With many people in Bangladesh migrating from coastal areas to cities, the country must deal with ever increasing healthcare challenges. In an effort to deliver health care innovations, the International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research Bangladesh (icddr,b) is charting a career plan for its young scientists. To tell us more about this ambitious plan for handholding and nurturing young scientists, is Niyaz Ahmed, Senior Director of Laboratory Sciences and Services Division at the icddr,b and Editor-in-Chief of Gut Pathogens.
In this podcast, Dr. Simon Etkind discusses the link between an ageing population and the increased need for end-of-life care. His study, recently published in BMC Medicine stresses that if health services are to cope with the demand by 2040, action is needed now.
Sarah Venis of Médecins Sans Frontières tells us more about what’s being covered at this year’s MSF Scientific Days on May 19 and 20
As the world becomes more mobile, so do the ways we reach people to help them improve their health. In this blog, based on our article recently published in Translational Behavioral Medicine we take a look at what provides the best outcomes for health, web or app.
The aim of the European Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) is to help eliminate HIV and reduce viral hepatitis and TB among people who inject drugs (PWID) in the European Union by 2020. HA-REACT focuses on member states with gaps in effective, evidence-informed interventions. The Joint Action also encourages the implementation of comprehensive harm-reduction programmes throughout the EU as an essential strategy for improving the prevention and treatment of HIV, viral hepatitis and TB.