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  1. Content type: Research article

    Globally, one of the key groups considered to be at high risk of acquiring HIV are transgender women, often a marginalised group. In the Malaysian context there has been a scarcity of published research relati...

    Authors: Sima Barmania and Syed Mohamed Aljunid

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:30

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Sexual violence is widespread, yet relatively few survivors receive healthcare or complete treatment. In low and middle-income countries, community health workers (CHWs) have the potential to provide support s...

    Authors: Anne Gatuguta, Barbra Katusiime, Janet Seeley, Manuela Colombini, Isaac Mwanzo and Karen Devries

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:28

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  3. Content type: Research article

    During the era of apartheid in South Africa, a number of mental health professionals were vocal about the need for socio-economic and political reform. They described the deleterious psychological and social i...

    Authors: Jason Bantjes, Leslie Swartz and Pieter Niewoudt

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:29

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Pneumonia is among the leading causes of avoidable deaths for young children globally. The main burden of mortality falls on children from poor and rural families who are less likely to obtain the treatment th...

    Authors: Florida Muro, Judith Meta, Jenny Renju, Adiel Mushi, Hilda Mbakilwa, Raimos Olomi, Hugh Reyburn and Helena Hildenwall

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:27

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Traditional media and the internet are crucial sources of health information. Media can significantly shape public opinion, knowledge and understanding of emerging and endemic health threats. As digital commun...

    Authors: Jessica S. Schwind, Stephanie A. Norman, Dibesh Karmacharya, David J. Wolking, Sameer M. Dixit, Rajesh M. Rajbhandari, Sumiko R. Mekaru and John S. Brownstein

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:26

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  6. Content type: Debate

    By 2030, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) will be the leading cause of death in every region in the world. While law and policy have an important role to play in curbing this pandemic, our current understanding...

    Authors: Brigit Toebes, Marlies Hesselman, Jitse P. van Dijk and Joost Herman

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:25

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Internal labour migration is an important and necessary livelihood strategy for millions of individuals and households in India. However, the precarious position of migrant workers within Indian society may ha...

    Authors: Warren Dodd, Sally Humphries, Kirit Patel, Shannon Majowicz, Matthew Little and Cate Dewey

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:23

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Evidence shows ethnic-inequality is a very effective variable in the Community and individual health associated outcomes. This study focused on gaining a deeper understanding of people’s perception on inequali...

    Authors: Arezoo Yari, Saharnaz Nedjat, Mohsen Asadi-Lari and Reza Majdzadeh

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:24

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The United Nations has called for countries to improve access to mobility devices when needed. The World Health Organization has published guidelines on the provision of manual wheelchairs in less-resourced se...

    Authors: Emma Williams, Elizabeth Hurwitz, Immaculate Obaga, Brenda Onguti, Adovich Rivera, Tyrone Reden L. Sy, R. Lee Kirby, Jamie Noon, Deepti Tanuku, Anthony Gichangi and Eva Bazant

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:22

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Though many women are suffering the consequences of sexual violence, only few victims speak out as it is sensitive and prone to stigma. This lack of data made it difficult to get full picture of the problem an...

    Authors: Yohannes Mehretie Adinew and Mihiret Abreham Hagos

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:19

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are 8 international development goals voluntarily adopted by 189 nations. The goals included health related aims to reduce the under-five child mortality rate by two-thi...

    Authors: Christopher P. Morley, Dongliang Wang, Emily M. Mader, Kyle P. Plante, Lindsey N. Kingston and Azadeh Rabiei

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:18

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Obstetric fistula is a childbirth injury caused by prolonged obstructed labor that results in destruction of the tissue wall between the vagina and bladder. Although obstetric fistula is directly caused by pro...

    Authors: Julika Ayla Kaplan, Jonathan Kandodo, Joseph Sclafani, Susan Raine, Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, Alison Norris, Abigail Norris-Turner, Elly Chemey, John Michael Beckham, Zara Khan and Reginald Chunda

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:17

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Sexual orientation and gender identity are social determinants of health for people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), and health disparities among sexual and gender minority populat...

    Authors: Alex Müller

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:16

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The Thai government ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) in 2008, and the first progress report by the State Party was issued in 2012. This study assesses ...

    Authors: Donruedee Srisuppaphon, Arnon Sriboonroj, Wachara Riewpaiboon and Viroj Tangcharoensathien

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:15

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Transgender people are disproportionately affected by HIV. Despite their high vulnerability to HIV, lack of adequate epidemiological and surveillance data related to this population in many countries prevents ...

    Authors: Siyan Yi, Chanrith Ngin, Sovannary Tuot, Pheak Chhoun, Srean Chhim, Khuondyla Pal, Phalkun Mun and Gitau Mburu

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:14

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  16. Content type: Research article

    There is a global concern regarding how households could be protected from relatively large healthcare payments which are a major limitation to accessing healthcare. Such payments also endanger the welfare of ...

    Authors: James Akazili, John Ele-Ojo Ataguba, Edmund Wedam Kanmiki, John Gyapong, Osman Sankoh, Abraham Oduro and Di McIntyre

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:13

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  17. Content type: Research article

    HIV screening has existed in numerous methods as an important part of HIV prevention efforts over the years. Premarital HIV testing for couples who wish to marry has been implemented in a number of regions, wh...

    Authors: Sima Barmania and Syed Mohamed Aljunid

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:12

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  18. Content type: Research article

    HIV prevalence among female sex workers (FSWs) in high burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa varies between 24 and 72%, however their access to HIV services remains limited. This study explored FSWs’ perspect...

    Authors: Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Geofrey Musinguzi, Juliet Kiguli, Fred Nuwaha, Geoffrey Mujisha, Joshua Musinguzi, Jim Arinaitwe and Joseph K. B. Matovu

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:11

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  19. Content type: Debate

    Based on an analysis of published literature, this paper provides an over-view of the challenges associated with delivering on the right to access quality health care for international migrants to industrializ...

    Authors: Bilkis Vissandjée, Wendy E. Short and Karine Bates

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:10

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The Cameroon government has made HIV testing and counselling (HTC) a priority in its HIV/AIDS strategic plan. However, there is a dearth of literature on the perspectives of providers on the quality of HTC ser...

    Authors: Patrice Ngangue, Marie-Pierre Gagnon and Emmanuelle Bedard

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:9

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Globally there are about 3.3million children under the age of 15 years living with HIV. Of this number, 88% live in sub-Saharan Africa. In Ghana, an estimated 33,000 children were said to be living with the HI...

    Authors: Eric Gyamfi, Paul Okyere, Acheampong Enoch and Emmanuel Appiah-Brempong

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:8

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Wars and violent domestic conflicts have forced millions of people to move outside their homes. Meeting the basic health needs of those people requires an understanding of research activity and research output...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2017 17:7

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