So now that he is nominated, he should start work any day, right? Wrong. This position requires senate confirmation and this senate has been particularly tough on Obama nominees.
A live feed from a meeting of foreign ministers at the Security Council this morning. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, UK Foreign Minister William Hague and others will discuss the upcoming referenda in South Sudan.
It is hard to identify a single villain when poor living conditions are to blame. But the fact is, cholera became epidemic because of the combustible combination of a weak government, poverty, crowded and unsanitary living conditions -- all made worse by the earthquake and then, Hurricane Tomas.
I blogginheaded with Mac McClelland, human rights reporter for Mother Jones. Mac has reported from both Burma and Haiti. We discuss the recent elections in Burma and Haiti's ongoing crises.
As of today, there is a new website that lets interested parties keep tabs on the progress that has been made toward implementing the global strategy for women's and chidren's health.
Every few year since 2007, the United Nations General Assembly votes on a resolution to impose a global moratorium on the death penalty. Like all General Assembly resolutions, it has no force of law per se, but it is an important symbolic gesture of global opinion.
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 Clinton Foundation just posted this video of President Clinton giving an update on Haiti reconstruction efforts.
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.