World Health Assembly Adopts Resolution Accelerating the Elimination of Cervical Cancer

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Dr Princess Nothemba Simelela present the global strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer as a public health problem. More information on cervical cancer: https://www.who.int/health-topics/cervical-cancer Learn more on the WHA resolutions: https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/07-08-2020-73rd-world-health-assembly-decisions

Why drug companies must help patients actually take medicines | Dr Matt Bonam

r Matt Bonam from AstraZeneca explains why drug companies are moving towards more holistic models of healthcare, and why helping patients take the medicines that are right for them, in a way that’s right for them, matters. Dr Bonam is Head of Biopharmaceuticals R&D Digital Patient Health & Innovation at AstraZeneca, and his work focuses … Read more Why drug companies must help patients actually take medicines | Dr Matt Bonam

Science to tackle non-communicable diseases in South Asia and beyond in the SDG era

This year, we held a GCRF workshop to discuss how to tackle non-communicable diseases in South Asia. Watch the our animation to find out more about the report. Read more about the meeting and download the full report on our website: https://acmedsci.ac.uk/policy/policy-projects/non-communicable-diseases-in-south-asia-and-beyond We are the independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical … Read more Science to tackle non-communicable diseases in South Asia and beyond in the SDG era

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Continues the Call to Action to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

In a special video message for the 33rd International Human Papillomavirus Conference, Dr. Tedros reminds attendees that it is indeed possible to eliminate cervical cancer. “We now have the evidence and tools that show it can be done. Vaccination. Screening. Treatment. Palliative care. We cannot cherry-pick. We must pursue them all,” says Dr. Tedros. The … Read more WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Continues the Call to Action to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

The three-layer fabric mask

The three-layer fabric mask: research has shown that this combination of materials and layers provides a higher level of breathability and filter efficiency than one layer cotton masks. See what to look for whether you are buying a fabric mask or making one. Find out more about how to wear a mask from WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks … Read more The three-layer fabric mask

The 3-layer fabric mask

The 3-layer fabric mask: research has shown that this combination of materials and layers provides a higher level of breathability and filter efficiency than 1 layer cotton masks. See what to look for whether you are buying a fabric mask or making one. Find out more about how to wear a mask from WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks … Read more The 3-layer fabric mask

Tips on how to sew a three-layer fabric mask

The World Health Organization (WHO) has shared this video on how to sew your own 3-layer face mask to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. Here are tips on how to sew a three-layer fabric mask. Research has shown that this combination of materials and layers provides a higher level of breathability and filter efficiency … Read more Tips on how to sew a three-layer fabric mask

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a virus, NOT by bacteria

The virus that causes COVID-19 is in a family of viruses called Coronaviridae. Antibiotics do not work against viruses. Some people who become ill with COVID-19 can also develop a bacterial infection as a complication. In this case, antibiotics may be recommended by a health care provider. There is currently no licensed medication to cure … Read more Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a virus, NOT by bacteria