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Startup targets HIV drug resistance in developing countries

June 15, 2016— A low-cost test for HIV drug resistance developed at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health could help clinicians in developing countries more quickly determine the best antiretroviral (ARV) drug for their patients. The researchers behind…

Zika ‘unknowns’ hampering public health response

The mosquito-borne Zika virus now spreading rapidly in several countries in the southern hemisphere—and diagnosed in a reported dozen travelers who have returned to the United States—has been circumstantially linked to the dramatic rise of a severe birth…

Safe Childbirth Checklist could reduce maternal, newborn deaths

Based on four key times around childbirth when maternal and newborn deaths are most likely to occur, the World Health Organization (WHO) has developed an easy-to-use bedside tool—the Safe Childbirth Checklist—to help avoid health crises. The checklist was…