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  1. Content type: Research

    Health policy formulations in India have witnessed a shift from a reactive approach to a more proactive approach over the last decade. It is therefore important to understand the effectiveness of recent nation...

    Authors: Arnab Jana and Rounaq Basu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:6

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  2. Content type: Research

    MundoComm is a current NIH-funded project for sustainable public health capacity building in community engagement and technological advances aimed at improving maternal health issues. Two to four teams are sel...

    Authors: Scott McIntosh, José G. Pérez-Ramos, Tamala David, Margaret M. Demment, Esteban Avendaño, Deborah J. Ossip and Timothy De Ver Dye

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:8

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  3. Content type: Research

    Although the global growth of privatized health care services in the form of medical tourism appears to generate economic benefits, there is debate about medical tourism’s impacts on health equity in countries...

    Authors: Ronald Labonté, Vivien Runnels, Valorie A. Crooks, Rory Johnston and Jeremy Snyder

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:5

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  4. Content type: Research

    Social accountability (SA) comprises a set of mechanisms aiming to, on the one hand, enable users to raise their concerns about the health services provided to them (voice), and to hold health providers (HPs) ...

    Authors: Eric M. Mafuta, Marjolein A. Dieleman, Leon Essink, Paul N. Khomba, François M. Zioko, Thérèse N. M. Mambu, Patrick K. Kayembe and Tjard de Cock Buning

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:4

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  5. Content type: Research

    Childhood iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is an important contributor to under-five mortality in the developing world. There is evidence that Community Health Worker (CHW) delivered programs to increase maternal ...

    Authors: Marie N. Séraphin, Chen Xinguang, Mohamed Ag Ayoya, Ismael Ngnie-Teta, Ellen Boldon, Aissa Mamadoultaibou, Jean Ernst Saint-Fleur and Inobert Pierre

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:3

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  6. Content type: Research

    Inequalities in maternal health care are pervasive in the developing world, a fact that has led to questions about the extent of these disparities across socioeconomic groups. Despite a growing literature on m...

    Authors: Marshall Makate and Clifton Makate

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:1

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  7. Content type: Research

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global issue. International trade, travel, agricultural practices, and environmental contamination all make it possible for resistant microbes to cross national borders. Glo...

    Authors: Susan Rogers Van Katwyk, Marie Évelyne Danik, Ioana Pantis, Rachel Smith, John-Arne Røttingen and Steven J. Hoffman

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:20

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  8. Content type: Research

    The effort to expand access to healthcare and reduce health inequalities in many low income countries have meant that many have adopted different levels of social health protection mechanisms. Ghana introduced...

    Authors: Ama Pokuaa Fenny, Anthony Kusi, Daniel K. Arhinful and Felix Ankoma Asante

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:18

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  9. Content type: Research

    The geographic distribution and burden of dengue is increasing globally. This study aims to evaluate dengue outbreaks and to substantiate the need for strengthened surveillance, reporting and control in Eritrea.

    Authors: Abdulmumini Usman, Jacob D. Ball, Diana Patricia Rojas, Araia Berhane, Yohannes Ghebrat, Goitom Mebrahtu, Azmera Gebresellasie, Assefash Zehaie, Jacob Mufunda, Olivia Liseth, Ubydul Haque and Emmanuel Chanda

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:17

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  10. Content type: Research

    The federal government of Nigeria started the Midwives Service Scheme in 2009 to address the scarcity of skilled health workers in rural communities by temporarily redistributing midwives from urban to rural c...

    Authors: Arnold I. Okpani and Seye Abimbola

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:16

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  11. Content type: Research

    Further advancement in schistosomiasis prevention requires new tools to assess protective motivation, and promote innovative intervention program. This study aimed to develop and evaluate an instrument develop...

    Authors: Han Xiao, Minjin Peng, Hong Yan, Mengting Gao, Jingjing Li, Bin Yu, Hanbo Wu and Shiyue Li

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:15

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  12. Content type: Research

    Since its discovery in 2012, over 1700 confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have been documented worldwide and more than a third of those cases have died. While the greatest number of cas...

    Authors: Jae Min, Eleonora Cella, Massimo Ciccozzi, Antonello Pelosi, Marco Salemi and Mattia Prosperi

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:14

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  13. Content type: Review

    Non-communicable diseases are the leading causes of global burden of diseases, and hypertension is one of the most important risk factors. Hypertension prevalence doubled in China in the past decade and affect...

    Authors: Kehui Huang, Yu Ting Song, Yong Huan He and Xing Lin Feng

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:13

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  14. Content type: Research

    With about 22 million adult smokers, Bangladesh needs strong measures that would promote smoking cessation. Using data from Wave 2 of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Survey, this study examined the fac...

    Authors: Pete Driezen, Abu S. Abdullah, Anne C. K. Quah, Nigar Nargis and Geoffrey T. Fong

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:11

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  15. Content type: Short report

    This purpose of this report was to examine the perceptions of medical students about the strengths, limitations, and recommendations for improvement of the first known student-run HIV/AIDS educational campaign...

    Authors: Helena J. Chapman and Jessica Bottentuit-Rocha

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:12

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  16. Content type: Research

    Multidrug drug resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and extensively drug resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB) have emerged as significant public health threats worldwide. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed t...

    Authors: Abimbola Onigbanjo Williams, Olusesan Ayodeji Makinde and Mojisola Ojo

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:10

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  17. Content type: Commentary

    Reducing disease risk for women after menopause is global health issue. A major portion of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) consisted of two clinical trials involving 161,809 post-menopausal women aged 50–7...

    Authors: Jacob D. Ball and Xinguang Chen

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:9

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  18. Content type: Research

    Youth in conflict and post-conflict settings are exposed to a variety of potentially-traumatic events that impact their mental health and well-being. The purposes of this study were to examine coping strategie...

    Authors: Megan Cherewick, Shannon Doocy, Wietse Tol, Gilbert Burnham and Nancy Glass

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:8

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  19. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Lucia D’Ambruoso, Kathleen Kahn, Ryan G. Wagner, Rhian Twine, Barry Spies, Maria van der Merwe, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Stephen Tollman and Peter Byass

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:7

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    The original article was published in Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:2

  20. Content type: Review

    Violence is a critical public health problem associated with compromised health and social suffering that are preventable. The Centre for Global Health and Health Equity organized a forum in 2014 to identify: ...

    Authors: Ilene Hyman, Mandana Vahabi, Annette Bailey, Sejal Patel, Sepali Guruge, Karline Wilson-Mitchell and Josephine Pui-Hing Wong

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:6

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  21. Content type: Research

    The unprecedented size of the 2014 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has allowed for a more extensive characterization of the clinical presentation and management of this disease. In this study...

    Authors: Thomas A. Weppelmann, Bangure Donewell, Ubydul Haque, Wenbiao Hu, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes, Mutaawe Lubogo, Lucas Godbless, Sasita Shabani, Justin Maeda, Herilinda Temba, Theophil C. Malibiche, Naod Berhanu, Wenyi Zhang and Luke Bawo

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:5

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