Efforts to end the criminalization of HIV transmission have taken center stage ahead of this week’s 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), bolstered by the launch of a new report from the Global C

We’ve all been there—squashed together, huddled beneath armpits on crowded summer subways. While AC units are ubiquitous in China and the US, they’re a rarity on public transportation in Europe—and that’s a point of pride. Confronted with subway cars that have reached 95…

The British Foreign Office’s latest human rights report—released this week—glaringly omits the country’s complicity in grave humanitarian crises, from Yemen to Myanmar to the West Bank. The annual report “no longer signals Britain’s virtue,” writes Peter Oborne. “Instead,…

Deaths are falling, and a record number of people are taking antiretrovirals—but new infections, persistent stigma, and funding shortfalls threaten to unravel progress in the global fight against HIV, according to a UNAIDS report.  

Screening asylum seekers for tuberculosis as they enter Europe is a key tool to preventing the spread of the disease. This dynamic population’s TB risk varies widely by origin, circumstances, and route. Germany has the highest number of asylum applicants in Europe, yet, the…

Sierra Leone Ebola survivors suffer from a broad range of disorders, including stroke and debilitating migraine-type headaches, according to a study in Emerging Infectious Diseases focused on post-Ebola syndrome.  

Attacks on healthcare services are a cruel reality of today's violent conflicts.

Over the past decade, opportunities for students and trainees to travel internationally have grown substantially. Universities and non-profit organizations offer a variety of short-and long-term opportunities for global health research, practice, and cultural experience.…

Maritime routes along the East African coast have become central to the global heroin trade in recent years, enabled by a web of criminal players and political elites as European land routes become more difficult to bypass, according to new research. Drugs destined for the…

On its 5th anniversary, The Lancet Global Health open-access research journal asks 5 of its International Advisory Board members to reflect on the global health field’s evolution over the past 5 years and highlight some priority issues.