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Explore the latest public health research and insights about International Health.

Using an outdoor testing arena in Zambia, researchers are hoping to use new discoveries about mosquitoes' attraction to human scent to develop malaria interventions.

Staff care for a pregnant patient in the Trocaire Doolow Hospital in Doolow, Somalia, October 15,2022. Photo by Giles Clarke/UNOCHA/Getty.

Bridging the Gender Gap around Diagnostic Testing to Embrace Health Equity

Throughout the world, gender inequities in health are readily apparent, preventing women from receiving the health care they need, in a timely manner, and delivered in a way that responds to their unique needs and expectations, thus demanding a focus on women-centered solutions.

International Health Faculty

Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of International Health? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.


David Peters
- Emeritus
International Health

David Peters, DrPH '93, MPH '89, MD, studies how to strengthen health systems in low- and middle-income countries, particularly to better serve poor and vulnerable populations.

Melissa Marx
Assistant Professor
International Health

Melissa A. Marx, PhD ‘02, MPH ’98, evaluates maternal, child, and infectious disease programs, and has led response efforts for outbreaks including SARS, Ebola, and COVID-19.