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Read the latest update from Michele Barry

"Wishing everyone a happy International Women’s Day, a global celebration and show of advocacy in recognition of women’s social, economic and political achievements. As I look back over the past year, I am ever more inspired and motivated by the surge in global activism for women's equality...

Highlights from the 2017 Women Leaders in Global Health conference


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  • Reducing tapeworm infection in kids

    Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. A Stanford study is the first to look at infection rates within schools and propose solutions targeting children.

  • Improving cancer care in Nigeria

    Stanford physicians are engaged in an ongoing and wide-ranging collaboration with the country’s ministry of health and doctors at major university-affiliated hospitals to improve several areas of cancer care.

  • Seed grants go to nine global health projects

    The Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health has awarded seed grants to investigators who are applying innovative approaches to address health challenges in resource-poor settings.

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