Two new articles posted this week in PLoS Medicine – Timothy Hallett and colleagues use a mathematical model to examine the long-term impact and cost-effectiveness of different pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) strategies for HIV prevention in
The Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) has recently ended a three-day special session to discuss radical WHO reforms. The Board agreed that WHO’s five core areas of work should concentrate on health
Maggie Brown, MS, ELS, Senior Production Editor at PLoS continues her series of posts on water and sanitation. WHO has just announced the publication of their latest guidance, Evaluating Household Water Treatment Options: Health-Based Targets
The World Bank and the World Health Organization have just released the first ever report on the extent of disability worldwide which finds that a billion people worldwide are living with a disability. Ten key
This is a big publishing week for PLoS Medicine, with an editorial call for papers, two additional articles and a new collection of 12 papers relating to the Malaria Eradication Research Agenda (malERA). Tikki Pang
Read the new papers published in PLoS Medicine this week, including a Policy Forum that argues there is an urgent need for longitudinal cohorts based in sub-Saharan Africa to address the growing burden of noncommunicable
This week in PLoS Medicine: Call for better global health data; Pregnancies at risk of malaria in 2007; Lessons for a stronger institutional framework; and more!
Read the new papers published in PLoS Medicine this week, including a Research Article that finds at least 125.2 million women at risk of malaria become pregnant each year, a Health in Action that discuss