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  1. Antimicrobial resistance is a significant public health concern with the establishment of antimicrobial stewardship in hospitals being increasingly obligatory. Perspectives and insights of health managers on a...

    Authors: Samuel Mungai Mbugua, George Njoroge, Caroline Kijogi, Moses Kamita, Rachel Kimani, Peter Mwaura, Bibianne Waiganjo Aidi and Jesse Gitaka

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:49

    Content type: Research

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  2. Global Health Education (GHE) focuses on training proactive global citizens to tackle health challenges in an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world. Studies show that health professionals in tra...

    Authors: Héctor Carrasco, Patricia Fuentes, Itzel Eguiluz, Cesar Lucio-Ramírez, Sandra Cárdenas, Ilse Mariana Leyva Barrera and Manuel Pérez-Jiménez

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:48

    Content type: Research

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  3. A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was firstly identified in Wuhan by the end of 2019. China has implemented a series of preventive measures to deter COVID-19 spread and its consequences since the beginning of the...

    Authors: Mohamed S. Bangura, Maria J. Gonzalez, Nasra M. Ali, Ran Ren and Youlin Qiao

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:47

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. Irrational antibiotics use in clinical prescription, especially in primary health care (PHC) is accelerating the spread of antibiotics resistance (ABR) around the world. It may be greatly useful to improve the...

    Authors: Lu Yao, Jia Yin, Ruiting Huo, Ding Yang, Liyan Shen, Shuqin Wen and Qiang Sun

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:45

    Content type: Review

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  5. As a key health risk, the prevalence of overweight has been strikingly increasing worldwide. This study aimed to disentangle the net age, period, and cohort effects on overweight among Chinese adults by gender.

    Authors: Yinmei Yang, Mohammedhamid Osman Kelifa, Bin Yu, Carly Herbert, Yongbo Wang and Junfeng Jiang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:42

    Content type: Research

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  6. Air pollution is the most significant environmental risk factor for all-cause mortality, and it has caused substantial disability-adjusted life-years and economic loss. Air pollution intensified the mortality ...

    Authors: Abhinav Karan, Kabeer Ali, Surujpal Teelucksingh and Sateesh Sakhamuri

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:39

    Content type: Commentary

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  7. Understanding the pattern of COVID-19 infection progression is critical for health policymakers. Reaching the exponential peak of cases, flattening the curve, and treating all of the active cases are the keys ...

    Authors: Novi Reandy Sasmita, Muhammad Ikhwan, Suyanto Suyanto and Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:38

    Content type: Research

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  8. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global health threat that requires a “One Health” approach. Of the One Health triad, the environmental component is the most dynamic and most neglected. Therefore, the objec...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh and Ahmad Moh’d Mansour

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:37

    Content type: Research

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  9. In the early months of the pandemic, most reported cases and deaths due to COVID-19 occurred in high-income countries. However, insufficient testing could have led to an underestimation of true infections in m...

    Authors: Madhu Gupta, Brian Wahl, Binita Adhikari, Naor Bar-Zeev, Sudip Bhandari, Alexandra Coria, Daniel J. Erchick, Nidhi Gupta, Shreya Hariyani, E. Wangeci Kagucia, Japhet Killewo, Rupali Jayant Limaye, Eric D. McCollum, Raghukul Pandey, William S. Pomat, Krishna D. Rao…

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:33

    Content type: Commentary

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  10. Result-Based Financing (RBF) is an umbrella term for financial mechanisms that link incentives to outputs or outcomes. International development agencies are promoting RBF as a viable financing approach for th...

    Authors: Nigel James, Kenny Lawson and Yubraj Acharya

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:31

    Content type: Review

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  11. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported in Wuhan, China. The mass population mobility in China during the Spring Festival has been considered a driver to the transmission of COVID-19, but i...

    Authors: Junfeng Jiang and Lisha Luo

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:30

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:32

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

    Authors: Duyen Thi Kim Nguyen, Lindsay McLaren, Nelly D. Oelke and Lynn McIntyre

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:28

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:18

  13. China’s engagement in global affairs has changed substantially in the 2010s. One aspect of the country’s global reorientation has been its increased interest in, and willingness to play a role in, global healt...

    Authors: Lewis Husain, Gerald Bloom and Sam McPherson

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:26

    Content type: Research

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  14. Many studies have modeled and predicted the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) in the U.S. using data that begins with the first reported cases. However, the shortage of testing services to detect i...

    Authors: Ding-Geng Chen, Xinguang Chen and Jenny K. Chen

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:25

    Content type: Research

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  15. Human genome-editing is banned by guidelines, laws and regulations in most countries. However, the first criminal case on genome-edited babies was sentenced in China in 2019. In this commentary we discuss our ...

    Authors: Shuang Liu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:24

    Content type: Commentary

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  16. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused staggering human and economic costs. We outline four key lessons learned from efforts to address the pandemic in China and the US. First, effective surveillance, reporting, and...

    Authors: Zhuo Chen, Cong Cao and Gonghuan Yang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:22

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. The novel coronavirus is a pandemic that has started to creep into Africa thus making the virus a truly global, health security threat. The number of new 2019-nCoV cases has been rising in Africa, though curre...

    Authors: Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III, Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi and Xu Lin

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:21

    Content type: Commentary

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  18. To contain the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China, many unprecedented intervention measures are adopted by the government. However, these measures may interfere in the normal medical serv...

