Monday, December 29, 2014
  1. Fighting Ebola on All Fronts

    Christian Bréchot

    Fighting Ebola on All Fronts

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     warns that the virus has not been contained and issues a call for action to halt its spread.

    Ebola quarantine Monrovia Liberia Monrovia Liberia/Morgana Wingard/UNDP

    Judging by the media coverage in the United States and Europe of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, one might conclude that conditions in the affected countries are gradually improving. But, though the epidemic is no longer a front-page story, the virus is far from being contained. On the contrary, it remains a serious global health threat. READ MORE

  2. Measuring the Next Global Development Goals

    Bjørn Lomborg
  3. Prepping Gay Men for PrEP

    Adebisi Alimi

    Prepping Gay Men for PrEP

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     worries that gay men in the developing world may fear accessing a new anti-HIV therapy.

    AIDS patient India hospital AIDS Patient/John Isaac/World Bank/Flickr

    Researchers have confirmed the effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis, a technique in which people who are HIV-negative use antiretroviral drugs to protect themselves from infection. But the World Health Organization and others must ensure that PrEP is available to those who need it most: gay men in the developing world. READ MORE

  4. Testing Times for Alzheimer’s

    Krishna Chinthapalli
  5. A New Direction for Global Health

    Mitch Daniels , ET AL

    A New Direction for Global Health

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    , ET AL  want high-income countries to rebalance aid to address the rise of noncommunicable diseases.

    Newsart for A New Direction for Global Health US Army Africa

    Dramatic changes in urbanization, global trade, and consumer markets – which occurred over decades in wealthy countries – are happening at a faster rate, and at a much larger scale, in still-poor countries. These trends have brought substantial health benefits, but have given rise to significant challenges as well. READ MORE

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