Category Archives: Neglected Tropical Diseases

Partnerships in Medical Education Bring Hope to Eritrea

For a small country, Eritrea has recently been getting a lot of attention in the news – issues surrounding the quality of life of it’s citizens, UN sanctions and the disappearance of it’s national soccer team in Kenya.  On a … Continue reading

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Forgotten diseases and their impact on education, economics and the MDGs

I am currently preparing a lecture to give a group of internal medicine residents on the basics of global health.  As I am reviewing the literature, it occurs to me that of the many health issues addressed in common global … Continue reading

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