Tag Archives: public health

Ethics of Ebola, Zika Clinical Trials Focus of Oxford Conference

Karine Dubé, DrPH, shares highlights from the Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference. The second Global Health and Bioethics International Conference was held at Keble College in Oxford on July 17 – 18, 2017. The aim of the conference … Read More

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Public health humor, courtesy of the U.S. government

This morning I got an email with the subject line “Our government is not without a sense of humor” and this ad attached. I think the decision to use two different flavors of ice cream is a curious one, but … Read More

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For the future of global health, the landscape is looking increasingly urban

[This post was sent in by. . .me, Lisa, your friendly IGHID blog editor.  HT to Pia MacDonald for bringing the article under discussion to my attention] I think for the general public, the term “global health” brings to mind … Read More

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A heartbreaking decision

[Kyle Lavin is an MD/MPH student at UNC.] This year was scheduled to be the sixth trip of the Honduran Health Alliance.  HHA is a women’s health organization composed of rising 2nd and 4th year med students, public health students, … Read More

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The "period effect"

[Author Suha Patel is a medical student at UNC and co-leader of the Honduran Health Alliance.] As I was reading my epidemiology textbook, preparing myself for a year of public health research, I stumbled on the concept of a period … Read More

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Where global health and politics meet: students reflect on their evacuation from Honduras

Today begins a series of posts from UNC students who were to spend the summer working in Honduras with the Honduran Health Alliance (HHA).  HHA is a student-run collaborative of organizations and individuals who work together to promote sustainable development in … Read More

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Bringing health care to Kibera – report from Kenya

[This post was sent in by Mamie Sackey Harris, Africa Projects Manager at the institute.] Kenya – Jan. 22, 2009 It’s been awesome finally getting to see the Carolina for Kibera program. Right in the heart of Kibera this UNC … Read More

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The China century

Each month institute director Myron Cohen, MD writes a “Global Health Update” column for the UNC Global newsletter.   His most recent column focuses on the social and economic forces that have given rise to some of China’s biggest health … Read More

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