Global Health Posts

Malaria: Not In My Backyard? Think Again.

A new study shows the impact of malaria in the United States.

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Americans May Gain Access to Cuba’s Groundbreaking Medicines

Due to the Obama administration’s recent actions, life-saving treatments developed in Cuba can now enter the normal regulatory process at the Food and Drug Administration, and, if approved, begin benefiting American patients.

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Evening of Storytelling Features Leaders from the Developing World

Aspen New Voices Fellows recently gathered in Nairobi to share the personal stories behind their work in development.

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Protecting the World from Killer Superbugs

The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) is calling for global targets on antibiotic use, similar to greenhouse-gas emissions agreements.

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Speed Panels Can Work: Five Lessons for Panel Planners

Want to keep your audience engaged during a panel? Here are some tips.

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A Living Reminder: Planning a Maternal Health Event While Pregnant

Marianna Sachse helped plan a maternal health event while pregnant. Here's what she learned.

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A “Down Payment” to Save Lives

A new report warns that political inaction in Washington could leave the world unprepared and unprotected against emerging health problems like Zika or antimicrobial resistance.

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Three Years, One Week, and One Day

The four months I spent receiving chemotherapy for lymphoma pale in comparison to what Uvistra Naidoo experienced. Uvi contracted a severe form of drug-resistant tuberculosis and needed more than three years to recover.

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An Africa Without Meningitis A?

Five years after the introduction of an affordable meningitis A vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa, mass immunization campaigns have led to the control and near elimination of the deadly disease in the region formerly known as the “meningitis belt.”

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Mice Engineered to Fight Zika

Until recently there’s been little interest in or funding available to study Zika virus. Within this data vacuum, researchers have been racing to come up with ways to prevent and treat the disease. And they’re making progress—with a little help from mice.

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