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Safer Toilets Bring Better Health, New Business to Tajikistan

New ventilated improved pit latrines are creating fresh opportunities for local families.

Nurses on the Front Line—Again

If a new flu pandemic strikes, nurses are likely to be our first—and best—line of defense.

7 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2017

This year, our annual list from IntraHealth International is filled with abundant uncertainty, and a cautious hope for progress.

Zika: The Cost of Doing Nothing

We must move more quickly to keep the cost of Zika—estimated at $5 billion—from doubilng or tripling, says Dr. Kate Tulenko in the new issue of Global Health & Diplomacy

Are the Elderly at Risk of the Zika Virus?

What can home-based health workers do to protect their older clients and family members from Zika?

A Connected Health Workforce is Essential to Global Health Security

We shouldn't wait for the next epidemic before we implement some relatively simple yet powerful digital health solutions.

Zika Virus Sheds Light on Shortcomings in Family Planning and Reproductive Health

As Zika spreads across the Americas, women trying to heed health authorities' recommendations to delay pregnancy are in a tough spot.

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