What American children are missing today

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The Hill | What American children are missing today
November 20, 2015
Today marks 25 years since the establishment of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the treaty that guarantees the human rights of children worldwide. Dabney P. Evans discusses the need for presidential action in the U.S. on the ratification of the children’s treaty.

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The case for public health hospitals

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution | The case for public health hospitals

Dabney P. Evans, assistant professor of global health at Emory University, and Anwar Osborne, assistant professor in the Emory University School of Medicine and a practicing emergency room physician at Grady Memorial Hospital, provide insight on why public hospitals such as Grady Memorial are vital to the provision of public health programs and medical services.

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Humanitarian workers as well as refugees need our help

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The Hill | Humanitarian workers as well as refugees need our help
September 21, 2015
In an opinion article, Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH, Emory assistant professor of global health and director of the Emory Center for Humanitarian Emergencies, describes the need for private and government support for refugees and humanitarian aid workers in Europe and other regions of the world.

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Secret Lives, Emory Magazine

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Expand literacy, improve health care

In this oped in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Dabney P. Evans assistant professor of global health at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, discusses research that finds successful enrollment services must begin with basic health literacy. Too many Americans still don’t understand the jargon — co-pays, deductibles, premiums — associated with health insurance. Increased insurance knowledge is a prerequisite for determining which plan to choose.

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My long night with Fidel Castro

“Had I just witnessed a miracle? In the world of politics, this is about as close as you get to an apology. Was Fidel apologizing for his use of force during the revolution? For acting as a pawn of the Russians during the missile crisis? For the mistreatment of political dissidents? For all of the above and more,” says Dabney P. Evans, professor at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, who recalls memories from a 2006 visit to Havana and meeting with Fidel Castro in this piece in the Pacific Standard.

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The hate crime you’ve never heard of

In a recent op-Ed in The Hill, Dabney P. Evans, professor at Rollins School of Public Health, discusses the increased prevalence of violence against women.

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TEDx on the Right to Health

Dr. Dabney P Evans gave a talk on the right to health at TEDx Lacador in Porto Alegre, Brazil in May 2015.

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Ellen Chiang’s work highlighted among undergraduate theses

Ellen Chiang received special recognition for her honors thesis .  Her thesis, ’Those who love, vaccinate’: An Anthropological Perspective on HPV Vaccination in Brazil” was a part of the work done by the Global Health Institute multidisciplinary team supervised by Dr. Dabney Evans in summer 2014.

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Lara Martin wins the 2015 Humanitarian Award

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Lara Martin was the recipient of the 2015 Humanitarian Award for her work with the Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.  The award honors students who students who have qualities of honesty, integrity, courage and responsibility which are fundamental to effective leadership.

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