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Meggie Mwoka

Kenya’s Struggling Health System

Training & Education

Public healthcare workers in Kenya often work in conditions where they are overloaded and under resourced Six months ago the 100-day Kenyan doctors’ strike came to an end after the doctors’ union and government agreed to sign a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA)...

Maria Foraster

Noise Makes Us ill and Is a Public Health Problem

Environmental Health

[This post has been published in Spanish El País-Materia] Noise is one of the most important environmental stressors and represents a public health concern . Despite emerging evidence from experimental and epidemiological studies, the effects of noise on health have captured little...

Gonzalo Fanjul

Health Should Not Depend on a Passport

AID

[This post has been published in Spanish in 3.500 millones-El País] The right to health is a fundamental human right that is not dependent on the possession of a passport The right to health is a fundamental human right that is not dependent on the possession of a...

Anna Lucas

International Day of the Girl: The Cost of Our Inaction

Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health

[This post has been published in Spanish in Planeta Futuro-El País] Nine out of ten adolescents live in the developing world There are 1.2 billion people aged between 10 and 19 years in the world today. These young people make up 8% of the world population and current...

Nadiya Matskiv

New Strategy in the Fight against HIV: Preventive Treatment for People at Risk

HIV/Aids

This post was written by Nadiya Matskiv, an internal medicine specialist at Hospital San Rafael in Madrid (Spain), and Antonio Rueda Martinez , a resident in dermatology and venerology at Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañon in Madrid. A recent UNAIDS publication reveals a...

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