To succeed in global health, we need to learn from positive and negative outliers (exemplars). Recently, the Exemplars in Global Health project was launched to broadly share lessons from positive outliers in global health.
Imagine you are a part of a high-level policy task force that aims to set up a new programme across the country. What are among the first things that you will consider?
In all likelihood, you will want to know about money or finances you can...
Primary healthcare services rooted in the community are critical to meet healthcare needs of vulnerable populations . In high morbidity situations, ensuring full scope of continued healthcare is a human rights imperative - even during pandemics....
BMC has applied a two-drug combination on 200 patients and found tremendous success
Purnima MenonIs there a glimmer of hope? I am hoping the ivermectin + doxycycline clinical trial delivers results and can be replicated in other places. If it does, it won't be the first time a cheap health solution has come to the world from Bangladesh, would it?
Purnima MenonHere is a link to a checklist for what goes into a statistical analysis plan in health research:
And while there, check out ALL the guidelines on research reporting in health. Why do these exist? Because people can do a lot of "stuff" with data.
Our founding ideals promise liberty and equality for all. Our reality is an enduring racial hierarchy that has persisted for centuries.
Purnima MenonHappy birthday, USA! In celebration from Delhi, we are watching @HamiltonMusical (the movie), making pie with Himachal cherries and reading and discussing this amazing article about race, caste and injustice
(2018). Agricultural Transformation, Nutrition Transition and Food Policy in Africa: Preston Curves Reveal New Stylised Facts. The Journal of Development Studies: Vol. 54, Economic Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa, pp. 788-802.
Purnima MenonBig week for agriculture-nutrition-health community! Join the amazing @IMMANA_res for the first ever virtual #ANHAcademyWeek -
Keynote today by Angus Deaton; and then great sessions sharing insights from research, including @IFPRIBangladesh #ANGeL RCT!
This report describes the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during and after a college spring break trip and the measures which helped control the outbreak.
Purnima MenonGreat piece (spring break, contact tracing and COVID19). A good reminder of why local epidemiological capacity is SO important to manage disease outbreaks. P.S. MWWR is an awesome publication from the CDC now or in any times.