World Tuberculosis Day 2016

By Hemali Bedi Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s top global health challenges. [1] It is both preventable and curable, yet in 2014, 9.6 million people contracted TB and 1.5 million died from the disease. [1] Currently, over 95% of cases and deaths occur in developing countries. [2] March 24th marks World TB Day, […]

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An unfortunate injection

By Bhavik Shah “Foot drop” due to injured sciatic nerve because of a faulty technique of intramuscular injection is prevalent in developing countries. Some important Global Health issues related to this problem are discussed here. Indiscriminate use of injections Oral medications are easier to administer and are equally effective in treating many conditions without causing pain […]

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Steps to success

By Kristian Dye Frates and Crane report a case that is a little unusual among case reports. The patient had no weird or wonderful signs or symptoms. She had no particular pathology. She was not unwell. Her presentation was all about lifestyle, risk, and the case is all about modification of that risk.  The patient in this […]

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