A Lancet commission has found that poor quality health care causes millions of unnecessary deaths; the worst deficits were found in vulnerable populations.
The new issue of Stanford Medicine explores how Stanford's health care entities crafted a shared vision that is playing out in research, education and care.
A study's comprehensive analysis reveals the indirect child casualties due to warfare in Africa; their deaths far outweigh direct warfare deaths.
The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.
Laila Soudi is documenting her experience traveling among Syrian refugees in the Middle East as part of the Stanford Refugee Research Project.
Stanford's Laila Soudi is documenting her experience among Syrian refugees in the Middle East, where she and her team seek to not only listen, but empower refugees at the border.
In a popular course, Stanford students are using every day materials to create affordable projects to solve health related problems in the developing world.
Stanford statisticians are developing new techniques for understanding how and why sexual assault prevention programs work.
Stanford's Laila Soudi is documenting her travels among Syrian refugees in the Middle East, where she is developing relationships to make a difference.
Data analyst Jonathan Altamirano discusses living in Nicaragua as a child and how that inspired his current health research at Stanford.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Andrew Chang, clinical instructor of medicine, who is working to improve cardiovascular health globally.
Paul Auerbach, a Stanford professor of emergency medicine, discusses potential health concerns of Thai boys rescued after two weeks trapped in a cave.
Laila Soudi, head of the Stanford Refugee Research Project, will spend the next five weeks visiting the Jordan-Syria and Lebanon-Syria borders.
Assessing the relationship between air quality and mortality, a Stanford study finds that in 2015, exposure to air pollution in sub-Saharan Africa led to 400,000 otherwise preventable infant deaths.
Researchers at Stanford are harnessing sound and acoustics to innovate technologies that boost medical and health applications; from a stethoscope that "hears" brain waves, to software that identifies the hums of mosquitoes.
Stanford's Stephen Luby discusses how the little-known but deadly Nipah virus is transmitted, in light of news of an outbreak in southern India.