A Stanford-led study has found that experiencing gender discrimination was associated with depressive symptoms in women who had young children.
Michele Barry, director of the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, discusses global pandemics and the role human behavior plays in them.
The Stanford Coronavirus Study is investigating how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting people's lives. It is open to new participants.
Joanne Liu, a former Doctors Without Borders international president, reflects on the challenges of saving lives while under fire in war zones.
The Stanford Clinical Virology Laboratory is ramping up capacity for its coronavirus diagnostic test, which can deliver results in 24 hours.
Measles is ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo. Beth Duff-Brown, who has traveled there for several decades, reflects on the epidemic.
Many health surveys omit nomadic African populations, leaving them undercounted for aid and resources. That wasn't OK with medical student Hannah Wild.
Stanford Medicine researchers discuss prevention efforts and the importance of addressing the long-term health of people living with HIV.
Michele Barry shares her expierence at the third Women Leaders in Global Health Conference, held this fall in Rwanda. The conference began at Stanford.
Amid reminders of a grisly past, Stanford Medicine fellow Melissa Hersh observed signs of transformation and resilience during a trip to Rwanda.
Working with doctors in Rwanda, Stanford pediatric emergency medicine fellow Melissa Hersh learned what it was like to provide care with limited technology.
A study led by Stanford and UC Santa Barbara researchers found a relationship between deforestation in Brazil's Amazon forest and a rise in malaria cases.
A lead-laced chemical used by some Bangladeshi turmeric processors is the likely source of elevated blood lead levels among some Bangladeshis, studies find.
Stanford undergraduate Dumisile Mphamba reflects on research into improving clean water supply and hand hygiene at health facilities in Uganda and beyond.
Stanford obstetricians are using simulation training to help colleagues in Central America learn new techniques to treat childbirth emergencies.
A large patient population makes it difficult to maintain a clean water supply and sustain safe hand hygiene practices at the Rwamwanja Health Center III.