Category: HIV/Aids

Local communities, global connections

The Global Health Portal recently spoke with Rebekah Williams (WCAS 2015) and Kaitlin Hansen (WCAS 2015) to learn more about how their study abroad experience in South Africa led to summer research and strengthened their career goals. Tell us about your project. What inspired your work? In the past decade, post-apartheid South Africa has experienced

A study of social context within HIV prevention efforts

Héctor Carrillo, MPH, DrPH, is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender & Sexuality Studies at Northwestern University, where he also co-directs the Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN). His talk, titled “Immigrants, Shifting Social Contexts, and the Social Production of HIV Risk,” was presented as part of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Equipping Dominican HIV providers with the tools for best patient care

Guest post by Dr. Ramona Bhatia, Clinical Research Associate, Center for Global Health, and Instructor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine Physicians such as myself practicing in high-income countries are privileged to utilize the latest medical technologies for patient care. In the majority of healthcare settings globally, however, even the most basic medical supplies, such

The 10 Twitter accounts you should follow this summer

Wherever you find yourself this summer, if you can find Wi-Fi, you can get the latest on global health. Twitter has established itself as a valuable way to stay in touch with the global community and be in the know the instant something happens domestically or internationally. In a world more connected than ever, it’s possible