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Meet our 2014-2015 Global Health Scholarship Recipients

Theoretical Epidemiologist Christophe Fraser to speak at Global Health Leaders Forum. Monday June 16, 2014, 12:00, W2008, JHSPH.

Hopkins-Pulitzer Fellowship Recipient Announced
Congratulations, Michelle Ferng! 

Right to Heal - Film Screening and Panel
April 07, 2014, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Sommer Hall

Hopkins Team Takes 2nd Place at the 2014 Emory Global Health Case Competition. See the team.

Jhpiego Wins 2014 UN Population Award
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Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report

Filling the need for trusted information on health issues
  1. Social Unrest In Liberia, Guinea, As Quarantines, Rumors Stir Controversy Amid Ebola Outbreak

    News outlets report on social unrest in Liberia and Guinea, as quarantines are implemented and rumors spread about the Ebola virus outbreak. New York Times: As Ebola Grips Liberia’s Capital, a Quarantine Sows Social Chaos “…Isolating communities has succeeded in some rural areas in past [Ebola] outbreaks in Central Africa. But the quarantine of anMore

    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:32:19 +0000
  2. Ebola Genetic Analysis Shows How Virus Spread From Guinea To Sierra Leone

    News outlets report on a study published in Science that describes the genetic mutations taking place in the Ebola virus as it spreads among humans in the West African outbreak. Associated Press: Scientists dig into Ebola’s deadly genes for clues “…Stephen Gire and other health researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope thatMore

    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:31:34 +0000
  3. Dead Game Animal Linked To Ebola Outbreak In DRC, WHO Says

    CIDRAP News: WHO: Dead game animal sparked DRC Ebola outbreak “The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) Ebola outbreak started with a pregnant woman who butchered a game animal, leading to a total of 24 suspected cases and 13 deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced [Wednesday]…” (Roos, 8/27).
    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:30:01 +0000
  4. NIH To Begin Ebola Vaccine Safety Clinical Trial In Humans

    News outlets report on an Ebola vaccine human clinical trial scheduled to begin next week. ABC News: U.S. to Test Ebola Vaccine in Humans Amid Growing Outbreak in West Africa “U.S. scientists will begin testing an Ebola vaccine in humans next week, health officials announced [Thursday]. But it could take 11 months to learn whetherMore

    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:29:19 +0000
  5. U.K. Advises Only Essential Travel To Ebola-Affected West African Nations

    News outlets report on travel warnings made by the U.K. in response to the West African Ebola outbreak. BBC News: Travel ban to Ebola affected countries, U.K. officials say “The U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office says all travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia should be avoided — unless essential, due to the Ebola outbreak.More

    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:28:33 +0000
  6. IMF, ECOWAS Comment On Ebola Outbreak; Sierra Leone Stops U.N.-Led Troop Rotations Into Somalia

    Reuters reports on several issues surrounding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Reuters: IMF says Ebola having ‘acute’ impact on West African economies “The worst ever outbreak of the Ebola disease is likely to lead to ‘sharply’ lower growth in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone and raise financing needs in all three West African countries,More

    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:27:59 +0000

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