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A Life in the Day     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Acta Informatica Medica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Scientiarum. Health Sciences     Open Access  
Adultspan Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Advances in Child Development and Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Advances in Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
African Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
African Journal of Health Professions Education     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Afrimedic Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
AJOB Primary Research     Partially Free   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Family Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
American Journal of Health Economics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
American Journal of Health Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
American Journal of Health Promotion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
American Journal of Health Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
American Journal of Preventive Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
American Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 180)
American Journal of Public Health Research     Open Access   (Followers: 27)
American Medical Writers Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Analytic Methods in Accident Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità     Open Access  
Annals of Global Health     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Annals of Health Law     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Applied Biosafety     Hybrid Journal  
Applied Research In Health And Social Sciences : Interface And Interaction     Open Access  
Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Atención Primaria     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Australasian Journal of Paramedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Australian Advanced Aesthetics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Australian Family Physician     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin     Free   (Followers: 6)
Autism & Developmental Language Impairments     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Behavioral Healthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Best Practices in Mental Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Bijzijn     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Bijzijn XL     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Biomedical Safety & Standards     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access  
BMC Oral Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Brazilian Journal of Medicine and Human Health     Open Access  
Buletin Penelitian Kesehatan     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan     Open Access  
Bulletin of the World Health Organization     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Cadernos de Educação, Saúde e Fisioterapia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cadernos Saúde Coletiva     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Family Physician     Partially Free   (Followers: 11)
Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Case Reports in Women's Health     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Case Studies in Fire Safety     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Central Asian Journal of Global Health     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Central European Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
CES Medicina     Open Access  
Child Abuse Research in South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Child's Nervous System     Hybrid Journal  
Childhood Obesity and Nutrition     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Children     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research     Open Access  
Christian Journal for Global Health     Open Access  
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ciencia y Cuidado     Open Access  
Ciencia, Tecnología y Salud     Open Access  
ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CME     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
CoDAS     Open Access  
Community Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Conflict and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Curare     Open Access  
Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Day Surgery Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Digital Health     Open Access  
Dramatherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Drogues, santé et société     Full-text available via subscription  
Duazary     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Early Childhood Research Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
East African Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
EcoHealth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Education for Health     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
electronic Journal of Health Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
ElectronicHealthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Elsevier Ergonomics Book Series     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Emergency Services SA     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Ensaios e Ciência: Ciências Biológicas, Agrárias e da Saúde     Open Access  
Environmental Disease     Open Access  
Environmental Sciences Europe     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Epidemics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Epidemiologic Perspectives & Innovations     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
Ethics, Medicine and Public Health     Full-text available via subscription  
Ethiopian Journal of Health Development     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Ethnicity & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Medical, Health and Pharmaceutical Journal     Open Access  
Evaluation & the Health Professions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Evidence-based Medicine & Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Evidência - Ciência e Biotecnologia - Interdisciplinar     Open Access  
Expressa Extensão     Open Access  
Face à face     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Families, Systems, & Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Family & Community Health     Partially Free   (Followers: 12)
Family Medicine and Community Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Family Relations     Partially Free   (Followers: 11)
Fatigue : Biomedicine, Health & Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Food and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Frontiers in Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Gaceta Sanitaria     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Galen Medical Journal     Open Access  
Geospatial Health     Open Access  
Gesundheitsökonomie & Qualitätsmanagement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Giornale Italiano di Health Technology Assessment     Full-text available via subscription  
Global Health : Science and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Global Health Promotion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Global Journal of Health Science     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Global Journal of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Global Medical & Health Communication     Open Access  
Globalization and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Hacia la Promoción de la Salud     Open Access  
Hastings Center Report     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
HEADline     Hybrid Journal  
Health & Place     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Health & Justice     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Health : An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Health and Human Rights     Free   (Followers: 8)
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46)
Health Behavior and Policy Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Health Care Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Health Inform     Full-text available via subscription  
Health Information Management Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Health Issues     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Health Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Health Policy and Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Health Professional Student Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Health Promotion International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Health Promotion Journal of Australia : Official Journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Health Promotion Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Health Prospect     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Health Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 47)
Health Psychology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
Health Psychology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
Health Renaissance     Open Access  
Health Research Policy and Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Health SA Gesondheid     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Science Reports     Open Access  
Health Services Insights     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Health Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Health Voices     Full-text available via subscription  
Health, Culture and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Health, Risk & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Healthcare     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Healthcare in Low-resource Settings     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Healthcare Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
HERD : Health Environments Research & Design Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Highland Medical Research Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Hispanic Health Care International     Full-text available via subscription  
HIV & AIDS Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Home Health Care Services Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Hospitals & Health Networks     Free   (Followers: 2)
IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
IMTU Medical Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Indian Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Inmanencia. Revista del Hospital Interzonal General de Agudos (HIGA) Eva Perón     Open Access  
Innovative Journal of Medical and Health Sciences     Open Access  
Institute for Security Studies Papers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
interactive Journal of Medical Research     Open Access  
International Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal for Equity in Health     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
International Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Circumpolar Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Health Geographics     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Health Policy and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Health Professions     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Health Promotion and Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Health Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Health Sciences Education     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Health Services     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)

