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A Life in the Day     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
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: 11)
Advances in Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
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: 6)
Afrimedic Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ageing & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
AJOB Primary Research     Partially Free   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Family Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Health Economics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
American Journal of Health Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
American Journal of Health Promotion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
American Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
American Journal of Health Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Preventive Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
American Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 229)
American Journal of Public Health Research     Open Access   (Followers: 29)
American Medical Writers Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Analytic Methods in Accident Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Annals of Global Health     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
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   (Followers: 2)
Archive of Community Health     Open Access  
Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Arquivos de Ciências da Saúde     Open Access  
Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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: 6)
Atención Primaria     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Australasian Journal of Paramedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
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: 6)
Behavioral Healthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Best Practices in Mental Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Bijzijn     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Bijzijn XL     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Biomedical Safety & Standards     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access  
BMC Oral Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
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: 17)
Cadernos de Educação, Saúde e Fisioterapia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cadernos Saúde Coletiva     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Canadian Family Physician     Partially Free   (Followers: 13)
Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Case Reports in Women's Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Case Studies in Fire Safety     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
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   (Followers: 1)
Ciencia, Tecnología y Salud     Open Access  
ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
CME     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
CoDAS     Open Access  
Community Health     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Conflict and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Contraception and Reproductive Medicine     Open Access  
Curare     Open Access  
Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Day Surgery Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Digital Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
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: 17)
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: 19)
EcoHealth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Education for Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
electronic Journal of Health Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
ElectronicHealthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
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   (Followers: 2)
Environmental Sciences Europe     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Epidemics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Epidemiologic Perspectives & Innovations     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Ethics, Medicine and Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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: 2)
European Medical, Health and Pharmaceutical Journal     Open Access  
Evaluation & the Health Professions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Evidence-based Medicine & Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
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: 6)
Family Relations     Partially Free   (Followers: 11)
Fatigue : Biomedicine, Health & Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Food and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Frontiers in Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Gaceta Sanitaria     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Galen Medical Journal     Open Access  
Geospatial Health     Open Access  
Gesundheitsökonomie & Qualitätsmanagement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Giornale Italiano di Health Technology Assessment     Full-text available via subscription  
Global Health : Science and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Global Health Promotion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Global Journal of Health Science     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Global Journal of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Global Medical & Health Communication     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Mental Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Global Security : Health, Science and Policy     Open Access  
Globalization and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Hacia la Promoción de la Salud     Open Access  
Hastings Center Report     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
HEADline     Hybrid Journal  
Health & Place     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
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: 9)
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 55)
Health Behavior and Policy Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Health Care Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Health Inform     Full-text available via subscription  
Health Information Management Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Health Issues     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Health Notions     Open Access  
Health Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
Health Policy and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Health Professional Student Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Promotion International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
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: 16)
Health Prospect     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Health Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 50)
Health Psychology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Health Psychology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42)
Health Renaissance     Open Access  
Health Research Policy and Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Health SA Gesondheid     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Science Reports     Open Access  
Health Sciences and Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Services Insights     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Health Voices     Full-text available via subscription  
Health, Culture and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Health, Risk & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Healthcare     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Healthcare in Low-resource Settings     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Healthcare Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Healthy-Mu Journal     Open Access  
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: 11)
Home Health Care Services Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Hospitals & Health Networks     Free   (Followers: 4)
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: 2)
Indonesian Journal for 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: 5)
interactive Journal of Medical Research     Open Access  
International Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal for Equity in Health     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
International Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
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)

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Journal Cover Annals of Global Health
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  • 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)
  • Strengthening Global Health Outreach Programs Through Pharmacy Services

    • Authors: Vidya Nair; Anthony J. Haberstroh, Marilyn Berko, Wayne Rapp, Brittany Fowler, Kirsten Redborg
      Abstract: In recent years, there has been a surge in global health outreach programs to address health care challenges and disparities in resource-poor countries.1-3 The scope of these outreach programs ranges from direct patient care services such as dental, surgical, and medical care, to large-scale public health programs affecting health care systems. Oftentimes medication formulary generation, pharmacy setup, workflow, and dismantling responsibilities are assumed by a variety of health care providers with other direct patient care functions.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-11-02
  • Leishmaniasis – Who Uses Personal Protection among Military
           Personnel in Colombia'

