Do you know an important global health story that’s been overlooked by the media and deserves special notice? 

When public health advocates lay out the advantages of sleeping under mosquito nets for malaria protection, or the health benefits of spacing children, they rely on science and trust—and on having people believe them.  

Our work is based on science and trust, on our ability to communicate reliable information—and on having people believe that information is real. We help Tanzanians change their behaviors to protect themselves from malaria by laying out the advantages of sleeping under…

MONTRÉAL, Québec—“When you have more, you have to give more.”   Québec Chief Public Health Officer Horacio Arruda knew exactly what to say to the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations audience.   More than 900 IFSMA reps from over 100 countries have…

MONTRÉAL—“When you have more, you have to give more.” That advice, from Québec's Chief Public Health Officer Horacio Arruda, aptly described his audience of medical students attending a health inequities forum at the International Federation of Medical Students’…

MONTRÉAL, Quebec— Courtney Howard had to act. As an emergency department physician in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Howard, MD, sees climate change behind the warming of the subarctic permafrost, the asthma cases exacerbated by wildfires and the changes in the diet…

The consensus for the need for strong leadership within global health has been growing over a number of years.

It’s a public health nightmare: 250,000 doses of substandard vaccines for diphtheria, whooping cough and tetanus administered to children through a government health program. While China has had scandals over tainted food or drugs before, this recent debacle threatens to…

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.…