolagorite…
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:26

    The Correction to this article has been published in Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:28

  36. Outbreaks of zoonotic diseases that transmit between animals and humans, against a backdrop of increasing levels of forced migration, present a major challenge to global public health. This review provides an ...

    Authors: Dorien Hanneke Braam, Freya Louise Jephcott and James Lionel Norman Wood
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:25
  37. Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, MSK pain and MSK injury/trauma are the largest contributors to the global burden of disability, yet global guidance to arrest the rising disability burden is lacking. We aimed...

    Authors: Andrew M. Briggs, Joanne E. Jordan, Deborah Kopansky-Giles, Saurab Sharma, Lyn March, Carmen Huckel Schneider, Swatee Mishrra, James J. Young and Helen Slater
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:24
  38. The Arab region is highly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Local governments have already started to act against the disease. However, only a few countries provided COVID-19 vaccination. Compliance with vacc...

    Authors: M. Ihsan Kaadan, Joud Abdulkarim, Maher Chaar, Obada Zayegh and Mouhammed Ali Keblawi
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:23
  39. China has increasingly emerged as an important player in global health. However, compared to developed countries, China still lacks a sufficient health workforce for global health engagement with the necessary...

    Authors: Xuejiao Ma, Wei Ding, Yingjun Qian, Shenning Lu, Bei Wang, Qiuli Xu, Duoquan Wang, Yayi Guan, Ning Xiao and Xiaonong Zhou
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:22
  40. Sub-Saharan Africa carries a disproportionate burden of under-five child deaths in the world and appropriate breastfeeding practices can support efforts to reduce child mortality rates. Health facilities are i...

    Authors: Mai-Lei Woo Kinshella, Sarina Prasad, Tamanda Hiwa, Marianne Vidler, Alinane Linda Nyondo-Mipando, Queen Dube, David Goldfarb and Kondwani Kawaza
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:21
  41. Globally, gender as a barrier or facilitator in achieving health outcomes is increasingly being documented. However, the role of gender in health programming and organization is frequently ignored. The Global ...

    Authors: Anna Kalbarczyk, Aditi Rao, Adedamola Adebayo, Ellie Decker, Sue Gerber and Rosemary Morgan
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:19

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