Skip to content

Advertisement

You're viewing the new version of our site. Please leave us feedback.

Learn more

BMC International Health and Human Rights

Volume 11 Supplement 2

Global health research case studies: lessons from partnerships addressing health inequities

Research

Edited by Zoë Boutilier, Ibrahim Daibes and Erica Di Ruggiero

  1. Content type: Research article

    Inadequate public action in vulnerable communities is a major constraint for the health of poor and marginalized groups in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The south Indian state of Kerala, known for r...

    Authors: Slim Haddad, Delampady Narayana and KS Mohindra

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S3

    Published on:

  2. Content type: Research article

    A key aim of countries with high maternal mortality rates is to increase availability of competent maternal health care during pregnancy and childbirth. Yet, despite significant investment, countries with the ...

    Authors: Zubia Mumtaz, Sarah Salway, Laura Shanner, Afshan Bhatti and Lory Laing

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S4

    Published on:

  3. Content type: Research article

    The Sustainably Managing Environmental Health Risk in Ecuador project was launched in 2004 as a partnership linking a large Canadian university with leading Cuban and Mexican institutes to strengthen the capaciti...

    Authors: Jerry M Spiegel, Jaime Breilh, Efrain Beltran, Jorge Parra, Fernanda Solis, Annalee Yassi, Alejandro Rojas, Elena Orrego, Bonnie Henry, William R Bowie, Laurie Pearce, Juan Gaibor, Patricio Velasquez, Miriam Concepcion and Margot Parkes

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S5

    Published on:

  4. Content type: Research article

    The use of highly hazardous pesticides by smallholder farmers constitutes a classic trans-sectoral ‘wicked problem’. We share our program of research in potato and vegetable farming communities in the Andean h...

    Authors: Donald C Cole, Fadya Orozco T, Willy Pradel, Jovanny Suquillo, Xavier Mera, Aura Chacon, Gordon Prain, Susitha Wanigaratne and Jessica Leah

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S6

    Published on:

  5. Content type: Research article

    The Caribbean region, like other developing regions of the world, faces significant challenges in conducting research, especially in the context of limited resource capacities and capabilities. Further, due to...

    Authors: Martin Forde, Karen Morrison, Eric Dewailly, Neela Badrie and Lyndon Robertson

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S7

    Published on:

  6. Content type: Research article

    Globalization has been accompanied by the rapid spread of infectious diseases, and further strain on working conditions for health workers globally. Post-SARS, Canadian occupational health and infection contro...

    Authors: Annalee Yassi, Elizabeth A Bryce, Jaime Breilh, Marie-Claude Lavoie, Lindiwe Ndelu, Karen Lockhart and Jerry Spiegel

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S8

    Published on:

  7. Content type: Research article

    Systems to exempt the indigent from user fees have been put in place to prevent the worst-off from being excluded from health care services for lack of funds. Yet the implementation of these mechanisms is as r...

    Authors: Valéry Ridde, Maurice Yaogo, Yamba Kafando, Kadidiatou Kadio, Moctar Ouedraogo, Marou Sanfo, Norbert Coulibaly, Abel Bicaba and Slim Haddad

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S9

    Published on:

  8. Content type: Research article

    Nutrition-related chronic diseases (NRCD) are rising quickly in developing countries, and the nutrition transition is a major contributor. Low-income countries have not been spared. Health issues related to nu...

    Authors: Hélène Delisle, Victoire Agueh and Benjamin Fayomi

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S10

    Published on:

  9. Content type: Research article

    Nearly 3 million people in resource-poor countries receive antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV/AIDS, yet millions more require treatment. Key barriers to treatment scale up are shortages of trained health...

    Authors: Sumeet Sodhi, Hastings Banda, Damson Kathyola, Barry Burciul, Sandy Thompson, Martias Joshua, Eric Bateman, Lara Fairall, Alexandra Martiniuk, Ruth Cornick, Gill Faris, Beverley Draper, Martha Mondiwa, Egnat Katengeza, Lifah Sanudi, Merrick Zwarenstein…

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S11

    Published on:

  10. Content type: Research article

    Improved availability of antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa is intended to benefit all eligible HIV-infected patients; however in reality antiretroviral services are mainly offered in urban hospitals...

    Authors: Walter Kipp, Joseph Konde-Lule, Tom Rubaale, Joa Okech-Ojony, Arif Alibhai and Duncan L Saunders

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 2):S12

    Published on: