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Next Steps for Moving Beyond Descriptive Data in #globalsurgery

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Learning to Look Both Ways

Despite being one of the least motorized regions in the world, Africa bears the highest burden of road traffic fatalities. Working in Rwanda for the past three months as a Global Health Corps Fellow, numerous colleagues have shared distressing stories of family members and acquaintances killed in accidents. For people living in Rwanda traffic accidents are an all too common reality. A Personal Story It had been 72-hours since landing in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital. We were moving to Partners in Health’s headquarters in a rural village in the Eastern Province

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The Intersection of Health and Public Transport in Uganda

Looking at my worn-out shoes reveals how much I have traveled within Uganda over the past few months. But moving on road from place to place in this beautiful country is no ordinary experience you could just pass your eyes over; from vehicles weaving through potholed roads to starting random conversations with strangers especially when using public means. Public road transportation in Uganda is composed of taxis (Matatu), buses and motorcycles (Boda Boda). In this day and age when health systems around the world are stretched due to disease outbreaks, accidents and other public health challenges, I wonder whether regulation of public transport especially in my country could present a solution. Buses in Uganda are reputed for transporting persons and commodities between cities or even across borders

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Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – March 4, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, an editorial written by Dr. Kent Stevens, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Associate Director for Trauma and Clinical Services, was featured on Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – March 3, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, an editorial written by Dr. Kent Stevens, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Associate Director for Trauma and Clinical Services, was featured on Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – March 2, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, an editorial written by Dr. Kent Stevens, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Associate Director for Trauma and Clinical Services, was featured on Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – February 23-27, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: In February, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) team members traveled to Kampala to participate in the second Uganda National Injury Forum, organized Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – February 26, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: In February, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) team members traveled to Kampala to participate in the second Uganda National Injury Forum, organized Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – February 25, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: In February, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) team members traveled to Kampala to participate in the second Uganda National Injury Forum, organized Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – February 24, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: In February, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) team members traveled to Kampala to participate in the second Uganda National Injury Forum, organized Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – February 23, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: In February, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) team members traveled to Kampala to participate in the second Uganda National Injury Forum, organized Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – February 18, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) team members, including director, Adnan Hyder, and assistant scientists Katharine Allen and Amber Mehmood, traveled to Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – February 17, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) team members, including director, Adnan Hyder, and assistant scientists Katharine Allen and Amber Mehmood, traveled to Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – February 9-13, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the work JH-IIRU is doing with SoLiD was profiled by Fountain Ink Magazine, an award-winning narrative magazine based in Chennai, India. In the Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – February 12, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the work JH-IIRU is doing with SoLiD was profiled by Fountain Ink Magazine, an award-winning narrative magazine based in Chennai, India. In the Read More


Next Steps for Moving Beyond Descriptive Data in #globalsurgery

Photo courtesy of Michelle Murrey, Mercy Ships

A timely editorial from Dr. Charles Mock @UW. Surgical Capacity Surveys: A Call for Papers on the Next Steps for Moving Beyond Descriptive Data – Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – February 11, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the work JH-IIRU is doing with SoLiD was profiled by Fountain Ink Magazine, an award-winning narrative magazine based in Chennai, India. In the Read More


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