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  1. 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

    Content type: Report

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Review

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  5. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. 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

    Content type: Perspective

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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