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Ebola Makes the Definitive Case for Health Workers and Strong Health Systems

Since I first wrote about Ebola here at Global Health TV two months ago, the number of Ebola deaths has more than doubled, to 5,459, and the number infected has reached 15,351, 

What Peer Review Can Do For You

If you spent more than

APC releases statement on UN's latest resolution on right to privacy

MONTREAL
26 November 2014
(Mallory Knodel for APCNews)

APC releases a statement that welcomes the recent resolution for building on

When Health Workers Aren’t Really Health Workers

As an editor of VITAL, I see each reader comment before it goes live.

Ecuador holds first national meeting on internet governance

MAURITIUS
26 November 2014
(Leila Nachawati for APCNews)

How does the internet work? How is it managed and developed?

The Right Knowledge Can Stop Ebola from Widening the Gap in HIV Care

A year ago, who would have thought that Ebola would be a hot topic on World AIDS Day 2014?Today, the Ebola outbreak has spread to over 15,000 people, and Ebola and HIV have become unlikely bedfellows.

Global mHealth Forum

Event Date: 
December 2014

December 10–11, 2014Global mHealth Forum Washington, DC

“I’m a Health Worker”: Dr. Arturo Carrillo

Dr. Arturo Carrillo wants to end discrimination and stigmatization of people living with HIV in his home country of El Salvador. “Very often people disrespect the basic human rights of this population,” he says.

Ten observations about 1-to-1 educational computing efforts around the world

I do not fear computers,  I fear the lack of them

I do not fear computers,  I fear the lack of them

This year's

Can urban innovation ecosystems be developed with little broadband infrastructure?

We are witnesses to the surge of tech startup ecosystems in cities around the world, in both developed and developing countries.

Topic Guide: Maximising the benefits to the poor from infrastructure programmes aimed at increasing growth

This Topic Guide provides advisers with an overview of how the poor can benefit from economic infrastructure projects. It focuses on projects that principally aim to boost economic growth and industrial development. In these projects, directly reducing poverty is likely to be a secondary outcome.

Pixação, or why São Paulo looks like a death metal album cover

One of the first things I noticed about Sao Paulo was the graffiti. It’s everywhere, and it’s stylistically very striking – angular, highly stylized letters on walls, buildings, overpasses. It’s clear that it’s writing, not just glyphs, yet it’s difficult to parse the characters.

How did New York City create one of the world's largest and most vibrant urban tech innovation ecosystems?

Photo credit: Roman Kruglov / Flickr

As part of our research of urban innovation ecosystems, our team has been working in New York

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