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  1. Whitmee S, Haines A, Beyrer C, Boltz F, Capon AG, de Souza Dias BF, et al.
    Lancet, 2015 Nov 14;386(10007):1973-2028.
    PMID: 26188744 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60901-1
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  2. Saleem Z, Hassali MA, Hashmi FK
    Lancet Infect Dis, 2018 10;18(10):1066-1067.
    PMID: 30303099 DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30516-4
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  3. Cheah YK
    Malays J Med Sci, 2014 Nov-Dec;21(6):36-44.
    PMID: 25897281 MyJurnal
    In the context of global increases in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, the objective of the present study is to investigate the factors affecting individuals' decisions to use health-promoting goods and services.
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health
  4. Sengupta P, Dutta S, Krajewska-Kulak E
    Am J Mens Health, 2017 07;11(4):1279-1304.
    PMID: 27099345 DOI: 10.1177/1557988316643383
    Reports regarding the changes in sperm concentration in different counties of the world are inconsistent. Furthermore, the reports that sprung up from specific epidemiological and experimental examinations did not include data of prior studies or geographical variations. The current study, following a previous report of massive fall in semen volume over the past 33 years, attempts to delineate the trend of altering sperm concentrations and factors responsible for this by reviewing article published from 1980 to July 2015 with geographic differences. The current study identified an overall 57% diminution in mean sperm concentration over the past 35 years ( r = -.313, p = .0002), which, when analyzed for each geographical region, identified a significant decline in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. An increasing trend of sperm concentration was identified only in Australia. The association of male age with such a trend ( R2 = .979) is reported. The authors also correlated male fertility with sperm concentration. Thus, this comprehensive, evidence-based literature review aims to concisely and systematically present the available data on sperm concentration from 1980 to 2015, as well as to statistically analyze the same and correlate male health with the declining pattern of sperm count in a single scientific review to serve the scientific research zone related to reproductive health. It points to the threat of male infertility in times ahead.
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  5. Chan KY, Adeloye D, Asante KP, Calia C, Campbell H, Danso SO, et al.
    J Glob Health, 2019 Dec;9(2):020103.
    PMID: 31893025 DOI: 10.7189/jogh.09.020103
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  6. Allotey P, Reidpath DD
    BJOG, 2015 Jan;122(2):152-5.
    PMID: 25394350 DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.13177
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  7. Sebelius K
    Lancet, 2013 May 18;381(9879):1689.
    PMID: 23683615 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60905-8
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  8. Izutsu T, Tsutsumi A, Minas H, Thornicroft G, Patel V, Ito A
    Lancet Psychiatry, 2015 Dec;2(12):1052-4.
    PMID: 26613844 DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00457-5
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  9. Khoo SM
    Soc Sci Med, 2012 Jan;74(1):14-9.
    PMID: 21570757 DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.02.048
    Alternative Southern consumer activism, undertaken for example by the Consumers' Association of Penang (CAP) in Malaysia, presents significant sites of nodal governance through which local and global health rights are claimed. This alternative consumer approach distinctively integrates health with development, social justice and environmental issues. It has not always explicitly employed rights language, but consumer activism fits with rights-based approaches, emphasising entitlements, accountability and participation. This case-study traces the development of networked consumer campaigns to contest and shape global health governance. It highlights the important, yet under-researched role of Southern nodes within global networks mobilizing health rights and public health. Alternative consumer activism re-interprets the consumer as a countervailing force, collectively mobilizing citizens to claim their health rights.
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  10. Bhore SJ
    PMID: 27739416
    On 25 September 2015, the United Nations (UN) member countries adopted an ambitious 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aiming to 'transform the world' in the next 15 years. [...].
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  11. Lim V, Stubbs JW, Nahar N, Amarasena N, Chaudry ZU, Weng SCK, et al.
    Lancet, 2009 Sep 19;374(9694):973.
    PMID: 19762076 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)61641-X
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  12. Riddell MA, Edwards N, Thompson SR, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Praveen D, Johnson C, et al.
    Global Health, 2017 03 15;13(1):17.
    PMID: 28298233 DOI: 10.1186/s12992-017-0242-8
    BACKGROUND: 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 national research funding agencies. To enhance research funded by GACD members, this study aimed to standardise data collection methods across the 15 GACD hypertension research teams and evaluate the uptake of these standardised measurements. Furthermore we describe concerns and difficulties associated with the data harmonisation process highlighted and debated during annual meetings of the GACD funded investigators. With these concerns and issues in mind, a working group comprising representatives from the 15 studies iteratively identified and proposed a set of common measures for inclusion in each of the teams' data collection plans. One year later all teams were asked which consensus measures had been implemented.

    RESULTS: Important issues were identified during the data harmonisation process relating to data ownership, sharing methodologies and ethical concerns. Measures were assessed across eight domains; demographic; dietary; clinical and anthropometric; medical history; hypertension knowledge; physical activity; behavioural (smoking and alcohol); and biochemical domains. Identifying validated measures relevant across a variety of settings presented some difficulties. The resulting GACD hypertension data dictionary comprises 67 consensus measures. Of the 14 responding teams, only two teams were including more than 50 consensus variables, five teams were including between 25 and 50 consensus variables and four teams were including between 6 and 24 consensus variables, one team did not provide details of the variables collected and two teams did not include any of the consensus variables as the project had already commenced or the measures were not relevant to their study.

