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  1. Understanding the pattern of COVID-19 infection progression is critical for health policymakers. Reaching the exponential peak of cases, flattening the curve, and treating all of the active cases are the keys ...

    Authors: Novi Reandy Sasmita, Muhammad Ikhwan, Suyanto Suyanto and Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:38

    Content type: Research

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  2. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global health threat that requires a “One Health” approach. Of the One Health triad, the environmental component is the most dynamic and most neglected. Therefore, the objec...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh and Ahmad Moh’d Mansour

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:37

    Content type: Research

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  3. In the early months of the pandemic, most reported cases and deaths due to COVID-19 occurred in high-income countries. However, insufficient testing could have led to an underestimation of true infections in m...

    Authors: Madhu Gupta, Brian Wahl, Binita Adhikari, Naor Bar-Zeev, Sudip Bhandari, Alexandra Coria, Daniel J. Erchick, Nidhi Gupta, Shreya Hariyani, E. Wangeci Kagucia, Japhet Killewo, Rupali Jayant Limaye, Eric D. McCollum, Raghukul Pandey, William S. Pomat, Krishna D. Rao…

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:33

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. Result-Based Financing (RBF) is an umbrella term for financial mechanisms that link incentives to outputs or outcomes. International development agencies are promoting RBF as a viable financing approach for th...

    Authors: Nigel James, Kenny Lawson and Yubraj Acharya

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:31

    Content type: Review

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  5. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported in Wuhan, China. The mass population mobility in China during the Spring Festival has been considered a driver to the transmission of COVID-19, but i...

    Authors: Junfeng Jiang and Lisha Luo

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:30

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:32

  6. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Duyen Thi Kim Nguyen, Lindsay McLaren, Nelly D. Oelke and Lynn McIntyre

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:28

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:18

  7. China’s engagement in global affairs has changed substantially in the 2010s. One aspect of the country’s global reorientation has been its increased interest in, and willingness to play a role in, global healt...

    Authors: Lewis Husain, Gerald Bloom and Sam McPherson

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:26

    Content type: Research

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  8. Many studies have modeled and predicted the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) in the U.S. using data that begins with the first reported cases. However, the shortage of testing services to detect i...

    Authors: Ding-Geng Chen, Xinguang Chen and Jenny K. Chen

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:25

    Content type: Research

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  9. Human genome-editing is banned by guidelines, laws and regulations in most countries. However, the first criminal case on genome-edited babies was sentenced in China in 2019. In this commentary we discuss our ...

    Authors: Shuang Liu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:24

    Content type: Commentary

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  10. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused staggering human and economic costs. We outline four key lessons learned from efforts to address the pandemic in China and the US. First, effective surveillance, reporting, and...

    Authors: Zhuo Chen, Cong Cao and Gonghuan Yang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:22

    Content type: Commentary

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  11. The novel coronavirus is a pandemic that has started to creep into Africa thus making the virus a truly global, health security threat. The number of new 2019-nCoV cases has been rising in Africa, though curre...

    Authors: Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III, Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi and Xu Lin

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:21

    Content type: Commentary

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  12. To contain the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China, many unprecedented intervention measures are adopted by the government. However, these measures may interfere in the normal medical serv...

    Authors: Zeye Liu, Shuai Huang, Wenlong Lu, Zhanhao Su, Xin Yin, Huiying Liang and Hao Zhang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:20

    Content type: Research

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  13. Most of the studies regarding air pollution and preterm birth (PTB) in highly polluted areas have estimated the exposure level based on fixed-site monitoring. However, exposure assessment methods relying on mo...

    Authors: Xiaotong Zhang, Cuifang Fan, Zhan Ren, Huan Feng, Shanshan Zuo, Jiayuan Hao, Jingling Liao, Yuliang Zou and Lu Ma

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:17

    Content type: Research

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  14. Population health interventions (PHIs) have the potential to improve the health of large populations by systematically addressing underlying conditions of poor health outcomes (i.e., social determinants of hea...

    Authors: Duyen Thi Kim Nguyen, Lindsay McLaren, Nelly D. Oelke and Lynn McIntyre

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:18

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:28

  15. The call for “Working Together to Build a Community of Shared Future for Mankind” requires us to improve people’s health across the globe, while global health development entails a satisfactory answer to a fundam...

