A research article published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty investigated the progress made towards eliminating onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, in the participating countries of the African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control. Co-author Hans Remme explains more.
Global Health Research and Policy has recently published an article looking at why high school students would still choose to smoke cigarettes when they know they are harmful. To tell us more about the theory is co-author Xinguang Chen.
Globalization and Health recently started an article series on health partnerships and how these could be an effective response to the global health agenda. The series has published several articles so far and here to explain more about it is Emily Burn from the Tropical Health & Education Trust.
How did you feel when you woke up this morning? Were you refreshed? Did you wake up full of energy ready to attack your day? Or did you wake up drowsy, tired and weary about getting out of bed? Did you hit the snooze button? Nick Hasche talks more about the power of sleep optimization here.
In this blog Jan Foster asks Barbara Kerstiëns, Deputy Head of Unit and Research and Innovation Directorate-General at the European Commission, more about her role in advancing the public health knowledge of fighting infectious diseases.
Jayanti Shukla, Ajay Govale and Anil Parmar of United Way Mumbai reflect on the ambitious Yuvroshni Project.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States. But if everyone aged 50 years or older had regular screening tests, at least 60% of deaths from this cancer could be avoided.
Jan Foster finds out more about breaking down silos with Bleddyn Rees from the European Connect Health Alliance.
Today Reproductive Health published a supplement looking at insights from low- and middle-income countries on pregnancy. Here the organizers tell us more about it.
Patient engagement brings irreplaceable insight to patient treatment choices and research. But how do you apply this at the population level? New research published today in Research Involvement and Engagement assessed the integration of patient insights into assessment reports and Recommendations by the CADTH Canadian Drug Expert Committee. Here, co-author Sarah Berglas discusses the importance of this patient engagement at the policy-level.