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Journal Cover Annals of Global Health
  [SJR: 0.716]   [H-I: 49]   [8 followers]  Follow
    
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   ISSN (Print) 2214-9996
   Published by Elsevier Homepage  [3042 journals]
  • Corrigendum to “There’s No App for That: Assessing the Impact of
           mHealth on the Supervision, Motivation, Engagement, and Satisfaction of
           Community Health Workers in Sierra Leone” [Annals of Global Health 82
           (2016) 936–949]

    • Authors: Frédérique Vallières; Eilish McAuliffe, Bianca van Bavel, PJ Wall, Augustine Trye
      First page: 406
      Abstract: The authors would like to correct the appearance of the name PJ Wall in the author list. The authors would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health 83, 2 (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-03
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.05.008
      Issue No: Vol. 83, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Barriers to smoking cessation among drug-resistant tuberculosis patients
           in South Africa

    • Authors: Zifikile Phindile Shangase; Joyce Mahlako Tsoka-Gwegweni, Catherine O. Egbe
      Abstract: Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. The long-term health effects of smoking and the risk of adverse TB outcomes, including increased periods of infectiousness has been reported among DR-TB patients in South Africa. This study aimed to identify the barriers to smoking cessation among DR-TB in-patients at a hospital in Durban, South Africa.Design/Methods: A qualitative design using in-depth interviews with a purposive sample of 20 DR-TB inpatients was employed.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-17
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.05.007
       
  • The Global Health Nursing Imperative: Using Competency-Based Analysis to
           Strengthen Accountability for Population Based Practice, Education and
           Research

    • Authors: Barbara Joyce
      Abstract: The term competency is not a new phenomenon in nursing literature. Competencies and competency based education provides the foundation and structure for community/public health practice. The Quad Council Public Health Nursing Competencies [QC PHN] were compiled by a coalition of four practice and educational organizations in nursing to help guide improvement in population, community/public health practice and baccalaureate nursing education. The Global Health Consortium has developed global health competencies for nurses and concurrently, interprofessional global health competencies were developed for health professionals by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health [CUGH].
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-17
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.05.006
       
  • On Essentiality and the World Health Organization’s Model List of
           Essential Medicines

    • Authors: Victoria A. Marks; Stephen R. Latham, Sandeep P. Kishore
      Abstract: In 1977, the World Health Organization (WHO) created its first Model List of Essential Medicines— a list designed to aid countries in determining which medicines to prioritize on their National Essential Medicines Lists . In classifying drugs as “essential,” the WHO has historically stressed drugs’ ability to meet priority health needs of populations and cost. The application of these criteria has, however, fluctuated dramatically over the years. In this paper we trace those fluctuations and argue the need for a more standardized and transparent set of procedures for choosing “essential” medicines.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-17
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.05.005
       
  • Socio-Economic Disparities in the Prevalence of Cardio-Metabolic Risk
           Factors in Ghanaian Women

    • Authors: Jeffrey Boakye; Danielle Mensah, Swati Sakhuja, Pauline E. Jolly, Tomi Akinyemiju
      Abstract: Recent trends towards urbanization in developing countries like Ghana, coupled with nutritional transition and ageing population have led to a rapid increase in non-communicable diseases like obesity, diabetes and hypertension. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the association between SES and cardio-metabolic risk factors among women in Ghana.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-17
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.05.004
       
