The digital technology revolution has swept global health in the past decade, making its mark from supply chain management to frontline health worker training. But this initial “unchecked enthusiasm” hasn’t been met with robust evidence of their payoff, write Alain Labrique…

Results of an annual global survey reveal that although labs can easily obtain the instruments needed to monitor the efficacy of HIV treatment, usage is very low. Labs often fail to order correct equipment, sufficiently stock treatment drugs, appropriately train lab…

UpToDate, an online evidence-based tool, presents data-driven articles and guidelines on disease treatment and diagnosis—updated by the authors every few months. Especially in low-resource countries, it’s a lifesaving service.

In India, abortion is allowed under almost all circumstances—but it is still often stigmatized, hard to access, and unsafe, especially for poor women in rural areas. In fact, the Guttmacher Institute estimates that about 9% of maternal deaths in India arise from…

The question of whether to crack down on rural India’s self-styled health practitioners or offer them training has stirred passionate debate in India’s medical community.

One of the latest Coursera MOOC courses is "Confronting Gender-based Violence: Global Lessons with Case Studies from India." The course, a project of Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education in collaboration with academic partners and global health agencies…