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Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Muhammad Hamid Zaman is a professor of biomedical engineering at Boston University. © Project Syndicate 2017

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How engineers can ease the refugee crisis

A resurgence of nativism and xenophobia around the world has created a toxic environment for those fleeing from conflict. But among the many challenges that refugees must confront while they await resettlement, access to high-quality physical and mental health care tops the list.

August 19, 2017

Local innovation for local problems

As we learn more about the threat from substandard and counterfeit medicines, it is becoming clear that it is a far greater problem than previously thought.

August 18, 2015

Exposing world’s preparedness

Lives are not all that have been lost in the ongoing Ebola crisis. In recent discussions about how to combat the virus, the methodical rigor of science and medicine has given way to hyperbolic politics and public hysteria.

December 09, 2014