César Chelala

César Chelala is a global health consultant and contributing editor for The Globalist. [New York, United States]

Child Trafficking: A Global Scourge

The elimination of child exploitation is a daunting task. But it is achievable if effective programs are put in place.

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US Policy on Immigrant Children Violates the CRC

The US is the only country in the world that hasn’t yet ratified the CRC — the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Both the Reagan and the Bush Sr. administrations played an important role in drafting the treaty.

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Alzheimer’s: An Artistic View

Syrian-American photographer Bachar Azmeh gives his artistic interpretation of what happens in the brains of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

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Health Consequences of Overwork

Death by overwork affects not only the families of the deceased, but also the industries they worked in and the national economy.

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US Cuba Policy Is an Embarrassment

The Trump administration’s policy toward Cuba will only increase the antagonism between the Cuban and US governments.

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The Social Burden of Depression in Japan

Aside from the effects on health and on people’s well-being, depression in Japan exacts a heavy economic toll on individuals, families and on society as a whole.

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Easter Reflection: A Woman of Valor

Adriana Calvo de Laborde survived mistreatment in Argentina’s detention centers. Her testimony was instrumental in bringing the perpetrators to justice.

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The Misogynists Vs. the Bar Tender

Representative Ocasio-Cortez has shown herself to be a good bartender – and an honest and intelligent politician. President Trump has proven to be neither.

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Improving Health in Africa

Although Africa bears one-quarter of the global burden of disease, it only has two percent of the world’s doctors.

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When German-American Relations Were Truly Intimate

When Marlene Dietrich, the Blue Angel, met JFK at the White House.

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