A Stanford-led study found that deforestation declined in a Indonesian community after a health clinic provided an incentive to avoid illegal logging.
During a stint in Ethiopia, Stanford surgical resident Jared Forrester worked on a surgical infection prevention plan for low- and middle-income countries.
As the global health community celebrates the eradication of wild poliovirus in Africa, there are lessons that can apply to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many early clinical studies of COVID-19 fail to meet quality standards, raising concerns that the data could be of little meaningful use, research finds.
A Stanford researcher discusses how toxic pollutants can make people more susceptible to COVID-19 and why people of color are particularly vulnerable.
Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.
The Stanford Center for Health Education is creating digital COVID-19 informational materials for under-resourced communities around the world.
A Stanford postdoctoral researcher takes a detour from her stillbirth project in Bangladesh to prepare health workers for COVID-19 cases.
A webinar examined attributes and qualities that led to the successes of women leaders responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Stanford-led palliative-care training program is helping critically and chronically ill patients in India get services they need.
Michele Barry, director of the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, discusses global pandemics and the role human behavior plays in them.
Joanne Liu, a former Doctors Without Borders international president, reflects on the challenges of saving lives while under fire in war zones.
Taking a community-based approach to diabetes could help curb high rates of the disease in less wealthy nations, new research suggests.
Measles is ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo. Beth Duff-Brown, who has traveled there for several decades, reflects on the epidemic.
Working on a global health project in Bangladesh, Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed learned that a familiar place can have an unfamiliar medical culture.
Many health surveys omit nomadic African populations, leaving them undercounted for aid and resources. That wasn't OK with medical student Hannah Wild.