global health

October 24, 2018

In this article, GeekWire reporter Lisa Stiffler talks to Dr. Christopher Murray about the establishment of the Institute of Health Metrics and evaluation, but also what makes him tick. 

October 19, 2018

The battles against child mortality and HIV/AIDS have seen some gains in the last five years, but the fight to combat less fashionable health issues, such as tuberculosis and non-communicable diseases, is still struggling.

August 31, 2018

After an infected mosquito bite, malaria parasites travel from the bite site to the liver.  For that reason, the liver has become the target of numerous efforts to develop a potential vaccine.

August 25, 2018

Scientists have worked for nearly 80 years to produce a safe, effective vaccine for dengue, a flu-like illness that affects about 400 million people a year.

July 20, 2018

Anyone walking through the doors of Harborview Medical Center will come across a story.

July 6, 2018

Science reporter Amanda Grennell explores the current status of Zika research and outbreak monitoring in a article today on the PBS NewsHour.

June 29, 2018

The new Department of Health Metrics Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle will officially start July 1 with Dr. Christopher J.L.

May 22, 2018

The organizations will work together on the annual Global Burden of Disease study -- "embarking on an unprecedented and unparalleled journey to improve health systems and, in turn, the health and well-being of people throughout the world,” said

March 27, 2018

Professors Christopher Murray and Alan Lopez, co-founders of the groundbreaking Global Burden of Disease Study, will receive the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award.  It is one of the world’s most esteemed prizes for health research. 

March 9, 2018

Not one African country is on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030, according to new data released late last month from the UW Institute for Health

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