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Javier Sancho

World Chagas Day: One of 39,000

Chagas

Her name is Mayerlín. She is seven years old and she should not be one of the 39,000 people in the world who will contract Chagas disease this year Her name is Mayerlín . She is seven years old and she should not be one of the 39,000 people in the world who will contract Chagas disease...

Public-Private Partnerships in Global Health

Training & Education
  • Florence Gignac
    Training & Education

    Public-Private Partnership: A Useful Global Health Tool in 2017?

    [Florence Gignac is student at the ISGlobal-UB Master of Global Health ]

  • José Cerezo
    Training & Education

    Towards the Privatization of Global Health: Do we Need Coca-Cola to Fight Coca-Cola?

    [José Cerezo is student at the ISGlobal-UB Master of Global Health ]

Alberto García-basteiro

Not a Problem of the Past: Tuberculosis Is Still Alive and Killing

Tuberculosis

[This article has been published in Spanish in La Vanguardia] Every 60 seconds, 20 people in the world develop tuberculosis and 3 die from tuberculosis Every 60 seconds , 20 people in the world develop tuberculosis and 3 die from the disease. The causative agent is the...

Carlota Dobaño

What’s Hot in Malaria Vaccines?

Malaria

Carlota Dobaño is Associate Research Professor and Head of the Malaria Immunology Group at ISGlobal I am sure you have heard various announcements recently about new and promising malaria vaccines that are achieving high levels of protection. However, as we have been reading articles...

Laia Font

What Do You Know About the Water You Drink? Reflections on World Water Day

Environmental Health

9% of the people in the world today do not have access to clean drinking water, a situation that leads to over 500,000 deaths from diarrhoea every year The World Health Organisation estimates that 9% of the people in the world today do not have access to clean drinking water , a...

Elisabeth Cardis

Fukushima, 6 Years Later: Consequences and Lessons

Environmental Health

[This article has been published in Spanish in Materia-El País by Adelaida Sarukhan  and  Elisabeth Cardis ] On March 11, 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 9 shook the east of Japan (...) and led to one of the worse nuclear accidents in history On March 11, 2011 , an...

Anna Lucas

International Women’s Day: Inequality and Maternal Health in the 2030 Agenda

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health

[This article has been published in Spanish in Planeta Futuro-El País] The maternal health success story, as evidenced by a mortality rate that was almost halved, actually masked another story: the progress made did not affect everyone equally During the years covered by the...

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