Globalization and Health
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1744-8603
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [289 journals]
- Migration to middle-income countries and tuberculosis—global
policies for global economies
Authors: Julia Moreira Pescarini; Laura Cunha Rodrigues, M. Gabriela M. Gomes Eliseu Alves Waldman
Abstract: International migration to middle-income countries is increasing and its health consequences, in particular increasing transmission rates of tuberculosis (TB), deserve consideration. Migration and TB are a mat...
- Addressing the double-burden of diabetes and tuberculosis: lessons from
Authors: Jolene Skordis-Worrall; Jeff Round, Matthias Arnold, Aida Abdraimova, Baktygul Akkazieva David Beran
Abstract: The incidence of diabetes and tuberculosis co-morbidity is rising, yet little work has been done to understand potential implications for health systems, healthcare providers and individuals. Kyrgyzstan is a p...
- Developing consensus measures for global programs: lessons from the Global
Alliance for Chronic Diseases Hypertension research program
Authors: Michaela A. Riddell; Nancy Edwards, Simon R. Thompson, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Devarsetty Praveen, Claire Johnson, Andre P. Kengne, Peter Liu, Tara McCready, Eleanor Ng, Robby Nieuwlaat, Bruce Ovbiagele, Mayowa Owolabi, David Peiris, Amanda G. Thrift, Sheldon Tobe…
Abstract: The imperative to improve global health has prompted transnational research partnerships to investigate common health issues on a larger scale. The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is an alliance of...
- Controlling corporate influence in health policy making? An assessment of
the implementation of article 5.3 of the World Health Organization
framework convention on tobacco control
Authors: Gary Jonas Fooks; Julia Smith, Kelley Lee Chris Holden
Abstract: The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) stands to significantly reduce tobacco-related mortality by accelerating the introduction of evidence-based tobacco control me...
- Cross-border movement of older patients: a descriptive study on health
service use of Japanese retirees in Thailand
Authors: Yumiko Miyashita; Chutima Akaleephan, Nima Asgari-Jirhandeh Channarong Sungyuth
Abstract: Thailand’s policy to promote long-stay tourism encourages Japanese retirees to relocate to Thailand. One concern of such an influx is the impact of these elderly foreign residents on the Thai health system. Th...