12 March 2010Newborn babies have a pretty rotten chance of survival in developing countries. Each year more than 4 million babies die in teh first month, 2 million in the first week, and as many as 2 million die before they are a couple of days old. When the chances of survival are so … Continue reading Battle for life starts before birth
BMJ 2010;340:c431 (Published ) With only five years to go, the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality remain a long way off target. Tatum Anderson looks at the problems. More>>
TropIKA.net Jan 26, 2010Infectious disease modelling is a new and sometimes controversial discipline. TropIKA.net speaks to one of the leaders in the field - Professor Sir Roy Anderson More>>
TropIKA.net, 11 Dec 2009 Projects aimed at helping the world’s 48 poorest countries adapt to the health effects of climate change are few and far between, says the Global Environment Fund (GEF), the organisation set up to manage them under the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).More>>
TropIKA.net Dec 9, 2009 As the climate change conference kicks off in Copenhagen this week, is global health just a side issue? More....
SciDev.net November 30, 2009 Replacing smoky indoor cooking fires in India with environmentally friendly cookstoves would have the same effect on health as almost halving the country's cancer burden, a study says. The research — the first to quantify how many lives could be saved by using improved cookstoves — is one of a series … Continue reading Greener stoves cook up health benefits, study shows
SciDev.net, November 11, 2009 Developing nations are building their own satellites despite freely available Western data. Do the gains outweigh the costs, asks Tatum Anderson. India's aim to launch two more satellites in the next three years has highlighted the trend for developing countries to add their own presence to the West's already extensive space … Continue reading Launching your own satellite — the pros and cons