The Global Health Implications of a Nuclear War

BY SARAH SPAULDING A nuclear bomb explosion. Source: Wikimedia Commons. In recent years, the topic of nuclear weapons has been a hotbed of political controversy across the globe. Many argue that the widespread use of nuclear weapons is a more plausible reality today than ever before, but the threat of nuclear war has existed ever … Continue reading The Global Health Implications of a Nuclear War

Arab World: Changing Public Health

BY CHAYMA BOUSSAYOUD.Photography by Jill Gramdnerg. From Morocco to Syria, the Arab World has made significant progress in the health of its population in the last 20 years, most notably in reducing the prevalence of infectious disease and prenatal and maternal mortality. As seen in the Global Burden of Disease Study of 2010, the prevalence … Continue reading Arab World: Changing Public Health