Infectious Disease



We need to incentivize antibiotic R&D better

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

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


“Zika is a test to see if we’ve learned anything from Ebola” — Emergency funding not…

Categories: Budget, U.S. Policy and FundingTags: zikaThe 1.9 billion dollars the Obama Administration has requested to respond to the Zika virus is not enough, according to Amy Pope. It’s not enough to build lab capacity, improve surveillance and diagnostics, and strengthen overall health systems so that the global community can anticipate emerging infections instead of reacting to them, she says. That, she […](Read more…)


Encouraging impact following 2.5 years of reinforced malaria control interventions in a…

Malaria is one of the principal causes of morbidity and mortality in the Republic of Guinea, particularly in the highly endemic regions.

Forced removals embodied as tuberculosis

Publication date: July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 161 Author(s): Eugene T.

Media should shine the light on health workers on the front lines

The following is an adaptation of remarks I delivered at the International Health Workforce Awards upon receiving the journalism award. The story of health workers around the world is one of extraordinary effort and dedication. When my wife gave birth to our first child three weeks ago, I saw this at work. From a doctor

Locals inform the strategies to fight HIV in their communities, activists propel evidence-based…

Categories: HIV/AIDS, What we’re readingTags: Health Gap, ITPC, Sex workWe’re reading about listening to people who know what they’re talking about Impact of Community Activism – With flat funding and rising need, the importance of spending every dollar committed to HIV responses effectively, and on evidence-based action has never been more critical. Direct involvement of affected populations is essential to determining where that isn’t […](Read more…)

Use of a Real-Time Alert System to Identify and Re-Engage Lost-to-Care HIV Patients

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Insights From Behavioral Economics to Design More Effective Incentives for Improving Chronic…

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The Importance of Context: Neighborhood Drinking Norms and Heavy Drinking Among HIV Patients

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Nucleoside-Sparing Regimens With Raltegravir and a Boosted Protease Inhibitor: An Unsettled…

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We need to incentivize antibiotic R&D better


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

Timing of Linkage to Care After HIV Diagnosis and Time to Viral Suppression

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Strengthening individual capacity in monitoring and evaluation of malaria control programmes to…

Malaria control interventions in most endemic countries have intensified in recent years and so there is a need for a robust monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system to measure progress and achievements.

Detection of Plasmodium using filter paper and nested PCR for patients with malaria in…

The objective of this study to detect Plasmodium and a subspecies of Plasmodium using filter paper in malaria endemic province, Sanliurfa, in Turkey, compare the results of nested PCR (nPCR) with microscopy for t…

WHO public health advice regarding the Olympics and Zika virus

WHO Public Health Advice Regarding the Olympics and Zika virus

Meet a period piece designed to bust taboos

Editor’s note: Lippi Doshi, senior digital policy communications associate and Laura East, communications associate at PATH, share the story of #SheChandelier, designed to shed light on the need for more high-quality menstrual health care options for women and girls. Laura: A few months ago, Lippi and I were planning our PATH presence at the Women Deliver 2016 […] ; ; ; ;Related StoriesMenstrual health education: a key to nurturing confident girlsWhen less is more: why intradermal vaccine delivery matters to global healthThe profound effect of girls’ dreams ;

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