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  1. Recent evidence suggests that soil-transmitted helminth (STH) transmission interruption may be feasible through community-wide mass drug administration (cMDA) that deworms community members of all ages. A chan...

    Authors: Amy Roll, Malvika Saxena, Elizabeth Orlan, Angelin Titus, Sanjay Kamlakar Juvekar, Marie-Claire Gwayi-Chore, Euripide Avokpaho, Félicien Chabi, Comlanvi Innocent Togbevi, Abiguel Belou Elijan, Providence Nindi, Judd L. Walson, Sitara S. R. Ajjampur, Moudachirou Ibikounlé, Khumbo Kalua, Kumudha Aruldas…
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:47
  2. In many low-income countries, households bear most of the health care costs. Community-based health insurance (CBHI) schemes have multiplied since the 1990s in West Africa. They have significantly improved the...

    Authors: Kaba Kanko Conde, Aboubacar Mariama Camara, Manar Jallal, Mohamed Khalis, Saad Zbiri and Vincent De Brouwere
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:46
  3. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has posed particular health risks to United Nations peacekeepers, which require prompt responses and global attention. Since the health protection of United Nat...

    Authors: Quan Yuan, Yong Chen, Jiqing Wan, Rui Zhang, Miaomiao Liao, Zhaogang Li, Jiani Zhou and Ying Li
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:45
  4. Malnutrition is a key global health challenge and a major contributor to childhood morbidity and mortality. In recent times, the contrasting coexistence of undernutrition including micronutrient deficiencies a...

    Authors: Mukhtar A. Ijaiya, Seun Anjorin and Olalekan A. Uthman
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:44
  5. Breast cancer is the most common malignant disease in women and is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women. Mammography is the best and the most available diagnostic method for breast cancer early detec...

    Authors: Mehdi Mirzaei-Alavijeh, Bonnie Jerome-D”Emilia, Farid Najafi, Mehdi Moradinazar, Razieh Pirouzeh and Farzad Jalilian
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:43
  6. COVID-19 vaccination has been advocated as the most effective way to curb the pandemic. But with its inequitable distribution and slow rollout, especially in low- to middle- income countries, it will still tak...

    Authors: Joseph Christian Obnial, Mystie Suzuki, Catherine Joy Escuadra, Janine Trixia Austria, Ma. Jamaica Monique Ponce and Elaine Cunanan
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:42
  7. With the rising prevalence of obesity and overweight, increasing number of scholars paid attention to the negative effects on human health and life. Recent years, many studies have focused on the relation of s...

    Authors: Kai Wang, Caifeng Wu, Yifan Yao, Shihan Zhang, Yaxuan Xie, Kejian Shi and Zhanpeng Yuan
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:41
  8. The increasing of exchange activities among public health institutes and experts globally calls for a standardized operation to construct public health field investigation and short-term study hub (Field Study...

    Authors: Ning Feng, Yanhui Dong, Shelan Liu and Xiaoping Dong
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:40
  9. Payment methods are known to influence maternal care delivery in health systems. Ghana suspended a piloted capitation provider payment system after nearly five years of implementation. This study aimed to exam...

    Authors: John Kanyiri Yambah, Kofi Akohene Mensah, Naasegnibe Kuunibe, Kindness Laar, Roger Ayimbillah Atinga, Millicent Ofori Boateng, Daniel Opoku and Wilm Quentin
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:38
  10. Fever is one of the most frequent reasons for paediatric consultations in Burkina Faso, but health care-seeking behaviours and the factors associated with health care-seeking in the event of childhood fever ar...

    Authors: Hermann Badolo, Aristide R. Bado, Hervé Hien, Nicolas Méda and A. Sathiya Susuman
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:37
  11. Schistosomiasis is a global health problem affecting 250 million people, with 90% in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Botswana, the burden is high in the Okavango delta because of the water channels. WHO recommends inte...

    Authors: Kebabonye P. Gabaake, Nthabiseng A. Phaladze, Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III and Olekae T. Thakadu
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:36
  12. The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis and an inspection of national governance systems and crisis response capabilities of countries globally. China has adopted a tough accountability system for offi...

    Authors: Shian Zeng and Chengdong Yi
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:33
  13. More than one million people each year become infected by parasites that cause the disease cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL). This disease manifests as one or more skin lesions or ulcers that are slow to heal with ...

