BY KARINA XIE Gregg Gonsalves (PhD) is a longtime HIV/AIDS activist who started working with ACT UP in 1990 and founded the Treatment Action Group. He now teaches at the Yale School of Public Health and Yale Law School, where he is the Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. The Yale Global Health Review … Continue reading Q&A With Gregg Gonsalves: Global Health Justice Now
Coinfections: Managing a dynamic network of diseases
BY COLIN HEMEZ When it comes to infectious diseases, the presence of one usually means the presence of many. Differences in environment, socioeconomics, and even genetics all conspire to leave some populations with high burdens of many diseases and other populations with low burdens of few diseases. This inconsistent distribution unfortunately results in many cases … Continue reading Coinfections: Managing a dynamic network of diseases
Gaining Ground: Implementation Research and Viral Load Monitoring in Kampala, Uganda
BY ISLA HUTCHINSON MADDOX HIV/AIDS and Viral Load Monitoring in Uganda At the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa in July 2016, a prevailing sense of optimism filled the room as thousands of the brightest minds in HIV/AIDS research and care flooded the Durban International Convention Centre. This annual conference provides a unique … Continue reading Gaining Ground: Implementation Research and Viral Load Monitoring in Kampala, Uganda
A Conversation with Kaveh Khoshnood: Paths Through a Career in Global Health
BY CASSIE LIGNELLI Kaveh Khoshnood knows global health. He has been at the Yale School of Public Health since completing his MPH, working almost exclusively on HIV/AIDS and health among the most vulnerable populations in the US and worldwide. Even more remarkably, he has devoted his career to training the next generation of public health … Continue reading A Conversation with Kaveh Khoshnood: Paths Through a Career in Global Health
Russia: The Sickness of a Nation
BY CHANEY KALINICH The probability that a 15-year-old boy in Russia will die before he reaches the age of 60 is greater than 40%.1 The ongoing health crisis in Russia presents a frightening picture of a nation’s leaders undermining its own citizens’ lives through neglect, corruption, and a quest for power. Russia is a wealthy … Continue reading Russia: The Sickness of a Nation
Sex Education in India: A Public Problem with a Private Solution?
BY AKILA SHANMUGHAM Housing over a quarter million of the world’s adolescents within its boundaries, India provides the counterpoint to Japan’s hyper-aging society.1 While a society of young people presents the potential for a revitalized workforce and a progressive societal spirit, it must have the resources necessary for the cultivation of its young populace—including sex … Continue reading Sex Education in India: A Public Problem with a Private Solution?
The Limits of Moral Ideology in Foreign HIV/AIDS Intervention
BY AKIELLY HU From the first cases reported in the early 1980s up until today, the HIV/AIDS pandemic has emerged as one of the world’s foremost public health crises. In 2014, there were 36.9 million people living with HIV – an increase of 6.9 million from 29.8 million in 2001.1 Such a drastic global issue … Continue reading The Limits of Moral Ideology in Foreign HIV/AIDS Intervention