Thinking About Clean Cookstoves on World Pneumonia Day

It certainly does not get the same kind of attention as diseases like HIV/AIDS, Malaria or Tuberculosis, but Pneumonia is no less ravishing on the people that it infects.  But there is one solution in the works that may transform the fight against respiratory illness.

The mHealth Moment

We are in a very unique historical moment when it comes to both mobile phone technology and global health.   But in a few years time, mHealth will be so routine and seem so natural that we will wonder what life was like without it.

Iran Denied A Seat on UN WOMEN

Moments ago,  the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations selected 41 members of the executive board of the newest UN body, UN Women.  And much to everyone's surprise (and, overwhelming pleasure) Iran was kept off the board.