The Lancet – May 16, 2015

The Lancet
May 16, 2015 Volume 385 Number 9981 p1917-2014 e47-e48

For every woman, every child, everywhere: a universal agenda for the health of women, children, and adolescents
Sarah Zeid, Flavia Bustreo, Maha Taysir Barakat, Peter Maurer, Kate Gilmore
Preventable mortality and morbidity among women, adolescents, and children are severe in humanitarian settings. Data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on 50 fragile states show that 60% of preventable maternal deaths, 53% of deaths in children younger than 5 years, and 45% of neonatal deaths take place in fragile settings of conflict, displacement, and natural disasters.1–3 Worldwide, women and children are up to 14 times more likely than men to die in a disaster.4

World Report
Ebola vaccine trial in west Africa faces criticism
Miriam Shuchman
Published Online: 12 May 2015
WHO has come under fire for its running of the Ebola ring vaccine trial in Guinea, with critics highlighting inadequate care of participants and patients. Miriam Shuchman report