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Aug 11, 2010
To the parents of a child who just received a potentially lifesaving vaccination against rotavirus, the molecular biology behind that vaccine may not get much consideration.
Aug 06, 2010
Check out new blogs posted today by our partners at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the ONE Campaign. New blogs posted today by our partners at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the ONE Campaign offer insight on the dramatic
Aug 03, 2010
It is hardly a month since the football frenzy ended, vuvuzelas were stored away, and South Africa could proudly say it was the first African nation to host the World Cup. South Africa boasts other firsts.
Aug 02, 2010
The burden of rotavirus is well known, particularly amongst the global health community. It's a leading cause of death amongst children under five. The virus claims the lives of more than 500,000 children each year and causes the hospitalization of
Jul 23, 2010
In a hot, dry town in Ghana called Navrongo, a group of mothers gathered one day last year at a health clinic. The mothers - about 30 of them - had traveled on foot and by bicycle, carrying their young children, to meet with the doctors and health
Jul 14, 2010
The Most Important Question in Global Child Health Today: Why are 3 Million Children Dying from Two Diseases we know how to Prevent and Treat?
One of the biggest challenges in global health is matching resources to the areas where the most lives can be saved. It is a very serious problem, because resources are always scarce, and when they are not targeted to those areas where the most
Jun 23, 2010
I've been traveling the past three weeks in Bangladesh and West Bengal visiting water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) organizations and their field programs.
Jun 17, 2010
For many of us, the G8 works a lot like the Wizard of Oz:Lots of smoke, mirrors, big words, and broken promises - but nobody can figure out what the wizard is doing behind his billowing curtains and fancy machines.So what's behind the smoke and
Jun 08, 2010
At the highest levels, the US Government is taking a close look at what brings the greatest return on its investment in foreign aid. We agree with the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) that the best investment is a health investment.