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  1. 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

    Content type: Report

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  2. 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

    Content type: Review

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Review

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

  5. 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

    Content type: Correction

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

  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  7. 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

    Content type: Review

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Review

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. To put COVID-19 patients into hospital timely, the clinical diagnosis had been implemented in Wuhan in the early epidemic. Here we compared the epidemiological characteristics of laboratory-confirmed and clini...

    Authors: Fang Shi, Haoyu Wen, Rui Liu, Jianjun Bai, Fang Wang, Sumaira Mubarik, Xiaoxue Liu, Yong Yu, Qiumian Hong, Jinhong Cao and Chuanhua Yu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:18

    Content type: Research

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  14. Asthma disproportionately affects minority and low-income children. We examined asthma prevalence, management and outcomes, focusing on race/ethnicity and acculturation of parents (particularly English languag...

    Authors: Jim E. Banta, Majed Ramadan, Noara Alhusseini, Khaled Aloraini and Naomi Modeste

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:17

    Content type: Research

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  15. Postpartum Care is a strategy to improve survival of women and newborns, especially in low- and middle-income countries. Early post-partum care can promote healthy behaviors and the identification of risk fact...

    Authors: Nancy R. Cardona Cordero, José Perez Ramos, Zahira Quiñones Tavarez, Scott McIntosh, Esteban Avendaño, Carmen DiMare, Deborah J. Ossip and Timothy De Ver Dye

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:16

    Content type: Research

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  16. The COVID-19 pandemic is considerably the biggest global health challenge of this modern era. Spreading across all regions of the world, this corona virus disease has disrupted even some of the most advanced e...

    Authors: Mohammed AlKhaldi, Nigel James, Vijay Kumar Chattu, Sara Ahmed, Hamza Meghari, Kirsty Kaiser, Carel IJsselmuiden and Marcel Tanner

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:12

    Content type: Perspective

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  17. In 2016, diarrhea killed around 7 children aged under 5 years per 1000 live births in Burundi. The objective of this study was to estimate the economic burden associated with diarrhea in Burundi and to examine...

    Authors: Fulgence Niyibitegeka, Arthorn Riewpaiboon, Sitaporn Youngkong and Montarat Thavorncharoensap

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:13

    Content type: Research

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  18. Although more and more attention has been paid to the psychological consequences of the lockdown policy amongst pregnant women, the underlying mechanism linking the lockdown policy to maternal depression has n...

    Authors: Yongjie Zhou, Ruoxi Wang, Lei Liu, Ting Ding, Lijuan Huo, Ling Qi, Jie Xiong, Jie Yan, Lingyun Zeng, Jiezhi Yang, Suyi Song and Gaolanxin Dai

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  19. Education institutions promptly implemented a set of steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among international Chinese students, such as restrictive physical exercise, mask wear, daily health reporting, etc....

    Authors: Tanwne Sarker, Apurbo Sarkar, Md. Ghulam Rabbany, Milon Barmon, Rana Roy, Md. Ashfikur Rahman, Kh. Zulfikar Hossain, Fazlul Hoque and Muhammad Asaduzzaman

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:10

    Content type: Research

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  20. Performance-based financing (PBF) has attracted considerable attention in recent years in low and middle-income countries. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) implemented a PBF programme between 201...

    Authors: Ahmad Shah Salehi, Karl Blanchet, Anna Vassall and Josephine Borghi

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:9

    Content type: Research

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  21. Universal health coverage (UHC) embedded within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, is defined by the World Health Organization as all individuals having access to required health services, of su...

    Authors: Susan C. Ifeagwu, Justin C. Yang, Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi and Carol Brayne

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:8

    Content type: Review

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  22. The Regional Network for Asian Schistosomiasis and Other Helminth Zoonoses (RNAS+) was established in 1998, which has developed close partnerships with Asian countries endemic for schistosomiasis and other helmin...

