Author Archives: GHHub

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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From curse to catfish – West Africa schools tackle stigma of disability

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Schools in W. Africa are embracing inclusive education, where disabled and non-disabled children learn together VIDEO here. Source: FEATURE: From curse to catfish – West Read More

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The HIV/AIDS pandemic, explained in 9 maps and charts – Vox

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Source: The HIV/AIDS pandemic, explained in 9 maps and charts – Vox

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The Doctor — The Atavist Magazine

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New from @atavistmag, why does Dr. Tom refuse to leave the war-torn Nuba Mountain region in Sudan? Source: The Doctor — The Atavist Magazine

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Ten essential reforms before the next pandemic: a report on the global response to Ebola

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Source: Will Ebola change the game? Ten essential reforms before the next pandemic. The report of the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Read More

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Merging alcohol giants threaten global health | The BMJ

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Editorial: Alcohol has comparable health risks to tobacco but none of its pariah status. The world’s two largest beer manufacturers, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) and Read More

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The sugar cane workers of Nicaragua and El Salvador

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Sugar cane workers across Central America have been dying in their thousands from chronic kidney disease. US photojournalist Ed Kashi visited Nicaragua and El Salvador Read More

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