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BRICS Countries Must Invest In Health Systems To Better Prevent, Treat Tuberculosis

NPR: ‘How Unromantic It Is To Die Of Tuberculosis In The 21st Century’ Salmaan Keshavjee, director of Harvard Medical School’s Center for Global Health Delivery-Dubai and senior TB specialist at Partners In Health “…Ebola is the tip of a global health crisis: a crisis in our collective ability to deliver…

Liberia To Pay $5K To Families Of HCWs Killed By Ebola

Associated Press: Liberia: Families of health workers killed by Ebola get $5k “Liberia’s government has begun making payments to the families of health workers who died of Ebola in the world’s worst ever outbreak, an official said Thursday. … Ebola has killed 180 health workers in the country, according to…

Malaria-Related Brain Swelling Causes Death In Some Children, Study Shows

News outlets report on a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showing how brain swelling contributes to some malaria deaths in children. New York Times: Brain Swelling Tied to Deaths From Malaria “When children die from a severe form of malaria, swelling of the brain is often…

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