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We are Human: World AIDS Day 2016

Every year on December 1, we observe World AIDS Day to remember those who’s lives HIV and AIDS has impacted. Today we will educate ourselves, and the community, about the realities of HIV and AIDS and how it transforms the lives of many people in our world. 266 more words

International Health

Castro: Grim Reaper 1 CIA 0

Despite 638 attempts, the Central Intelligence Bureau has failed to do what ‘natural causes’ has managed to do in an instant.  The death of Fidel Castro, at 90, is less a success for covert operations and more attributable to Mr. 165 more words

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The challenges of big data in low- and middle-income countries: from paper to petabytes

Generation of digital data has expanded exponentially over the last decade, inspiring visions of data-driven healthcare and precision medicine. But the promise of big data is tempered by today’s reality in low resource settings: weak health systems and limited governance structures complicate its application. 499 more words

Infectious Diseases

India a country of controversy

August, 2013

How did I get there?

During my bachelors of honours in International Health I got the chance to visit India for 4 weeks doing field visits, going into hospitals and to general practitioners, going to the most rural areas with no roads and access to the rest of the world. 385 more words

Travel

Cigna Global's New Global Health Assist Program...

Traveling or living abroad can be a very exciting time in one’s life.  So many new places and people to see and meet.  Most Expats who live abroad understand the need for a comprehensive global in scope health plan.   664 more words

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Thailand Finds 21 New Cases of Zika in Bangkok, Including Pregnant Woman

Twenty-one new cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in central Bangkok, including a pregnant woman who later gave birth with no complications, Thailand’s public health ministry said on Sunday. 325 more words

International

Where does the United States stand on Gender Equality?

When I was writing my professional paper for my Master of Public Health program I used many tools to help me describe the relationship between stress and poor health outcomes, and the relationship between stress and gender roles. 350 more words

International Health