Tag: global health

1. Firearm use and related crime rates, deaths and injuries have increased disproportionately in the United States compared to other high-income countries over the last decade. 2. Firearm related violence is associated with significant financial, psychosocial and physical harm to communities. 3. Individual and community-level preventative efforts around firearm-related violence and...
1. The Incidence of diarrheal illness decreased by almost 50% among rural primary school children at low-cost private schools in rural India who received school health program interventions implemented by lay community members, compared to those who did not. 2. Intervention coverage rates exceeded 90% of eligible children, and children...
1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement outlining recommendations to improve cultural competence and awareness of barriers to adequate health that affect children from a diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, both domestically and abroad. 2. Recommendations encourage improved trainings for pediatricians and trainees on a...
1. When multi-national government healthcare spending decreased by 1%, a significant increase in mortality for children under 5 years old was seen, lasting for up to 5 years. 2. The decrease in healthcare spending had a greater effect on lower income countries compared to higher income countries as greater rates...
Image: PD 1. Researchers found that 100% of Pediatric AIDS Corps (PAC) physicians who completed an online survey were happy with their decision to join the PAC and 99% would recommend the experience to a colleague. 2. Half of respondents continued to work with patients in resource-limited areas after completing their...