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Jose Muñoz

Chikungunya, a Virus Going Global

Epidemiology

[This article has been written by  Jose Muñoz , Tropical Medicine specialist at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona and ISGlobal researcher, and  Pau Rubio , responsible for Online Communications at ISGlobal]  Before turning up in Gandia, this wayfaring virus...

Laia Ruiz

When Community Engagement in Clinical Trials is Real

Training & Education

Many of the ethical principles so firmly defended today were missing just a couple of decades ago Every time I talk about Community Engagement (CE), I like to emphasize how ethics is a heterogeneous field that evolves in different ways at different times. Many of the ethical principles so...

Krijn Paaijmans

When Mosquitoes Laugh at Insecticides

Malaria

Insecticide resistance is a rapidly growing threat to malaria control and elimination programs. Resistance to pyrethroids, which dominate both (1) the insecticide-treated bednet and (2) the indoor residual spraying markets, has been observed in all African countries. Hunting for...

Charles A. Ameh

Universal Health Coverage and Maternal and Newborn Health

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health

As the ‘countdown’ to December 2015 draws closer, there is a renewed debate on how effectively the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have helped shape the agenda and the strategies  to improve health, reduce poverty and promote development. It could be argued that the...

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