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Scholarly Publications

Income Shocks and HIV in Africa

June 2015

We examine how variation in local economic conditions has shaped the AIDS epidemic in Africa.

Girls' education and HIV risk: Evidence from Uganda

June 2013

Uganda is widely viewed as a public health success for curtailing its HIV/AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.

Global Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy-Associated Diarrhea

December 2012

Other Publications

Multicenter Study of Preferences for Health Education in the Emergency Department Population

June 2010

Objectives: Emergency departments (EDs) are increasingly proposed as high-yield venues for providing preventive health education to a population at risk for unhealthy behaviors and unmet primary...

2009 SPICE Catalog

December 2009

For 2009, SPICE has developed four new curriculum units: Examining Long-term Radiation Effects, Interactive Teaching AIDS: A Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention Curriculum, China's Republican Era,...

News

Shrinking donor funds looms over global AIDS conference

July 2016

A key concern weighing heavily on those attending this week’s global conference on AIDS is the diminishing donor support to fight the communicable disease, which has claimed an estimated 35 million...

Study: Promoting abstinence, fidelity for HIV prevention is ineffective

May 2016

In a study of nearly 500,000 individuals in 22 countries, researchers could not find any evidence that these programs had an impact on changing individual behavior.

Understanding health and economic outcomes of HIV preexposure prophylaxis in people who inject drugs

April 2016

It stands to reason that focusing on HIV interventions for drug users who get high through injection could have tremendous public health benefits, Stanford researchers contend in a study published...

Events

Contemporary Challenges in Global Public Health: A Discussion on How Health is an Integral Aspect of the Overall Development and Sustainability Landscape

May 2, 2014

For nearly 70 years, CARE has been serving individuals and families in the world's poorest communities.

Human Rights and Health to Advance Development: Case of Rwanda

February 27, 2014

Hon.Agnes Binagwaho has served as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health in Rwanda since October 2008.

Rural Health and Development at the Food-Water Nexus

November 22, 2013

Poverty stands prominently at the intersection of water scarcity, smallholder food production, and health in the world’s least developed regions.

Projects

The HIV/AIDS Pandemic and Africa’s Orphaned Elderly

The HIV/AIDS pandemic has decimated family life in Africa.  This project focused on the welfare of the “orphaned-elderly” – a class of elderly dependents whose traditional care-giving arrangements...
English

Rural Health & Development at the Food-Water Nexus

More than two-thirds of the population in Africa must leave their home to fetch water for drinking and domestic use.
English

Feeding the World in the 21st Century: Exploring the Connections between Food Production, Health, Environmental Resources, and International Security

This project involves political scientists, economists, and medical researchers to address the question of whether hunger, poverty, disease and agricultural resource constraints foster civil...
English

People

Douglas K. Owens Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Jay Bhattacharya Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Piya C. Sorcar Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship