The global health community is abuzz about the results of the latest Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD 2010) launched earlier this month.  While experts will continue to debate the...

Julie McLaughlin |

يشعر المحللون بالحيرة منذ بعض الوقت لانخفاض معدلات مشاركة المرأة في العمل في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، فهي أدنى من أي منطقة أخرى من مناطق العالم.وقد تحدد عدد الأسباب المتعارضة التي تتراوح...

ماتيو جروه |

        The low participation rates of women in the workforce in the Middle East and North Africa, lower than any other region in the world, has puzzled analysts for some time. A number of...

Matthew Groh |

También disponible en español y portugués Women and children first! Sound familiar? The gentlemanly rule of Titanic-fame seems to have expanded in our collective minds to all emergency situations...

Marie Chantal Messier |

What if your shopping sprees could make both you and society happy? That every time you bought your favorite clothes, you also benefitted the poor and the environment? Some Japanese companies are...

Saori Imaizumi |

Il semble qu’il ne se passe pas deux semaines en Afrique subsaharienne sans que de nouvelles découvertes de pétrole, de gaz naturel ou de minéraux ne fassent les gros titres, pays après pays....

Makhtar Diop |

You might not think of health insurance as a suspenseful subject, but a recently released book on the subject proves different. As such, there is one missing entry on the back cover, describing...

Jesko Hentschel |

In country after country in Sub-Saharan Africa, new discoveries of oil, natural gas and mineral deposits have been making headlines every other week it seems. When Ghana’s Jubilee oil field hits...

Makhtar Diop |

Hot on the heels of Hurricane Sandy, Typhoon Bopha lashed the shores of the Philippines earlier this month, leaving 900 dead and 80, 000 homeless. Extreme weather is becoming the norm. The World...

Mabruk Kabir |