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Infectious disease experts studying animals in Iraq. One Health involves the integrating animal, human, and environmental health research to better assess address the threats of infectious diseases.

What is One Health?

Thursday, November 3, 2016

A human-centered approach to infectious disease is like trying to put a puzzle together while missing two thirds of the pieces – no matter how hard you try, you will never get to see the whole picture.CRDF Global Iraq Science Fellow Dr. Sahar Al-Bayatti [Left] studying animals in Iraq. One Health involves integrating animal, human, and environmental health research to better assess and...

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How One Tech Entrepreneur is Addressing Autism in Bangladesh

Monday, October 10, 2016

Despite progress over the past several years, there is still a large stigma attached to autism around the world that has negatively affected both those who have been diagnosed with it and their caregivers. This is particularly true in Bangladesh where public knowledge about autism is limited and adequate support can be hard to find. Since her participation in a CRDF Global-organized boot camp in...

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Biosecurity and Biosafety: Perspectives from the Middle East and Africa

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Africa and the Middle East are not often in the news for advances in public health. Outbreaks of Ebola, MERS-CoV, and other infectious diseases often steal global headlines perpetuating a stereotype that misrepresents current efforts to improve human and animal health in these regions. One effort that we can consider is the work of biosafety organizations. There are an increasing number of...

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