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  1. Research

    China’s engagement with development assistance for health in Africa

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:24

    Published on: 9 August 2017

  2. Research

    The role of risk perception in willingness to respond to the 2014–2016 West African Ebola outbreak: a qualitative study of international health care workers.

    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...

    Stephanie Gee and Morten Skovdal

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:21

    Published on: 7 August 2017

  3. Research

    Joint spatial modelling of disease risk using multiple sources: an application on HIV prevalence from antenatal sentinel and demographic and health surveys in Namibia

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:22

    Published on: 1 August 2017

  4. Research

    “If we are waiting for the numbers alone, we will miss the point”: a qualitative study of the perceived rise of food allergy and associated risk factors in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:20

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  5. Research

    Strategies and governance to reduce health inequalities: evidences from a cross-European survey

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:18

    Published on: 3 July 2017

  6. Research

    Body weight misperception and psychological distress among young South Korean adults: the role of physical activity

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:17

    Published on: 5 June 2017

  7. Research

    Phylodynamic applications in 21st century global infectious disease 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 ...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:13

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  8. Research

    Assessment of the availability and rationality of unregistered fixed dose drug combinations in Nepal: a multicenter cross-sectional study

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:14

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  9. Methodology

    A practical approach for scaling up the alternative strategy for the elimination of lymphatic filariasis in Loa loa endemic countries - developing an action plan

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:12

    Published on: 1 May 2017

  10. Methodology

    Aid effectiveness and programmatic effectiveness: a proposed framework for comparative evaluation of different aid interventions in a particular health system

    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...

    Hasibul Haque, Philip C. Hill and Robin Gauld

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:7

    Published on: 3 April 2017

  11. Research

    A globally networked hybrid approach to public health capacity training for maternal health professionals in low and middle income countries

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:8

    Published on: 1 March 2017

  12. Research

    What does the development of medical tourism in Barbados hold for health equity? an exploratory qualitative case study

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:5

    Published on: 20 February 2017

  13. Research

    Participatory approach to design social accountability interventions to improve maternal health services: a case study from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    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) ...

    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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:4

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  14. Research

    Childhood anemia in Rural Haiti: the potential role of community health workers

    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 ...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2017 2:3

    Published on: 23 January 2017

  15. Research

    Developing an approach to assessing the political feasibility of global collective action and an international agreement on antimicrobial resistance

    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...

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

    Global Health Research and Policy 2016 1:20

    Published on: 13 December 2016

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