    • Authors: Aida González; María Teresa Solís Soto, Katja Radon
      Abstract: Leishmaniasis is common in Colombia, negatively affecting health of military personnel active in endemic areas. The disease is transmitted by sandfly bites. Therefore, during duty use of long sleeve uniforms/clothes treated with permethrin and application of mosquito repellent are important personal preventive measures.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-30
  • Disability Characteristics of Community-Based Rehabilitation Participants
           in Kayunga District, Uganda

    • Authors: Lukia Namaganda Hamid; Olive Kobusingye, Sebastian Olikira Baine, Mayora Chrispus, Jacob Bentley
      Abstract: Approximately 80% of individuals with disability reside in low- and middle-income countries where Community based rehabilitation (CBR) has been utilized as a strategy to improve disability. However, data relating to disability severity among CBR beneficiaries inow-income countries like Uganda remain scarce, particularly at the community or district level. This study sought to describe severity of disability and associated factors for persons with physical disabilities receiving CBR services in the Kayunga district of Uganda.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-30
  • China's Efforts on Management, Surveillance and Research of
           Non-Communicable Diseases: NCD Scorecard Project

    • Authors: Xiao-Lei Zhu; Jie-Si Luo, Xiao-Chang Zhang, Yi Zhai, Jing Wu
      Abstract: China has experienced an increase in noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in a short period compared to many countries. To address the burden of NCDs in China, it is important to learn about the progress that has been made in prevention and control of NCDs in China and worldwide, informed by opinions of stakeholders in different areas.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Children's Environmental Health Indicators for Low- and Middle-Income
           Countries in Asia

    • Authors: Eun Mi Jung; Eun Mee Kim, Minah Kang, Fiona Goldizen, Fiona Gore, Marie Noel Brune Drisse, Eunhee Ha
      Abstract: Given that low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Asia still have high child mortality rates, improved monitoring using children's environmental health indicators (CEHI) may help reduce preventable deaths by creating healthy environments. Thus, the aim of this study is to build a set of targeted CEHIs that can be applied in LMICs in Asia through the CEHI initiative using a common conceptual framework.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Sub-Optimal Breastfeeding Practices among Women in Rural and Low-Resource
           Settings: a Study of Women in Rural Mysore, India.

    • Authors: Sreenivas P. Veeranki; Holly Nishimura, Karl Krupp, Savitha Gowda, Anjali Arun, Purnima Madhivanan
      Abstract: This study estimated the prevalence and factors associated with sub-optimal breastfeeding practices among mother-infant dyads in rural southern India.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Estimating Effects of Temperature on Dengue Transmission in Colombian

    • Authors: Víctor Hugo Peña-García; Omar Triana-Chávez, Sair Arboleda-Sánchez
      Abstract: Dengue fever is a viral disease that affects tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It is well known that processes related to virus transmission by mosquitoes are highly influenced by weather. Temperature has been described as one of the climatic variables that largely governs the development and survival of mosquito eggs as well as the survival of all insect stages. Previously, we have observed that high temperatures in the Colombian city of Riohacha negatively affect the establishment of DENV infection in mosquitoes; while in Bello and Villavicencio cities, which have lower average temperatures, DENV infection rates in mosquitoes are positively associated with a gradual increase in temperature.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Peer-Reviewed Veterinary Journals From Arabic-Speaking Countries: a
           Systematic Review

    • Authors: Kristen M. Robertson; Jacquelyn E. Bowser, Joshua Bernstein, Basil H. Aboul-Enein
      Abstract: The prevalence of diseases of food borne and zoonotic origin in Arabic-speaking countries highlight the importance of collaboration between human and animal health professionals. However, accessibility of research and evidence-based practices in these countries is not well characterized. This brief report determines the availability of professional veterinary journals within the Arabic-speaking region.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Community Health Worker Interventions for Prevention and Management of
           Diabetes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: a Systematic Review

