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Global Health

Mosquito-borne diseases: What to know

August 14, 2017
A guide to keeping yourself safe from infections spread by the pesky insects

Fast facts: Chagas Disease

August 8, 2017
Learn about the disease often known as a "silent killer"

How snakebites kill you (and how science can save your life)

August 2, 2016
How Texas A&M researchers are working to address the unappreciated threat of snakebites

INFOGRAPHIC: Get the facts on vaccines and children

May 18, 2016
Millions of deaths occur each year from vaccine-preventable diseases

Parker to present on global health security at international meetings in South Korea

September 7, 2015

Gerald Parker, vice president for public health preparedness and response at Texas A&M Health Science Center, is presenting at the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) high-level meeting and the Seoul Defense Dialogue meeting, both in Seoul, South Korea.

Enrichment program opens doors to international collaboration

July 1, 2015

Meet Hessa. There’s not a whole lot this young girl doesn’t do: She’s just as likely to cough or sneeze during appointments as she is to close her mouth in fatigue, hyperventilate, or simply complain of a hurting tooth. Her behaviors help second-year dental students feel more comfortable with practical skills and chairside manner before they begin seeing patients in clinic. There’s one more thing: Hessa is a robot.

Public Health Preparedness in the Developing World: How do China and the U.S. Provide Leadership?

May 13, 2015

Public health threats know no boundaries, and global security depends upon preparedness and collaboration in establishing sustainable public health systems around the world, said a panel of high-ranking experts at the George H.W. Bush Sixth China-U.S. Relations Conference hosted by Texas A&M Health Science Center in Houston.