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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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Reforms and right steps towards UHC can prove transformative for India

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In this article from The Economic Times, economist Larry Summers discusses the core strategies needed for India to move toward universal health coverage. As outlined in the Global Health 2035 report, Read More

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The Relation Between Ebola & Extreme Poverty Goes Both Ways — Factpod #9 – YouTube

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A new video from Professor Hans Rosling of the Karolinska Institute, speaking from Monrovia.   The Relation Between Ebola & Extreme Poverty Goes Both Ways Read More

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New 15 minute test for Ebola to be trialled in Guinea

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Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance (ELRHA) | A rapid, point-of-care diagnostic test for the Ebola virus will be trialled in the coming weeks Read More

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Ebola Fundamentally Alters the Doctor-Patient Relationship

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Phuoc Le, MD | MONROVIA — About a year ago I cared for Sharon, a 60-year-old woman who had traveled from California’s central valley to Read More

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Ebola: The Ripple Effects

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GWU Public Health | Ebola: The Ripple Effects. This graphic explores some of the larger ramifications of the outbreak in West Africa, from economic instability to Read More

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Landmark report for World Pneumonia Day Released

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Leith Greenslade, MDG Health Alliance | Pushing the Pace: Progress and Challenges in Fighting Childhood Pneumonia A new report released by the Institute for Health Metrics and Read More

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WHO Bulletin for November

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Highlights from the November 2014 issue: Climate change and health: reviewing progress Universal health coverage for South East Asia? The evidence behind WHO’s sugar guidelines Read More

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Host genetic background determines susceptibility to Ebola @ScienceMagazine

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Immune Parameters Correlate w/ Protection Against Ebola Infection in Rodents and Nonhuman Primates @ScienceMagazine

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Strategies for containing Ebola in West Africa @ScienceMagazine

Strategies for containing Ebola in West Africa.

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Fragile states and global health

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In this video, Dr. Greg Martin talks about Fragile States and Health. Dr. Martin is Editor of Globalization and Health Journal, an open access, peer-reviewed, Read More

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Ebola Quarantine: unfair, unwise, not scientific & will impede essential efforts

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The current Ebola quarantine created by politicians in some states is “…not scientifically based, is unfair and unwise, and will impede essential efforts…” according to Read More

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