  • Introduction of Interventional Radiology in a Resource-Limited Nation: Our
           Initial Rwanda Experiences

    • Authors: Jeffrey Forris Beecham Chick; Nikunj Rashmikant Chauhan
      Abstract: Due to improved health outcomes and decreased morbidity and mortality, medical imaging and intervention have supplanted more invasive surgical techniques for both diagnosis and therapy in more economically developed nations. In much of the developing world, however, surgery remains the mainstay of treatment, despite the lack of comprehensive surgical and postsurgical care. In a milieu of variable levels of medical education, low physician-to-population ratios, limited nursing care, medical supply shortages, and developing healthcare infrastructure, such as in Rwanda, minimally invasive interventional radiology may benefit patients and the healthcare system.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-03-31
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.03.517
       
  • Yield of brain MRI in clinically diagnosed epilepsy in the Kingdom of
           Bhutan: A prospective study

    • Authors: Veronica Bruno; Joshua P. Klein, Dechen Nidup, Damber K. Nirola, Lhab Tshering, Sonam Deki, Sarah J. Clark, Kristin A. Linn, Russell T. Shinohara, Chencho Dorji, Dili Ram, Ugyen Dema, Farrah J. Mateen, Bhutan Epilepsy Project
      Abstract: To report the diagnostic yield of brain MRI and identify clinical associations of abnormal MRI findings among people with epilepsy (PWE) in a neurocysticercosis-endemic, resource-limited setting, and to identify the proportion and putative structural brain causes of drug resistant epilepsy cases.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-03-01
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.02.001
       
  • Development of environmental health indicators for the child population:
           report on a Brazilian experience

    • Authors: Flavia Franchini de Moraes; Volney de Magalhaes Camara, Carmen Ildes R. Froes Asmus
      First page: 227
      Abstract: This report presents the Brazilian experience on the elaboration of a matrix of children’s environmental health indicators to the Brazilian Health Surveillance System. This experience was part of a project with the financial support of the Ministry of Health of Brazil to develop appropriate indicators for identification, measuring and monitoring of the environmental risk factors to the children’s health.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-03-03
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.02.003
       
  • Rural-Urban Differences in Trends in the Wealth Index in Kenya: 1993-2009

    • Authors: Leonard E. Egede; Delia Voronca, Rebekah J. Walker, Craig Thomas
      First page: 248
      Abstract: The aim of this study was to construct a wealth index that could be compared over time in order to understand the trends in wealth in Kenya, and determine predictors of change in wealth index.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-04-20
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.04.001
       
  • A Standard of Care

    • Authors: Peter M. Bingham
      First page: 259
      Abstract: Clinic near Yerevan, Armenia. “Doctor, my boy fights with other children, he hits them for no reason. Can you help him to be less aggressive…?” As a visiting pediatric neurologist in Armenia, I've noticed that this kind of question comes up fairly often. The boy's family, doctors, and nurses have all gathered around to observe the visit. I ask this 8 year old, through an interpreter, if he is having any trouble following the rules. Looking downward with shame, he shakes his head “no.”
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-22
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.05.002
       
  • Assessment of Surgical and Trauma Capacity in Potosí, Bolivia

    • Authors: Kevin J. Blair; Marissa A. Boeck, José Luis Gallardo Barrientos, José Luis Hidalgo López, Irene B. Helenowski, Benedict C. Nwomeh, Michael B. Shapiro, Mamta Swaroop
      First page: 262
      Abstract: Scaling up surgical and trauma care in low- and middle-income countries could prevent nearly two million annual deaths. Various survey instruments exist to measure surgical and trauma capacity, including Personnel, Infrastructure, Procedures, Equipment, and Supplies (PIPES), and International Assessment of Capacity for Trauma (INTACT).
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-04-20
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.04.002
       
  • Global Health Values of a Multi-Directional Near Peer Training Program in
           Surgery, Pathology, Anatomy, Research Methodology and Medical Education
           for Haitian, Rwandan and Canadian Medical Students

