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Adelaida Sarukhan

A Year in Global Health: A Less Turbulent but More Worrisome 2017

Communications

The WHO elected its new leader: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the organisation’s first African director This was an important year for the global health community, since the WHO elected its new leader: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , the organisation’s first African director,...

Elena Marbán

What Has Happened With Zika?

Zika

I don’t know if I should rejoice at the fact that Zika is no longer news (...). This also means less attention – and less resources- I don’t know if I should rejoice at the fact that Zika is no longer news . On one hand, this media silence is due to the fact that,...

Anna Lucas

Universal (Maternal) Health Coverage: A Dream Within Reach

Such mechanisms are needed to reduce and prevent poverty and vulnerability throughout the life cycle Universal health coverage (UHC) was finally included as one of the main health-related targets ( 3.8 ) of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for all countries. To provide UHC,...

Mònica López

This Is How We Are Creating the First European Child Cohort Network

Environmental Health

The Dutch city of Rotterdam hosted the second meeting of LifeCycle, a European project in which ISGlobal is a partner Last October, the Dutch city of Rotterdam hosted the second meeting of LifeCycle , a European project in which ISGlobal is a partner. The objective of the LifeCycle...

Laura De La Fuente

From Manhiça, Mozambique. Goal: Change the December 1st Slogan

HIV/Aids

[This article has been published in Spanish in El-País-Planeta Futuro  on the occasion of World AIDS Day] Illustration by María de la Fuente Soro   This year, once again, the population of Manhiça located south of Mozambique is preparing, as in other...

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