By Arin Kar Prematurity and low-birth weight has been a persistent and major killer of newborns. Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC), a low-cost intervention, makes a substantial impact in halting neonatal mortality and long-term morbidity of
0000-0002-8715-2896 PLOSBLOGS is reposting the following appeal from Ciencia Puerto Rico to support Puerto Rican scientists and medical practitioners in their efforts to aid their people and preserve their ongoing work. (CienciaPR) is a nonprofit organization composed of scientists, professionals, students
0000-0002-8715-2896 In this post we offer the latest news on the election of a new Director General for The World Health Organization, beginning with this headline from today’s New York Times; followed by excerpts from a 2016
0000-0002-8715-2896 By Kofi Gunu When global health leaders gather in Geneva this month to elect a new head of the World Health Organization, President Trump’s shadow will hang over the conclave. His “America First” agenda
Where do the (3) candidates for the next WHO Director General stand on the most challenging global health issues of the decade?
0000-0002-8715-2896As part of our commitment to the communication of global health research, PLOSBLOGS is pleased to host this Q&A with the three final candidates for WHO Director General. In three previous guest posts appearing on this blog,
Opinion: Who should lead WHO (Pt. 3 of 3)? Dr. David Nabarro, “a frontline clinician and global health leader”
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0000-0002-8715-2896By Abraar Karan MD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Many nights, I wondered what was worse: risking a bite from one of the many Anopheles mosquitos flying around my room, or suffering another
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0000-0002-8715-2896 By Ana Rita Sequeira In the last decade, the United States has played a leading funder role in the preparedness and responses to global infectious outbreaks and the delivery of basic healthcare in developing
0000-0002-8715-2896By Abraar Karan MD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Mentorship in global health is severely lacking for young leaders who are from low and middle-income countries. As much as we need more global