The latest findings from the international INTERGROWTH-21st Project, that has monitored healthy, urban children from educated families across four continents from early pregnancy to 2 years of age, show that human neurodevelopment is not influenced by the colour of an individual’s skin.

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To celebrate World Health Day The Global Health Network is hosting a week of e-seminars, e-workshops and interviews that will discuss the operational, methodological and capacity challenges that impede health research in LMICs, and how to overcome common barriers.

11th April 2018 • 0 comments

Lecturio is a leading international eLearning platform for medical video education, serving students as well as universities and medical institutions. To offer best-in-class online medical courses, they work with hand-picked, renowned medical instructors from universities all over the world, and are offering their courses for free to all Global Health Network users.

10th April 2018 • 0 comments

We use the example of the Gojjam Lymphoedema Best Practice Trial (GoLBeT), a pragmatic trial in a remote rural setting in northern Ethiopia, to extract lessons relevant to other investigators balancing the demands of practicality and community acceptability with internal and external validity in clinical trials.

3rd April 2018 • 0 comments

What Drives Academic Data Sharing?

by Benedikt Fecher, Sascha Friesike, Marcel Hebing

!Based on a systematic review of 98 scholarly papers and an empirical survey among 603 secondary data users, we develop a conceptual framework [of data sharing] that explains the process of data sharing from the primary researcher’s point of view. We show that this process can be divided into six descriptive categories."

3rd April 2018 • 0 comments

The European Commission is looking into ways to support  EU member states to address re-emerging preventable diseases and to increase vaccine coverage in Europe. This policy discussion is set against the background of an increase of vaccination hesitancy in several countries, vaccines shortages and vaccines R&D challenges. As part of this process, The European Commission has launched a public consultation.

13th February 2018 • 0 comments

Are you interested in improving global public health? Are willing to live in Zambia for a year? Do you have a Master’s degree? The Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) is the largest independent non-governmental healthcare and research organisation in Zambia. They conduct locally-relevant, leading-edge healthcare research, strengthen primary health care systems in multiple focus areas, and run a state-of-the-art medical and research diagnostic laboratory.

13th February 2018 • 0 comments