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.
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.
Caregiver depression in rural China is unexpectedly pervasive and harmful to children's health. A Stanford team is working to help.
A Stanford research team learns how health workers in rural Uganda improvise solutions to overcome struggles to maintain a constant supply of clean water.
A Stanford research team learns about water, sanitation and hygiene services of rural health centers in Uganda with an eye toward designing improvements.
A Stanford study investigates the barriers to controlling parasitic disease and possible interventions beyond mass drug and education campaigns.
A low-cost device provides good-tasting water, avoids the need for in-home treatment and lowers rates of diarrhea in children, according to a study.
NIH Director Francis Collins made news when he called for an end to all-male panels. Here, Michele Barry provides context and encourages all to take part.
Ertharin Cousin, the former executive director of the World Food Programme, discusses her career and her determination to address hunger globally.
Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.
In this Q&A, Stanford physician-scientists Stanley Deresinski and Marisa Holubar explain why responsible use of antibiotics is so important worldwide.
New Stanford research suggests a method of analyzing cell-phone videos of children could alleviate the bottleneck in autism diagnosis around the world.
Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.