    • Authors: Halimatou Alaofè; Ibitola Asaolu, Jennifer Ehiri, Hayley Moretz, Chisom Asuzu, Mobolanle Balogun, Olayinka Abosede, John Ehiri
      Abstract: There is limited evidence regarding the effect of CHW interventions for prevention and management of the burgeoning epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The objective of this review was to critically appraise evidence regarding the effectiveness of CHW interventions for prevention and management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in LMICs.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Exploration of Global Health Careers Across the Medical Fields

    • Authors: Ernest Barthélemy; Vanessa Mallol, Alisse Hannaford, Christian Pean, Rehema Kutua, Christopher de Haydu, Natasha Anandaraja, Ramin Asgary, Ebby Elahi, Braden Hexom, Philip Landrigan, Taraneh Shirazian, Craig Katz
      Abstract: Despite expansion of interest among American medical students in global health (GH), academic medical centers face multiple obstacles to the development of structured GH curricula and career guidance. To meet these demands we sought to provide a systematic analysis of the accounts of GH experts.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Parenting Practices and Associations with Development Delays among Young
           Children in Dominican Republic

    • Authors: Omolara Thomas Uwemedimo; Afrin Howlader, Giselina Pierret
      Abstract: According to the World Health Organization, >200 million children in low and middle-income countries(LMICs) experience developmental delays. However, household structure and parenting practices have only been minimally explored as potential correlates of developmental delay in LMICs, despite the potential as areas for intervention.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • The Effect of Early Marriage Timing on Women's and Children's Health in
           Sub-Saharan Africa and South West Asia

    • Authors: Marcos Delprato; Kwame Akyeampong
      Abstract: Age of marriage is a barrier to mother's health care around pregnancy and children health outcomes.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Addressing Non-Communicable Disease on Short-Term Medical Trips: a
           Longitudinal Study of Hypertension Treatment in Santo Domingo

    • Authors: Camille Hochheimer; Marwah Khalid, Michelle Vy, Goldie Chang, Dien Tu, Mark Ryan
      Abstract: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of mortality worldwide and pose complex challenges in developing nations. Short-term medical trips, which often operate independently of government and pharmaceutical companies, are in a unique position to address NCDs in developing nations. In 2010, the Dominican Aid Society of Virginia shifted the focus of their semiannual clinic to addressing NCDs in Paraíso, Santo Domingo.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Life Expectancy, Death Causes, and Risk Factors between China and the
           United States

    • Authors: Zhengjun Li; Yaoyao Bian, Li Zeng, Wenlin Li, Lili Yang
      Abstract: The global burden of disease study 2015 provides an up-to-date assessment of risk factor exposure and the attributable burden of disease. On the basis of the latest data, we analyze the life expectancy, death causes and risk factors between China and the United States. And we investigate the health status and quality of life, and evaluate the current situation and development trend of the disease burden of the two countries, which aim to know the gap between our country and the United States, and provide a scientific basis for health decision-making in our country.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Ability to Pay for Future National Health Financing Scheme among Malaysian

    • Authors: A.N. Aizuddin; S.M. Aljunid
      Abstract: Malaysia is no exception from this challenging healthcare financing phenomenon of globalisation. The objectives of the study is to assess the ability to pay among Malaysian households as preparation for future National Health Financing Scheme.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Intentional Exploration on Short-Term International Service Learning
           Trips: Three Questions for Global Health—3Qs4GH

    • Authors: William B. Ventres
      Abstract: Going on short-term experiences in global health (STEGHs) is now a common occurrence among students and trainees in the health professions.1 STEGHs, also known as short-term international service learning trips, are characterized by individuals or groups from high-income countries traveling to low- and middle-income countries for periods ranging from weeks to months to participate in service, educational activities, or research activities.2 When seasoned clinicians, educators, and investigators temporarily go abroad to practice, teach, and conduct studies, respectively, they too are participating in STEGHs—one is never too old or too experienced to avoid growing, hopefully with the development of wisdom in mind,3 while involved in professional activities in foreign settings.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-16
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.09.003
  • Measuring Healthy Lifestyle and Mental Health Indicators in South Asian
           Women Using the “Your Health: Quality of Life and Wellbeing”

