On a recent episode of Outbreak News TV, international public health expert and author, Glenn Laverack, PhD spoke to me about the issue and challenges of dealing with disease outbreaks in slum settings.
The World Health Organization says during an Ebola epidemic, any unprotected handling of the bodies of infected patients who have died constitutes a biosafety hazard. The burial process is very sensitive...
Disease outbreak and health emergency response is a massive undertaking and involves a number of stakeholders in different areas of expertise.
One important part of the outbreak response is health promotion.
Earlier this week, researchers from the Hastings Center published an article in the journal Health Affairs, in which they make the argument that patients should not be considered consumers.
Mosquito borne diseases. Many probably have heard of dengue fever, Zika, malaria and West Nile virus, but many people may have never heard of Japanese encephalitis, or JE.
Joining me today to discuss...
On Sunday’s show I look at a variety of topics that are pressing in the news today. Measles and vaccines are important topics as UNICEF says global cases are surging to alarmingly high levels.
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