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WHO response to Internal Ebola document leaked to media

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“WHO believes in transparency and accountability and will release this review when it is fact-checked. For now, WHO’s focus is to obtain the resources needed Read More

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Courage is not the absence of fear: responding to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia

Cynthia GoldsmithThis colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. See PHIL 1832 for a black and white version of this image.Where is Ebola virus found in nature?The exact origin, locations, and natural habitat (known as the "natural reservoir") of Ebola virus remain unknown. However, on the basis of available evidence and the nature of similar viruses, researchers believe that the virus is zoonotic (animal-borne) and is normally maintained in an animal host that is native to the African continent. A similar host is probably associated with Ebola-Reston which was isolated from infected cynomolgous monkeys that were imported to the United States and Italy from the Philippines. The virus is not known to be native to other continents, such as North America.

Linda Meta Mobulaa | Global Health Science & Practice |  “During the height of the Ebola epidemic, I had the unique opportunity of working at the Read More

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Leprosy in Bangladesh

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LEPRA | The following is a report from a study funded by Lepra, The Leprosy Mission Canada, American Leprosy Missions and The Leprosy Mission Ireland as Read More

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#TWiGH – This Week in Global Health

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GHHub is excited to promote “This Week in Global Health,” a weekly “live” show on YouTube (every Wednesday at 2pm (EST). TWiGH takes the form of a Read More

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The hidden history of the HIV pandemic

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The early spread and epidemic ignition of HIV-1 in human populations via Science Magazine.

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The Science of Global Health: What’s Next

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Symposium underway at UCSF on the Science of Global Health. Check out the program and session descriptions. Watch the live feed at http://lecture.ucsf.edu/ets/Play/2771ae7a594b4649a8d479e578f70e1f1d starting at 8:30am on Read More

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Ebola: Compromising efforts to control other diseases? | David Olson

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David J. Olson | The justified fight against Ebola should not compromise the fights against other disease that kill more people. Ebola is a terrible Read More

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India’s Poor Quality Drugs End Up in Africa, Study Finds | Bloomberg

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India’s Poor Quality Drugs End Up in Africa, Study Finds – Bloomberg.

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A new era for the WHO health system building blocks? – Health Systems Global

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Jeffrey V. Lazarus, Tim France | Health Systems Global | A health system consists of all the organizations, institutions, resources and people whose primary purpose is Read More

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Are donors adequately funding faith groups for maximum impact in global health?

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David J. Olson | Global Health TV |Last November, at an event associated with the International Conference on Family Planning in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I Read More

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The High Fives Project: Designing Healthy Homes in Bangladesh

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By ARCHIVE Global  | Jaclyn Hersh | jh@archiveglobal.org |  New York, NY – ARCHIVE Global, the New York based nonprofit working around the world to combat Read More

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$14 Billion for Africa Investment – allAfrica.com

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“US companies are planning $14 billion worth of investments in Africa. US President Barack Obama is set to announce the plans during the second day Read More

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India’s Toilet Race Failing

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Bloomberg, via GHNow – An interesting article exploring important links between sanitation interventions, culture, and gender violence. India’s Toilet Race Failing as Villages Don’t Use Read More

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WHO Bulletin: Climate Change, Family Planning, China, Men’s Health

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The August Bulletin of the World Health Organization covers the following important issues: “Reframing climate change as a human health issue:  – WHO hosts first international Read More

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