    Authors: Zeye Liu, Shuai Huang, Wenlong Lu, Zhanhao Su, Xin Yin, Huiying Liang and Hao Zhang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:20

    Content type: Research

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  19. Most of the studies regarding air pollution and preterm birth (PTB) in highly polluted areas have estimated the exposure level based on fixed-site monitoring. However, exposure assessment methods relying on mo...

    Authors: Xiaotong Zhang, Cuifang Fan, Zhan Ren, Huan Feng, Shanshan Zuo, Jiayuan Hao, Jingling Liao, Yuliang Zou and Lu Ma

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:17

    Content type: Research

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  20. Population health interventions (PHIs) have the potential to improve the health of large populations by systematically addressing underlying conditions of poor health outcomes (i.e., social determinants of hea...

    Authors: Duyen Thi Kim Nguyen, Lindsay McLaren, Nelly D. Oelke and Lynn McIntyre

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:18

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:28

  21. The call for “Working Together to Build a Community of Shared Future for Mankind” requires us to improve people’s health across the globe, while global health development entails a satisfactory answer to a fundam...

    Authors: Xinguang Chen, Hao Li, Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III, Abu S. Abdullah, Jiayan Huang, Charlotte Laurence, Xiaohui Liang, Zhenyu Ma, Zongfu Mao, Ran Ren, Shaolong Wu, Nan Wang, Peigang Wang, Tingting Wang, Hong Yan and Yuliang Zou

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:14

    Content type: Report

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  22. Over the past few decades, a series of major challenges to global health have successively emerged, which call for China’s deeper engagement in global health governance. In this context, the China-UK Global He...

    Authors: Xiaohua Wang, Peilong Liu, Tongwu Xu, Yan Chen, Yang Yu, Xun Chen, Jingyi Chen and Zhaoyang Zhang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:13

    Content type: Report

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  23. Cardiovascular disorders (CVD) are the single greatest cause of mortality worldwide. In the UK, the National Health Service (NHS) has launched an initiative of health checks over and above current care to tack...

    Authors: Papreen Nahar, Harm van Marwijk, Linda Gibson, Geofrey Musinguzi, Sibyl Anthierens, Elizabeth Ford, Stephen A. Bremner, Mark Bowyer, Jean Yves Le Reste, Tholene Sodi and Hilde Bastiaens

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:12

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  24. Measuring the performance of a health system is an essential requirement in creating systems that generate efficient, equitable, patient-focused, accessible and sustainable results. A fundamental requirement f...

    Authors: Emmanuel Kumah, Samuel E. Ankomah, Adam Fusheini, Emmanuel Kusi Sarpong, Eric Anyimadu, Ato Quist and Brian Koomson

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:10

    Content type: Research

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  25. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among weight stigma, eating behaviors, and stress, as well as to analyze the effect of stress in mediating the association between weight stigma and e...

    Authors: Zhanxia Wang, Bowen Wang, Yiluan Hu, Lei Cheng, Siqi Zhang, Yanan Chen and Rui Li

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:8

    Content type: Research

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  26. Similar to outbreaks of many other infectious diseases, success in controlling the novel 2019 coronavirus infection requires a timely and accurate monitoring of the epidemic, particularly during its early peri...

    Authors: Xinguang Chen and Bin Yu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:7

    Content type: Research

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  27. The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV, or COVID-19) epidemic first broke out in Wuhan and has been spreading in whole China and the world. The numbers of new infections and deaths in Wuhan are still increasing, whi...

    Authors: Hengbo Zhu, Li Wei and Ping Niu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:6

    Content type: Short Report

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  28. Tobacco exposure remains a significant issue for public health, especially for pregnant women. It increases the risk for premature labor, low birth weight and small for gestational age (SGA), among other effec...

    Authors: Patricia Mallma, Cesar Carcamo and Jay S. Kaufman

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:11

    Content type: Research

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  29. To ascertain whether sex differences exist in the relationship between marital status and cardiovascular diseases (CVD), coronary heart disease (CHD), cancer and all-cause mortality in the general population a...

    Authors: Yafeng Wang, Yurui Jiao, Jing Nie, Adrienne O’Neil, Wentao Huang, Lei Zhang, Jiafei Han, Hao Liu, Yikun Zhu, Chuanhua Yu and Mark Woodward

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:4

    Content type: Review

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  30. Bihar state in India has one of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality in South Asia. Microfinance-based self-help groups (SHGs), involving rural women, are being utilized to improve maternal and c...

    Authors: Monika Walia, Laili Irani, Indrajit Chaudhuri, Yamini Atmavilas and Niranjan Saggurti

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  31. Low- and middle-income countries are facing an increasing burden of disability and death due to cardiovascular diseases. Policy makers and healthcare providers alike need resource estimation tools to improve h...

    Authors: Anu Aryal, David Citrin, Scott Halliday, Anirudh Kumar, Prajwol Nepal, Archana Shrestha, Rachel Nugent and Dan Schwarz

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:2

    Content type: Research

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  32. The reduction of childhood malnutrition has been identified as a priority for health and development in sub Saharan African countries. The association between women’s empowerment and children’s nutritional sta...

    Authors: Sanni Yaya, Emmanuel Kolawole Odusina, Olalekan A. Uthman and Ghose Bishwajit

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:1

    Content type: Research

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  33. Tuberculosis (TB) remains a petrified condition with a huge economic and health impact on families and health systems in Ghana. Monitoring of TB programme performance indicators can provide reliable data for d...

    Authors: Eric Osei, Samuel Oppong, Daniel Adanfo, Bless Ativor Doepe, Andrews Owusu, Augustine Goma Kupour and Joyce Der

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:37

    Content type: Research

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