Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty The COVID-CVA Connection: A ‘thrombosis’ is the medical term for a blood clot. Blood clots can occur within the arterial and venous supplies of our body, but when they occur in the vasculature supplying the brain, they lead to a deadly and potentially permanently disabling condition called ‘ischaemic stroke’. The […]
The i-value By Javaid Iqbal Addressing Climate Emergency and its impact on Public Health in US The goal of every health system is to keep people healthy, and climate change strikes right at the foundation of it. The effects of climate change are catastrophic and instantaneous, with the impact felt across the globe. It is […]
Do artificial intelligence engineers instill their own racial and gender biases? If so, how do these biases impact the lives of gender minority groups?
Zaitoon By Dr. Butool Hisam The ones I wish to reach Source: Wikimedia Commons The woman is covered in ornaments from head to toe. She is sitting underneath a colorful umbrella that is enveloping her in a shadowy hue. Not that she needs the extra colors – she’s wrapped in an eye-catching Sari with splashes […]
Joanna Burke-Bajaj on moving from health-related deservingness to rights-based approaches to health
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Moving from Health-Related Deservingness to Rights-Based Approaches to Health The concept of deservingness is a social idea related to the moral judgements and biased assumptions that we make about whether or not, or to what degree, others are deserving of what they receive. In a sense, the idea of […]
Zaitoon By Dr. Butool Hisam Breaking the Ice: A Glance at Therapeutic Hypothermia Dr. Anne Bagenholm rescue: Image copied from CNN Article. https://edition.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/10/12/cheating.death.bagenholm/ 20 May 1999 was the chosen date for a number of people and fate itself. For Dr. Anne Bagenholm, a surgical assistant at the Narvik Hospital, Norway, it was the day she […]
The i-value By Javaid Iqbal Role of Machine Learning in Healthcare Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have emerged as one of the most important technologies of Industrial Revolution 4.0. The use of AI and ML will transform and disrupt healthcare as large quantities of data will be transformed into insights for improving the diagnosis of […]
This blog will focus on the realities of how traditional/cultural body modification reinforces gender violence due to cultural norms.
Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty Insidious Onset of Cerebrovascular Disease: Is your job killing you? Recent Developments On 17th May 2021 the World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) published the Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury, of ischemic heart disease and stroke, attributable to long working hours from […]
Joanna Burke-Bajaj identifies concerns of gender and choice in the WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan to reduce FASD
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Gender and Choice in Health Promotion: WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan Recommendations to Reduce FASD Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) include a wide range of possible negative effects on birth and fetus development from the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. The first draft of the WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan […]