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“Ketamine: a growing global health-care need”

  Ketamine is a valued anesthetic tool in all clinical practice settings. In LMICs, however, ketamine is indispensable for addressing the growing burden of surgical Read More

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The Lancet Commission on #GlobalSurgery Report

Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development Watch Live The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Report.

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Death by fire in India a big risk, especially for women

By Amy VanderZanden, special to Humanosphere In the United States, when we think about fire, we might imagine a campfire or, in the summer, a forest fire. We worry about house fires, and efforts to improve building codes and enhance fire safety to has translated into fire deaths in this country to fall to the

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“Ketamine: a growing global health-care need”

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  Ketamine is a valued anesthetic tool in all clinical practice settings. In LMICs, however, ketamine is indispensable for addressing the growing burden of surgical Read More


Healthcare In Danger: what happens when it all goes wrong?

This week on PLOS Translational Global Health, emergency physician and humanitarian & global health doctor, Jenny Jamieson, writes about some of the tacit dangers of delivering healthcare in low-resource settings. As healthcare workers, some of us travel to resource-limited settings to deliver care where needs are the greatest. Due to various factors, which range from economic inequality among citizens, political instability, natural disasters, conflict or warfare, many of these places are also some of the most dangerous. As a result, healthcare workers can find themselves working side-by-side to crime; and even becoming the target of directed threats or violence. Those who are willing to put themselves on the front line in order to help others, can themselves end up being actively targeted


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – June 8-13, 2015

Friday Two dead in five-vehicle collision on Abu Dhabi road The National (UAE) June 12, 2015 http://www.thenational.ae/uae/two-dead-in-five-vehicle-collision-on-abu-dhabi-road Women pillion riders Dawn (Pakistan) June 12, 2015 Read More


U.N. Secretary General Urges International Community To Commit To Ending Obstetric Fistula

U.N. News Centre: Marking International Day, U.N. urges world to seek end of obstetric fistula ‘in our lifetime’ “Obstetric fistula is a devastating yet completely preventable and, in many cases, treatable injury of childbirth, affecting at least two million women and girls worldwide and leaving them isolated from communities, the United Nations spotlighted ahead of…More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – May 4-May8, 2015

  Friday Stronger traffic law enforcement needed Jamaica Observer (Jamaica) May 8, 2015 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/-Stronger-traffic-law-enforcement-needed-_18898107 What would it take to halve the number of road deaths Read More


The Lancet Commission on #GlobalSurgery Report

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Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development Watch Live The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Report.


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – April 20-24 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit team members, including research program coordinator, Jeffrey C. Lunnen and affiliated faculty, Aruna Chandran worked with Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – April 13-17, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) joined Bloomberg Philanthropies and seven other partners to launch the Bloomberg Initiative on Global Road Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – April 6-10, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Recently, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit team members, including associate director Abdulgafoor M. Bachani, assistant scientist, Katharine A. Allen, doctoral student Julia Zhang Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – March 30- April 3, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On October 16, 2014, as part of the effort to draw attention to this growing burden of road traffic injuries, JH-IIRU held its first-ever Read More


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

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On October 16, 2014, as part of the effort to draw attention to this growing burden of road traffic injuries, JH-IIRU held its first-ever Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – April 1, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On October 16, 2014, as part of the effort to draw attention to this growing burden of road traffic injuries, JH-IIRU held its first-ever Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – March 31, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On October 16, 2014, as part of the effort to draw attention to this growing burden of road traffic injuries, JH-IIRU held its first-ever Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – March 30, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS: On October 16, 2014, as part of the effort to draw attention to this growing burden of road traffic injuries, JH-IIRU held its first-ever Read More


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