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Eliminate the TB Scourge – The New York Times

Perhaps we could value palliative care for a similar reason, as its root goal is also to make life more meaningful.

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

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[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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Lifting the Patent Barrier to New Drugs and Energy Sources – The New York Times

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Strict patents on technology have had the effect of hindering global progress in some fields, especially in combating disease and climate change. Source: Lifting the Read More

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How To Tell Your Global Health Story (So People Hear It) Tickets, Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 4:00 PM | Eventbrite

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How To Tell Your Global Health Story (So People Hear It) A workshop on communicating research and field experience through news media Hosted by the Read More

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NPR’s Goats And Soda Blog Cosponsors Contest For Untold Stories In Global Health : Goats and Soda : NPR

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As a cosponsor of the contest, we’re asking you to propose stories that the media has overlooked. We’ll cover the winning entry in this blog. Read More

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How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to Zika – The New York Times

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A sudden, sharp increase in babies with “no foreheads and very strange heads” was baffling doctors in Brazil. That set off a search for answers Read More

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New year, new Global Health Hub

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The Global Health Hub has some news for 2016 that we’re excited to share with you, dear reader. This year, the Global Health Hub will Read More

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Our favorite Hub Originals from 2015

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In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of our favorite Hub Originals from 2015. The Global Health Hub publishes original pieces from writers engaged Read More

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Even Insured Can Face Crushing Medical Debt, Study Finds – The New York Times

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A major survey of Americans struggling with medical bills finds that, even among the insured, illness and injury can reshape a family’s financial health. Source: Read More

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Why Tortillas May Hold The Key To Healthier Babies

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In the U.S., pastas and breads come with a dose of folic acid, a B vitamin that prevents severe neural tube birth defects. But it’s Read More

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The Opposite of Martin Shkreli: Drug Development Without Profit

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Part 3 of Global Health Now’s “Untold Global Health Story of 2015.” An excerpt: “By May, Wourgaft and a Sudanese surgeon, Ahmed Fahal, hope to Read More

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Chicken out | The Economist

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Poultry excrement may be stunting infant development.   Source: Chicken out | The Economist

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First Step for a Dreadful Disease: Get on the List

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Why would an ancient, debilitating, and very neglected disease not qualify for the WHO’s list? From Global Health Now. Read more: First Step for a Read More

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A Flesh-eating Fungus Wrecks Lives and No One Cares

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The Untold Global Health Story of 2015, from Global Health Now. Read More: A Flesh-eating Fungus Wrecks Lives and No One Cares

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