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Wikipedia Usage Estimates Prevalence of Influenza-Like Illness in US in Near Real-Time

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The number of hits for wiki pages on Influenza, Flu Season, and Tamiflu correlated better with CDC’s estimates of influenza-like illness better than Google Flu Trends according to an article in PLoS Computational…

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Emergence of Zaire Ebola Virus in Guinea — Preliminary Report — @NEJM

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A report in the current New England Journal of Medicine on the ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus in Guinea. Emergence of Zaire Ebola Virus Disease…

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How Rwandan Health Sector Rose From ‘Drips’ Induced By 1994 Genocide @NewTimesRwanda

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An article by Dr. Joseph Kamugisha on how the post-Genocide Rwandan government has rejuvenated the Rwandan health sector through insurance, education, human rights and more….

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World Health Day @WHO

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April 7, 2014 marks the 66th anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization.  Each year, an important health issue is selected as a…

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Ugandans Trading in Fake HIV Results

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A recent article on allAfrica.com describes that Ugandans are buying fake HIV-negative test results to avoid stigma and obtain employment opportunities.   Read more: allAfrica.com: Ugandans…

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Neglected tropical diseases and access to medicines: time to think beyond drug donations

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Julien Potet advocates for improving access to treatment for neglected tropical diseases.   Neglected tropical diseases and access to medicines: time to think beyond drug…

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“Early Childhood Investments Substantially Boost Adult Health” @ScienceMag

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A new article by Campbell et al in Science Magazine examines the long-term  effects of one of the oldest and most cited early childhood interventions…

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Correspondences on Investing in Health #UHC #GH2035 @TheLancet

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In the Current Issue of the Lancet, multiple correspondences comment on universal health coverage and the Global Health 2035 Report, including GH2035 authors as well…

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Safe Roads for All: Post 2015 Agenda @Make_Roads_Safe

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Make Roads Safe and the Commission for Global Road Safety have compiled a report: Safe Roads for All: Post-2015 Agenda for Health and Development. makeroadssafe.org…

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Global Supply of Health Professionals — @NEJM

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New article by Nigel Crisp and Lincoln Chen discusses the global healthcare workforce shortages and factors that will influence potential solutions. Global Supply of Health…

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March@WHO Bulletin

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See the complete list of contents for the latest WHO Bulletin. Here are some highlights: Persuading people to make healthy choices How WHO defines unsafe…

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“Why the USA Can’t Just Cut Aid to #Uganda” f/ @UNdispatch

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On the UNdispatch blog, Mark Goldberg discusses the unfolding human rights and a public health disaster in Uganda and what the international community should or…

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The WHO past, present and future – Special open access issue of Public Health

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A special open access issue of Public Health dedicated to: The WHO past, present and future Public Health – Current Issue.

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Webcast the World Health Assembly : @TheLancet @WHO #WHA

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A commentary by Attaran et al calls out the WHO as the “untransparent exception in the UN,” making the case “that a substantial improvement would…

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