Global Health Facts : Malaria is endemic in greater than 100 countries.


Millions Saved: Proven Successes in Global Health (2004) is a book co-authored by a Notre Dame graduate, Molly Kinder '01. It was published by the Center for Global Health, a think tank in Washington, D.C. that researches the impact of rich country policies on poor countries, in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Molly and her colleagues created a comprehensive website for the book that explains all of the diseases and gives lots of resources for global health, including free downloads of all of the chapters.

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder (Random House, 2003)

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey Sachs (Penguin, 2006)

(Notre Dame NetID Required) Article by Paul Farmer detailing his "preferential option for the poor" as seen through his work in Haiti and other areas: Farmer, Paul. 2004. "An Anthropology of Structural Violence." Current Anthropology 43:305-325.

2006 State of the Future by Jerome C. Glenn and Theodore J. Gordon (AC/UNU Millennium Project Publications) Millennium Project reports provide a context for global thinking and potential for improved understanding of how humanity could work together to improve the human condition.

Cover Stories in Time Magazine: Nov. 7, 2005 on Paul Farmer and March 14, 2005 on Jeffrey Sachs

(Notre Dame NetID Required) Brown, Theodore M., Marcos Cueto, Elizabeth Fee, The World Health Organization and the Transition From "International" to "Global" Public Health. American Journal of Public Health 96, No. 1 (January 1, 2006): 62–73.

(Notre Dame NetID Required) Dwyer, James, "Global Health and Justice" Bioethics 19, no. 5-6 (October 2005): 460-75.

(Notre Dame NetID Required) Jong-wook, Lee. "Global Health Improvement and WHO: Shaping the Future," Lancet 362, no. 9401 (December 2003): 2083–88.

(Notre Dame NetID Required) Koplan, Jeffrey P, "The Small World of Global Health," Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 69, no. 5 (October 2002): 291–8.

The Role of the Jordan Hall of Science

Jordan Hall of Science

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World AIDS Week

In commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 1st, the World AIDS Day task force sponosred by the CSC will be hosting a week of events that focus on increasing awareness for HIV/AIDS among Notre Dame students and faculty.