Invisible Success Like so many before him, Dr. Lee Han Lim  has devoted his life to protecting human potential. He is currently appointed as Head [...]
Agent of Innovation It’s often said that some of the best innovations come not from those who develop products, but those who use them. In [...]
Unlocking Malaria Ronald Ross (1857–1932) was an Indian-born British military doctor who discovered the malarial parasite in the stomach of an Anopheles mosquito in 1897, confirming the link between [...]
Unknown Waters Cholera is an infectious disease of the small intestine caused by a number of strains of the bacteria Vibrio cholerae, spread mostly by [...]
Silencing River Blindness A visit to World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva offers a stark reminder of the impact that parasites and vectoring insects [...]
Unseen World Few individuals have had the fundamental impact on the course of Public Health as renowned microbiologist and chemist Louis Pasteur (1822 – 1895). [...]
The Miracle of Bti Dr. Yoel Margalith When Dr. Yoel Margalith (1933 – 2011) observed dying Culex pipiens larvae in a temporary pond in the [...]
The Ultimate Sacrifice Within the realm of public health, it is not uncommon for researchers to take risks. In fact, those who have committed themselves [...]
That Which Bends Up In 1955, the viral disease chikungunya was first described following an outbreak in what today is southeastern Tanzania. Characterized by fever [...]
The Zoo Matrix In 2016, West Nile Virus (WNV) is a household name. But just a handful of years ago, very little was known about [...]
The Changing Landscape Founded in 1933 as part of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) was created to infuse economic development by tackling [...]
Promise in the Air Our forests are among our most precious natural resources. Sustainable bacterial larvicides play a key role in protecting them from invasive [...]