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Technological innovation, expansion of the use of frontline personnel such as community health workers, and rapid increases in health care financing are likely to be instrumental to achieving universal health care (UHC) in countries around the world, according to a new analysis.

Invisible particles in the air are responsible for three of the top ten causes of ill health and death worldwide, warns a new book by Doug Brugge, a professor of public health and community medicine at Tufts School of Medicine.

An innovative wearable device puts Tufts on the front lines in fighting high blood pressure. The device for monitoring hypertension “is essentially empowering people to manage their disease,” said Mohan Thanikachalam, assistant professor of public health and community medicine at the School of Medicine.

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