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Global Health NOW Series Highlights Efforts To Prevent Paralytic Disease Konzo

Global Health NOW: Konzo: Don’t Look Away
“…Science journalist Amy Maxmen’s konzo series in Global Health NOW makes two very clear points: konzo is a horror for the poorest of the poor; and action must be taken now…” (Simpson, 11/13).

Global Health NOW: Julie Cliff on Konzo, the Orphan Disease
“…In a Q&A with GHN’s Dayna Kerecman Myers, [physician Julie Cliff] explains her work to help identify konzo as the source of the mysterious paralysis cases she saw in Mozambique beginning in the early 1980s, how she watched as konzo affected communities through times of war and drought — and how the answers to curbing konzo, inextricably intertwined with fighting poverty, remain frustratingly elusive…” (Myers, 11/13).

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