Ten years ago, Renee Bach left her home in Virginia to set up a charity to help children in Uganda

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Weakly regulated painkillers are causing untold damage in West Africa, but stricter controls could have dire consequences for patients. Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt unpicks an opioid crisis even more complex than America’s

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Governments that are considering compulsory immunizations must avoid stoking anti-vaccine sentiment, argue Saad B. Omer, Cornelia Betsch and Julie Leask

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Hopkins on the Hill

June 14, 2019

Hopkins on the Hill event highlights 21 projects that received funding from 16 different government agencies. Event Showcases the Impact, Value, and Range of Federally Funded Research at Johns Hopkins. Featuring our Joseph Ali, and Mario Macis

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It was a typical yet astonishing scene in Wandi village in Nigeria: a traditional barber known as a wanzam ceremonially shaved Abubakar Nafisatu’s hair on his 7th day of life, as is the custom there. Then the barber did something not so customary: He stressed to Abukabar’s mother the importance of routine immunization

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Bridget Pratt, author of a new ethical framework for global health research aims to support researchers and their partners to better engage disadvantaged and marginalised communities when setting research priorities

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The Johns Hopkins-Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program (FABTP) aims to improve bioethics capacity development for institutions within Africa

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Dr. Adnan Hyder hopes the program can have as big an impact on public health policy in Afghanistan as it has in Pakistan. “To me, the fundamental innovation here is to stop the … brain drain,” said Hyder, adding that all trainees from Afghanistan will be asked to do work that will not only contribute to their degrees but also to the important policies around injury and trauma in their country

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