Maldives: Saving Lives, Saving the Future

Providing basic, maternal care costs only about $3 per person per year in low-income countries, yet a woman dies of pregnancy-related complications every minute. ((World Health Organization. "Improving maternal, newborn and child health in the South-East Asia Region." World Health Organization, 2005, apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/205324/B0263.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y. Accessed 12 Feb. 2022.)) In their article “Countdown to…

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Working With West Africa to Contain Ebola: Understanding the Resistance to Initial Containment Measures

A Shift in Perspective If someone asked me what I felt hopeful about two years ago, it would have been a difficult question for me to answer. Now, the answer is simple. I feel hope that, through the pursuit of health equity, public health can improve the lives of all…

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Working With West Africa to Contain Ebola: Understanding the Resistance to  Initial Containment Measures
Finding a speciality within the field of public health can feel like a maze: there are many population health problems for our profession to address. Examining challenges from a broader perspective elucidates how many health problems are related to one another. Photo by Steven Hylands from Pexels.

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