    • Authors: Nida Ahmed; Sabahat Ahmed, Zartasht Carmichael, Amtul Salam Sami
      Abstract: Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. A literature review has revealed that there is no specific questionnaire available to assess wellbeing within the community.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-11
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.09.007
  • Making Online Outbreak Surveillance Work for all

    • Authors: Yanbai Andrea Wang; Michele Barry
      Abstract: Delayed detection and reporting in recent epidemics such as Zika and Ebola have brought renewed attention to outbreak surveillance. In particular, the use of digital technologies to crowd-source and interpret volumes of public information from the Internet for signs of outbreaks—so-called event-based Internet surveillance (EBIS)—has received great interest because of its potential for early detection. The National Academy of Medicine suggests that new information technology, which has increased surveillance capacity even in low-resource settings, be fully exploited.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.09.002
  • #Globalhealth Twitter Conversations on #Malaria, #HIV, #TB, #NCDS, and
           #NTDS: a Cross-Sectional Analysis

    • Authors: Isaac Chun-Hai Fung; Ashley M. Jackson, Jennifer O. Ahweyevu, Jordan H. Grizzle, Jingjing Yin, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Hai Liang, Juliet N. Sekandi, King-Wa Fu
      Abstract: Advocates use the hashtag #GlobalHealth on Twitter to draw users' attention to prominent themes on global health, to harness their support, and to advocate for change. We aimed to describe #GlobalHealth tweets pertinent to given major health issues.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-05
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.09.006
  • Outcomes of Global Public Health Training Program for US Minority
           Students: A Case Report

    • Authors: Noa Krawczyk; Luz Claudio
      Abstract: The numbers and success of minority students in science and the health fields remain relatively low. This study presents the outcomes of a research training program as an illustrative case study. The Short-Term Training Program for Minority Students (STPMS) recruits underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students for immersion in research training. A total of 69 students participated in the STPMS between 1995 and 2012, and 59 of these completed our survey to determine the perceived impact of the program on the students' motivations and professional development.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-09-28
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.08.001
  • Big Data Knowledge in Global Health Education

    • Authors: Olaniyi Olayinka; Michele Kekeh, Manasi Sheth-Chandra, Muge Akpinar-Elci
      Abstract: The ability to synthesize and analyze massive amounts of data is critical to the success of organizations including global health. As countries become highly interconnected, increasing the risk for pandemics and outbreaks, the demand for big data is likely to increase. This requires a global health workforce that is trained in the effective use of big data. To assess implementation of big data training in global health, we conducted a pilot survey of members of the Consortium of Universities of Global Health.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-09-27
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.09.005
  • Urban-Rural Disparity in Helicobacter Pylori Infection-Related Upper
           Gastrointestinal Cancer in China and the Decreasing Trend in Parallel with
           Socioeconomic Development and Urbanization in an Endemic Area

    • Authors: Xiaoduo Wen; Denggui Wen, Yi Yang, Yuetong Chen, Guiying Wang, Baoen Shan
      Abstract: China has globally the largest urban-rural disparity in socioeconomic development, and urban-rural difference in upper gastrointestinal cancer (UGIC) is similar to the difference between developed and developing countries.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-09-25
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.09.004
  • Commentary on Global Health in Malawi: A Collection of Poems, by Zachary
           G. Jacobs, M.D.

