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Joseph Magoola

West Africa Ebola deaths: make community sensitization and communication key strategies.

Jul. 29, 2014 – Ebola continues to spread and kill in the West African countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia in what is now the worst ever outbreak Read More

Joseph Magoola

Non-motorization of transport in Kampala should not be a one-off project

Jul. 25, 2014 – Earlier this week, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) , a corporate body that governs and runs Kampala city in Uganda announced plans to introduce non-motorized Read More

David Flood

Height and herencia in rural Guatemala, part 2: Fetal and newborn growth

Jul. 21, 2014 – In a previous entry on this site, I argued that herencia (“inheritence”) cannot explain the extremely high rates of child stunting observed in rural Guatemala. Using archaeologic, epidemiologic, and Read More


Medical Missions – A Critical Perspective

Jul. 09, 2014 – Nicole S. Berry is a medical anthropologist based at Simon Fraser University. She is an expert in the anthropology of reproductive health and indigenous health Read More


The Dangers of Drug Resistance – Guest Post by Margaret Variano

Jun. 26, 2014 – The threat of drug-resistance is a public health concern across a range of medications, with very severe implications. The spread of drug-resistance is particularly troubling Read More


Journal Watch

New England Journal

New data, editorials and podcasts on Malaria @NEJM

BMC Public Health

Is anybody doing it? an experimental study of the effect of normative messages on intention to…

BMC Public Health

Steering teens safe: a randomized trial of a parent-based intervention to improve safe teen…

Lancet Global Health

[Corrections] Correction to Lancet Glob Health 2014; 2: e468–77

Global Health Action

Second-line failure and first experience with third-line antiretroviral therapy in Mumbai,…

Global Health Action

‘We do not do any activity until there is an outbreak’: barriers to disease prevention and…

Social Science and Medicine

No association found between cardiovascular mortality, and job demands and decision latitude:…

Social Science and Medicine

Linking governance mechanisms to health outcomes: A review of the literature in low- and…

BMC Public Health

Evaluating a health care provider delivered intervention to reduce intimate partner violence…

BMC Public Health

Socio-cultural factors influencing the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in…

Malaria Journal

Behavioural responses of females of two anopheline mosquito species to human-occupied,…

PLoS Medicine

Blue Marble Health: A Call for Papers

PLoS Medicine

Urbanicity and Lifestyle Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Diseases in Rural Uganda: A…

PLoS Medicine

Urban Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Bearer of Goods and Risks