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Six Amazing Drugs in Development

Reposted with permission from Gap Medics At any one time, there are hundreds of drugs being developed around the world. Some of them could change Read More

Think scale! Engaging Private Pharmacies to Improve Public Health 

A version of this story first appeared on IDSA’s Science Speaks platform By Emily Delmotte Lisinopril 20 mg by mouth at 8am? Check. After verifying the Read More

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Mexican Doctor Studies at PIH University in Rwanda

Photo by / Zacharias Abubeker for UGHEDr. Kurt Figueroa (right) and Nurse Sebishyimbo François (left) see patients for their oncology consultations at Butaro District Hospital in Rwanda. Dr. Kurt Figueroa is a student at the University of Global Health Equity, a Partners In Health institution that launched in 2015 and trains health professionals in Rwanda how to manage the challenges of providing health care in poor places.

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Map of biomedical research in Cameroon; a documentary review of approved protocols from 1997 to…

Over the last decade, there has been a rapid increase in biomedical research in Cameroon.


Slender women and overweight men: gender differences in the educational gradient in body weight…

Little is known about the gender-specific mechanisms through which education is associated with weight status in societies that have experienced a rapid rise in their obesity rates.


Trump Administration’s Development Strategy In Africa Places U.S. Companies First

Global Times: Shift in U.S. aid to Africa signals emphasis on politics Song Wei, associate research fellow at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation “The U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing on appropriations for U.S. aid to Africa in October. … The hearing reflected the focus and direction of Trump’s African…More


CGD, MFAN Examine Considerations For U.S. For Transitioning Countries From Aid Recipients To…

Center for Global Development: U.S. Aid for Domestic Revenue Mobilization: What, Where, and How Much Jared Kalow, former research associate, and Sarah Rose, policy fellow, both at the Center for Global Development, discuss domestic revenue mobilization (DRM), a priority area for USAID that “aims to help partner countries better self-finance their own development priorities [and]…More


Malaria control in rural Malawi: implementing peer health education for behaviour change

Interventions to reduce malaria burden are effective if communities use them appropriately and consistently.


Improving detection of mental health problems in community settings in Nepal: development and…

Despite increasing efforts to expand availability of mental health services throughout the world, there continues to be limited utilization of these services by persons with mental illness and their families.


Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (0–4 years): An Integration of…

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology convened representatives of national organizations, research experts, methodologists, stakeholders, and end-users who followed rigorous and transparent guideline de…


Meeting new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years and associations with…

Canada has recently released guidelines that include toddler-specific recommendations for physical activity, screen-based sedentary behaviour, and sleep.


Insecticide resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Ethiopia (2012–2016): a nationwide study…

Indoor residual spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) remain the cornerstones of malaria vector control.


Report Highlights Progress Made, Data Gaps In Tracking Africa’s SDGs, Agenda 2063

Brookings Institution’s “Africa in Focus”: Figure of the week: Africa’s progress on the SDGs and Agenda 2063 Mariama Sow, research analyst at the Africa Growth Initiative, discusses a report that examines the progress made in Africa toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa’s Agenda 2063, and identifies gaps in data to track this progress.…More


New Report Serves As ‘Comprehensive Resource’ On Diarrheal Diseases

PATH: Stop the Cycle of Diarrheal Disease: A State of the Field Report This report serves as “a comprehensive resource with the latest research and evidence on diarrheal disease and the solutions available to prevent and control it. It will be regularly updated as new information emerges. It is intended to be used by advocates…More


Detection of Plasmodium falciparum male and female gametocytes and determination of parasite…

The presence of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in peripheral blood is essential for human to mosquito parasite transmission.


Monitoring of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) coverage versus utilization: a…

Despite the known effectiveness of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) in providing protection against malaria, high level of ownership and use are very difficult to achieve and maintain.


Enablers and barriers to secondary prophylaxis for rheumatic fever among Māori aged 14–21 in…

Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) rates have declined to near zero in nearly all developed countries.


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