Although not a new concept in quantitative infectious disease research, outbreak forecasting has yet to be fully integrated into formal policy and decision-making processes in many parts of the globe. One reason for this is the mismatch between the...
After birth, death is the only certain vital event in the human life cycle and, if
recorded and studied scientifically, could lead to an understanding that helps to
increase productivity and life expectancy of future generations by avoiding...
Most people reading this article will think of pneumonia as a threat to the lives of elderly people in rich countries.
Global Health Observ.@GaviSeth Important read by @DrTedros ahead #WorldPneumoniaDay We can win the battle against the biggest killer of children under 5. @Gavi-supported vaccine has reached millions in the poorest countries, but we must keep striving to reach every child.
“You can’t arrest your way out of the problem.”
Nowadays we hear this all the time about drug use. People have finally realized that arrest and incarceration isn’t the solution to drug use in our communities.
Global Health Observ"As experts from many different fields gather at the #BloombergHealthSummit2019 in Baltimore, it’s worth recognizing LEAD’s wider lesson: Seemingly unusual partnerships of professionals from diverse fields can lead to better solutions."
Deadline: 19-11-2019 at 00:00 hours CET (Geneva) time
Global Health Observ.@OBShealth Request for Proposals - For a systematic review of the published, peer-reviewed evidence in the field of skill-mix innovations in primary care and chronic care. Deadline is 19th November 2019.
The increase in obesity prevalence in the Latin American and Caribbean region has
been paralleled with an unequal distribution and a shifting burden across socioeconomic
groups. Anticipation of the establishment of obesity among low socioeconomic...
Global Health ObservThe shift of #obesity burden by socioeconomic status between 1998 and 2017 in Latin America and the Caribbean #SDOH
The CDC Foundation is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients program by launching new bilingual resources to improve support for Latino and all cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. How Infection Can...
Inter-agency Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) guide Child Protection Case Management programming in humanitarian settings by enabling service providers to harmonise and standardise services and approaches for children and families. Many...
Global Health ObservInter-agency Child Protection Case Mangement Standard Operating Procedures #GPHO
Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t...
Global Health ObservHow one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about #cancer treatments
Global Health Observ.@FINDdx: Development & evaluation of new diagnostics that can support appropriate use of new & existing drugs is urgently needed. Tackling #AntimicrobialResistance was a key issue discussed at our stakeholders meeting today. bit.ly/2qfosEc@rangsamp