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A blog about Global Health. An open space for discussing equitable access to health for everyone, everywhere.

Meggie Mwoka

The African Convention Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) and the Health of The Continent

Training & Education

This year about 50 countries of the African Union signed the historic Africa Convention Free Trade Area This year about 50 countries of the African Union signed the historic  Africa Convention Free Trade Area agreement that paves the way for free movement of goods and services...

Mercy Opiyo

World Mosquito Day: Fighting the Bite with Pride

Malaria

Malaria is transmitted by female mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles. Photo: Krijn Paaijmans It all starts with a single bite of an infected female mosquito that results in mild, acute or chronic illness and/or eventually to loss of a human life Though...

Mohamed A. Kanu

A Public Health Perspective on Sierra Leone’s Monthly Cleaning Exercise

Training & Education

The newly elected president of Sierra Leone proclaimed an Executive Order instituting a monthly cleaning day in the country Let me start by giving thumbs-up to our newly elected president of the Republic of Sierra Leone , Julius Maada Bio . In 22 years, his campaign messages proved...

Xavier Basagaña

What Are the Health Risks of Heat Exposure and How Can We Avoid Them?

[This article has been published in "Espai Salut", by la Diputació de Barcelona] Heat certainly can have damaging health effects and, while there is no need to be alarmist, we should all be aware of the risks With the advent of hot weather, we begin to receive advice and...

Clara Menéndez

Vaccination, an Individual Right with Collective Consequences

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health,Immunization

[This article has been written by Clara Menéndez , Director of the Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health Initiative at ISGlobal, and Vicky Fumadó , Unit of Infectious and Imported Diseases. Pediatric Service. Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Déu. It has been published in Spanish in...

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