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Amador Gómez

Child Undernutrition: an Ongoing Challenge

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health Undernutrition is responsible for one-third of all deaths among children under five years of age and continues to be a major challenge for public health . Hunger is a trap that mortgages the future of upcoming generations by eroding the growth and cognitive development of hundreds of millions...
Emily Miller

Ensuring the Voice: An Event to Encourage Global Health Collaboration

Training & Education The Global Health Next Generation Network serves as an example to strengthen communication and collaboration amongst global health professionals The global health landscape has experienced an unprecedented boom in actors dedicated to eradicating disparities and ensuring that everyone enjoys the...
Victoria Fumadó

Sierra Leone: What Next?

Ebola The country’s economy has been crippled, hospitals, health centres and schools were closed down and only now—slowly, cautiously and with great respect—is an attempt being made to reopen some of them When you arrive in Sierra Leone, the first thing that strikes you is how social customs have...
Azucena Bardají

Maternal Immunization: Protecting Mothers and Infants in Early Life

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health,Immunization Maternal antibodies are however often suboptimal and consequently do not necessarily provide adequate protection to the infant Vaccines are among the most effective preventive tools available to date for reducing infectious diseases and their complications and sequelae. Maternal immunization ...
Elisabeth Wilhelm

Strong Partners Make Malaria an Endangered Species in Kabuyu

Malaria [This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] The sun was already high in the sky on a brilliant blue morning the day before World Malaria Day. Dignitaries and public health officials...
Dudley Tarlton

It is Time to Focus on the Real Drivers of Malaria

Malaria [This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] Eliminating malaria seems like a straightforward issue. The parasite is transmitted to people through bites from infected mosquitoes. So...
Regina Rabinovich

Bridging the Malaria Gap: Lessons from the Field

Malaria [This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] As we draw our collective breath, the malaria community can surely bask in the knowledge that the malaria landscape has shifted...
Erin Hohlfelder

Malaria in the Time of Ebola

Malaria [This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015]   Every year, the global health community marks April 25th as World Malaria Day—a time to reflect on the toll of the disease,...
Kent Campbell

The End of Malaria is Within Reach

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] For thousands of years, people around the world have suffered from malaria. Although the illness has been largely eliminated from...
Lawal Yusuf

To End Malaria in Nigeria, Focus on Health Systems

Malaria [This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] The ongoing Ebola outbreak has dominated headlines for nearly a year. It is an undeniable catastrophe , with more than 10,000 lives lost...

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