“Doctors are dying in Syria” named one of The Hill’s top stories of 2016

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The Hill | 4 big international stories of 2016
December 29, 2016
Emory University professor Dabney P. Evans, together with Lara S. Martin of Emory’s Center for Humanitarian Emergencies (of which Evans is director), wrote “Doctors are dying in Syria,” detailing the number of attacks against hospitals in the war-torn country.

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Impact of the Recent Elections on Public Health

Dabney P. Evans appears on a panel discussing the impact of the recent elections on public health.

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Emory assistant professor tells of 2006 meeting with Fidel Castro

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November 26, 2016
Dabney P. Evans, an assistant professor at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, recounts a 2006 meeting with Fidel Castro as part of a group visit to learn about the Cuban public health system.

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What President Trump means to the future of human rights

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The Hill | What President Trump means to the future of human rights
November 10, 2016
Dabney P. Evans, an assistant professor and director of the Institute of Human Rights at Emory University, provides commentary on the future of human rights in light of the election results.

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Zika: Why Brazil, Why Now

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Many parts of Brazil also feature a very warm climate, crowded living conditions and poor sanitation — all conditions under which the Aedes mosquito thrives, Evans said.

“You can imagine the water and sanitation systems in the underdeveloped regions of Brazil might leave more room for mosquitoes to breed,” she said. “That may have been the kindling that lit the fire.”

Quoted in Zika: Why Brazil, Why Now, MedicineNet.com August 4, 2016

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Zika Won’t Pose Risks at the Olympics: Health Experts

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HealthDay | Zika won’t pose risk at the Olympics: health experts

Rio has not suffered significantly from Brazil’s Zika epidemic, which began last year. And that may be why the city itself should not contribute to a global threat, said Dabney P. Evans, an assistant professor of global health with Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta. Public health officials warn that America still needs to improve its response to the virus. “We’re kind of tempting fate by not taking action, because this disease is spreading and it’s coming north and it’s coming to the U.S.,” Emory’s Evans said.

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Doctors are dying in Syria

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The Hill
| Doctors are dying in Syria

Dabney Evans, assistant professor of global health and director of the Emory University Center for Humanitarian Emergencies, and Lara Martin, programs manager at the Emory University Center for Humanitarian Emergencies, discuss the latest effects of another Doctors Without Borders clinic bombing.

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