The Global Health Network is celebrating a major milestone in it’s quest to enable life-saving evidence to be gathered in the world’s poorest countries. This is all about a digital platform for medical researchers around the world that is changing ... Read more
One Million Visits
Reaching one million visits is an amazing achievement for The Global Health Network, demonstrating that the research community do want to work together and speed up the process of developing life-saving treatments and vaccines, or in finding new ways to ...Learn more
Introducing The Global Health Network
The Global Health Network aims to accelerate and streamline research through this innovative digital platform.Learn more
Communities of Practice
The Network is a thriving system of connected, yet individual, areas that are each led by research groups from all over the world.Learn more
The Global Health Network can transform research by enabling researchers to share methods across staff levels, communities, regions, diseases and disciplines of global health.Learn more
Sophisticated technologies, quality assured content
The Network is providing the sophisticated technology and the tools for this to happen allowing researchers to work together online, and to receive rigorous guidance and training that is written by experts.Learn more
Global Health Research Process Map
The Global Health Research Process Map, the first digital toolkit designed to enable researchers anywhere in the world to conduct rigorous global health research. It’s an open-access and internationally-available online resource that guides every process and method needed to initiate ...Learn more
INTERGROWTH-21st International Standards for Head Circumference
In response to the recent news about the Zika virus, we draw your attention to the International INTERGROWTH-21st Standards for Head Circumference of newborns.Learn more
The eastern Mediterranean region is comprised of 22 countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Suicide, homicide, and sexual ... Read more
A new study led by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that hospital-led interventions over a seven-year period were associated with a significant reduction in the hospital's Cesarean delivery rate. The study appears online in The ... Read more
Young people with mental health problems who have contact with mental health services are significantly less likely to suffer from clinical depression later in their adolescence than those with equivalent difficulties who do not receive treatment, according to new research ... Read more
More mothers now need surgery to deliver a baby due to their narrow pelvis size, according to a study. Researchers estimate cases where the baby cannot fit down the birth canal have increased from 30 in 1,000 in the 1960s ... Read more
The "Midwives voices, midwives realities report 2016" documents the voices and realities of 2470 midwifery personnel in 93 countries and describes, from their perspective, the barriers they experience to providing quality, respectful care for women, newborns and their families. The ... Read more
Each year, about 210 million women become pregnant and about 140 million newborn babies are delivered. The sheer scale of maternal health issues makes maternal well being and survival vital concerns. A decade after The Lancet published a Series on ... Read more
Every day, women die during childbirth and babies are born stillborn. With quality health care throughout pregnancy and childbirth, many of these deaths could be prevented, but countries often lack the knowledge and capacity needed to take actions to stop ... Read more
Breastfeeding is a skill that is learned most effectively by "seeing and doing". The power of visuals is vitally important for mothers learning how to breastfeed. Our nine new videos—narrated in English, French, Spanish, and (soon) Swahili—will help mothers by ... Read more
Field trials of interventions against disease in low and middle income countries (LMICs) may be complex and expensive undertakings. The 3rd edition of “Field Trials of Health Interventions: a Toolbox” has been compiled by over 30 contributors with extensive direct ... Read more
This seminar was presented on the 14th of July 2015, at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford on the subject of 'New global standards for Fetal and Newborn growth: findings and implications of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project'Go to page
Inadequate health systems make many existing and potential future health interventions impotent. Nowhere are such effects more apparent than in Africa which continues to post the worst health indicators globally. A protocol was published on some of their work in this area.Go to page
We have recently obtained permission to share some very interesting videos on The Global Health Network. The videos are from Global Health Videos by Greg Martin. You can follow more ...
This paper draws on secondary data from 40 low and middle income countries that conducted emergency obstetric and newborn care assessments over the last 10 years. We reviewed 6.5 ...
The objectives of this review were to (i) summarize the methods undertaken to measure physical accessibility as the spatial separation between women and health services, and (ii) establish the extent ...
Systematic global analysis of early antenatal care visits has not been done previously. This study reports on regional and global estimates of the coverage of early antenatal care visits from ...
From 2014 to 2017, the World Health Organization convened a working group to evaluate influenza disease burden and vaccine efficacy to inform estimates of maternal influenza immunization program impact. The ...
Worldwide in 2010, 287000 women died, with many more suffering long-term disability, from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. In the same year, globally 3.1 ...
World Maternal Anti-Fibrinolytic Trial
My name is Dr Gwewasang Martin, HIFA2015 Country Representative, and Founder & CEO of Adele Reproductive Health Foundation, a small registered non-profit that promotes women's ...
Research Ethics Online Training is adapted from an e-Learning course and resource package designed and produced by theWorld Health Organisation (WHO) for use by internal staff. Research is a vital ingredient for improved global health and scientifically sound and ethically appropriate research is especially important in resource-poor settings where the need for locally applicable research findings is so great. Therefore the WHO has very kindly granted permission for the adaption of this resource in a format and platform that is accessible to all.