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What gravestones can tell us about global men’s health

I’ve been working as an advocate in the men’s health field for over 20 years but there are still moments when the significance of what Read More

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New year, new Global Health Hub

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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Valuing palliative care in global health

Naomi, a single mother of seven from a rural community in the highlands of Guatemala, has endured terminal cervical cancer for some years. When she Read More

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What gravestones can tell us about global men’s health

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I’ve been working as an advocate in the men’s health field for over 20 years but there are still moments when the significance of what Read More


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


Valuing palliative care in global health

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Naomi, a single mother of seven from a rural community in the highlands of Guatemala, has endured terminal cervical cancer for some years. When she Read More


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


“A reflexive, relentless interrogation of common sense”: Emily Yates-Doerr on anthropology, global health, and obesity

Emily Yates-Doerr is a Veni Laureate and assistant professor of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. She currently is studying a United Nations initiative to improve Read More


Syria and the Global Health Community

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Can you imagine 6 million children in transit, fleeing violence in their hometowns, seeking a place to live, eat, sleep, and learn with their families Read More


They are children too: Adolescent mothers and the “1,000 Days” nutrition movement in Guatemala

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I first met Carolina on a crisp, sunny morning in April 2014. A young Maya indigenous mother, she had been referred to my organization’s clinic Read More


This is water? Reflections on a preventable maternal death

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Most of the time I prefer my role as a doctor in Guatemala to my residency. In Boston I am always under time pressure, I Read More


Metrics, evidence, and RCTs in global health: An Interview with Vincanne Adams

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Vincanne Adams, PhD, is Professor of Medical Anthropology and Vice Chair of the Department of Anthropology at UCSF. She is the author of numerous books Read More


Black lives matter: thoughts from the delivery ward in St. Louis

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I live in St. Louis, Missouri, which since 2014 has most notably been in the news for the tragic shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Read More


Luck and Public Health Programming in Guatemala

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  Since returning to the United States from a three-month stint working in rural Guatemala, I’ve been thinking about how messy and random global health Read More


The Natural Attorneys of the Electronic Medical Record

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I suspect one of the struggles of formal medical education curricula has been addressing public health, social justice and advocacy questions. The educator must strive Read More


Being Black as a Global Health Hazard

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In the US American media, relatively little attention has been devoted to a recent emergency in the Dominican Republic. Thanks to controversial legislation passed there Read More


The Rise of Violence Against Women up the Global Health Agenda

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In recent years violence against women (VAW) has won itself a steady position on the global health policy agenda. Historically, women have faced power inequalities Read More


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