Author Archives: GHHub

Toward an HIV vaccine: A scientific journey

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An interesting discussion by Dr. Anthony Fauci (Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the NIH) and Dr. Hilary Marston, medical Read More

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Daily H.I.V. Drug Regimen Is Effective in African Women, Study Says – The New York Times

Taking an antiretroviral drug daily shielded 76 percent of young African women assigned the drug — a particularly hard group to protect — against H.I.V. Read More

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Progress for the very poor: Evidence from six countries

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A multifaceted program causes lasting progress for the very poor: Evidence from six countries.

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The Lancet Commission on #GlobalSurgery Report

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Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development Watch Live The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Report.

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Uncovering global causes of death: turning verbal autopsy data into meaningful information

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Rachael Atherton, Managing Editor | Journal of Global Health, University of Edinburgh   Most deaths in Africa and Asia are either unregistered, or registered without cause of death. Read More

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Global recession linked to rising HIV deaths, study finds

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Rachael Atherton, Managing Editor, Journal of Global Health|  Press release from the Journal of Global Health, Wednesday, April 15, 2015     Rising unemployment is Read More

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India Swine Flu 2015: 1,731 Dead Out Of 30,000 Documented Cases

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Elizabeth Whitman | International Business Times | India Swine Flu 2015: 1,731 Dead Out Of 30,000 Documented Cases.

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Child and maternal deaths tumble, East Africa leads the way: U.N. | Reuters

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JOSEPH D’URSO | LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) “Maternal and child death rates fell in every one of the poorest 49 countries in the world between Read More

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UN urges world to ‘step it up’ to ensure gender equality by 2030

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United Nations News Centre | 9 March 2015 – “As women thrive, so will humanity but if girls are held back, the whole world will Read More

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Continuing the conversation about HIV/AIDS | PublicHealth.org

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Publichealth.org | When the AIDS crisis hit 30+ years ago, Americans faced an unparallelled public health scare. Stories of this devastating disease were a staple Read More

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Essential surgery: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition

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The World Bank will publish the nine volumes of Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition, in 2015–16. Volume 1—Essential Surgery—identifies 44 surgical procedures as essential on Read More

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Bill & Melinda Gates: Our bet for 2030

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Fifteen years ago, the Bill and Melinda Gates made a bet… Read the 2015 Gates Annual Letter and a summary by Bill & Melinda Gates – CNN.com.

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A reminder that not everything that counts can be counted

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In a recent blog post by Morten Jerven, we are reminded that: Not all that counts can be counted Data does not = statistics There Read More

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Universal Health Coverage Day

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A new global coalition is urging governments to accelerate reforms that ensure everyone, everywhere, can access quality health services without being forced into poverty. The Read More

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