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Realistic portrayal of the scientific community needed to combat science denial

With the recent release of the movie “Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe,” I’m seeing a few blog posts and articles pop up about the hegemonic Read More

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“Access to information literally saves lives:” free access to UpToDate in LMICs

This week, Yannis Valtis joined us for a short conversation about a new paper he and colleagues recently published in BMJ Global Health. Their study Read More

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Reflections on a year of malnutrition

Malnutrition is frustrating. I often sit in the office, analyzing data from our programs, and feel helpless. Children who stay the same height for two Read More

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Realistic portrayal of the scientific community needed to combat science denial

800px-Community_health_worker_gives_a_vaccination_in_Odisha_state,_India_(8380317750)

With the recent release of the movie “Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe,” I’m seeing a few blog posts and articles pop up about the hegemonic Read More


“Access to information literally saves lives:” free access to UpToDate in LMICs

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This week, Yannis Valtis joined us for a short conversation about a new paper he and colleagues recently published in BMJ Global Health. Their study Read More


Reflections on a year of malnutrition

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Malnutrition is frustrating. I often sit in the office, analyzing data from our programs, and feel helpless. Children who stay the same height for two Read More


We need to incentivize antibiotic R&D better

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Lena Theunissen holds a degree in International Relations from the University of Dresden. Currently, she studies medicine at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. She is an Read More


“This race will be intense”: a look at elections for Director General of the WHO

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This week, the World Health Assembly is meeting in Geneva. Elections for the next Director General of the World Health Organization is a top item Read More


Science, global health, and irrational health behaviors

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Ed. Note: Sara Gorman will be joining us once a month to highlight different aspects of her forthcoming book on science denialism.  Have you ever Read More


Why the World Can’t Wait for Universal Preschool

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As a pediatric resident I spend a lot of time with preschool-aged children in the hospital or at clinic. I have the privilege of watching Read More


Why is Flint dealing with developing world problems?

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Flint, Michigan seems to have been misplaced on the global map. While clearly within the confines of a Midwestern state of the wealthiest economy in Read More


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


How did Zika rise so quickly to the top of the global health policy agenda?

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The World Health Organization reported the first local transmission of Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere in May 2015. Since then, transmission was identified in 18 countries Read More


Links between child and adult chronic diseases: Lessons from Guatemala

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Since 2013, I have had the great joy of working in rural Guatemala for the non-governmental organization Wuqu’ Kawoq | Maya Health Alliance—first during medical Read More


Global scabies control: An interview with Andrew Steer and Lucia Romani

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Andrew Steer is a pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and a senior researcher at the University of Melbourne and Read More


Chocolate Snack Diplomacy in Pyongyang, North Korea

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I stared down at the small packet containing this presumably chocolate-flavored snack. It was literally labelled as “Chocolate Snack.” I took a bite, not knowing Read More


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