Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

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Improving access to surgical care could save 1.5 million lives per year in poor countries, according to findings released today by the Disease Control Priorities Network at University of Washington’s Department of Global Health.
The TAR is a biannual Conference where innovative approaches to technically assisted rehabilitation are presented.
About 6.9 million children younger than 5 years die every year worldwide; 43% of these deaths occur within the first 4 weeks of life; the neonatal period. India is one of the countries that is worst off - a quarter of all neonatal deaths in the world occur in India alone.
We are very sad to inform that Kesheni Senkoro, a PhD student in the research group on Global Health Priorities, recently passed away during his data collection in Tanzania.