Over the last four years I have visited communities in rural Guatemala with Wuqu’ Kawoq | Maya Health Alliance, a civil society organization providing health Read More
Devex: Barriers to PrEP: Rollout of this HIV prevention tool is hitting bumps “…Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is the use of antiretroviral medication to prevent the acquisition of HIV infection by uninfected people. In 2014, the World Health Organization recommended offering PrEP to men who have sex with men — known as MSM — and…More
Summary To incentivize hospitals to provide better quality care at a lower cost, the Affordable Care Act of 2010 included the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP), which reduces payments to hospitals with excess 30-day readmissions for Medicare patients treated for certain conditions.
The headline from a new U.N. report says that the rate of rape remains high and that the perpetrators are eluding justice. Ironically, it is not about U.N. peacekeepers and foreign forces, but about the west African country Ivory Coast. According to the United Nations Operation inCôte d’Ivoire report, in the five years since the country returned
Nicole Espy is a Harvard graduate and PHD candidate at the Chan School of Public Health. Her area of interest Biological Sciences in Public Health, has led her to significant research and publications on the structural biology of HIV, its prevention and transmission. After receiving her PhD, she hopes to pursue a career that influences how global clinical trials and public health interventions are implemented. She has also completed humanitarian work in Colombia and Brazil with Harvard and the Pan American Health Organisation.
Four days of clashes between anti-India protesters and government troops have overwhelmed hospitals in India’s portion of Kashmir, where doctors and other staff were exhausted from treating hundreds of patients. The violence has left at least 31 dead and more than 1,400 injured. One doctor at the region’s main government hospital said staff had performed
Parts of southern Mexico are running out of food, medicine, gasoline and other critical supplies as thousands of teachers belonging to the National Coordinator of Education Workers, or CNTE, continue with violent protests against the Mexican government’s education reforms. Despite the promise of talks between the teachers’ movement and the government, the prolonged strike and