• Six Amazing Drugs in Development

    Reposted with permission from Gap Medics At any one time, there are hundreds of drugs being developed around the world. Some of them could change the way we treat conditions such as lung cancer and Read More

    Republican health plan seen as a major setback for hepatitis C Medicaid patients

    Amid a growing hepatitis C epidemic, federal austerity measures seen as a setback to infection control.  By Sony Salzman It’s been nearly 20 years since Lisa was diagnosed with hepatitis C, a virus she says Read More

    5 Good Summer Reads

    Reposted from Bill Gates’ Blog: 5 Good Summer Reads By Bill Gates  | May 22, 2017 Summer is a great time to escape: to the beach, to the mountains, or to the world of a great Read More

    Q&A with Rob Tinworth, director of The Life Equation

    Q&A with Rob Tinworth, director of The Life Equation The Life Equation is a documentary about a impossible choices. When José meets Crecencia Buch, a mother of seven with late-stage cervical cancer, he must decide Read More

    Navigating hearing disabilities in Morocco

    Published with permission from Round Earth Media  By Maria Luisa Frasson-Nori RABAT, Morocco – In an inconspicuous brown building sandwiched between a tire shop and a parking garage, the door to apartment No. 3 is Read More

    Meet the amazing cast behind a life-changing drug

    It was well after midnight in San Francisco when Eugenio (“Geno”) de Hostos picked up the phone—but when his colleagues in China answered, he felt the familiar jolt of excitement. He’d felt the same thrill at dawn, talking to his colleagues in Switzerland. At five, in a call to Maryland with the US Food and […] ; ; ; ;Related StoriesWaking from sleeping sickness in the DRCThe surprising consequences of tuberculosisPATH is at SXSW ;

    The Medicalization of FGM: Why We Should Be Worried

    Across the globe, a growing battle is being fought against a practice that has deprived women and girls from realizing their rights to reproductive and sexual health. Female circumcision, more appropriately known as female genital Read More

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    Republican health plan seen as a major setback for hepatitis C Medicaid patients

    Jul. 10, 2017 – Amid a growing hepatitis C epidemic, federal austerity measures seen as a setback to infection control.  By Sony Salzman It’s been nearly 20 years since Lisa was diagnosed with hepatitis C, a virus she says Read More

    Q&A with Rob Tinworth, director of The Life Equation

    May. 16, 2017 – Q&A with Rob Tinworth, director of The Life Equation The Life Equation is a documentary about a impossible choices. When José meets Crecencia Buch, a mother of seven with late-stage cervical cancer, he must decide Read More

    Miriam Stats

    The Medicalization of FGM: Why We Should Be Worried

    Apr. 12, 2017 – Across the globe, a growing battle is being fought against a practice that has deprived women and girls from realizing their rights to reproductive and sexual health. Female circumcision, more appropriately known as female genital Read More

    Brittney Okada

    Creating Consensus on HICs’ Global Surgery Efforts in the Developing World

    Mar. 20, 2017 – Today, 830 childbearing women will die from avoidable causes, mainly in the developing world, and mainly from lack of surgical intervention. (1,2) They are among the five billion people who do not have access to Read More