Weapons like the military-style AR-15 rifle, which the 19-year-old Parkland school shooter bought legally, are designed to kill. Their bullets travel 3,000 feet per second, 2-3 times the speed of many common handguns. When they don’t kill, the injuries they cause are…
Got back pain? It could be because you’re not bending over properly.
In low- and middle-income countries with similar socioeconomic characteristics, the toll of burns varies—but they all share a shortage of treatment options.
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…