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Carles Aranda

The Common House Mosquito: An Unwanted Companion in Our Lives

Culex pipiens is the common house mosquito—the one that tries to bite you at night and wakes you up with its dreadful buzzing Culex pipiens is the common house mosquito —the one that tries to bite you at night and wakes you up with its dreadful buzzing. The typical...

Rachel Lowe

Can Climate Forecasts Also Predict Disease Outbreaks?

Environmental Health

In a recent study, we used climate forecasts to predict the risk of a dengue epidemic Decision-makers in resource strained settings face the daunting task of budgeting for unforeseen emergencies at the start of each fiscal year. Advance warning of when disasters might strike , from...

Irene Romero

Access to Health Innovation, Discussing Current and Future Solutions

Training & Education

What if you had to take the one medicine that keeps you alive and costs over $1000 a pill? Choosing your smartphone may be a matter of budget, newness, functionality or ‘what’s cool now’. You may have enough money to buy the latest smartphone with the latest...

Elisa López

New Drugs for the Treatment of Tuberculosis in Children

Tuberculosis

In its most recent update of the Model List of Essential Medicines, the WHO has included several new drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis In its most recent update of the Model List of Essential Medicines , the World Health Organisation has included several new drugs for the...

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