The Atlanta-based Morehouse School of Medicine made yet another leap in the world of global health Sept. 14 when it announced it was establishing the David Satcher Global Health Institute.
For decades, visionary leaders have showcased how Atlanta is a center for global health. The vision still holds true – despite a setback with the dismantling of the Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI).
As the next president of Spelman College, Helene Gayle is boomeranging back to Atlanta – her on-again, off-again home for decades.
Atlanta, early voting is wrapping up, and Election Day is almost here. If you plan on submitting your ballot early, be sure to visit the ballot box by Friday, Oct. 29. Click here to find your polling place. Nov. 2 is Election Day, and polling stations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. […]
The City of Decatur school system is giving employees until the end of October to get the COVID-19 shot, according to WABE, and appears to be Georgia’s first school district to implement this mandate. Staff can also complete the exemption process, which replaces the vaccination requirement with a daily rapid test. Gov. Brian Kemp isn’t […]
A lawyer handling the federal appeal in Atlanta of the CDC eviction moratorium on tenants during the Covid pandemic said Friday he holds little hope the Supreme Court will use a case it received Thursday to stop the moratorium.
The United States should encourage vaccinating people all over the world as soon as possible to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
The week before a federal appellate court in Atlanta is to consider a challenge to the CDC’s moratorium on evictions during the coronavirus epidemic, a federal judge in Washington on Wednesday vacated the moratorium.
Graduation season has started this month with some new adjustments to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. By Allison Joyner At many institutions, an in-person graduation ceremony was out of the question for 2020 graduates, and that included me. In September 2019, I completed the requirements to receive my Master’s in journalism from Syracuse University […]
On April 15, 1964, construction began on the Atlanta Fulton County Stadium. Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. chose a 62-acre site near downtown and converted it into a major league sports arena with a price tag of $18 million. The city convinced the Milwaukee Braves to move and become the Atlanta Braves as we know them […]
The CDC’s eviction moratorium was struck down last week by a federal judge in western Tennessee. Added to two prior rulings against it, the ban now is halted in portions of Ohio and Tennessee, and for some tenants in eastern Texas.
One of Georgia’s leading scientists – Dr. Carlos del Rio – declared the nation had failed in how it responded to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Georgia leaders instinctively have known the state is a leading hub for global health. But for the first time ever, a first-ever “landscape study” has the numbers to prove it.
Affordable housing, LGBTQ rights and pediatric health are among the issues that have emerged in a federal lawsuit in Atlanta that pits landlords of millions of rental homes against the CDC’s efforts to prevent evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The rising number of power disconnects and accounts past due in Georgia is a reality check as a new survey shows financial stress is a serious threat to the nation’s mental health.
Atlanta and Georgia have much at stake in the integrity of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On Monday, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved legislation that kickstarts a 60-day plan to curb the amount of homeless people sleeping at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and help them navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Most of Atlanta’s known homeless population has now been tested for COVID-19, thanks to an initiative spearheaded by the city’s homeless services manager Partners for Home (PFH) and healthcare focused nonprofit Mercy Care.
Gov. Brian Kemp’s announcement last week that Georgia would start easing restrictions due to the Coronavirus pandemic by opening tattoo parlors, bowling alleys, gyms, hair and nail salons on April 24 and then restaurants and movie theaters on April 27 has put the national spotlight on the state.
By Rebecca Baggett, MPH, Director, Programs and Communications, Emory Global Health Institute On Nov. 10, more than 250 members of the Clarkston refugee and immigrant communities, Emory and Georgia State University (GSU) researchers and volunteers, and community organization representatives met at GSU’s Clarkston campus to learn from each other and lay a foundation for future […]