    • Authors: Malik Elharram BH; Trish Dinh, Annie Lalande, Susan Ge, Sophie Gao, Geoffroy Noël
      First page: 274
      Abstract: As healthcare delivery increasingly requires providers to cross international borders, medical students at McGill University, Canada, developed a multi-directional exchange program with Haiti and Rwanda, which integrates surgery, pathology, anatomy, research methodology and medical education.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-05
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.04.003
       
  • Practice, Knowledge and Barriers for Screening of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
           among High-risk Chinese Patients

    • Authors: Kerui Xu; Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, Fedja A. Rochling, Jianjun Zhang, Paraskevi A. Farazi, Hongyan Peng, Hongmei Wang, Jiangtao Luo
      First page: 281
      Abstract: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is among the leading causes of cancer deaths in China. Considering its poor prognosis when diagnosed late, Chinese guidelines recommend biannual screening for HCC with abdominal ultrasound and serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) test for high-risk populations.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-03-01
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.02.002
       
  • Treating Childhood Malnutrition in Rural Haiti: Program Outcomes and
           Obstacles

    • Authors: C. Nicholas Cuneo; Emily Dansereau, Anand R. Habib, Mary Davies, Samuel Ware, Kenneth Kornetsky
      First page: 300
      Abstract: Haiti has the worst malnutrition rate in the Western hemisphere. In October 2010, a cholera epidemic erupted and spread rapidly throughout the country, straining Haiti’s already fragile health infrastructure across all levels of care. This study reviews data from an Outpatient Therapeutic feeding Program (OTP) for acute childhood malnutrition at a clinic in rural Haiti with focus on the effect of the 2010 cholera epidemic on program operations.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-16
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.05.003
       
  • Physical Activity, Sleep, and BMI Percentile in Rural and Urban Ugandan
           Youth

    • Authors: Mary J. Christoph; Diana S. Grigsby-Toussaint, Rhona Baingana, James M. Ntambi
      First page: 311
      Abstract: Uganda is experiencing a dual burden of over- and undernutrition, with overweight prevalence increasing while underweight remains common. Potential weight-related factors, particularly physical activity, sleep, and rural/urban status are not currently well-understood or commonly assessed in Ugandan youth.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-02
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.04.005
       
  • Should they also have babies? Community attitudes toward sexual and
           reproductive rights of people living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

    • Authors: Zubairu Iliyasu; Hadiza S. Galadanci, Yusuf A. Ibrahim, Musa Babashani, Mohammed S. Mijinyawa, Melynda Simmons, Muktar H. Aliyu
      First page: 320
      Abstract: People living with HIV have the right to healthy, satisfying sex lives and to appropriate services to ensure their sexual and reproductive health, including having healthy children. The reproductive rights of people living with HIV/AIDS are however, often met with skepticism and discrimination, despite recent advances in HIV treatment.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-09
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.05.001
       
  • Children crossing streets: The cognitive task of pedestrians across
           nations

    • Authors: David C. Schwebel
      First page: 328
      Abstract: About 100,000 children die worldwide in pedestrian crashes, over 90% of them in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, most existing research on children’s ability to cross the street is conducted in high income countries (HICs). We discuss four ways pedestrian behavior in LMICs differs from that in HICs, influencing both children’s ability to cross streets safely and adult efforts to train children in pedestrian safety. First, in many LMICs one cannot simply wait for a traffic gap that is large enough to permit crossing at a typical walking pace.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-02
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.04.004
       
  • Student reflection papers on a global clinical experience: a qualitative
           study

    • Authors: Carmi Z. Margolis; Robert M. Rohrbaugh, Luisa Tsang, Jennifer Fleischer, Mark J. Graham, Anne Kellett, Janet P. Hafler
      First page: 333
      Abstract: Our research aim was to analyze medical student reflection papers to understand how they viewed their Global Clinical Experience (GCE).
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-02
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.04.006
       
  • An international collaboration for the training of medical chief residents
           in Rwanda

    • Authors: Tim Walker; Vincent Dusabejambo, Janet J. Ho, Claudine Karigire, Bradley Richards, Andre N. Sofair
      First page: 339
      Abstract: The year-long position of chief medical resident is a time-honored tradition in the United States which serves to provide the trainee with an opportunity to gain further skills as a clinician, leader, teacher, liaison and administrator. However, in most training programs in the developing world, this role does not exist.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-01-05
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.12.006
       
