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Global Health

Scholarly Publications

Population Policy, Fertility Decline, and Sex Selection: New Evidence from China under Mao

April 2017

Municipal Water Disinfection and Mortality Decline in Developing Countries: Evidence from Mexico’s Programa Agua Limpia

March 2017

Historically, improvements in the quality of municipal drinking water made important contributions to mortality decline in wealthy countries.

The Epidemiologic Challenge to the Conduct of Just War: Confronting Indirect Civilian Casualties of War

January 2017

Most civilian casualties in war are not the result of direct exposure to bombs and bullets; they are due to the destruction of the essentials of daily living, including food, water, shelter, and...

Other Publications

The Grand Divergence in Global Child Health: Confronting Data Requirements in Areas of Conflict and Chronic Political Instability

March 2016

There is something deeply troubling about a death that goes unnoticed.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, winter 2006 issue

January 2006

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter, which covers news from the fall 2005 quarter, includes articles about: a study concluding that the implantable cardioverter defibrillator -- one of...

News

The collision of civil war and threat of global pandemics

October 2017

There are 30 civil wars underway around the globe, where civilians are dealing with death and destruction as well as public health emergencies exacerbated by the deadly march of conflict.Yemen is...

Better health projections lead to better health policy, says new SHP faculty member

July 2017

Stanford Health Policy’s newest faculty member, Joshua Salomon, believes that one urgent need in global health research is to improve forecasts of the patterns and trends that are behind the major...

Austerity measures have led to significant health declines

July 2017

Stanford Health Policy’s Sanjay Basu, an assistant professor of medicine, argues in this commentary in Social Science & Medicine that austerity measures adopted after the global financial...

Events

Health Policy through 2020: The ACA, Payment Reform and Global Challenges

August 29, 2016

This event has reached capacity. Please join us to watch the live-stream at this link. The symposium will focus on the key questions that impact health through the year 2020.

Science Seminar: Eran Bendavid, "Health Plus: Spillover from Foreign Aid for Health in Africa"

December 15, 2014

Abstract:  Foreign aid for health in low- and middle-income countries has increased five-fold over the past 25 years.  Between 2005 and 2010, health aid made up more than 30% of all health spending...

Projects

Children in Crisis

Improving the Provision of Human Services in Areas of Conflict, Political Instability and Weak Governance
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Guatemala Rural Child Health and Nutrition Program

The primary goal of the Guatemala Rural Child Health and Nutrition Program is to use the capacities of Stanford University to save young children’s lives in Guatemala and other areas of the world...
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Rethinking the Balance Between Future Obesity and Malnutrition with Climate Change

As India's middle class has expanded, the nation's public health concerns have shifted. Obesity rates have risen, coinciding with a surge in diabetes.
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Multimedia

Grant Miller: The team approach to international heatlh

January 2016

Grant Miller, associate professor of medicine, has been working to help residents of a state in India access micro nutrients that they are lacking.

People

Michele Barry Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Rajesh Gupta Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR