Last week, researchers published the “Global Burden of Disease Study 2010,” the most comprehensive effort since the GBD 1990 to produce complete and comparable estimates of the burden of diseases and other health challenges.
Dr. Mark Laforce, Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award recipient in 2012, and director of the Meningitis Vaccine Project, recently spoke about the successes of the new MenAfriVac vaccine during a National Institutes of Health presentation.
It’s not easy being a woman in most parts of the world. Women in developed countries like the United States often have their hands full with working full-time, caring for children and managing their households. But if you’re a woman living in one of the world’s poorest regions, the daily tasks required for survival may be next to impossible – especially if you have a neglected tropical disease.
Today is the second day of the Big Give Christmas Challenge in the UK! The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge provides donors with the unique opportunity to maximise their donations by matching donations up to £10,000.