- Can Universal Health Coverage prioritize health impact?
- Are long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria control sufficient and sustainable?
- How can we keep up the momentum to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2030?
- How can observation uncover issues critical to ensuring health interventions succeed?
- What elements are essential to improving voluntary contraception use among married youth?
- How can high-risk advanced maternal age and high parity pregnancies be averted?
Clade X is a pandemic tabletop exercise hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in May 2018 to identify important policy issues and preparedness challenges that could be solved with sufficient political will and attention. The Center designed the Clade X scenario by mixing aspects of actual past events with well-researched fictional elements to illustrate some of the difficult decisions that national leaders could face in a severe pandemic.
Rationale and methods to share information, speak out, and challenge impunity in cases of violence against humanitarian action
ATHA is pleased to share a new professional _Toolkit for Responding to Attacks against Humanitarian Action on the Policy Level._ The purpose of the Toolkit is to offer guidance to humanitarian actors for responding to violence against humanitarian action, in order to promote a more protective environment for the provision of humanitarian aid to civilians.
In 2017, there were at least 701 attacks on hospitals, health workers, patients, and ambulances in 23 countries in conflict around the world. More than 101 health workers and 293 patients and others are reported to have died as a result of these attacks
-- Inaugural issue of peer-reviewed papers includes commentaries on the needs for palliative care for Syrian refugees in Jordan and continued assistance for Palestinian refugees
The Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health and The Lancet today published the first issue of the Humanitarian Health Digest, a quarterly bibliography of the latest published, peer-reviewed journal articles on humanitarian health work.
Maps & Infographics
January 3 - 13, 2017