Bangladesh’s Second Public Health Photo Contest winners reveal stark public health challenges—from food insecurity, to the lack of housing options in megacities like Dhaka, to the scarcity of safe drinking water. They also illuminate—in vivid, vibrant detail—photography’s…

Neglected tropical diseases—a group of parasitic, bacterial, and viral infections affecting more than 1.7 billion people globally—have held back human progress for millennia, disabling, debilitating, and causing early death if left untreated. Yet NTDs struggle to attract…

A year after the first COVID-19 case was reported in Wuhan, China, few countries have fully contained the disease. Those that have share few, if any, political similarities.

South Asia—one of the most polluted regions on Earth—also has the highest global burden of pregnancy loss.

Thank you for your interest in our contest. This contest is now closed, and the 2021 winner has been notified. Check this page for details on the winner during the Consortium of Universities for Global Health's annual meeting, March 12-14, 2021. Do you know an…

By retesting frozen lab animals, research teams in Asia have found 2 coronaviruses closely linked to SARS-CoV-2—the virus’s first known relatives outside of China.   One was discovered in horseshoe bats stored in a lab freezer in Cambodia after being captured in 2010. The…

In malaria endemic areas, children who have fever are often presumed to have the disease—but a new study found that another mosquito-borne disease—dengue—was often the culprit.  

In a world of gloomy global health news, progress against the leading cause of contagious and irreversible blindness—trachoma—is heartening. The WHO has reported a remarkable 91% reduction in people at risk of contracting the neglected tropical disease since 2002.

With the built-in injustices of the US health care system on full display as COVID-19 ravages communities, imagine that Switzerland, France, and Spain—which all fare better in health system efficiency—band together to redesign US health care.

“Our house is still on fire… and we should act as though we love our children above all else.” Perched on a stool to reach the microphone, an unwavering Greta Thunberg challenged the global elite with those words at the World Economic Forum in Davos early this year, just…