Public Health – Seattle & King County

Global Health
0 TB here, everywhere

Tuberculosis infects one out of every three people worldwide and kills nearly 2 million every year. Two reports this week illustrate pretty clearly how this global health threat is also especially, persistently local. The World Health Organization issued its annual report, which found that overall the incidence of TB had…

Global Health
6 Seattle to make global health local, whatever that means

Global Health LocalFlickr, woodleywonderworks Like any field, global health has its share of buzzwords, slogans and sound-bites. The latest is “making global health local” as reported by my KPLU colleague Keith Seinfeld. Sounds great, even though nobody really knows what it means. But then, we can’t even agree on what…