    Authors: Hong-Mei Li, Ying-Jun Qian, Kun Yang, Wei Ding, Lu-Lu Huang, Xue-Jiao Ma, Lei Duan, Duo-Quan Wang, Ya-Yi Guan, Ning Xiao and Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:7

    Content type: Research

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  23. Nepal’s poultry industry has increased with a growing middle class, which has translated to an increase in antimicrobial consumption and thus a rise in antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Describing and understand...

    Authors: Anastasia S. Lambrou, Gabriel K. Innes, Laura O’Sullivan, Himal Luitel, Rebanta K. Bhattarai, Hom B. Basnet and Christopher D. Heaney

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:6

    Content type: Research

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  24. Performance-Based Financing (PBF), an innovative health financing initiative, was recently implemented in Mali. PBF aims to improve quality of care by motivating health workers. The purpose of this research wa...

    Authors: Tony Zitti, Amandine Fillol, Julia Lohmann, Abdourahmane Coulibaly and Valéry Ridde

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:5

    Content type: Research

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  25. Epidemiological data indicate that a large part of population needs to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity. Hence, it is of high importance for public health officials to know whether people are going to ge...

    Authors: Georgia Kourlaba, Eleni Kourkouni, Stefania Maistreli, Christina-Grammatiki Tsopela, Nafsika-Maria Molocha, Christos Triantafyllou, Markela Koniordou, Ioannis Kopsidas, Evangelia Chorianopoulou, Stefania Maroudi-Manta, Dimitrios Filippou and Theoklis E. Zaoutis

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  26. Increasing men’s involvement in their pregnant partners’ wellness has been reported as one of the ways to improve access to and utilization of maternal health services, including birth preparedness and complic...

    Authors: Germaine Tuyisenge, Valorie A. Crooks and Nicole S. Berry

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  27. The increasing burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Bangladesh underscores the importance of strengthening primary health care systems. In this study, we examined the barriers and facilitators to enga...

    Authors: Lal Rawal, Shamim Jubayer, Sohel R. Choudhury, Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam and Abu S. Abdullah

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2021 6:1

    Content type: Research

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

    Authors: Jianjun Bai, Fang Shi, Jinhong Cao, Haoyu Wen, Fang Wang, Sumaira Mubarik, Xiaoxue Liu, Yong Yu, Jianbo Ding and Chuanhua Yu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:55

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:54

  29. To analyze the epidemiological characteristics of COVID-19 related deaths in Wuhan, China and comprehend the changing trends of this epidemic along with analyzing the prevention and control measures in Wuhan.

    Authors: Jianjun Bai, Fang Shi, Jinhong Cao, Haoyu Wen, Fang Wang, Sumaira Mubarik, Xiaoxue Liu, Yong Yu, Jianbo Ding and Chuanhua Yu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:54

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:55

  30. In addition to healthcare entitlements, ‘migrant-friendly health services’ in Thailand include interpretation and cultural mediation services which aim to reduce language and cultural barriers between health p...

    Authors: Hathairat Kosiyaporn, Sataporn Julchoo, Mathudara Phaiyarom, Pigunkaew Sinam, Watinee Kunpeuk, Nareerut Pudpong, Pascale Allotey, Zhie X. Chan, Tharani Loganathan, Nicola Pocock and Rapeepong Suphanchaimat

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:53

    Content type: Research

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  31. Fructose plays an important role in the complex metabolism of uric acid in the human body. However, high blood uric acid concentration, known as hyperuricemia, is the main risk factor for development of gout. ...

    Authors: Jiayun Huang, Zheng Feei Ma, Yutong Zhang, Zhongxiao Wan, Yeshan Li, Hang Zhou, Anna Chu and Yeong Yeh Lee

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:52

    Content type: Review

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  32. Neonatal tetanus (NT) is a deadly nervous system disorder that is endemic to Afghanistan. Administering sufficient doses of tetanus toxoid containing vaccine (TTCV) during pregnancy can pass antibodies to the ...

    Authors: Jillian Sherley and Sam Newton

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:51

    Content type: Research

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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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