  • Where We Fall Down: Tensions in Teaching Social Medicine and Global Health

    • Authors: Amy Finnegan; Michelle Morse, Marisa Nadas, Michael Westerhaus
      First page: 347
      Abstract: As global health interest has risen, so too has the relevance of education on the social determinants of health and health equity. Social medicine offers a particularly salient framework for educating on the social determinants of health, health disparities, and health equity. SocMed and EqualHealth, two unique but related organizations, offer annual global health courses in Uganda, Haiti, and the U.S., which train students to understand and respond to the social determinants of health through praxis, self-reflection and self-awareness, and building collaborative partnerships across difference.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-03-29
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.03.515
       
  • Ethical Considerations When Sending Medical Trainees Abroad for Global
           Health Experiences

    • Authors: Sommer Aldulaimi; Victoria McCurry
      First page: 356
      Abstract: We set up a makeshift clinic in rural Honduras, and a line of patients now stretches down the street. There are two physicians, separated by a hanging tarp in a small room, trying to see every patient. A nurse looks at me, directing me to another area to begin seeing patients. As a medical student between my first and second year of training, I am terrified, but try to reassure myself—having some medical knowledge is better than none, right?
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-04-01
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.03.001
       
  • Visiting Trainees in Global Settings: Host and Partner Perspectives on
           Desirable Competencies

    • Authors: William Cherniak; Emily Latham, Barbara Astle, Geoffrey Anguyo, Tessa Beaunoir, Joel Buenaventura, Matthew DeCamp, Karla Diaz, Quentin Eichbaum, Marius Hedimbi, Cat Myser, Charles Nwobu, Katherine Standish, Jessica Evert
      First page: 359
      Abstract: Current competencies in global health education largely reflect perspectives from high income countries (HICs). Consequently, there has been under-representation of the voices and perspectives of partners in low and middle income countries (LMICs) who supervise and mentor trainees engaged in short-term experiences in global health (STEGH).
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-05-03
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.04.007
       
  • Health Information Needs and Reliability of Sources Among non-degree
           Health Sciences Students: A Prerequisite for Designing eHealth Literacy

    • Authors: Hussein Haruna; Ndumiso Tshuma, Xiao Hu
      First page: 369
      Abstract: Understanding health information needs and health seeking behaviour is a prerequisite for developing an Electronic Health Information Literacy (EHIL)1 or eHealth Literacy program for a non-degree health sciences students. At present the interest for researching health information needs and reliable sources paradigm has gained momentum in many countries. However, most studies focus on health professionals and students in higher education institutes.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-03-31
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.03.516
       
  • International Travelers’ Sociodemographic, Health and Travel
           Characteristics: an Italian Study

    • Authors: Gianmarco Troiano; Astrid Mercone, Alessandra Bagnoli, Nicola Nante
      First page: 380
      Abstract: Approximately the 8% of travelers requires medical care, with the diagnosis of a vaccine-preventable disease. The aim of our study was to analyze the socio-demographic, health and travel characteristics of the Italian international travelers.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-01-05
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.12.004
       
  • Point-of-Care Testing for Anemia, Diabetes and Hypertension: A
           Pharmacy-Based Model in Lima, Peru

    • Authors: Enrique M. Saldarriaga; Elisabeth Vodicka, Sayda La Rosa, Maria Valderrama, Patricia J. Garcia
      First page: 394
      Abstract: Prevention and control of chronic diseases is a high priority for many low- and middle-income countries. This study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of training pharmacy workers to provide point-of-care testing for three chronic diseases –hypertension, diabetes, and anemia– to improve disease detection and awareness through private pharmacies.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-04-03
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.03.514
       
