Global health

Sustainable development in four East Asian countries' agricultural sectors post-World War II: measuring nutrient balance and estimating the environmental Kuznets Curve

The purpose of this study is to measure agricultural waste and estimate the environmental Kuznets curve in four East Asian countries using time series...

Location or Hukou: what most limits fertility of urban women in China?

China’s fertility rate is below replacement level. The government is attempting to increase this rate by relaxing the one-child policy. China faces a...

Child protection and maltreatment in the Philippines: a systematic review of the literature

To gain a better understanding of the dimensions, characteristics and phenomenon of child maltreatment and its policy responses in the Philippines, this...

Towards a lifelong active society: coping with Japan's changing population

In order to cope with Japan’s globally unprecedented ageing population, it is extremely important to promote the employment of older people. By taking...

New prospects in regional health governance: migrant workers' health in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has potential in creating regional health governance frameworks. Yet in light of the ASEAN Economic...

Explaining the role of parental education in the regional variations in infant mortality in India

Using data from the National Family Health Survey (2005–06), this study examines the effect of parental education and the related factors (mother’s...

The rising tide of mental disorders in the Pacific region: forecasts of disease burden and service requirements from 2010 to 2050

Despite progress, poor performance of Pacific Island health systems continues to be highlighted by treatment gaps. Projecting burden of disease and the...

China’s seasonal influenza vaccination policy in a post-health care reform era

Vaccination is recognised as one of the most effective ways to combat seasonal influenza—a disease that exerts significant social and economic costs, yet...

Water, sanitation and hygiene: moving the policy agenda forward in the post-2015 Asia

Despite rapid economic growth in Asia, serious health, nutrition and development gaps persist, including inadequate services and inequitable access in the...

South Korea’s global health outreach through official development assistance: analysis of aid activities of South Korea’s leading aid agencies, 2008–2012

Although South Korea is one of the newest members to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee in...

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Global health

Updated:  25 February 2016/Responsible Officer:  Crawford Engagement/Page Contact:  Editorial office