access to medicines
First Experimental Evaluation of Pharmaceutical Industry-Led Access Program
Study of Novartis Access program in Kenya demonstrates it is possible to evaluate major pharmaceutical companies’ access programs using robust, ‘gold standard’ methods.
Half of US Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
Report reflects new American Heart Association threshold for healthy blood pressure.
Alum Wins CAMTech Award in Opioid Epidemic Challenge
Alum Chia-Ying Wendy Lin part of team that received Community Engagement Reward for widget that aids recovery from substance misuse.
Teens Who Vape Are More Likely to Start Smoking
One in five youths whose first nicotine product is an e-cigarette go on to smoke traditional cigarettes.
Mothers should survive childbirth so they and their babies can flourish.
People with diabetes should have access to life-saving insulin.
HIV-positive moms and dads should live to enjoy their grandchildren.
Global health has achieved dramatic reductions in preventable illness, injury and death. But there is still much to do. Our faculty, staff, and students are at the forefront of the global push towards the world’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are looking forward and acting now to eliminate poverty, inequity, and preventable illness and death by 2030.
Research: We collaborate with communities, governments, scientists, and international development partners to improve the health of populations.
Students & Alumni: We train future global health leaders through classroom and field-based experiences. DGH alumni are working around the world: improving government policies, promoting social justice, and increasing access to education, economic opportunity, and health services.
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12:45 pm- 5:00 pm
BU Pharmaceuticals Certificate Student Visit to Novartis Campus181 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
12:00 pm- 1:30 pm
Staff Senate MeetingCrosstown 305
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Global Health Research Seminar Series- "Addressing the Great Co-Factor: Reducing Alcohol's Role in Global Health"CT-305
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Pharmaceuticals from A-Z EventCT-305
5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Program Management ILE Student MeetingCT-386
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Program Management ILE Student MeetingCT-374
- Published On 12/21/2019Effect of Novartis Access on availability and price of non-communicable disease medicines in Kenya:a cluster-randomised controlled trialThe Lancet Globalread at Custom
- Published On 3/1/2019Low Zika Virus Seroprevalence in Vientiane, Laos, 2003-2015.The American journal of tropical medicine and hygieneread at PubMed
- Published On 2/15/2019Integrating Typhoid Fever Within the Sustainable Development Goals: Pragmatism or Utopia?Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of Americaread at PubMed
- Published On 2/15/2019A Prospective, Open-label, Randomized Trial of Doxycycline Versus Azithromycin for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Murine Typhus.Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of Americaread at PubMed
- Published On 2/11/2019Zika in Angola and India.Journal of travel medicineread at PubMed
- Published On 2/1/2019Association of Electronic Cigarette Use With Subsequent Initiation of Tobacco Cigarettes in US Youths.JAMA network openread at PubMed
- Published On 2/1/2019Balancing the benefits of maternal nutritional interventions; time to put women first!The American journal of clinical nutritionread at PubMed
- Published On 2/1/2019Spectrum of illness in migrants to Canada: sentinel surveillance through CanTravNet.Journal of travel medicineread at PubMed
- Published On 2/1/2019Cost-effectiveness of urine-based tuberculosis screening in hospitalised patients with HIV in Africa: a microsimulation modelling study.The Lancet. Global healthread at PubMed
- Published On 2/1/2019The Effect of Text Message Reminders to Health Workers on Quality of Care for Malaria, Pneumonia, and Diarrhea in Malawi: A Cluster-Randomized, Controlled Trial.The American journal of tropical medicine and hygieneread at PubMed