Ramadhani Abdallah Noor

Noor says that shortly after qualifying as a junior doctor, he became overwhelmed by the number of patients that – despite his efforts – were dying from preventable and/or treatable diseases and conditions. He went on to study public health at Harvard, and took on the role of coordinating seven malaria vaccine trials in five …

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Anick Supplice Dupuy

Dupuy grew up in Haiti as daughter of a sociologist who often told his children “The life that we have is not the life of everyone in Haiti. We have to contribute to make this country a better one”. This inspired her to work in Public Health. After obtaining her MPH, she returned to Haiti. …

Meet the Fellow

Why Is Malaria On the Rise Again?

Mosquitoes are often described as the most dangerous animals on earth, because the diseases they transmit, including malaria, dengue and Zika, cause more than 1 million deaths annually. But strategies for mitigating these threats remain far from adequate. Consider malaria, which, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), infected over 200 million people in 2017, …

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Africa’s Hidden Hunger

DAR ES SALAAM – Just over 20 years ago, South African photographer Kevin Carter shocked the world with a controversial photograph of a famished young Sudanese child being watched by a vulture during a famine. Critics slammed the shot as “disaster porn,” calling it yet another example of how the international media sensationalize African problems. …

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