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Èrica Martínez

How Heatwaves Affect Our Health

Environmental Health

A heatwave is a period of at least three consecutive days during which the temperatures forecast are higher than the maximum temperatures recorded for the season Recently, the weather has become a very common topic of conversation. And the reason is that this year we have had the...

Silvie Huijben

Malaria Elimination: What´s Evolutionary Biology Got To Do With It


Over the past decade we have witnessed great success in reducing malaria morbidity and mortality worldwide . Several countries are even reaching, or working hard towards the elimination of malaria. Much of the successes can be attributed to insecticide- and antimalarial-based interventions :...

Clara Pons

Day of the African Child: The First Month of Life Will Be the Most Dangerous

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health

[This entry has been published in Spanish in Planeta Futuro-El País] Even today, 16,000 children around the world die every day before reaching their fifth birthday It seems logical to those of us who live in the Western world to say that children born in 2017 or in the past...

Gonzalo Fanjul

Passports Can Seriously Damage Your Health

Policy & Global Development

[This post has been published in Spanish on the blog 3.500 millones] We must anchor the fundamental rights of people who migrate to their status as human beings and citizens, not to the possession of a passport I take a practical stance: international migration is a fact, and...

Leonardo De La Torre

Co-creation, Collaboration, Community: The InSPIRES Kick-Off Meeting


Co-creation. Collaboration. Community . The words projected on the wall were big, and getting bigger. Innovation. Change . A few minutes earlier, we had been asked to think about the topic “Science Shops 2.0”. Work networks. Interactive, inclusive processes . Gradually, we...

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