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Ebola outbreak spreads to Senegal

September 2, 2014 Senegalese authorities on Monday were monitoring everyone who was in contact with

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WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks

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.

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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 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


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


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


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – November 10-14, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) was awarded a grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institute of Health’s Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – November 13, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) was awarded a grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institute of Health’s Read More


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

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) was awarded a grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institute of Health’s Read More


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

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) was awarded a grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institute of Health’s Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – November 10, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) was awarded a grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institute of Health’s Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – November 3-7, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: JH-IIRU recently updated the free, online certificate program, Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (RTIP) to improve its utility Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – November 6, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: JH-IIRU recently updated the free, online certificate program, Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (RTIP) to improve its utility Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Report – November 5, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: JH-IIRU recently updated the free, online certificate program, Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (RTIP) to improve its utility Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – November 4, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: JH-IIRU recently updated the free, online certificate program, Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (RTIP) to improve its utility Read More


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