Emaline Laney is the reason that Global Health NOW sent journalist Joanne Silberner to Nepal to cover the devastating problem of burns, culminating in the 3-part "Blazing Injustice" series.

For people in low- and middle-income countries, emergency care is often the only touchpoint with a health system—and international targets suggest that 80% of people should live within 2 hours of a hospital.

Road traffic injuries (RTIs)—90% of which occur in low- and middle-income countries—are a preventable tragedy, and a hindrance to economic growth and developing countries’ overall welfare, according to a new data roundup.

From a moment of silence at a crash-prone site in Accra to a flash mob in Fortaleza, Brazil, cities around the world marked a Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims yesterday.

Canadian researchers hope that their alarming findings on motorcycle injuries will spur policymakers and manufacturers to embrace tighter safety measures.

Adolescents everywhere play sports, but sports injuries are are riskier in low- and middle-income countries than in wealthier nations. A study built on WHO Global School-Based Student Health data found that uneven terrains, playing in the streets, and a lack of resources to…

In Nepal, an estimated 56,000 people are burned seriously each year—yet only about 1,000 receive proper treatment. Through the lens of Rojita Adhikari, the photographer who accompanied journalist Joanne Silberner to cover burns in Nepal—the Untold Global Health Story of…

KATHMANDU, NEPAL – What’s the best treatment for burns? Prevention. That’s the answer you’ll get from most health care providers in rich and poor countries alike. But in poor countries, there’s little or no funding for burn prevention research and not much scientific…

In Nepal’s burn wards this September, journalist Joanne Silberner saw people recovering from recent burns or surgery. And they were the lucky ones. Perhaps only 1,000 of the 56,000 people with serious burns each year in that country get adequate treatment. The luckiest ones…

In Part II of GHN's Exclusive 3-part special series on burns in Nepal—the Untold Global Health Story of 2017—Joanne Silberner puts the extent of untreated burns in Nepal into focus: Of an estimated 56,000 burn injuries in the country in 2008, only about 1,000 received …