Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade...

Sheila Dutta |

Forever Young: Southern Africa’s Demographic Opportunity There has been an increase in attention on Africa’s changing population. Academics, development organizations and the media (among others,...

Lucilla Maria Bruni, Jamele Rigolini, Sara Troiano |

À l’ombre d’un imposant volcan, sur la rive nord du lac Kivu, Gisenyi et Goma se font face, de part et d’autre de la frontière qui sépare le Rwanda de la RDC. Chaque matin, les deux villes s’...

Kavita Watsa |

Beside the great Lake Kivu, beneath the shadow of an enormous volcano, the Rwanda-DRC border divides the neighboring cities of Gisenyi and Goma. As the day begins, the predominant impression is...

Kavita Watsa |

Photo courtesty Creative Commons For those of us who have been impacted by the death of loved ones due to the negative health consequences of smoking, the recent announcement by Larry Merlo, the...

Patricio V. Marquez |

También disponible en español Today is No Tobacco Day, a moment in time when we’re supposed to remind ourselves of the many evils smoking brings upon us both as individuals and as member of...

Joana Godinho |

También disponible en español Também disponível em português This year, World Health Day focuses on hypertension. Specialists report a clear link between excessive salt consumption and high blood...

Sumito Estévez |

While participating in a study of HIV spending efficiency in South Africa, I met a young HIV-positive mother who had just received the joyful news that her new-born daughter was healthy and HIV-...

Patrick Osewe |

This year, on World Malaria Day, April 25, the global health community has reason to celebrate. Indeed, thanks to substantial investments from partners and countries over the last decade, the...

Maryse Pierre-Louis |

Il y a quelque temps, je suis parti en mission visiter un nouvel hôpital au Lesotho. Je savais que cet établissement était destiné à accueillir des patients atteints de tuberculose multi-...

Patrick Osewe |