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

    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

    Andrew Smith

    To Bear Witness

    This article originally appeared on Health Initiative  by Dr. Grace Deukmedjian I lived in Los Angeles for several years and the Navajo Reservation is a mere 10 hour drive; I have never been. I have Read More

    Muhammad Ashiq, Creative Commons

    Broken Lives: A Health Crisis in Palestine

    The Arabic word samoud means steadfast perseverance. However, the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip has for five decades tested the remarkable resilience of the Read More

    My global health journal list

    In this post, I would like to offer some thoughts on global health journals. My goal is to assist readers of this blog who consume, create, and share global health knowledge. Staying “up to date” Read More

    Nutrition label use in Latin America

    Imagine you live in a rural village in Latin America, and you have the choice to buy either an egg or potato chips to complement your meal. An egg will cost you about $0.15. A Read More

    Photo: PATH/Lynn Heinisch.

    Lessons from the front lines

    In the midst of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a 21-year-old Guinean student came to a Dakar health clinic with symptoms of fever and diarrhea. The doctor considered Ebola, which had killed more than 1,000 people in neighboring Guinea. But the patient wasn’t bleeding. He denied having been in contact with Ebola patients […] ; ; ; ;Related StoriesIn Davos, Rx for epidemics: tech partnershipsInnovation is at the heart of SeattleOur 8 favorite photos of 2016 ;

    The burden of the gift of aid

    The splendor of Lake Atitlán is unreal. No water should be so blue, no sky so clear, no hills so lush. The lake is a beloved tourist destination, and visitors are surely well cared for. Read More

  • Hub Originals

    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

    Miriam Stats

    Broken Lives: A Health Crisis in Palestine

    Mar. 13, 2017 – The Arabic word samoud means steadfast perseverance. However, the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip has for five decades tested the remarkable resilience of the Read More

    David Flood

    My global health journal list

    Mar. 06, 2017 – In this post, I would like to offer some thoughts on global health journals. My goal is to assist readers of this blog who consume, create, and share global health knowledge. Staying “up to date” Read More

    Mónica Mazariegos

    Nutrition label use in Latin America

    Feb. 27, 2017 – Imagine you live in a rural village in Latin America, and you have the choice to buy either an egg or potato chips to complement your meal. An egg will cost you about $0.15. A Read More