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global health

Study: Viruses are leading cause of pneumonia in children
Published June 27, 2019
PERCH study, led by researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, highlights the need for new vaccines, especially for respiratory synctial virus
Global health
Study compares HIV risk among three common methods of contraception
Published June 13, 2019
ECHO trial in eastern and southern Africa shows high incidence of HIV infection among study participants despite extensive HIV prevention counseling
Alliance for a Healthier World
Addressing health inequities in vulnerable communities
Published Sept 7, 2018
Healthier World Challenge Implementation Grants award up to $250,000 over three years to address global health inequities
Interdisciplinary scholar
Global health policy expert named 34th BDP
Published July 2, 2018
Jeremy Shiffman, who comes from American University, views health care policy through the lens of political science
Global health
'I hope countries will compete in generosity'
Published June 27, 2018
Philanthropist and tech giant Bill Gates visits SAIS for discussion of the U.S. foreign aid budget and what it means for health care in the developing world
International health
Vaccines save the lives of 1.45 million children since 2000
Published June 15, 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 May 21, 2018
Initiative supports family planning and reproductive health around the world
Jhpiego
Nurses lead life-saving efforts in Botswana
Published May 16, 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 March 29, 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 Nov 29, 2017
Study of 34,000 people in Uganda suggests U.S.-funded global effort to curb HIV infection in high-risk populations is working