    Authors: Xinguang Chen, Hao Li, Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III, Abu S. Abdullah, Jiayan Huang, Charlotte Laurence, Xiaohui Liang, Zhenyu Ma, Zongfu Mao, Ran Ren, Shaolong Wu, Nan Wang, Peigang Wang, Tingting Wang, Hong Yan and Yuliang Zou

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:14

    Content type: Report

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  16. Over the past few decades, a series of major challenges to global health have successively emerged, which call for China’s deeper engagement in global health governance. In this context, the China-UK Global He...

    Authors: Xiaohua Wang, Peilong Liu, Tongwu Xu, Yan Chen, Yang Yu, Xun Chen, Jingyi Chen and Zhaoyang Zhang

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:13

    Content type: Report

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  17. Cardiovascular disorders (CVD) are the single greatest cause of mortality worldwide. In the UK, the National Health Service (NHS) has launched an initiative of health checks over and above current care to tack...

    Authors: Papreen Nahar, Harm van Marwijk, Linda Gibson, Geofrey Musinguzi, Sibyl Anthierens, Elizabeth Ford, Stephen A. Bremner, Mark Bowyer, Jean Yves Le Reste, Tholene Sodi and Hilde Bastiaens

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:12

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  18. Measuring the performance of a health system is an essential requirement in creating systems that generate efficient, equitable, patient-focused, accessible and sustainable results. A fundamental requirement f...

    Authors: Emmanuel Kumah, Samuel E. Ankomah, Adam Fusheini, Emmanuel Kusi Sarpong, Eric Anyimadu, Ato Quist and Brian Koomson

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:10

    Content type: Research

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  19. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among weight stigma, eating behaviors, and stress, as well as to analyze the effect of stress in mediating the association between weight stigma and e...

    Authors: Zhanxia Wang, Bowen Wang, Yiluan Hu, Lei Cheng, Siqi Zhang, Yanan Chen and Rui Li

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:8

    Content type: Research

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  20. Similar to outbreaks of many other infectious diseases, success in controlling the novel 2019 coronavirus infection requires a timely and accurate monitoring of the epidemic, particularly during its early peri...

    Authors: Xinguang Chen and Bin Yu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:7

    Content type: Research

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  21. The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV, or COVID-19) epidemic first broke out in Wuhan and has been spreading in whole China and the world. The numbers of new infections and deaths in Wuhan are still increasing, whi...

    Authors: Hengbo Zhu, Li Wei and Ping Niu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:6

    Content type: Short Report

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  22. Tobacco exposure remains a significant issue for public health, especially for pregnant women. It increases the risk for premature labor, low birth weight and small for gestational age (SGA), among other effec...

    Authors: Patricia Mallma, Cesar Carcamo and Jay S. Kaufman

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:11

    Content type: Research

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  23. To ascertain whether sex differences exist in the relationship between marital status and cardiovascular diseases (CVD), coronary heart disease (CHD), cancer and all-cause mortality in the general population a...

    Authors: Yafeng Wang, Yurui Jiao, Jing Nie, Adrienne O’Neil, Wentao Huang, Lei Zhang, Jiafei Han, Hao Liu, Yikun Zhu, Chuanhua Yu and Mark Woodward

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:4

    Content type: Review

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  24. Bihar state in India has one of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality in South Asia. Microfinance-based self-help groups (SHGs), involving rural women, are being utilized to improve maternal and c...

    Authors: Monika Walia, Laili Irani, Indrajit Chaudhuri, Yamini Atmavilas and Niranjan Saggurti

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  25. Low- and middle-income countries are facing an increasing burden of disability and death due to cardiovascular diseases. Policy makers and healthcare providers alike need resource estimation tools to improve h...

    Authors: Anu Aryal, David Citrin, Scott Halliday, Anirudh Kumar, Prajwol Nepal, Archana Shrestha, Rachel Nugent and Dan Schwarz

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:2

    Content type: Research

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  26. The reduction of childhood malnutrition has been identified as a priority for health and development in sub Saharan African countries. The association between women’s empowerment and children’s nutritional sta...

