The death on September 1, 2014, of Andrea Kid-Taylor, PhD, one of the most-committed lecturers at the Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, is a loss not only to public health, but for health disparities among underserved communities in United States and around the world. It is a sad day for all those who knew her and passed under her tutelage in one fashion or the other. Dr. Kidd-Taylor was a calming voice in the midst of anxiety, and tendernes

As the dreaded Ebola virus ravage West Africa, our hearts go out to all those front line staff that work their hearts off and put their lives in harm’s way so that many of us will live. We commiserate with their families and the West African countries of Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, etc. I’ve heard in some quarters, and I’m appalled by this, that some people are referring to the different government efforts to stem the virus as scare tactics and scramble. For example, in Liberia, villag

Washington, DC: As a young three-year organization, GHEP is still in its nascent years. But with the strides that we’re making, it looks like the stars are lining up for us. And for good too. in 2011, we got registered and obtained our charter from the State of Maryland. Same year, we began to set up the infrastructure for a new organization. We obtained our postal mailbox, started to change the face of global health research with our journal, IJMA, and successfully filed and obtained our 501(c)