    • Authors: Craig L. Katz
      Abstract: Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.—Robert FrostPoetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.—William Wordsworth
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-08-24
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.07.007
  • “Global Health in Malawi: a Collection of Poems”

    • Authors: Zachary G. Jacobs
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-08-24
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.07.006
  • Partnership Conference

    • Authors: John A. Bartlett
      Abstract: The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) was founded in 2006 with a goal to foster interdisciplinary global health education and research across the University and Medical Center. Critical to achieving this goal is the need to develop and sustain strong international partnerships.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-08-23
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.08.002
  • Transculturalizing Diabetes Prevention in Latin America

    • Authors: Ramfis Nieto-Martínez; Juan P. González-Rivas, Pablo Aschner, Noël C. Barengo, Jeffrey I. Mechanick
      Abstract: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) imposes a heavy burden in developing countries, requiring effective primary prevention policies. Randomized clinical trials have demonstrated successful strategies in T2D prevention. However, translating these results to real life scenarios and adapting to ethno-cultural differences is a major challenge. Transculturalization allows incorporating cultural factors to diabetes prevention strategies to optimize implementation of clinical trials results. The purpose of this paper is to review the transcultural adaptations developed for T2D prevention in Latin America (LA).
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-07-13
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.07.001
  • On Becoming a Global Citizen: Transformative Learning Through Global
           Health Experiences

    • Authors: Debra K. Litzelman; Adrian Gardner, Robert M. Einterz, Philip Owiti, Charity Wambui, Jordan C. Huskins, Kathleen M. Schmitt-Wendholt, Geren S. Stone, Paul O. Ayuo, Thomas S. Inui, Rachel A. Umoren
      Abstract: BackgroundGlobalization has increased the demand for international experiences in medical education. International experiences improve medical knowledge, clinical skills, self-development, influence career objectives, and provide insights on ethical and societal issues. However, global health rotations can end up being no more than tourism if not structured to foster personal transformation and global citizenship.ObjectiveWe conducted a qualitative assessment of trainee-reported critical incidents to more deeply understand the impact of our global health experience on trainees.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-07-12
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.07.005
  • Evaluation of Screening for, Treating, and Prevalence of Iron-Deficiency
           Anemia in Infants and Children in a Peri-Rural Clinic in the Dominican

    • Authors: Steven G. McKee; Ryan Close, Elizabeth Lowenthal
      Abstract: Iron-deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia affect billions of people worldwide.Infants and young children are the most vulnerable. The Niños Primeros en Salud (NPS) pediatric clinic aims to follow the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendation to draw a screening hemoglobin for all children at 12 months of age – a vital period for development and the time of greatest risk.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-07-12
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.07.004
  • Social Experiences of Women with Obstetric Fistula Seeking Treatment at
           Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda

    • Authors: Marielle Meurice; Rene Genadry, Carol Heimer PhD, Galya Ruffer, Barageine Justus Kafunjo
      Abstract: Obstetric fistula is a preventable and treatable condition predominately affecting women in low-income countries. Understanding the social context of obstetric fistula may lead to improved prevention and treatment.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-07-12
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.07.003
  • Global Health Career Interest among Medical and Nursing Students: Survey
           and Analysis

    • Authors: Jacob T. Cox; A. Gatebe Kironji, Jill Edwardson, Dane Moran, James Aluri, Bryn Carroll, Nicole Warren, Chi Chiung Grace Chen
      Abstract: Global health experiences undertaken in international settings (GHEs) are becoming an increasingly prevalent aspect of health professions education, and as such, merit comprehensive analysis of the impact they have on students and host communities.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-07-12
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.07.002
  • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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 Importance of Research and Clinical Care for Adolescent and Young
           Adult Health and Well-Being

    • Authors: Anthony Salandy; Angela Diaz
      First page: 695
      Abstract: Today, adolescents and young adults face tremendous choices and challenges with respect to their physical and mental health and well-being. Some of the issues they face are universal, while others place a disproportionate burden on certain demographic subgroups − based on familial, cultural, socioeconomic, and political circumstances. Their environments are shaped profoundly by the presence or absence of many factors, including family resources, community services, disease burden, and educational and employment opportunities.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-26
  • Adolescents' Right to Participate: Opportunities and Challenges for Health
           Care Professionals