    Authors: Sanni Yaya, Emmanuel Kolawole Odusina, Olalekan A. Uthman and Ghose Bishwajit

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2020 5:1

    Content type: Research

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  27. Tuberculosis (TB) remains a petrified condition with a huge economic and health impact on families and health systems in Ghana. Monitoring of TB programme performance indicators can provide reliable data for d...

    Authors: Eric Osei, Samuel Oppong, Daniel Adanfo, Bless Ativor Doepe, Andrews Owusu, Augustine Goma Kupour and Joyce Der

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:37

    Content type: Research

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  28. Health workforce regulation plays key roles in ensuring the availability of competent health workers and improving performance of the health system. In 2010, Ethiopia established a national authority aiming to...

    Authors: Daniel Dejene, Tegbar Yigzaw, Samuel Mengistu, Firew Ayalew, Manuel Kahsaye and Damtew Woldemariam

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:36

    Content type: Research

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  29. Nigeria faces health workforce challenges and poor population health indices resulting from disparities in health worker densities by geographical locations and levels of health care delivery. Nigeria is const...

    Authors: Sunny Okoroafor, Samuel Ngobua, Maritza Titus and Idonniboyeobu Opubo

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:35

    Content type: Research

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  30. As the epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is rapidly developing in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), the importance of local research capacity and the role of contextually relevant research in...

    Authors: Tilahun Nigatu Haregu, Allison Byrnes, Kavita Singh, Thirunavukkarasu Sathish, Naanki Pasricha, Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Kavumpurathu Raman Thankappan and Brian Oldenburg

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:31

    Content type: Review

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  31. Cardiometabolic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in many low- and middle-income countries. As the already severe burden from these conditions continues to increase in low- and middle-inco...

    Authors: Enying Gong, Hongsheng Lu, Shuai Shao, Xuanchen Tao, Nicholas Peoples, Brandon A. Kohrt, Shangzhi Xiong, Catherine Kyobutungi, Tilahun Nigatu Haregu, Christopher Khayeka-Wandabwa, Hoang Van Minh, Tran Thi Duc Hanh, Suraj Koirala, Kamal Gautam and Lijing L. Yan

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:33

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  32. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) restores immune function and reduces human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) related adverse outcomes. The results of previous studies in Ethiopia were replete with inconsistent finding...

    Authors: Moges Agazhe Assemie, Muluneh Alene, Daniel Bekele Ketema and Selishi Mulatu

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:32

    Content type: Research

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  33. Access to surgical care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) such as Tanzania is extremely limited. Northern Tanzania is served by a single tertiary referral hospital, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Cent...

    Authors: Praveen Paul Rajaguru, Mubashir Alavi Jusabani, Honest Massawe, Rogers Temu and Neil Perry Sheth

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:30

    Content type: Research

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  34. In the typical prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV cascade of care discussion or analysis, the period of analysis begins at the first visit for antenatal care (ANC) for that pregnancy. Th...

    Authors: Bruce A. Larson, Nafisa Halim, Isaac Tsikhutsu, Margaret Bii, Peter Coakley and Peter C. Rockers

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:29

    Content type: Methodology

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  35. Despite substantial investment in women’s health over the past two decades, and enthusiastic government support for MDG 5 and SDG 3, health indicators for women in Mozambique remain among the lowest in the wor...

    Authors: Mary Qiu, Talata Sawadogo-Lewis, Katia Ngale, Réka Maulide Cane, Amilcar Magaço and Timothy Roberton

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:28

    Content type: Research

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  36. Although there is broad consensus around the need to accelerate progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) in Sub-Saharan Africa, the financing strategies for achieving it are still unclear. We sought to...

    Authors: Henry Zakumumpa, Sara Bennett and Freddie Ssengooba

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:27

    Content type: Review

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  37. Although the prevalence of underweight is declining among Indian women, the prevalence of overweight/obesity is increasing. This study examined the prevalence and factors associated with underweight and overwe...

    Authors: Gulam Muhammed Al Kibria, Krystal Swasey, Md Zabir Hasan, Atia Sharmeen and Brendan Day

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:24

    Content type: Research

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