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New Ebola Timeline

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

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For HIV Positive Moroccans, Life is Grim

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

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Food distribution: a key part of aid for Ebola outbreak

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

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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

Jason Nickerson in El Fasher, North Darfur, Sudan

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


“Africa, With U.S. Help, Graduates More Doctors” @NYTimes

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I’m happy to see the work of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative making into the mainstream media, as a series of articles on their 4-year work is Read More


“Obesity Is Not the New Tobacco” 

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Obesity Is Not the New Tobacco | Kapil Khatter. This interesting Huffington Post article by family physician Kapil Khatter highlights that the scourge of tobacco has by Read More


Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemic in Central America

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Compared to just a few years ago, there now seems to be a flurry of publications–at least monthly, if not more often–related to regional nephropathies. Read More


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