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    Dengue fever outbreaks in Eritrea, 2005–2015

    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.

    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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:17

    Published on: 27 October 2016

  2. Research

    An instrument based on protection motivation theory to predict Chinese adolescents’ intention to engage in protective behaviors against schistosomiasis

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:15

    Published on: 5 October 2016

  3. Research

    The global spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome: an analysis fusing traditional epidemiological tracing and molecular phylodynamics

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:14

    Published on: 28 September 2016

  4. Review

    Health system strengthening and hypertension management in China

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:13

    Published on: 21 September 2016

  5. Research

    Determinants of intentions to quit smoking among adult smokers in Bangladesh: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Bangladesh wave 2 survey

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:11

    Published on: 17 August 2016

  6. Research

    Community-based management versus traditional hospitalization in treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    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...

    Abimbola Onigbanjo Williams, Olusesan Ayodeji Makinde and Mojisola Ojo

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:10

    Published on: 2 August 2016

  7. Research

    Potentially traumatic events, coping strategies and associations with mental health and well-being measures among conflict-affected youth in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:8

    Published on: 21 July 2016

  8. Review

    Taking action on violence through research, policy, and practice

    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: ...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:6

    Published on: 15 July 2016

  9. Research

    Determinants of patient survival during the 2014 Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in Bong County, Liberia

    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...

    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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:5

    Published on: 23 June 2016

  10. Research

    Moving from medical to health systems classifications of deaths: extending verbal autopsy to collect information on the circumstances of mortality

    Verbal autopsy (VA) is a health surveillance technique used in low and middle-income countries to establish medical causes of death (CODs) for people who die outside hospitals and/or without registration. By v...

    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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:2

    Published on: 15 June 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:7

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