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Women's experiences with migration in Nicaragua : connections between globalization and local health
Economic globalization is characterized by increased liberalization, privatization and deregulation of national economies, principally imposed via the International Monetary Fund’s and World Bank’s structural adjustment ...
A case study of gender, health, and Fair Trade in Nicaragua
The impact of global economic policies on health equity and social development has been well-documented and, in the current phase of economic globalization, profound health inequities have been attributed to these policies. ...
Socioeconomic, environmental and personal correlates of asthma in a community population of men and women.
Asthma is a multifactorial chronic disease that has shown a marked increase in prevalence over the past few decades, both in Canada and worldwide. Basic knowledge gaps remain about the pathways through which risk factors ...