  • “My Mother Got Annoyed”i

    • Authors: Casey Golomski
      First page: 405
      Abstract: “My mother got annoyed”and killed herself in Karamoja—an oblivion in the savanna.It is one respondent’s story from the field—anthropological demography—echoed by Sandra Gray,a death dicedas a data point.We might thinkannoyances are some small things,they rub the wrong way—but to self-kill? Is it irritability?That’s more behavioral,kindled developmentallyor traumatically.Categorically,Gray wrote, the suicideis linked to loss or dispute.She was beaten by her husband who raids cattle.Husbands here carry Kalashnikovs to battlesover animal husbandry.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-04-06
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.03.002
       
  • The Global Burden of Lead Toxicity Attributable to Informal Used Lead-Acid
           Battery (ULAB) Sites

    • Authors: Bret Ericson; Jack Caravanos, John Keith, Mark Patrick Taylor, Joseph Frostad, Richard Fuller, Phillip Landrigan
      Abstract: Prior calculations of the burden of disease from environmental lead exposure in low and middle income countries (LMICs) have not included estimates of the burden from lead contaminated sites because of a lack of exposure data, resulting in an underestimation of a serious public health problem.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2016)
      PubDate: 2016-10-20
       
  • Indoor Particulate Matters, Microbial Count Assessments, and Wheezing
           Symptoms Among Toddlers in Urban Day Care Centers in the District of
           Seremban, Malaysia

    • Authors: Raihan Khamal; Zaleha Md Isa, Rosnah Sutan, Nor Mohd Razif Noraini, Hasanain Faisal Ghazi
      Abstract: Indoor air quality in day care centers (DCCs) is an emerging research topic nowadays. Indoor air pollutants such as particulate matter (PM) and microbes have been linked to respiratory health effects in children, particularly asthma-related symptoms such as night coughs and wheezing due to early exposure to indoor air contaminants.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2016)
      PubDate: 2016-05-27
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.05.004
       
  • Prevalence and Predictors of Respiratory Diseases among Coal-based Sponge
           Iron Plant Workers: A Cross-sectional Study in Barjora, India

    • Authors: Kaushik Chattopadhyay
      Abstract: During the last decade, coal-based sponge iron plants, a highly polluted industry, have grown rapidly in Barjora, India. The toxic effects of particulate matters and gaseous pollutants are often rapid and include respiratory diseases (such as asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis). A cross-sectional study was conducted among 258 coal-based sponge iron plant workers in Barjora to assess the prevalence of respiratory diseases (self-reported) and to determine the associated factors. The percentage of participants with any chronic respiratory disease, asthma and rhinoconjuctivitis were 25.5%, 8.9%, and 17.1%, respectively.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2016)
      PubDate: 2016-05-07
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.05.001
       
  • Global Burden of Disease of Mercury used in Artisanal Small-Scale Gold
           Mining

    • Authors: Nadine Steckling; Myriam Tobollik, Dietrich Plass, Claudia Hornberg, Bret Ericson, Richard Fuller, Stephan Bose-O'Reilly
      First page: 234
      Abstract: Artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is the largest anthropogenic source for mercury emissions. Miners are highly exposed to toxic mercury, which causes negative health effects. The disease burden is largely unknown, as the informal character of ASGM restricts the availability of reliable and representative data.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2016)
      PubDate: 2016-12-13
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.12.005
       
  • Prevalence of Pediatric Asthma Risk in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    • Authors: Wendy W. Sun; Lipi Gupta, Andrew E. Andreae, Kristin Romutis, Allison M. Borda, Priya Sabu, Sean McKenna, Mark Ryan
      First page: 293
      Abstract: Early detection and treatment of pediatric asthma could reduce morbidity and lessen burden on society. Currently, there is no known research on the prevalence of pediatric asthma in the Dominican Republic (DR) and no known asthma risk assessment tool for one-time encounters in a fast-paced clinic.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2016)
      PubDate: 2016-12-08
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.12.002
       
  • Mass Gatherings and Public Health: Case Studies from the Hajj to Mecca

    • Authors: Juma Rahman; Min Thu, Neelam Arshad, Marc Van der Putten
      First page: 386
      Abstract: s: Many new and challenging risks can be introduced during mass gatherings. The Hajj as one of the largest mass gatherings provides an excellent annual opportunity to reflect on public health risk posed by international and multi-cultural crowds, and value of mitigation strategies.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2016)
      PubDate: 2016-12-05
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.12.001
       
 
 
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