Africa

July 11, 2021

Temporarily setting aside an intellectual property pact to speed global COVID-19 vaccinations is the right thing to do, two bioethicists write.

June 24, 2021

The study has started screenings and enrollment in the United States; screening in Africa will begin in June.

May 3, 2021

An analysis argues that embracing an African-based ethic of solidarity will yield a fairer global response to disease outbreaks.

January 30, 2020

An ancestral African population reveals clues to the genetic origins of schizophrenia

May 20, 2018

Study validates brief diagnostic scorecard in nations such as sub-Saharan Africa, Bangladesh, Indonesia.

January 29, 2018

The finding could inform test interventions to reduce or eradicate certain bacteria that appear to increase women’s HIV susceptibility.

A new grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow researchers led by the University of Washington to determine whether hormonal contraceptives increase women's risk of acquiring HIV.  

Providing HIV medication to both members of a HIV-serodiscordant couple substantially reduced the risk of transmission within that couple, according to a

Scientists at the University of Washington and Kenya Medical Research Institute are working to discern whether antibiotics could help prevent thousands of child deaths from diarrheal disease. 

Global Health and Dentistry faculty from the University of Washington have joined forces with the University of Nairobi in an ambitious effort to combat the oral consequences of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among Kenya’s children.

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