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Public Health in the News (9/15/19 - 10/5/19)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief

Global

News

Shaken Baby Syndrome: causes, symptoms, prevention and everything you need to know

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Shaken Baby Syndrome

Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is a form of
child abuse that can cause severe brain damage or death. 2,237 more words

Child Behavior

Too Much Exposure: Everyday Chemicals that Can Harm Kids

Here is a great article from Harvard Medical School’s health blog that clearly lists some of the main chemicals that we want our kids to steer clear of, and why. 60 more words

Dr. Gina Nick

“Health-seeking behavior and community perceptions of childhood Malnutrition in Children under five in the Case of Eastern Hararghe: Kersa District”

Ketema Degefa and Adugna Tadesse, CHAMPS Ethiopia

The magnitude of child malnutrition including severe child malnutrition is especially high in the rural areas of Kersa district and one of the major causes of death among children in the study area (KHDSS, 2016). 193 more words

Disparity in the Global Supply and Demand for Vaccines Against Rotavirus

By: Lawrence Wang

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay 

Vaccines are extremely important for individual and global health. These life-saving biologics are especially important for children in developing countries, who suffer disproportionately from vaccine-preventable infectious diseases. 1,171 more words

Essays

Global Engagement Fund takes UCL Anthropology to Ethiopia

Caroline Ackley, Timothy Carroll, Aaron Parkhurst

In January 2019, Timothy Carroll (UCL) and Aaron Parkhurst (UCL) – funded by the UCL Global Engagement Fund – partnered with Caroline Ackley ( 501 more words