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Putting Science at the Service of Humanity

Yvonne Chaka Chaka | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Singers like me don't often go to scientific conferences. Science and singing seem as far removed from each other as malaria is from mbaqanga1. But the scientific conference I am attending this week in Durban, South Africa, is no usual gathering of ivory tower academics. It is the malaria community's largest meeting in four years - the 6th MIM Conference (Multilateral Initiative on Malaria malaria).

Management Training: An Investment Necessary to Advance Public Health

Stephan Rabimov | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Stephan Rabimov

As pressure to deliver results rises, partially driven by incentive funding, the demand to support human resources development (HRD) and, with it, health systems strengthening (HSS), becomes more pertinent than ever before.

Pushing to Topple TB for Good

Zsuzsanna Jakab | Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact
Zsuzsanna Jakab

In Europe, tuberculosis (TB) is often considered a disease of the past, what people used to call 'consumption.' But in reality, TB remains with and among us.

'Nothing About Us Without Us!': Bringing the Voices of Women Living With HIV to Global Conversation on Women's Health

Sonal Mehta | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Sonal Mehta

As thousands of delegates gather in Kuala Lumpur for the third global Women Deliver conference this week to discuss the health and empowerment of women and girls around the world, it's worth remembering that for women in their reproductive years, AIDS remains a leading cause of death.

Hope and Health in the New Year and in the Years to Come

Deborah Derrick | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

An AIDS-free generation is within reach. Innovations in treatment, testing and prevention are ever advancing. And with continued commitment to better health, we can anticipate a year filled with more hopeful stories from around the world.