Category Archives: resources

Academic resource: your guide to conferences around the world

Since conferences have been on my mind for the past month or so (our conference is this coming week), I thought I would share a great resource for finding conferences in any field.  Conference Alerts allows you to search for … Continue reading

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Public Health – focus on China

This month’s Public Health journal takes a look at Health Services in China. Definitely worth a look.  A snippet of the table of contents is pasted below with links to papers. 3 The challenges of healthcare reforms in China Original … Continue reading

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New CDC Report on Health Disparities and Inequalities in the US

The CDC has just released a report on Health Disparities and Inequalities in the US for a wide range of health problems.   For a brief summary of some of the findings, which highlight that health outcomes are very much influenced … Continue reading

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Oh the places you’ll go, and the harms you’ll do?

At the end of November the Working Group on Ethics Guidelines for Global Health Training (WEIGHT) produced guidance for those going overseas in various global health capacities.  This was recently published in the BMJ and is an absolute must read for any … Continue reading

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Web Resource – DiversityRx

Apologies for the lack of posts recently.  I was stranded at Heathrow airport for 4 days because of the snow in Edinburgh and most of Scotland.  Back in Edinburgh now. A quick link to a great resource for those in … Continue reading

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Annual Reviews – possibly the best website ever

If you’re doing anything academic I would highly recommend Annual Reviews (if you don’t already know about it).   Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization with very useful reviews of pretty much every topic you could be interested in – politics, … Continue reading

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ethnicity and health resources

My first foray into the world of race and ethnicity was through this website called racialicious.  They report on issues of race and ethnicity from a pop culture perspective and provide interesting exposés on topics such as magazines lightening the … Continue reading

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