Non-Certified Providers Provide Initial Care for Pregnancy-Related Complications in Rural Bangladesh
From the Bloomberg School of Public Health: In rural Bangladesh, non-certified providers such as village doctors and untrained birth attendants are the first-line providers for women with severe obstetric complications, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Reality Show Reduces Stigma Around Family Planning in India
From the Bloomberg School of Public Health: The Center for Communication Programs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recently created a reality television game show to promote modern methods of family planning in underserved urban neighborhoods in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Beyrer Receives Honorary Doctorate from Chiang Mai University
From the Bloomberg School of Public Health: Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Public Health and Human Rights at the Bloomberg School and director of the Johns Hopkins University Fogarty AIDS International Training & Research Program, received an honorary doctorate in health science from Chiang Mai University in northern Thailand on January 19, 2012.
U.N. Urged to Hold Special Session on Mental Health
From the Bloomberg School of Public Health: An international group of health experts is calling on the United Nations to convene a special session of the General Assembly to focus global attention on mental health issues. In a commentary published January 17 in the journal PLoS Medicine, the group argues that mental, neurological and substance use disorders are core development issues that require commitment and investment to improve global access to care and to...
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