World Health Summit: Conflict and Health

Fiona Downey The World Health Summit has been held annually in Berlin since 2009. The summit hosts dignitaries and experts from politics, academia, and the private sector to discuss the current state of global health. The central topics of the 2016 summit included migration and refugee health, infectious diseases, health development goals, and technological innovation….

It’s Time to Take Control: A Contraceptive PSA

Fiona Downey This past summer, Oregon legislators passed two laws that vastly expanded womens’ access to birth control. House Bill 2879 allows pharmacists, rather than doctors, to prescribe birth control to women over the age of eighteen, regardless of whether they’ve had a prior prescription. It also gives Oregon pharmacists the ability to prescribe birth…