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  1. Content type: Research

    Rapid and precise diagnosis of malaria is an essential element in effective case management and control of malaria. Malaria microscopy is used as the gold standard for malaria diagnosis, however results remain...

    Authors: Bolatito Aiyenigba, Abiodun Ojo, Adolor Aisiri, Justus Uzim, Oluwole Adeusi and Halima Mwenesi

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:32

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  2. Content type: Research

    We investigated predictors of the rural clients’ satisfaction level (CSL), and interlinks between perceived specific service quality (PSSQ), perceived utility value (PUV), CSL, and clients’ reactions (CR) towa...

    Authors: Ashim Roy, Trudy van der Weijden and Nanne de Vries

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:31

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  3. Content type: Commentary

    Since the commencement of the International Health Regulations in 2007, global public health security has been faced with numerous emerging and ongoing events. Moreover, the Joint External Evaluation is a volu...

    Authors: Mohamed Osman Bala, Mohamad Abdelhalim Chehab and Nagah Abdel Aziz Selim

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:30

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  4. Content type: Research

    Bride-trafficking has been a growing phenomenon in Southeast Asia, particularly in China, where one-child policies have resulted in demographic imbalances favoring males. Yet, empirical evidence about women an...

    Authors: Heidi Stöckl, Ligia Kiss, Jobst Koehler, Dung Thuy Dong and Cathy Zimmerman

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:28

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  5. Content type: Research

    Malaria is one of the most challenging public health concerns in the developing world. To address its impact in endemic regions, several interventions are implemented by stakeholders. The Affordable Medicine F...

    Authors: Isabella A. Quakyi, George O. Adjei, David J. Sullivan Jr, Judith K. Stephens, Amos Laar, Vivian N. Ama Aubyn, Richmond Owusu, Kwame S. Sakyi, Nathaniel Coleman, Francis D. Krampa, Linda Vanotoo, Julliette Tuakli, Bernard B. Bortei, Edward Essuman, Felix Sorvor, Isaac A. Boateng…

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:29

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  6. Content type: Research

    Female sex workers have been disproportionately affected with HIV and anal sexual experience elevate their vulnerability. Anal intercourse has more risk of HIV transmission than vaginal intercourse for recepto...

    Authors: Yohannes Teka Mazeingia, Lemessa Olijjira and Yadeta Dessie

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:27

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  7. Content type: Research

    The concept of ‘experimental public’ has been recently applied to publics involved in clinical trials. This term could also be applied to publics involved in longitudinal research such as health and demographi...

    Authors: Rhian Twine, Gillian Lewando Hundt and Kathleen Kahn

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:26

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  8. Content type: Research

    Since the declaration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 1990, many countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region made some improvements in maternal and child health and in tackling co...

    Authors: Eyob Zere Asbu, Maysoun Dimachkie Masri and Amer Kaissi

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:25

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  9. Content type: Research

    As an emerging donor in health related development across the world, particularly towards Africa, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been increasing its influence within the field of global public health...

    Authors: Mohon Shajalal, Junfang Xu, Jun Jing, Madeleine King, Jie Zhang, Peicheng Wang, Jennifer Bouey and Feng Cheng

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:24

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  10. Content type: Research

    The rise on the international scene of advocacy for universal health coverage (UHC) was accompanied by the promotion of a variety of health financing policies. Major donors presented health insurance, user fee...

    Authors: Lara Gautier and Valéry Ridde

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:23

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  11. Content type: Research

    The 2014–2016 West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak was an unprecedented public health event, and in addition to claiming over 11,000 lives, it resulted in the deaths of more healthcare workers than a...

    Authors: Stephanie Gee and Morten Skovdal

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:21

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  12. Content type: Research

    In disease mapping field, researchers often encounter data from multiple sources. Such data are fraught with challenges such as lack of a representative sample, often incomplete and most of which may have meas...

    Authors: D. Ntirampeba, I. Neema and L. N. Kazembe

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:22

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  13. Content type: Research

    Globally, food allergy [FA] is considered a growing health epidemic. While much of what is known comes from developed countries, there is growing interest in the epidemiology of FA in developing regions such a...

    Authors: George A. Atiim, Susan J. Elliott and Ann E. Clarke

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:20

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  14. Content type: Research

    The main objective of the paper is to identify the governance system related to policies to reduce health inequalities in the European regions. Considering the Action Spectrum of inequalities and the check lis...

    Authors: Sara Barsanti, Louis-Rachid Salmi, Yann Bourgueil, Antonio Daponte, Ewelina Pinzal and Solange Ménival

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:18

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  15. Content type: Research

    Emerging evidence suggests that body weight misperception may be associated with psychological distress among people in developed countries. Participating in physical activity (PA) may negate the association b...

    Authors: Eun-Young Lee, Maxine Myre, Jongnam Hwang, Heeran Chun, Eunchul Seo, Roman Pabayo and John C. Spence

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:17

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  16. Content type: Research

    Phylodynamics, the study of the interaction between epidemiological and pathogen evolutionary processes within and among populations, was originally defined in the context of rapidly evolving viruses and used ...

    Authors: Brittany D Rife, Carla Mavian, Xinguang Chen, Massimo Ciccozzi, Marco Salemi, Jae Min and Mattia CF Prosperi

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:13

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  17. Content type: Research

    The medications that are registered and available in a country are meant for the prevention and treatment of ailments and diseases. However, a lack of effective regulatory bodies and operative control mechanis...

    Authors: Arjun Poudel, Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim, Pranaya Mishra and Subish Palaian

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:14

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  18. Content type: Methodology

    Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a vector-borne parasitic disease that is being targeted for elimination through mass drug administration (MDA). The co-distribution of Loa loa in Central Africa poses a significant ba...

    Authors: Louise A. Kelly-Hope, Michelle C. Stanton, Honorat G. M. Zouré, Boniface E. Kinvi, Alexei Mikhailov, Afework Tekle and Jonathan D. King

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:12

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  19. Content type: Research

    The trial protocol is the most important document for clinical trials and describes not only the design and methodology of a study, but also all practical aspects. The suitability of the protocol has a direct ...

    Authors: Nerina Vischer, Constanze Pfeiffer, Jennifer Kealy and Christian Burri

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:11

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  20. Content type: Research

    There was no consistent definition for heat wave worldwide, while a limited number of studies have compared the mortality effect of heat wave as defined differently. This paper aimed to provide epidemiological...

    Authors: Yunquan Zhang, Renjie Feng, Ran Wu, Peirong Zhong, Xiaodong Tan, Kai Wu and Lu Ma

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:10

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  21. Content type: Methodology

    Against a backdrop of changing concepts of aid effectiveness, development effectiveness, health systems strengthening, and increasing emphasis on impact evaluation, this article proposes a theory-driven impact...

    Authors: Hasibul Haque, Philip C. Hill and Robin Gauld

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:7

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