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HLTH 8129E Global Perspectives on Health: Welcome & Course Readings

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HLTH 8129E Course Readings

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Aizpurua, E., Copp, J., Ricarte, J. J., & Vázquez, D. (2017). Controlling Behaviors and Intimate Partner Violence Among Women in Spain: An Examination of Individual, Partner, and Relationship Risk Factors for Physical and Psychological Abuse. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 886260517723744.

Anticona, C., & San Sebastian, M. (2014). Anemia and malnutrition in indigenous children and adolescents of the Peruvian Amazon in a context of lead exposure: A cross-sectional study. Global Health Action, 7, 1–8.  

Bernabe, R. D. L. C., van Thiel, G. J. M. W., & van Delden, J. J. M. (2016). What do international ethics guidelines say in terms of the scope of medical research ethics? BMC Medical Ethics, 17

Boland, S. T., Polich, E., Connolly, A., Hoar, A., Sesay, T., & Tran, A.-M. A. (2017). Overcoming Operational Challenges to Ebola Case Investigation in Sierra Leone. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(3), 456–467

Browne, A. J., Varcoe, C., Lavoie, J., Smye, V., Wong, S. T., Krause, M., & ... Fridkin, A. (2016). Enhancing health care equity with Indigenous populations: evidence-based strategies from an ethnographic study. BMC Health Services Research, 16(1), 544 

Burke, E., Gold, J., Razafinirinasoa, L., & Mackay, A. (2017). Youth Voucher Program in Madagascar Increases Access to Voluntary Family Planning and STI Services for Young People. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(1), 33–43

Cahill, N., Sonneveldt, E., Stover, J., Weinberger, M., Williamson, J., Wei, C., … Alkema, L. (2018). Modern contraceptive use, unmet need, and demand satisfied among women of reproductive age who are married or in a union in the focus countries of the Family Planning 2020 initiative: a systematic analysis using the Family Planning Estimation Tool. The Lancet, 391(10123), 870–882

Came H, Doole C, McKenna B, McCreanor T. Institutional racism in public health contracting: Findings of a nationwide survey from New Zealand. Social Science & Medicine [serial online]. February 2018; 199:132-139

Chae, D., Lee, J., Asami, K., & Kim, H. (2018). Experience of migrant care and needs for cultural competence training among public health workers in Korea. Public Health Nursing (Boston, Mass.), 35(3), 211–219. 

Chandra-Mouli, V., Plesons, M., Hadi, S., Baig, Q., & Lang, I. (2018). Building Support for Adolescent Sexuality and Reproductive Health Education and Responding to Resistance in Conservative Contexts: Cases From Pakistan. Global Health: Science and Practice, GHSP-D-17-00285

Crawford, J., Larsen-Cooper, E., Jezman, Z., Cunningham, S. C., & Bancroft, E. (2014). SMS versus voice messaging to deliver MNCH communication in rural Malawi: assessment of delivery success and user experience. Global Health: Science and Practice, 2(1), 35–46

DeBaca, L. C., & Sigmon, J. N. (2014). Combating trafficking in persons: A call to action for global health professionals. Global Health: Science and Practice

Fagan, T., Dutta, A., Rosen, J., Olivetti, A., & Klein, K. (2017). Family Planning in the Context of Latin America’s Universal Health Coverage Agenda. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(3), 382–398.

GBD 2015 Child Mortality Collaborators. (2016). Global, regional, national, and selected subnational levels of stillbirths, neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet (London, England), 388(10053), 1725–1774

GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators. (2016). Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet (London, England), 388(10053), 1775–1812.

GBD 2015 SDG Collaborators. (2016). Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet (London, England), 388(10053), 1813–1850

Hitchcott, P. K., Fastame, M. C., Langiu, D., & Penna, M. P. (2017). Cognitive failures in late adulthood: The role of age, social context and depressive symptoms. PloS One, 12(12), e0189683

Horn, M. M., Kennedy, K. M., & Rodrigue, K. M. (2018). Association between subjective memory assessment and associative memory performance: Role of ad risk factors. Psychology and Aging, 33(1), 109–118.

Iribarren, S., Stonbraker, S., Suero-Tejeda, N., Granja, M., Luchsinger, J. A., Mittelman, M., … Lucero, R. J. (2018). Information, communication, and online tool needs of Hispanic family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Informatics for Health & Social Care, 1–20.

Jain, M., Taneja, G., Amin, R., Steinglass, R., & Favin, M. (2015). Engaging Communities With a Simple Tool to Help Increase Immunization Coverage. Global Health: Science and Practice, 3(1), 117–125.  

Kamal, S. M. M., Hossain, A., Sultana, S., Begum, V., Haque, N., Ahmed, J., … Van Deun, A. (2015). Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in Bangladesh: reflections from the first nationwide survey. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 19(2), 151–156

Kirakoya-Samadoulougou, F., Nagot, N., Samadoulougou, S., Sokey, M., Guiré, A., Sombié, I., & Meda, N. (2016). Declining HIV Prevalence in Parallel With Safer Sex Behaviors in Burkina Faso: Evidence From Surveillance and Population-Based Surveys. Global Health: Science and Practice, 4(2), 326–335

Koblinsky, M. (2017). Maternal Death Surveillance and Response: A Tall Order for Effectiveness in Resource-Poor Settings. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(3), 333–337.

