In developing countries, millions of people suffer from preventable health problems including infectious diseases, malnutrition and complications of childbirth. In many parts of the world, people lack access to clean water and adequate food which are both key components of good public health. In fact, one billion people in developing countries live on less than one U.S. dollar, 2.5 billion...
While the Olympics is the ultimate global athletic competition, it's far from a level playing field. This recently published infographic from the Department of Nursing at the University of Southern California links countries' medals to the Human Development Index.
The Global Hygiene Council's (GHC) global report, "Small Steps for Big Change", examines the alarming global prevalence of preventable infectious diseases in children. It's calling for a simple 5-step plan to be implemented by families, communities and healthcare professionals to improve hygiene practices and prevent the deaths of millions of children worldwide.
Sara Gorman explores the underlying meaning of words & asks, how does our language affect the way we approach global health and development?
Sara Gorman discusses "innovation" in health and development, highlighting the importance of ethical guidelines when implementing new ideas.