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Access to Water and Sanitation in Brazil

Non-Communicable Diseases: Preeclampsia Risk Factors and Long Term Complications

Every 11 Minutes: Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Are Deadly (and Have Long-Term Consequences for Mothers and Children)

Galvanizing Faith-Based Response: Engaging Men and Boys in HIV Prevention Services

In sub-Saharan Africa, “more than half of the men under the age of 35 do not know their [HIV] status and are not on treatment,” said Dr. Sean Cavanaugh of the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator at a recent Wilson Center event on engaging the faith community in reaching young men and boys with HIV prevention services.

DREAMS, Gender Innovations, and Results

“There is no healthcare delivery system for non-pregnant 15- to 24-year olds,” said the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Deborah Birx, at a recent Wilson Center event on efforts to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2014, the U.S.

Enfoques de políticas con base en la evidencia para la prevención de la violencia intrafamiliar y la reducción de conductas delictivas en América Latina


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The Social Benefits of Blockchain for Health Data: Securing Patient Privacy and Control

A blockchain system for electronic health records (EHRs), framed as a protocol through which to access and maintain health data, guarantees security and privacy through empowering the user with control of their own data. While using a blockchain architecture approaches interoperability through centralization of data, the use of Ethereum’s smart contracts enables an unprecedented ease of data sharing which transcends in simplicity of use and security.