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Dayna Kerecman Myers

Managing Editor
Dayna Kerecman Myers is GHN’s managing editor. Previously, she wrote news summaries as the assignment editor for the PBS NewsHour and wrote and edited articles and reports for the Stanford Blood Center, edited the International Research and Exchanges Board’s Media Sustainability Index, and wrote newsletters about landmines and Chechnya for the Open Society Institute. She is especially interested in public health in relation to freedom of speech, environmental health, and refugees, and she has also worked with refugees around the world—from Utica, New York, to Azerbaijan and Tajikistan. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Russian History from Wells College.

America, reeling from twin crises brought on by police brutality and a virus that takes disproportionate aim at people of color, must now reckon with the racism that paved the path for both. To…

With the biggest pandemic in a century raging, you’d think this year’s 15,000 new public health graduates wouldn’t have much difficulty finding a job. But COVID-19 has badly shaken the economy and…

More than 2 thirds of people in Africa say they wouldn’t have enough food and water if they had to endure a 2-week quarantine, a third say they don’t have enough information about the coronavirus and…

By 2100, Nigeria’s population is expected to reach 794 million. In a startling keynote address at yesterday’s Triangle Global Health Conference in Durham, North Carolina, Dennis Carroll invited the…

One of Malawi’s first female engineering graduates, Mercy Masoo, now WaterAid Malawi’s country director, chose an unusual career path for women in Malawi at the time. She entered the Water,…

VANCOUVER—Crowds sometimes thin by a conference’s closing plenary. Not so with Women Deliver 2019. The world’s biggest conference on gender equality closed with a bang yesterday, amid jubilant…

VANCOUVER—The number one killer of women during childbirth is severe postpartum hemorrhage—capable of killing an otherwise healthy woman in less than 2 hours if she does not receive care. That…

VANCOUVER—Women Deliver got underway today amid a sobering backdrop: The release of the findings of the Canadian government’s 3-year inquiry into the country’s missing and murdered indigenous women.

GHN is in Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada to bring you news from the 2019 Women Deliver Conferencet

GHN lives to highlight the critical health stories in the news—so we’re thrilled to be at the Association of Health Care Journalists conference happening now in Baltimore.