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In Annual Letter, Bill, Melinda Gates Answer 10 ‘Tough’ Questions About Their Work

GatesNotes: The 10 Toughest Questions We Get In their 10th annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, answer “10 tough questions that people ask us,” including questions on the Foundation’s giving in the U.S., investments in climate change, imposing values on other cultures,…

Global Community Doing More To Address Climate Change, Former U.S. VP Al Gore Says

Devex: ‘Sustainability revolution’ is progressing quickly, regardless of politics, Gore says “Former United States Vice President Al Gore struck an optimistic tone on Tuesday as he posed three questions on climate change action: Must we change, can we change, and will we change? The answer to all three was a…

More News In Global Health

The Guardian: ‘I don’t live any more’: Zika takes a heavy toll on families in Brazil (Phillips, 2/5). The Guardian: India’s sanitary towel hero Pad Man bound for Bollywood glory (Waheed, 2/3). NPR: A Crowd Is Waiting For A Cervical Cancer Clinic On Wheels (Roemer, 2/4). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Mobile…

February 2018 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The February 2018 WHO Bulletin includes articles on various issues, including an editorial on health, climate, and small island states by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; a research paper…

Climate Change May Affect Malaria Control, Elimination Strategies

Tropical Health Matters: Climate Changes Many Things Including Malaria Bill Brieger, professor in the Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins University, discusses the WHO’s framework for malaria elimination and examines how climate change could affect malaria control and elimination strategies. Brieger writes, “Countries not only need to adapt malaria…

More News In Global Health

CNN: India’s gender inequality has led to millions of ‘unwanted’ girls (McKirdy, 1/30). Global Health NOW: Climate Change: When Dengue Reaches Helsinki (Shufro, 1/26). NPR: Too Little, Too Late, Too Risky: Surgery In Africa (Brink, 1/29). Reuters: 60,000 North Korean children may starve, sanctions slow aid: UNICEF (Nebehay, 1/30). Thomson…

Global Health Leaders Should Recognize Links Between Environmental, Health Policies

The Conversation: Why climate change is worsening public health problems Chelsey Kivland, professor at Dartmouth College, and Anne Sosin, program manager for the global health initiative at Dartmouth College “Around the world, the health care debate often revolves around access. … Yet focusing on access is not enough. The imperative…

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