2002
DOI: 10.1590/s0102-311x2002000600033
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Abstract: In this paper, originally presented at an event held by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States, the author analyzes the repercussions of globalization on various health aspects: the spread of infectious and parasitic diseases, bioterrorism, and new behavioral patterns in health, among others. He goes on to examine the positive and negative effects of international agreements on health, particularly in the trade area, including the TRIPS Agreement on medicines in the area of public health.… Show more

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“…The social dimension of globalization encompasses security, culture and identity, inclusion or exclusion and the cohesiveness of families and communities that can impact on the health status of individual, family and society. It can also lead to deteriorating nutritional intake and inaccessibility to medical services [12,13]. Immigrant women in Taiwan were living in households with low family incomes and educations, in contrast to the native group, which has gradually led to inferior medical care for these women and their children [14].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The social dimension of globalization encompasses security, culture and identity, inclusion or exclusion and the cohesiveness of families and communities that can impact on the health status of individual, family and society. It can also lead to deteriorating nutritional intake and inaccessibility to medical services [12,13]. Immigrant women in Taiwan were living in households with low family incomes and educations, in contrast to the native group, which has gradually led to inferior medical care for these women and their children [14].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Nevertheless, when developing countries follow the logic of globalization, health can be negatively affected (BUSS, 2002). Globalization can bring some health benefits such as: to spread information and medical research, to facilitate trade of equipments and medicines (HELMAN, 2009:271); to facilitate the transfer of investment and technology (CORNIA, 2001); and to accelerate the economic development of poor countries (DOLLAR, 2001).…”
Section: Development and Globalizationmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…La diseminación de las enfermedades infectocontagiosas, el bioterrorismo y los nuevos patrones comportamentales en salud, entre otros, son algunos de estos aspectos 5 . En los años noventa, las enfermedades transmisibles se convirtieron en una prioridad de salud en ámbito mundial, contrariando la expectativa de que tales enfermedades estaban siendo efectivamente controladas.…”
Section: Algunas Reflexiones Sobre Los Impactos De La Globalización Eunclassified