Global Health

United for a healthier world. A collection of 12 posts
Sustainably Reducing Medical Waste and Plastic Pollution
Sustainability

Sustainably Reducing Medical Waste and Plastic Pollution

A global economy and scientific advancements would be impossible without plastic. A primary product of petroleum refining, plastic is integrally linked to numerous global supply and production chains. Plastic is especially important in
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Production of First Domestic HPV Vaccine in China
Global Health

Production of First Domestic HPV Vaccine in China

On January 2nd, 2020, the National Medical Products Administration announced China's approval of its first domestic production of the HPV vaccine. It is hard to believe that the first HPV vaccines arrived in
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Hospitals Vanishing from Rural America
Global Health

Hospitals Vanishing from Rural America

The increasing rate of rural hospitals closures is negatively impacting the health of rural Americans and the economy of rural communities.
Collaboration and Competition for the Ebola Vaccine
Development

Collaboration and Competition for the Ebola Vaccine

How competition and collaboration fueled the race for the ebola vaccine.
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The Impact of an Aging Population on Global Health
Development

The Impact of an Aging Population on Global Health

With an ever-present focus on communicable diseases in the world, what gets left behind are those affecting our elders.
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The Accessibility of Global Health Technology
Development

The Accessibility of Global Health Technology

Investment into global health technologies foster empowerment and enablement for communities worldwide.
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Global Health Studies: The Future of Medical Undergraduates
Development

Global Health Studies: The Future of Medical Undergraduates

The emergence of global health studies has significant implications for the future of public health.
The State of the Global Effort Against Malaria and the Cost-Effectiveness of Prevention Measures
Development

The State of the Global Effort Against Malaria and the Cost-Effectiveness of Prevention Measures

Investments in the fight against Malaria are taking a preventative approach to mitigate and minimize future outbreaks.
Analyzing Global Health Through a Sustainability Lens
Development

Analyzing Global Health Through a Sustainability Lens

Current investment in global health initiatives prioritize short term outcomes over the long term growth of the community.
China's Push to Go Green
Sustainability

China's Push to Go Green

Rapidly increasing energy demands of a rapidly growing population is forcing China to quickly adapt to new green energy sources.
Emerging Non-Profit Pharmaceutical Companies and Their Role in Drug Delivery
Development

Emerging Non-Profit Pharmaceutical Companies and Their Role in Drug Delivery

With public opinion skyrocketing against the pharmaceutical industry, a new breed of nonprofit drug manufacturers are stepping in.
Distributing a Nongovernmental Health Organization’s Resources in the Most Cost-Effective Manner
Development

Distributing a Nongovernmental Health Organization’s Resources in the Most Cost-Effective Manner

Promoting cost efficiency and accountability in accounting empowers NGOs to deliver high quality, 21st-century solutions to emerging issues.