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  1. Content type: Review

    Low and middle income countries (LMICs) face severe resource limitations but the highest burden of disease. There is a growing evidence base on effective and cost-effective interventions for these diseases. Ho...

    Authors: Samuel I. Watson, Harvir Sahota, Celia A. Taylor, Yen-Fu Chen and Richard J. Lilford

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:17

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  2. Content type: Research

    Community Health Workers (CHWs) have been widely used in response to the shortage of skilled health workers especially in resource limited areas. China has a long history of involving CHWs in public health int...

    Authors: Wenting Huang, Hongfei Long, Jiang Li, Sha Tao, Pinpin Zheng, Shenglan Tang and Abu S. Abdullah

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:18

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  3. Content type: Research

    Improving access to culturally appropriate mental healthcare has been recognised as a key strategy to address the often greater burden of mental health issues experienced by Indigenous populations. We present ...

    Authors: Lennart Reifels, Angela Nicholas, Justine Fletcher, Bridget Bassilios, Kylie King, Shaun Ewen and Jane Pirkis

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:16

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  4. Content type: Review

    The paper reviews alcohol consumption patterns and alcohol-related social and health issues among 15–29-year old young people in Asian countries, and discusses strategies for preventing and controlling alcohol...

    Authors: Heng Jiang, Xiaojun Xiang, Wei Hao, Robin Room, Xiaojie Zhang and Xuyi Wang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:14

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  5. Content type: Research

    This study examined the extent to which sporting event attendance is associated with self-rated health. Drawing from an economic model of health production and psychological research on the health benefits of ...

    Authors: Yuhei Inoue, Mikihiro Sato and Makoto Nakazawa

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:13

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  6. Content type: Research

    Latin America presently has the world’s highest burden of Zika virus, but there are unexplained differences in national rates of congenital malformations collectively referred to as Congenital Zika Syndrome (C...

    Authors: Mabel Carabali, Nichole Austin, Nicholas B. King and Jay S. Kaufman

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:15

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  7. Content type: Research

    To sustain the critical progress made, prioritization and a multidisciplinary approach to malaria research remain important to the national malaria control program in Benin. To document the structure of the ma...

    Authors: Roseric Azondekon, Zachary James Harper, Fiacre Rodrigue Agossa, Charles Michael Welzig and Susan McRoy

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:11

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  8. Content type: Study Protocol

    Nigeria presently has the second highest absolute number of maternal deaths and perinatal deaths (stillbirth and neonatal deaths) in the world. The country accounts for up to 14% of global maternal deaths and ...

    Authors: Sanni Yaya, Friday Okonofua, Lorretta Ntoimo, Bernard Kadio, Rodrigue Deuboue, Wilson Imongan and Wapada Balami

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:12

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  9. Content type: Research

    The increasing prevalence of undiagnosed and diagnosed type 2 diabetes (T2D) posed a major challenge for public health and thus screening for T2D becomes essentially important. The social-demographical factors...

    Authors: Xin Xie, Nianyang Wang and Ying Liu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:9

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  10. Content type: Research

    Human behaviors are affected by attitudes and beliefs, which in turn are shaped by higher-level values to which we have ascribed. In this study, we explore the relationship between two higher-level values, pre...

    Authors: Xinguang Chen, Amy L. Elliott and Shuang Wang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:6

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  11. Content type: Research

    Immunizations are considered the most successful and cost-effective public health interventions employed today. While immunization coverage in India has improved dramatically in the last decade, areas of very ...

    Authors: J. P. Montgomery, P. Ganguly, B. F. Carlson, N. Shrivastwa and M. L. Boulton

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:5

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  12. Content type: Short Report

    In Swaziland, as in many high HIV/TB burden settings, there is not information available regarding the household location of TB cases for identifying areas of increased TB incidence, limiting the development o...

    Authors: Marie Brunetti, Sathyanath Rajasekharan, Piluca Ustero, Katherine Ngo, Welile Sikhondze, Buli Mzileni, Anna Mandalakas and Alexander W. Kay

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:3

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  13. Content type: Research

    Solid fuel use is the major source of household air pollution (HAP) and accounts for a substantial burden of morbidity and mortality in low and middle income countries. To evaluate and compare childhood mortal...

    Authors: Sabrina Naz, Andrew Page and Kingsley Emwinyore Agho

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:4

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  14. Content type: Research

    Current practice in the Western Cape region of South Africa is to discharge newborns born in-hospital within 24 h following uncomplicated vaginal delivery and two days after caesarean section. Mothers are inst...

    Authors: Jean Paul Muambangu Milambo, KaWing Cho, Charles Okwundu, Abiola Olowoyeye, Leonidas Ndayisaba, Sanjay Chand and Mark H. Corden

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:2

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  15. Content type: Research

    Diarrheal diseases are a major threat to human health and still represent a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although the burden of the diarrheal diseases is much lower in developed countrie...

    Authors: Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Marufa Sultana, Rashidul Alam Mahumud, Nausad Ali, Tanvir M Huda, M. Salim uzzaman, Sabbir Haider, Hafizur Rahman, Ziaul Islam, Jahangir A. M. Khan, Robert Van Der Meer and Alec Morton

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:1

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  16. Content type: Research

    Starting in December 2013, the Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic spread in West Africa through five countries (Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, and Mali), killing over 11,300 people. In partnership wit...

    Authors: Lara Gautier, Koffi Ange Houngbedji, Jeanne Uwamaliya and Megan Coffee

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:35

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  17. Content type: Research

    Many low-income and crises-affected countries like Sierra Leone struggle with the recruitment and retention of their health professionals, particularly nurses and doctors. There are multiple factors that influ...

    Authors: Aniek Woodward, Suzanne Thomas, Mohamed Bella Jalloh, John Rees and Andrew Leather

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:34

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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