Global Is Also Local

February 9, 2018

Flu Virus Genome

February 1, 2018

Global Health Week 2017

January 12, 2017

First Public Health Undergraduate Program Starting in Haiti

A partnership between WashU and UPNCH in Haiti has led to the creation of a new public health undergraduate degree program.

Rates of Chronic Kidney Disease in Guatemala Tied to Geography

Central America is facing an epidemic of chronic kidney disease, and Washington University’s Joaquin Barnoya, MD, MPH is among the public health researchers attempting to pinpoint the cause.

Project Peanut Butter

August 10, 2015

Project Peanut Butter works in Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Ghana to bring Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food to malnourished children.

Better Detection for Elephantiasis Worm Infection

A new diagnostic test for a worm infection that can lead to severe enlargement and deformities of the legs and genitals is far more sensitive than the currently used test.

Maternal-Child Health Researchers Offer Their Insights

March 26, 2014

Researchers share insights to offer a deeper insight into their experiences in the field of maternal/child health.

Antibiotics Cut Death Rates for Malnourished Kids

Severely malnourished children are far more likely to recover and survive when given antibiotics along with a therapeutic peanut-butter-based food than children who are simply treated with the therapeutic food alone.

Fistula Hospital Changes Women’s Lives in Niger

Lewis Wall, MD worked doggedly to build a hospital in one of the world’s poorest countries to treat women with a devastating childbirth injury. His dream became a reality in February 2012, when a 42-bed hospital opened in Niger, Africa.