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End Quarantine of CA Healthcare Workers Fighting Ebola

The Following is a letter I wrote to the Director of the CA Dept of Public Health, urging him to end the 21-day quarantine of CA Read More

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The looming co-epidemic of TB-Diabetes

Diabetes, an immunocompromised state, significantly increases the risk that person will develop tuberculosis (TB) infection. A new report released by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Read More

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Voluntary Engagement in Global Health

THET’s Volunteer Engagement Manager, Graeme Chisholm, gives his reaction to the publication of the new framework for voluntary engagement in global health earlier this year Read More

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End Quarantine of CA Healthcare Workers Fighting Ebola

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The Following is a letter I wrote to the Director of the CA Dept of Public Health, urging him to end the 21-day quarantine of CA Read More


The looming co-epidemic of TB-Diabetes

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Diabetes, an immunocompromised state, significantly increases the risk that person will develop tuberculosis (TB) infection. A new report released by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Read More


Voluntary Engagement in Global Health

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THET’s Volunteer Engagement Manager, Graeme Chisholm, gives his reaction to the publication of the new framework for voluntary engagement in global health earlier this year Read More


New Ebola Timeline

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This interactive timeline chronicles key events, publications and research since the discovery of Ebola in 1976 through the present 2014 West Africa outbreak. We have Read More


For HIV Positive Moroccans, Life is Grim

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By Mark Minton CASABLANCA, MOROCCO – With his fair complexion and auburn hair, 21-year-old Samir is often mistaken for a foreigner. But Samir is a native Read More


Food distribution: a key part of aid for Ebola outbreak

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Providing food distribution in West Africa is not only a key component of aid efforts in the face of an impending food crisis, but also a Read More


“Controlling Ebola: Next Steps” by @RanuDhillon @JeffDSachs

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In a new commentary in The Lancet, GHhub contributor Ranu Dhillon along with Jeff Sachs discuss the paradox of the current Ebola epidemic – “it is Read More


Health system indicators everywhere! Will we know success when we see it?

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I attended the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town last week. The central focus and theme of the conference this year Read More


We have ignored supply chains for essential medicines and devices, and that’s fueling the Ebola epidemic

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I recently wrote of the need to understand the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of health systems. As the epidemic continues to spiral out of Read More


Malaria in the Little Novels of Sicily, and why we need literature in medicine

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“And you feel you could touch it with your hand – as if it smoked up from the fat earth, there, everywhere, round about the Read More


Helpful Instructional Video on FASH (“Focused Assessment with (Ultra)Sonography for TB-HIV”)

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I recently completed a stretch of Night Float during residency and, in the rare lulls, found myself trying to brush up or learn the basics Read More


Why did it take an Ebola outbreak to realize the importance of health systems?

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This post originally appeared on www.jasonnickerson.ca I work in an area of research and practice that garners immense public interest when terrible things happen: wars, Read More


Acute-on-chronic food insecurity in Guatemala

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  The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) released a report this week predicting a food security crisis in Central America in early 2015 due Read More


The Disruption of the “See-And-Treat” Paradigm: Cervical Cancer Prevention in LMICs

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In recent years in global health, visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), or “the vinegar test,” has widely been heralded as a simple and cost-effective cervical Read More


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