Category Archives: Editorials

Early Skin-to-Skin Contact Between Mother and Newborn: A Focus on Barriers

by Pearl Anne Ante When neonates are born, they have to undergo major physiological adjustments outside the womb. Since they are not yet well adapted to the extra-uterine environment, they are susceptible to certain conditions such as low blood sugar, hypothermia, stress and infection. This period immediately after birth may represent a ‘sensitive period’ for future physiology and behavior (Moore

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PHIN participated in the humanitarian effort.

PHIN leads volunteer program to collect and distribute donations among refugees. By Ahmad Wali   A man’s true wealth is the good he does in this world (Prophet Muhammad Peace and Blessings of ALLAH be upon him). EHESP is one of the best institutions of public health in Europe. Besides academic and curricular excellence it is also committed to encouraging

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Editorial: Congrats Class of 2015! Bonjour été

Dear All, On Friday, July 3rd, EHESP second year students (M2s) graduated from the Master of Public Health (MPH) program. Adorned in azure blue caps and gowns, they ascended the stage honored and humbled to face family and friends as they received their diplomas. It was a long awaited moment after two challenging years of studying epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy

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Editorial: The Debate is Over, But the Burden is Real on Climate Change

By Joanne AMLAG Last year, I read a shocking paragraph while reading The Stranger, my favorite eclectic and locally produced newspaper in Seattle (founded by Tim Keck, who had previously co-founded the satirical newspaper The Onion). In their yearly edition of “We Regret These Errors” staff apologize for errors they have made throughout the previous year. One dubiously talented writer,

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FEBRUARY THEME 2015 EDITORIAL: #FreedomofSpeech #ThinkBeforeYouSpeak

By Belma HALILOVIC With the recent tragic upheaval of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, the right to “freedom of speech” has been brewing in many conversations across the globe. Thus, this has inspired conversation amongst our diverse MPH class and further, the theme for PHIN’s February Edition: Freedom of Speech. As with many unexpected incidents, we are quick to

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