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A conversation with MacArthur Genius Gary Cohen of Health Care Without Harm

Gary Cohen is co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm. His focus is global health care delivery and its role in promoting health equity, environmental Read More

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Publish in Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation

We invite readers and contributors to Global Health Hub to consider publishing global health-themed papers in Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation. We’re Read More

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Realistic portrayal of the scientific community needed to combat science denial

With the recent release of the movie “Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe,” I’m seeing a few blog posts and articles pop up about the hegemonic Read More

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Guidelines for Accurate and Transparent Health Estimates Reporting: the GATHER statement

by Gretchen A. Stevens, Leontine Alkema, Robert E. Black, J. Ties Boerma, Gary S. Collins, Majid Ezzati, John T


Middle East Health Systems Strained By Conflict; Refugees With Poor Living Conditions…

Wall Street Journal: Refugee Crises in Mideast Spawn Health Threats “…Years of conflict in the Middle East have collapsed health care systems and strained government budgets for public health efforts. The cumulative result — millions of people constantly on the move, living in overcrowded, unsanitary conditions — has been the re-emergence of deadly diseases…” (Malas,…More


Rapid Diagnostics, Shorter Treatment Regimens, Health Care Provider Involvement Critical To…

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: Ending Tuberculosis in Afghanistan: working together towards a common goal Mohammad Razai, a medical doctor and global health researcher, discusses the challenges and progress of TB efforts in Afghanistan, including the need to focus on shorter, less-expensive treatments and rapid diagnostic tests for MDR-TB by involving all health care providers (6/27).


Duration to Admission and Hospital Transfers Affect Facility Rankings from the Postacute 30-Day…

Objective To examine changes in facility-level risk-standardized rehospitalization rankings for postacute inpatient rehabilitation facilities after modifying two model parameters.


Brexit: what might it mean for global health?

This week on PLOS Translational Global Health, Rhea Saksena talks all things Brexit – and what it might mean for local and global health. This week, the United Kingdom (UK) has made the unprecedented move of leaving the European Union (EU), an economic and political union of 28 member countries. After a close result, the Leave campaign won the referendum with 52% of the votes compared to 48% for the Remain campaign, with a 72.2% voter turnout. As the country now grapples to come to terms with the consequences of this election, this rejection of EU membership threatens to have a great impact on the health of people both within the UK as well as internationally. Immigration and Healthcare UK health system financing is provided through central taxation to the National Health Service (NHS)


Moving from rational to normative ideologies of control over public involvement: A case of…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 162 Author(s): Charlotte Croft, Graeme Currie, Sophie Staniszewska Public Involvement (PI) is a strategic priority in global healthcare settings, yet can be seen as peripheral during decision making processes.


Interactive videos make it easier – and cheaper – to train aid workers in the field

Before the internet was as globally accessible as it is today, many aid workers in lower-income countries were, in some ways, off the map. Now, more of the world has web access (although the majority still don’t), and aid workers in the field can more easily access critical information that saves time, money and lives.


Say You Were a Pregnant Woman in Liberia…

Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In HealthA view of the maternity ward at J.J. Dossen Memorial Hospital in southeast Liberia in 2015. PIH is nearly finished with a six-month remodel of the hospital.


A conversation with MacArthur Genius Gary Cohen of Health Care Without Harm

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Gary Cohen is co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm. His focus is global health care delivery and its role in promoting health equity, environmental Read More


United State Of Women Summit Highlights HIV Prevention, Care Among Women, Girls Nationally,…

White House Blog: HIV Among Issues Examined During White House’s United State of Women Summit Amy Lansky, director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, and Caira Woods, senior policy adviser to the Office of National AIDS Policy and Office of National Drug Control Policy, discuss highlights from last week’s United State of Women Summit,…More


Friday Think: ATMs dispense clean water in Nairobi’s slums

Last summer, in the heat and heart of Nairobi’s largest slum—surrounded by corrugated metal roofs and drainage canals flooded with raw sewage—men, women, and children lined up to get their first taste of clean water. Earlier in the year, a series of water-dispensing machines were installed through a partnership between the Nairobi Water and Sewerage […] ; ; ; ;Related StoriesHow the death of my friend inspired a lifesaving delivery kitThe profound effect of girls’ dreamsMy 30 years of hope, empowerment, and politics in reproductive health ;


Building paediatric nurse training capacity for Africa, in Africa

The scarcity of skilled nurses has been identified as one of the greatest obstacles to achieving an effective health-care system.1 Strengthening paediatric nurse training has been recommended as a primary strategy to reduce mortality in children younger than 5 years in both South Africa2 and Malawi.3


My 30 years of hope, empowerment, and politics in reproductive health

Departures often serve to kick-start reflection. After more than 30 years, I will be retiring from PATH and have been thinking about the “then,” when I joined PATH in 1983, and the “now” as I clearly see the conclusion of my time here. PATH was the organization I was keen to join because of my […] ; ; ; ;Related StoriesHow the death of my friend inspired a lifesaving delivery kitThe profound effect of girls’ dreamsThe Innovation Effect: five reasons it matters ;


Hospitals In Sierra Leone Continue Ebola Response Efforts Despite Health System Challenges

The Conversation: Hospital life in Sierra Leone after Ebola Tom Solomon, director of the Institute of Infection and Global Health and NIHR Health Protection Research Unit, and professor at the University of Liverpool “…Work led by my colleagues at the University of Liverpool, and others, has shown that Ebola survivors can be left with a…More


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