Both men and women unconsciously think of science as “male,” and that implicit bias plays a role in who gets promoted to elite positions in science, Vox reports

It was January of 1925, and Nome’s children were dying. Diphtheria had struck the Alaskan town, but the curative serum the local doctor needed was in Nenana, nearly 700 miles away.

One day last summer after I returned home to Mongolia, my uncle knocked frantically at the door. He stormed inside, gasping for air. He had been diagnosed with cancer a few months earlier and was now struggling to breathe. We needed to get him to the hospital right away.…

For anyone who performed surgery on landmine survivors, the need to ban the weapon was obvious. We were seeing kids with their limbs being blown off. It’s little different to see a child in need of amputation from a preventable post-surgical infection that got out of…

Recently, an African researcher I met expressed her frustration about how American “kids” with little or no experience come all the time to “advise” her government on what to do about health. I have seen this myself, but her rant really hit a nerve. For the want of a…

In the last 2 decades, more than 30 countries moved from low-income to middle-income status, a billion people were lifted out of poverty, and there were major reductions in maternal and child mortality globally. Despite this progress, middle-income countries, where over 70…

GHN is in Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada to bring you news from the 2019 Women Deliver Conferencet

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…

Evidence Action made headlines recently for doing something unusual: admitting its No Lean Season program for poor families in Bangladesh hadn’t worked at scale. The admission was a rarity; the scenario is not, writes Kelsey Piper.

It’s exceedingly rare for an international development charity to say its program didn’t work—but, Evidence Action is garnering praise for doing just that. Their No Lean Season program gave subsidies to Bangladeshi families migrate to urban areas for work in the interim…