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Globalization, health and development

The relationship between globalization, health and development is complex. There are many positive and negative ways in which globalization affects health. The inverse is also true; a society that suffers from a high burden of disease is not in a position to participate effectively in the processes of globalization and will not, therefore, be able […]

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Europe’s role in global health governance

The European Union is a major force in the emergence of global governance. It contributes politically and economically to the processes of globalization that have demonstrated the need for, and reality of, global governance. And it offers a model and precedents for how state- and non-state actors can shape global governance processes and norms. The […]

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Earplugs and eye masks improve critical care patients’ sleep

Disturbed sleep and sleep deprivation is common in patients in critical care settings. Noise and inappropriate use of light/dark cycles are two of the causes of sleep interruptions. The purpose of the study was to evaluate eye masks and earplugs to help control patients’ exposure to noise and light within the critical care environment. An […]