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

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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“Obesity Is Not the New Tobacco” 

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

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How Smartphones are changing dermatology in Tanzania

Situated in the Mara region of Tanzania, in the northwest between Lake Victoria and the Kenyan Border, the rural village of Shirati is home to Read More

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Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 21, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Worms Contribute To Malnutrition, PLOS Article Shows

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End The Neglect”: The Role of Worms in Malnutrition Deborah Elson, communications officer for the Global Network and the Sabin Vaccine Institute, discusses an article published in PLOS NTDs that shows how worms are linked to neglected tropical disease burden and malnutrition (8/18).


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

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Ambitious Targets, Common Vision Needed To End Malnutrition

Huffington Post: Development Goals Must Adapt to New Nutrition Challenges Marc Van Ameringen, executive director of Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition “…One of the areas that the MDG’s largely overlooked was nutrition. Yet, good nutrition underpins the achievement of almost every development goal — from reducing child mortality and boosting maternal health, to lifting people…More


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

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


The High Fives Project: Designing Healthy Homes in Bangladesh

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By ARCHIVE Global  | Jaclyn Hersh | jh@archiveglobal.org |  New York, NY – ARCHIVE Global, the New York based nonprofit working around the world to combat Read More


The Role of Worms in Malnutrition

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; In impoverished communities worldwide, children and pregnant women are especially vulnerable to malnutrition, anemia, impaired cognitive and physical development, and pregnancy complications. As a result, they remain trapped in poverty, facing the socioeconomic consequences of decreased productivity and an inability to work or go to school because of their poor health. But the reason […]


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – August 11-15, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 14, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** Save the date! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 at Read More


U.N. Stresses Importance Of Mental Health Among Youth, Commemorates International Youth Day

News outlets report on the U.N.’s call for more efforts to address mental health among youth as the body commemorated International Youth Day on Tuesday. U.N. News Centre: Celebrating Youth Day, U.N. stresses importance of good mental health “Each year 20 per cent of the world’s young people experience a mental health condition, the United Nations…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


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 12, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** Save the date! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 at 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


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 11, 2014

  ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** Save the date! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


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