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global health

International health
Vaccines save the lives of 1.45 million children since 2000
Published June 19, 2018
Vaccines prevent pneumonia, meningitis, and sepsis in developing countries where disease burden is high
Advance Family Planning gets $34.7M from Gates Foundation
Published June 19, 2018
Initiative supports family planning and reproductive health around the world
Jhpiego
Nurses lead life-saving efforts in Botswana
Published June 19, 2018
New HPV screening strategy lets women collect their own samples in private, encouraging more to get screened
Global health
Talk to your spouse, improve your health?
Published June 19, 2018
Better communication between spouses in Mali linked to better health outcomes, new research suggests
HIV/AIDS
Prevention program prompts drop in HIV infections
Published June 19, 2018
Study of 34,000 people in Uganda suggests U.S.-funded global effort to curb HIV infection in high-risk populations is working
Biomedical engineering
Funding NeMo
Published June 19, 2018
Hopkins researchers win $100K grant from Gates Foundation for their lifesaving baby monitoring device
Family health
To make a change, ask an abuela
Published June 19, 2018
In rural parts of Guatemala, a Johns Hopkins program teaches essential household skills to the people who traditionally lead the family: the grandmother
Global health
Diverse perspectives, common goals
Published June 19, 2018
Alliance for a Healthier World hosts interdisciplinary networking event at George Peabody Library
Photo feature
A stateless people, a public health crisis
Published June 19, 2018
Center for Communication Programs works in Bangladesh to protect the health of the Rohingya during refugee crisis
Photo feature
Zika's other children
Published June 19, 2018
A powerful look at the families—and siblings—who carry the weight of Brazil's Zika epidemic