In Guinea-Bissau, MV-vaccinated children had a 70% lower mortality rate than did MV-unvaccinated children. The reality about vaccines is complex and nuanced, and simplifying it is devastating for science.
“From a drop of water that touched the Earth, the Pataxó tribe was born”. This indigenous tribe is grieving the loss of one of Brazil’s most important rivers, Paraopebas.
From a global health perspective, these insights are vital for understanding the health-related harms caused by transphobia.
This student decided to write about Greenland. What happens next will amaze you.
“The study has some bold recommendations. Steak-lovers will be disappointed to find yet another scientific paper laying out the negative health and environmental effects of meat consumption. Vegans will be delighted to find their vegetable, lentil and soy-rich diets vindicated…”
“An increasingly de-politicised global health narrative fails to challenge the root causes of inequalities and poses a major challenge to achieving health equity (11).”
After some time in hibernation, the Eye on Global Health blog rose from the ashes in 2018 and is more active than ever before.
“For me, personally…even if the people hate the refugees, when they see the place and hear about it, they might have a little sympathy for them”
“Together with 30 scientists we are going to tell the world what they should be eating by 2050. This is a fairly audacious thing to do but its grounded on real evidence.”
During our time in Sri Lanka, my research group and I wanted to explore the Sri Lankan health care system’s approach to dengue control, with the main focus on identifying ways the surveillance system could be improved.