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#Global Health

# global-health - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions

Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.

# global-health - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Opinion: How mobile phones can be used to fight diseases like Ebola

Novel methods of communicating can break down discrimination and dangerous misinformation.

# global-health - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Women need more contraception options to stop unintended pregnancies, HIV and STIs

Approximately 80 million unintended pregnancies occur every year as a result of contraceptive failure and not using any form of contraception.

# global-health - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

53 million children are living with latent TB which could become active at any time

The number of children with tuberculosis could be 25% higher than previously thought.

# global-health - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Global health inequality could be eliminated by 2035 — report

An increase of €2.2 billion in Research and Development, combined with a shift in GDP calculations, could bring about the change “within a generation”.

# global-health - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs

The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.

# global-health - Thursday 30 August, 2012

'Extensively drug-resistant' tuberculosis on the rise worldwide TB

'Extensively drug-resistant' tuberculosis on the rise worldwide

A large international study has revealed alarming levels of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis across the globe.

# global-health - Friday 17 February, 2012

WHO delays decision on releasing new bird flu research

Researchers in the US and the Netherlands have developed new H5N1 strains which are more transmissible than the natural version.