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THE NEGLECTED

You may never have heard of some of the diseases that are mentioned in this post – I certainly hadn’t until I studied them at university – but that makes them even more interesting to read about! 2,056 more words

Infectious Diseases

The Thirst To Help

The idea of clean water seems to be following me, recurring over and over this past week. It started in one of my public relations classes; we were asked to create a fake product and build a campaign around it. 311 more words

Blog

India launches massive public health campaign to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis!

India was certified polio-free in 2014. Today, the country has the opportunity to achieve its next public health victory with the elimination of lymphatic filariasis… 801 more words

What's Happenin'

The unfortunate risks of a NTD; what potential parents should know

Along with all the joys of a pregnancy, come some potential concerns. Although there are many complications that may arise in the development of your baby the focus of this blog are neural tube defects.  67 more words

Birth Defects

Lab Abuzz: BU scientists aim to make vaccine for mosquito-transmitted diseases

Published on the Baylor Lariat on Oct. 22, 2014

Dr. Cheolho Sim, assistant professor of biology, has a laboratory that is as dark, hot and humid as a rainforest. 579 more words

Baylor Lariat

Enfermedades Tropicales Desatendidas y sus efectos en la Salud Global

“Más de mil millones de personas, o una sexta parte de la población mundial, sufren
de al menos una enfermedad tropical desatendida (NTD).” (GHI, 2014) Mas de la mitad de esta población global afectada son niños menores 10 años. 243 more words

Salud

What is the real price of things in Taiwan (in U.S. dollars)?

I’m not an expert in economics, but I am aware of the economic differences between Taiwan and the U.S. Something that always concerns me is when I see people directly determining the price of an item in Taiwan by a simple exchange rate conversion. 437 more words

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