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Ethical Principles and Guidelines of Global Health Nursing Practice*
By Ruth McDermott-Levy, Jeanne Leffers, and Jackline Mayaka
Nursing Outlook 66, 473-481
*Honored with the 2020 Nursing Outlook Author Award for Excellence in Practice

Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures to Promote Patient-Centered Practice: Building Capacity Among Pediatric Physiotherapists in Rwanda
By Monika Mann, Ines Musabyemariya, Linn Harding, and Ben Braxley
Global Health: Science and Practice, Volume 8, Number 3

Collaboration in Outreach – The Kumasi, Ghana, Model
By Brittany J. Behar, Oheneba Owusu Danso, Boutros Farhat, Vincent Ativor, Joshua Abzug, and Donald H. Lalonde
Hand Clinics, Volume 35, Issue 4
November 2019

Health Volunteers Overseas: A Model for Ethical and Effective Short-Term Global Health Training in Low-Resource Countries
By Elizabeth MacNairn
Global Health: Science and Practice, Volume 7, Number 3

Procalcitonin and C-Reactive Protein As Markers of Bacteremia in Patients With Febrile Neutropenia Who Receive Chemotherapy for Acute Leukemia: A Prospective Study From Nepal
By Ramila Shilpakar, Bishnu Dutta Paudel, Prakash Neupane, et al. 
JCO Global Oncology


Perceptions of Orthopaedic Volunteers and Their Local Hosts in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Are We on the Same Page?
By David W. Wassef, Jordan T. Holler, April Pinner, Sravya Challa, Meng Xiong, Caixia Zhao, and Sanjeev Sabharwal
Orthop Trauma, Volume 32, Number 10 Supplement
October 2018

Improving quality of care and timely access to radiation therapy for patients with invasive cervical cancer at the National Cancer Institute Paraguay
By Geraldine Jacobson, Linus Chuang, and Maximilian Pankow
Gynecologic Oncology Reports 25
June 2018

A Physician’s Perspective on Volunteering Overseas… It Is Not All About Sharing the Latest Technology
By Jon Kolkin
Frontiers in Surgery, Volume 4, Article 77
February 2018

Setting up a pediatric oncology program in Cambodia: successes and challenges
By Sing Heng, Prom Vireak, Sreng Kea, Bruce Camitta, Katherine Tarlock, Benjamin Watkins, Scott Howard, Ibrahim Qaddoumi, Leslie Kean, and Rathi Guhadasan
Global Capacity – Building Showcase, Volume 1 Supplement 1
December 2017

Successful treatment of pediatric CML in Cambodia: an international collaboration
By Prom Vireak, Sing Heng, Sreng Kea, Rathi Guhadasan, Hour Putchat, Sath Sainghan, Scott Howard, Ibrahim Qaddoumi, Benjamin Watkins, Bruce Camitta, Leslie Kean, and Katherine Tarlock
Global Capacity – Building Showcase, Volume 1, Supplement 1
December 2017

Health Volunteers Overseas: 30 Years of Leveraging International Partnerships to Strengthen Health Worker Capacity
By April Pinner and Nancy A. Kelly
Frontiers in Education, Volume 2, Article 30
July 2017

International Partnerships for Strengthening Health Care Workforce Capacity: Models of Collaborative Education

Frontiers in Public Health – Special Research Topic sponsored by Health Volunteers Overseas including 33 articles and 159 authors
Editors: Jennifer Audette, Jeanne Leffers, Kevin Hardwick, William Van Cleve
July 2018

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