César Chelala

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

Water: A Big Challenge for Africa

Can Africa provide clean, safe water for its urban and suburban communities?

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How China Leaves Mental Health Problems Unaddressed

China lacks the manpower and training to handle an epidemic of mental illness.

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Will China be Able to Curb Adolescent Suicide?

Suicides rates soar in the face of China’s transformation. What can China do to reverse the trend?

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TB in China: a New Epidemic of an Old Disease

How China handles drug-resistant tuberculosis will have a big effect on the problem globally.

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Is China’s Progress Inexorable?

Will the health consequences of modernization end the giant strides of the Chinese dragon?

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Cultural Factors in the Fight Against HIV

Continued progress in HIV requires an awareness of social factors.

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Now Is the Time To Avoid a Full-Blown Regional AIDS Epidemic

The Middle East and North Africa critically need attention to AIDS.

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Big Pharma’s Expansion Into Emerging Markets

More harmful practices by Big Pharma as U.S. sales decline and patents expire.

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Curbing Gang Violence in Central America

What should the United States be doing to rein in Central American gang violence?

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How Obesity Can Derail China’s Growth

What measures can China and other cultures take to stem the rising tide of obesity, particularly among children, in its population?

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