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Seasonal Influenza Deaths More Common Worldwide Than Previously Thought
Dr. Melvin Sanicas
Vaccinologist, Public Health Physician, Gates Global Health Fe...
Up to 650,000 people in the world die from seasonal flu each year. This is much higher than the often-used numbers of 250,000
A Victory for LGBT Health in the Americas
Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Hea...
Early in October, global health leaders in the Americas Region made a major step forward to improve access to and quality of health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons.
Staying Optimistic About UN Justice
Human rights lawyer
My vision for a just world is one that the UN itself has inspired, and one that I believe the UN ultimately shares. But to reclaim its position as a credible force for human rights, the UN must first allow accountability to be a part of the conversation about ending cholera in Haiti.
Women, Aging and Economic Growth
CEO, Global Coalition on Aging
When President Obama went down to sunny Cabo for the G20, he missed an opportunity to show the world how the lessons from the women's movement can solve the world's economic woes.
Doctor's Apology Is Better Late Than Never
Peter D. Rosenstein
non-profit consultant, public speaker and political activist
We can appreciate that Dr. Spitzer recognized his error and made his apology while he still could. But only time will tell if that will make a difference in the acceptance of LGBT individuals.
Long Before Earthquake Destruction in Haiti, A Drinking Water Crisis
Joseph B. Treaster
Editor, The Miami Planet.org, 1H2O.org, Knight Center for Inte...
As the rebuilding of Haiti gets underway, billions of dollars are going to be spent. Some of those dollars, perhaps a billion or more, should be dedicated to cleaning up the country's drinking water.
Dengue Fever Spreading, Worsening In Latin America
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