The new guidelines focus on parents' role in the care of vulnerable babies, as well as low-cost, evidence-based therapies.
Tag: global health
Video helps Eswatini residents avoid snake bites
A short video created by Stanford Medicine has helped people in rural Eswatini avoid and treat snake bites.
Fighting childhood infectious disease, lessons from COVID-19
Stanford Medicine pediatric infectious disease researcher describes her work in childhood infectious disease and lessons from the pandemic.
Changing infant care to improve newborns’ health in India
Modifying traditional infant massages led to more weight gain and fewer illnesses among newborns in a Stanford-led community study in India.
Can marketing strategies help increase vaccination rates?
Researchers at Stanford are exploring using traditional marketing strategies to help increase COVID-19 vaccine acceptance.
A new take on virtual education can promote breastfeeding
Stanford researchers find that "entertainment education" helps teach new mothers about the importance of breastfeeding.
Protecting health care workers in low-resourced Bangladesh
Stanford Medicine scholar turns time in Bangladesh during COVID-19 into a chance to improve health worker safety in low-resources countries.
COVID aid to India: Stanford scientists rally to combat crisis
Amid India’s COVID crisis, Stanford Medicine researchers are working to dispel misinformation and help people being treated at home.
Stanford Medicine team aids Lakota Nation in fighting COVID-19
When a physician requested pandemic assistance for the Oglala Lakota Nation, a Stanford Medicine team offered guidance in crafting a COVID-19 response.
COVID provides opportunity to rethink inequitable roles in global health partnerships
The pandemic has provided an opportunity to examine relationships in academic global health, notes Michele Barry, Stanford Medicine's global health director.
Predicting premature birth in low-resource settings
A blood test that predicts if a baby will be born prematurely works well for pregnant women in developing countries, a Stanford-led study found.
Lessons in inequity from a global health study
A public health program in India improved maternal and child health initially, but was at risk of leaving behind disadvantaged participants when it expanded.
Affordable health care can reduce incentive for deforestation, study finds
A Stanford-led study found that deforestation declined in a Indonesian community after a health clinic provided an incentive to avoid illegal logging.
Reducing surgical site infections in low-resource settings
During a stint in Ethiopia, Stanford surgical resident Jared Forrester worked on a surgical infection prevention plan for low- and middle-income countries.
How polio eradication in Africa can inform the global COVID-19 response
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 COVID-19 studies have low-quality design, risk low-value evidence, research finds
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.