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Ebola, NCDs and SDGs, China vaccines and more | WHO Bulletin

Highlights from the September 2014 issue:   •       Testing treatments for Ebola virus disease •       Noncommunicable disease control and development goals •       China vaccines enter global market •       Identifying frail elderly patients before it’s Read More

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NCDs: can we and should we not do better?

Sandeep Kishore | “On July 11, I spoke as a physician, as a scientist, but most of all as an advocate, to the UN High-Level Read More

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Visualizing health disparities in war and peace: Israel vs Palestine

Conflict between Israel and Palestine has resumed, with Israeli airstrikes killing top Hamas leaders and Hamas executing Palestinians they suspected of collaborating with Israel. The deadly cycle begins again, with civilian casualties mounting in Gaza as leaders on both sides blame each other for the breakdown in negotiations. To date, more than 2,000 Palestinians and

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Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – September 2, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** On October 16, 2014, as part of an ongoing effort to draw attention to the growing burden of road traffic injuries, the Read More


Ebola, NCDs and SDGs, China vaccines and more | WHO Bulletin

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Highlights from the September 2014 issue:   •       Testing treatments for Ebola virus disease •       Noncommunicable disease control and development goals •       China vaccines enter global market •       Identifying frail elderly patients before it’s Read More


Lack Of Sanitation Leads To Health Problems In Uganda, But Local Solutions Offer Progress

Al Jazeera America: Unclogging Uganda’s rural sanitation crisis “…Poor sanitation and hygiene are contributing factors to three-quarters of the diseases found [in Uganda], according to Julian Kyomuhangi, assistant commissioner for environmental health at Uganda’s Ministry of Health. … Foreign aid officials working on sanitation in Uganda say the most effective model they’ve found is one…More


Overcoming Malnutrition Key To Achieving MDGs 4, 5

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Overcoming Malnutrition Key to Maternal and Child Health Improvements, Says Dr. Ranu Dhillon Sarah Meyerhoff, an intern at the Wilson Center, discusses a podcast by Ranu Dhillon, a global health expert from Columbia University and Harvard Medical School, in which he highlights nutrition and…More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – August 25-29, 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 28, 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


WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks

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Previously unrecognized health benefits could be realized from fast action to reduce climate change and its consequences. For example, changes in energy and transport policies could save millions of lives annually from diseases caused by high levels of air pollution. The right energy and transport policies could also reduce the burden of disease associated with physical inactivity and traffic injury. Measures to adapt to climate change could also save lives around the world by ensuring that communities are better prepared to deal with the impact of heat, extreme weather, infectious disease and food insecurity.


NCDs: can we and should we not do better?

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Sandeep Kishore | “On July 11, I spoke as a physician, as a scientist, but most of all as an advocate, to the UN High-Level Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 25, 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


Visualizing health disparities in war and peace: Israel vs Palestine

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Conflict between Israel and Palestine has resumed, with Israeli airstrikes killing top Hamas leaders and Hamas executing Palestinians they suspected of collaborating with Israel. The deadly cycle begins again, with civilian casualties mounting in Gaza as leaders on both sides blame each other for the breakdown in negotiations. To date, more than 2,000 Palestinians and


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – August 18-22, 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 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


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