Global Health Posts

Earth’s Superheroes

Guardians of the Galaxy aren't the only super group around. Meet six real-life heroes who toil to save our planet from destruction.

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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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