Topic List : Global Health
Scientists say e-cigarettes could have health impacts in developing world
Two researchers are urging greater regulatory oversight of e-cigarettes in poorer countries, where sales of the devices are growing.
5 Questions: Thomas Weiser on improving access to surgical care worldwide
Thomas Weiser is part of an international group of scientific experts bringing attention to the extreme disparities in access to essential surgical care worldwide and calling for change.
Physician in Nepal reports on post-quake conditions
Others from the Stanford Emergency Medicine Program for Emergency Response may join Paul Auerbach soon in the earthquake-ravaged country.
Stanford-led study finds few mutations involved in transmission of drug-resistant HIV
A multicenter study has found that a small group of mutations accounted for a majority of the cases of transmission-related resistance to HIV drugs used to treat infections in developing countries…
Interactive map aims to improve cancer care in developing nations
With cancer on the rise in the developing world, a Stanford oncologist and her colleagues have unveiled an interactive map designed to connect international experts in cancer care and research.
Conversations in Global Health to feature Gavin Yamey on March 4
A leading practitioner, researcher and former journalist, Gavin Yamey will speak with Paul Costello, the medical school's chief communications officer, on timely and pressing issues in global health.
Seed grants aim to jump-start Ebola research
Four teams have been awarded seed grants to develop new treatments and diagnostics, and to map social and ecologic factors of the epidemic to help prevent future outbreaks.
Expert in global health to join Stanford Medicine faculty
Gary Darmstadt will study the effects of reducing gender inequality, ensuring child survival and nurturing children’s growth on overall community health in developing countries.
Physician who treated Ebola patients emerges from quarantine to hero’s welcome
Home after treating Ebola patients in Liberia, Colin Bucks, MD, continues to help in the fight against the disease.
Seed grants available for Ebola-related projects
Stanford faculty, students and staff are eligible for the grants, which must be multidisciplinary in nature and include at least two individuals from different disciplines at the university.