Author Archives: GHHub

Do Mothers Have a Say?

A recent breakthrough in genetic engineering suggests new options in treating genetic diseases while raises ethical concerns. By Yvaine Ye Her phone rang. It was Read More

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Global health work: Reflective practice and the joy of letter writing

By Saqib Noor I remember lying in a flimsy hammock, hung between two tall raphia palm trees, swinging gently under a glistening African night sky. I Read More

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Six Amazing Drugs in Development

Reposted with permission from Gap Medics At any one time, there are hundreds of drugs being developed around the world. Some of them could change Read More

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Engagement of the private pharmaceutical sector for TB control: rhetoric or reality?

The paper draws upon the efforts made by TB programs with broader implications for antimicrobial resistance and pharmaceutical policy. The paper highlights two key messages: Although Read More

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Our favorite Hub Originals from 2016

In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of our favorite Hub Originals from 2016. The Global Health Hub publishes original pieces from writers engaged in global Read More

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WHO | Reforming mental health in Lebanon amid refugee crises

Article published in August 2016 Source: WHO | Reforming mental health in Lebanon amid refugee crises

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WHO | Managing acute stroke in low-resource settings

article published in July 2016 Source: WHO | Managing acute stroke in low-resource settings

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WHO | Community health worker programmes after the 2013–2016 Ebola outbreak

WHO Bulletin article published in July 2016 Source: WHO | Community health worker programmes after the 2013–2016 Ebola outbreak

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WHO | Progress achieved in restricting the marketing of high-fat, sugary and salty food and beverage products to children

article published in July 2016 Source: WHO | Progress achieved in restricting the marketing of high-fat, sugary and salty food and beverage products to children

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WHO | The burden of road traffic crashes, injuries and deaths in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

article published in July 2016 Source: WHO | The burden of road traffic crashes, injuries and deaths in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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WHO | Outcomes and costs of implementing a community-based intervention for hypertension in an urban slum in Kenya

article published in July 2016 Source: WHO | Outcomes and costs of implementing a community-based intervention for hypertension in an urban slum in Kenya

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WHO | Engaging young people in the prevention of noncommunicable diseases

WHO Bulletin article published in July 2016. Source: WHO | Engaging young people in the prevention of noncommunicable diseases

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Eliminate the TB Scourge – The New York Times

Tuberculosis is a problem worldwide. But little is being done to modernize our approach to this debilitating and deadly disease. Source: Eliminate the TB Scourge Read More

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Acceso gratuito a UpToDate en Ecuador – Free access to UpToDate in Ecuador

[English at the bottom] Como una medida de apoyo para todos los cuerpos de emergencia y profesionales de la salud que toman parte de las Read More

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