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Untold Global Health Stories Contest

2015 Winner Announced: Mycetoma, the Most Overlooked Global Health Story of the Year

After reviewing more than 170 entries for the 2015 Untold Global Health Stories Contest, Global Health NOW of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health selected the chronic inflammatory disease mycetoma as the Untold Story of 2015. Read the full announcement for details about the winning entry and Honorable Mentions.

The contest is designed to give a platform to underreported global health stories, and give voice to people working hard to advance global health around the world.  

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A child laborer crushes bricks in Sherpur, Bangladesh.

About CUGH: The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), founded by leading North American university global health programs, is dedicated to creating balance in resources and in the exchange of students and faculty between institutions in rich and poor countries, recognizing the importance of equal partnership between the academic institutions in developing nations and their resource-rich counterparts in the planning, implementation, management and impact evaluation of joint projects.

About Global Health NOW: Launched in January 2014, Global Health NOW is a free service designed to inform the global health agenda, delivering the day’s most interesting and essential news every weekday. We aggregate and summarize the latest global health news, and include commentaries from and Q&As with leading global health experts.