Global Medicine News & Events

Published in The New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. David R. Boulware, MD, MPH. et al.

Cryptococcal meningitis accounts for 20 to 25% of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome–related deaths in Africa. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is essential for survival; however, the question of when ART should be initiated after diagnosis of cryptococcal meningitis remains unanswered.

Tina Slusher, M.D., et al.

Sequelae of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia constitute a substantial disease burden in areas where effective conventional phototherapy is unavailable. We previously found that the use of filtered sunlight for the purpose of phototherapy is a safe and efficacious method for reducing total bilirubin. However, its relative safety and efficacy as compared with conventional phototherapy are unknown.

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Safety and Security with International Work

An Unusual Case of Dyspnea in an Elderly Tanzanian WomanCole Pueringer

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Concepts and Case Presentations on Personal Security During International Travel: What You Need to Know to Keep Yourself Safe - Ron Johannsen

October 17th, 6:00-8:00 PM, on the St. Paul Campus in the Ben Pomeroy Student-Alumni Building, Room 215.

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