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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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Infrastructure: It's More Than Roads and Bridges

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The UN's International Day of Peace focuses on strengthening peace around the world. The theme for 2016 is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace,” and one SDG in particular has some interesting applications for peace. The most common images that come to mind when thinking of infrastructure are roads, bridges, and buildings, but have these things made the...

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