    CONCLUSIONS: Deriving consensus measures across diverse research projects and contexts was challenging. The major barrier to their implementation was related to the time taken to develop and present these measures. Inclusion of consensus measures into future funding announcements would facilitate researchers integrating these measures within application protocols. We suggest that adoption of consensus measures developed here, across the field of hypertension, would help advance the science in this area, allowing for more comparable data sets and generalizable inferences.

    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  13. Hamid M, Bustamante-Manaog T, Truong VD, Akkhavong K, Fu H, Ma Y, et al.
    Lancet, 2005 Nov 19;366(9499):1758-60.
    PMID: 16298204 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(05)67709-4
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  14. Tsapaki V, Ibbott G, Krisanachinda A, Ng KH, Suh TS, Tabakov S, et al.
    Phys Med, 2017 Dec;44:196-198.
    PMID: 29221890 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2017.11.022
    As medical technology evolves and patient needs increase, the need for well-trained and highly professional medical physicists (MPs) becomes even more urgent. The roles and responsibilities of MPs in various departments within the hospital are diverse and demanding. It is obvious that training, continuing education and professional development of MPs have become essential. One of the ways for an MP to advance his or her knowledge is to participate in conferences and congresses. Last year, the 22nd International Conference of Medical Physics (ICMP 2016) took place in Bangkok, Thailand. The event attracted 584 delegates with most of the participants coming from Asia. It attracted also delegates from 42 countries. The largest delegations were from Thailand, Japan and South Korea. ICMP 2016 included 367 oral presentations and e-posters, most of these being in the fields of Radiation Therapy, Medical Imaging and Radiation Safety. All abstracts were published as an e-book of Abstracts in a supplement to the official IOMP Journal. Many companies had exhibition stands at ICMP2016, thus allowing the participants to see the latest developments in the medical physics-related industry. The conference included 42 mini-symposia, part of the first "IOMP School" activity, covering various topics of importance for the profession and this special issue follows from the success of the conference.
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  15. Ahmed K, Jeffree MS, Hughes T, Daszak P
    Ecohealth, 2019 12;16(4):585-586.
    PMID: 31811598 DOI: 10.1007/s10393-019-01462-y
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  16. Pozniak A, Bekker LG, Kamarulzaman A, Gandhi M, Horton R, Das P, et al.
    Lancet, 2020 05 23;395(10237):1598-1599.
    PMID: 32359401 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31026-6
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  17. Kasiske BL, Skeans MA, Leighton TR, Ghimire V, Leppke SN, Israni AK
    Am. J. Transplant., 2013 Jan;13 Suppl 1:199-225.
    PMID: 23237702 DOI: 10.1111/ajt.12026
    For the first time, OPTN/SRTR has undertaken to publish global transplant rates as part of its Annual Data Report. Understanding why rates vary from country to country may lead to a better understanding of how to improve access to transplant everywhere. Availability of information varies substantially from country to country, and how complete and accurate the data are is difficult to ascertain. For Canada, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom, data were supplied at SRTR request from well-known registries. For many other countries, SRTR was unable to obtain information, and data from the World Health Organization's Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation were used. Transplant counts and rates vary substantially around the world, likely due to 1) differences in rates of end-organ diseases, 2) economic differences in the ability to provide transplants or other end-organ disease treatment, 3) cultural differences that might support or hinder organ donation and transplant, and 4) reporting differences.
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health
  18. Park S, Park JY, Song Y, How SH, Jung KS, Respiratory Infections Assembly of the APSR
    Respirology, 2019 06;24(6):590-597.
    PMID: 30985968 DOI: 10.1111/resp.13558
    In past decades, we have seen several epidemics of respiratory infections from newly emerging viruses, most of which originated in animals. These emerging infections, including severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV), Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and the pandemic influenza A(H1N1) and avian influenza (AI) viruses, have seriously threatened global health and the economy. In particular, MERS-CoV and AI A(H7N9) are still causing infections in several areas, and some clustering of cases of A(H5N1) and A(H7N9) may imply future possible pandemics. Additionally, given the inappropriate use of antibiotics and international travel, the spread of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria is also a significant concern. These infections with epidemic or pandemic potential present a persistent threat to public health and a huge burden on healthcare services in the Asia-Pacific region. Therefore, to enable efficient infection prevention and control, more effective international surveillance and collaboration systems, in the context of the 'One Health' approach, are necessary.
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health
  19. Binns C, Low WY
    Asia Pac J Public Health, 2015 Mar;27(2):121-2.
    PMID: 25834268 DOI: 10.1177/1010539515576167
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health*
  20. Talukder S, Capon A, Nath D, Kolb A, Jahan S, Boufford J
    Lancet, 2015 Feb 28;385(9970):769.
    PMID: 25752169 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60428-7
    Matched MeSH terms: Global Health/trends*
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