Krenn, S., Cobb, L., Babalola, S., Odeku, M., & Kusemiju, B. (2014). Using behavior change communication to lead a comprehensive family planning program: the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative. Global Health: Science and Practice, 2(4), 427–443

Laaser, U., & Brand, H. (2014). Global health in the 21st century. Global Health Action, 7, 1–9.  

Lomazzi, M., Borisch, B., & Laaser, U. (2014). The millennium development goals: Experiences, achievements and what’s next. Global Health Action, 7, 1–9.  

Machiyama, K., Casterline, J. B., Mumah, J. N., Huda, F. A., Obare, F., Odwe, G., … Cleland, J. (2017). Reasons for unmet need for family planning, with attention to the measurement of fertility preferences: protocol for a multi-site cohort study. Reproductive Health, 14(1), 23

Magnani, R. J., Ross, J., Williamson, J., & Weinberger, M. (2018). Can Family Planning Service Statistics Be Used to Track Population-Level Outcomes? Global Health: Science and Practice, GHSP-D-17-00341

Malmusi, D., Vives, A., Benach, J., & Borrell, C. (2014). Gender inequalities in health: Exploring the contribution of living conditions in the intersection of social class. Global Health Action, 7 , 1 – 9. 

Mangam, K., Fiekowsky, E., Bagayoko, M., Norris, L., Belemvire, A., Longhany, R., … George, K. (2016). Feasibility and Effectiveness of mHealth for Mobilizing Households for Indoor Residual Spraying to Prevent Malaria: A Case Study in Mali. Global Health: Science and Practice, 4(2), 222–237.

McElfish, P. A., Long, C. R., Rowland, B., Moore, S., Wilmoth, R., & Ayers, B. (2017). Improving Culturally Appropriate Care Using a Community-Based Participatory Research Approach: Evaluation of a Multicomponent Cultural Competency Training Program, Arkansas, 2015–2016. Preventing Chronic Disease, 14.

Morris, B. J., Krieger, J. N., & Klausner, J. D. (2017). CDC’s Male Circumcision Recommendations Represent a Key Public Health Measure. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(1), 15–27

Nieto-Andrade, B., Fidel, E., Simmons, R., Sievers, D., Fedorova, A., Bell, S., … Prata, N. (2017). Women’s Limited Choice and Availability of Modern Contraception at Retail Outlets and Public-Sector Facilities in Luanda, Angola, 2012–2015. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(1), 75–89.

November, L., & Sandall, J. (2018). ‘Just because she’s young, it doesn’t mean she has to die’: exploring the contributing factors to high maternal mortality in adolescents in Eastern Freetown; a qualitative study. Reproductive Health, 15, 31

Pablos-Mendez, A., Radloff, S. R., Khajavi, K., & Dunst, S. A. (2015). The Demographic Stretch of the Arc of Life: Social and Cultural Changes That Follow the Demographic Transition. Global Health: Science and Practice, 3(3), 341–351.

Peabody, J. W., DeMaria, L., Smith, O., Hoth, A., Dragoti, E., & Luck, J. (2017). Large-Scale Evaluation of Quality of Care in 6 Countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia Using Clinical Performance and Value Vignettes. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(3), 412–429

Reuter, P. R., McGinnis, S., & Reuter, K. E. (2018). Comparing the awareness of and beliefs in sexually transmitted infections among university students in Madagascar and the United States of America. PeerJ, 6, e4362.

Rominski, S. D., Morhe, E. S., Maya, E., Manu, A., & Dalton, V. K. (2017). Comparing Women’s Contraceptive Preferences With Their Choices in 5 Urban Family Planning Clinics in Ghana. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(1), 65–74.

Srinivasan, R., Ahmad, T., Raghavan, V., Kaushik, M., & Pathak, R. (2018). Positive Influence of Behavior Change Communication on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices for Visceral Leishmaniasis/Kala-azar in India. Global Health: Science and Practice, 6(1), 192–209. 

Stapleton, G., Schröder - Bäck, P., Laaser, U., Meershoek, A., & Popa, D. (2014). Global health ethics: An introduction to prominent theories and relevant topics. Global Health Action, 7 , 1 – 7. 

Tarekegn, S. M., Lieberman, L. S., & Giedraitis, V. (2014). Determinants of maternal health service utilization in Ethiopia: analysis of the 2011 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14, 161

Welaga, P., Hodgson, A., Debpuur, C., Aaby, P., Binka, F., Azongo, D., & Oduro, A. (2018). Measles Vaccination Supports Millennium Development Goal 4: Increasing Coverage and Increasing Child Survival in Northern Ghana, 1996-2012. Frontiers in Public Health, 6, 28

Yasobant, S. (2017). Comprehensive public health action for our aging world: the quintessence of public health policy. Journal of International Medical Research.

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