Global health: The importance of evidence-based medicine

Gretchen L. Birbeck, Charles S. Wiysonge, Edward J. Mills, Julio Frenk, Xiao Nong Zhou, Prabhat Jha

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Abstract

Global health is a varied field that comprises research, evaluation and policy that, by its definition, also occurs in disparate locations across the world. This forum article is introduced by our guest editor of the Medicine for Global Health article collection, Gretchen Birbeck. Here, experts based across different settings describe their personal experiences of global health, discussing how evidence-based medicine in resource-limited settings can be translated into improved health outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number226
JournalBMC Medicine
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 16 2013
Externally publishedYes

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Evidence-Based Medicine
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Keywords

  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Global health
  • Health coverage
  • Infectious diseases
  • Policy
  • Poverty
  • Research methodology
  • Research output
  • Resource-limited settings

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Birbeck, G. L., Wiysonge, C. S., Mills, E. J., Frenk, J., Zhou, X. N., & Jha, P. (2013). Global health: The importance of evidence-based medicine. BMC Medicine, 11(1), [226]. https://doi.org/10.1186/1741-7015-11-223

Global health : The importance of evidence-based medicine. / Birbeck, Gretchen L.; Wiysonge, Charles S.; Mills, Edward J.; Frenk, Julio; Zhou, Xiao Nong; Jha, Prabhat.

In: BMC Medicine, Vol. 11, No. 1, 226, 16.10.2013.

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Birbeck, GL, Wiysonge, CS, Mills, EJ, Frenk, J, Zhou, XN & Jha, P 2013, 'Global health: The importance of evidence-based medicine', BMC Medicine, vol. 11, no. 1, 226. https://doi.org/10.1186/1741-7015-11-223
Birbeck GL, Wiysonge CS, Mills EJ, Frenk J, Zhou XN, Jha P. Global health: The importance of evidence-based medicine. BMC Medicine. 2013 Oct 16;11(1). 226. https://doi.org/10.1186/1741-7015-11-223
Birbeck, Gretchen L. ; Wiysonge, Charles S. ; Mills, Edward J. ; Frenk, Julio ; Zhou, Xiao Nong ; Jha, Prabhat. / Global health : The importance of evidence-based medicine. In: BMC Medicine. 2013 ; Vol. 11, No. 1.
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