Health News about health and global development covering malaria, TB, infectious & non infectious diseases, ebola outbreak, epidemic, sanitation public health and more. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT en UNAIDS leader to resign next year after review voices “no confidence” Scathing report urges leadership change at AIDS agency, following claims of bullying and harassment. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Country-owned strategies to fight malaria Progress on malaria control stalled in 2016 and 2017, so the WHO has launched country-led strategies. Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:06:56 GMT The human face of digital health How can health workers on the front line better use high tech, low tech ‒ or no tech? Anita Makri reports from Bellagio. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT Q&A: Privacy ‘not keeping pace’ with digital health Tech moving faster than policies in digital health, says Patricia Mechael. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Q&A: ‘There is a silent rejection’ of large health interventions Health solutions co-designed with communities are proving more effective, says Vishwajeet Kumar . Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Antibiotics resistance breaks global boundaries Antibiotics resistance among some bacteria—including E.coli, salmonella and gonorrhoea—is pushing planetary safe zones, a study has found. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Fearful Kenyan women resort to secret family planning A study shines light on men preventing their female partners from using contraception. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:06:17 GMT Q&A: Nutrition solutions lie beyond health Nutrition policy needs to target areas where food isn’t the only challenge, says Zulfiqar Bhutta. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Keeping animals out of home key to improved nutrition Children whose parents keep animals at home have worse health outcomes and are more likely to be stunted, a study has found. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:55:34 GMT One simple questionnaire could help spot autism in many countries Most cases of autism go undiagnosed in poor countries, but questionnaires could help spot them – if they account for cultural differences. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:00:00 GMT 5-year-plan to bring HIV vaccine to market A global strategy aims to tackle legal problems and red tape that could hamper the roll-out of a HIV vaccine Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:00:00 GMT Every fifth baby is born by C-section Caesarean deliveries have doubled in 15 years, a study has found. But their prevalence, particularly in Latin America, may have a health impact on children. Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT Pesticides blamed for rise in colon cancer deaths The first population-level data suggesting that the risk of colon cancer is heightened by pesticide exposure has emerged. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 12:50:03 GMT The HIV epidemic will not end unless we prioritise youth mental health Mental illness puts young people at risk of infection and makes them less likely to seek care, says King’s College London’s Melanie Abas. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT Birth cushion– the power of culturally aware healthcare Birth cushion is part of a rising trend of culturally sensitive approaches to healthcare. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:00:00 GMT Debate over misconduct stalls Egyptian clinical trials law A controversy over how to deal with misconduct has sent Egypt’s long-awaited clinical trials regulation back to the drawing board. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:00:00 GMT Zambia on alert to quash future Ebola cases Training programme starts in Zambia to help health workers in provinces combat potential Ebola outbreaks. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:29:00 GMT Half of mental health disorders arise in adolescence Use of technology for psychological care, and training for caregivers and teachers to detect early mental disorders: WHO strategies on World Mental Health Day. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:30:00 GMT UN targets TB for eradication New technologies are the game changers in TB eradication, a UN meeting has heard. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:50:33 GMT Brazil faces chronic pollution scenario after mine disaster Metals in soils affected by waste spillage in 2015 may lead to long-term environmental damage. Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:00:00 GMT