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Tania Martínez

CITI-SENSE: Do You Want to Know about the Air You Breathe?

Environmental Health

Environmental pollution, particularly of the air, is nowadays a major problem that unknowingly affects our lives in the cities. The CITI-SENSE project , led in Barcelona by CREAL (Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology), believes it is important that citizens know of the air that...

Anna Lucas

Lancet Commentary Points Out Higher Risks for Women and Children in the Ebola Outbreak

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health,Ebola

The Lancet published yesterday a commentary that describes the sociocultural and health-care factors that make women and children more vulnerable to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. The paper is authored by Clara Menéndez, director of ISGlobal's Initiative of Maternal, Child and...

Gonzalo Fanjul

Is Ebola still a Problem in West Africa?


If we had to go by the decreasing number of searches for “Ebola” shown by Google Trends in Spain, anyone would think the crisis has come to an end. After all, the only thing leftover of the panic that spread like wildfire across our country for several months is the judicial process which,...

Josep M. Antó

Reducing Energy Poverty Is Good for the Heart

Environmental Health,Health Equity

[This text has been written by Xavier Basagaña and Josep Mª Antó, researchers at  Centro de Investigación en Epidemiología Ambiental (CREAL) , partner institution of ISGlobal.] Many headlines and articles have been written in the media over the past few months about the...

Joan Tallada

Passing Does Not Mean Learning

Training & Education

Out of the 16 cousins in my large and dysfunctional family, I am the only one who went to University. It is now water under the bridge, but you cannot imagine what the pressure was like at the time: the crossbred honor of the Tallada Martínez family depended entirely on my supposed ability to...

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