    • Authors: Jonathan Todres; Angela Diaz
      First page: 697
      Abstract: Health care professionals and patients are partners in health care delivery, and this partnership is critical in the treatment of adolescents. International children's rights law establishes that all children have a right to participate in decisions that affect their lives. Fulfillment of that right is as critical in health care settings as any other area of children's lives.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-23
  • Recommendations on Arresting Global Health Challenges Facing Adolescents
           and Young Adults

    • Authors: Zohra S. Lassi; Rehana A. Salam, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
      First page: 704
      Abstract: The health challenges faced by young people are more complex than adults and can compromise their full growth and development. Attention must be paid to the health of this age group, yet adolescents and youth remain largely invisible and often disappear from the major global datasets.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-26
  • Broadening the Frontiers of Adolescent Health Through Telemedicine and
           Online Networks

    • Authors: Evelyn Eisenstein; Luiz Ary Messina
      First page: 713
      Abstract: Adolescent health and medicine has been considered a specialized area within Pediatrics for the past 60 years, since Dr. Roswell Gallagher established the first program in Boston and Dr Gómez Ferrarotti independently established a program in Buenos Aires.1,2 Similar centers were founded soon after in Santiago de Chile; Mexico; and São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.3,4 The University of the State of Rio de Janeiro has been one of these pioneer centers for training medical students and professional staff with a multidisciplinary team of workers since 1972.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-11-15
  • Administration of Childhood Physical and Childhood Sexual Abuse Screens in
           Adolescents and Young Adults: a Literature Review

    • Authors: Angela Diaz; Ken Peake
      First page: 718
      Abstract: Childhood physical and sexual abuse can have a negative impact on adolescents and young adults. Although effective interventions that can ameliorate both the short- and long-term negative impacts are available, many adolescent and young adult victims remain without help: They rarely self-identify as victims, and health care providers generally fail to inquire about a history of childhood abuse, especially in the absence of physical signs. The health care field lacks an understanding of effective methods for the identification of childhood abuse.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-11-08
  • Comparison of Modes of Administration of Screens to Identify a History of
           Childhood Physical Abuse in an Adolescent and Young Adult Population

    • Authors: Angela Diaz; Ken Peake, Anne Nucci-Sacks, Viswanathan Shankar
      First page: 726
      Abstract: Childhood physical abuse is a major public health issue with negative consequences to health and well-being manifested in childhood and adolescence, and persisting into adulthood. Yet much childhood physical abuse is not identified when it occurs and little is known about how to screen for it.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-27
  • Health Care Utilization and Perceived Health Status among Adolescents and
           Young Adults with a History of Childhood Physical or Sexual Abuse

    • Authors: Angela Diaz; Ken Peake, Anne Nucci-Sacks, Viswanathan Shankar
      First page: 735
      Abstract: Childhood abuse negatively impacts young people's health. Little is known about its impact on health care utilization patterns or on perception of health status during a life-stage when learning to use care independently is a key developmental task.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-30
  • Cumulative Psychosocial Risk is a Salient Predictor of Depressive Symptoms
           among Vertically HIV-Infected and HIV-Affected Adolescents at the Kenyan

    • Authors: Amina Abubakar; Fons J.R. Van de Vijver, Amin S. Hassan, Ronald Fischer, Moses K. Nyongesa, Beatrice Kabunda, James A. Berkley, Alan Stein, Charles R. Newton
      First page: 743
      Abstract: Little is known of mental health outcomes among vertically HIV-infected or HIV-affected adolescents in Africa.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-25
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder in Lower Socioeconomic Communities

    • Authors: Robert E. Accordino; Isobel Green, Angela Diaz
      First page: 753
      Abstract: Given that reports place the costs of supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) throughout their lifetime at a staggering $2.4 million, there is concerted interest in understanding the condition's epidemiological underpinnings.1 The understanding of autism's epidemiology has morphed considerably over time, moving from a belief that ASD is a condition of the affluent towards an increasing recognition that ASD is equally common in individuals of low socioeconomic status (SES) and, in fact, often goes underdiagnosed in that population.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-11-13
  • Understanding Drivers of Infant Deaths in Rural Rwanda Through Verbal and
           Social Autopsy: a Mixed Methods Analysis

