Meet a man taking HIV drugs in public to fight the stigma
As much as the virus changed his life, he swore to ensure that he took his pills religiously. Two years later, he started a campaign where he took ARVs in public, recorded himself, and posted the videos on social media.
Drug giant Sanofi becomes latest to cap US insulin prices
Pharmaceutical giant Sanofi has capped the price of its insulin, becoming the last of three major manufacturers of the drug to curb soaring costs of the lifesaving medication in the US.
WHO renews alert on safeguards for health worker recruitment
The impact of COVID-19 and widespread disruptions to health services has resulted in a rapid acceleration in the international recruitment of health workers. For countries losing health personnel to international migration, this could negatively impact health systems and hinder their progress toward achieving UHC and health security.
The foods that relieve constipation
A high-fiber diet helps add bulk and weight to stool, soften them, and stimulate bowel movements.
Give babies peanut butter to cut allergy by 77%, study says
According to scientists, giving young babies – between four and six months old – tiny tastes of smooth peanut butter could dramatically cut peanut allergies.
Let’s adopt nanotechnology to improve our healthcare
Though it was first introduced to the modern world by American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate Richard Feynman in 1959, the concept largely remained underutilized thereafter.
Covid origin: Why the Wuhan lab-leak theory is so disputed
More than three years after Covid-19 was detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the question of how the virus first emerged remains a mystery.
Medics now back the use of genetically modified foods
Doctors in Kenya have assured the country that genetic modification (GM) technology is safe for use.
Five cities recognized for public health achievements at Partnership for Healthy Cities Summit
The first-of-its-kind Summit was convened in London by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the World Health Organization, Vital Strategies, and Mayor Sadiq Khan of London.
Ministry of Health, UK charity in the drive to construct children’s theatres
In an effort that would potentially revolutionize pediatrics in Uganda, the Ministry of Health in partnership with Kids Operating Room (Kids OR), a global health charity, has released the first ever children’s surgery national plan.