    Authors: Brianne Wenning, Helen Price, Hasara Nuwangi, Kelemework Tafere Reda, Ben Walters, Reem Ehsanullah, Greice Viana, Alina Andras and Lisa Dikomitis
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:34
  14. Child marriage remains an important social issue in Indonesia. Child marriages were reported from 14.67% in 2008 to 10.82% in 2019. However, 22 out of 34 provinces in Indonesia still had high child marriage ra...

    Authors: Muliani Ratnaningsih, Heribertus Rinto Wibowo, Nicholas J. Goodwin, Ade Ayu Kartika Sari Rezki, R. Ridwan, Ratnakanya Nitya Hadyani, Emilie Minnick, Derry Fahrizal Ulum, Tanti Kosmiyati Kostaman and Sitti Nur Faizah
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:32
  15. Musculoskeletal injury contributes significantly to the burden of disease in Tanzania and other LMICs. For hospitals to cope financially with this burden, they often mandate that patients pay their entire hosp...

    Authors: Joy E. Obayemi, Elizabeth B. Card, Octavian Shirima, Ajay Premkumar, Honest Massawe and Neil P. Sheth
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:31
  16. Informal payments are one of the major obstacles to health system reform in many developing countries, and its elimination is on the agenda of health system policymakers in many countries, including Iran. This...

    Authors: Mohammad Arab, Bahman Khosravi, Hossein Safari, Hojat Rahmani, Ghasem Rajabi Vasokolaei, Mohammadreza Mobinizadeh and Farhad Habibi
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:30
  17. Evidence suggests that there are approximately two female genital fistula cases per 1000 women of reproductive age in sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that more than 200,000 women are affected by fistula in...

    Authors: Emmanuel Kelechi Nwala, Charles Nwaigwe, Pooja Sripad, Charlotte E. Warren, Salisu Ishaku and Solomon Kongyamba
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:29
  18. The contribution of vaccination to global public health and community wellbeing has been described as one of the greatest success stories of modern medicine. However, 13.5 million children still miss at least ...

    Authors: Gbadebo Collins Adeyanju, Cornelia Betsch, Abdu A. Adamu, Khadijah Sanusi Gumbi, Michael G. Head, Aristide Aplogan, Haoua Tall and Tene-Alima Essoh
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:28
  19. Surveillance efforts are essential to pandemic control, especially where the state is the primary health provider, such as Brazil. When public health testing guidelines limit molecular tests, there are reducti...

    Authors: Lorena G. Barberia, Natália de P. Moreira, Brigina Kemp, Maria Amelia de Sousa Mascena Veras, Marcela Zamudio, Isabel Seelaender Costa Rosa, Rebeca de J. Carvalho and Tatiane C. M. Sousa
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:27
  20. Surgical tourism is an emerging economic sector, with the most growth potential demonstrated in China's health industry before the COVID-19 pandemic. Surgical tourism accounts for a large part of medical touri...

    Authors: Dan Zhang, Yue Yan, Mei-xia Liao and Ting-fang Liu
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:26
  21. Economic evaluation studies demonstrate the value of money in health interventions and enhance the efficiency of the healthcare system. Therefore, this study reviews published economic evaluation studies of pu...

    Authors: Mouaddh Abdulmalik Nagi, Mustafa Ali Ali Rezq, Sermsiri Sangroongruangsri, Montarat Thavorncharoensap and Pramitha Esha Nirmala Dewi
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:25
  22. Despite free tuberculosis (TB) care in Pakistan, patients still have to bear high costs, which push them into poverty. This study estimated the pre- and post-diagnosis costs households bear for TB care, and in...

    Authors: Shama Razzaq, Aysha Zahidie and Zafar Fatmi
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:22
  23. The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to disrupt the availability and utilization of routine and emergency health care services, with differing impacts in jurisdictions across the world. In t...

    Authors: Prince A. Adu, Lisa Stallwood, Stephen O. Adebola, Theresa Abah and Arnold Ikedichi Okpani
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:20
  24. Cerebral palsy (CP) registers serve as instrumental tools to support development of care pathways, preventative strategies, and health gains. Such health gains, however, are not always universal, with Indigeno...

    Authors: Karen Wright, Aria Dehar, N. Susan Stott, Anna Mackey, Alexandra Sorhage, Rachel Tapera and Sîan A. Williams
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:24
  25. Vaccination against the novel coronavirus is one of the most effective strategies for combating the global Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. However, vaccine hesitancy has emerged as a major obstacle in...

    Authors: Betty B. B. Ackah, Michael Woo, Lisa Stallwood, Zahra A. Fazal, Arnold Okpani, Ugochinyere Vivian Ukah and Prince A. Adu
    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2022 7:21
  26. 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
  27. 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

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  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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