The European Union is “trapping refugees in ‘unsustainable, ineffective and dangerous’ conditions, a group of 25 NGOs charged in an open letter to European letters shared by Amnesty International.  

An “oddball” virus with a distributed genome—split among 8 segments—promises to turn our knowledge of viruses upside down.  

Relentless exploitation of natural resources—which already accounts for 90% of the world’s biodiversity loss—remains a dangerous upward trajectory, according to a new UN report. "Frankly, there will be no tomorrow for many people unless we stop," warned UN environment chief…

20,000 global facilities produce a mere 1% of the world’s drinkable water at potentially significant environmental cost. But in areas where potable water sources are unsustainable for growing populations, what’s the breakdown of impact vs. urgency?  

Rise with Refugees: Responding to an Urgent and Accelerating Global Crisis In collaboration with Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Stanford Refugee Research Project is convening UN leaders and other experts to explore how to…

We are thrilled to congratulate Hikmet Ceyhun Göcenoğlu and Beth Ann Eanelli, the winners of the Untold Global Health Stories of 2019 contest.

As roses are handed out liberally today to mark International Women’s Day, the internet is also aflood with stories of women who know their work is far from finished. Among them: Ethiopian president Sahle-Work Zewde.

The WHO announced the biggest shake-up ever yesterday, laying out major reforms and realignments of power aimed at achieving its “triple billion” targets. “The world has changed, which is why we have articulated a new mission to reflect what our world needs us to do now,”…

HIV has reportedly been cured in a second patient, 12 years after the procedure that put the “Berlin patient” into long-term remission. Both feats involved bone marrow transplants that were intended to treat cancer, not HIV.

With spring approaching, many students are considering summer global health opportunities. Before you sign up, here are 6 essential things to keep in mind to ensure your experience is safe and ethical. 1. If it looks like your destination has no health care system…