Search Tag: global health

Cardiology Management

Globorisk Predicts Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

2015 28 Mar

In a new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, scientists have developed a new risk score that can predict the 10-year risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke in people 40 years and older in any country of the world. The research was led by Dr. Goodarz Danaei, Assistant Professor of Global Health at the Harvard... Read more

Executive Health Management

Ebola: Local Health Departments' Role in Global Crisis

2015 16 Feb

Experience with the Ebola outbreak highlights local health departments' essential role in responding to global health threats posed by infectious diseases, according to a special article in the March/April issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Top Ten Global Health Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Issues

2015 06 Feb

Despite the fact that efforts have been made to improve coordination in the global fight against disease, global pharmaceutical chains still remain fragmented and lack coordination. A newly published paper by professors at NYU Wagner and MIT-Zaragoza highlight ten fundamental challenges that pharmaceutical companies face with respect to supply chains.... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHO Child Shock Guidelines 'Dangerous'

2014 15 Jan

UK researchers warned that thousands of children could be dying since the World Health Organization has not updated guidelines for treating children going into shock.Critics claimed the advice to give large quantities of fluid was deadly, and found it "disappointing and puzzling” that the last update published in 2013 did not recommend a change.In response,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bayer Leading Global Public Health Fight Against Vector-Borne Diseases

2014 13 Jan

Special global web conference “One Health” to address zoonotic disease within the veterinary and public health fieldsNearly half of the world’s population is infected with at least one type of vector-borne disease (1). These diseases are transmitted from parasites to animals and humans, and have a significant impact on public health and our global economy.... Read more


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