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Obesity and NCDs: Necessary but not Sufficient?

A study from the McKinsey Global Health Institute (MGI) got considerable press this week from the Economist, Wall Street Journal, and others. Using both WHO’s Read More

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Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves Partners: Pledge $413M

Media sources report on pledges made during the Cookstoves Future Summit that took place in New York last week. Devex: Partners pledge $413M for clean cookstoves “…[T]he Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves seeks to deliver clean cookstoves to 100 million people by 2020, and at the recent Cookstoves for Future Summit in New York the…More

OpenStax College - Anatomy & Physiology, Connexions Web site. http://cnx.org/content/col11496/1.6/, Jun 19, 2013.

Sickle-cell disease: epi, equity and future directions

A new supplement from Nature Magazine on Sickle-cell disease explores treatments, cures and ways to improve equity in care. Nature Outlook : Sickle-cell disease.

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Investment In Child Nutrition Could Provide Future Economic Benefits, Study Shows

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Wall Street Journal: Study Ties Children’s Nutrition to Indonesia’s Future “…In a paper released [Tuesday], a team of economists commissioned by a think tank called the Copenhagen Consensus Center looks at where money can be invested in development to ensure the biggest impact. It finds that every dollar invested in better nutrition in Indonesia could…More


Obesity and NCDs: Necessary but not Sufficient?

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A study from the McKinsey Global Health Institute (MGI) got considerable press this week from the Economist, Wall Street Journal, and others. Using both WHO’s Read More


Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves Partners: Pledge $413M

648px-Indian_Kitchens_Outdoor_and_Indoor,_Rajasthan_and_Karnataka

Media sources report on pledges made during the Cookstoves Future Summit that took place in New York last week. Devex: Partners pledge $413M for clean cookstoves “…[T]he Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves seeks to deliver clean cookstoves to 100 million people by 2020, and at the recent Cookstoves for Future Summit in New York the…More


Global Nutrition Report Shows Obesity, Under-Nutrition Coexist In Same Nations

Inter Press Service: The Double Burden of Malnutrition “…The first-ever Global Nutrition Report, a peer-reviewed publication released this month, and figures from the Rome-based U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) highlight a multifaceted and complex phenomenon behind malnutrition. ‘The double burden of malnutrition [is] a situation where overweight and obesity exist side by side with…More


Pope Calls On Nations To Share Wealth, Lower Food Waste To Combat Hunger; Yemen Minister Warns…

News outlets report on comments made Thursday at the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome by Pope Francis and Yemen Agriculture Minister Farid Mujawar. Associated Press: Pope demands just distribution of world’s bounty “Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world’s bounty for the poor and hungry Thursday, telling a U.N.…More


Mozambique Aims To Lower Cervical Cancer Rate With Screenings, HPV Vaccinations

VOA News: Mozambique Rolls Out Cervical Cancer Vaccines for School Girls “Mozambique has one of the world’s highest rates of cervical cancer, a disease that kills 4,000 women there every year. A new plan to vaccinate 10-year-old girls could turn the tide in the fight against a devastating illness that is widening an already gaping…More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – November 17-21, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On Tuesday, November 18, the World Health Organization will release the Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer, which calls for a significant Read More


Nations Pledge More Action On Preventing Malnutrition, As U.N. Leaders Press For Closing…

Media sources report on pledges made during the first day of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (CIN2) in Rome, including the adoption of the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and a Framework for Action. Agence France-Presse: U.N. urges action to fix ‘broken’ world food system “The United Nations urged political leaders from around the world…More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – November 20, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On Tuesday, November 18, the World Health Organization will release the Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer, which calls for a significant Read More


International Nutrition Conference Begins In Rome; FAO Chief Urges ‘Collective Effort’ To…

News outlets report on the start of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (CIN2) in Rome and comments made by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization head at a related conference on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse: U.N. global meet on malnutrition kicks off in Rome “Political leaders from around the world gathered in Rome Wednesday for…More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – November 19, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On Tuesday, November 18, the World Health Organization will release the Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer, which calls for a significant Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – November 18, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On Tuesday, November 18, the World Health Organization will release the Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer, which calls for a significant Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – November 17, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On Tuesday, November 18, the World Health Organization will release the Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer, which calls for a significant Read More


Sickle-cell disease: epi, equity and future directions

OpenStax College - Anatomy & Physiology, Connexions Web site. http://cnx.org/content/col11496/1.6/, Jun 19, 2013.

A new supplement from Nature Magazine on Sickle-cell disease explores treatments, cures and ways to improve equity in care. Nature Outlook : Sickle-cell disease.


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