Monthly Archives: September 2021

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: the role of clinical studies in testing interventions


The UN aims to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, with all having equal rights to economic resources and improved resilience against social and environmental shocks. To mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP), we take a look at research registered on the ISRCTN registry that aims to investigate effective interventions targeting poverty and its interaction with health.

Developing World Health Medical Evidence Medicine

Plague is not a disease of the past so let’s find a treatment that works for all health systems today


The plague is generally considered an affliction of the past, so it may come as a surprise that this is very much not the case and that the plague has not gone away (it just does not get much media attention). Josephine Bourner and her colleagues discuss the threat of plague today in our modern world, and why clinical trials for treatments are very important.

Health Medicine

Meet the SDG3 researchers: Sandul Yasobant


Sandul Yasobant is a global health researcher and system thinker with a research affiliation at the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG), India. A specialist in the systems approach and operational research, Yasobant’s research focuses on One Health, Health policy and system research, environmental and occupational health. In this post he tells us more about his journey from ‘One Clinic’ to ‘One Health’.

Biology Developing World Health Medical Evidence Medicine