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Featured Articles

Understanding Complex Humanitarian Emergencies in the Horn of Africa: Causes, Determinants, and Responses

We are thrilled to announce the publication of “Understanding Complex Humanitarian Emergencies in the Horn of Africa: Causes, Determinants, and Responses”, a review by Daniel Chacreton. This fascinating article provides a historical framework for the humanitarian issues in east Africa, and deals with topics like food insecurity and refugee status. We are proud to bring […]

Improving Tuberculosis Case Detection and Treatment Adherence in Ethiopia: Using Behavioral Economics to Redefine the Need for Cultural Competence

We are pleased to announce the publication of “Improving Tuberculosis Case Detection and Treatment Adherence in Ethiopia: Using Behavioral Economics to Redefine the Need for Cultural Competence”, an original research article by Kyle R. Fluegge, Christina Durchholz, and Elizabeth R. Barker. This insightful analysis probes issues of loss aversion, hyperbolic discounting, and social bias in the […]

The Implications of Rapid Economic Growth for Health-Related Behaviors and Chronic Metabolic Diseases: An Exploratory Study in Post-Earthquake West China

We are pleased to announce the publication of “The Implications of Rapid Economic Growth for Health-Related Behaviors and Chronic Metabolic Diseases: An Exploratory Study in Post-Earthquake West China” by Hilary Ong et al. This original research article describes a current and relevant issue in international medicine. The authors gathered qualitative data from Chinese residents on food choice and […]

International Medical Student Rotations: Ethical and Emotional Dilemmas

We are pleased to announce the publication of “International Medical Student Rotations: Ethical and Emotional Dilemmas” by Mark A. Graber, Casey Panko and Cristopher Buresh. This insightful article describes an important fact of international medical student rotations: students are often unprepared for the emotional and ethical difficulties that they are more frequently encountered in medically underserved regions […]

Assessing and Applying Evidence-Based Interventions at the Community Level in India as a Model Policy to Reduce Neonatal Mortality Rates in Nigeria

We are pleased to announce the publication of “Assessing and Applying Evidence-Based Interventions at the Community Level in India as a Model Policy to Reduce Neonatal Mortality Rates in Nigeria” by Leah Yieh and Rajam Ramamurthy. This article recommends the adoption of a successful Indian community health policy to improve the state of Nigerian healthcare. […]

HIV Testing in Rural Ecuador: Use of a Hospital-Based Public Service Announcement

We are pleased to announce the publication of “HIV Testing in Rural Ecuador: Use of a Hospital-Based Public Service Announcement” by Stewart J. Dandorf, Farrah Khan, Hilary E. Rogers. This article provides insightful analysis of a major healthcare concern, and proposes techniques to increase HIV testing. As the authors describe: “This study aims to understand […]

Going Foreign Places

We are pleased to announce the publication of “Going Foreign Places” by Craig L. Katz. This perspective article describes a medical aid mission to St. Vincent and the Grenadines that was cut short by the loss of a family member. Katz provides a compelling description of the difficult period. His work weaves together multiple themes […]

Celebrating our Most Viewed Articles of 2012

Thanks to the excellent contributions of our authors, 2012 was an excellent year for the Journal of Global Health Perspectives. We’d like to highlight three articles that had the most impact on the global health community: Understanding Rural-to-Urban Migration in Ethiopia: Driving Factors, Analytical Frameworks, and Recommendations by Dana E. Hunnes The Role of Ayurvedic Therapies […]

Nutritional Status of 9th Grade Students in Amman, Jordan

We are pleased to announce the publication of “Nutritional Status of 9th Grade Students in Amman, Jordan” by Rachael Stovall, Melody Hwang, Mark Christiansen and Jamal J. Sa’ad Al-Deen. This article describes the phenomenon of nutrition transition and its effects in Amman. This article presents an insightful analysis of a topic that is readily applicable […]

Patient 095

We are pleased to announce the publication of “Patient 095” by Brian W Heiniger, a Perspective article detailing aspects of a medical rotation in Zambia. This valuable resource for the global health perspectives is filled with insight and humanity, and we are proud to bring it to our readers. Heiniger writes: “During their training, many […]

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