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India’s Dengue Case Numbers Could Be Much Higher, Study Says

The Lancet: Dengue surveillance poor in India “…An October, 2014, study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene by researchers at the Brandeis University, MA, USA, showed that the annual number of dengue fever cases in India could be 282-times higher than the number officially reported, and ‘the…

Volunteer Female Community Health Workforce Delivers Maternal, Child Care Throughout Nepal

The Atlantic: The Women Who Keep Nepal Healthy “With their distinctive blue saris, 52,000 female community-health volunteers are at the front lines of medical care in Nepal. Since 1988, they’ve provided maternal and child health information and health services throughout the Himalayan kingdom, treating diarrhea and pneumonia, the primary causes…

Chinese Leader To Speak At U.N. Gender Equality Meeting, Irking Some Activists; U.N. Women Head Praises Nation’s Progress On Education, Health

Associated Press: Chinese Leader to Address U.N. on Gender Equality, Vexing Some “Chinese leader Xi Jinping will preside this weekend over a U.N. conference on gender equality, which some activists say is galling given China’s recent detentions of women’s rights activists and its history of stopping people from attending U.N.…

Taiwan Records 42 Dengue Deaths So Far This Year, Double 2014 Total

Agence France-Presse: Taiwan suffers deadliest ever dengue outbreak “Taiwan is suffering its deadliest ever outbreak of mosquito-borne dengue fever with a record high of 42 deaths, authorities said Thursday, double the number that died in 2014. … The total number of cases for 2015 has already hit 15,282, the Center…

DW Video Report Examines Access To TB Care In Mumbai

Deutsche Welle: Working towards a healthy global population “Although some 37 million cases of TB were treated or prevented through proper care between 2000 and 2013, the World Health Organization says the diseases is ‘second only to HIV/AIDS as the greatest killer worldwide due to a single infectious agent.’ This…

India Must Change Attitudes Around Toilet Use To Improve Sanitation

Deseret News: John Hoffmire: Making toilets ‘cool’ needs to be major health priority in India John Hoffmire, director of the Impact Bond Fund at the Saïd Business School at Oxford University, director of the Center on Business and Poverty at the Wisconsin School of Business at UW-Madison, and chair of…

New Issue Of ‘Global Health: Science And Practice’ Journal Available Online

Global Health: Science and Practice: September 2015 The new issue of the “Global Health: Science and Practice” features articles on various topics, including improving maternal and child health outcomes, interventions in adolescent sexual and reproductive health, and improving reproductive health equity, among others (September 2015).