Calling progress “100 years behind schedule,” a 2016 report found that anemia reduction in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia has fallen barely 10-12% among women and preschool children since 1993 despite public health interventions to distribute supplements and…

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health is now accepting nominations for 3 awards: the Distinguished Leadership Award, the CUGH Young Leader Award and the Mid-Career Leadership Award. Nominations are open to all; CUGH will present the winners at its annual Global…

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’…

Innovate4AMR, a global online competition, invites student teams to design innovative strategies to address antimicrobial stewardship in resource-limited healthcare settings.

Beyond lip service, what’s being done to prevent the mistreatment of medical students? Not much, according to a lit review.   Researchers led by Laura M. Mazer of Stanford University School of Medicine combed 3,300 articles, and found only 10 peer-reviewed studies detailing…

Tens of thousands of students poured onto in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s streets again on Sunday to demand better road safety after 2 students were killed last week by buses.   Police responded with tear gas while pro-government youth groups attacked the protesters and at least 5…

The 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak exposed devastating shortcomings in global health leadership.  

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

Are you a physician in Ghana, Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Zambia or Malawi? From your computer or tablet, you can complete the first Medical Certification for Cause of Death (MCCOD) course designed specifically for the African region.

The US’s billion-dollar burial business packs an environmental wallop: not only do Americans bury nearly enough steel annually to make another Empire State Building, the average cemetery holds a backyard swimming pools’ worth of embalming fluid that can leach into nearby…