Soon after the first cases of COVID-19 were detected in Pakistan, in March, 2020, the government shut down all non-essential services, including outpatient care for an array of diseases not requiring emergency treatment. As a result, Médecins Sans Frontières was forced to…

Evidence from past health emergencies sparked fears that COVID-19 would disrupt access to contraception, especially for women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa—but data collected in 4 countries yielded had some surprising findings.

A newborn’s cries break the expectant stillness of the delivery room. Beaming beneath her surgical mask, midwife Kimberly Moorhouse lifts the baby to the new mother’s glistening face as the sun begins to crest over the Inukjuak midwifery center in Nunavik, a remote region…

All the talk of global solidarity in the face of COVID-19 rings hollow. International medical partners who evacuated left Ugandans under-equipped and alone, according to a trio of Ugandan researchers from Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Makere University…

Susanne Herold and colleagues saw it coming.  

In an encouraging sign, the number of tobacco users fell last year to 1.3 billion, down from 1.32 billion in 2015, according to 

Pfizer is moving ahead with its new COVID-19 pill, seeking emergency use authorization in the US and inking a licensing deal to allow 95 lower-income countries access to generic versions of the medication.  

Do you know an important global health story that’s been overlooked by the media and deserves special notice? The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) and Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are pleased to announce the…

A new study that found SARS-CoV-2 spreading quickly through the white-tailed deer population in the middle of the US spells bad news for any hopes of eliminating the virus.  

High prices, hard-to-access human insulin, few insulin producers, and weak health systems are just some of the barriers that people with diabetes face a century after insulin was discovered, WHO notes in a new report ahead of World Diabetes Day on Sunday.