Blogs

Jeffrey Lazarus

For Viral Hepatitis Elimination One Size Does Not Fit All

The conference 'Striving towards the elimination of HCV infection' was the first major European conference specifically on hepatitis C virus elimination since the publication of the WHO strategy in 2016 “ For elimination, one size does not fit all ” was a refrain...

Azucena Bardají

Women in Science: the Persisting Gap

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health

[This post has been written by  Azucena Bardají , researcher at ISGlobal, and Clara Menéndez and Anna Lucas , director and coordinator, respectively, of the Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health Initiative at ISGlobal. February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in...

Sophie Ward

To Go Far in Global Health, Why Can’t We Go Together?

Policy & Global Development

If they seek the same ambitious goals why do such actors not work together more closely? Where are the synergies in the global health arena?/q> Trying to comprehend the world of global health isn’t simple. It brings together a variety of actors from across the globe . Among...

Gabriela Prado

Do Lifestyle Factors Influence the Onset of ADHD in Children?

Environmental Health

With a worldwide prevalence of 5%, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common behaviour disorder in childhood With a worldwide prevalence of 5%, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common behaviour disorder in childhood. ADHD is...

Gonzalo Fanjul

SDGs: Governments are Going to Need All the Help They Can Get

Policy & Global Development

[This blog post has been published in Spanish in 3.500 Millones - El País] The fortunes of the SDG's national plan may depend on matters central to the public interest, such as energy transition, ending child poverty or the quality of our seas In a little under seven...

Marta Solano

Our 7 Most Viral Videos in 2017

Communications

This is the ranking of the seven videos most often shared on our Facebook page last year At a time when everyone is talking about proposals for 2018 , it is also a good moment to look back to see whether we met the goals we set last year. One of the objectives set by the ISGlobal...

Meggie Mwoka

Let’s Talk About Private and Public Health Care

Training & Education,Health Equity

The discussion on the role of private health sector in low and middle income countries is often met with mixed feelings. Different paradigms on whether health is a public good versus a business underlie the discussions. The private health sector is undergoing massive growth...

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 Marban

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,...

Beatriz Fiestas

Solidaridad contra las enfermedades infecciosas

Communications

En 1926, el poeta austrohúngaro Rainer Maria Rilke se infectó al pincharse con una rosa y acabó muriendo. Aún no existían los antibióticos, por lo que una simple infección podía derivar en lo peor. Y aunque pueda parecer que hoy estamos muy lejos de esas épocas, los científicos advierten que...

Events

eLabs

eLabs

Speakers: M. J. Pinazo, A. S. Gresle & L. de la Torre (ISGlobal)