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

Global Health: Science and Practice: December 2015 The new issue of “Global Health: Science and Practice” features articles on various topics, including a study on voluntary medical male circumcision in Zambia, advancing family planning in the DRC, and using mHealth tools in Guinea’s Ebola response (December 2015).

Global Burden Of Cancer Incidence Shifting To Developing Countries, Study Shows

Washington Post: Global cancer hotspots: Burden of disease is shifting to developing world “The global burden of cancer is shifting dramatically. … In an analysis that maps the world’s hot spots for cancer [published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention], epidemiologist Lindsey Torre found a tremendous heterogeneity in…

New ‘PSI Pulse’ Available Online

PSI Pulse: Issue 3 Issue 3 of PSI Pulse contains several pieces on global health-related issues, including an article on using development impact bonds as a model to finance global health; the use of voluntary medical male circumcision in Zimbabwe; a program that aims to improve gestational diabetes management and…

Blog Post Examines Global Burden Of Mental Health Issues Through Data Visualizations

Humanosphere: Visualizing the neglected burden of mental health problems Katie Leach-Kemon, policy translation specialist at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and Humanosphere contributor, discusses the inclusion of mental health issues in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and examines their global burden using visualizations from IHME. “[T]he burden of…

Investment In Disability Data Crucial To Achieving SDGs

The Guardian: Poor people living with disabilities are counting on better data for better lives Harpinder Collacott, executive director at Development Initiatives, and Tim Wainwright, chief executive officer of ADD International “…At ADD International and at Development Initiatives we have four key recommendations for ensuring people with disabilities are not…