Ahh, summer. Sultry days, swimming, sipping cool drinks and… studying. If you’re a prof or a student of global health, be sure to share Global Health NOW with your colleagues and students of summer. Like you, they can subscribe to GHN’s daily e-newsletter for free: http://…

The World Health Summit is looking for outstanding ideas and innovative business concepts that have the potential to revolutionize healthcare and improve global health. From among the applicants, representatives from 25 startups will be invited to attend the World Health…

The “me-first” nationalism that propelled Britain’s exit from the European Union and is stirring in other countries threatens global health security, writes Laurie Garrett. The EU and the US—“the financial pillars upon which the 21st-century dreams of globalized caring and…

 Saudi Arabia and Qatar are rich in oil—but their public health systems are weak and broken. 10 Bloomberg School and Ernst & Young health researchers embarked on a study of public health systems in the 2 countries, sparked by the realization that in all of the Gulf…

Pandemics like Zika, dengue, HIV/AIDS and cholera generally make people feel powerless and break them into two camps, according to Sonia Shah: the deniers and the freak-outers. Shah, author of the new book “Pandemic: Tracking Contagions from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond,”…

The word Jhpiego might look like an intimidating bundle of consonants, but it’s actually easy as pie to pronounce—and we’re guessing GHN readers are already in the know. A-list comedians, however, can’t resist poking fun at the unusual name of the non-profit health…

A malaria outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is spinning “out of control,” with many children dying of malaria, according to Médecins Sans Frontières. Many children are dying at home from the disease because their parents cannot afford treatment. The…

What’s Next? Don’t worry if you missed yesterday’s special webcast, What’s Next? The Future of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. You can still watch the entire webcast here. 3 great writers delivered stellar talks on social justice,…

The future is the focus today, for one of the most anticipated events of the Centennial year at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “What’s Next?

Ebola hotspots may be more widespread, and the virus may be carried by a greater number of animal species than previously suspected, a new study published in Mammal Review showed.