CARINE RONSMANS, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
VERONIQUE FILIPPI, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
ANN STARRS, Family Care International, New York
There are half a million maternal deaths each year, according to the Lancet’s “Women Deliver” conference held in London. Ann Starrs, Carine Ronsman and Veronique Filippi discuss with Anna Lacey how to reduce unsafe abortions and obstetric complications all over the world to bring this startling figure down.
HIV Treatment And Leprosy
DIANA LOCKWOOD, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Diana Lockwood told the Chicago ICAAC conference how ‘hidden’ leprosy can be triggered in some patients who are receiving HIV antiretroviral therapy.
D. A. Henderson
Polio Eradication Possible?
D. A. Henderson, who led the global smallpox eradication programme, said in a meeting held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine that we now need to readdress health priorities to eradicate polio.