Category Archives: Global Health

Recent Social Epi Research Papers

In a recent paper in the journal Injury Epidemiology Keyes and colleagues applied age-period-cohort analyses to data on fatal motorcycle crashes in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System data and found that baby-boomers have experienced significantly higher mortality from motorcycle crashes than … Continue reading

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A Mosquito’s Eye View of Rio das Pedras, Brazil using Mobile Image Collection

In Brazil, residents of informal communities are disproportionately affected by the Zika epidemic and ongoing threats from other mosquito-borne illnesses.  Underdeveloped sanitation systems and poorly maintained streets are some of the many factors that contribute to mosquito reproduction and increase … Continue reading

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Demand-Side Efficiency in Global Health

In a recent paper published  in Health Policy and Planning, cluster faculty member Elizabeth Radin and her colleagues develop the concept of demand-side efficiency–or the efficiency with which health system users convert public health resources into health outcomes. They also propose methods … Continue reading

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