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Alberto García-basteiro

The Struggle Against Tuberculosis in Southern Mozambique

Tuberculosis

[This entry is co-authored by doctors  Elisa López Varela and Alberto García-Basteiro , ISGlobal researchers at the Manhiça International Health Research Centre (Mozambique)] Dawn is breaking in the district of Manhiça, in southern Mozambique. The temperature will reach a...

Elisa López

Tuberculosis: It’s Time to End Child Mortality!

Tuberculosis

[This entry is co-authored by doctors  Elisa López Varela and Alberto García-Basteiro , ISGlobal researchers at the Manhiça International Health Research Centre (Mozambique)] Shakira is malnourished, has tuberculosis (TB), and is infected with the human immunodeficiency virus...

Cristina Villanueva

Clean Water for Everyone?

Environmental Health

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were drawn up and ratified by all the members countries of the United Nations in 2000 as a roadmap towards improved quality of life for the population of developing countries. The ambitious objective of halving by 2015 the proportion of the population...

Pau Rubio

7 Ways Online Communication Can Help Your Scientific Career

Communications

Technology is changing everything. It is changing the way research is done. It is changing the way science is disseminated. The times when researchers could live and work inside their labs and would only communicate their results via peer reviewed journals or, at best, through a press...

José Luis Puerta

¿Siguen vigentes el Banco Mundial, la OMS y las Naciones Unidas?

Policy & Global Development,AID

En los últimos 60 años han cambiado muchas cosas, tenemos Internet, la Guerra Fría empezó y terminó, hemos descubierto vacunas que han salvado la vida y evitado sufrimientos a miles de millones de individuos, podemos hacer trasplantes, nuestra esperanza de vida casi se ha multiplicado por...

Clara Menéndez

Why Are So Many Women Still Dying From Preventable Causes?

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health

[This post has been written by Clara Menéndez, Anna Lucas and Azucena Bardají, from ISGlobal's  Initiative of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health  and has been published today, International Women's Day, on El Pais' online magazine  Planeta Futuro ] Millennium...

X Workshop on Chagas Disease

Chagas
  • María Elena Bottazzi
    Chagas

    Chagas Disease in the United States

    Chagas disease caused by parasite  Trypanosoma   cruzi  is now considered one of the major public health threats worldwide . This month of March, the 10th Chagas Disease Workshop i...

  • Janine Ramsey
    Chagas

    Treatment Access Barriers for Trypanosoma cruzi–Infected Patients in Mexico

    [This post was written by Janine M. Ramsey, researcher and professor at the Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública in Mexico and Alba Valdez-Tah, anthropologist and doctoral student]  

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