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Adelaida Sarukhan

From the Heart of Africa, a Message for World Malaria Day

Malaria,Policy & Global Development

Have you ever had malaria? Why did you decide to study it? What lessons have we learned – or not- in the fight against the disease? These are some of the questions we asked our ISGlobal team that attended the Keystone Symposia meeting “Malaria: from Innovation to Eradication”...

Joan Tallada

Six Myths About Development and Global Health (and Books that Debunk Them)

Policy & Global Development

The pattern repeats, as in Groundhog Day : you get invited to a meeting of leading lights—a great privilege, you might say. Once there, you wonder how you managed once again to get roped into spending several hours of your life listening to platitudes, regurgitated ad nauseam, that would...

Natalie Mueller

The Health Benefits of Cycling

Environmental Health

Large amounts of public space in cities are assigned to accommodating motor traffic While physical-intensive labour and mobility activities have decreased over the decades resulting in sedentarism and the obesity crisis , motor vehicle usage is still on the rise. Continuing expansions of...

Christine K. Tarr Attia

From Ebola to Hope: My Experience as a Nurse Learning to Conduct Trials on Infectious Diseases in Liberia

Ebola

In April 2016, I was glad to have the opportunity to apply as a trainee in the SELeCT Project (Strengthening Laboratory Capacity at St. Joseph’s Catholic hospital for Clinical Trials) . As a trained Registered Nurse, I knew that my involvement with this project could make a great...

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...

Adelaida Sarukhan

These Maps Explain Why Health is Global

Chagas,Malaria,Ebola,Zika

[This article has been written by Adelaida Sarukhan, scientific writer at ISGlobal, with the collaboration of Eduard Martín-Borregón, and it has been published in Spanish in The Huffington Post ] There is no doubt: in an increasingly interdependent world, health has become a global...

Carolyn Daher

Kicking Our 20th Century Addiction and Reclaiming Our Cities

Environmental Health

[This article has been published in Spanish in Planeta Futuro-El País] We have come to see cars not merely as a mode of transport but as a fundamental right. But at what cost? Let’s be honest with ourselves. We are addicted to our cars . Nearly a century of seductive...

Public-Private Partnerships in Global Health

Training & Education
  • Public-Private Partnership: A Useful Global Health Tool in 2017?

    Florence Gignac
    [Florence Gignac is student at the ISGlobal-UB Master of Global Health ] Leer más
  • Towards the Privatization of Global Health: Do we Need Coca-Cola to Fight Coca-Cola?

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

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