    • Authors: Shalini Navale; Lameck Habumugisha, Cheryl Amoroso, Felix Sayinzoga, Neil Gupta, Lisa R. Hirschhorn
      First page: 756
      Abstract: Rwanda has been a leader in the global effort to reduce infant mortality particularly in regions of sub-Saharan Africa. While rates have dropped, deaths still occur. We analyzed the results from a verbal social autopsy (VSA) study in two districts in eastern Rwanda to understand the care pathways and barriers taken by infant caregivers prior to the death of their infant.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-26
  • ‘It Has Changed’: Understanding Change in a Parenting
           Programme in South Africa

    • Authors: Jenny Doubt; Rachel Bray, Heidi Loening-Voysey, Lucie Cluver, Jasmina Byrne, Divane Nzima, Barnaby King, Yulia Shenderovich, Janina Steinert, Sally Medley
      First page: 767
      Abstract: Research from high-income countries indicates that evidence-based parenting programme interventions can reduce child maltreatment. Much less is known, however, about how beneficiaries of these programmes experience this process of change. Understanding the process that brings about change in child maltreatment practices is essential to understanding intervention mechanisms of change. This is particularly important given the current scale-up of parenting programmes across LMIC countries.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-23
  • Optimizing Adolescent LARC: an Answer to Pregnancy Prevention

    • Authors: Lonna P. Gordon
      First page: 777
      Abstract: Approximately 17 million adolescent women under the age of 20 give birth each year.1 The excellent news is that this number is decreasing. However, adolescent women still comprise 11% of all births worldwide.1 Complications of pregnancy and birth are the second leading causes of death for adolescent women worldwide.1 Adolescent pregnancy is also associated with pregnancy-induced hypertension, pre-eclampsia, and preterm labor.1,2 Additionally the children of adolescent women have lower birth weights, higher rates of infant mortality, and higher rates of developmental delays.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-11-15
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.11.001
  • New Findings on Child Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa: a Synthesis of
           Recent Work Conducted by the International Center for Research on Women

    • Authors: Suzanne Petroni; Mara Steinhaus, Natacha Stevanovic Fenn, Kirsten Stoebenau, Amy Gregowski
      First page: 781
      Abstract: Despite increasing global attention and commitments by countries to end the harmful practice of child marriage, each year, some 15 million girls marry before the age of 18. The preponderance of the evidence produced historically on child marriage comes from South Asia, where the vast majority of child brides live. Far less attention has been paid to child marriage in sub-Saharan Africa, where prevalence rates remain high. The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) recently conducted research in Kenya, Senegal, Uganda and Zambia to contribute to greater understanding of the drivers of child marriage in each of these contexts.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-09-07
      DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2017.09.001
  • Adolescent and Young Adult Injuries in Developing Economies: a Comparative
           Analysis Based on Trauma Registry Data From Oman and Kenya

    • Authors: Abdulgafoor M. Bachani; Niloufer Taber, Amber Mehmood, Yuen Wai Hung, Isaac Botchey, Ammar Al-Kashmiri, Adnan A. Hyder
      First page: 791
      Abstract: Adolescence is a distinct period of rapid and dramatic biological, cognitive, psychological, and social development. The burden of injuries among young people (10-24) is both substantial and maldistributed across regions and levels of economic development.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-27
  • Applying a Global Perspective to School-Based Health Centers in New York

    • Authors: Janet B. Lee; Grisselle DeFrank, John Gaipa, Martha Arden
      First page: 803
      Abstract: Since the 1960's, school-based health centers (SBHC) in the United States have emerged and grown with the mission of providing primary medical, reproductive and mental health services, as well as comprehensive health education, to all students who are enrolled in the participating school. SBHC's have demonstrated a unique ability to reduce barriers to medical care for underserved populations in New York City, including undocumented immigrants and those who are of lower income status.
      Citation: Annals of Global Health (2017)
      PubDate: 2017-10-26
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